Top 10 Now!
This is the “Top 10 Now!” Stories page. You can find the “Top 10 Historic” Stories page here.
We are planning some very nice things for the writers of at least the No 1 Story each month and hope to extend that to the Top 3.
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1.Lacking Grace – Chapter 4
by Stephanie Rouse | Posted on 17 Jan 2019 06:48 pm
It's 1941 and Grace has been forcibly taken to Hellingly Mental Hospital for 7 days observation under an urgency order. her husband is away on active service so her children have been taken to an orphanage.
2.Little Rock or Bust
by Linda Werlein | Posted on 16 Jan 2019 07:18 pm
Eleven-year-old Mary Magdalene has to get to Little Rock before school starts. She and Eli, her impractical, unrealistic Daddy, set out to go but along the way, Eli gets other ideas and MM has to come up with ways to outsmart him and keep him on the road.
3.Lacking Grace – Chapter 3
by Stephanie Rouse | Posted on 17 Jan 2019 06:44 pm
In chapters 1 and 2, Grace Carter was tricked into letting her children go for a drive with a strange lady while she spoke to a doctor who had asked her to spend time with him. Once the children were gone, Grace was forcibly removed to an ambulance.
4.Hotel Grande Bretagne
by Theresa Stoker | Posted on 22 Dec 2018 11:20 am
Miranda thought she saw Pappy over by the huts. Her eyes were dazzled by the harsh sunlight as she looked up from her trench, and the figure seemed to glitter in an aura of rainbow lights. She blinked as her eyes adjusted. It was only Andoni, making a call in the shade of an olive…
5.Lacking Grace – Chapters 1 and 2
by Stephanie Rouse | Posted on 17 Jan 2019 06:12 pm
These are the opening two chapters. Grace, feisty and forthright, doesn’t keep the home-fires burning the way other mothers do so, when she finds herself in a mental hospital and her children in care, she faces a perilous battle for freedom: only the voices in her head can help
6.Torus Trilogy | Book 1 | Brianne | Chapter 1
by Nicola Cairncross | Posted on 27 Dec 2018 06:08 pm
Brianne is grieving and commits suicide only to find that’s not the end of it, for her. Assigned a mysterious but charismatic mentor, Rex, she strikes a deal to redeem herself and hopefully be reunited with husband Alec. But that's not going to be so easy...
7.The Missing Sister
by Fran Casey | Posted on 31 Dec 2018 12:32 pm
Cat had hoped to get to the shops this morning, but it was nearly midday and there was no sign that she would have a free five minutes, let alone enough time to catch the bus into town. Her mother had not had a good night, and the day had started with cleaning her up…
8.Paco at school
by james russell | Posted on 14 Feb 2019 08:57 am
A chapter from a novel. An insight into the Moreno family.
9.Torus Trilogy | Book 1 | Brianne | Chapter 2
by Nicola Cairncross | Posted on 03 Feb 2019 01:13 pm
Far out in the Galaxy, the ship 'Strawberry Letter 23' with it's AI O’KellyIsleyJunior is on a gentle sightseeing jaunt when they come across something odd. Well, it's more like the absence of something that is odd...
10.After the village fiesta
by james russell | Posted on 14 Feb 2019 12:20 pm
After the village fiesta, a chapter from a novel