FriesenPress

© 2020 FriesenPress, Inc. All rights reserved.



Categories

  • The Chair Beside the Bed

    by

    IN A SERIES OF INTIMATE VIGNETTES, The Chair Beside the Bed explores the individual experience of death through the eyes of caregivers. Each story in this collection examines a unique journey towards death, showing how a person facing death—and ...


  • The Enhancer

    by

    Fifteen-year-old Jason is in trouble… again. Exiled to the hallway after yet another class disruption, his abilities might be different than the ADHD and bipolar disorder he’s been diagnosed with. It’s tough for Jason to sort through the thoughts in ...


  • Looking for Daisy

    by

    Sixty-two-year-old Marguerite has just had her second breast cancer diagnosis following a routine mammogram—and this time she will have to undergo a full mastectomy. Scared and discouraged, she keeps the news to herself so she doesn’t spoil an ...


  • Do You Think You Will Ever Go Back?

    by

    From hikers encountering grizzly bears to doctors in makeshift Haitian hospitals, the characters in Do You Think You’ll Ever Go Back? are full of curiosity and persistence. Many of these stories follow doctors at various points in their careers, ...


  • The Game

    by

    This traditional-style murder mystery takes place in the unlikely setting of a hospital where an innocuous game, which medical staff play to hone their professional skills, provides the stimulus for murder. When Katlin’s long-time friend dies ...


  • It's About Luke

    by

    “Mom, if there was a car accident, who would you save first?” *** Luke Poole is an ordinary boy struggling between the everyday normal and the fringe world of David, his older, severely disabled ...


  • The Incident

    by

    John Paul Bennett is a happy man. His first and only marriage is strong. His teenage son and daughter have no major issues. He is a respected senior negotiator for the U.S. State Department. And, after a quick trip to Paris he’s looking forward to ...


  • The Heart's Hard Turning

    by

    This is the story of Will Rawlins, a gifted physician and scientist derailed by his passion for an enigmatic young woman who wields her sensuality as a weapon. Damaged and directionless, he drifts southward into Mexico, where he is forced to flee ...


  • The Phrenologist

    by

    Professor Phineas Crowne was born in Toronto Canadawith a peculiar purple protrusion on his forehead. This curious anomaly sometimes impedes and sometimes accelerates Phineas' emotional and physical development and his navigation through the stages ...


  • An Individual's Innocence

    The Silent Screams by

    From a tough life, Charles tells the story of abuse and bad choices to Tammy, his counsellor. Returning back to see Tammy three years later after being diagnosed with Schizophrenia, Charles has changed his attitude towards her and his life. With all ...