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25 Most Recent Mystery/Suspense Short Stories

In The Shadows: Prologue by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
I don’t like what I see in the shadows following me. ..
In the Shadows; Chapter Three by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
“I know you don’t believe me, but this isn’t in my head.” “You’re starting to sound like a Paranoid Schizophrenic.” ..
View Photo of In the Sight of God Read excerpt from In the Sight of God In the Sight of God by Hanley Harding
[Original artwork copyright 1995 by David Lee Anderson] Even for those who are not religious, He seems to work in mysterious ways. Hardbitten detective Eddie Ober was to find that out.....
Read excerpt from Insurance Policy Insurance Policy by Phyllis Duncan
A meeting between a rising politician and a UN spy results in an unusual request...
Interception of the Mind: Chapter 1(Murder Mystery) by Helen Downey
In this chapter we are dealing with a woman that had been put in prison for attempting to murder another woman. With jealousy and delusions woven deeply in her, she will stop at nothing to get the man she loves. ..
Into Thin Air ... (Part One) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A family's child is missing; they are frantic with worry. Image (C) 2009, Karla Dorman...
Into Thin Air. ... (Part Three) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Craig Hart has found out the worst news imaginable: the body of his missing son has been found. ..
Into Thin Air. ... (Part Two) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A year has passed since young Wylie disappeared at the park, and the family is still searching for answers and wondering if he will ever be found again ... alive...
It by Dorien Grey
This was written many years ago, but it's always stayed with me. I hope it stays with you, too...
It Happened One Night by June Baker
This story is a about a man who thinks he's found the woman of his dreams,or did he?..
View Photo of It Was A Dark And Stormy Night Read excerpt from It Was A Dark And Stormy Night It Was A Dark And Stormy Night by m j hollingshead
A woman bent upon revenge sets out under cover of a brewing storm...
It was a web! by Hariharan Balakrishnan
It happened. Every single word in this story is true...
It’s a Bags Life by Paul Mc Cann
Like pulling tricks from a bag life is full of surprises ...
Jay, the Farmer's Daughter by Celia Leaman
Author's Note: This story has been previously published in short story magazines. It is not currently in any publication. Years ago, when a person took their life, they might be buried in an unconsecrated grave at a crossroads. It was believed that their spirit would be con..
Jenny's Last Love Letter by G Fralin
This is a simple Who-dun-it style mystery. Someone knew about Sacrate's poison and used it to kill. This should appeal to ages 7 thru adult...
View Photo of Jeremy's Cabin Read excerpt from Jeremy's Cabin Jeremy's Cabin by J. Starmer
Someone was living in the old deserted cabin across the lake...
Jerimiah’s Fortune by Paul Mc Cann
Two strangers make an arrangment in a bar inviting intrigue . ..
Jester's Dream by Dallas D'Angelo-Gary
Many days in the life of a policeman are routine. But when they stray from the routine, they can be a wild ride on the roller-coaster of emotion...
Read excerpt from Johnny Come Lately Johnny Come Lately by Steve Rylor
Time and space cannot contain Jack the Ripper's insatiable rage...
JOSEPHINE by Amber Moonstone
The Beginning of a new book about a man that never stopped searching for his wife. A suspenseful supernatural thriller!..
JOSEPHINE (Part Two) by Amber Moonstone
Second Part of the Josephine Story. ..
Judge Jolly by Brian Cross
Todd Chambers sets out on a journey to retrieve his cell phone and encounters challenging circumstances...
Just Ask Alice by Ev McTaggart
Move to Florida? Not Alice Palmer!..
Just Deserts (Part I of III) by Nancy Madison
Identical twin bides his time to get revenge in post-Civil War Galveston Texas...
Just Deserts Part II by Nancy Madison
How A Twin Gets Revenge on His Troublesome Brother..
Just Deserts Part III (Conclusion) by Nancy Madison
How a Twin Finally Gets Revenge on His Troublesome Brother..
Just Desserts by Christine Verstraete
Two cards, a decision.....
Just Leigh by Helen Downey
Here is the begining of my revised novel. This is part of chapter one that introduces you to one of the main characters. Enjoy...
Justice Of Magick by Autumn Sims
This story has come out from a very strange dream that I had one night, about 3 years ago. ..
Kaboom by Richard Kallao
Karma is a B by Budd Nelson
Be careful of what you sow in life for karma always exacts full repayment...
Kiss me or Kill Me by Richard Kallao
I'm going out of my realm here and see how you like my story ..
Kriss Colville Adventure Series:
What's A Werewolf?
by JC Pinkerton
Find out what Kriss Colville, girl sleuth, thinks of werewolves!..
Langley Longlegs by W Kington
A family become lost while hiking, only to be rescued by a mysterious ranger. See the story with photographic illustration here:
Learning Freedom, Chapter 9 by Sarah Tagert
The long awaited next segement of Learning Freedom is here!!!..
Letters From The Other Side…The Package. by J. Allen Wilson
“So its real, he did go over to the other side.” “I don’t know Mam…I just don’t know… ..
Read excerpt from Lies That Bind Lies That Bind by Michele Bardsley
When her cousin walks away with her inheritance, her grandfather's stamp collection, Angela is stunned. But Grandpa Jeremiah would never leave his granddaughter in a bind .....
Life Saving Chocolate by Maura Clegg
Just a little fiction..
Light In Darkness Chapter One Conclusion by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
“We believe you.” Rob said softly. “But Sandy is our only child and we are worried about her.” ..
Light In Darkness Chapter One Part One by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
A collobration with Sarah L Tagert, who deserves the credit for the idea, and has done a large part of the writing.....
Light In Darkness Chapter Three Part One Co Written With Sarah L Tagert by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
"Emily's collapsed." Scott told Jacob frantically......
Light In Darkness Chapter Two Conclusion Co Written With Sarah L Tagert by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
As Rob climbed into his own car and pulled away from the curb, he felt mixed emotions. He wanted to believe Sandy would be found alive, but experience of the past ..
Light In Darkness Chapter Two Part One by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
Sandy wondered if they would bring her anymore water. She managed to stretch the first on to the fifth day of her kidnapping. Drinking the last swallow of liquid from the bottle, Sandy scraped her hand on the side of the trunk. She found a small scrap of cloth..
Like Father by Justin Bumgarner
A boy's father comes back to protect his family from his sons step dad...
Lilacs and Lace by Lynda Douglas
Lilacs and Lace is one of many published short stories by Lynda Douglas When Beth Trahern inherits a New England mansion, she also becomes heir to its deadly mystery. Her life depends on uncovering a century old family secret. Her search begins with the elusive scent of lilacs...
Lily by Steve Westcott
A time-slip romance...
Ling's World by Linda Dousay
This is a working draft. Thank you for reading. ..
Linton by Steve Ralph
The story of an evil young man and supernatural revenge...
Little Willie Chews the Scenery by Alan Cook
Little Willie poems were written long ago and tell about gruesome happenings. Does life imitate art here?..
Live Puppets of 1530 by Deep Rajvansh
This is a story of live puppets of 1530. A group of children reached in a village in past. They had a surprise to see the puppets were working like humanbeings........... ..
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Mystery/Suspense Stories
1. The Dream of Foggy Creek
2. The Underside of Ice
3. Mengele's Double, Chapter 9
4. Broken Apart
5. The Mark Twain Robbery, Part II
6. Fred's Friends
7. Mengele's Double, Chapter Eight
8. Honest Thief, Tender Murderer, Chapter Eig
9. The Sticky
11. Honest Thief, Tender Murderer, Chapter Nin
12. The Mystery Blog, The end.
13. Chinese Checkers
14. Karma is a B
15. Soldier's Gap, Chapter Three
16. Fisher of Men, Chapter Nine
17. The Day Mark Twain was Robbed by Masked Gu
18. Darkness Three

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