List of short stories in the Mystery category at short fiction - back to our genre list
- List of short stories by our resident authors within the Mystery genre. Please do leave comments for the writers! Or how about visiting our Short Fiction Forum to chat about the site, stories, and authors?
- Mystery fiction is a distinct subgenre of detective fiction that entails the occurrence of an unknown event which requires the protagonist to make known (or solve). It is similar to the whodunit in that the clues may often be given to the reader by subtle means. Though it is often confused with detective fiction, it does not require a crime to have occurred or the involvement of law enforcement.
Top 10 Most Popular stories in this genre EVER!The jigsaw puzzle (3218), Thanks To You (2253), Don't Sleep (2080), suddenly one night (1916), The Greek mistress. (1911), Working girl (1695), PREDICTION (1627), Virgin, bride and widow at one day (1612), DISAPPEARANCE (1603), I disappear (1595),
- Daughter of Mine -PART 2!!!, by OverExitedUnicorn, Length in chars; 3,963
Date added: 2013-05-23 Total reads: 311
- Part 2 of Daughter of Mine, I hope you enjoy it! The story is just about to get interesting here... ;)
- Daughter of Mine, by OverExitedUnicorn, Length in chars; 2,312
Date added: 2013-05-22 Total reads: 345
- It's just the begging... Hardly a first chapter i guess, maybe a first paragraph? ^-^
- Wilmont Sanaterium, by polywog62, Length in chars; 18,129
Date added: 2013-05-19 Total reads: 94
- How do you prove to someone you're not insane when you're living in a Sanitation and wearing a strait-jacket? Jacob Ramsey has to figure something out.
- ... the dimming of the light... (part 33), by authorpeterhunter, Length in chars; 4,544
Date added: 2013-01-29 Total reads: 376
- ... explanation...
- ... the dimming of he light... (part 32), by authorpeterhunter, Length in chars; 8,770
Date added: 2013-01-25 Total reads: 299
- ... more arrivals... Advert...
- ... the dimming of the light... (part 31), by authorpeterhunter, Length in chars; 7,294
Date added: 2013-01-23 Total reads: 268
- ... Fisher arrives...
- The Local Mystery Candy Shop, by avsterwashere, Length in chars; 16,981
Date added: 2013-01-13 Total reads: 550
- Have you ever wondered what other people think about you? Vincent Cardillo wants to know this! He does something that sure makes people remember who he is and even say what they think of him...?
- Anoushka, the smart independant woman, by laughingirl, Length in chars; 14,035
Date added: 2013-01-09 Total reads: 642
- See how Anoushka gets her needs met while unable to be in a commitred relationship
- ... dimming of the light...(part 14), by authorpeterhunter, Length in chars; 3,790
Date added: 2012-12-16 Total reads: 507
- ... rescue?
- The Dreaming - Two, by mikewhitear, Length in chars; 7,715
Date added: 2012-10-31 Total reads: 712
- A sequel to 'The Dreaming'
- Survival, by Nikhil Chandwani, Length in chars; 2,328
Date added: 2012-10-05 Total reads: 1366
- The 'mind-worthy' love story
- The Real Nightmare, by Rohan Saha Turai, Length in chars; 4,936
Date added: 2012-10-03 Total reads: 1297
- Can you figure out what really happened?
- Tears, by Rohan Saha Turai, Length in chars; 2,934
Date added: 2012-10-02 Total reads: 711
- Their cruel activity sucked them to death!
- The apple orchard, by joshua10, Length in chars; 11,286
Date added: 2012-09-30 Total reads: 864
- What did I see, by alfie123222, Length in chars; 1,727
Date added: 2012-09-30 Total reads: 1075
- this is a true story can anyone tell me what i saw
- Red dress - 6, by Mia, Length in chars; 5,235
Date added: 2012-09-17 Total reads: 674
- Red dress - 5, by Mia, Length in chars; 4,214
Date added: 2012-09-16 Total reads: 660
- Red dress - 4, by Mia, Length in chars; 2,379
Date added: 2012-09-14 Total reads: 804
- Red dress - 3, by Mia, Length in chars; 1,722
Date added: 2012-09-13 Total reads: 761
- Red dress - 2, by Mia, Length in chars; 1,766
Date added: 2012-09-12 Total reads: 656
- The Merovingian, by The Merovingian, Length in chars; 25,239
Date added: 2012-09-11 Total reads: 402
- Red dress - 1, by Mia, Length in chars; 6,339
Date added: 2012-09-10 Total reads: 996
- The Missing Amulet, by darraghfeehelyauthor, Length in chars; 14,575
Date added: 2012-08-08 Total reads: 896
- Thorne Butler is a renowned detective and along with his partner William Fawkes, together they solve cases that the police can only dream of solving. After recieving a letter from a young woman, Thorne and William venture to her residence
- ... our big cousin..., by authorpeterhunter, Length in chars; 2,790
Date added: 2012-08-06 Total reads: 737
- ... strange paw prints...
- The Ghost House, by jhobson1, Length in chars; 11,242
Date added: 2012-07-23 Total reads: 792
- Cross-dressing, murder, and the ghost of his grandfather.
- THE CRACKED HOUSE, by abdoudz, Length in chars; 2,609
Date added: 2012-07-12 Total reads: 822
- don't try to find what would happen next however using your imaginations would be outstanding.
- Lucy Carnite Part 3, by JML12, Length in chars; 3,724
Date added: 2012-07-09 Total reads: 532
- Part 3 of the murder case.
- Angel_chap-1:Monster, by bloodangel, Length in chars; 5,535
Date added: 2012-07-04 Total reads: 478
- We may be very good, but we are not angels.
- A Mother's love, by joshua10, Length in chars; 9,797
Date added: 2012-06-29 Total reads: 1571
- Smile, by wonderwall_95, Length in chars; 3,880
Date added: 2012-06-25 Total reads: 772
- Your hero in dark times could possibly be your worst nightmare.
- Lucy Carnite Part 2, by JML12, Length in chars; 6,344
Date added: 2012-06-15 Total reads: 600
- Part 2 of the murder case.
- Lucy Carnite Part 1, by JML12, Length in chars; 2,129
Date added: 2012-06-13 Total reads: 742
- When Lucy found her parents murdered in the kitchen she was never the same again. She's 11 now and she lives in a big house with her strict aunt. Lucy is determined to find out who killed her parents.
- The Dreaming, by mikewhitear, Length in chars; 15,273
Date added: 2012-05-14 Total reads: 835
- An encounter with a time slip
- Marijuana, by Sansar, Length in chars; 3,593
Date added: 2012-05-05 Total reads: 647
- It seems so weird today, yet i feel so amazing. I`m into my world, the world`s thats jst mine, and mine alone.
- Best Left Unsolved, by Rico.Viejo, Length in chars; 10,154
Date added: 2012-04-27 Total reads: 805
- Caligula Clarke. Case Report No. 1. The obese genius decides it's best not to solve one. Pass the donuts!
- The Disappearance, by mikewhitear, Length in chars; 40,502
Date added: 2012-04-23 Total reads: 827
- A helicopter pilot lands at a mining company in the Australian bush to find nobody there.
- One good deed, by joshua10, Length in chars; 3,383
Date added: 2012-04-12 Total reads: 1126
- The House, by DiggyDiggyDwarf, Length in chars; 925
Date added: 2012-03-24 Total reads: 956
- A kiss for Melissa, by joshua10, Length in chars; 4,575
Date added: 2012-03-20 Total reads: 1419
- Some men will do anything for a beautiful woman.
- The Dark Naked Truth, by Sansar, Length in chars; 2,167
Date added: 2012-02-11 Total reads: 943
- The Sedan Chair Drive-by Shootings, by Paulconnell, Length in chars; 13,090
Date added: 2012-02-04 Total reads: 660
- Three strange incidents in three different cities ; one dead, two injured, two missing.
- The Reunion, by lag8491, Length in chars; 7,181
Date added: 2012-01-29 Total reads: 885
- Kevin was eager to get together with Jennie after all the years since high school, but there was something chilling on her mind...
- RAILWAY JOURNEY OF KALLOOJI, by naveen, Length in chars; 17,253
Date added: 2012-01-12 Total reads: 771
- A STORY NARRATED BY A FRIEND...
- Dirty Little Secrets, by Lozzie, Length in chars; 3,985
Date added: 2011-12-09 Total reads: 1435
- Okay so it's been a while, and I've come up with a new story. It's about three girls who quickly find themselves in hot water, but there's more to this story than it first seems.
- Days Like These, by Ash15, Length in chars; 3,821
Date added: 2011-12-05 Total reads: 695
- There is always a higher power and everything happens for a reason.
- Rigged, by Dusty Bones, Length in chars; 2,068
Date added: 2011-11-19 Total reads: 586
- BENT AND VENTING, by R&sWRITINGS, Length in chars; 1,541
Date added: 2011-11-09 Total reads: 694
- A SECLUDED CABIN,A KILLER LOOSE,A DEAD BODY TELLS THE STORY
- The Anti-Psychologist, by prefghi, Length in chars; 5,691
Date added: 2011-11-03 Total reads: 650
- A man`s encounter with an anti-psychologist
- The game of LOVE, by Sansar, Length in chars; 1,938
Date added: 2011-11-03 Total reads: 872
- Game over, by Lev821, Length in chars; 13,035
Date added: 2011-10-30 Total reads: 825
- Why does a train have to be walled up? and does it relate to an unfinished game of hide and seek?
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