Short Thriller Stories

The essence of a thriller is skillful plotting. Such stories usually have a villain. The most popular thriller horror story is the one with serial killers, which can also be called a psychological thriller. A conflict in your mind is put by the writer which is maintained throughout the story. A good example is the movie “Psycho”.




Going Ape!
14 votes, average: 3.29 out of 514 votes, average: 3.29 out of 514 votes, average: 3.29 out of 514 votes, average: 3.29 out of 514 votes, average: 3.29 out of 5    3.3/5
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Michael and Ollie, two college students, have been called into the lab where they work to help with a problem; the primates that are experimented on have turned savage and are killing anyone that gets in their way. Only armed …

The Sniper
3 votes, average: 4.33 out of 53 votes, average: 4.33 out of 53 votes, average: 4.33 out of 53 votes, average: 4.33 out of 53 votes, average: 4.33 out of 5    4.3/5
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Jim Flint a retired Navy Seal Sniper grabbed the mail from his mail box and tucking it under his arm unlocked his front door and stepped into his cold cabin. The woodstove had gone out and he had to get …

Last Drink Before Sunrise
2 votes, average: 3.00 out of 52 votes, average: 3.00 out of 52 votes, average: 3.00 out of 52 votes, average: 3.00 out of 52 votes, average: 3.00 out of 5    3.0/5
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Alfred Boniczk was an eccentric old man from Poland, living his final years in squander, shacked up in a rundown efficiency in South St. Petersburg, Florida. He had few possessions to speak of: a brown, hard shell suitcase full of …

The Birthday Surprise: Preface
6 votes, average: 4.50 out of 56 votes, average: 4.50 out of 56 votes, average: 4.50 out of 56 votes, average: 4.50 out of 56 votes, average: 4.50 out of 5    4.5/5
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It’s your birthday, you’re alone at home and you receive a package from UPS. You place the box on your table and open it wondering what is inside. When you open the box you find the following items: 1) A …

Danny
7 votes, average: 2.14 out of 57 votes, average: 2.14 out of 57 votes, average: 2.14 out of 57 votes, average: 2.14 out of 57 votes, average: 2.14 out of 5    2.1/5
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?Please don?t leave Dad.? Sitting in the shadowy room on the edge of my eight year old son?s bed seemed routine lately. I had never seen him so frightened. His face, warmed only by the hallway light, was a pageantry …

The Itch
4 votes, average: 4.25 out of 54 votes, average: 4.25 out of 54 votes, average: 4.25 out of 54 votes, average: 4.25 out of 54 votes, average: 4.25 out of 5    4.3/5
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Calvin’s leg first started itching around Midnight. It was so intense at one point that it actually woke him up (which was quite the feat as he was such a sound sleeper that he was pretty sure that he could …

The Morning After
2 votes, average: 3.50 out of 52 votes, average: 3.50 out of 52 votes, average: 3.50 out of 52 votes, average: 3.50 out of 52 votes, average: 3.50 out of 5    3.5/5
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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 …