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Multiple Personality Disorder a Poem in Dialogue
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,480. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2014. Category: 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.
Predators
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 351,450. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2014. Category: 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.
In The Stars Part II, Episode 12: Sagittarius
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Series: Hiding Behind The Couch. You set the price! Words: 43,300. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014 by Beaten Track Publishing. Category: 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…
Adjective Narcissism
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 26,080. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A complex portrayal of life through a young man's eyes, over the course of one evening Carey's protagonist finds himself caught in an honest author's exercise in narcissism. 'A quick read, that provokes genuine thought' - onlinebookclub.org
All Our Future Glory
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 87,160. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The world has narrowly escaped complete destruction, and rebuilt itself to as close a level of peace and perfection that can logically be attained. And for Marguerite Harper, it's a beautiful world, and one that she wholeheartedly believes in. But not everyone shares her views. And eventually she is forced to question almost everything that she holds as true and righteous.
Jade Is my Stone
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 75,400. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Shipton Kingsgate has an obsession with jade. Follow his crazy quest for a special piece of this stone, even as the whole world conspires against him: the government, the markets, his ex-wife, his son, even his own better judgement. While this text reads as a novel, its thirty chapters are also a collection, a treasure trove, of stories about jade, its beauty, its history and its addictive charm.
Kev the Vampire
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 81,120. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2014 by Rebel ePublishers. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
‘The blood is the life! The blood is the life!’ is all a mysterious bullied teenage dropout, Patient K, will say. Possessed by Dracula during a hallucinogenic trip, he embarks on a quest to find his immortal beloved. Can his psychiatrist save him from his delusions or will the Dublin underworld consume both of them?
Una voce nel silenzio
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Price: $6.79 USD. Words: 35,370. Language: Italian. Published: November 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
“Se tu conoscessi veramente il significato della parola amore, non staresti seduto a guardarlo mentre se ne va.” Isabella è una donna come tante: volitiva, spontanea, esuberante. E come tante donne è sposata a un uomo che non la ama. Sarà la scoperta dell’ennesimo tradimento a cambiare il suo destino: un terribile incidente la costringerà in un letto d’ospedale per il resto dei suoi giorni...
Heaven in Hell
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,630. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2014 by All-Seeing Books. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Helen's mum pushed her into becoming a star, and it all pays off! Life couldn't be better. Then it all falls apart. One moment triggers Helen's mental breakdown, splitting her mind. Now she's torn between being Helen and Heaven. Her mother wants more fame - how far is she willing to go to get it? The right question is, how far has she already gone? The truth lies in Helen's forgotten childhood...
In The Stars Part II, Episode 11: Scorpio
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Series: Hiding Behind The Couch. You set the price! Words: 35,810. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014 by Beaten Track Publishing. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Scorpio is Ep 11 of In The Stars (Hiding Behind The Couch 4&5), following the 'The Circle', through the 11th of 12 eventful months. The Circle try to move on with their lives, optimistic for a return to normality. But something is amiss, and Josh is intent on solving the puzzle. Shaunna and Andy are in need of TLC…or perhaps a touch of meddling will save the day?
Darkness And Light Volume Two
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,980. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
This brand new collection of short stories is called ‘Darkness and Light' for a reason, Lino Sterlini will plunge you into the darkest depths of humanity, exploring dastardly deeds and criminal minds. But fear not, against all the darkness there is light! Amongst the heart-racing tales there are heart-warming ones of love and friendship.
Fire & Ice: A Collection
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 23,700. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2014 by FrostProof 808. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
A hit-woman who inadvertently recruits a bored youth; pure, extremely adulterated human nature; an incident in a waiting room; a living vision on a dark pier; a uniquely American cautionary tale; a ghost story; a young mother-to-be who is mental; proof that one man's god is another man's monster; a family coven; and the rag-draped bones of a reluctant prophet, cursing your life with his existence.
The Comforter
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 67,230. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Liz finds herself on an extraordinary journey, retracing her life in the company of Jo who helps her come to terms with the secrets and lies that have confused and troubled her. Her family wait for her return and face their own difficulties as the truth of their past is uncovered.
Atlas, Broken
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Price: Free! Words: 20,570. Language: Australian English. Published: October 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
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“Things go right all the time, Hank. Just not for the right people.” Henry Ludlow is a man being crushed by the humdrum of modern life. His will is eroded as the world takes its toll on one little man. A depressing tale of a man's struggle against his life, 'Atlas, Broken', explores the burden of present-day strife.
Unfortunate Roommates
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Price: Free! Words: 52,590. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Jim is a former pop star who has kept to himself over the last few years. However, that is all about to change when his best friend leaves a one night stand at his house. Now, an unfortunate turn of events has them living together in order for him to have a career, and her a place to stay. Can Jim have any kind of love life with her in the picture, or will he be stuck with an unfortunate roommate?
Strange Love / Romance Not For Sale
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,640. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Eighteen stories of aching realism reveal the mysteries and perils of romantic promise. These are lyrical, sometimes magical stories whose characters are nevertheless "fully fleshed out... living and breathing"; who crave, and sometimes find, light in the labyrinths of the heart.
A Funeral in Her Brain: Women on the Brink
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 55,480. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2014 and represented by Bird-in-Hand Publishing. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Life was simple in the 50s & 60s – or was it? Not every woman lived the life of June Cleaver. Murder, suicide, mental illness, sexual abuse and rape were unfortunate realities even back then. With bold detail, these short stories enlighten us to the harsh realities some woman faced in the “good old days.” Entertaining and surprising, these fictional stories tug at your heartstrings.
Всичките мъртви сезони на една рустифина
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Price: Free! Words: 35,810. Language: Bulgarian. Published: September 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
“Животът не е сграда, издигаща се нагоре, а руини, етажи падащи надолу.”
Blue Moon for Bombers: a story of love, war and spirit
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Series: Three Novellas, #2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,360. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
A novella set in England 2007 with flashbacks to the 1940s. The story of a man coming to terms with his wartime trauma as he nears the end of life is interwoven with a modern-day romance.
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?