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The Valet of Darkshire Manor
Price: Free! Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
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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
Price: Free! Words: 3,500. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2012. Categories: 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...
Forks in the Road
Price: $3.25 USD. Words: 25,410. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Sometimes the road less traveled leads to the greatest delights. Many stories go exactly as you'd expect them to. But others take an unusual twist, an unexpected fork in the road. These eighteen little tales are guaranteed to surprise you as they head in unforeseen directions. Branch off the main route. Take one of the smaller Forks in the Road.
The Gambler
Price: Free! Words: 1,160. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
James Wiggins, notorious gambler had nowhere else to turn. Nick the Flick was out for blood, his blood. Could his wife be his salvation?
The Wedding
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 890. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Nervous but beautiful bride Kassia looked into Mikesh’s big brown eyes as she recited her vows. Was she doing the right thing? Was She?
The Question Room
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 450. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
As DI Hunter leaves the question room, Clive and Stewart agree to not say anything about their murderous crimes.
The Affair
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 660. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
After another failed relationship Kirsten Caltlin could not believe her luck when John Shaw came into her life. He was her everything and she was willing to do anything to show him that.
The Hired Killer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 630. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Professional hit man David Patterson takes on a new contract for the usual fee from Mrs Redford. But this contract would change his life forever.
The Vicar
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 920. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Reverend Adam Rankin the new Vicar made his way through the suburban streets introducing himself to his latest congregation. However is he what he seems?
The Curtain
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 540. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Albert Quick knew having an affair with a married woman may lead to trouble. Now he was staring down the barrel of a Smith and Weston Revolver aimed directly at his chest.