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The Monk and the Prostitute
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,050. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A young monk falls in love with a prostitute. They make plans to escape to a better life until she is murdered for her body's organs. "Life Ain't Fair" could have been an alternative title.
Big Brother Solomon: A Scribe and a Half
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,320. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Big Brother Solomon longs to be a scribe, but he worries that his large size is not well suited for the delicate work of copying manuscripts. Will he have to spend the rest of his life chopping wood at the monastery?
Iron Monk
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,420. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2011 by Olo Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Two Shaolin monks exiled to outer space try to keep up their traditions, including kung fu, on their way to answer an alien communication signal. But when Little Tiger falls ill, they must reinvent their approach in order to survive. "[A]n intriguing story of a group of Chinese dissidents sent on a treacherous space mission to contact aliens in the outer Solar System..." D. Douglas Fratz, sfsite
The Power of Love
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Series: The Way of Silence, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 1,260. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Religion
A monk finds an abandoned child in his retreat and goes on a search to find the mother. The power of Love is a gift of God.
Monk 1: Beginnings
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,600. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2011 by Lunatic Ink Publishing. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
1 year has passed since the execution of an entire village in the hills of Tibet. Now, the only survivor, Monk, a Buddhist priest caught in the vicious acts that were carried out there, is out to get revenge on the Chinese who devastated the village in front of his eyes. This story is about revenge and faith in a world that is and never was fair. “Fearfully violent."
Finding Home - A Journey to Belong
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,710. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2011 by MAP. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
For a hungry, cold and lonely street urchin, the terms 'home' and 'belonging' hold little meaning. Journey with young Litenya and his self-appointed companion, Daansar, as the monk brings these words to life, while pursuing a quest to bring balance and harmony to the Universe. Children 9 to 99 will find comfort in Dianne's well written words of wisdom, and Jennifer's brilliant illustrations.
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.
One Hand Killing
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Series: An Alex Sullivan Zen Mystery, Book 1. Price: Free! 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.
The Monk, the Clerk and the General
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Price: Free! Words: 2,330. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
This short piece is a meditation on the last series of protests in Burma. It deals with the attempted uprisings from the point of view of three symbolic protagonists, a humble clerk who works for the regime, a senior Buddhist monk who has found himself embroiled in the politics of the military government and the dying general who is still able to justify his barbaric actions.
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...