Books tagged: free short story

The adult filter is active; content marked as adults-only by the author is not listed. To view this content, click the button below to disable the adult filter.

Found 51 results

The Brave Tale of Maddie Carver
Price: Free! Words: 2,580. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
(2.50)
A companion piece to the Downside books. This is a very short story of the beginning of Haunted Week, the ghost uprising that changed the world.
Zombies Don't Kiss & Tell: A YA Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 4,470. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Horror » Undead
(4.50)
Jordy’s best friend thought setting him up on a blind date with a zombie would be a great prank. He never expected Jordy would fall for one of the living dead…
The Hour of the Time
Price: Free! Words: 3,280. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2011 by Hobbes End Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(4.00)
This is the most important day of Charlie's life...and he's running late!
Inspector Zhang and the Dead Thai Gangster (a short story)
Series: Inspector Zhang Short Stories, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,780. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
The inscrutable Inspector Zhang of the Singapore Police Force is Bangkok-bound on a passenger jet when a passenger is found dead in the first class cabin. But who killed him, and why? It's up to Inspector Zhang and his assistant, Sergeant Lee, to solve the case.
Inspector Zhang and the Falling Woman (a short story)
Series: Inspector Zhang Short Stories, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,040. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Inspector Zhang of the Singapore Police Force is horrified when a woman falls to her death in front of him one evening. But what seems to be a simple case of suicide soon becomes a much more complicated affair and one that will test his detective skills to the limit.
Inspector Zhang and the Disappearing Drugs (a short story)
Series: Inspector Zhang Short Stories, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,720. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Inspector Zhang of the SIngapore Police Force is called in to investigate when a consignment of narcotics vanishes from under the eyes of a team of Drugs Squad detectives. It's a locked room mystery that puts Inspector Zhang's detective skills to the test.
BEETLE
Price: Free! Words: 680. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
You think you may be afraid to find yourself in the middle of a dark wood, in the middle of the night? But how would it be if you were really small? Smaller than an owl, and even smaller than a bat... BEETLE (a short story), tells the account of a Stag beetle who finds himself in such frightening circumstances. Vulnerable and miniscule, will he manage to evade the hungry?
The Foiling of Gorsfeld: A Tale of the Half-Elven
Price: Free! Words: 2,740. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
This suitor is unwanted. When Gorsfeld, scion of the richest family in the Marches, comes a courting the young Mariah, he refuses to take "no" for an answer. Mariah needs to discover a way to discourage her unwanted suitor without breaking the code of hospitality or making her foster father angry. --- A Far Isles Half-Elven short story. If you liked this short story, please review. Thanks
Get the Time
Price: Free! Words: 5,570. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
James Seville died the way he lived - with somewhere else to be. Now, he finds himself adrift in a purgatory of lost souls, where time no longer has meaning. James bids his time by reliving fond memories of Zooey, the girl he never married. But in this world, it's not how you will remember the people you have loved; it's how they will remember you. A short story.
Music of the Gods
Price: Free! Words: 3,660. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
(4.00)
So often we don't realize what we have until we've lost it. During a weekend trip to save his failing marriage Donald discovers this truth after he and his wife are involved in an accident.