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25 Most Recent Mystery/Suspense Short Stories

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Fight For My Life: Chapter Seven by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
My beautiful little girls, Jeff better not hurt my beautiful little girls. Our beautiful little girls, but I believed now, that he saw them as pawns in his game more than he did his own beautiful little girls. ..
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Fight For My Life: Chapter Six by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
Would Jeff hurt Shawna and Andrea? I would have said no before, but now I felt like I didn't know my husband at all. ..
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Fight For My Life: Chapter Ten by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
I did not want to die, I had not fought this hard, only to be killed in a hospital bed...
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Fight For My Life: Chapter Thirteen by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
Jeff was a monster, there was no other way to put it......
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Fight For My Life: Chapter Three by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
I was being drug out of the car, in a wooded area, and being hit in the head with the riffles butt. I heard one shot go off, realized they had shot me, and then the SVU went peeling out of the wooded area. They thought I was dead. ..
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Fight For My Life: Chapter Twelve by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
I know they were having trouble understanding too, but I think they already suspected Jeff in some of this. They seem afraid to be around him lately. Why hadn't I taken their cue? ..
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Fight For My Life; Chapter Eight by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
When I opened my eyes I was happy to see my beautiful little girls standing in front of me. They had a look of concern on their faces, and I found myself assuring them everything would be okay. I only prayed that I was right. I hated to see my beautiful children worrying, I wanted to rsee them si..
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Fight For My Life; Chapter Nine by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
How could anyone who calls himself a Father threaten to kill his own children?..
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Fight For My Life; Chapter Two by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
I could hear to gruff voices speaking. I pretended to be unconscious even when I was not, whenever one of them would turn around. I could not get a good look at them, I wasn't sure I wanted to see them though, they brought me enough terror in the darkness. ..
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Final Paradox Harry and the Tarot Cards by Mary Martin
Here's an excerpt from Final Paradox. Ever had a tarot card reading. To write this, I attended several readings just to get the flavor. This is a flashback in the mind of the protagonist, Harry Jenkins, whose cards were read as a student much in love with the beautiful Katrina..
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Fisher of Men, Chapter 7 by David Schwinghammer
The Bishop comes to see Father Czech, Father Dewey gives his first sermon, and he and Viktorija have a long talk. ..
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Fisher of Men, Chapter 8 by David Schwinghammer
Father Czech is accused of embezzling money from the church and Dewey begins to suspect his friend of Andy's murder. ..
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Fisher of Men, Chapter Five by David Schwinghammer
Suspects begin to emerge in the Andy Leyk murder. ..
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Fisher of Men, Chapter Four by David Schwinghammer
Father Dewey visits the Leyk family and Andy's sister gives him Andy's diary...
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Fisher of Men, Chapter Nine by David Schwinghammer
Dewey suspects his friend Gordy may by guilty of Andy's murder and begins to investigate. ..
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Fisher of Men, Chapter One (See prologue) by David Schwinghammer
Father Dewey Fischer arrives in St. Gervais just after Andy Leyk's disappearance...
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Fisher of Men, Chapter Six by David Schwinghammer
Roman Platz becomes the principal suspect in the Andy Leyk murder. ..
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Fisher of Men, Chapter Three by David Schwinghammer
Andrea Leyk's body is found. Father Dewey is called to the scene to administer last rites...
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Fisher of Men, Chapter Two by David Schwinghammer
As the police investigate the kidnapping of a local girl, Rev. Dewey Fischer settles in as assistant pastor at St. Boniface Church in St. Gervais, Minnesota...
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Fisher of Men, Prologue by David Schwinghammer
A Catholic priest becomes embroiled in a murder case..
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Flowers for Colleen by Roland Allnach
Darryl was a loner with a secret agenda and a grisly pursuit in life. Until, that is, he crosses paths with the most unlikely of creatures- someone like himself. A story that is difficult to categorize, "Flowers for Colleen" has elements of several genres...
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Fool's Names by Dorothy Francis
This short story can be found at OrchardPressMysteries.com under short story..
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Forgotten by Joe Sargent
“People have been seeing things, hearing things, out here for years." ..
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Formerly Yours by Tami Parrington
Four ex-wife's share weekly card games, and a deadly secret...
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Fred's Friends by Jansen Estrup
Fred's friends - mythical, natural or supernatural? Or maybe just legendary...
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Free Consultation by Chuckie Finn
Be careful of free advice........
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Friday the 13th by Mary Lynn Plaisance
I don't like when clocks stop moving forward...
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Friends Forever Through Whatever ( Missy and Nat With S/Tagert) by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
SnowWhite says: I can't even think clearly enough to figure out what I need Missy "I'm A Survivor" says: Dont worry abou it Nat Missy "I'm A Survivor" says: Greggs grabbing your toothbrush and your medications, I have clothes you can wear here SnowWhite says: ok Sn..
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Fugue by Sam Vaknin
I feel he is about to turn. My knuckles white against the armrests, I shut my eyes and look inward at the unfolding scene. He swerves and, for a dizzying moment there I am afraid that he will lunge at me, just cross the distance in a leap and drive a sharpened stake down my spurting, protesting, con..
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FUN TILL SOMEBODY DIES: Part Four by Paul Corman
Part four of a Murder Mystery..
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FUN TILL SOMEBODY DIES: Part Three by Paul Corman
Part three of a Murder Mystery..
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FUN TILL SOMEBODY DIES: Part Two by Paul Corman
Part Two of a murder Mystery..
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Geoffrey Chaucer and the Angry Inquisitor by Mary Devlin
What happened to Rosamond? Is she dead - or did she just wander off into the forest? Geoffrey Chaucer must find her before it's too late. And in the meantime he uncovers a genuine murder...
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GHOST STORY............TRUE!!!! by A PAX
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Ghost Trees And A Cat Called Nolli by Franz Kessler
There is more to space than gasses, vapours and heat...This genuine Borneo story deals with trees, and textiles that can trap spiritual energy - also called ghosts...
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Girl, Stolen. (Part One) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A teenager is kidnapped immediately after church and her family is frantic with worry. (Got the idea for this story at church today, after service; wondered what would happen if something like this were to happen at my home church. I pray it never does!! Inspiration comes from the strangest places! ..
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Glow of Christmas--Matthew and Mason Mystery by Alan Cook
What if the glow of Christmas comes from your neighbor's house that's on fire?..
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God had it all Wrong by Starr Gardinier Reina
Why not live in reverse?..
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Read excerpt from Good Deed Good Deed by Phyllis Duncan
Just your average night in a New York City jail...
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Grandpa by Claude Bouchard
A "Ghostly" Short Story!!..
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Grist for the Mill by M. D. Benoit
Jack Meter solves an old-fashioned murder. For once...
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Halloween Experience by Janice Scott
Halloween - a night for ghosties and ghoulies and long-legged beasties, and things that go bump in the night...
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Halloween Mystery by E T Waldron
Sara was on her way to visit her mom. Another Halloween,.....
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Hard Feelings by Olithor Eiriksson
It is about the perfect crime!!!!!!!..
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Haunted Dreams by Lisa Nassano
While there are hints of my history and my nightmares in this short story, for the most part this is a work of fiction. I hope you will enjoy the suspense...
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Have a Nice Knife by Alan Cook
Jamie Stern, cub reporter for the Palos Verdes Press, is lucky enough to be close by when billionaire Stephen Mack's body is discovered in his mansion. With the help of Arthur Brandon, the mystery writer she had been interviewing, she may get the scoop of her young life...
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Have You Ever Seen A Ghost? by William Bonilla
Do You Believe In Ghost? Have you Ever Seen A Ghost? Well! listen to this true Story...
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Heavenly Solitude by Selena Dobbin-Gillis
The need to block the outside world from our mind. To truly get away from the stresses of today. To take the time to admire the beauty in front of our eyes...
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Read excerpt from Hell Hath No Fury Hell Hath No Fury by WG Eggleton
Once upon a time we were happy. Or were we? Relationships and marriages take unusual turns. Could we end up here if we had ever been truly happy?..
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Her Secert Words Prologue-Chapter Five by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
His identity being revealed would not only lead to his death, but it would also lead to the capture of someone he cared about. ..
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