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Sensual Evil

{For the cult option of the 'Dark Light' competition.} Narcissism – self-absorbed tendencies that are linked to two other characteristics – Machiavellianism (cool manipulation) and psychopathy (callous insensitivity and immunity to the feelings of others). Though these three traits are largely independent, they sometimes coincide, forming a “Dark Triad” – a triple whammy of evil.

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Sensual Evil
A Little Mercy

A modern day re-telling of The Little Mermaid. [Option Two in the Co-author Competition.]

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A Little Mercy
A Little Mercy
by Mirlotta & Rhapsody
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The Road Less Traveled

You want to know the answers. You want to find out why this happens, or why that happens. For Andy, it's about knowing why she had to change schools, towns, friends even. Or why she was "blessed" with anxiety, with depression. Why she's always so scared of what people will think of her, and what will they do if she did something embarrassing. Or maybe even why she's brought to the face of death. A novel based on true events, The Road Less Travelled is a story of a

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The Road Less Traveled
The Blackmail Project

"You'd think writing is torturous." I mean seriously. All I needed was a few entries to get into my dream college, ACMUU, but only one guy, Destan Bismark, signed up, and he can't even put his ideas on paper. They leave me no choice: blackmail.

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The Blackmail Project
Reckless

[I apologise for the short first chapter, the rest will be longer.]

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Reckless
100 Reasons to Stay Strong and Smile

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100 Reasons to Stay Strong and Smile
AWAKEN

1884. That Year has so much in common with my faults. I’ve seen the same face fall Fifty Feet Under. I’ve watched my own drink fall into an abyss below me. I’ve always known my soul purpose and my daughter has always known my favorite time of Year. Pipelines staggering into the thick fog that falls upon the bright blue sky that once was there and not forgotten. The Grim Reaper is who I blame for whatever goes wrong here. I blame myself when another victim falls down.

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AWAKEN
AWAKEN
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"Crossroad moment," I whisper. "I don't know what to choose." -For the Snowflake Method Competition

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Understanding

Aaron and Ariana couldn't be any more different. Whilst Aaron is struggling with covering up his not so perfect life from his mother, Ariana is trying to cope with the everyday struggles of Asperger's. When they cross paths on the first day back at school, forced to work together for a RE project, Aaron curses his bad luck. Ariana is a different species in his eyes, just another human being amongst the crowd, but whilst they work close at hand, can he eventually learn

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Understanding
Understanding
by Alice♫ & Lia is a zeb..
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Ruined Things

“From observing ruined things, I discover that most are broken long before they fall apart.” Trigger warning

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Ruined Things
Bottom of the 9th

Coming from a family of militant Christians, Michael, a secretly gay man afraid of losing his family, becomes a priest. Moving back to his home town with his wife and children, he is reconnected with an old spark. Will he continue to live a lie? Or will he choose to be happy? { Temp Cover } 2015 © Houdini

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Bottom of the 9th
Drowning Lessons

When Sam moved to England in order to escape the war-torn wreckage that had once been his home country, he'd been sure that he was moving to a place where opportunities are handed out on silver platters, where happy endings come wrapped with a bow. And for him, that kind of future seemed likely, with the perfect degree promising a perfect job and a perfect life. But when his best friend lay unconscious in a dead end street, in what he believed to be his lowest moment

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Drowning Lessons