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Going to Redstone Ranch (A Short Tale of Progeria and Courage)
Price: Free! Words: 6,760. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Children’s health
A boy with progeria (accelerated aging disease), living on an isolated farm, dreams of becoming a professional athlete just like his two older brothers. During a weekend visit, his athletic siblings help him understand the true nature of his disease, and the purpose of his sacrifice. (Story #1 of the Danny's Way series.)
Buonanotte Madame - Estratto
Price: Free! Words: 29,020. Language: Italian. Published: November 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
Estratto. "Buonanotte Madame" è un romanzo che declina le sfumature dell’incontro. L’incontro tra l’inesorabilità della sofferenza e la potenza della libertà, tra la fatica del quotidiano e l’importanza decisiva di ogni minuto. È l’incontro tra Rosa, affetta da SLA, e Alessio, uno degli infermieri incaricati di assisterla. Divisi dalla malattia, impareranno insieme, uniti, a riconoscere la vita.
Barnabas Tales
Price: Free! Words: 102,180. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
short stories related when a retired physician looks back upon his colleagues, a long career in an english hospital, and life outside. many tales have a grain or two of truth and some contain much more.
Healer's Choice
Price: Free! Words: 40,960. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
(5.00 from 1 review)
Carlos Vega is entering his fourth year of medical school. He will soon be a doctor. What he really wants is to be a hero. He begins the year convinced that the high-tech career of a trauma surgeon is the best way to make this happen. Within months, his feelings and his future are influenced by those who teach him, those he treats and those he loves. What will he choose?
Spermjackers
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,150. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2013 by Soapbox Rising Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
(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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,090. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical, Fiction » Literature » Literary
“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.
Lethal Cure
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 104,920. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
Dr. Jake Warner forgets an entire day, just after a teenage girl hobbles into his emergency room and dies, clutching a diary of dreams. Days later he wins a free trip to Europe, after another patient dies. Everything is connected—the lost day, the deaths, the diary, and the vacation—but to figure that out, and to save himself, Jake must trust a forgotten lover across a void of lost memories.
Tweet of Faith
Price: Free! Words: 27,460. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
Nothing would be the same after Pearl, a young nurse in Bangkok, saw the mystery comatose western tourist for the first time. Soon, Pearl finds herself on a mission to help identify the man. However, as his condition deteriorates Pearl races against time to save a man she’s never spoken to, yet could possibly be falling in love with.
Hard Place
Price: Free! Words: 12,340. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
(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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,730. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,350. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
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)
Price: Free! Words: 68,160. Language: Italian. Published: November 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
Pubblicazione in due lingue / This publication is in two languages:: Italiano: versione originale English: experimental translation
Anatomy of a Dream
Price: Free! Words: 4,390. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2012. Categories: 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
Series: Simon and Melanie, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 55,200. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
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?
Stories From the Psych Ward
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,880. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
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
Price: Free! Words: 2,020. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
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
Price: Free! Words: 4,850. Language: British English. Published: July 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
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?
Father
Price: Free! Words: 77,280. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
From the moment Cole Montgomery stepped foot on the Hoffmans’ farm, he felt his energy soar. But when he shook his future father-in-law’s hand, Jack Hoffman’s life penetrated Cole’s consciousness with a series of images and intense feelings. As Jack becomes ill with cancer, Cole leaves his family law firm and moves to his in-laws farm where he seeks to find an alternative cure.
Second Honeymoon
Price: Free! Words: 5,570. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
(5.00 from 5 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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,250. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
The ER is always busiest when the patient you least want to see comes in code 3.