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Puss' Fortune by Daniel R. Robichaud
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,210. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2016 by Twice Told Tales II. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
We've all heard stories about the old woman leaving her money to her cat, but you've never read what happens afterward quite like "Puss' Fortune." Satiric, chilling, heartbreaking, and mind-bending, Daniel R. Robichaud offers a fabulist vision tackling questions of responsibility in the form of a not-quite faerie tale.
Malice Hates Fairy Tales #2 by Lotus Rose
Series: Malice in Wonderland. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,640. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fairy Tales, Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
Twisted fairy tale beings have been unleashed into Wonderland, and Queen Malice wants to kick them out. But the man known as the Storyteller wants to make a sick game of it all. So he sets up a series of challenges in which Malice and the Queen of Hearts must go up against the fairy tales. Saving Wonderland from fairy tale infestation isn’t going to be easy.
Правдивый сказ об Иване-царевиче и Драгомире-королевиче (сказка для взрослых) by Александра Треффер
Price: $1.20 USD. Words: 61,590. Language: Russian. Published: December 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
Когда в тридцать два кажется, что жизнь уже кончена, а окружающий мир несправедлив и враждебен, судьба может неожиданно подкинуть подарок в виде портала, ведущего в иную реальность, где отчаявшегося и разочарованного ждут великие подвиги и утеха для исстрадавшейся души.
The Impossible Quest Of Hailing A Taxi On Christmas Eve by George Saoulidis
Series: The God Complex Universe. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,120. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Scrooge Is Looking For A Taxi In this modern retelling of Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol," Scrooge is looking for a taxi to get home on Christmas Eve. But he will get the ride of his life, as he is walked through his past, his present and his future to end up a changed man. Set in modern day Athens, this science-fiction version of the classic ghost story is guaranteed to make you smile.
Jataka Tales (ESL/EFL Version) by Qiliang Feng
Series: Million-Word Reading Projecct Collection I. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,730. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales, Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
This book is Volume I-3 of the series of readers of Million-Word Reading Project (MWRP). It is suitable for readers with a basic vocabulary of 1,500 words. Jataka tales are stories about the previous lives of the Buddha, in both human and animal form. Many of these stories, like “The Monkey and the Crocodile”, are popular with both children and adults throughout the world.
Kiss of Ice by Cora Buhlert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,020. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark, Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
The Winter Knight is sent out to execute the Ice Maiden who has already killed countless men. None of those sent to bring the Maiden to justice have ever returned. But the Knight is confident, for he is protected by powerful magic. The Ice Maiden is strangely calm and does not even try to resist. But has the Winter Knight truly succeeded or does the Ice Maiden still have a trick up her sleeve?
Elegy of the Minotaur by Barak Bassman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,250. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
A reimagining of the ancient Greek myth of Theseus and the Minotaur, Elegy of the Minotaur tells the story of the Minotaur, a half-human and half-bull monster. He is the son of Queen Pasiphae of Crete, a shy, bookish loner, who falls fatally in love with an icy aristocratic beauty. He futilely tries to use magic and divine intervention to change himself from a monster into a man.
The Creek by Rae Avery
Price: Free! Words: 3,920. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
Coming of age can be a difficult time in a young person’s life. It is fraught with excitement, confusion, curiosity, and willfulness. It is the beginning of learning the ancient knowledge that lies dormant in our child-minds, until we reach an age when it is time to unleash that power. The Creek is a completely analogous piece that focuses heavily on finding and nurturing that feminine aspect o
Closing Accounts by E.P. Cowley
Price: Free! Words: 77,590. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales, Fiction » Literature » Religious
When a young artist paints the Mayor's portrait, he hangs it in City Hall. The trouble is that this is no ordinary painting. Everyone sees something different and whose account is true? The painting launches a train of strange events in a world that teeters on the edge of apocalypse. The story is told in four linked accounts woven together, ending at the same moment in time.
A Spell for Susannah: A Middle Kingdoms Fairy Tale Romance by Jody Wallace
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 112,140. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2015 by Meankitty Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy, Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
A not-so-Grimm tale about a not-so-obedient princess and the kingdom she’s determined to save NO BOYS ALLOWED... Twelve bored royal daughters in a kingdom where the nobility has been cursed to bear no male children. One sly detective who's been tasked to find where the ladies disappear to at night. Can Princess Susannah break the curse before the detective breaks her heart?
Twenty British Folktales by Colin Bertram
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,680. Language: British English. Published: October 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
This collection of little-known traditional stories by Colin Bertram and Sam Bertram reflects a long oral tradition of ghosts, premonitions and even mutilated feet; these fables are a long way from the sanitised modern ‘fairy tale’. Discover talking sheep, sea monsters shaping the landscape and a magical coat made of moss and gold thread – British tales which deserve to become familiar once more.
А! А! Мадагаскарка! by Olga Koreneva
Price: Free! Words: 9,730. Language: Russian. Published: October 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
Это невероятно! Такого просто не может быть! Но так случилось! Она и представить себе не могла, что с ней это… ЭТО… произойдёт! И что так вообще бывает, она не знала. Но вот бывает. Это – роман нового типа, такого ещё не было! Вот он - экспресс-роман, основанный на реальных событиях. Почти все имена изменены.
An Anthology of Persian Stories & Anecdotes by Mohammad Ali Heidari-Shahreza
Price: Free! Words: 21,310. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
This anthology contains about one hundred stories and anecdotes in English recreated out of the greatest works of Persian literature. The present stories are miniatures of the original ones in many aspects, serving the same purpose of delighting and instructing the readers. They are really reader-friendly both in terms of the time needed to be read and the level of language mastery required.
The Boy Who Swallowed A Whale by Nikos Roussos
Price: Free! Words: 10,050. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary(5.00 from 1 review)
This is the story of Eric and his encounter with his inner whale. A meeting after many years of mutual loneliness for both of the creatures that will be fateful. Who swallowed whom?
Acts of the Redeemer by Sandra Miller
Series: The Ravanmark Saga, Book Four. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 191,250. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2015 by Onda Mountain Books. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy, Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
With the death of Lord Malrec, Alannys and her friends have turned the tide of civil war in Ravanmark in their favor. And yet, there is no time to relax. The rest of the Dark Alliance continues to fight. Cadenda comes calling, bringing the promise of war to enforce Dorramon's engagement. And from the shadows, an even larger threat emerges.
The LSD Princess: Part 1 by Erie Canary
Price: Free! Words: 7,620. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
“If you’re careful to not go lookin’ for it, one can always find the greatest significance in those things which seem to happen, or not happen, for no reason at all.”
The Chronicles of AlefA - Sleeping Beauty by Minh-Thu Pham
Series: The Chronicles of AlefA. Price: $9.24 USD. Words: 138,790. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
It is an hourglass shaped continent with dual suns at two opposite poles, and with time twisting and twirling around karma.