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
15 parts / 31 pages, updated Sep 14, 2014PG-13
sam philbin finally landed the girl of his dreams, but the battle's not over yet. {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]
139,335 reads votes 6,204 comments 2,398
Lil' Kitty

Lil' Kitty

KatRuby
7 parts / 13 pages, updated Sep 13, 2014PG-13VideoPicturesCompleted
He loved every scar on her body, every birth mark, even her bellybutton, which she thought was too small. ... read more
12,219 reads votes 999 comments 314
don't panic,doll « harry styles

don't panic,doll « harry styles

dirtynarriam
8 parts / 8 pages, updated Sep 13, 2014PG-13Pictures
[ongoing series] ❝ you were the prettiest doll of them all,darling ❞ in which a mad thirty-two year old man replaces the loss of his daughter with the neighborhoods fragile rose. cover credit: dissolve all rights reserved. © dirtynarriam
2,259 reads votes 214 comments 53
Why She Drowned

Why She Drowned

sarena_a
57 parts / 16 pages, updated Sep 16, 2014G
❝Her mind was being flooded. She was sinking through her thoughts. Her conscious could barely stay above. Hope was being under towed. Passion was stilling. Even hatred stopped breathing. She knew she was being destroyed; forever.❞
38,168 reads votes 2,473 comments 736
Clandestine

Clandestine

MeanderingMusings
2 pages, updated Aug 23, 2014PGCompleted
Mr Meyer has a deep and dark secret. Do you dare to find out what it is?
445 reads votes 83 comments 0
Social Engineer

Social Engineer

ianhsutherland
17 parts / 21 pages, updated Aug 14, 2014PG-13Completed
A pharmaceutical company under cyberattack from China. The chemical formula for their Alzheimer’s drug at stake. Can elite hacker Brody Taylor fortify their cyber-defenc... read more
49,287 reads votes 710 comments 73
Inevitable Punishment

Inevitable Punishment

mufasazian
2 parts / 1 page, updated Sep 15, 2014G
69 reads votes 8 comments 0
Want

Want

Shimaira
5 parts / 6 pages, updated Aug 15, 2014PG-13Completed
Thriller // Horror // Short Story --- He wanted to kill me, but I lived. Now he just wants me.
2,592 reads votes 234 comments 84
Undercover Bambino

Undercover Bambino

sloanranger
4 parts / 3 pages, updated Aug 06, 2014GVideo
Lovely, tight little story about a guy named Harry, his wife Madge & the other woman, Evie. Despite some swell punch and Spam treats, a depression-era couple throws a fifth anniversary party that ends very badly...
2,163 reads votes 59 comments 108
The Babysitter

The Babysitter

Black-Butterflies
3 parts / 3 pages, updated Sep 14, 2014PG-13
Abby, 23 years old moved to a new town. Taking a job babysitting a boy named Hunter, she finds disturbuing pictures while exploring her employers old Victiorian house. Risking her life to exploit the secret, she may die trying.
56 reads votes 6 comments 8
Morpheus

Morpheus

CezarMoura
7 parts / 9 pages, updated Sep 17, 2014PGPictures
A detective of a mysterious Agency finds himself investigating the case that made him become an investigator. A murderer that comes at night to kill children in their bedroom is... read more
319 reads votes 26 comments 13
Murder in The City

Murder in The City

liamdaunicorn
8 parts / 8 pages, updated Sep 14, 2014
"John Sterling was a great man. He was loved by his wife Margaret and his children, Raymond and Ashley. He was known as a nose-to-the-grindstone, hard-working bus... read more
148 reads votes 14 comments 7
are you really? ➸ larry

are you really? ➸ larry

Iarrystylinson
51 parts / 1 page, updated Aug 20, 2014PG-13Completed
he just wants to know. [completed]
14,905 reads votes 1,133 comments 81
The Letters Of Death

The Letters Of Death

The_Black_Blooded
16 parts / 4 pages, updated Sep 17, 2014
After investigating serial homicides, Detective Jack Harper finds letters sent to him from a person who says he is the serial killer.
647 reads votes 18 comments 3
Mєяє Ɛxιѕтєηcє {Regular Updates}

Mєяє Ɛxιѕтєηcє {Regular Updates}

4evadatrueme
14 parts / 23 pages, updated Sep 07, 2014
A dark secret haunts her. She can’t forgive herself to move forwards. She can’t revel in the guilt which ... read more
2,273 reads votes 271 comments 319
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