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.

Why She Drowned #WattyAwards2014

Why She Drowned #WattyAwards2014

sarena_a
67 parts / 19 pages, updated Oct 20, 2014GPictures
❝Her mind was being flooded. She was sinking through her thoughts. Her conscious barely stood above. Hope was being under towed. Passion was stilling. Even hatred stopped breathing. She knew she was being destroyed; forever.❞ [Watty Awards 2014]
100,962 reads votes 4,547 comments 1,183
Not A Sound

Not A Sound

RussellWangersky
6 pages, updated Oct 14, 2014PG-13Completed
A lonely man in a loveless marriage sits in his basement listening to the noises of the house and the sounds of activity unfolding above him.
17,595 reads votes 40 comments 18
Reincarnation » l.p. {au}

Reincarnation » l.p. {au}

horrorclifford95
3 parts / 2 pages, updated Oct 18, 2014PG-13
❝You remind me of someone special.❞ All Rights Reserved 2014
100 reads votes 34 comments 13
The Player » l.t. {au}

The Player » l.t. {au}

horrorclifford95
3 parts / 1 page, updated Oct 18, 2014PG-13
❝No one's going to steal you from me nor going to touch you.❞ All Rights Reserved 2014
97 reads votes 28 comments 19
A Dim World

A Dim World

BrightAngelEyes
5 parts / 5 pages, updated Oct 19, 2014G
*Randomly Updated HIGHEST RANKS: #92 in Mystery / Thriller & #302 in Short Story!!!!!! [10/19/14]
74 reads votes 32 comments 0
Social Engineer (#Wattys2014)

Social Engineer (#Wattys2014)

ianhsutherland
17 parts / 21 pages, updated Aug 14, 2014PG-13Completed
A Wattpad Featured Story! #Wattys2014 A pharmaceutical company under cyberattack from China. The chemical formula for their Alzheimer’s drug at stake. Can e... read more
59,178 reads votes 829 comments 76
Inevitable Punishment

Inevitable Punishment

mufasazian
7 parts / 1 page, updated Oct 18, 2014G
480 reads votes 45 comments 2
Missed me?

Missed me?

YouCanCallMeEli
5 parts / 3 pages, updated Oct 21, 2014PG-13
The prince of darkness, Lazarus, has once again shown up in the human world to keep his reputation after hundred of years when he has been training for his role as new ruler of... read more
57 reads votes 8 comments 8
Please, not my family!

Please, not my family!

Wayne_Sharpe
2 parts / 7 pages, updated Oct 07, 2014GVideoCompleted
When you are involved in a devastating road traffic accident, what do you see around you as the rescuers save you, as the hospital, its doctors and nurses mend your ... read more
184 reads votes 5 comments 0
Deliver Us From Evil

Deliver Us From Evil

NeilDSilva
6 parts / 7 pages, updated Sep 26, 2014PG
A young girl is kidnapped by a mysterious man. Her faith is tested in more ways than she would expect.
162 reads votes 12 comments 0
The Letters Of Death

The Letters Of Death

The_Black_Blooded
20 parts / 5 pages, updated Oct 15, 2014
After investigating serial homicides, Detective Jack Harper finds letters sent to him from a person who says he is the serial killer.
1,541 reads votes 92 comments 17
Soup

Soup

TaureanDelight
6 parts / 3 pages, updated May 08, 2014PG-13Completed
Simon Broadnax is a simple man. Simon Broadnax has a complex problem. So imagine his joy at finding a solution- his wife Augusta. To show his appreciation, he cooks and tonight h... read more
1,627 reads votes 106 comments 43
Mєяє Ɛxιѕтєηcє {Regular Updates}

Mєяє Ɛxιѕтєηcє {Regular Updates}

4evadatrueme
15 parts / 24 pages, updated Oct 05, 2014
A dark secret haunts her. She can’t forgive herself to move forwards. She can’t revel in the guilt which ... read more
2,857 reads votes 309 comments 334
Finding Elliot

Finding Elliot

itsquinnn
6 parts / 4 pages, updated Oct 15, 2014PG-13
Closure. That's something fourteen-year-old Ali has yet to find. It's been six years since Ali's older sister, Elliot, was abducted from their small suburban town outside ... read more
87 reads votes 11 comments 6
Last Words

Last Words

gwnstacey
2 parts / 1 page, updated Oct 17, 2014
❝And behind her smile laid a thousand words she never said.❞ All Rights Reserved © 2014 Skyler L.
37 reads votes 6 comments 2
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What is a Mystery/Thriller story? A Mystery is a puzzle or a secret that is solved by characters in the story. Clever plotting, interesting clues, detective reasoning skills ? all of these are important elements. Similarly, Thriller stories involve a threat or imminent danger that must be overcome or resolved and often involves mysterious elements.