Books tagged: folklore

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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)
Conor Kelly and The Four Treasures of Eirean
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Series: The Tir na Nog Trilogy, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 93,670. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Conor Kelly is not your average hero. Trapped inside a body he can't control, his mind is as active and alert as yours. On the outside, however, he's about as interactive as a lump of wood. Then he meets Fae-Princess, Annalee, and everything changes. With the blood of Lugh tingling in his veins, the boy in the wheelchair must dig deep, if he is to unlock the inherited powers dormant within him.
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.
Beneath the Valley (The Catalyst Series: Book #5)
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Series: The Catalyst. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 94,330. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Horror
Final doubts. Final decisions. Final destiny. Illness spreads and panic widens as everything is slowly consumed by the nameless creature beneath the valley. Jack is in a race against time to stop the monster, but he hesitates. There is a price to pay for every choice, and he fears this may be the ultimate cost. Beneath the Valley is the fifth installment of a five-novel paranormal series.
Major Meerkat To The Rescue
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 8,410. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
Mama Ostrich gets into some trouble in the savannah and none of the animals seem to be able to help her; except for Major Meerkat! Follow the adventures of Mama Ostrich and Major Meerkat as they tackle a serious crisis in the savannah! Adapted from folk tales from Southern and Eastern Africa.
Hint of Secrecy
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Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 68,460. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Hidden north Norfolk on a bike; a ramble around the secret side of this English county, looking at its pubs and poets, priories and puritans, its ghosts and ruins and including100 links to useful websites.
L'héritage au père Esnouf
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Series: Normandie légendaire - histoires courtes, Book 16. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,650. Language: French. Published: June 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Un vieil homme, dans un village de Normandie, ne se résout pas à la disparition de la culture de sa région. La création d'un groupe folklorique ne ne convainc pas. Pourtant, cela bouleversera profondément leur environnement.
The Syrup Bandit
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Series: Book of Legends. Price: Free! Words: 2,520. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Pirates
The Syrup Bandit is the next installment from Book of Legends, a series of made-up folktales. This story takes place back when trains were the main way to travel. The hero of the story is Sack Harrum, a polite and courteous young man who accidently robs a train, and the gruff young girl who witnesses the whole thing and demands half of the loot.