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1 Abby by Texrep

Thomas Tregonney has served the railway well and faithfully. When the railway is closed, what else should he do?
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Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: Drama
Tags: Romance, Drama, Politics, Historical
Downloads: 33321| Votes: 909 | Score: 9.45
Size: 1085KB | 204,170 words | Posted: Concluded:

2 Silver Wings by Joe J

The story of a young man from high school to Vietnam.
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Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Coming of Age, Romance, Humor, Historical, Military
Downloads: 11726| Votes: 882 | Score: 9.22
Size: 246KB | 46,797 words | Posted:

3 Around the World in 80 Days by Jules Verne

It's the year 1872. Phileas Fogg makes a bet that he can travel around the world in 80 days

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Historical, Travel, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 871| Votes: 14 | Score: 9.11
Size: 356KB | 62,652 words | Posted: Concluded:

4 The Magic of an Old Veteran's Dream by Lance Manne

The old veteran was feeble and frail. Would his final dream ever come true? I could make it happen. Would I take the time? Would those tired old eyes ever sparkle again?

Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: True
Tags: Historical, Military, Aging
Downloads: 1748| Votes: 163 | Score: 9.03
Size: 11KB | 2,327 words | Posted:

5 Depression Soup by TC Allen

The Great Depression devastated the country. The drought, hurricanes and dust storms caused havoc across the land. This is the story of a farm boy and his family and how they coped during those terrible years.

Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: Historical
Tags: Historical, Young Adult, Vignettes
Downloads: 11917| Votes: 436 | Score: 9.00
Size: 526KB | 104,685 words | Posted: Concluded:

6 One Gold Eagle by Argon

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 | Posted:

7 Enter the Darkness by Celtic Bard

A Dark Wars Tale
A woman is gruesomely murdered in Cold War Germany and the only witness is her 5 year old daughter who can't remember what happened. Memories, though inaccessible to investigators, linger and change a once adorable little girl. And murder of a loved one will place that girl on the path of destiny. Odd occurrences, inexplicable enemies, and Cold War intrigue with an odd flavor alter this girl's life, shifting her from the front lines of the Cold War to the middle of the Dark Wars.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Fantasy
Tags: Coming of Age, Crime, Drama, Violence, Spiritual, Religion, Historical, Military, Assassins, Spies, Secret Agents, Travel, Christmas, Alternate Universe, Shapeshifters, Supernatural, Vampires, Werewolves, Angels, Demons, Monsters, Fantasy, Magic, Sports
Downloads: 15141| Votes: 435 | Score: 8.81
Size: 533KB | 102,340 words | Posted: Concluded:

8 Hard Times Oklahoma by TC Allen

Harley and Ida Duran were share croppers and nice people in a time and place where nice people weren't appreciated. Share croppers were considered less valuable than dirt. However, there are those who can be nice and still persevere, no matter who their enemies may be. Harley teaches his enemies that it's okay to turn the other cheek... After that you make sure they can't smite you on the other cheek.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Historical
Tags: Romance, Violence, Historical, True, Dystopian, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 7949| Votes: 265 | Score: 8.78
Size: 496KB | 97,058 words | Posted: Concluded:

9 Advice on Choosing a Mistress by Benjamin Franklin

One of the USA's Founding Fathers offers sage advice just as appropriate now as when it was first penned more than 250 years ago.

Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: True
Tags: Historical, True
Downloads: 1351| Votes: 54 | Score: 8.74
Size: 3KB | 632 words | Posted:

10 Lost by Oz Ozzie

Sarah Holding, daughter of a convict, finds herself completely lost in Australia. The land is at once quite familiar and completely different in every regard when she runs away from her mother's murderer.
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Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: Historical
Tags: Historical, Time Travel
Downloads: 4552| Votes: 409 | Score: 8.70
Size: 162KB | 30,910 words | Posted: