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Who Pays The Piper
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,600. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
When a travelling minstrel cures the city of its rat problem, what will the citizens provide as his reward? A re-telling of the story of the Pied Piper of Hamelin.
The Road Through The Woods
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,850. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fairy Tales
When Beth follows a hidden path she finds in the woods, her life takes an interesting turn. The Road Through The Woods is an alternative Little Red Riding Hood story.
A Stitch in Time
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,200. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
Father Time, at his death, decides to give one poor, devastated family his greatest gift: his curse. [Approximately 6,000 words.]
Wolfman
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Price: Free! Words: 690. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Wolfman is a short story from the collection, Beastly Tales. It explores a dark, internal retelling of Little Red Riding Hood.
The Little Wooden Chair -or- The Most Unlikely Hero
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,550. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Maggy's grandfather knows he'll be dead by the time she's born. The only gift he can afford is one he makes with his own hands. As he finishes the little wooden chair, he has no idea that his gift will not only be her protector and companion, but it will teach her the meaning of Love. Includes a free bonus story: The Price of Friendship.
Mutiny on the Island
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 880. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2011 by Byrnie Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
The Festival of Fecundity is approaching, and this year the villagers want their share. But how can they make the chief believe it's his own idea? A short story of fantasy humour.
Millers' Tales
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 94,820. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In a burgeoning metropolis, on the cusp of a new century, Helen and George Miller live what no one would consider "fairy tale" lives. Sold by their parents to a mysterious dwarf, they escape, only to be captured and imprisoned by a sadistic old fortuneteller, who runs a candy shop and freakshow at a seaside amusement park. With the aid of Bernard the Wolf Boy, they escape again, but not unscathed.
The Hawk and the Sparrow
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
A contemporary fable, The Hawk and the Sparrow recounts 65 years of a woman's life, chronicling the sacrifices that she's made to reach the top.
Bitter Apples
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,950. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
The kiss of the Emperor is poison, and only his destined consort may bear it. Sickened by her attempt, Erianthe decides she is not the one. Or is she?
Unicorns Walk Among Us
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Price: Free! Words: 5,270. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
The tale of a captured unicorn and the people who set it free.
The World Where Wishes Worked
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,570. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2011 by Parsina Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is a cautionary tale explaining why you should not suffer fools gladly. No matter how perfect a set-up you've got, all it takes is one fool to screw it up. **A fairy tale for adults.**
Come-From-Away
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,000. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2011 by White Raven Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
Newfoundland is thick with fairies, if the old stories are to be believed. So what happens when a graduate student from away follows an old folklore text to a peculiar rock formation known as Puck's Chair? Will she return a poet or a madwoman?
Cinders - The True Legend
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 31,380. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fairy Tales
(4.00 from 1 review)
The classic fairytale of Cinderella is boldly re-imagined in a modern and original style for the 21st century. In a land ruled by dark magic, Ella's life is changed forever by her evil stepmother. Now together with a group of mercenaries known as the 'White Rats', and a mysterious stranger known as Arran, they must journey on a quest to save the Kingdom. Can it all end happily ever after?
The Two Sides Of Humburg
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,840. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
Follow in the footsteps of the piper, as he discovers a strange new land with some very strange ideas. What will he choose, the bustling modern city, or the quiet country town, and why, oh why, do the two mayors keep putting him in the spotlight? This is a fantasy adventure geared mostly for the little ones, but I hope that adults can enjoy it, too. Rated G by the author.
To the Meadow's Edge
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Price: Free! Words: 1,310. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Georgia wakes to find herself in a very unusual place...and with very unusual company.
Four Fae
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Price: Free! Words: 5,090. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
A collection of four short stories about faeries who live in Seattle. Hegwimple is a book-loving gnome who hopes to find rare tomes on the bus. Vivian is a crazy cat lady, and a witch. Perstin Nimblethumbs is an artist who borrows a little paint... And a tiny spright is born in a dirty kitchen sink.
The Peasant's Rule
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,420. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2011 by Ethereal Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
When Richard's wish to become king turns into reality, he figures to change the way government works. But his good fortune turns out to be a plot to take over the kingdom. Can Richard save himself, the real king, and the kingdom?
Wall of Bones
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,100. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
A bereaved witch defies the emperor and topples the Great Wall with her song of grief. A short story fantasy retelling of the traditional Chinese love story, "The Tears of Lady Meng Jiang."
The Sea Dragon King's Daughter
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,640. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2011 by Byrnie Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
Urashima is a dutiful son who respects the wishes of his parents. But when he nets a strange and beautiful woman from the sea, passion wins out over duty. A short story retelling of the classic Japanese fairy tale of Urashima Taro and the Turtle.
The Sleeper
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Series: The Winstead Files, 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,520. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
Book 4 of the Winstead Files. In "The Sleeper" a prince wakes a victim cursed to sleep a hundred years. Unfortunately for him, the sleeper just happens to be another guy! But when the curse breaking doesn't stick, Winstead has to step in and give them a hand! (Of course, the whole problem was partially his fault to begin with.)