Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical

Spermjackers
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,150. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2013 by Soapbox Rising Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
(Short Story) Reproductive rights? A concept to cherish, but when a devastating plague sterilizes all but a handful of the men in the solar system, such noble sentiments fly out the airlock. True, the resulting chaos brings untold opportunities, but for Mr. Aiken, a fertile junior officer aboard the freighter Wedding Vows, the choices boil down to slavery or, well, another kind of slavery.
A Surgeon With Big Ears
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,090. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
“A Surgeon with Big Ears” describes the turmoil caused by Ross Steingard, an oversexed surgical resident on his cardiac surgery rotation at a big city hospital. His constant hitting on the operating room nurses and other disruptive behavior brings about a surprising revenge.
Overdose
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 102,360. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
Prominent researcher Emily Morrison defies death threats and a letter bomb to undertake a controversial drug study. When a healthy subject, Brianna, dies on the first day, Emily discovers the cause—a toxin from her lab that the police also find in her office. To learn who killed Brianna, she must first confront a hired assassin, using only her wits and her knowledge of drugs to overpower him.
Hard Place
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Price: Free! Words: 12,340. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(5.00 from 1 review)
Alan Parker's world is quickly coming unhinged. As the #2 contract assassin for an ultra-secret organization called The Company, he's already a possible target for elimination after an ill-fated job went horribly wrong in Morocco. Another mistake could be his last. He faces a monumental decision; complete his assignment like a good employee should, or spare a brilliant doctor's life.
Heather and Sandy - A Human-Animal Bond Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,730. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
This book tells the story about the close friendship of Heather and Sandy, a girl and her dog. The Human-Animal Bond is shown and how we have a mutually beneficial relationship with animals. It also shows how differently animals are viewed between the human medical side and the veterinary side when it comes to illness.
Lifeline Pilot
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,350. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
This is a fiction short story about an air ambulance helicopter pilot who has trouble forgetting about the horrible injuries and the deaths he sees in his job.
Belladentro (versione Light)
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Price: Free! Words: 68,160. Language: Italian. Published: November 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
Pubblicazione in due lingue / This publication is in two languages:: Italiano: versione originale English: experimental translation
Anatomy of a Dream
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Price: Free! Words: 4,390. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
(5.00 from 1 review)
A first-year medical student finds his dissections haunted by images of his past, as he tries to discover his dream of becoming a physician in the Land of the Living Bible
Conditional Voluntary
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Series: Simon and Melanie, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 55,200. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
Patrick Coyne feels like he’s safe from the drug authorities as a patient in a mental hospital during the late 1980s. He even calms down an angry young girl and thinks his love life is about to improve. Will legally prescribed drugs end his paranoia? And why won’t the staff let him have a girlfriend?
Henrietta's Castle
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Price: Free! Words: 67,910. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
He had been waiting. “Well, hello there!” a friendly voice greeted her. “Umm... Hi. Do I know you?” Juliette asked. She was in a dark room. She was alone. Charles likes Juliette. They become friends, and the nightmare begins. Charles decides to fight everyone, even her beloved aunt Henrietta, to claim Juliette as his. This is a unique story dealing with eating disorders.
Stories From the Psych Ward
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,880. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
This collection of stories was inspired by people met by the author during his stay in a mental health unit. The characters are tragic, heroic, disturbing, and inspiring--and as real as your family or friends. Explore mental illness and its treatment through the stories of those living with its effects.
Stories from the Psych Ward: Eva's Story
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Price: Free! Words: 2,020. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
This short story is a fictional account inspired by real people encountered by the author during his own stay in the mental health ward. Eva's Story portrays a woman suffering from clinical depression, and some of the choices she and her husband must face--and the consequences they must live with.
The Shackles of Cause
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Price: Free! Words: 4,850. Language: British English. Published: July 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Cause and effect. One follows the other. One always follows the other. But what if you could break that link and live a life of no consequences? What would you do with that power?
THE WEL-MART WAY
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You set the price! Words: 4,250. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
The Wel-Mart Way is a fictional, humorous account of how one of our nation's largest retailers plans to solve the health care crisis.
Second Honeymoon
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Price: Free! Words: 5,570. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
When Jack Duncan finds out his wife changed the terms of her life insurance policy, he’s not a happy man. Instead of a cash payout, he gets a clone. His wife is back and all his planning has gone for naught.
Second Degree Malpractice
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,250. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
The ER is always busiest when the patient you least want to see comes in code 3.
Deadly Medicine
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 104,750. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2010. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Helen, an industrial spy, is the epitome of evolutionary perfection. She has stunning looks, a sharp intellect, and just about every gene in her body is selfish. She has concluded that Darwin’s theory gives humans carte blanche to behave as their natures drive them. She has been told to protect a secret, one which Ben Willams is seeking to uncover. If you like pageturners, you'll love this.
The Innerglow Effect
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 59,380. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A new antidepressant may have the unbelievable side effect of allowing its users to see themselves die but still live to tell the tale. Join an emergency room physician and a priest as they try to work together to discover if The Innerglow Effect is real. Can they understand what the Innerglow Effect is and what it's implications are? Suspense expertly blended with spirituality. Read and believe!