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  1. Stronger Than Lions

    By Sean J Halford, in Fiction. 06/04/2023 (Updated: 02/18/2024)

    Genres: General Fiction, Romance, Literary Fiction
    Sub-genres: Coming of Age, Contemporary Romance, Contemporary Literary
    • bisexual
    • africa
    • coming of age
    • coming out
    • religion
    • love
    • high school
    • mental health

    Sometimes love comes from the unlikeliest of places.

    Devastated by the loss of his mother, Cal enters his final year of high school in Cape Town facing an uncertain future, plagued by bullies and struggling to keep his grieving family together. When a handsome troublemaker with a mysterious past arrives at the school, an unlikely friendship develops. And as Cal grapples with feelings he never expected, he is plunged headlong into an adventure that will turn his entire existence upside-down.

    This 10th anniversary edition differs from the Kindle version, and contains new and old material cut from the Kindle version.

    • 36 Chapters
    • 80,710 Words
    • 49,879 Views
    • 281 Comments
    • Mature
    • Temporary Hold
  2. As The Sea Is Now Deep

    By Sean J Halford, in Fiction. 05/20/2018 (Updated: 09/26/2018)

    Genres: Mystery, Romance
    Sub-genres: General Romance, Light Mystery
    • teen
    • bisexual
    • school
    • coming of age
    • parents
    • 20th century
    • depression
    • abuse

    In the summer of 1993, a group of high school friends in a small town are forced to grow up overnight when love, bigotry, betrayal and mystery rain down on them in equal amounts.

    • 7 Chapters
    • 13,247 Words
    • 11,166 Views
    • 40 Comments
    • Teen
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  3. Unbidden

    By Sean J Halford, in Fiction. 05/27/2018 (Updated: 05/27/2018)

    Genres: Romance
    Sub-genres: General Romance
    • mature adult
    • adult
    • violent
    • dark

    The collisions of minds are far dangerous than those of our bodies.

    • 1 Chapters
    • 515 Words
    • 2,963 Views
    • 7 Comments
    • Mature
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  4. Wine On The Moon

    By Sean J Halford, in Fiction. 05/20/2018 (Updated: 05/20/2018)

    Genres: Fantasy
    Sub-genres: General Fantasy
    • young adult
    • were-creatures
    • vampire
    • bisexual
    • africa
    • coming out
    • light-hearted

    It's hard being well-behaved when you're the hottest vampire in the city and pining over a girl you're too scared to involve in all your supernatural drama. It's even harder when your best bro and roommate is werewolf jock who's sending you all these mixed signals.

    • 1 Chapters
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    • 4,468 Views
    • 10 Comments
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  5. We Lift Them Up To The Lord

    By Sean J Halford, in Fiction. 01/28/2018 (Updated: 01/28/2018)

    Genres: General Fiction
    Sub-genres: Drama
    • young adult
    • africa
    • no sex
    • coming out
    • serious
    • religion
    • modern
    • death

    While on holiday with his family, all Scott wants is to read, watch the ocean, and have some quiet time away from the pressures of being a straight-A student and captain of the rugby team. His pesky younger brother isn't helping things much, always butting in with questions Scott would rather not answer. For Scott has a secret. As Easter looms, conversations between the brothers grow darker and more poignant as Scott's family deals with emotional wounds that have isolated parents and children from one another.

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    • 15 Comments
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  6. Keeping The Stars Apart

    By Sean J Halford, in Fiction. 01/05/2013 (Updated: 01/05/2013)

    Genres: General Fiction, Romance
    Sub-genres: Drama, General Romance
    • mature adult
    • adult
    • no sex
    • parents
    • love

    Ok, I capitulated. A little peek into Chris and Cal's future, set nearly two decades after the events in "Stronger Than Lions".

    • 1 Chapters
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    • 7,307 Views
    • 21 Comments
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