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1

Coming Home
Drama
Ernest Bywater 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.
Tags: Drama, Politics, Military, Workplace, Vignettes
Age Rating: Anybody
Posted:
11 KB 3293 407 8.91
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Service Society Lazlo Zalezac 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.
Tags: Workplace
Age Rating: Older than 13
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1073 KB 16570 595 8.73
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01-04 Darmore Demon
Action/Adventure
Ernest Bywater A Clan Amir of Berant Story
November 1983, a young woman realises her life long ambition - to join the Royal Guards - we follow her joining and her first posting. Young and new to the military, but very different to what they usually get. Is she more than she seems? Yes and no. Read and find out
Tags: Drama, Politics, Violence, War, Military, Workplace, Young Adult, Vignettes
Age Rating: Older than 7
Posted:
79 KB 5376 441 8.65
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Blind Sight
Science Fiction
vlfouquet 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.
Tags: Coming of Age, Crime, School, Violence, Workplace, Young Adult
Age Rating: Older than 13
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337 KB 12963 594 8.57
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A Charmed Life
Biography
The Outsider An Enfield Undrowned Story (1)
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.
Tags: Coming of Age, Romance, School, Military, Workplace, Alternate Timeline
Age Rating: Older than 13
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1483 KB 87201 805 8.51
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A Glass, and Darkly
Biography
The Outsider An Enfield Undrowned Story (2)
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?
Tags: Romance, War, Military, Workplace, Alternate Timeline
Age Rating: Older than 13
Posted: in progress Updated:
637 KB 14950 198 8.51
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Echoes of a Bitter Past
Romance
Texrep Richard Gilson lives at a time of many changes. He loses his girlfriend, Mavis to another and then his family. Even when Mavis comes back into his life, the past is ever present.
Tags: Drama, Workplace
Age Rating: Older than 13
Posted:
55 KB 4935 356 8.42
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02-08 Dani-girl
Action/Adventure
Ernest Bywater A Clan Amir of Berant Story
June 2002, a young woman from a family of warriors faces her destiny - head on. Through an unusual and close link to her young genius brother, he's more aware of events than you think. This story is part of a series that follows events that shape his life and destiny, this is one event at a critical time in his life. It answers the questions 'What IS a warrior?' 'Can a warrior also be a pacifist?'
Tags: Drama, Violence, Military, Workplace, Extra Sensory Perception, Young Adult, Vignettes
Age Rating: Older than 7
Posted: / (Review)
34 KB 3666 363 8.35
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Star Performance
Young Adult
Ernest Bywater 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.
Tags: Coming of Age, Crime, Drama, School, Violence, Workplace, Rags to Riches, Young Adult
Age Rating: Older than 7
Posted: Concluded:
302 KB 12925 675 8.32
10

A Farmer's Life
Action/Adventure
Ernest Bywater 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.
Tags: Drama, Politics, Violence, War, Military, Workplace, Rags to Riches
Age Rating: Older than 13
Posted: Concluded: / (Review)
248 KB 7187 329 8.25