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1 "Captains Courageous": A Story of the Grand Banks

A pampered millionaire's son tumbles overboard from a luxury liner and falls into good fortune, disguised in the form of a fishing boat. The gruff and hearty crew teach the young man to be worth his salt as they fish the waters off the Grand Banks of Newfoundland. Brimming with adventure and humor.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Novel-Classic
Week's Downloads: 247| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 304KB | Posted:

2 Play It Again Sam

Hindsight is the only exact science. What would you do if you could go back

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Fantasy
Tags: Romance, Drama, Time Travel, Fantasy
Week's Downloads: 153| Votes: 25 | Score: 7.28
Size: 8KB | Posted:

3 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: 129| Votes: 802 | Score: 8.50
Size: 1483KB | Posted: Concluded:

4 The Last of the Nsheos

Lem seems to be an ordinary fellow, but something starts affecting his mind in a strange way.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Spiritual, Science Fiction, Aliens, Futuristic, Shapeshifters
Week's Downloads: 90| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 21KB | Posted:

5 The Ancient Allan

A gripping novel which takes us and the hero, adventurer Allan Quatermain, back in time. It relates several exciting adventures like a lion hunt, wrestling with a crocodile, and a large-scale battle between various armies.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Novel-Classic
Week's Downloads: 86| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 465KB | Posted:

6 The Call of the Wild

Life is good for Buck in Santa Clara Valley, where he spends his days eating and sleeping in the golden sunshine. But one day a treacherous act of betrayal leads to his kidnap, and he is forced into a life of toil and danger. Dragged away to be a sledge dog in the harsh and freezing cold Yukon, Buck must fight for his survivial. Can he rise above his enemies and become the master of his realm once again?

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Novel-Classic
Week's Downloads: 74| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 171KB | Posted:

7 Waiting at the Bluebird

Roxie, has had many men. Cal has never been lucky with women. Roxie says his problem is that "he doesn't know how to howl at the moon". She's from wrong side of the tracks and waitressing at the Bluebird Diner. Cal, a farmer's son, is a lawyer and politician. A bachelor, he often takes his meals there, where small town politics are always on the menu. Their lives intersect amid a struggle against political corruption.

Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Drama
Tags: Romance, Drama, Politics, Workplace
Week's Downloads: 74| Votes: 181 | Score: 7.88
Size: 1126KB | Posted: Concluded:

8 Mr. Standfast

In this nail-biting adventure story, Hannay must outwit a foe far more intelligent than himself; muster the courage to propose to the lovely, clever Mary Lamington; and survive a brutal war. Although Mr. Standfast is a sequel to The Thirty-Nine Steps, it offers far more characterisation and philosophy than the earlier book.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Novel-Classic
Week's Downloads: 73| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 675KB | Posted:

9 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: 62| Votes: 657 | Score: 9.31
Size: 1478KB | Posted: Concluded:

10 Service Society

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: 62| Votes: 594 | Score: 8.73
Size: 1073KB | Posted: Concluded:

11 Civil War in Misera

A Jade Force of Misera Story (8)
Misera from its founding has not been stable.There a suppressed indigenous population and a repressed population controlled by a few selfish political types. A civil war erupts. The government hires Jade Force to put down the rebellion so that Jade Force can kill off the protesters. Blame is easy to deflect - it wasn't us, it was Jade Force who massacred the crowd in the square.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: War, Military
Week's Downloads: 60| Votes: 69 | Score: 8.08
Size: 72KB | Posted: Concluded:

12 Greenmantle

November 1915. Richard Hannay is tasked to undertake a top secret mission to investigate a plot to create a holy war throughout the Muslim world and draw troops and resources from the Western Front.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Novel-Classic
Week's Downloads: 59| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 516KB | Posted:

13 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: 52| Votes: 452 | Score: 8.00
Size: 532KB | Posted: Concluded:

14 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: 51| Votes: 812 | Score: 9.34
Size: 565KB | Posted: Concluded:

15 The Gathering

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: 51| Votes: 602 | Score: 8.56
Size: 231KB | Posted: Concluded:

16 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: 48| Votes: 792 | Score: 8.70
Size: 478KB | Posted: Concluded:

17 Winterborn

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: 46| Votes: 788 | Score: 8.55
Size: 228KB | Posted: Concluded:

18 Play Ball!

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. 74,200 words

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Workplace, Rags to Riches, Sports, Baseball
Week's Downloads: 45| Votes: 244 | Score: 8.19
Size: 396KB | Posted: Concluded:

19 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: 44| Votes: 440 | Score: 8.75
Size: 782KB | Posted: Concluded:

20 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: 43| Votes: 314 | Score: 7.96
Size: 342KB | Posted: Concluded:

21 Betrayal

A young man's decision changes his life

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Romance, Crime, Drama
Week's Downloads: 42| Votes: 254 | Score: 7.54
Size: 61KB | Posted:

22 The Inquisitor

Time travel and a medieval religious debate taking place on a planet of sentient dogs.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Politics, Spiritual, Religion, Science Fiction, Time Travel, Futuristic, Furry
Week's Downloads: 38| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 6KB | Posted:

23 The Second Hundred Years

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: 38| Votes: 718 | Score: 8.77
Size: 269KB | Posted: Concluded:

24 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: 37| Votes: 1447 | Score: 9.00
Size: 455KB | Posted:

25 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: 36| Votes: 928 | Score: 7.74
Size: 309KB | Posted:

26 Survivor

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: 35| Votes: 297 | Score: 7.79
Size: 276KB | Posted: Concluded:

27 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: 35| Votes: 961 | Score: 9.25
Size: 764KB | Posted:

28 Mallard Heir

A man just out of university inherits a trust in the USA. He has to live in the house it owns, but first he has to make it livable. He also has to worry about some old feuds in place in this rural valley in the Appalachian mountains. He has to survive his first weeks in the mountains, and in doing so he finds a wife and partner for life while they deal with old feuds and the local weather. 48,700 words.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: General
Tags: Workplace, Rags to Riches
Week's Downloads: 34| Votes: 281 | Score: 7.44
Size: 257KB | Posted: Concluded:

29 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: 34| Votes: 401 | Score: 8.57
Size: 1860KB | Posted: Concluded:

30 Tumbleweed

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: 32| Votes: 212 | Score: 7.91
Size: 99KB | Posted: Concluded:

31 The Second Hundred Years-sequel

A Story in the The Trilogy and More Western Universe
The Randals at Eagle's Nest live on.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Drama
Week's Downloads: 31| Votes: 532 | Score: 8.76
Size: 119KB | Posted: Concluded:

32 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: 30| Votes: 995 | Score: 9.44
Size: 914KB | Posted: Concluded:

33 00-00 Clan Amir Story Time Line

A Clan Amir of Berant Story
PLEASE READ THIS FIRST. Background information that helps you appreciate the Clan Amir Stories. Not a story as such. This has a list of all the stories in chronological order, the order they should be read in.

Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: General
Tags: Military, Workplace, Royalty
Week's Downloads: 30| Votes: 59 | Score: 7.39
Size: 24KB | Posted: Concluded:

34 Masi'shen Evolution

Sequel to "Masi'shen Stranded" -- Michael Hawthorne and Dee'rah evolve to become ambassadors seeking to link two worlds across the galaxy. Earth recognizes the chance for global peace, but a corrupt American president threatens them all with nuclear nightmare as a ploy to rule the nation. Old enemies become allies, and old alliances fall apart. Will humankind survive to achieve a future in the stars?

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Drama, Politics, Violence, Spiritual, Religion, Anarchism, Science Fiction, Aliens, Space
Week's Downloads: 29| Votes: 468 | Score: 8.99
Size: 948KB | Posted: Concluded:

35 The Dragons of Arbor

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: 29| Votes: 262 | Score: 8.95
Size: 1169KB | Posted: Concluded:

36 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: 28| Votes: 232 | Score: 7.72
Size: 380KB | Posted: Concluded:

37 Unexpected Adventure

A Dark Wars Tale
Edgar Laetham had enough. He had spent enough time shedding blood and losing friends for Queen and country. A chance encounter with an old friend from Australia while recovering from a wound in Bahrain a year after the First Gulf War sent his life on a different path. How different he would not know until one fateful, rain-soaked day while driving his new charge through the streets of Harrow. After that day, he knew life with Dame Alice Spencer-Killdare would never be the same. Or boring!

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Fantasy
Tags: Crime, Violence, Alternate Universe, Shapeshifters
Week's Downloads: 28| Votes: 131 | Score: 7.92
Size: 31KB | Posted:

38 Desperado

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: 28| Votes: 550 | Score: 8.59
Size: 90KB | Posted:

39 The Mission

A story in the Time Travel Adventures Universe
For years Charles had hid as far from women as he could, then a chance encounter with trouble brought her to him. Now he had to not only save her and her kingdom but his self as well. Problem is her Kingdom is thousands of years in the past!

Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Politics, Violence, Science, Military, Assassins, Spies, Science Fiction, Time Travel, Aliens, Space, Futuristic, Alternate Timeline, Clones
Week's Downloads: 27| Votes:   | Score:  
Size: 195KB | Posted: Concluded:

40 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: 27| Votes: 256 | Score: 7.83
Size: 274KB | Posted: Concluded:

41 The Trail to Perdition

A Story in the The Trilogy and More Western Universe
After a family tragedy Tom Boone becomes a Deputy U.S. Marshal. He travels from one type of hell to another doing his duty.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Western
Tags: Romance, Drama, Western
Week's Downloads: 27| Votes: 473 | Score: 8.14
Size: 110KB | Posted:

42 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: 26| Votes: 274 | Score: 7.53
Size: 258KB | Posted: Concluded:

43 03-05 Designing Devilry

A Clan Amir of Berant Story
For a change of pace Gerry takes on some university courses. Two have some interesting events along the way.

Age Rating: Older than 13
Tags: School, Extra Sensory Perception
Week's Downloads: 26| Votes: 108 | Score: 7.65
Size: 11KB | Posted:

44 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: 26| Votes: 301 | Score: 8.06
Size: 444KB | Posted: Concluded:

45 The Thirty-nine Steps

Adventurer Richard Hannay, just returned from South Africa, is thoroughly bored with London life-until he is accosted by a mysterious American, who warns him of an assassination plot that could completely destabalise the fragile political balance of Europe. Initially sceptical, Hannay nonetheless harbours the man-but one dayreturns home to find him murdered...

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Novel-Classic
Week's Downloads: 25| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 210KB | Posted:

46 05-05 Persuasive Performance

A Clan Amir of Berant Story
Medical students attend the Carmel Clinic to learn the new techniques taught there, but get involved in a major medical emergency on their day off. They also find the answer to a mystery the came across on their first day.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Drama, Extra Sensory Perception
Week's Downloads: 24| Votes: 115 | Score: 7.99
Size: 26KB | Posted:

47 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: 24| Votes: 257 | Score: 8.13
Size: 544KB | Posted: Concluded:

48 Time Once More for Marilyn

by Texrep

Dalzeil's life is full of contrasts with both good and bad things happening to him. Then he re-acquaints with a girl from his past.

Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Romance
Tags: Romance, Drama
Week's Downloads: 24| Votes: 249 | Score: 8.23
Size: 105KB | Posted:

49 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: 23| Votes: 262 | Score: 7.92
Size: 278KB | Posted: Concluded:

50 07-02b Gordie's Gophers Gather

A Clan Amir of Berant Story
It's time for Gerry to attack his main enemies, but first he must gather his special assault team. This is the story of his recruitment drive for a very special team of people to lead his attack on U MAMA.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: General
Tags: Crime, Drama, Politics, Workplace, Hackers, Extra Sensory Perception, Young Adult, Vignettes
Week's Downloads: 23| Votes: 205 | Score: 7.47
Size: 25KB | Posted:
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