Books tagged: mental hospital

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Secret Storms: A Mother and Daughter, Lost then Found
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,310. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
The year is 1964. A pregnant, nineteen-year-old debutante is confined to a mental hospital until she gives birth. A loving middle-class couple adopts the baby girl from Catholic Charities. In this award-winning memoir, a mother and daughter recount the stories of their lives. Written in two distinct and deeply expressive voices, their stories seamlessly meld together toward a breathtaking ending.
Orange Buffalo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,710. Language: American English. Published: April 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Everything you want can be yours, if it actually exists. The reality of dreams is that they can be blinding. To hunt the orange buffalo is to quest for something that isn't even possible. An irreverent telling of a journey to achieve, fail, give up, stand up, and figure it all out a little too late.
A Masque of Infamy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,240. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A autobiographical novel of teenage rebellion and punk rock salvation in small town Alabama.
5150
You set the price! Words: 46,980. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
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A tale told by a young madman, 5150 is a firsthand account of a descent into madness, institutionalization, escape, recapture, and eventual release. The young protagonist haunts the gritty underbelly of the San Francisco Tenderloin in the 1980's. Psychosis and cigarette smoke intertwine in a coffee-ringed world of hairspray, dyed black hair, hobos, and hospital gowns.
Tunnel Vision And Other Stories From The Edge
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 41,560. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Literature » Literary
1932. Dr. Elliott Kinney arrives at the Northern Michigan Insane Asylum ready to ease suffering with modern techniques. He is also running away from the torment of a dead sister and the loss of his own sanity. “Tunnel Vision” twists and turns like a psychological Frankenstein. Also included are three stories dealing with the darker side of what it means to be a woman in our new millennium.
Asylum Bound
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,720. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disease & health issues
Asylum Bound is a wild weird walk through the experiences of a student nurse entering the unknown world of the mental "asylum" of the 1970s. It is a bizarre world, a world of terrible extremes. Within this odd place there are Hogarthian characters of varying chaotic hues, some aggressive, some sad, some disturbed and some institutionalised, both patients and staff. Sadly, it is all true.
Coulrophobia
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,080. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Horror
Short Story - A college student's deeply-seated fear of clowns leads her to solve a dangerous mystery while babysitting a house full of children.
Misspent Youth
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 88,140. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Meet Sarah, a popular, smart, Senior in high school with a great boyfriend and a wonderful life. She meets bad-boy, Spin, and they become friends - both are good influences on each other. When secrets from Sarah's past are revealed, her perfect life begins to crumble. She's suddenly spiraled quickly into a lifeless existence littered with sex, drugs, insanity...and death.
Crazy About You
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,280. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
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Service brats grow up on military bases. Asylum brats grow up on the grounds of mental hospitals where their parents work. Both juveniles and adults will be riveted by the story of high school asylum brat Brad's week in 1964 that tests his sanity and grows him up faster than he ever wished.
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 117,040. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Read the sold-out novel that broke the record for the world's youngest novelist. "Don't even try this book if you don't have a strong stomach..." said the Sydney Morning Herald. "Thriller, it says on the back. Rather it is like being pulled through a nightmare..." D is the story of Daniel Seaton, lonely and mysterious asylum inmate fighting for his sanity, his freedom... and his life.