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Komboloi by Chris Green


By Chris Green

the lady vanishes

Short Story | Updated Apr 8, 2014 | Reads: 21 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 2
Tags: mystery

They Did Not Want Judas They Wanted Jesus Executed

By Alienrainbow

my revelation for heaven angels

Short Story | Updated Apr 7, 2014 | Reads: 8 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: judas, jesus

Slumpton by Chris Green


By Chris Green

Set in an unnamed provincial city in 1980, a slum landlord is trying to collect rent from his tenants. He has a long standing issue with one in particular.

Short Story | Updated Apr 5, 2014 | Reads: 49 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: mystery

Closer To Home

By ajrobinson1

Stew is a young butcher working in the center of his hometown of Cromley. Yet on this particular day something is wrong within the streets, something which Stew must come to realize before it traps him forever.

Short Story | Updated Apr 4, 2014 | Reads: 71 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: short, story, butchers, violence, politics, racism


By Tilly Hayes

A short story about vengence,where all is not as it seems,

Short Story | Updated Apr 4, 2014 | Reads: 80 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0

The Last House On Palm Street

By Asmi

A mysterious death on Palm Street.

Short Story | Updated Apr 4, 2014 | Reads: 110 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0

60 Seconds

By Wwrriittee

How would you rob a bank if you had only 60 seconds to escape?

Short Story | Updated Apr 4, 2014 | Reads: 116 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
Tags: crime, bank, robbery, time, news, children

Another Mass Shooting

By Joseph Mark

This isn't my usual kind of writing, but has to be addressed.

Short Story | Updated Apr 3, 2014 | Reads: 31 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 2

The Plane Ride Was Going Fine, And Then We Started Falling

By Marie Ann

The plane fell out of nowhere

Short Story | Updated Apr 3, 2014 | Reads: 35 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 0

Murder@Manhattan by Ruv Pal


By Ruv Pal

On first day of New year the maid finds William's body chopped into pieces and thrown in his apartment. Detective Jacob along with Officer Maria have never seen a murder so brutal. William was a wealthy businessman working at Wall Street. His brother Andrew garner is the prime suspect along wit...

Short Story | Updated Apr 3, 2014 | Reads: 99 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 1
Tags: crime, thriller, mystrey, fiction, detective, story, suspense

For We Are Sinners by Little Moon

For We Are Sinners

By Little Moon

Alcohol and bright lights Broken hearts and black night Sins and tears Mistakes with beer Drink till you forget All the days you've regret

Short Story | Updated Apr 2, 2014 | Reads: 26 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: alcohol, and, bright, lights, broken, hearts, and, black, night, sins, and, tears, mistakes, with, beer, drink, till, you, forget, all


By Jl Reaper

A man attempts to cheat on his wife.

Short Story | Updated Apr 2, 2014 | Reads: 56 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 2
Tags: cheating, adultery, god, death, guilt, mystery, crime, suspense, evil, marriage

A Study In Curiosities  by Chrysta

A Study In Curiosities

By Chrysta

Simon hid ugly things in the darkness of his study, these strange, wonderfully morbid things that in his own perverse way he found beautiful. They were the colors White, Yellow, Rusty orange and Red. But the one color he didn't possess was Amber. When he did, he was trapped forever like a fly in ...

Short Story | Updated Mar 30, 2014 | Reads: 46 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: murder, mystery, romance, study, library, oddities, curios, romance, books, death, preservation, gothic, english

Person Of Interest by Chris Cross

Person Of Interest

By Chris Cross

This short story is too short to be summed up. Sorry.

Short Story | Updated Mar 28, 2014 | Reads: 112 | Comments: 5 | Likes: 2

Burning Bright by Chris Green

Burning Bright

By Chris Green

You will be walking to work when two young men jump out of a Pathfinder and point a gun at your head. What is going on?

Short Story | Updated Mar 28, 2014 | Reads: 74 | Comments: 5 | Likes: 4
Tags: mystery, thriller

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