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Short Stories

August 9, 2016

Want a quick read? The following novels are all under 100 pages and have received 4.8 or more stars out of 5 from our readers. They span an array of genres including a few classics so take your pick. With these, you should be able to finish a great read in no time. Enjoy!

1 The Case of the Deadly Ring: An Alexander Steele Investigation

The Case of the Deadly Ring: An Alexander Steele Investigation

Larry J. | Short Stories


The Case of the Deadly Ring lures Philly private detective Alex Steele into the secret world behind the scenes in the Vatican. A man who holds a powerful secret has been found murdered in the middle of the night on the steps of the Philadelphia Library downtown. He has no ID,no phone not even a watch. Steele's only clue a teaspoon tucked inside his sock. 

2 The Girl Who Dropped In

The Girl Who Dropped In

Warren Griffiths | Humor


Jonathan Theodore lived an ordinary life in a common suburban street in a suburb so much like every other as to be not worth describing. Very little out of the ordinary ever happened to Jonathan until one day when a partially clad girl happened to drop in and change his life forever.

3 Listening


Dave Mckay | Fiction


When Chaim Rosenberg starts to hear things in the Spirit, he soon learns that others are hearing them too. With the help of a small group of Australian Aborigines, spiritually sensitive people from throughout Australasia are drawn together in a movement that will mark the start of a new age in human consciousness. 

4 Eternity


Taylor Alexander | Short Stories


Warning Profanity. Eternity is the original stand alone Science Fiction, Romantic, Short Story that begins the adventures of Jefferson Norton and his encounter with three warring alien species. From frustrated, numb, fighter pilot to political leader, Jefferson's on-the-job training leads to many rewarding experiences in love, death, and life's wonders. 

5 JUNK and Other Short Stories

JUNK and Other Short Stories

Duncan James | Short Stories


This collection of twelve short stories, with subjects ranging from sci-fi to spy thriller, from humour to history and from family to finance is written by the author of the trilogy of novels Cashback, Their Own Game and Motorbike Men, also published by Free-eBooks.

6 Jon Hersey - Industrial Spy

Jon Hersey - Industrial Spy

Leo N. Ardo | Short Stories


Alone, is how Jon Hersey feels after the death of his soul-mate. Yet a chance encounter with a business consultant, might bring about the new spark. A very successful business analyst, whose reputation for quick adaption to changing business environments has saved many deals from disaster. It is this talent, and his shortened Navy Seal training, that has him targeted by Zeta Consulting Group - a secret organization known to only six people...

7 Anti-Supernatural Assault Team- Book 1- the Seal of Solomon- Part 1

Anti-Supernatural Assault Team- Book 1- the Seal of Solomon- Part 1

Michael Keyth | Fiction


Imagine being responsible for saving the world from its inevitable end. What would that feel like? An enormous burden for sure! Let Michael Keyth take you on a journey where you meet Arthur, Tokutei, Lian, Surya, Jason and Dan, who will soon learn exact experience what it feels like to be placed in such a position of importance. 

8 Our Miss Engel

Our Miss Engel

Lauren Scharhag | Horror-Gothic


In 1909, Clara Engel, a young school teacher, gets a job at a Catholic girls' boarding school, only to find that her students are not what they seem.

9 The People That Time Forgot

The People That Time Forgot

Edgar Rice Burroughs | Sci-fi Fantasy


The People That Time Forgot, first published in book form in 1924 as the sequel to The Land That Time Forgot, is one of Burrough's most thrilling science-fiction adventure stories.

10 Aesop Updated

Aesop Updated

Barry Daniels | Short Stories


Fables for the new millennium. Short Stories with a moral, like Aesop's fables, but in this case a moral relating to life and work in the twenty first century. Amusing and entertaining stories which will leave you with something to think about.

11 Across The Pond

Across The Pond

Michael McCormick | Drama


Across The Pond by Michael McCormick is the story of a young American who fights in Vietnam for his country, but is rejected when he returns from the war. The author, based the story on his experience as a U.S. Marine who served in combat in Vietnam. In the foreword for the book, Ron Kovic wrote,"This book with it's deeply compelling narrative grips the reader from the beginning and does not let go. I believe it will be recognized as one of the important books to come out of the Vietnam war."

12 The Afterlife Journals: The Blue Ribbon

The Afterlife Journals: The Blue Ribbon

Kayley Ireland | Romance


When we first meet Sarah Walden she is a young girl struggling to find a way to be a proper lady. She is close with her family and wants nothing more than to bring them honor. She has no idea what fate has in store for her or how difficult her life is going to become. Sarah tends to be more outspoken than women of this age are permitted to be.

13 Undine


Friedrich de la Motte Fouque | Horror-Gothic


Despite misgivings about Undine's supernatural powers, a nobleman still wants to marry a water nymph whom he finds living in the forest with a poor fisherman and his wife. 

14 Another World

Another World

Chrys Romeo | Short Stories


The universe has so many realms unknown and unseen, yet existing in time with us, invisible. There is another world, a deeper layer of reality to be discovered any moment.