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Tales From Germania
Series: Tales from the World's Firesides - Part 1 - Europe, Book 19. Price: Free! Words: 98,040. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Fairy tales, Fiction » Literary collections » European / German
Folk & Fairy Tales, Legends, Myths & Sagas from the Germanic tradition... Tales From Germania concentrates on those lesser known but still wonderful stories from the Brothers Grimm alongside other collectors such as Andrew Lang, Margaret Arndt and Logan Marshall. I also found some interesting but unattributed tales to add to the mix.
Burnt Toast & Martinis for Breakfast
Price: Free! Words: 57,580. Language: American English. Published: June 30, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Burnt Toast & Martinis for Breakfast is a collection of fictional short stories, film reviews, and assessments of contemporary writers I have written over the years.
Tales From Gallia
Series: Tales from the World's Firesides - Part 1 - Europe, Book 18. Price: Free! Words: 104,260. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Fairy tales, Fiction » Literary collections » European / French
Folk & Fairy Tales, Legends, Myths & Sagas from France & the Gallic tradition. In Tales from Gallia we have a collection of tales from the French & Gallic folk tradition. French fairy tales are particularly known by their literary quality. Charles Perrault derived almost all his tales from folk sources, but rewrote them for an upper-class audience, removing some of the more rustic elements.
Тургенев. Собрание сочинений
Price: Free! Words: 716,270. Language: Russian. Published: May 12, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Russian & Former Soviet Union
Иван Тургенев «Собрание сочинений» Ася, Вешние воды, Где тонко, там и рвется, Дворянское гнездо, Дневник лишнего человека, Дым, Жид, Завтрак у предводителя, Записки охотника, Затишье, Месяц в деревне, Муму, Накануне, Несчастная, Новь, Отцы и дети
Чехов. Собрание сочинений
Price: Free! Words: 1,048,930. Language: Russian. Published: May 10, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Russian & Former Soviet Union
Антон Павлович Чехов «Собрание сочинений» Вишневый сад ・ Дядя Ваня ・ Иванов ・ Леший・ Три сестры ・ Чайка ・Рассказы и повести
Risk Free
Price: Free! Words: 50,540. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2019 by Beyond Beyond Books. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian
Corporate Greed - Buried Secrets - Poisoned Workers A new company float - Gilt Trust - promises risk free investment. Its keeps valued parts in a new portfolio and leaves the risk behind. Corporate lawyer, Stephen, knows Gilt will give a great return. His bonus and share allocation promise a cash bonanza. But what is the darker story hidden below? A journalist investigates - they must stop her!
Tales from the Land of the Strigoi
Series: Tales from the World's Firesides - Part 1 - Europe, Book 16. Price: Free! Words: 116,160. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Fairy tales, Fiction » Literary collections » European / Eastern Russian & Former Soviet Union
Folk & Fairy Tales, Legends, Myths & Sagas from Romania These are some of the most engaging stories that I’ve collected together for a long time. The Romanian folklore tradition has a vitality that really shines through in these traditional tales, and I’m sure, like me, you will fall just a little bit in love with some of these wonderful characters.
Tales from the Samodivi
Series: Tales from the World's Firesides - Part 1 - Europe, Book 15. Price: Free! Words: 60,640. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Fairy tales, Fiction » Literary collections » European / Eastern Russian & Former Soviet Union
Folk & Fairy Tales, Legends, Myths & Sagas from the Balkans. The Balkan Peninsula is a region in South-Eastern Europe, and has a full and rich history and tradition where cultures have been mixing for at least 2,000 years and Slavic civilisation has had an especially strong influence. The result is diverse and fascinating folklore with its own set of mythical beings and legendary heroes.
Tales of Fire & Bronze
Series: Tales from the World's Firesides - Part 1 - Europe, Book 14. Price: Free! Words: 92,920. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Fairy tales, Fiction » Literary collections » European / General
Folk & Fairy Tales, Legends, Myths & Sagas from Greece Myths and tales from Greece. The Greek myths were initially an oral-poetic tradition of epic proportion. As ever, it’s been a delight and an education to read and work with these stunning texts. I hope you enjoy them too, for as the final line of The Golden Crab says, “And then they lived happily, and we who hear the story are happier still.”
Tales Told by Bulls and Wolves
Series: Tales from the World's Firesides - Part 1 - Europe, Book 13. Price: Free! Words: 112,990. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Fairy tales, Fiction » Literary collections » European / Italian
Folk & Fairy Tales, Legends, Myths & Sagas from Italy 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.
Riding the Whirlpool
Price: $0.99 USD. 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 from the Land of Rabbits
Series: Tales from the World's Firesides - Part 1 - Europe, Book 12. Price: Free! Words: 88,090. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Fairy tales, Fiction » Literary collections » European / Spanish & Portuguese
Folk & Fairy Tales, Legends, Myths & Sagas from Spain & Portugal These first tales herald from Spain & 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.
More Tales of Snow and Ice
Series: Tales from the World's Firesides - Part 1 - Europe, Book 8. Price: Free! Words: 102,710. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fairy tales, Fiction » Literary collections » European / Scandinavian
More Folk & Fairy Tales, Legends, Myths & Sagas 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.
More Tales of Hope and Glory
Series: Tales from the World's Firesides - Part 1 - Europe, Book 6. Price: Free! Words: 120,170. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fairy tales, Fiction » Literary collections » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
More Folk & Fairy Tales, Legends, Myths & Sagas 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 & the dragons and the heroes with such vivacity.
More Tales of Saints and Scholars
Series: Tales from the World's Firesides - Part 1 - Europe, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 183,910. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fairy tales, Fiction » Literary collections » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
More Folk & Fairy Tales, Legends, Myths & Sagas 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 Old Norse
Series: Tales from the World's Firesides - Part 1 - Europe, Book 11. Price: Free! Words: 103,500. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fairy tales, Fiction » Literary collections » European / Scandinavian
Folk & Fairy Tales, Legends, Myths & Sagas 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.
Tales from the Forest Lands
Series: Tales from the World's Firesides - Part 1 - Europe, Book 10. Price: Free! Words: 80,730. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fairy tales, Fiction » Literary collections » European / Scandinavian
Folk & Fairy Tales, Legends, Myths & Sagas 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 & folklore well into the 19th century. One of my favourite aspects of Finnish mythology is the wonderful sense of darkness at its heart.
Tales from the Viking Isles
Series: Tales from the World's Firesides - Part 1 - Europe, Book 9. Price: Free! Words: 77,940. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fairy tales, Fiction » Literary collections » European / Scandinavian
Viking Folk & Fairy Tales, Legends, Myths & Sagas Stories from northern lands, this volume concentrates on Sagas from Viking isles; Iceland and The Faroe Isles. These forms are known as family sagas, & were often told by the “skald” bards. For the most part these sagas take the form of prose narratives & are mostly based on historical events that took place in the 9th, 10th, & 11th centuries.
Tales from Lands of Snow and Ice
Series: Tales from the World's Firesides - Part 1 - Europe, Book 7. Price: Free! Words: 95,880. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fairy tales, Fiction » Literary collections » European / Scandinavian
Folk & Fairy Tales, Legends, Myths & Sagas 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.
Tales from the Land of Hope and Glory
Series: Tales from the World's Firesides - Part 1 - Europe, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 137,670. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fairy tales, Fiction » Literary collections » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Folk & Fairy Tales, Legends, Myths & Sagas 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.