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Top 50 Long Stories This Year


1 General Sid by Lazlo Zalezac

Damsels In Distress
Our Hero, Sid, returns to Chaos to face his greatest challenge. After assembling a small cadre of advisors, Sid recruits a small army to take on the slavers and to rescue three Damsels in Distress who have become enslaved. Follow his exploits as one of four generals in the Chaos Slave War.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Romance, Slavery, Violence, War
Downloads: 7039| Votes: 85 | Score: 8.88
Size: 789KB | 152,029 words | Posted: Concluded:

2 Hunter by Lazlo Zalezac

Mike lives through "interesting times" that follow when terrorists bring the 'War On Terror' to the United States. "This was what he was fighting to preserve — mothers taking their children to the park where they could play without fearing for their lives. {[I hate the fact that I can find no way to deal honorably with dishonorable people. I find it disgusting that in order to save what I value most, I must lower myself to their level.]}"

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Romance, Politics, Violence, Science, Religion, War, Military, Spies, Science Fiction, Near Future, Robots
Downloads: 18434| Votes: 228 | Score: 8.82
Size: 1087KB | 204,450 words | Posted: Concluded:

3 Emend by Eclipse by Lazlo Zalezac

Benny Baker went from being a smarter than average, fourteen year old kid, to being a super genius. It was an overnight transformation in which his speech patterns become more precise, his mannerisms became muted, and his opinions matured. He has a chance to make things right, but he's not sure what that means.

Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: General
Tags: Coming of Age, School, Rags to Riches, Do-Over
Downloads: 25868| Votes: 277 | Score: 8.81
Size: 1326KB | 256,292 words | Posted: Concluded:

4 The Future of Miss Powers by Lazlo Zalezac

Miss Powers is fifteen years old. Dr. Danny Markem is one of the richest and most powerful men in the country. He will grant an interview to a news service only if an intern, specifically Miss Powers, does the interviewing. What does he want with her?

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Drama
Tags: Coming of Age
Downloads: 6126| Votes: 134 | Score: 8.80
Size: 536KB | 102,895 words | Posted: Concluded:

5 Solutions Incorporated by Lazlo Zalezac

Everyone has problems. There are all kinds of problems. Fortunately, Magus has solutions.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Drama
Tags: Humor, Drama
Downloads: 3335| Votes: 144 | Score: 8.71
Size: 126KB | 23,969 words | Posted: Concluded:

6 Georgia Moonbeams by Mark Elias

A Georgia Moon Story (1)
Alex Jackson is a small town Georgia boy who struggles, from a very early age, to make friends. His life is eternally changed when he meets his best friend, a new girl by the name of Allison Moon. When an argument threatens to take his family and only friend from him, Alex is pushed beyond his breaking point. Will he overcome his depression or succumb to it?

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Young Adult
Tags: Coming of Age, Baseball, Young Adult, Tear Jerker
Downloads: 5277| Votes: 110 | Score: 8.66
Size: 512KB | 105,211 words | Posted: Concluded:

7 Georgia Moonrise by Mark Elias

A Georgia Moon Story (3)
Alex Jackson, an extremely quiet and shy kid, is recovering from a suicide attempt. As he starts high school he is faced with his most challenging task to date - meeting new people. For the first time, Alex must reach out and trust other people. Along the way he confronts more bullying, sports, and many other firsts. Will it all be too much, or will he find a strength he never knew he had?

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Young Adult
Tags: Coming of Age, Romance, Drama, School, Baseball, Young Adult, Tear Jerker
Downloads: 15868| Votes: 115 | Score: 8.65
Size: 1758KB | 358,265 words | Posted: Concluded:

8 Summer's Dance by Mark Elias

A Georgia Moon Story (2)
Allison Moon returns to Catchfly Acres, a camp she has gone to since she was a little girl. Now 14 years old she realizes this may be the last time she sees most of these summer friends, but an end to some relationships could me the start to others. This is a short story in the Georgia Moon series. It is suggested that you read the first book, Georgia Moonbeams, to fully understand the plot

Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: Young Adult
Tags: Coming of Age, Young Adult
Downloads: 1432| Votes: 68 | Score: 8.62
Size: 146KB | 29,515 words | Posted:

9 Commune by Lazlo Zalezac

The real estate market is dead, the job market has dried up, the stock market has crashed, and cost of living has shot up. Half the world is faced with becoming homeless. Young and old alike are being pounded by events outside their control. Jack and Abby find what might be a solution - a commune. The result is even more than that - it is a community.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Drama
Tags: Romance, Drama, Dystopian
Downloads: 9189| Votes: 140 | Score: 8.61
Size: 763KB | 148,048 words | Posted: Concluded:

10 Keeper by Charly Young

Lachlan Quinn is a PTSD-ridden finish-carpenter. He wants to build ordinary simple life. But his past catches up to him. As if worrying about a traumatized little 9-year-old shapeshifter wasn't enough. He has to deal with an inheritance he doesn't want, a town full of witches who hate him, and an ancient Hag who is trying her hardest to kill him How will a cursed legacy, a house in a sentient forest, and a beautiful stone-cold shape-shifting Panther help him deal with things.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Fantasy
Tags: Coming of Age, Violence, Military, Assassins, Drugs, Alternate Universe, Extra Sensory Perception, Supernatural, Vampires, Werewolves, Monsters, Fantasy, Witchcraft, Dwarves, Elves, Magic, Royalty
Downloads: 6282| Votes: 160 | Score: 8.60
Size: 377KB | 71,927 words | Posted: Concluded:

11 The Portal: Doorway to Adventure by Lazlo Zalezac

Damsels In Distress
On Earth, Sid is a college student who has a very odd uncle. When his uncle dies and leaves him his house, Sid learns that he has inherited more than a home. In the closet of the study is a portal to the planet Crossroads and his caretaker, Sally. From Crossroads is a portal to Chaos, a planet with Damsels in Distress. It is up to Sid to rescue the poor Damsels in Distress and claim his heroic rewards. / (Reviews)

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Romance, Violence, War, Science Fiction
Downloads: 2080| Votes: 78 | Score: 8.54
Size: 179KB | 34,465 words | Posted: Concluded:

12 Crossroads Rules by Lazlo Zalezac

Life gets interesting for Sid when he discovers what it means to be a hero according to the rules of Crossroads.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Violence
Downloads: 1441| Votes: 49 | Score: 8.50
Size: 132KB | 25,353 words | Posted: Concluded:

13 Tripwire by UtIdArWa

A Mountain Man Story (6)
Matt and Suzy help a Marine vet.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Drama, Military, Mystery, Assassins, Secret Agents
Downloads: 9332| Votes: 199 | Score: 8.49
Size: 224KB | 43,863 words | Posted: Concluded:

14 The Dance by Rooftop Herald

Tim and his father, James McKenzie, have just been through a year of heartache. Together they decide that there's no better way to move forward than to embark on an epic journey of discovery, growth, reconciliation and healing. Join them as they find that life goes on, that broken relationships can be mended and that a lost love can be rekindled.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Romance
Tags: Coming of Age, Romance, School, Young Adult, Tear Jerker
Downloads: 15025| Votes: 186 | Score: 8.49
Size: 1791KB | 351,369 words | Posted: Concluded:

15 Boston Solutions Incorporated by Lazlo Zalezac

The problem with beautiful women is that they are beautiful. They work their way into a man's head and turn him into a blithering idiot. Even worse, as far as Magus is concerned, stunningly gorgeous women are attracted to men of intelligence like moths to a candle.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Comedy
Tags: Humor, Drama, Workplace
Downloads: 10993| Votes: 128 | Score: 8.48
Size: 426KB | 79,622 words | Posted: Concluded:

16 Railroad (Robledo Mountain #4) by Kraken

Long trips, new attacks, growing pains, spies in their ranks, and increasing violence between anti-slavery and pro-slavery groups, stretch Paul and Anna's resources in every direction and at every turn. With the help of their family and friends, new and old, they race against time to complete their plans before the incessant drum beats of war begin in the east.

Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: Western
Tags: Western, Science Fiction, Alternate Timeline
Downloads: 8241| Votes: 124 | Score: 8.48
Size: 977KB | 188,095 words | Posted: Concluded:

17 Country Boys by Lazlo Zalezac

It started with a botched robbery in which Sonny Daniels was shot. All that his family wanted was for the robbers to get put in jail, but they were in Los Angeles and things work a little differently there than in the country. When cultures collide, the potential for misunderstanding is huge.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Crime, Drama, Violence
Downloads: 9045| Votes: 169 | Score: 8.44
Size: 473KB | 92,482 words | Posted: Concluded:

18 Election Day by Lumpy

John Taylor (6)
On the eve of the election, a religious fanatic begins threatening one of the candidates, resulting in the death of a Secret Service Agent when things escalate beyond simple threats. Taylor and Whitaker are tasked with finding the maniac before he can kill anyone else, including possibly the future President of the United States. The Secret Service, who don't approve of Taylors unorthodox methods, force the pair to once again work outside the system to accomplish their goal.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Crime, Violence
Downloads: 7422| Votes: 106 | Score: 8.44
Size: 330KB | 63,139 words | Posted: Concluded:

19 Magic by Lazlo Zalezac

Science is killing magic. The last of the magical beings decide that it is time for the return of a Merlin-like person to bring back the magic. The job requirements are: he's got to be an unlikely hero type that is lucky; he's got to own silver and be willing to trade it for a gift of magic; and he's got to be a horny guy with a bad fashion sense. / (Reviews)

Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: Fantasy
Tags: Humor, Fantasy
Downloads: 24308| Votes: 212 | Score: 8.39
Size: 1234KB | 235,814 words | Posted: Concluded:

20 Cynthia Goes on an Adventure by Lazlo Zalezac

Damsels In Distress
Sid's girlfriend knows about the portal to Crossroads. Driven by a minor streak of jealousy, she wants to meet his caretaker. To do that, she has to serve as Hero Companion and journey to Chaos.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Violence, Alternate Universe
Downloads: 1851| Votes: 76 | Score: 8.38
Size: 136KB | 26,410 words | Posted: Concluded:

21 Danger Close by Lumpy

John Taylor (7)
When an army base in west Texas has a series of thefts and murders that threaten to derail military budget negotiations, the new president sends Taylor and Whitaker to find the culprits and quietly end the situation before it can become public knowledge. When they arrive, however, the pair finds that theirs is not the first investigation into the situation and that the previous attempts to stop the thefts failed because of criminals on the inside.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Thriller
Tags: Crime, Violence, Military, Mystery
Downloads: 8092| Votes: 99 | Score: 8.36
Size: 349KB | 67,705 words | Posted: Concluded:

22 A Lodi Christmas by AA Nemo

This is a sequel to 'Jacob's Granddaughters,' and begins three years after that story ended. You can catch up with the gang at Three Corners Farm and also meet some new characters. Please read 'Jacob's Granddaughters,' and 'A Tyler Christmas' since they are intertwined.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Romance
Tags: Romance, Christmas
Downloads: 11707| Votes: 131 | Score: 8.27
Size: 913KB | 173,435 words | Posted: Concluded:

23 Academic Hero: a Late Beginning by Lazlo Zalezac

Damsels In Distress
Professor Edwin Jackson taught history, for the simple reason that he had a desire to live in historical times. Although offered many times to go to Chaos, he had always refused. He knew that the suggestion of a medieval world with Damsels in Distress was a result of the misguided imaginings of his good friend Gerald Jones. Better late than never. {5 chapters}

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Romance, Humor, Violence
Downloads: 2207| Votes: 94 | Score: 8.16
Size: 86KB | 16,506 words | Posted: Concluded:

24 'Tinker' Taylor: Spy & Soldier by Ernest Bywater

A young man from a military background has an interesting upbringing that involves him in many things a person his age shouldn't be involved with. Told in the form of 4 books within this story Lee Taylor's first decades of life are full of action, adventure, and hard decisions. 75,000 words of action adventure.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Coming of Age, Crime, Military
Downloads: 6915| Votes: 191 | Score: 8.14
Size: 378KB | 74,711 words | Posted: Concluded:

25 Chandler's Ride by Lazlo Zalezac

Damsels In Distress
Malcolm Charles Chandler is a rather quiet man and good neighbor who occasionally takes a trip through a portal to another world -- Crossroads. His caretaker, Alice, sends him on an adventure to rescue a Damsel in Distress. The rescue goes fine, but the ride home takes a long time.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Violence
Downloads: 1983| Votes: 73 | Score: 8.13
Size: 135KB | 26,029 words | Posted: Concluded:

26 Accidental Hero by Lazlo Zalezac

Damsels In Distress
It was a typical domestic violence call that sent him to the home of Sid Jones. Officer Mike Radford had no idea that there was nothing standard about it until he stepped into an empty closet. Travel along with Mike Radford as he becomes one of the small cadre of Earth Heroes rescuing Damsels in Distress on Chaos.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Romance, Violence, Science Fiction
Downloads: 2364| Votes: 87 | Score: 8.10
Size: 152KB | 30,008 words | Posted: Concluded:

27 Doctor Barrow by UtIdArWa

A story in the The Regiment Universe
A story set in the Regiment Universe. This story is about the recruitment, hiring and introduction of Doctor Barrow to the Regiment. A newly graduated Doctor, Doctor Barrow travels from Boston Mass. To Wilkins Nevada to begin a career as one of the Regiments contracted physicians.

Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: Western
Tags: Western, Military
Downloads: 4777| Votes: 158 | Score: 7.97
Size: 178KB | 33,534 words | Posted: Concluded:

28 Mystery Woman by LTW

Who is she? Where did she come from? It takes a newspaper photographer, the Chicago police, and a psychiatrist to find the answers.

Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Drama
Tags: Romance, Violence, Mystery, Assassins, Detective
Downloads: 1006| Votes: 58 | Score: 7.94
Size: 161KB | 32,030 words | Posted:

29 Mrs Henderson's Limp by Iskander

Elise Henderson is parachuted into occupied southern France in May 1944 to report on the movements of the 2nd SS (Das Reich) Panzer Division. What she experiences changes her forever.
Premier members only

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Suspense
Tags: Violence, Historical, War, Secret Agents
Downloads: 737| Votes: 31 | Score: 7.67
Size: 70KB | 12,784 words | Posted:

30 Fire and Oil by woodmanone

Fire and Oil don't mix,especially with an Ex.

Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Romance
Tags: Romance, Melodrama
Downloads: 1872| Votes: 88 | Score: 7.50
Size: 70KB | 14,359 words | Posted:

31 Drafted Beyond the Stars by Wendell Jackson

a population is abducted by a government program to colonize a new world. Taken against their will, they must addapt and over come many obsticals.

Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Drama, Violence, Science, Science Fiction, Space, Futuristic
Downloads: 7582| Votes: 162 | Score: 7.46
Size: 624KB | 119,866 words | Posted: Concluded:

32 Country Living by Wendell Jackson

a renamed story, once was called salmon falls.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Coming of Age, Romance, Drama, Western
Downloads: 5872| Votes: 102 | Score: 7.43
Size: 134KB | 26,250 words | Posted: Concluded:

33 Ranxor by Yendor

Ranxor the bootmaker lives a quiet life in the sleepy village of Mathel. But then something happens that turns his life upside down in an instant.

Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Fantasy
Tags: Magic
Downloads: 868| Votes: 80 | Score: 7.36
Size: 68KB | 13,114 words | Posted:
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