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So Bad I Can't Breathe

by Jesse Iaquilino

Oh the tale I could tell you, how I looked at him and he never noticed because he was looking at him. Unrequited love. “We're a pair of fools aren't we then?” He continued and I wasn't sure exactly what...

Lively Custard

by Michael Graeme

Rogue trees are popping up all over the little town of Frinton-cum-Hardy and the residents have begun speaking in metaphors so mixed and mangled, poor Armitage, connoisseur of all things bookish, finds he no...

Noir - Case of My Missing Love

by Emmanuel Obi, Jr

The first in a series of short stories chronicling the cases of Bruce Howard, a charmingly intelligent private investigator that has more heart than he realizes. In this case, his young neighbor, Timmy, asks...

The Tenth Lost Tale of Mercia: Edmund the Aetheling

by Jayden Woods

In the tenth and final Lost Tale, young prince Edmund suspects a plot against his father's life. He turns to his siblings, Aydith and Aethelstan, for help, but King Ethelred heeds none of them. Will they ever...

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 Man Who Talked to Machines

by Michael Graeme

You have to talk to them, counsel them, mesmerise them into stillness before you set foot anywhere near them. And, though I may not be considered wholly sane, at least I have a reputation for the way I talk...

Astrogator

by JD Chatternib

First contact on Earth may not be with humans, even if we’re the ones with the spaceships.

Strange things

by shaun

just something i wrote strange

Saga of a Middle-Aged Vampire: A Short Story

by Gayle Tiller

"Saga of a Middle-Aged Vampire: A Short Story" is a short vampire tale of about 7,000 words. Valerie is a vampire and her life is not going well. After two hundred years of marriage, her husband has left her...

THE RUMORS SWIRLING ABOUT JAMES PATTERSON

by Stefano Boscutti

Do you remember your first day on the job?

Engaging writer's first day on the job at James Patterson, Inc. He wants to make a good impression but it's not going to be as easy as he thought. If only he didn't...

Today's the day

by Clare Tanner

Life can be cruel, but help can come from unexpected places, at the most surprising times. We learn the most from the things that go wrong in life.

What You Never Read In The History Books

by Ray Daley

They say history is written by the winners. When it comes down to it, what do you REALLY know about historical characters other than what is written down? Caution! Contains some swearing.

Pandora and Melanie

by Michael Graeme

My dear Richard, I apologise for the delay in writing to you but it's only now I am beginning to come to terms with the implications of your discovery, and also the news of your collaboration with the woman...

The Magician of Monkton Pier

by Michael Graeme

Joshua is navigating his eco-boat, The Mattie Rat along a dark and stinking stretch of the old canal through Monkton - a city overwhelmed by gangs and gun toting militias. Joshua's seen it all before: urban...

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....

24 Hour Nightmare: A Short Story

by Gayle Tiller

"24 Hour Nightmare: A Short Story" is a short horror tale with about 6,000 words. It's Friday night and Monica is checking her e-mail from her apartment in San Jose. She hasn't had a date in over six months....

The Foreshadowed Land

by Kurt Ulmer

Australia: the island continent. Strange animals, unfamiliar plants, beautiful beaches and scenery plus: a trap for young players. Beware, all is not as it seems.

Head Elf

by Iain Baker

Everyone knows about Santa Claus, but how much do you know about his elves? Isn't it about time the unsung hero's of Christmas got there side told? Follow the climb of Franklin to become the North Poles Head...

The Hand of God

by George McNeur

A hint of Sci-Fi and religious philosophy lie behind this story of modern Hi-Tech business interrupted by a terrorist bomb... Jim is about to find out that life isn't always fair during a regular business trip...

Theaker's Quarterly Fiction #36

by Silver Age Books

144 pages of fiction and reviews, all available for free download! Our fiction this time: The Photographer’s Tale by Daniel Mills, A Fable of Worcester by Victor D. Infante, Angeline of the Woods by Dylan...