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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
~768 Words
Writing, Writing.Com, How-To/Advice
Type: Article
Updated 5 months ago
*Dollar* 500 GPs per review
Living alone she has no desire to be a part of the magic wars of those who rule this world
Rated: 13+
~1,677 Words
Supernatural, Mystery, Paranormal
Type: Short Story
Updated about 10 hours ago
*Dollar* 315 GPs per review
One day. Just survive one more day. Survive and escape their wretched games…
Rated: E
~1,875 Words
Action/Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery
Type: Short Story
Updated a day ago
The time was near, the place was here
Rated: E
~1,124 Words
Mystery, Occult, Contest Entry
Type: Short Story
Updated 2 days ago
this is a short story mystery of a group of kinds going into the woods
Rated: E
~2,139 Words
Action/Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery
Type: Short Story
Updated 4 days ago
*Dollar* 375 GPs per review
Emma finds a sixty year old photograph on the sidewalk and searches for answers.
Rated: 13+
~2,756 Words
Mystery, Emotional, Family
Type: Short Story
Updated 4 days ago
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Honorable Mention Winner in the 75th Writer's Digest Competition.
Rated: 18+
~2,562 Words
Mystery, Horror/Scary, Mythology
Type: Short Story
Updated 7 months ago
Mabel ends up with the mob's money
Rated: 13+
~1,947 Words
Comedy, Action/Adventure, Mystery
Type: Short Story
Updated 4 days ago
A quest for clarity leads Tom to encounter a desert traveler.
Rated: E
~440 Words
Action/Adventure, Mystery, Other
Type: Short Story
Updated 7 days ago
A man is haunted by his wife's last words.
Rated: 13+
~960 Words
Gothic, Mystery, Thriller/Suspense
Type: Short Story
Updated 14 days ago
An old lighthouse property is to be restored. 1949 words.
Rated: E
~1,718 Words
Mystery, History, Other
Type: Short Story
Updated 18 days ago
It's about a young woman who possesses a power and with it manages to save her people.
Rated: E
~629 Words
Fantasy, Friendship, Mystery
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 17 years ago
A train ride to death
Rated: 18+
~1,515 Words
Drama, Mystery, Tragedy
Type: Short Story
Updated 26 days ago
They were warned to stay away from the woods; they didn't listen.
Rated: E
~1,354 Words
Dark, Mystery, Nature
Type: Short Story
Updated 27 days ago
An old story written about characters from Frankenstein.
Rated: ASR
~392 Words
Fanfiction, Gothic, Mystery
Type: Short Story
Updated about a month ago
A boy ventures into the woods after his dog, only to find an earth-shaking truth instead.
Rated: 13+
~2,998 Words
Action/Adventure, Mystery, Ghost
Type: Short Story
Updated about a month ago
*Dollar* 500 GPs per review
The question without an answer
Rated: 13+
~1,212 Words
Death, Drama, Mystery
Type: Short Story
Updated about a month ago
Rated: E
~638 Words
Mystery, Paranormal, Supernatural
Type: Short Story
Updated about a month ago
When two strange boys arrive at a suspicious academy, They must fight for their lives.
Rated: 13+
~4,642 Words
Action/Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery
Type: Short Story
Updated 2 months ago
From something good, something bad will come. But from a tragedy, something good did come.
Rated: 13+
~462 Words
Death, Experience, Mystery
Type: Short Story
Updated 2 months ago
A study showed that 1 in 3 Americans believe in extraterrestrials, but what about ghosts?
Rated: E
~763 Words
Ghost, Experience, Mystery
Type: Short Story
Updated 2 months 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
Chelsey and her friends discover something hidden behind a painting while redecorating.
Rated: E
~488 Words
Mystery, Other, Other
Type: Short Story
Updated 3 months ago
Okay, I have solved this mystery in twenty scintillating sentences...
Rated: E
~1,350 Words
Mystery, Melodrama, Other
Type: Short Story
Updated 3 months ago
Challenge accepted Writer's Cramp. Here is my version of a pumpkin's misfortunes.
Rated: E
~653 Words
Comedy, Holiday, Mystery
Type: Short Story
Updated 3 months ago
A twenty-year old memento reveals a secret.
Rated: E
~800 Words
Mystery, Detective, Family
Type: Short Story
Updated 3 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 3 months ago
English is not my native language. Feel free to correct me.
Rated: E
~431 Words
Mystery, Philosophy
Type: Short Story
Updated 3 months ago
This is a true story that I and my friend experienced together.
Rated: E
~1,324 Words
Experience, Paranormal, Mystery
Type: Short Story
Updated 3 months ago
*Dollar* 225 GPs per review
Rated: 13+
~2,769 Words
Sci-fi, Action/Adventure, Mystery
Type: Short Story
Updated 3 months ago
*Dollar* 1,500 GPs per review
An elderly lady has a surprising revelation. (2 EDITOR'S CHOICE/3RD PLACE TWISTED TALES)
Rated: E
~2,657 Words
Mystery, Spiritual, Inspirational
Type: Short Story
Updated 3 months ago
Here's an odd little story about love across an impossible gulf.
Rated: E
~1,542 Words
Mystery, Paranormal, Other
Type: Short Story
Updated 4 months ago
A whirlwind of short scenes across genres, connected by a troubling reoccurrence.
Rated: 13+
~3,435 Words
Sci-fi, Action/Adventure, Mystery
Type: Short Story
Updated 4 months ago
Rachel witnesses a murder, and then she makes an amazing getaway from two men with axes.
Rated: ASR
~2,906 Words
Mystery, Horror/Scary, Detective
Type: Short Story
Updated 4 months ago
A hi-profile case takes a turn for the worse for Amber and best friend, Belle.
Rated: E
~1,936 Words
Mystery, Action/Adventure, Contest Entry
Type: Short Story
Updated 5 months ago
The Sequel to March 1st, 2056.
Rated: E
~3,272 Words
Action/Adventure, Mystery, Young Adult
Type: Short Story
Updated 5 months ago
Join Chief Inspector Mattas on a rollicking romp of who-dun-it.
Rated: 13+
~2,671 Words
Mystery, Comedy, Contest
Type: Short Story
Updated 5 months ago
Zion is now dealing with a outbreak of a virus which had turned people into the undead.
Rated: E
~789 Words
Fantasy, Gay/Lesbian, Mystery
Type: Short Story
Updated 5 months ago
*Dollar* 500 GPs per review
Leviathan is unleashed from a tomb of sediment and rocks by shifting ocean currents
Rated: 13+
~599 Words
Nature, Mystery, Horror/Scary
Type: Short Story
Updated 5 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
Two teens share an adventure at a spooky old house.
Rated: E
~336 Words
Contest Entry, Mystery
Type: Short Story
Updated 6 months ago
Matilda solves a grieving mother's case in a way that neither woman ever expected
Rated: 13+
~2,255 Words
Mystery, Other, Other
Type: Short Story
Updated 6 months ago
A dark, comedic Screams story with lots of atrocious language :)
Rated: 18+
~2,219 Words
Horror/Scary, Mystery, Comedy
Type: Short Story
Updated 6 months ago
A young girl sits in a dark room and has no idea why she's there.
Rated: E
~946 Words
Mystery, Other, Other
Type: Short Story
Updated 6 months ago
Three friends in film school try to bring horror to life in their new movie.
Rated: 13+
~2,024 Words
Thriller/Suspense, Mystery, Supernatural
Type: Short Story
Updated 7 months ago
Students will read and get the new words
Rated: E
~2,426 Words
Mystery
Type: Short Story
Updated 7 months ago
A gifted surgeon was summoned to an insane asylum. A decadence story.
Rated: E
~2,480 Words
Mystery, Religious, Drama
Type: Short Story
Updated 7 months ago
He finds the evidence. So what?
Rated: E
~293 Words
Contest Entry, Mystery, Family
Type: Short Story
Updated 7 months ago
A detective enlists help to sting a fraud on a train. First place in Twisted Tales.
Rated: 13+
~1,745 Words
Mystery, Crime/Gangster, Steampunk
Type: Short Story
Updated 7 months ago
It was an story in hotel Transylvania
Rated: E
~802 Words
Experience, Romance/Love, Mystery
Type: Short Story
Updated 7 months ago
*Dollar* 225 GPs per review
Four people decided to go to Manchac Swamp on Halloween night. How many came out alive?
Rated: 13+
~2,450 Words
Ghost, Horror/Scary, Mystery
Type: Short Story
Updated 7 months ago
An escapade into the dark night. A newfound locale with unknown origins.
Rated: 13+
~229 Words
Dark, Mystery
Type: Short Story
Updated 8 months ago
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