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The View From Up Here
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,150. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Faced by life-altering news, a man stands on the edge of the abyss, looks out over his life, and ponders his future. Talking to yourself can be something quite different when you’re possessed of two minds. "The View From Up Here" is a flash (very short) speculative fiction, and is also available in the collection "More Things I Could Get Out of My Mind."
Resurrected in Rosedale
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 64,180. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The story of one man's return home after being thought of as 'killed in action' during the Vietnam war. Harwood's return, prompted by his father's death, uncovers an ugly series of murders in this seemingly idyllic small town near Salt Lake City, Utah. Religion, delusion, conspiracy, as well as good old schizophrenia move the story to a dramatic conclusion as Harwood becomes an amateur sleuth.
Asylum Bound
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,720. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disease & health issues
Asylum Bound is a wild weird walk through the experiences of a student nurse entering the unknown world of the mental "asylum" of the 1970s. It is a bizarre world, a world of terrible extremes. Within this odd place there are Hogarthian characters of varying chaotic hues, some aggressive, some sad, some disturbed and some institutionalised, both patients and staff. Sadly, it is all true.
The Fregoli Delusion
Series: Donaghue and Stainer Crime Novels, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,180. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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When billionaire H.J. Jarrett is shot to death on a bike path in prestigious Granger Park, the killer is seen running away by a man who is apparently in the right place at the right time. However, Lieutenant Hank Donaghue and Detective Karen Stainer discover to their dismay that their only eyewitness suffers from a rare psychotic disorder that makes his testimony useless!
The Mysterious Mind of Opal Whiteley: Four Unique Lives Compared
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,400. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Psychology » Neuropsychology
Opal Whiteley (1897-1992) remains a mysterious figure. Her life began as a brilliant girl with a passion for nature living in logging camps in Oregon, and ended as a psychiatric patient in the Napsbury Hospital in England after decades of institutionalization. How did this happen? Can the riddle of multi-synaesthete Whiteley be solved by comparing her life with other famous and enigmatic people?
The Strange and Mysterious Life of Opal Whiteley
You set the price! Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Psychology » Neuropsychology
Opal Irene Whiteley was born in 1897 in Washington and was raised in Oregon, and died at the Napsbury Hospital in England as a psychiatric patient, at the age of ninety-four in 1992. How did a brilliant young American girl with a passion for geology and nature study come to end her life institutionalized in England?
Underneath My Clothes, I Am Naked Too
You set the price! Words: 4,690. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Kodak has watched the girl next door for a long time now. She helps him feel better. Makes him want to stay as sound of mind as he can. And today, he decides he will find her and speak with her. She will know who he is.
Reticent Rain
Price: Free! Words: 18,240. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
The spaces between the connect and the disconnect are in concert when a young psychiatric intern, Doctor Pierce, faces the many challenges that the state run institution of Westwood presents to him. There he meets Paige, a frail and catatonic patient, that changes both of their lives forever. Through cryptic passages and heavy metaphor, the story unfolds to a bewildering and unnerving ending.
Sheltered
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,990. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Horror, Fiction » Horror » Occult
Living together unsupervised, five troubled teens confront demonic forces and are forced to deal with their problems in distinctly different ways. Paranormal meets psycho meets Goth in this story of a supernatural haunting and budding love.
Psycho-neurologically Approaching a Field Theory Understanding of Schizophrenia via Research of a Non-normative, Non-pathological Syndrome: Synesthesia, and the need for more information
Price: Free! Words: 7,650. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychopathology / schizophrenia
The study, control, and understanding of schizophrenia has been hampered by lack of information, inappropriate tools (like no computers of sufficient complexity for handling of compilation and dissemination of data), obviously a lack of appropriate software for such research and perhaps most simply, the incorrect approach. Also included in my 99 cent ebook.