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The Animate Mind: An Absurd Philosophical Adventure Novel
By Vincent Strangecraft
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,540. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Marty is swept up into the enigmatic world of Wes, an old drunk. Their lives become intertwined on what should have been a routine pizza delivery for Marty. As bizarre as it is, Wes appears to stop time. At first Marty is freaked out, but then he feels the need to find out what this is really all about.
Phantasm
By Micelle Coetsee
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,780. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Sometimes we find our only functionality in dysfunctional relationships. Who’s to say that they cannot be?
Hubris
By Nicholas Becher
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,370. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
A man hallucinates while climbing a forbidden trail in Hawaii known as Stairway to Heaven.
Phone Calls From Home
By Harrison Lewis
Price: Free! Words: 360. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
In this dialogue-based one page story, a man deals with his emotional problems when a series of silent phone calls provides him with a confidant.
Unbeliever
By Paul Western-Pittard
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,260. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Psychological Thriller. Set years before the events of "Undreamed", Unbeliever follows the story of Alice, a woman trapped between reality and a dream. Unable to live not knowing which of her two lives are real, Alice is driven to confront her other self, as impossible as that sounds, while in her alternate life she begins a desperate quest to destroy her nightmare.
No. 322
By Rob McShane
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 9,990. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Experimenting on the human brain, on our thinking, he had a theory and would prove it, no matter how many died in the process.
Failure
By Micelle Coetsee
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,580. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Dam walls worldwide are under threat, what happens when one collapses? Who is affected? How many die? Who is responsible? This fictional story explores the preceding issues and the subsequent devastating results of one dam wall failure.
The Cheat
By Pat Jordan
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 92,860. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2014 by Summer Game Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
World-renowned sports writer Pat Jordan has written a haunting novel that is an unflinching look at love, vengeance, and what drives us to do the things we do. "THE CHEAT," says Pat Jordan, is A FALSE SPRING grown up." The boy is now a man. His fears have been replaced by the realization that success must be sought and grasped, sometimes at the expense of others.
In The Stars Part I, Episode 4: Aries
By Debbie McGowan
You set the price! Words: 37,870. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2014 by Beaten Track Publishing. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Aries is Episode 4 of In The Stars, a two part instalment of the Hiding Behind The Couch series, following the longstanding friends, 'The Circle', through the first of six eventful months, exploring their day-to-day lives as they encounter celebration, loss, illness and life-changing decisions.
Passing Lane
By Sue Binder
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 60,070. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Passing like "ships in the night" we never realize just how much we influence other people. In a series of 14 short stories, the author emphasizes this theme. Lives are changed, some for the better, others forever lost. From tragedy to romance, people embark upon moments of self-discovery, with the realization that other people profoundly influence our lives as well.
Nicole.
By CJ Fendt
You set the price! Words: 1,240. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
A winter night, and an abnormal call for the ambulance leads to a paramedic getting more than he bargained for.
En alles is ijs
By Wendy Schuchmann
Price: Free! Words: 1,840. Language: Dutch. Published: March 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
Julia heeft de zogenaamd beschaafde wereld achter zich gelaten. 'Het ondenkbare' kan en mag haar niet meer raken. In het verlaten strandhuisje, waar zij de veiligheid hoopt te vinden die de wereld haar heeft ontnomen, wacht haar echter een onaangename verrassing. Niet alleen haar geestelijke, maar ook haar fysieke voortbestaan staat nu op het spel.
Intertwined
By Vito Pace
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 60,960. Language: American English. Published: March 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Willie awoke in an institution. The dreams had stopped. He was now left alone to face the stark truth that he had been avoiding his whole life— the reality of his own existence. During his stay at The North Oaks Psychiatric Center, Willie struggles with a decision. Should he surrender his trust to Dr. Calabro, who prescribes therapy as the only solution; or should he follow through with his
Johnny’s Unmaking – A Philosophical Dilemma
By B F Moloney
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,540. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Johnny believes he’s only matter and he wants to unmake himself atom by atom to see if what he believes is true. Problem is he’s got a good job and a steady girlfriend and not only that he's unsure if his mind will be there to witness his unmaking at the end. A mindful parfable by the author of Colin’s Head Bumps.
Параллель
By Валдемар Люфт
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 28,680. Language: Russian. Published: March 5, 2014 by Wiener Literat. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Однажды в квартире раздался странный звук, как будто кто-то рассыпал по полу металлические шарики. Потом стали сами собой включаться электрические лампы. Хозяин квартиры в недоумении. Он начинает прислушиваться к тому, что происходит совсем рядом с ним, но за пределами его понимания. Начинается диалог с непонятным.
Il Tempo che non c’è
By Riccardo McOtter
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 55,130. Language: Italian. Published: March 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Se non esistessero orologi e calendari, in che modo vivremmo e misureremmo il nostro Tempo? Lo scopriranno tre amici, trentenni, che si trovano a lasciare le loro vite “normali” per finire in un mondo abitato da soli adolescenti. Una sorta di moderno “paese dei balocchi”, dove i tre adulti riscopriranno piaceri reconditi e repressi. Ma vivere in un mondo senza regole si rivelerà un'ardua sfida...
In The Stars Part I, Episode 3: Pisces
By Debbie McGowan
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, a two part instalment of the Hiding Behind The Couch series, following the longstanding friends, 'The Circle', through the first of six eventful months, exploring their day-to-day lives as they encounter celebration, loss, illness and life-changing decisions.
The Furrowed Brow
By Eric Praschan
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
By Marlowe, Sr
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?
By Roger Russell
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.