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A Child's Eye View of Dragons
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,620. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2015 by Spero Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Comparative Religion
Dragons are known the world over in mythology, story, art...even TV. This work talks about over a hundred Dragon types from myth and legend, and goes into - at length - why people believe in dragons, why dragons appear in art and advertising, and much, much more. Like others in Spero's Child's Eye View book, this is written for the 8-13 age range, but adults will enjoy it and learn from, it too.
Саксон Грамматик о дохристианской славянской религии: Новый перевод соответствующих фрагментов XIV книги Деяний Данов
Price: Free! Words: 7,490. Language: Russian. Published: July 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend, Nonfiction » History » European
Герцог Генри Лев Саксонский, король Вальдемар Датский и епископ Абсалон следуют призыву Папы Римского организовать Северный Крестовый поход с целью христианизации прибалтийских народов. Преуспев в своем начинании и покорив Вендских славян, они обнаруживают странные и искусно сделанные храмы и статуи, становятся свидетелями удивительных обычаев и прорицательских ритуалов.
Lucian's "True History". Its Credible Parts Interpreted
Price: $8.25 USD. Words: 21,120. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
(4.00)
People have been writing forever about travels to the Moon. Lucian's "True History", a "monument of lies", written in the 2nd century A.D., is one such book. This analysis of his Moon travel story in Far Antiquity makes sense of the bizarre events described by Lucian and shows them to concur with our own experiences with and ideas about space, space travel and biotechnology.
Under a Solstice Moon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,720. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015 by Byrnie Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fairy tales, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
The Snow King and the Sun King meet in combat every solstice, to fight for power over the coming season. But this time, the Snow King decides to change the rules. Fantasy short story.
Queen of Thorns
Series: Gothic Faerie Tale, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,820. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fairy tales, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fairy Tales
Gerda and Kai make plans to return home, as Khione recovers from Queen Eleanor’s second failed assignation attempt. Even though Khione remembers nothing of the last six months, she faces some tough decisions. Eleanor unaware of her failed plan to rid herself of her daughter, decides to move forward with her political and personal alliance with King Wilbur. A decision she may yet regret.
Tales From Grandpa
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,210. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
Six interesting stories grandpa told me: Birds of a Feather, Why Tortoise Have Rough Shell, Why Lizards Nod their Heads, Why Guinea Fowls Have Bald Head, Why Dogs Live with Man and finally, Dreamland, a place where the entire animals wish to go. Depicted for her waterfalls, serenity and reputed as a land of plenty by all the animals.
The Song of Merlin: Volume 1
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 154,440. Language: British English. Published: June 5, 2015 by Tenth Street Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Poetry » Medieval
Dance with the song of Merlin set upon Cornwall’s raging windswept shores and delight in the eternity of eternia. Find and use the thirteen treasures of the ancient Celts and become one with the prophecies of Merlin.
The Wickerman: A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,520. Language: American English. Published: June 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Horror » General
When Alex turned off the interstate to find a gas station, he never expected to end up in a town where the cows outnumbered the people. But when it turns out that their station ran out of gas the day before, and the phones don't work anywhere in or around the town, things start to get a little strange. What does this happy little town hide?
Third Circle
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 124,770. Language: British English. Published: May 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
A spirit of immense power is seeking to destroy our world. Our last defence lies in the weathered stone circles of Cornwall, but their strength is failing as they crumble away. Karin and Denzil draw on the strength of their ancient blood to shore up the defences. Denzil is possessed by the spirit, and must fight against his sister as she strives to hold the weakest point – the Third Circle.
Strange Matters
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 130,380. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » General
(5.00)
Strange Matters is a collection of tales of fantasy, myth and magic. Some are funny, some are dark, some are both. Some are set in our world, with the skin peeled back to reveal the magical mechanisms beneath. Some are set in fantasy worlds, where instead it’s the reflections of reality which are hidden. All contain matters best described as ‘strange’, because to me, strange matters.