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  1. Confluence

    By Refugium, in Fiction. 11/01/2022 (Updated: 12/03/2022)

    Genres: Romance
    Sub-genres: Historical Romance
    • mature adult
    • adult
    • gay
    • north america
    • industrial age

    A romance inspired by two photographs from the late 19th century. Some of the historical details and people of the story are from the actual history of Franklin, NH; others, including the two main characters, are fictional. I have changed their names from the names written on the backs of the photographs.

    • 13 Chapters
    • 20,949 Words
    • 7,985 Views
    • 57 Comments
    • Mature
    • Complete
  2. Chalkboard History Lessons

    By Drew Payne, in Fiction. 01/31/2021 (Updated: 01/31/2021)

    Genres: Historical
    Sub-genres: Non-Contemporary
    • mature adult
    • adult
    • gay
    • europe
    • serious
    • hiv-aids
    • industrial age
    • 20th century

    History is written by the victors, the winners, those in power, those at the top of society. Who tells the stories of those groups forgotten by history?

    For centuries LGBTQ histories were hidden histories, histories forgotten by the mainstream, histories passed down by word-of-mouth. It has only been in recent decades that scholarly works have been written about gay history.

    This collection of stories are about gay history, stories that focus on different events from gay history, events that helped shape our gay world, stories that cover so many different emotions.

    • 1 Chapters
    • 9,295 Words
    • 1,960 Views
    • 8 Comments
    • Mature
    • Long-Term Hold
  3. As Betwixt the Devil and the Deep Sea

    By Thorn Wilde, in 2020 - Spring - The Storm. 06/18/2020 (Updated: 06/18/2020)

    Genres: Horror
    Sub-genres: Horror - Modern
    • mind control
    • europe
    • suspense
    • dark
    • industrial age
    • death

    After a few days’ stay on a remote and bleak island in the sea, a writer finds that the boat he arrived in has been torn from its mooring by a storm. None of the locals will take him to the mainland, afraid to brave the waters after the storm, and as he struggles to make his way home, it seems more and more as if something doesn’t want him to leave.

    • 1 Chapters
    • 5,070 Words
    • 4,607 Views
    • 34 Comments
    • Mature
    • Complete
  4. Run Out of Steam 4. Newsletter Prompts by Brayon

    By Brayon, in Fiction. 04/29/2018 (Updated: 04/14/2018)

    Genres: Fantasy, General Fiction, Science Fiction
    Sub-genres: General Fantasy, Prompt, Steampunk
    • gay
    • alternate earth
    • war
    • oral
    • military
    • industrial age
    • politics

    A war rages in the Barony of Branister. After the Barony was invaded by Archduke Listerian, he installed a puppet King upon the Branister throne. Noble houses have risen up in a rebellion, and this is just one of many tales of the war.

    • 1 Chapters
    • 1,763 Words
    • 3,274 Views
    • 26 Comments
    • Mature
    • Complete
  5. GFD: Piece Of The Action Gone From Daylight

    By Comicality, in Fiction. 04/04/2018 (Updated: 04/04/2018)

    Genres: Thriller/Suspense, Paranormal
    Sub-genres: Suspense, Vampires
    • mature adult
    • vampire
    • gay
    • north america
    • no sex
    • suspense
    • dark
    • industrial age

    Taking place back in the Prohibition era of old Chicago, a brand new underground club has opened up to a very select clientele, without informing the other mob families of their intentions. This is seen as a violation by many. But will paying these new club owners a visit be a good idea? Or should they leave well enough alone?

    • 1 Chapters
    • 6,650 Words
    • 3,663 Views
    • 6 Comments
    • Teen
    • Complete
  6. Victor Frankenstein's Awkward Moments

    By pDaisy, in Fiction. 10/28/2017 (Updated: 11/01/2017)

    Genres: Comedy, Horror, Romance, Thriller/Suspense, Paranormal
    Sub-genres: Suspense, Comedy Modern, Horror - Modern, General Romance, Romantic Paranormal
    • zombie
    • gay
    • europe
    • light-hearted
    • industrial age
    • love
    • friendship
    • halloween

    Frankenstein's creator runs in to some unexpected awkwardness on his way to creating his ultimate masterpiece.

    • 5 Chapters
    • 6,119 Words
    • 6,218 Views
    • 3 Comments
    • Everyone
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  7. The Era of Good Feelings 1. The Horatio Doctrine

    By Atheugorei, in Fiction. 05/02/2017 (Updated: 05/09/2017)

    Genres: General Fiction, Romance, Historical
    Sub-genres: Drama, Non-Contemporary, General Romance
    • young adult
    • gay
    • serious
    • industrial age

    In an alternate timeline, British slavery isn't abolished in 1807; in fact, William Wilberforce never existed. When Horatio Brant is confronted with the dire situation of forced servitude, his action - or inaction - will force everything he believes and holds dear into question.

    • 2 Chapters
    • 3,228 Words
    • 2,605 Views
    • 0 Comments
    • Mature
    • Long-Term Hold
  8. The Bachelor Farmer

    By Cole Matthews, in 2014 - Summer - The Backup Plan. 06/12/2014 (Updated: 06/12/2014)

    Genres: Romance, Historical
    Sub-genres: Non-Contemporary, General Romance
    • mature adult
    • rural
    • north america
    • philosophy
    • religion
    • industrial age

    Sven Tollefson has never married. In fact, he's never had a relationship of any type. During the drought of 1888, he was worried about his hay and corn crops. Without enough to feed his milking cows, they'd never get through the harsh Minnesota winter. He hires a young local man to help him with this new idea called 'silage. This is their story.

    • 1 Chapters
    • 8,996 Words
    • 8,275 Views
    • 35 Comments
    • Mature
    • Complete
  9. Black Christmas

    By Thorn Wilde, in Fiction. 12/23/2013 (Updated: 12/23/2013)

    Genres: General Fiction, Historical
    Sub-genres: Drama, Non-Contemporary
    • gay
    • europe
    • no sex
    • philosophy
    • industrial age
    • holiday

    In most of the northern hemisphere, today is the darkest, longest night of the year; the Winter Solstice. Not where I am, however. Today is just as dark as yesterday, and the day before that, and it will be just as dark tomorrow.

    • 1 Chapters
    • 1,925 Words
    • 3,024 Views
    • 16 Comments
    • Everyone
    • Complete
  10. Ghost of a Chance

    By Dolores Esteban, in 2013 - Summer - Roll the Dice. 06/01/2013 (Updated: 06/01/2013)

    Genres: Historical
    Sub-genres: Non-Contemporary
    • north america
    • crime
    • industrial age

    Reginald Fitzgerald died of arsenic poisoning. A fatal accident? Mayor Montgomery has doubts.

    • 1 Chapters
    • 3,004 Words
    • 2,748 Views
    • 16 Comments
    • Everyone
    • Complete
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