Looking for a good short story? Consider these suggestions or choose from our selection of 100 Great Short Stories.
An Occurance at Owl Creek Bridge - A short story masterpiece by Ambrose Bierce.
The Little Match Girl by Hans Christian Andersen - Great Christmas story, but it's no fairy tale!
The Gift of the Magi by O. Henry - A tender and moving Christmas story with a lesson.
A Horseman in the Sky by Ambrose Bierce - A sliver of the perverse cruelties of the Civil War.
The Cask of Amontillado - Edgar Allan Poe spins a classic horror story.
The Monkey's Paw by W.W. Jacobs - A scary story told with mounting suspense!
A Dark Brown Dog by Stephen Crane - a very sad story, but highly recommended.
Readers should also consider our Short Story Collections and The Short Story of the Day