Short Stories

We have got a collection of riveting and suspenseful stories authored by writers from different backgrounds. If you love fascinating stories like us, you will find some lovely ones here.

THE CALL OF THE CROW

THE CALL OF THE CROW

THE CALL OF THE CROW I did not know what to write, I had always searched for the right story everywhere in mind. Then my mother woke me up. It was midnight and the whole village was sleeping. “Listen…” she whispered to my ear, and I waited for her to talk; she did...

YOU NEVER KNOW YOU EVER KNOW

YOU NEVER KNOW YOU EVER KNOW

“YOU NEVER KNOW YOU EVER KNOW” The students of St. Cornelius Methodist High School were on the assembly ground ready to exercise assembly activities. The boys were well dressed, looking attractive in their dark-blue shirt with shorts and the girls in pinafore. They do...

SHE HELD MY HAND

SHE HELD MY HAND

She Held My Hand "Am leaving now", she said. Everybody knew what that meant. It meant she had done her part and would therefore very much wish to be excused so that she attended to her other schedules. Who could have blamed her when everybody was leaving? Besides, we...

THE KISS

THE KISS

THE KISS Sunday, May 10, 2015 Dubai, 12:00pm A newly wedded Nigerian couple after the wild celebrations of their wedding ceremony, travelled down to the United Arab Emirates for their honeymoon. From the onset, their plan was to visit Paris; take snapshots with the...

DIGIT-AL

DIGIT-AL

On Chat. Christmas Eve. Me: Hey Darling. I just got off the phone with your Dad. Him: LOL. And how did it go? Me: Surprisingly, 'twas easier than I thought. Was a lil' scared at first, you know, talking to him for the first time. Him: Told you you'd be fine. He...

THE DATE

THE DATE

THE DATE So, we're returning from our third date. Telling each other how much of a good night out we had, we hug. She asks that I call her. I nod, ecstatic. How I like this lady! So much I loathe to leave. But I have to. Turning around, heading to flag down a taxi, I...

PARENTHOOD: A CALL TO RESPONSIBILITY

PARENTHOOD: A CALL TO RESPONSIBILITY

PARENTHOOD: A CALL TO RESPONSIBILITY In the heart of Miami, the heavens wept all night and the cold atmosphere with its chill was enough to send anyone back to bed.  For Smith, it was another day to go to school. He loathed Mr. Nelson's Mathematics class and whenever...

THE BETRAYAL

THE BETRAYAL

THE BETRAYAL February 14, 2015 7:00am, Abuja Abuja, the capital city of Nigeria is one of the most beautiful places one could ever visit. The serenity of the atmosphere is compelling; the amazing architectural edifices neatly arranged in the city and the honking of...

DIARY OF AN ABIA KOPA

DIARY OF AN ABIA KOPA

DIARY OF AN ABIA 'KOPA' Kpaaaaaaaaaaa!!! She lost her balance... It was  a masculine slap, of course she had to. The guy who was stern looking, short and chisel-muscled appeared so desperate with his eyes shining like a cat's. He left her searching for her balance....

DIG DEEP

DIG DEEP

DIG DEEP As the Christmas bells rang with euphoria in the valleys of Arizona, the whole city was agog with the celebration.  The squawking chickens were slaughtered without mercy as they were roasted for meals. It was time for all and sundry to feast on their favorite...

H IS FOR HIV

H IS FOR HIV

H IS FOR HIV Something has happened. She knew right away because she felt it once she entered the room. It was in the doctor’s eye. Pity was dancing in the mire behind the glasses that made his eyes look like two huge white balls decorated with black. She sat down...

FREEDOM

FREEDOM

FREEDOM I had barely entered the huge gate when his large eyes pointed in my direction like the nozzle of a gun in search of its target, his gaze fastened to my figure like the canine of a lion holding its prey. As his eyes pierced through my whole being, I managed to...

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