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1 Survivor: Moving On

A Survivor Story (2)
Pat has survived life on the ranch and high school, but it's now time to go to university. He has lots of plans and intentions when he leaves home, but life and events change some of them for him. Life away from the ranch exposes Pat to a lot of different problems and dangers which he must steer a safe course through. It's time for him to move on with his life, and he does. - 51,500 words of adventure.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: School
Week's Downloads: 125| Votes: 171 | Score: 6.86
Size: 274KB | Posted: Concluded:

2 A Charmed Life

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.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Biography
Tags: Coming of Age, Romance, School, Military, Workplace, Alternate Timeline
Week's Downloads: 125| Votes: 681 | Score: 7.93
Size: 1483KB | Posted: Concluded:

3 The Ties That Bind

by Lumpy

A Destiny Saga Story (2)
Three short months ago Caspian Grey was a loner, with a family that regretted adopting him, no friends, and little idea of what his life would be. He was a soul lost in the world And then everything changed. His life has a purpose, a reason for being. He has his girls and a family, of sorts, that loves him. He has friends that will stand with him. But even this new road will have some some sharp curves to navigate. But there is a secret that he and his family must keep.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Young Adult
Tags: Coming of Age, Science Fiction
Week's Downloads: 114| Votes: 258 | Score: 6.86
Size: 515KB | Posted: Concluded:

4 The Reset Manifesto

When, in the course of human events, a Government of a Nation has forgotten that it is founded and predicated upon the singular sentiment, We the People, it becomes necessary for Men and Women of good conscience to stand tall and remind those who govern on behalf, by forbearance, and at the will, of We the People; that the law of the land is specified in the Constitution of these United States.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Near Future
Week's Downloads: 103| Votes: 47 | Score: 8.52
Size: 1052KB | Posted:

5 Service Society

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.

Age Rating: Older than 13
Tags: Workplace
Week's Downloads: 99| Votes: 544 | Score: 8.31
Size: 1073KB | Posted: Concluded:

6 Mothers and Daughters

A lot of parents tell their children, "I hope you have a child who is just like you." What's worse than having a child just like yourself? Maybe it is having a daughter who is just like your mother!

Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Robots
Week's Downloads: 92| Votes: 40 | Score: 8.06
Size: 356KB | Posted:

7 Destiny Interlude: a Summer Cruise

by Lumpy

A Destiny Saga Story (3)
A Destiny Saga Short Story. After a long year Caspian and his family decide to take a relaxing summer cruise through the Caribbean. Sadly, it seems things never go as they are planned for Caspian. His summer vacation is interrupted when some new friends need a helping hand.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Coming of Age, Romance, Crime, Violence, Travel, Science Fiction
Week's Downloads: 77| Votes: 50 | Score: 6.47
Size: 81KB | Posted: Concluded:

8 Sovereignty

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?

Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Slavery, Violence, War, Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Mutants, Shapeshifters, Supernatural, Demons, Furry, Royalty
Week's Downloads: 75| Votes:   | Score:  
Size: 372KB | Posted: Concluded:

9 A Good Man

A story in the Mage and Magic Universe
His life was horrible, everything about it. He had a witch of a wife, no job, nothing, but all that changed one day, for the better? Who could say? Yet?

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Fantasy
Tags: Violence, War, Assassins, Science Fiction, Shapeshifters, Supernatural, Werewolves, Demons, Monsters, Fantasy, Dwarves, Furry, Magic, Royalty
Week's Downloads: 68| Votes:   | Score:  
Size: 173KB | Posted: Concluded:

10 Gunslinger

A star high school football quarterback loses his father, his girlfriend and his career, all in the same explosion. Now, he goes back in time to get the ones who did this, as well as saving the United States from being destroyed. What he finds on his one way trip is 'home.' - 41,600 words.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Western, Science Fiction, Time Travel
Week's Downloads: 66| Votes: 215 | Score: 7.86
Size: 231KB | Posted:

11 Human Phoenix

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)

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Coming of Age, Crime, School, Violence, Military, Mystery, Aliens
Week's Downloads: 65| Votes: 606 | Score: 9.10
Size: 1478KB | Posted: Concluded:

12 Getting By

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)

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Post Apocalyptic, Near Future, Pandemic
Week's Downloads: 64| Votes: 919 | Score: 9.00
Size: 764KB | Posted:

13 Rebirth

by 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?

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Crime, Violence, Military
Week's Downloads: 63| Votes: 285 | Score: 6.96
Size: 286KB | Posted: Concluded:

14 The Mission

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!

Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Politics, Violence, Science, Military, Assassins, Spies, Science Fiction, Time Travel, Aliens, Space, Futuristic, Alternate Timeline, Clones
Week's Downloads: 62| Votes:   | Score:  
Size: 195KB | Posted: Concluded:

15 Human Man

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.

Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: General
Tags: Romance, Military, Science Fiction
Week's Downloads: 62| Votes: 752 | Score: 9.16
Size: 565KB | Posted: Concluded:

16 Winds of Change

A story in the Winds of Change Universe
Grant Maxwell is sent back to the Colonial period of America to try to thwart the actions of a Scottish professor who hates the United States. Unfortunately, too much damage may have already occurred and it may be up to Grant to try to salvage the Nation. Note - Slavery concerns life in Colonial America. - 119,900 words.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Historical, War, Military, Science Fiction, Time Travel, Aliens, Nanotechnology
Week's Downloads: 62| Votes: 367 | Score: 8.06
Size: 682KB | Posted: Concluded:

17 Destiny's Road

by 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)

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Young Adult
Tags: Coming of Age, Romance, Violence, Science Fiction
Week's Downloads: 61| Votes: 225 | Score: 7.04
Size: 487KB | Posted: Concluded:

18 Ninth Grade 1958-1959

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.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Coming of Age, Romance, Humor, School, Golf, Young Adult
Week's Downloads: 59| Votes: 366 | Score: 7.98
Size: 1860KB | Posted: Concluded:

19 Island Mine

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.

Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Military, Science Fiction, Aliens, Nanotechnology
Week's Downloads: 49| Votes: 953 | Score: 9.31
Size: 914KB | Posted: Concluded:

20 Finders Keepers

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.

Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Aliens, Space, Nanotechnology, AI
Week's Downloads: 43| Votes: 1398 | Score: 8.65
Size: 455KB | Posted:

21 Life Is Change

No good turn goes unpunished. There's nothing so constant in life as change. Shortly after finishing his university exams Smoky Grey learns these two sayings are true. His life and plans are totally changed by an encounter in the university car-park. For the next few years his life is one change after another. Some of them being ones he initiates. He's a catalyst for changes to improve the lives of many people. - 48,100 words.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Workplace
Week's Downloads: 42| Votes: 232 | Score: 6.50
Size: 255KB | Posted: Concluded:

22 Perhaps Love

Hawaii is the vacation destination for a widower and his young daughter. They thought they were there to see whales and do some sightseeing. That all changed when Rachel crossed their path.

Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: Romance
Tags: Romance
Week's Downloads: 42| Votes: 139 | Score: 6.99
Size: 280KB | Posted: Concluded:

23 Survivor

A Survivor Story (1)
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.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Coming of Age, Crime, Violence
Week's Downloads: 42| Votes: 240 | Score: 6.75
Size: 275KB | Posted: Concluded:

24 Unending Night

Andy Drayton was having a hellish day and it looked to turn worse when he almost ran into a car on the highway. But then Regan Riley — a girl light-years out of his league — entered his life.

Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Romance
Tags: Romance
Week's Downloads: 39| Votes: 735 | Score: 8.17
Size: 109KB | Posted:

25 Nothing I Can Do About It Now

A Story in the Spider and Fly Universe
A guy bumming his life away as the skipper of a tourist boat on a small Caribbean island, gets his life turned upside down, and not for the first time.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Romance
Tags: Pulp Classic
Week's Downloads: 36| Votes: 160 | Score: 7.08
Size: 383KB | Posted: Concluded:

26 Healing Hands of Time

by 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.
Premier members only

Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: Drama
Tags: Romance
Week's Downloads: 36| Votes: 1030 | Score: 8.82
Size: 224KB | Posted:

27 Uncertain Justice

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?

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Crime, Military, Bounty Hunters
Week's Downloads: 35| Votes: 759 | Score: 8.90
Size: 1085KB | Posted:

28 The Next Generation

A Spearfish Lake/Dawnwalker Story (3)
All she ever wanted was to be normal! Her mother considered Judith to be a hopeless invalid that would have to be cared for all her life -- but then she finds a boyfriend that doesn't see her that way. With his help, she learns to be a much stronger person than anyone had ever thought she could be.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Romance
Tags: Coming of Age, Romance
Week's Downloads: 35| Votes: 296 | Score: 8.79
Size: 440KB | Posted:

29 Lifeline

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.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Drama
Tags: Crime, Mystery
Week's Downloads: 34| Votes: 730 | Score: 9.24
Size: 634KB | Posted: Concluded:

30 00-02 Clan Amir Story Time Line

A Clan Amir Story
PLEASE READ THIS FIRST. Background information that helps you appreciate the Clan Amir Stories. Not a story as such. This has a list of all the stories in chronological order, the order they should be read in.

Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: General
Tags: Military, Workplace, Royalty
Week's Downloads: 32| Votes: 52 | Score: 6.61
Size: 24KB | Posted: Concluded:

31 Mallard Heir

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.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: General
Tags: Workplace
Week's Downloads: 31| Votes: 221 | Score: 6.41
Size: 257KB | Posted: Concluded:

32 The Enchanted Outhouse

He was a nice guy with a nice Mormon girlfriend, right up until he came out of his outhouse and found he could heal plants and people with a touch. Nothing went right after that. Some Baptists wanted to kill him, the police wanted to arrest him, the mormons wanted to make him an icon of their faith. All he wanted to do was get married. Some gifts came with a price tag that was too high to pay.

Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: Fantasy
Tags: Romance, Humor, Drama, Violence, Religion, Cults, Assassins, Travel, Supernatural, Angels, Fantasy
Week's Downloads: 31| Votes: 280 | Score: 7.05
Size: 577KB | Posted: Concluded:

33 Summer Wind

Jerry gets a "Dear Jerry" letter from his fiancée and moves to Hawaii for a new start. He is lonely until he finds a bikini on the beach... oh yeah, it's what was in the bikini that grabbed his attention!

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Romance
Tags: Romance
Week's Downloads: 31| Votes: 145 | Score: 6.22
Size: 44KB | Posted:

34 Abby

by Texrep

Thomas Tregonney has served the railway well and faithfully. When the railway is closed, what else should he do?

Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: Drama
Tags: Romance, Drama, Politics, Historical
Week's Downloads: 31| Votes: 790 | Score: 9.33
Size: 1083KB | Posted: Concluded:

35 Play Ball!

Due to family matters a teen boy moves to the USA, where he learns to play, and like playing, baseball. He works hard and enjoys his baseball. To him it's a fun sport, but he can't resist when they offering him good money to play professional baseball. However, there's one problem, few paid ball players are true professionals. He must choose between playing in a situation he doesn't like, or walking away from good money, and playing where he likes to play for the fun. 74,200 words

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Workplace, Sports, Baseball
Week's Downloads: 30| Votes: 207 | Score: 7.37
Size: 395KB | Posted: Concluded:

36 Christmas Angel

A Christmas Story
A man is the sum of his actions, most times the little things seem to go unnoticed. But noticed they are by special beings

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Fantasy
Tags: Humor, Christmas, Supernatural, Angels, Ghosts, Fantasy, Magic
Week's Downloads: 30| Votes:   | Score:  
Size: 33KB | Posted:

37 Christmas Detour

A Christmas Story
A man takes a flight into a fantasy world that defies explanation.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Fantasy
Tags: Violence, Workplace, Christmas, Supernatural, Fantasy, Elves, Magic
Week's Downloads: 30| Votes:   | Score:  
Size: 26KB | Posted:

38 Dog and His Boy

A dog who can read one young guy's mine, a skinny girl who plans to make that young guy hers and purple stuff that does amazing things. Add crooked cops and politicians, survivors of an inter planetary battle and you have a wild adventure and a lot of fun.

Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Romance, Humor, Politics, Science, Spies, Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Near Future, Young Adult
Week's Downloads: 30| Votes: 518 | Score: 7.22
Size: 435KB | Posted:

39 Destruction Aftermath, Book 1

Derived from the stories of FrankSpeaks in SOL
A story loosely based upon the "Frank's Post Apoc" Universe from SOL. Lots of radio, a family group and how they handle the depopulation (to a great extent) of the world in west Georgia, USA. This was originally posted for me by Frank Speaks but I feel confident enough to go forward here (not comfortable with some of SOL). Please enjoy. RG I have gone over the story and am reposting it to correct errors and bring some issues into line with the rest of the stories. :-)

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Romance, Violence, Post Apocalyptic
Week's Downloads: 30| Votes: 814 | Score: 6.93
Size: 414KB | Posted: Concluded:

40 Will to Survive

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. 65,000 words of action adventure.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Western, Science Fiction, Time Travel
Week's Downloads: 29| Votes: 266 | Score: 6.97
Size: 341KB | Posted: Concluded:

41 Finding Shelter

Mike Cavenaugh is facing 40 with an ex-wife he can't stand and a teen-aged daughter he can't begin to understand. The lone bright spot in his life is his son. Then he meets Carrie Walton in one of the unlikeliest of places.

Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Romance
Tags: Romance, Crime, Drama
Week's Downloads: 29| Votes: 830 | Score: 8.61
Size: 502KB | Posted: Concluded:

42 Songbirds

Todd Dumont and his friends found success at a young age but then it faded. In the ensuing years each manages to recapture his or her dreams. But what happens when those dreams intersect?

Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Romance
Tags: School, Music
Week's Downloads: 29| Votes: 439 | Score: 7.96
Size: 144KB | Posted:

43 Kim: Power Play

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

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Young Adult
Tags: Crime, Drama, Politics, Violence, Extra Sensory Perception
Week's Downloads: 28| Votes: 255 | Score: 7.06
Size: 297KB | Posted: Concluded:

44 Remington .44

A Story in the The Trilogy and More Western Universe
A tale of the old west in the turbulent times following the Civil War. A young man sort of follows in his father's footsteps.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Western
Tags: Drama, Historical, Western
Week's Downloads: 28| Votes: 394 | Score: 7.67
Size: 46KB | Posted:

45 Interesting Times

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.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Coming of Age, Drama, Politics, Violence, Workplace, Young Adult
Week's Downloads: 28| Votes: 395 | Score: 7.26
Size: 530KB | Posted: Concluded:

46 Summer Vacation 1959 - the Rick Jackson Saga

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.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Young Adult
Tags: Coming of Age, Travel, Novel-Classic
Week's Downloads: 27| Votes: 223 | Score: 7.83
Size: 174KB | Posted: Concluded:

47 One Quantum Leap for Mankind

Two super-smart guys do the impossible.

Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction
Week's Downloads: 27| Votes: 67 | Score: 6.99
Size: 32KB | Posted:

48 Masterbuilder

A humourous fantasy novel about time travel and some mild science fiction with special attention to their impact on human interactions. There is no sexual content as such but the last two chapters are mildly erotic in an off-beat way. Second, much revised and amended edition.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Fantasy
Tags: Crime, Humor, Science Fiction, Time Travel
Week's Downloads: 27| Votes: 220 | Score: 6.58
Size: 862KB | Posted: Concluded:

49 The Volunteer

A Story in the Spider and Fly Universe
There’s an adage in the British armed forces, never volunteer for anything! Especially when you’re drunk! But, just sometimes…?

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Romance
Tags: Romance
Week's Downloads: 27| Votes: 617 | Score: 7.62
Size: 93KB | Posted:

50 Someone to Watch Over Me

A Story in the Choices Universe
Well life doesn't always go the way we would like it too. But then again it appears that sometimes life has a way of putting things, as they should be. Or maybe there is someone out there with a master plan. This is a weepy romance, so don't say you haven't been warned. Written and set in 2006.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Romance
Tags: Romance, Melodrama
Week's Downloads: 27| Votes: 430 | Score: 8.04
Size: 89KB | Posted: Concluded:
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