Books tagged: folklore

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Hauntings of the Kentucky State Penitentiary
Pre-release—available July 19, 2016. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 62,810. Language: English. Published by Permuted. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Body, mind, & spirit, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The Kentucky State penitentiary opened its heavy iron gates to the condemned over 100 years ago—yet many of them, long deceased, still walk its corridors. Noted paranormal researcher Steve E. Asher provides true, first-hand accounts of the paranormal as well as his own personal experiences at the state’s most violent, controversial—and haunted—prison.
The Island
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,250. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Rumors and superstition. That’s what Emma thinks about local gossip concerning her grandmother’s “cursed” private island. Emma journeys to the island to ready it for sale. While out exploring, she unearths a hidden cave which holds answers to the island’s dark past. There may be more to the rumors than she thought.
Morgen Curse
Series: Deep Magic. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,450. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Beware a morgen with a broken heart. The storm Ieuan sang up to soothe his heartache didn't just get the attention of the Cursed One, an underwater sorcerer exiled for a terrible crime, but it shipwrecked and injured Zane, a sailor with no idea what he was getting into. Ieuan knows helping the Cursed One save Zane's life is a terrible mistake--but for some strange reason, he can't say no.
Elegia
You set the price! Words: 31,900. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
An enchanting, original collection of modern fairy tales mixing classic storytelling with 21st century folklore
Fairy Queens Books 1-4
Series: Fairy Queens Box Sets. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 254,030. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fairy Tales, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
The end of an age comes—an ending of fire and ash. The magic is searching for its new form to begin a new age, even as it struggles to survive the death throes of the old. That magic has chosen two women—one of fire, the other of ice. If they can’t stop the destruction, nothing can.
Robyn and the Hoodettes: The Outlaw of Folktales in a Young Adult Fairytale Romance
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 64,760. Language: British English. Published: June 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fairy Tales, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
The outlaw of folklore as you've never seen her before. Headstrong peasant Robyn yearns for adventure. Her father has joined The Crusades and charged off with most of the Loxley Village men under King Richard's banner. Why couldn't he take her along too?
A Whale Who Dreamt of a Snail
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30. Language: Spanish. Published: April 8, 2016 by Babl Books. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Religious / Christian / Bedtime & Dreams, Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Spanish
"When I was little, I had a dream." So begins the new book by William Heimbach, illustrated by Angelina Tolentino. This story inspires us to think about our dreams while playfully showing kids the diversity of animals and environments in the world. If we dream about a whale, what does the whale dream about (perhaps a snail), and then what? How are we all connected?
Unnatural Encounters: Only in Trinidad and Tobago
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,530. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American, Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
Step into a world of Trinbagonian folklore and fantasy, where supernatural characters come to life. This collection of stories highlights the rich and diverse culture of Trinidad and Tobago, bringing to life some of our local customs and traditions. Immerse yourself in a world where fantasy and Caribbean life intertwine, and indulge in the vibrancy that is the Trini life.
Trinbagonian Folklore: As Told in Poetry
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,880. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Caribbean Poetry
Perfect for all poetry lovers, the folkloric characters of Trinidad and Tobago come to life, in this series of uniquely styled poems (some of which have been written in the island's distinctive dialect). You will be introduced not only to the characters themselves, but also to Trinidad and Tobago's rich and diverse culture, and our way of life.
This Madness of the Heart
Price: Free! Words: 97,210. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
Bad religion is deadly. So professor Miranda Lamden discovers in This Madness of the Heart. Eastern Kentucky's dark hollers offer fertile soil for shady evangelist Jasper Jarboe as he beguiles a small mining town with his snake-oil charm. A miasma of evil paralyzes the tiny community when he invokes fears of the vengeful spirit of an antebellum voodoo mambo, and only Miranda can halt its spread.