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.




The Morning After
7 votes, average: 2.29 out of 57 votes, average: 2.29 out of 57 votes, average: 2.29 out of 57 votes, average: 2.29 out of 57 votes, average: 2.29 out of 5    2.3/5
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Nick woke up feeling sick to his stomach and not having a clue where he was. The room that he was in was almost pitch dark thanks to the fact that the only window was boarded up for some unknown …

Little Ellie
1 vote, average: 1.00 out of 51 vote, average: 1.00 out of 51 vote, average: 1.00 out of 51 vote, average: 1.00 out of 51 vote, average: 1.00 out of 5    1.0/5
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I was once in a house full of friends of mine when I was a child. I remember Little Ellie, the girl next door. We were best friends. My mom and dad would always say, “Well, Isabella,” Isabella is my …

The Amulet
3 votes, average: 4.00 out of 53 votes, average: 4.00 out of 53 votes, average: 4.00 out of 53 votes, average: 4.00 out of 53 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5    4.0/5
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Things started to go wrong since I ever first got that amulet. My sister gave it to me before she left with her boyfriend, but I didn’t knew my sister gave me the amulet because for a reason. Mom said …

There’s Something In My Closet
12 votes, average: 4.83 out of 512 votes, average: 4.83 out of 512 votes, average: 4.83 out of 512 votes, average: 4.83 out of 512 votes, average: 4.83 out of 5    4.8/5
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Adam was slowly finishing off his evening coffee when Sophie, his daughter, called down to him. “Daddy, when’s Mummy coming home?” “Not long now, she said she wouldn’t be late” He waited what seemed to be an eternity for the …

Ipads’ll Kill Ya
5 votes, average: 4.60 out of 55 votes, average: 4.60 out of 55 votes, average: 4.60 out of 55 votes, average: 4.60 out of 55 votes, average: 4.60 out of 5    4.6/5
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Leah walked home from the school bus stop on that late foggy Friday afternoon glued to her Ipad. She paid little, to no, attention to people sharing the pavement with her. Bumping or nudging past them and getting a slight …