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An Incident at First and Fifth
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,330. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2016 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
H. Clement Moore is a highly successful businessman who pays a price for his success when his wife admits having an affair. After some thought, he adjusts his priorities. He's on his way home early for the first time in ten years to set things right before he loses her forever. What could possibly go wrong?
Time Is Running Out. Book #1
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,240. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Detective Allan Carabello’s spent 25 years on the police force and has one more month before he retires. ‘In Time Is Running Out’, he responds to a hostage situation at a hospital. He tries to negotiate with an emotionally charged couple, to keep all in the room safe. When he learns of the reason why the couple placed their lives in harm’s way, he does not agree with their action, but empathizes.
One Last Match
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,770. Language: American English. Published: February 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Three days in the desert, with no one but himself for company. Water, no food, and maybe five matches. Eric is just about this far from giving up and letting the coyotes take him away.
Praying for Chaos
Price: Free! Words: 60,670. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
"Jinn demolish a state and a woman laughs a lot!” This novel is about a curse that causes everything to be convoluted. This curse extends from Istanbul to Balkans and shakes the world’s order. The expected earthquake of Istanbul occurs and the survivor people revolt against all states and powers.
Cinderella
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,480. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
[This stand-alone title is the first of three tales collected in the author's full-length work GRIM.] How would Cinderella actually have turned out if she'd grown up surrounded by people who hated and abused her? A darkly psychological retelling of the classic story, portraying a heroin burdened with shame who ultimately marries a prince not so different from her own narcissistic mother.
The Complications of Life
Price: Free! Words: 3,570. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Complications of Life is a collection of short stories that remind us of just that, the complicated nature of life. These stories are a peak into the world of men and women in the hereafter of their lives, doing the best with what they have left.
Gutter Child
Price: Free! Words: 32,890. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
For the first eighteen years of his life, Jimmy Grogan has led a blissful existence of sweet ignorance. But on the day he leaves for college, he discovers a family secret that could upend every piece of cozy perfection he knows. Now he must solve the most unsettling mystery of his life: Has his family been living a lie?
Kassie in Peril Book 2 — Scientist
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,130. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Kassie, now 10, holds patents for chemical manufacturing. She becomes a millionaire, and she becomes a target. A very professional group kidnaps Kassie and her roommate and best friend Hermione. They soon escape and become media darlings. Kassie’s relationship with her jealous brother causes worse pain than the tortures during the kidnapping. Kassie finds the lead kidnapper and extracts justice.
Kassie, Girl Genius Book 1 — Student
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 128,640. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Literature » Educational
Seven-year-old Kassie ignores her teacher and reads junior high school textbooks during class. Her IQ score gets her into the Academy of the Mind, a boarding school far from the family she loves. Kassie soon learns that the Academy is nothing like what she envisioned. It needs fixing, and she’s just the girl to do it.
Last Chance: Short Stories about Friendship with a Twist and Moral Lesson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2016 by 22 Lions. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Last Chance includes four stories that will make you seriously reconsider your decisions in life and learn to appreciate the best people around you.
Lessons Learned
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,570. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2016 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
What is the price of a broken heart? When we're very lucky, it's nothing more than lessons learned. When we aren't? Well, suck it up and get over yourself. But that's a story for another time.
Green Mountain Dream
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 78,180. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
This book is the third in The Green Mountain Dream Trilogy. It hinges largely on the events of the two previous books, No Permission Needed and The Widow Maker. It is about love, about the possibility of reincarnation, about dreams, and about the spirit that lays hidden in everyone and everything around us.
Coffee? Perhaps Tea?
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,740. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2016 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
In this psychological short story, Mr. Wilson appears to have misplaced his mind. But then, why would he appear normal around a pretentious doctor who has completely alienated him? Well, if he could be anymore alienated than he already was.
A Man of Means - A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 1,890. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(5.00 from 1 review)
Over dinner in a London restaurant, a man reflects on breaking up with his latest girlfriend. Dear Reader: If you enjoyed this short story, please read my longer works, also available for free on smashwords.
Fall of the Yellow Jackets
Price: Free! Words: 1,600. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Biographical, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(2.00 from 1 review)
On a resplendent autumn afternoon, two recurring agents (32 and 33) have a discussion on the back patio in east Charlotte. A certain species of flying insect soon make its presence known. An encyclopedic discussion of yellow jackets ensues. Then, Agent 666 turns the radio on. Somehow, it all ends up in the waves. Sorry, no sex, violence, or Mr. Malloy in this one. Approx. 1600 words.
A Curious Warmth
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,360. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2016 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
A man can be nice to a woman without any thought of having sex with her, right? And vice versa? That's Pamela's theory, but will it hold in the presence of a tall, nice, very handsome man? On the night before the finality of her wedding?
21 Weeks: Week 6
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,730. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2016 by Riley LaShea. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
A woman’s body is found in a van at an auto salvage yard, her stomach cut open as if something has been ripped from within. Up to Nash, Williams, and Bishop to figure out the true nature of their victim’s torture, for Beck the case hits a little too close to home. 21 Weeks is a fast-paced police procedural thriller series.
The New Life. (Book #1)
Price: Free! Words: 3,120. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: December 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(4.00 from 1 review)
This should be considered sample chapters in the novel: THE SKIES ARE LIGHTED WITH LAMPS, which will be out in a couple of months. Kiskadee can be a wonderful place to live. It is a small village on an island in the Caribbean. Life there is generally simple and serene. But in the middle of this little world, there exist an uneasy feeling that this is not one of the happily ever after stories.
The Hummus Dealer of Meknes, a short story
Price: Free! Words: 2,770. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Mustapha is a young man selling hummus in the medina of the city of Meknes. A rival opens her hummus stall opposite his and soon steals away most of his customers. Convinced she has a secret ingredient he can never discover, Mustapha intends to end his life. His rival saves him with a highly unconventional proposition.
A hullámlovas
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,600. Language: Hungarian. Published: December 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Hősünk átlagos irodista egy átlagos városban. Élete rutinszerű szürkeségben telik, amikor egyik nap egy cetlit talál a vigaszdíjként megvásárolt, porlepte szörfdeszkáján. Azt hiszi, csak tréfa, de a rajta szereplő rövid, két soros üzenet igazi telitalálat. Értetlenségét legyőzi a kíváncsiság, és amikor eszébe jutnak az utcájában végigmenő távhővezetékek, úgy dönt, hogy rálép a deszkára.