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1 Dracklind

Last minute decisions often lead to complications. Especially in his kind of business.

Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction
Week's Downloads: 195| Votes: 20 | Score: 6.70
Size: 17KB | Posted:

2 A Life Worth Living - a John the Genius Story

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: 192| Votes: 50 | Score: 8.33
Size: 116KB | Posted:

3 The Present

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: 179| Votes: 124 | Score: 7.47
Size: 38KB | Posted: Concluded:

4 Perfect Choices - A John the Genius Story

First part in series. Omniscient 7 year old John begins a journey to change the world. Begins in 1984 Oklahoma. 28k words.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Coming of Age, Humor, School, Science, Rags to Riches, Science Fiction, Time Travel, Alternate Timeline
Week's Downloads: 159| Votes: 70 | Score: 7.72
Size: 158KB | Posted:

5 Heaven's in Reach on St. Pete Beach

Your best friend loved her and died for her and for you. Now should you still love her?

Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Romance
Tags: Romance
Week's Downloads: 121| Votes: 15 | Score: 6.77
Size: 7KB | Posted:

6 Mountain Man

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: 94| Votes: 393 | Score: 7.98
Size: 121KB | Posted: Concluded:

7 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: 81| Votes: 434 | Score: 7.47
Size: 108KB | Posted:

8 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: 74| Votes: 194 | Score: 8.52
Size: 1040KB | Posted: Concluded:

9 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: 62| Votes: 419 | Score: 8.70
Size: 1860KB | Posted: Concluded:

10 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: 52| Votes: 883 | Score: 8.55
Size: 1483KB | Posted: Concluded:

11 The Loser

Head of family must solve murders of own members.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Western, Detective
Week's Downloads: 50| Votes: 51 | Score: 6.89
Size: 89KB | Posted:

12 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: 49| Votes: 302 | Score: 7.60
Size: 258KB | Posted: Concluded:

13 Karma's a Bitch and Then Someone Dies

Three young punks pay the price for screwing with the wrong family

Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Crime, Drama, Violence
Week's Downloads: 46| Votes: 732 | Score: 8.06
Size: 53KB | Posted:

14 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: 43| Votes: 1047 | Score: 9.43
Size: 914KB | Posted: Concluded:

15 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: 43| Votes: 839 | Score: 9.17
Size: 1085KB | Posted:

16 Rocky Roads

Some roads start when others end.

Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Space, Near Future
Week's Downloads: 41| Votes: 124 | Score: 7.10
Size: 12KB | Posted:

17 Miss Kitty

She only wanted some snacks from the 7-Eleven. A time travel-western inspired by cmsix.

Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Historical, Western, Time Travel
Week's Downloads: 41| Votes: 601 | Score: 7.26
Size: 38KB | Posted:

18 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: 40| Votes: 577 | Score: 7.80
Size: 312KB | Posted: Concluded:

19 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: 38| Votes: 1479 | Score: 8.99
Size: 455KB | Posted:

20 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: 456 | Score: 8.76
Size: 782KB | Posted: Concluded:

21 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: 36| Votes: 692 | Score: 9.28
Size: 1478KB | Posted: Concluded:

22 Finding Shelter

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: 36| Votes: 889 | Score: 8.92
Size: 502KB | Posted: Concluded:

23 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: 36| Votes: 324 | Score: 8.15
Size: 444KB | Posted: Concluded:

24 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: 36| Votes: 823 | Score: 8.73
Size: 478KB | Posted: Concluded:

25 Command Decision

In the midst of war, a young officer is required to think for herself in any situation, no matter how trying.

Age Rating: Older than 13
Tags: Science Fiction
Week's Downloads: 35| Votes: 175 | Score: 7.29
Size: 59KB | Posted:

26 Will to Survive

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: 35| Votes: 344 | Score: 7.98
Size: 343KB | Posted: Concluded:

27 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: 34| Votes: 859 | Score: 9.28
Size: 565KB | Posted: Concluded:

28 Justice Resurrected

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: 32| Votes: 511 | Score: 9.04
Size: 835KB | Posted: Concluded:

29 Getting By

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: 32| Votes: 992 | Score: 9.19
Size: 764KB | Posted:

30 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: 31| Votes: 695 | Score: 8.35
Size: 303KB | Posted: Concluded:

31 Sarah's Love

A surly veteran and an orphaned little girl now being raised by her grandma meet and save each other from their torments.

Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: General
Tags: True
Week's Downloads: 31| Votes: 144 | Score: 8.58
Size: 751KB | Posted:

32 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: 30| Votes: 249 | Score: 8.01
Size: 487KB | Posted: Concluded:

33 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: 30| Votes: 76 | Score: 7.35
Size: 740KB | Posted: Concluded:

34 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: 29| Votes: 356 | Score: 8.80
Size: 906KB | Posted: Concluded:

35 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: 28| Votes: 334 | Score: 8.04
Size: 300KB | Posted: Concluded:

36 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: 27| Votes: 273 | Score: 7.94
Size: 487KB | Posted: Concluded:

37 Summer Wind

Jerry gets a "Dear Jerry" letter from his fiancée and moves to Hawaii for a new start. He is lonely until he finds a bikini on the beach... oh yeah, it's what was in the bikini that grabbed his attention!

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Romance
Tags: Romance
Week's Downloads: 27| Votes: 171 | Score: 7.23
Size: 44KB | Posted:

38 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: 837 | Score: 9.48
Size: 1083KB | Posted: Concluded:

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: 26| Votes: 312 | Score: 7.99
Size: 278KB | Posted: Concluded:

40 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: 26| Votes: 478 | Score: 8.11
Size: 534KB | Posted: Concluded:

41 Rough Diamond

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: 26| Votes: 961 | Score: 7.77
Size: 313KB | Posted:

42 01-01 Heritage

A Clan Amir of Berant Story
Berant has weathered WW II, but most of the Army is loyal to the generals and not the crown. The generals have been bought and the Army is in revolt. The king is killed, but not all is lost Can the royal princesses escape and live to lead an army of their own to retake their country? read and find out.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: War, Military, Royalty
Week's Downloads: 25| Votes: 146 | Score: 8.27
Size: 149KB | Posted: Concluded:

43 My Summer Vacation - 1958

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: 25| Votes: 339 | Score: 8.12
Size: 57KB | Posted:

44 Zooma

Space Opera

Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Space
Week's Downloads: 24| Votes: 101 | Score: 7.25
Size: 35KB | 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: 383 | Score: 8.93
Size: 649KB | Posted: Concluded:

46 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: 23| Votes: 88 | Score: 8.58
Size: 356KB | Posted:

47 Masterbuilder

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: 22| Votes: 229 | Score: 7.48
Size: 862KB | Posted: Concluded:

48 Corruption - Book 2 of Evolution

Evolution (2)
Most of the Connor clan hosting Companions have moved to Texas. It has been a year since the fateful space ship crash. The ethereal alien that survived, opening a portal allowing more Companions into this universe, has been finding ways to protect the hosts. General Branch is still at large. When Branch resurfaces with terrorists, he is focused on revenge. A kidnapping causes a different portal opening, and the beings that enter this universe are not the benign Companions that Caleb knows.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Crime, Politics, Violence, Science, Military, Assassins, Detective, Science Fiction, Aliens, Nanotechnology
Week's Downloads: 22| Votes: 247 | Score: 8.30
Size: 504KB | Posted: Concluded:

49 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: 21| Votes: 136 | Score: 7.09
Size: 24KB | Posted:

50 Summer Vacation 1959 - the Rick Jackson Saga

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: 21| Votes: 303 | Score: 8.59
Size: 174KB | Posted: Concluded:
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