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A young man hangs himself in prison. Public defender Audrey Meyers reflects on the events that led to his death.
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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by Saki
It is said that when a Cernogratz dies in the family castle, the wolves in the forest howl all night long ... but Baroness Gruebel, new owner of Cernogratz castle, is sceptical.
- Length: 5 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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General Falcon - revolutionary - arrives in New York from Columbia unprepared for both the golden-haired ladies and the silver-tongued con-artists.
- Length: 9 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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The day the rain starts, Skylish skips classes with a new friend.
- Length: 12 pages
- Age Rating: 15
5 Stars
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On a wet and windy night, three strangers turn up at a young girl's christening party.
- Length: 23 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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On Christmas Eve in remote settlement cut off by heavy flooding, a group of men pay a visit on a deprived boy.
- Length: 15 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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A short break and a cat's response throw light on a relationship.
- Length: 6 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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The inhabitants of Sleepy Hollow include Ichabod, the lovely Katrina and very possibly a headless ghost.
- Length: 13 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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A sad, gentle tale of memories and a magic moneybox.
- Length: 11 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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Detailing the last days of the notorious drinker and homosexual Comte Ronald de Ronaldo Bonnefont.
- Length: 12 pages
- Age Rating: 15
4 Stars
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A semi-barbaric king devises a semi-barabaric (but entirely fair) method of criminal trial involving two doors, a beautiful lady and a very hungry tiger.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
But in my head that summer before we moved into the town was yellow and purple and red and supremely happy
- Length: 8 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
He dances maida maida, like a butterfly around the candle.
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: 15
5 Stars
Truda paused at the gate and tried to calm her racing heart.
- Length: 6 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
She said she was crying tears of happiness. That’s when I learnt that happiness could make you cry too.
- Length: 9 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
It was Christmas the first time they made love; he said it felt like coming home
- Length: 2 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
"I love you, Martha, but you break things. You're breaking us."
- Length: 8 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
You have to play the cards you're dealt
- Length: 6 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
"That tree," he says. "It's looking at me."
- Length: 2 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
But when their father was killed, the dynamic of their relationship changed...
- Length: 11 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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