ANI Stories, organized by Date

Stories organized by title, author. Look for updates on the ANI message board.

In Memory of Her Written by Renee B. Dot The story of the woman who anoints Jesus at Bethany retold from Simon the Leper's point of view (Mark 14:1-11). Last update 12/13/14.

The Unexpected Bride Written by Sarah Waldock. Edward Brandon is rapidly cured of his infatuation for the Beauty when she turns out only to want him for the title he is no longer going to inherit. Offering for the first woman who offers him something for nothing leads to a betrothal with his young aunt's companion, Beth, who has loved him for years. Last update 12/13/14.

An American Woman Abroad Written by Amy A-NW. Dot Discovering Jane Fairfax and Frank Churchill. (Emma Approved) Last update 11/29/14.

An Ode to Sonnet 18 (Poem for the Modern Romantic) Written by Nikki K. Dot Last update 09/20/14.

When in Doubt... Written by Nikki K. Welcome to the nuances of a competitive corporate world, persevering matchmaking parents, and sassy know-it-all friends. . . "When in doubt, do it" (Oliver Wendell Holmes). Last update 09/20/14.

The Ice Cream Story Written by Trinity. Dot Last update 03/15/14.

A different date Written by Shannon K. Dot Darcy asks Lizzie to the theater, but she can"t give the answer he wants. Not when he doesn"t know about her videos. (Lizzie Bennet Diaries) Last update 01/19/14.

A Meeting in the Park Written by Janis. Dot Short story about a park, a gentleman and a damsel who appears to be in distress. Last update 10/27/13.

A different dance Written by Shannon K. Dot Darcy discovers Lizzie's videos before the Gibson wedding. Will they still share the most awkward dance ever? (Lizzie Bennet Diaries) Last update 08/24/13.

A different messenger Written by Shannon K. Dot At Netherfield, Darcy instead of Bing comes to remind Lizzie and Caroline about the wine-tasting tour. He finds them filming. (Lizzie Bennet Diaries) Last update 08/24/13.

Lady Elisabeth Written by Suzanne O. Last update 08/24/13.

Nothing more to say about him Written by Shannon K. Dot How did Darcy come to say, with sincerity and resignation, "I realized you were right. As much time as we spent together in San Francisco, we hadn't become friends"? (Lizzie Bennet Diaries) Last update 08/24/13.

By Any Other Name Written by Lynae. Dot Last update 06/30/13.

Artifact Written by Amy Beth. Dot Last update 06/29/13.

History Teacher Written by Autumn D. Dot Last update 06/29/13.

Tulips at the Colony Written by clouise. Dot Last update 06/29/13.

Double Trouble Written by Sofie. This is the story of Felicity (from The Perfect Match). Last update 06/02/13.

The Perfect Match Written by Sofie. Dot Lady Amelia Fanshawe's parents have her future all planned out for her, but she has no intention of marrying a gentleman she hasn't picked for herself. Last update 04/20/13.

The words that broke him Written by Shannon K. Dot (Lizzie Bennet Diaries) Last update 04/20/13.

Lizzie Bennet's Express Delivery Written by Katja. Dot (Lizzie Bennet Diaries) Last update 03/30/13.

Marry in Haste Written by Ulrike. Younger sons cannot marry whom they like - as Mr Edenthorpe, youngest of seven, knows. Last update 03/29/13.

All that his words implied Written by Shannon K. Dot Darcy gains the courage to ask Lizzie on a date during her stay at Pemberley Digital, despite presumably knowing that if she rejects him this time he cannot expect a third opportunity. (Lizzie Bennet Diaries) Last update 03/17/13.

He still watched her videos Written by Shannon K. Dot An exploration of Darcy's evolution between the time he hands Lizzie his letter and the time they meet at Pemberley, focusing on the effect her videos have on him. (Lizzie Bennet Diaries) Last update 03/17/13.

He was no robot Written by Shannon K. Dot Darcy's attempt to understand his transformation between the time he professed his love and the time he handed her the letter. (Lizzie Bennet Diaries) Last update 03/17/13.

Star Written by Lynae. Dot Last update 03/17/13.

The Magdalen Rouge Written by Deborah Cox. Last update 03/17/13.

The Prince Defends Her Honor Written by Suzanne O. Dot Last update 03/17/13.

JA Death Squad Written by Lise. Last update 02/20/13.

Burnout Written by Renee B. Dot A poem reflecting on the transition from autumn to winter. Last update 01/01/13.

Confusion Written by Lise. Dot Last update 08/11/12.

Rachel's Story, out-take Written by Anita Misra. Dot An out-take from Rachel's Story, this is Miranda's story, of the night she had to flee her secure life. Last update 08/11/12.

Regret, Thy Name is Ghost: A Short Story Written by Rose H. Dot A story based on A Christmas Carol, it explores what might have happened in the end if a Scrooge-like character hadn't heeded her warning ghosts. Last update 08/11/12.

His Angel of Mercy Written by Anita Misra. Angelina was used to fending for herself in a lonely corner of Dartmoor with her small yet devoted household to keep her company. After her parents died and left her with only the house to call her own, Angelina's one over-ruling concern was to look after Brooklyn Grange. Her solitary existence is threatened with the advent of a stranger in the middle of a freak snowstorm; and on top of that, the man doesn't even have the courtesy of remembering his own name! Last update 06/21/12.

The Horrid Miss Clarke Written by Ulrike. Lucy Clarke feels that her authorship of "horrid" novels might shock her acquaintance and ruin her reputation. Last update 04/16/12.

The Balcony Written by Ella Holm. Kath, always too curious by half, finds herself inescapably in trouble. Unexpected help appears just in time -- but is it wise to trust someone you do not know at all? Last update 02/10/12.

Rachel's Story Written by Anita Misra. Dot Last update 12/04/11.

How? Written by Nikki K. Dot Last update 10/29/11.

The Perfect Pair Written by AmyHI. Dot Meg used to believe in happily-ever-afters, but when a family tragedy strikes she's left to pick up the pieces on her own. It takes a handsome stranger, her best friend, and her own ingenuity to restore her belief in her dreams. A modern fairy tale. Last update 09/04/11.

Fate Written by Trinity. Dot How many times can fate be thwarted? One couple will find out. Last update 07/17/11.

The Restoration of David DeVigny Written by Suzanne O. Dot A retelling of the fairytale Beauty and the Beast Last update 07/17/11.

A Change of Fortune Written by Ulrike. Dot An unexpected inheritance enables Captain Morrison to marry Eleanor, the love of his life. But her reaction to his proposal is not quite what he hoped it would be. Last update 05/08/11.

An Inconvenient Contract Written by Nisha. Dot Richard and Isabella are childhood friends whose parents wish them to marry and have in fact promised them to one another. This very naturally inclines them to rebel; and of course it is to avoid marrying each other that they run off to Scotland together… (REGENCY ROMANCE) Last update 05/08/11.

Tears of Ice Written by Nikki K. Dot Last update 12/18/10.

The Magic Glass House Written by Cheyn. Dot Last update 11/19/10.

All In the Family Written by Emily. Last update 09/22/10.

Untitled Written by nikkimaritch. Last update 07/20/10.

Kinghorn of the Castle Written by Cindy C. Dot Jenny Wilkes, with help from Lady Eleanor Lambert and Muriel Abernathy, tries to clear Lord Kinghorn of accusations of murdering his wife. A sequel to A Ghost of a Chance. (REGENCY ROMANCE) Last update 06/14/10.

Perfect Love Written by CJ Timm. Dot A short story set in Regency England about a man of position and common woman finding each other in unlikely circumstances and how their building love for each other unfolds. Last update 05/20/10.

The Mystery of Colby Green Written by Ulrike. Dot When Captain Gilbert returns home after the battle of Corunna, he expects to be bored to tears. He did not reckon with a highwayman terrorising the area - nor did he expect to fall in love with his sister's annoying, meddlesome friend. Last update 01/19/10.

Babies and Bodies Written by Lise. Clarke still wants to find out what is happening at the Treminster Club. What better time than her maternity leave? Riley won't let her do any work anyway. Last update 12/22/09.

A Shocking Inheritance Written by Em. Isabella Timmons's life is turned upside down when she inherits her father's estate instead of her half-brother. Now, in addition to finding her place in society, preparing for her come out, fending off fortune hunters, and dealing with her step-mother and half-brother, she must also match wits against her annoying neighbor, Lord Braxton, who is always questioning her abilities as master of her estate. (ROMANCE) Last update 09/24/09.

An Unfashionable Couple Written by Ulrike. Dot Last update 06/01/09.

Autumn Raye Written by Stephie Kaye. Last update 04/02/09.

The Misogynist Club Written by Ulrike. Take a lonely country house, a group of friends known as the Misogynist Club, and two females stranded at their door. (ROMANCE) Last update 01/29/09.

A Lost Discovery Written by Charlotte P. Dot A short story based on the story of Anne Boleyn. Last update 01/08/09.

An Honourable Offer Written by Sabine B. . Dot Rejecting a most advantageous offer of marriage, Judith Allington determines to put the episode behind her. Last update 01/08/09.

Part by Part Written by Lise. Dot As if it isn't enough to have a murder case in which the body parts surface part by part, Riley is ordered to help his boss investigate her hunches after work, discovering more about her bit by bit. Last update 01/08/09.

Harold the Horribly Hairy Written by a. shannon. Dot A marauding stranger strikes fear into the hearts of a small town's citizens but is conquered by a courageous knight. Last update 01/07/09.

The Nanny's Story Written by Jane GS. A modern-day retelling of Elizabeth Gaskell’s ghost story, The Old Nurse’s Story, in which the sins of the father can never be forgotten or forgiven. Last update 01/07/09.

Untitled Story Written by Kristin. Last update 01/07/09.

Celia Written by Ulrike. Dot The moment Lord David Andell meets Celia Townsend for the first time he is determined to marry her. Which leaves him with the task of winning said lady's regard, as well as making peace between Celia and her brother, who happens to be his best friend. (ROMANCE) Last update 01/06/09.

All too Handsome Written by Lise. Dot Julia Graham decides she has refused all her suitors because they were too handsome. Last update 01/05/09.

Princesses, Peas, and Other Imponderables Written by Lydia. Last update 01/05/09.

Juliana Written by Sabine B. Dot Having thus far effectively quelled the ambitions of many a hopeful mama, Lord Tristan St. James finds himself subjected to an attack on his domestic felicity at the hands of a most determined relative. (ROMANCE) Last update 07/05/08.

The Ampleforth Girl Written by Ulrike. Last update 06/28/08.

Advice from Miss Valentine Written by Katharine T. Dot Miss Maude Valentine may be a poor relation living on charity, but she does have eyes in her head. With the arrival of a handsome, amiable gentleman houseguest, her niece Kate clearly needs advice. Miss Valentine's well-meaning help may cause further entanglements. Last update 06/27/08.

Drawn In Written by Lise. Dot Last update 11/07/07.

Arabella's Answer Written by Cindy C. Dot Last update 07/11/07.

The Runaway Fiancée Written by Sofie. Dot Melina Amburton runs away rather than marry an impoverished peer who is only interested in her fortune. Running away soon proves fraught with problems, but at least it's not a bad as being sold into a loveless marriage (ROMANCE) Last update 07/11/07.

A Spirited Affair Written by Cindy C. Dot Last update 05/13/07.

An Impossible Case Written by Ulrike. Falling in love for a second time is an impossible case for widower Andrew Hartwell. (ROMANCE) Last update 05/13/07.

Five Season Waltz Written by Rita H. Dot Her grandmother told Willa it takes more than one season to find the right man. Could Grandma have been wrong? (ROMANCE ) Last update 04/25/07.

The Reluctant Fiancée Written by Sofie. Dot Last update 03/21/07.

The Spinster Society Written by Ann Claire & Hanna Amelia. Last update 03/21/07.

To Enter a Tapestry Written by Sofie. Monica and Roxanne and their cousins jump into a tapestry and find themselves transported to another world where they go on a quest that involves dragons and trolls and even a hot knight or two. (HUMOR) Last update 03/21/07.

Poem Written by Christen. Last update 01/10/07.

Scarecrow's Heart Written by Jimmy. Last update 11/27/06.

Clara Castigan Written by Elisa. Last update 11/15/06.

Notoriety Written by Dervla. Rosalind Ellis has lived most of her life in books, but when the notorious Alexander Seymour comes along she is dragged into a world of gossip, scandal and lies. (REGENCY ROMANCE) Last update 11/15/06.

Temperance Written by Susan. Gentle Clara never takes the time to realize or secure her own happiness, even when it concerns the wise doctor who is in love with her. Impetuous and independent Celia may be the only person who can possibly tame the beast they call the Earl of Amherst. And jealous Juliana has plans of her own… Last update 11/15/06.

Saints and Servants Written by Claire Hart. Caroline Hilland has been too used to giving too much of herself and her heart to the world, now having that heart broken; she must learn to trust again, or risk scandal and ruin. (REGENCY ROMANCE) Last update 06/08/06.

Starting Over Written by Ulrike. Dot Grudgingly, Rosalind Acton must accept that the man who once slighted her is her new neighbour - and that maybe he isn't as bad as she thought. (ROMANCE) Last update 05/01/06.

According to Plan Written by Lise. Dot Last update 04/29/06.

Regency Angel Written by Cindy C. Dot An angel is sent down to Earth to ensure that a betrothed couple get married, despite the odds against them. (REGENCY ROMANCE) Last update 03/09/06.

A Capital Investment Written by Ulrike. Dot A wealthy banker agrees to a marriage of convenience, only to discover that a love-match is what he wants. (ROMANCE) Last update 02/13/06.

High Toby Written by Cindy C. A gentleman becomes a highwayman to help out his family. (REGENCY ROMANCE) Last update 01/29/06.

Julia Written by Jane GS. Last update 01/29/06.

Curdling of Milk Written by Meghan & Sarah Kz. Last update 01/04/06.

Trying Patience Written by Lise. Dot Never think you are too old for everything except being a grandmother. Someone will come along to prove you wrong! Chronological order: Clementine, Trying Patience, Mistress of the Seas (15 years later). Last update 01/04/06.

From Fash to Fancy Written by Sofie. Dot Last update 12/18/05.

Ask Collins: A Correspondence Written by Christen. Last update 12/14/05.

The Weather Written by Rose. Last update 12/14/05.

A Wealth of Wagers Written by Cindy C. Last update 10/28/05.

Cuckoo Children Written by Ulrike. After their mother's death, a pair of twins come to live with their father in England. Their difficulty to fit in with their new surroundings soon turns out to be the least of their problems Last update 10/28/05.

Mistress of the Seas Written by Lise. Dot The kissy little minx from Clementine has grown up, but her family need some convincing that running off to sea and manipulating captains are really grown-up things to do. Last update 10/28/05.

Out of the Blue Written by Rita H. Dot After losing a prize stallion from his family’s business, Mr. Paul Whittier is determined to turn over a new leaf and win the horse back. However he is delayed from his purpose by a shot from the blue. Last update 10/28/05.

Poetry Collection Written by Elisa. Last update 10/28/05.

Poetry Collection Written by Kara. Last update 10/28/05.

Ivory and Opals Written by Sofie. Dot Last update 08/31/05.

Setting an Example Written by Ulrike. Last update 08/31/05.

The Spurious Rake Written by Sofie. Dot (ROMANCE) Last update 08/31/05.

Amy's Adventure Written by Cindy C. Dot Last update 08/04/05.

Emilia Written by Ulrike. Dot To discourage an unwelcome suitor, Emilia Brentwood tells him she is engaged to someone else. Unfortunately, her imaginary fiancé is VERY real. (ROMANCE) Last update 06/29/05.

Lost Hope Written by Lindsey H. He wanted a chance at gold himself, but Sarah knew how the fevered rush to California had turned out. Many left, few returned, and if they did, it was a rare sight to see the fortune they had collected. She could only think the same thing would happen to her young husband. (ROMANCE) Last update 06/29/05.

Aaron Written by Jimmy. Dot An accident strands Dr. Julia Sandler in Aaron, a town filled with beauty and life, but missing a soul. (SOUTHERN GOTHIC) Last update 06/13/05.

Clementine Written by Lise. Dot Circumstances forced Clementine to become a duke's mistress, but when her protector dies, his successor seems to think he inherited more than merely the title. Last update 05/28/05.

An Inevitable Conclusion Written by Lise. Dot This a prequel to Locked in the Library. Honoria does not consider herself a very well-bred girl, but when several Viscounts make their appearance in the neighbourhood, she is expected to due her duty to her younger sisters and pick one. Last update 05/01/05.

Gazing at Waistcoats Written by Sofie. Dot Millicent Mainwaring, paid companion to Lady Stanton, launches her beautiful younger sister upon society but has no aspirations towards marriage herself. (ROMANCE) Last update 05/01/05.

Poetry Collection Written by Laura. Last update 05/01/05.

Samantha Written by Cindy C. Dot A vicar's daughter finds love and family acceptance when she moves in with her maternal grandparents. (REGENCY) Last update 05/01/05.

The Ice Queen Written by Ulrike. Dot A young singer's reputed coldness does not keep true love away. (ROMANCE) Last update 05/01/05.

Little Lamb Written by Cindy C. Dot A short Regency romance about a guileless ingénue and the older gentleman who falls in love with her. (REGENCY) Last update 03/31/05.

The Look in Your Eyes Written by Sofie. Dot Last update 03/31/05.

The Wager Written by Sofie. Dot A bookish bluestocking needs convincing when one of the most dashing gentlemen of the Ton trys to win her heart. (ROMANCE) Last update 03/31/05.

Pansori of an Abandoned Child Written by Jimmy. Dot This is a short ghost story, one of many that's been scratching inside my skull. And one that actually has a basis on an old legend I once read as a child. (HORROR) Last update 02/26/05.

Not Any Girl Written by Sietske. Dot Last update 12/22/04.

The Perfect Christmas Tree Written by Jane GS. Dot Last update 12/22/04.

The Wicked Widow and The Jinxed Jilter Written by Lise. Dot Last update 12/22/04.

Beyond His Control Written by Mortie. Dot This story is set in the 1880s. Last update 11/30/04.

Not Made for Marriage Written by Ulrike. Dot Major Horvath thinks he is not made for marriage, but he may realise his error yet. Last update 11/30/04.

Getting Acquainted Written by Lise. Dot Last update 10/28/04.

Athena Written by Cindy C. Dot (REGENCY) Last update 10/06/04.

The One Hundred Per Cent Unadulterated Truth Written by Mortie. (COMEDY, REAL-LIFE, FICTION - YOU DECIDE) Last update 08/11/04.

Getting Involved Written by Lise. Dot Suspects are getting involved in the investigation & the police are trying not to get involved with suspects ... because neither should happen, ideally. (MYSTERY) Last update 08/03/04.

The Fortune Hunter Written by Ulrike. Dot Fortune hunters, according to Mr. Paige, were the eighth Biblical Plague, and he tried everything to protect his daughters from them. Olivia Paige minded her father's warnings and was wary of fortune hunters - too wary at times Last update 08/03/04.

When Wine Meets Cheese Written by Meghan & Sarah Kz. Dot "A cheese may disappoint. It may be dull, it may be naive, it may be oversophisticated. Yet it remains cheese, milk's leap toward immortality..." ~Clifton Fadiman Last update 07/20/04.

The Shape of Tradition Written by Mary Collette. (REAL LIFE) Last update 06/14/04.

No Runs, No Hits, No Errors Written by Jane GS. Dot Started out as an "Emma" story. Read to see where the author ends up! (ROMANCE, REAL-LIFE) Last update 05/28/04.

The Right One Written by Laura M. Dot Last update 05/28/04.

Set My Sights on Monday Written by Jessica B. Last update 12/30/03.

Spring in Trinacria Written by Hannah. (SUSPENSE, ROMANCE) Last update 11/06/03.

The Flowerstone Written by Sofie. Last update 09/24/03.

Gravity and a Garden Wall Written by esteban. The Continuing Saga of the People Brought Together by a Trapped and Nameless Dog Last update 08/16/03.

Daughter of Sparta Written by Jimmy. She was neither the mysterious figure history painted her to be nor the penultimate trophy wife legend made her. Flesh and blood, Helen was born to rule though both history and legend conspired against her. (BASED ON HOMER'S EPIC TALE) Last update 06/27/03.

Operarealm Written by Elana. Dot Operarealm about a young singer who receives access to a world of all opera and opera people and comes face to face with hopeless romantic destiny. (FANTASY) Last update 06/12/03.

The Seventh Suitor Written by Cindy C. Dot (ROMANCE) Last update 06/09/03.

Collection of Short Tales Written by Cindi. Last update 05/26/03.

The General's Answer to James Written by Esteban. Last update 05/26/03.

Assault with Poetry Written by Mary Collette. Dot The inspiration for the following little creation came from a column that the former President of Western Michigan University wrote in the Wednesday 30, April edition of "THE KALAMAZOO GAZETTE", all about the strange occurrences found on the police blotters of the Campus Police Department & something the Mr. Haenicke read about how Eudora Welty got ideas for her stories. (HUMOR) Last update 05/05/03.

Of Songbirds and Stellar's Jays Written by Jane GS. Last update 05/05/03.

Summer of the Squirrels Written by Mortie. (COMEDY) Last update 04/18/03.

Untitled Written by Lauren S. (REAL-LIFE) Last update 04/18/03.

Progression Written by Tamara. Last update 03/25/03.

Penelope's Ploy Written by Cindy C. Dot Last update 02/12/03.

Our Family Written by Natalie B. This is a story about two cousins of Darcy's, George Evelyn and his wife Helen. George is the eldest son of Beatrice Fitzwilliam Evelyn. He like the Darcy's has an estate in Derbyshire and a rent roll of £10,000. In early august 1812 he married Helen, the daughter of Lord Richard Percy and his wife Maria. As a younger son should Lord Richard married for money and connections, he gave his daughter a dowry of £50,000, as well as a baron and a duke for grandparents. This is their story and it is told through letters and diaries. (ROMANCE) Last update 01/11/03.

Pilgrimage Written by Erika Lynn. Sirraphe sets out on her pilgrimage and is soon joined by new friends. However, things don't go quite as they planned and they find themselves in the middle of an age-old conflict! (FANTASY) Last update 01/11/03.

A Matter of Choice Written by Sofie. Dot Mr. James Warrington, the younger son of a baronet, gives up a respectable future in the clergy to become a steward. Miss Emily Sidford has been betrothed since birth to Lord Ralph Prescott, and doesn't believe in love. These two are destined to meet. (ROMANCE, DRAMA) Last update 11/25/02.

My Father's House Written by Jimmy. A Winters Brothers Tale. Last update 11/12/02.

A Justice of Revenge Written by Eugene Orlando. Dot Last update 10/28/02.

A Very Midsummer Madness Written by Elisa. Last update 10/28/02.

Clash of Wills Written by Christi JB. Dot Last update 10/28/02.

Earthquake Written by Maria H. Dot Last update 10/28/02.

Hope is a Bird Written by Britta. Last update 10/28/02.

Once Upon A Time Written by Bronwen. Last update 10/28/02.

Penny Written by Maria H. Last update 10/28/02.

Sparrow Written by Maria H. Dot Last update 10/28/02.

The Briefcase Written by Maria H. Dot Last update 10/28/02.

The Leather Jacket Written by Roxanne. Kindness comes in all sizes, and usually when one least expects it. (A True story) Last update 10/28/02.

The Prodigal Written by Natasha. Last update 10/28/02.

The Trashed Tot Written by Tamsin. Last update 10/28/02.

To See Your Face Again Written by Evangeline. Alec Sheridan, a wealthy landowner and jaded man about own falls madly in love with a married duchess. (DRAMA, ROMANCE) Last update 10/28/02.

Witch's Hat Written by Sofie. Last update 10/10/02.

That Voice Written by Jennifer Lynn. Author’s Note: This is the first time I’m posting something here for others to read and I hope it’s not seen as an intrusion. The city of Los Angeles has suffered a great loss and this was my way of dealing with it. (REAL-LIFE) Last update 08/27/02.

The Fairy Phenomena Written by Laura M. Dot Last update 08/27/02.

The Death of Three Birds Written by Eugene Orlando. Dot A short story set in the Regency Period Last update 06/12/02.

Legend of the Ihai Written by John. The Kan'Rae were sent on what they believed to be a regulation tour of inspection of a small outpost planet of their domain, which, for no apparent reason at all, was ever really brought into the governmental structure. After their arrival the orders come. Their orders, bring the planet in, but make certain it is safe first. Unfortunately for their masters, the planet's history was not studied and there is a reason the Kan'Rae had never been sent there. (SCI-FI, ACTION-ADVENTURE) Last update 05/27/02.

Tales to Tell Written by Ulrike. Dot (MYSTERY) Last update 04/28/02.

Poems Written by Victoria Lynn. Last update 04/14/02.

Stella Rosa Written by Sabine. (ROMANCE) Last update 04/07/02.

Love and Loathing Written by Natasha. Miss Margaret Huston is sure that she will never marry, but a Season in London just might change her mind. (ROMANTIC COMEDY) Last update 04/06/02.

Thursday's Child Written by Natasha. Dot Last update 04/06/02.

Bedtime Story Written by Radhika. Last update 03/23/02.

Pleiades Twenty-Seven Written by Mortie. Last update 03/23/02.

Stormy Weather Written by Ulrike. A prequel to A Winter In Vienna, it is also a standalone story that leads to the happenings of the winter of 1814 and 1815. (ROMANCE) Last update 03/23/02.

The Reluctant Guardian Written by Mary Collette. The following is going to be another Regency Romance. It is a guardian/ward story with a twist. (ROMANCE) Last update 03/23/02.

Nine Lives Written by Daniela. Last update 03/03/02.

Ten Days Straight Written by Cassie M. High tech meets low tech meets no tech. Just. Read. The. Story. (COMEDY, REAL-LIFE, KICKBOXERS) Last update 03/03/02.

If I Had You Written by Kate Eileen. Last update 04/22/01.

Understanding the Heart Written by Amy I. Dot Samantha has been in love with her best friend for years, but he's involved with someone else. (This story is missing a few chapters, but you can email the author for a copy of them.) (ROMANCE) Last update 04/22/01.

The Vigil Written by Maria H. Dot Last update 04/04/01.

Crossing Hearts Written by Maria H. Dot Last update 03/28/01.

Untitled Poem Written by J. Winters. Last update 03/28/01.

Laurina Written by Mary Collette. The time is Regency but Laurina's world is far apart from the fashionable societies of London. Yet, it is her fortune and misfortune to travel across the seas to a world that cannot accept her for who she is... (ROMANCE) Last update 03/20/01.

Nyah Written by Maria H. Dot Last update 03/08/01.

Kodoraino Kodomo Written by Asia. Last update 03/05/01.

An Impression of Leaves Written by A. L. Marie. Last update 02/15/01.

Caecilia Written by Cath. Last update 02/15/01.

Checks and Balances Written by G'Kay. Last update 02/02/01.

New Place, New Problems Written by Lise. Last update 11/18/00.

The Coming of the Mihai Written by John. Their power is inscribed in legend. They rule absolute in a world torn by war. The Mihai have given the settlers fifteen years to decide whether to stay or leave. But fifteen years can be very long. Too long. (SCI-FI, ACTION-ADVENTURE) Last update 10/26/00.

Jane Eyre: A Modern Retelling Written by Anna P. Dot In the nineteenth century came Jane Eyre, a woman ahead of her time. Now it's the 21st century, will she still be able to find happiness? Based on the novel by Charlotte Bronte. (DRAMA) Last update 10/17/00.

An English Mystery Written by Jimmy. Dot Wellham was a nice English town with its usual mayhem and mysteries. Then an American comes in ... and well, there goes the neighborhood. (MYSTERY, COMEDY - IT'S IN THERE, I SWEAR...) Last update 10/10/00.

Delwyn Written by Delwyn. Last update 10/10/00.

Undying Devotion Written by Kiki. Last update 10/10/00.

What Champions Are Made of Written by Coleen V. Last update 09/17/00.

Friends Forever Written by Zack. Dot A young man struggles to find acceptance for who he is. However, his world is designed to accept no one who wants to be different. And a friend's badly misjudged action wrecks tragedy for all... (TRAGEDY, REAL-LIFE) Last update 09/14/00.

Taken Away Written by Amy. Last update 09/10/00.

Moonlight Written by Lise. Last update 09/09/00.

Beauty and the Beast Written by Carmel. Last update 08/21/00.

The Nonpareil: A Romance Written by Aja. (ROMANCE) Last update 08/18/00.

Untitled Written by Suzanna. (REAL-LIFE) Last update 08/15/00.

A Political Portrait Written by Leah. Dot Last update 08/10/00.

A World of Their Own Written by Aurora. Last update 08/10/00.

The London Bride Written by Bridgette London. Last update 08/10/00.

Things Are What They Are... Written by Shemmelle. Last update 08/10/00.

Crossing the Wilderness Written by Mariah H. Dot While saving a child's life, Sabina's telepathic healing skills were destroyed. What is a healer worth without the power to cure? The answer may lie in an injured stranger Sabrina stumbles across. (SCI-FI, DRAMA) Last update 08/08/00.

Ferris Wheel Written by Kara. Dot Last update 08/08/00.

Space Adventure Written by Zeb. Last update 08/08/00.

Top Guns Written by William J. Racing is dangerous enough but add to that a Fixer determined to turn the odds to his favor at any cost and these drivers are in for a great deal more trouble than a blown-out tire in the race tracks... (ACTION, MYSTERY) Last update 08/08/00.

Travellers Written by Mariah H. Dot Cursed with a gift of gods, the Travellers can fold time and space to the will of the Guild. Their lives forever bound and constrained because of this power a few decide to break free risking their lives in order to join a growing Resistance... (SCI-FI, DRAMA) Last update 08/08/00.

Wallflower Written by Annie. Try growing up in a vain, selfish and accusing world by yourself ,..orphaned and thrown aside because you’re not pretty nor popular enough. Here is a touching story of a girl who’s trying to do exactly that... (DRAMA, REAL-LIFE) Last update 08/08/00.

You Were Mine Written by Kathy. Dot Last update 08/08/00.

A Journey to Gretna Green Written by Rachel. Dot Cecilia Ashford is eloping. The bad news, she's eloping with the wrong man. (COMEDY, ROMANCE ) Last update 08/07/00.

Crucifer Written by Simone. A creature born to destroy the Dark Ones yet it is also one of the Night's minions. As fearsome as the Grendel and as determined Crucifers greatest quarry are the blood-stealers, those who hunt humans for one thing - substance. (HORROR) Last update 08/07/00.

Minds' Link Hearts' Echo Written by Mariah H. Last update 08/07/00.

Outlanders Written by Mariah H. In a society where certain people are pariahs what happens when one stumbles upon a good Samaritan? (SCI-FI, DRAMA) Last update 08/07/00.

Pond's Girls Belong to Cupid Written by Aja. Last update 08/07/00.

Separation Written by Cassi & Kara. Last update 08/07/00.

Skywalkers Written by Mariah H. The skywalkers have created a civilization on trees after a biogenic warfare made living on ground impossible.. Now a stranger comes among them who can reveal their secret... (SCI-FI, ACTION) Last update 08/07/00.

Spending Time with Rosie Written by Maria H. Dot Look to the heavens and envy the stars, and one can miss the diamonds strewn under one's feet. (ROMANCE) Last update 08/07/00.

The Incurable Romantic Written by Cassie M. She's thirty, she was just fired, she doesn't look like Gwyneth Paltrow and worst of all Michelle has to give up her Starbucks latte. Tell me, how could a human soul endure such...deprivations? (COMEDY, REAL-LIFE, THREE SHEETS TO THE WIND) Last update 08/07/00.

The Mirror Written by Alethea. Is this tale an Allegory? Is the woman trapped physically and spiritually in a glass cage of her own making? Or has the world created one for her as it does for so many others? Then, in this jagged and pained room how can one find the key to free the trapped reflection? (DRAMA) Last update 08/07/00.

A Couple of Days and Dollars Written by Carmel. Dot Last update 08/06/00.

A Gift for Alessandro Written by Robert. Dot (Forwarded by Dawn) Once upon a time, in a kingdom far, far away, a boy learns that strength is not power. And courage and fearlessness make a hero of anyone who braves the impossible, even if one is still a boy. (FANTASY ) Last update 08/06/00.

A Life So Changed Written by Erin H. Dot In a span of a moment, one's whole future could be wiped clean against one's will. How can a person survive in the aftermath and hope to lead a life unplanned? (REAL LIFE, DRAMA) Last update 08/06/00.

A Modern Parable Written by Carmel S. Elizabeth married to Count William Nosferatu travels to his homeland where he introduces her to things both horrific and wondrous... (HORROR) Last update 08/06/00.

Cloud Dreams Written by Mariah H. Dot Welcome to a world being reborn and whose people are learning to thrive. Amongst them is a secret of an ancient city long-forgotten in history. (SCI-FI, ADVENTURE) Last update 08/06/00.

Curiosity Killed the Cat Written by Maria H. Dot And it did! More like...how many ways are there to skin a cat? ;) (ROMANTIC COMEDY) Last update 08/06/00.

Daughter of Thieves Written by Mariah H. Dot To rescue one another is sacrificed. How do you measure the value of a life against another? (SCI-FI, DRAMA) Last update 08/06/00.

Destination Known Written by Janet. Dot A cowboy, a jacuzzi, an annoying co-vacationer. Does this sound like something a frazzled woman needs? (COMEDY, ROMANCE ) Last update 08/06/00.

Differing Views Written by Lisa. Two sisters are making the trip of their lives and visiting Italy. It doesn't matter a whit that they're stuck in coach for excess of seven hours. Unfortunately, the Thornton brothers, specifically Frederick, do not find much joy in visiting Italy on a budget. Imagine A Room with a View with MTV, with a dash of twin beds and some real attitude problems that need to get adjusted! (ROMANTIC COMEDY) Last update 08/06/00.

Et in Arcadia Ego Written by Liz M. Ladies and Gents!! Welcome to the glamorous world of stage and acting! Follow our heroine as she tries to keep her sanity and dignity together while starring in Stoppard’s immortal Arcadia! So sit back and enjoy our PLAY! (COMEDY, REAL-LIFE) Last update 08/06/00.

Eviana Written by Maria H. Dot Evie had long given up hope of finding a husband to love and marry. And then she meets Lord Sinclair... (ROMANCE) Last update 08/06/00.

First Born Written by M. Dot Last update 08/06/00.

For Better or For Worse Written by Jimmy. Dot Nigel has found the love of his life, and she has agreed to be his wife. The only problem is how to introduce his father and his boyfriend... (COMEDY, REAL-LIFE) Last update 08/06/00.

Gauging the Adversary Written by Lise. Dot It was supposed to be a risky but routine exercise. No one was hurt and the Queen was successfully 'kidnapped' by her own security division who believed they were on a training run. And they also believed the Queen knew of this beforehand. However, to their shock they find their objective was never briefed on the commando mission and more importantly nobody else in the world did either... (MYSTERY, ROMANCE) Last update 08/06/00.

Hidden Person Inside Written by Mariah H. Dot This is Kiden’s world filled with mundane yet dangerous things. Among the intrigues of the court where she serves as a King’s Scribe a stranger enters into the midst causing more than just a whisper or two... (SCI-FI, DRAMA) Last update 08/06/00.

Hide and Seek Written by Lauren M. DS Megan Kincaid is not living the life we all see on the Tele. There's no Inspector Morse around the corner, and Cracker is not on tap for her to consult. Her desk job could be used as anesthesia and her love life has been scrambled due to the fact she has fallen for her boss. And this is a normal day. (MYSTERY) Last update 08/06/00.

It's Still the Same Old Story Written by Jimmy. A Winters Brothers Tale. Last update 08/06/00.

Lessons of Life Written by Janet. Dot A family torn apart by divorce must find a way to hold onto love, and learn the lessons of life. Jon now free to love the woman meant for him must make some important decisions lest he repeats the same mistakes again... (ROMANCE, REAL-LIFE) Last update 08/06/00.

Lost and Found Written by Maria H. Dot An act of grace brings joy to Halli one cold day. (ROMANCE) Last update 08/06/00.

Much Ado About Acting Written by Liz M. Dot She nearly misses the audition for Much Ado About Nothing but luckily for us she's in the play. Now she'll have a scene with Dogberry. Will she keep a straight face and keep her character dignified? (COMEDY, REAL-LIFE) Last update 08/06/00.

One with the Courage Written by Coleen V. The Industrial Revolution has created economic slavery where society has tiered itself into three levels - Rulers, Controllers, and the Laborers. Slowly and insidiously, the World Economic Council is erasing the memory, the very ideology of freedom. Their success seems inevitable until one woman rises against them, making others recall something eternal within us all... (SCI-FI, ADVENTURE) Last update 08/06/00.

Romeo and Juliet, the Beginning Written by Carmel. Dot Last update 08/06/00.

Strange as Angels Dancing Written by Jimmy. Dot A Winters Brothers Tale. This is the (last to) final story for the Winters clan. Ben Winters, not the brightest but definitely the sweetest has to face his own demons. If not for himself, then for Beth whose problems could very well hurt her or worse... (ROMANCE) Last update 08/06/00.

The Calen Written by John. Dot A group of men and women are about to enter an unforgiving world occupied by the mysterious Calen. The question is will they survive to tell their tale? (SCI-FI, ACTION-ADVENTURE) Last update 08/06/00.

The Language of Flowers Written by Maria H. Dot Roses are red, violets are blue...and everything means I love you! (ROMANCE) Last update 08/06/00.

The Tooth of Dachrae Written by Rachel B. Last update 08/06/00.

Theressa Written by Lise. Dot A woman disappears with her baby and yet the husband is far from worried. Is he guilty of foul play or is he himself a victim? Time is running out and truth is not a friend one can rely on... (MYSTERY) Last update 08/06/00.

These Are the Days... Written by Jimmy. A Winters Brothers Tale. Last update 08/06/00.

To See the Rain Written by Kathy. Dot Memories haunt two women for two very different reasons. And love can make forgiving an unforgivable sin easier to bear and to understand. (REAL LIFE, DRAMA) Last update 08/06/00.

Trail of Discovery Written by Janet. Sarah's husband has run off with a young thing and her life's never been the same since the death of their only daughter Jessica. Tossed and battered on the hard shores of grief she makes her last bid from losing all grip on her life. Sarah turns to the one constant, the one anchor who has never lifted himself from her life no matter how rough the seas - Robert. But the roads one must take are never paved when one's destination is still yet unknown and Sarah's journey has just begun... (REAL-LIFE) Last update 08/06/00.

Wish You Were Here Written by Coleen V. Dot Author's note: I'd like to dedicate this very short story to my father, who died 10 years ago today, and also to others who have lost a loved one. Last update 08/06/00.

Learning to Fit In Written by Mary Collette. Sequel to Catherine's Moving Day Last update 01/09/00.

A Different Time Written by Cathy. Last update 01/01/00.

A Ghost of a Chance Written by Cindy C. Dot A young woman and her sister, who both have psychic talents, are brought in to help rid a country estate of a ghost. (REGENCY ROMANCE) Last update 01/01/00.

A Student's Diary Written by Coleen V. Dot After drifting through classes for the last couple of years, I decided it was time to whip myself into shape. Last update 01/01/00.

An Entertainment Written by Christen. Dot “Three or four Families in a country village is the very thing to work on.” ~ Jane Austen Last update 01/01/00.

At First Sight Written by Lise. Last update 01/01/00.

Burning Earth Written by Teanna. Last update 01/01/00.

Calashi Written by Mariah H. Dot In a land ravaged by plagues a woman is marked forever an outsider but within her lies the hope of all. And the resurrection of one man's soul... (SCI-FI, DRAMA) Last update 01/01/00.

Calashi Bounty Written by Mariah H. Dot The civilization that arose from the plague-devastated land is once more threatened by the ancient enemy. The only hope lies in ancient archives whose secrets are buried in time and mystery. Part 2 of the Calashi Chronicles. (SCI-FI, ADVENTURE) Last update 01/01/00.

Calashi Misfits Written by Mariah H. Dot A girl grows up in a happy home but is unable to find a niche in her world. As she tries to make her mark, a dark secret rises threatening to destroy all that she's done. Part 3 of the Calashi Chronicles. (SCI-FI, DRAMA) Last update 01/01/00.

Catherine's Moving Day Written by Mary Collette. Dot (BEAUTY & THE BEAST) Last update 01/01/00.

Georgiana Written by Bronwen. Last update 01/01/00.

Girl's Night Out Written by Cassie M. Dot The author's insane. (COMEDY, FAT, GREEN CHICKS INCLUDED!) Last update 01/01/00.

Helena's Bone Written by Ulrike. Dot Last update 01/01/00.

Her Duty Written by Tamara. Last update 01/01/00.

High School Dramatics Written by Leah. I got rhythm, I got... sorry, we are about to embark on a journey as Leah is starring in the musical Bye, Bye Birdie. As the title suggests, she's about to find out sometimes the drama is not on stage, but behind the curtains! (COMEDY, REAL-LIFE) Last update 01/01/00.

Lord Malcombe Written by Cathy W. Last update 01/01/00.

On with the show; or, I've Never Been a Subplot Before Written by Jen R. Last update 01/01/00.

Reason Enough Written by Vanessa. Last update 01/01/00.

The Fickle Bride Written by Ulrike. Dot Barbara Markham has second thoughts about her impending marriage when, on a visit to her sister, she meets her sister's brother-in-law. (ROMANCE) Last update 01/01/00.

The Nesmiths or Husbands Wanted Written by Rachel Elizabeth. Last update 01/01/00.

Wolves in the Fold Written by Bronwen. Last update 01/01/00.


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