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North of Reality by Uel Aramchek

North of Reality is an explorable fiction space updated three times a week that covers a wide variety of unusual topics, from Rubik’s cube-based theology to the anatomy of wishing wells. Each piece within can either be read as an independent work, or as part of a larger cosmology. . . .

A growing collection of stories, updated thrice weekly.
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Cloud Dancers by Cale Leslie Hubble

A story about being lifted off your feet.

A serialised short story about a disillusioned young woman who, while attending an adolescent party that completely fails to inspire her, meets a boy who brings a much-needed element of excitement and imagination into her life. Want a world more romantic? Come cloud dancing! Other fictional pieces are also occasionally uploaded. . . .

A serialized novel, updating twice weekly.
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Sidonie by Sarah R. Suleski

The Ghetto calls you home, no matter what.

Seventeen-year-old Sidonie Ardash is leaving her home in Uptown Rivalie, headed for the Bromian Ghetto, a forbidden place she has only read about in the pages of a book written by her mother. She finds a new home, a new family, and a new life in the haunted world of the Broms, a people displaced and cursed by unknowable . . .

A partial series, with no recent updates.
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The Star and the Ocean by Maggie Derrick

May is an outsider seeking redemption on her island home. Em is an alluring stranger with an incredible secret. When May discovers Em washed up on the beach, it sets in motion the unraveling of everything she thought she wanted. But as Em’s past starts to catch up with her, May finds herself facing a difficult choice: . . .

A complete novel.
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Ageless by G.W. Whippe

Time flies in Lentempia

When Jill’s husband Malcolm beats her in a race to the shower on a Monday morning, she anticipates another lecture from her boss on the importance of being on time. What she doesn’t anticipate is for Malcolm to come sprinting back into the bedroom 15 seconds later, claiming he’s spent the last 1000 years in another dimension. Now, he’s . . .

A serialized novel, updating fortnightly.
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Boskeopolis Stories by J. J. W. Mezun

Rhymin' & Stealin'

Boskeopolis is an obscure city-state in the Verdazul archipelago in Orange Ocean–or, as other countries call it, the Pacific Ocean. It’s notable for its persistent violation o’ the laws o’ physics, biology, & economics—though, to be fair, real life doesn’t obey that last 1, either. As such, any inconsistencies within these stories should be blamed on glitches, for I’m ’fraid . . .

An ongoing series, with new episodes fortnightly.
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The Alarna Affair by Ruth Lampi

The Alarna Affair is a story about trains, archaeology, tomb thieves, monsters, mysterious academics, and a winged apparition.

Set in the Victorian era of another world, The Alarna Affair introduces a unique family of archaeologists and their friends. They must contest with tomb thieves, a winged apparition, and the problem that not every evil from the ancient world conveniently died there. . . .

A complete series.
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The London Archaeologist by Rupert Waldron

The credit crunch building slump has caused the number of London archaeological sites to dry up, leaving time on the Archaeologist’s hands to start to notice unsuspected things in the world around him. There are people, groups of people, beings of some sort, living among the general populace, but with something different about them: are they some sort of deity? . . .

A serialized novel, with no recent updates.
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Return of the Orange Virgin by Rob Hunter

Lechery, debauchery, total annihilation, blood and mud―the usual stuff as two prime movers contend for power. Not power to do anything in particular―threaten, coerce, destroy: illuminate a city, tighten the skeins of a siege engine, or wind up the bowels of a child’s clockwork toy―just power to have around. Just in case. Just the familiar, reassuring bulge of potential, there . . .

A complete novel.
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Mayan Calendar Girls by Team 2012

An Episode Each Week Until The End Of The World

A four book countdown until the Mayan Calendar’s last date, 20/12/2012. A rambling maze of several connecting stories, all involving some attractive young women and wild-assed guys. And all, without knowing it, in pursuit of the mystery of the End Of Time. The lovely young Mayanologist, the rapacious lesbian industrial spy, the ReElect Obama manipulators, the dolphin groupie, . . .

A complete novel.
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With Drawn by The Keeper

Sometimes the best defense against bullying is to be with drawn.

Being an adolescent with Asperger’s Syndrome would be challenging for anyone, but Jacob Grist has more problems to deal with in his day to day life. Jacob’s father died four years ago, and the man his mother married is even crueler than the bullies that continually target him in school. Jacob’s only solace is his exceptional artistic ability. When he . . .

A complete novel.
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Last Mage by Andrew Eckhart

To let nothing harm this world.

Seventeen years ago the world ended with the occurance of the Event. Many questions still remain from that time, including and especially just how the world was restored. The Mage Elijah Valentine is finally ready to talk about that time and reveal the secrets he’s been holding for millenia. More than just a worker of wonders, advisor to kings and . . .

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MAYAN CALENDAR GIRLS

Interesting way to read a story

By Linda Schoales, editor

Mar 1, 2010: “Mayan Calendar Girls” is a surreal collection of unconnected chapters that are supposed to make up a story, if you read enough of them. Each chapter is interesting and the characters are fun, but the point of view jumps between chapters and there are few linear links between them. If you don’t mind reading a story in bits and fitting the bits together in your head, you might find the story a lot of fun.

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THE ALARNA AFFAIR

Interesting Start

By Susan Amund, author of Barghest

May 25, 2016: As the first in a series of books, "The Alarna Affair" gives a glimpse of a fascinating mashed-up world of steam and paranormal. The writing is descriptive and well-paced; hints of something larger and more mysterious than two boys on a train appear immediately, encouraging the reader to continue.

I would have liked a bit more reaction from Jon. Upon seeing a winged figure (which is apparently quite fantastical and unbelievable in this world) swoop through a train station, Jon only [more . . .]

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