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After the Fog
Price: Free! Words: 122,800. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
The sins of the mother… In the steel town of Donora, Pennsylvania, site of the infamous 1948 “killing smog,” headstrong nurse Rose Pavlesic tends to her family and neighbors. As the smog descends she is faced with conflict she never imagined. A love story, the gritty plot is propelled by choices made under pressure and Rose's attempts to forgive herself and let her family’s healing begin.
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.
Just Visiting
Series: Crocodile Spirit Dreaming - Second Edition, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 84,550. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2017 by Beyond Beyond Books. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian
Her hands and feet are tied and her mouth is gagged. She is a captive. She is being taken to a river full of crocodiles and she is terrified. How could it have come to this. Susan goes on an idyllic Australian holiday - the Barrier Reef is beautiful, Sydney is wonderful. She wants to see the Outback. A man offers to take her. She likes him and goes with him. But he hides terrifying secrets!
Lost Girls
Series: Crocodile Spirit Dreaming - Second Edition, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 106,580. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2017 by Beyond Beyond Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime, Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian
4 passports of vanished girls. The one who found them is missing too. A dead mans diary may hold the key. Now a new search begins across Australia and the world desperately seeking any trace of each of these girls.
Tales from the Land of Dragons
Series: Tales from the World's Firesides, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 68,300. 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: 147,630. 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 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 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 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.
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 Land of Saints and Scholars
Series: Tales from the World's Firesides, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 222,940. 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
More 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.
Lizzie's Tale
Series: Old Balmain House - Second Edition, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 64,110. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2017 by Beyond Beyond Books. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Raped and reduced to working in a brothel to keep her baby, unwed, teenage mother, Lizzie, forges a new life for herself and her child in the Kimberley region of Australia. But can she evade her persecutors and ultimately bring to them to justice?
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.
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 the Land of Rabbits
Series: Tales from the World's Firesides, Book 12. Price: Free! Words: 86,440. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Fairy tales, Fiction » Literary collections » European / Spanish & Portuguese
Now we reach the first volume in this next small collection of tales from the lands surrounding the Mediterranean. These first tales herald from Spain and Portugal, from a broad set of sources and translations. There is a real flavour of the peninsular in these stories, reflecting as they do Spain and Portugal’s long history of thought, religion and conflict. I hope you enjoy these stories.
Riding the Whirlpool
Price: Free! Words: 74,030. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2019 by Beyond Beyond Books. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian
Gripping final - classic Australian Series My lover is dead killed by my gun My friend is dead, killed by a bull Unbearable loss, what can I do? Hide, hate, or punish someone? I am MB, horse breaker now bull rider Once a lover - still a fighter. I will ride a bull into the ground. I will kill any others who had a part. Vengeance is now my only game. But she, most beautiful, will still remain
Tales Told by Bulls and Wolves
Series: Tales from the World's Firesides, Book 13. Price: Free! Words: 109,410. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Fairy tales, Fiction » Literary collections » European / Italian
Folklore, fantasy and fairy tales from Italy & Sicily. As ever it’s been a delightful journey wandering through Italy’s famous cities and grand histories as I put this small collection together. I hope that you enjoy these stories too.
Memories of a Distant Future
Series: The Way of the Horse Series. Price: Free! Words: 93,720. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Literary collections » Native American
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A young man thrown into an unknown world where what he once knew is gone but strangely the same. Old places seem familiar, just lack man's overarching influence. Then he finds the inhabitants of this world and they don't seem so strange after all.
Buryin' Gran and Other Stories
Price: Free! Words: 40,020. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2012 by Philistine Press. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Bittersweet tales about love, life and death from Frederick A. Lierman.