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Hustled

- She pulled from her cigarette, blew a stream of white smoke over my head, and asked: “Really John, what are you implying?” “I’m not implying anything,” I said. “I’m telling you flat-out that you kill...

By: Fredrock | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 10 Aug 2017

Party at River Island

- We followed railroad tracks by the forest, and the tracks followed the river. A white moon hung full and bright to our right, fluorescent on the water. To our left, dense black trees grew close to th...

By: Fredrock | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 09 Aug 2017

Chump City Nights

- Since 1946, the same electric sign has hung out over the sidewalk in front of Dusty’s Pub. The sign features a cartoon French maid dusting the word “Dusty’s” with a feather duster. One warm summer e...

By: Fredrock | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 07 Aug 2017

Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star

- ````````She carefully surveys the sleeping street from behind the wheel of her royal-blue Honda Civic. It’s the perfect hide, parked among the other late-model cars lining both sides of the road. The...

By: Wilful | Category: Thriller | Score: 5| Added: 08 Apr 2017

The Beautiful And The Dangerous - Chapter Two

- The murdered housekeeper and the missing wife “So I ran your victim’s identification and cards through the system, and I found some interesting things,” said Alec, who was the resident tech genius ...

By: LauraDanielle | Category: Mystery | Score: 5| Added: 17 Jan 2017

The Beautiful and the dangerous - Chapter One

- The Body “Keep it together, newbie,” hissed Todd Fletcher, staring at her with his steely gray gaze, telling her to hold it together and not to let the other officers see the horror or repulsion sh...

By: LauraDanielle | Category: Mystery | Score: 5| Added: 12 Jan 2017

CHARADES

- SETTING: Two policemen are chatting as the detective and his apprentice approach them. POLICE OFFICER 1: Here, quick, drink this coffee. You need to be sober when giving them your statement. ...

By: anthonychansa | Category: Plays | Score: 5| Added: 02 Jan 2017

Locke & Keys: A Henchman's Handicap

- Reader discretion is advised.     The first few lines of this work contain language or other material that some readers may find offensive.  By choosing to view the piece in its entirety, you ...

By: Vuto_MSK | Category: Humor | Score: 5| Added: 03 Oct 2016

The Secret

- "Another one Sir?" The barkeep asked.  "Please," the man replied, sliding his glass back over to the barman.  "You seem in a good mood," the barkeep said, keeping the conversation going. It was two ...

By: LauraDanielle | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 25 Sep 2016

Legend Of The House.

- The bloody handprint on the window- calling card of the wicked. Of the sick. Entering the house, he could see straight away that there had been trouble in the hallway, which was the first thing one sa...

By: LauraDanielle | Category: Crime | Score: 5| Added: 21 Aug 2016

When Boy Meets Boy (Chapter One)

- ...Reader discretion advised... The story you are about to read contains content that some readers may find  disturbing . By choosing to read this piece, you agree that you are over 18 and th...

By: CJGalaxy | Category: Mystery | Score: 4| Added: 11 May 2016

Prologue - Shadows of the Dragon

- The low hum of twenty cement trucks permeated the construction site. Six trucks lined the edges of the pour site, while ten more idled in a long line around the perimeter ready to replace the others a...

By: TheGreatValette | Category: Adventure | Score: 5| Added: 29 Mar 2016

Equanimity

- His mind was filled with very churlish thoughts as he willed his 5 year old, rickety motor bike to scale one of steepest bridges in the city. He cursed life for being unfair, his parents for being jus...

By: sindhujasr | Category: Drama | Score: 5| Added: 25 Feb 2016

Flirting With Danger Part One

- "It's a fine, fine day!" sang the smiling American to himself in his rented convertible. Finally, Luke had untangled himself from the inner city London traffic and found the freedom of the more rural...

By: repgreece | Category: Romance | Score: 4| Added: 07 Feb 2016

A Key for a Key - part 2

- Before the creak of keys in the door, came the cacophony of jeers. It swelled in volume until almost painful on the ears, dying to a faded moan after a few long minutes. The man, in the end cell, clo...

By: Tiula | Category: Drama | Score: 5| Added: 07 Jan 2016

A Key for a Key

- "Ayyyy?" Abigail gritted her teeth. Why couldn't her father ever, not once, manage her full name? She was simply a sound, a noise emitted from between filthy lips when he needed to refer to her. The ...

By: Tiula | Category: Drama | Score: 4.8| Added: 14 Nov 2015

Beverly on the Bayou

- The small town of Timothy was quite different than Beverly Arceneaux expected. On her way down from Baton Rouge, the Acadian communities were dirty and absent of business or population. In Timothy, by...

By: rolandlytle | Category: Drama | Score: 4.9| Added: 05 May 2015

Wild Cat

- I spent my youth on the East Side of town, cruising the streets and feeling high on what was stowed in my glove box and trunk. My passengers were serious dudes and I smoothly ferried them around so th...

By: steffanie | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 4.8| Added: 13 Apr 2015

Dear Author (Who Is About To Die)

- Dear Author As you may be aware from my earlier letters, I am one of your biggest fans. I loved your last book — and I don't just mean I liked it a lot. I mean I loved it the way a man loves his wife...

By: LousyNick | Category: General | Score: 4.9| Added: 07 Apr 2015

The Great Muffet Caper

- From The Files Of Jack Vine A Jack And The Giant P I Case File The Great Muffet Caper “Little Miss Muffet sat on her tuffet eating her curds and whey. When along came a spider who sat down...

By: Pirate | Category: Childrens | Score: 5| Added: 30 Mar 2015

Anderson Roberts

- Dream: Why you didn’t save me Robert; But I tried; You could have saved me, You could have saved me, It your fault that I am de….. Huh! Damn nightmares are back, (Alison) ‘what wrong hunny’ nothi...

By: AndersonRoberts | Category: Crime | Score: 4.3| Added: 09 Feb 2015

The many lives of Casey L. Miller

- Personal note to the readers, this story is not for the weak of heart to read for the content of this story. By choosing to read it, you agree that you are over eighteen and mature enough to handle...

By: Rebellious_Soul | Category: Crime | Score: 4.5| Added: 10 Jan 2015

Divine Justice

- Arthur lived on his own, in the same council flat he had brought his bride home to 51 years ago. Where they had raised three kids and seen them fly from the nest out into the world. It was also where ...

By: fifeauthor | Category: Crime | Score: 4.7| Added: 17 Oct 2014

Blackmoor Chapters 2-4

- 2 Grace Dobson leaned against a red, brick wall of an old factory building. Hiding in the shadows she watched the cars that drove past. Every once in a while a neighbor would walk past the alley Gra...

By: Jvick90 | Category: Supernatural | Score: 5| Added: 11 Jul 2014

In Sickness and in Health

- I never meant to kill him. There was one moment, just a single moment when I genuinely wanted him dead but that isn’t a crime is it? I mean on TV people get whacked over the head all the time. It neve...

By: valentineking | Category: Horror | Score: 4.5| Added: 10 Jul 2014

Blackmoor

- The sweet and bitter scents mixed together to create the soothing atmosphere that was only available in such establishments. Two young women wearing t-shirts of a rich chocolate color covered by purpl...

By: Jvick90 | Category: Supernatural | Score: 3.7| Added: 08 Jul 2014

Crossing the Shadows (Chapter Two)

- I played with the piece of paper in my hands. I had finally graduated, I was done with high school and I would be leaving for college soon, although it wasn't soon enough. I played with the sleeve of ...

By: CJGalaxy | Category: Mystery | Score: 5| Added: 14 May 2014

Jonathan - Part 1

- The evening sky was bleak, darkened with thick black clouds that dumped sheets of rain on the icy ground. The fall air was chilled by the monsoon that had taken the city in its grips. Jonathan sat ...

By: johnnydavidson | Category: Thriller | Score: 3.8| Added: 29 Dec 2013

A pictorial of a disingenue

- Already picturing how he might need to play dead over and over again, Leana gauged Alec as the warranty for broken parts inside of herself since she couldn’t bring herself in for service. Chronically ...

By: MariaHalyna | Category: Crime | Score: 4.5| Added: 17 Sep 2013

Too Late

- An intro to a story I am working on...  They buried me today. Everyone always told me that this was how it would end for me. I never believed that it would. I was more than just street-smart; I ...

By: Sherzahd | Category: Micro Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 22 Aug 2013

I Loved Him So Much!

- Approaching the accident I was showing my fear and trepidation. I knew they might not let me near him, but I had to get to him. It was so important to get to him. I had to see him. My tears were alrea...

By: LarryFNigh | Category: Crime | Score: 4.8| Added: 10 Jun 2013

Lina's Hand

- Everyone in the village liked Raffi- the friendly mongrel dog who lived near the bus station, in an improvised kennel made of wooden crates. Though not pure- blooded, Raffi looked impressive, maybe b...

By: Heel | Category: Horror | Score: 5| Added: 15 May 2013

Falling

- The ledge was only a few steps away, beneath lied the end, the solution and a new beginning. I’ve been thinking about this for a while. My mother’s boyfriend seems to be the root of all my problem...

By: skatle | Category: Young Adult | Score: 4| Added: 15 Feb 2013

How To Be A Master Criminal

- The annals of fiction are full of master criminals and evil geniuses. From Sherlock Holmes’ Professor Moriarty to James Bond’s Doctor No, to Superman’s Lex Luthor, each dashing hero must have a worthy...

By: gurmeetmattu | Category: Humor | Score: 4.6| Added: 30 Sep 2012

The Forgotten ones

- They are out there in the cold, but you refuse to see them. The Forgotten ones. Worn down to threads, seeing no longer just their heads. Seeing flesh thru the cloth, you wonder is that all they...

By: 0riginalLinda | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.6| Added: 26 May 2012

New Beginnings

- Crying is not an emotion I tend to share; I generally keep myself to myself and even then do little to deal with them. My best friend Chloe, God rest her soul, had departed this world as if in a puff...

By: jill7190 | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 3.8| Added: 07 Mar 2012

Why? - Part 2

- "Sweetheart." It was different this time, this was new. These were promises to be kept. He got into bed beside her, smelling of sweat and alcohol and the perfumes of other women. He stroked away h...

By: Tiula | Category: Drama | Score: 4.2| Added: 06 Feb 2012

Why?

- "Whore!" The words spilled from his mouth and stabbed her heart like knives. "Filthy slut!" The first blow sent her stumbling backwards, but she kept her balance. "Pete, love -" His fist smashed...

By: Tiula | Category: Drama | Score: 4.4| Added: 05 Feb 2012

The Cold (a short story)

- The cold seeped through the seams of her flimsy jacket and Kat shivered violently. The icy finger of a zephyr curled its way around her neck like a scarf and raised goosebumps over her back. Impat...

By: Tiula | Category: Horror | Score: 4.6| Added: 05 Jan 2012

I Shot Santa Claus in Self-Defense!

- “Should I start just before I shot Mr. Potato Head in the face?” I asked. “No,” Callahan replied. “Pick it up earlier than that.” “When I discovered that Santa Claus was Amish?” I asked. “Before...

By: rantingsenior | Category: Fantasy | Score: 4.8| Added: 01 Dec 2011

Even The Clocks Stopped

- The rickety old porch swing creaks under my weight as I rock myself gently to and fro. The sound comforts me as it rips harshly into the painful silence of the night. A nerve-numbing tingle spreading ...

By: Sherzahd | Category: Drama | Score: 5| Added: 09 Oct 2011

Book 1 – Blood Is Thicker Than Water Chapter 4

- Club Simone’s The quiet streets echoed Delores’ high-pitched voice as her stout hand gripped the cell phone and opened it. “Hello… What… What time is it Tyrell? Why you calling me, boo?” Sh...

By: nabahood23 | Category: Crime | Score: 3.8| Added: 14 Sep 2011

Goodbye

- He came to me tonight, and told me what you did, He told me that you hurt him, and exactly what you did. He tried to calm me down, but knew it was pointless, Because what I was going to do to you, was...

By: TearsOfAnAngel | Category: Poetry | Score: 3.8| Added: 19 Nov 2010