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Today's Story
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I deliberately shot to death Laurence Connaught. So they mean to execute me. Especially because Laurence Connaught had saved my life.
- Length: 6 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Sci-Fi
5 Stars
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East of the Web's story of the day gives you a new short story every weekday, with the best stories of the week also available at the weekend. You can receive our story of the day in the following ways:
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Sunday
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While on a canoe trip down the Danube River, two friends encounter some mysterious, hostile entities.
- Length: 51 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Horror
5 Stars
Saturday
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Mystery in which a pawnbroker is offered an apparently unmissable job opportunity - only red-heads need apply.
- Length: 26 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Crime
5 Stars
Friday
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A woman reflects on an old love.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Romance
4 Stars
Wednesday
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'I fancy there are few persons living today who ever knew the secret of that window, but I am one, as you shall see.'
- Length: 5 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Fiction
4 Stars
Monday
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A story that explores a woman's restless childhood through the various types of bread she encountered.
- Length: 5 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Fiction
4 Stars
Sunday
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An old man, his memory failing, searches for the grave of his lost love.
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Fiction
5 Stars
Top Short Stories
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
What would you do if your family preferred a robot over you?
- Length: 6 pages
- Age Rating: U
- Genre: Fiction
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
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
I woke to the sound of something creaking on the porch...
- Length: 13 pages
- Age Rating: 18
- Genre: Horror
3 Stars
Jon Roxton was born lucky, or so he told himself...
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: U
- Genre: Fiction
3 Stars
For stories feed on stories...
- Length: 9 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Humor
3 Stars
Just cuz a crustacean can talk don't make him magic! A children's story for adults.
- Length: 6 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Humor
5 Stars
Kerryn watched as the lotus bud took shape...
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: U
- Genre: Fiction
3 Stars
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New Short Stories
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