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House of Secrets

Oakwood House holds a secret that could take everything away from her, including her life. Gwen and her mother are suddenly homeless. So, it sounds like a dream when her mother's old friend, Marvin, suddenly leaves Oakwood House to Gwen. The only way she can claim the house is to find his official will. The problem? Marvin was a hoarder. The wi...
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The Polyphonic Ringtones of the Damned

Moonbeam is an alcoholic Capuchin monkey working a human world of madness, fire, alcohol and hot-desking. Can he stay sober enough to find the person out to ruin his life?
3 CHAPTERS 16.6k views 14 6 New chapter Every Monday

The Old Lady

Just once my dad missed a Christmas Eve with me. [Written to the MicroPanic contest] #thrillertime
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The Case of the Poisoned Landlady

Jack Monterey is a down on his luck P.I. Two years earlier, his partner was killed and he blames himself. When he finds out that his childhood friend, a lieutenant in the Boston PD, recommended him for a job, he's surprised. The last time they'd spoken hadn't gone well. But, a job's a job and Jack needed to do something to keep the lights on--ev...
4 CHAPTERS 8.2k views 10 4 New chapter Every Friday

Super Squad-Book 1: Origin

A mysterious organization lurks in the shadows, a group of dysfunctional heroes team up to stop their evil plan. After delaying the plans of this shadowy group, Kacy battles for her company, Tobias fights for his life, and Alex learns the hard way what it means to be a hero. In the midst of the chaos, a serial killer vigilante brings an element ...
82 CHAPTERS 6.4k views 4 Story completed

Today is the Day

Non Verified story Mike Hawkins has lost everything he cares about in his life. He doesn't know what to do anymore. Until!
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Colourblind Cleanup

There is a mess to clean up, but hey, is that blood? Oh no. Wait, where did the injured party go?
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A bomb hidden near a festival. A siren with secrets about his connections. A vampire with questionable motives. A werewolf who has to figure it all out before the town goes crazy. Trinity Vale is a small rural town in Midwestern America, population 2,500. Its pride and joy are the festivals it puts on to celebrate all walks of life: the werewo...
3 CHAPTERS 3.3k views 3 3 New chapter Every 15 days

The Mask. By Robert W. Chambers

Published in 1895
4 CHAPTERS 529 views 3 Story completed

Jenny Under the Sheets: An August Winters Mystery Novella

August Winters and his friend Nick survived the battle for the skies over the trenches of World War I, but Nick died after inheriting his family's Colorado ranch. Can August Winters discover the truth behind his friend's reported suicide?
8 CHAPTERS 17.7k views 11 2 Story completed

The pool

''When I go out to the backyard to smoke, Nina is at the bottom of the pool...''
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Is your family really trustworthy?
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The Unexpected Visit

A family of four is enjoying their weekend at their cabin by the Pinewood lake. However, the holiday gets an unexpected turn, and the situation gets out of hand. #ThrillerTime
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Entry #?: Kaitlin Rogers

Non Verified story This story is very offensive.
28 CHAPTERS 5.6k views 1 2 Story completed

Beautiful Day

Two detectives arrive to question a witness. One of them might have a bit more in mind. A short story for the contest "You are guilty". Thanks for reading! #ThrillerTime
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Celestine's World

A young woman suffering from hallucinations sees a different world thru the eyes of an abused girl, desperately asking to be saved from her hellish life.
3 CHAPTERS 5.3k views 2 2 In progress


In the beginning, there was nothing. Then, there was something. For every right, there is wrong. A cause, and effect. A negative wave starts at the edge of the multiverse, passing through worlds, pulling them together, destroying most, but some were fused into one. The residents of these worlds have bent to the will of the darkness and became on...
6 CHAPTERS 3.5k views 5 2 New chapter Every Monday

The Heist

Non Verified story This is a simple mystery
5 CHAPTERS 1.9k views 2 New chapter Every Monday

God's Pure Light

Non Verified story This is my first attempt at writing a book. I would love to get some constructive criticism of my writing. I decided to upload one of the chapters from the middle of the book. If you could provide me with any feedback on this chapter, I will then be able to take these criticisms and thoughts and apply them to the rest of my book. The "victim"...
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Non Verified story School reunions can be boring...unless you remember an old crime.
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My Head Is an Animal

A book full of short stories. Follow me on:
2 CHAPTERS 6.5k views 1 New chapter Every 30 days

My Twin Bailey

Halley and Bailey are twins who were separated at a young age. When they reunite together again, the twins get kidnapped. As their kidnapped a series of events come into place.
7 CHAPTERS 6.2k views 7 1 New chapter Every 10 days

the monologue of an antagonist

Short story for the Contest "You are guilty" #ThrillerTime
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On Trial

A man in court after committing murder, only this trial is about a second body, not his victim. #ThrillerTime
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The Three Correspondents . By Arthur Conan Doyle

The Three Correspondents is a short story written by Arthur Conan Doyle
1 chapter 5.1k views 1 Story completed

The Lord of Chateau Noir By Arthur Conan Doyle

The Lord of Chateau Noir (1894) by Arthur Conan Doyle
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The Five Orange Pips By Arthur Conan Doyle

Non Verified story "The Five Orange Pips", one of the 56 short Sherlock Holmes stories written by British author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
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My Friend the Murderer. By Arthur Conan Doyle

My Friend the Murderer is a short story written by Arthur Conan Doyle first published in the London Society magazine in december 1882
1 chapter 5.0k views 1 1 In progress