A Knox family story (1) Part of the Enfield Undrowned universe
Will you be content to drift from situation to situation, to sail the course charted for you by others, or will you take charge of your life and chart your own course?
For Jeff Knox, a teenager about to start high school in Enfield, Massachusetts, choosing to take charge of his life will affect more lives than just his own.
Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Biography Tags: Coming of Age, Romance, School, Military, Workplace, Alternate Timeline Week's Downloads: 125| Votes: 934 | Score: 8.59 Size: 1483KB |
A Rivers Region Story They say the Chinese have a curse - May you live in interesting times. A 15 year old boy has a major change of lifestyle forced on him. We follow along while he adjusts to the changes. However, he lives in interesting times and he must deal with them as well as rising to the challengers presented to him. Through all this his true nature shows and he changes the lives of many others in the city of Rivers, and elsewhere.
Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure Tags: Coming of Age, Drama, Politics, Violence, Workplace, Young Adult Week's Downloads: 91| Votes: 499 | Score: 8.12 Size: 534KB |
No good turn goes unpunished. There's nothing so constant in life as change. Shortly after finishing his university exams Smoky Grey learns these two sayings are true. His life and plans are totally changed by an encounter in the university car-park. For the next few years his life is one change after another. Some of them being ones he initiates. He's a catalyst for changes to improve the lives of many people. - 48,100 words.
Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure Tags: Workplace, Rags to Riches Week's Downloads: 78| Votes: 336 | Score: 7.63 Size: 258KB |
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.
Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Western Tags: Historical, Western, Science Fiction, Time Travel Week's Downloads: 68| Votes: 251 | Score: 8.42 Size: 1040KB |
A Knox family story (2) Part of the Enfield Undrowned universe
Terrorist rage pierces the heart of the United States in a shocking and brutal attack. The attack jolts the country from its naïveté in one, horrifying instant; Jeff Knox, his family, friends, and neighbors are shaken from their comfortable lives in that same moment. How does a nation of three hundred million respond and how does it change one man?
Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Biography Tags: Romance, War, Military, Workplace, Alternate Timeline Week's Downloads: 68| Votes: 410 | Score: 8.79 Size: 906KB |
A fire destroys a farm in Virginia, so the family is moving west. Except the youngest is too ill to travel when it's time to leave. The boy and his grandmother stay behind to follow later. It takes so long for him to recover the two don't go west, and find local employment. A decade later rising political problems cause the young man and his grandmother to make a decision about their future. They'll go west, but it isn't that simple, or an easy journey. Written in US English - 72,700 words.
Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure Tags: Politics, Violence, Historical, Western, Rags to Riches Week's Downloads: 65| Votes: 318 | Score: 7.92 Size: 379KB |
How far will governments go when you have something they want? All Waylon Eckermann wanted to do was to go to college and figure out the rest of his life. It wasn't going to be that easy, not even with a little extragalactic help.
A Destiny Saga Story (2) Three short months ago Caspian Grey was a loner, with a family that regretted adopting him, no friends, and little idea of what his life would be. He was a soul lost in the world And then everything changed. His life has a purpose, a reason for being. He has his girls and a family, of sorts, that loves him. He has friends that will stand with him. But even this new road will have some some sharp curves to navigate. But there is a secret that he and his family must keep.
Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Young Adult Tags: Coming of Age, Science Fiction Week's Downloads: 62| Votes: 318 | Score: 7.87 Size: 515KB |
A story in the The Regiment Universe
At the end of the Civil war, as with all wars, before and after, The men, and women, who fought the battles were, sometimes begrudgingly offered the thanks of a semi-grateful civilian population. That is if those men and women were on the winning side. This story is about the aftermath of the Civil war and the people, civilian and military, that were disgarded, thrown away, forgotten and ignored, Even today.
Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Western Tags: Drama, Melodrama, Western, War, Military, Mystery Week's Downloads: 57| Votes: 195 | Score: 8.02 Size: 178KB |
A Worlds of Light Story (1) My name is David Alan McKesson. I can't remember how old I was when I first saw the lines. Their appearance was infrequent and peripheral to my awareness as a child, and I did not wonder at what was just a barely noticed part of my world. Later, I learned how to touch them, and where they led me, The way they changed my life, and allowed me to change the lives of many others, remains a true wonder, and the true story of my life
Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: Science Fiction Tags: Coming of Age Week's Downloads: 55| Votes: 633 | Score: 8.55 Size: 337KB |
A Destiny Saga Story (1) Caspian Grey's life was already pretty weird, and then he started high school. He must cope with the bizarre changes in his life while trying to find the family he always wanted. A sci-fi coming of age story.
(A note, there is a slow build here. Sci-Fi elements don't show up till around chapter 20)
Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Young Adult Tags: Coming of Age, Romance, Violence, Science Fiction Week's Downloads: 54| Votes: 299 | Score: 7.99 Size: 487KB |
A story set in the Post Sickness world of Phoenicia
It has finally happened: Terrorists have unleashed an unstoppable virus upon the world. Only a very small percentage of humanity has survived. Gavin Thompson, unsatisfied with the prospect of just surviving makes plans to restore civilization as quickly as possible. This is his story. (This version is a bit longer and slightly modified from the version on SOL)
Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction Tags: Science Fiction, Post Apocalyptic, Near Future, Pandemic Week's Downloads: 52| Votes: 1033 | Score: 9.15 Size: 764KB |
A Rivers Region Story A 9 year old boy's parents are killed by terrorist. He goes to live with his great grandfather until he's 16 when his great grandfather dies of cancer. His parents raise him to be free thinking and independent. His great grandfather adds to the training. David wants to stay living in the house he helped to build, but the welfare authorities won't allow it. So his great grandfather helps him to be true to himself when he runs away to stay free, and he finds a new life.- 52,200 words of action.
Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure Tags: Coming of Age, School, Violence, Rags to Riches Week's Downloads: 45| Votes: 355 | Score: 8.11 Size: 278KB |
A Rivers Region Story A two hundred year old building is destroyed by fire when a jet taking off from the local airport is shot down. This story tells how the owner goes about turning a fire gutted building of five sandstone walls back into the elegant building it once was, despite not having much cash to do it with and having to fight the state bureaucrats. It also talks about his important personal and family events during the reconstruction. The fire is very much a life changing event for the owner and his family.
Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: General Tags: Drama, Workplace, Rags to Riches Week's Downloads: 45| Votes: 274 | Score: 7.75 Size: 286KB |
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 | Genre: Western Tags: Western, Rags to Riches, Time Travel Week's Downloads: 44| Votes: 279 | Score: 7.93 Size: 487KB |
A Rivers Region Story Farmers live life different to most people, their lives are ruled by the land they work and the cycles of nature. James is the son of a farmer who's orphaned by a bushfire. He continues to live with his father's old boss, but knows he has to make his own way in life after school. Life has it's ups and downs, and many challenges for James. He leaves the farm for the Army, but ends up back as a farm worker due to combat wounds. Join James as he meets many challenges and changes in his life.
Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure Tags: Drama, Politics, Violence, War, Military, Workplace, Rags to Riches Week's Downloads: 44| Votes: 373 | Score: 8.30 Size: 248KB |
A Destiny Saga Story (4) Things are looking up for Caspian Grey and his Family. It's a new year with new opportunities. While they work to complete 'the plan', a new enemy makes itself known and new challenges stand in their way. Can Caspian and his girls keep the family together?
Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction Tags: Coming of Age Week's Downloads: 42| Votes: 182 | Score: 7.96 Size: 465KB |
The Human Series (1) You can't hide from your past forever, but it's easier if you're a foster kid in rural West Texas. Scott MacIntyre was different in more ways than even he knew. (this was my first attempt at writing a novel)
Kim is badly injured in an incident at school, an accident that should never have happened. He's a teenage boy with a reputation of being an unstoppable force that always gets things done. Recovering from injuries that should have been fatal he lives 'in interesting times' as he sets out to prove the doctors wrong. He's determined he'll walk again; if his powerful enemies let him live that long. 55,500 words of drama and action
Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Young Adult Tags: Crime, Drama, Politics, Violence, Rags to Riches, Extra Sensory Perception Week's Downloads: 41| Votes: 372 | Score: 8.03 Size: 300KB |
Mike Cavenaugh is facing 40 with an ex-wife he can't stand and a teen-aged daughter he can't begin to understand. The lone bright spot in his life is his son. Then he meets Carrie Walton in one of the unlikeliest of places.
Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Romance Tags: Romance, Crime, Drama Week's Downloads: 40| Votes: 907 | Score: 8.91 Size: 502KB |
A Survivor Story (2) Pat has survived life on the ranch and high school, but it's now time to go to university. He has lots of plans and intentions when he leaves home, but life and events change some of them for him. Life away from the ranch exposes Pat to a lot of different problems and dangers which he must steer a safe course through. It's time for him to move on with his life, and he does. - 51,500 words of adventure.
Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure Tags: School Week's Downloads: 39| Votes: 323 | Score: 8.15 Size: 274KB |
A simple training exercise with brand new fighter aircraft goes very wrong when some thieves are where they shouldn't be and get mistaken for the target drones. The resulting explosion has many consequences for everyone involved, and Will March ends up living in some turbulent times in another era. Read how Will survives those first few years which are the dangerous beginnings of his new life. 65,000 words of action adventure.
Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction Tags: Western, Rags to Riches, Science Fiction, Time Travel Week's Downloads: 39| Votes: 373 | Score: 8.01 Size: 342KB |
The Bard's Tales Story (1) In a time before man rose to prominence, when magic flowed like water from every rock and plant, three great races vied for dominance. In their arrogance they even challenged the Gods, and almost succeeded. The Gods ensured that little evidence remained of their achievements and knowledge. That however, was about to change.
An Australian schoolboy discovers he can move small objects with his mind. His family moves to Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA and he uses his special skill to 'win' money at casinos. His exceptional skills at winning bring him some unwanted attention from some people, including the Department of Homeland Security. He objects to their actions and soon a state of war exists between his family and the DHS (and the people behind them). The odds are heavily in favour of one side - but which side?
Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure Tags: Coming of Age, Crime, Drama, Politics, School, Violence, War, Workplace, Rags to Riches, Science Fiction, Extra Sensory Perception, Young Adult Week's Downloads: 36| Votes: 997 | Score: 7.75 Size: 314KB |
A Jade Force of Misera Story (2) Ten years have passed since the orphans arrived at the Jade Academy. There's a civil war brewing in Inra and the military thinks it can conscript a couple cadets to help out in the war effort.
Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure Tags: Military Week's Downloads: 34| Votes: 153 | Score: 8.72 Size: 200KB |
Due to family matters a teen boy moves to the USA, where he learns to play, and like playing, baseball. He works hard and enjoys his baseball. To him it's a fun sport, but he can't resist when they offering him good money to play professional baseball. However, there's one problem, few paid ball players are true professionals. He must choose between playing in a situation he doesn't like, or walking away from good money, and playing where he likes to play for the fun. 76,000 words
Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure Tags: Workplace, Rags to Riches, Sports, Baseball Week's Downloads: 33| Votes: 299 | Score: 8.22 Size: 396KB |
Pudgy, out of shape, divorced, and laid-off; Colin thought he had hit rock-bottom. Then came the landslide that almost sent him to his grave. In the depths of despair, miles from nowhere, he searches for a way to get back to civilization and finds that his service is required in a totally unexpected role - as the person who will save the human race from destruction.
A man just out of university inherits a trust in the USA. He has to live in the house it owns, but first he has to make it livable. He also has to worry about some old feuds in place in this rural valley in the Appalachian mountains. He has to survive his first weeks in the mountains, and in doing so he finds a wife and partner for life while they deal with old feuds and the local weather. 48,700 words.
Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: General Tags: Workplace, Rags to Riches Week's Downloads: 30| Votes: 360 | Score: 7.59 Size: 257KB |
'I want you to go up the Isango, Bones, ' said Sanders, 'there may be some trouble there - a woman is working miracles.' Unexpected things happen in the territories of the Belgian Congo where Commissioner Sanders keeps an uneasy peace, aided by his trusty assistant Lieutenant Hamilton and hindered, unintentionally, by the trouble-prone Bones. He must deal with 'ju-ju', 'religious-palava', lost vials of virulent disease...and all the while Bosambo, the magnificent king of the Ochori, watches on.
A Survivor Story (1) A 10 year old boy survives a car crash where his family is killed. He goes to live on his maternal grandfather's ranch on the Texas / Mexican border with some of his retired Army buddies. But life there has some serious issues due to drug smugglers being angry about having their shipments destroyed by those at the ranch. Pat grows up fast while learning to be quick and accurate with a gun. - 51,400 words of adventure.
Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure Tags: Coming of Age, Crime, Violence, Rags to Riches Week's Downloads: 28| Votes: 362 | Score: 8.08 Size: 278KB |
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.