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Five Stories for the Dark Months
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Price: Free! Words: 22,190. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Five dark fantasy and horror stories, all written in 2011 and 2012. Under Glass: horror (mirrors); Warmth in Winter: fantasy (ghosts, spies, soldiers); Sans Merci: fantasy (coffee, betrayal); Over the River: fantasy/paranormal (Halloween); Boon: Horror (zombies, apocalypse, Thumbelina). Cover image: "Window," by Lucrecia Beatrice (www.publicdomainpictures.net/view-image.php?image=24701)
Virgil's "Aeneid": A Retelling in Prose
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 85,440. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Classics
This book is a retelling of Virgil's "Aeneid" in novel form. The "Aeneid" is well worth reading. In addition to being the epic of ancient Rome, the "Aeneid" contains the fullest surviving ancient account of the fall of Troy. It also contains the story of the tragic love affair between Aeneas and Dido, the queen of Carthage—a story that Virgil apparently invented.
The Untold Legend of Pecos Bill
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,930. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Western
The classic, old west tall tale comes back to life in this retelling by T.K. Wade. When three-year-old Pecos Bill fell clean out of his parent’s wagon, no one would have expected he would end up becoming the greatest cowboy who ever lived. All his adventures and more are chronicled in The Untold Legend of Pecos Bill.
From the Iliad to the Odyssey: A Retelling in Prose of Quintus of Smyrna’s Posthomerica
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Price: $1.00 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.
The Twelve Huntsmen: a Short Fairy Tale (Grimm as it Should've Been)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,480. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fairy Tales
Fairy tales for the modern reader. When Princess Cyrene’s engagement to Prince Roland is derailed by Roland’s father, it’s up to Cyrene to win Roland back. Disguised as hunstmen, she and her eleven handmaidens join Roland’s household in order to discover whether his love was ever true. But just how far is Cyrene prepared to go to get her happy ending?
Enchanted Fairytales
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Price: $3.96 USD. Words: 129,520. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fairy Tales
Enchanted Fairytales is a series of short stories based on beloved fairytales from the imagination of Cindy C Bennett. The stories are written as if the fairytales never existed. are contemporary, some are paranormal, some have elements of fantasy or magic. Stories include: Beautiful Beast, Red and the Wolf, Snow White, The Unmasking of Cinderella, and The White Swan.
Little Man: A Retold Fairy Tale
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Series: Legends of the Fairytale Kingdom, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,620. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2013 by WPF Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
It's graduation day. Charlotte, the miller's daughter, will do anything to marry her former beau, Prince Philippe: even claim she can spin straw into gold. Then, of course, there’s Rumpelstiltskin: a short, malformed, "straight F" student, who doubts anyone even knows his name.
Last Dance: A Retold Fairy Tale
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Series: Legends of the Fairytale Kingdom, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,460. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2013 by WPF Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
When Lord Oliver, Commander of the Revolutionary Army, assumed control of the Fairytale Kingdom, he banned dancing. But when his daughter's shoes show signs of wear and tear, Lord Oliver must get to the bottom of it. How, why, and where are his twelve daughters dancing?
The End: A Retold Fairy Tale
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Series: Legends of the Fairytale Kingdom, Book 7. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,600. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2013 by WPF Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
Like many Fairytale teens before him, Willy won't miss high school. But despite all the pressures, humiliations and cruel treatment, he managed straight A's, and a full scholarship to Fairytale University looks likely. Though his own life is looking up, the world at large has begun to crash all around him. Out of the ashes, the Warlock Kingdom rises again.
Winter Fruit
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,350. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2013 by Wonderland Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Adrienne hides a secret face from the world: she craves eating with an insatiable, magical hunger. Only her husband, Miklos, an undertaker, knows the truth. And yet loves her, passionately. Because of her appetites, not in spite of them. Then Miklos dies of a heart attack, leaving Adrienne vulnerable to those who want to take advantage of her secret...