Monday, May 20, 2019

Browsing the "missing persons" Tag

Everyone My Daughter Loves Goes Missing

When I became a father, my whole world started revolving around Marie. She was the most perfect, most treasured little thing in my world. We are kind of an unconventional family; my wife Taylor is a CEO, while I’m an [...]

February 28, 2019 Abductions and Kidnappings, Children and Childhood, Deaths, Murders, and Disappearances, Strange and Unexplained

Give It Everything

Below are a selection of emails from Leonard Tomlins, a person of interest in two separate missing person cases in the North Sheffield area. It has been the conclusion of the writing officer, and his colleagues, that Leonard Tomlins has [...]

February 12, 2019 Animals and Wildlife, Deaths, Murders, and Disappearances, Journals and Diaries


The first time I saw Bret, I was nineteen.  I’d found a job working security at Dave’s Storage Unit.  My duties included keeping vagrants and thieves from disturbing the 40 rental units that were laid out in five neat rows [...]

January 25, 2019 Deaths, Murders, and Disappearances, Feelspastas and Happy Endings, Ghosts and Spirits, Hell and the Afterlife, Religion and Spirituality, Strange and Unexplained

I Know Why My Childhood Friend Disappeared

When I was 7, my best friend was a girl named Ava, who was my neighbor. Ava was a sweet kid; I didn’t realize it at the time, but her home life was pure hell. We would always hear her father [...]

January 22, 2019 Children and Childhood, Deaths, Murders, and Disappearances, Investigations and Crimes, Rites and Rituals, Sounds and Voices
Hide and Seek

Hide and Seek

“Fifty-eight, fifty-nine, sixty!” Hide-and-go-seek was the order of the evening. Two days of rain with no signs of stopping meant mud, mud, and more mud. Jenn already knew where the kids were. They always hid together and in the same [...]

September 22, 2018 Abductions and Kidnappings, Strange and Unexplained
Concerning The Masquerade

Concerning the Masquerade

Concerning the Masquerade Sara Stonewood Global News 09/05/18 [Sensitive Content] Halifax, NS So with the Halloween season close at hand, many police departments are bracing for an upswing in crime, particularly reports of pranks and practical jokes taken too far. [...]

September 21, 2018 Abductions and Kidnappings, Deaths, Murders, and Disappearances, Halloween Stories


I spent almost four months looking for Otto. He went missing shortly after the old chocolate factory began operating again. Allegedly – according to the reports, at least – there was an “incident” during a tour of the factory he [...]

September 5, 2018 Deaths, Murders, and Disappearances, Strange and Unexplained
I Don't Think My Friend Ran Away

I Don’t Think My Friend Ran Away

I’d been depressed for a long time, mostly since my dad died. All his friends called him a hero; he was a cop and he sacrificed himself to save the lives of 23 people being held by an active shooter. [...]

August 29, 2018 Abductions and Kidnappings, Beings and Entities, Deaths, Murders, and Disappearances, Monsters, Creatures, and Cryptids, Strange and Unexplained
Small Town Mysteries

Small Town Mysteries

No one knows where it came from. No one knows why it showed up in our little town, of all places. The only thing we knew for sure was that it was bizarre. The statue appeared in the town square [...]

June 24, 2018 Artifacts and Objects, Deaths, Murders, and Disappearances, Strange and Unexplained

Theater Six

During the summer between my junior and senior years of high school, I had a job at the local cinema. I’m 26 years old now and well on my way to other, more important things in my life, but this [...]

May 19, 2017 Children and Childhood, Locations and Sites