Books tagged: allegory

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Awakening the Soldier
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,740. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Adventure » Action
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Victor Bremerton is a swordsman thrust into a war he has always sensed but never confirmed. An evil baron and his powerful sentries vie for domination against the rightful prince and his soldier spies with their enchanted gems. Catherine, the childhood friend he longs to love, has been deceived into working for the enemy. Catherine's life and the future of the kingdom hang in the balance.
Monterra's Deliciosa & Other Tales &
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 111,100. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2012 by Infinity Plus. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Magic Lino, the real story behind the one told by Robert Louis Stevenson, a chef dying of ennui, gathering bluebirds, paying with candywrap. More than 30 stories and poems from an author described by SF Site as "one of the most delightful, original, and varied new writers on hand". Includes 17,000 words of bonus material.
Journey (A Short Story)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,090. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Classical & allegory, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Little One was born in the Golden Fields, in a little thatched house amidst the sunlit wheat. It was there she first saw the Living One—a young man with mysterious, laughing eyes. She could not take her eyes away from him. And one day, when he disappeared over the mountains, she followed. “Journey” is a short story and an allegory in the tradition of Pilgrim’s Progress.
The Parables of Jesus
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,270. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Studies / New Testament, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Studies / Jesus, the Gospels & Acts
"The Parables of Jesus" gives a close up view of the major parables of Jesus. Helps you explore the parables and examine them from various angles. Common sense analysis encourages you to think and ponder. Focuses on what the parables actually say, and what they do not say. Explains and illustrates essential tools that will aid in your study of parables and the entire Bible.
The Adventures of Sammy and Alistair: Sidecar
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,450. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Short stories
If God challenged you right now to be obedient and love your enemy, could you follow through? "Sidecar" is the story of Samuel Rittenberg Tanner, a rich black man living in the outskirts of Atlanta during the racially tense early 1960's, and his teenage nephew, Alistair. Their 30 minute trip turns into a 3 day adventure when a detour leads them to a grim discovery: the body of a beaten white man.
Study Guide: The Alchemist (A BookCaps Study Guide)
Series: Study Guides, Book 90. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,170. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Classics
The perfect companion to Paulo Coelho’s, "The Alchemist," this study guide contains a chapter by chapter analysis of the book, a summary of the plot, and a guide to major characters and themes. BookCap Study Guides do not contain text from the actual book, and are not meant to be purchased as alternatives to reading the book.
Demon River
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,730. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2012 by Alt Hist Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
"If you want a quick route to power then never put your trust in a demon." Set in a fantasy world of dark magic, Demon River is a short tale of politics, false religion, demons and treachery. Benetus, the King's chancellor, fears the return of a rival he had thought banished from court. Benetus turns to the help of demons to rid himself of his enemy. But things are not always as they seem in th
The Fall of Port City
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,190. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Frankie and the Good Time Boys are not the greatest lounge band ever. But they've managed to eke out a living in the seediest districts of Port City, a chaotic metropolis where the haves and have nots know who they are - and they don't mingle. When Frankie receives a prophecy from a gorgeous member of a local hill tribe, he has mixed feelings.
Gerghus
Price: Free! Words: 2,960. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
A bizarre short story about a man who went to live in a remote desert location in order to transform his pain....
X Out Of Wonderland
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 35,220. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
X Out of Wonderland is a farce, modeled after Candide, that takes on the Global Free Market and just about every other aspect of contemporary life. Outrageous and poignant by turns, X is a satire with heart, and an intense and funny reading experience.