Suspense stories, books, poems, and more

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In this stunning story of action and suspense, set against the turbulent background of World War One, a young military Chaplain is thrust into a life and death struggle with a psychopathic British soldier. When escaping to the wilds of rural North Dakota with his new wartime bride doesn't provide… Read More

Featured Review by niah

"Personally I would have thought that my life was in danger but that's just the way I think." Read More

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The meeting between young Michael Grayson and the lovely Signet Bergeron, one early September day, on the misty shores of Lone Pine Lagoon appears, at first glance, to be just a chance encounter. But was it? Possibly not, because Mike’s mother, Peggy, thinks their meeting was destined to happen. When… Read More

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A hostage situation ends with an unlikely saviour. The panic hasn't even begun... Read More

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A kindly neighbour tries to save a child from a dysfunctional home, with tragic consequences and a twist in the tale. Read More

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On a bench within a lonely park, a man wakes up unable to regain his memory and suddenly alone in this world. Realizing that he is alone, he is awaited by his own darkest past in the alleyways of this eerie city. Read More

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ADVENTURE, SUSPENSE, SUPERNATURAL, ACTION, REVELATION A stranger enters the lives of many, drawing unwanted attention from the most powerful entrenched interests in the world, both secular and religious. They feel threatened by his mere presence, his supernatural powers, but most of all they they fear the knowledge he possesses and… Read More

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Warning: Explicit Content. We follow the main protagonist Alex, as well as others in his social circle. A lot occurs in and around with a great amount of intense conversation and deep thoughts from the point of view of a whole host of characters. The story takes a look at… Read More
MYSTERY, ACTION, CORPSES, WORLDWIDE ORGANIZATION, SUSPENSE Eddy Squires is dying. He asks his lifelong friend to tell Eddy’s mother something close to the truth, for the moment; his death, later. Renny Havergill agrees. Renny is a P.I. living among the Thousand Islands in Alexandria Bay. What should be a somber… Read More

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Fifteen years after Emily Walker's tragic murder the small mountain town of Quail Lake is once again faced with a killer amongst them. Someone is determined to reveal a truth that puts sisters Abigail and Avery Walker in his deadly path. Read More

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a suspense story about a young girl. Read More
ITALY, ADVENTURE, DANGER, ACTION, SUSPENSE, THRILLER Two young American tourists, Marsha and Grant, discover diamonds in an Italian Cathedral. Death and danger combine with action and adventure to send them fleeing from the world of diamond smuggling, the Mafia, and the Three Bullet Killer. Read More
We only have one life. One chance. One purpose. One body. One mind. One goes to One-hundred and I will tell the story in between. Read More

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MYSTERY ! ACTION ! SUSPENSE ! SPACE COLONY ! ROMANCE !EXPLOSIVE ! A mysterious knockout bottle-blonde loses her husband somewhere in the judicial system on Space Colony #88. She hires Nick Ryder to find him and gets the help of the astonishing Alexandra King into the bargain. A non-stop trail… Read More

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Years after a mysterious plane crash, a woman feared dead is spotted at an anti-war rally. A private investigator named Edgar Willis is hired onto the case, however, he must abandon his virtues after learning of the real destiny of the airplane. Read More

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Rachel works hard as a mother of the only child. And it's hard for her to be at home with Becky all the time. So she decided to find someone who will help her with that. Read More
My 3rd place entry for the Rory Gallagher Crime Fiction contest Read More

Book / Thrillers

February 07, 2021

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This is a nightmare! She tried hard, to stand still, to control her trembling, to squeeze her thumping heart. Holding onto the razor-sharp scalpel that suddenly felt heavy. Murder? No, that was not a part of the plan. When Ohio based Aria decided to join her friends on their camping… Read More

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Vanessa Donnelly and her twin Bella just moved to Willow Lake, a quiet little town with quiet little people. Until they both become acquainted with Lila Padilla. Lila claims that she can see the future and predicts how both the twins and their new friends will die. It was all… Read More
A short poem depicting a conversation of the good and the bad. Read More
A flash fiction piece for the Writer's Digest Flash Fiction Challenge. A short suspense piece, that is downbeat and very much a pulp piece to its core. Read More

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With a twist or two in the classic Romeo & Juliet story, Luca Palladino is a young, intelligent prince who represents the forbidden love between famous musician and actor Vince Palladino and Princess Camila Juric, both of whom are from two entirely different neighboring cultures that have been at war… Read More

Featured Review by Robert Helliger

"A wonderfully written romantic novel." Read More

Two people discover that they are on the same deadly mission. And it's personal. This is one of eight 10-minute plays in the "Random Nature of Life" series. They were translated into Spanish and performed in June 2018 in Oaxaca, Mexico. This 10-minute play was adapted into a short film… Read More
Benny was an alright guy, and would help out anyone. He often visited the local children's hospital to read stories to sick kids. He felt he was a good person, and that nothing bad would happen to him or people he loved. So when Marcus, an old friend of Benny's,… Read More

Short Story / Horror

December 27, 2020

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The Booksie Classic House

WARNING- This story is based on real-life events and revolves around true incidents. A merry season fabricated not from the conspicuous adornments, yet from the lights of our eyes and soul-bonds. However, who knew this New Year an interaction with a paranormal investigator, could turn into an extreme disaster for… Read More

Book / Fantasy

December 24, 2020

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Lust over fear; even while fresh blood permeates the air. What would drive others to this extreme after dying again and again, only to be revived waking in the same hell? Simple. The need to feed and breed. Too bad there's only one woman available and she isn't exactly willing… Read More
It is about a man finding out that his worst enemy is his own blood. Read More

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The plan is clear. Go in, take everything you can, go out. This is the planned estate. Read More
Mia Weller's parents owe the dangerous Rossi family money that they cannot payback. To free themselves of that debt, they make a deal to sell their only daughter to the Black Market. If they can come up with the money before Saturday, they would free her. When Mia saves the… Read More
The Countdown: One woman's way to get out of what she perceives a suffocating existence. Read More

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Wes Faulkner is in a race against time, in forty-eight hours, his wife, Marcia, will be murdered. With the police being of no help and precious hours ticking away, Wes turns to his old pal, disgraced police detective Rick. Together, they must track down this psychopathic would-be killer before the… Read More
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