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New Computing World by 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!

Age Rating: Older than 13
Tags: Crime, Politics, Science, Workplace
| Votes: 134 | Score: 7.41
Size: 76KB | 13,899 words | Posted:
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The Sword of Jupiter by Lumpy

'Story Name' | Book (#) (1)
An Uncertain Future in a New Past. During the test flight of a prototype faster-than-light craft, Lt. Commander Ky is flung into the ancient past that never existed. Rome has fallen, defeated by the mighty Carthaginian Empire. Hounded by the Carthaginians bent on conquering the known world, Rome is on the verge of destruction. Stranded and alone, except for a tactical AI implanted in his head, Ky has lost everything and must find a way to live in a world different than anything he's ever known.

in progress Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Historical, War, Science Fiction, Time Travel, Alternate Timeline, Nanotechnology, AI
| Votes: 13 | Score: 7.85
Size: 34KB | 6,210 words | Posted:
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Playing by Ear by Lumpy

Country Roads (1)
After spending his young life traveling with his musician father, Charlie Nelson has roots for the first time. Living with his mother in a small Appalachian town in western North Carolina, Charlie struggles to find his place in this new world, which isn't without challenges. Living in poverty, dealing with bullies, and having no friends, Charlie's new life is anything but a fairytale. If it were up to Charlie, he'd stay at home and play his guitar... but life doesn't always give us what we want
Added Chapter 23

in progress Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: General
Tags: Coming of Age, Romance, Drama, School, Music, Rags to Riches, Baseball
| Votes: 131 | Score: 8.03
Size: 529KB | 106,438 words | Downloads: 12446 | Posted: | Updated:
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Lumpy : Lots of Updates - Proofreading Project

A lot of updates across most books in the Taylor series (except Rebirth) and Playing by Ear as all of those books have undergone additional proofreading to correct some missed errors. Thanks to thos ... more
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Grandfathered by Lazlo Zalezac

For more than seventy years Smith's Garage had been a fixture in the town. Someone decided that a house would look better at that location. A short and poignant look at politics.

Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: Political
Tags: Politics
| Votes: 38 | Score: 7.41
Size: 19KB | 3,628 words | Posted:
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Lumpy : New Sci-Fi Story Coming

Starting Friday, the first book in a new Sci-fi series will start posting. The series is called Imperium and the first book is called The Sword of Jupiter. It will post every week (and occasionally tw ... more
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Country Boys by Lazlo Zalezac

It started with a botched robbery in which Sonny Daniels was shot. All that his family wanted was for the robbers to get put in jail, but they were in Los Angeles and things work a little differently there than in the country. When cultures collide, the potential for misunderstanding is huge.
Added Chapter 28 (final)

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Crime, Drama, Violence
| Votes: 117 | Score: 8.28
Size: 473KB | 92,480 words | Downloads: 7508 | Posted: | Concluded:
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Col's Diary - a Through my Eyes. Again. prequel by Iskander

Col's diary entries are from a few weeks before Col and Will meet at the start of "Through my Eyes. Again."
Added Chapter 1

in progress Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Mystery
Tags: Mystery, Spies
| Votes: 6 | Score: 6.73
Size: 15KB | 2,998 words | Downloads: 205 | Posted: | Updated:
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Danger Close by Lumpy

John Taylor (7)
When an army base in west Texas has a series of thefts and murders that threaten to derail military budget negotiations, the new president sends Taylor and Whitaker to find the culprits and quietly end the situation before it can become public knowledge. When they arrive, however, the pair finds that theirs is not the first investigation into the situation and that the previous attempts to stop the thefts failed because of criminals on the inside.
Added Chapter 7

in progress Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Thriller
Tags: Crime, Violence, Military, Mystery
| Votes: 49 | Score: 8.18
Size: 162KB | 31,253 words | Downloads: 3547 | Posted: | Updated:
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Mark Elias : Research & Development

One very important aspect of writing a novel is doing LOTS of research about your subject. Lots of my time is spent poring through websites, books, and videos to make sure that the subject I'm writing ... more
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The Outsider : Revisiting the Past

My work schedule, and the work itself, has drained me of any creativity I possessed. Progress on the new Knox story is dead in the water. While moaning about my lack of progress, an opportunity to r ... more
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Aztlán Portal by Paladin_HGWT

March 2018 Aliens invade Earth, "Ground Zero" is near the Barranca del Cobre (the Copper Canyon) in western Chihuahua state of Mexico. "Any sufficiently advanced technology may be indistinguishable from magic." Government officials in Mexico, the USA, and elsewhere are focused upon other "more important" matters. This is a story of those who witnessed these events; while most other people didn't take these events seriously, if they paid any attention at all.
Added Chapters 16

in progress Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Politics, Violence, War, Military, Science Fiction, Aliens, Supernatural, Fantasy, Magic, Knights, Royalty
| Votes: 23 | Score: 8.57
Size: 865KB | 150,681 words | Downloads: 1179 | Posted: | Updated:
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Seed of Doubt by Denham Forrest

From tiny acorns mighty oak trees grown. Although some people can build mountains out of ant hills
Added Chapter 3

in progress Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Drama
Tags: Melodrama
| Votes: 20 | Score: 7.20
Size: 110KB | 21,732 words | Downloads: 878 | 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 180

in progress Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: General
Tags: Romance, Slavery, Violence, Historical, Western, Time Travel
| Votes: 133 | Score: 7.82
Size: 1098KB | 214,655 words | Downloads: 29502 | Posted: | Updated:
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Mark Elias : Georgia Moonrise - Updated

Thank you to everyone who continually sent me things that I had missed. I have gone through and hopefully corrected them all. There are changes that altered the story, but hopefully it makes it easier ... more
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Iskander : Where the muse takes you…

… is not always where you thought you were going The exigencies of everyday life frequently eat into my writing time. Each day, I try to write for at least twenty minutes - even if all I get done ... more
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Lazlo Zalezac : New submission: "Country Boys"

Hope you enjoyed the 'Solution' pair. Tomorrow, I'll begin posting "Country Boys", another Lazlo favorite! Best wishes to you all, and STAY HEALTHY! }:-)
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Boston Solutions Incorporated by Lazlo Zalezac

The problem with beautiful women is that they are beautiful. They work their way into a man's head and turn him into a blithering idiot. Even worse, as far as Magus is concerned, stunningly gorgeous women are attracted to men of intelligence like moths to a candle.
Added Chapter 33 (final)

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Comedy
Tags: Humor, Drama, Workplace
| Votes: 109 | Score: 8.37
Size: 426KB | 79,622 words | Downloads: 10098 | Posted: | Concluded:
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Georgia Moonrise by Mark Elias

A Georgia Moon Story (3)
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?
Added Chapter 56

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Young Adult
Tags: Coming of Age, Romance, Drama, School, Baseball, Young Adult, Tear Jerker
| Votes: 103 | Score: 8.67
Size: 1758KB | 358,265 words | Downloads: 14986 | Posted: | Concluded:
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Tripwire by UtIdArWa

A Mountain Man Story (6)
Matt and Suzy help a Marine vet.
Added Chapters 19,20 (final)

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Drama, Military, Mystery, Assassins, Secret Agents
| Votes: 178 | Score: 8.45
Size: 224KB | 43,863 words | Downloads: 8584 | Posted: | Concluded:
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UtIdArWa : Update

Well, the final two chapters to Tripwire have been posted. This story was a bit surprising to me. I didn't expect the positive response it has generated. To all my Friends, Fans, and Followers, Thank ... more
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Mark Elias : Final 2 Chapters!

I wanted to give an update on things. The last few months have been very hectic for me and I admittedly haven't gotten as much done as I'd hoped for when it comes to book 3, but I'm writing again and ... more
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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 31

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
| Votes:   | Score:  
Size: 581KB | 112,573 words | Downloads: 12815 | Posted: | Updated:
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Rooftop Herald : Epilogue

I had originally wanted to include song lyrics as part of the epilogue, but after consulting with TeNderLoin and another author, and then looking up some articles on copyright and songs, decided not t ... 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 18

in progress Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Romance
Tags: Romance, Christmas
| Votes: 117 | Score: 8.19
Size: 879KB | 167,000 words | Downloads: 10667 | Posted: | Updated:
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Identified Ufo's by Wendell Jackson

True event of sightings over the years and some of the out comes.

Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: True
Tags: True
| Votes: 16 | Score: 6.82
Size: 4KB | 817 words | Posted:
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Lumpy : Election Day Done & Book 7 Starting Sept 4th.

Saturday the last chapters of Election Day posted and it is now up in it's entirety which means ... it's time for a new story. The next Taylor book, Danger Close, will start posting on Saturday, Sep ... more
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Ginny B by Vonalt

James is a college student who is in desperate need of a date for his fraternity's dance and he just broke up with his current girl friend. She is kind enough to fix him up with another girl from her dorm. Little did he know how much that date would affect his life for the next several years, none of it good.
Added 7 parts (final)

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Suspense
Tags: Romance, Drama, Melodrama, School
| Votes: 24 | Score: 8.18
Size: 509KB | 103,287 words | Downloads: 1158 | Posted: | Concluded:
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The Story of Promiseum - Dream Walker by Llwyd L. Brenin

The story of Promiseum follows Daniel Knight (Danny) as he accomplishes his dreams, and then creates a new world only to have them, along with the universe, threatened by Walker of the dream (Dream Walker). Danny as to act fast and discover his connection to Dream Walker, so that he can save everything that he loves, and the entire universe from total destruction.

Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Spies, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Magic
| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 224KB | 43,472 words | Posted:
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Election Day by Lumpy

John Taylor (6)
On the eve of the election, a religious fanatic begins threatening one of the candidates, resulting in the death of a Secret Service Agent when things escalate beyond simple threats. Taylor and Whitaker are tasked with finding the maniac before he can kill anyone else, including possibly the future President of the United States. The Secret Service, who don't approve of Taylors unorthodox methods, force the pair to once again work outside the system to accomplish their goal.
Added Chapters 14,15

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Crime, Violence
| Votes: 88 | Score: 8.48
Size: 330KB | 63,139 words | Downloads: 6892 | Posted: | Concluded:
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The Back Forty by Wendell Jackson

The Youngest son trying to make his fathers ranch into a successful business. Problems with his brothers and a mother that wants to pick out a wife for him, complicate his dealings. Sam doesn't have time for a personal life, but finds himself having one.

in progress Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Western
Tags: Western
| Votes: 78 | Score: 7.49
Size: 45KB | 8,948 words | Posted:
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Solutions Incorporated by Lazlo Zalezac

Everyone has problems. There are all kinds of problems. Fortunately, Magus has solutions.
Added Chapter 9 (final)

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Drama
Tags: Humor, Drama
| Votes: 127 | Score: 8.68
Size: 126KB | 23,969 words | Downloads: 3066 | Posted: | Concluded:
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Crossroads Rules by Lazlo Zalezac

Life gets interesting for Sid when he discovers what it means to be a hero according to the rules of Crossroads.
Added Chapter 5 (final)

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Violence
| Votes: 47 | Score: 8.42
Size: 132KB | 25,353 words | Downloads: 1341 | Posted: | Concluded:
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Chandler's Ride by Lazlo Zalezac

Damsels In Distress
Malcolm Charles Chandler is a rather quiet man and good neighbor who occasionally takes a trip through a portal to another world -- Crossroads. His caretaker, Alice, sends him on an adventure to rescue a Damsel in Distress. The rescue goes fine, but the ride home takes a long time.
Added Chapter 6 (final)

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Violence
| Votes: 63 | Score: 8.18
Size: 135KB | 26,029 words | Downloads: 1734 | Posted: | Concluded:
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Banadin : The Richard Jackson Saga Book 13 Regicide

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Jetcrash747 reviewed The Portal: Doorway to Adventure

The Portal: Doorway to Adventure Damsels In Distress by Lazlo Zalezac Damsels In Distress a series of storie... more
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Cynthia Goes on an Adventure by Lazlo Zalezac

Damsels In Distress
Sid's girlfriend knows about the portal to Crossroads. Driven by a minor streak of jealousy, she wants to meet his caretaker. To do that, she has to serve as Hero Companion and journey to Chaos.
Added Chapter 6 (final)

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Violence, Alternate Universe
| Votes: 66 | Score: 8.30
Size: 136KB | 26,410 words | Downloads: 1680 | Posted: | Concluded:
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The Portal: Doorway to Adventure by Lazlo Zalezac

Damsels In Distress
On Earth, Sid is a college student who has a very odd uncle. When his uncle dies and leaves him his house, Sid learns that he has inherited more than a home. In the closet of the study is a portal to the planet Crossroads and his caretaker, Sally. From Crossroads is a portal to Chaos, a planet with Damsels in Distress. It is up to Sid to rescue the poor Damsels in Distress and claim his heroic rewards.
Added Chapter 6 (final)

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Romance, Violence, War, Science Fiction
| Votes: 67 | Score: 8.52
Size: 179KB | 34,465 words | Downloads: 1851 | 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 78

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:   | Score:  
Size: 1845KB | 348,784 words | Downloads: 60620 | Posted: | Updated: