In 1910, Two people realize that they need to renew their love. A story about the nature of true love, and how that love evolves over time. Romantic and spiritual, providing us all hope and a way to look at out relationships.
Father's been away 3 years. His young family's meeting him at the airport. --- Bad Fred, said --- It's poignant, and you hit the right notes. If I didn't know it was your story and trust you, I would have drifted away in the first few paragraphs. It moved slowly. It was lovely, but it wasn't hitting my "what happens next?" buttons. Well, until the end when it all comes together. Readers who stick with it will be rewarded. Set in Australia.
Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: Drama Tags: Drama, Politics, Military, Workplace, Vignettes Downloads: 4648| Votes: 492 | Score: 8.92 Size: 11KB | 2,221 words |
Man's wife reminises about their life together during his posthumus induction to baseball's Hall of Fame. An often humorous, always piognant look at the differances between his public baseball life and their private family life.
Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Romance Tags: Romance, Humor, Drama, Baseball, Tear Jerker Downloads: 1264| Votes: 109 | Score: 8.85 Size: 28KB | 5,517 words |
Max Wagner, former carpenter, lives on the streets of San Francisco. His only goal is the next mug of moonshine. Fate intervenes in the persons of a famous singer and a friendly young widow, but then Max has to prove himself in the face of a catastrophe.
Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Historical Tags: Romance, Drama, Historical Downloads: 3860| Votes: 441 | Score: 8.82 Size: 33KB | 6,430 words |
Edward loves his daughter. Collecting her from school each afternoon and walking home with her is a highlight of his day. Then one day, on the way from work to school, he meets a blind man in the park.
Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: General Tags: Vignettes, Tear Jerker Downloads: 881| Votes: 62 | Score: 8.14 Size: 29KB | 5,751 words |
The lovely woman sitting next to Jack on the plane shocked him when she told him her name was Felina. He was intrigued with the mystery presented by the proposition that maybe Faleena didn't die in the shootout behind Rosa's Cantina. Please read "El Paso - Jake Rivers" first.
Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Romance Tags: Romance, Drama, Historical, Western Downloads: 2321| Votes: 220 | Score: 8.13 Size: 42KB | 8,472 words |
A short tale -- very loosely -- based on an encounter I had with a childhood friend in that beautiful city one summer about ten or fifteen years ago; okay maybe a little longer. Only my encounter - whilst extremely enjoyable for both of us -- had a completely different outcome, neither of us are widowed.
Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Romance Tags: Romance Downloads: 3123| Votes: 282 | Score: 8.08 Size: 36KB | 6,951 words |
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 Downloads: 3079| Votes: 205 | Score: 7.95 Size: 30KB | 5,903 words |
Danny comes home from 'Nam and when he see his buddy's girl he knows she's the one he wants. The fun starts when he tells his friend, "She's the cutest girl I've ever seen, I'll tell you face to face I mean to steal her from you." Joe was not pleased by this.
Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Romance Tags: Romance, Drama, War Downloads: 2571| Votes: 300 | Score: 7.93 Size: 42KB | 8,511 words |
A Story in the Once Upon a Time... Universe
How can a poor Cobbler find his Luck and win the hand of a Lady fair? Spend an evening with the local Brownies! (but don't let them catch you!) A old-fashioned Fairy Tale perfect for a bedtime story!
A Sailor Steve Costigan Story Sailor Steve Costigan loves a good clean fight. He'll deal with the not so clean fights too. Boxing humor from the author of Conan the Barbarian. First published in 1931 in the magazine "Fight Stories" and in the public domain.
Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure Tags: Pulp Classic Downloads: 1030| Votes: 76 | Score: 7.92 Size: 36KB | 7,202 words |
Dedicated to my fellow veterans, those who made it back and those who didn't.It's the early 1970's and Dennis is about two weeks away from rotating back to the world after his tour in Viet Nam. He's looking forward to seeing his wife again and his daughter for the first time. Join him on his "Last Patrol".