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Chick Magnet

by Kurt Ulmer

Being a chick magnet is fine as long as it doesn't get you into trouble. Albert had some serious explaining to do as things went awry.

The Choices

by Michael Graeme

A fifteen minute read: I am sitting here in the lounge-bar of the McKinley Arms Hotel, by the shores of Loch Lomond, and I am staring out into the twilight at my choices. I have been this way before many times...

Do you think I should feel guilty?

by Clare Tanner

Sometimes the ripples from world events can cause waves in our own lives...

Guns Don't Kill People...My Uncle Does (A Varied Collection of Short-stories Geared For A Man)

by Carla René

These short-stories vary from ghost, to horror, to military in nature, and are just perfect for the man with the short attention-spa...hey, a cookie! When a mysterious illness attacks a community and the military...

Deadly Allure (sample)

by Appolina Gray

Leon, a rich young man, is at a nightclub with his superficial friends when he encounters the beautiful, exotic Meredith. Taking his chances, he uses his wealth and arrogance to get to know her. After booking...

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.

The Second Lost Tale of Mercia: Ethelred the King

by Jayden Woods

This haunting short story illustrates the scandalous circumstances surrounding King Ethelred's rise to power at the age of eleven, and reveals why the entire reign of so-called "Ethelred the Unready" seems to...

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.

The Free Indie Reader #1

by The Free Indie Reader

Since the online self-publishing revolution began a few years ago, I've been on the lookout for great indie authors, and my efforts have been rewarded many times over. Most of these discoveries have come from...

Shattered

by Sandra Madera

Identical twins, Miranda and Nastasia Moralez, couldn’t be more different. Being the head of the cheerleading team, Natasia is the most popular girl in the school. Miranda is not, taking photographs in her...

Continuation

by CD Clement

So I died, and to be totally honest with you it was a lot more painful than I had expected. A hell of a lot more painful. But then again I am fairly sure that you are not supposed to remember the actual death...

Zen In The Art of Absurdity

by Carla René

In “Sounds Like...A Self-Portrait” we see Fern’s struggle to go for it with Rogers or not. But will her gas keep them apart? “Road Rage” shines a light on all those crappy drivers--who are driving...

8 Stories

by Mike Ramon

8 short stories. Most are horror stories, but other genres are represented as well, including thriller, post-apocalyptic fiction and family drama.

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...


Echoes From The Past

by Shirley Glynn

Voices - high school friends; an old cabin deep in the woods; a terrifying night spent in that cabin. Sara and her five closest friends - they were all together and then there was only Sara. Her friends disappeared,...

The Sixth Lost Tale of Mercia: Hastings the Hearth Companion

by Jayden Woods

A royal hearth companion named Hastings fights on the front lines of battle for duty and the Golden Cross, but he entertains unrealistic notions of how his mistress, Aetheling Aydith, might reward him. “The...

Suomi Dream

by Glenner Gent

An American, a German and a French are having a beer in a Finnish bar...

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...

My Angel Doris: Book one

by M.A. Koontz

This is book one of Writings of a Brilliant Lunatic, a series of poems following the character Gray as they attempts to transverse in a world full of death, deception, lust, and lies.

Deeper than Blood

by Antony Bennett

In one brief moment, a golden childhood summer turns into a nightmare. A story of true friendship, and of how, years later, one man finds his loyalty tested to its dark and gruesome limit.