Books tagged: folklore

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Dami's Calling
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,680. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2011 by Byrnie Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Dami's mother is dying, and the tribe's shaman has exhausted all her powers to try and save her. So Dami goes to the Great Eagle to offer her own life instead. But when the Eagle refuses, Dami must find some other way to save the two women she loves most. Fantasy short story.
The Arrow That Would Not Miss
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Price: Free! Words: 29,880. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
While rock climbing in the Smokies, Jeep Muldoon, "the boy who finds things", unearths an ancient relic of the Cherokee people. A friendly medicine man identifies the priceless ruby-tipped artifact as "The Arrow That Would Not Miss". Now Jeep and his pals must outwit shapeshifting Thunderbirds, a middle school bully, a Science Fair rival and raid the Cherokee Casino in their wildest adventure yet!
Sealskin
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,840. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2011 by White Raven Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
Treasures often wash up on the beach after a big storm, but Torin and Andry Danickson weren't expecting a perfectly-tanned sealskin caught on a piece of driftwood, and they certainly weren't expecting the naked girl who appeared, asking for the skin back. Sealskin is a fantasy short story based on old folklore.
Aine
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,370. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Young adult novel about a 16 year old girl who gets a gift on her 16th birthday. But, it is not a gift she wants. From this point on, she is no longer human.
Cobbleshore Knit
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,510. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2011 by White Raven Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
When a fisherman dies at sea and washes up later, it's often only the pattern of the knit of his sweater that tells people which village to send the body to. But the people of Cobbleshore also believe that their knit contains magic--magic to save a person's soul from the dreaded Sea King. When Torin is swept overboard by a wave, he wishes he hadn't left his sweater behind.
Spirit of Shehaios - Shaihen Heritage Book 3
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 105,090. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
A story of love: Alsareth an’ Caras is heir to all the insights and power which set the Shaihen Magician apart. But she is also a passionate young woman with an eye for a dashing warrior - such as Qintal, son of the merescaii warrior chieftain. When Qintal prepares to wreak his vengeance on her father, life begins to get very complicated for Alsareth.
To Rise from the Grave...& Other Paranormal Short Stories
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,980. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
Four quietly creepy, sombre horror sories. Two little-seen, micro-press published stories, one web favorite and one never before seen tale. Table of Contents - #1565 Automatic Rot of the Eye To Rise from the Grave Approx. 10,800 words.
Conwy
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Series: Conwy, Book 3. Price: $3.60 USD. Words: 86,140. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Time travel
On the mountain the air filled with dark rolling mist and a dawning magic summoned Ciarán Gruffydd from beyond everything he knew. Seventeen years before, Ciarán’s mother Rhianna travelled back in time to Medieval Wales but the stranger Galen who helped her became trapped in time. Galen has found a way home but must take Ciarán to the present time and unknowingly endangers their family line.
Peach Tree Boy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,720. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2011 by Byrnie Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
When a dropped peach cracks open to reveal a young boy, the elderly couple who find him aren't sure what to do. But Momo stays with them, and is a son to them, until one day he leaves to slay demons. Short story retelling of the classic Japanese fairy tale of Momo Taro the Peach Boy.
Thus Spake the Bard
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Price: $1.77 USD. Words: 11,160. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Allan of Barnsdale pledges loyalty to a doomed knight in exchange for inspiration to craft his tale of King Arthur...never imagining they are en route to an ambush by outlaws in Sherwood Forest.