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Children of the Apocalypse by Skyla Dawn Cameron

Passion. Vengeance. Redemption. Sacrifice. Destiny.

From the author of the award winning novel “River” and internet cult hit “Catharsis” comes a serialized novel about the end of the world and the lives of those destined to stop it. Three girls are thrust together by their shared abilities and the roles they are to play in the nearing apocalypse. They are guided only by the mysterious . . .

A partial series, with no recent updates.
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The Broken Land by steinulfr

Things fall apart

The Broken Land is a dark epic fantasy story set in a world coming apart at the seams. Capricious magic warps beasts into strange and dangerous monsters, and Changes people into distorted caricatures of what they used to be. Peace and prosperity are the order of the day, but the past casts a long shadow, and the wounds of the . . .

A serialized novel, updating Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.
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Tokyo Demons by Lianne Sentar & rem

Illustrated light novel

Written by Lianne Sentar (Tokyopop, Seven Seas) and illustrated by rem (Tokyopop, Yen Press) in the style of the Japanese light novel/manga, this story follows Ayase, a young woman who can turn her body into a swarm of insects, and Jo, a young man with a talent for charm and pickpocketing, as they enter high school and are subsequently dragged . . .

A series.
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Running with Rats by Malcolm Schmitz

They fight for their dreams... and steal their masters'.

In the city of Isseran, everything is in its proper place. Society runs like a well-oiled machine . . . but the machine grinds unfortunates between its gears. Slaves and soldiers want more than their masters will give them; rebellion hangs in the air. Alix Black-Eyes, a former slave with a dark secret, stumbles upon a small band of rebels called the Rat . . .

A serialized novel, updating fortnightly.
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Mortal Ghost by L. Lee Lowe

It’s a fiery hot summer, and sixteen-year-old Jesse Wright is on the run. An oddly gifted boy, he arrives in a new city where the direction of his life is about to change. He’s hungry and lonely and desperate – and beset by visions of a stranger who is being brutally tortured. And then there are Jesse’s own memories of . . .

A complete novel.
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The Lone Argonaut by Kodi Arfer

An adventure at the edge of reality

Jason Blue has been ten years old for just a few days when a dragon hungry for his flesh abducts him from American suburbia. Then things only get weirder. Permanently estranged from Earth, Jason travels through the slightly futuristic free city of Gyeeds, the supernaturally calm waters of the Starving Sea, and the ambiguously prosperous dictatorship of Droydania. He faces . . .

A complete novel.
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Tired of Death by Neil Hartley

A Comedy of Terrors

How many times have you hacked down a zombie without thinking about it? Ever wondered who the shadowy force is behind that dungeon? Spared a thought for the poor denizens who are sat around in those chilly Crypts waiting for the next victim? No? Perhaps it’s time to see the story from the other side . . . . . . .

A complete pdf novel.
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Spirit Walker by James Galloway (Fel)

Kyven Steelhammer, a crystal cutter who can see spirits. But if people in his village find out, his life is forfeit. Follow his Spirit Walk as he finds courage and reason to live. . . .

A complete novel.
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Rys Rising by Tracy Falbe

Serving Onja makes it right.

In this passionate epic told from many angles, the young outlaw Amar becomes a dreaded warlord, the terror of kings. His ambitions blind him to the trivial diversions of mere female company until he must block a treaty marriage between two powerful tribes. Confronted by the desperate Princess Demeda, he feels temptation again, but the longings of his ruined heart . . .

A complete novel.
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Newtons Sleep by Daniel O'Mahony

A richly-written novel of strange happenings in 17th century England

“Don’t tell her what it was like. Don’t tell her how you had to dig your way out through heavy layers of clay to reach the fresh air, because that would distress her. Don’t tell her about the box, because that would confuse her. And don’t tell her about the light, because that was sacred.” Lately cannonballs have . . .

A complete novel.
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CHILDREN OF THE APOCALYPSE

Saving the World

By Jim Zoetewey, editor, author of The Legion of Nothing

Oct 11, 2008: All in all, I’d probably have been more enthusiastic about this story if I’d read it when I was in my teens. I don’t have anything particularly bad to say about it, so let me explain why.

Here’s the plot: The main character, Genevieve, discovers that she and two other girls at her high school have received abilities that could allow them to avert the upcoming apocalypse. Unfortunately, they don’t really know how to use them yet. Also, their mentor, while [more . . .]

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SPIRIT WALKER

I think it might be interesting, but then I went blind.

By capriox, member

Feb 28, 2010: I have a huge problem with this author’s formatting, just like I did for his other story. Although this time it’s a consistent format, it’s literally a wall of small font text with no line breaks between paragraphs or anything else to make it easier to read. Just glancing at it gave me eyestrain.

Although I refuse to read the whole thing until it’s been tweaked so as not to cause a headache after reading the first chapter, it does look [more . . .]

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