• The Maid Of The Mill short mystery story, horror book cover
    Short Mystery Stories

    The Maid Of The Mill

    The maid of the mill is a mystery, for no one really knows if it actually happened, but on a dark still night apparently you can still hear the screams. The sky it’s said reddens from the reflection of the river, flowing like a severed artery between the gorse banks. The maid of the mill is a short story that is told among men who relive the harrowing tale by Josephine Dodge Daskam, an American author and poet who wrote a series of short mystery stories based on her own experiences. With the addition of some illustrations, and only a few – slight – changes to enhance a more modern…

  • The Wind Flower Book cover of short story mystery and romance fiction
    Short Mystery Stories

    The Wind Flower

    The Wind Flower a short story of infatuation and, obsession. An artist becomes completely spellbound by a quiet, monosyllable girl who flourishes in a prevailing storm. This exhilarating transformation of the girl captures the spirit of life, excitement and adventure. A short story by Josephine Dodge Daskam, an American author and poet who wrote a series of short stories based on her own experiences. The Wind Flower is a unique tale of mystery and romance with a touch of mother nature and its ability to capture our emotions. With the addition of some illustrations, and only a few – slight – changes to enhance a more modern reading experience, we…

  • The Wind flower short story of fiction
    Short Mystery Stories

    The Wind Flower Page 2

    The Wind Flower had blossomed into a kind of mystical dryad of the woods; her utter earthly wildness fascinated him. He was left feeling completely mesmerised by Sarah, the windflower, will her earthly wild romance with the wind encapture him once more.   The Wind Flower Until late the next morning he wandered in strange, wearied, yet fascinating dreams with her. Vague sounds, as of high-pitched reproaches and quiet sobbing, mingled with his morning dreams, and when, with an aching head and thoroughly bewildered brain, he went to his late breakfast, Mrs Storrs served him; only as he left for the train, possessed by a longing for the great, busy…