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The Observer
You set the price! Words: 32,350. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Young artist Helena Hart struggles to preserve a persistent vision from her childhood on the canvas, and discovers herself in each step toward completion. But memories are not always what they seem, and before the paint has dried a dark secret enters the light...
A Twist in the Tail
Price: Free! Words: 105,740. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(5.00 from 1 review)
A tale of love, betrayal and forgiveness as the 21st century draws to a close in a world where nothing is as it seems. Tara, a beautiful and daring young woman, tries to come to terms with a life-long lie and forgive her father as love takes her on an emotionally charged journey into the dark cave of her childhood.
The Boxcars Line
Price: Free! Words: 1,730. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Mashups
(5.00 from 1 review)
A widower in Charlotte (NC, USA) comes up with an unusual 'wall art project' that involves a game of chance, which he shares with an old friend over lunch. Will he live to see the 'golden goal' scored? Approx. 1700 words. Rating: PG-13
The Trout
Price: Free! Words: 1,320. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(3.00 from 1 review)
The author has a random conversation with a school teacher from Michigan at a craft-beer bar/store in downtown Morganton (NC, USA) on an autumn afternoon. The answer to the final question was hiding behind a submerged granite boulder. Autobiographical. The dialogue is almost verbatim. Rating: PG-13 (an instance of foul language). Approx. 1300 words.
The Fraudster
Price: Free! Words: 1,620. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
A fired-for-unscrupulous-behavior bank employee decides to start a church in Atlanta. Money soon rolls in. Life is good. What could possibly go wrong? Approx. 1600 words. Probable rating: PG-13 (some foul language).
Describe
Price: Free! Words: 4,560. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Here I represent or give an account of through words, figure, model, or mental picture what happened, in this stint with madness.
Back Track 2
Price: Free! Words: 21,550. Language: British English. Published: October 12, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Organ transplants, drugs and alcoholism accompany a nasty cocktail of corruption, abduction, blackmail and murder in these thrillers from H.A Dawson. Classic British psychological suspense involving a pair of private investigators and their clients. Plenty of intrigue, surprises and sometimes shocking revelations when a mystery leaves its calling card.
Twenty Dollars
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,240. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Kurt is a working-class guy whose marriage is on the brink of unraveling, and his frequent nights out at the bar aren’t helping his situation. When a co-worker convinces the reluctant Kurt to go out again, this time, his night out with the guys changes his life in more ways than one. (Grit Lit, Dirty Realism)
House with a Black Door
Price: Free! Words: 920. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Jarvis House deals with the death of one of its most-colorful residents.
Wanda's Appointment
Price: Free! Words: 2,130. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2018 by Fine Form Press. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Wanda experiences a series of strange, unsettling events during her doctor's appointment.
Until Recently
Price: Free! Words: 1,820. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Not to stray far, you know you’re in greater trouble than you’d like to believe. As I mentioned you could have but didn’t for most of your life, instead you drifted completing very little, wasting what had been given from those who had. How do you imagine this?
Walking Off Heaven's Shore
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,920. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A Ten-piece Bucket of Southern Fried Flash Fiction that explores relationships with a definite southern flavor--gothic, wistful and canny. Flash fiction and poetry set in the real world, with real people: mothers and daughters, men and women, self and soul, media and sanity in the style of Eudora Welty, Kate Chopin, and Flannery O'Connor for the 21st Century in the New South.
L'ombre des arcs-en-ciel
Price: Free! Words: 57,410. Language: French. Published: August 5, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Lyon. Elle est peintre, Lui caissier. À cet instant même de l'histoire, ils ne se sont jamais croisés. Mais une nuit, tout va basculer. Ils vont se frôler, s'entrechoquer. Au rythme de la vie et des passions, de la violence et de l'amour qui s'esquissent. Et puis il y a les autres : quand tous se rejoindront, les secrets pourraient bien tomber. Et d'autres émerger !
Classic Madman
Price: Free! Words: 4,500. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Classic madman is a compilation of short stories and poems which reflect contemporary society and elements of core humanity. The experience include the world of a drunk, a madman who is sane in his right, and lots more.
Walking Off Heaven's Shore
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,950. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A Ten-piece Bucket of Southern Fried Flash Fiction that explores relationships with a definite southern flavor--gothic, wistful and canny.
A Blue Whale of a Tale
Price: Free! Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Transgressional fiction, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
A senior salesman tries to make one last sale at a soon-to-open bar in Bluefield, West Virginia. Before demonstrating his rapid-refrigeration device, he has a meandering, sexually allusive, past-recalling chat with the female bartender-to-be. When another male arrives, a tragic mistake occurs. If this short story somehow became an American movie, it would most likely be rated PG-13. 2K words.
The Great Barrington Train Wreck
Price: Free! Words: 78,550. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Biographical
Living on the street isn’t easy, but Mike knows his way around--at least until the day he almost dies from hypothermia. Scrambling around, he finds a job as a cab driver, rents an apartment, and falls in love with his most beautiful fare, the enigmatic Alexandra. But all is not quite what it seems in this tale of a down-and-out guy who is never able to see through the smokescreen of his lust.
Smaller Hearts
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,150. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Urban, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(5.00 from 1 review)
At a well-proportioned four feet three inches Harry, technically speaking, was not a dwarf, he was a midget. But no one knew the difference, or cared, and to them he was just incredibly short. An oddity, a misfit, a topic of conversation. But he was an excellent salesman. Then he finds a heart.
The Clerk
Price: Free! Words: 1,510. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(4.00 from 1 review)
A 20-something Asian American clerk at a Charlotte (NC, USA) convenience store is up to something more than just sales of fuel and overpriced sundries. Approx. 1500 words. If this little slice-of-life vignette were expanded into an American movie, it would be rated G (ok for all ages).
Requiem for the West
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 69,860. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
An apocalyptic poem entitled “Requiem for the West” is at the center of this tale, which has equal elements of pervasive mockery, offbeat romance, doomsday premonitions, and Dilbert-like farce.

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