Short Stories - Mystery / Thriller

Short stories are works of brief narrative prose, which usually focus on a limited number of characters and a single, decisive plot incident. Significantly shorter and more compact than novels, short stories leave the reader with a snapshot or slice of life.

collateral damage

collateral damage

bateaux
12 parts / 23 pages, updated Jul 20, 2014PG-13
this isn't what i wanted. {sequel to 7:23am} [ c o p y r i g h t © w i l l a i v y 2 0 1 4]
90,408 reads votes 4,395 comments 1,645
House in Virginia (Urban)

House in Virginia (Urban)

ShadyAveri
3 parts / 4 pages, updated Jul 06, 2014PG-13Pictures
Be mindful of who you lay beside at night. Not everyone is who they claim to be. This story follows four different, young, black adults, tied together by one bad decision.
11,702 reads votes 651 comments 78
judas murderer ♋ h.s au.

judas murderer ♋ h.s au.

dirtynarriam
13 parts / 16 pages, updated Jul 21, 2014PG-13Pictures
[ongoing series] ♋ jesus is my virtue and judas is the demon I cling to. I'm just a holy fool,oh baby he's so cruel but I'm still in love with judas,baby.♋ - lady gaga all rights reserved. © dirtynarriam
1,630 reads votes 167 comments 54
robbers • hemmings

robbers • hemmings

1975sauce
4 parts / 3 pages, updated Jul 22, 2014PG-13
we're called the robbers © 2014 all rights reserved // kelly rea& lana tate
106 reads votes 22 comments 0
1954 » h.s. au (EDITING)

1954 » h.s. au (EDITING)

bedsheets
9 parts / 7 pages, updated Jul 23, 2014PG-13Completed
the story of a ghost. @bedsheets (harry styles au)
839 reads votes 106 comments 58
Whispers (Ziall/Zarry)

Whispers (Ziall/Zarry)

BubblegumGay
12 parts / 28 pages, updated Jul 08, 2014PG-13
"You weren't satisfied, yes?" Everyday, every single grotesque day, the demonic voices would come and invade his mind. Whispering malicious thoughts about ... read more
17,545 reads votes 591 comments 115
Little Girl

Little Girl

adriannes
3 parts / 3 pages, updated May 25, 2014
165 reads votes 11 comments 0
Permeation (a short story)

Permeation (a short story)

CT_Hill
2 pages, updated Jul 02, 2014PG-13Completed
Sometimes memories are too painful, they must be relived...extracted. Perhaps, after my story has been told, I will finally be able to rest. Perhaps you will understand...
30 reads votes 5 comments 8
Out in the Barn

Out in the Barn

D-A-Lewis
3 pages, updated Jun 05, 2014GCompleted
Ezekiel looks back on his long life in bitterness, numbing the void of painful memories, until a recollected prophesy resurrects ghosts of a past best left forgotten.
234 reads votes 7 comments 20
Who killed Summer Owens?

Who killed Summer Owens?

life-brace
2 parts / 3 pages, updated May 24, 2014PG-13
tags / murder short
314 reads votes 9 comments 3
Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia

BrookeBeverly
8 parts / 2 pages, updated Jul 24, 2014PG-13
schiz·o·phre·ni·a /ˌskitsəˈfrēnēə,-ˈfrenēə/ n., a long-term mental disorder of a type involving a breakdown in the relation between thought, emotion, and behavior, leadi... read more
199 reads votes 29 comments 17
August Rain

August Rain

evolution_13
5 parts / 7 pages, updated Mar 28, 2014PGVideoPictures
Carrie West has made up her mind to leave the small town she's spent years in. The memories of her past is not enough to make her want to stay. Her fiance is in bed with her... read more
345 reads votes 22 comments 22
Miss Mary Mack

Miss Mary Mack

iluvcupcakes2013
3 parts / 2 pages, updated Jan 21, 2014Completed
All little Mary wanted, was to see the Elephants jump over the fence...
110 reads votes 9 comments 4
No More Monsters

No More Monsters

crimson_cookiedough
3 parts / 4 pages, updated Jul 16, 2014
It all started with the accident. Summer. A girl who's life changed with a terrifying car crash. They found her in the woods. Dying in the forest. Someone pulled her out ... read more
422 reads votes 22 comments 3
The girl with the green ribbon

The girl with the green ribbon

mindlesszgirl
1 page, updated Sep 26, 2012G
This is about a girl name janny and she alway had a green ribbon around her neck.she then fell in love and her lover Alford ask her why she alway wore that green ribbon around her neck.and then found out he wish he had never ask her that question
461 reads votes 4 comments 5
1 2 3 4 ... 100 >

Featured Story

Featured Club

Non-Fiction Non-Fiction
What are Non-Fiction stories? Works of Non-Fiction are stories that the author tells the reader are based on fact or events that actually happened, such as events in their own life. Non-Fiction can also include instructional or reference books, like a cook book. You can chat with other Non-Fiction authors and readers here.