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.
A Knox family story (2) Part of the Enfield Undrowned universe
Terrorist rage pierces the heart of the United States in a shocking and brutal attack. The attack jolts the country from its naïveté in one, horrifying instant; Jeff Knox, his family, friends, and neighbors are shaken from their comfortable lives in that same moment. How does a nation of three hundred million respond and how does it change one man?
Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Biography Tags: Romance, War, Military, Workplace, Alternate Timeline Downloads: 29056| Votes: 410 | Score: 8.79 Size: 906KB |
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 Downloads: 18358| Votes: 626 | Score: 8.76 Size: 1073KB |
A Knox family story (1) Part of the Enfield Undrowned universe
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 Downloads: 96179| Votes: 934 | Score: 8.59 Size: 1483KB |
A Howly-Howard Story (1) A girl was born who was descended from a long line of female psychics The gifts were not given to every female member sometimes they skip generation. An artifact, heirloom, of the family was alway passed on to the next female who could best used it. With the birth of this baby girl the holder of the artifact see that she will be the greatest holder of the artifact in this family long history. So the artifact was shipped as a birthday gift to be given on the first safe date it could be worn.
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Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction Tags: Coming of Age, Crime, School, Violence, Workplace, Young Adult Downloads: 13662| Votes: 607 | Score: 8.59 Size: 337KB |
A Rivers Region Story A young man with a unique heritage that guides his destiny has to deal with many hard issues starting with the murder of his father while 10 years of age. We follow his life for the next decade while he works to survive, protect his heritage, and fight the man he holds responsible for his father's death. He's more than what he seems, and strives to meet all his responsibilities. 123,900 words.
Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Young Adult Tags: Coming of Age, Drama, Politics, School, Violence, Workplace, Young Adult Downloads: 15747| Votes: 377 | Score: 8.33 Size: 675KB |
16 y/o Hal Smith is a quiet, unassuming 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 often in the wrong place at the wrong time doing the right thing. He'd once dreamt of being an international 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: 14796| Votes: 728 | Score: 8.31 Size: 304KB |
A Rivers Region Story Farmers live life different to most people, their lives are ruled by the land they work and the cycles of nature. 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 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.
Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure Tags: Drama, Politics, Violence, War, Military, Workplace, Rags to Riches Downloads: 8672| Votes: 373 | Score: 8.30 Size: 248KB |
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: 10050| Votes: 299 | Score: 8.22 Size: 396KB |