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: 21555| Votes: 205 | Score: 8.75 Size: 1325KB | 256,137 words |
A story in the Winds of Change Universe
Grant Maxwell is sent back to the Colonial period of America to try to thwart the actions of a Scottish professor who hates the United States. Unfortunately, too much damage may have already occurred and it may be up to Grant to try to salvage the Nation. Note - Slavery concerns life in Colonial America. - 119,900 words.
Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction Tags: Historical, War, Military, Rags to Riches, Science Fiction, Time Travel, Aliens, Nanotechnology Downloads: 19052| Votes: 504 | Score: 8.49 Size: 646KB | 122,640 words |
A star high school football quarterback loses his father, his girlfriend and his career, all in the same explosion. Now, he goes back in time to get the ones who did this, as well as saving the United States from being destroyed. What he finds on his one way trip is 'home.' - 42,200 words.
Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction Tags: Western, Rags to Riches, Science Fiction, Time Travel Downloads: 7465| Votes: 418 | Score: 8.34 Size: 220KB | 42,590 words |
A Rivers Region Story Farmers lives are ruled by the land they work and nature's cycles. James is the son of a farmer who's orphaned by a bushfire. He continues to live with his father's old boss, but knows he has to make his own way in life after school. Life has it's ups and downs, and many challenges for James. He leaves the farm for the Australian Army, but ends up back as a farm worker due to combat wounds. Join James as he meets many challenges and changes in his life. / (Reviews)
Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure Tags: Drama, Politics, Violence, War, Military, Workplace, Rags to Riches Downloads: 10148| Votes: 413 | Score: 8.29 Size: 240KB | 47,729 words |
16 y/o Hal Smith is a quiet, unassuming Australian 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 in the wrong place at the wrong time doing the right thing. He'd once dreamt of being a world 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 Downloads: 16627| Votes: 775 | Score: 8.25 Size: 291KB | 58,406 words |
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. 76,000 words
Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure Tags: Workplace, Rags to Riches, Sports, Baseball Downloads: 11207| Votes: 339 | Score: 8.24 Size: 381KB | 77,525 words |
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. Set in Australia.
Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Drama Tags: Violence, Workplace, Rags to Riches Downloads: 15839| Votes: 385 | Score: 8.18 Size: 434KB | 86,879 words |
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 Downloads: 13196| Votes: 426 | Score: 8.11 Size: 334KB | 67,776 words |
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 Downloads: 9685| Votes: 428 | Score: 8.07 Size: 267KB | 53,530 words |
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. / (Reviews)
Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure Tags: Coming of Age, Crime, Violence, Rags to Riches Downloads: 10282| Votes: 453 | Score: 8.04 Size: 269KB | 54,411 words |