Books tagged: folklore

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The Jewel and the Ember: Love Stories of the Ancient Middle East
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 70,870. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fairy tales
A compelling collection of enlightening, joyful, painful, funny and heartrending love stories from throughout the ancient Middle East. These ten wonderful tales are not found in the familiar Arabian Nights, but are drawn from sources such as Zoroastrian Persia, the Turkish Oghuz, from folklore still told in Afghanistan and from epics and myths of the Bedouin peoples of Arabia.
All the Sky
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 34,290. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
A story for those of perhaps nine years and older. Blackberry leads the escape of his band of urban Foxlings from London to a New World in deepest Devon. There is adventure, rescue and friendship. The cooperation of all the creatures of the city, the cats, the rats and the squirrels and even a parakeet is needed to get the young foxes away from the Hunters.
Tail of a Witch
Price: Free! Words: 19,640. Language: British English. Published: October 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
On Halloween night a witch named Fionn is offered a deal to cast one of Hell’s residents back into the pit, but she only has 24 hours and the clock is ticking. Her only problem is that she was cursed over 300 years ago to wander the world as a cat. Will she break the spell and save the day or will the doorway to Hell remain open forever. Join Fionn on the journey she was destined to make.
Jaclyn of the Lantern
Series: Season of the Witch, Part 1. Price: Free! Words: 9,670. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Halloween
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Jaclyn has always known her family was unusual. Her mother is a witch and her father, well, he's been dead for almost 600 years. On her 23rd Halloween, family secrets will be revealed that change everything.
The Guild: New Recruit
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,920. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2013 by Jonah Wolfe. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense
Doctor James Darash enjoyed his life. He had an academic life that many envied. Soon to be a fully tenured professor at a major university, his life was going exactly the way he had planned it out. Sometimes, plans change. When a dark, burgundy sedan enters James' life everything changes. The world he knew, or thought he knew, is turned upside down. Nothing will ever be the same for him.
Journey Through Time : A Time Travel Adventure Collection Part 3
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 53,720. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2013 by Sandra Ross. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
This is the third part of the adventures of Kenneth and Savannah, two unlikely kids as they travel from the current time to the future to save the world from destruction. This book also includes the story of Julio, a guy who traveled from our world to another, venturing into the unknown to take on a new adventure he never though he would ever experience in his entire life.
Apples and Onions
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,540. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fairy Tales
Amy’s close encounter with a dragon in her family’s apple orchard produces unexpected fruit. But when her new friend is threatened, can she summon the courage to save him?
Harry's Mermaid
Series: Steve Vernon's Sea Tales. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,080. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
It happened in early September, the time of year when the city does its damnedest to remember what heat was, just one more time before winter rocks on in... A group of homeless man fishing for a little fun and folly - latch onto something that MIGHT be a mermaid. Lovecraft meets Cannery Row and things get weird from there.
Horse Tails: History and Beyond, part 1
Price: Free! Words: 5,320. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
Horse Tails: History and Beyond is a collection of five short magazine articles that full-time animal writer Sue Weaver wrote in 1991. Their themes are the magical milt (hippomanes), the folklore of coat color, veterinary bloodletting, and two articles about horse faeries. She plans to search her published article archive for similar items to use to compile more free ebooks like this one. Enjoy!
Tales Around a Driftwood Fire
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,530. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
These short stories were originally included in the novel Say Goodbye to Everything, but for the convenience of publication they are being kept separate as Tales Round a Driftwood Fire. The reader can therefore choose whether to treat them as part of the novel or as independent stories in their own right.