Tagged: short story

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Mr. Nilsson’s Kjempehytte

fiction by Michael Dolan Before I saw the backhoe, I never would have imagined such a level of destruction. The 14,000-pound piece of machinery had been pulverized—as little as two feet tall in some...

Tyler Omichinski

Weekend Warrior

fiction by Tyler Omichinski The rain sounded like the static that used to be on the television stations without a signal as it pounded upon the roofs that surrounded him. He shook his head...

A drawing of the "Beyond the Grave" book.

Death Comes Silently

fiction by Glynis Scrivens Detective Karen Olsen stepped through the rubble of overturned furniture and books, making her way to the oak desk, where Professor Anders Johansen sat slumped, a revolver in his right...

Vision Quest

fiction by Richard Thomas I hear cars outside on the street, the world slipping by, and I wonder how I got here. Accident, what does that word mean—random, unintentional? Accidental. Accidents. We all have...

I’ll Call You

fiction by Glynis Scrivens “I’ve worked out the perfect way to kill someone and get away with it.” Carl looked pleased with himself as he took a long sip of chilled cider. They were...

The Case of the Missing Instrument

fiction by Atar J. Hadari He sat with a pint at one of the thick brown benches outside the National Film Theatre and realized he’d no idea where his instrument was. He had been...

Dirty Bop to Blighty: part 2

fiction by Diana Deverell When Bo arrived, he quickly key-carded them both through the steel door marked CREW ONLY. “You’re a guest of the ship for dinner,” he said, guiding her to the buffet...

Dirty Bop to Blighty: part 1

fiction by Diana Deverell FBI Special Agent Dawna Shepherd leaned on the railing of the Queen of Scandinavia’s topmost deck and glared at the Norwegian coast. July sun glinted off saltwater and seagulls argued...