Discover a collection of stories which are around 17 minutes read time.
A reluctant banker tries horn playing as a substitute for his errant girlfriend.
One might think that Santa Claus would have no enemies on all the earth - and for a long time, he didn't ... then the Daemons came along.
* Story contains bad language
"What happened when all their illusions were stripped away and revealed for what they truly were?"
A man prepares to propose to a woman he considers hopelessly out of his league.
Mr Crockett returns to his humble home on a chill Christmas Eve.
A philosophical journey for an American travelling by train in India
A man buys the mummified foot of an Egyptian princess as a paperweight but soon finds his dreams disturbed.
"He said follow the beat. Teddy thought, this the beat, isn’t it?"
The only pleasure in the life of a lonely widow is the dismal view from her third floor New York boarding house.
A good deed by the recently unemployed coachman Thomas McQuade has strange consequences.
He left at night, taking with him a change of clothes, a blanket, and a small bag of money which he found in his father’s room.
While summering in the country, a New Yorker comes across an apparently abandoned farm house.