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SPECIMEN

by Alan Annand

A wealthy businessman and butterfly collector visits his twin brother, warden of a tropical island penal colony, who is building his own unique collection.

Gazers

by Eamonn Gosney

People were not thinking straight. The vast bulk of the human race didn’t know why...

Letting Go

by Jaleta Clegg

If you could preserve someone forever, would you? Susan must make an agonizing choice--watch her mother slowly fade away or preserve her as an artificial construct at Life Preservation, Inc.

YASMINA

by Georges-André QUINIOU

Patrick has been begging with his street pals and sleeping under bridges for some time. People like him stand no chance of becoming a king. Yet one evening, that is just what happens to him.

Obscurities

by Mick Bordet

Del Fawmer is a solo musican with a blossoming career, but her life is turned upside down when her dying grandmother asks her to delve into the secrets of the past. Visiting the old woman's house, Del comes...

Cardinal Rule

by Ray Weeks

Life's rough in the Underside--you've got fairies tending bar, leprechauns mugging you at knife point, and gnomes who are just too damn stupid to know what's good for 'em--but nobody's tougher than Burdoch....

YOU KNOW WHAT I LIKE TO DO AT FOUR O'CLOCK, ED?

by Stefano Boscutti

Meet Hollywood's most inglorious bastard.

Legendary bad boy movie mogul Don Simpson has just been made the new head of production at Paramount Studios. As he waits for a journalist to arrive for a customary...

Santa Gets Outsourced: A Short Story

by Gayle Tiller

Santa Gets Outsourced: A Short Story" is a short humorous tale of about 6,000 words. It's the week before Christmas in the North Pole. Santa and the elves receive notice that operations are being outsourced...

The Gallifrey Five

by Ray Daley

An ancient craft, long forgotten, adrift alone, sending out a distress call. Simply trying to get back home. Imagine it's surprise when it discovers someone from its homeworld. (Doctor Who fanfic, written under...

Deadline

by Tom Lichtenberg

Meet Dave and Darcy, the happiest couple. There was a time before Dave for Darcy, and a time before Darcy for Dave, but none of that matters now. Now they're wrapped around each other like the hard clear plastic...

It's A Wonderful (After) Life

by Ray Daley

The purpose of Life is to make the world a better place after you leave, is the purpose of Death exactly the same thing? Caution, contains some swearing!

Squatter With a Lexus

by Tom Lichtenberg

Pearson Holmes disappeared a long time ago, leaving behind a potentially valuable safety deposit box. Freddy the Freegan is the first to stumble across the mystery, but soon a whole cast of characters are out...

Noir - Case of the Dead Pediatrician

by Emmanuel Obi, Jr

After a pediatrician's dead body crashes through his office window, Bruce Howard begins an investigation that leads him to believe that maybe this man is better off dead. Should he even bother trying to find...

The Amber Room

by Ian Sales

Tina lives in a museum, but this museum contains all the lost art treasures of the world. They were found by her boyfriend Chris, who has an amazing ability: he can visit alternate universes. That’s where...

Shallow

by David Shute

A short collection of five flash fiction pieces loosely horror themed. Pointed exits, insomnia, vengeance, claustrophobia, and the smallest things worth killing for.

The Life Of A Samurai

by Benjamin Wallace

A Group of island warriors discover power in japan.

Special Package One - Opening Salvo

by George McNeur

The first three excerpt chapters from Special Package One - A companion story to Planning Armageddon. Special Package One details the back story behind the premise of the original Planning Armageddon story....

Winesburg, Ohio

by Sherwood Anderson

Winesburg, Ohio is a 1919 short story cycle by the American author Sherwood Anderson. The work is structured around the life of protagonist George Willard from the time he was a child to his growing independence...

Sleep

by Andrew Gordinier

An insomniac braves the edge of madness when he becomes obsessed with a painting.

Swilliam Shines - Chapter Three - Journey's Beginning

by Sean Hines

FOLLOW THE RECOUNTED TALES OF BANKERS-TURNED-ADVENTURERS JOHN SWILLIAM AND RUPERT SHINES IN THIS BRAND NEW WEB-BASED SERIAL. Rupert reveals the details of his prior meeting with Darwin and Swilliam Shines board...