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Theme: Mystery / Crime
A poor man is held up for his money
Love is a bond not only when we are alive, love is still love even after death
love combined mystery story
TRUE local mystery story based on the history of the Florence Public Library...
Footsteps in the Night
A woman on her way to an interview gets spooked.
An Act of Terrorism
A wife turned informant learns of her husbands terrorist plot
Married to a convicted Felon
A newly Remarried wife discoveres her husband is a convicted Felon .
A story of a man who wakes up from a coma after 10 years to a world of technology.
Julianna thought her husband was dead—she made sure.
The Ghost Within
Husband, wife and son experience a horror they never wanted
The Maple Syrup Tree
Chuck stumbles upon a mysterious maple syrup tree.
Backwoods Southern Justice
The last known lynching in Pearl River county Mississippi
The Aftermath of Sexual Assault
The seconds after sexual assault ends and healing begins
Two investigative reporter get caught up in a twenty year old cold case of Murdered boys after one calls a radio station.
Micah Raven wakes up in the hospital with no memories of his chilling background. Who is he? How did he get there? What color are his eyes?
where is he?
A man doesn't know what his wife might be hiding from him
The Fall of Ceasor Van Buren
three kids just died found in a creppy house
His daughter was taken and, like any father would, he went after her. But, when the officers find out what transpired, could they end up going after him?
THE RIVER ELVES
A man discovers that his best friend has disappeared after deliberately trying to contact supernatural creatures.
A brief dark-themed story.
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