Books tagged: folklore

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On the Trail of the Real Robin Hood
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,470. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Entertaining yet scholarly account of how an obscure English outlaw has become the star of Hollywood movies, television shows, novels and comics across the world.
Saito Izumi, Origins
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Series: The Irish Cycle Series, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,850. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013 by Dark Road Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Every Legend has a beginning! Some are just bloodier than others! An ancient tale of mythical proportion featuring the vampire Saito Izumi From the author of STONE OF DESTINY - Book One in the Irish Cycle Series
Orion the Hunter #3
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Graphic novels/comics/manga
To tempt the Fates is one thing. To out and out steal from them is sheer lunacy. Yet Orion must pit his destiny against some of the fiercest and most dangerous forces Olympus has to offer. As he peels away another veil of the gods' deceit, Orion is forced to walk the precipice between myth and mystery only to find himself at the very mouth of Hades.
The Black School
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,060. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013 by Musa Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
The only thing more dangerous than a snow maiden is being in love with a snow maiden.
The Turtle's Shell
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,750. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
The Turtle's Shell tells the story of Tobi, a smart turtle who thinks he can get away with deceiving his friends. He ends up learning a few shell cracking lessons. This friendly easy-to-read book shows children how our everyday actions and decisions always consequences. This story also draws attention to the nuggets of wisdom embedded in African cultural stories.
The Swinging Tree
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Series: Book of Legends, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories
The Swinging Tree is a simple story about a boy who loves to swing and Mungus Hu, a shady little creature, who owns a travelling circus that's always on the lookout for new and interesting attractions. When these two meet, the boy who loves to swing may be in for a very long ride.
Edin: An Ilmarinen Prequel
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Price: Free! Words: 13,150. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Edin is a simple man. He follows the rules put forth by the gods of Ilmarinen. When he meets a mysterious woman, Edin begins to make choices that affect the future of his world. He unknowingly helps to create a prophecy that will change everything. It is the beginning of the end.
Shin, a Japanese Vampire
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Price: $3.66 USD. Words: 51,300. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
A Japanese Vampire Born at the End of an Age In feudal Japan a poor peasant & family man is turned to a vampire by mistake. He must come to grips with his new reality & help his family survive. In the world of the Samurai he encounters creatures from Japanese mythology – some helpful, others deadly. Follow his adventures through the centuries culminating with clashes in modern day Tokyo.
Flicker
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Price: Free! Words: 3,110. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
*Thanks for 100 downloads, everyone! It means a lot to me* (A short story) The small village of Fruit has lived a peaceful existence until some rumors about creepy shadow creatures begin tearing them apart. Kaarina, 14-year-old girl in the village, has decided to stop this madness once and for all, but she can't believe what she finds. (includes info on the author)
Playing with Fire
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,050. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The science fiction, fantasy, and horror short story collection, "Playing with Fire," from Third Flatiron Anthologies, won't melt your face, but it might light a fire under you. Included in this anthology is a reprint of a classic, "The Carnival," by Michael Fedo, which has become an iconic story among secondary school students.