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The Garden
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You set the price! Words: 1,320. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
Can a young monk find the liberation he yearns for in the garden? A Zen fairy tale.
The Princess and The Pirate
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You set the price! Words: 2,590. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
A great pirate chief terrorised the land, but he met his match in the princess of the High Mountains. A fairy tale.
Dami's Calling
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,680. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2011 by Byrnie Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Dami's mother is dying, and the tribe's shaman has exhausted all her powers to try and save her. So Dami goes to the Great Eagle to offer her own life instead. But when the Eagle refuses, Dami must find some other way to save the two women she loves most. Fantasy short story.
If the Shoe Fits
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,160. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2011 by Soul's Road Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
Is Prince Charming really interested in Cinderella…or was it her shoes that captured his attention? A “funny (and rather ingenious)” short story (Errant Dreams Reviews). Find out why USA Today Bestselling Author Dean Wesley Smith calls Dermatis “one of the best writers working today.” Includes BONUS story “Famous Last Words.”
Three Variations on Sleeping Beauty
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,760. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2011 by White Raven Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
I. A young man sets out every morning to destroy the roses that threaten to snag the fleeces of his father's sheep. II. A prince makes his way through the rose bushes to an ancient castle only to find he's not the first prince to arrive. III. A princess slumbers in the shelter of monstrous briars fed for thousands of years on the blood of the princes who died on their thorns.
The Troll and the Maiden
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,190. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
A maiden and a prince are taken prisoner by the king of the trolls and how she and the prince escape.
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.