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General Chart - Positions 31 to 40 << Back

Chart Note: Book chapters which are very similarly rated will be ranked equally in positions 11 to 70. This is to recognise the comparative quality of books and help to highlight more authors' books in the Top 70.

To qualify for the Top Ten, book chapters must have a reading credit attached when the nightly ratings take place, a minimum of 7 reviews, and be the chapters of a novel or a short story. To qualify for positions 11+ in the charts a story must have a minimum of four reviews.

31.
Mischa
by Stom Tacey Short Story, Horror, Fantasy 27 Apr 2014
A young girl lives in poverty in Siberia. She finds her escape through stories and tall tales, but stories are just words, and words can't protect you.

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Fireflies
by Michelle Rattigan Short Story, Literary Fiction, Mystery, General Fiction 30 Sep 2012
Clarence Wells was a guilty man. Randall Jensen knows this, but Randall also knows that Clarence is a good man.

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Flesh and Blood
by Christina Ridgley Short Story, Fantasy 09 Oct 2011
Abandoned by her mother in the hollow of a tree, Eve is brought up in the patchwork village with a mother made of cloth and string. Content, until she meets a man wandering in the woods, learns desire, learns lust. Will she barter it for her soul?

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Legend of the Lost - Prologue
by Tom Stacey Fantasy 02 Jan 2013
Two small boys on an adventure stumble upon an ancient secret...

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Siluetas Metalicas
by Christian Roberts Short Story, General Fiction 12 Dec 2008
An American woman competing in a Mexican shooting match struggles to adjust to a foreign culture.

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Hamlet and James Dean Died Young
by James Foley Short Story, Action 06 Nov 2017
This suggests that our modern habit of casting older, masterful actors as Hamlet has concealed the essential fact that Shakespeare’s Hamlet is a reckless, disturbed, free-spirited youth like the Byronic nonconformists of romantic literature from Heathcliff through the great Russian rebels down to the films of James Dean.

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Uberstardom
by Jordan R.A. Mills Action, Comedy, Crime, Horror, Novel 26 Jun 2010
A darkly satirical, scathing, witty novel. A soapstar who plunges into stand-up, and fails, reacting badly and exacting his unconventional revenge. Celebrity obsession, primetime talent shows, addiction, stand-up comedy, murder and soap operas. If it were a recipe, Jamie Oliver would condemn it.

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The Musket Girl
by Christopher Hegan Adventure, Children's Fiction, Historical, Teenage Fiction 03 Apr 2015
New Zealand, 1847. A young English girl, her Maori friend and her talking tui bird pursue a former pirate and his colleague, a cannibal chief, who have abducted his mother along with all the adults of his village as slaves to work on his secret criminal enterprise.

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REDOUBT
by Zoe Spencer Science Fiction, Teenage Fiction, Thriller 31 May 2011
Four children lose their parents and receive a revelation. They can't prevent the end of their world. But they can shape what happens next.

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First woman hanged
by Emma Beach and Cheryl Burman Short Story, Historical, Literary Fiction 02 May 2017
On 11 November 1863, Elizabeth Scott became the first, and at 23, the youngest, woman to be hanged in Melbourne Gaol. She, along with two accomplices, were convicted of the murder of Elizabeth’s husband. The Gaol Chaplain at the time of the execution was the Rev George Studdert. This is his story of the execution.

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Super Piggy
by Annie Harmon Children's Fiction 26 Aug 2014
Oscar is a dog, but he knows this new potbellied pig is going to be his best friend for life. Sure, Piggy pees while he eats, eats while he walks, and walks into trouble on a daily basis. But a friend is a rare thing for Oscar, who has already written the family cat off as psychotic. This was written for 8-11 year-olds.

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Private Universe (edit)
by Bob Studholme Novel, Science Fiction 20 Jul 2014
Too young for the Great War, convalescing after what he's told was scarlet fever in a West Country castle, Jack's the object of intense female interest. He isn't worried about the castle's ghosts, he's a bit concerned the voice in his head isn't his, but the knife in his bag...

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Second Life
by Mike Madden Comedy, Crime, Fantasy, Thriller 12 Dec 2014
Jake Dylan is a debaucherous, self-centered loser who has wasted his life and ignored his family. After being convicted of a crime that, for the most part, he didn't commit, Jake discovers a bizarre world of second chances.

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Bacon roll, extra sauce
by Andy Darley Short Story, Chicklit 12 Apr 2011
Ellie's temp job is over and there's not much waiting for her at home. As Friday rush hour starts up, is her life really as stuck as the City traffic surrounding her?

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Cine Mort
by Adam K Crime, Novel 27 Nov 2007
Two men are thrown together by circumstance and embark on the making of fetish films to cover a gambling debt to an underworld character. They are about to find out, however, that every action has its consquence.

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Legend of the Lost - The Forester
by Tom Stacey Fantasy 02 Jan 2013
In an empire reeling from war, wheels begin to turn that will cast the land into shadow. Yet there is hope. Far away, on the fringes of civilization, lives one lost to the mists of a violent past. Though he has retreated from the world of men, the looming threat of a mysterious enemy will stoke the embers of a flame he thought long spent.

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Dan's Chowder-1st Half
by Ivor Thomas Short Story, Action, Adventure, Literary Fiction, General Fiction 29 Oct 2010
This is the first half of a story from a collection entitled 'The Incompetent Cook'. Each story has a recipe and the corresponding dish is memorable not just because of the food, but because of the story behind it. This story is set in 1972.

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The Hour of the She-Wolf
by Kate Roxburgh Crime, Historical, Teenage Fiction, Thriller 25 Aug 2014
It's the week before the coronation of Henry VIII's new Queen, Anne Boleyn, and there's a killer on the loose.14-year-old Johnny, ex-pickpocket, now unlikely pageboy to the King's chief advisor, teams up with the noble Lady Catherine and the heretic orphan Grace to save the day -- and save themselves.

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AVOE1 Raven CH01+02
by Catherine Fallon Adventure, Saga, Fantasy, Teenage Fiction 13 May 2012
Hi I'm Raven and this is my version of events. It might not be where the story began, because I don't think anyone remembers any more, but it starts the moment I stepped into the story. Follow me.

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Marek
by Michael Rose Short Story, Literary Fiction 24 Jul 2007
A misunderstanding in a Cairo market leads to consequences unforeseen by Tim and his wife.

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The Perfectionist
by Tan Pin Ru Short Story, Action, Comedy, Romance, Fantasy 20 Jun 2013
The Secret to Being Perfect

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They'd never believe me.
by Bernard Lawson Short Story, Comedy, Gay/Lesbian Fiction 27 Oct 2015
Best friends Linda and Abby are 17. They are ready for sex. Who will be the lucky ones at their school?

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Triage
by P.J Nash Historical, Mystery, Novel, Fantasy, General Fiction 21 Dec 2011
Injured in a terrorist bomb attack, Ronnie flits between his earthly mortal remains and 'the other place'. Living the 'interlife' he works for the 'Department of External Affairs' bringing succour and comfort for those people he can help the most.

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At Last
by sotierney Women's Fiction, General Fiction 01 Jun 2014
two sisters on a journey

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Howlin' Wilf
by Dante O'Donnell Short Story, Horror 07 Oct 2011
The tale of a banker whose love for a bargain gets him into a devilish situation.

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Swordland
by Edward Ruadh Butler Action, Adventure, Historical, Novel 28 Jul 2011
Robert FitzStephen is a down on his luck but brilliant warrior from 12th century Wales. Betrayed by his comrades, disgraced by defeat and abandoned by his king, the lowborn Norman seems doomed to a life of obscurity. But the arrival of an exiled Irish king changes everything for him.

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A Leap of Faith
by Chris Smith Short Story, Literary Fiction 25 Apr 2010
A Short Story.

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Miracle
by Tina Beattie Literary Fiction, Mystery, Novel, Women's Fiction 19 Apr 2010
"Somewhere in a corner of the house, the Thing turned its face to the wall and waited in darkness, knowing its time would come ...." When the web of the mundane has been torn apart, what miracles are necessary for the reweaving of life?

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Cage the Minute 2014
by CR Harvey Historical, Romance, Women's Fiction 12 Sep 2014
This is a bitter-sweet story of love, friendship and tragedy, focussing on three young women who join the British Army during World War Two. It falls into the commercial historical fiction genre.

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The Road to Hell
by E Grace Short Story, Literary Fiction, General Fiction 08 May 2016
Adela is an illegal immigrant who survives by cleaning rich people's houses. She strikes a friendship with the mysterious Katarina.

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Highway of Darkness (revised) Part 1
by Tony Irvin Literary Fiction, Novel, Saga 05 Jan 2018
Juma, a young Kenyan boy from a Nairobi slum, strives to escape poverty and destitution, and to overcome the fear and misery of the Highway of Darkness in pursuit of his impossible dream to become a doctor.

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Another Face
by Debbie Palmer Short Story, General Fiction 25 May 2011
Story of a young woman recalling a difficult period in her childhood and reflecting on the changes this meant for her whole family.

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THE ART OF STAYING UP THERE
by Martin Alcock Chicklit, Comedy, Romance, Saga 09 Feb 2017
Riding a Unicycle is about more than riding a bike with one wheel. Ask Conor… Life, death, passion, ambition….the joy of living and the pain of loving…..They’re all part of THE ART OF STAYING UP THERE.

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The By-catch Principle (2)
by Kath Morgan Mystery, Novel, Thriller 16 Nov 2008
15 year old David Jessop trusts nobody, not even himself. After being locked away in an institution for nearly six years, he escapes. To remain free, he must find out where he has been, why he was there, and who he really is.

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Quitting
by J. N. Thorpe Short Story, Horror 02 Feb 2010
Saul is about to die. While he waits for the end, he reminisces on the significant events of his life, and how it has come to its last moments.

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Olympia Heights
by Leigh V Twersky Gay/Lesbian Fiction, Novel, Science Fiction 27 Jun 2008
In the not-too-distant future, possibly in your lifetime... Irene Smemley gets sacked. 450 km away model cop wasp-man V159 starts having dreams. The answer can only be in one place: Olympia Heights. Crime busting, poverty zapping and genetic cleansing. Welcome to Bestco Britain. The Bestco Britain there is.

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The DCI Jones Casebook: Ellis Flynn (Updated)
by Kerry J Donovan Crime, Mystery, Thriller 17 Sep 2014
An empathetic detective and his Swedish-born colleague hunt for the abductors of a teenage schoolgirl—a police procedural set in England and France.

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Bet Noir
by Will Tate Short Story, General Fiction 26 Apr 2009
"There's something about the gambler that means he's never satisfied"... Walter Dabney gets a lot more than he bargained for when he meets Bette at Hollywood Park races.

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THE NEBRASKA GAMBLER (Revised)
by Warren Washburn Literary Fiction, Novel, Saga 19 Apr 2010
A young boy begins to realize why his family lives in poverty after his dad takes the family to the horse races.

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Obsession
by Jenny Hammersmith Literary Fiction, Novel, Saga, General Fiction 19 Jul 2011
Alone in London, Faye attempts suicide. Dr David Gladstone comes to her rescue and their mutual infatuation begins. But Faye marries Nick while David obsesses over his research. When Faye and Nick struggle to conceive, David is there again to help. But at what cost?

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The Man Who Lived in Sorcy Wood: A Fable
by Brendan McNamee Literary Fiction, Fantasy 23 Feb 2009
A small town in Ireland, some time in the past. A man goes to live in a wood. A speaking statue brings hordes of pilgrims. To accommodate them, a priest wants to build an airport and a businessman wants to build a holiday camp. They both need the wood. But a man lives there . . .

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Woman
by Gemma Marren Short Story, General Fiction 21 Aug 2011
Gerald is happy to spend his retirement tinkering with his Scalextic set, but if he pauses long enough to listen he will find his wife has other plans.

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Crocodiles
by Sylvia Murphy Novel 23 Dec 2008
SYNOPSIS Without warning, Paul Tolley’s comfortable life as an up-and-coming city banker is snatched away from him as he answers a cry for help from his brother in Africa. He finds himself in a situation where nothing is what it seems and nobody ever tells him the truth.

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Mid-Life Monologues
by Chloe Mesanges Short Story, General Fiction 19 Jan 2016
No-one reaches middle age without having a story to tell. And issues to solve... In these three short stories, middle-aged narrators share their dilemmas.

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Waking the Sleepers
by Tony Irvin Action, Thriller 22 Dec 2017
Three years after al Qaeda bombed the US Embassy in Nairobi, an African hunter, a virologist and a military attaché form an unlikely trio in trying to foil a follow-up plot using a bio-engineered variant of deadly Marburg virus isolated from local monkeys – the ultimate terrorist weapon.

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Pelt
by ML Campbell Adventure, Teenage Fiction 30 Sep 2014
Taken to live with her grandfather in the countryside after the sudden and violent death of her mother, Tally Argent is numb. When she discovers a wild panther living in the woods near the village, she must do all she can to fight for its safety in a place where there are more dangers than she expects...

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A Bourgainvillea too far
by Lizzie Gates Short Story, Comedy, Historical, Romance 28 Jan 2009
Life twists and turns and some people nudge it and others don't notice they're being nudged. Jacintha and Jonty are nudged but who's doing the nudging - Mrs Feather or life?

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Hit and Run
by CharlotteJ Short Story, Thriller 19 May 2017
3000 word (the max word count allowed) short story that unfolds along the London Marathon course.

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Watching Over You
by Toscka Crime, Literary Fiction 21 Jul 2010
What does it really mean to 'love thy neighbour as thyself'? And where can it lead? Gideon Day is trying to understand his conviction for murder.... "Spying, the newspapers called it, the priest's son who kept himself to himself. Nonsense of course, I've never kept myself to myself.... Besides, watching isn't spying.'

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A Little Christian Twist Chapters III and IV
by Michael C. Ackerman Novel, Teenage Fiction, Thriller, General Fiction 31 Aug 2010
A young girl from a dysfunctional home struggles with the issues of her father’s horrible abuse and her own heinous rape by way of an acquaintance that she at one time had a secretive crush on.

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Fallen
by s. mason Romance, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Teenage Fiction 22 Jul 2010
When you've been tricked into becoming a vampire, there's no way out.

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GMO Girl
by J Ashton Tucker Romance, Science Fiction 10 Sep 2014
Patients are disappearing at Camden Psychiatric. Ashton, a nurse’s assistant, and undercover investigator Milo, find the hospital billing for treatment of disappeared patients to fund a black-ops genetics lab. In shutting the lab down, Ashton must choose between Milo and her ex-lover.

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Plan B
by C.Cash Crime, Mystery, General Fiction 08 May 2010
DI Amber Finlay is no stranger to death, she is one of London's top cops with a past that torments her. Dyson Crane is rich, handsome and dead. The case is not as simple as it seems with all those involved hiding a secret.

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The Samanea Rain Tree
by Emma Hickie Mystery, Novel, Women's Fiction 04 Jun 2014
Maggie Carter disappears whilst on holiday in St Lucia; from the same beach where she spent much of her childhood. To discover why, we return to Margaret Cadette, aged 10; a skinny child, with wild hair and a fierce temper. How did she become that woman, why has she vanished?

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The Story of the Mad White Man
by Bruce Brislin Short Story, Adventure, Children's Fiction 19 Mar 2017
One of an anthology of short stories relating to the Bushmen of the Kalahari that I have called 'Xade Tales.' This one is all about culture shock.

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The Wedding List
by James Holden Short Story, Literary Fiction, General Fiction 12 Nov 2013
Ben wonders about how to dispose of presents he and wife were bought after she has walked out on him.

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Finding The Plot
by Will Tate Action, Comedy, Crime, Literary Fiction, Novel, Romance, Thriller 30 Nov 2008
Katherine Stubbs hires literary agent Alec Steele to find out what happens in the "blocked" novel in which she is trapped. Can Alec stay out of Cambridge's pubs for long enough to resolve Katherine's story before she is deleted?

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The Glubster
by Lev Parikian Short Story, Children's Fiction 18 Aug 2009
A boy meets a glubster - you know what they are: The scariest, slimiest creatures by far. But this one can’t roar and its job’s on the line, So the boy has to scold it and give it some spine.

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WILLIE BASS
by Brian Harris Short Story, Historical 08 Apr 2018
Youthful admiration for old Western hero. Really 1st oerson reminiscence of Time passing. (sounds stuffier than it is!)

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The Changeling Detective
by Phillip Berrie Mystery, Science Fiction, Fantasy 28 Aug 2009
The detective with a thousand faces thought he was a mutant — a one in a million freak of nature. Now, he's not so sure.

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A case of identity
by R.M. Lowe Crime, Historical, Literary Fiction, Mystery, Novel, Thriller 19 Aug 2008
Out from the shadows of the Sherlock Holmes stories emerges the real Professor Moriarty, determined to give his version of events and indict the man he claims has destroyed his life: Dr John Watson, a liar, a madman and a murderer.

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Crazy Dawn, Digital Sunset
by Tania Weir Literary Fiction, Novel, Saga 30 Dec 2011
Abe Gardiner is the Havard educated heir of a security conglomerate. Lorna Spencer, born and bred in Hackney, is a religious young woman with ambitions of becoming a nurse. Their worlds collide when Lorna kidnaps Abe's son, setting in motion disastrous consequences that span two generations.

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Dave Trellis and the Allotments of Doom (editted)
by Stuart Comedy, Fantasy 25 Apr 2009
Dave Trellis is Steward of St Catherine's Allotments. Fergus Loaf, broke, disillusioned graduate wants to grow Marijuana; all he needs is a bit of land and a shed to live in. So Fergus enters the world of Dave Trellis and finds adventure, humiliation and the woman of his dreams; it's just a shame she isn't human.

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The Silence of Snow
by Beth Newton Short Story, Literary Fiction, Women's Fiction 27 Dec 2008
A journey through a snowy wilderness and a woman determined to break through the binaries of good and bad and black and white that are governing her world.

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SAFE
by Kate Hanney Teenage Fiction 14 Nov 2008
Isolation at school, rows at home, spending a night in the cells - Danny's used to that kind of trouble; it's normal. But then he hits on a posh girl, and things at home go from bad to worse. And then it's not normal trouble any more, and it's not just Danny who's in danger.

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The Thief Taker (Revised)
by Karen Thompson Children's Fiction 20 Jan 2009
Ruby Snood is 11 - not the best looking girl in the school ... and never will be. But one day she meets an odd stranger who offers her the chance of a new life - of course she takes him up on it!

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HEART OF BONE
by Lexi Revellian Mystery, Novel, General Fiction 27 Sep 2009
Caz Tallis knows she is a seriously bad amateur sleuth - but finds herself drawn into investigating a stalker and a missing girl... This is the sequel to HEART OF ROCK (was Catch a Falling Star).

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Papier Mache Doll
by A Bowden Short Story, Literary Fiction 15 May 2011
Short story detailing two sisters dealing with the death of their dad and their own relationship. Trialling as a short story with a view to developing as a novel.

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SOLOMON SAYS: The Devil Comes Down (rev)
by Timothy Saint Short Story, General Fiction 30 Jan 2011
‘Solomon Says’ is a collection of Modern Morality Tales comprising twenty short stories, each inspired by an Old Testament quotation from the Book of Proverbs – traditionally supposed to have been penned by King Solomon. The appropriate quotation is appended to each story, all of which are currently posted on YWO.

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The strange pull of earlier
by epinay Literary Fiction, Novel, Romance, Womens Fiction, General Fiction 16 Oct 2009
A story of love, lies and memory. Daisy, in turmoil over her husband’s betrayal, visits her estranged mother who is in the early stages of dementia. Now, as childhood memories intrude Daisy reverts to old ways of coping as she is forced to re-examine her past.

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Billy and Barnaby
by Carola Hughes-Hartmann Short Story, General Fiction 24 Nov 2011
What happens to Billy and Barnaby? Do they both find their way home?

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Wann Horse Races
by Warren K. Washburn Action, General Fiction 01 Mar 2009
A ten year old boy, second of four brothers, narrates family life with a father who gambles for a living.

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Eagles of Time (Revised)
by Pilgrim, homewardbound. Adventure, Science Fiction, Teenage Fiction 06 Sep 2009
Tornado pilot Sally K finds herself thrown into a distant future along with a flight of 1980s Electric Lightning aircraft, six WW2 Panzer Tiger tanks and a Roman legion. Facing a comman enemy, they must learn to understand each other to survive, but it is not 'their' survival they are there for.

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I Dream of Lavender
by Jacky Cowper Short Story, General Fiction 16 Nov 2009
Harry finds himself in hospital and has some interesting experiences.

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The Best Things in Life . . .
by Orson Comedy, Novel, General Fiction 01 Jul 2011
Mark has it all. A loving family, a detached house and a great job. But as mid-life approaches he wants to be rich. After putting everything on the line he stands to lose everything important to him.

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The Price of Freedom
by PaulE Adventure, Crime, Historical 08 Oct 2008
In the mayhem of the Bristol Riots, the lives of six people become entwined. Some are fighting for power, others for freedom, but each of them will have to pay a price for what they want. This book is based on actual events in Bristol in 1831, where hundreds died for the right to vote.

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The Secret Miss Rabbit Kept
by Robin Cain Novel, Womens Fiction 23 Feb 2012
Sophie's mother abandoned her as a newborn. Sixteen years later, unable to come to terms with that fact, Sophie takes a job at a nursing home where she believes she'll relate to the other "unloved toss-aways". There she meets the silent Miss Rabbit who helps her learn that love, more often than not, involves difficult choices.

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Uncle Kamel
by R Atalla Literary Fiction 18 Jul 2011
Ahmus leaves Cairo to live with Uncle Kamel in Alexandria. On arriving he discovers his uncle isn’t the man he thought he was. Ahmus must learn to become his own man; otherwise, Uncle Kamel will never let him go.

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Heaven Sent
by willow55 Mystery, Novel, Romance, Teenage Fiction, General Fiction 31 Mar 2012
A car crash. A saviour. But will Gabriel prove to be all that Evie expects?

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The Developing Psyche of a Celtic Supporter
by Bobby Lennon Literary Fiction, Novel, General Fiction 16 Jan 2012
Set between 1979 and 1994, in and around Wishaw and Glasgow, The Developing Psyche of a Celtic Supporter, tells the story of Johnny McBride, a headstrong young man from a dysfunctional family, as he attempts to find his way in life.

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The Lumberjack and The Sheep (Revised)
by Chris Smith Short Story, Literary Fiction 01 Jun 2010
This is a short story.

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The Wrong Sort of German
by JS Manton Literary Fiction, Thriller 19 Oct 2010
Emily is the revered widow of Lord Lund. When a blackmail letter arrives on the morning of his Memorial Service, she’s faced with the stark consequences of her marriage and a pact made in Berlin, sixty years ago, when her husband saved the war criminal she loved.

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Guardians of Rome
by Anthony Armitt Action, Adventure, Historical, Novel 05 Dec 2010
A young boy is enlisted into a secret organisation sworn to protect Rome. He is thrust into a deadly world where a scheming Empress, a mighty General and a beautiful assassin will decide the future of the Empire.

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Waking Daisy
by Jo Bright Robson Teenage Fiction 03 Jul 2011
A hit and run accident leaves fifteen year-old Daisy in a coma. Now awake after losing five months of her life, she must piece together from memories the events that brought her to today - how her best friend tried to save her, how her family fell apart, and how a secret admirer and a rock band can change your world.

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Pull the Plug
by Byron Collins Short Story, Teenage Fiction, General Fiction 14 Jun 2012
How do you cook a teenage vegetable? Steam it? Fry it? What if the vegetable is your brother and still alive? If it was up to me, and I’m his brother, I'd pull the plug. I guess everyone is different.

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Rock Chick
by Kit Ashley Action, Comedy, Crime, Romance 05 Oct 2008
Indy Savage has loved Lee Nightingale since she was five years old. Breaking her heart, Lee has never been interested. Now Indy has bad guys shooting at her and Lee needs to help. She can’t keep him out of her life when she’s getting stun-gunned, kidnapped and finding dead bodies.

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Song of the Desert
by Ian Collins Short Story, Literary Fiction, General Fiction 07 Apr 2009
A story of faith in the future inspired by characters met on a trip to Egypt.

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The Chicken Factory (Revised)
by James Killick Literary Fiction, Thriller, General Fiction 31 Mar 2010
Life is tough when you've got no money, no home, and a bad case of misanthropy. On a journey through despair, love, violence and death Jack discovers that you can't just kidnap someone else's idea of truth, you have to find your own.

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The Cigarette
by Dianne k Webb Short Story, Literary Fiction 22 Aug 2009
This is a short story about the untimely death of a young woman experienced as one more inevitable event in her mother's life.

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War Bird. (Previously 'How Faint the Tune')
by E A Harrison Fantasy, Teenage Fiction 24 Oct 2012
Marla True hasn't seen her mysterious father for years and that suits her fine. Mum works 24/7 to pay the bills, but at least she has her friends, Ed and Asher. But when she upsets creepy old Mr. Pelham, his daughter takes her revenge in an unimaginable way. Marla's punishment is a lesson in history she'll never forget.

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the bedazzling dagger
by kirrilly vort-ronald Adventure, Mystery 17 May 2010
The Ruby Dagger is a mysterious Turkish relic, said to possess supernatural powers and has been missing for hundreds of year. Now a wealthy businessman wants it and is willing to pay Elena Noir, the best retrievalist around to get it for him. But Elena must overcome her demons and new enemies to uncover the location of the Bedazzling Dagger…

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The Demon
by Jackson Spencer Bell Short Story, Horror 23 Apr 2014
Billie goes to confront a prostitute who has managed to convince her husband that Billie is possessed.

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Flotsam II (Working Title)
by Tom Stacey Action, Thriller 07 Jul 2014
After a terrible storm, Edward Fletcher is marooned on an island somewhere in the Indian Ocean. At first he struggles to survive, but as he learns more about the island, he realises there are more things to worry about than food and shelter.

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One New Message
by Chops Teenage Fiction 16 Jun 2013
After a tough childhood, 15 year old Mac's life is finally back on track. He has dedicated foster carers, close mates and the potential to succeed at school; until that is, one morning when he receives a new message on Facebook.

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The Bowels of the Earth (novel)
by Veronica Di Grigoli Literary Fiction, General Fiction 16 Jan 2009
What does it feel like to be buried alive? My grandfather spent eight hours digging his way out of a collapsed coalmine with his bare hands. This is his story.

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The Ceasefire Symphony
by Rebecca Stonehill Short Story, Literary Fiction 16 Jul 2007
Wasi is a young Palestinian musician who is faced with some difficult decisions when he is confronted with the possibility of playing for an orchestra against his family's wishes.

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The Forever Man (Revised)
by Allen Stroud Crime, Mystery, Fantasy, Thriller, General Fiction 20 Jan 2013
"A young girl's body lay on the floor between the bookshelves of aisles 10 and 10a." Looking up from his book at the library, Andrew Pryde finds himself a suspect in a murder inquiry. The problem is, even he isn't sure whether he's innocent or guilty.

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The Lady From Chameleon Lake (version 4TW)
by Lyn Gerry Historical, Science Fiction 25 Apr 2012
An environmentalist fighting to stop fracking in rural New York State mysteriously wakes up amidst a civil war in 12th Century England. She dedicates her strange new life to preventing the future from whence she came. [strong language - if you object to swearing, please don't read this fucking story]

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The Salvaged Heart
by Clare Hawkins Historical, Novel, Romance 28 Jan 2012
In 1588 a ship of the Spanish Armada is wrecked on tiny, remote Fair Isle. One of the castaways, Cristobal, encounters Freya, a young widow. As they are drawn together in a powerful mutual attraction, they struggle to survive the privations and hidden violence of the small island community.

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A Human Interest Story
by Crispin Keith Short Story, Literary Fiction, General Fiction 05 Sep 2014
Diane returns to Romania in 1980, after the fall of Communism and Ceaucescu, to visit Nikki, whom she had met there in 1979. Nikki is now in prison. Old memories are stirred up.

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Bad Penny - Chp 1 &2
by Thomas Harding Historical, Literary Fiction, Novel 02 Jan 2008
London 1724: James Figg, the first and self-proclaimed Heavyweight Champion of England, reveals to the audiences of his fighting amphitheatre, his new protégé: mistress of swordsmanship, cudgel-swinging and bare knuckle boxing; Bad Penny. This novel explains Penny's rise to infamy and how women most delight in revenge.

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Bycatch
by K M Morgan Mystery, Novel, Thriller, General Fiction 10 Jul 2010
When David Jessop escapes after six years incarcerated at a psychiatric facility, he is forced first into running, and next into pursuing the truth behind his imprisonment. What he discovers affects some powerful political figures and soon he is fighting not only for his freedom, but also his life.

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Harvey Pepper Urban Conflict Medic
by John Tedesco Short Story, General Fiction 28 Jul 2011
As war rages around him, Harvey Pepper is having a few problems with his job.

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One Year of Forgotten Catastrophe
by Daniel Keane Action, Adventure, Comedy, Novel, Science Fiction, Thriller, General Fiction 29 Mar 2013
The story of one year of Donnie Primus’s life; a calamitous journey from the assembly line at Nalfen Novelties to a secret Antarctic prison, into the clutches of corrupt Ecuadorian police, to Heaven, Hell and back again. On the way he encounters a mutant-brained time traveller, a homemade rocket scientist, his dead cousin, The Devil and God.

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The Dictation
by Amloki Short Story, Crime, Horror, Literary Fiction 16 Dec 2008
A short story about a young woman

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The Gluttonous Drunkard & Beautiful Eyes
by Ford Short Story, Literary Fiction 02 Sep 2009
Two short stories. In the first - An obese drunkard unwittingly helps along a romance In the second - About a girl with Downs Syndrome who likes to take pictures

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No More Mulberries
by Mary Smith Womens Fiction, General Fiction 25 Jan 2009
Set in Afghanistan, British-born Miriam finds her marriage to her Afghan doctor husband heading towards crisis. She has to journey into her past to understand how unresolved issues are damaging her relationship. It is a story of commitment and divided loyalties, of love and loss, set against a country struggling through transition.

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The Least of All Evils...
by Helen Hogan Comedy, Novel, General Fiction 28 Jul 2011
The man overboard who bounced back. The bolt of lightning that missed. The Minions of Death have been making too many mistakes lately. Death – or Alan, to friends – is beginning to doubt himself. Is he really starting to lose his sting? And what’s it all got to do with Sainsbury’s?

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Chimera (2010)
by Phil Gomm Adventure, Children's Fiction, Novel, Fantasy 31 May 2010
Ronnie Squib is nine years old and lost. With the help of some extraordinary companions, he must find his way home, but Madame Chartreuse is determined to add him to her collection....

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Domesday
by Bob Garrod Historical, Novel, General Fiction 06 Mar 2009
The story of the year 1066 told by Wulfred of Ellasham, a reluctant warrior who fought for King Harold at the Battle of Hastings. Although he loves peace and good ale and life in general, it is the sword's edge that dictates Wulfred's destiny.

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Eulogy (rev'd)
by Joe 90 Short Story, General Fiction 24 Sep 2009
Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears. I come to bury Gareth Wilkins, not to praise him

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Still Waters
by Kate Love Mystery, Romance, Thriller 11 Apr 2010
Andie returns to the strange hamlet of Still Waters, where her brother, Mark, drowned twenty years before. Her mother believed Mark was murdered, and after investigation, Andie believes it too. When Andie falls for her neighbour Rob, she receives bizarre threats, and realises she’s no longer safe in Still Waters…

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The Time Hunters
by Carl Ashmore Children's Fiction 16 Aug 2010
Becky, Joe, Uncle Percy, Will Scarlet and a Sabre-tooth Tiger called Milly travel to Victorian Oxford, Ancient Greece and Jurassic London on an action-packed adventure to find the legendary Golden Fleece.

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Mischief (Revised version)
by V.J. Corfield Children's Fiction, Novel 20 Dec 2008
ASA LAMANDA is half human, half supernatural, and a halfwit. Expelled from the Academy of Mayhem and Malevolence because his evil streak is only pencilled in, Asa plans to settle amongst the humans. But, when you’re always in half a mind to cause trouble, settling usually relates to scores.

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SILVER COINS AND FLYBOYS
by Warren Washburn Short Story, Action, Adventure, General Fiction 06 Apr 2009
What do you say about a 15 year old boy who loves pool halls, baseball, and Carol? Well, one thing--he always does what his dad tells him to do.

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Stains
by Ethan Spencer Harris Short Story, Literary Fiction, Thriller 15 Dec 2007
Perched on the brink of disaster, Melissa struggles to get her car back from the finance company.

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HALLOWEEN BABY
by PJMoriarty Short Story, Comedy, General Fiction 02 Oct 2011
A Halloween Night to remember! Another in the Sean and Rose series.

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Be My Baby
by Dina Behrman Short Story, Women's Fiction, General Fiction 14 Mar 2011
A pregnant teenager realises her unborn son is going to change her life forever - in more ways than one....

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City of Dreams (3)
by Anna O'Neill Crime, Novel, Thriller, General Fiction 10 Feb 2009
Drug dealer Khaled wants to go straight, but his brother Elyes wants to branch out into heroin and cocaine, taking their youngest brother with him. Khaled gets a chance to escape to a new life in England when he meets Sara, but only if he leaves his brothers and their life of crime behind. If only it were that simple..

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death is the same as going to sleep
by sarayu srivatsa Literary Fiction 25 Aug 2011
The poet Neel Swamy is a miserable man. He hasn't written poetry for years. His marriage has failed and memories of his dead mother haunt him. Then he falls in love and poetry returns to him. He is happy but not for long. He finds out the shocking truth about his mother and the betrayal is too much for him to bear.

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Male Harmonies
by Jessica Nelson Novel, General Fiction 20 May 2011
When WILL SYKES, music therapist, arrives at St.Edward’s hospital in the small English town of Mickleton, not everyone trusts his unorthodox methods. But is Will really who he says, or are there sinister motives behind his apparent intention to help certain clients overthrow the influence of local underworld crook, SPIREA?

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The Four Maps of Christmas
by Eliza Kogawa Children's Fiction 28 Apr 2010
It is the eve of Christmas Eve. Father Christmas, Santa Claus and St Nicholas have finally finished reading Christmas letters. But four children didn’t ask for any presents. Instead, they each asked a Great Christmas Question. Now the three gift-givers summon these children to Christmas Village, to get their answers…

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JUICY LOOPS
by Naomi Richardson Short Story, Comedy, General Fiction 27 Apr 2014
Lucy steps out of her comfort zone and into the otherworld reality of festival and new beginnings. This is an upbeat tale of loneliness, the vagaries of ageing and the purpose of the soul.

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Peace Lily
by Frankie Valente Literary Fiction 22 Feb 2009
Ten years after the accidental death of her daughter, Niamh is facing up to the fact that her marriage is on the rocks. As she ponders how to deal with this she hears disturbing news about the young man she used to hold responsible for Lily's accident.

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Sharavogue
by Nancy Blanton Historical 25 May 2009
In 1649, as Oliver Cromwell leads his army across Ireland to put down a rebel rising, a young girl vows to destroy him, and then must run for her life. When she aligns with a Scottish outlaw she is plunged headlong into a journey that leads from Ireland to the West Indies, and to Cromwell’s very bedchamber in Whitehall Palace.

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A Road Less Travelled
by O D Prew Literary Fiction, Novel, General Fiction 13 Aug 2011
A homeless man sets out on foot across America to ask the President of the United States a question - a tragic tale of injustice, rebellion and an overwhelming tribute to one man's indomitable spirit.

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Edmund Godfrey & The Fanatiques Creed
by Mark Francis ( Gent.) Crime, Historical, Mystery, Thriller 06 May 2011
1660. magistrate Edmund Godfrey investigates a murder, but uncovers a plot by religious fanatics to seize London and overthow the state. He infiltrates the gang, but there are some in high places who want him to fail. A fictional story based real people and events from Pepys diary.

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