Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical

The Unquiet Grave
Series: Caitlin Ross. Price: Free! Words: 115,080. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
(5.00 from 7 reviews)
When witch Caitlin Ross stumbles on a magician's plot to raise a violent demon, she must reclaim power she once renounced to thwart his plans. First in the Caitlin Ross series.
The Figures
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,010. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2013 by Ex-L-Ence Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Haunting, perplexing Figures trouble an unnamed man, pulling at him with their eerie, magnetic presence. The exact nature and purpose of the Figures is unclear, but they have an insatiable desire to possess the man and direct him towards ever more secluded regions, until an agreement is made to borrow him ... but to what ends and where and to whom will it lead?
River of Possibilities
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,210. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Elizabeth Cunningham watched her parents applaud and smile as she graduated college. Two months later she watched their caskets being lowered into the ground. Her father recently updated his Will, adding a codicil saying she should “find the truth”. Suspicious of their fatal car crash, she investigates and discovers mysteries, lies and her father’s top-secret connections to the paranormal.
Particle
Price: Free! Words: 830. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Particle is a short story of transformation and acceptance.
The Book Reader
Price: Free! Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
An elderly collector of second-hand books wrestles with his unusual ability to "read" the lives of his books' previous owners... and with one unique book he can't seem to read.
The Pardon
Price: Free! Words: 4,300. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Short stories, Fiction » Christian » Short stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A short story about a young, stubborn priest and a convict on death row, and their strained relationship surrounding the status of the inmate's soul after death. Will he conform to the priest's requirements, or will the young priest simply give up on the doomed man?
Gematria²
Price: Free! Words: 4,810. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In this short story, explore the mind of a man in the grip of an obsession so intense that reality has faded from his consciousness. His fixation on Gematria leads him to a terrifying place where memories and thoughts become his only tools in the search for truth.
On the Road to Heaven
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 125,900. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2010 by Zarahemla Books. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(5.00 from 1 review)
In a style reminiscent of Jack Kerouac, Coke Newell's groundbreaking autobiographical novel traces an LSD-to-LDS pilgrimage across two continents. From Colorado's 1970s hippie heyday to the coca fields of Colombia, it's a journey through Thoreau ascetics, Ram Dass Taoism, and Edward Abbey monkey-wrenching to the mission fields of one of the world's most conservative contemporary religions.
She
Price: Free! Words: 94,900. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
(5.00 from 1 review)
**Shortlisted for the 2012 The Word Guild Awards, Novel-Futuristic Category** -- An entity from nothing space and time violently invades a young Toronto songwriter. He consumes her. He changes her into his image. She battles back to resist him, to expel him, to regain herself. And in doing so discovers where evil really resides.
Three Names of the Hidden God
Price: Free! Words: 7,520. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2012 by Norilana Books. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
(5.00 from 1 review)
What occult mysteries tie together a magical disappearing lake, a courageous young birdcatcher, a hidden god, and the savage politics of an ancient kingdom? Discover the wonders and wisdom of the Compass Rose in this new fantasy short story by two-time Nebula Award nominated author Vera Nazarian, set in the same mythic universe as her critically acclaimed novel DREAMS OF THE COMPASS ROSE.
Man of the Misty Trail
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,680. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(5.00 from 1 review)
In this magical real tale reminiscent of short works by Isabel Allende and Gabriel Garcia Marquez, a young man finds himself trapped by his existence in the cloud forests of the eastern Andes. Through a series of bizarre encounters with animals of the mist, he comes to realize a dreadful truth, and he is faced with the most important decision of his life.
Het laatste schip
Price: Free! Words: 2,400. Language: Dutch. Published: April 23, 2012 by Stofkonijn (Dustbunny). Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Een bedevaartsganger nadert het einde van haar reis. En haar wereld nadert het einde van zijn bestaan.
The Night of the Mothers
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,740. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Horror » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Barbara and her daughter Rowena are travelling home after Christmas following the night of a terrible storm. However, though they travel side by side their experiences are quite unique; later, Barbara finds her abilities as a mother tested to a point almost beyond endurance. Just what does it take in this day and age of ours to be a 'Great Mother'?
Warning Signs
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 5,880. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
(5.00 from 1 review)
Angie Sterling's new Victorian fixer-upper was cheap, but rather than ask questions, she jumps in with both feet. When the disturbances start, it becomes clear that Angie got more than she bargained for. Could the neighbors be right about a ghost driving out the previous owners? Or is another danger lurking in the turn-of-the-century home?
Finding Luck with Roland McCray (The Adventures of Roland McCray)
Series: Tales of Roland McCray, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 39,400. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(5.00 from 1 review)
These stories follow Roland McCray into those angst-ridden teen years. Roland, no longer a child but not yet an adult, learns the pain of loss and the indescribable joy of first love. He begins to understand the need of forgiveness and acceptance in an often confusing world. Enticed by more temptations than ever, Roland seeks the quiet, unwavering faith his grandfather lives.
Crossing the Acheron
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,480. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013 by Soapbox Rising Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Between death and Eternity stands the ferryman. For the newly dead, bliss awaits on the other side of the river Acheron. No bridges span it. No one can swim across it. A dilapidated ferry makes the only connection. The ferryman demands cash. Basil Wainwright, however, has arrived without a dime to his name. Now he must figure out a way to earn his passage or face eternal annihilation.
Hellrise
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 139,050. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(5.00 from 1 review)
HELL RISE - The sequel to Time Snap. Hell is not what it used to be, as the Fallen Host radically change how they manage Human souls. One of Lucifer’s leading Angels wants Moriah back in Hell and will stop at nothing to either bring her back, or destroy her.
Atherfield's Final Formula
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,000. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2013 by Ex-L-Ence Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
(5.00 from 1 review)
A meeting with Miles Priest leads to the slow but inevitable unravelling of George Atherfield on a professional, ethical and spiritual level. The security of Atherfield’s professional wisdom seems to offer no solace for his increasingly hypersensitive conscience, as he presses on with blind resolve in his pursuit of the sacred formula. What is the formula...
They Say
Price: Free! Words: 3,270. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(5.00 from 1 review)
They say your 40’s are pretty cool but I’ll never know... My story started in Vegas and, sure as Hellfire, it won’t “stay there.” If I help just one of you young, careerist women out there, that's OK. Only the good die young, you say? Bull. I'm barely-living proof that's a lie. Are you a postmodern ladder-climber? Dread living in perpetual Bridesmaids-Ville? Then read, learn, and "don't."
Fundamental Problems
Price: Free! Words: 23,760. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(5.00 from 1 review)
A small collection of stories about judgment, vengeance, inspiration, inter-connectedness, and devotion. With each tale, the reader is challenged to consider new ideas or perspectives. There are twists, surprises, lovable and detestable characters, epiphanies, and revelations that will stay with the reader long after the reading is done.