Books tagged: wales

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The Ducks of Doom, Volume 3
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Price: Free! Words: 62,140. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2009. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
While Fluffy and Clydette placate the god of hats, and while Demo and the Camels of the Negev battle the Philistines, a motley crew of Welsh coal miners, an academic, and an Edwardian poet fight off a savage haggis. The Rubber Duckie of Evil remains elusive, but menacing.
A Companion for Life
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,320. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2009. Category: Fiction » Romance » Regency
A Regency Romance. Penryth Bowen knows Lily Leigh is in need of rescue, but saving her means making her his wife. He’s undecided until he discovers Lily has been battered black and blue, but true kindness is a condition that requires self knowledge of one’s motives and an understanding that even well meant actions can have unforeseen consequences that are anything, but kind.
Hostage of the Heart
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,670. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2010. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
1066: the Welsh Marches. Rhodri ap Hywel sweeps down the valley to reclaim stolen lands, taking the Saxon Lady Dena as his battle hostage. But who is more barbaric: a man who protects his people by the strength of his sword-arm, or Dena’s kin who swear fealty to a canon of lies and refuse to pay her ransom? Dare she place her life in the hands of a warrior-knight shielding secrets of his own?
Land of my Fathers
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,990. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A collection of interrelated stories set in a Welsh valley during the 1930s and 40s. Sometimes funny, sometimes sad, a glimpse of life as it may have been then.
King Arthur's Raid on Hell and other poems
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 15,690. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2010. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Ancient Poetry
Most of these poems are written in medieval fixed forms, or approximations of medieval forms – one of my on-going quests being a search for ways of reproducing the sound and feel of medieval Welsh poetry in modern English. And yet, because the bardic art I practice is a performance art, these are in a larger sense not my poems at all, but merely pale imitations – poems preserved on paper.
Storyteller
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Series: Storyteller, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,450. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2010. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
“Blood and fire, gold and steel and poetry, a river’s voice in the silence of the night, and the shining strings of a harp – all these and more I have known in my time.” As a wandering storyteller and would-be bard in 6th century Britain, young Gwernin encounters enemies both human and supernatural, finds love and friendship, and learns the true meaning of a Bard’s profession.
The Ash Spear
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Series: Storyteller, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 118,810. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2010. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
In 6th century Wales, the ash spear was a symbol of warfare and of manhood, but it also stood for awen, the poetic inspiration of the bards. As war comes to North Wales, bardic apprentice Gwernin must master all three of its meanings in order to keep himself and his friends alive. The Ash Spear follows him in the thrilling conclusion of this first trilogy in the Storyteller series.
Pryderi's Pigs and other poems
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 18,790. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2010. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Ancient Poetry
This is my second poetry collection. Most of these poems are written in medieval fixed forms – one of my on-going quests being a search for ways of reproducing the sound and feel of medieval Welsh poetry in modern English. And yet, because the bardic art I practice is a performance art, these are in a larger sense not my poems at all, but merely pale imitations – poems preserved on paper.
Storyteller Songs
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 8,130. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2010. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Ancient Poetry
This is a collection of poetry taken from the "Young Gwernin" trilogy of the Storyteller series: historical novels about Britain and her bards in the years after King Arthur's death. If you haven't read them yet, you might want to start there, as some of these poems could be considered plot spoilers. On the other hand, you could just plunge in now and see how you like Gwernin's world...
It's Elementary, My Dear Winifred
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,790. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Do bizarre mysteries only occur in imaginary tales? Winifred Merryweather, and dashing newspaper hound Remington Hawthorne, find themselves in the throes of a real life mystery. A dark and ancient castle, complete with disappearing floors, sliding panels, and spider-webbed shadowy corridors threaten to steal Winifred's very breath. Or is that the annoying allure of Remington's flirtatious charms?