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

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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 2 years ago
She could sense the spiritual, unearthly elements around her.
Rated: 13+
~2,500 Words
Horror/Scary, Mystery, Dark
Type: Short Story
Updated about 9 hours ago
The Sentients brought the wrong person back to life. Sample chapter for future project.
Rated: 13+
~276 Words
Sci-fi, Thriller/Suspense, Mystery
Type: Short Story
Updated about 12 hours ago
An unwanted, unexpected visitor comes along to help - contest entry
Rated: 13+
~2,724 Words
Dark, Mystery, Supernatural
Type: Short Story
Updated about 20 hours ago
*Dollar* 1,001 GPs per review
A man recalls the memories of a far-off summer when he met someone he would never forget
Rated: 13+
~1,166 Words
Emotional, Mystery, Spiritual
Type: Short Story
Updated 3 days ago
What happened to that strange village, Kiurana?
Rated: 13+
~797 Words
Mystery, Travel, Scientific
Type: Short Story
Updated 4 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
A treasure tale with all the mixings of greed, mystery and satanic curse.
Rated: 13+
~845 Words
Action/Adventure, Mystery, Ghost
Type: Short Story
Updated 11 days ago
Angra solved their overpopulation problem. But she also made them ageless.
Rated: 18+
~2,144 Words
Sci-fi, Mystery, Drama
Type: Short Story
Updated 25 days ago
Invasion of the wood gatherers
Rated: E
~2,204 Words
Sci-fi, Mystery, Relationship
Type: Short Story
Updated about a month ago
"What is beyond darkness?" It asked me. (1st. SUPERNATURAL WRITING CONTEST)
Rated: 18+
~2,538 Words
Horror/Scary, Mystery, Supernatural
Type: Short Story
Updated about a month ago
Flash Fiction, 301 words. A young girl goes missing during a family firework display.
Rated: E
~264 Words
Horror/Scary, Mystery, Sci-fi
Type: Short Story
Updated about a month 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
An eclectic fortune teller divines the death of a cheating husband with a smile.
Rated: E
~1,867 Words
Fantasy, Mystery, Other
Type: Short Story
Updated 2 months ago
Grave Diggers are outcasts, ghosts that work in the night to hide the traces of death.
Rated: 13+
~930 Words
Dark, Mystery, Sci-fi
Type: Short Story
Updated 3 months ago
SCIENCE FICTION SHORT STORY CONTEST
Rated: ASR
~978 Words
Contest Entry, Mystery, Tragedy
Type: Short Story
Updated 3 months ago
*Dollar* 300 GPs per review
Its what most people fear, the unknown.
Rated: 18+
~1,122 Words
Thriller/Suspense, Mystery, Death
Type: Short Story
Updated 3 months ago
Who knows what goes on in the mind of someone you think you know!
Rated: ASR
~3,115 Words
Drama, Mystery, Contest Entry
Type: Short Story
Updated 4 months ago
Sometimes a sweet word means nothing. But other times, it means too much.
Rated: ASR
~471 Words
Mystery, Horror/Scary, Crime/Gangster
Type: Short Story
Updated 4 months ago
When mom arrived home from hospital by ambulance, there was another quiet person with her.
Rated: E
~361 Words
Death, Mystery, Transportation
Type: Short Story
Updated 4 months ago
Would you press the button? Or: A story about men's true nature...
Rated: 13+
~429 Words
Contest Entry, Sci-fi, Mystery
Type: Short Story
Updated 4 months ago
How could a man be dead a week after being buried for a thousand years?
Rated: ASR
~984 Words
Mystery, Crime/Gangster, Other
Type: Short Story
Updated 4 months ago
The forecast called for murder.
Rated: 13+
~934 Words
Crime/Gangster, Mystery, Other
Type: Short Story
Updated 4 months ago
A woman watches herself in a diner from outside, looking through the eyes of another woman
Rated: 13+
~4,493 Words
Mystery, Contest Entry, Drama
Type: Short Story
Updated 4 months ago
Death uncanny struck those who stole from him! [Weird Tales Contest Winner]
Rated: 13+
~964 Words
Occult, Mystery, Horror/Scary
Type: Short Story
Updated 4 months ago
A conflict between two planets may end soon. But only if an old weapon can be found.
Rated: 18+
~2,092 Words
Sci-fi, Action/Adventure, Mystery
Type: Short Story
Updated 4 months ago
Author: Habil Yashar Translator: Sevil Gulten The cursed New York
Rated: E
~1,886 Words
Mystery, Crime/Gangster, Detective
Type: Short Story
Updated 4 months ago
In my four hour bus journey, I was fully mesmerized by the sheer force of her presence.
Rated: 18+
~3,676 Words
Romance/Love, Action/Adventure, Mystery
Type: Short Story
Updated 4 months ago
Rohan read the clues and got the answer. Well, that is, until he visited his aunt.
Rated: E
~1,072 Words
Family, Mystery, Teen
Type: Short Story
Updated 4 months ago
A woman watches herself in a diner from outside, looking through the eyes of another woman
Rated: 13+
~3,827 Words
Thriller/Suspense, Contest Entry, Mystery
Type: Short Story
Updated 5 months ago
*Dollar* 1,500 GPs per review
A couple fall deeply in love. She mysteriously vanishes yet her essence lives on.
Rated: E
~2,117 Words
Drama, Mystery, Romance/Love
Type: Short Story
Updated 5 months ago
A body in the middle of nowhere and one set of tracks...
Rated: E
~1,519 Words
Mystery, Detective, Death
Type: Short Story
Updated 5 months ago
A chance for a child to escape
Rated: ASR
~383 Words
Mystery, Contest Entry, Thriller/Suspense
Type: Short Story
Updated 5 months ago
She walked slowly but sometimes hesitated, stopped, looking back. It would get dark soon.
Rated: E
~1,530 Words
Supernatural, Ghost, Mystery
Type: Short Story
Updated 5 months ago
Two girls and a teddybear go to sleep in the bush house
Rated: E
~779 Words
Horror/Scary, Children's, Mystery
Type: Short Story
Updated 6 months ago
Autumn and her friend are walking around Cincinnati, Ohio, when something happens..
Rated: E
~1,349 Words
Mystery, Detective, Friendship
Type: Short Story
Updated 6 months 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 6 months ago
A young woman buys a packet of seeds she soon realizes are just any ordinary seeds
Rated: E
~360 Words
Fantasy, Emotional, Mystery
Type: Short Story
Updated 7 months ago
A camera seems to take ominous pictures of the future.
Rated: 13+
~2,321 Words
Sci-fi, Thriller/Suspense, Mystery
Type: Short Story
Updated 7 months ago
A girl who is not what she seems
Rated: E
~274 Words
Mystery, Contest Entry, Other
Type: Short Story
Updated 7 months ago
I saw this spot on my left jaw.
Rated: E
~370 Words
Horror/Scary, Mystery, Contest Entry
Type: Short Story
Updated 7 months ago
A Journey through hell
Rated: E
~494 Words
Mystery, Cultural, Drama
Type: Short Story
Updated 7 months ago
Rated: E
~717 Words
Mystery, Horror/Scary, Ghost
Type: Short Story
Updated 7 months ago
Mark has time to kill
Rated: E
~629 Words
Horror/Scary, Mystery, Contest Entry
Type: Short Story
Updated 7 months ago
Unknown me or am I just thinking more
Rated: E
~209 Words
Mystery, How-To/Advice, Opinion
Type: Short Story
Updated 7 months ago
Rated: ASR
~451 Words
Dark, Horror/Scary, Mystery
Type: Short Story
Updated 7 months ago
*Dollar* 450 GPs per review
A vagrant sees the light of day from within the darkness of his irony.
Rated: 13+
~861 Words
Mystery, Writing, Dark
Type: Short Story
Updated 8 months ago
History says that behind every person are a web of secrets.
Rated: E
~939 Words
Mystery, Romance/Love, Thriller/Suspense
Type: Short Story
Updated 8 months 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 8 months 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 8 months ago
This was not the usual dinner party
Rated: E
~659 Words
Mystery, Paranormal, Other
Type: Short Story
Updated 8 months 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 8 months ago
One relates a legend the other responds with a poem.
Rated: 13+
~1,614 Words
Fantasy, Horror/Scary, Mystery
Type: Short Story
Updated 8 months ago
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