Top Voted Thriller/Mystery Articles

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#1
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Every morning I wake up to the normal sun shooting through the left window, blinding me as I try to open my eyes. My dog, Donald, barks up a storm. He insists that every morning at exactly 7:04, he has to go outside. It really is starting to push... (more »)
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The Confusion
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The last time Brent saw his mom was the first time he saw Camden and Aiden. He doesn’t regret not stopping them from killing her, in fact, he’s grateful. They did it for him, after all. His mom had been touching him for as long as he could... (more »)
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Adopted
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“Please don’t take this the wrong way,” I announced as I sat my parents down for ‘the talk’ on our family couch. My mouth was dry. “But there’s something you need to know.” I glanced between their faces. “It’s about... (more »)
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It Wasn't Just A Nightmare
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I kept thinking it was a nightmare, hoping I would wake up. My whole body shook, fearful of not knowing what was going to happen next. A sharp pain shot up my left side, and I unintentionally let out a scream. I kept thinking it was a nightmare,... (more »)
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Ghost Town
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Drip, Drip, Drip. I look over at my alarm clock as it read 3:43 A.M. Drip, Drip, Drip, Whoosh. A cold breeze blows in through my window and attacks my uncovered toes. Drip, Drip, Drip. I look into the darkness of my room as an unpleasant feeling... (more »)
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Out or In
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Its empty. My life , my will to live. It's all gone. The pain that it eliminated , it will rise again and spread like a disease. That small piece of safety has left my body once and for all and I can't do anything about it. It's not a feeling that... (more »)
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The Intruder
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The cold rain hit the cracked pavement on the patio as the low rumble of thunder sounded high above. Jackson was arriving home from a horrible day at work. The rain soaked the leather seats of his convertible. The roof was malfunctioning and... (more »)
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I was at my Grandparents house
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I was at my grandparents very illustrious house. The massive mansion was centuries old and had been in my family for generations. It was my Great Grandmother's 100th birthday and the whole extended family was there, eating cake, looking at the... (more »)
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Calls From the Dead
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Wolf Whitetail had been missing for five years. The town still searched for him. Each year, the reward for information leading to Wolf went up another $500. The year Wolf was found, the reward had gone up to $3000. No one ever collected the... (more »)
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Strike it Rich
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       No one ever really knew how Adam acquired millions of dollars. Some say he just happened to grab the right lottery ticket, or that he had questionable business partners, or even that his second cousin was the king of some far off... (more »)
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The Girl in the Wall
By , Lake Bluff, IL
Dr. Furman stepped into the building, closing his umbrella and shaking the water off his soaked trench coat. The sky was dark and gray. The clouds and smoke that poured from the pipes of the factories that lined each street-corner of London mixed... (more »)
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Deep Within
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Chapter 1: The sound of the blade slicing through the victim's brings power to my mind and throughout my whole body making me feel stronger and stronger. My name is Caroline. People may see me as a chill and low key kind of girl. But, they... (more »)
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Curiosity: The Door To Your Doom
By , Frankin, WI
I could have lived a normal life. I could have been happy. I could have remained an innocent child if I just refrained from opening the door. I remember it like it happened yesterday: -I woke up with a sick feeling in my stomach, looked at the... (more »)
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A room. My room. Scarlet blood seeped from the ever-greying walls. There was a metallic taste upon my tongue and a pressure in my chest, as if the blood was drowning me and filling my lungs. The walls were stained with the red liquid as hundreds... (more »)
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Gone Gone Gone
By , Franklin, WI
I picked up the book, with no true interest in it. I just don’t want to go back to class. I flip through the pages, but it stops on page 1817. 1817. Why does that sound familiar. 1817. 1/8/17. What happe- January 8th 2017. The day Alex died.... (more »)
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an unconscious state of heart
By , wake forest , NC
A package arrived at my house late one night. There were no markings on it and it sounded empty when I shook it. I was about to open it the morning I found it when I got a phone call from an unknown number. I answered the phone but the other... (more »)
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