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The cozy brick bungalow stood on a short lane of similarly modest houses with a small, mostly overgrown park at the far end and an intersection leading to Darlington High Street.
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
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Though he would normally look away from such people, for some reason he kept examining them from the back of the elevator. Do I know these losers? He wondered.
- Length: 3 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
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Shepherd's family made money by being outlaws. Well, outlaws in the governments' eyes.
- Length: 16 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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"Damn thing," old Ernie muttered, glancing up from his laptop. He reached out to shut off the annoying noise but noticed the call was from his area. This was unusual.
- Length: 13 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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Retirement had been rougher on Dudley DuBose. Always way more career-focused than his wife, it had been tough adjusting to the record amount of free time.
- Length: 18 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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Berry liked movies. Correction, he loved them.
- Length: 24 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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The tale of King Twilight and his two daughters happened a long time ago. They ruled over a stunning northern country named Celeste.
- Length: 3 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
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Dessie O'Connell was 6 feet 3, thick of bone, and naturally muscular. Unlike almost all of the actors with whom he'd first competed for parts, he hardly needed to work out in order to resemble a Hellenic god.
- Length: 9 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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There was a lot at stake. Too much to lose. They reckon we all have our price, and Algy knew mine.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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"I can't make it sound more enticing than that," the doctor sighed from behind his desk, dispirited, but Lubanzi was hooked on the idea. A caring robot sounded cool, and it would help him live in his apartment in Claremont again.
- Length: 8 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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At 10 o’clock on a warm August morning, an old but immaculate big blue Buick slowly pulled up and parked by the front gate of the largest section in Serenity Springs Cemetery, Azalea Falls’ oldest, biggest burial ground.
- Length: 12 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
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As I gaze at the living room clock, I reach for the bottle on the coffee table. I take a drink, staring at the Roman numerals, listening for the ticking sound, but then I hear something outside.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: 15
5 Stars
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A warmth filled my chest, an immense sense of pride that you were here. With me. I'd only met you properly for the first time this morning. Of course, I knew you before then.
- Length: 3 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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Jaime’s two grandfathers also lived in the apartment building. He called one grandfather Abuelito and the other grandfather Babcia. He loved them both very much.
- Length: 3 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
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I hide in the downstairs loo and put on eyeliner. It makes my grey eyes look smoky and defined, covering up the fact I’ve been crying. I think make-up suits me, but Dad disagrees. He thinks make-up is just for girls.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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A game of Scrabble has serious consequences.
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Crime, Humor
5 Stars
“Go to Goldman’s Greenhouses. Joseph … will start you … at a buck sixty an hour.” His lungs empty of smoke, “Go talk to him. He’s your uncle. He’ll hire you.
- Length: 15 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Fiction
5 Stars
A semi-barbaric king devises a semi-barabaric (but entirely fair) method of criminal trial involving two doors, a beautiful lady and a very hungry tiger.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Fiction, Humor
5 Stars
Shepherd's family made money by being outlaws. Well, outlaws in the governments' eyes.
- Length: 16 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Crime
5 Stars
"Damn thing," old Ernie muttered, glancing up from his laptop. He reached out to shut off the annoying noise but noticed the call was from his area. This was unusual.
- Length: 13 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Crime
5 Stars
Berry liked movies. Correction, he loved them.
- Length: 24 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Fiction
5 Stars
The cozy brick bungalow stood on a short lane of similarly modest houses with a small, mostly overgrown park at the far end and an intersection leading to Darlington High Street.
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: U
- Genre: Fiction
5 Stars
"I can't make it sound more enticing than that," the doctor sighed from behind his desk, dispirited, but Lubanzi was hooked on the idea. A caring robot sounded cool, and it would help him live in his apartment in Claremont again.
- Length: 8 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Sci-Fi
5 Stars
Dessie O'Connell was 6 feet 3, thick of bone, and naturally muscular. Unlike almost all of the actors with whom he'd first competed for parts, he hardly needed to work out in order to resemble a Hellenic god.
- Length: 9 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Humor
5 Stars
Retirement had been rougher on Dudley DuBose. Always way more career-focused than his wife, it had been tough adjusting to the record amount of free time.
- Length: 18 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Fiction
5 Stars
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