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Regency Masquerade by VeraLoy
#1
Regency Masqueradeby Vera Loy
As a gambler's daughter, Frances was resigned to spending her life masquerading as a boy, learning how to shoot a pistol and fight with a sword. Constantly moving from...
Completed
  • historicalromance
  • historicalfiction
  • disguise
+18 more
Astronomicon: Behemoth by Astronomicon
#2
Astronomicon: Behemothby Paul Vincent
The crew of interstellar colonisation vessel Arcadian awake from over a decade of hibernation to discover that they are lost in darkness, their ship's propulsion system...
  • horror
  • exploration
  • grownupreads
+20 more
Loving in Heaven and Earth by eacomiskey
#3
Loving in Heaven and Earthby Elizabeth Comiskey
Born deaf, with the power to control the will of those around her, Jax is raised to be a killer. When her village is destroyed and she is spared, she's given a second ch...
  • adultfiction
  • mythology
  • signlanguage
+11 more
Protected by artkavanagh
#4
Protectedby Art Kavanagh
Twelve years ago, the narrator gave evidence against his friend and employer, a prominent VAT fraudster. Immediately afterwards, he went into witness protection. Now, he...
Completed
  • grownupreads
  • fraud
  • ireland
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Star Wars:  Of Sith and Smugglers by SoelleKhiss
#5
Star Wars: Of Sith and Smugglersby SoelleKhiss
Short stories of men and women who dwell in shadow and sin...mischief and mayhem...living and dying by the cut of a saber or the blast of a gun. [DISCLAIMER: A few of...
  • starwarsfanfiction
  • sith
  • adultfiction
+15 more
The Bourne Indeterminacy by artkavanagh
#6
The Bourne Indeterminacyby Art Kavanagh
The narrator sits alone in a coffee shop at 10.42 on a Thursday and asks himself what would Liam Neeson do.
Completed
  • amnesiac-assassin
  • family
  • grownupreads
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Calvary by LeoWalsh4
#7
Calvaryby Leo Walsh
Frank O'Brien lives and breaths Rust Belt steel. Well, until cancer makes breathing a struggle. And the dying nixes living. But when he wakes up in Calvary and downs the...
Completed
  • underworld
  • literary
  • contemporary
+9 more
Infinite Monkeys, Infinite Typewriters by PickItOutLandreau
#8
Infinite Monkeys, Infinite Typewri...by Neil C
You lose the ability to dissociate the world wide web from the world of flesh and blood. You're lost in theories of multi-universes, of infinite monkeys on infinite typ...
  • humor
  • general
  • random
+12 more
Diseased Jottings From A Random Mind by johnnedwill
#9
Diseased Jottings From A Random Mi...by John Nedwill
A collection of short stories and random thoughts, covering various genres and tropes. Expect the unusual.
Completed
  • grownupreads
  • omp
  • randomcruelty
+16 more
Love is in the Air #CupidStrikesonNewYear by Ahhnajoliecopley
#10
Love is in the Air #CupidStrikeson...by Ahhnajoliecopley
Cupid strikes again in this hilarious short tale of miscommunication, a couple of missed flights and two adults forced to share a single bed. Will chemistries fly or fr...
Completed
  • cupidstrikesonnewyear
  • grownupreads
  • romance
+1 more
An ANGEL Came Calling  by penielic
#11
An ANGEL Came Calling by Peniel C
Stabbed, prodded and wounded, he was enclosed in a deep pit. But an angel came calling that night. Will she be able to save him? Image used was gotten from pixabay.com u...
Completed
  • poetry
  • demons
  • supernatural
+10 more
Needle In A Haystack by Kristiekc
#12
Needle In A Haystackby Kristie
A satire . Roger is dead, murdered, and the suspects are piling up like leaves in Autumn fall. With his troubles on this earth over, and the Irish version of Police Acad...
Completed
  • love
  • good
  • sattire
+14 more
Revenge by elveloy
#13
Revengeby L.V. Lloyd
8. Time Management - a time travel dilemma 7. Forgetmenot - Steampunk war 6. The Dead Hitchhiker 5. Tok vs Terra - space war! 4. Dream Funk Inc - dreams or nightmares? 3...
Completed
  • grownupreads
  • militarysci-fi
  • sciencefiction
+16 more
The Winner Maker [SAMPLE] by jeff_bond
#14
The Winner Maker [SAMPLE]by jeff_bond
"Thrilling...an exhilarating and emotionally astute mystery." - Kirkus Reviews "Chilling moments, well-drawn action, believable motivation, expert pacing...
Completed
  • suspense
  • teacher
  • thriller
+12 more
.human. by AEPennymaker
#15
.human.by A. E. Pennymaker
This started as a one shot for a prompt on the @_Steampunk page. Then it grew legs and ran away with me. Here's the description so far: An escaped military-grade human...
  • clockwork
  • grownupreads
  • monster
+11 more
Poetry by Terese_Marie_
#16
Poetryby Terese Marie
⭐☁ My poems flow from an intuitive instinct. I honestly don't know what defines proper poetry.What matters to me is the simple joy of being creativity.☁⭐ Cover by Terese...
  • heartbreak
  • litreads
  • litfic
+5 more
My Confession by WorldsInsideMyHead
#17
My Confessionby Kat
This was written for a 2015 Wattpad romance contest. The theme was 'love letters' and the challenge was 600 words or less. Enjoy.
Completed
  • story
  • short
  • cleanreads
+11 more
Brain Sparks by Countstex
#18
Brain Sparksby Steven Thomsen-Jones
A collection of micro stories, snippets of ideas that come to me collected together.
  • grownupreads
  • shortstories
  • adultfic
+2 more
Daddy in Love by chocfudgeO
#19
Daddy in Loveby c r y b a b y
James Crowne hasn't been in love for a long time. Since the tragic death of his girlfriend, his one priority has been in looking after his baby daughter, Keira. At the e...
  • daddy
  • girlfriend
  • steamy
+17 more