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Phantom of the Mall

by Tom Lichtenberg

The settlers were dispatched to a distant world to prepare the way for the great migration. Everything went according to plan, a little too smoothly, perhaps. Now there's only one thing missing in New Town,...

It's Not Love If...

by ricki_frerard

Gerard Way had a bitter-sweet relationship with the man he loved, but it ended when his life was cut short. (finished)

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.

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...

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...

The Third Lost Tale of Mercia: Aydith the Aetheling

by Jayden Woods

Aydith's story is that of a young aetheling who, despite her royal blood, can get no one to listen to her willful opinions. With the encouragement of a kind hearth companion named Hastings, perhaps she will...

Do Not Download This eBook

by Pete Anstice

Please Don't - Oh go on then, if you must...

Vengar the Barbarian in... The King, His Son, Their Sorcerer and His Lover

by Chris J. Randolph

Welcome to the Hyperbolic Age, a prehistoric era when men were mighty, women were buxom, and neither could be trusted in the dark. Into this melodramatic yet somehow lost epoch strides a mighty figure, a king...

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.

Blood of the Lamb

by Stephen W. Cote

In the latter half of the nineteenth century, Cain is a gunfighter known as a leading cause of ghost towns. His desire for a peaceful life is impossible given his sordid past and his inability to remember the...

Chanson de Severus (Harry Potter for grown-ups)

by Squibstress

Severus watches. He reflects on how things went so far so fast. Not a true chanson de geste, since it follows none of the prescribed meters. But it is a romance of deeds, though some not as heroic as tradition...

Improper Love Poems about Fruits

by Sarah E Melville

The anima of the garden. Forgotten, broken creatures, abundant flora, looming predators, wizards made of smoking glass, desire arching every back. Includes the poetry and prose: tuberculosis gardens the wizard...

The Observer Effect (Harry Potter for grown-ups)

by Squibstress

Minerva McGonagall is obsessed with Severus Snape. She observes his progress from boyhood through his installation as Headmaster of Hogwarts and learns a few unpleasant truths about herself along the way. Excerpt:...

Cthulhu Returns

by Jacquel Chrissy May

A girl named Sierra Davidson is tired of being bullied at school and neglected at home. As a result, she hides in the closet one day with a copy of H.P. Lovecraft’s “The Call of Cthulhu” and wishes for...

Faerie Prince of Temple Square

by Bruce T. Forbes

When you visit Salt Lake City's historical Temple Square at Christmastime and see millions of lights in the trees and bushes, have you ever asked yourself: Are they lights or are they – Faeries? If I find...

The Ghost on the Wall

by Tom Lichtenberg

"Jimmy Kruzel finally found true love where he least expected it, in the moldy corridor of an old hospital emergency room. The timing wasn't so good either. He'd been brought there to die. That should have been...

Tell Tale Heart

by Emmanuel Obi, Jr

WARNING: Strong violence Poe's grim and malevolent style was always amazing to me and a source of inspiration in a lot of my writing and artwork. One of my favorite short stories, The Tell-Tale Heart, is a perfect...

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...

Suomi Dream

by Glenner Gent

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

THE OTHER SIDE

by Ben Alvarado

Another short story.