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Finding the Way Back
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,320. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Nurse practitioner Hazel Baker takes traumatized field agent Ian Grant into her home at the Agency’s request. His voice is held hostage by nightmarish memories, but he still has a conscience — something many of his colleagues at the Agency seem to have lost. Can Hazel’s gentle presence help Ian find the strength to fight the corruption riddling the Agency?
American Dream
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,640. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A young artist living in poverty finds himself in line to inherit a family castle. Follow his journey to overcome clinical depression and claim a place in his family with his son. In this character study, scientist author J.J.Brown explores healing of creativity for people with emotional illness.
Listen
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Price: $3.20 USD. Words: 70,590. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012 by E-Books Publisher. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
What would it be like to hear other peoples thoughts? Not just read minds or feel empathy for emotions or desires, but actually hear thoughts word for word. Trapped in a life she doesn't seem to fit into and facing an imminent and unwelcome arranged marriage, Nisha wakes up in hospital after a freak accident to discover that is exactly what she can do.
Alice Thinks
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Price: Free! Words: 3,090. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
The trick to not waking her up is to be as quiet as a stone picture. Don’t even breathe. Or she’ll wake up and teach you a lesson.
Course Change
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Price: Free! Words: 1,760. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
History has taught us one document, one grouping of words can show you so much about what followed its creation.
Notes from Book of Faces
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Price: Free! Words: 5,220. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
It is a collection of short Facebook notes from my account, actually sketches of modern urban life. There are almost no people, and no plot at all. I hope you'll enjoy feelings I've tried to express.
Little Sebastian and The Little Doll He Loved
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Price: Free! Words: 2,560. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012 by Blacklight Design. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
The Nebula nominee Lucian Merisca is coming with a post-modern story which looks like a moral experiment or like an alternative present. The setting and the personages are rather shadowy but the conflict is strong to stir the intrigue...
Psychotherapy Guidebook
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 287,600. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
This unique guide brings together clear, concise articles on 255 varieties of psychotherapy making itby far the best single overview of a complex and crowded field. Each article was written especially for this volume by a leading authority on that specific therapy; each article provides definitions of the therapy, its history, technique and application.
Conditional Voluntary
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Series: Simon and Melanie, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 55,200. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
Patrick Coyne feels like he’s safe from the drug authorities as a patient in a mental hospital during the late 1980s. He even calms down an angry young girl and thinks his love life is about to improve. Will legally prescribed drugs end his paranoia? And why won’t the staff let him have a girlfriend?
Unquiet Dreams: A Murmuration of Unsettling Tales
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,150. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2012 by Tirgearr Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
"Between waking and sleep, they wait." This is a speculative fiction anthology that includes some previously published and unpublished works by K.A. Laity. There's something for everyone who enjoys being disturbed whilst reading.
The Fine Point of His Soul
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,720. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
Death follows in Adrian Hart's wake, yet he is feted by the best of society in Rome, and boldly dubs himself 'Iago'. Determined to avenge the loss of his unrequited love, Lt Andrew Sullivan asks the advice of Keats, poet and Shakespearian. Soon they are joined by the Shelleys and Lord Byron. But they can't even agree whether Hart is a man, the Devil, or Dionysius - let alone what to do about him.
Elevator Going Down
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,030. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Inside a Federal office building on a defunct army base, a woman is slowly going crazy—without any tangible reason—but rather an illogical, lingering fear of losing her career, her husband, and her mind, after a co-worker is murdered. ELEVATOR GOING DOWN is a horror story about how a person can be driven over the edge of reality and slip into a world of madness.
Being Different
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,090. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Educational
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Three short fictional stories, showing a young boy, an adult woman and a teenager as they are - different, standing out and isolated. These snapshots reveal their inner struggles, leaving you wondering what will happen next.
The Illusion of Secondhand Smoke
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,360. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Sex, drugs, and rock and roll turn deadly in 1977 when a popular teenager is murdered because he's rumored to be gay. Twenty years later, his sister, Maria, and her friends put together the missing pieces of the night he died. No one is innocent, and when the smoke settles, Maria comes face to face with her hidden past. Set in Levittown, the country's original master-planned suburb.
Passing Warmth
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 830. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
How strange and peaceful this death business is. And yet, in our culture, there's so much fuss.
A Sinful Wife
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,210. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2012 by Kelly Washington. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
A SINFUL WIFE explores one woman's heart and guilt as she follows "her little demon" as she calls it and the consequences of her actions. 55 yr old housewife Beverly secretly yearns for an exciting life. Her husband is kind yet boring. And then something happens. A masked man enters her home and a strange, year-long affair with three men begins, but at a terrible price that changes everything.
Hands of the Master
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,530. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2012 by Laurel Fork Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Celia undergoes a cutting-edge duel hand transplant in order to win a prestigious piano competition. Obsessed with playing like the great master, Jiri Mrazek, she discovers parallels between her life and his. But surgeries carry risks, and dreams nurture the seeds of obsession. Mrazek died at a tragically young age. Celia must discover just where the parallels between her life and Mrazek’s end.
Lost in the Details
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,360. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
A man whose life is on the skids grows obsessed with an intricately detailed painting hanging in a bar. As his fortunes decline, the crowded, convivial dinner scene in the picture comes to seem more and more preferable to the real world. And, indeed, before long the painting begins to attain a reality all its own... A 3,300-word short story.
Dio è con Noi
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Price: $3.87 USD. Words: 10,440. Language: Italian. Published: September 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Una storia italiana. Il protagonista è un modesto dipendente comunale di un piccolo comune. Ma è intorno alla figura centrale di un vecchio professore con ambizioni di filosofo che ruotano tutte le altre figure del romanzo: il medico, l’impresario edile, il Parroco, il Sindaco. Il vecchio professore deve essere sfrattato e la sua casa espropriata per costruire una inutile strada panoramica.
The Monster
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,370. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
In this short story, Stacy is obsessed with spending her father's money, and she is finally at age 21 getting cut off. But Stacy won't put and end to her vice, a verified spiritual rite, or what she calls her "monster." Shopping is "better than sex" in her book...