Stand-Alone Short Stories

On this page you’ll find a selection of stand-alone stories. From fantasy to academy to contemporary gothic. Enjoy!


(Changelings )
by Deb Logan
Audience: General | Contemporary Fantasy | Short Story

Having survived a world-wide pandemic several years ago, Jennifer and Rick are thrilled to be expecting their first child.

But their excitement fades when fate makes a gruesome appearance.

When children born to pandemic survivors reach their fifth birthday, one of two things happens: they change or they die. No one understands why or what to do about it.

Rick and Jennifer have a decision to make and very little time to make it. What can they do? How will they protect their growing family?


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by Deb Logan
Audience: Contemporary Gothic | Teen | Short Story

Amanda Baines loves her family. Really. Even her younger siblings, the rug rats. But when her parents take all her carefully crafted summer plans and blow them straight to … well someplace even hotter than Oklahoma in July, she is definitely not a happy camper.

Spending the summer at the lake house her father had frequented as a child is SO not what she had planned. Especially not when said house is totally secluded and offers no modern conveniences. Not even an indoor toilet!

Will Amanda survive an unplugged summer in a creepy old house that seems to be watching her like a beast of prey?

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by Deb Logan
Audience: Fairy Tale Fantasy | Teen | Short Story

Prince Philip’s father is ready for a grandchild, which means Philip has to marry. Immediately, if not sooner.

Great. The most important decision of Philip’s life, and Dad wants him to make it NOW.

When Philip doesn’t act fast enough to suit the king, his father writes Philip’s marriage into a treaty with the neighboring kingdom.

All Philip has to do is visit King Stefan and choose between his twin daughters. What could be easier? NOT!|

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by Deb Logan

Audience: Contemporary Fantasy | Teen | Very Short Story

A teenage boy who doesn’t fit in with the popular crowd. An aggressive move. An accidental occurrence… with a completely unexpected result.

Put them all together and what do you get?

A total RUSH!

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by Deb Logan
Audience: Academy | Teen | Short Story

When Amelia Fox arrives at Mercer Island Academy for her first day of high school, she discovers her name has been submitted to the school’s very special training program: covert operations!

Someone thinks she has what it takes to be a spy … but who?

Amelia has a pretty good idea, but will her instincts prove correct?

Only time will tell!

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by Deb Logan
Audience: Ghosts | Middle Grade | Short Story

Twelve-year-old Hannah Barnes is just like all the other girls in her small Georgia town, except for one little detail. Hannah’s best friend — make that her only friend — is a ghost.

When the annual Sweet Pea Festival arrives, Hannah discovers the secret to freeing Lilah from her earthly bondage.

Hannah has a decision to make.

Will she help Lilah move on, or will she hold on to her best friend?

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by Deb Logan
Audience: Contemporary | Middle Grade | Short Story

Twelve-year-old Deanne Lawyer has a beautiful voice and a problem — her choir director just reassigned her descant solo to Sucky Susie Emerson!

Deanne will have to use all the wiles her life as the little sister of five brothers has provided to reclaim her rights in time to wow the director of the adult choir for the annual Easter Cantata.

Better watch out, Susie. Deanne is on a mission!

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