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Construction Zone
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Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 72,440. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
This series of short stories focuses on the lives and conflicts of a diverse group of construction workers and travelers. Beginning with the Shrink Lady, the reader meets a lottery addict, a wannabe country singer, a devoted state patrolman, and a teen boy with his faithful dog. While each tale is connected in some way, each can also be read as a separate story.
John Verry
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Price: Free! Words: 4,360. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Do you believe that knowing about someone's childhood will help you to understand them? John Verry has become a very precise man, comfortable within his perfectly timed and arranged little world. But what led him to this? And as an author, do I really have any control over him? 'John Very' is a short story playing with and enjoying the relationship between author and character.
Lucid and Awake Book #1: A Week and Some Change
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Series: Lucid and Awake, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 19,390. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Andrew, a loner, both by choice and by circumstance, is enamored by Tracy, the new bartender at his mother’s restaurant. After learning that Tracy has died in a terrible car accident, he is devastated. But after arriving at the restaurant to console his mother, he discovers that Tracy isn’t dead after all – in fact, she is working her shift, and no one else seems to think anything of it.
You've Just Been Busted!
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Price: Free! Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
A twisted "love" story. Sometimes it's almost scary what someone will do to help someone they love.
My Name Is Gerald
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,380. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Gerald is a lonely man, a shut-in who spends his time dreaming and watching the skies over his rural Nebraska hometown on the eve of the quincentennial. What he observes in those skies may lead him to find his own freedom... or into a new captivity. 'My Name Is Gerald' is a short story of about 5300 words.
Gone
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Price: Free! Words: 710. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
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Flash fiction. 700 words dealing with loss. First published by Parthian in the anthology The Month Had 32 Days, it's a story set in Wales but could be anywhere or anyone, pain is not particular about who you are or where you are.
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.
House of Escher
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
SHORT STORY The morning after too much to drink, a young woman finds herself in different clothes, in a strange building, in an unknown city, and trying to get away from a killer.
Exhaust
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,960. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When death is the only option. A short story by Judas Wilkinson.
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.
Nothing is Right
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,110. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Nothing is Right is a novel about not being able to be called autistic. Set in 1988, the year Rainman was on the silver screen, it follows Clay, a boy whose lack of intellectual disability disqualified him from an autism diagnosis under the standards of care of the time.
Then I Saw A Sparrow
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,840. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
This is a book of mystery, of pain and of love; with accents of endurance and hope. It voices from a soul touched by sorrow but on a path to acceptance and enlightenment. Its fluid and simple poetic language will tug at your heart and leave you in wonderment.
Utopia
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,580. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
They said she well. She was not well... Based on the true events of a mentally unwell woman who finds her way into the lion’s den at the National Zoo, this is a short story exploring the final and faint internal moments of a woman's life.
Losing It
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,650. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2013 by Tirgearr Publishing. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Jane has been locked up in a high security hospital for killing her children. Well meaning intervention by Dr. Townsend begins to uncover early events in Jane's life. While attending her sister's funeral, Jane escapes and goes back to the Belgian caravan site where the murders took place.
The Hunted
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Series: Just Killing Time, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,840. Language: British English. Published: May 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Carl Strang, having escaped from the Meadow View Hospital for the criminally insane, has struck out into the world determined to cause as much carnage as possible.
The Uninvited
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 96,380. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Kacey Miller is on the run. Stumbling upon a heinous crime scene one sleepless night, she is drawn into an investigation where both the suspects and investigators are tormented by bizarre, supernatural experiences. She must decipher her own visions and nightmares, which forces her to confront long-denied, deep-seated, and secretive guilts—as well as her own connection with the murderers.
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.
Remembering Sergeant Sam
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,480. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
It's been decades since Billy Stewart has thought about Sam Wolinski, but when Ruben Gomez, a former brother-in-arms, calls out of the blue to inform him the Sergeant from their Vietnam days has passed away, all manner of memories - some still unresolved - surface for both of these veterans.
Die Koggelanemoon
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 12,660. Language: Afrikaans. Published: April 20, 2013 by Primedia eLaunch. Category: Screenplays » Drama
"Die Koggelanemoon" is 'n hoofsaaklik Afrikaanse en gedeeltelik Engelse draaiboek vir 'n kort film. Dit is wetenskap fiksie en nie gebaseer op enige werklike persone of plekke nie. Die storie draai om 'n begaafde student, Sebastiaan Boonzaaier, wat 'n paar harde stampe ervaar in die lewe. Hy eidig in die hospitaal deur die toedoen van die booswig, dr. Ivy…
I Draw Tight My Life
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,320. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
A fabulous monologue spoken by a hand gun which talks to the reader about its anxiety and what it thinks is happening outside the small bedroom drawer in which it sits. The gun tells of its fears and delusions, and the challenges it might face in anticipation of unknown threats that might befall it.