Books tagged: folklore

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Woodland Children
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 52,490. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
What lies within the woods, luring victims to an early grave? What is the folklore which links the old birch tree to these twenty first century deaths?
Islamic Folklore Prophet Muhammad SAW & The Spider from Cave of Thawr
Price: Free! Words: 2,500. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2017 by Dragon Promedia. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Islam / History
I am not one to make false claims and show-off, I am simply stating facts. I do not think that I need to introduce myself to the reader, for I am sure you understand that I am the spider of the cave that the Messenger of Allah (peace be upon him) hid in. I am the one, who was responsible for the Prophet's deliverance. I am the one, who Allah (God) sent to protect him.
Japanese Folklore The Legend of Eternal Life
Price: Free! Words: 3,040. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2017 by Dragon Promedia. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fairy tales
One day, without any reason whatsoever, the thought of death and sickness came to him. The idea of falling ill or dying made him very wretched. "I should like to live," he said to himself, "till I am five or six hundred years old at least, free from all sickness. The ordinary span of a man's life is very short."
Changeling
Series: Flash Fiction Month, 2017. Price: Free! Words: 14,340. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction
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These 31 very short stories range from strange to dark to inspirational to funny, from space faeries to prison breaks to dating sims, and from 55 to 1,000 words. Written entirely during July 2017 as a part of Flash Fiction Month.
浦島伝説の謎を解く
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 4,460. Language: Japanese. Published: August 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Asian / Japanese, Nonfiction » History » Civilization
浦島伝説には不可解な謎がある。なぜ竜宮は水の中にあるのか、なぜ竜が登場しないのに竜宮なのか、なぜ玉手箱を開けると年を取るのか。これらの謎を解明しながら、個人史的にも人類史的にも忘れ去られた太古の記憶を甦らせ、さらに、なぜこの記憶が抑圧され、忘れ去られるようになったのか、個体発生的かつ系統発生的にそのフラクタルなプロセスを明らかにする。
The Story of Prophet Abraham (Ibrahim) In Islam
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 5,510. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2017 by Dragon Promedia. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Islam / History
Prophet Ibrahim known as Prophet Abraham in the Hebrew Bible, is recognized as a prophet and messenger in Islam of Allah (God). Abraham plays a prominent role as an example of faith in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. In Muslim belief, Abraham fulfilled all the commandments and trials wherein God nurtured him throughout his lifetime.
The Story of Prophet Ishmael (Ismail) In Islam
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,160. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2017 by Dragon Promedia. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Prophet Ishmael or Prophet Ismail is the figure known in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam as Abraham's (Ibrahim) son, born to Hagar (Hajar). In Islam, Ishmael is regarded as a prophet (nabi) and an ancestor to Prophet Muhammad SAW. He also became associated with Mecca and the construction of the Kaaba, as well as equated with the term "Arab" by some.
Harmony of Lady Shadow Moon
Price: Free! Words: 29,040. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » African American fiction » General
Aanujah believed her summer would be a simple visit to granny, but the truth manifested itself with sharp teeth and claws. It will take all her courage to not back down from such a force. It will take all her courage to once again become the Lady of Shadow Moon.
Tristan Merryweather, Cheltenham's Finest Supernatural Detective: The Brag of Gold
Price: Free! Words: 16,110. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
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Tristan Merryweather, Cheltenham's finest detective of all things supernatural, is in a spot of bother. Without a hint of any paranormal going-ons for months, he finds himself without stimulation, reason to celebrate, or his trusty housekeeper. So when a champion horse breeder recruits him to solve the mystery of a phantom horse, Tristan has no choice but to leap at the opportunity.
"The Jamesons."
Price: Free! Words: 2,770. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The Jamesons, a middle-class Reno family, find themselves in a mystery of Native-American origins. One that puts the family in an unthinkable position for their home and an even more precious thing to them!