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Sovereignty
Science Fiction
Pars001 A story in the Mage and Magic Universe
His life was crap, nothing ever seemed to go his way. His wife had kicked him out he was at the end of his rope, then one day he had a strange dream, or was it? The beautiful woman who befriended him, the new worlds and people what wasn't to like?
Tags: Slavery, Violence, War, Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Mutants, Shapeshifters, Supernatural, Demons, Furry, Royalty
Age Rating: Older than 17
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372 KB 387 66 7.34
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A Charmed Life
Biography
The Outsider Will you be content to drift from situation to situation, to sail the course charted for you by others, or will you take charge of your life and chart your own course? For Jeff Knox, a teenager about to start high school in Enfield, Massachusetts, choosing to take charge of his life will affect more lives than just his own.
Tags: Coming of Age, Romance, School, Military, Workplace, Alternate Timeline
Age Rating: Older than 13
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1482 KB 147 614 8.01
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Ninth Grade 1958-1959
Action/Adventure
Banadin A coming of age story set in a small town in Ohio. Some action and adventure. It is all true, give or take a lie or two.
Tags: Coming of Age, Romance, Humor, School, Golf, Young Adult
Age Rating: Older than 13
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1860 KB 142 348 8.08
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The Cuckoo's Progeny
Science Fiction
Vincent Berg A Not-Quite Human Story (1)
Al and Betty have peculiar skills which set them apart, and which leads them to search for others like them. As they discover who they might be, they become alienated from friends, family and humanity in general. They must discover who they are and where they belong, as there no room for them in their world. Between walking into disasters, ungrateful rescues and government agents tracking their every movement, they're searching for a way out and a way home, wherever that might be.
Tags: Science Fiction, Space, AI
Age Rating: Older than 13
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372 KB 83 123 6.44
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Human Man
General
Refusenik The Human Series (2)
Scott MacIntyre, the unusual foster kid raised on a boys ranch in West Texas, joined the Marines at the end of Human Phoenix. In the sequel, Human Man, he's all grown up and ready to make a life for himself.
Tags: Romance, Military, Science Fiction
Age Rating: Older than 17
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565 KB 81 716 9.18
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Island Mine
Action/Adventure
Refusenik How far will governments go when you have something they want? All Waylon Eckermann wanted to do was to go to college and figure out the rest of his life. It wasn't going to be that easy, not even with a little extragalactic help.
Tags: Military, Science Fiction, Aliens, Nanotechnology
Age Rating: Older than 17
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914 KB 73 914 9.33
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Interesting Times
Action/Adventure
Ernest Bywater A Rivers Region Story
They say the Chinese have a curse - May you live in interesting times. A 15 year old boy has a major change of lifestyle forced on him. We follow along while he adjusts to the changes. However, he lives in interesting times and he must deal with them as well as rising to the challengers presented to him. Through all this his true nature shows and he changes the lives of many others in the city of Rivers, and elsewhere.
Tags: Coming of Age, Drama, Politics, Violence, Workplace, Young Adult
Age Rating: Older than 13
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530 KB 56 371 7.37
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Abby
Drama
Texrep Thomas Tregonney has served the railway well and faithfully. When the railway is closed, what else should he do?
Tags: Romance, Drama, Politics, Historical
Age Rating: Anybody
Posted: Concluded: / (Review)
1083 KB 56 771 9.34
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Human Phoenix
Science Fiction
Refusenik The Human Series (1)
You can’t hide from your past forever, but it’s easier if you’re a foster kid in rural West Texas. Scott MacIntyre was different in more ways than even he knew. (this was my first attempt at writing a novel)
Tags: Coming of Age, Crime, School, Violence, Military, Mystery, Aliens
Age Rating: Older than 13
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1478 KB 55 577 9.18
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Getting By
Science Fiction
Shakes Peer2B A story set in the Post Sickness world of Phoenicia
It has finally happened: Terrorists have unleashed an unstoppable virus upon the world. Only a very small percentage of humanity has survived. Gavin Thompson, unsatisfied with the prospect of just surviving makes plans to restore civilization as quickly as possible. This is his story. (This version is a bit longer and slightly modified from the version on SOL)
Tags: Science Fiction, Post Apocalyptic, Near Future, Pandemic
Age Rating: Older than 13
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764 KB 53 899 9.06
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A Thousand Years of Peace!
Spiritual
A Carpenter's Son We have been promised a thousand years of peace. We have also been told of a comforter. Where are we going to find this comforter? When are they going to show up? And how can one man or woman make a difference in this world? Really good questions. We have all had many tests with questions in our lives. I find it difficult to answer those questions from outside sources. I have still walked the path and asked the same questions from my inner sources. This is what has come to my mind.
Tags: Coming of Age, Romance, Apocalyptic, Post Apocalyptic, Supernatural, Magic
Age Rating: Older than 13
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738 KB 50 60 6.30
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The Self Sufficient Hermit
Romance
curious2c Man discovers love again, the hard way.
Tags: Romance
Age Rating: Older than 13
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117 KB 50 475 8.13
13

The Second Hundred Years
Action/Adventure
woodmanone A Story in the The Trilogy and More Western Universe
The strange saga of James Randal begins
Tags: Romance, Drama, Science Fiction
Age Rating: Anybody
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269 KB 47 651 8.38
14

Prototype Ten
Science Fiction
Shakes Peer2B Will was just an average guy until a terrorist's bomb stripped away everything that he loved in life. When he came across the ad for volunteers for a super-soldier experiment, he figured he had nothing to lose, and if it all worked out, maybe he'd be able to get revenge. Little did he or the people running the program realize just how it would turn out. (Note: If you read this on SOL, you'll find this version to be a bit different)
Tags: Science Fiction, Space
Age Rating: Anybody
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567 KB 44 1300 7.96
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Winterborn
Action/Adventure
woodmanone A Story in the The Trilogy and More Western Universe
The story of a troubled young man after the War Between the States.
Tags: Romance, Drama, Western
Age Rating: Older than 13
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228 KB 43 721 8.08
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Jacob's Granddaughters
Drama
AA Nemo A Christmas Story
Generally speaking being a granddaughter is defined by genetics, but sometimes it's due to circumstances driven by fate.
Tags: Romance, Drama, Christmas
Age Rating: Older than 13
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1277 KB 42 83 8.68
17

Times of Old
Science Fiction
Ernest Bywater A man is killed by religious militants while protecting his fellow workers. He unexpectedly wakes up to find he's been abducted by aliens and they have an offer for him. He accepts the offer to be placed in an environment like Earth was 35,000 to 40,000 years ago, complete with animals and humans of that time. But there's a catch, it's a one-way trip and he's a star in their version of a reality broadcast show. They supply some gear to help him survive, and now it's up to him to do so.
Tags: Drama, Violence, Historical, Workplace, Science Fiction, Time Travel, Aliens
Age Rating: Older than 13
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313 KB 42 492 7.07
18

Survivor
Action/Adventure
Ernest Bywater A 10 year old boy survives a car crash where his family is killed. He goes to live on his maternal grandfather's ranch on the Texas / Mexican border with some of his retired Army buddies. But life there has some serious issues due to drug smugglers being angry about having their shipments destroyed by those at the ranch. Pat grows up fast while learning to be quick and accurate with a gun. - 51,400 words of adventure.
Tags: Coming of Age, Crime, Violence
Age Rating: Older than 13
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273 KB 41 196 6.76
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Service Society Lazlo Zalezac Dexter James is fed up with his job. For ten years he has put in long hours, worked for jerks, and received no rewards for a job well done. Then one day he says no to a temporary promotion. The fallout of that one little action will change the world.
Tags: Workplace
Age Rating: Older than 13
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1073 KB 41 524 8.34
20

Summer Vacation 1959 - the Rick Jackson Saga
Young Adult
Banadin A continuation of Rick Jackson coming of age. It is recommended that Summer Vacation 1958 and Ninth Grade be read first. Remember it is all true, give or take a lie or two.
Tags: Coming of Age, Travel, Novel-Classic
Age Rating: Older than 7
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174 KB 40 203 7.97
21

For Old Times Sake
Romance
Denham Forrest Whilst on a business trip to the big city, a guy decides to take a look at the neighbourhood that he grew up in, just for old times sake.
Tags: Romance
Age Rating: Older than 13
Posted:
96 KB 40 621 8.43
22

The Gathering
Western
woodmanone A Story in the The Trilogy and More Western Universe
The saga of The Trail West and Winterborn continues.
Tags: Western
Age Rating: Older than 13
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231 KB 39 549 8.08
23

Stranded in a Foreign Land
Science Fiction
Vincent Berg An Unwanted Visitors Story (1)
"Never Leave Anyone Behind" is a familiar refrain for Servicemen. A crew is incapacitated in a strange land and a hostile government tries to capture them and steal their resources. What if you're not in the military? Do you put your family's lives at risk, especially if they might not live. Josh Evens discovers a shipwrecked alien and tries to protect it and it's crew from his government.
Tags: Drama, Science, Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Near Future
Age Rating: Older than 13
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649 KB 38 493 7.85
24

Mallard Heir
General
Ernest Bywater A man just out of university inherits a trust in the USA. He has to live in the house it owns, but first he has to make it livable. He also has to worry about some old feuds in place in this rural valley in the Appalachian mountains. He has to survive his first weeks in the mountains, and in doing so he finds a wife and partner for life while they deal with old feuds and the local weather. 48,700 words.
Tags: Workplace
Age Rating: Older than 13
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256 KB 37 189 6.42
25

New Computing World
General
Ernest Bywater Love or hate computers, you'll love this story. This satirical tale of the humiliation of Little Electronic Technologies and the destruction of their computer software monopoly is told from a future viewpoint, as a college assignment. Some determined computer geeks take on the global might of LET, and win! They defeat LET by getting deep inside their own software!
Tags: Crime, Politics, Science, Workplace
Age Rating: Older than 13
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77 KB 37 89 6.48
26

The Mission
Science Fiction
Pars001 A story in the Time Travel Adventures Universe
For years Charles had hid as far from women as he could, then a chance encounter with trouble brought her to him. Now he had to not only save her and her kingdom but his self as well. Problem is her Kingdom is thousands of years in the past!
Tags: Politics, Violence, Science, Military, Assassins, Spies, Science Fiction, Time Travel, Aliens, Space, Futuristic, Alternate Timeline, Clones
Age Rating: Older than 17
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195 KB 36 121 6.87
27

Uncertain Justice
Action/Adventure
Longhorn__07 An Army veteran is accused of rape and murder. He didn't do it, but fighting the system is a losing proposition. So what's a man to do?
Tags: Crime, Military, Bounty Hunters
Age Rating: Older than 13
Posted:
1085 KB 36 738 8.93
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Will to Survive
Science Fiction
Ernest Bywater A simple training exercise with brand new fighter aircraft goes very wrong when some thieves are where they shouldn't be and get mistaken for the target drones. The resulting explosion has many consequences for everyone involved, and Will March ends up living in some turbulent times in another era. Read how Will survives those first few years which are the dangerous beginnings of his new life. 63,500 words of action adventure.
Tags: Western, Science Fiction, Time Travel
Age Rating: Older than 13
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336 KB 36 244 7.12
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Finders Keepers
Science Fiction
Shakes Peer2B Pudgy, out of shape, divorced, and laid-off; Colin thought he had hit rock-bottom. Then came the landslide that almost sent him to his grave. In the depths of despair, miles from nowhere, he searches for a way to get back to civilization and finds that his service is required in a totally unexpected role - as the person who will save the human race from destruction.
Tags: Aliens, Space, Nanotechnology, AI
Age Rating: Anybody
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455 KB 35 1360 8.65
30

End of an Era
Action/Adventure
woodmanone A Story in the The Trilogy and More Western Universe
Things are changing in the old West. The life and times of a real by God mountain man.
Tags: Drama, Western
Age Rating: Older than 13
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148 KB 34 504 8.76
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Mack
Young Adult
Ernest Bywater A Rivers Region Story
A young man with a unique heritage that guides his destiny has to deal with many hard issues starting with the murder of his father while 10 years of age. We follow his life for the next decade while he works to survive, protect his heritage, and fight the man he holds responsible for his father's death. He's more than what he seems, and strives to meet all his responsibilities. 123,900 words.
Tags: Coming of Age, Drama, Politics, School, Violence, Workplace, Young Adult
Age Rating: Older than 13
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670 KB 34 254 7.67
32

Karma's a Bitch and Then Someone Dies
Action/Adventure
woodmanone Three young punks pay the price for screwing with the wrong family
Tags: Crime, Drama, Violence
Age Rating: Anybody
Posted: / (Review)
53 KB 34 672 7.25
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The Trail West
Action/Adventure
woodmanone A Story in the The Trilogy and More Western Universe
A young man is forced to leave home to escape the ravages of war.
Tags: Western
Age Rating: Anybody
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478 KB 32 719 8.34
34

Through the Years
Action/Adventure
woodmanone A Story in the The Trilogy and More Western Universe
A strange and wondrous adventure for a young man from Texas.
Tags: Romance, Drama, Western, Time Travel
Age Rating: Older than 13
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75 KB 31 542 7.47
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Healing Hands of Time
Drama
Joe J Joshua loved Lindsey with all his being, so when she kicked him to the curb on their fourth anniversary he was devastated. Josh didn't think his broken heart would ever heal, but with the help of a few extraordinary women, and the healing hands of time, he discovered that life could be better than he ever imagined.
Tags: Romance
Age Rating: Anybody
Posted:
224 KB 31 1003 8.85
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Kim: Power Play
Young Adult
Ernest Bywater Kim is badly injured in an incident at school, an accident that should never have happened. He's a teenage boy with a reputation of being an unstoppable force that always gets things done. Recovering from injuries that should have been fatal he lives 'in interesting times' as he sets out to prove the doctors wrong. He's determined he'll walk again; if his powerful enemies let him live that long. 55,500 words of drama and action
Tags: Crime, Drama, Politics, Violence
Age Rating: Older than 13
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297 KB 30 230 7.23
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Ride for the Sun
Western
woodmanone A Story in the The Trilogy and More Western Universe
Young man must leave home and ride west or stay and watch the death of a dream.
Tags: Coming of Age, Drama, Western
Age Rating: Older than 13
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170 KB 30 624 8.09
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Ever and Always Banadin Rick and Marsha wake up from advanced senility. They appear to be getting younger. They have no resources. If they live indefinitely they will see the end of America as they know it. This near term science fiction story tells of their journey and how they overcome the obstacles life has placed in front of them.
Tags: Romance, Melodrama, Science Fiction, Post Apocalyptic, Novel-Classic
Age Rating: Older than 13
Posted: Concluded: / (Review)
544 KB 30 222 7.55
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Desperado
Western
woodmanone A Story in the The Trilogy and More Western Universe
The life and times of an unlikely hero.
Tags: Romance, Drama, Western
Age Rating: Older than 13
Posted: / (Review)
90 KB 29 504 8.10
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Shut Up and Drive!
Romance
Denham Forrest A Story in the Spider and Fly Universe
A guy with a questionable reputation, spots a female he doesn't expect to see in a bar that has an even worse reputation.
Tags: Romance, Melodrama
Age Rating: Older than 17
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172 KB 28 217 7.58
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Rebirth
Action/Adventure
Lumpy John Taylor (1)
John Taylor walked out of the desert a different man than he was going in. After three years of torture Taylor is now an ex-soldier with a life in shambles facing a world that gave him up for dead and moved on in his absence. Taylor is forced to pick up the pieces when he steps in to help an outgunned Federal Marshal against unknown assailants. Now Taylor is on the run and saddled with a witness marked for death. Can saving the witness's life give Taylor back his own?
Tags: Crime, Violence, Military
Age Rating: Older than 13
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286 KB 28 239 7.04
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Destiny's Road
Young Adult
Lumpy A Destiny Saga Story (1)
Caspian Grey's life was already pretty weird, and then he started high school. He must cope with the bizarre changes in his life while trying to find the family he always wanted. A sci-fi coming of age story. (A note, there is a slow build here. Sci-Fi elements don't show up till around chapter 20)
Tags: Coming of Age, Romance, Violence, Science Fiction
Age Rating: Older than 13
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486 KB 28 177 7.20
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Wizard Gone Wild
Fantasy
aubie56 It's a battle between good and absolute evil magic for control of an entire world. The only person who can save the good guys is a Hollywood wizard of special effects. Join him as he battles the evil wizards to save the beautiful princess and her people from the Devil, himself.
Tags: Romance, Humor, Violence, War, Science Fiction, Alternate Universe, Demons, Fantasy, Royalty
Age Rating: Older than 13
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125 KB 28 337 6.35
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Waiting at the Bluebird
Drama
Forest Hunter Roxie, has had many men. Cal has never been lucky with women. Roxie says his problem is that "he doesn't know how to howl at the moon". She's from wrong side of the tracks and waitressing at the Bluebird Diner. Cal, a farmer's son, is a lawyer and politician. A bachelor, he often takes his meals there, where small town politics are always on the menu. Their lives intersect amid a struggle against political corruption.
Tags: Romance, Drama, Politics, Workplace
Age Rating: Older than 17
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1126 KB 27 147 6.92
45

Companion - Book 1 of Evolution
Science Fiction
Misguided Child Evolution (1)
Caleb Connor's life is out of control: understatement! An extraterrestrial space ship crashed on his campsite, and an ancient, ethereal alien took up residence in his head. He doesn't get along with the alien, partially because the alien thinks he landed in a defective human. The Army investigates the crash, and the General in charge has more plans than just protecting the country. Throw in a pretty doctor and a hole in the fabric of creation... Yep. Very out of control.
Tags:
Age Rating: Older than 13
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649 KB 27 345 8.56
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Per Astra Ad Galaxias
Science Fiction
normist in the Universe of Bill Axon
Bill Axon now heads the Space Service. He shares man's dream of going to the stars, and now he's well on his way. He meets some unexpected friends, and makes some new ones. Read how that reality progresses. This story carries on closely from where 'Per Ardua Ad Astra' finished.
Tags: Humor, Science Fiction, Space, Near Future
Age Rating: Older than 7
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383 KB 27 253 7.07
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The Lad Who Poked the Devil in the Eye
Science Fiction
Vincent Berg An Unwanted Visitors Story (2)
Twelve years after Earth's first encounter with aliens, they receive a return visit. Only this time, they aren't stranded and helpless. Young Otis Becker finds himself with access to information he can't explain, yet has to convince the world he can save them from alien enslavement. Hopefully Earth learned its lessons the last time. This is a slow story, so give it a chance to kick into gear. The sequel to "Stranded".
Tags: Science, Dystopian, Science Fiction, Aliens, Nanotechnology, Near Future, Young Adult
Age Rating: Older than 13
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324 KB 25 176 6.48
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Cooking Up Justice
Western
Jack-B-Quick HANGED! Elizabeth Bell’s two mischievous teenage boys were going to be hanged at noonday tomorrow! The boys only hope lay in the Red Bell ranch cook’s uncertain hands. Could Jack Sharp pull a miracle out of his stew pot? Would this ranch hand cook up justice and perhaps win the heart of the woman he loved?
Tags: Romance, Drama, Historical, Western
Age Rating: Older than 13
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26 KB 25 422 6.50
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Lifeline
Drama
Jay Cantrell Ben Wallace's life seemed perfect. He had a family he adored and a career he enjoyed. A single call from his past thrust him into a world of violent criminals and put everything he loved in peril.
Tags: Crime, Mystery
Age Rating: Older than 13
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634 KB 24 712 9.26
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Eighteen Yellow Roses
Drama
Denham Forrest A Story in the Spider and Fly Universe
Another mug happily making his way through life, until and old adversary appears on the scene.
Tags: Romance, Melodrama
Age Rating: Older than 13
Posted:
180 KB 24 126 7.00
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