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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.
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.
Finding Home - A Journey to Belong
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,710. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2011 by MAP. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Religion
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.
Monk 1: Beginnings
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,600. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2011 by Lunatic Ink Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Adventure » General
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."
The Power of Love
Series: The Way of Silence, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 1,260. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2011. Categories: 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.
Brother Hermitage, the Shorts
Price: Free! Words: 25,500. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
From the monk who ruined the medieval crime genre comes a set of short tales; vignettes that only go to show that you never can tell. 60,000 have fallen for the truly medieval detective, Brother Hermitage, and found him "hilraious", "laugh out loud funny" and "brilliant" - as well as "stupid" and "clearly not for me!". These short tales are better than all the main novels - they're free!
Iron Monk
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,420. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2011 by Olo Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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 Monk and the Prostitute
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,050. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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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.
NIGHT PRAYER from the Office of the Dead
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 34,090. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A centuries-old cycle of fear and death spans China, Europe, and America, and it falls upon the shoulders of a simple Christian monk and his companions to break that spell. Sixteenth Century France bursts into life for Twenty-first Century Brother Francis O’Neil through ancient parchments that have mysteriously come into his hands in China—along with their dangerous legacy.