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In The Stars Part I, Episode 5: Taurus
Series: Hiding Behind The Couch. You set the price! Words: 21,290. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Taurus is Episode 5 of In The Stars (Hiding Behind The Couch 4&5), following the longstanding friends, 'The Circle', through the fifth of six eventful months. The time has come to face up to what the future holds; Andy steps up to the biggest challenge of his life; George breaks the bad news to Oliver; Eleanor makes no bones about her feelings and kicks up a storm.
Phantasm
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,780. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Sometimes we find our only functionality in dysfunctional relationships. Who’s to say that they cannot be?
Hubris
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,370. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Coming of age
A man hallucinates while climbing a forbidden trail in Hawaii known as Stairway to Heaven.
Phone Calls From Home
Price: Free! Words: 360. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
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.
Sad Day in Jericho
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,350. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
In the title tale of Sad day in Jericho Peter Maxwell revisits the Western, with a twist. The puzzle of the other wound tells the true story of a murder that never was. You will weep for Benny, laugh at first with John, be touched by Too Young. A diverse collection of these stories and more, all with just one thing in common – you will need to read each one to its intriguing end.
Unbeliever
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,280. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
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.
The Temple
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 760. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious
Easier by far to smile and agree / To fabricate and nod / Than declare oneself sovereign and free / From a manufactured god / But it’s stood the test of man and time / The pinnacle of reason, rhyme / The greater height - the harder climb
No. 322
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,990. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
How do our brains receive, interpret and react or respond to information? How do our brains perceive thought and reality? He had a theory and would prove it, no matter how many died in the process.
Somewhere Over a Rainbow
Price: Free! Words: 2,620. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Sometimes life looks to be really awful and we seek a little relief by walking and thinking. This man died being transported to Australia but now he knows something and wants to share it…
Failure
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,580. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,860. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2014 by Summer Game Books. Categories: Fiction » Sports, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
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.
The Seeker
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,390. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
The Seeker is a spiritual coming-of-age story. It is one man's quest to break free from the web of sorrow and the epic journey he undertakes to attain enlightenment.
In The Stars Part I, Episode 4: Aries
Series: Hiding Behind The Couch. You set the price! Words: 37,960. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2014 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Aries is Episode 4 of In The Stars (Hiding Behind The Couch 4&5), following the longstanding friends, 'The Circle', through the fourth of six eventful months. Jess comes to terms with her condition in time for Kris’s TV debut; Josh and Eleanor attempt to resolve their differences before Toby’s christening; Jason’s hard work comes to fruition; George enjoys a nostalgic birthday celebration.
Passing Lane
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 60,070. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2014. Categories: 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.
Carniville
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,380. Language: American English. Published: March 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Death is coming to Carniville, a small Florida apartment complex that is home to a tight-knit community of carnival workers and human oddities. When one of the residents is murdered and the authorities aren't much interested in looking past the obvious suspect, the victim's husband, Blake Stanwick begins conducting his own investigation with the help of his misfit friends.
A Good Death
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,480. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014 by ThunderPoint Publishing Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Helen Davis deftly weaves the 1980's readjustment of British social boundaries into her novel as she transports the reader from coming of age student life in England, through adventure, death and life changing experiences in Peru, to a disastrous attempt at rediscovering lost youth and innocence, nearly thirty years too late.
Granite Republic
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,150. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
A story told through news clippings, video transcripts, leaked documents, and gripping first hand accounts, Granite Republic details the explosive stand of one small state against a tyrannical national government.
Gulliver Station: The Challenge
Series: Gulliver Station, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,260. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Expand her grandfather’s crime syndicate or alienate Gulliver Station residents against The Family – James McMahon thinks Erin Gillespie is weak, not moving fast enough, can Erin hold on?
Finding Jupiter
Series: Chasing Jupiter. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,730. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2014 by Brown Wall Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Finding Jupiter is about the dichotomy between an everyday person just trying to make it through a societal collapse and the governmental elite who wish to never let a crisis go to waste. This is a story of conspiracy, politics, bad choices, love, and hope.
Nicole.
You set the price! Words: 1,240. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
A winter night, and an abnormal call for the ambulance leads to a paramedic getting more than he bargained for.