Go Fish!			Read and rate this story.

Go Fish! Read and rate this story.

“I will never lie anymore, Ralph. I promise you. Just go with the story this once, okay?” Jack pleaded, mustering as much appeal in his voice as he could.  “You can’t be serious, Jack! This is preposterous. You disappear for a month, trekking all over Europe and come...
Buckroo’s Mane Bane!				    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	3.33/5							(3)

Buckroo’s Mane Bane! 3.33/5 (3)

“I’ll get’em scamps one day.” Police Constable Buckroo bellowed, as usual, after the village pranksters.  ____________________________ A bachelor, he was a portly man with a ruddy complexion. His scowling rotund face was dominated by bushy eyebrows and a rather...
His Backup Plan				    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	3.93/5							(15)

His Backup Plan 3.93/5 (15)

Trust me!  I was very lucky. How many of you could survive a 15 feet fall and live to tell the tale? I did and how! It all started last night. After supper, I was licking myself clean (I have hygienic habits) when I saw her. Her plummy purr, her luscious coat, her...
In a Rut				    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	3/5							(1)

In a Rut 3/5 (1)

Shit, he was in a rut, he needed to get out. ‘How long am I supposed to do this? Everyone else has it better than me; better jobs, better places, better locales. I cannot continue to live like this anymore. I have to do something. At the next opportunity I am getting...
Winners never quit			Read and rate this story.

Winners never quit Read and rate this story.

‘Winners never quit. Quitters never win.’ Piyush encountered the bold quote framed on a wall in the hostel common room. ‘Room no.6’ the sleepy eyed monitor said after returning back and pointed to a room in the farthest corner of the corridor.  It was early morning...
Saving the Future				    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	5/5							(1)

Saving the Future 5/5 (1)

He carried the child on his head in neck deep waters, towards safety. Many many eons ago, heavy rains lashed the town. The skies above thundered, the earth shook with the vibrations caused. Everything was still except for the blinding rain which poured in torrents and...
The wait			Read and rate this story.

The wait Read and rate this story.

“When will dad come back?” My five year old son, Ketan, sobbed seeing his father leaving with a suitcase. My husband, Mukesh, travelled to Ratlam once in a month for a week. The exquisite zari sarees and dress materials of Ratlam fetched a good price back...
Homecoming			Read and rate this story.

Homecoming Read and rate this story.

‘Hello, Son!’ I stared at the creature, masquerading in my mother’s skin, at the door. ‘Can I come in?’ ‘No! You most certainly cannot.’ I was about to close the door on her when she shot me a look, one of pleading and defiance, that moved me. I sighed and opened the...
The Rue			Read and rate this story.

The Rue Read and rate this story.

  He sat at the edge of the chair with his head clutched in his hands. The typical love story; high school sweethearts, grew up together with the dreams and hopes of growing old together as well. Life moved like it was at their command. He aspired to be a writer...
The (w)Hole Truth				    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	4.25/5							(2)

The (w)Hole Truth 4.25/5 (2)

Whoosh! And she was gone! Gone down the rabbit hole, just like Alice in Wonderland. 21 year old Alicia Creado had been selected for a job interview at a Multinational company of her dreams. She had taken utmost care with her make up, put on a white pleated skirt with...
The Listless Shopkeeper				    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	4.5/5							(3)

The Listless Shopkeeper 4.5/5 (3)

There was a saying that if you could not find something you wanted in Gandhi market, chances were that you might not find it anywhere in the world. Gandhi market was the  commercial hub of our town with lane after lane of brightly lit shops and street stalls selling...
The Puppeteer				    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	3.88/5							(4)

The Puppeteer 3.88/5 (4)

Five years ago Samaira’s marriage had been arranged to Arjun Chatterjee, as soon as she had completed college. Arjun was 9 years older than her, a wealthy and successful hotelier settled in the prosperous Beverly Hills neighborhood in California, U.S.A. She had never...
DR. NORTH’S DEATHSTALKER				    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	4.38/5							(4)

DR. NORTH’S DEATHSTALKER 4.38/5 (4)

“Fans and the Cops Await next release of Samuel Clooney” read the headlines of the newspaper.  Clooney was in his study working on his next story of the series ‘Dr. North’s Deathstalker’. The evening was not like other days. He was restless and anxious to complete it,...
The Writer’s Block				    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	4.67/5							(3)

The Writer’s Block 4.67/5 (3)

This is a twisted tale; of how Gabriel North eluded, confounded and finally met his creator Samuel Clooney, which means that the author had fleeting encounters with him. There were many kinds of serial killers that Samuel could think of – the inhuman and cold blooded,...
Blackout				    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	3.5/5							(2)

Blackout 3.5/5 (2)

Samuel woke up shrieking, drenched in cold sweat and gasping for breath as if the air in his room had congealed to suffocate him. Soon tears were rolling down his eyes but he couldn’t recall much except seeing an ominous-looking shadow of someone and a broken mirror....