Tag Archives: short story

Dangerous Gift

He went to the safe and ceremoniously handed him five hundred dollars as a wedding present. But, what was behind this strange act of generosity?  More

A Most Beautiful Model

This short work of fiction is just as entertaining now as it was 50 years ago when it appeared in the July 25, 1959, issue. Written by Michael Forrestier and illustrated by Peter Stevens, the story paints a colorful picture of how a small boy helps an artist solve his biggest problem.  More

Uncle Gus

New fiction by John Hemingway. Lost and alone, a young man overcomes daunting odds, but under the care of a quirky uncle, he learns what is important in life.  More

Dad’s Night

When Dan, Jr. came home from school at noon, Mame was already beating the batter for Dan’s birthday cake.  More

A Car for the Bricks

Published in the May 27, 1939 issue, short story author Richard Howells Watkins wins over the crowd in his depiction of a cocky racecar driver, Sparrow Earle, who only has eyes for the Indianapolis bricks.  More

Steeplechase for Two

Will Gusty ever recover from the tragedies she witnessed at Pride’s Cross, or will Dune be forced to choose between his passion for the dangerous and sometimes deadly sport of steeplechasing and his devotion to Gusty’s worried heart?  More
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