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A Companion for Life
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,150. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
A Regency Romance. Penryth Bowen knows Lily Leigh is in need of rescue, but saving her means making her his wife. He’s undecided until he discovers Lily has been battered black and blue, but true kindness is a condition that requires self knowledge of one’s motives and an understanding that even well meant actions can have unforeseen consequences that are anything, but kind.
Unfortunate Roommates
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?
Deux Semaines (Two Weeks)
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.
PLACES; Eight Place Stories
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.
Redeeming a Rake
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 73,290. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Geoffrey Lyndsey Grayson, the thirteen Duke of Lyndhurst, is trapped in an emotional winter. His childhood dream of finding love is frozen under thick sheets of ice along with his heart. He feels nothing but discomfort as he passively waits for death to end the nothingness. He knows it's too late for love...
Conditional Voluntary
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?
Entangled in Darkness
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.
Atlas, Broken
Price: Free! Words: 20,570. Language: Australian English. Published: October 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Transgressional fiction
(4.25 from 4 reviews)
“Things go right all the time, Hank. Just not for the right people.” Henry Ludlow is a man being crushed by the humdrum of modern life. His will is eroded as the world takes its toll on one little man. A depressing tale of a man's struggle against his life, 'Atlas, Broken', explores the burden of present-day strife.
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.
Layers of Love
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.
Karma Visited
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,410. Language: American English. Published: September 15, 2013 by Vanilla Heart Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Do you believe in karma? Annie Furman has a gift that allows her, while she sleeps, to visit people in their time of need - but who will be there for her when she needs help? Undersheriff Dave Turner is investigating a series of home invasions and homicides. He has no idea that solving this case will lead him to the woman of his dreams.
In The Stars Part I, Episode 6: Gemini
Series: Hiding Behind The Couch. You set the price! Words: 34,420. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2014 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Gemini is Episode 6 of In The Stars (Hiding Behind The Couch 4&5), following the longstanding friends, 'The Circle', through the sixth of six eventful months. It's quiz night at the Red Lion - time for The Circle to pit their wits against the rest of the regulars...and each other. The sound of wedding bells is, most definitely, in the air! The story continues in Breaking Waves and Epi #7 (Cancer).
Making Life Worth While
Price: Free! Words: 27,590. Language: American English. Published: December 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Travis Hilton realizes how his life seems to be dictated by those who despise him. Eventually, he is practically driven out of town by the people who conflict with him. The torture doesn't end there as the worst of the people from the town attempts to destroy all of Travis' hopes. However, once Travis thinks about his capabilities, his life begins to shift from one influence to the exact opposite.
At the First Fall of Snow
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 150,570. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2012 by Amolibros. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
The German Cardinal Karl Richter, the Vatican’s most talented theologian, politician and apologist, has been invited to spend some days with Professor Matthew O’Keefe at his home on the Gulf of Mexico. O’Keefe nurtures one ambition – to become The Moral Voice of America. In order to get national attention he needs a major cause, and the Catholic Church becomes his target.
Blood
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 58,100. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2012 by Amolibros. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Seven apprehensive thirteen-year-olds enter a famous Public School as members of Ansell’s, the most prestigious House. The reader is inducted with them into claustrophobic, arcane, degenerated traditions which educate them intellectually, morally and sexually into ruined senior boys who precipitate the shocking tragedy and its shameful aftermath which still haunts the narrator.
A Light in the Darkness
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 61,100. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012 by Black Velvet Seductions Publishing Company. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Inspirational
(5.00 from 1 review)
In A Light in the Darkness, the inaugural anthology from the authors of WOCA, a dark world awaits you. Spanning centuries of time, encircling the globe, and running the gamut from eerie historical fiction to gritty urban fantasy to page-scorching erotic romance, these authors unflinchingly dissect the horror of child abuse in all its forms.
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.
Hiding Behind The Couch
Series: Hiding Behind The Couch. Price: $3.99 USD. 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!
No Time Like The Present
Series: Hiding Behind The Couch. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 95,920. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Sometimes a murder mystery is the least of life’s challenges…When Eleanor’s boyfriend James is arrested for the murder of a local businessman, the ripples are felt across The Circle. While Josh and Dan fight to clear James’s name, Andy is planning his big comeback, with high hopes he’ll be home for Christmas. It’s the perfect time to make new friends, make amends…and solve a murder case.
In The Stars Part I, Episode 1: Capricorn
Series: Hiding Behind The Couch. You set the price! Words: 25,600. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Capricorn is Episode 1 of In The Stars, a two part instalment (books 4&5) of the Hiding Behind The Couch series, re-introducing the characters for new readers, and following those characters through the events of the first of six eventful months, exploring their day-to-day lives as they encounter celebration, loss, illness and life-changing decisions.

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