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A Stone From the Stream
Price: Free! Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
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Here is a short myth set in an ancient Japan that never was (but could have been), with monks that never were (but might have been), and journeys toward enlightenment (which may yet be). Here you will find monks and shrines; love and enlightenment; and no few stones, streams, and sutras. Perhaps, somewhere in the midst of all this, you will also find tranquility.
Past-Life in Japan
Price: Free! Words: 3,520. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The thought-provoking story of a man's life in Ancient Japan. Desparately seeking enlightenment, his life's path leads through extreme situations which inform him of what enlightment is not....
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.
Four Stories About Death: A Sage, a Monk, a Ballerina and a Tyrant
You set the price! Words: 30,090. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Screenplays » History
This artistic meditation on death is derived from the factual historic material. It shows death as a reflection of one’s life.
Vipassana Meditation: My Experiences at a 10-Day Retreat
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,890. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Vipassana is one of the world's most ancient forms of meditation. In this detailed essay, author Robert Crayola describes all that goes on at a 10-day Vipassana course, providing a thorough accounting of the pros and cons involved. Also included is information on taking the course yourself.
Sabien's Quest: The Light, vol. 1
Series: Creator's Realm, Book 1. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 140,170. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Christian » Fantasy
This is the tale of the Monk Made King; the legend of the Scorched Warrior; the truth of a Boy Chosen to Bring Light. Sabien wanders in search of The Light while battling nine-foot tall demons, befriending werewolves and assassins, discovering his royal heritage, and understanding his role in the coming apocalypse. But most of all it’s the story of a mixed-race boy finding his place in the world.
Summary of: The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,430. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
This summary of “The Monk Who sold his Ferrari” presents the seven pillars of true personal growth, success and accomplishment, with the Virtue, Wisdom, and Practices and Exercises relevant to each.
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...
The Monk, the Clerk and the General
Price: Free! Words: 2,330. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
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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.
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.