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One night, four men arrive at a notorious, reportedly haunted, house and prepare for a duel to the death.
- Length: 8 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Horror
4 Stars
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A protagonist and her author have a falling-out.
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Fiction
5 Stars
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He left at night, taking with him a change of clothes, a blanket, and a small bag of money which he found in his father’s room.
- Length: 9 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Fiction
3 Stars
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The story of young prince, brought up as a goatherd, who becomes king on the death of his father and develops a deep fascination with the beautiful objects his wealth affords him.
- Length: 15 pages
- Age Rating: U
- Genre: Children
4 Stars
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Holed up in an isolated mountain shanty, the emaciated Mr. Hiram Beeson receives a visit from a dark stranger.
- Length: 8 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Horror
5 Stars
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A student rents an apartment that looks onto the meticulously kept garden of the strange Dr Rappaccini and his beautiful daughter.
- Length: 28 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Sci-Fi, Romance
5 Stars
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When little Juan Manuel defaces a neighbour's door the potential dispute escalates in a bizarre direction.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Humor
4 Stars
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Classic fable. Moral: Do not trust flatterers.
- Length: 1 page
- Age Rating: U
- Genre: Children
5 Stars
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A prospective buyer goes to look round a French chateau (complete with chapel and tombs) but finds the place deserted - apart from a strange pack of dogs.
- Length: 24 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Horror
5 Stars
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Byron has been to Mars. Now he's not supposed to leave New York and New England. For good reason.
- Length: 12 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Sci-Fi
5 Stars
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A game of Scrabble has serious consequences.
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Crime, Humor
5 Stars
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
- Genre: Fiction, Humor
5 Stars
Snow fell steadily in the wild woods of Siberia...
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: U
- Genre: Children
5 Stars
But when their father was killed, the dynamic of their relationship changed...
- Length: 11 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Fiction
5 Stars
What would you do if your family preferred a robot over you?
- Length: 6 pages
- Age Rating: U
- Genre: Fiction
5 Stars
I woke to the sound of something creaking on the porch...
- Length: 13 pages
- Age Rating: 18
- Genre: Horror
5 Stars
The famous lexical semanticist Professor Edgar Nettleston had been found dead, a gunshot wound to the head.
- Length: 2 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Crime
5 Stars
Death came around once a month...
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Fiction
4 Stars
When the ugly girl decides to find herself a husband she has no idea what she’s letting herself in for.
- Length: 14 pages
- Age Rating: 15
- Genre: Fiction, Sci-Fi
5 Stars
They said I sat on the bottom like an astronaut floating in space...
- Length: 6 pages
- Age Rating: U
- Genre: Fiction
3 Stars
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