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In The Stars Part II, Episode 12: Sagittarius
Series: Hiding Behind The Couch. You set the price! Words: 43,300. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Legal
Sagittarius is Ep 12 of In The Stars (Hiding Behind The Couch 4&5), following the 'The Circle', through 12 eventful months. A new home, a breakdown, life decisions, a career change…and a revelation that leaves the friends reeling, bringing this season to a head as old secrets die hard. But with a terrifying hostage situation, they won’t be the only ones waiting, as not everyone escapes alive…
Good Luck Clover on My Doorstep
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 490. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2014 by Style Writes Now. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
This miniature story opens up a variety of topics. Namely, how flexible are the limits of trust, loyalty, superstition?
Life, the Treasure Map and something or another.
Price: Free! Words: 6,840. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(3.00 from 1 review)
A boy is being bullied. But that happens all the time, doesn't it? For this boy, however, life takes an unexpected turn, and he will discover what he is really made of.
All Our Future Glory
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 87,160. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
The world has narrowly escaped complete destruction, and rebuilt itself to as close a level of peace and perfection that can logically be attained. And for Marguerite Harper, it's a beautiful world, and one that she wholeheartedly believes in. But not everyone shares her views. And eventually she is forced to question almost everything that she holds as true and righteous.
A Dreamer`s Guide To Reality
Price: Free! Words: 7,070. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Although all characters are fictional, the story is based on true events which have been adapted in order to help the reader understand better the life of the leading character. The story starts off with Gregory waking up in the middle of the night, scared by a dream he could not remember. The feeling of déjà vu follows his actions throughout the story aiding the reader to return to the conflict.
Jade Is my Stone
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 75,400. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Shipton Kingsgate has an obsession with jade. Follow his crazy quest for a special piece of this stone, even as the whole world conspires against him: the government, the markets, his ex-wife, his son, even his own better judgement. While this text reads as a novel, its thirty chapters are also a collection, a treasure trove, of stories about jade, its beauty, its history and its addictive charm.
Kev the Vampire
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 81,120. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2014 by Rebel ePublishers. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
‘The blood is the life! The blood is the life!’ is all a mysterious bullied teenage dropout, Patient K, will say. Possessed by Dracula during a hallucinogenic trip, he embarks on a quest to find his immortal beloved. Can his psychiatrist save him from his delusions or will the Dublin underworld consume both of them?
Una voce nel silenzio - Invito alla lettura
Price: Free! Words: 14,460. Language: Italian. Published: November 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Estratto gratuito. “Se tu conoscessi veramente il significato della parola amore, non staresti seduto a guardarlo mentre se ne va.” Isabella è una donna come tante: volitiva, spontanea, esuberante. E come tante donne è sposata a un uomo che non la ama. Sarà la scoperta dell’ennesimo tradimento a cambiare il suo destino: un terribile incidente la costringerà in un letto d’ospedale per il resto...
Una voce nel silenzio
Price: $6.79 USD. Words: 35,370. Language: Italian. Published: November 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
“Se tu conoscessi veramente il significato della parola amore, non staresti seduto a guardarlo mentre se ne va.” Isabella è una donna come tante: volitiva, spontanea, esuberante. E come tante donne è sposata a un uomo che non la ama. Sarà la scoperta dell’ennesimo tradimento a cambiare il suo destino: un terribile incidente la costringerà in un letto d’ospedale per il resto dei suoi giorni...
Heaven in Hell
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,630. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2014 by All-Seeing Books. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Helen's mum pushed her into becoming a star, and it all pays off! Life couldn't be better. Then it all falls apart. One moment triggers Helen's mental breakdown, splitting her mind. Now she's torn between being Helen and Heaven. Her mother wants more fame - how far is she willing to go to get it? The right question is, how far has she already gone? The truth lies in Helen's forgotten childhood...
In The Stars Part II, Episode 11: Scorpio
Series: Hiding Behind The Couch. You set the price! Words: 35,810. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Legal
Scorpio is Ep 11 of In The Stars (Hiding Behind The Couch 4&5), following the 'The Circle', through the 11th of 12 eventful months. The Circle try to move on with their lives, optimistic for a return to normality. But something is amiss, and Josh is intent on solving the puzzle. Shaunna and Andy are in need of TLC…or perhaps a touch of meddling will save the day?
Darkness And Light Volume Two
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,980. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Horror » Crime
This brand new collection of short stories is called ‘Darkness and Light' for a reason, Lino Sterlini will plunge you into the darkest depths of humanity, exploring dastardly deeds and criminal minds. But fear not, against all the darkness there is light! Amongst the heart-racing tales there are heart-warming ones of love and friendship.
Fire & Ice: A Collection
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 23,700. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2014 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
A hit-woman who inadvertently recruits a bored youth; pure, extremely adulterated human nature; an incident in a waiting room; a living vision on a dark pier; a uniquely American cautionary tale; a ghost story; a young mother-to-be who is mental; proof that one man's god is another man's monster; a family coven; and the rag-draped bones of a reluctant prophet, cursing your life with his existence.
Atlas, Broken
Price: Free! Words: 20,570. Language: Australian English. Published: October 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Literature » Transgressional
(4.33 from 3 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.
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?
Etaoin Shrdlu
Price: Free! Words: 2,370. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
A short story about my first (and major) encounter with writer's block.
One Late Afternoon in Lower Alabama
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,360. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2014 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Horror » Crime
In southern Alabama, things move at their own pace and are very seldom what they seem. Come along on this intense short story by Nick Porter.
Strange Love / Romance Not For Sale
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,640. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Eighteen stories of aching realism reveal the mysteries and perils of romantic promise. These are lyrical, sometimes magical stories whose characters are nevertheless "fully fleshed out... living and breathing"; who crave, and sometimes find, light in the labyrinths of the heart.
A Funeral in Her Brain: Women on the Brink
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 55,480. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2014 and represented by Bird-in-Hand Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Life was simple in the 50s & 60s – or was it? Not every woman lived the life of June Cleaver. Murder, suicide, mental illness, sexual abuse and rape were unfortunate realities even back then. With bold detail, these short stories enlighten us to the harsh realities some woman faced in the “good old days.” Entertaining and surprising, these fictional stories tug at your heartstrings.
In Isolation We Are All Parasites
Price: Free! Words: 9,980. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
(5.00 from 1 review)
There is a story that floats around Norway, passing from ear to ear - of a man, an old musician, who lives alone on the isle of Spitsbergen, Svalbard, maintaining the largest Global Seed Vault on Earth. Forlorn with the death of his wife, he spends his days obsessing over the Seedbank, wasting away until bitter death greets. But death does not have to be bitter.