Books tagged: folklore

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A Thief's Game
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 91,120. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
In a time of misfortune and loss, the kingdom of Bullan is ruled by a greedy and murderous king. Eighteen-year-old Emersyn is forged from a life of crime and a burning desire for revenge. Her people call her Robyn Hoode. Putting an end to Hoode’s crimes becomes the ruthless king’s top priority. Now it seems the consequences of her long-term actions may be her own appointment with Death.
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?
The Pied Piper of Hamelin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,440. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2017 by The Writers of the Apocalypse. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
Rats! Rats everywhere in Hamelin Town! No one can get rid of them... except the Pied Piper. Keenum Spear retells this story while remaining faithful to the original narration (and moral lesson) by Robert Browning.
Changeling
Series: Flash Fiction Month, 2017. Price: Free! Words: 14,340. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction
(5.00)
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。
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
(4.00)
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
(3.67)
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!
Hunger Moon
Series: Loki's Wolves. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 108,710. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Framed for her lover's murder... Victoria Storm, Alpha of the Storm Pack, leads her beleaguered family of wolf-shifters in a desperate flight from Odin's mortal followers. Her worst enemy, a rogue hunter, won't stop until his brother's death is avenged and he'll kill anyone who gets in his way.
Valkyrie's Vengeance
Series: Loki's Wolves. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 38,850. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
In an alternate earth where the ancient Norse gods rule, one woman's destiny will determine the fate of the world... A thirty-year alliance that aligned wolves and hunters has shattered. Victoria Storm leads a few surviving members of her pack in a desperate flight. When innocent children are abducted, she must set aside her differences and work with her worst enemy to rescue them.