no time to read novels? try these bite-size single short stories

Sometimes you need a quick fix to satisfy your fiction addiction! Here, you can download a single short story to read at home, work or while on the move.

Please register for an account to download books.

The War of Wars (Science Fiction)

- Richard Shekari - Single Short Stories

The nameless cave (mystery)

- John Jones - Single Short Stories

Archemedas and the Princess

- Richard Shekari - Single Short Stories

Bag of Surprises (Nostalgic Humour)

- Ian Billingsley - Single Short Stories

El Wingin' Gringo (Nostalgic Humour)

- Ian Billingsley - Single Short Stories

The Fairy of Mani

- Vasilis Poulimenakos - Single Short Stories

The Crying Guitar

- Rania Kyrkintanou - Single Short Stories

The Bicycle and the Air balloon

- Rania Kyrkintanou - Single Short Stories

2084 (Religious)

- Richie Cooley - Single Short Stories

Finding Herself (Teen Fiction)

- Nine Greyling - Single Short Stories

Apprehending the Shadows(Crime)

- Amos Gideon Buba - Single Short Stories

The Compassionate Act

- R. Lorelei - Single Short Stories

Ken And Abel (Thriller)

- Mambo Banda II - Single Short Stories

Music to Her Ears

- Peter C. Byrnes - Single Short Stories

iPhone Selfie (humour)

- Adarsh - Single Short Stories

Accidental M******e (humour)

- Adarsh - Single Short Stories

Saga of a Middle-Aged Vampire

- Gayle Tiller - Single Short Stories

The Writer

- J Bennington - Single Short Stories

Stephanie (Romance)

- Cassie Beattie - Single Short Stories

Tosdach (set in Scotland)

- Stuart Mackay - Single Short Stories
Share the Shorts ...
read-rate

read-rate

On a book diet? Try these free short stories and lose a few words!

When time is short, choose a short! When you are travelling to work, college, school, or going on vacation reaing a short story is the ideal way to pass the time. You could be a passenger in a car, train or plane. Wherever you are or however you travel (although don't read while riding a bike!) all you have to do is log in to obooko, select the single shorts category and take a browse. Download a few short stories online direct to your laptop, tablet or phone, and start reading!

Of course, you don't have to be on the move: when you are at home, taking a break at work, or on vacation; a quick read will keep you perfectly entertained for a few minutes or more. Free short stories for your free time!