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48 min read stories

Discover a collection of stories which are around 48 minutes read time.

48 min read

The Horla

Creeping paranoia becomes something altogether more sinister, but is it madness or has he discovered a plot that threatens humanity.

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

* Story contains bad language

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

39 min read

The Reckoning

A couple are in agreement on the ethics of marriage but personal feelings, inevitably, intrude.

48 min read

The Beast With Five Fingers

* Story contains bad language

Just before his death, Adrian Borlsover develops the power of automatic writing, which creates some unexpected issues for one of his heirs.

46 min read

Silver Blaze

* Story contains bad language

When the favorite for the Wessex Cup disappears and his trainer murdered, Holmes travels to Dartmoor to investigate.

45 min read

The Man With The Twisted Lip

* Story contains bad language

Holmes goes in search of a missing man, last seen, by his wife, looking agitated in the second floor window above a seedy opium den.

58 min read

Sir Edmund Orme

* Story contains bad language

As a man pursues the affections of beautiful young girl, he begins to experience a strange phenomenon that up till that point only affected

47 min read

The Adventure Of The Beryl Coronet

Holmes helps a banker from whom some expensive gems, taken as security on a loan to an important client, have been stolen.

43 min read

Xingu

* Story contains bad language

The members of a women's Lunch Club - an organisation rife with political infighting - are keen to impress a distinguished guest.

57 min read

The Man Who Kept His Money in a Box

A family with an unusual method of transporting large quantities of money cause problems for a young man holidaying in Italy.

45 min read

Occupation

* Story contains bad language

Jimmy's life changes for ever when the soldiers come to the door.