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The Black God's War: A Novella Introducing a New Epic Fantasy
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Price: Free! Words: 27,770. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2010. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Her father-king wants war. Her messianic brother wants peace. The black god wants his due. She suffers all the consequences. King Vieri is losing his war against the lands of Pawelon. Feeling abandoned by his god, he forces his son Caio, the kingdom’s holy savior, to lead his army. Victory ought to come soon ... A novella introducing a novel by the same title. The full novel is now available.
The Mobled Queen
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 115,850. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2011 by Purple Ducks Digital Media. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
It begins with the terrifying nightmare of a young woman, pregnant with her second child. It ends, nearly forty years later, with an old widow, a former queen, crawling amidst the wreckage of her city—her family butchered, an old age of slavery and abasement ahead.
Overtime: A Novella
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,600. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Five months ago, the epic rivalry between the Trojans and Spartans ended in flames. Now the two schools exist in an uneasy ceasefire as a community event threatens to push them over the edge. Cassie Prince just wants to focus on her new relationship. But is happiness possible in a place where loyalties run deep?
Homer's Iliad: A Retelling in Prose
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 119,810. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Classics
This is a retelling of Homer's great epic poem the Iliad in novel form. A sample: Rage. Goddess, use me to tell the story of the rage of Achilles, a Greek warrior who had the rage of a god. The rage of the son of Peleus made corpses of many men and sent their souls to the Land of the Dead. Dogs and birds feasted on warriors’ flesh, all because of Achilles and the will of Zeus, king of gods and
Homer - The Iliad in 1,000 Words
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,550. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
You’ve just made the first step to finding the perfect read for your weekend, vacation or coffee breaks. “The Iliad” in 1,000 words is exactly what it suggests – a 1,000-word summary of “The Iliad”. This download will give you a first-person view into the story of this e-book.
From the Iliad to the Odyssey: A Retelling in Prose of Quintus of Smyrna’s Posthomerica
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,160. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Classics
Quintus of Smyrna told the story of the Trojan War from the burial of Hector until the Greeks set sail for home after the fall of Troy. In other words, he told the story of the Trojan War from the end of the Iliad to when Odysseus sets sail for home in the Odyssey after Troy has fallen.
Ghosts vs. Robots!
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Series: One Of Books. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,000. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Two types of creatures, neither quite human, fight each other over a series of years in a post-apocalyptic world. One group wants the whole planet at any costs. The other group, trying to get on with their lives, is forced to fight just to survive. Who will win -- the army with the overwhelming force or the army that keeps changing their tactics in each encounter. A truly unique sci-fi adventure
The Memnid
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 68,800. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
The MEMNID details the adventures of Memnon, son of the mythological goddess of the Dawn, as he and his comrades traverse the perilous seas to assist the Trojans against the invading Grecian armies. During his voyage, Memnon encounters vengeful immortals, monstrous fiends, mischievous deities, and ravishing goddesses – all intent upon preventing his arrival to Troy.
Homer's "Iliad": A Discussion Guide
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Price: Free! Words: 178,610. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Literature
This book uses a question-and-answer format. It poses, then answers, relevant questions about Homer, background information, and the "Iliad." This book goes through the Iliad book by book.
The Gilgamesh Cycle: The Fully Restored Epic of Gilgamesh
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 45,330. Language: American English. Published: January 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Ancient Poetry
The Gilgamesh Cycle is the earliest epic poem to be written. Brought to light out of the dust of ancient Mesopotamian cities, it has now been restored through a process of integration and recreation to produce what ought to remain a story of humanity and a work of literature for this age and for all ages to come; a tale of danger and wonder from the first civilization, out of the distant past.