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25 Most Recent Action/Thriller Short Stories

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The Lucky Coin by Kitty Allwood
Kitty finds that taking a chance brings positive results in love...
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THE M&M COUPLE by Esteban Pina
It's not about candy. The tale includes a mysterious feline and its effect on a young couple...
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The Madness of Creation by Greg Jackson
Creating stories takes a lot, from characters to plot. But the madness is where it all takes shape...
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The Maestro and Margherita (Excerpt) by Rosa Arlotto
The Maestro and Margherita is a romantic trilogy about people desperately seeking love. ..
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The Magic of the Turtle Brain Freeze by George Hutton
How two simple turtles changed the course of history. And then played video games...
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The magical Angel of Artwork by Pascale Al d'Harmat
meeting of soul with Natalie..
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The Magical Rocking Horse by Hank LeGrand
The Magical Rocking Horse is called magical for a reason...
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The Magician and me by Nicky Goodman
*ahem* flash fiction..
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The Making Of A Mother by onyedikachi okolo
By the time the Lord made mothers, He was into the sixth day working overtime. An Angel appeared and said "Why are you spending so much time on this one?" ..
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the malignant sore by tochukwu anyadike
an experience with an elderly diabetic..
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The Man Dressed In Black Vs. The Man Dressed In White by Inspire Hope
Be encouraged as you read!..
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The man on the magazine cover by Steve Joos
A library assistant finds herself dealing with a tense situation when she spots a suspected child molester not far from the children's section of her library. She gets some help from an unusual source...
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The Man's Too Big; The Man's Too Strong by G. Rynk
As part of a creative writing class I teach, students were required to write a short story based on a song. I try to do the assignment with the students whenever I can. So, I wrote this story based on Dire Strait's song: The Man's Too Strong. Part of the requirements were to keep the story betwee..
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The Many Lenses of Haitian Professionals by Manes Pierre, Ph.D.
This story describes the struggles of Haitian professionals both in Haiti and in the United States. Biases are rampant among them. They still see certain professions as a class marker even in the United States. Thus, establishing interpersonal bridges among them is a difficult task. Charlemagne, ..
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The Mark Between Dead and Alive... by Riley :)
I wrote this story for a language arts project if you notice (P.1) I hope I got a good grade!!! enjoy :) i got an a haha..
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The Mechanical Woman by Lonnie Hicks
Science Affliction..
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The Meeting by Patricia Bruening
This is a meeting between someone looking for a man and the woman he believes knows where the man is...
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The Mind by Sheldhan Simonss
The intelligence system that enables the evolution and development of life on earth has been captured and dominated by an Alien Entity. What looks like every life and human nature to all, looks like something is truly amiss to Professor Nunn who makes it his business to find the real reason, which b..
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The Modern Mercenary by Jedidiah Bird
Wrote this earlier today, hasn't been proofed or tested before typing it up here. Who knows, maybe it sucks ;)..
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The Monkeys Discovery by George Hutton
A group of monkeys that worked for a circus made a startling discovery one day. ..
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The Monster Within by Michael Heitkemper
A man pursues a monster and finds himeself in a life changing situation...
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The Moon Over Central Square by Doug Holder
A work in progress.....
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The morning walk by Nature Lover
A true story...
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The Most Dangerous Game by Jeanpaul Ferro
A young Nigerian man starts to have a conversation with a statue of a dog, which ultimately leads him back to his haunted homeland...
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The Most Valuable Commodity by William Smith
Story poem about Grace..
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The motorcycle gang freebirds by Gene Conner
it was story i started on but i decide not to finish..
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The Monster: By My son, Drewan Carter by Tabitha Carter
I want to share with you my son's capabilities as a writer. He is ten years old and must write these stories for school. I rewrote it exactly the way he did. Even with the incorrect sentences, his imagination is grand. I had to share it with someone before I stash it away for years later. I cannot ..
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The Mountain Man Snipe Hunt by W.R. Benton
Have you ever wondered if Mountain Men ever pull pranks on others in their group? Read this and see how a "snipe hunt" can turn on you...
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The Mourners by William Rogers
Very short story about Michael X. Hope, age 49 who died of a heart attack on March 31 at the Avenue A Mortuary while arranging for his own eventual funeral. ..
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The Mouse Trap by onyedikachi okolo
So the next time you hear that someone is facing a problem and think that it does not concern you, remember that when the least of us is threatened, we are all at risk. ..
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The Mulligan Family: An Update, January 2010. by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
An update on a very special family in Nashville, Tennessee...
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The Mystery Blog, The Beginning. by Joyce McDonald Hoskins
After his wife dies, Charles Fritzpatrick, moves to a retirement community. A veteran of WWII and a retired police reporter, Fritz feels his life is concluding. When he joins a critique group and begins writing his memoirs, he stubbles onto clues to a cold case. The interest in writing, investigatin..
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The Mystery Blog, The middle by Joyce McDonald Hoskins
After his wife dies, Charles Fritzpatrick, moves to a retirement community. A veteran of WWII and a retired police reporter, Fritz feels his life is concluding. When he joins a critique group and begins writing his memoirs, he stubbles onto clues to a cold case. The interest in writing, investigatin..
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The Mystery Club Scandal by Patricia Guthrie
A group of friends get together for their mystery club meeting and discuss old times: parties, scandal and murder. Published in Skyline Literary Magazine ..
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Read excerpt from The Mystery of Hoa Lu The Mystery of Hoa Lu by Leonie Campbell
The Mysteries of Hoa Lu. Vietnamís cultural history, the people, and cities continue to fascinate the international tourist. This ancient country with its diverse fauna and flora attracts back-packers from every corner of the world. You cannot resist the inspiring visual effects of their cu..
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The Mystery Of Myriam by Richard Doiron
This is a prose piece going into my upcoming book, "In the Spirit of Gibran." It is rather a mystical piece, as much of the book is...
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The Naked Phone Book by Linda Schreiber
Delivering phone books sounds easy enough until you encounter an angry citizen and then discover the unthinkable, a naked phone book!..
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The Name on the Wall by Mary Quire
In the mood for a short story? Check it out...
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The Nap by Amy Potts
This is what happens when you take a nap in class. This is a bit spooky! Non-fiction..
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The National Security State: Have We Lost Our Democracy? by Lonnie Hicks
Do we have a national security, militarized state? Updated: 8/8/13 NSA to cut access to secret data Updated: 8/8/13 Snowden email vendor shuts down. Why? Updated: 8/7/13 Obama cancels meeting with Putin Updated: 8/5/13 Embassy closings linked to attempt to counter criticism..
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The National Security State: Part Two-Updated 10/26/14 by Lonnie Hicks
The Snowden Saga Continues 10/26/14 IRS Civil Forfeitures? Yes. 10/12/14 "CitizenFour" new documentary on Snowden and the genesis of the leak. Updated: 6/30/14 NSA spends 60 billion to investigate 248 people? Updated: 6/28/14 Germany Give Verizon the Booth Over the NSA Scandal? ..
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The Nature of the Beast (Preview) by Mike Chavez
In a world split between two opposing super-powers, the struggle for balance looms on the brink of war. A neutral island nation, Chimera, seeks to uphold the balance of peace, justice, and humanity on Earth and throughout the Universe, but when corruption finds its way into the hearts of those fight..
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The need for broad spectrum trace minerals in veterinary practice by Nina Anderson
The water we give our pets may be missing essential elements that make their body work correctly. What are these and why are they missing from our water?..
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The need for broad spectrum trace minerals in veterinary practice by Nina Anderson
The water we give our pets may be missing essential elements that make their body work correctly. What are these and why are they missing from our water?..
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The Neighborhood by Mark LaFlamme
A sample story from the new collection "Box of Lies," by Mark LaFlamme...
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The New Jerusalem - Chapter 5 - by Tom Hyland
If you wish, you can go to BOOKS instead, and read from the beginning, to here, chaprter 5, just posted today also. The thick plottens! ..
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The New Jerusalem - Chapters 1 & 2 - by Tom Hyland
This was posted under BOOKS almost a month ago, read by 89 people, but not ONE comment... SO -- I'll try here, as another attempted test. HOLD IT! I AM NOT ANTI-SEMITIC! THIS IS PURE FICTION! ...... ISN'T IT? It is a rare thing for me to even at..
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Read excerpt from The New Paradise: Reign of terror  The New Paradise: Reign of terror by Fawn Caldwell
This is still a work in progress. I have more on the way. Check back from time to time. ..
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The Newlyweds Chapter 22 by Marie Wadsworth
Last chapter of this book. ..
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The Newton's Diary by Free Spirit
An assignment doing well amongst readers ..
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