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Stand in Time by Ernest Bywater

A man is moving to the USA with his family. At the last minute his work won't release him from his contract early, as previously agreed. A cousin who's a close friend stands in to fill his role as father in helping the rest of the family move on the set date.When they get to the USA and the man is kidnapped by a group set on world domination. They brainwash him and send him back in time to help them bring about a different end to the War Between the States. Can one man affect their plans?

Age Rating: Older than 13
Tags: Western, Rags to Riches, Time Travel
| Votes: 385 | Score: 7.96
Size: 475KB | 97,579 words | Posted:
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The Fires of Vulcan by Lumpy

Imperium (5)
War has come to the continent and Lieutenant Commander Ky, a test pilot from the far future and Consul of the Britannic Empire, leads armies scattered across Germania and Hispania to liberate them from Carthaginian rule. The Carthaginians , however, refuse to surrender without a fight. Led by a seasoned commander, new armies with weapons from the far east are sent to counter the Britannians, with the entirety of Europe as the ultimate prize.
Added Chapter 29

in progress Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Politics, Violence, Historical, War, Military, Science Fiction, Time Travel, Alternate Timeline, Nanotechnology, AI
| Votes: 36 | Score: 9.31
Size: 634KB | 116,029 words | Downloads: 2183 | Posted: | Updated:
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Rough Waters by Argon

Anthony Carter is back! Now a senior captain and married to Harriet, he faces challenges in his professional and private live, encountering Caribbean pirates, arrogant colonial officers, Irish traitors, French soldiers, a lunatic admiral, and a pitched naval battle in the Bay of Biscay. In all this, he and Harriet must realise that married life is no endless honeymoon. Rough waters indeed. Book 2 (of 3) in the Anthony Carter Sea Adventures covers the years 1806 to 1810 in Tony's life.
Added Chapters 7,8

in progress Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Historical
Tags: Romance, Drama, Politics, Violence, Historical, War, Military
| Votes: 59 | Score: 8.78
Size: 385KB | 70,191 words | Downloads: 1809 | Posted: | Updated:
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Ghost Whisperer by Duncan7

Ed discovers he can see and hear ghosts. After that everything changes. He helps ghosts or helps others with help from ghosts.
Added Chapter 29

in progress Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Mystery
Tags: Crime, Drama, Spiritual, Detective, Spies, Secret Agents, Supernatural, Ghosts
| Votes: 160 | Score: 7.63
Size: 459KB | 88,018 words | Downloads: 15072 | Posted: | Updated:
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Volume III of Legacy: Black Star, Part 2 by Uruks

Ryan Uruks and Eclair Hamashe are trapped on Black Star, hunted by the monstrous Parasites and their undead hordes. Injured and alone, the young Elementals must work past their differences if they are to have any hope of survival. As they grow closer to one another, the danger only intensifies... as does their bond. The exciting conclusion of the Black Star saga, Part 2 combines heart-stopping action, quirky humor, and a tragic romance that transcends the stars themselves.
Added Chapter 21

in progress Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Romance, Horror, Aliens, Space, Zombies, Monsters, Magic, Knights
| Votes: 10 | Score: 8.33
Size: 615KB | 113,531 words | Downloads: 785 | Posted: | Updated:
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Elegy by Lumpy

Country Roads (4)
Charlie Nelson's life is on track. His music career is gaining momentum, he has amazing friends, a beautiful girlfriend, and he's finally gotten rid of his alcoholic father, allowing him to rebuild his relationship with his mother. Unfortunately, life can't be sunshine and roses forever. When a series of traumatic events and personal tragedy puts everything he's worked for in jeopardy, Charlie must struggle to keep it all from falling apart while staying true to himself.
Added Chapter 36 (final)

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Drama
Tags: Coming of Age, School, Violence, Music, Rags to Riches, Tear Jerker
| Votes: 47 | Score: 8.48
Size: 748KB | 148,857 words | Downloads: 3745 | Posted: | Concluded:
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Anthony Carter and the Admiral’s Daughter by Argon

When 18-year-old Anthony Carter, lowly second mate in a small schooner, and Harriet Lambert, the young, arrogant daughter of a Royal Navy admiral, barely survive a shipwreck, they recognise each other's mettles. A short-lived romance ensues, but it takes years and great perils and pains for them to find happiness together. A romance set during the Napoleonic Wars.
Added Chapters 17,18 (final)

Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Historical
Tags: Romance, Drama, Politics, Violence, Historical, War
| Votes: 112 | Score: 8.29
Size: 769KB | 142,395 words | Downloads: 5072 | Posted: | Concluded:
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Finding the Divine by Allan Kindred

This is a religious paper I wrote and posted here so I could send specific people here to read it. When I first came to the Catholic Church 8 years ago I could have never wrote this paper. Not for most to read and definitely to score.

Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: General
Tags: Religion
| Votes: 7 | Score: 6.83
Size: 1KB | 202 words | Posted:
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Lumpy : Elegy Finish & Upcoming

The two current stories are coming to an end, so here's what's next. Elegy finishes in a two weeks. There will be a few weeks break and then Book 5 of Country Roads, From the Top, will start posting ... more
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Duncan7 : Possible New Title

I'm seeking your feedback. Someone suggested the title Ghost Whisperer is already taken. As the protagonist can see and hear spirits, I was thinking perhaps Ghost Seer or Ghost Listener. Or maybe ... more
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Border Crossed by Lumpy

John Taylor (10)
Borders, Bombs, & Betrayals! When a devastating explosion destroys a border crossing using expired and supposedly destroyed US Army C4, Taylor and Whitaker are sent to investigate. As they delve deeper into the investigation, they uncover a sinister plot involving drug smuggling, sophisticated bombings, and disturbing ties to someone in the Department of Defense. From the El Paso stretch of the U.S./Mexican border to the dangerous underworld of Ciudad Juarez, Taylor and Whitaker navigate a t
Added Chapters 14,15
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Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Thriller
Tags: Crime, Violence, Detective
| Votes: 41 | Score: 8.75
Size: 300KB | 56,794 words | Downloads: 1528 | Posted: | Concluded:
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Lumpy : Upcoming Stories & Change in Postings

Border crossed is almost done. Not sure when there will be another Taylor book, maybe not until the end of the year. There's still a month and a half left for Elegy and 2 months left for Fires of Vulc ... more
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Duncan7 : New Cover

They added a new feature recently which are a cover pages for books. I tried an AI to create a cover image for my book. Please take a look and tell me what you think. If you are creative, I welcome your ideas. Duncan
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Duncan7 : First Kiss

I have a new chapter in the queue, hopefully out today. Hope you enjoy it. I am working on more chapters. I welcome any suggestions or ideas for adventures involving ghosts and spirits. Duncan
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Genins Girls of the Nations by Broken Gunny

Seven young Genius Native Nation girls who face predigest and confirmation from those who believe they have a right to rule because of who they are and will destroy all those who stand in their way our not recognize their right to rule.
Added Chapters 116-126 (final)

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Political
Tags: Coming of Age, Romance, Drama, Politics, School, Violence, Science, War, Military
| Votes: 56 | Score: 7.04
Size: 1485KB | 267,733 words | Downloads: 3501 | Posted: | Concluded:
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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 88

in progress Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Violence, Science, Military, Pirates, Science Fiction, Time Travel, Aliens, Space, Futuristic, Nanotechnology, AI
| Votes: 383 | Score: 8.39
Size: 2077KB | 392,354 words | Downloads: 69128 | Posted: | Updated:
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Banadin : Cast in Time Book 5 is at moderators.

Cast in Time Book 5 is at moderators. This is an ARC.
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FantasyLover : FantasyLover stories

Given the games it seems that some readers on this site are playing while voting for stories while they are posting, I've decided not to expend the time and effort required to edit my stories for this ... more
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Bad Seed by Pars001

A thief takes something that turns out bad something from the past.
Added Chapter 13

in progress Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Crime, Drama, Politics, Violence, Spies, Secret Agents, Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Futuristic, AI
| Votes: 39 | Score: 7.69
Size: 244KB | 46,297 words | Downloads: 1657 | Posted: | Updated:
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The Mind's Eye by Pars001

A man retired from a secret government agency, hoped that his time with them was through. Little did he know that an enemy from the past was still on earth.
Added Chapter 5

in progress Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Crime, Drama, Politics, Violence, Spies, Secret Agents, Science Fiction, Aliens, Extra Sensory Perception
| Votes: 67 | Score: 7.28
Size: 103KB | 20,722 words | Downloads: 1272 | Posted: | Updated:
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Broken Gunny : Why I write

In 2021 I had Two mid brain strokes that effect my vision and speak. I also have dyslexia that has increased in severity. A therapist from the VA encouraged me to wright down my stories to help my rec ... more
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Broken Gunny : I skipped Ten chapters in my last post

I will add the missing chapters and renumber the later ones this week.
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Escape From Lexington by FantasyLover

In 1843 16-year-old Lewis Clark kills one of the two sons of Mr. Tyler, the richest man in Fayette County. He also takes the blame for killing his other son. Given Tyler's reputation as a vengeful and violent man, Lewis flees for his life. This is the story of his escape and his adventures. Another of my fantasy histories.
Added Chapters 20,21 (final)

Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Western
Tags: Coming of Age, Historical, Western, Rags to Riches, Fantasy
| Votes: 133 | Score: 8.32
Size: 894KB | 171,005 words | Downloads: 6890 | Posted: | Concluded:
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A Captain Decision by Pars001

A man with extremely high Esper power, summons his favorite sci-fi characters. He also brings those who embrace chaos.
Added Chapters 5,6

in progress Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Drama, Violence, Fan Fiction, Science, Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Alternate Universe, Extra Sensory Perception
| Votes: 23 | Score: 7.92
Size: 117KB | 22,611 words | Downloads: 656 | Posted: | Updated:
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Duncan7 : Busy chapter

Chapter 14 is in the queue. I hope you like it. Please let me know if you spot any typos. My wife says I have too much happening, and I could write a whole book with the plot of one chapter. What do you think? Thanks!
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The Earl's Man by FantasyLover

Story of the life of a young man starting life in 13th century England. His dedication earns him an offer to become a Knight and unexpectedly a noble. Follow his rise to power from a favorite of the Earl he serves. See how his interest in new and better ideas serves him as he works to improve the lives of his subjects, and battles forces threatening England and her allies, rewriting history his own way.
Added Chapters 24,25 (final)

Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Historical
Tags: Coming of Age, Politics, Violence, Science, Religion, Diary, Historical, War, Rags to Riches
| Votes: 121 | Score: 8.82
Size: 955KB | 177,156 words | Downloads: 6859 | Posted: | Concluded:
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Lucky Jim 2 - Student, Farmer, Volunteer, Pickup Truck Diplomat by FantasyLover

Despite his family's insistence that he is the next incarnation of Lucky Jim, Jim Reynolds, sixth great-grandson of his namesake, isn't so sure and isn't sure he wants to be. Each time he thinks that he just might be, something happens to make him sure that he's not. While this is a stand-alone story, numerous references will make more sense after reading "Lucky Jim 1." This story also adds bits of new information about the original Lucky Jim. When he finally accepts the moniker, his life veers
Added Chapters 40,41 (final)

Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Rags to Riches, Fantasy
| Votes: 171 | Score: 8.78
Size: 1293KB | 244,829 words | Downloads: 10506 | Posted: | Concluded:
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Uruks : Black Star Part 2

The next part of Black Star should be dropping sometime today. One chapter every Monday just like with the last part. If you'd like to read ahead, please consider joining my patreon.
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Lumpy : Border Crossed Chapter 1 is up

After listening to people respond to my last blog post, I decided to go ahead and start posting this story. I appreciate all of the kind words and support I got. I do understand books being premium is ... more
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The Last Letter by Susan Jazz

Write a story framed by a single scene: something happens, a flashback or inner monologue intervenes, and then the story ends with the rest of the original scene.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Romance
Tags: Romance, Tear Jerker
| Votes: 6 | Score: 7.93
Size: 18KB | 3,390 words | Posted:
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Duncan7 : New chapter

I’ve been playing with “when is a ghost not a ghost?” recently. Hope you enjoy this chapter. Any typos or ideas are welcome and appreciated. Thanks!
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Sands of Kvatah by Ben Leonard

In the aftermath of the Cold Night, the Mahari desert is plagued by twisted spirits that turn people into bloodthirsty creatures called Kvatahs. Villagers become reluctant slayers, trapped in an unending conflict. A young man may hold the key to breaking the curse. Will he succeed, or will the Cold Night cast a perpetual shadow over the desert people?

in progress Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Fantasy
Tags: Violence, Horror, Shapeshifters, Vampires, Undead, Fantasy
| Votes: * | Score: *
Size: 12KB | 2,105 words | Posted:
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Lumpy : Feedback Recieved

I removed my last blog post. I've received a lot of emails (both hear and to my email) with people upset ever since I put my books on premium, most telling me I was doing a bait and switch and trying ... more
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Lumpy : New Taylor Story Coming

A new Taylor story is on it's way, and will start posting on Dec. 31st. As with my other stories, this will be premium only. To get information on it, to see the cover and for those who want to get the full book early, you can find that on my website tstarnes.com
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Duncan7 : New chapter coming out

Hello again. Another chapter will be out today, I put it in the queue already. This time I explored the question: When is a ghost not a ghost? I hope you enjoy it. Please send me any feedback or typos. Thanks!
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The Keeper and the Dragons by Charly Young

A Dark Shadow hangs over Ancient Oldtown: A Forbidden Blood Magic Scroll. Trouble is brewing in the ancient city of Oldtown. A malevolent scroll filled with forbidden blood magic has surfaced, threatening to unleash chaos. An unpaid debt forces Lachlan Quinn to leave his carefully ordered life behind. He soon finds himself entangled in a local civil war, threatened by an old enemy thirsting for revenge and watching out for an impetuous hex witch and her crew. With the odds stacked against him, L

in progress Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Fantasy
Tags: Coming of Age, Violence, Science Fiction, Alternate Universe, Shapeshifters, Supernatural, Vampires, Werewolves, Angels, Demons, Fantasy, Dragons, Witchcraft, Dwarves, Elves, Magic
| Votes: 17 | Score: 9.17
Size: 150KB | 27,693 words | Posted:
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Christmas Love and Sacrifice by Pars001

A man's Journey through a horrid time called Christmas. His realization that it isn't what he thought it was.
Added Chapter 2

in progress Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Fantasy
Tags: Drama, Violence, Christmas
| Votes: 21 | Score: 7.59
Size: 54KB | 10,978 words | Downloads: 348 | Posted: | Updated:
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Lucky Jim 1--Firehair by FantasyLover

The adventures of 16-year-old Jim Reynolds start in 1856 Virginia. When his family and several others head west to settle near Council Bluffs, his adventures continue, becoming more numerous and earning him the moniker Lucky Jim. Follow Jim as he grows into a leadership role that he feels unqualified to hold, until finally forced to test both his leadership ability and his luck. A "fantasy history."
Added Chapters 18,19 (final)

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Coming of Age, Historical, War, Rags to Riches
| Votes: 166 | Score: 8.68
Size: 733KB | 137,560 words | Downloads: 6047 | Posted: | Concluded:
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Duncan7 : In search of a new title

I don’t like the title ‘Dead End’ for my story. If you have read it so far, can you please suggest an alternate title? Thanks. Update - I changed it to 'Ghost Whisperer'. I hope you like it. Thank you for all the suggestions. I did like 'Medicine Man' as a second choice.
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Volume III of Legacy: Black Star, Part 1 by Uruks

Fearing that he might be awakening the Berserker State, Ryan considers leaving Squad 99 so as not to endanger Eclair. Before he can make up his mind, the team is sent on two separate missions. Leon leads the others against the Space Pirates of Nirvana, while Eclair and Ryan go on a trade negotiation mission in the far reaches of space. Romance and drama abound as our heroes encounter new dangers, new friends, and new enemies.
Added Chapter 35

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Coming of Age, Romance, Humor, Pirates, Aliens, Werewolves, Fantasy, Dragons, Dwarves, Elves, Magic
| Votes: 19 | Score: 7.81
Size: 1317KB | 243,952 words | Downloads: 1719 | Posted: | Concluded:
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Banadin : Book 4 Earl: Cast in Time

An updated version that has been heavily edited has been uploaded to Bookapy. Check your bookshelf for a new copy. Ed
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