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The Ballad of Penumbria I: A King's Ransom
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 93,300. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
The kingdom of Penumbria is a hopeless land, where every citizen is a slave, and the regent, Duke Botewulf Blagden, rules with unpredictable cruelty. A young serf-turned-thief named Dava finally despairs of life and seeks to end his misery in the sterile desert of the Endless Emptiness. But a seeming chance encounter with three strange travelers sets him on a path from the gutter to the throne.
Vanishing: A Short Story
Price: $1.74 USD. Words: 2,130. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » General
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.
A Rosary for Our Lady of the Magma (Chronicles of Nairn)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,120. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2012 by Knights Hill Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
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.
The Celtic Circle
Price: $5.40 USD. Words: 22,320. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012 by Gilbert J Hardwick. Categories: 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.
The Triumph Of Life, Love, and Being Illustrated
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,040. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
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.
Other Stories
Series: Fantasy ยท Horror. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,250. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2012. Categories: 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.
Arrows
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 68,420. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011 by Libros Libertad Publishing. Categories: 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...
One Hand Killing
Series: An Alex Sullivan Zen Mystery, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,830. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
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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.
Monks, Beasts & Dreams on Heavenly Terrace
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 143,640. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Religion and self-improvement, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Self-realization
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.
Suitcase Nuke
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2011 by Triple V Publishing. Categories: 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.