Rather than a self contained piece, this is really a character-based prologue as a lead in to a longer story. The details of the story largely aren't pertinent to this, which is a character drama.
Kind of a love story, kind of an edgy 'coming of age' story. Not that much will be evident, as this is just the beginning.
A family is coming apart. Mitch, a military analyst, is disturbed by his beautiful wife Winnie's attitude toward him and their teenaged daughter. But Mitch as problems too.
Captain Connor Galloway is seconded to Army Intelligence and ordered to investigate rumors of German covert activities in the Taghaz.
Captain Connor Galloway, Leader of the Taghazi Special Forces, meets with Commander Guy Prendergast, commander of the LRDG, to brief him on the deaths of four of his Rajput troops and . . .See part 2.
WWII British agent Julianne Burton, a principal ballerina with the Paris Royal Opera, is wanted for questioning by the Paris Gestapo and must flee Paris.
It's the hottest summer on record and fifteen-year-old Cassie learns hard lessons about life, love and friendship.
Mitch is an Army intelligence officer who is in love with his wife - and his job. Winnie is fed up with Mitch's broken promises. Their 14-year old daughter, Maddie, is heading for trouble.
Prologue: Through a chilling coincidence, young, WWII British agent Julianne Burton, ballerina with the Paris Opera Ballet, is drawn into the war more deeply than she had expected.
ADHD has X-Ray vision. It is the source of all of his problems. Stuck on his journey to become the next Great American Writer, ADHD decides to go undercover in the car biz. Chap 1.
First chapter of a novel in progress, LAVA RIVER. A tracker pursues a dangerous criminal through Stockholm's infrastructure.
susan in New Zealand
These are excerpts from Journey to Mars in which we meet Johanna, Kenny and Stephanie. as children and teenagers. Their stories will be intertwined with those about the MarsONE astronaut trainees.
susan in New Zealand
Paolo and Harvey are tasked with selecting volunteers for the MarsONE mission to colonise the Red Planet. Part of a WIP - Think 2001 A Space Odyssey meets When Harry Met Sally. Not SF.
I haven't submitted anything for a long time. A little nervous and I am rusty. Need to send this bit into the forge if you know what I mean. This is the first part, of one part, of a very vast novel.
opening pages of a new novel, AVALANCHE AT THE BASTARD FACTORY The only industry in town has a few problems when it comes to being a good member of the community.
Each chapter is from a different character's POV. In this section, Tom has to take a Trigger test to determine if he has a disease. YA
Written in minimalist first person conversational narrative, No Light is about the sudden disappearance of 30 random individuals, one of whom is the protagonists younger sister, Sydney.
The man who knows how to find things, Zachary Artemas has stumbled over a growing string of dead bodies, and a very annoyed Police Lieutenant who would like nothing more than for Artemas to disappear.
Nimora is a centuries-old Dryad imprisoned in her ancestral realm for crimes against humankind. Facing judgement from the Fae Courts, she discovers a terrible power and an unexpected betrayal.
The main character, Zhou Meixian (Zhou), has just been released from a period of brief incarceration, during which he was physically abused and forced to sign a confession for crimes he did not commit
This is a piece of a novel I started two years ago, with offshoots of story and continuations of her character in different forms. I have the beginning of a MA Z screen play which I may post here soo
A journalist consults an eccentric historian about a lead.
2nd installment from previous post "My Eyes Were Green That Day" Bianca's brother Freddy goes missing after taking a job from a shady character and must turn to their estranged brother David for help
Chapter One. Augusten Burroughs meets Chuck Klosterman meets Charles Bukowski meets Spalding Gray.
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Mikey wanted a Huski but the Tabernak was given away for free.This Rotweiler-lab mix-breed, was a trasheater on the side of big where Guatemaltecos would take detours around him in the street.