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  • The Number You Have Dialed (An ONC novella)
    77 19 3

    Do you believe in the supernatural? Clara Rose Ackerman doesn't. In fact, she doesn't even believe in science. As far as she is concerned, anything beyond her religion and its socially accepted ideas is dangerous, and should not be habitually practiced or encouraged. As was custom for the people of her time, she belie...

  • Code Name: Olive {ONC 2020}
    218 52 9

    Had I still been in my Olive trance I probably wouldn't care; but even if no one got hurt in the explosion, we can't just blow up half a building. We're not terrorists. It's not what we do. "No love, It's not what Carpenters do. This is A-typical for Bonde's. You say, contractor, we say mercenary, it's all the same fr...

    331 65 7

    ×× Platinum shall rise with an unquenchable thirst for justice...and kingdoms shall fall. ×× My entry for the Open Novella Contest 3. ×× Made it to the 2nd round 😻

  • Soul Harvester (#OpenNovellaContest2020)
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    Seventeen-year old Jacey Marques is a soul harvester. She travels to other dimensions to hunt down the alternate souls of those recently deceased in her own world with the goal to reawaken them. An unlimited supply of lives -- at least for the wealthy elite who can afford the steep price tag. But like so many doors...

  • Undeniably Wolfish || ONC 2020
    56 7 2

    My story started when I got involved with an Alpha werewolf. You know how this classic tale goes - there was a deadly war and then a slave auction. There was an abused captive who was sold. There were cages involved and a very demanding master who wanted to get their money's worth. Yes, I was barely more than a chi...

  • Matched | ONC2020
    635 135 7

    Arielle needs a date for her sister's wedding. Instead of agreeing to a blind date, she takes matters into her own hands by making a profile on a dating app called GameSetMatch. Unfortunately, life decides to play a cruel joke on her and match her with the one person she has been avoiding, her ex-boyfriend Elijah. Ref...

  • They Who Walk Among Us | ONC 2020
    409 39 5

    A virus has spread to every corner of the world and only the immune have a chance at survival. But what if the virus was only the beginning? Something far more threatening is making its way to Earth. And not even the immune, can withstand it. *** Based on ONC prompt #40 "It's summertime and you're swimming with your b...

  • Carmen's Voice | ONC 2020
    140 44 14

    Shy and successful Broadway singer, Carmen, is finally at the point in her career where she is auditioning for her dream role. After meeting Owen at the local coffee shop, it seems like everything is perfectly lining up for Carmen's future. When faced with a choice between her dream job and her dream man, Carmen strug...

  • Knight of Fire | ONC 2020 | Round One Runner Up
    2.2K 442 14

    Renowned psychic Desmond Wells has it all: money, grandeur, and family. The only thing he doesn't have on his side lately is luck. With his psychic gift mysteriously gone, he relies on the talent of Ava Sinclair until he can get his power back. After reading about a new ritual involving a cup and a mirror, granting hi...

  • super freak | onc 2020
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    "Suits are just security theatre." "Suits make you believable." "I can make me believable." ~~~~~ Chandler Chase remembers a lot of things about her mother: the way her chin would jut out; how she felt about responsibility; how much she despised the superheroes of Atlas City. After a terrorist attack leaves Chandler's...

  • Catch Me At Midnight
    489 65 5

    Eliza and Alec meet on the stroke of midnight of a new decade, it will be a kiss they will never forget. They are about to learn how to live, love and die. Eliza wants to forget the last year ever happened, she wants to say goodbye to the last decade and start a new one. She was once the wild child, the dreamer and...

  • Liquidate || ONC 2020
    157 28 1

    In a world where memories are turned into currency, Lacy Tokens finds out her brother, William, is indebted to the Retentives--an intelligent species that require a constant stream of human memories to experience emotion. Lacy works as a seamstress for her family's business that's barely staying afloat. The price to...

  • Untie the Knot - Hades & Persephone | ONC 2020
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    [𝐀𝐦𝐛𝐚𝐬𝐬𝐚𝐝𝐨𝐫 𝐏𝐢𝐜𝐤𝐬] Penny Lane hates weddings, especially her mother's. She'd rather spend time at the flower shop or listening to music, no, not the Beatles. She never quite forgave her mother for that one. Haze Delacroix, tall, dark, and handsome, is the charismatic owner of Underworld Delicacies, and...

  • Timeless (ONC2020)
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    When Rylan Walker wakes up almost 25 years in the past, the only explanation she has is that it's a vivid dream. But when her eyes open the next morning and she's transported back into the American Civil War, she knows it is real. She is utterly lost; the only familiar face is that of a handsome stranger she'd met th...

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  • Alternative
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    | ONC 2020 Ambassador Pick - - - How far would you go to be remembered? - - - Do you wish you could dance? See the Grand Canyon? What if you could experience those fleeting moments, as though they were a dream? Alt-life, memory distributors, can do that for you. With breakthrough technology, any moment you wish for ca...

  • Abandoned Tears |ONC 2020|
    671 115 4

    Kicked to the side of the street, nineteen-year-old Ava Hartnett moves to small town Jacksonville for a fresh start. But when a dark eyed boy suddenly interferes in her life, coupled with an anonymous stalker sending threatening texts, Ava must face her past head on in order to truly be free. ...

  • FLYTRAP [ONC 2020]
    529 107 8

    After a tragic accident leaves her crippled, Barbara Gordon must return to the city she thought she left behind for treatment. However, the happy reunion she imagined is anything but when she meets her dad's new fiancee. Convinced her soon-to-be stepmother is not who she seems, Barbara begins her own investigation int...

  • Cooking With The Dead (ONC Novella 2020)
    514 105 7

    "Please tell me that's tomato sauce and not blood." "Nonsense! Tomato sauce has a completely different texture than blood." ................. Changing her adress in the middle of a semester after a nasty breakup and to spite her father isn't the best descision on Savannah's part. But the apartment is nice, refurbished...

  • Athanasius Finch: Private Dick | ONC 2020
    555 103 6

    Beatrix Cagliostro, a starving Doctor in Letters, is hired as a Ghostwriter by Athanasius Finch, an eccentric and megalomaniac P.I, and together they will solve the biggest mystery there is: how to pay rent and not die trying. ***** B...

  • Buy a New Brain Now! (ONC 2020)
    899 193 3

    I used to be a Zombie. Until a kind stranger bought me a new brain. They told me the brain was artificial; that it had been grown in one of the continent's many brain labs. "The labs were built to help recover the human population," they said. They told me no humans were harmed in the making of my brain. They were w...

  • Bird in a Gilded Cage [ONC 2020]
    750 122 3

    While celebrating her best friends last days of singledom in the Islands of Greece, the last thing that Elleri Williams expects to find herself caught up in is a battle of morality. Elleri quickly learns that the darkness harbored in Emmett Grayson's eyes is not the only thing she should fear. Thrust into a world of...

  • The Prince's Beast (Book 1.5, A Secrets of Tarot Novella) - ONC 2020
    990 169 9

    A bloodthirsty dragon shapeshifter Crown Prince is forced to marry an angel in order to obtain more power for Wuzhen. However, one night, he receives a forged letter, luring him to the land of the kitsune, and ultimately, his mate. The Prince's Beast is an Asian-inspired paranormal (MxM) romance story that takes the c...

  • Forget me lots.❀ONC Amb's Pick❀
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    Thrown from the wreckage, Dawn awakens in a world she has no memory of. Her friend, River, does his best to help, offering her support and stolen moments to distract her. And as her memories return, the boy claiming to know her, is the only thing she can't remember. Tormented by the memories of their imperfect but unf...

  • The Wolf Among Us
    294 60 3

    🅞🅟🅔🅝 🅝🅞🅥🅔🅛🅛🅐 🅒🅞🅝🅣🅔🅢🅣 ➋⓿➋⓿ ᴘʀᴏᴍᴘᴛ #58 "ɪғ ᴡᴇ'ʀᴇ ᴀssɪɢɴɪɴɢ ʙʟᴀᴍᴇ, ᴛʜᴇɴ ᴛʜɪs ɪs ʏᴏᴜʀ ғᴀᴜʟᴛ ғᴏʀ ʟᴇᴀᴠɪɴɢ ᴍᴇ ᴀʟᴏɴᴇ ᴡɪᴛʜ ᴇxᴘʟᴏsɪᴠᴇs ɪɴ ᴛʜᴇ ғɪʀsᴛ ᴘʟᴀᴄᴇ." Estera grew up knowing one thing: she needs to be a wolf to survive. As an Enforcer in her community, it's her job to face off with law-breaking members...

  • Pull Me Down (ONC 2020)
    399 75 5

    𝘠𝘰𝘶 𝘤𝘢𝘯'𝘵 𝘤𝘶𝘳𝘦 𝘨𝘶𝘪𝘭𝘵 𝘵𝘩𝘢𝘵'𝘴 𝘨𝘰𝘵 𝘪𝘵𝘴 𝘤𝘭𝘢𝘸𝘴 𝘴𝘰 𝘥𝘦𝘦𝘱 𝘪𝘵 𝘤𝘶𝘵𝘴 𝘪𝘯𝘵𝘰 𝘣𝘰𝘯𝘦. Reeling from a three-year tour overseas and memories that taunt him even in broad daylight, Royce Buchanan returns to his hometown. The warm, carefree man that boarded the plane and waved goodbye...

  • Beyond
    712 77 7

    BEYOND, a new thrill-seeking adventure app, is just breaking into New York City. Their slogan is simple: "Propose an adventure to the world around you and find a partner in crime."

  • WILD CARD {ONC 2020}
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    "Legend has it, if you stand in front of a mirror holding a cup and a candle, you can open a doorway between dimensions." Prince Teodric of Springport remembers the promise he made his father: to *not* try to reenact the legend of dimensions. At sixteen, he laughed at his father's claims that there were ways of travel...