Books tagged: folklore and mythology

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Christmas Customs of Old Whitby
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,290. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Social history
Some recollections of old Christmas customs in the ancient seaport of Whitby, which lies on the North East Coast of England. The booklet covers ancient customs some probably dating back to Pagan times, such as the visitations of the 'Vessel Cup Singers'. It also includes descriptions of the special delicacies that were eaten at Yuletide in this mysterious old Yorkshire seaport.
Undeparted
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 87,450. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
There are those that move amongst us hidden in plain sight, some good, some evil that influence events in such ways that they always remain unnoticed. They have returned bearing the Mark and compete for our souls. Undeparted is a modern tale of good versus evil, woven around the most remarkable stories from history and folklore including murderous subplots and forgotten arcane knowledge revealed.
Garbage-to-Gold Spindle--On Sale Now!
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,060. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2012 by World Weaver Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A witty reimagining of the classic Rumpelstiltskin tale. "Garbage-to-Gold Spindle–On Sale Now!" opens with a page from Granny Gopper's Cosmic Catalog of Everything You Ever Wanted!, a mail-order company selling mystic and magical wares to denizens of the enchanted forest, and unfolds as only could be told through business correspondence from the mail-order company to one Mr. Stiltskin.
African Tales
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 46,170. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
African folklore is in its nature plain, and primitive in its simplicity; not adorned with the wealth of palaces and precious stones to be met with in the folklore of more civilized nations, but descriptive in great measure of the events of everyday life, and of such imagery as is connected witwith the phenomena of nature.
The Rostikov Legacy
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Series: The Malykant Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 25,940. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Konrad Savast is Death’s most trusted servant, charged with finding and punishing the vilest of killers. When he discovers the body of a wealthy society hostess lying in the cold, mist-shrouded reaches of the Bone Forest, the pressure is on to find her killer. Can he catch the killer without revealing himself as the Malykant?
Fables & Fate - Lycanthropy
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Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 16,190. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Occult
The one-and-only werewolf story from best selling and acclaimed Horror Mistress, ANDREA DEAN VAN SCOYOC, Fables & Fate will keep you guessing until the final page's nail biting ending!
The Slivers of Avalon: The Abandoned Edge
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Price: Free! Words: 104,130. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2012 by Blue Daisy Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Visions of another dimension usher a young woman through an adventure of immorality, virtue, and self-discovery.
Christopher Nicholas
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 143,620. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Raised and educated in a sanctum far from the civilized world, Christopher Nicholas finds himself pursued by misanthropic entity that seeks to devour him. Skillfully rendered into an epic adventure around the ancient world, this historical fiction/fantasy weaves a genesis myth about a folklore icon's youthful struggles.
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.
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.