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Mr Three-And-A-Half - Gareth Stokes

Mr Three-And-A-HalfGareth Stokes

Précis:Simon, also known as Mr. 3½ - though the latter was not his preferred choice of name - worked as a junior salesman in a typical office environment, one governed by the irresistible yet somewhat flighty manageress, Mandi. And an offic… more

Mr Three-And-A-Half
Gareth Stokes
Saki - The Seventh Pullet - Saki (H. H. Munro)

Saki - The Seventh PulletSaki (H. H. Munro)

Another comic masterpiece short story by Saki.

Saki - The Seventh Pullet
Saki (H. H. Munro)
Shamrock Eden Publishing , English
Red, White, Blue Socks. Part Second - Sarah L. Barrow

Red, White, Blue Socks. Part SecondSarah L. Barrow

TUESDAY morning dawned “as clear as a bell,” as an old lady once said, and the Dashahed Zouaves, if not exactly up with the sun, were awake and stirring at a much earlier hour than usual; and after a rather more careful washing and brushing… more

Red, White, Blue Socks. Part Second
Sarah L. Barrow
The Call - Karen Stone

The CallKaren Stone

Micro fiction.

The Call
Karen Stone
Saki - The Boar-Pig - Saki (H. H. Munro)

Saki - The Boar-PigSaki (H. H. Munro)

Another comic masterpiece of a short story by Saki.

Saki - The Boar-Pig
Saki (H. H. Munro)
Shamrock Eden Publishing , English
The Only Survivor - Christopher Hebblethwaite

The Only SurvivorChristopher Hebblethwaite

The Only Survivor is a short story that follows a boy called Ben. Ben and his parents where held captive by a worldwide famous serial killer known as The Clown who broadcasts his killings on the internet. Having survived The Clown, Ben now … more

The Only Survivor
Christopher Hebblethwaite
Sac-Au-Dos - Joris Karl Huysmans

Sac-Au-DosJoris Karl Huysmans

Joris-Karl Huysmans (Charles-Marie-Georges Huysmans 1848-1907) was a French novelist. This is one of his short stories. It was first published in a collection called “Soirees de Medan.” Sac-au-dos means, literally, “pack-a-back.’

Joris Karl Huysmans
The Devil and Tom Walker - Washington Irving

The Devil and Tom WalkerWashington Irving

an excerpt from the beginning of the story: A few miles from Boston, in Massachusetts, there is a deep inlet winding several miles into the interior of the country from Charles Bay, and terminating in a thickly wooded swamp or morass. On on… more

The Devil and Tom Walker
Washington Irving
Evergreen Review, Inc. , English
Saki - The Blind Spot - Saki (H. H. Munro)

Saki - The Blind SpotSaki (H. H. Munro)

A comic masterpiece of a short story by Saki.

Saki - The Blind Spot
Saki (H. H. Munro)
Shamrock Eden Publishing , English
Flappers and Philosophers - Francis Scott Fitzgerald

Flappers and PhilosophersFrancis Scott Fitzgerald

I This unlikely story begins on a sea that was a blue dream, as colorful as blue-silk stockings, and beneath a sky as blue as the irises of children’s eyes. From the western half of the sky the sun was shying little golden disks at the sea … more

Flappers and Philosophers
Francis Scott Fitzgerald
pubOne.info , English
My Room Has No Curtains (Tal... - William Gough

My Room Has No Curtains (Tal...William Gough

This is the Third in a series of linked Urban Fables about, as the series’ title suggests, the “Tales Of A Small Boy In A Big Room”. Each story stands on its own and is being released as a Kindle Single. But they also connect in a much lar… more

My Room Has No Curtains (Tales Of A Small Boy In A Big Room)
William Gough
Gull Pond Books , English
The Heaven of Animals (an At... - David James Poissant

The Heaven of Animals (an At...David James Poissant

Available exclusively on Kindle, The Heaven of Animals is the story of a father’s final chance to repair years of regret with his dying son. In a flash of rage and confusion, Dan had shattered his relationship with his boy, Jack. He’d come … more

The Heaven of Animals (an Atlantic Fiction for Kindle Short Story)
David James Poissant
The Atlantic , English
Tales from the Telling-House - Richard Doddridge Blackmore

Tales from the Telling-HouseRichard Doddridge Blackmore

a selection from the beginning of the first story: SLAIN BY THE DOONES. CHAPTER I.AFTER A STORMY LIFE. To hear people talking about North Devon, and the savage part called Exmoor, you might almost think that there never was any place in the… more

Tales from the Telling-House
Richard Doddridge Blackmore
Oak Grove , English
Two Friends - Guy de Maupassant

Two FriendsGuy de Maupassant

an excerpt from the beginning: Besieged ?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = “urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags” /Paris was in the throes of famine. Even the sparrows on the roofs and the rats in the sewers were growing scarce. People … more

Two Friends
Guy de Maupassant
Evergreen Review, Inc. , English
The Necklace - Guy de Maupassant

The NecklaceGuy de Maupassant

Guy de Maupassant (Henri Rene Albert Guy de Maupassant - 1850-1893) was a French novelist, short story writer and poet. He was one of the fathers of the modern short story. This is one of his best short stories.

The Necklace
Guy de Maupassant
THE EDDIE STORY - Jimfre Bacal


Let us spend some time with Eddie, as he rocks and rolls through his rollover universe..

Jimfre Bacal
Just So Stories - Ruyard Kipling

Just So StoriesRuyard Kipling

Just So Stories

Just So Stories
Ruyard Kipling
indypublish.com , English
La Bretonne - Andre Theuriet, Brad K. Berner

La BretonneAndre Theuriet, Brad K. Berner

Andre Theuriet (1833-1907) was a French poet and novelist. He became a member of the French Academy in 1896. This is one of his short stories.

La Bretonne
Andre Theuriet, Brad K. Berner