Short Suspense Stories

A scary story with suspense keeps the reader anxious and on the edge till the end. The events of such stories eventually build up to a big dramatic end with the revelation of the big suspense. The two possible emotional outcomes in the reader can be despair or sorrow. But fear and terror must be maintained while building up the suspense. One of the best known authors is Stephen King, who is famous for writing nail-biting suspense horror novels.




Undying Madness
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I was awakened by the cold cement against my equally cold face. My eyes slowly peeled open, but the brightness of the lamp that was missing the shade forced them back shut. As I turned my head to avoid the …

Highway Robbery, part 2
3 votes, average: 3.33 out of 53 votes, average: 3.33 out of 53 votes, average: 3.33 out of 53 votes, average: 3.33 out of 53 votes, average: 3.33 out of 5    3.3/5
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“Babe, look,” Emily said, pointing to a man asking for a lift. “We can’t stop if we wanted to. The car’s full anyway,” he said as he stepped on the pedal to pass him. “Really? You had to go faster?” …

In the Darkness
9 votes, average: 3.44 out of 59 votes, average: 3.44 out of 59 votes, average: 3.44 out of 59 votes, average: 3.44 out of 59 votes, average: 3.44 out of 5    3.4/5
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Ellie sat up in bed, unable to catch her breath. Beads of sweat dripped down her forehead, despite the cold winter breeze that wafted in through her open bedroom window. Looking at her android that lay beside her, she pressed …

The Bride of Wreck-It Ralph
3 votes, average: 3.67 out of 53 votes, average: 3.67 out of 53 votes, average: 3.67 out of 53 votes, average: 3.67 out of 53 votes, average: 3.67 out of 5    3.7/5
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One day I was in New York City for a vacation with my cousin, Jessica Richardson. We just got done shopping and other stuff then we came across a arcade that was open until 10:30 pm so we decided to …

The Fugglers
6 votes, average: 2.83 out of 56 votes, average: 2.83 out of 56 votes, average: 2.83 out of 56 votes, average: 2.83 out of 56 votes, average: 2.83 out of 5    2.8/5
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The truck pulled into the driveway, and Maggie put her shoes on and rushed out. It was a UPS truck, and Maggie had wanted a Fuggler for her 9th birthday. today, she was going to have a big party with …

Crucifix
6 votes, average: 3.83 out of 56 votes, average: 3.83 out of 56 votes, average: 3.83 out of 56 votes, average: 3.83 out of 56 votes, average: 3.83 out of 5    3.8/5
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Craig Hooper was to be an atheist living in a family of devout Christians. He didn’t hate God, necessarily, he just found the probability of the existence of a deity was highly improbable, and who could really blame him for …

“E”
12 votes, average: 4.08 out of 512 votes, average: 4.08 out of 512 votes, average: 4.08 out of 512 votes, average: 4.08 out of 512 votes, average: 4.08 out of 5    4.1/5
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“E” The gas station was still just a small matchbox in the distance. The sign just outside of Merkittsville warned her that it was the “last stop for 80 miles for gas” but she figured she had more than enough …