Public Domain

Most Popular / Page 172

icon Subscribe to feed

Browse

Most Popular

New Releases

 

Fiction

Short Stories (1770)

Science Fiction (1139)

Action & Adventure (322)

Mystery & Detective (252)

Fantasy (172)

Romance (171)

Horror (145)

Westerns (116)

Historical (75)

Literary (67)

Humorous (65)

Occult & Supernatural (56)

Drama (50)

War & Military (49)

 

Non-Fiction

Human Science (55)

Biography & autobiography (45)

History (41)

Religion (25)

Social science (22)

Science and Technics (19)

Travel (10)

Humor (4)

Literary essay (3)

Business & economics (2)

Literary collections (1)

 

Language

English (3485)

French (1231)

German (156)

Spanish (393)

Italian (343)

More options

Afloat On The Flood

by Lawrence J. Leslie

Excerpt:"What's the latest weather report down at the post office, Max?""More rain coming, they say, and everybody is as gloomy as a funeral.""My stars! the poor old town of Carson is getting a heavy dose this...

The Enigma Event

Jump Start

Shifting Seas

Field Trip

Lotus Alley

Zero-Option

The Towers Of St. Michael’s

by David Walton

A pensive piece about the sensory world and the barriers between two people separated by sight.

Lucy Gayheart

Telempathy

by Vance Simonds

Suppose you really knew what everyone was feeling... suppose you had a surefire way of predicting public reaction. Wouldn't you wonder, sometimes, if it could backfire?

Alarm Clock

by Everett B. Cole

Most useful high explosives, like ammonium nitrate, are enormously violent ... once they're triggered. But they will remain seemingly inert when beaten, burned, variously punished--until the particular shock...

The Real Hard Sell

by William W. Stuart

Naturally human work was more creative, more inspiring, more important than robot drudgery. Naturally it was the most important task in all the world … or was it?

The Two Christmas Celebrations, A.D. I. and MDCCCLV.

Flamedown

by Horace Brown Fyfe

It was, of course, one Hell of an ending for a trip to Mars—

The Eternal Wall

by Raymond Z. Gallun

A scream of brakes, the splash into icy waters, a long descent into alkaline depths ... it was death. But Ned Vince lived again--a million years later!

Ruth Fielding in Moving Pictures

by Alice B. Emerson

Ruth, Helen, and Tom watch a movie crew film scenes near the Red Mill. As they watch, the starring actress, Hazel Gray, falls into the river and is swept downstream. Ruth and her friends rescue the actress and...

The Outbreak of Peace

by Horace Brown Fyfe

When properly conducted, a diplomatic mission can turn the most smashing of battle-successes into a fabulous Pyrrhic victory.

They Also Serve

by Donald Edwin Westlake

Why should people hate vultures? After all, a vulture never kills anyone…

Betty Gordon in the Land of Oil

by Alice B. Emerson

From Washington the scene is shifted to the great oil fields of our country. A splendid picture of the oil field operations of today.

Christian Gellert's Last Christmas

by Berthold Auerbach

A Christmas short-story extracted from "German Tales".