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Found 19 stories and posts tagged 'Family'.



Al Marsiglia

Contract Pending - Chapter 1 & 2 of Book 1 - The Frankie Fiore series

Published May 12, 2019 · 2,280 words (9 minutes) · 14 views

Mystery Romance Family crime Mafia Organized crime wise guys

A tale of the evolution of Frankie Fiore, from a young man working in his father's shoe store, to a hoodlum working the streets of New York. Recruited by the local mob boss to do collections, Frankie successfully climbs the crime ladder until the day his partner steals the boss' money. Frankie and his partner then become the subjects of a contract put out on their lives.



C.L. Holland

The Message

Published May 7, 2019 · 999 words (4 minutes) · 53 views

Fantasy Family dark fantasy

Trying to please his father, Odeled offers to deliver a message to his enemies. But what's the cost?



James Van Pelt

The Yard God

Published May 3, 2019 · 4,616 words (17 minutes) · 45 views

Fantasy Family insects

The creatures in Demi's backyard love her, and she loves her mom. Life should be good with the love that surrounds her, but Demi has challenges too: Mom is sick, the neighborhood is rough, and what's a good daughter to do?

This barn owl was very jumpy…not quite used to humans yet.  It was injured by a car and is now being cared for by the rangers at Meeman-Shelby Forest State Park.


Madeleine E. Robins

La Vie en Ronde

Published May 3, 2019 · 6,244 words (23 minutes) · 1 view

Science Fiction Family loneliness inner worlds

Another story about becoming, and finding a family, with a protagonist who finds herself in a very strange place.



Vanessa Fogg

The Things That We Will Never Say

Published Apr 19, 2019 · 1,223 words (5 minutes) · 1 like · 34 views

Science Fiction Family Timelines



Stephen S. Power

A Better Gig

Published Mar 10, 2019 · 3,911 words (15 minutes) · 1 like · 83 views

Science Fiction Family north carolina driverless cars gig economy teenager

What teenager hasn't wanted to leave their family for another? Thanks to the gig economy, Frank has a chance to find a better position.



Aidan Moher


Published Feb 1, 2019 · 5,238 words (20 minutes) · 1 like · 372 views

Fantasy Science Fiction aliens Family Action Dinosaurs! Jurassic Park meets LOST

When Youngblood's island is invaded by, she must gather her friends, courage, and wits to survive—and the dinosaurs are the least of her problems. "Youngblood" is LOST meets Jurassic Park fuelled by the Dead Kennedys.

Youngblood cover


Aidan Moher

The Dinosaur Graveyard

Published Jan 7, 2019 · 1,409 words (6 minutes) · 2 likes · 452 views

Science Fiction Love Family Growing up Dinosaurs! Robots Letting go

A shattered dinosaur, a heartbroken child, and a mother's love coalesce in this touching story about family, loss, and growing up.



Aidan Moher

Tide of Shadows

Published Apr 23, 2018 · 4,257 words (16 minutes) · 470 views

Science Fiction aliens space opera Military SF Family Action

"We weren't alone. Just blind to our neighbours." His home destroyed, his family dead, Sligh travels across the galaxy to seek revenge for for a planet washed away by a tide of shadows.

Milky Way at Sumba Island