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Germaphobia Singapura (An Annoying Short Story)
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Price: Free! Words: 3,330. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
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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.
One
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Price: Free! Words: 920. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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One is a short story about addictions and the manner in which they break us down.
Passing Warmth
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 830. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
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How strange and peaceful this death business is. And yet, in our culture, there's so much fuss.
Elevator Going Down
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,030. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
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Inside a Federal office building on a defunct army base, a woman is slowly going crazy—without any tangible reason—but rather an illogical, lingering fear of losing her career, her husband, and her mind, after a co-worker is murdered. ELEVATOR GOING DOWN is a horror story about how a person can be driven over the edge of reality and slip into a world of madness.
He and She
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Price: Free! Words: 1,200. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
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This is a short story about a woman trying to rid herself of an abusive relationship. But the problem may not only be him.
Gematria²
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Price: Free! Words: 4,810. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
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In this short story, explore the mind of a man in the grip of an obsession so intense that reality has faded from his consciousness. His fixation on Gematria leads him to a terrifying place where memories and thoughts become his only tools in the search for truth.
Redeeming a Rake
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,300. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2010. Category: Fiction » Romance » Regency
(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...
Regret In Triptych
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,150. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
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The mystery of Andros Koresh’s disappearance the day after burying his wife has gone unanswered for seven months. His return brings a question more immediate than why he left, though. He’s looking for something from his ex-lover Lindsey Falco regarding the death of his wife, but Andros is going to have to deal with her husband first, to get it.
A Light in the Darkness
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 61,100. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012 by Black Velvet Seductions Publishing Company. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(5.00 from 1 review)
In A Light in the Darkness, the inaugural anthology from the authors of WOCA, a dark world awaits you. Spanning centuries of time, encircling the globe, and running the gamut from eerie historical fiction to gritty urban fantasy to page-scorching erotic romance, these authors unflinchingly dissect the horror of child abuse in all its forms.
An Affair With Death
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Price: Free! Words: 1,180. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
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From the outside, Marika seems to have the perfect life, but on the inside she struggles with depression.
The Last Words of a Suicidal Author
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,660. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
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the story of a disillusioned ungalleried artist who decides to leave the world by painting a masterpiece in his own blood written and left behind by a an equally disillusioned author just before he commited suicide.
A Run at the Moon
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,670. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
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Often whimsical, sometimes disturbing, these poems revel in language and image and myth. Whether pausing over the moment of a goldfish's passing, speculating on the contents of a goddess's wallet, testing the sharp edges of memory or exploring the significance of skin, the poems in this collection find the odd in the ordinary and the luminous in the lost. Watch out. The sting is in the tail.
Child Full of Stars
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,550. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Meet a man who is dying, face-down in an alley on a strange world, with a knife wound in his guts. He is surely doomed, until a child comes to help him. But why is this filthy street child helping him, and where will this child take him? The answers run deeper than the surface suggests, and this unlikely pair have more in common than you might think.
Last Orders at Waterloo
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,210. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
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After arriving back from a drinking contest in the pub one night, Dave is surprised to find that his long time partner, Belinda is seductively waiting in the bedroom, but then finds out that it is not really him for whom she is waiting.
Sand Soldier
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Price: Free! Words: 2,770. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
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Life is not a circle...it's a spiral. You come back to not where you were, but a place that has familiarity. Arny Woods' earliest and fondest memory was in playing soldiers in the sandbox in the back yard. He was too young to see the cycle return in high school, but the shock of combat at D Day opened his eyes.
PLACES; Eight Place Stories
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Price: Free! Words: 32,530. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
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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.
Hitch Hikers
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,990. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
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The eight short stories in this collection feature different situations in which someone picks up someone else for a ride. Some of the stories are slightly weird, some are scary, some are surprising. Taken together, they provide a picture of the extreme range of humanity and of interaction between people.
Roller Coaster Ride
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Price: Free! Words: 760. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
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Roller Coaster Ride is a short story, first person prose. Although it is a short story, it is Imagist Poetry in style. Like life, this ride is a psychological journey, so if you feel ready, strap in and enjoy the ups & downs!
Approach to Freetown
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Series: Lion Mountain, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,560. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2013 by Mountain Springs House mspringspub@gmail.com. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(5.00 from 1 review)
Elizabeth Modra accompanies her boyfriend, Peter Safford, as he covers a story in Sierra Leone. The land and people have gotten into her blood so that she wants to make this new country her home. She is determined to find out why these people are so happy and content and good to one another, even after the horrors which had befallen them during the recent Civil war.
The Furrowed Brow
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Price: Free! Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
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London, 1705. In an isolated country home, Anthony, an eccentric bachelor obsessed with studying human behavior, embarks on an unorthodox experiment: switching places with his butler, Philip. What begins as an innocent, amusing analysis soon turns into a perilous ordeal, leaving Anthony with a life-altering choice to make.