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1 Wagon Road

by Wendell Jackson

Western

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Western
Tags: Drama, Western
Week's Downloads: 219| Votes: 184 | Score: 7.15
Size: 120KB | Posted:

2 The Long Black Veil

by woodmanone

A story in the Beyond the Wall of Sleep Universe
He promised to protect her and get revenge on his enemies.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Horror
Tags: Romance, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Supernatural
Week's Downloads: 141| Votes: 48 | Score: 7.40
Size: 58KB | Posted:

3 A Charmed Life

by The Outsider

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: 93| Votes: 892 | Score: 8.56
Size: 1483KB | Posted: Concluded:

4 Ninth Grade 1958-1959

by Banadin

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: 82| Votes: 430 | Score: 8.72
Size: 1860KB | Posted: Concluded:

5 Touching My Heart, Part I

by LughIldanach

What happens when a medical scientist is in a hospital bed rather than looking at the patient in it? Actually, I'm not a patient. I'm an impatient. Herein are some of my true experiences (OK, with humor) at a top cardiology research program and a community hospital. It was agreed that having my heart stop was not desirable.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Comedy
Tags: True, Workplace
Week's Downloads: 70| Votes: 18 | Score: 7.13
Size: 4KB | Posted:

6 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: 68| Votes: 220 | Score: 8.48
Size: 1040KB | Posted: Concluded:

7 Tumbleweed

by woodmanone

Following the Civil War men sometimes had to travel like a nomad to survive. Jake Hightower was just such a man.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Western
Tags: Romance, Drama, Western
Week's Downloads: 68| Votes: 249 | Score: 8.07
Size: 99KB | Posted: Concluded:

8 The Loser

by Wendell Jackson

Head of family must solve murders of own members.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Western, Detective
Week's Downloads: 67| Votes: 100 | Score: 7.22
Size: 89KB | Posted:

9 Fools in Paradise

by UtIdArWa

Another Matt Reynolds adventure. Now they're paying to visit.

Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Humor, Melodrama, Western
Week's Downloads: 66| Votes: 169 | Score: 7.74
Size: 129KB | Posted:

10 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: 65| Votes: 479 | Score: 8.10
Size: 534KB | Posted: Concluded:

11 The Inheritance

by UtIdArWa

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: 60| Votes: 478 | Score: 7.53
Size: 108KB | Posted:

12 The Gathering

by woodmanone

A Story in the The Trilogy and More Western Universe
The saga of The Trail West and Winterborn continues.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Western
Tags: Western
Week's Downloads: 56| Votes: 637 | Score: 8.57
Size: 231KB | Posted: Concluded:

13 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
Week's Downloads: 54| Votes: 446 | Score: 8.04
Size: 121KB | Posted: Concluded:

14 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: 45| Votes: 1065 | Score: 9.43
Size: 914KB | Posted: Concluded:

15 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: 44| Votes: 763 | Score: 8.78
Size: 269KB | Posted: Concluded:

16 They Can't Hide Forever

by woodmanone

The crime was committed long ago and the suspects thought they got away with it...But they can't hide forever.

Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Drama
Tags: Crime, Drama, True, Mystery, Detective
Week's Downloads: 43| Votes: 154 | Score: 7.59
Size: 38KB | Posted:

17 The Present

by UtIdArWa

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: 41| Votes: 190 | Score: 7.60
Size: 38KB | Posted: Concluded:

18 Ride for the Sun

by woodmanone

A Story in the The Trilogy and More Western Universe
Young man must leave home and ride west or stay and watch the death of a dream.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Western
Tags: Coming of Age, Drama, Western
Week's Downloads: 41| Votes: 714 | Score: 8.54
Size: 170KB | Posted: Concluded:

19 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: 40| Votes: 835 | Score: 8.71
Size: 478KB | Posted: Concluded:

20 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: 39| Votes: 967 | Score: 7.78
Size: 313KB | Posted:

21 Getting By

by Shakes Peer2B

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: 38| Votes: 1002 | Score: 9.17
Size: 764KB | Posted:

22 Summer Vacation 1959 - the Rick Jackson Saga

by Banadin

A continuation of Rick Jackson coming of age. It is recommended that Summer Vacation 1958 and Ninth Grade be read first. Remember it is all true, give or take a lie or two.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Young Adult
Tags: Coming of Age, Travel, Novel-Classic
Week's Downloads: 37| Votes: 312 | Score: 8.60
Size: 174KB | Posted: Concluded:

23 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: 37| Votes: 611 | Score: 8.75
Size: 1073KB | Posted: Concluded:

24 A Glass, and Darkly

by The Outsider

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: 36| Votes: 366 | Score: 8.80
Size: 906KB | Posted: Concluded:

25 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: 36| Votes: 705 | Score: 9.29
Size: 1478KB | Posted: Concluded:

26 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: 36| Votes: 371 | Score: 7.52
Size: 47KB | Posted:

27 Rocky Roads

by UtIdArWa

Some roads start when others end.

Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Space, Near Future
Week's Downloads: 35| Votes: 153 | Score: 7.16
Size: 12KB | Posted:

28 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: 34| Votes: 1497 | Score: 8.96
Size: 455KB | Posted:

29 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.' - 41,600 words.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Western, Rags to Riches, Science Fiction, Time Travel
Week's Downloads: 33| Votes: 326 | Score: 8.34
Size: 231KB | Posted:

30 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: 32| Votes: 871 | Score: 9.28
Size: 565KB | Posted: Concluded:

31 Anahesa's Boyfriend

by Lance C

A lonely teenage girl plus magic.

Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: Fantasy
Tags: Humor, Fantasy, Witchcraft, Magic
Week's Downloads: 31| Votes: 32 | Score: 6.49
Size: 7KB | Posted:

32 Desperado

by woodmanone

A Story in the The Trilogy and More Western Universe
The life and times of an unlikely hero.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Western
Tags: Romance, Drama, Western
Week's Downloads: 30| Votes: 589 | Score: 8.54
Size: 90KB | Posted:

33 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: 28| Votes: 270 | Score: 7.53
Size: 61KB | Posted:

34 The Ballad of Zachery Carson

by woodmanone

A Story in the The Trilogy and More Western Universe
A young man leaves his home in Missouri just after the Civil War to make a life for himself in the West. During one adventure he lives up to the legend of a famous kinsman.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Western
Tags: Coming of Age, Drama, Western
Week's Downloads: 27| Votes: 474 | Score: 8.07
Size: 140KB | Posted: Concluded:

35 My Summer Vacation - 1958

by Banadin

A young man's summer adventures which are the start to his coming of age. A prelude to a new series.

Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: Young Adult
Tags: Coming of Age, Travel, Young Adult
Week's Downloads: 27| Votes: 350 | Score: 8.13
Size: 57KB | Posted:

36 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: 26| Votes: 230 | Score: 7.48
Size: 862KB | Posted: Concluded:

37 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: 25| Votes: 631 | Score: 8.08
Size: 75KB | Posted:

38 The Next Generation

by Wes Boyd

A Spearfish Lake/Dawnwalker Story (3)
All she ever wanted was to be normal! Her mother considered Judith to be a hopeless invalid that would have to be cared for all her life -- but then she finds a boyfriend that doesn't see her that way. With his help, she learns to be a much stronger person than anyone had ever thought she could be.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Romance
Tags: Coming of Age, Romance
Week's Downloads: 25| Votes: 327 | Score: 9.10
Size: 440KB | Posted:

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: 25| Votes: 840 | Score: 9.48
Size: 1083KB | Posted: Concluded:

40 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: 24| Votes: 197 | Score: 8.16
Size: 180KB | Posted: Concluded:

41 C'Est La Vie

by Denham Forrest

A Story in the Spider and Fly Universe
A divorced man sneaks in to watch his estranged daughter's wedding. Things snowball from there.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Drama
Tags: Romance, Melodrama
Week's Downloads: 24| Votes: 245 | Score: 8.27
Size: 78KB | Posted:

42 Uncertain Justice

by Longhorn__07

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: 24| Votes: 846 | Score: 9.16
Size: 1085KB | Posted:

43 End of an Era

by woodmanone

A Story in the The Trilogy and More Western Universe
Things are changing in the old West. The life and times of a real by God mountain man.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Drama, Western
Week's Downloads: 24| Votes: 575 | Score: 9.03
Size: 148KB | Posted: Concluded:

44 One New Horizon

by Sagacious

Alex saw that the rich guys got the best girls, so he decided to become rich. Along the way he had adventures and found friends, and more.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Romance
Tags:
Week's Downloads: 23| Votes: 640 | Score: 7.62
Size: 279KB | Posted: Concluded:

45 Busted Axle Road

by Wes Boyd

A Spearfish Lake/Dawnwalker Story (4)
A snake crawls out of a bathroom drain, and a woman kills it with her hair dryer... That's all it takes to set townspeople, media, crooked environmentalists, nudists, a country music singer, the federal government and a bunch of dogsledders to getting at each other's throats. Of course, nothing's quite normal in Spearfish Lake!

Age Rating: Older than 13
Tags: Coming of Age, Romance, Humor
Week's Downloads: 22| Votes: 124 | Score: 8.78
Size: 948KB | Posted:

46 101 Bell Whistle

by JimWar

Sometimes, even when times are hard, an opportunity arises. Sometimes such an opportunity can lead to adventure and give up mysteries that beg to be solved. Sometimes the solving of those mysteries can bring riches, adventure and sometimes even more mystery. Sometimes we find romance in such adventures. Sometime we find answers to questions that we never asked. Meet Joe and let the adventure begin.

Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: Mystery
Tags: Puzzles, Pirates, Slavery, Historical
Week's Downloads: 22| Votes: 469 | Score: 8.47
Size: 259KB | Posted: Concluded:

47 An Empire's War

by James Douglas

What if the Roman Empire didn't die? What would they be like today? Rome and its allies are threatened by a old enemy. Who will live and who will die?

Age Rating: Older than 7
Tags: Romance, Military, Alternate Timeline
Week's Downloads: 21| Votes: 196 | Score: 7.34
Size: 194KB | Posted: Concluded:

48 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: 21| Votes: 348 | Score: 8.02
Size: 343KB | Posted: Concluded:

49 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: 21| Votes: 893 | Score: 8.91
Size: 502KB | Posted: Concluded:

50 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: 21| Votes: 826 | Score: 8.54
Size: 228KB | Posted: Concluded:
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