Books tagged: greek mythology

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The story of Athene and Arachne (How the spider was created) (BratReads)
By David Elvar
Price: Free! Words: 2,730. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2009. Category: Fiction
A dramatisation of a legend from Ancient Greece.
Minos
By Daniel Blair Dundee
You set the price! Words: 290,620. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2010. Category: Fiction
Follow Minos and his descendants, the kings of the island of Crete, as they lead the Minoan civilization out of Neolithic times to an age of discovery, enlightenment, scientific knowledge, industrialization, and enterprise. Their saga takes them around the Mediterranean and influences surrounding civilizations. You will wonder, and will learn, why we didn't have the 20th Century 3000 years ago.
The Muses Are NOT Amused
By Jeff Thomason
Series: Jeff Thomason's Short Stories, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,290. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2010. Category: Fiction
In college, Allen’s hand was guided by the Muses -- Greek goddesses of the arts -- but he chose to ignore their gifts. Now he is a professor himself pushing his art students to paint in his style instead of following the whisperings of the muses. They decide to give him one more chance to change his course or else learn the hard way that you don't want an unamused muse with her eyes set on you.
Twenty-Five Years Ago Today
By Stacy Juba
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,000. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2010. Category: Fiction
For 25 years, Diana Ferguson’s killer has gotten away with murder. When editorial assistant Kris Langley investigates the cold case of the artistic young cocktail waitress who was obsessed with Greek mythology, she must fight to stay off the obituary page herself. Finding out the truth about that long ago night may shatter Kris’s present, costing her love, her career, and ultimately her life.
A Cycle of Gods
By Henry Lazarus
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 113,660. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2010 by WolfSinger Publications. Category: Fiction
The Gods of Light have dominated the ancient world for centuries, interfering with human civilization. Now, someone is killing them. That frightens the Gods enough to send for the trickster, Odyl, the hero of the Minoan war, to discover the murderer. The answer is found deep under Minos in a maze of caverns where Odyl is seeking his wife and child and being hunted by Gods trying to kill him.
Permanent Ink
By Lisa Silverthorne
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,760. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2010. Category: Fiction
The goddess Persephone, a tattoo artist in Seattle, is tired of her transient life in the mortal world and the Underworld. Defying an immortal curse and risking her heart, Persephone remains in the mortal world, halting winter and besieging the city in a heat wave. Will Hades love her enough to let her go or drag her back to the desolate Underworld?
Soul Taker
By Lisa Silverthorne
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,470. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2010 by Elusive Blue Fiction. Category: Fiction
A goddess, trapped in the body of a harpy, struggles to save a mortal from Hera's minions and a terrible storm. Will her love for him be enough to save them both? A short story by Lisa Silverthorne. Originally published in Hags, Sirens, and Other Bad Girls of Fantasy (DAW Books, July 2006).
To Ride the Serpent Once More
By Terry Hayman
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,470. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2010 by Fiero Publishing. Category: Fiction
Medea is often remembered as one of the great witches of Greek mythology. She betrayed her father to help Jason steal the golden fleece, she killed her enemies ruthlessly, she burned her own children to death. But that's such a man's telling of the tale . Here's the story of what really happened, and its final untold chapter.
Never His Sword
By Terry Hayman
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,600. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2010 by Fiero Publishing. Category: Fiction
The story of the sword of Damocles, a sword hung by a thread over the neck of a boastful courtier, is all about the sword and how it represents the precarious nature of life and power. But the real story was never about the sword at all, but about the people who hung it there and the people who suffered and why. Because it was never Damocles's sword to begin with.
The Ylem (The Ylem Trilogy, # 1)
By Tatiana Vila
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 99,630. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2010. Category: Fiction
When Kalista moves with her father to the town of Ruidoso,she doesn't expect her quiet life to change.That is,until she meets mysterious Tristan,who not only increases her heart rate but seems to have a connection with her.Bizarre dreams start crowding her mind,but when she stumbles upon an ancient book she realizes there might be a reason to them.The book wraps a secret,a secret she's part of...