Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological

Granny Mose
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2014 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
They say gold can bring out the true character of a man, but how deep does that true character go? Read this intense short story by Eric Stringer and find out.
Lucky People
Price: Free! Words: 6,600. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
A short story focused on three people, one tragedy, and one foggy night on a bridge. Lucky People is a story of great loss and overwhelming guilt.
A Settled Grave
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,860. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
This is an intense psychological suspense story by Nicolas Z Porter. Having just buried one child, how far will you go to get another one?
Theorem
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,260. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(2.00 from 1 review)
This is a psychological thriller by Eric Stringer. His friend Janie is a collector, but a collector of what?
Deadline
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,040. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
In this intense short story by Eric Stringer (the neurotic persona of Harvey Stanbrough), a writer is late publishing his short story of the week, or is he? Follow along as the deadline nears.
In The Stars Part II, Episode 9: Virgo
Series: Hiding Behind The Couch. You set the price! Words: 22,730. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2014 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Virgo is Ep 9 of In The Stars (Hiding Behind The Couch 4&5), following the 'The Circle', through the 9th of 12 eventful months. Kris struggles with his own demons to reconcile with Ade; Shaunna and Andy fight their desires, increasingly drawn together; an unwelcome guest turns up to bid on old friend farewell. As The Circle battle their grief, can they support each other through the other side?
The Maransky Nature Blot Test
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,840. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
This is an intense psychological suspense short story by Eric Stringer with help from his friend Nick Porter. This story is so tightly written that I can't say much more or I'll give it away.
A Vanilla Shake for Martha
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,990. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
In this wonderfully descriptive short story by Nick Porter, an elderly woman and her husband take a journey through a small west-Texas town and her memories.
Earth's Worm
Price: Free! Words: 2,250. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Following years of maternal abuse, Coral lies down in the mud of his backyard and embarks on a journey through nature's elements to escape his pain.
The Shadow's Embrace
Price: Free! Words: 2,440. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
A short, emotional, story about the inevitability of aging.
Running with the Wolves
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,580. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2014 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
The protagonist from "Interference" is back to describe his life with the wolves in this post-apocalyptic tale. There are lessons here for humans, but not a lot of hope that they'll listen.
In The Stars Part II, Episode 8: Leo
Series: Hiding Behind The Couch. You set the price! Words: 39,920. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2014 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Leo is Ep 8 of In The Stars (Hiding Behind The Couch 4&5), following the 'The Circle', through the 7th of 12 eventful months. Life is getting serious, blurring the line between love and loss: It’s Toby Brown’s first birthday, and he’s not the only one in for a surprise; Josh abandons his professionalism to help a desperate client; Andy treats himself to something he’s wanted for a very long time.
Bigger Things
Price: $4.31 USD. Words: 75,850. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Jen should be celebrating her 121-pound weight loss, but instead feels lost. Chelsea appears to have it all, but dangerous secrets threaten everything. Kyra is struggling to discover who she is after years of putting up facades. Then crisis hits. Can the friends battle their personal dragons and accept change in order to save their friendship, or do they need to go their separate ways?
Old Henry's Visitor
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,440. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(5.00 from 1 review)
We all have our demons buried in the past. Most of us cope and move on. But Old Henry is not one of those people. He's lived alone for longer than anyone can remember, terrorizing neighborhood kids who wander too close to his creepy home. That's all about to change for the frail curmudgeon when a supernatural visitor comes to claim his soul.
Meet Jack
Price: Free! Words: 4,760. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Meet Jack provides a sneak peek into the first of the Acts of Justice series, Melancholy Jack. You'll meet Jack briefly through the eyes of Nina (his mother), Jason (his best friend), Allie (his wife) and Dr. Ellen Foster (his psychologist). Melancholy Jack, the first in the Acts of Justice Series, is available. The second book, And So He Plays His Part, is scheduled for release June 2015.
The Waiting Room
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,040. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
In the waiting room of a psychologist's office, a man engages a woman in a conversation about personal responsibility and the mores of society.
Amber Bridge
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,770. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
A man searches for the meaning of life: stuck in neutral between the green light of birth and final Red Light. Everyone has a choice: follow the amber lights along life's bridge, or simply sit, watching them burn. What lies at the end of this bridges, that place where the amber lights meet? Where will the Amber Bridge take this man, his thoughts, and life?
Remains to be Seen
Price: Free! Words: 4,330. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Short story, 12 pages approx. Undercover narcotics agents Michael O'Neill and Baby Johnson, still suffering PTSD from the Vietnam War, quit the Australian Bureau of Narcotics and move to the far north coast of New South Wales. Johnson hopes to renew his relationship with Star. O'Neill thinks settling down with long-time girlfriend Azure might be the solution - but that remains to be seen.
Ben Jackson: A Short Story
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,100. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Jim Connors wakes up on Friday and finds that Ben Jackson, a prominent business man who had recently partnered with Jim's company, is dead, that his business partner, Kevin Anderson, is nowhere to be found, and that his company has folded. And it's Saturday, not Friday. When Jim begins to investigate, he realizes that he hasn't been asking the most important question of all. Who is Ben Jackson?
In The Stars Part II, Episode 7: Cancer
Series: Hiding Behind The Couch. You set the price! Words: 38,350. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2014 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Cancer is Episode 7 of In The Stars (Hiding Behind The Couch 4&5), following the longstanding friends, 'The Circle', through the seventh of twelve eventful months. Dan is about to find out that being a careful driver is sometimes not enough; An old lover’s return rekindles fond memories for Alice; Sean works his psychology magic on the ever-stubborn Jess. The story continues in Epi #8 (Leo).