Tales from the World's Firesides

Series Order
Newest
Tales from the Land of Dragons
Series: Tales from the World's Firesides, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 65,660. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fairy tales, Fiction » Literary collections » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Tales & Legends from Wales I’ve always drawn heavily on traditional folk and fairy tales, and have amassed a collection of thousands of tales from around the world. Now that I’ve got a digitised archive up and running, I’m ready start on the great project… and this volume, Tales from the Land of Dragons, is the first in a set of collections of folk and fairy tales covering the British Isles
Tales from the Land of the Brave
Series: Tales from the World's Firesides, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 145,180. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fairy tales, Fiction » Literary collections » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Tales & Legends from Scotland Book number two in the Fireside series of traditional folk and fairy tales from around the world. These tales are drawn from some of the great tradition of Scottish storytelling, and as ever, these stories illustrate the beauty and the darkness inherent in our ancestral memories and in our “modern” interpretations of this confusing world.
Tales from the Land of Saints and Scholars
Series: Tales from the World's Firesides, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 222,950. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fairy tales, Fiction » Literary collections » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Tales & Legends from Ireland This is first in what may become two volumes, so rich are the story-mining seams taken from just the few Irish collections I have in my possession at the moment. These first stories have been taken from around one hundred and forty Irish tales, themselves taken from pretty well every tradition, including classic tales of legend, fairy and folk beliefs.
More Tales of Saints and Scholars
Series: Tales from the World's Firesides, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 181,110. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fairy tales, Fiction » Literary collections » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Moire tales & legends from Ireland This is a second volume of Irish tales, so rich are the story-mining seams taken from just the few Irish collections I have in my possession at the moment. Across the two volumes we have around one hundred and forty tales taken from pretty well every tradition, including classic tales of Irish legend, fairy and folk beliefs.
Tales from the Land of Hope and Glory
Series: Tales from the World's Firesides, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 135,490. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fairy tales, Fiction » Literary collections » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Tales & Legends from England This book covers the English tradition in folk and fairy tale, in fable and saga. In compiling this collection from just a few of our forebears, I have been very warmly surprised at the breadth of subject matter. I’ve also come across stories that I had never read before, so the journey has been a delight.
More Tales of Hope and Glory
Series: Tales from the World's Firesides, Book 6. Price: Free! Words: 117,750. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fairy tales, Fiction » Literary collections » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
More tales & legends from England This is the second book in the Fireside series covering the English story-telling tradition. Listening to a story is like going on a journey. Only you can see the pictures in your mind. Only you can conjure the demons and the dragons and the heroes with such vivacity. As we travel through our story landscapes we are marked with wisdom and imagination.
Tales from Lands of Snow and Ice
Series: Tales from the World's Firesides, Book 7. Price: Free! Words: 93,050. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fairy tales, Fiction » Literary collections » European / Scandinavian
Tales & Legends from Scandinavia In this volume we have some of my favourite stories as told by Andersen, Asbjørnsen et al. The stories are drawn from Lang’s Coloured Fairy Books, Andersen’s Fairy Tales, from The Birch and the Star, and from Asbjørnsen collaboration on Tales from the Fjeld.
More Tales of Snow and Ice
Series: Tales from the World's Firesides, Book 8. Price: Free! Words: 100,570. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fairy tales, Fiction » Literary collections » European / Scandinavian
More tales and legends from Scandinavia This is the second in a two volume collection of tales from Scandinavia. There is a clear and rich tradition of storytelling in the north, perhaps dictated by long winter nights and roaring fires. Whenever you read these sagas and tales you tap into a centuries old heritage wrapped in wonder and magic and outlandish heroism.
Tales from the Viking Isles
Series: Tales from the World's Firesides, Book 9. Price: Free! Words: 77,080. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fairy tales, Fiction » Literary collections » European / Scandinavian
Continuing the theme of stories from northern lands, this volume concentrates on the Sagas of from Viking isles, such as Iceland and The Faroe Isles. These forms are also known as family sagas, and were often told by the “skald” bards. For the most part these sagas take the form of prose narratives and are mostly based on historical events that took place in the 9th, 10th, & early 11th centuries.
Tales from the Forest Lands
Series: Tales from the World's Firesides, Book 10. Price: Free! Words: 79,360. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fairy tales, Fiction » Literary collections » European / Scandinavian
Tales & Legends from Finland This volume of tales from the north concentrates on Finland. Much of Finnish mythology survived within an oral tradition of mythical poem-singing and folklore well into the 19th century. One of my favourite aspects of Finnish mythology is the wonderful sense of darkness at its heart. As ever, my voyage of discovery through these stories has been a delight.
Tales from the Old Norse
Series: Tales from the World's Firesides, Book 11. Price: Free! Words: 101,490. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fairy tales, Fiction » Literary collections » European / Scandinavian
Tales & Legends from Sweden, Norway & Denmark And so we reach the final volume in this small collection of tales from the north. Originally I intended to complete the series with the Finnish volume, but as ever, there were just too many fabulous stories in my archive to call such an immediate halt.