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  • The Ring of Souls-manuscript

    Primary Genre: Fantasy Word Count: 63,000 Beta Readers: 3

    Fantasy genre story, romance, adult content. I'm open to swapping beta reads.
    After the loss of the grandmother who raised her, Marjorie has decided to embrace the lifestyle of a gypsy witch when a strange letter arrives requesting magical assistance. Believing it would be her grandmother's wish, she follows the...

    Fantasy genre story, romance, adult content. I'm open to swapping beta reads.
    After the loss of the grandmother who raised her, Marjorie has decided to embrace the lifestyle of a gypsy witch when a strange letter arrives requesting magical assistance. Believing it would be her grandmother's wish, she follows the path and enters a new realm full of danger, magic, and love.

  • Chapter 1 - The Queen of Shards

    Primary Genre: Fantasy Word Count: 6,000 Beta Readers: 1

    TQOS is an Epic Dark Fantasy Novel written as an action adventure story. Whilst told in a fantastical setting this book is written to explore the nature of life, death, immortality, nihilism, suffering and our pursuit of meaning. This book is recommended for people who wish to read a more...

    TQOS is an Epic Dark Fantasy Novel written as an action adventure story. Whilst told in a fantastical setting this book is written to explore the nature of life, death, immortality, nihilism, suffering and our pursuit of meaning. This book is recommended for people who wish to read a more mature and adult world view through a fantastical lens and who don't shy away from asking themselves some of the more serious questions in life.

    More details here: www.jensbud.com

    BLURB
    For hundreds of years since the Immortal Wars, the Dark Eldar remained banished under Mount Ussar Varys. Guarded by the Wardens of Harlot’s Hold, the Mount remains a prison and a bastion of protection against the Legions of the Underdark until now.

    Fleeing from her home, bloodied and battered, Lilith stumbles upon the most unlikely of companions;

    Zain Nightwing the last of the Vampires.
    The Death of the Undeath.

    Hunted by both the Wardens and her kin, the pair embark in a grueling struggle to evade their pursuers and reach the limits of the powers that drive their enemies.

    But one question lingers with Zain, is he protecting her from them, or are they trying to protect everyone from Her?

  • The Undercover Mysteries: Book 1 Payback

    Primary Genre: Mystery Word Count: 17,320 Beta Readers: 0

    Alexa Tilt is an FBI agent who has a horrific past and secret, while in group therapy she tells the story of how her secret made her a target of a serial killer and survived two years before. In the present day a new serial killer emerges who is targeting...

    Alexa Tilt is an FBI agent who has a horrific past and secret, while in group therapy she tells the story of how her secret made her a target of a serial killer and survived two years before. In the present day a new serial killer emerges who is targeting a high school which Alexa goes undercover at can she overcome her past and keep her secret from reservicing to catch this new threat in time...

    Haven't finished the book yet but this is the 1st 9 chapters that I have done.

  • Becoming a Druid Manuscript

    Primary Genre: Fantasy Word Count: 101,000 Beta Readers: 5

    I have a finished manuscript and I would like another set of eyes and ears to make sure the dreaded typos have been eradicated. My story is in the first person, present tense. Here is the back cover description:

    Grahme has wanted to be a druid for as long as...

    I have a finished manuscript and I would like another set of eyes and ears to make sure the dreaded typos have been eradicated. My story is in the first person, present tense. Here is the back cover description:

    Grahme has wanted to be a druid for as long as he can remember. Talented but headstrong, he runs afoul of a despotic, mind-controlling mage during his initiation quest. The price of failure is death. Intrigue and distrust has turned the druids against him. Haggard and hunted, he must make impossible sacrifices or lose everything.

  • Evershine Rising Sun

    Primary Genre: Fantasy Word Count: 94,000 Beta Readers: 2

    The purpose of these edits is to make sure Evershine Rising Sun reads like a cohesive story in its entirety. I would very much like notes on any plot holes, characterization issues within the story, incohesive writing, etc. Notes on grammatical errors are also appreciated. Thank you for your assistance...

    The purpose of these edits is to make sure Evershine Rising Sun reads like a cohesive story in its entirety. I would very much like notes on any plot holes, characterization issues within the story, incohesive writing, etc. Notes on grammatical errors are also appreciated. Thank you for your assistance on this project, it is greatly appreciated.

    Grant, a fifteen-year-old African American plagued by dreams of unfamiliar forests and strange warriors, must journey to another world to save the life of his friend after a horrible accident.

    Having no knowledge of his family and struggling to find the purpose of his life Grant decides to spend the first day of his summer vacation outside with his long-time friend. However, when a Great Horned Owl shapeshifts into a misshapen monster and sinks its claws into his friend, he is forced to trust an otherworldly stranger and journey to a mirror-world earth.
    Now on this NeoEarth, Grant finds himself thrown headfirst into the matters of cosmic energy-bending warriors and their leader Redpine as they battle against grotesque invaders threatening the natural balance. As he learns his true family heritage, he is forced to question not only his own identity and purpose in the universe but also the true nature and of the warriors he's chosen to trust. Lost clans, kidnapped children, and an entire ecosystem hangs in the balance as Grant learns to fight the sin of envy and adhere to the laws of equivalent exchange.

  • The Allfather

    Primary Genre: Science fiction Word Count: 67,399 Beta Readers: 6

    Synopsis:

    A group of children escape from an underground research facility. Together, they must journey through the wilderness of Planet Starfall until they reach civilization. On their way there they encounter strange creatures, exotic plants and countless dangers and challenges that they must overcome. However, upon reaching civilization, they realize...

    Synopsis:

    A group of children escape from an underground research facility. Together, they must journey through the wilderness of Planet Starfall until they reach civilization. On their way there they encounter strange creatures, exotic plants and countless dangers and challenges that they must overcome. However, upon reaching civilization, they realize that their greatest challenge still awaits them. Will they overcome it? What is it that they must face? How are they going to face it? And what sort of future lies ahead of them?

    Feedback:

    I’m looking for general feedback on:

    - Setting.
    - Worldbuilding.
    - Characters.
    - Story.

  • First Time Travel

    Primary Genre: Historical fiction Word Count: 8,400 Beta Readers: 2

    It's an important chapter in the middle of the novel, which I get the feeling may be developed more.

  • Luke Hampton's Final To-Do List

    Primary Genre: Realistic fiction Word Count: 52,000 Beta Readers: 0

    When Luke Hampton died in a car accident on his way to Junior Prom, he left a list of ten things unfinished. Twenty-five years later, Reese Holland is struggling through her senior year. She finds Luke in her bathroom one morning and he begs her for help with completing his...

    When Luke Hampton died in a car accident on his way to Junior Prom, he left a list of ten things unfinished. Twenty-five years later, Reese Holland is struggling through her senior year. She finds Luke in her bathroom one morning and he begs her for help with completing his final to-do list so he can move on. The two strike up an unlikely friendship, though Reese has no idea how to have a ghostly BFF. With just six weeks before the anniversary of his death, only time will tell if they’ll be able to cross off Luke’s final tasks, allowing him to cross over, or if he’ll be stuck in the in-between forever.

    I'm looking for consistency notes, plot holes, and generally readability. Is the story entertaining? Does it drag in places? Are there boring parts you wanted to skip over?

  • Empty Faces

    Primary Genre: Suspense/thriller Word Count: 6,800 Beta Readers: 0

    Emily and her friends head out for what was meant to be an exciting vacation, only to find themselves bording a bus to a ghost town when the bus they're on crashes, killing the driver and leaving them stranded. The locals act strange, but when they learn of the town's...

    Emily and her friends head out for what was meant to be an exciting vacation, only to find themselves bording a bus to a ghost town when the bus they're on crashes, killing the driver and leaving them stranded. The locals act strange, but when they learn of the town's ghost stories, it's up to them to fight their way out of the town with their lives, because maybe there is more to the stories than they first believed.

  • Midnight Manor

    Primary Genre: Humor Word Count: 11,000 Beta Readers: 1

    Eden and her friends attend an exclusive party at the mysterious Midnight Manor, only to find themselves caught up in a survival game. Full of references to creepypastas and other pop culture, it is up to the youtubers to make their way through each puzzle alive.