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39 min read stories

Discover a collection of stories which are around 39 minutes read time.

43 min read

Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves

Ali Baba discovers a wonderful cave of riches... but will the forty thieves discover him?

41 min read

The Return of Moby Dick

* Story contains bad language

Once again I cursed to myself the idea of having planned this writing course

40 min read

The Kneeler

* Story contains bad language

I woke to the sound of something creaking on the porch...

34 min read

Was it Heaven? Or Hell?

Typhoid enters a religious household. An emotional tale examining the morality of lies.

37 min read

Tickling Trout

* Story contains bad language

Jim and Ray are best friends - until Jim moves in with the Flocktons and starts acting like a tosser. But a camping trip reveals a few truth

36 min read

The Resident Patient

A reputable doctor comes to Holmes for advice when a mysterious benefactor, resident at his clinic, becomes paranoid about the security of t

38 min read

The Woman at Seven Brothers

An assistant lighthouse keeper arrives at his first appointment - on an island with the lighthouse keeper and his strange young wife.

39 min read

The Adventure Of The Solitary Cyclist

After accepting a post as a music teacher at a country house, a woman begins to worry when she is followed by a mysterious stranger on her w

39 min read

The Adventure Of The Missing Three Quarter

* Story contains bad language

Holmes investigates the disappearance of the top player in the Cambridge University Rugby team on the eve of a match against Oxford.

41 min read

The Baron's Quarry

* Story contains bad language

A man takes up an offer to stay with a charming but ferocious baron - who promises some unusual hunting near his cold Carpathian home.

41 min read

Men of Leisure

* Story contains bad language

A drifter describes making, spending and losing a few bucks.

38 min read

A Piece of Steak

A prize fighter struggles to survive in his twilight years. A lyrical Rocky 10.