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Short Stories - By Genre: Mystery
in the "Mystery" genre

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Rated: 13+
352 Posts
Activity, Mystery, Detective
Type: Game
Updated a day ago
Lilly explores the caves to disprove the myth of man eating monster or ghost's presence.
Rated: E
~1,935 Words
Action/Adventure, Thriller/Suspense, Mystery
Type: Short Story
Updated 5 days ago
An oasis in the desert.
Rated: 13+
~1,889 Words
Travel, Mystery, Supernatural
Type: Short Story
Updated 13 days ago
Talbot and Borg finally meet.
Rated: 18+
~294 Words
Action/Adventure, Mystery, Contest Entry
Type: Short Story
Updated 16 days ago
She'd had just gone to get some firewood, but she was left stunned, shocked
Rated: E
~702 Words
Mystery
Type: Short Story
Updated 19 days ago
A short story written for the Writer's Cramp Prompt, 11/9/19. White vans? So many about.
Rated: ASR
~563 Words
Contest Entry, Mystery, Other
Type: Short Story
Updated 27 days ago
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Rated: E
~769 Words
Writing, Writing.Com, How-To/Advice
Type: Article
Updated about a year ago
A hi-profile case takes a turn for the worse for Amber and best friend, Belle.
Rated: E
~1,832 Words
Mystery, Action/Adventure, Contest Entry
Type: Short Story
Updated about a month ago
*Dollar* 1,500 GPs per review
A couple fall deeply in love. She mysteriously vanishes yet her essence lives on.
Rated: E
~2,078 Words
Drama, Mystery, Romance/Love
Type: Short Story
Updated about a month ago
an old broken down house in the woods , as a child would you explore it ?
Rated: E
~420 Words
Horror/Scary, Ghost, Mystery
Type: Short Story
Updated about a month ago
It's dangerous to get too involved in your work.
Rated: E
~280 Words
Mystery, History, Contest Entry
Type: Short Story
Updated about a month ago
Three friends in film school try to bring horror to life in their new movie.
Rated: 13+
~1,863 Words
Thriller/Suspense, Mystery, Supernatural
Type: Short Story
Updated about a month ago
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Honorable Mention Winner in the 75th Writer's Digest Competition.
Rated: 18+
~2,552 Words
Mystery, Horror/Scary, Mythology
Type: Short Story
Updated 11 months ago
A tale of fantasy told in traditional Anishinaabe narrative style.
Rated: E
~1,686 Words
Mystery, Folklore, Fantasy
Type: Short Story
Updated about a month ago
When I wake up from dreams I write them down on paper, and this is one of those dreams.
Rated: E
~192 Words
Entertainment, Mystery, Writing
Type: Short Story
Updated 2 months ago
A True Story-An unknown doll that didn't belong in the house but how did it get there?
Rated: E
~460 Words
Dark, Mystery, Pets
Type: Short Story
Updated 2 months ago
Writer's Cramp Entry
Rated: E
~750 Words
Entertainment, Comedy, Mystery
Type: Short Story
Updated 2 months ago
Jessy leaves home to work,never returns ,investigation fails,disappearanc e yet a mystery.
Rated: E
~1,314 Words
Mystery, Other, Other
Type: Short Story
Updated 2 months ago
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Framed for a grisly crime, Jericho must find Atlantis, save the girl and clear his name.
Rated: 18+
3 Entries
Action/Adventure, Mystery, Thriller/Suspense
Type: Novel
Updated 14 years ago
*Dollar* 1,125 GPs per review
A romance on a movie set comes to a mysterious end.
Rated: E
~1,881 Words
Mystery, Romance/Love, Drama
Type: Short Story
Updated 2 months ago
There is just something about a girl with blue eyes.
Rated: E
~1,463 Words
Mystery, Fantasy, Other
Type: Short Story
Updated 2 months ago
*Dollar* 101 GPs per review
The next night I heard it again.
Rated: ASR
~284 Words
Mystery, Horror/Scary, Other
Type: Short Story
Updated 3 months ago
this is just a fun story
Rated: E
~148 Words
Mystery, Other, Other
Type: Short Story
Updated 3 months ago
The Prologue to a story I am writing ...
Rated: 13+
~1,080 Words
Dark, Mystery, Romance/Love
Type: Short Story
Updated 3 months ago
She could sense the spiritual, unearthly elements around her.
Rated: 13+
~2,431 Words
Horror/Scary, Mystery, Dark
Type: Short Story
Updated 3 months ago
Ruby's life could drastically change, if only she'd move forty miles away.
Rated: ASR
~1,332 Words
Mystery, Experience, Friendship
Type: Short Story
Updated 3 months ago
Stella has a problem with her friend.
Rated: ASR
~303 Words
Fantasy, Comedy, Mystery
Type: Short Story
Updated 3 months ago
They met somewhere in the woods of Poland. (Written for The Dialogue 500 Contest Entry)
Rated: ASR
~515 Words
Contest Entry, Mystery, Opinion
Type: Short Story
Updated 3 months ago
Mabel ends up with the mob's money
Rated: 13+
~1,945 Words
Comedy, Action/Adventure, Mystery
Type: Short Story
Updated 3 months ago
Rated: E
~247 Words
Dark, Health, Mystery
Type: Short Story
Updated 3 months ago
This story is a lateral thinking puzzle, a murder mystery, and a horror story combined.
Rated: ASR
~1,866 Words
Mystery, Horror/Scary, Detective
Type: Short Story
Updated 3 months ago
*Dollar* 251 GPs per review
Thinking can be dangerous...
Rated: 13+
~268 Words
Contest Entry, Mystery, Death
Type: Short Story
Updated 4 months ago
*Dollar* 450 GPs per review
A vagrant sees the light of day from within the darkness of his irony.
Rated: 13+
~848 Words
Mystery, Writing, Dark
Type: Short Story
Updated 4 months ago
Chantel's strange new world, briefly. She should have stayed in the tub.
Rated: 13+
~267 Words
Contest Entry, Mystery, Other
Type: Short Story
Updated 4 months ago
Sometimes valuables are hidden in plain sight
Rated: 13+
~332 Words
Mystery, History, Other
Type: Short Story
Updated 4 months ago
An officer has a few questions for a hotel guest.
Rated: 13+
~432 Words
Mystery, Detective, Comedy
Type: Short Story
Updated 4 months ago
A man tries to go outside from the door but he finds himself still inside the train.
Rated: E
~874 Words
Horror/Scary, Dark, Mystery
Type: Short Story
Updated 4 months ago
The buyer of an old mansion discovers a secret.
Rated: 13+
~1,198 Words
Mystery, Dark, Other
Type: Short Story
Updated 4 months ago
*Dollar* 200 GPs per review
Flash fiction entry 02/22/2020. Must use the words "eyes, stripes, lamp". 297 words.
Rated: ASR
~264 Words
Contest Entry, Mystery, Drama
Type: Short Story
Updated 5 months ago
A silly little story I came up with at work one day, about a creepy man
Rated: E
~800 Words
Thriller/Suspense, Horror/Scary, Mystery
Type: Short Story
Updated 5 months ago
A young reader gets trapped overnight in the city library!
Rated: E
~868 Words
Mystery, Fantasy, Contest Entry
Type: Short Story
Updated 5 months ago
Rated: E
~612 Words
Horror/Scary, Mystery, Contest Entry
Type: Short Story
Updated 5 months ago
Finally the question of the ages is going to be answered...
Rated: 13+
~230 Words
Mystery, Drama, Dark
Type: Short Story
Updated 5 months ago
For some, comfort can only come in the dark...
Rated: 13+
~732 Words
Dark, Mystery, Thriller/Suspense
Type: Short Story
Updated 5 months ago
When Dolores schemes to get rid of her abusive partner, all does not go as planned...
Rated: E
~3,811 Words
Contest Entry, Mystery, Crime/Gangster
Type: Short Story
Updated 6 months ago
This is the only Madman from my creative writing class that is basically finished.
Rated: E
~282 Words
Supernatural, Mystery, Other
Type: Short Story
Updated 6 months ago
A ride for those not ready to depart, yet eager to arrive at their unknown destination.
Rated: E
~666 Words
Spiritual, Mystery, Other
Type: Short Story
Updated 7 months ago
Rachel witnesses a murder, and then she makes an amazing getaway from two men with axes.
Rated: ASR
~2,891 Words
Mystery, Horror/Scary, Detective
Type: Short Story
Updated 7 months ago
The sudden and unexpected appearance of so much snow.
Rated: ASR
~978 Words
Contest Entry, Mystery, Environment
Type: Short Story
Updated 7 months ago
A student’s experiments and observations on Dreams.
Rated: ASR
~2,791 Words
Fantasy, Mystery, Paranormal
Type: Short Story
Updated 7 months ago
*Dollar* 375 GPs per review
Reviews welcomed. Darkness descends, but light prevails in a peculiar way. Nominee
Rated: 13+
~7,100 Words
Paranormal, Mystery, Supernatural
Type: Short Story
Updated 7 months ago
Diorama photos have been sent to them. Each one has a hint about what is going to happen.
Rated: 18+
~1,875 Words
Mystery, Thriller/Suspense, Drama
Type: Short Story
Updated 8 months ago
After five years of failing, maybe this would be the one. Writer's Cramp 11/13/19
Rated: E
~465 Words
Contest Entry, Mystery, Sports
Type: Short Story
Updated 8 months ago
A Mystery Tale set in Ancient Egypt.
Rated: 13+
~3,458 Words
Detective, Mystery
Type: Short Story
Updated 8 months ago
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