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1 Shiloh by Ernest Bywater & Mike Lowe

A story in the Damsels In Distress Universe
Shiloh is a land of plains, forests, and mountains on the planet Chaos. The planet's two most powerful Heroes are dead and the bureaucracy of the Crossroads control centre is more of a hindrance than a help, due to treachery within their ranks. Kyle Alexander is the heir to Jonas the powerful Lord of Shiloh, he must now take up his inheritance due to Jonas' unexpected death, and solve many problems while fighting enemies and protect his people on both Earth and Chaos. - 270,700 words

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Aliens, Romance, Politics, School, Violence, War, Military, Workplace, Rags To Riches
Downloads: 5862 | Votes: 102 | Score: 9.14
Size: 1423KB | 277,785 words | Posted:

2 Emend by Eclipse by Lazlo Zalezac

Benny Baker went from being a smarter than average, fourteen year old kid, to being a super genius. It was an overnight transformation in which his speech patterns become more precise, his mannerisms became muted, and his opinions matured. He has a chance to make things right, but he's not sure what that means.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Time Travel
Tags: Time Travel, Alternate Timeline, Humor, Rags To Riches
Downloads: 12756 | Votes: 197 | Score: 9.12
Size: 1328KB | 256,548 words | Posted: Concluded:

3 Lucky Jim Firehair by FantasyLover

The adventures of 16-year-old Jim Reynolds start in 1856 Virginia. When his family and several others head west to settle near Council Bluffs, his adventures continue, becoming more numerous and earning him the moniker Lucky Jim. Follow Jim as he grows into a leadership role that he feels unqualified to hold, until finally forced to test both his leadership ability and his luck. A "fantasy history."

Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Fantasy
Tags: Alternate Timeline, Coming of Age, Drama, Violence, Historical, War, Rags To Riches, Fantasy
Downloads: 4904 | Votes: 120 | Score: 9.04
Size: 735KB | 137,870 words | Posted: Concluded:

4 A Terran Trader on Toolondo by FantasyLover

Captain Marc Parker makes a living making four-year hyperspace round-trips to trade with the Karkallians, a race distant from Terra. He meets and falls in love with a beautiful young Karkallian woman, all while trying to avoid screwing up and committing a faux pas while dealing with different social norms between Terrans and Karkallians. He also has to deal with what he learns about her father. Inadvertently becoming involved in a political intrigue, Parker suddenly finds that he's now a targe

Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Futuristic, Nanotechnology, Robots, AI, Coming of Age, Politics, Rags To Riches
Downloads: 3754 | Votes: 134 | Score: 8.88
Size: 427KB | 78,586 words | Posted: Concluded:

5 Winds of Change by R. Michael Lowe aka The Scot

A story in the Winds of Change Universe
Grant Maxwell is sent back to the Colonial period of America to try to thwart the actions of a Scottish professor who hates the United States. Unfortunately, too much damage may have already occurred and it may be up to Grant to try to salvage the Nation. Note - Slavery concerns life in Colonial America. - 119,900 words.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Time Travel
Tags: Science Fiction, Time Travel, Aliens, Alternate Timeline, Historical, War, Rags To Riches
Downloads: 6874 | Votes: 189 | Score: 8.56
Size: 646KB | 122,654 words | Posted: Concluded:

6 Stand in Time by Ernest Bywater

A man is moving to the USA with his family. At the last minute his work won't release him from his contract early, as previously agreed. A cousin who's a close friend stands in to fill his role as father in helping the rest of the family move on the set date.When they get to the USA and the man is kidnapped by a group set on world domination. They brainwash him and send him back in time to help them bring about a different end to the War Between the States. Can one man affect their plans?

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Time Travel
Tags: Science Fiction, Time Travel, Western, Rags To Riches
Downloads: 3210 | Votes: 187 | Score: 8.49
Size: 475KB | 97,579 words | Posted:

7 The Wrong Way - or Is It? by Ernest Bywater

A girl goes for a walk in the woods and gets lost, the searchers can't find her, but her destiny does. Some codes have been omitted so as not to give away too much, I promise there's nothing that should upset anyone as this is more a drama with some sex and not a stroke story.

Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Time Travel
Tags: Science Fiction, Drama, Historical, Rags To Riches, Vignettes
Downloads: 1875 | Votes: 160 | Score: 8.46
Size: 24KB | 4,837 words | Posted:

8 Gunslinger by R. Michael Lowe aka The Scot

A star high school football quarterback loses his father, his girlfriend and his career, all in the same explosion. Now, he goes back in time to get the ones who did this, as well as saving the United States from being destroyed. What he finds on his one way trip is 'home.' - 42,200 words.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Time Travel
Tags: Science Fiction, Time Travel, Alternate Timeline, Historical, Western, Rags To Riches
Downloads: 5991 | Votes: 339 | Score: 8.39
Size: 220KB | 42,590 words | Posted:

9 Will to Survive by Ernest Bywater

A simple training exercise with brand new fighter aircraft goes very wrong when some thieves are where they shouldn't be and get mistaken for the target drones. The resulting explosion has many consequences for everyone involved, and Will March ends up living in some turbulent times in another era. Read how Will survives those first few years which are the dangerous beginnings of his new life. 65,000 words of action adventure.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Time Travel
Tags: Science Fiction, Time Travel, Western, Rags To Riches
Downloads: 6007 | Votes: 307 | Score: 8.29
Size: 334KB | 67,774 words | Posted:

10 Perfect Choices - A John the Genius Story by PT Brainum

First part in series. Omniscient 7 year old John begins a journey to change the world. Begins in 1984 Oklahoma. 28k words.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Time Travel, Alternate Timeline, Coming of Age, Humor, School, Science, Rags To Riches
Downloads: 2221 | Votes: 128 | Score: 8.10
Size: 149KB | 28,728 words | Posted:
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