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December 31, 1969

Reads: 431

Likes: 3

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Gas stations and rest stops are part of every road trip, an often necessary distraction from the long journey. when Darren and Morissa Miller take a break at an abandoned desert gas station, they find more than old mechanic tools lurking in the shadows. To save their marriage and their… Read More

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Book / Thrillers

December 31, 1969

Reads: 36

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Fasten your seatbelts and hold onto your hand rest for the air-tight aviation thrilling series! Robert Johnsen is born to fly; eyes always locked on the horizon. If he’s not working at Pilots N Paws or freight operating, he’s a volunteer disaster responder with AERObridge, venturing into dangerous terrains to… Read More

Short Story / Mystery and Crime

June 16, 2019

Reads: 28

Fifteen year old Fawn Rosewood finds her younger sister Delilah brutally murdered in the haunted Forest of Alterspine. She must leave her there and save herself by getting out of that forest. But the incidents that follow might just drive her insane. Read More

Short Story / Mystery and Crime

June 15, 2019

Reads: 81

This is a narrative way of presenting a story to present of how a criminal is made. Read More

Short Story / Mystery and Crime

June 12, 2019

Reads: 88

Comments: 1

DARK FANTASY Dani invites Chantal to stay with her in her beach house - as her model. Dani invites Faith to stay with her in her beach house - as her muse. Dani is dangerous.. Read More

Short Story / Mystery and Crime

June 11, 2019

Reads: 44

A teenage girl, Viola, discovered that something strange has been happening around her. She has been sharing a bad relationship with her family ever since her beloved mother went missing. Owing to the lack of trust and affection from her family, Viola can only turn to her best friend, Alex,… Read More
What is believable and what is not? A hostel warden after an unsuccessful inspection spends a mysterious night only to question what is believable..... Read More

Short Story / Mystery and Crime

June 09, 2019

Reads: 58

Shelves: 1

This is a mystery, crime, thriller, suspense, and occult short-story. A whodunit, of sorts. Read More

Short Story / Mystery and Crime

June 08, 2019

Reads: 109

Comments: 2

John Handful leaves a town where he is no longer wanted. But nothing is what it seems Read More

Short Story / Mystery and Crime

June 07, 2019

Reads: 190

Comments: 2

A Mystery on many levels is just beginning to unfold in Crux Harbour, where things are not exactly what they seem. Read More

Short Story / Mystery and Crime

June 06, 2019

Reads: 98

Shelves: 1

A young woman approaches a private detective with a peculiar problem. She had been picked over scores of other candidates for a position as a nanny just outside the Suffolk coastal town of Oxmarket. The one immutable requirement was that she cut her hair to a particular style. She was… Read More
A woman sitting on a park bench reads a newspaper article headlined "Death at Sea" and knows a murder has been committed. Read More
A short story about a scam. Read More

Short Story / Mystery and Crime

June 04, 2019

Reads: 148

Comments: 1

A story on Lia, and how her life was being staged and changed. Read More

Short Story / Mystery and Crime

June 04, 2019

Reads: 78

Comments: 2

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REAL LIFE - MURDER Green, Green Grass of Home. Something Stupid. Release Me. Like a Puppet on a String. From: The Seven Scientists by HJ Furl Read More

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"So beautifully written, empathetic and descriptive, and such an outburst of emotions! It held my attention until the last phrase." Read More

Prepare for long term mysterious, quirky para-something or other, mayhem, thrilling twisted entertainment. Read More
A story based on a subconscious VIVID Dream state, where a group of Japanese girls go on a camping trip for a HS senior outing and one name Mariko finds a strange event that would undo the trials of an event that would shake the world of Japan and undo… Read More

Reads: 60

Comments: 1

A little girl tells her mother of terrible dreams, a horrible future, only to learn otherwise. The story shifts in unsuspected directions and incorporated rhidden real world events not of the norm, the unusual parties of Seattle, local celebs, rich and powerful. The beutiful young mother's love for her little… Read More

Reads: 72

Comments: 1

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This is a thank you letter and update made nessessary by ancient agreement. The reader will learn of thier part in an amazing investment only now allowed to come to light. A tail of ancient powerful forces in our day to day lives and their subtle influence upon seemingly random… Read More

Reads: 311

Comments: 3

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Jack Donovan decides to go on a walk when he comes across a car crash and becomes involved in a mystery with international intrigue. Read this sequel of "If you Could Hear What I See" and "Death On A Beach" and find out. Photo by Mattia Righetti on Unsplash Read More

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"Very nicely penned. Your plotting is good as well." Read More

A young daughter of a high powered General in the Earth Federation went rogue after they had divorced and she was living with her mother, causing unrequest and chaos on Earth against the Federation. Now head to head with her dad, he had to make a choice to embrace her… Read More

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Life was never the same after a single call. Read More
This is a Short story presented in the form of a letter. Hope you enjoy it. Read More

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How a girl can be turned into a mental health patient. A story of a girl and what her phases of life were. Read More
This is a story of Sunaina. A indian girl. Hope you enjoy this Fictional story. Its life scenarios i have seen around me which had help me write this fictional story. Hope you like it. Read More

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Based on a newsfeed on WDC.com, by userm ' i am bear' (unbear) and it inspired me to pen this piece. A murder mystery of two kids finding a deserted house, and an eerie clock whose chime hides a murder in the making. Read More
An erotic tale of a young woman of lust as she is visited by a mysterious stranger. Read More

Reads: 90

Comments: 1

It was Ram's account that helped to solve the mystery of death. Read More

Reads: 112

Comments: 2

Sometimes we change. Sometimes we try to change. Sometimes... Read More
A short story about a lonely monk's encounter with a mysterious traveller high up in the mountains. Read More
You will know at the end of the story who was actually guilty? Read More

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It's 2022 and Private Investigator Derek Steele has been hired to find a missing immigrant rights activist in a crumbling American city. What he finds in his search imperils his life and his beliefs. Read More
After a disagreement with his over-bearing, dominating, father, Craig Morgan runs away from home. But, he is not alone. What danger lurks ahead, behind, or maybe even all around him? Read More
Disappear and never return. That's what she did, but is it enough? Read More
My brother and I went fishing and got caught up in a murder mystery that took 20 years to solve. There must be something to mental wave lengths, After I wrote this story and posted it on Facebook, a woman and her boyfriend were arrested for murder. This is only… Read More