- African American fiction
- Alternative history
- Children’s books
- Coming of age
- Cultural & ethnic themes
- Fairy tales
- Gay & lesbian fiction
- Graphic novels & comics
- Humor & comedy
- Literary collections
- Mystery & detective
- Plays & Screenplays
- Science fiction
- Themes & motifs
- Thriller & suspense
- Transgressional fiction
- Visionary & metaphysical
- Women's fiction
- Young adult or teen
- Antiques & Collectibles
- Art, Architecture, Photography
- Business & Economics
- Career Guides
- Children's Books
- Comics (nonfictional)
- Computers and Internet
- Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits
- Education and Study Guides
- Engineering, trades, and technology
- Gay and Lesbian
- General reference
- Health, wellbeing, & medicine
- Home and Garden
- Language Instruction
- Literary criticism
- New Age
- Politics and Current Affairs
- Relationships and Family
- Religion and Spirituality
- Science and Nature
- Sex and Relationships
- Social Science
- Sports & outdoor recreation
- True Crime
Second Honeymoon by Mark Souza
Price: Free! Words: 5,570. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical(5.00 from 5 reviews)
When Jack Duncan finds out his wife changed the terms of her life insurance policy, he’s not a happy man. Instead of a cash payout, he gets a clone. His wife is back and all his planning has gone for naught.
Belladentro (versione Light) by Quelli di ZEd
Price: Free! Words: 68,160. Language: Italian. Published: November 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
Pubblicazione in due lingue / This publication is in two languages:: Italiano: versione originale English: experimental translation
Stories from the Psych Ward: Eva's Story by Robert Bowker
Price: Free! Words: 2,020. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
This short story is a fictional account inspired by real people encountered by the author during his own stay in the mental health ward. Eva's Story portrays a woman suffering from clinical depression, and some of the choices she and her husband must face--and the consequences they must live with.
Healer's Choice by Alexander Lewis
Price: Free! Words: 40,960. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical(5.00 from 1 review)
Carlos Vega is entering his fourth year of medical school. He will soon be a doctor. What he really wants is to be a hero. He begins the year convinced that the high-tech career of a trauma surgeon is the best way to make this happen. Within months, his feelings and his future are influenced by those who teach him, those he treats and those he loves. What will he choose?
Conditional Voluntary by Geoffrey A. Feller
Series: Simon and Melanie, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 55,200. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Patrick Coyne feels like he’s safe from the drug authorities as a patient in a mental hospital during the late 1980s. He even calms down an angry young girl and thinks his love life is about to improve. Will legally prescribed drugs end his paranoia? And why won’t the staff let him have a girlfriend?
Anatomy of a Dream by Eric Michael Schultz
Price: Free! Words: 4,390. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical(5.00 from 1 review)
A first-year medical student finds his dissections haunted by images of his past, as he tries to discover his dream of becoming a physician in the Land of the Living Bible
The Shackles of Cause by Nathan Goater
Price: Free! Words: 4,840. Language: British English. Published: July 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
Cause and effect. One follows the other. One always follows the other. But what if you could break that link and live a life of no consequences? What would you do with that power?
Golgotha by Saul Tanpepper
Series: S.W. Tanpepper's GAMELAND · A Menagerie of Macabre Mini-Fiction, Book 8. You set the price! Words: 15,930. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
A geneticist creates an experimental antidote against a synthetic military virus for reanimating the dead. Hoping to avert a global human disaster, he tests it on himself, first administering the zombie virus and allowing the infection to run its course. A series of dramatic voice recordings leaves witnesses little doubt of the experiment's spectacular—and horrific—outcome. (Prequel to GAMELAND)
Barnabas Tales by John Wood
Price: Free! Words: 102,180. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
short stories related when a retired physician looks back upon his colleagues, a long career in an english hospital, and life outside. many tales have a grain or two of truth and some contain much more.
Buonanotte Madame - Estratto by Quelli di ZEd
Price: Free! Words: 29,020. Language: Italian. Published: November 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
Estratto. "Buonanotte Madame" è un romanzo che declina le sfumature dell’incontro. L’incontro tra l’inesorabilità della sofferenza e la potenza della libertà, tra la fatica del quotidiano e l’importanza decisiva di ogni minuto. È l’incontro tra Rosa, affetta da SLA, e Alessio, uno degli infermieri incaricati di assisterla. Divisi dalla malattia, impareranno insieme, uniti, a riconoscere la vita.
Spermjackers by Jamie McNabb
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,150. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2013 by Soapbox Rising Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
(Short Story) Reproductive rights? A concept to cherish, but when a devastating plague sterilizes all but a handful of the men in the solar system, such noble sentiments fly out the airlock. True, the resulting chaos brings untold opportunities, but for Mr. Aiken, a fertile junior officer aboard the freighter Wedding Vows, the choices boil down to slavery or, well, another kind of slavery.
Heather and Sandy - A Human-Animal Bond Story by Dean Scott
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,730. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
This book tells the story about the close friendship of Heather and Sandy, a girl and her dog. The Human-Animal Bond is shown and how we have a mutually beneficial relationship with animals. It also shows how differently animals are viewed between the human medical side and the veterinary side when it comes to illness.
Maniai Case File 1: The Girl And The Blood Slide by George Saoulidis
Series: Maniai Case Files, Book 1 · The God Complex Universe. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,910. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
What If There's a Pattern to the Madness? More and more people are reported being obsessed with unusual tasks and tested positive for rabies. But when an investigator finds a pattern to the madness and tries to tell people, will anyone listen? Do you want to know what’s next for the inexperienced investigator? Do you wanna meet the crazies?
Stories From the Psych Ward by Robert Bowker
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,880. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
This collection of stories was inspired by people met by the author during his stay in a mental health unit. The characters are tragic, heroic, disturbing, and inspiring--and as real as your family or friends. Explore mental illness and its treatment through the stories of those living with its effects.
Father by Linda Ann Rentschler
You set the price! Words: 77,270. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
From the moment Cole Montgomery stepped foot on the Hoffmans’ farm, he felt his energy soar. But when he shook his future father-in-law’s hand, Jack Hoffman’s life penetrated Cole’s consciousness with a series of images and intense feelings. As Jack becomes ill with cancer, Cole leaves his family law firm and moves to his in-laws farm where he seeks to find an alternative cure.
Overdose by Glen Apseloff
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 102,360. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Prominent researcher Emily Morrison defies death threats and a letter bomb to undertake a controversial drug study. When a healthy subject, Brianna, dies on the first day, Emily discovers the cause—a toxin from her lab that the police also find in her office. To learn who killed Brianna, she must first confront a hired assassin, using only her wits and her knowledge of drugs to overpower him.
A Surgeon With Big Ears by Jorge O. Just
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,090. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical, Fiction » Literature » Literary
“A Surgeon with Big Ears” describes the turmoil caused by Ross Steingard, an oversexed surgical resident on his cardiac surgery rotation at a big city hospital. His constant hitting on the operating room nurses and other disruptive behavior brings about a surprising revenge.
Lifeline Pilot by David Barth
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,350. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
This is a fiction short story about an air ambulance helicopter pilot who has trouble forgetting about the horrible injuries and the deaths he sees in his job.