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Sept-Iles and other places
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,760. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
From the award-winning author of The First Excellence, a selection of 5 haunting stories by Donna Carrick -- Volume 1 of the Toboggan Mysteries series. Each compelling tale features a Northern locale, with characters and settings that will seem familiar to many readers. Stories include: North On The Yellowhead, Dancing With Carole, Invasion, The Night She Died, Spring’s Last Skate.
To Kill the President
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Price: Free! Words: 2,170. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
A father returns from work to find a cryptic note on his bed. Is his son going to kill the president? And can he stop him in time? This 2,000 word story is the second of three fast-paced intelligent short stories from British writer Colin Marks.
Dying With My Children
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Price: Free! Words: 2,810. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
A wealthy business man is dying, laying on his bed surrounded by his children. He reflects on his life and his relationship with his children in his final moments. This 2,700 word story is the third of three fast-paced intelligent short stories from British writer Colin Marks.
Yesterday and other stories
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Price: Free! Words: 21,350. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A collection of compelling and exciting short stories from author Simon Broom covering a variety of themes: love, romance, humour, suspense, fantasy and crime. Look out for the twists in the tale!
The Valet of Darkshire Manor
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Price: Free! Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
The advertisement simply stated, “Wanted–valet for large household. Must love animals.” Desperate for a job, Edwin Thorpe responded and was immediately accepted. A train ticket arrived within a week for the evening departure to Darkshire the following Friday with no further instructions. Now he stood at the train depot, small satchel in hand, about to be greeted by two very strange men.
The Boy Who Found Himself
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Price: Free! Words: 3,500. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
Nick doesn't understand how his life has reached such a low. Sitting on the edge of his bathtub, razor blade in hand, he remembers everything that lead him there, from ex-girlfriends to his murdered dog. As he probes deeper into his own mind, he discovers a dark secret he buried away even from himself...
Abbreviated Magic
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Price: Free! Words: 11,070. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Two short stories of black magic, dark humor, and wicked twists. "Which Doctor"- what happens when divorce simply won't do. A couple plays a cat & mouse game to see who can survive their marriage. The perfect murder? Or the perfect trap? "Deja Voodoo"- Charles has a problem. He keeps waking up on the wrong side of bed. Somewhere in Africa. And it just might be the death of him.
Five More Micro Shocks
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,950. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013 by Twice Told Tales II. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
C. C. Blake returns with five more bite sized tales of terror and otherworldly thrills! Within, you will find a boxer fighting for more than fame, an insurance plan that guarantees pains will be tasken, a skating contest with teeth and knives, a space elevator ride into nightmare, and the chilling results of a windy November day …
Ten Micro Shocks
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 15,160. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2013 by Twice Told Tales II. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Ten tales to titillate and terrify! Ten chills, ten jolts, ten thrills! C. C. Blake delivers ten tiny tales, each guaranteed to shock you, amaze you, or leave you chilled.
Contemplation and Curiosity
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Price: Free! Words: 6,370. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
In this short story, the narrator escapes to his office on Christmas Day to find a wooden box with the word Pandora burned on the lid. He’s curious about what’s in the box, and yet he’s hesitant to open it. Does it contain disease, sickness, hate, envy, and all other evils as the Greek myth holds? Of course not, but why would someone put the box on his desk?