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1 A Glass, and Darkly

An Enfield Undrowned Story (2)
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: 130| Votes: 314 | Score: 8.84
Size: 906KB | Posted: Concluded:

2 World War: Campaign for Surprise

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.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Politics, War, Military
Week's Downloads: 128| Votes: 93 | Score: 8.74
Size: 195KB | Posted: Concluded:

3 Tiger Fleet

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
Week's Downloads: 102| Votes: 96 | Score: 7.17
Size: 45KB | Posted:

4 The Inheritance

A military vet inherits a dream house. But others want it too.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Suspense
Tags: Puzzles, Drama, Military
Week's Downloads: 101| Votes: 258 | Score: 7.49
Size: 108KB | Posted:

5 A Charmed Life

An Enfield Undrowned Story (1)
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: 85| Votes: 855 | Score: 8.54
Size: 1483KB | Posted: Concluded:

6 Interesting Times

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: 61| Votes: 465 | Score: 8.07
Size: 532KB | Posted: Concluded:

7 Human Phoenix

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)

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Coming of Age, Crime, School, Violence, Military, Mystery, Aliens
Week's Downloads: 59| Votes: 676 | Score: 9.30
Size: 1478KB | Posted: Concluded:

8 The Wooden O

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
Week's Downloads: 46| Votes: 25 | Score: 7.17
Size: 51KB | Posted:

9 Uncertain Justice

An Army veteran is accused of rape and murder. He didn't do it, but fighting the system is a losing proposition. So what's a man to do?

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Crime, Military, Bounty Hunters
Week's Downloads: 45| Votes: 821 | Score: 9.19
Size: 1085KB | Posted:

10 A Thousand Years of Peace!

We have been promised a thousand years of peace. We have also been told of a comforter. Where are we going to find this comforter? When are they going to show up? And how can one man or woman make a difference in this world? Really good questions. We have all had many tests with questions in our lives. I find it difficult to answer those questions from outside sources. I have still walked the path and asked the same questions from my inner sources. This is what has come to my mind.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Spiritual
Tags: Coming of Age, Romance, Apocalyptic, Post Apocalyptic, Supernatural, Magic
Week's Downloads: 44| Votes: 67 | Score: 7.25
Size: 740KB | Posted: Concluded:

11 Prototype Ten

Will was just an average guy until a terrorist's bomb stripped away everything that he loved in life. When he came across the ad for volunteers for a super-soldier experiment, he figured he had nothing to lose, and if it all worked out, maybe he'd be able to get revenge. Little did he or the people running the program realize just how it would turn out. (Note: If you read this on SOL, you'll find this version to be a bit different)

Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Space
Week's Downloads: 44| Votes: 1361 | Score: 8.54
Size: 567KB | Posted: Concluded:

12 Preservation and Protection

Derived from the stories of FrankSpeaks in SOL
the beginning of the Day of Destruction series with a possible new name. This will be all new and I will tie it to the rest (I hope). For most, people the world will end with bangs and whimpers. For others, it is only the beginning. As Tolkien wrote, "The tale grew with the telling."

Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags:
Week's Downloads: 43| Votes: 371 | Score: 8.00
Size: 440KB | Posted: Concluded:

13 Ninth Grade 1958-1959

A coming of age story set in a small town in Ohio. Some action and adventure. It is all true, give or take a lie or two.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Coming of Age, Romance, Humor, School, Golf, Young Adult
Week's Downloads: 41| Votes: 413 | Score: 8.66
Size: 1860KB | Posted: Concluded:

14 Boone - the Early Years

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: 40| Votes: 253 | Score: 7.89
Size: 381KB | Posted: Concluded:

15 Destruction Aftermath, Book 1

Derived from the stories of FrankSpeaks in SOL
A story loosely based upon the "Frank's Post Apoc" Universe from SOL. Lots of radio, a family group and how they handle the depopulation (to a great extent) of the world in west Georgia, USA. This was originally posted for me by Frank Speaks but I feel confident enough to go forward here (not comfortable with some of SOL). Please enjoy. RG I have gone over the story and am reposting it to correct errors and bring some issues into line with the rest of the stories. :-)

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Romance, Violence, Post Apocalyptic
Week's Downloads: 38| Votes: 832 | Score: 7.81
Size: 414KB | Posted: Concluded:

16 Human Man

The Human Series (2)
Scott MacIntyre, the unusual foster kid raised on a boys ranch in West Texas, joined the Marines at the end of Human Phoenix. In the sequel, Human Man, he's all grown up and ready to make a life for himself.

Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: General
Tags: Romance, Military, Science Fiction
Week's Downloads: 37| Votes: 839 | Score: 9.31
Size: 565KB | Posted: Concluded:

17 Stand in Time

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: 36| Votes: 239 | Score: 8.00
Size: 485KB | Posted: Concluded:

18 Finders Keepers

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: 35| Votes: 1462 | Score: 8.99
Size: 455KB | Posted:

19 Survivor: Moving On

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: 34| Votes: 275 | Score: 7.92
Size: 274KB | Posted: Concluded:

20 Island Mine

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: 33| Votes: 1026 | Score: 9.43
Size: 914KB | Posted: Concluded:

21 Ever and Always

Rick and Marsha wake up from advanced senility. They appear to be getting younger. They have no resources. If they live indefinitely they will see the end of America as they know it. This near term science fiction story tells of their journey and how they overcome the obstacles life has placed in front of them.

Age Rating: Older than 13
Tags: Romance, Melodrama, Science Fiction, Post Apocalyptic, Novel-Classic
Week's Downloads: 33| Votes: 268 | Score: 8.23
Size: 544KB | Posted: Concluded:

22 Abby

by Texrep

Thomas Tregonney has served the railway well and faithfully. When the railway is closed, what else should he do?

Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: Drama
Tags: Romance, Drama, Politics, Historical
Week's Downloads: 33| Votes: 829 | Score: 9.49
Size: 1083KB | Posted: Concluded:

23 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: 30| Votes: 380 | Score: 8.32
Size: 172KB | Posted:

24 Life Is Change

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: 29| Votes: 290 | Score: 7.62
Size: 258KB | Posted: Concluded:

25 Kim: Power Play

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: 29| Votes: 319 | Score: 8.03
Size: 300KB | Posted: Concluded:

26 Mothers and Daughters

A lot of parents tell their children, "I hope you have a child who is just like you." What's worse than having a child just like yourself? Maybe it is having a daughter who is just like your mother!

Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Robots
Week's Downloads: 29| Votes: 78 | Score: 8.69
Size: 356KB | Posted:

27 Destruction Aftermath, Book 4

Derived from the stories of FrankSpeaks in SOL
Ever wondered what became of the Salt Lake folk from Book 2? So did I. This is the story of the search for them. There are a few side adventures, of course. RG

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags:
Week's Downloads: 29| Votes: 520 | Score: 8.03
Size: 251KB | Posted: Concluded:

28 Mack

A Rivers Region Story
A young man with a unique heritage that guides his destiny has to deal with many hard issues starting with the murder of his father while 10 years of age. We follow his life for the next decade while he works to survive, protect his heritage, and fight the man he holds responsible for his father's death. He's more than what he seems, and strives to meet all his responsibilities. 123,900 words.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Young Adult
Tags: Coming of Age, Drama, Politics, School, Violence, Workplace, Young Adult
Week's Downloads: 29| Votes: 334 | Score: 8.25
Size: 672KB | Posted: Concluded:

29 Cat Fight

A Man with a lot of bad luck, suddenly finds he is more than he thought.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Violence, Military, Assassins, Spies, Secret Agents, Travel, Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Futuristic, Royalty
Week's Downloads: 28| Votes:   | Score:  
Size: 544KB | Posted: Concluded:

30 Flames of Life

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: 28| Votes: 312 | Score: 8.14
Size: 444KB | Posted: Concluded:

31 The Trail West

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: 28| Votes: 809 | Score: 8.73
Size: 478KB | Posted: Concluded:

32 Destruction Aftermath, Book 2

Derived from the stories of FrankSpeaks in SOL
A continuation and new story following the same general line as Destruction Aftermath. This tale details a trip from LA to Virginia after the Day and the adventures of one young man.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Violence, Anarchism, Post Apocalyptic
Week's Downloads: 27| Votes: 695 | Score: 7.72
Size: 221KB | Posted: Concluded:

33 A Farmer's Life

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: 27| Votes: 343 | Score: 8.25
Size: 248KB | Posted: Concluded:

34 Times of Old

A man is killed by religious militants while protecting his fellow workers. He unexpectedly wakes up to find he's been abducted by aliens and they have an offer for him. He accepts the offer to be placed in an environment like Earth was 35,000 to 40,000 years ago, complete with animals and humans of that time. But there's a catch, it's a one-way trip and he's a star in their version of a reality broadcast show. They supply some gear to help him survive, and now it's up to him to do so.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Drama, Violence, Historical, Workplace, Science Fiction, Time Travel, Aliens
Week's Downloads: 26| Votes: 565 | Score: 7.82
Size: 312KB | Posted: Concluded:

35 Convergence

Evolution (3)
The only hope humanity has to meet the Aliens, on an even footing, is with US resources, so Scotty must win the Presidency. Preparing for Aliens aren't the only challenge the host/Companion cadre face. Robert Branch (AKA Abdul Ali Hassan) is loose in the world, and he is inhabited by a Demon, the antithesis of Companions. Branch and his Demon escaped to Syria in 2012, and began organizing groups of Saddam Hussein's officers and fighters. The power behind the throne of ISIS is evil incarnate.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Humor, Politics, Violence, Science, War, Military, Assassins, Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Nanotechnology, Near Future, AI, Extra Sensory Perception
Week's Downloads: 26| Votes: 228 | Score: 8.75
Size: 997KB | Posted: Concluded:

36 The Man on the Ground

A feud is finally settled. In the public domain.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Western
Tags: Western, Pulp Classic
Week's Downloads: 25| Votes: 57 | Score: 6.62
Size: 12KB | Posted:

37 What Lies Ahead

by Lumpy

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: 25| Votes: 151 | Score: 8.06
Size: 465KB | Posted: Concluded:

38 A Home Invasion

Home invaders aren't prepared for the homeowner's response.

Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: Drama
Tags: Drama, Violence
Week's Downloads: 25| Votes: 108 | Score: 7.55
Size: 22KB | Posted:

39 Runaway!

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: 24| Votes: 296 | Score: 7.99
Size: 278KB | Posted: Concluded:

40 Hatchery Road

A young former pastor is headed down the road from northern Minnesota with all his possessions in tow. His wife had taken their two girls and left, so he quit. Now, with his future very much unclear, he's off for Nashville to move in with his sister and family. Who and what he encounters on the way, however, will change his life forever.

Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: Romance
Tags: Romance
Week's Downloads: 24| Votes: 220 | Score: 8.53
Size: 777KB | Posted: Concluded:

41 The Shadow of the Rose

The Bard's Tales Story (2)
The second chapter in the saga of Aaron Whiterune; exiled prince, thief and assassin.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Assassins, Fantasy, Dragons, Witchcraft, Magic, Super Hero, Royalty
Week's Downloads: 24| Votes: 192 | Score: 9.17
Size: 548KB | Posted:

42 Star Performance

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: 24| Votes: 685 | Score: 8.38
Size: 302KB | Posted: Concluded:

43 Destruction Aftermath, Book 3

Derived from the stories of FrankSpeaks in SOL
This is the continuing story of Preservation with Jack's son, Mike, leading a small team to explore south.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Romance, Post Apocalyptic
Week's Downloads: 24| Votes: 535 | Score: 7.94
Size: 145KB | Posted: Concluded:

44 Spacers

In the not too distant future, the future is out there.

Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Military, Science Fiction, Futuristic, Near Future
Week's Downloads: 23| Votes: 74 | Score: 7.18
Size: 24KB | Posted:

45 Companion - Book 1 of Evolution

Evolution (1)
Caleb Connor's life is out of control: understatement! An extraterrestrial space ship crashed on his campsite, and an ancient, ethereal alien took up residence in his head. He doesn't get along with the alien, partially because the alien thinks he landed in a defective human. The Army investigates the crash, and the General in charge has more plans than just protecting the country. Throw in a pretty doctor and a hole in the fabric of creation... Yep. Very out of control.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags:
Week's Downloads: 23| Votes: 375 | Score: 8.94
Size: 649KB | Posted: Concluded:

46 Dog and His Boy

A dog who can read one young guy's mine, a skinny girl who plans to make that young guy hers and purple stuff that does amazing things. Add crooked cops and politicians, survivors of an inter planetary battle and you have a wild adventure and a lot of fun.
Premier members only

Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Romance, Humor, Politics, Science, Spies, Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Near Future, Young Adult
Week's Downloads: 23| Votes: 549 | Score: 8.04
Size: 435KB | Posted:

47 Hell to Pay

A young couple deals with the fall of civilization. If you cross them there will be hell to pay.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Romance, Drama, Post Apocalyptic
Week's Downloads: 23| Votes: 656 | Score: 7.92
Size: 122KB | Posted: Concluded:

48 Nobody Likes Palarma

A Jade Force of Misera Story (11)
The Enforcers of God are causing problems in Palarma. Jade Force is hired to put an end to their reign of terror.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: War, Military
Week's Downloads: 22| Votes: 92 | Score: 8.35
Size: 147KB | Posted: Concluded:

49 Refugees II

A Jade Force of Misera Story (9)
The Sumar refugees are still living in the refugee camp. The end of the Sumar/Desera war is nowhere in sight. It is time for them to be looking ahead to the future. An uncertain future is offered to them by Jade Force. Will they take it?

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: War, Military
Week's Downloads: 22| Votes: 85 | Score: 8.59
Size: 142KB | Posted: Concluded:

50 The Tobo Drug War

A Jade Force of Misera Story (5)
Amra is involved in a 'War on Drugs' in Tobo. Years have passed and the drug problem isn't getting any better. Jade Force is hired to be the scapegoat for any missions that fail to go off like planned.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: War, Military
Week's Downloads: 22| Votes: 98 | Score: 8.28
Size: 66KB | Posted: Concluded:
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