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Ozzie the Clown
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,490. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
All of us wear masks from time to time, hiding our pain behind an off-hand joke or a happy face. But what if, like Ozzie the Clown, we only feel safe behind that mask? What if, like Ozzie, we live at the very edge of alienation and man’s most basic need to connect? How different from us is Ozzie?
Delphine
Price: Free! Words: 3,160. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Lying underneath the floorboards of Delphine's home, he watches her. He doesn't know why, he doesn't know anything, but he is compelled to watch. The intimate synergy between someone imprisoned and someone free, but who is trapped in her own dark emotions.
Mike, from the Mail Room
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,960. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Mike watches her at work from his mail room. He watches her at night from outside her home. She is different, not like all the others. He hates to mislead her, but it is the only way to be invited into her home. He belongs there. She is saving herself for him, just as he is saving himself for her. Yes, this time will be different.
The Price Of Justice
Price: Free! Words: 1,920. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
A lifelong friendship is put to the test. How far would you go to protect your closest ally?
The Man With No Face
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 75,330. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2015 by Matthew Lynn. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
The anonymous killer carves a path all over the country leaving a series of mysterious ‘accidents’ in his wake, but unbeknownst to him someone is on his trail. The predator himself is being tracked. 'The Man With No Face' is a classic mystery story from one of the masters of the genre.
It Takes a Thief
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 81,740. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2015 by Matthew Lynn. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Playing outside, a young boy, Jack, witnesses a brutal murder. A man is beaten in the head with a sledge-hammer and then run over. He faints and is soon discovered near the victim. Robbie Duncan, a private detective, realizes that Jack is a key witness. Can Robbie find the killer before they can get to Jack? Should he enlist the help of the police, or someone more sinister…?
The Field of Stones
You set the price! Words: 4,120. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A short story of 3,800 words. It begins: "I awoke from a dreamless sleep lying in the field of stones. I had no idea how I got there, but I had always been there, and there was never a time when I was not there."
St. John's Ancients
Price: Free! Words: 1,960. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious
"St. John's Ancients" is a short story by Kevin McMahon which touches on themes of aging, gods, and gentrification. Two ancient men play chess in the park and are soon visited by two gods jealous of the attention they have gained from a goddess.
Killing the Golem (Short Story)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,320. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
The golem was created to defeat the skinheads. But when it is summoned against an innocent preacher, Armando realizes it must be destroyed. A short story. (~7000 words)
Best Forgotten
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,340. Language: Australian English. Published: May 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
A young woman wakes in hospital, unable to remember the past eighteen months. Why is she haunted with memories of her bruised and bloody ex-boyfriend? Did Kellie-Sue get away with murder or is the truth best forgotten?
The Birdman
Price: Free! Words: 4,910. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Can a mathematical genius with zero social skills save the world? One man thinks he’s got as good a chance as any.
To Labor No More
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,510. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
Buddy is a worker in an increasingly automated world. He depends on robots to take care of him both at work and at home. But lately, the robot workers have been making more work, not less, with their constant need for approval. Eunice thinks she has a solution, but Buddy isn't too sure...
The Neighbor
Price: Free! Words: 1,930. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2015 by Fine Form Press. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Ray's neighbors, Suze and Danny-Boy, experience a calamitous series of events.
The Storm
Price: Free! Words: 1,040. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas, Fiction » Inspirational
(5.00 from 1 review)
Saying goodbye in the midst of a terrible storm. This is a short story about losing everything.
Seven Hills One Death
Price: Free! Words: 55,630. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Seven days in Istanbul: An ugly love, a beautiful revolution and a delayed suicide… All the youth of Istanbul came back to the streets with great eagerness for changing the world. The gray walls of Turkey are eroded by the revolution wind. And a young man by name Tunch prepares to kill himself in a suburb of Istanbul.
Yedi Tepe Bir Ölüm
Price: Free! Words: 39,500. Language: Turkish. Published: May 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
İstanbul’da yedi gün: Çirkin bir aşk, güzel bir devrim ve gecikmiş bir intihar. İstanbul’un çocukları yaşamı değiştirme hevesiyle sokaklara geri dönmüştür. Türkiye’nin gri duvarları devrim rüzgârıyla aşınmaktadır. Ve Tunç adında genç bir adam İstanbul’un bir varoşunda kendi sonunu hazırlamaktadır.
Moi, prédateur ?
Series: Normandie légendaire - histoires courtes, Book 41. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,070. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Des milliers d'automobilistes circulent chaque jour sur l'autoroute A13. Il arrive que l'on puisse observer fugitivement leurs attitudes, installé sur un pont. C'est ce que fait Hugo Malard. Avec un savoir faire d'entomologiste, il enrichit sa collection de physionomies perçues durant seulement quelques instants.
Atheist Afterlife: OpenDyslexic Edition
Series: Tales of shrouded history. Price: Free! Words: 8,230. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
This is a special version of "Atheist Afterlife" aimed specifically at cognitive impaired readers. If you don't suffer from any form of dyslexia, please purchase the regular edition instead.
That Damn Moon
Series: The Power of the Moon. Flash fiction.. Price: Free! Words: 1,230. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2015 by Clover Digital Media. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
When a dozen roses and dinner with your beautiful wife is beckoning…..
The Keepers (or The Momentum).
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,290. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mashups, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(5.00 from 26 reviews)
Follows the lives of two characters Lysei, (an orphan selected by the overlords of the human population (The Keepers) to prevent humanity from self-destructing because of hyper-sexuality and all its consequences and Rikki (a famous musician who is one of proponents responsible for the destruction) as they come to terms of what is good and what is bad and what is going on in the world.