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Preludes – A Story of Child Sexual Abuse from a Child's Perspective in a Middle Class American Family by John Brooks
Price: Free! Words: 22,560. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Illuminating the horrors of child sexual abuse from a child’s perspective, “Preludes” is a novella-length story chronicling the experiences of a nine-year-old boy as he struggles to survive sexual abuse by his father in a middle class American family in the 1960s. “Preludes” is based in significant part on the experiences of its author, a child sexual abuse survivor.
The Curl by Jillian Kulp
Price: Free! Words: 80,740. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological(4.50 from 2 reviews)
New kid Tom stirs up a lot of questions when he becomes friends with the school's outcasts. As he tries to maneuver through complicated friendships, he is forced to hide his own secrets. Find the true bonds of friendship when put to the test against frightening truths and questionable trust.
Adjective Narcissism by J.W. Carey
Price: Free! Words: 24,670. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
A complex portrayal of life through a young man's eyes, over the course of one evening Carey's protagonist finds himself caught in an honest author's exercise in narcissism. 'A quick read, that provokes genuine thought' - onlinebookclub.org
Living Companion by Alexander Hicks
Price: Free! Words: 71,260. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
A man obsessed with his work, tormented by inability to produce it and imprisoned with devotion to the cause of his madness. Struggling with anxiety, he shares a lodging with a painter, a free-spirited woman, who could just be his ruin. Burdened with perpetual observations, one thing surfaces as inevitable - he is compelled to ceaselessly think, awaiting for the end of his life work, or his own.
Hiding Behind The Couch by Debbie McGowan
Series: Hiding Behind The Couch. Price: Free! Words: 113,410. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2013 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
The Circle: nine friends from high school... Krissi wants to know who her father is, Josh is going crazy with insomnia, Dan's dangerously out of control... Welcome to The Circle!
Layers of Love by Serena Liebfried
Price: Free! Words: 23,060. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Do men love differently than women? The answer is not related to gender, but to four types of love: dominant, adventurous, erotic, and affectionate. Find your love typology, get simple advice, and enjoy cultural references, while reading an emotional love story! You will discover a literary text written in layers, combined with nonfiction, mythology, modern art, music, morality and eroticism.
PLACES; Eight Place Stories by Ralph Bowden
Price: Free! Words: 32,530. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological(5.00 from 1 review)
These stories explore the relationship between physical places and the lives of people in them or affected by them. The places – an abandoned factory, a lonely beach in winter, an old water tank, a beer joint, a cemetery and others – elicit all kinds of responses from all kinds of characters. Different stories are funny, creepy, sad, heart-warming, subtly erotic. All are thought-provoking.
What Beauty by Mark Beyer
Price: Free! Words: 182,260. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological(5.00 from 1 review)
How might the Olympian Gods we know from reading change if we were to allow our imaginations to see their true ages? Time changes all people — even gods — and when their day-to-day mischievous lives no longer play a role in human affairs, what then do they become? New York sculptor Minus Orth has an idea. He'll explain this all, and give our imaginations the figures to uphold.
Entangled in Darkness by Lindsey Webster
Price: Free! Words: 88,220. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological(3.38 from 16 reviews)
This was supposed to be the time of her life. Annalyn Johanssen was done with high school, done with living at home with her overbearing family. Moved out and now roommates with her best friend of forever, Annalyn was starting university. A new beginning, she thought. But as much as she hoped to get away from the unhappiness of adolescence, she soon found herself spiraling into darkness.
A Fine Young Day by Ray Succre
Price: Free! Words: 65,300. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
After being shot on the banks of a rural lake in Camas Swale, Tom replaces his heart with a cold stone and sets out through nine miles of woods to reach his home before he bleeds out. Tom is soon haunted by distorted wood folk and a dark force in the bowers. With a feral pig companion, Tom must survive deep in the swale, but the coldest sheer of this nightmare has only begun churning to life.
Harrigan's Take by Mark A Labbe
Price: Free! Words: 100,240. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Inspirational
Mark Harrigan, college dropout and drug-addled lost child, is thrust into a life of luxury, but finds that comfort doesn't bring peace. Struggling with bi-polar disorder, Mark makes every attempt to find normalcy. This is his diary from 1989 to 2001, a glimpse into a troubled mind.
Deux Semaines (Two Weeks) by Jeffrey Miska
Price: Free! Words: 20,020. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological(4.67 from 6 reviews)
"Deux Semaines" is the story of Jay, a middle aged man who decides to seek the advice of a therapist after losing the love of his life. The terror of falling into a mid-life psychosis compels him to reveal his story in it's most intimate detail. The passion that burns within the memories of his concealed pain will take him back to her, and to his friends as if he traveled back in time.
Brief Pose by Wesley McCraw
Price: Free! Words: 80,040. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Eric Loan, in an anonymous city, struggles to make a new life for himself. Lonely and rejected, he takes refuge in Brief Pose’s cutting-edge advertising campaign: a clothing catalog that uses pheromones to beguile its readers. The fantasy of escape seems better than the harsh reality of the city until Eric starts to hallucinate past traumas.
Unfortunate Roommates by E-BO
Price: Free! Words: 52,590. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Jim is a former pop star who has kept to himself over the last few years. However, that is all about to change when his best friend leaves a one night stand at his house. Now, an unfortunate turn of events has them living together in order for him to have a career, and her a place to stay. Can Jim have any kind of love life with her in the picture, or will he be stuck with an unfortunate roommate?
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(3.00 from 1 review)
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?
Stolen Climates by Aniko Carmean
Price: Free! Words: 73,100. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Genny and her daughter are being hunted by a cult. Can an acquaintance with his own set of debilitating issues save them? STOLEN CLIMATES: Mother Nature isn't just a metaphor.
Wilson by KJ Boisson
Price: Free! Words: 64,090. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
Wilson captures the world of being a regular teenage, the popularity, the cliques, the romance from the perspective of a not-so-regular teenager. Through journal entries, help from an unlikely stranger-turned-friend, and somewhat cynical observations, Wilson tries to make sense of his situation and the world around him all while searching for the ever elusive happiness.
Hell and High Water by Tony Nash
Price: Free! Words: 56,760. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Death. Tom knows he is going somewhere; Jean just wants to go. Kylie is fearful. Each of these characters faces that final moment in a different way, some with belief and some without.
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