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

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Follow the clues and decipher the message to win prizes!
Rated: 13+
387 Posts
Contest, Mystery, Detective
Type: Game
Updated about a month ago
“Why am I here? This whole place is a tomb.” (RISING STAR SHINING BRIGHTER WINNER)
Rated: ASR
~2,862 Words
Horror/Scary, Supernatural, Mystery
Type: Short Story
Updated about 21 hours ago
Cats are creatures of the night; omens of misfortune and bad luck - but what about Meeka?
Rated: 13+
~1,304 Words
Mystery, Supernatural, Spiritual
Type: Short Story
Updated a day ago
She could sense the spiritual, unearthly elements around her.
Rated: 13+
~2,477 Words
Horror/Scary, Mystery, Dark
Type: Short Story
Updated 3 days ago
She walked slowly but sometimes hesitated, stopped, looking back. It would get dark soon.
Rated: E
~1,508 Words
Supernatural, Ghost, Mystery
Type: Short Story
Updated 3 days ago
This was not the usual dinner party
Rated: E
~659 Words
Mystery, Paranormal, Other
Type: Short Story
Updated 3 days ago
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Tools for creating and organizing character data for a long-term series
Rated: E
~769 Words
Writing, Writing.Com, How-To/Advice
Type: Article
Updated about a year ago
The Umbanda Spiritual Center was located in the far away Woods of Round Lake.
Rated: E
~1,629 Words
Contest Entry, Mystery, Supernatural
Type: Short Story
Updated 5 days ago
One relates a legend the other responds with a poem.
Rated: 13+
~1,614 Words
Fantasy, Horror/Scary, Mystery
Type: Short Story
Updated 7 days ago
The forecast called for murder.
Rated: ASR
~982 Words
Crime/Gangster, Mystery, Other
Type: Short Story
Updated 14 days ago
Rated: E
~626 Words
Horror/Scary, Mystery, Contest Entry
Type: Short Story
Updated 15 days ago
The woman didn't seem to mind it when her jewelry took wing.
Rated: ASR
~2,428 Words
Mystery, Crime/Gangster, Other
Type: Short Story
Updated 16 days 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 about a year ago
Death uncanny struck those who stole from him! [Weird Tales Contest Winner]
Rated: ASR
~964 Words
Occult, Mystery, Horror/Scary
Type: Short Story
Updated 16 days ago
Screams contest entry 10/9/2020
Rated: 18+
~623 Words
Horror/Scary, Mystery, Thriller/Suspense
Type: Short Story
Updated 19 days ago
How could a man be dead a week, but buried for a thousand years?
Rated: ASR
~984 Words
Mystery, Crime/Gangster, Other
Type: Short Story
Updated 20 days ago
I said it wasn't real...I wish it wasn't.
Rated: ASR
~1,447 Words
Mystery, Thriller/Suspense, Horror/Scary
Type: Short Story
Updated 21 days ago
*Dollar* 1,125 GPs per review
A romance on a movie set comes to a mysterious end.
Rated: E
~1,976 Words
Mystery, Romance/Love, Drama
Type: Short Story
Updated 23 days 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 15 years ago
Tyson meets Simone.
Rated: 18+
~297 Words
Action/Adventure, Mystery, Contest Entry
Type: Short Story
Updated 24 days ago
Okay, I have solved this mystery in twenty scintillating sentences...
Rated: E
~1,350 Words
Contest Entry, Mystery, Other
Type: Short Story
Updated 28 days ago
I saw this spot on my left jaw.
Rated: E
~370 Words
Horror/Scary, Mystery, Contest Entry
Type: Short Story
Updated 29 days ago
"How much is it worth?"
Rated: 13+
~324 Words
Mystery, Other, Other
Type: Short Story
Updated about a month ago
This story is a lateral thinking puzzle, a murder mystery, and a horror story combined.
Rated: ASR
~1,868 Words
Mystery, Horror/Scary, Detective
Type: Short Story
Updated about a month ago
Two girls and a teddybear go to sleep in the bush house
Rated: E
~774 Words
Horror/Scary, Children's, Mystery
Type: Short Story
Updated about a month ago
Rated: E
~716 Words
Mystery, Horror/Scary, Ghost
Type: Short Story
Updated about a month ago
Rated: E
~627 Words
Horror/Scary, Mystery, Contest Entry
Type: Short Story
Updated about a month ago
Rated: E
~487 Words
Mystery, Cultural, Drama
Type: Short Story
Updated about a month ago
The darkness is here
Rated: 18+
~820 Words
Horror/Scary, Dark, Mystery
Type: Short Story
Updated about a month ago
She held her breath for a while, waiting in the night’s stillness.
Rated: ASR
~3,309 Words
Supernatural, Mystery, Dark
Type: Short Story
Updated about a month ago
Rated: E
~4,568 Words
Action/Adventure, History, Mystery
Type: Short Story
Updated about a month ago
My answer to this year's Bard's Hall Cop Shop Mystery
Rated: 13+
~1,224 Words
Mystery, Crime/Gangster, Family
Type: Short Story
Updated about a month ago
If something is true, and if it isn't, what is it.
Rated: E
~358 Words
Mystery
Type: Short Story
Updated about a month 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 about a month ago
Where was she now? Had she forgiven him?
Rated: 18+
~947 Words
Contest Entry, Mystery, Romance/Love
Type: Short Story
Updated about a month ago
I posted an earlier version here quite some time ago. Please give me your gentle reviews.
Rated: E
~1,017 Words
Mystery, Other, Other
Type: Short Story
Updated about a month ago
*Dollar* 151 GPs per review
"They seem not to believe in their own happiness and their song blends with the moonlight"
Rated: 13+
~624 Words
Horror/Scary, Dark, Mystery
Type: Short Story
Updated 2 months ago
*Dollar* 150 GPs per review
Ruby finally gets an interview. She hopes the day gets better .... (Ed. Pick Mystery NL)
Rated: 13+
~1,538 Words
Sci-fi, Fantasy, Mystery
Type: Short Story
Updated 2 months ago
Rated: E
~386 Words
Mystery, Dark, Ghost
Type: Short Story
Updated 3 months ago
I was afraid of that, I was in a dead-end.
Rated: E
~276 Words
Thriller/Suspense, Inspirational, Mystery
Type: Short Story
Updated 3 months ago
A Japanese journalist is sent to Nigeria to cover a story on a mysterious spring.
Rated: E
~3,756 Words
Action/Adventure, Mystery, Comedy
Type: Short Story
Updated 3 months ago
I wake up from a dream, more like a snapshot of a dream. But is it really my dream?
Rated: E
~749 Words
Psychology, Spiritual, Mystery
Type: Short Story
Updated 3 months ago
Rated: E
~1,105 Words
Action/Adventure, Crime/Gangster, Mystery
Type: Short Story
Updated 4 months ago
Bo dug up a gun, a metal box with cash. Where will he dig next?
Rated: E
~692 Words
Mystery, Drama, Contest Entry
Type: Short Story
Updated 4 months 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 4 months 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 4 months 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 5 months 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 5 months ago
It's dangerous to get too involved in your work.
Rated: E
~280 Words
Mystery, History, Contest Entry
Type: Short Story
Updated 5 months 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 6 months ago
A tale of fantasy told in traditional Anishinaabe narrative style.
Rated: E
~1,686 Words
Mystery, Folklore, Fantasy
Type: Short Story
Updated 6 months 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 6 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 6 months ago
Writer's Cramp Entry
Rated: E
~750 Words
Entertainment, Comedy, Mystery
Type: Short Story
Updated 6 months ago
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