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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.
Thief's Paradise
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Price: Free! Words: 2,100. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
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Story about a thief who doesn't hesitate to kill people if he has to, and how a mere sight of vultures drive him toward his own death!
Who is Amen: African Warrior?
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Price: Free! Words: 1,510. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
An analysis of the makeup of Amen; the rider on the pale horse – See AFRICAN WARRIOR published on Smashwords by Roger Russell.
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.
Dirty Water!
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You set the price! Words: 4,650. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Once accepted as Turkey is the New Afghanistan. It stood Constantine forever. But the power of India's criticism is that we all have been changed a little more. Profoundly today little India is His New Delhi. But this is known more faithfully as Kingdom Come What a wondrous place to believe. Learning that people almost everywhere are protected by more of the same religion; Christ is Lord!
Past to present (Short)
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Price: Free! Words: 1,940. Language: British English. Published: February 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
A female who had suffered years of physical and emotional abuse from her father decides to speak out. She begins researching and writing up her story late at night, when she hears her doorbell ring. She ignores it as its so late, but the ringing carries on. When she finally answers, the person doesn't speak and she offers him a room for the night. Could this be a blast from the past?
In The Stars Part I, Episode 2: Aquarius
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Series: Hiding Behind The Couch. You set the price! Words: 31,120. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014 by Beaten Track Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Aquarius is Episode 2 of In The Stars (Hiding Behind The Couch 4&5), following the longstanding friends, 'The Circle', through the second of six eventful months. Dan and Adele try to come to terms with their loss; Sophie has a life-changing decision to make; Marigold's release date draws close; Kris's acting career could be heading for the big time - is George brave enough to make the offer?
Charlie Sparrow: Winged Whistleblower
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,380. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Fred Appleby was walking home one night and while passing under a tree, a voice called out to him. He responded, "Hello? I don't see anyone. Where are you?" "Look up." Fred squinted and saw a sparrow on a branch looking down at him. "Is this a practical joke?" "No it's me, I'm looking at you." "What... you're the bird?" "Yup the bird. That's me." Charlie then explains to Fred how he became a bird
A Few Sentiments of a Schizophrenic
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,560. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
A Few Sentiments of a Schizophrenic is a partly fictitious novel of introspective narrative on various topics and some non-fictional scenarios endured by a nameless main character inflicted upon by villainous conspirators in a post traumatic state with commentary from other secondary characters.
The Caseworker's Memoirs
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,410. Language: British English. Published: January 22, 2014 by Autumn Orchard. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Malcolm was losing touch with the world; a retired counsellor and recently widowed, he lived each day sat at his desk, watching the world pass him by. That’s until his daughter gave him a leather-bound notebook. She encouraged him to write about times long past that he shared with his wife, but as dreams of his previous patients take hold of him, he has no choice but to share his experiences.
The Queue for the Bog
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Price: Free! Words: 1,760. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
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Nathan didn't like queues and when he arrived at the museum he found just that. But the girl he had come to see, made him think about himself, and the queue could be very valuable to him if he were to join it.
Finding a Way in the Dark -The Blind Bat Short Stories and Previews
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Price: Free! Words: 8,760. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
The short story series: The Blind Bat, The Bat Sisters, and The Bat Colony are short anecdotes featuring teen bats. Bebe is a totally blind insect bat who first finds herself in the company of fruit bats. Batina is a fruit bat with low vision who gets adopted into an insect bat family. Despite their differences, these angsty bats eventually learn to live together. Also, two book Previews featured!
Chain Reaction
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Series: The Agency, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 117,710. Language: American English. Published: January 2, 2014 by Majestik Multimedia. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense
Erik Hart suppresses important information, and suffers debilitating headaches and nightmares as a result. He sleepwalks through life trying to live out an average existence. When dangerous people threaten his life, Erik must recall what he has worked so hard at putting out of his mind, no matter how nefarious the truth seems...
In The Stars Part I, Episode 1: Capricorn
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Series: Hiding Behind The Couch. You set the price! Words: 25,410. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014 by Beaten Track Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Capricorn is Episode 1 of In The Stars, a two part instalment (books 4&5) of the Hiding Behind The Couch series, re-introducing the characters for new readers, and following those characters through the events of the first of six eventful months, exploring their day-to-day lives as they encounter celebration, loss, illness and life-changing decisions.
The Random Drabblings of a Madman
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,760. Language: American English. Published: December 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The stories contained in this volume are a collection of 100 word shorts known as 'drabbles'. The purpose of a drabble is brevity, testing the author's ability to express interesting and meaningful ideas in an extremely confined space. Exploring various topics, this book endeavors to show its reader how much can be said in a very few words. Consider this a dare to read just one.
Two Weird Tales of the Dystopian Present and Future
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,710. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
"Two Weird Tales of the Dystopian Present and Future" is a two-story bundle of approximately 6,600 words – two prescient short stories that treat of what is and what may be. Both scenarios will likely come to pass, and neither will be very pleasant. So be warned . . . be prepared . . . and watch.
O Homem Pós-Histórico
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,390. Language: Portuguese. Published: December 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
O mundo, tal qual conhecemos, não mais existe. Há apenas um homem diante de uma assombrosa descoberta, enveredando-se na intrigante busca pelo conhecimento. Um sujeito solitário, desenraigado e oprimido por sua condição humana: este é o Homem Pós-Histórico.
As We Lay
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You set the price! Words: 1,570. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
As We Lay is a prose on love. Two colleagues bathe in the blistering heat of a Spanish summer while one contemplates the other.
Last Words: A Story of Apocalyptic Loss
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Price: Free! Words: 1,860. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2013 by Pomoconsumption Press. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Brandon's father has to have a talk with his son, both the most important and the last chat they'll ever have. How can a man give his boy the worst news possible? Can a 5th-grader cope with loss on an unimaginable scale? Last Words is a very dark and very short story, perfect for a single sitting or a long commute.
The Dog's Philosopher - A Carriage of Justice
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,950. Language: Australian English. Published: November 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Jimmy is a victim of a brutal crime that has left him permanently disabled and devastated. Everyone in the small country town knows who the perpetrators are, but the conspiracy of silence within their gang makes it impossible for the police to lay charges.