Books tagged: folklore fiction

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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.”
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.
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.
Thorn the Bounty Hunter in the Amber Bones
Series: Thorn the Bounty Hunter, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 106,940. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Fantasy » General
When Thorn takes what he believes is a routine job to track down a friend's missing son, he finds himself in the middle of a sinister plot that would change the very nature of trade throughout the Free Lands. Soon he is fighting for his life against corrupt politicians, power-mad businessmen, and a macabre figure from local legend known as the Amber Bones.
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.
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.
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."
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 » Literature » 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.
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 » Literature » 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.