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  1. Living Life

    By W_L, in 2009 - Summer - Carpe Diem. 12/16/2010 (Updated: 12/16/2010)

    Genres: Romance
    Sub-genres: General Romance

    What is the essence of life? Is it merely living moment by moment or is there more?

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  2. I Am The One

    By wildone, in 2009 - Summer - Carpe Diem. 12/16/2010 (Updated: 12/16/2010)

    Genres: General Fiction
    Sub-genres: Drama
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    Lightning causes more deaths than most other natural hazards. Men are four times more likely to be struck by lightning than women, and if you are struck, there is a one in ten chance that you will die.

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  3. Stayed Too Long at the Fair

    By Sabat, in 2009 - Summer - Carpe Diem. 12/16/2010 (Updated: 12/16/2010)

    Genres: General Fiction, Romance
    Sub-genres: Drama, General Romance

    Tom and Andrew were two friends trying to learn to make the most of today, for they didn't know what tomorrow would bring.

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  4. The Boy Who Cried Sorry

    By Meeko, in 2009 - Summer - Carpe Diem. 12/16/2010 (Updated: 12/16/2010)

    Genres: General Fiction
    Sub-genres: Drama

    Common words evoke extraordinary emotions as the reality of neglect and abuse intrude on a fairy tale world.

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  5. Furlough

    By Mark Arbour, in 2009 - Summer - Carpe Diem. 12/16/2010 (Updated: 12/16/2010)

    Genres: Romance, Historical
    Sub-genres: Non-Contemporary, General Romance

    Two wounded men meet in Paris during World War I. One is wounded on the outside, both are wounded on the inside. Will their accidental meeting help heal both of them?

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  6. My Heart's Desire

    By Linxe Termoil, in 2009 - Summer - Carpe Diem. 12/16/2010 (Updated: 12/16/2010)

    Genres: General Fiction
    Sub-genres: Drama

    Pat screwed up, and now he has to fix it. Not only for his heart's sake, but for the love of his life's sake as well.

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  7. The Two Fates of Aerta

    By Kanaye, in 2009 - Summer - Carpe Diem. 12/16/2010 (Updated: 12/16/2010)

    Genres: Fantasy
    Sub-genres: General Fantasy

    A seer has a vision of two paths for his Kingdom of Aerta. Will he be able to lead his kingdom from the path of darkness?

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  8. The Little Girl with the Steel Bowl

    By jovian_w2002, in 2009 - Summer - Carpe Diem. 12/16/2010 (Updated: 12/16/2010)

    Genres: General Fiction
    Sub-genres: Drama

    What is the price of innocence in a war-torn country?

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  9. A Solitary Kiss

    By Johnathan Colourfield, in 2009 - Summer - Carpe Diem. 12/16/2010 (Updated: 12/16/2010)

    Genres: General Fiction
    Sub-genres: Drama

    A story of the solitary girl, her brother and his partner, and how the partner seized the day but with drastic consequences.

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  10. Days That Hold On

    By jfalkon, in 2009 - Summer - Carpe Diem. 12/16/2010 (Updated: 12/16/2010)

    Genres: General Fiction
    Sub-genres: Drama

    There are some times in our lives that stand out. These experiences shape us and make us who we are, but most of all they refuse to let us forget.

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