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  1. Life Goes On 3. Boys' Trilogy

    By Tallguyct, in Fiction. 11/24/2017 (Updated: 05/23/2018)

    Book THREE of the Boy’s Trilogy. Peter and Tom of Boy’s of the 1950s are now friends of Vlad, the Moscow boy of Russia My Home. They have numerous adventures with their circle of acquaintances. Adventures include Peter and Tom seeing Bette and Barry at the Continental Baths and getting involved in the Stonewall riots. Peter’s son develops strong feelings for a farm boy. The story continues from 1965 to the present day.

  2. A Soldier's Guide to Single Parenting

    By Dodger, in Fiction. 04/15/2018 (Updated: 05/20/2018)

    After losing his wife to illness, a decorated war hero is determined to keep his family together, but his parenting skills are tested during the summer break by financial restraints, an increasing reliance on alcohol, and the discovery that his eldest son is gay.

  3. Lighthouses

    By ValentineDavis21, in Fiction. 04/21/2018 (Updated: 05/18/2018)

    Three souls from three different times mysteriously entwined: Thomas from 1929, Johnny from 1959, Jude from 2019. Each have lived in the lighthouse, a lighthouse that is full of beauty and mystery. The mystery of the story is how these three souls are connected.

  4. Northern Exposure 8. Bridgemont

    By Mark Arbour, in Fiction. 08/01/2017 (Updated: 05/11/2018)

    George Granger has been separated from his command, and how finds himself in limbo, waiting for Valiant to return. In the meantime, the Admiralty has found other things for him to do. Little does Granger know that when his ship finally does return, he'll be given an entirely different challenge, one that will take him to entirely new waters.

  5. A Different World 1. The Skold Chronicles

    By ValentineDavis21, in Fiction. 04/26/2018 (Updated: 05/09/2018)

    Set in a mirror version of the 14th century, Paladin's plague has turned the world into a wasteland. With time running out and a war brewing, Commander Gil'eppsie races for Pen’thorpe Keep; mysterious dark forces are at work, and Catholicism is on the rise.

  6. Black Widow 16. Chronicles Of An Academic Predator (CAP)

    By Mark Arbour, in Fiction. 06/26/2015 (Updated: 05/04/2018)

    This story starts in June of 2003. The invasion of Iraq is over, George Bush has landed on the aircraft carrier and proclaimed "Mission Accomplished", and the insurgency has yet to begin. Some may think America is at the height of its power.

    Meanwhile, in the CAP world:

    JJ and Will, both in doomed relationships that seem to be working. Will they unravel, and if they do, who is behind it?

  7. Falsely Accused

    By quokka, in Fiction. 04/09/2018 (Updated: 04/12/2018)

    This is the story of the trials and troubles of Johnnie, born Edward John Lester in Scotland, in 1842

    Although he came from a poor background, with the assistance of a wealthy uncle, Johnnie was able to complete his education and university studies to become a doctor, only to be falsely accused of housebreaking and larceny, and he is sentenced to transportation to the Swan Colony in Australia.

  8. STONEWALL INN

    By grahamsealby, in Poetry. 04/09/2018 (Updated: 04/09/2018)

    To remember the heroes of June 28, 1969 at the Stonewall Inn, Greenwich Village, New Your, New York. To them we owe our present.

  9. Souvenir

    By MrM, in Fiction. 02/21/2016 (Updated: 03/29/2018)

    "I have grown tired of remembering. Mes souvenirs tuent. My memories kill me. So it falls to me to make them known in these writings before my soul is set free at last." ~ Lord Cedrick Temple, Duke of Buckingham

  10. Martyrs of the Heart

    By Cynus, in Fiction. 02/14/2018 (Updated: 02/14/2018)

    A druid is tasked with delivering justice to a Roman invader, but the task seems more a test than anything. Will he discern the truth and let his heart be his guide?

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    When All Time Has Gone

    By W_L, in Poetry. 12/30/2017 (Updated: 12/30/2017)

    Short Poem for the New Year

    It also announces to everyone, I am back to writing again!

  12. The Frost Covered Marker

    By Geron Kees, in Fiction. 12/30/2017 (Updated: 12/30/2017)

    It is 1943 Norway, and the land lies under the iron fist of the Nazi conquerors. Two schoolboys embark on a dangerous quest to fulfill the last wish of a special friend, and learn about the importance of duty and honor - and each other - on the journey.

  13. Georgetown: Roar 7. CJ

    By Carlos Hazday, in Fiction. 11/03/2017 (Updated: 12/15/2017)

    At fifteen CJ Abelló is exiled from his home in Miami because of his sexual orientation and sent to live in Washington, D.C. with his gay father and his father’s wealthy partner. Over the next few years, CJ flourishes in his new home thanks to the love and guidance provided by the two men and their group of friends. He is nearing graduation from School Without Walls High School, ready to begin his freshman year at Georgetown University, and volunteering in the 2016 presidential campaign.

  14. Russia - My Home 2. Boys' Trilogy

    By Tallguyct, in Fiction. 06/24/2016 (Updated: 11/24/2017)

    Book TWO of the Boy’s Trilogy. Moscow born, Vladek’s coming of age tale. His first love is Hans Eberhardt, his German high school teacher. Fluent in German he works for Soviet intelligence during World War II and becomes an aide (and lover) to a Soviet General. His next lover is an American officer. He eventually moves to the USA where he becomes respected in his profession while having many friends and numerous affairs.

  15. Boys of the 1950s 1. Boys' Trilogy

    By Tallguyct, in Fiction. 07/31/2015 (Updated: 11/24/2017)

    Book ONE of the Boy’s Trilogy. Peter, the quiet, scholarly, marching band member, and Tom, the outgoing, popular, athlete, have a chance meeting. Outwardly so different, inwardly so much the same. They develop a strong relationship but being the 1950s they hide their true feelings from friends and family. From high school to university to graduate school to professions their love grows while having numerous adventures. In Chapter 36 they meet Vladek whose coming of age story is in the book – Russia My Home.

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