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1 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: 133| Votes: 42 | Score: 8.03
Size: 190KB | Posted:

2 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: 127| Votes: 945 | Score: 8.57
Size: 1483KB | Posted: Concluded:

3 Skyscrapers

by The Outsider

A story in the Enfield Undrowned Universe
Civil engineer Todd Rook felt he had 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 had, and what he still needed.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Drama
Tags: Romance, Military, Workplace, Alternate Timeline
Week's Downloads: 102| Votes: 74 | Score: 7.18
Size: 73KB | Posted:

4 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: 99| Votes: 161 | Score: 9.03
Size: 1277KB | Posted: Concluded:

5 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.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Western
Tags: Historical, Western, Science Fiction, Time Travel
Week's Downloads: 85| Votes: 262 | Score: 8.41
Size: 1040KB | Posted: Concluded:

6 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: 81| Votes: 139 | Score: 7.02
Size: 318KB | Posted: Concluded:

7 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: 64| Votes: 226 | Score: 8.48
Size: 445KB | Posted: Concluded:

8 S.H.E.I.L.A

by Pars001

A man is hunted for what he has created.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Politics, Violence, Science, Secret Agents, Travel, Science Fiction, Futuristic, Nanotechnology, Near Future
Week's Downloads: 62| Votes:   | Score:  
Size: 431KB | Posted: Concluded:

9 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: 56| Votes: 378 | Score: 8.01
Size: 286KB | Posted: Concluded:

10 Betrayal

by woodmanone

A young man's decision changes his life

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Romance, Crime, Drama
Week's Downloads: 54| Votes: 297 | Score: 7.53
Size: 61KB | Posted:

11 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: 52| Votes: 424 | Score: 8.79
Size: 906KB | Posted: Concluded:

12 Human Phoenix

by Refusenik

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: 52| Votes: 756 | Score: 9.23
Size: 1478KB | Posted: Concluded:

13 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: 47| Votes: 278 | Score: 8.21
Size: 308KB | Posted: Concluded:

14 Times of Old

by Ernest Bywater

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: 44| Votes: 608 | Score: 7.74
Size: 313KB | Posted: Concluded:

15 J.J. and His Sin (Cyn)

by woodmanone

Meet the girl, love the girl, protect the girl

Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: Romance
Tags: Romance, Drama
Week's Downloads: 44| Votes: 361 | Score: 7.88
Size: 47KB | Posted:

16 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: 38| Votes: 1544 | Score: 8.92
Size: 455KB | Posted:

17 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: 37| Votes: 486 | Score: 8.70
Size: 782KB | Posted: Concluded:

18 Demons Slain

by Texrep

Greg and Millie fought bitterly at first, but strangely love bloomed out of adversity.

Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Romance
Tags: Romance
Week's Downloads: 37| Votes: 216 | Score: 7.61
Size: 96KB | Posted:

19 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: 36| Votes: 1112 | Score: 9.39
Size: 914KB | Posted: Concluded:

20 Missing Cats and Found Kittens

by UtIdArWa

A Mountain Man Story (5)
Number 5 in the Matt and Suzy saga. Modern day legal bullies try their hand at stealing what the want.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Crime, Humor, Drama, Melodrama, Violence, Mystery
Week's Downloads: 36| Votes: 302 | Score: 8.06
Size: 172KB | Posted:

21 Winds of Change

by R. Michael Lowe aka The Scot

A story in the Winds of Change Universe
Grant Maxwell is sent back to the Colonial period of America to try to thwart the actions of a Scottish professor who hates the United States. Unfortunately, too much damage may have already occurred and it may be up to Grant to try to salvage the Nation. Note - Slavery concerns life in Colonial America. - 119,900 words.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Historical, War, Military, Rags to Riches, Science Fiction, Time Travel, Aliens, Nanotechnology
Week's Downloads: 34| Votes: 475 | Score: 8.57
Size: 682KB | Posted: Concluded:

22 Through the Years

by woodmanone

A Story in the The Trilogy and More Western Universe
A strange and wondrous adventure for a young man from Texas.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Romance, Drama, Western, Time Travel
Week's Downloads: 34| Votes: 670 | Score: 8.06
Size: 75KB | Posted:

23 Zombie

by Ernest Bywater

An Australian soldier is killed in Afghanistan. Years later a young girl is abducted near her school in a rural Australian town. A strange man in worn Army camos discovers her. She has a rare blood group and is bleeding to death. It's a race against time. The local community helps by donating blood; neighbours and strangers are determined to help her. A nearby Army base also helps the daughter of a respected officer who died in Afghanistan. While she's in hospital there are strange incidents.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Crime, War, Mystery, Rags to Riches
Week's Downloads: 33| Votes: 198 | Score: 8.06
Size: 91KB | Posted: Concluded:

24 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: 33| Votes: 342 | Score: 8.13
Size: 274KB | Posted: Concluded:

25 Human Man

by Refusenik

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: 33| Votes: 933 | Score: 9.25
Size: 565KB | Posted: Concluded:

26 Wagon Road

by Wendell Jackson

Western

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Western
Tags: Drama, Western
Week's Downloads: 31| Votes: 349 | Score: 7.28
Size: 120KB | Posted:

27 A Tyler Christmas

by AA Nemo

A Christmas Story
Two wounded people. Will they find a way?

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Drama
Tags: Romance, Drama
Week's Downloads: 31| Votes: 174 | Score: 8.45
Size: 245KB | Posted: Concluded:

28 The Volunteer

by Denham Forrest

A Story in the Spider and Fly Universe
There's an adage in the British armed forces, never volunteer for anything! Especially when you're drunk! But, just sometimes...?

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Romance
Tags: Romance
Week's Downloads: 31| Votes: 686 | Score: 8.24
Size: 93KB | Posted:

29 My Learned Friend

by Texrep

Clem and Chrissie have what appears to be the perfect marriage. Jealous Gods decide that they should not be so happy

Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Drama
Tags: Romance, Drama, Historical
Week's Downloads: 30| Votes: 144 | Score: 8.39
Size: 142KB | Posted:

30 Masterbuilder

by White Zulu

A humourous fantasy novel about time travel and some mild science fiction with special attention to their impact on human interactions. There is no sexual content as such but the last two chapters are mildly erotic in an off-beat way. Second, much revised and amended edition.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Fantasy
Tags: Crime, Humor, Science Fiction, Time Travel
Week's Downloads: 30| Votes: 236 | Score: 7.46
Size: 862KB | Posted: Concluded:

31 Brand New Girlfriend

by Jake Rivers

What can Joe do when his girl says she wants to date others? Just a bit of fun, if you crack even a slight smile, I'm happy. If you actually grin, shoot me an email. Genre is Comedy, but really, it's Humor.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Comedy
Tags: Humor
Week's Downloads: 30| Votes: 409 | Score: 7.05
Size: 8KB | Posted:

32 Trust Your Instincts

by woodmanone

People and events are not always what they seem. Trust your instincts.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Romance
Tags: Romance, Drama
Week's Downloads: 30| Votes: 390 | Score: 7.49
Size: 47KB | Posted:

33 Inferno

by LT Vulcan

Hundreds of years ago, the mighty Xelos led a brutal massacre and proceeded to rule over the earth with an iron fist. One day his powers were stolen from him, and he was sealed away. In the modern-day Andy is enjoying his everyday life when a horde of vicious monsters attacks him. Follow him as he discovers his powers, and he is thrown into a crazy new world at a time when Xelos is inching closer to awakening.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Fantasy
Tags: Coming of Age, Fantasy, Magic, Super Hero
Week's Downloads: 29| Votes: 52 | Score: 6.86
Size: 184KB | Posted: Concluded:

34 Rough Diamond

by Ernest Bywater

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: 29| Votes: 1009 | Score: 7.75
Size: 314KB | Posted:

35 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: 28| Votes: 330 | Score: 7.88
Size: 515KB | Posted: Concluded:

36 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: 28| Votes: 630 | Score: 8.75
Size: 1073KB | Posted: Concluded:

37 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: 28| Votes: 509 | Score: 8.14
Size: 534KB | Posted: Concluded:

38 Hatchery Road

by ShadowWriter

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: 27| Votes: 241 | Score: 8.62
Size: 777KB | Posted: Concluded:

39 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: 27| Votes: 862 | Score: 9.47
Size: 1083KB | Posted: Concluded:

40 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: 26| Votes: 312 | Score: 8.03
Size: 487KB | Posted: Concluded:

41 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: 26| Votes: 166 | Score: 7.69
Size: 37KB | Posted:

42 Having It All

by JimWar

This is a short story about a man who has a pretty good life, you might even say a rich life. He has things and yet he is lonely. Like most of us he doesn't realize that he is missing something. This is also a story about a young woman who is also missing something in her life. Well to say more would be to give you too much information.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Romance
Tags: Romance
Week's Downloads: 26| Votes: 346 | Score: 7.74
Size: 46KB | Posted:

43 Survivor

by Ernest Bywater

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: 25| Votes: 380 | Score: 8.09
Size: 278KB | Posted: Concluded:

44 A Life Worth Living - a John the Genius Story

by PT Brainum

On the eve of turning eight years old omniscient genius John Cook begins to collect the people he needs, and starts his University education in 1985 Oklahoma. Sequel to Perfect Choices

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Coming of Age, Science Fiction, Time Travel, Alternate Timeline, Extra Sensory Perception
Week's Downloads: 24| Votes: 135 | Score: 8.06
Size: 116KB | Posted:

45 Hell Hound

by Ernest Bywater

'Once a Marine, always a Marine.' was the code he lived by. His dictionary had no definition for 'impossible:' an exceptional man who wouldn't let his superiors stop him from doing what he saw as his duty, even if it's by himself after being retired. The story is told by his niece who's concerned about how the authorities are trying to rewrite his life for their own purposes.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Violence, War, Military, Near Future
Week's Downloads: 23| Votes: 215 | Score: 8.15
Size: 181KB | Posted: Concluded:

46 War Stories and Other

by Dreaded

Ramblings of an old soldier from a forgotten war

Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: True
Tags: Historical, True
Week's Downloads: 23| Votes: 35 | Score: 7.27
Size: 325KB | Posted: Concluded:

47 A Good Man

by Pars001

A story in the Mage and Magic Universe
His life was horrible, everything about it. He had a witch of a wife, no job, nothing, but all that changed one day, for the better? Who could say? Yet?

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Fantasy
Tags: Violence, War, Assassins, Science Fiction, Shapeshifters, Supernatural, Werewolves, Demons, Monsters, Fantasy, Dwarves, Furry, Magic, Royalty
Week's Downloads: 22| Votes:   | Score:  
Size: 173KB | Posted: Concluded:

48 Sun Hair

by UtIdArWa

A story in the The Regiment Universe
Sun Hair, A white indian, Joins the Regiment. Meanwhile Obie's son, Billy, Heads south to hide.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Crime, Drama, Melodrama, Violence, Western, Military
Week's Downloads: 22| Votes: 144 | Score: 7.79
Size: 66KB | Posted:

49 A Farmer's Life

by Ernest Bywater

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: 22| Votes: 382 | Score: 8.35
Size: 248KB | Posted: Concluded:

50 The Present

by UtIdArWa

A Mountain Man Story (3)
An unexpected short story set in the Matt Reynolds universe.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Romance, Humor, Western
Week's Downloads: 21| Votes: 359 | Score: 7.66
Size: 38KB | Posted: Concluded:
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