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Handsome Yeva: An Attempt to Synthesize and Reconstruct Some Prominent Themes of the Proto-Indo-European Myth in Context of the Slavic Jarilo Folklore Cycle
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,250. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
A synthesis and reconstruction of some prominent themes of the Proto-Indo-European myth is presented in context of the Slavic-Jarilo folklore cycle. A contemporary, fantasy style is chosen for the literary form of this reconstruction.
The Hollowed Tree
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You set the price! Words: 89,820. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
Leadership in the jungle is profoundly disquieted by the unexplained disappearance of a human boy. They fear that the boy is lost. After considerable deliberation, and sometimes unruly contention, all hands come to the conclusion that there is but one possibility: the lost boy has gone in search of that most closely guarded secret of the jungle, the Hollowed Tree.
The Peculiar Leaf
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Price: Free! Words: 11,480. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
A young man is about to meet a mysterious character who will change his life. Miles is an awkward young man who is in love with the most beautiful woman in all of East Wadlington. The situation seems hopeless to him until one day he wins a strange leaf at the great East Wadlington fair. This short, 23 page fairy tale for grown-ups carries the reader into a world of mystery and beauty.
Wall of Destruction
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Price: Free! Words: 82,380. Language: American English. Published: October 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
During the last ice age, a global war between the fabled empire of Atlantis and their arch-rival, the Rama Empire, is tearing the world apart. Wall of Destruction, first book of the “When Atlantis Fell” series, follows the life of one man in the final days of Atlantis and its downfall. A world forsaken by the Gods, where those dominated by Atlantis no longer fear the survivors.
Bob's Eyes
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Series: Unforgettable Fairy Tales, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 1,640. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
(3.00 from 1 review)
How can we see clearly when we are forbidden to see most of what's around us? Meet Bob: He's a coward, and like almost all cowards, he can only see what's on the surface. His "eyes" that he may have been able to see with were removed from his head when he was young, and along with the other Cyclops people, he staggers towards extinction. For the complainer in all of us - approximately 1100 words.
Изневяра на петия етаж
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Price: Free! Words: 3,150. Language: Bulgarian. Published: September 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
Градски истории от гр. Пловдив.
Лепый Ива: Опыт синтеза и реконструкции ряда тем индоевропейского мифа в контексте славянского Ярилина цикла
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,890. Language: Russian. Published: August 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
Предложен синтез и реконструкция ряда устойчивых тем индоевропейских мифов в контексте славянского Ярильного цикла в современном фэнтезийном стиле.
The Vampire Who Fell Down The Rabbit Hole (Convergent Kingdoms Universe)
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Price: Free! Words: 12,550. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Frustrated with the novel he is attempting to write, LewCar the vampire wakes to find himself in Wonderland, a world he thought only existed in his imagination. With the help of a Cat, a Hatter, and a Caterpillar, LewCar sets off to find Alice, who has disappeared, and consequently comes to understand not only his story, but his life, better. Part of the Convergent Kingdoms Universe.
The Thing at the Window Knows My Name
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Price: Free! Words: 1,050. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
A free short blast of terrifying flash fiction by the acclaimed author of WHAT PRICE GORY and the upcoming tale HEROIN IN THE MAGIC NOW. Based on an original piece of art painted by the author.
Shiny Things
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Price: Free! Words: 2,090. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
He came up to savor a tasty meal as it dripped from the garbage, but this night, Fango discovered something more valuable than food, like a morning sun that captured his own reflection.
Rose & Lily: A Sapphic Fairytale
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Series: Sapphic Fairytales. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,410. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014 by Stillpoint Digital Press. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
When Rose's father fails to come back from an attempt to rescue a princess, she does not hesitate to strap on her father's old armor and ride into the dark forest. There she defeats a cursed knight and learns his secret, and then goes to rescue the sleeping princess from the castle's tower. And how does one wake a princess from a magical sleep? (A work- and family-safe lesbian folktale.)
綠牡丹全傳
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,920. Language: Chinese (traditional). Published: June 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
The Complete Story of the Green Peony. 书名: 綠牡丹全傳
I Am Mary, Touch Me Not
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,390. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
This immaculate Mary, whom men also love, is again reshaping the universe in her womb, from which she will give birth to it. And though the birth is at the end of her pain cycle she is nevertheless beatified and adored, just like the other Mary. A conceptual parfable by the author of Morning Star, Euphosyne’s Task and Influenca’s Needful Finitude.
A Guitar with Too Many Strings
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Price: Free! Words: 40,550. Language: British English. Published: April 2, 2014 by 7-books.net. Category: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
(4.00 from 1 review)
"Madness dances with brilliance" - a wild rock singer, a lonely white dolphin and other unworldly misfits emerge from their strange stories to challenge a young boy as to why. A gaunt tree leans wearily over them, like a guitar with too many strings. And the Angel leans on her gate, watching. - "Never seen anything quite like this"; "A unique & wonderful manuscript". - see Goodreads for reviews
Old Stories
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Price: Free! Words: 9,820. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
Is the Rabbit really cleverer than the Monkey? What is the moral of the story? Like other parts of the world, Mozambique has a rich oral literature of animal fables. Grandmothers still tell them to children, and the children respond in a chorus with the magical word "Karingana!"
Bad Apple
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Price: Free! Words: 1,290. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
“Once upon a time in a kingdom now disremembered, there lived a peasant girl by the name of Jonagold. Her hair was the colour of ginger, her skin dotted with freckles, her face round and comely.” Jonagold may sound like your typical fairy tale maiden—but her outer beauty hides an inner darkness.
The Invisible Layer
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Series: Acoustic Funambulist, Book 10. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,390. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Going forth in an ever expanding reality, the Acoustic Funambulist's journey takes the turns of his own artistry, pushing beyond the limits of the known universe. In this tenth episode, the aerialist faces the obstacle of his own stubbornness anchored in a past that is no longer relevant.
Gypsy Fairy Tale Box Set (Once, Far Away, and Ever After)
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Series: Gypsy Fairy Tale. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 83,020. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
Are You Ready for the Magic? Are You Ready for the Fairy Tale? Now you can enjoy all three novellas in the Gypsy Fairy Tale Series! Dive into the mysterious world of the Irish Travellers that protect an ancient tribe of immortals. when their paths cross with a young woman struggling to make her way in the world, three fates change forever.
Ever After (Gypsy Fairy Tale Book Three)
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Series: Gypsy Fairy Tale, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,750. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Harmony has made her choice. It’s Kieran that she loves, it’s always been him, but to choose Kieran is to lose Alec forever. Is that too much to sacrifice? The time has come to take her place in the Tuatha De Danann and Irish Traveller community or say goodbye to them and Kieran for all eternity. No matter what her decision, her life will never be the same.
Fairy Tales & Ghost Stories by Theodor Storm
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Price: Free! Words: 45,580. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
Presented here is a collection of fairy tales and ghost stories by German author Theodor Storm (1817-1888). In these tales a boy is kidnapped and mothered by a bear, a boy sails to the moon, a man goes on a quest for the philosopher's stone, a miser is tormented by two terrifying cats, two lovers seek an end to their farming town's draught, a countess is given a magic mirror, and a doctor is haunt