Songbird Trilogy Book 1: The Maze Girl (complete)
GenreSci-Fi / Romance
Age Rating:R13
Submitted:Sunday, 17 October 2010
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The year 2918. The United States is long gone. America has become much smaller. The East and West coasts have been washed away by water. The largest city lies at the edge of the country.

Ellery wants to leave; to save her best friend Rory before it's too late and forfeit the tie-breaker challenge, but she can't. The story spun by another contestent, Soren, tells her she must stay. She's enticed by the magic and mystery of the story so much, but to what lengths will she go to find out the truth?

 

List of chapters

Ch. 1 A Sure Decision
Ch. 2 The Drawing
Ch. 3 The Knock at the Door
Ch. 4 Going Up in Smoke
Ch. 5 Ready for Takeoff
Ch. 6 Dmitria's Letter
Ch. 7 Suspicions
Ch. 8 An Open Door
Ch. 9 Dear Miss Rowe
Ch. 10 Welcome to Death
Ch. 11 The First Of Many
Ch. 12 The List Grows Longer
Ch. 13 One Step Ahead
Ch. 14 Devil's Tail
Ch. 15 The Summit
Ch. 16 Missing Sunrise
Ch. 17 What Haunts The Night
Ch. 18 Family Matters
Ch. 19 The Best Birthday Present
Ch. 20 Almost
Ch. 21 Simply A Spectator
Ch. 22 An Aura of Calmness
Ch. 23 No Better Off
Ch. 24 Neverending Hide-and-Seek
Ch. 25 Horizon
Ch. 26 Whoever Made The Rules
Ch. 27 The Element Of Surprise
Ch. 28 The Realization
Ch. 29 The Clearing
Ch. 30 The Maze Girl
Ch. 31 Soon Enough

Comments

 
David Jae Sunday, 2 February 2014
I like this.

The concept is good and there is some suspense, which keeps you reading. I like the idea of the economic pressure to enter the games.

Your characters were okay, but lacking a little depth, I feel, especially your protagonist. Perhaps if she had a sister to be jealous of, or her Father was dead/divorced. Something like that.

Still, a good effort.

Ganbare
 
M. Cramer Sunday, 16 January 2011
I love this story already because you can tell it's well developed and the characters are established. And I've a pet peeve about character names being too thought out sometimes, as if an author has gone out of their way to create originality, but yours are beautiful :)

I mean, Rory Griffin? Ah, love. Haha, I know that's silly.
Julia R. West Friday, 29 October 2010
Yeah, I've been pretty busy on this story =P but it's all the better. I type them up on Google document so I can log into gmail and keep them even if my computer crashes, so i'm not sure.
Yeah, the majority of my stories are in past tense and I prefer it, too, until I started reading present tense. I decided I had to...broaden my horizons...so to speak, and wrote this in present.

Maybe I'll make a revised version for you people who like past. =P When I've got time.
 
Fanny. pwns Thursday, 28 October 2010
Wow! You got a lot done! 17 chapters! How many pages is your story in Word!!!

constructive criticism: maybe you could change your story's tense from present to past (but that's just a personal preference).

Arya
Julia R. West Monday, 25 October 2010
Arya- Technically it's not, it's just a similar concept. but thanks for the compliment =P

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