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Messenger in a Bottle by Jason Wileman

"Drink, Deliver, Repeat."

The “Messenger” has to find a way to deliver. Unable to drive as a result of his alcoholism, he uses various modes of transportation to get around. This leads to frequent encounters with the strange and interesting people that populate buses and trains and drive taxis of the unlicensed variety. Everyday and every delivery is a struggle to avoid being . . .

A complete novel.
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Advent by Krishan Coupland

Ten-year-old Luke has always idolised his mother. She is strong and defiant and unafraid. She never lies to him, even about the things that matter. She couldn’t be more different from his soft and doting foster family. When his mother arrives unexpectedly at his bedroom window one winter night, Luke doesn’t hesitate. He joins her, and together they run . . .

A complete novel.
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MESSENGER IN A BOTTLE

Some dark humour to brighten your day!

By Fiona Gregory, editor

Mar 19, 2017: "Black exhaust from a passing garbage truck drifts in through an open window. Someone starts watching a youtube video without headphones. The damage is done, this has become any other bus ride. It’s enough to make a person want to drink. But to be honest, that comes a lot easier for some of us than others."

The narrator of this story is going through a rough patch, or maybe is just a loser in general. He has a serious drinking problem [more . . .]

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ADVENT

Don’t Read The Tags

By Rhodeworks, author of Not All Heroes

Mar 24, 2018: Advent is quite good. Unfortunately, I think the story kind of spoils itself. If you’ve read this far, do not look at the tags for this story. I did not look at them and found Advent a good read, but I feel I would’ve been less intrigued had I been ‘armed’ with that knowledge.

Advent is a complete work. It a short web serial with the lean feel of a short story, and I suppose you could call it ‘diaryfic’. It [more . . .]

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