Books tagged: ronin

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Probability Angels
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,250. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Matthew Huntington’s problems seem to keep growing. Not only is he seeing things in garbage cans but his mentor doesn’t think he’s working up to his full potential, his best friend can’t offer any solace but drunken confusion, and his wife is dying in Central Park. Of course, the fact that Matthew himself died over two decades ago isn’t helping things.
The Nine Ronin of Four Waves Castle
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,860. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
There were once nine Ronin who sought shelter from a storm in a ruined castle on the coast... This was no ordinary storm, but a divine wind that had come to protect Japan in its time of need. These were no ordinary Ronin, but nine masters of samurai warfare, justice and wit. But most of all: the Castle of the Four Waves was no ordinary ruin. And this is no ordinary tale…
The Crystals of Yukitake
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 187,900. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Legend says miraculous healing crystals hide in a secret cave on a fabulous mountain in Japan. Monique desires them. So does Captain de Sousa. Journey through musketeer France and medieval Japan in this unforgettable spiritual adventure where two worlds face each other along the same path of discovery. Historical fiction, spiced with fantasy and romance, a spiritual quest that touches the soul.
The Peachwood Flute
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,750. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2011 by Callihoo Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Fantasy short story set in medieval Japan. Noriaki is a ronin--a masterless samurai--and his flute-playing days are behind him. But when he and his companions wander into a cursed village, his forgotten skills may be the only thing that can save them.
The Legend of the Forty-Seven Ronin: A History of One of the Greatest Samurai Stories of All Time
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,510. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Revenge. Murder. Honor. These are the ingredients of one of the greatest samurai legends of all time: The Forty-Seven Ronin—the legend of samurai who take revenge on a court official who leaves them leaderless. With a gripping narrative, HistoryCaps takes you back in time for a look at perhaps the greatest samurai tales in the history of Japan. HistoryCaps is an imprint of BookCaps Study Guides
The Knife's Edge
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 131,060. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
When legends come to life, the world trembles from a single name. Ronin. Once-heroes from a different age, they wield the power of wind, water, fire, stone, forest, sun, moon, flesh, and metal. At the same time, Gray, a young man discovers his best friend with a sword in her stomach, and wings sprouting from her back. Guards rush onto the scene, accusing him of the act, and he is forced to flee.
A Ronin's Honor
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Price: Free! Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
A short tale of the ronin Katsume Shogoro. Shogoro is the last surviving member of his family. His quest is to restore his family's lost honor, and undo the shame that burdens his soul.
Duel at Strolling Ponds
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Price: Free! Words: 7,020. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Duel at Strolling Ponds is the second installment in The Tales of Katsume Shogoro, masterless samurai, and last surviving member of his family. Shogoro’s quest is to restore his clan’s lost honor, and undo the shame that burdens his soul.
Delayed Action Mind Bomb & Other Stories
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,940. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
What do you do when the lizards have landed? Who was the third man in Dr. Gonzo's suite? What happens to artificial intelligences? Are dragons edible? Why are there no more leprechauns? What did Fu Manchu do when he got back from hell? How are phoenixes born? And what, exactly, is a "Mind Bomb"? These and sundry other timeless questions asked & answered in this collection of thirty-one new works.
47 Ronin: Utagawa Kuniyoshi Edition
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 8,760. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
The story of the 47 Ronin is perhaps the most popular and best known legend of traditional Japan. Set in the early 18th century, it tells a tale of honour and bloody revenge as the brotherhood of 47 masterless Samurai pursue the ruthless killing of Lord Kira, the official who brought about the downfall and suicide of their master, Lord Asano.