Free Short Stories

Tango In Istanbul

Historical Romance short

Four months ago, I, Lord Paul Warburton, second son and heir after my brother’s untimely death, left the most captivating and darling woman at the altar.

What a bloody fool.

Read Tango in Istanbul at Ardently.


Science Fiction short

A naïve time traveller from the future, intent on saving their doomed world, comes across a messenger for world peace. However, the messenger turns out to be not all harmony and goodwill.

Read Rubicon here.

Hands of the Dead

Literary Fiction short

Old anatomy drawings by Leonardo Da Vinci

A medical student relates their synaesthesia through an anatomy class.

Read Hands of the Dead here.