• Old Man, The Twilight Guests short story book cover
    Short Story

    The Twilight Guests

    Old man and The Twilight Guests is a wonderful short story of an old man being revisited by familiar fond memories of old friends who have long since past. A wonderful short story by the American author and poet Josephine Dodge Daskam, who wrote a series of short stories based on her own experiences. With the addition of some illustrations, and only a few—slight—changes to enhance a more modern reading experience, we hope you enjoy this short story. The Twilight Guests When they left him, in the warm, late afternoon, lying listless on his couch in the porch, they thought he would stay alone there till they came again. His…

  • The Lonely Rock short story, narrative of a story shared
    Narratives

    The Lonely Rock

    The lonely rock is a shared descriptive short story told of a young girl recovering. It has a unique touch of enchantment all of its own. An experience shared from one to another, a most enjoyable narrative which leads you into another unique tale. It is from a collection of short stories by Jean Ingelow, an English author and poet and was originally published in 1865. With the addition of some illustrations, and only a few – slight – changes to enhance a more modern reading experience, we hope you enjoy this short and pleasant tale. THE LONELY ROCK. Three summers ago I had a severe illness, and on recovering…

  • 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…

  • The Kiss, short story book cover by Edith Nesbit
    Love And Romance

    The Kiss

    The Kiss – was first published in 1907 by the author E Nesbit, an English author and poet who is best known for her children’s books such as; The Railway Children, The Story Of The Treasure Seekers, and The Woodbegoods. This short story is ablaze with colour and intrigue – leaving you completely spellbound – deep in the heart of an English country garden. Although, The Kiss is not one of the authors better-known works, it has the ability to capture the pure essence of love, in its purest of forms. With the addition of some illustrations, and only a few – slight – changes to enhance a more modern…