One Night Stand
Average Rating:
6.73

One Night Stand

Firstly, I’d like to say that I don’t normally do this sort of thing. Taking women home from clubs or going home with them, as it was in my case. I’d always been the guy ...
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Messages
Average Rating:
8.41

Messages

It was a cold, rainy afternoon when I pulled up to the old cottage next to the beach in South Haven.  It was as run down as might be expected; after all, the family hadn’t ...
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King's Horses
Average Rating:
7.68

King’s Horses

I started working as a morgue attendant the same September that most of my friends entered college. I’d applied to a few public schools, but I had no idea what I wanted to do with ...
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Happy Boy
Average Rating:
6.53

Happy Boy

Chapter One Every morning was the same morning, Happy dressed in faded jeans, a white t-shirt, and ball cap as he grabbed his bag and rushed off to catch the bus. It was more than ...
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There is Something Very Strange Going On With My Wife
Average Rating:
8.87

There is Something Very Strange Going On With My Wife

Growing up, I always feared monsters. Even in college, which most would consider to be the time when you can first be called an adult, my greatest fears were the monsters under my bed, in ...
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The Sounding of the Fifth Trumpet
Average Rating:
7.92

The Sounding of the Fifth Trumpet

You have been given a chance; one single opportunity. Just for you, little one. You don’t have to endure the tribulations about to be unleashed. You can escape all of that misery. All you have ...
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Yvangela
Average Rating:
6.64

Yvangela

Publisher's Note: This story is a sequel to the previously-featured tale, Walburton Park. The author encourages you to read the first installment in the series to better understand the events of this one. You can ...
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A Strange Village
Average Rating:
6.21

A Strange Village

Mayuko’s Gameboy suddenly turned off. She rolled her eyes and let out a loud sigh: the stupid thing ran out of batteries, again. Mayuko shoved it inside her backpack and looked around. Surprisingly enough, the ...
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Dog Children
Average Rating:
7.49

Dog Children

I’m going to tell you about a town—a town you should never go to. For your protection, I won’t tell you the name or location. But I’ll tell you this: if you ever think you ...
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The Shadow in the Lake
Average Rating:
7.16

The Shadow in the Lake

It was nothing new. Just a normal trip to the lake. My friends and I had gone to lake Thunderbird many times on weekends, it was our favorite retreat from college and family and everything ...
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News From the Front
Average Rating:
7.88

News From the Front

Awash with terror, I lay in bed jumping and flinching at every creak. The old country house had always made such noises at night. The beams would creak, the windows would knock and the wind ...
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Smuggler's Creek
Average Rating:
7.16

Smuggler’s Creek

Wednesday, July 12th, 2017 The dynamic of memory has confounded me for my entire life. Memory is itself a living being, eternally aging until it decays and fades away. Each memory lives through its life ...
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I Remember Alice
Average Rating:
8.19

I Remember Alice

I remember Alice. It was the summer of 2004 when the two of us first met. I’d just started at university. I was a dorky, somewhat awkward-looking girl, too skinny, too flat-chested and with hair ...
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The Two-Headed Boy
Average Rating:
7.42

The Two-Headed Boy

Watching TV has always been one of our favorite things to do. In the early years, this proved difficult. Remus, being the stronger of our halves, would pull me until the remote was always within ...
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The Dark Man
Average Rating:
7.78

The Dark Man

My grandfather on my dad’s side passed away from cancer back in 2018 at the age of 75. Unlike my mom’s parents and my dad’s mom, my two brothers, my sister and I knew very ...
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Rule 34
Average Rating:
7.2

Rule 34

NSFW / Trigger Warnings: The following story contains adult content not suitable for children, including material of a sexual nature. If you are under the age of 18, or do not wish to be exposed ...
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Picture Perfect
Average Rating:
8.33

Picture Perfect

The world can be a cruel place.  I had always been optimistic about life and the promises it held, and that even with life’s ups and downs, working hard and striving for the best one ...
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Dead and Gone
Average Rating:
6.75

Dead and Gone

It had been six months since the accident. I remember because Elizabeth was helping me sign my name in our daughter Jenny’s birthday card. Slowly she guided by hand, helping me create some legible signature ...
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Black Sap
Average Rating:
8.57

Black Sap

We were having another lockdown drill when I found out about Holly Reyes. I was in Social Studies, third period, when Principal Weston’s muffled voice spat at us from the ceiling. We all sighed and ...
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If You Can’t See It
Average Rating:
8.44

If You Can’t See It

Every summer for a week, my grandparents would visit my family in New Orleans from Haiti. Making the nine-hour flight and thirty-minute drive from the airport to Norco. I loved seeing my grandfather. He told ...
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