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

Arielle Marie5 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 Modurat5 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 Guerra5 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 Guerra5 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 Faheem5 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 Bufore5 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 Guerra5 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 Steel5 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 McCartney5 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 Evangeline6 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. 6 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 Luciano6 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...
Shaneikiya Steel6 months ago
Rape
My eyes flickered open like a light switch. My hand curled around something soft and fluffy, looking down I see a pillow. My senses register that the soft material below me is a bed. I begin to search...
Anne House6 months ago
Safety
My face finally started to ache as I packed as many clothes as I could into my duffle bag. I called my boyfriend Hector sobbing, "He did it again. We have to go now, please pack a bag." "Baby calm dow...
Alice Schellinger6 months ago
Lydia
Lydia I picked Lydia up at 7:00 PM sharp. We rode in silence for the duration of the twenty-minute drive to the designated spot: the luxurious estate of our boss, the esteemed Mr. Beverly Hoult. His t...
Ryder Pittz6 months ago
Adam Raised a Cain
The wipers moved with concerning ferocity, urging away the plummeting rain, determined to keep the windshield clear, even if it meant sacrificing themselves in doing so. The rain had been continuous, ...