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Pasaya
Price: Free! Words: 4,590. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Spiritual, Fiction » Poetry » Female authors
A book of poetry dedicated to the seven goddesses found in fragments in the temple repositories at Knossos. I've included potential divine names found in Linear A and imagery from what are known as Cretan ‘bell goddesses’; clay goddesses thrown on a wheel, hence the ‘bell’ shape, with arms upraised and feet that swing.
The Secret Man
Price: $29.90 USD. Words: 83,420. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2018 by Mirabel Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Can a patch of earth hold the traces of a man’s soul?
An Ancient Solution
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,940. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2017 by Denise Neville. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
What happened on Crete? How can Private Investigator Sonoma Whittington's sabbatical in England end up with her running for her life across Crete and Sicily?
Labrys and Horns: An Introduction to Modern Minoan Paganism
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 41,540. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Body, mind, & spirit
Learn about modern Minoan Paganism, the spirituality of ancient Crete as it comes alive in the modern world. From Ariadne and Dionysus to the Minotaur and the Earth Mother Goddess Rhea, there's something for everyone, whether you're a solitary or part of a spiritual group.
A Year in Crete (or the diet book that is not a diet book)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,530. Language: British English. Published: June 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Diet cooking
I had the opportunity to live on the island of Crete with my family for just over a year. In the process of researching, writing, cooking and eating I dropped two dress sizes without even trying, however there was more to my trip than discovering the unexpected benefits of following a Mediterranean diet. Would you like to join me on my adventure?
Elegy of the Minotaur
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,250. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » 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.
Undeclared War: Paths of Error
Series: Paths of Error. You set the price! Words: 83,880. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
This is what reviewer Deian Vincent said of Undeclared War when Paths of Error saw brief publication by Jacobyte Books. 'Set within a seaside town ... makes for bleak reading. But it showcases the interweaving of the characters and the images they have chosen for themselves perfectly. If Quadraphenia stoked your fire then you'll certainly get off on this ... Roll on books two and three.'
Son of Xanos
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 107,650. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Rodino, the Son of Xanos never shies from life's hardships and bounces back his spirit intact and ever growing.
The Eagles of Crete
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,190. Language: British English. Published: November 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Eagles of Crete is the first book to give an account of the civil war that broke out in parts of Crete shortly after the end of World War II. Based on local newspaper reports and conversations with those who took part, The Eagles of Crete gives an unbiased narrative of the armed conflict and the years spent in hiding by the survivors of the communist forces.
Dancing with Bulls
Series: Dancing with Bulls. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,800. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Legends, Myths, Fables / General, Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Chapter Books
Matthew and Mason are whisked back in time while on a vacation at Knossos Palace on the island of Crete and have to dance with a bull before Minoan royalty. Mason has to vault onto the bull’s back without getting gored. Will they be able to survive, and can they escape and take the other members of their team with them?