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Trappist Tales
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 27,880. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Religious
In 1955, a group of Trappist monks set out from their motherhouse in Kentucky to found a new abbey in Missouri. These stories predate the reforms of the Second Vatican Council, but take place during a time when Jim Crow still flourished and where, in the Bible Belt, Roman Catholicism was viewed with deep distrust
Suitcase Nuke
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,060. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2011 by Triple V Publishing. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
Gerry thought he'd found solace and peace in an isolated monastery. When a spy infiltrates the grounds with a visiting faction of monks determined to destabilize the order, Gerry is forced into action, putting all his old training to use.
Monks, Beasts & Dreams on Heavenly Terrace
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Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 143,640. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Religion and self-improvement
This book's pages form the record of events that really happened in the Tang-period China (the 8th century) at Guo-qing Temple secluded on Mount Tian-tai. For this no extra charge has been made with the exception of delightful insight into the background of the four figures: three eccentric persons and the forth—the unnamed tigress, a creature on the back of which Chan monk Feng Gan usually rode.
One Hand Killing
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Series: An Alex Sullivan Zen Mystery, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,830. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Burned out from the gritty streets and depraved criminals she deals with daily, NYPD Detective Alex Sullivan escapes to the only place she can find any peace—a Zen Monastery in the Catskill Mountains. But while there, the walls of this once peaceful sanctuary are breached by the horror of ritual murders and the slow acid drip of suspicion.
Arrows
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Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 68,420. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011 by Libros Libertad Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
How does a monk raised in a monastery deal with naked women and the atrocities of war? In 1566, Spain expands its dominion over the newly discovered territories not yet widely known as America. The many native nations of this new land pose no threat to Spain's superiority, despite the ferocity of their resistance...
Other Stories
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Series: Fantasy. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,360. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
The students trip to the monastery has unforeseen consequences. The retreat is away from the city in a forest on the other side of a mountain.
The Triumph Of Life, Love, and Being Illustrated
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,040. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
Color Illustrated. In a monastical village, a monk and a nun to-be exchange notes, via the books they send back and forth, for illustration and editing, they noting the forbidden knowledge therein. When the monastical village burns to the ground, they embark on a picaresque journey, in which they employ their wisdom, encountering various and sundry situations. They carry a special, speaking, book.
The Celtic Circle
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Price: $5.40 USD. Words: 22,320. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012 by Gilbert J Hardwick. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
On a windswept coast, not far from Lindisfarne, a small Celtic community have found security. Did the gods lead them there? A dying grandmother struggles to recite their tale, which is then seen through the eyes of younger characters.
A Rosary for Our Lady of the Magma (Chronicles of Nairn)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,120. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2012 by Knights Hill Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Modester used to be a monk of Our Lady of the Magma monastery. Now he’s a prisoner of war. When his captors order him to use his gift of dowsing to find new islands during a sea voyage, Modester must decide how much he’s willing to pay for revenge. A ROSARY FOR OUR LADY OF THE MAGMA is set in eleventh-century Nairn, the universe of Felix R. Savage's epic SWORD OF TRUTH trilogy.
Vanishing: A Short Story
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Price: $1.74 USD. Words: 2,130. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Hands aren't supposed to disappear. Or other body parts for that matter. If this keeps up, elves will disappear entirely. Well, I can't let that happen, can I? There's only one thing for it. To brave the ancient wisdom and hope I'll find what I need without destroying my life entirely. This short story is about 1500 words, or approximately 6 average book pages.