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Latest Mystery Short Stories

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Sleeping in the Day
Story by Louis123
This story explores the contrast between what initially appears sane or regular, to what the interior might be hiding. We might be able to order what is around us, but this could be hiding reality.
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THE CHRISTMAS MIRACLE
Story by JT
Cris thought the static on his TV set was just that - static. Turns out it was someone sending Morse Code. What he copied down didn't make any sense until his neighbor dropped by for breakfast.
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FATHER GIBBON and SISTER MARY MAGDA
Story by JT
These are new characters I'm developing for possible murder mysteries. First a synopsis of the two characters, then Introductory chapters.
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SUSPICION
Story by JT
I think we need to find out where he’s buried, dig him up, run a stake through his heart, and rebury him face down. Then I’ll believe he’s dead, provided we don’t find an empty casket.
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The Cool Horn Player
Story by Catocribbin
An old jazz trumpiter get’s a chance to do that one last performance.

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My True Family
Story by ronchenella
A family's great loss because of a secret they kept.
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Eldritch (Prologue)
Story by Auron
Kai (a wolf) and his family are being hunted by uncanny creatures. They can taste it in the air they breathe. One tragedy after another, will they ever be able to have peace?
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The Midnighter
Story by Swapna
When the air was too thick to breath, when the bed was too wet with sweat, when his hands grazed over my body...
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The Visitor
Story by Hobo
I sat at a table enjoying myself picking out various ships and boats that dotted the English Channel when I was most rudely interrupted by a tap on my shoulder.
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No Peace for the Wicked
Story by Daniel Rumanos
Occult detective Dr. Daniel Rumanos must save an innocent girl from the menace of Baltimore-based musician and Satanist Dan Deacon!

Highest Rated Mystery Short Stories

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Tonal Shades of Lightning
Story by lemonslice
A prose poem about being let down and then go to great lengths to take revenge.
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Beyond the Darkness
Story by RainyMelody
This girl was bullied during all of her high school years. After her first taste of freedom, she can finally start a new life as an adult.
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November 21st at 6:58am
Story by 🌸Fate
He opened his eyes again looking dull as ever. Time just keep repeating.
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Humans Above The Bed
Story by 🌸Fate
Nina, do you want to sleep in my bed tonight.....
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Belief (Chapter 3)
Story by Auron
Is Bridget taking to this oddly shy and adorable man? What happens in this story, you will find out when you read it. (Read chapters one and two if you haven't)

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The Life Of A Teen-Aged Mess #2
Story by WannabeArora
(if you have not read the 1 one I suggest doing so) My life taking a turn for the better? Sure. My life is really taking a turn for WEIRDER! What am I? Who am I? More importantly where did I leave my phone!?!
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Now We're Together Mommy
Story by resie
A mother hate for her daughter and a daughter's love for her mother. Please rate.
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This Is What Happens When I Get Bored...
Story by Bird
The title says it all. (this story makes no sense)
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Not so easy...
Teenage tragedy...
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One day
A delusional psycho path...who kills her sister without knowing...