Books tagged: allegory

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Peter Pays Tribute
By Liana Burnside
You set the price! Words: 79,280. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2011. Category: Fiction
Matt Burton is mute, meek, and microphobic. In fact, he hasn’t spoken a single syllable for the past year. He’s under a sworn oath of silence, and he’s determined to stick to it even if it catapults his entire life into chaos. And it might. Matt is about to fail an oral presentation and convince his dad, once and for all, that he’s hopeless. What’s an adolescent hypochondriac to do?
Dante’s Inferno In Plain and Simple English
By BookCaps
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 135,290. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Taking a literary journey through hell certainly sounds intriguing enough--and it is! If you can understand it! If you don't understand it, then you are not alone. If you have struggled in the past reading the ancient classic, then BookCaps can help you out. This book is a modern translation with a fresh spin.
The Vine
By Tami Brumbaugh
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,590. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2011. Category: Fiction
Plunge through a hole in a vine wall into a land based on John 15. The land is tended by a mysterious gardener and threatened by a deceptive crow. Readers will witness Bethany grow as she learns to place her confidence in the Gardener and stands up for what is right. The story also encompasses the life, death and resurrection of Christ to complete the journey of redeeming grace.
The Trap
By M.E. Traylor
Price: Free! Words: 2,390. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2011. Category: Fiction
The Trap is a bleak and uplifting personal allegory of relationship with masculinity, authority, and self.
The Waters Edge
By Benny Humphries, Jr
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 53,370. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
The Water’s Edge. Like the Pilgrims Progress is a type of moral compass for anyone who desires to step out of the boat in faith or are adrift in the sea of life or just enjoy Christian allegories. The water’s edge is a story about one man and his journey through the open seas and the adversities of the spiritual life. The Water’s Edge is filled with adventure, mystery, and Christian truths.
Telos Khronos-An End Times Parable
By Grace Lossev
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,270. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2011. Category: Fiction
The story you are about to read is a compelling modern-day parable of Zeke, the Shoe Cobbler. By day, he works in his store but by evening retires to play on his violin. He is drawn to the music of Andele, the Creator. One day a Musician arrives in town to point the Townspeople to the music of Andele. It sets in motion a battle between the Followers of the Musician and the Enforcers of the Town.
They Would Not Love My Lamb
By Glenn W. Worthington
Series: Christian Growth. Price: Free! Words: 3,450. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2012. Category: Fiction
This fictional story is actually an allegory. The author tells this tale while at the same time retells and sheds new light on an old, familiar story. Two boys find a lamb and take it to their mother then to their step father. But the boy's intentions are not good, and the parents play along to try to please them. Photos accompany this text to help the reader visualize the scenes.
Shinar 54
By D. Corey Sanders
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 167,180. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2012. Category: Fiction
The final battle looms between utopian perfectionism on the left and brutal ultra-conservatism on the right. Trapped in this war of unyielding and opposing ideologies, mankind teeters on the precipice of annihilation. Two young men heroically step to the brink and stare death in the face.
Los Quemados, Book I: The Shadow of Don Quixote
By FM Stutz
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 204,470. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2012. Category: Fiction
With its civil war, cocaine cartels, criminals, pirates, and crooked politicians, San DiMarco is the most dangerous country in the western hemisphere. Within this environment Felix Dominguez must find and bring to justice those responsible for a series of bombings. Felix turns to a beautiful cocaine princess for help, and they find themselves fighting to survive together in a lawless country.
Intended for Harm
By C. S. Lakin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 159,350. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2012. Category: Fiction
1971: Jake Abrams is desperate to leave his oppressive home in Colorado and begin a new life in college in LA, but his dreams are waylaid when he meets Leah, an antiwar protester who pushes him into marriage and family. Through four decades Jake struggles to raise a family, facing tragedy and heartbreak, searching for meaning and faith and challenging a silent God as he wanders through his life.