- African American fiction
- Children’s books
- Cultural & ethnic themes
- Gay & lesbian fiction
- Graphic novels & comics
- Humor & comedy
- Literary collections
- Mystery & detective
- Plays & Screenplays
- Science fiction
- Themes & motifs
- Thriller & suspense
- Women's fiction
- Young adult or teen
- Antiques & Collectibles
- Art, Architecture, Photography
- Business & Economics
- Career Guides
- Children's Books
- Comics (nonfictional)
- Computers and Internet
- Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits
- Education and Study Guides
- Engineering, trades, and technology
- Gay and Lesbian
- General reference
- Health, wellbeing, & medicine
- Home and Garden
- Language Instruction
- New Age
- Politics and Current Affairs
- Relationships and Family
- Religion and Spirituality
- Science and Nature
- Sex and Relationships
- Social Science
- Sports & outdoor recreation
- True Crime
En alles is ijs by Wendy Schuchmann
Price: Free! Words: 1,840. Language: Dutch. Published: March 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Julia heeft de zogenaamd beschaafde wereld achter zich gelaten. 'Het ondenkbare' kan en mag haar niet meer raken. In het verlaten strandhuisje, waar zij de veiligheid hoopt te vinden die de wereld haar heeft ontnomen, wacht haar echter een onaangename verrassing. Niet alleen haar geestelijke, maar ook haar fysieke voortbestaan staat nu op het spel.
Only One Cat In the House by Inge Moore
Price: Free! Words: 3,310. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological(4.00 from 1 review)
Elly was only fifteen when she met the love of her life, Ted. They married young. She has been his devoted wife ever since even though he treats her with cruelty and disdain. But things are changing and it's not long before Ted does something he'll regret. Elly reacts in the only way she can! Only One Cat In The House was originally published in Quarry Magazine.
Germaphobia Singapura (An Annoying Short Story) by B.M. Hodges
Price: Free! Words: 3,330. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Approx. Short Story Length: 11 pages / 3,160 words - Roy had always dreamed of living abroad in the tropics, somewhere remote and exotic. So accepting the offer to teach in Singapore was a no-brainer. But poor Roy failed to anticipate how living in one of the world's most densely populated cities would arouse his intuitive preoccupation with cleanliness.
A Companion for Life by Cari Hislop
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,150. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological(4.00 from 3 reviews)
A Regency Romance. Penryth Bowen knows Lily Leigh is in need of rescue, but saving her means making her his wife. He’s undecided until he discovers Lily has been battered black and blue, but true kindness is a condition that requires self knowledge of one’s motives and an understanding that even well meant actions can have unforeseen consequences that are anything, but kind.
In That Moment by Jason Jack
Price: Free! Words: 1,270. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Charles Frank has it all. A loving wife, an adorable newborn daughter, and a good paying job. But on his way home, one second—one moment—shatters his entire picture-perfect life, and he is forced to make the toughest choice he has ever faced— To live or to die?
Little Sebastian and The Little Doll He Loved by Lucian Merisca
Price: Free! Words: 2,560. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012 by Blacklight Design. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
The Nebula nominee Lucian Merisca is coming with a post-modern story which looks like a moral experiment or like an alternative present. The setting and the personages are rather shadowy but the conflict is strong to stir the intrigue...
An Affair With Death by Karen Freeman-Smith
Price: Free! Words: 1,180. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Women's fiction » General(5.00 from 1 review)
From the outside, Marika seems to have the perfect life, but on the inside she struggles with depression.
The Keepers (or The Momentum). by Kent Harris
Price: Free! Words: 22,300. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mashups, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological(5.00 from 26 reviews)
Follows the lives of two characters Lysei, (an orphan selected by the overlords of the human population (The Keepers) to prevent humanity from self-destructing because of hyper-sexuality and all its cons
Unfortunate Roommates by E-BO
Price: Free! Words: 52,590. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Jim is a former pop star who has kept to himself over the last few years. However, that is all about to change when his best friend leaves a one night stand at his house. Now, an unfortunate turn of events has them living together in order for him to have a career, and her a place to stay. Can Jim have any kind of love life with her in the picture, or will he be stuck with an unfortunate roommate?
Stories from the Psych Ward: Eva's Story by Robert Bowker
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.
Truth's Consequence, A Braji Short Tale by P. S. Wright
Price: Free! Words: 4,960. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
A further exploration of Kraut's life after Brajilliana. Kraut must make the difficult decision to tell the truth. He learns that truth does not set you free, or even relieve the pain of regret, but it just might set you on a new course for a better life. A short, short story based on a character from the novel Braji.
Deux Semaines (Two Weeks) by Jeffrey Miska
Price: Free! Words: 20,020. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological(4.67 from 6 reviews)
"Deux Semaines" is the story of Jay, a middle aged man who decides to seek the advice of a therapist after losing the love of his life. The terror of falling into a mid-life psychosis compels him to reveal his story in it's most intimate detail. The passion that burns within the memories of his concealed pain will take him back to her, and to his friends as if he traveled back in time.
Alone by Hickory Cole
Price: Free! Words: 1,190. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
A man aimlessly wanders the streets of an empty world until he hears a mysterious voice that leads him through a red door that will help free him from the solitude he desperately hopes to escape.
The Fourth Man by Brian Parker
Price: Free! Words: 2,430. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
In this short story by Brian Parker, a few words uttered by a lunch companion bring back a flood of memories from another lifetime.
PLACES; Eight Place Stories by Ralph Bowden
Price: Free! Words: 32,530. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological(5.00 from 1 review)
These stories explore the relationship between physical places and the lives of people in them or affected by them. The places – an abandoned factory, a lonely beach in winter, an old water tank, a beer joint, a cemetery and others – elicit all kinds of responses from all kinds of characters. Different stories are funny, creepy, sad, heart-warming, subtly erotic. All are thought-provoking.
Conditional Voluntary by Geoffrey A. Feller
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?
Notes from Book of Faces by Anar Azimov
Price: Free! Words: 5,220. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
It is a collection of short Facebook notes from my account, actually sketches of modern urban life. There are almost no people, and no plot at all. I hope you'll enjoy feelings I've tried to express.
Redeeming a Rake by Cari Hislop
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 73,290. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological(5.00 from 1 review)
Geoffrey Lyndsey Grayson, the thirteen Duke of Lyndhurst, is trapped in an emotional winter. His childhood dream of finding love is frozen under thick sheets of ice along with his heart. He feels nothing but discomfort as he passively waits for death to end the nothingness. He knows it's too late for love...