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In The Stars Part II, Episode 8: Leo
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Series: Hiding Behind The Couch. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 39,920. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2014 by Beaten Track Publishing. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Leo is Ep 8 of In The Stars (Hiding Behind The Couch 4&5), following the 'The Circle', through the 7th of 12 eventful months. Life is getting serious, blurring the line between love and loss: It’s Toby Brown’s first birthday, and he’s not the only one in for a surprise; Josh abandons his professionalism to help a desperate client; Andy treats himself to something he’s wanted for a very long time.
Old Henry's Visitor: A Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,400. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
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Old Henry's Visitor is a thrilling tale of the ordinary clashing with the supernatural. For years Old Henry lived alone in self-inflicted punishment as his home deteriorated and the world moved on around him. He is forced to face the past when a demon comes for his soul. Can Old Henry survive its devilish torment? And is there hope for redemption?
Meet Jack
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Price: Free! Words: 4,760. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Meet Jack provides a sneak peek into the first of the Acts of Justice series, Melancholy Jack. You'll meet Jack briefly through the eyes of Nina (his mother), Jason (his best friend), Allie (his wife) and Dr. Ellen Foster (his psychologist). Melancholy Jack is scheduled for publication September 1st, 2014.
The Waiting Room
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,040. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014 by FrostProof 808. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
In the waiting room of a psychologist's office, a man engages a woman in a conversation about personal responsibility and the mores of society.
Amber Bridge
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,770. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
A man searches for the meaning of life: stuck in neutral between the green light of birth and final Red Light. Everyone has a choice: follow the amber lights along life's bridge, or simply sit, watching them burn. What lies at the end of this bridges, that place where the amber lights meet? Where will the Amber Bridge take this man, his thoughts, and life?
Remains to be Seen
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Price: Free! Words: 4,330. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Short story, 12 pages approx. Undercover narcotics agents Michael O'Neill and Baby Johnson, still suffering PTSD from the Vietnam War, quit the Australian Bureau of Narcotics and move to the far north coast of New South Wales. Johnson hopes to renew his relationship with Star. O'Neill thinks settling down with long-time girlfriend Azure might be the solution - but that remains to be seen.
In The Stars Part II, Episode 7: Cancer
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Series: Hiding Behind The Couch. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 38,350. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2014 by Beaten Track Publishing. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Cancer is Episode 7 of In The Stars (Hiding Behind The Couch 4&5), following the longstanding friends, 'The Circle', through the seventh of twelve eventful months. Dan is about to find out that being a careful driver is sometimes not enough; An old lover’s return rekindles fond memories for Alice; Sean works his psychology magic on the ever-stubborn Jess. The story continues in Epi #8 (Leo).
Hail Mary
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,050. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Bill just can't stay away. Every day he opens the doors, walks down the aisle, and lights his candle. Then he talks to her. Does she hear him? Will she talk back? He's not sure, but he knows one thing. He'll wait until she does.
A Collection of Short Stories
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Price: Free! Words: 2,380. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
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A Collection of Short Stories is three stories with one related theme - distance. These stories provide a range of imagistic contemplation on themes such as friendship, masculinity, loss and identity (both collective and individually). Narratives include: a short driving vacation through the country, the growth of a small-time band and a collection of scenes after the experience of a loss.
Closer to the End
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Series: Poetry, Book 33. Price: Free! Words: 290. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2014 by JaMa Publishing. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
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You ain't ever Gonna break my heart. You already took my pride. You lied to me From the start And stole everything I had inside. I just wanna die.
In The Stars Part I, Episode 6: Gemini
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Series: Hiding Behind The Couch. You set the price! Words: 34,440. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2014 by Beaten Track Publishing. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Gemini is Episode 6 of In The Stars (Hiding Behind The Couch 4&5), following the longstanding friends, 'The Circle', through the sixth of six eventful months. It's quiz night at the Red Lion - time for The Circle to pit their wits against the rest of the regulars...and each other. The sound of wedding bells is, most definitely, in the air! The story continues in Breaking Waves and Epi #7 (Cancer).
Good Guys
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,040. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
The town's most well-loved resident enjoys the last day of his life.
A Girl Called Storm
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,540. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(5.00 from 1 review)
What can change the nature of a man? In John’s case, it was 90 seconds. His life before was not a savory one, but now it contained a new force, a change agent, A Girl Called Storm.
Consuela
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,760. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2014 by FrostProof 808. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
This is an intense short story from Nick Porter. Consuela goes about her morning chores on the farm she and her husband have shared and worked for better than 50 years. But this morning he seems to be sleeping longer than usual.
In The Stars Part I, Episode 5: Taurus
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Series: Hiding Behind The Couch. You set the price! Words: 20,960. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014 by Beaten Track Publishing. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Taurus is Episode 5 of In The Stars (Hiding Behind The Couch 4&5), following the longstanding friends, 'The Circle', through the fifth of six eventful months. The time has come to face up to what the future holds; Andy steps up to the biggest challenge of his life; George breaks the bad news to Oliver; Eleanor makes no bones about her feelings and kicks up a storm.
Phantasm
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,780. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Sometimes we find our only functionality in dysfunctional relationships. Who’s to say that they cannot be?
Hubris
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,370. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
A man hallucinates while climbing a forbidden trail in Hawaii known as Stairway to Heaven.
Phone Calls From Home
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Price: Free! Words: 360. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
In this dialogue-based one page story, a man deals with his emotional problems when a series of silent phone calls provides him with a confidant.
Unbeliever
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,280. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Psychological Thriller. Set years before the events of "Undreamed", Unbeliever follows the story of Alice, a woman trapped between reality and a dream. Unable to live not knowing which of her two lives are real, Alice is driven to confront her other self, as impossible as that sounds, while in her alternate life she begins a desperate quest to destroy her nightmare.
No. 322
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 9,990. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
How do our brains receive, interpret and react or respond to information? How do our brains perceive thought and reality? He had a theory and would prove it, no matter how many died in the process.