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Herakles and the Golden Apples
Series: The Legend of Herakles, Episode 12. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,590. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2014 by Hercules Bantas. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
For his eleventh labor, Hera sends Herakles to the end of the earth where the Titan Atlas holds up the heavens. To fulfil his task, Herakles must find the Garden of the Hesperides - a place where no mortal has ever been - and then defeat the sleepless serpent Ladon, who guards the Garden against those who would steal away the divine fruit.
Seeds of Hope
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,970. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2014 by Soul's Road Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
“When Glynis Mac Tavish went to find the wind…” So begins this short story of loss and longing, inspired by the Highlands of Scotland and Celtic mythology. Glynis, the last of her clan, asks the personification of wind itself only for what she has lost. But all the wind can do is give her the tools to find within herself what she truly seeks.
Sharavega
Price: Free! Words: 5,590. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World
Exploring truth, while still being relevant and thoroughly entertaining.
Little Red Riding Hood -- A Story Retold
Series: Short Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 900. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2014 by Broomhandle Books. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fairy Tales, Fiction » Classics
Who really knows what happened in that cottage between Little Red Riding Hood and the wolf?
The Holder of the Key (Redux)
Series: Holder of the Key, 1. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,280. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Adventure » Action
In the first entry of the epic HOLDER OF THE KEY series, researcher Adam Thorne uncovers an mysterious artefact from a long lost civilization; the highly coveted Key of Elysia. At this discovery, he is tasked by billionaire business magnate Lucius Hart with building a team and tracking down more of these enigmatic gifts, starting with a shrine hidden deep within the Mojave Desert.
Herakles and Geryon
Series: The Legend of Herakles, Episode 11. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,750. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2014 by Hercules Bantas. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Classics
For his tenth labor, Herakles must travel to the red lands far to the west, where Hera has commanded he steal the famed red cattle of the triple-bodied giant Geryon. But the task in no easy one, because the cattle are guarded by the double headed hound Orthros, the brother of Kerberos who guards the gates of the underworld.
Forces of History: Myth, Liberty and Freedom in European History.
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 49,830. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Forces of History traces liberty through events in European history including: Rome, Greece, Middle Ages and even the Irish fight for freedom. It is a collection of essays that show how the same story of liberty has risen to the top throughout the ages.
Salomé Book 2: Revelation
Series: Salomé, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,570. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Salomé has rebelled against her uncle’s cruel reign and joined forces with an underground network of rebels. Her powers are growing. But seeing the devastating reality of humanity’s suffering, she despairs. The Magnates stranglehold on the populace has tightened and they have gained access to her Homeworld, poisoning its purity. Salomé's only chance of defeating the oppressors lies in recovering
Salomé Book 1: The Prophecy
Series: Salomé, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 99,690. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
In a distant future, ten powerful Magnates rule Earth, holding all mankind in their ever-tightening grasp. Salomé is born, princess of the Domain of Doreh, daughter of its popular Archlord. Raised in luxury for eighteen years, Salomé is unaware that she is the key to an ancient Prophecy – the long awaited Messenger from a benevolent, mystical world of light, here on a mission to deliver human
Herakles Against the Amazons
Series: The Legend of Herakles, Episode 10. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,180. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2014 by Hercules Bantas. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » General
For his ninth task, Hera sends Herakles to the land of the Amazons to recover a girdle given to Queen Hippolyte by Ares. Herakles gathers a group of heroes to accompany him on the long and perilous voyage across the sea, but the greatest danger he has to face is from the treachery that awaits him at journey's end.