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1 Burying the Past

by Lumpy

John Taylor (4)
John Taylor had finally gotten his life put back together. He was living with his girlfriend, FBI Agent Loretta Whitaker, and was in the process of adopting the girl who'd returned with him from Russia. He had put the past behind him. or so he thought. Qasim, the man who'd held him in the desert for three years and tortured him every day, was back and in the US. Now Taylor must stop him from committing his next act of Terror. Can Taylor bury his past once and for all?(New Posts Every Sat)

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Thriller
Tags: Crime, Politics, Violence
Week's Downloads: 123| Votes: 122 | Score: 8.36
Size: 411KB | Posted: Concluded:

2 No Good Deed

by Lumpy

A Destiny Saga Story (5)
Caspian and his family are back and are the targets of an criminal organization that wants Caspian dead. The family must face their opponents, both new and old, while continuing the work to move their plans beyond one small Texas town.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Coming of Age
Week's Downloads: 88| Votes: 137 | Score: 7.84
Size: 620KB | Posted: Concluded:

3 Interesting Times

by Ernest Bywater

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: 81| Votes: 513 | Score: 8.14
Size: 534KB | Posted: Concluded:

4 A Charmed Life

by The Outsider

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: 78| Votes: 950 | Score: 8.57
Size: 1483KB | Posted: Concluded:

5 Lifeline

by Jay Cantrell

Ben Wallace's life seemed perfect. He had a family he adored and a career he enjoyed. A single call from his past thrust him into a world of violent criminals and put everything he loved in peril.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Drama
Tags: Crime, Mystery
Week's Downloads: 63| Votes: 816 | Score: 9.40
Size: 634KB | Posted: Concluded:

6 Jack and the Rollercoaster

by Texrep

Jacks life has been full of highs and lows. He settles for the quiet life when fate blows the door off its hinges

Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Romance
Tags: Romance
Week's Downloads: 59| Votes: 414 | Score: 8.25
Size: 172KB | Posted:

7 Service Society

by Lazlo Zalezac

Dexter James is fed up with his job. For ten years he has put in long hours, worked for jerks, and received no rewards for a job well done. Then one day he says no to a temporary promotion. The fallout of that one little action will change the world.

Age Rating: Older than 13
Tags: Workplace
Week's Downloads: 50| Votes: 638 | Score: 8.73
Size: 1073KB | Posted: Concluded:

8 Phantom Creek

by Wendell Jackson

Young Tom comes of age in post war america. Peace time comes with new problems.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Coming of Age
Week's Downloads: 49| Votes: 160 | Score: 7.02
Size: 318KB | Posted: Concluded:

9 Finders Keepers

by Shakes Peer2B

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.

Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Aliens, Space, Nanotechnology, AI
Week's Downloads: 47| Votes: 1556 | Score: 8.91
Size: 455KB | Posted:

10 Tears of the Caribbean

by LTW

Swashbuckling Romance

Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Romance
Tags: Romance, Drama, Violence, Historical, Pirates
Week's Downloads: 46| Votes: 44 | Score: 8.47
Size: 110KB | Posted:

11 Prodigal Son

by UtIdArWa

For My western story fans. The continuing saga of Colonel Anderson's Regiment. Bad guys galore, as well as the usual players.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Western
Tags: Crime, Humor, Drama, Western, Military, Mystery
Week's Downloads: 45| Votes: 70 | Score: 7.95
Size: 190KB | Posted:

12 Skyscrapers

by The Outsider

A story in the Enfield Undrowned Universe
Civil engineer Todd Rook feels he has little to show for his time on the planet other than a good job and a few possessions. It will take a former friend from his past to make him understand what he has, and what he still needs.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Drama
Tags: Romance, Military, Workplace, Alternate Timeline
Week's Downloads: 43| Votes: 101 | Score: 7.37
Size: 73KB | Posted:

13 His Lucky Charm

by Argon

After losing his beloved fiancé to a dishonourable rival and being wounded in the Crimean War, Captain James Tremayne leaves England as a bitter man. He heads for the Western Territories of the United States and eventually becomes a digger during the Pike's Peak Gold Rush. 'Baltimore Rose' Donegal is a saloon girl and convict who crosses his path in Fort Laramie. Read how she of all women becomes His Lucky Charm and much more.

Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Historical
Tags: Romance, Historical, Western, Military
Week's Downloads: 41| Votes: 492 | Score: 8.70
Size: 782KB | Posted: Concluded:

14 Justice Resurrected

by Celtic Bard

A Story of Titia-Lohr
When an outcast and his companion come across a village that has been razed, he unknowingly sets his foot upon the path of destiny that will take him from the haughtily civilized courts of Meikar to the wastes of the Netherlands. Stopping along the way for a betrothal he knew nothing about, encountering old friends, new friends, mentors, enemies and intrigue that seems to have gotten him in the situation in the first place, Jonar Telansson is riding towards a destiny the Gods ordained long ago.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Fantasy
Tags: Coming of Age, Politics, Violence, Cults, Military, Assassins, Travel, Fantasy, Magic, Knights, Royalty
Week's Downloads: 41| Votes: 537 | Score: 9.00
Size: 835KB | Posted: Concluded:

15 Flames of Life

by Ernest Bywater

A Rivers Region Story
A young man has a major change of lifestyle forced on him. He becomes a writer, and then something else again. First we read two of his stories about himself, then we follow him as he makes another change to his life and changes the lives of many others in the Rivers Region. In the process he unexpectedly meets his own destiny as well. The story is 82,000 words.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Drama
Tags: Violence, Workplace, Rags to Riches
Week's Downloads: 38| Votes: 361 | Score: 8.17
Size: 446KB | Posted: Concluded:

16 The Ties That Bind

by Lumpy

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: 36| Votes: 342 | Score: 7.85
Size: 515KB | Posted: Concluded:

17 The Trail West

by woodmanone

A Story in the The Trilogy and More Western Universe
A young man is forced to leave home to escape the ravages of war.

Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Western
Week's Downloads: 35| Votes: 884 | Score: 8.68
Size: 478KB | Posted: Concluded:

18 Meeting Becky

by itemreader

I'm not sure who was more surprised when I met Becky, but I'm glad I did.
Premier members only

Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: Romance
Tags: Romance
Week's Downloads: 34| Votes: 303 | Score: 7.52
Size: 19KB | Posted:

19 The Wrong Girl

by Lumpy

John Taylor (3)
Soldier-turned-missing persons specialist John Taylor is adjusting to his new life, putting the scars of his past behind him and doing what he can to make a difference. That new status quo is upended when a powerful Senator asks Taylor to find her wayward party girl daughter. What should have been a simple job escalates into a race against the clock to get the girl back before she is taken out of the country and sold into a nightmare.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Thriller
Tags: Crime, Violence, Military, Detective
Week's Downloads: 32| Votes: 239 | Score: 8.45
Size: 445KB | Posted: Concluded:

20 The Dragons of Arbor

by Sea-Life

A Worlds of Light Story (6)
More adventures on Arbor as another generation of McKessons find themselves exploring in new and unexpected directions.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Fantasy
Tags: Alternate Universe
Week's Downloads: 32| Votes: 279 | Score: 8.94
Size: 1169KB | Posted: Concluded:

21 Jacob's Granddaughters

by AA Nemo

A Christmas Story
Generally speaking being a granddaughter is defined by genetics, but sometimes it's due to circumstances driven by fate.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Drama
Tags: Romance, Drama, Christmas
Week's Downloads: 31| Votes: 169 | Score: 8.92
Size: 1277KB | Posted: Concluded:

22 Carlota

by Wendell Jackson

Young Pioneer Woman chooses her man.

Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Western
Tags: Western
Week's Downloads: 31| Votes: 114 | Score: 6.96
Size: 47KB | Posted:

23 Gunslinger

by R. Michael Lowe aka The Scot

A star high school football quarterback loses his father, his girlfriend and his career, all in the same explosion. Now, he goes back in time to get the ones who did this, as well as saving the United States from being destroyed. What he finds on his one way trip is 'home.' - 42,200 words.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Western, Rags to Riches, Science Fiction, Time Travel
Week's Downloads: 30| Votes: 382 | Score: 8.34
Size: 231KB | Posted:

24 Calculating Nemesis

by Texrep

Chad's rather illicit life is complicated when he finds out his wife, Lily has cheated. Retribution follows but Lily pays a terrible price, a price that Chad didn't intend.

Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Drama
Tags: Romance, Drama
Week's Downloads: 28| Votes: 335 | Score: 7.82
Size: 111KB | Posted:

25 A Glass, and Darkly

by The Outsider

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: 27| Votes: 433 | Score: 8.78
Size: 906KB | Posted: Concluded:

26 Play Ball!

by Ernest Bywater

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: 27| Votes: 310 | Score: 8.20
Size: 396KB | Posted: Concluded:

27 5 - Clan Amir: The Falcon in Flight

by Ernest Bywater

A Clan Amir of Berant Story
Gerry Mannheim continues to grow and develop in response to the events around him. These stories show many aspects of his maturing attitudes and responses to those events.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Crime, Politics, Violence, Military, Extra Sensory Perception
Week's Downloads: 27| Votes: 568 | Score: 8.03
Size: 254KB | Posted:

28 Survivor: Moving On

by Ernest Bywater

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: 27| Votes: 355 | Score: 8.17
Size: 263KB | Posted: Concluded:

29 Shut Up and Drive!

by Denham Forrest

A Story in the Spider and Fly Universe
A guy with a questionable reputation, spots a female he doesn't expect to see in a bar that has an even worse reputation.

Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Romance
Tags: Romance, Melodrama
Week's Downloads: 27| Votes: 315 | Score: 8.35
Size: 172KB | Posted: Concluded:

30 2 - Clan Amir : Falcon Chick

by Ernest Bywater

A Clan Amir of Berant Story
12 Stories about an exceptional person, Gerry Mannheim, a high genius. 12 short stories cover his life from 5 years of age until 10 years of age. Some very short, some not so short. They depict aspects of his character and the events that caused him to grow up fast and become an adult in the full meaning of the word by his tenth birthday.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Violence, Extra Sensory Perception
Week's Downloads: 27| Votes: 692 | Score: 7.80
Size: 296KB | Posted: Concluded:

31 A Prince Too Many

by Celtic Bard

A Story of Titia-Lohr
What does a Matriarch with too many sons do when she births yet another? What kind of life will that son have? Sharn of Jenni, son of the High Matriarch of Tran Kor finds out as his life progresses over the two decades that follow his birth. Follow the young prince as he learns about love and hatred, friendship and loyalty, life and death in the viper's pit of Cealie Vra-Kor, the dangerously beautiful capital of Tran Kor.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Fantasy
Tags: Coming of Age, Politics, Military, Supernatural, Fantasy, Magic, Royalty
Week's Downloads: 27| Votes: 304 | Score: 8.13
Size: 100KB | Posted:

32 Star Performance

by Ernest Bywater

16 y/o Hal Smith is a quiet, unassuming teen boy with a bad knee and no dreams. Taught to help people, he does; without thinking before acting. In Year Ten in a new city and school, it's a year of living in interesting times as he's often in the wrong place at the wrong time doing the right thing. He'd once dreamt of being an international athlete and had the skills to make them true, but lost them helping a stranger; and delivered a Star Performance greater than most athletes can ever do.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Young Adult
Tags: Coming of Age, Crime, Drama, School, Violence, Workplace, Rags to Riches, Young Adult
Week's Downloads: 27| Votes: 739 | Score: 8.28
Size: 304KB | Posted: Concluded:

33 Obligations

by Denham Forrest

A Story in the Spider and Fly Universe
No good deed goes unpunished! A young man finds that a good-hearted gesture, has come back to bite him many years later. I'm sorry but the wrong file was posted, I will replace it when I discover where the correct one has disappeared to.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Drama
Tags: Romance, Humor, Melodrama
Week's Downloads: 27| Votes: 266 | Score: 8.39
Size: 171KB | Posted:

34 Winterborn

by woodmanone

A Story in the The Trilogy and More Western Universe
The story of a troubled young man after the War Between the States.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Romance, Drama, Western
Week's Downloads: 27| Votes: 874 | Score: 8.51
Size: 228KB | Posted: Concluded:

35 Finding Shelter

by Jay Cantrell

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: 26| Votes: 921 | Score: 8.91
Size: 502KB | Posted: Concluded:

36 Runaway!

by Ernest Bywater

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: 25| Votes: 382 | Score: 8.07
Size: 278KB | Posted: Concluded:

37 Rebirth

by Lumpy

John Taylor (1)
John Taylor walked out of the desert a different man than he was going in. After three years of torture Taylor is now an ex-soldier with a life in shambles facing a world that gave him up for dead and moved on in his absence. Taylor is forced to pick up the pieces when he steps in to help an outgunned Federal Marshal against unknown assailants. Now Taylor is on the run and saddled with a witness marked for death. Can saving the witness's life give Taylor back his own?

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Crime, Violence, Military
Week's Downloads: 25| Votes: 393 | Score: 7.98
Size: 286KB | Posted: Concluded:

38 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 | Genre: Western
Tags: Western, Rags to Riches, Time Travel
Week's Downloads: 25| Votes: 289 | Score: 7.97
Size: 487KB | Posted: Concluded:

39 Destiny's Road

by Lumpy

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: 25| Votes: 324 | Score: 8.02
Size: 487KB | Posted: Concluded:

40 Hero the Escape

by Shaddoth

A successful hero flees his home world after subjugating the Dragon Queen and her hosts to start anew on a young, fresh world only to encounter politics. Again...

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Fantasy
Tags: Fantasy, Magic
Week's Downloads: 25| Votes: 103 | Score: 8.45
Size: 307KB | Posted: Concluded:

41 Silver Wings

by Joe J

The story of a young man from high school to Vietnam.
Premier members only

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Coming of Age, Romance, Humor, Historical, Military
Week's Downloads: 25| Votes: 833 | Score: 9.25
Size: 248KB | Posted:

42 One Quantum Leap for Mankind

by Lance C

Two super-smart guys do the impossible.

Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction
Week's Downloads: 24| Votes: 130 | Score: 7.91
Size: 32KB | Posted:

43 Will to Survive

by Ernest Bywater

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: 24| Votes: 388 | Score: 8.03
Size: 342KB | Posted: Concluded:

44 Not What You Think

by woodmanone

It wasn't revenge: It was justice

Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Crime, Drama, Violence, Detective
Week's Downloads: 24| Votes: 174 | Score: 7.69
Size: 37KB | Posted:

45 Island Mine

by Refusenik

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.

Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Military, Science Fiction, Aliens, Nanotechnology
Week's Downloads: 23| Votes: 1119 | Score: 9.37
Size: 914KB | Posted: Concluded:

46 The Second Hundred Years

by woodmanone

A Story in the The Trilogy and More Western Universe
The strange saga of James Randal begins

Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Romance, Drama, Science Fiction
Week's Downloads: 23| Votes: 813 | Score: 8.75
Size: 269KB | Posted: Concluded:

47 False Signs

by Lumpy

John Taylor (2)
A National Guard armory has been destroyed in west Texas, and all eyes turn to a possible terrorist attack by a missing soldier. The agents in charge of the investigation refuse to listen to soldier's mother, forcing her to turn to Taylor to clear her son's name. As he digs up clues of a frame-up and hints of a much more sinister motive behind the explosion, Taylor races to stop an even greater tragedy. (Story is complete and posts every Wed)

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Thriller
Tags: Crime, Violence, Military, Mystery
Week's Downloads: 22| Votes: 292 | Score: 8.19
Size: 308KB | Posted: Concluded:

48 If I Were the Last Man Alive

by Number 7

Jamie was a widower living near Orlando, Florida when circumstances resulted in him being the last man alive. Follow along as he struggles to survive and seeks someone, anyone, anywhere...

Age Rating: Older than 13
Tags: Romance, Drama, Spiritual, Post Apocalyptic, Novel-Classic
Week's Downloads: 22| Votes: 401 | Score: 7.04
Size: 222KB | Posted: Concluded:

49 Once Upon an Alien

by Misguided Child

This story is fiction, but not the facts. Information from Sumerian translations are true. Hindu texts of battles in space...true. Einstein's brain autopsy proved that he used more of his brain than other humans. How is that possible? How do men get flashes of genius, and why doesn't everyone function at that level of ability all the time? Why did the Dark Ages happen, and why does mankind seem to be sliding that direction again? This story is fiction, I hope.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Violence, Science, War, Travel, Science Fiction, Futuristic, Near Future, Fantasy
Week's Downloads: 22| Votes: 459 | Score: 8.96
Size: 615KB | Posted: Concluded:

50 Per Ardua Ad Astra

by normist

in the Universe of Bill Axon
Bill Axon is a lecturer at the University of Southern Arkansas. He shares man's dream of going to the stars. The discoveries of a colleague, a Professor of Quantum Physics, are set to make that dream a reality. Read how that reality progresses.

Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Space, Near Future
Week's Downloads: 22| Votes: 563 | Score: 8.19
Size: 312KB | Posted: Concluded:
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