Fiction » Classics

President Joyce Banda Malawi : Time for action on ‘Cashgate’ corruption scandal
By
Price: Free! Words: 460. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2015. Category: Essay » Author profile
Malawi: Time for action on ‘Cashgate’ corruption scandal
Herakles the Murderer
By
Series: The Legend of Herakles, Episode 14. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,550. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2015 by Hercules Bantas. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Finally free of his obligations to King Eurystheus, Herakles sets out to find a new wife and recapture some of what he had lost. But Fate has other plans for the son of Zeus, and he finds himself pitted against his old archery teacher Eurytos in a contest for which the hand of the beautiful Iole is the prize.
the crazy Cherries
By
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,300. Language: American English. Published: December 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Classics
"Taking on the omissions from the arms of his children, were not those the actual crime committed by the uncle Hussein, but the real crime is that he bought Kailua cherries from a vehicle in the street for the lowest prices, and when he heard the sound of screaming from the floor above it calls for courage to come to the rescue Distress of him, what cherry did so poor.? "
Herakles and Kerberos
By
Series: The Legend of Herakles, Episode 13. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,550. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2014 by Hercules Bantas. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
For his twelfth and final labor, Hera set Herakles the seemingly impossible task of bringing back Kerberos, the triple headed guardian of the door to the underworld. But the snarling monster wasn't Herakles only problem. Hades was not happy about a mortal man violating his domain, and he made his displeasure known.
Herakles and the Mares of Diomedes
By
Series: The Legend of Herakles, Episode 9. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,570. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2014 by Hercules Bantas. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Hera, frustrated with Herakles's continued success, sends him beyond the borders of Hellas to Thrace for his eighth task. Herakles's must retrieve the flesh-eating mares bred by the King of Thrace, the giant Diomedes and bring them back to Tiryns alive. But between Tiryns and Thrace is the city of Pherae, where King Admentis mourns the death of his wife Alcetsis.
Herakles and the Cretan Bull
By
Series: The Legend of Herakles, Episode 8. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,500. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2014 by Hercules Bantas. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
For his seventh task, Herakles must travel to the island of Crete and capture a bull bred by Poseidon that was terrorizing the island. But first, he must deal with King Theiodamas of the Dryopes, who is convinced that Herakles murdered his son Hylas after they had traveled together on the Argo.
Herakles and the Golden Apples
By
Series: The Legend of Herakles, Episode 12. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,590. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2014 by Hercules Bantas. Category: Fiction » Classics
For his eleventh labor, Hera sends Herakles to the end of the earth where the Titan Atlas holds up the heavens. To fulfil his task, Herakles must find the Garden of the Hesperides - a place where no mortal has ever been - and then defeat the sleepless serpent Ladon, who guards the Garden against those who would steal away the divine fruit.
The Stymphalian Birds
By
Series: The Legend of Herakles, Episode 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,980. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2014 by Hercules Bantas. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
At Hera's command, Herakles must journey to Lake Stymphalia and clear the area of a flock of strange birds that have settled in the marsh. She hopes that these flesh-eating monsters will prove to be the son of Zeus's downfall because each is as tall as a man, can shoot barbed feathers from its wings, and has a beak made of bronze. Herakles must use all his cunning and strength if he is to prevail.
The Lie
By
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The Lie by Imogean Russ is about an eleven year old girl who is molested, around the same time a murder is committed in Tuscaloosa county. Her inability to deal with her father's death, with the love she has for a friend, prompts her to tell a lie. This lie turns her world upside down and inadvertently causes the untimely death of two individuals.
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
By
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,910. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Halloween
Washington Irving's classic tale remade. This short story features Ichabod Crane as he contends with rakish Abraham Van Brunt for the hand of gorgeous Katrina Van Tassel, ultimately culminating in his encounter with the legendary Headless Horseman! Relive the autumn of 1790 and feel Ichabod's bone-shaking fear as he travels through the haunted forest and faces his worst nightmare!
Little Red Riding Hood -- A Story Retold
By
Series: Short Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 900. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2014 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fairy Tales
Who really knows what happened in that cottage between Little Red Riding Hood and the wolf?
Herakles and Geryon
By
Series: The Legend of Herakles, Episode 11. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,750. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2014 by Hercules Bantas. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
For his tenth labor, Herakles must travel to the red lands far to the west, where Hera has commanded he steal the famed red cattle of the triple-bodied giant Geryon. But the task in no easy one, because the cattle are guarded by the double headed hound Orthros, the brother of Kerberos who guards the gates of the underworld.
The Fools' Bewilderment
By
You set the price! Words: 540. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Classics
The childhood of Althazar ( and Balthazar, obviously ). You learn more of the men, and their rites of passage. As usual, it starts with a journey that extends beyond their limited realms of endeavour. Adventures unfold - the first is an old woman, who warns and initiates them into their dubious domain beneath the stars..
THE MASTER WEAVER
By
Price: Free! Words: 2,570. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: September 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Classics
A Tetteh Zutah short story. The animal kingdom needs to outdoor its princess; she must wear a new smock, but they need Ananse—the banished weaver.... Inspired by Ghanaian folklore. Calm yourself with a literary massage. Another masterpiece from the desk of Tetteh J. Zutah. All rights reserved!
Untold Truth
By
You set the price! Words: 2,560. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Not always true statement can be expressed by words. Explore the story of a couple and guess what caused them to repent in their lifetimes.
Hera's Fury
By
Series: The Legend of Herakles, Prologue. Price: Free! Words: 4,480. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2014 by Hercules Bantas. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Much of Herakles's life was a direct result of the circumstances of his birth. This is the story of that birth - of Zeus's duplicity and his wife Hera's anger at his betrayal of their union. Herakles, named Alkides at birth, became the focus of Hera's fury from the moment he was born.
Some Are Cows, Some Are Deer
By
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,440. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
If you’ve read “Who Moved My Cheese?” book written by Spencer Johnson or “Animal Farm” written by George Orwell and you did not enjoy reading them, the story of "Some are cows and some are deer" is not a good choice for you,I recommend you to read 25% of the first section of the story. It has been provided free of charge for you
도둑맞은 편지, The Purloined Letter (Korean Edition)
By
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,420. Language: Korean. Published: August 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Classics
The Purloined Letter, a famous detective story by Edgar Allan Poe, is now available in Korean. If you're looking for an opportunity to enhance your Korean skills, don't pass up this amazing story! [도둑맞은 편지]는 뒤팽이 등장하는 세 죽품 중 하나입니다. 한글 번역본과 영어 원본을 함께 실었으니, 미국 문학사의 거장이자 비운의 천재 작가인 에드거 앨런 포우의 작품을 감상할 기회를 놓치지 마십시오!
The Stables of Augeias
By
Series: The Legend of Herakles, Episode 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,670. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2014 by Hercules Bantas. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
For his fifth task, Herakles must clean the stables of King Augeias, whose cattle are divine in nature. The task appears impossible, but Herakles has superhuman strength and a plan. Unfortunately, he must contend with two belligerent river Gods that stand in his way.
A Psique
By
Series: Contos de Hans Christian Andersen, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,490. Language: Portuguese. Published: July 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
O conto “A Psique” trata das aspirações artísticas e amorosas de um jovem escultor, ambientado na Roma Renascentista. Em 2014, em comemoração ao aniversário do autor (2 de abril) o site “Biographile” propôs a leitura de quatro estórias menos difundidas do autor, entre elas “A Psique”. O nome original do conto é “Psychen” e foi escrito em 1861. Este conto foi traduzido para o Português.