Books tagged: folktale

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The Canary: A Modern Folktale
Price: Free! Words: 3,550. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Gothic, Fiction » Romance » Gothic
Torn between loyalty to her sister and the man she loves, Damiah hopelessly pours out her heart to a golden canary - without realising that her little bird's song is full of the hope she lacks.
The Glass Key: A Modern Folktale
Series: The Green Lady and Other Stories. Price: Free! Words: 12,590. Language: British English. Published: October 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Gothic, Fiction » Romance » Gothic
For ten years Sam neither saw nor heard of his beautiful Araminta, who vanished before their wedding day - but now, suddenly she steps into his life again, with a fantastic adventure to tell: her journey to unlock the secret of the mysterious glass key.
The Widower's New Bridegroom: A Modern Folktale
Series: The Green Lady and Other Stories. Price: Free! Words: 7,750. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Gothic, Fiction » Romance » Gothic
A melancholy young gay man marries a widower, and becomes intrigued by the idea of his dead predecessor: the man he would love to be, and even love to love...
The Seven Gods of Luck
Series: Winter Tales. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,280. Language: American English. Published: November 26, 2012 by Stillpoint Digital Press. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Legends, Myths, Fables / Other, Fiction » Children’s books » Legends, Myths, Fables / Other
Sachiko and Kenji just want to welcome the new year in the proper way, but their mother tells them they don't have the money for a New Year's feast. An act of generosity brings help from an unexpected source in this heartwarming Japanese classic. May the Seven Gods of Luck visit you!
The Wild Rose
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 820. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Family / General
A baby rose grows into something wild in this lush, poetic tale.
The Wormters
Price: Free! Words: 7,220. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Jeff was always like a magnet to the people in society living on the fringe. After compiling a collection of acquaintances that not only seemed bizarre but dangerous as well he decided that a move out of town to the peaceful country was just the answer. But Pyle’s Trailer Court proved to be anything but peaceful. That'swhen things got really strange.
The Twelve Huntsmen: a Short Fairy Tale (Grimm as it Should've Been)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,480. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fairy Tales, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fairy Tales
Fairy tales for the modern reader. When Princess Cyrene’s engagement to Prince Roland is derailed by Roland’s father, it’s up to Cyrene to win Roland back. Disguised as hunstmen, she and her eleven handmaidens join Roland’s household in order to discover whether his love was ever true. But just how far is Cyrene prepared to go to get her happy ending?
The Iceman Lives for One Day
Price: Free! Words: 3,610. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Conrad Whistler has grown bitter in his old age and blames God and everyone else for the condition of his life. On Christmas Eve he decides to walk out into the ferocious storm that is ravaging the tiny northern town called Port North. The kind folks that live in the humble town mistake his frozen corpse for an ice sculpture and unwittingly include it in the holiday festivities. This is weird.
Легенда об Утренней Звезде (Legend of the Morning Star, Russian translation)
Series: Fantasy Folktales. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,220. Language: Russian. Published: April 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Давным-давно, во времена, когда драконы еще не истребили богов, жила-была принцесса... Ветерки-добродушные духи воздуха-пересмеивались и сплетничали о красивой смертной девушке, которая-ну и ну-почти не уступает им в искусстве танца. Подслушав разговоры ветерков, cолнечный бог заинтересовался. И послал своего слугу Кайро проследить за девушкой-проверить, так ли она красива, как уверяют ветерки...
Why Elephants Have BIG Ears
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 760. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
An imaginative pourquoi* tale written and illustrated by a 9 year old explaining how a greedy elephant got big ears and how lion, consequently, became king of the jungle. *pourquoi- a tale explaining how something came to be.