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Story 12: The Painted Skin
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Series: Sample Titles from Pu Songling, Book 10. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,310. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2012 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Fiction » Classics
This Smashwords edition of Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio was transcribed from the 1908 Second Edition of a translation by Herbert A. Giles. Broomhandle Books has edited the stories to provide modern punctuation and styling so as to make them more accessible to a reader in this e-book format. In addition, Chinese personal and place names have been rendered into modern pinyin.
Of Secrets, Letters, and Lions
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Series: Secrets of the Lion, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 7,750. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
"Father has started keeping secrets so deep and so large that he has locked himself in his study..." so starts the series of letters that Hannah Hunt sends to her best friend in America. With her friend's encouragement, Hannah teams up with her younger sister in hopes of solving the mystery surrounding their father. But what the girls are unaware of is just how dark and deadly his secrets are.
Strange Stories 1 - 10
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Series: Strange Stories, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,950. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Fiction » Classics
This Smashwords edition of Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio was transcribed from the 1908 Second Edition of a translation by Herbert A. Giles. Broomhandle Books has edited the stories to provide modern punctuation and styling so as to make them more accessible to a reader in this e-book format. In addition, Chinese personal and place names have been rendered into modern pinyin.
Story 8: Miss Jiao Nuo
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Series: Sample Titles from Pu Songling, Book 8. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,840. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Fiction » Classics
This Smashwords edition of Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio was transcribed from the 1908 Second Edition of a translation by Herbert A. Giles. Broomhandle Books has edited the stories to provide modern punctuation and styling so as to make them more accessible to a reader in this e-book format. In addition, Chinese personal and place names have been rendered into modern pinyin.
Story 7: The Marriage of the Fox's Daughter
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Series: Sample Titles from Pu Songling, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,140. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2012 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Fiction » Classics
This Smashwords edition of Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio was transcribed from the 1908 Second Edition of a translation by Herbert A. Giles. Broomhandle Books has edited the stories to provide modern punctuation and styling so as to make them more accessible to a reader in this e-book format. In addition, Chinese personal and place names have been rendered into modern pinyin.
Story 6: The Buddhist Priest of Changqing
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Series: Sample Titles from Pu Songling, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,280. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2012 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Fiction » Classics
This Smashwords edition of Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio was transcribed from the 1908 Second Edition of a translation by Herbert A. Giles. Broomhandle Books has edited the stories to provide modern punctuation and styling so as to make them more accessible to a reader in this e-book format. In addition, Chinese personal and place names have been rendered into modern pinyin.
Story 5: The Taoist Priest of Laoshan
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Series: Sample Titles from Pu Songling, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,740. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2012 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Fiction » Classics
This Smashwords edition of Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio was transcribed from the 1908 Second Edition of a translation by Herbert A. Giles. Broomhandle Books has edited the stories to provide modern punctuation and styling so as to make them more accessible to a reader in this e-book format. In addition, Chinese personal and place names have been rendered into modern pinyin.
Story 4: Planting a Pear Tree
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Series: Sample Titles from Pu Songling, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,080. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Fiction » Classics
This Smashwords edition of Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio was transcribed from the 1908 Second Edition of a translation by Herbert A. Giles. Broomhandle Books has edited the stories to provide modern punctuation and styling so as to make them more accessible to a reader in this e-book format. In addition, Chinese personal and place names have been rendered into modern pinyin.
Story 3: The Painted Wall
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Series: Sample Titles from Pu Songling, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 1,530. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Fiction » Classics
This Smashwords edition of Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio was transcribed from the 1908 Second Edition of a translation by Herbert A. Giles. Broomhandle Books has edited them with a more modern format, including punctuation and styling, to make them more accessible to a reader in this e-book format. In addition, Chinese personal and place names have been rendered into modern pinyin.
Story 2: The Talking Pupils
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Series: Sample Titles from Pu Songling, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 1,450. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2012 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Fiction » Classics
This Smashwords edition of Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio was transcribed from the 1908 Second Edition of a translation by Herbert A. Giles. This publisher attempted to edit them with a more modern format, including punctuation and styling, to make them more accessible to a reader in this e-book format. In addition, Chinese personal and place names have been rendered into modern pinyin.
Story 1: Examination for the Post of Guardian Angel
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Series: Sample Titles from Pu Songling, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 1,340. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2012 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Fiction » Classics
This Smashwords edition of Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio was transcribed from the 1908 Second Edition of a translation by Herbert A. Giles. This publisher attempted to edit them with a more modern format, including punctuation and styling, to make them more accessible to a reader in this e-book format. In addition, Chinese personal and place names have been rendered into modern pinyin.
Dice, Drink, and Ghosts
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Price: Free! Words: 2,400. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
''It is a barely describable thing, to feel what a gambler feels. A man of gambling cares not, not really, for shiny jewels or sparkling riches. He is a man of sentiment. He is a man who does not want, but longs to feel.'' Returning to the age of the Restoration, Jake Murphy celebrates this Halloween season with a tale about gambling with ghosts in Charles II's bankrupt and drunken England.
The Golden Witch of Mahone Bay
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 77,100. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
Eleanor Merryweather, an immortal witch, is drawn to an isolated island in coastal Nova Scotia. Troubled by events in her past, she becomes obsessed with Oak Island, its hidden treasure and the many mysterious, dark secrets concealed there.
Felicity's Folly
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,970. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Regency
When beautiful but independent Felicity Rhoades turns her late husband's manor home into a country boarding house, she is unprepared for the unusual assortment of guests who show up, especially the one who arrives declaring he was chased by a headless horseman! Does the handsome earl have windmills in his head, or has he truly gone around the bend? This paranormal Regency is loads of fun!
Rebecca's Ghost
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,970. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
Revised and re-edited edition previously entitled The Glass Armonica A romantic suspense set in the South When a young woman with the gift of sight is charged with murder, she makes a devastating decision, destroying any change for happiness.
Defender of the Departed
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Price: Free! Words: 5,960. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
When Kassandra Leyden begins seeing the ghost of her mother, she decides to investigate the circumstances of Anastasia's disappearance. Kassandra's mentor is not what he seems, her father is drinking himself into oblivion, and she's developing the ability to commune with the dead. Finally, someone has discovered how to interrogate the departed...(steampunk short story)
Quantum of Solstice
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Series: The Londum Series, Book 8. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,030. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
From an Alternate Victorian England called Albion, three spooky short stories set during the Yuletide season, featuring Rufus Cobb, Adele Curran, Jim Darby and Thornton Wells. In these three stories our heroes come face to face with what it means to live ... and to die. The Last Present - A Snowball in Hell’s Chance - Death on the Cards. And a bonus poem - ‘Twas the night before Solstice'.
Lykaia
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 82,250. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2012 by Spore Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
“We are the terrors that hunt the night. And we have never been human” In Greek mythology there’s a story of King Lykaonas of Arcadia and his fifty sons who were cursed by the father of the gods, Zeus, to become wolves. The very first Lycanthropes. What is the real story behind the 5000 year old curse of King Lykaonas?
Lady of the Moon
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Price: Free! Words: 53,590. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
As the Romans threaten Britain, Sirona, a young Drui in training, seeks to use her visions to change the course of history. Aiding her are her fellow students, Bryn, who loves Sirona and wants to be a warrior rather than a Drui, and Cruthin, who is obsessed with seeking out the mysteries of the Otherworld.
Treasure in the Flame
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,590. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
Aminda's father will not wake up. The blacksmith's lecherous son will not leave her alone. The sawmill workers will not accept her in her father's place and the villagers are poised for a witch-hunt. To save her father's mill, and his life, Aminda must trust in a stranger, an outcast and a treasure map, navigating dangers, magic and affairs of the heart to find the Treasure in the Flame.