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30 min read stories

Discover a collection of stories which are around 30 minutes read time.

34 min read

The Greek Interpreter

An interpreter seeks Holmes' advice after being abducted and forced to translate a conversation with a bound and gagged man. A story that al

25 min read

The Inn

When one of the winter caretakers of an isolated mountain inn goes missing, loneliness beings to take its toll on the other.

26 min read

Talking Pictures

* Story contains bad language

A woman interacts with the world through her polaroid photographs of stranger's houses.

26 min read

The Flying Stars

The last crime of the notorious thief Flambeau was a Christmas crime, a cheery, cosy, English middle-class crime.

29 min read

Lucky Charm

* Story contains bad language

A son's eye view of his father's gambling and their relationship.

25 min read

The Phantom Coach

A man becomes lost on a moor in heavy snow and is rescued by a strange, reclusive academic.

27 min read

Fall North

* Story contains bad language

Ed runs an errand for Mr. Rollo.

28 min read

The Lagoon

* Story contains bad language

By a stagnant lagoon, as his love lies dying, Arsat tells the story of their meeting and the price he had to pay to be with her.

28 min read

The Shadow and the Flash

The story of a destructive rivalry between two brilliant scientists.

25 min read

The Throw Away

* Story contains bad language

A disreputable father and his daughter skip church and spend Sunday at the local dumping ground.

25 min read

Young Goodman Brown

Goodman Brown keeps a midnight appointment in the woods near Salem Village.

33 min read

Rip Van Winkle

* Story contains bad language

A man drinks a magic potion and sleeps through the American Revolution. Classic reworking of a European folk-tale.