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 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...

THE COSTLY PRICE OF PRIDE

THE COSTLY PRICE OF PRIDE

THE COSTLY PRICE OF PRIDE The gentle breeze from the ocean whistled past the shores after the waves pushed ripples of water to hit the bank, the whooshing sound of the waves, the honking of the ships and yelling of the sailors planning for their next trip permeated...

THE BIRTH OF HOPE

THE BIRTH OF HOPE

THE BIRTH OF HOPE It had been an hour since the little man came out of the cemetery and sat on that bench at the entrance. In silence, he was looking at the people passing. Despite his tender and charming smile, nobody was looking at him; he even called some with...

THE COST OF ENVY

THE COST OF ENVY

THE COST OF ENVY In the ancient city of Babylon men lived by strength and ruled with wisdom. Civilization worked on all fours in the fortress of Babylon and the wealth of other nations swam like a mighty ocean to the chambers of Babylon. The Emperor of Babylon...

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