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In The Stars Part I, Episode 3: Pisces
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Series: Hiding Behind The Couch. You set the price! Words: 28,450. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014 by Beaten Track Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Pisces is Episode 3 of In The Stars (Hiding Behind The Couch 4&5), following the longstanding friends, 'The Circle', through the third of six eventful months. Sean's all primed for a murder mystery, but are his intentions all they seem? A chance meeting in a milk bar sparks a brand new friendship; Josh finally comes of age and is eager to explore his newfound identity.
The Furrowed Brow
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Price: Free! Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(5.00 from 1 review)
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
(4.00 from 1 review)
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
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
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?
The Caseworker's Memoirs
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Price: Free! Words: 28,410. Language: British English. Published: January 22, 2014. 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
(4.00 from 1 review)
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!
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.
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.
Alone
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Price: Free! Words: 1,190. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
A man aimlessly wanders the streets of an empty world until he hears a mysterious voice that leads him through a red door that will help free him from the solitude he desperately hopes to escape.
Topolino
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Price: Free! Words: 2,540. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2013 by Tinderbox Publishing Ltd. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
A victim of a workplace accident, Dave lives alone. His Postlady's daily visit is one of the highlights of an otherwise dull life. One day a woman from an accident claims company call-centre telephones him to offer help making a personal injury claim. Happy for the company, Dave tells her all about his accident. Soon the whole call-centre is listening-in. But all does not end well.
Spring Cleaning
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Price: Free! Words: 3,670. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
This short story examines the mind and history of Marian, whose mind will not allow her to live completely in the present.
He and She
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Price: Free! Words: 1,200. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This is a short story about a woman trying to rid herself of an abusive relationship. But the problem may not only be him.
Candles for a Water Moccasin
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Price: Free! Words: 2,760. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Poetry
A man who is fishing reflects on his life from the darkest corners of his mind.
In That Moment
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Price: Free! Words: 2,560. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Charles Frank has it all. A loving wife, an adorable newborn daughter, and a good paying job. But on his way home, one second—one moment—shatters his entire picture-perfect life, and he is forced to make the toughest choice he has ever faced— To live or to die?