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Second Honeymoon
By Mark Souza
Price: Free! Words: 5,570. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 4 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.
Hard Place
By Ernie Lindsey
Price: Free! Words: 12,340. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(5.00 from 1 review)
Alan Parker's world is quickly coming unhinged. As the #2 contract assassin for an ultra-secret organization called The Company, he's already a possible target for elimination after an ill-fated job went horribly wrong in Morocco. Another mistake could be his last. He faces a monumental decision; complete his assignment like a good employee should, or spare a brilliant doctor's life.
Stories from the Psych Ward: Eva's Story
By Robert Bowker
Price: Free! Words: 2,020. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
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.
The Shackles of Cause
By Nathan Goater
Price: Free! Words: 4,850. Language: British English. Published: July 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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?
Anatomy of a Dream
By Eric Michael Schultz
Price: Free! Words: 4,390. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2012. Category: 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
Golgotha
By Saul Tanpepper
Series: S.W. Tanpepper's GAMELAND · A Menagerie of Macabre Mini-Fiction, Book 8. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,950. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Undead
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)
THE WEL-MART WAY
By Kevin Bayless
You set the price! Words: 4,250. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
The Wel-Mart Way is a fictional, humorous account of how one of our nation's largest retailers plans to solve the health care crisis.
Second Degree Malpractice
By D Forrest Taylor
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,250. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
The ER is always busiest when the patient you least want to see comes in code 3.
The Disease
By Douglas T. Vale
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,800. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
A sickly high school student catches a strange disease that makes him healthier. He just wants to live his life and benefit from the lucky coincidence. But others have different plans for him. A science fiction short story.
Natural Justice
By John Porter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,800. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
Dirty dealings in a country hospital lead to an unexpectedly natural punishment for the perpetrator. One in a series of ten short stories in the compilation entitled A Collection Of Dirty Little Stories.
Spermjackers
By Jamie McNabb
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,150. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2013 by Soapbox Rising Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
(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. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
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.
A Surgeon With Big Ears
By Jorge O. Just
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,090. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
“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. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
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.
HOMO INVITUS, Memoirs of a Genie
By Ngong Margretson
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,100. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
HIV WITH A PEN AND A PAPER. A BOOK WRITTEN BY HIV!! Earth under a virile siege; twenty five million dead, forty million lined up for the guillotine! No stone left unturned, still no breakthrough. Suddenly, the culprit owns up in an imploding dramatic autobiography. Alas, a solution from the horse’s mouth. Billions, who know their future depends on these pages, pore over the literary Holy Grail