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The Call of the Wild by Jack London

Life is good for Buck in Santa Clara Valley, where he spends his days eating and sleeping in the golden sunshine. But one day a treacherous act of betrayal leads to his kidnap, and he is forced into a life of toil and danger. Dragged away to be a sledge dog in the harsh and freezing cold Yukon, Buck must fight for his survivial. Can he rise above his enemies and become the master of his realm once again?

Age Rating: Older than 7
Tags: Novel-Classic
| Votes: 14 | Score: 8.06
Size: 170KB | 31,973 words | Posted:
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Lumpy : Election Day (John Taylor #6) Starts Posting May 22nd

A little longer than I wanted, but the next Taylor book is done. The first chapter will post on May 22nd. As with the other stories, the following chapters will post every Saturday after that. For t ... more
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Georgia Moonrise by Mark Elias

Alex Jackson, an extremely quiet and shy kid, is recovering from a suicide attempt. As he starts high school he is faced with his most challenging task to date - meeting new people. For the first time, Alex must reach out and trust other people. Along the way he confronts more bullying, sports, and many other firsts. Will it all be too much, or will he find a strength he never knew he had?

in progress Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Young Adult
Tags: Coming of Age, Romance, Drama, School, Baseball, Young Adult, Tear Jerker
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Size: 40KB | 8,419 words | Posted:
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Commune by Lazlo Zalezac

The real estate market is dead, the job market has dried up, the stock market has crashed, and cost of living has shot up. Half the world is faced with becoming homeless. Young and old alike are being pounded by events outside their control. Jack and Abby find what might be a solution - a commune. The result is even more than that - it is a community.
Added Chapter 27

in progress Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Drama
Tags: Romance, Drama, Dystopian
| Votes: 73 | Score: 8.44
Size: 608KB | 118,421 words | Downloads: 5027 | Posted: | Updated:
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A Ten Pound Bag by Emmeran

A man hits rock bottom and then gets super lucky, his luck always runs at the extremes.
Added Chapter 126

in progress Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: General
Tags: Romance, Slavery, Violence, Historical, Western, Time Travel
| Votes: 99 | Score: 7.85
Size: 786KB | 154,362 words | Downloads: 16385 | Posted: | Updated:
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'Tinker' Taylor: Spy & Soldier by Ernest Bywater

A young man from a military background has an interesting upbringing that involves him in many things a person his age shouldn't be involved with. Told in the form of 4 books Lee Taylor's first decades of life are full of action, adventure, and hard decisions. 75,000 words of action adventure.

in progress Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Coming of Age, Crime, Military
| Votes: 8 | Score: 7.11
Size: 88KB | 17,384 words | Posted:
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Ernest Bywater : New Story submitted - 'Tinker' Taylor: Spy & Soldier

I just submitted a new 75,000 word action story that's written as 4 books over 10 chapters with the first 2 books and chapters being posted together. It's also submitted to Bookapy and should be up th ... more
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Mark Elias : Book 2 - Saturday

Book 2 - Georgia Moonrise - will begin posting on Saturday. The prologue and first 2 chapters will post immediately. I will then post a new chapter every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. It will also be ... more
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Lumpy : New Taylor Story Update

I've been a little quiet trying to get the next Taylor story ready, so a quick update. The next story (called Election Day) is almost ready and will start posting at some point in May (I don't know qu ... more
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Mark Elias : When Writing Writes Itself

I've been a writer for a long time, even though Georgia Moonbeams is the first book I've ever put out. Over the 20+ years that I've been writing I have discovered there are essentially two types of wr ... more
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Emmeran : Gold

Those of you who have followed the detail of 10 Pound Bag closely will note that the amount of gold Zach has on hand has changed. This is part of the rewrite process as I've learned more about the e ... more
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Keeper by Charly Young

Lachlan Quinn is a PTSD-ridden finish-carpenter. He wants to build ordinary simple life. But his past catches up to him. As if worrying about a traumatized little 9-year-old shapeshifter wasn't enough. He has to deal with an inheritance he doesn't want, a town full of witches who hate him, and an ancient Hag who is trying her hardest to kill him How will a cursed legacy, a house in a sentient forest, and a beautiful stone-cold shape-shifting Panther help him deal with things.
Added Chapters 33-38 (final)

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Fantasy
Tags: Coming of Age, Violence, Military, Assassins, Drugs, Alternate Universe, Extra Sensory Perception, Supernatural, Vampires, Werewolves, Monsters, Fantasy, Witchcraft, Dwarves, Elves, Magic, Royalty
| Votes: 90 | Score: 8.44
Size: 377KB | 71,927 words | Downloads: 4124 | Posted: | Concluded:
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Lazlo Zalezac : Coming up:

"Commune" is a dystopian story, set in a possible near future. I like it, and I hope you will too. I will start it tomorrow, posting every day. The first post will be 2 chapters, just to give you a full taste of the story. Enjoy! > TeNderLoin
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Mary's Bad Day by Banadin

Mary Jackson has a bad day.

Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: Comedy
Tags: Coming of Age, Humor
| Votes: 33 | Score: 6.96
Size: 8KB | 1,753 words | Posted:
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Banadin : New Mary Jackson Story

I just posted a new Mary short story.
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Hunter by Lazlo Zalezac

Mike lives through "interesting times" that follow when terrorists bring the 'War On Terror' to the United States. "This was what he was fighting to preserve — mothers taking their children to the park where they could play without fearing for their lives. {[I hate the fact that I can find no way to deal honorably with dishonorable people. I find it disgusting that in order to save what I value most, I must lower myself to their level.]}"
Added Chapters 48,49 (final)

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Romance, Politics, Violence, Science, Religion, War, Military, Spies, Science Fiction, Near Future, Robots
| Votes: 169 | Score: 8.65
Size: 1087KB | 204,446 words | Downloads: 15535 | Posted: | Concluded:
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Mark Elias : What am I doing?

Just wanted to give people an update on how things are going. I'm getting things back from the advanced readers for Book 2. That's my main priority at the moment. It shouldn't be too much longer and I ... more
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Lost Empire by Pars001

A man with a past, not tied to anyone makes a startling discovery that changes his life and his perceptions of it.
Added Chapter 77

in progress Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Violence, Science, Military, Pirates, Science Fiction, Time Travel, Aliens, Space, Futuristic, Nanotechnology, AI
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Size: 1820KB | 344,127 words | Downloads: 57933 | Posted: | Updated:
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Mary, Mary by Banadin

This is a short story about Mary Jackson, little sister to Rick Jackson of The Richard Jackson Saga. We learn about some of her trials and tribulations growing up in the Jackson household

Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: Comedy
Tags: Coming of Age, Humor
| Votes: 32 | Score: 7.93
Size: 49KB | 10,334 words | Posted:
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Banadin : Book 11 Interesting Times

Book 11 Interesting Times which has been up on Bookapy as an ARC has had a major edit and update. For those who have bought it previously you can go to your bookshelf and download the updated copy for free. Ed Nelson
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Summer's Dance by Mark Elias

A Georgia Moon Story (2)
Allison Moon returns to Catchfly Acres, a camp she has gone to since she was a little girl. Now 14 years old she realizes this may be the last time she sees most of these summer friends, but an end to some relationships could me the start to others. This is a short story in the Georgia Moon series. It is suggested that you read the first book, Georgia Moonbeams, to fully understand the plot

Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: Young Adult
Tags: Coming of Age, Young Adult
| Votes: 38 | Score: 8.60
Size: 146KB | 29,515 words | Posted:
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Mark Elias : Summer's Dance - Allison's Story

Summer's Dance is a new short story that I have just finished, and it's now in the queue waiting to be posted. It took a bit longer because I lost a lot of progress last week, but it's now done and I ... more
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Banadin : The Richard Jackson Saga Book 11 Interesting Times

Book 11 is now up on Bookapy. If I apply myself and write a chapter everyday I found I can finish a book in under two months. Of course I'm mentally exhausted, but it was a fun ride. Ed
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Country Living by Wendell Jackson

a renamed story, once was called salmon falls.
Added Chapter 4

in progress Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Coming of Age, Romance, Drama, Western
| Votes: 35 | Score: 7.71
Size: 94KB | 18,263 words | Downloads: 1850 | Posted: | Updated:
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Mark Elias : Update

Just a quick update for everyone on what's happening. First of all regarding the last update I did in fact lose most of my writing. The USB drive that I had everything stored on was beyond salvaging ... more
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Iskander : The story behind the cover of "Through my Eyes. Again."

I've been asked by a few people about the cover of Through my Eyes. Again. as it's a bit different from the 'usual' modern covers. As I started writing an explanation, I thought that a wider audience ... more
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Last of the Breed by Wendell Jackson

crew from a space station orbiting earth return after most of the population is wiped out by war.
Added Chapter 3

in progress Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Coming of Age, Drama, Science, Western, Apocalyptic, Post Apocalyptic
| Votes: 102 | Score: 6.83
Size: 77KB | 14,926 words | Downloads: 3084 | Posted: | Updated:
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Mark Elias : Major Setback

It's been a rather frustrating day to say the least. To set all this up let me go back and fill you in on how some things have been going lately. While waiting on feedback from book 2's advanced rea ... more
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Fire and Oil by woodmanone

Fire and Oil don't mix,especially with an Ex.

Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Romance
Tags: Romance, Melodrama
| Votes: 65 | Score: 7.42
Size: 70KB | 14,359 words | Posted:
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Sam by Pars001

A man is taken then returned. He's not the same or is he? Now with a lot of questions he leaves earth to search for the only other one like himself, so far.
Added Chapter 28

in progress Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Crime, Drama, Violence, War, Workplace, Mystery, Assassins, Spies, Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Near Future, Extra Sensory Perception, Super Hero
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Size: 521KB | 100,915 words | Downloads: 11235 | Posted: | Updated:
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Mark Elias : Corrections

I am reposting several chapters today that have a small timeline correction. Initially when I was writing about the idea of Alex trying out for baseball I spoke with TeNderLoin and got a rough idea of ... more
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Mark Elias : Coming Soon!

I'm starting on a short story that will take place between book 1 and 2 which will offer some insight into other characters. Hopefully it'll be out in a few days or so. It'll be just a few chapters, b ... more
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Mark Elias : Work Continues

It's been a few days, but I wanted to write to you guys and give you an update on some things. First of all, I have finally managed to break through my writers block and I've gotten the first chapter ... more
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Pawwriter reviewed Finders Keepers

I have been a reader of Science Fiction since my teens (& I'm now in my 80s). I've read most of the old masters of S... more
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A Lodi Christmas by AA Nemo

This is a sequel to 'Jacob's Granddaughters,' and begins three years after that story ended. You can catch up with the gang at Three Corners Farm and also meet some new characters. Please read 'Jacob's Granddaughters,' and 'A Tyler Christmas' since they are intertwined.
Added Chapter 17

in progress Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Romance
Tags: Romance, Christmas
| Votes: 110 | Score: 8.28
Size: 835KB | 158,884 words | Downloads: 9276 | Posted: | Updated:
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Emend by Eclipse by Lazlo Zalezac

Benny Baker went from being a smarter than average, fourteen year old kid, to being a super genius. It was an overnight transformation in which his speech patterns become more precise, his mannerisms became muted, and his opinions matured. He has a chance to make things right, but he's not sure what that means.
Added Chapter 60 (final)

Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: General
Tags: Coming of Age, School, Rags to Riches, Do-Over
| Votes: 210 | Score: 8.72
Size: 1326KB | 256,280 words | Downloads: 21895 | Posted: | Concluded:
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Georgia Moonbeams by Mark Elias

A Georgia Moon Story (1)
Alex Jackson is a small town Georgia boy who struggles, from a very early age, to make friends. His life is eternally changed when he meets his best friend, a new girl by the name of Allison Moon. When an argument threatens to take his family and only friend from him, Alex is pushed beyond his breaking point. Will he overcome his depression or succumb to it?
Added Chapters 14-16 (final)

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Young Adult
Tags: Coming of Age, Baseball, Young Adult, Tear Jerker
| Votes: 80 | Score: 8.57
Size: 512KB | 105,211 words | Downloads: 3901 | Posted: | Concluded:
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Mars or Bust! by GT Dodge

Sharmaine knew that Johnny sold bumper stickers on the internet. MARS OR BUST! was his first big seller. Linc was always crazy to go to Mars. It's not like Johnny held a gun to Linc's head... Or sold him heroin... Or tricked him... Or financed him. OK, OK, OK! Linc got some of the bumper sticker money! Was it was enough money to get him in trouble?
Added Chapters 4-13 (final)

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Romance, Addiction, Science, Travel, Science Fiction, Space, Near Future, Pulp Classic
| Votes: 6 | Score: 7.33
Size: 62KB | 11,633 words | Downloads: 603 | Posted: | Concluded:
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Keeper of the Labyrinth, Part 2 by Tarasandia

A Ladies of the Labyrinth Story (3)
Tara's story continues. After preparing for a cross-country move and finding herself on a very different adventure, Tara arrives at the legendary city of Sessrumnir, where she meets with the city's ruler herself, the Lady Freya, and discovers where she must plant her precious heartseeds. NOTE: Although this story is marked complete, its 4 parts are published separately interspersed with other stories in the series.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Fantasy
Tags: Fantasy, Magic, Royalty, Young Adult
| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 9KB | 1,875 words | Posted:
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The Girls of Skogtarnisor by Tarasandia

A Ladies of the Labyrinth Story (2)
Astrid's Origin Story.
Added Chapter 8 (final)

in progress Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Fantasy
Tags: Coming of Age, Fantasy, Young Adult
| Votes: 8 | Score: 8.06
Size: 101KB | 19,393 words | Downloads: 929 | Posted: | Updated:
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Mrs Henderson's Limp by Iskander

Elise Henderson is parachuted into occupied southern France in May 1944 to report on the movements of the 2nd SS (Das Reich) Panzer Division. What she experiences changes her forever.
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Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Suspense
Tags: Violence, Historical, War, Secret Agents
| Votes: 27 | Score: 7.91
Size: 70KB | 12,784 words | Posted:
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Magic by Lazlo Zalezac

Science is killing magic. The last of the magical beings decide that it is time for the return of a Merlin-like person to bring back the magic. The job requirements are: he's got to be an unlikely hero type that is lucky; he's got to own silver and be willing to trade it for a gift of magic; and he's got to be a horny guy with a bad fashion sense.
Added Chapters 69,70 (final)

Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: Fantasy
Tags: Humor, Fantasy
| Votes: 179 | Score: 8.35
Size: 1234KB | 235,814 words | Downloads: 22568 | Posted: | Concluded:
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Railroad (Robledo Mountain #4) by Kraken

Long trips, new attacks, growing pains, spies in their ranks, and increasing violence between anti-slavery and pro-slavery groups, stretch Paul and Anna's resources in every direction and at every turn. With the help of their family and friends, new and old, they race against time to complete their plans before the incessant drum beats of war begin in the east.
Added Chapters 19,Epilogue (final)

Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: Western
Tags: Western, Science Fiction, Alternate Timeline
| Votes: 93 | Score: 8.48
Size: 977KB | 188,095 words | Downloads: 6498 | Posted: | Concluded:
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Waiting by Wendell Jackson

A tale of misunderstood love. And the struggles of being just a friend.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Romance
Tags: Romance
| Votes: 35 | Score: 7.03
Size: 24KB | 4,932 words | Posted:
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