Jaws of Fate

By Melekwe Anthony “Have you felt fear? Have you heard your heart in your ears and a sudden impulse to lie, hide or run; that you know what is coming and can not prevent it? Staring down the barrel of a gun is not fear, Doctor. “Yes…I’m. I understand.” “Watching your son get pulled awayContinue reading “Jaws of Fate”

One Night

By Chris Bunton I never knew they existed, but this one is staring at me…two twin girls; one shy, the other bold. Apparently that one night in Bangkok, was not the end. “You’re my daughters?”  I asked. They smiled in exactly the same way as their mother, and nodded their heads. They stood on myContinue reading “One Night”

Coffee and Donuts

By David Centorbi I had to go to Miami for a Truth-or-Dare job. ToD was my gig for a long time. The Army taught me well. And they gave me so many opportunities to practice: Somali, Haiti, Iraq 1 and 2, then for some R & R in Cuba—Terrorist Island, where they brought the HeadlinersContinue reading “Coffee and Donuts”

If I Ask Your Opinion

By Andy Betz “If I ask your opinion, would you give me an honest answer?” Rarely do I hear such an unusual question, let alone be awoken by one. But the look in this young man’s eyes displayed a level of desperation and my close seat proximity made me the obvious choice for his inquiry.Continue reading “If I Ask Your Opinion”

Safe House

By Chelsea M. Brown Charlie stood in front of the gray mansion with peeling paint and a dark front yard. She held the address on a slip of paper in front of her, matching it to the loose numbers hanging above the door frame. She was certain she had the wrong location. There was noContinue reading “Safe House”

The Prisoner

By Chris Bunton President-Elect Pope sat in the Oval Office looking around. He still could not believe that he was the President of The United States. He won the election, and really was as surprised as anyone. The media was totally ticked off, and could not figure out how he had won, and quite franklyContinue reading “The Prisoner”

I Knew Her As Tigist

By Andy Betz Report Date: January 01, 2008 The last couple entered from the dining room to the grand ballroom of the Excelsior Hotel just as the employees denied further entrance due to fire code occupancy restrictions.  Even as the main doors closed and the many television screens began broadcasting, she was still nowhere toContinue reading “I Knew Her As Tigist”

An Incident On Friedrichstrasse

By Ben Mimmack Frank shivered ostentatiously and pulled the flask from the inside pocket of his overcoat. The coat was old but still in good shape, except the inside pocket which was frayed where the flask snagged on it. Frank had pulled a flask from that pocket more times than he’d eaten käsespätzle. He tookContinue reading “An Incident On Friedrichstrasse”

About Spy

Oddly enough Spy stories are under the Crime Fiction umbrella. So, fictional stories about Spies. Which would include assassins, saboteurs, hackers and lots of other character types. “The Spy Who Came in From the Cold” and “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy” are two spy novels on the list of best crime fiction. Follow Submission Guidelines