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Mystery, crime, murder, unsolved cases. Contribute your own tales of crime to Criminal.

Author Faheem3 months ago
Vicious
Raindrops tap and peck at window panes and rooftops. Puddles of water overflow from filthy unsanitary gutters. Motors hesitate and stutter before they turn over. The temperature has dropped reaching a...
Author Faheem3 months ago
Vicious
“Knuckle Up guard your grill this is real if you ain't-a Gunner than you're a goner. Violate we going to do you.” “Shoot them up, bang bang doing what we have to do is our thing. If you ain't-a Banger...
Andrea 👑3 months ago
The Lived and the Living
Once upon a time there was a family of seven. A mother, a father and five children. There were three boys and two girls. The mother was very beautiful, she had long wavy black hair almost touching her...
Rosie Leone3 months ago
Partners
For as long as he can remember, Nikolai has always been fascinated with death. While the other neighborhood children played video games, rode their bikes, and harassed the ice cream man, he spent ever...
Arielle Marie3 months ago
The Devil in Polo
Maybe I got addicted to the rush of the fast life. The adrenaline flowing through my body was something a girl from a prestigious upbringing couldn't get enough of. Some might suggest I walked a tight...
Saintta Modurat3 months ago
Family Ties
Chapter 1 “Nancy come back to bed.” I turned around to see Brian standing behind me in his pajamas. He was about 6’1” and built like a football player but had the brains of a nerd. I think that’s why ...
Andrew Guerra3 months ago
Dr. Snuff
Shannon was casually surfing the internet concealed by the darkness of night merged with the blackness of the small study in her apartment, with her laptop providing her only but sufficient light sour...
Andrew Guerra3 months ago
Charles' Fatality
Charles was wandering about the lonely stretch of highway where only a passerby, big rig, or the occasional Greyhound showed up once every few hours. The entire surrounding was quite off-putting, as t...
Author Faheem3 months ago
Generational Curse
Clickety clack, heavy rain drops tap and splat against window panes, trash cans, and wherever else they designate to land. In apartment 862 the smell of fried Tilapia lingers. The freshly squeezed lem...
JB
Jacob Bufore3 months ago
Why I Did It
My cellmate recently asked me why I killed all those people. I was happy to tell him. My mother was the most wonderful woman in the world. She was beautiful, kind, and caring. But my father was a putr...
Andrew Guerra3 months ago
I Will Never Be Loved Again
If you were to tell me that one day I would be living in the woods, I would have laughed in your face and told you to piss off. I'm a city girl, who is more accustomed to spending long weekends at the...
Shaneikiya Steel3 months ago
He Killed Her
I guess he didn’t realize that I’d heard him when he said it, so he just kept rambling on, but I heard him. He’d just confessed to the crime and didn’t even know it. I shifted my stance as I glanced a...
Joseph McCartney4 months ago
The Graveyard Shift
It had been seven months since my mum and I moved from Indiana into my grandpa’s home in Woburn, Massachusetts. The 20th of every month paralyzed Mum, reminding her of the day we lost Dad and my older...
Ana Evangeline4 months ago
The Spectacle
So many people come today; I almost feel important. I scan their faces, feeling strangely calm as I study their features. People I know, people I don’t. They’ve all come—woken themselves, gotten dress...
Cold Coffee
FIVE YEARS PAST “Hey Trudy, come on down and guard the shower for me ok?” Dana asked her roommate. “Girl, I’m watching tv! Can’t you go on your own just once?” Trudy had grown impatient with these req...
Melody M.Q. 4 months ago
Running
CHAPTER 1: 04/22/18 Suspect Name: Campos, Lucas (LC) Officer Dorian Moreno (DM) Transcript of Interview with Lucas Campos on the events that occured between the days of March 20, 2018-April 20, 2018. ...
Anna Luciano4 months ago
Father's Killer (Chapter 1)
I put my elbows on the bar top and place my head in my hands. I watch as the women strip on stage and money get's thrown at them. I used to do that for several years... Don't get me wrong, the money w...
Flash Fiction
A five-star restaurant takes place for Jill and Dave’s date. It was a very big event for them both. They spent hours together beforehand preparing for the night. Everything about the date had to be pe...