James was an eight-year-old boy with the heart of a dog and the energy of a hummingbird. His mother died when he was only five, so he lived with his grandmother, Babcia. They were very poor: their house was a tiny, dilapidated thing, with a...

I think thereโ€™s three of them still out there โ€” three wolves. Aside from the one I killed, Iโ€™ve only seen two at any given time, but theyโ€™re distinct enough for me to tell them apart โ€” there are three of them. Weโ€™ve been trapped...

โ€œDo not go outside! Ignore all cries for help, no matter how human they sound!โ€ shouted Alexโ€™s dad. He pulled the cellar door over and paused to look back. โ€œAnd lock this door behind me.โ€ The door slammed shut. Alex locked it, walked down the stairs...

โ€œThe devil doesnโ€™t come dressed in a red cape and pointy horns. He comes as everything youโ€™ve ever wished for.โ€ โ€“ Tucker Max Chapter 1: The Penthouse Thomas stared out over New York from the 34th floor of Manhattan Dynamics Corporate Center, amused at how he could look...

James was back and Shelley was happy.ย  After all, so, so many hadnโ€™t been lucky enough to get their husbands back.ย  Rita Clarence lived just two houses down, and hadnโ€™t Shelley been looking out the window right at the time that the government-issue Ford had...

I sat down on the padded stool. It was cushioned and made of black leather. As I lifted the sticks, I couldnโ€™t help but shake the feeling like I was being watched. Like there was some sort of audience staring at me just outside of...

I opened the back door to my house, without bothering to put shoes on, and walked towards the line of trees that stood at the entrance to the forest. It was summer and the warm breeze carried with it the smell of nature, thick and...

Outside the wind shrieked against the window pane, the news had said that there was a blizzard headed her way. Stacey had been rushing around the house since 5 pm trying to get her bags packed. She was hoping to hit the road by seven...

Jake Thomasson pulled the sleeve of his sweatshirt down, covering his hand, and wiped away the condensation from the window.ย  It was the third time he had done this in the past ten minutes, but he didnโ€™t want to miss seeing if any cars drove...

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