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Song of The Moon (Artemis Lupine #1)
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Series: Artemis Lupine, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 96,090. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Artemis's life is changed forever when the mysterious man from her dreams, Ares, comes to claim her as his mate. The seventeen year old girl must find a way to adapt to her true life and accept her fate or run from it. She must overcome her fears and human ideals to give her self to the dangerous world, and man, that is her destiny.
A Fall from the Walls of Troy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011 by J Z Morrison Press. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
A young woman learns that she prefers heroes with a sense of humor.
The Mobled Queen
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 115,850. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2011 by Purple Ducks Digital Media. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
It begins with the terrifying nightmare of a young woman, pregnant with her second child. It ends, nearly forty years later, with an old widow, a former queen, crawling amidst the wreckage of her city—her family butchered, an old age of slavery and abasement ahead.
Kabuki-West
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Price: Free! Words: 24,970. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Category: Plays » Women Authors
Kabuki plays “dazzling” “haiku-like” Chicago Sun-Times “best of two worlds, fascinating” Oakland Tribune “resounds with Kabuki’s passion, fascination...in Sunde's adaptation, Zen philosophy is engrained into story, not imposed” L.A.Daily News “Essence of passion. Sunde's play compresses Homeric epic, is lucid and direct, makes you see and hear with awakened eyes and ears." Philadelphia Inquirer
Andromakhe: the Epic Story of Troy and a Woman's Triumphant Valor
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 200,020. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2012 by Rob Preece. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Troy is doomed by the gods but the hero, Hector, stands against fate. By his side, Andromakhe, his wife and soulmate, battles as well. The fates cannot be cheated but Andromakhe constantly searches for ways to save what makes Troy special. A confident and exciting re-imagining of the battle for Troy and the special role played by women in this battle and its aftermath. (Combines v. 1 and v. 2)
Homer's Iliad: A Retelling in Prose
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 119,810. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Classics
This is a retelling of Homer's great epic poem the Iliad in novel form. A sample: Rage. Goddess, use me to tell the story of the rage of Achilles, a Greek warrior who had the rage of a god. The rage of the son of Peleus made corpses of many men and sent their souls to the Land of the Dead. Dogs and birds feasted on warriors’ flesh, all because of Achilles and the will of Zeus, king of gods and
My Achilles' Heel: How to Overcome Achilles Tendinopathy
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Price: $10.50 USD. Words: 10,790. Language: British English. Published: February 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healing
A personal account of how I overcame a very chronic condition of Achilles Tendonitis, giving advise upon the various forms of therapy.
The Memnid
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 68,800. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
The MEMNID details the adventures of Memnon, son of the mythological goddess of the Dawn, as he and his comrades traverse the perilous seas to assist the Trojans against the invading Grecian armies. During his voyage, Memnon encounters vengeful immortals, monstrous fiends, mischievous deities, and ravishing goddesses – all intent upon preventing his arrival to Troy.
Hector and Achilles
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,540. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2013 by Dragonfly Publishing, Inc.. Category: Plays » Ancient & Classical
HECTOR AND ACHILLES is an action-packed retelling in dramatic verse of the events surrounding the epic duel between Hector and Achilles. Based on Homer's ILLIAD, it is filled with action, passion, soaring verse, and even rollicking humor. [A Verse Drama (play in 9 scenes) by Edward Eaton (©2013) released by Dragonfly Publishing, Inc.]
Thetis, Peleus, and Achilles
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 84,680. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Achilles' goddess mother and human father are at loggerheads. She wants long life for their son; he believes that, with events propelling both gods and men toward the Trojan War, peace is unlikely for Achilles. Chrion the Centaur trains the youth, the powerful try to manipulate him, and his parents struggle to bridge the gap between mortal life and eternity.