10 Longest Stories
Heidi by Johanna Spyri Rated: All Visitors Liked [Comments - 143]
Summary:

Heidi is the heart-warming tale of a small girl's power for good, and it has remained a firm favourite since it was published over 100 years ago. It tells of the orphan Heidi and her idyllic existence with her gruff grandfather in the mountains. When she is sent to live in a city, comic chaos ensues, and eventually it is arranged that Heidi should return to the mountains. Together she and her friend Peter, the goat-herd, achieve wondrous changes in the community in which they live.


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Table of Contents:
  1. CHAPTER I. UP THE MOUNTAIN TO ALM-UNCLE - [Comments - 49] - (5114 words)
  2. CHAPTER II. AT HOME WITH GRANDFATHER - [Comments - 13] - (2873 words)
  3. CHAPTER III. OUT WITH THE GOATS - [Comments - 1] - (4915 words)
  4. CHAPTER IV. THE VISIT TO GRANDMOTHER - [Comments - 6] - (5109 words)
  5. CHAPTER V. TWO VISITS AND WHAT CAME OF THEM - [Comments - 5] - (3968 words)
  6. CHAPTER VI. A NEW CHAPTER ABOUT NEW THINGS - [Comments - 12] - (2779 words)
  7. CHAPTER VII. FRAULEIN ROTTENMEIER SPENDS AN UNCOMFORTABLE DAY - [Comments - 2] - (5052 words)
  8. CHAPTER VIII. THERE IS GREAT COMMOTION IN THE LARGE HOUSE - [Comments - 5] - (3765 words)
  9. CHAPTER IX. HERR SESEMANN HEARS OF THINGS WHICH ARE NEW TO HIM - [Comments - 16] - (2065 words)
  10. CHAPTER X. ANOTHER GRANDMOTHER - [Comments - 6] - (3404 words)
  11. CHAPTER XI. HEIDI GAINS IN ONE WAY AND LOSES IN ANOTHER - [Comments - 1] - (1820 words)
  12. CHAPTER XII. A GHOST IN THE HOUSE - [Comments - 3] - (3930 words)
  13. CHAPTER XIII. A SUMMER EVENING ON THE MOUNTAIN - [Comments - 7] - (5880 words)
  14. CHAPTER XIV. SUNDAY BELLS - [Comments - 0] - (4742 words)
  15. CHAPTER XV. PREPARATIONS FOR A JOURNEY - [Comments - 0] - (2439 words)
  16. CHAPTER XVI. A VISITOR - [Comments - 7] - (3158 words)
  17. CHAPTER XVII. A COMPENSATION - [Comments - 0] - (3031 words)
  18. CHAPTER XVIII. WINTER IN DORFLI - [Comments - 1] - (4021 words)
  19. CHAPTER XIX. THE WINTER CONTINUES - [Comments - 1] - (2601 words)
  20. CHAPTER XX. NEWS FROM DISTANT FRIENDS - [Comments - 5] - (5704 words)
  21. CHAPTER XXI. HOW LIFE WENT ON AT GRANDFATHER'S - [Comments - 0] - (3047 words)
  22. CHAPTER XXII. SOMETHING UNEXPECTED HAPPENS - [Comments - 4] - (5391 words)
  23. CHAPTER XXIII. "GOOD-BYE TILL WE MEET AGAIN" - [Comments - 1] - (8027 words)
Categories:
Characters: None
Story Attributes: Classic Literature
Story Era: 2 - Victorian (1837-1901)
Story Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 23 Table of Contents
Completed: No Word count: 92835 Read Count: 197190
[Report This] Published: 28 Nov 2009 Updated: 28 Nov 2009
Summary:

Orphan Mary is sent to live with her uncle in his large house. He is still in mourning for his late wife so spends as little time there as possible. Only the chambermaid has any time for Mary and tells her of a walled garden within the grounds of the house that nobody has been in for some time.

Can Mary find a way in and what will she discover if she does. What secrets lie within the rest of the house?


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Table of Contents:
  1. There is No One Left - [Comments - 38] - (1753 words)
  2. Mistress Mary Quite Contrary - [Comments - 2] - (2469 words)
  3. Across the Moor - [Comments - 1] - (1333 words)
  4. Martha - [Comments - 1] - (4813 words)
  5. The Cry in the Corridor - [Comments - 1] - (2049 words)
  6. "There was someone crying--there was!" - [Comments - 1] - (2080 words)
  7. The Key to the Garden - [Comments - 2] - (1809 words)
  8. The Robin who Showed the Way - [Comments - 4] - (2495 words)
  9. The Strangest House Any One Ever Lived in - [Comments - 0] - (2843 words)
  10. Dickon - [Comments - 2] - (3408 words)
  11. The Nest of the Missel Thrush - [Comments - 2] - (2231 words)
  12. "Might I have a bit of earth?" - [Comments - 1] - (2341 words)
  13. "I am Colin" - [Comments - 0] - (3814 words)
  14. A Young Rajah - [Comments - 0] - (3349 words)
  15. Nest Building - [Comments - 8] - (3576 words)
  16. "I Won't," said Mary - [Comments - 0] - (2159 words)
  17. A Tantrum - [Comments - 2] - (2081 words)
  18. "Tha' Munnot Waste No Time" - [Comments - 1] - (2002 words)
  19. "It Has Come!" - [Comments - 4] - (3203 words)
  20. "I Shall Live Forever--and Ever--and Ever!" - [Comments - 1] - (2310 words)
  21. Ben Weatherstaff - [Comments - 4] - (2964 words)
  22. When the Sun Went Down - [Comments - 8] - (4425 words)
  23. Magic - [Comments - 40] - (3657 words)
  24. "Let Them Laugh" - [Comments - 0] - (3578 words)
  25. The Curtain - [Comments - 0] - (2185 words)
  26. "It's Mother" - [Comments - 0] - (2783 words)
  27. In the Garden - [Comments - 3] - (4668 words)
Categories:
Characters: None
Story Attributes: Classic Literature, Non TG, Staying with Friends/Relatives
Story Era: 2 - Victorian (1837-1901)
Story Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 27 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 76378 Read Count: 228866
[Report This] Published: 11 Dec 2009 Updated: 11 Dec 2009
For My Princess by Cat Lochley Rated: All Visitors Liked [Comments - 7453]
Summary: Feature

 

Written especially for LG Tales.

When Aron entered the castle with his mother neither of them could have known what lay ahead. Being in the wrong place at the wrong time leads him to a royal encounter that will take him on a journey of discovery and adventure.

Can he keep his secret safe and do his royal duty?

How will his relationship with the Princess develop?

Will his life ever return to normal?

Thanks to Kirstyn Fox, Maggie Finson, and Arcee (not to be confused with Arecee) for their help and all my friends who encouraged me.

 


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  1. Chapter 1 - [Comments - 5265] - (2704 words)
  2. Chapter 2 - [Comments - 34] - (4817 words)
  3. Chapter 3 - [Comments - 31] - (4500 words)
  4. Chapter 4 - [Comments - 32] - (4982 words)
  5. Chapter 5 - [Comments - 14] - (4631 words)
  6. Chapter 6 - [Comments - 68] - (7526 words)
  7. Chapter 7 - [Comments - 107] - (5496 words)
  8. Chapter 8 - [Comments - 53] - (5531 words)
  9. Chapter 9 - [Comments - 49] - (3437 words)
  10. Chapter 10 - [Comments - 44] - (5152 words)
  11. Chapter 11 - [Comments - 31] - (3166 words)
  12. Chapter 12 - [Comments - 44] - (4861 words)
  13. Chapter 13 - [Comments - 835] - (4025 words)
  14. Chapter 14 - [Comments - 781] - (7418 words)
  15. Chapter 15 - [Comments - 66] - (8016 words)
Categories:
Characters: None
Story Attributes: Caught With Consequences, Sweet and Sentimental
Story Era: 1 - Pre-Victorian (Before 1837)
Story Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 15 Table of Contents
Completed: No Word count: 76262 Read Count: 349090
[Report This] Published: 29 Mar 2011 Updated: 20 May 2014
Summary:

After nearly burning down the school an out of control young boy is sent to the Great Indian River Learning Center to learn how to behave.

He encounters his former best friend and begins the journey that will change him forever. Can he hold onto his budding masculinity while he serves his sentence at "GIRL center?"


Latest Chapter:
Table of Contents:
  1. Chapter 1 - [Comments - 14] - (17634 words)
  2. Chapter 2 - [Comments - 10] - (19263 words)
  3. Chapter 3 - [Comments - 9] - (19391 words)
  4. Chapter 4 - [Comments - 31] - (19150 words)
Categories:
Characters: None
Story Attributes: Bad Boy to Good Girl, Coerced Change, Hair/Hair Salon, Permanent Change, Petticoats/Crinolines, Progresses beyond LG, School Girl/Girl's School, Sweet and Sentimental
Story Era: 4 - Modern Times (1951-2020)
Story Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 4 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 75438 Read Count: 49729
[Report This] Published: 01 Nov 2009 Updated: 01 Nov 2009
The Story of the Amulet by E Nesbit Rated: All Visitors [Comments - 125]
Summary:

The children's wish to see the Psammead again is rewarded when they find 'it' in a pet shop in Camden Town, and their magic adventures start all over again. Their journey takes them to places and times that they could only dream of.


Latest Chapter:
Table of Contents:
  1. The Psammead - [Comments - 55] - (10756 words)
  2. The Half Amulet - [Comments - 5] - (3414 words)
  3. The Past - [Comments - 14] - (3228 words)
  4. Eight Thousand Years Ago - [Comments - 14] - (4118 words)
  5. The Fight in the Village - [Comments - 1] - (3509 words)
  6. The Way to Babylon - [Comments - 3] - (4302 words)
  7. 'The Deepest Dungeon below the Castle Moat - [Comments - 5] - (4830 words)
  8. The Queen in London - [Comments - 2] - (5377 words)
  9. Atlantis - [Comments - 11] - (4546 words)
  10. The Little Black Girl and Julius Caesar - [Comments - 0] - (4128 words)
  11. Before Pharoah - [Comments - 0] - (5457 words)
  12. The Sorry-present and the Expelled Little Boy - [Comments - 10] - (5108 words)
  13. The Shipwreck on the Tin Islands - [Comments - 1] - (4329 words)
  14. The Heart's Desire - [Comments - 3] - (5270 words)
Categories:
Characters: None
Story Attributes: Classic Literature
Story Era: 2 - Victorian (1837-1901)
Story Warnings: None
Series: Five Children and It
Chapters: 14 Table of Contents
Completed: No Word count: 68372 Read Count: 124609
[Report This] Published: 07 Dec 2009 Updated: 07 Dec 2009
Costumes by Teekabell Rated: All Visitors Liked [Comments - 15116]
Summary:

Every kid knows Costumes are for Halloween, and the rest of the year you are not supposed to wear costumes. So what happens when you decide the outfit you wear every day is really just a costume?


Latest Chapter:
Table of Contents:
  1. Chapter 1 - [Comments - 14700] - (6575 words)
  2. Chapter 2 - [Comments - 39] - (4304 words)
  3. Chapter 3 - [Comments - 52] - (5265 words)
  4. Chapter 4 - [Comments - 34] - (4415 words)
  5. Chapter 5 - [Comments - 104] - (6233 words)
  6. Chapter 6 - [Comments - 25] - (7973 words)
  7. Chapter 7 - [Comments - 28] - (7169 words)
  8. Chapter 8 - [Comments - 53] - (7811 words)
  9. Chapter 9 - [Comments - 54] - (6894 words)
  10. Chapter 10 - Last Chapter - [Comments - 27] - (6647 words)
Categories:
Characters: None
Story Attributes: Consensual Change
Story Era: 4 - Modern Times (1951-2020)
Story Warnings: Contains Bullying/Emotional Abuse, Contains Violence Depictions
Series: None
Chapters: 10 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 63286 Read Count: 189235
[Report This] Published: 03 Jan 2013 Updated: 06 Jan 2013
Summary:

Sara Crewe, a pupil at Miss Minchin's London school, is left in poverty when her father dies, but is later rescued by a mysterious benefactor.


Latest Chapter:
Table of Contents:
  1. Sara - [Comments - 18] - (3215 words)
  2. A French Lesson - [Comments - 0] - (1741 words)
  3. Ermengarde - [Comments - 1] - (2158 words)
  4. Lottie - [Comments - 5] - (2573 words)
  5. Becky - [Comments - 0] - (3060 words)
  6. The Diamond Mines - [Comments - 3] - (3098 words)
  7. The Diamond Mines again - [Comments - 1] - (5597 words)
  8. In the Attic - [Comments - 0] - (3108 words)
  9. Melchisedec - [Comments - 3] - (3424 words)
  10. The Indian Gentleman - [Comments - 0] - (3724 words)
  11. Ram Dass - [Comments - 22] - (2836 words)
  12. The Other Side of the Wall - [Comments - 0] - (2447 words)
  13. One of the Populace - [Comments - 2] - (2976 words)
  14. What Melchisedec Heard and Saw - [Comments - 2] - (1559 words)
  15. The Magic - [Comments - 1] - (6832 words)
  16. The Visitor - [Comments - 1] - (4574 words)
  17. "It Is the Child!" - [Comments - 4] - (1989 words)
  18. "I Tried Not to Be" - [Comments - 0] - (3332 words)
  19. Anne - [Comments - 0] - (2064 words)
Categories:
Characters: None
Story Attributes: Classic Literature, Non TG, School Girl/Girl's School
Story Era: 2 - Victorian (1837-1901)
Story Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 19 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 60307 Read Count: 151638
[Report This] Published: 10 Dec 2009 Updated: 10 Dec 2009
The Phoenix and the Carpet by E Nesbit Rated: All Visitors [Comments - 111]
Summary:

The children have returned to their London home, their adventures with the Psammead over, and are feeling a bit let down by everyday life. However, the children soon find that they are "the kind of people who magical things happen to".


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Table of Contents:
  1. The Egg - [Comments - 21] - (5133 words)
  2. The Topless Tower - [Comments - 9] - (5134 words)
  3. The Queen Cook - [Comments - 1] - (5674 words)
  4. Two Bazaars - [Comments - 22] - (5034 words)
  5. The Temple - [Comments - 8] - (4901 words)
  6. Doing Good - [Comments - 7] - (4213 words)
  7. Mews from Persia - [Comments - 16] - (4423 words)
  8. The Cats, the Cow, and the Burglar - [Comments - 11] - (4337 words)
  9. The Burglar's Bride - [Comments - 6] - (4525 words)
  10. The Hole in the Carpet - [Comments - 2] - (4050 words)
  11. The Beginning of the End - [Comments - 1] - (4004 words)
  12. The End of the End - [Comments - 5] - (4296 words)
Categories:
Characters: None
Story Attributes: Classic Literature
Story Era: 2 - Victorian (1837-1901)
Story Warnings: None
Series: Five Children and It
Chapters: 12 Table of Contents
Completed: No Word count: 55724 Read Count: 84603
[Report This] Published: 06 Dec 2009 Updated: 06 Dec 2009
Summary:

Join Toad, Mole, Rat, and Badger on their adventures on the banks of a river in the English countryside.


Latest Chapter:
Table of Contents:
  1. I. THE RIVER BANK - [Comments - 331] - (4018 words)
  2. II. THE OPEN ROAD - [Comments - 6] - (3951 words)
  3. III. THE WILD WOOD - [Comments - 7] - (4114 words)
  4. IV. MR. BADGER - [Comments - 6] - (4338 words)
  5. V. DULCE DOMUM - [Comments - 1] - (4848 words)
  6. VI. MR. TOAD - [Comments - 5] - (4126 words)
  7. VII. THE PIPER AT THE GATES OF DAWN - [Comments - 4] - (3470 words)
  8. VIII. TOAD'S ADVENTURES - [Comments - 1] - (4441 words)
  9. IX. WAYFARERS ALL - [Comments - 1] - (5427 words)
  10. X. THE FURTHER ADVENTURES OF TOAD - [Comments - 2] - (5528 words)
  11. XI. 'LIKE SUMMER TEMPESTS CAME HIS TEARS' - [Comments - 3] - (5606 words)
  12. XII. THE RETURN OF ULYSSES - [Comments - 4] - (4415 words)
Categories:
Characters: None
Story Attributes: Classic Literature, Non TG
Story Era: 2 - Victorian (1837-1901)
Story Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 12 Table of Contents
Completed: No Word count: 54282 Read Count: 103804
[Report This] Published: 13 Nov 2009 Updated: 13 Nov 2009
Five Children and It by E Nesbit Rated: All Visitors [Comments - 68]
Summary:

Robert, Cyril, Anthea, Jane and The Lamb (their baby brother) have moved from London to the countryside of Kent. Exploring the gravel pits around their new home, the children inadvertently unearth a Psammead, also known as a sand fairy.

Granted a wish each day, the children embark on a series of adventures, or misadventures brought on by magic's twisted interpretation of their own desires.


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Table of Contents:
  1. Beautiful as the day - [Comments - 20] - (5603 words)
  2. Golden Guineas - [Comments - 5] - (5311 words)
  3. Being Wanted - [Comments - 11] - (5953 words)
  4. Wings - [Comments - 14] - (5392 words)
  5. No Wings - [Comments - 3] - (2694 words)
  6. A Castle and No Dinner - [Comments - 0] - (3779 words)
  7. A Siege and Bed - [Comments - 1] - (3001 words)
  8. Bigger than the Baker's Boy - [Comments - 5] - (5345 words)
  9. Grown Up - [Comments - 2] - (3810 words)
  10. Scalps - [Comments - 0] - (4034 words)
  11. The Last Wish - [Comments - 8] - (3699 words)
Categories:
Characters: None
Story Attributes: Classic Literature
Story Era: 2 - Victorian (1837-1901)
Story Warnings: None
Series: Five Children and It
Chapters: 11 Table of Contents
Completed: No Word count: 48621 Read Count: 90138
[Report This] Published: 06 Dec 2009 Updated: 06 Dec 2009