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1 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
Downloads: 24389| Votes: 778 | Score: 9.33
Size: 1083KB | Posted: Concluded:

2 Silver Wings

by Joe J

The story of a young man from high school to Vietnam.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Coming of Age, Romance, Humor, Historical, Military
Downloads: 8140| Votes: 723 | Score: 9.04
Size: 248KB | Posted:

3 Depression Soup

The Great Depression devastated the country. The drought, hurricanes and dust storms caused havoc across the land. This is the story of a farm boy and his family and how they coped during those terrible years.

Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: Historical
Tags: Historical, Young Adult, Vignettes
Downloads: 8875| Votes: 339 | Score: 9.02
Size: 524KB | Posted: Concluded:

4 The Magic of an Old Veteran's Dream

The old veteran was feeble and frail. Would his final dream ever come true? I could make it happen. Would I take the time? Would those tired old eyes ever sparkle again?

Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: True
Tags: Historical, Military, Aging
Downloads: 1103| Votes: 111 | Score: 8.66
Size: 12KB | Posted:

5 Around the World in 80 Days

It's the year 1872. Phileas Fogg makes a bet that he can travel around the world in 80 days

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Historical, Travel, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 606| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 350KB | Posted: Concluded:

6 One Gold Eagle

by Argon

Max Wagner, former carpenter, lives on the streets of San Francisco. His only goal is the next mug of moonshine. Fate intervenes in the persons of a famous singer and a friendly young widow, but then Max has to prove himself in the face of a catastrophe.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Historical
Tags: Romance, Drama, Historical
Downloads: 2298| Votes: 325 | Score: 8.57
Size: 35KB | Posted:

7 Hard Times Oklahoma

Harley and Ida Duran were share croppers and nice people in a time and place where nice people weren't appreciated. Share croppers were considered less valuable than dirt. However, there are those who can be nice and still persevere, no matter who their enemies may be. Harley teaches his enemies that it's okay to turn the other cheek... After that you make sure they can't smite you on the other cheek.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Historical
Tags: Romance, Violence, Historical, True, Dystopian, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 5180| Votes: 202 | Score: 8.55
Size: 502KB | Posted: Concluded:

8 Enter the Darkness

A Dark Wars Tale
A woman is gruesomely murdered in Cold War Germany and the only witness is her 5 year old daughter who can't remember what happened. Memories, though inaccessible to investigators, linger and change a once adorable little girl. And murder of a loved one will place that girl on the path of destiny. Odd occurrences, inexplicable enemies, and Cold War intrigue with an odd flavor alter this girl's life, shifting her from the front lines of the Cold War to the middle of the Dark Wars.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Fantasy
Tags: Coming of Age, Crime, Drama, Violence, Spiritual, Religion, Historical, Military, Assassins, Spies, Secret Agents, Travel, Christmas, Alternate Universe, Shapeshifters, Supernatural, Vampires, Werewolves, Angels, Demons, Monsters, Fantasy, Magic, Sports
Downloads: 11912| Votes: 364 | Score: 8.50
Size: 534KB | Posted: Concluded:

9 Advice on Choosing a Mistress

One of the USA's Founding Fathers offers sage advice just as appropriate now as when it was first penned more than 250 years ago.

Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: True
Tags: Historical, True
Downloads: 920| Votes: 48 | Score: 8.41
Size: 3KB | Posted:

10 His Lucky Charm

by Argon

After losing his beloved fiancé to a dishonourable rival and being wounded in the Crimean War, Captain James Tremayne leaves England as a bitter man. He heads for the Western Territories of the United States and eventually becomes a digger during the Pike's Peak Gold Rush. 'Baltimore Rose' Donegal is a saloon girl and convict who crosses his path in Fort Laramie. Read how she of all women becomes His Lucky Charm and much more.

Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Historical
Tags: Romance, Historical, Western, Military
Downloads: 11450| Votes: 402 | Score: 8.39
Size: 782KB | Posted: Concluded: