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Wendy Nikel

Kingdom of Dust and Boils

Published Jul 1, 2019 · 3,046 words (12 minutes) · 77 views

Fantasy Historical ancient dark dark fantasy short story historical fantasy egypt

A boy is bound by magic to keep the secrets of the Pharoah’s son.

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Barbara Krasnoff

Button Up Your Overcoat

Published Jun 19, 2019 · 3,254 words (12 minutes) · 1 like · 99 views

Science Fiction Historical

There's more than one way to pass.

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K.G. Anderson

His Last Victim

Published Jun 17, 2019 · 4,697 words (18 minutes) · 74 views

Historical victorian alternate history Jack the Ripper

London, November 1888. A young police officer volunteers for a novel undercover role, one for which he is uniquely suited. Thus disguised, he witnesses Jack the Ripper’s last horrific crime — and glimpses the high-level cover-up that drew the curtain over the killer’s identity.

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Elizabeth Hopkinson

The Yorkshire Defiance

Published Jun 17, 2019 · 1,488 words (6 minutes) · 2 likes · 123 views

Historical Family short story Shibden Hall 18th century historic house prizewinning

A desperate mother seeks her child in the house she thought she had escaped forever. Inspired by Shibden Hall, home of Anne Lister (Gentleman Jack). It is based on a true story of the Lister family in the 18th century. Shortlisted in the Historic House Short Story Competition 2014.

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Originally I went to the main hall of the Austrian National Library to attend a guided tour of the freemasonry exhibition. I was delighted by the architecture and soon fell for all the secret doors which were open - what a sign when having an exhibition on freemasons :-)
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James Van Pelt

Voices

Published Jun 14, 2019 · 5,760 words (21 minutes) · 1 like · 96 views

Horror Mystery Science Fiction Historical Romance time travel

Everyone knows about time travel paradoxes and how they make travel into history impossible, but there are ways around the problems, and if you could go back in time, to your best and worst days, what would you discover? Could you answer your deepest mysteries?

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Curtis C. Chen

Making Waves

Published Jun 11, 2019 · 6,318 words (23 minutes)

Fantasy Horror Historical magic WWII submarine

An alternate WWII where magic and monsters exist, but you can still fight with submarines... mostly...

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James Van Pelt

The Invisible Empire

Published Jun 8, 2019 · 7,760 words (29 minutes) · 2 likes · 112 views

Fantasy Horror Historical cthulhu Colorado mining racism mythos

Here's a story of Colorado gold mining in the late 1800s, racism and Cthulhu in equal measure. There are men who are monsters, and then there are monsters.

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Stephen Dedman

Probable Cause

Published Jun 3, 2019 · 1,742 words (7 minutes) · 2 likes · 127 views

Horror Science Fiction Historical Serial Killer parallel worlds alternative timelines vanishing hitchhiker

A man picks up a hitchhiker on a dark desert highway, and tells her his story...

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Onward
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Mark R Conte

The Wall

Published May 29, 2019 · 3,201 words (12 minutes) · 87 views

Historical Romance

An American soldier stationed West Berlin when the wall divides Berlin and all Germans meets a woman from East Berlin who wants to become very American.

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Anatoly Belilovsky

Deep Into That Darkness Peering

Published May 15, 2019 · 1,942 words (8 minutes) · 1 like · 115 views

Classic Fantasy Horror Humor Literary Fiction Science Fiction Historical Poe Pastiche

One night in San Francisco, resentment, ennui, and Amontillado.

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Candle Fire