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Prescription for Guns, A by Christopher Holmes Nixon
Price: Free! Words: 1,760. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Gilbert is a loser. He suffers for low self-esteem, high blood pressure, and inoperable social invisibility disorder. Doctor Mallet, Gilbert's psychiatrist, offers a different diagnosis: Why take responsibility for life's problems when you can blame everyone else instead. "A Prescription for Guns" is a short humor piece combining satire with commentary on a social propensity for violence.
The Outsider by Edgar Million
Price: Free! Words: 4,460. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
On a normal day, a bizarre tragic thing happened. The world cried out for answers, but the one man who might have had them had none to give.
Where Am I? by Alfred C. Martino
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,850. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
In this short story, a traveling businessman settles into yet another motel room. This one just like every other one. Same dull curtains. Same faded wallpaper. Same stale stink. As the world moves on in a rush outside the motel door, he assesses his career and his life, asking, "Where am I?"
Worst Case Scenario by Milda Barbora Kraujelytė
Price: Free! Words: 2,040. Language: American English. Published: October 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological(5.00 from 1 review)
This short story is about Charlie Tam a young woman struggling with life's emptiness, pains and existential conflicts. Instead of coping with her problems like the "normal" adult would she chooses her own way of dealing, and it's not ideal.
Splitting Infinities by Sian Turner
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 78,630. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Dawn Foster lost her 18-year-old son, Ben following a tragic accident two years ago. She discovers her son's 'lucky stone' in the pocket of his denim jacket and carries this treasured possession with her everywhere. Then her life begins to take a series of inexplicable turns. Initially suspecting stress-induced amnesia, Dawn is forced to face a more frightening - and impossible - explanation.
Mind-Benders & Bizarre Worlds by Hayden Mau
Price: Free! Words: 3,370. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
A collection of strange and unnerving short stories that will bring readers to worlds of uncertainty and illusion. These surreal takes on fantasy and sci-fi will stick in readers’ head long after they put them down.
Tic-Tac-Toe by Cameron Gallant
Price: Free! Words: 1,870. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues(3.50 from 2 reviews)
A man fights a battle with his conscience on whether or not he should continue to help a disabled girl. Altruism vs. self.
Certainties by Ulf Wolf
Price: Free! Words: 7,030. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological(5.00 from 1 review)
Every day is a sunbaked fight for survival of the fittest, or the fastest. The air is oppressively hot, the sun relentless. The river’s water is too contaminated to drink; it will kill you if you do. But what if the river is the only water you can find? He is a thief and a survivor. He will find a way. This he knows: He must find a way.
Hear No Evil: Five Scott Drayco Stories by BV Lawson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,160. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Five tales featuring brilliant crime consultant Scott Drayco, a former pianist turned FBI agent who uses his music and law enforcement insights to solve cases others don't want to touch. From HEAR NO EVIL, where Drayco has to solve a murder in an empty concert hall in a snowstorm, to FM IS FOR MURDER, where a shock jock gets his comeuppance, these stories show why evil is often a song best unsung.
The PKG by Mike Bozart
Price: Free! Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological(3.00 from 1 review)
A man in his late 50s receives a package around lunchtime on his day off from work. He opens it, and a world of trouble jumps out. Another tale in the ongoing psecret psociety pshort pstory pseries. Approx. 2200 words. If this little tale were a movie it would probably be rated PG-13.
Countdown by Beth Kean
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,220. Language: British English. Published: July 5, 2016 by PMO Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
A short story in the form of diary entries made every week over two and a half months. The deepest thoughts of a depressed and hen-pecked man, a soul in torment and confusion. A countdown to zero... will he finally explode? And if he does - how far will he go?
The Statement of Sharon Carter by Roger Sandbakk
You set the price! Words: 53,920. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
A story about the meaning of good and evil, of sanity and madness, or loneliness and friendship. A story about the meaning of being human, and living outside society. A story about finding out what truly matters in life... and in death.
Alice Needs to Go by Ulf Wolf
Price: Free! Words: 3,540. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
She knows from experience that the trick is to stay really quiet. Really, really quiet. Quiet as a stone person in a square, or as a mouse or a chair. For if she hears you she’ll find you and then she’ll teach you a lesson. But it’s so stuffy in here, and she really, really needs to pee.
Just Desserts by C.C. Ray
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,990. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Providing long-term support for a loved one who just doesn't care about their own health is mentally taxing. Mandee, who is overweight, needs to make a decision when morbidly obese Marie continues begging for "just one more" sweet. Will Mandee say no and stand strong or will she give in to the guilt she is battling? Is that guilt really the worst of her problems? Find out in "Just Desserts."
Hope Broken by Joshua Mercott
Price: Free! Words: 52,770. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
How giving your best friend presents can be a bad thing. Relationships are tricky, at best. Throw in age and distance gaps and it gets trickier still. For those who have lost buddies and are still confused how a bond fell apart when the aim was to build it tall... Hope Broken is a true-life tale you need to read.
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.
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