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A Settled Grave
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,860. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014 by FrostProof808. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
This is an intense psychological suspense story by Nicolas Z Porter. Having just buried one child, how far will you go to get another one?
Theorem
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,260. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014 by FrostProof808. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
(2.00 from 1 review)
This is a psychological thriller by Eric Stringer. His friend Janie is a collector, but a collector of what?
Deadline
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,040. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014 by FrostProof808. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
In this intense short story by Eric Stringer (the neurotic persona of Harvey Stanbrough), a writer is late publishing his short story of the week, or is he? Follow along as the deadline nears.
In The Stars Part II, Episode 9: Virgo
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Series: Hiding Behind The Couch. You set the price! Words: 22,730. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2014 by Beaten Track Publishing. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Virgo is Ep 9 of In The Stars (Hiding Behind The Couch 4&5), following the 'The Circle', through the 9th of 12 eventful months. Kris struggles with his own demons to reconcile with Ade; Shaunna and Andy fight their desires, increasingly drawn together; an unwelcome guest turns up to bid on old friend farewell. As The Circle battle their grief, can they support each other through the other side?
The Maransky Nature Blot Test
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,840. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014 by FrostProof808. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
This is an intense psychological suspense short story by Eric Stringer with help from his friend Nick Porter. This story is so tightly written that I can't say much more or I'll give it away.
A Vanilla Shake for Martha
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,990. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014 by FrostProof808. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
In this wonderfully descriptive short story by Nick Porter, an elderly woman and her husband take a journey through a small west-Texas town and her memories.
Earth's Worm
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Price: Free! Words: 2,250. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
Following years of maternal abuse, Coral lies down in the mud of his backyard and embarks on a journey through nature's elements to escape his pain.
The Shadow's Embrace
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Price: Free! Words: 2,440. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
A short, emotional, story about the inevitability of aging.
Running with the Wolves
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,580. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2014 by FrostProof808. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The protagonist from "Interference" is back to describe his life with the wolves in this post-apocalyptic tale. There are lessons here for humans, but not a lot of hope that they'll listen.
In The Stars Part II, Episode 8: Leo
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Series: Hiding Behind The Couch. You set the price! Words: 39,920. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2014 by Beaten Track Publishing. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Leo is Ep 8 of In The Stars (Hiding Behind The Couch 4&5), following the 'The Circle', through the 7th of 12 eventful months. Life is getting serious, blurring the line between love and loss: It’s Toby Brown’s first birthday, and he’s not the only one in for a surprise; Josh abandons his professionalism to help a desperate client; Andy treats himself to something he’s wanted for a very long time.
Bigger Things
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,850. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Jen should be celebrating her 121-pound weight loss, but instead feels lost. Chelsea appears to have it all, but dangerous secrets threaten everything. Kyra is struggling to discover who she is after years of putting up facades. Then crisis hits. Can the friends battle their personal dragons and accept change in order to save their friendship, or do they need to go their separate ways?
Old Henry's Visitor
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,440. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
(5.00 from 1 review)
We all have our demons buried in the past. Most of us cope and move on. But Old Henry is not one of those people. He's lived alone for longer than anyone can remember, terrorizing neighborhood kids who wander too close to his creepy home. That's all about to change for the frail curmudgeon when a supernatural visitor comes to claim his soul.
Meet Jack
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Price: Free! Words: 4,760. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Meet Jack provides a sneak peek into the first of the Acts of Justice series, Melancholy Jack. You'll meet Jack briefly through the eyes of Nina (his mother), Jason (his best friend), Allie (his wife) and Dr. Ellen Foster (his psychologist). Melancholy Jack, the first in the Acts of Justice Series, is available. The second book, And So He Plays His Part, is scheduled for release June 2015.
The Waiting Room
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,040. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014 by FrostProof808. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
In the waiting room of a psychologist's office, a man engages a woman in a conversation about personal responsibility and the mores of society.
Amber Bridge
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,770. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
A man searches for the meaning of life: stuck in neutral between the green light of birth and final Red Light. Everyone has a choice: follow the amber lights along life's bridge, or simply sit, watching them burn. What lies at the end of this bridges, that place where the amber lights meet? Where will the Amber Bridge take this man, his thoughts, and life?
Remains to be Seen
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Price: Free! Words: 4,330. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Short story, 12 pages approx. Undercover narcotics agents Michael O'Neill and Baby Johnson, still suffering PTSD from the Vietnam War, quit the Australian Bureau of Narcotics and move to the far north coast of New South Wales. Johnson hopes to renew his relationship with Star. O'Neill thinks settling down with long-time girlfriend Azure might be the solution - but that remains to be seen.
In The Stars Part II, Episode 7: Cancer
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Series: Hiding Behind The Couch. You set the price! Words: 38,350. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2014 by Beaten Track Publishing. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Cancer is Episode 7 of In The Stars (Hiding Behind The Couch 4&5), following the longstanding friends, 'The Circle', through the seventh of twelve eventful months. Dan is about to find out that being a careful driver is sometimes not enough; An old lover’s return rekindles fond memories for Alice; Sean works his psychology magic on the ever-stubborn Jess. The story continues in Epi #8 (Leo).
Stingers
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,380. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: June 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
James Clarke is always being picked on in school, and he particularly hates Stingers, a schoolyard game in which children throw tennis balls at each other in an attempt to cause as much pain as possible. His physical education teacher, Mr Evans, has no sympathy for the boy, believing he just needs to toughen up a bit.
Every One Fight
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Price: Free! Words: 10,370. Language: Canadian English. Published: June 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Masurani was set to run professionally when her father dies in a terrorist attack. Between puberty and grief she pursues the martial arts only to refuse a invitation to join the government backed KnightsMage. Entrapped by a devious street fighter and forced to turn professional, Petulant promises to reveal the nature of her father's death, but can she survive this match and learn the truth?
Thy Kingdom Come
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 185,520. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Detroit is a walled city. Within its earthen ramparts live the fortunate who found refuge while the republic once known as the United States of America splintered and dissolved. To appease the inevitable enmity that smolders among those enclosed, a road race is held, every July, in which the wards compete in classic American muscle cars for supremacy of the aptly rechristened Motor City.