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Postscript (Harry Potter for grown-ups)

by Squibstress

If you think all there is to Minerva McGonagall is Ginger Newts and tartan plaid, think again. After her sudden death, newly installed Headmaster Neville Longbottom discovers a hidden diary that tells of his...

Escape From Paradise Island

by Michael Graeme

A 25 minute read by Michael Graeme: Crime doesn't pay. That's what they try to teach you in prison, and fair enough, I might even have left there one day determined to go straight except, suddenly, I was on...

Panic Over Metropolis

by Ray Daley

What makes a man super? What makes him think he is a superman? What makes him think he IS Superman? Find out along with Clark Kent.

The Mannequin Child

by J.T. Warren

The mannequin an emotionally scarred couple finds by the side of the road in a trash heap looks too much like their dead son. Is this a delusion or an otherworldly connection?

Single: Two Stories

by Jim Hanas

"Single" contains two previously published short stories: "Miss Tennessee" and "The Cryerer," which first appeared in The Land-Grant College Review and One Story, respectively. Both appear in "Why They Cried,"...

Gagapocalypse

by Moxie Mezcal

Three audacious and darkly satirical short stories about fame, media obsession, and men behaving badly. :: Viral :: A YouTube star reflects bitterly on his fifteen minutes of fame. :: No. 1 :: A honeymooning...

Winter Gifts (Harry Potter for grown-ups)

by Squibstress

Years after the final battle, Minerva McGonagall visits the paralysed Severus Snape in hospital. He has an unusual birthday request.

The House on the Loch

by Morgan Lee

An isolated house and a woman with a riding crop, Paul could not think of a better way to spend the weekend.

Cassingle: Five Stories

by Jim Hanas

A follow-up to 2006's Single, Cassingle is a collection of stories that originally appeared in Fence, McSweeney's, Bridge: Stories & Ideas, and Twelve Stories. Toronto's Eye Weekly wrote of Cassingle, "No matter...

A Change of Plans (Harry Potter for grown-ups)

by Squibstress

Severus Snape and Minerva McGonagall seem to have nothing in common. But a chance meeting leads to an unlikely liaison between these two prickly characters and changes the course of the wizarding war.

Winner...


Hunter's Moon

by M.A Koontz

When a young boy encounter strange creatures in his village that no one wants to talk about his curiosity goes wild with superstition. Desperate for answered he goes to grandmother hoping to put his mind at...

Sexy Teenage Vampires

by Tom Lichtenberg

You live long enough you see everything. That's what old Bill told himself. Working down in the underground train station all those years he figured he'd pretty much seen it all, until they showed up, first...

Paint (Night School, #2)

by Appolina Gray

The second story in the Night School trilogy. Newly divorced, Claire has moved to a new town hoping to start afresh. With the freedom of choice now afforded to her, she decides to attend an Art class taking...

And It came from the sky

by Abhay Adil

A new twist to an alien invasion story

Dead Jealous

by Ray Daley

When you've spent years of your life with a lazy, abusive partner, there are many ways to get revenge. Some of them are better than others, this is such an example.

The Adventures of Jenny

by FilipinaMestiza

Jenny is best friends with Annabelle Horan. What Annabelle doesn't know is that Jenny has huge thing for her older brother Niall. What happens when Jenny finally gets the courage to do something about her situation?...

Gold: Entry Three

by Tanya Sims

People say all sorts about me. They call me a slut, a tramp, all kinds. They say I’m fake because I use tanning lotions, eyelash and hair extensions and, worst of all, because I have a great pair of implants....

Life on the Dingleball Fringe

by Jon Herbert

Jon Herbert’s first collection of short stories is by turns an intense account of those on the fringe of society and a gently funny read. Set mostly in bars and taverns in Salt Lake City, this linked connection...

The Red Bra

by Ray Daley

Because in the end things are just things, it's those we love in our lives who really matter.

Vacation Doesn’t Count

by Madam Jamei

Chapter 1 Last year, I was recruited by a large international company based in London. The package that they offered me was too good to turn down, and one of the most pleasant perquisites was a working tour...