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A Fortuitous Meeting by Shelley J Alongi Aviation Series story 1. An emergency landing brings a pilot and a teacher together in a meeting that has the potential of changing both their lives, forever. This story received Honorable Mehntion ... [16,996 words] [Romance] (HITS 659, REVS. 2)
The Attorney's Assistant by Shelley J Alongi About a relationship between a U.S. attorney and an assistant. Emphasizes positive contributions of people with disabilities to society. Sometimes our expectations of disabled people or their expect... [7,617 words] [Relationships] (HITS 478, REVS. 0)
A Taste Of Death by Frank Dunsmore Dective Schmidt with Homicide of the Chicago PD is baffled by several arsenic poisonings. He and his officers are without a clue or lead. The Captain will take Schmidt off the case unless he makes an ... [5,669 words] [Mystery] (HITS 567, REVS. 1)
The Animal Prison by L J Milakovic A zoo from an abused tiger's point of view. The abuse is too persistent for the tiger, and he makes a mistake that puts more than his life in jeopardy. [823 words] [Animal] (HITS 2334, REVS. 7)
Resistance by Shelley J Alongi The actions and thoughts of a boy facing the bleak certainty of death in a Jewish ghetto in 1943. [1,414 words] [History] (HITS 3146, REVS. 0)
Hill Number 18 by Shelley J Alongi A major recalls taking his platoon out of a mine field in Vietnam. [1,225 words] [History] (HITS 4099, REVS. 1)
Timmya The Totter - And The Rise Of The Dead Part 2 by Rose Trimovski This next story has to deal with the next adventure that Timmya has to do with her friends, a dark village with fog that they run into, they need to help save the village and make it a better place ag... [6,731 words] [Adventure] (HITS 487, REVS. 0)
The Perfect Gift by T J Richards A woman goes to the middle east and finds the most unlikely of things while there. [1,681 words] [Literary Fiction] (HITS 515, REVS. 1)
The Old Horse by Joan Bentley I wrote this one for my Dad and Arnold Palmer, believe it or not. Every year I would watch the U.S. Open with Dad and he would say, "God...I wish for just 4 days Arnold Palmer could have his old skil... [1,915 words] [Motivational] (HITS 581, REVS. 1)
The Magical Publishing Pen by Mila Strictzer Vegas and the devil. [4,596 words] [Literary Fiction] (HITS 514, REVS. 0)
The Last Leaf by Abby Steed - [1,875 words] [Thriller] (HITS 552, REVS. 1)
The Gnome From Alaska by David Soriano A humorous short story involving... a gnome. [1,427 words] [Humor] (HITS 2823, REVS. 3)
The Cold Afterglow At The West End by David Soriano A short story involving mystery and some element of truth. [1,666 words] [Mystery] (HITS 482, REVS. 0)
The Band Played On by Sue (Sooz) Simpson - [1,486 words] [Drama] (HITS 2566, REVS. 2)
Tangled Web by Sue (Sooz) Simpson Treat `em mean and keep `em keen. [596 words] [Drama] (HITS 2594, REVS. 4)
Taking A Chance by Leigh Berry A story about facing fears while traveling in the post September 11 world. [679 words] (HITS 2030, REVS. 1)
Sweet Child Of Mine by Sue (Sooz) Simpson The old lady had been brutally mugged, her son was sucjh a good boy, but would his thoughts now turn to revenge? [1,843 words] [Drama] (HITS 511, REVS. 1)
Scorn, Thy Name Is Woman by Norman A Rubin This is a story of murder committed by a meek little man upon his nagging and complaining wife when the cup of his misery of her wagging tongue overflowed... [2,360 words] (HITS 576, REVS. 0)
Room For One More by Sue (Sooz) Simpson The dream was haunting and wouldn't leave Mike alone. [1,728 words] [Drama] (HITS 653, REVS. 104)
Return Of The Hellcat (Erotica May Be Offensive) by Sue (Sooz) Simpson Please do not read this one if easily offended. Or even not so easily offended. Continuing sexploits of Dark Solitude. [3,390 words] [Erotic] (HITS 876, REVS. 7)
Pact Of Joy. by Sue (Sooz) Simpson Don't we all just want to be happy? [2,497 words] [Drama] (HITS 576, REVS. 2)
Out Of Print by Sue (Sooz) Simpson A man, a boy, a love of reading and echoes of the past. [2,007 words] [Drama] (HITS 570, REVS. 3)
One-Man Race by Sue (Sooz) Simpson He had only his nerves to rely on. One slip and the race would be lost. [664 words] [Drama] (HITS 2530, REVS. 3)
Etagere by Karen L Snyder �tag�re--Set in the 1920's during Prohibition, a lady's husband is killed in a saloon brawl. She is with child. After burying her still born baby a gambler/bootlegger shows at her house when she's con... [9,649 words] [Popular Fiction] (HITS 600, REVS. 0)
Dreamscape by Mila Strictzer A story about dreams. [4,963 words] [Fantasy] (HITS 503, REVS. 0)
Death At The Conservatory by Frank Dunsmore John Benson watched Charles Manning sip from his water bottle. Throwing a smug, disdainful smile at John, Charles set the bottle on the hall table and mounted the stairs leading to the stage, the firs... [3,239 words] [Mystery] (HITS 541, REVS. 0)
A Darker Night by Albert Davis I think that in this world people all have dual identities and what you see is seldom the truth of the matter. This is a brief look at another side. [1,507 words] (HITS 541, REVS. 3)
A Brush With Death by Frank Dunsmore Homicide Detective Schmidt with the Chicago PD visits the Art Institute to take a break from his cases. Just when he is enjoying a docent's lecture, a piercing screem comes from a gallery and Schmidt ... [5,169 words] [Mystery] (HITS 555, REVS. 0)
Would You Like To Swing On A Star by Lisa Petro A short story of less than 1000 words about what is and what might be. [568 words] (HITS 2150, REVS. 1)
The Pirate Ship by Kurt Kitasaki A short satire on employment practices. [230 words] [Comedy] (HITS 2049, REVS. 0)
The Origin Of Our Five Senses by Stephanie Siegfred A children's story of how we came about to have the sense of taste, touch, hear, smell, and see. [591 words] [Fable] (HITS 2707, REVS. 0)
The Night Dancers by Moya Green What do you do when your best friend gets himself captured by the fairies? [1,522 words] [Fantasy] (HITS 530, REVS. 0)
The Fantastical Adventure Of William Solney by Daniel Birnbaum A story to relive that freedom of youth which touches your heart and leaves your mind content. A young boy -- parents have divorced. He wins a painting at a carnival ring-toss. Then, strange events... [9,401 words] [Fantasy] (HITS 662, REVS. 0)
The Elves And The Preacher by Norman A Rubin A modern version of the fairy story which tells of a goodly cleric and how he copes in difficult times... [1,603 words] (HITS 529, REVS. 1)
Roch by Sunny Cybersex. [289 words] [Biography] (HITS 2364, REVS. 1)
Mourning Glory by Sue (Sooz) Simpson One of my favourite pieces. Please note *This is not a children's story* It's the tale of a little girl trying to be a child. [1,786 words] [Drama] (HITS 626, REVS. 5)
Mortar Doesn't Breathe. by Sue (Sooz) Simpson The house was inanimate, dead ... because her child was gone. [1,114 words] [Drama] (HITS 2575, REVS. 2)
Making My Way Back To You. by Sue (Sooz) Simpson She'd told them a thousand times to keep the front door closed, now tragedy had struck. [1,926 words] [Drama] (HITS 564, REVS. 4)
Madness Becomes You by Sue (Sooz) Simpson She used to be someone, now she's several people, or maybe she's nobody at all, it makes no difference. [394 words] [Drama] (HITS 2457, REVS. 4)
Little Bird by Sue (Sooz) Simpson He liked fragile things [1,406 words] [Drama] (HITS 2689, REVS. 2)
Knockers by Sue (Sooz) Simpson It's a dirty job, but someone's got to do it. [2,210 words] [Drama] (HITS 661, REVS. 4)
Just The Ticket by Sue (Sooz) Simpson You pays your money and you takes your chances. [5,177 words] [Drama] (HITS 542, REVS. 1)
I've Always Wanted To Write... But! by Sue (Sooz) Simpson There's always an excuse if you want to find one. [510 words] [Mind] (HITS 2473, REVS. 4)
Is The Toilet Roll Half Full Or Half Empty by Sue (Sooz) Simpson It's hard when you're at bursting point. [423 words] [Comedy] (HITS 2425, REVS. 2)
Airport Interrogation by Bryan Caron Susan thinks all men are jerks and doesn't feel she will ever find the right man until one day, she meets Jack at the airport. Is he right? Only the interrogation can tell for sure. [2,579 words] [Relationships] (HITS 590, REVS. 1)
A Story With No Beginning by Bryan Caron A young writer wants to tell a fantastical tale but canot come up with a good beginning to her story. Can you help? [2,120 words] [Fantasy] (HITS 615, REVS. 1)
A Date With Destiny by Stephanie Siegfred A suicide victim reflects upon her life and her fatal decision to end it when she is given the opportunity to live her life over with the option of changing three events that occured during her life. [1,996 words] [Drama] (HITS 551, REVS. 1)
The Wishfish by Moya Green Doris stared down at the kipper. The kipper stared back. "Don't eat me," it said. [1,861 words] [Fantasy] (HITS 527, REVS. 0)
The Waiting Man by Dave Furniss - [577 words] [Horror] (HITS 1982, REVS. 1)
The Troubled Sky by Caitlin Gallacher-Turner A girl by the name of Cira, recently turned thirteen, discovers that she has the ability for supernatural powers. She is required to take a test to prove that her powers are stong enough to be trained... [3,565 words] [Science Fiction] (HITS 511, REVS. 0)
The Midget by Nathaniel Perhay A story about a midget! [604 words] (HITS 1847, REVS. 0)
The Heart Of The Storm by C G L Davies A bad storm makes me think. [586 words] (HITS 2254, REVS. 3)
The Ghost Story Of Yotsu-Ya by Norman A Rubin The reader is brought to Japan during the era of the emperors - The story, based on Japanese folklore, tells of the unfaithfullness of Yotsu-ya, a warrior in the code of Bushido, towards his wife Oiw... [1,961 words] (HITS 560, REVS. 0)
The Day I Killed Ryan Watts... by Lawrence Peters Just a joke inspired by a fellow poet. [157 words] (HITS 2418, REVS. 3)
Story Of My Life by Ryan Watts A very short story with a meaning so shallow you'll puke. But read it anyway! [246 words] (HITS 1825, REVS. 0)
Sixteen by Eloise H Anson Story about finding love, and the confusion, pain and angst that walks hand in hand with it. [3,411 words] [Relationships] (HITS 693, REVS. 0)
P.S.-I Love You by Pauline A White Frankie was just a good old country boy.He felt honored when Della became his woman. She was smart, city-wise and beautiful. Then she began working for a law firm in the City... [6,861 words] [Suspense] (HITS 567, REVS. 1)
Peter by Nathaniel Perhay A boy and his day! [1,100 words] (HITS 2147, REVS. 2)
One More Fallen' by Jordan S Wilson a shrt overview of the tragic shooting of Tupac Shakure threw the eyes of his bodyguard. [1,944 words] [Animal] (HITS 568, REVS. 1)
Noone To Nowhere by Alina Marquez Short story about a woman on a Greyhound bus to El Paso. [1,294 words] [Romance] (HITS 2657, REVS. 11)
Jacks, Or Better To Open by Lawrence Peters - [2,139 words] (HITS 551, REVS. 0)
Ghosts... by Lawrence Peters - [572 words] (HITS 2469, REVS. 2)
From The Backbay Chronicles - Revival Week by Pauline A White Sundays in August were special times in the South. You had Revivals, Family Days and Visiting Days at the neighborhood churches. Children are always up to the devil, on any given day... [1,551 words] [Adventure] (HITS 463, REVS. 0)
From Backbay Chronicles - Mama And The Po-Lice by Pauline A White This is a story for pre and teenagers. It is part of a series of short stories about the South in the mid to late 1950's. A little girl, who lives in New York City, visits her 'country cousins' every... [2,981 words] [Adventure] (HITS 528, REVS. 0)
From Backbay Chronicles - Visiting Day by Pauline A White Sometimes the Spirit can hit you really hard... [1,337 words] [Adventure] (HITS 1974, REVS. 1)
Eyes by Lawrence Peters For Parker. [339 words] (HITS 2101, REVS. 0)
Dogsbody by Moya Green It was during the great thunderstorm that George decided to become a dog [940 words] [Fantasy] (HITS 2219, REVS. 1)
Blood And Honour by Bradley Postma A tale of skinhead life and death... with a killer twist. Critiques are welcome. [10,135 words] (HITS 622, REVS. 0)
Backbay Chronicles - Randy And Sandy by Pauline A White 'A boy and his dog' is an old theme. Love is even older, and more rewarding... [2,696 words] [Adventure] (HITS 498, REVS. 0)
Baby Secrets... by Lawrence Peters Something you always want but should never have. [762 words] (HITS 2456, REVS. 1)

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