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Particle
Price: Free! Words: 830. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
(5.00 from 4 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 » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(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?
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 » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(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 » Inspirational
(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 » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(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 » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(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: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,880. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(5.00 from 1 review)
Angie Sterling's new Victorian fixer-upper was cheap, so she jumped 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?
Crossing the Acheron
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,480. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013 by Soapbox Rising Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(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.
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."
A Buddhist Monk Story
Price: Free! Words: 2,250. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
(5.00 from 1 review)
Short story about novice monk going to elder monk for advice
Redemption
Price: Free! Words: 2,310. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2013 by Inknbeans Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(5.00 from 1 review)
Lyrah and Caleb have a condition in common. There is a dangerous and expensive treatment. Caleb wants to pursue it, Lyrah wants to accept her fate. It's not as if it's the end of the world...yet. A very short look at the other side of immortality.
Conquerors
Price: Free! Words: 2,510. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(5.00 from 1 review)
Short story. Honoria Brewster is the last descendant of an old, Anglo-Irish family and the family estate is now a golf course. Only one thing might change her fortunes – locating the famous Ballyshee Dowry. But how on earth is she ever going to do that?
Dreams Are Real
Series: Simple Journeys to Odd Destinations. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,860. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Dreams are Real revolves around one man’s struggle to come to terms with what happens when we he is asleep and the strange events that lead him to arrive at his unconventional conclusions.
Breakfast at Cordelia's Aquarium
Series: Hiding Behind The Couch. Price: Free! Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2015 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is a very short, fun interlude in the Hiding Behind The Couch series. Unlike the rest of the series, which is written in third-person (semi-omniscient) past tense, this short story is written in first-person present tense. It has no real bearing on anything else that happens in the series; it is what it is: an Easter Egg.
Angeli sono con me
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,130. Language: Italian. Published: July 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Inspirational
(5.00 from 1 review)
Jay è un ragazzo nato e cresciuto a New York, dove conduce una vita interessante pur nella sua normalità. All'improvviso viene travolto da una serie di eventi e incontri inaspettati che cambieranno completamente il suo modo di vivere. Episodi e circostanze che sembrano casuali si riveleranno parte di un piano preordinato da parte dei suoi angeli custodi.
Angels are with me
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,990. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Inspirational
(5.00 from 1 review)
Jay is a guy born and raised in New York, where he leads an interesting life even in its normality. It is suddenly overwhelmed by a series of events and unexpected encounters that will completely change the way he lives. Incidents and circumstances that seem random turn out to be part of a preconceived plan by his guardian angels.
Playmates
Series: The Bruno Adventures. Price: Free! Words: 5,390. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(5.00 from 1 review)
We’ve been told that dogs’ partnership with Man took thousands of years to germinate and solidify. Perhaps it did...but that doesn’t mean that a different sort of inter-species bond would take that long, especially if Bruno the Newf were one of the participants.
Snowfall
Price: Free! Words: 750. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(5.00 from 1 review)
A short story about how a small change can make a big difference to someone.
Everything Pans Out In The End
Price: Free! Words: 1,590. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(5.00 from 1 review)
Diedra Prost is a research Ph.D. candidate in Egyptology working at a Philadelphia museum. While relaxing with a group of friends at a salad mixer, a topic of discussion touches upon a myth foreign to her way of thinking. The material so disturbs her, she determines to research it further in order to dispel the apprehension that has come to grip her.

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