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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.
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
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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?
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Series: 46. Ascending. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 140,160. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(5.00 from 1 review)
A Texan teenager discovers that she possesses strange powers that she can barely control. As her friends fight real life demons around them, a stranger offers her an unexpected bargain. He will teach her how to save her friends, but she will never be normal again. Given the alternatives, she accepts his challenge to show those guilty of unspeakable crimes just how powerful a young woman can be.
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.
Vampire - Find my Grave
Series: Ordo Lupus and the Blood Moon Prophesy. Price: Free! Words: 30,460. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
(5.00 from 1 review)
Solve the puzzle and WIN £500!! John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester, vampire, notorious womaniser and author of erotic poetry, visits Bolsover Castle to take part in an occult ritual, a journey into Hades, the Underworld, to retrieve a great lost treasure in this paranormal thriller. There is just one problem: The treasure is guarded by Lilith, succubus and Great Witch of Hades!
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.
The Little People
Price: Free! Words: 1,570. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(4.86 from 7 reviews)
Short story. Murdering him wasn't stupid. Going back to check I hadn't messed up - that was stupid. The Wicklow Mountains can be pretty dangerous at dusk, and not just because of the terrain....
The Infinite Jeff (part 2): A Parable of Change
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,430. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(4.80 from 5 reviews)
Please read part 1 before reading this part. Stanley, an out of work tech writer, gets a short-term contract job across the country. Of the three areas he feels give meaning to life: family, work, religion; he has left the only one of the three which has meaning to him, family, to go be ‘just a tech writer’ at ‘just another company.’ But ...
Summer
Price: Free! Words: 165,050. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Summer is a time for love, sorrow, joy and pain – but mostly, it is a time for change. Summer is the season from which all memories flow. For Maggie and Peter, the summer of 1968 is one that changed their lives forever. For Jenny and Tom, the summer of 1979 is the one that will be remembered most. Two couples - one married the other childhood friends - separated by years, but inexorably linked.
Finally
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,480. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
When seventeen-year-old reaper, Rogue stops a girl from overdosing, Death threatens to steal and torture the girl’s soul, unless Rogue can gain her trust and convince her not to kill herself.
Clown Wolf
Price: Free! Words: 12,070. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Fairy tales
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A young boy visits a circus and so begins his tale. Across the night time fields in the company of Clowns. Will they reach the Spinning Stones before the Gassers come? What will happen if Clowns spin? And why must old things pass away? And who is waiting in the village, down the broken railway tracks.... where the White Wolf will not go?
A Stretch of Time
Price: Free! Words: 2,040. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2012 by Splashdown Books. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
In this Kiwi-flavoured short story, a Maori grandmother passes on a mystical gift of time to her grandchild. 1500 words.
Ghost's Night Out
Price: Free! Words: 2,800. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A paranormal short story. Jaz and her friend Helen are ghost-hunters, helping to rid people of unwanted spirit manifestations. But when Mrs Smallman asks them to rid her house of an incubus, the results aren't quite what they expected.
A Dozen Steps Through Hel
Price: Free! Words: 2,290. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Ancient Poetry, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A collection of twelve terzanelle poems influenced by Norse mythology, specifically regarding the afterlife. The poems explore key locations and concepts of the Germanic underworld. Yeah, this is pretty obscure stuff even for fans of the mythology.
The Pillars of Light
Price: Free! Words: 880. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A man sits on a rock in a forest, gazing at the distance. Who is he? Why is he there? Is he waiting for someone, and if so, who? He seems to be lost in thought, or is he?
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Series: 46. Ascending. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 116,630. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(4.40 from 10 reviews)
A Nigerian beauty searching for her captive sister seeks a fellow psychic to help her. What she finds is a cranky Texan who denies her own talents. An ancient group of telepaths known as x0 wants to ignore both women, but how can they? The sister's captors are turning more dangerous, and common links are forging these two radically different women together in ways that even x0 barely understands.
Through the Third Eye; Book 1 of Third Eye Trilogy
Series: The Third Eye Trilogy, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 108,480. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(4.40 from 5 reviews)
A fast-moving thriller where Clay and Shali seek ancient documents hidden since the beginning of time. Using CIA parapsychology past life regression techniques, they locate the ancient knowledge after a harrowing journey around the world. They try to reveal the secrets but a dangerous and unknown force is trying to stop them. Your world may look different after this thought-provoking thriller.
The Way of Ghee
Price: Free! Words: 9,390. Language: British English. Published: August 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Inspirational
(4.25 from 4 reviews)
One man’s spiritual quest leads him to a mysterious guru high up in the Himalayas, a man who is rumoured to be able to show the way to Enlightenment - but only to those who are ready to embrace it. A short story.