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Dante's Purgatory: A Retelling in Prose
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,360. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is a retelling in prose of Dante's "Purgatory," the second part of his "Divine Comedy." In this volume, Dante the Pilgrim climbs the Mountain of Purgatory with his guide, the Roman epic poet Virgil. Dante purges the seven deadly sins, and at the top of the mountain he finds the Forest of Eden, aka the Garden of Eden. Finally, he sees Beatrice for the first time after her death.
The Princess and the Horse
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,190. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
A companion story to The Princess and the Hound about Fierce, who is the hound daughter of Chala. Left behind when her mother becomes human, Fierce is rejected by her pack. When she is changed into a human herself, she wants only to be a hound again. Until she falls in love with a human.
An Ideal Boyfriend
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,970. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Paranormal
Trudy comes from a family without luck, but when she tests lucky, she leaves her home and enrolls in St. James Academy for Luck, an exclusive school largely for children of old luck families. Out of place, she nonetheless becomes the girlfriend of Rob Chiltern, Student Body President. Everything should be great in her life until Rob's ex Laura appears and tries to blackmail him.
Thorn
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 104,850. Language: American English. Published: August 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
For Princess Alyrra, choice is a luxury she’s never had. Forced to accept a match with a powerful foreign prince, Alyrra leaves home for her new land. But powerful men have powerful enemies—and now, so does Alyrra. When a magical attack leaves her stranded behind another woman's face, Alyrra must choose whether to start her life anew or fight for a prince she's never met.
The End Of An Age: A Ramayana
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Price: Free! Words: 4,570. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
In the time of myth, gods and demons walk the world. Exquisite Sita, wife of heroic Prince Rama, is kidnapped by the Demon Prince Ravana and held in his mercurial mirrored Demon City. Her husband wages an epic war to win her back ... but will he want her when he finds her? In this short story, feminist writer Clarisse Thorn has created a unique retelling of a Southeast Asian legend: The Ramayana.
Dante's "Paradise": A Retelling in Prose
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,000. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Educational
This book is a retelling in prose of Dante's "Paradise," the third part of his "Divine Comedy."
Dante's "Divine Comedy": A Retelling in Prose
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 161,470. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Educational
This is a retelling of Dante's "Divine Comedy," in which Dante tells about visiting the Inferno, the Mountain of Purgatory, and Paradise.
Much Ado About Magic
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,870. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Last year, Beatrice Hero was humiliated by Benedick Padua using a truth spell on her to admit her love for Pedro Arragon, who quickly rejected her in front of the entire high school. Now she overhears that Benedick is in love with her and has been for years. Is she more interested in love or revenge?
Dancing in the Wind
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,110. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The Wizard of Oz is a timeless story that nearly everyone knows about. So what happens when that timeless story is turned on its head? Dorothy is a bully who is thrown into the world of Oz. She gets a taste of her own medicine from a crazy trio of munchkins and the Wizard of Oz himself. This story received an Honorable Mention in the L. Ron Hubbard's Writers of the Future Contest.
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