Short Stories by Ambrose Bierce

A Collection of Seven of Ambrose Bierce's Finest Short Stories including "An Occurence at Owl Creek Bridge"


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The Monk and the Hangman's Daughter Classic Tales Edition

A knot of monks happens upon a gallows in the middle of a dark forest. Hanging from the gallows is a fresh corpse, and underneath the dangling wretch a young woman performs a...

The Death of Halpin Frayser

"Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce (1842 - 1914) was an American writer famous for his dark and cynical writings, which earned him the nickname ""Bitter Bierce"". He is famous also for his...

My Favorite Murder

A young man accused of the appalling murder of his mother is acquitted on the grounds that his crime is almost harmless in comparison with his previous murder of his uncle, which...


What do you do when reality as you know it seems to shift under your very feet? Brace yourself for a thrilling, chilling, supernatural roller coaster ride of a novel from one of...

One Of The Missing

A young federal soldier finds himself in a dire and lethal situation. This is a story of remarkable suspense.

A Resumed Identity

Bierce takes us into the strange and ghostly afterlife experience of a displaced soldier. Can such things be?

The Eyes of the Panther

An uncanny tale of madness, infanticide, and a strange supernatural panther.

Curried Cow

My Aunt Patience, who tilled a small farm in the state of Michigan, had a favorite cow. This creature was not a good cow, nor a profitable one, for instead of devoting a part of...

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