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In The Stars Part I, Episode 5: Taurus
Series: Hiding Behind The Couch. You set the price! Words: 20,960. 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.
No Sympathy For The Wicked
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,650. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2014 by Visionary Press Collaborative. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
There’s a reason they call Las Vegas “Sin City”. There’s a reason tourists are reassured “what happens here, stays here.” Dark places and shadows are the natural counterpart to bright lights and boundless sunshine. Las Vegas has plenty of both.
The Belialish Incident
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 67,780. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2014 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Vince Bocca, a Boston restaurateur and formerly a part-time white collar crime sleuth, is thrown back into the game when a bank president asks him to find the more than two million dollars a senior bank employee, Mark Overdale, embezzled.
Принцесса, которая любила дождь
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 199,790. Language: Russian. Published: April 15, 2014 by T/O "Neformat". Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Кто же эта странная хрупкая, милая и беззащитная девушка? Сумасшедший и хладнокровный убийца-психопат, в совершенстве владеющий любым оружием, способная с легкостью прикончить любого по заказу или повинуясь спонтанному импульсу уничтожения? Несчастное существо, чувствительное, уязвимое, ранимое в глубине души и умеющее любить и страдать? Прекрасный образец совершенной красоты лица и тела или пораз
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 » Literature » Coming of age
A man hallucinates while climbing a forbidden trail in Hawaii known as Stairway to Heaven.
Dangerous Methods
Series: The Agency, Book 2. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 139,040. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014 by Majestik Multimedia. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Erik Hart thought he knew who he was, but everything – his name, his family, his school, his life has becomes nothing, as if his whole world had been erased! After confronting someone who seems to know him and his past at the research hospital, Erik’s life takes a deviant turn that may break his world altogether. Searching for the truth nearly pushes Erik off the edge of sanity. . .
What They Left Behind
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 122,560. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Ben and Gennie Perrin, orphaned twins, are abused and abandoned by their brother. Luckily, they are adopted by a young couple and raised in San Francisco. Years later, while trying to bring their parents to California, they uncover something so unexpected it turns their world upside down. Will they reconcile with their past or will it leave them shattered like their city after the earthquake?
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: $1.49 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…
Season of Lies
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,210. Language: American English. Published: April 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
A teen with unusual communication skills goes on the run when she's framed for her brother's murder. In order to survive the Texas Hill Country during hunting season, she relies on a herd of white tailed deer for survival. But her secret may get them all killed.
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 » Literature » 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.
Lost
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,900. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Inspirational
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Searching for answers has landed Jason back in the middle of a fight from which he was once rescued. Now he's caught in a conflict older than time itself, casting his lot with those who would save him at all costs. Everything hinges on a single choice. The problem is, it's not theirs to make.
In The Stars Part I, Episode 4: Aries
Series: Hiding Behind The Couch. You set the price! Words: 37,870. 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.