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Poetry of Ern Bywater by Ernest Bywater

This is the collected poetry of my Father Ernest 'Ern' Bywater, he did much more, but this is all we can now find. Most was written while on service during World War 2, with the bulk written while in the Pacific Islands. I hope you find something you like here.

Age Rating: Anybody
Tags: Vignettes
| Votes: 12 | Score: 9.12
Size: 23KB | Posted:
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The Casebook of Rupert Swann by Scriptorius

A series of stories from the casebook of a private detective operating in the North of England during the Victorian era.
Added Chapter 10

in progress Age Rating: Anybody
Tags: Crime, Mystery
| Votes: 28 | Score: 8.11
Size: 297KB | Downloads: 1983 | Posted: | Updated:
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Gaia, Mother Earth! Heaven on Earth! by A Carpenter's Son

Planet Earth Begins A Thousand Years of Peace. Become part of the story as Mankind battles a hostile race. They are looking for food and they see us as the main course.

in progress Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Violence, Fan Fiction, Science, War, Cannibalism
| Votes: 8 | Score: 6.99
Size: 36KB | Posted:
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A Thousand Years of Peace! Book 2 by A Carpenter's Son

The sons of John Taylor go out to bring Mexico, Cuba and other nearby countries into the New United States.
Added Chapters 25,Epilogue (final)

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Coming of Age, Romance, Military, Science Fiction, Post Apocalyptic, Fantasy
| Votes: 51 | Score: 7.51
Size: 745KB | Downloads: 4197 | Posted: | Concluded:
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A Carpenter's Son : Happy Holidays!

I'm submitting the end to A Thousand Years of Peace Book 2. I am also starting Book 3 of the saga. Love to all.
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UtIdArWa : Mountain man

The repost for Mountain Man is complete. It should be available on the 3rd. Now back to work.
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UtIdArWa : The Inheritance

Well, The edit for The Inheritance is completed, And is now sitting in the queue. It should be available on the 2nd.
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A Carpenter's Son : Happy Holidays!

Chapter 24 has been submitted for posting. Book Two will end in one weeks. I will post Chapter one of Book three on the same day, as long as the mountains don't move or the river floods the house again. Many Blessings from my family to your family. LOL
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UtIdArWa : General Update

Well, I guess I should let my fans know. Because of the multiple complaints, strike that, Suggestions is a nicer word, Because of the multiple suggestions about various aspects of 'The Inheritance" an ... more
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A Carpenter's Son : Happy Holidays!

Chapter 24 has been submitted for posting. Book Two will end in one weeks. I will post Chapter one of Book three on the same day, as long as the mountains don't move or the river floods the house again. Many Blessings from my family to your family. LOL
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Laeon-hwel by lolahrunda

Da-eun a gifted college student from a long line of Jikininki. Together with similarly smart friends, they face danger while trying to enjoy the Halloween season.
Added Chapter 3 (final)

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Fantasy
Tags: Horror, Cannibalism, Halloween, Supernatural, Demons, Monsters, Fantasy, Young Adult
| Votes: 6 | Score: 6.05
Size: 8KB | Downloads: 249 | Posted: | Concluded:
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The Device Chapter 16 by JOHNNY SACHU

David Evans returns with new dilemma's to solve.

in progress Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Fan Fiction, Science Fiction, Time Travel, Fantasy, Dragons, Young Adult
| Votes: 26 | Score: 7.38
Size: 57KB | Posted:
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The Device Chapter 16 by JOHNNY SACHU

David Evans returns with new dilemma's to solve.
Added Chapter 2

in progress Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Fan Fiction, Science Fiction, Time Travel, Fantasy, Dragons, Young Adult
| Votes: 26 | Score: 7.38
Size: 57KB | Downloads: 822 | Posted: | Updated:
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A Carpenter's Son : Two more Chapters

My homework is complete. I have had wonderful response this week. For that I am posting two chapters again. I wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving. Drive safe be happy, Love all!
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S.H.E.I.L.A by Pars001

A man is hunted for what he has created.
Added Chapter 18

in progress Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Politics, Violence, Science, Secret Agents, Travel, Science Fiction, Futuristic, Nanotechnology, Near Future
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The Elephant God, by Gordon Casserly by The Heartbreak Kid

India during the Raj

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Romance, Drama, Violence, Historical, Military, Novel-Classic
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Manet and Monet: Mastery and Mystery by James Foley

If your sweetheart robs you and leaves you, do you crack up or find someone finer?

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Romance
Tags: Romance, Drama
| Votes: 20 | Score: 6.85
Size: 8KB | Posted:
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UtIdArWa : My Science Fiction stories

I started the Spacers story as an experiment into science fiction. And Yes I have several ideas that I am working on. My premise is a time frame in the near future where exploration and colonization o ... more
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World War: Campaign for Eastland by Lazlo Zalezac

A Jade Force of Misera Story (13)
The IFN has been defeated on the continent of Surprise. This does not mean the war is over. The IFN starts staging troops on the continent of Eastland in preparation for an invasion of Surprise. The Jade Empire doesn't believe in letting an enemy get prepared or organized well enough to fight.
Added Chapter 9

in progress Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: War, Military
| Votes: 75 | Score: 8.79
Size: 258KB | Downloads: 4344 | Posted: | Updated:
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Kraken : REFUGE IS NOW WITH THE EDITORS

After many fits and starts the final manuscript of Robledo Mountain: REFUGE is now with the intrepid editors. I'll start posting as soon as it gets through the process. I currently estimate that'll be in mid to late December but as with all things in real life that could change. Stay tuned!
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A Carpenter's Son : Two Chapters

I am going to be gone for a period. I have uploaded two chapters and hope to continue on next week, but it may be two weeks. Thank all for the nice comments and Happy Holidays!
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UtIdArWa : Mountain man

Today was the end of the Mountain Man story. For everybody that commented and complimented The Inheritance and Mountain Man, Thank you. Your compliments, comments and suggestions were happily received ... more
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Mountain Man by UtIdArWa

The further adventures of Matt Reynolds. Still having problems with those pesky trespassers.
Added Epilogue (final)

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Crime, Drama, Violence
| Votes: 360 | Score: 8.01
Size: 121KB | Downloads: 7007 | Posted: | Concluded:
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Ernest Bywater : Story Status as of 28October 2018

All of the stories on this site have been reviewed and revised during the last 12 months and they've now been reposted to the site. There are a few with recently reported typos I need to fix and repos ... more
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Hikari Okami: Kitsune Series by lolahrunda

Hikari is a Kitsune, member of the mighty demon fox race. He is also a royal, born heir to the powerful nine tail demon fox. He is soon betrayed and captured with no means of escape. His hope is restored by the appearance of a reincarnated priestess. Miyako is a human who stumbled upon Hikari, not knowing of her own past incarnation. They form a close bond, but Hikari still isn't sure if Miyako is enemy or friend, destiny or downfall.
Added Chapter 15
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in progress Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Fantasy
Tags: Romance, Historical, Assassins, Futuristic, Shapeshifters, Demons, Fantasy, Magic, Young Adult
| Votes: 11 | Score: 5.96
Size: 19KB | Downloads: 1015 | Posted: | Updated:
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Ron and Beryl at the Seaside by The Heartbreak Kid

It is 1959 and two lonely people are brought together under unforeseen circumstances. Although it is the end of the decade it becomes the beginning of their new lives.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Romance
Tags: Romance, Historical
| Votes: 18 | Score: 7.25
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Robledo Mountain by Kraken

Paul McAllister wants nothing more than to put the wars, cancer, and death of his wife behind him as he numbly glides into his final years doing the only thing he still enjoys - selling weapons and his services as a gunsmith on the gun show circuit of the American southwest. Driving down the road in the Mesilla Valley of southern New Mexico Paul loses consciousness while returning home from a gun show. An hour later, he awakens, finding himself swept away on the tides of time.
Added Chapters 32,33 (final)

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Western
Tags: Historical, Western, Science Fiction, Time Travel
| Votes: 185 | Score: 8.53
Size: 1040KB | Downloads: 8487 | Posted: | Concluded:
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Kraken : ROBLEDO MOUNTAIN: Final 3 Chapters Submitted

Yep, it's that time. The final three chapters in the first book of the Robledo Mountain Saga have been submitted to the moderators so you should see them soon. The adventures of Paul, Anna, and the ... more
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Mountain Man by UtIdArWa

The further adventures of Matt Reynolds. Still having problems with those pesky trespassers.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Crime, Drama, Violence
| Votes: 360 | Score: 8.01
Size: 121KB | Posted:
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Madazine by Scriptorius

This is a collection of zany stories ranging from 300 to 1,600 words in length. The first one is preceded by an introduction to the Madazine staff.
Added Chapter 78

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Tags: Humor
| Votes: 19 | Score: 6.52
Size: 360KB | Downloads: 3611 | Posted: | Updated:
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Bones by Edgar Wallace

It is a time when the major world powers are vying for colonial honors, a time of ju-ju, witch doctors, and an uneasy peace with Bosambo, impressive chief of the Ochori. When Commissioner Sanders goes on leave, the trusty Lieutenant Hamilton takes over administration of the African territories. However, yet again, the trouble-prone Francis Augustus Tibbetts , known as 'Bones', while meaning to assist, only manages to spread his own unique style of innocent and endearing mischief.

Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Novel-Classic
| Votes: - | Score: -
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Kraken : ROBLEDO MOUNTAIN: Chapters 29 through 31 Submitted

It seems that somethings besides my new chapter postings come in groups of three. This time it was Hurricane Florence, the Flu, and Hurricane Michael. Oddly enough we had more damage from the remains ... more
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The Brylcreem Boy by The Heartbreak Kid

A simple romance set in the closing months of World War Two.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Romance
Tags: Romance, Historical, War, Military
| Votes: 13 | Score: 7.23
Size: 33KB | 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 14

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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Those Dagenham Days by The Heartbreak Kid

A love that was lost and then found.

Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: General
Tags: Romance
| Votes: 28 | Score: 7.15
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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 63

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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Kraken : ROBLEDO MOUNTAIN: Chapters 26 through 28 Submitted

After a rather lengthy hiatus caused by the Flu and Hurricane Florence I'm finally back. The next three chapters of the story have been submitted to the moderators and should be posted soon. My thanks to you for the emails of concern and encouragement while I was MIA.
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Success Inc. (Murder on Wall Street) by screamjack

Max Success, one of the most successful algorithmic traders on Wall Street is found dead in his office by his wife Avery. Tony Weatherman, the largest institutional investor in New York's commodity speculative space seeks the best hedge fund to invest $500 million. Gillian Bear is a freshman at NYU seeking an internship that will make her dreams come true. The three of them will soon be witness to an event, triggered by one of them, that will transform the world of Commodities Trading forever.

Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: Thriller
Tags: Crime, Drama, Violence, Workplace, Mystery, Spies
| Votes: 37 | Score: 6.35
Size: 28KB | Posted:
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The Balcony by James Foley

Can a wild girl force her socialite friend to marry the man the wild girl loves?

Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Romance
Tags: Drama
| Votes: 16 | Score: 5.14
Size: 8KB | Posted:
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World War: Campaign for Eastland by Lazlo Zalezac

A Jade Force of Misera Story (13)
The IFN has been defeated on the continent of Surprise. This does not mean the war is over. The IFN starts staging troops on the continent of Eastland in preparation for an invasion of Surprise. The Jade Empire doesn't believe in letting an enemy get prepared or organized well enough to fight.

in progress Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: War, Military
| Votes: 75 | Score: 8.79
Size: 258KB | Posted:
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Laeon-hwel by lolahrunda

Da-eun a gifted college student from a long line of Jikininki. Together with similarly smart friends, they face danger while trying to enjoy the Halloween season.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Fantasy
Tags: Horror, Cannibalism, Halloween, Supernatural, Demons, Monsters, Fantasy, Young Adult
| Votes: 6 | Score: 6.05
Size: 8KB | Posted:
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World War: Campaign for Surprise by Lazlo Zalezac

A Jade Force of Misera Story (12)
The International Federation of Nations just had to do it. A committee on War Crimes declared Pen Sada a war criminal. When Jade Force and the nation of Misera won't turn her over for trial, there's only one thing the IFN can do, and that is to declare war on Misera.
Added Chapter 7 (final)

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Politics, War, Military
| Votes: 105 | Score: 8.65
Size: 195KB | Downloads: 4149 | Posted: | Concluded:
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therev reviewed Tiger Fleet

An interesting concept of the old 'young person makes good', and a 'rags to riches' story. A young man who wished to bet... more
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Tiger Fleet by Westernman

Jason started out as a farm boy and ends up owning a fleet of spaceships. This is his story.

Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Rags to Riches, Science Fiction, Aliens, Space
| Votes: 135 | Score: 7.22
Size: 45KB | Posted:
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Kraken : ROBLEDO MOUNTAIN: Chapters 22 through 25 Submitted

This weeks chapters have been submitted to the moderators and should be posted soon. For those in the US please enjoy the Labor Day holiday and stay safe.
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A Carpenter's Son : Chapter Nine of Book 2 has just been submitted to Finestories

Enjoy. Many Blessings!
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The Wooden O by The Heartbreak Kid

My first story submitted on this site. This story features no sex, some non-sexual nudity, and some of that soppy, sentimental stuff that some of you may like-okay, me too!

Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Romance
Tags: Romance
| Votes: 34 | Score: 7.22
Size: 51KB | Posted:
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Kraken : Chapters 19 through 21 Submitted

Just submitted them so they should be up shortly.
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A Carpenter's Son : A Thousand Years of Peace. Book 1 and 2.

Both books have been finished and edited several times. Book three is also near completion. Look for a new release every Friday.
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Kraken : OOPS!

Not sure how, but the Prologue didn't make it into the first submission set. I've submitted it for posting and hope to see it soon. ______________________________________ This is my first effort a ... more
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