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Mind-Benders & Bizarre Worlds
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.
Prom Queen
Price: Free! Words: 50,090. Language: American English. Published: September 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Belvedere College. Thanksgiving. Lonely seventeen year old Marnee Carter is the only student left in the huge rambling building. Something is happening to her though, something only she can sense as she embarks on a journey, a journey of awakenings, emotional, spiritual and sexual.
Tic-Tac-Toe
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
You set the price! 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.
Dina
Price: Free! Words: 4,840. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
A short story about the roller coast ride of depression and recovery of a gifted but disturbed musician, and the one person who knows how to save him.
Pete and the Angel
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,710. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2016 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
It's a scalding hot day in Mexico when Pete sees something fall from the sky. Moments later a beautiful blonde woman is coming up the road behind him. Is she an angel? Maybe, maybe not. Come along and find out.
What It Was, Was Gunsmoke
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,980. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2016 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
In this frantic short story, as opening credits roll and Matt Dillon sets up for the opening showdown, gunfire sounds in the front yard. What do you do? Probably not what this guy did.
Brief Pose
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.
The Invisible Id
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,000. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Haunted by what he sees as an unforgivable mistake, Roy delves into his own psyche to get his life back with the help of a spunky psych major, Katie. With her help, Roy journeys into his own mind, where he can bend the very fabric of reality to his will. Through it all, Roy must fight for balance—he must choose between the evils of his light-hearted past and his grim present.
Hear No Evil: Five Scott Drayco Stories
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.
Pearlized
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,980. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2016 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
What's a mobster punk to do when the detective he's talking with about an attempt on his life turns and walks away? Or worse yet, simple fades out and disappears?
Authenticity
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,610. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2016 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
This is an intense short story. As man lay dying in the hospital, he thinks back over his life and his twelve children. He has divided them into two groups, The Needy Greedy gang and the good kids. By the end, he comes to some new conclusions.
Mortal Instinct
You set the price! Words: 2,130. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
Mortal Instinct is a short story collection that explores what people do when faced with death and mortality.
The PKG
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
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
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
You set the price! 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.
Prayers of Resentment
Price: Free! Words: 2,020. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
This story is a collection of three short stories that focuses around real-life drama and suspense.
Just Desserts
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."
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.