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Detour by Sue Binder
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,670. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Caution! Detour ahead: This collection of short stories emphasizes how life's detours can significantly alter the course of a person's life. Some detours may lead to positive outcomes, while others can take a person down a destructive path. The reader will find a variety of characters who face decisions in their relationships, values, and career choices and outcome of their choices.
Hear Me. by Luis Filipe Alves
Price: Free! Words: 11,670. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Horror » General
PUNISHMENT HAS A VOICE. Joana and Gonçalo's marriage is far from perfect. The tragedy of their daughter’s death has pushed them apart, to the point that they can barely communicate. Then a Voice that only Gonçalo seems to hear comes into their lives, and the truth behind the Voice will push them towards a fate they never wanted, and could never have guessed.
Strands of Sorrow, Threads of Hope by Francis Guenette
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 15,910. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Strands of Sorrow, Threads of Hope, shamelessly tugs at the reader’s emotions. A compilation of thirteen redemption stories, these glittering gems break the heart open with themes of loss, helplessness, jolting change and mistaken paths. For the reader who is willing to carefully untangle the words, within each strand of story sorrow there are threads of hope to be found.
La mujer idiota by Rubén Cota
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,090. Language: Spanish. Published: February 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Hilda es una niña que vive una infancia difícil al lado de una madre que pierde oportunidad para llamarla “idiota”. Sin embargo ella, a esa edad, poco entiende de la vida, así que ha encontrado el modo de adaptarse a su realidad. Un mal día un evento devastador lo cambia todo y hace que quede a la deriva, y al parecer la palabra “idiota” marca su sino. Sólo el tiempo dirá si logra salir adelante.
The Passing of Rosario by Eric Stringer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,650. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2015 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
In this humorous, intense short story by Eric Stringer, the adult child of a woman who recently passed leads you through a humorous, sometimes irreverent look at her life and the impact she had on the other residents, males and females, of the village.
Chasing Tail by E.S. Dallaire
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,270. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A tragic comedy about a young man who confronts the absurdity of a life spent without love. This would benefit from the assessment of a confident editor far enough removed from the influence of current trends to maintain the scope of the piece. But hey, I'm making it available for free, so for now it remains a vertiginous hike through terrain that is variously uncertain, perplexing, and beautiful
A Battle With My True Self by Sir Issac III
Price: Free! Words: 910. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
To AB: Get out of here. I do not need your always negative opinion. To Ms. Crazypants: Get out of here as well.
The Ethics of Murder by Eric Stringer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,110. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2015 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
In this intense short story by Eric Stringer, a hit man returns to his hometown to visit with an old friend at a high school reunion. The friend has asked Charlie to attend because he needs a favor. Yet again, it's always a good idea to be careful what you wish for.
A Smattering of Angels by Harvey Stanbrough
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,880. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2015 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
In this intensive short story by Harvey Stanbrough, explore the inner workings of a rather odd mind. For a while the unnamed professor wasn't sure. Did he slip and fall on the ice-slicked asphalt running trail? Or did he continue to run and see a vision? Or did he slip and fall and see a vision?
Making Life Worth While by Christopher Archuleta
Price: Free! Words: 27,590. Language: American English. Published: December 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Travis Hilton realizes how his life seems to be dictated by those who despise him. Eventually, he is practically driven out of town by the people who conflict with him. The torture doesn't end there as the worst of the people from the town attempts to destroy all of Travis' hopes. However, once Travis thinks about his capabilities, his life begins to shift from one influence to the exact opposite.
Flower On The Moon by S. A. Barton
Price: Free! Words: 1,410. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A short vignette, about 1300 words. A vignette is not a story, but is a scene. In this scene, a very old man sits in his study and contemplates his end. It is an end he has brought on himself, out of frustration and discontent. And it is an end he is determined to share... with everyone else in the entire world.
Saving the Baby by Nicolas Z Porter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,310. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2014 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
In this intense short story by Nicolas Z Porter, Gunnery Sergeant Ben Crowley is trapped between past and present, but what's so bad about trying to save a baby?
Are You Alright Mister Lawrence? by James Alexander
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 11,690. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
"It is like she stood out from the darkness." Mister Lawrence said. He is blind so what does that mean and how could this affect his day to day life? Would you like to find out? Well, see what is wrong with Mister Lawrence. Is he losing his mind or is his mind trying to show him something?
Multiple Personality Disorder a Poem in Dialogue by Barry Pomeroy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,280. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry
Multiple Personality Disorder is a dialogic poem told entirely in free verse about a personality which has fragmented as a result of duress. The original self, Bear, a Caveman on a hill, a dog, Biss, the friend, and the loneliness personified, Bjorn. Lastly, the Figure is an enigmatic force, and its surreptitious manipulation is what drives this narrative of self-exploration.
Make Much of Time: A Short Story by Sally Jane Driscoll
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Intent on the stars, an astronomy professor realizes too late that he sacrificed a precious love for a dream he could never achieve. His loss awakens the young professor he mentors. She might choose life.
Un biglietto di sola andata by Riccardo Alberto Quattrini
Price: Free! Words: 5,490. Language: Italian. Published: November 29, 2014 by ZeugmaPad. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Che strano, pensai, mi sto preoccupando di qualcosa che in capo a due giorni non avrà più senso. L’avvocato Ridolfo Molteni non riesce ancora a staccarsi completamente dalle incombenze e dalla routine quotidiana, anche se ha preso una decisione irrevocabile.
Predators by H.S. Kallinger
Series: Lost Humanity. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 351,450. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Death has been following Zack Henderson for ten years now. He woke up surrounded by it on a train a decade ago. He's watched it take friend and foe, strangers and family. It's weighed heavily on his mind. It was through death that his life finally began. He understands better than most how fragile life is, and he's done being prey. At some point, you have to stop running from death and embrace it.
Minerva's Owl by Alexa Aella
You set the price! Words: 7,200. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
In this short story we meet Marta who is living a fairly isolated life with her son with autism. We share some of her experiences and thoughts about how she came to this place in life and we also consider what it means to live in an authentic way.
In The Stars Part II, Episode 12: Sagittarius by Debbie McGowan
Series: Hiding Behind The Couch. You set the price! Words: 43,300. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Sagittarius is Ep 12 of In The Stars (Hiding Behind The Couch 4&5), following the 'The Circle', through 12 eventful months. A new home, a breakdown, life decisions, a career change…and a revelation that leaves the friends reeling, bringing this season to a head as old secrets die hard. But with a terrifying hostage situation, they won’t be the only ones waiting, as not everyone escapes alive…
Good Luck Clover on My Doorstep by Marija F. Sullivan
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 490. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2014 by Style Writes Now. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
This miniature story opens up a variety of topics. Namely, how flexible are the limits of trust, loyalty, superstition?