Books tagged: folklore fiction

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Greenteeth
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,810. Language: British English. Published: December 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
When three university friends travel to an isolated lake to investigate reported sightings of an alien big cat they expect yet another hoax, but a local history book tells the tale of a sunken village, and when footage from their remote cameras appears to show someone emerging from the water in the dead of night they realise that the lake may hold stranger secrets than a phantom panther.
The Crow, the Jackal and the Red Crab
Price: Free! Words: 16,190. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Fairy tales
A myth describing the origin of the land crab found in the southern slopes of the Khasi and Jaintia Hills in Meghalaya, India. Retold in a humorous vein for increased pleasure of the readers.
Лепый Ива: Опыт синтеза и реконструкции ряда тем индоевропейского мифа в контексте славянского Ярилина цикла
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,890. Language: Russian. Published: August 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fairy tales, Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
Предложен синтез и реконструкция ряда устойчивых тем индоевропейских мифов в контексте славянского Ярильного цикла в современном фэнтезийном стиле.
Little Red Riding Hood
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,440. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2013 by Box Of Light. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables, Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
This is one of the world's most popular children's stories, set in "the mountains where the smell of hickory smoke still rises in the morning and guitars still lullaby the evenings."
Seven At A Whack, A Jack Tale
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,840. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2013 by Box Of Light. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Wily Jack brags that he has killed seven in a single blow (flies that is). The local King find out and Jack finds himself ridding the country of boars, unicorns and lions. It's all in a day's adventure for the young man who somehow survives every danger with his wiles and his wit. This retelling of the story by veteran storyteller Rand Whipple has a sly backwoods sense of humor.
The Dark Lady's Stone
Series: Tales of the Dark Lady, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 112,140. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
When the High Priest of Fire and Light orders destruction of the Dark Lady Death’s Standing Stone, the troubadour, Loriano of Vayne, does not realize that his epic poem of the battle between Light and Dark will place him between rival gods. Only a shaman storyteller knows the lost road to the Stone and Loriano is the only one he trusts. Loriano must risk death by fire to avoid a catastrophe.
The Three Billy Goats Gruff
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 90. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2013 by Box Of Light. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
Robert Bender's colorful telling of The Three Billy Goats Gruff. With simple, direct language and vibrant illustrations, this book tells the story of three wily goats who outsmart and overcome the hungry troll who guards their bridge.
The Lychway
Price: $4.48 USD. Words: 51,910. Language: British English. Published: November 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Switching between late eighteenth century and modern day Dartmoor, and London, the story mixes legend with reality and contains many elements of folklore. The two main characters must try to find their way through the tragic circumstances of grief and personal loss, and ultimately life itself.
Plato Meramec's Parables of Horror
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,260. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Horror » General
Plato Meramec’s Parables of Horror is written to amuse as well as terrify. These three stand-alone short stories blend folklore fiction, philosophy, and horror into a gruesomely wonderful read. This work is designed to be a digital dollar store novel with quality that transcends the grave. Stories featured in this novel are “Creature Nostalgic,” “Flexing in the Dark,” and “Preservation Snee.”
Legends and Myths from North Wales
Price: Free! Words: 19,520. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
A collection of sixteen Welsh legends and myths from North Wales.