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Myth
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 70,670. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Not like you can. Those are four words that Evelyn Stadler will never be able to forget. They are the end of her conventional life, and the beginning of an unexpected adventure. Nothing will ever be the same. After following the instructions on a peculiar note found in her room, Evelyn stumbles upon a secret that has been attempted to be concealed for centuries.
Dark Light
Price: Free! Words: 74,170. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
(5.00)
Amber Wells had what she thought had an entirely normal, if not slightly complicated, life. That was until Matthew Pryer, general distraction, and Will, the guy next door—literally—turned her world upside down. But soon Amber realises that Matt is hiding a secret, and she finds herself caught up in a world she doesn't know, attempting to prevent his secret from destroying them all...
Forged in Blood
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,500. Language: British English. Published: August 23, 2012 by Alt Hist Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Hated and despised by his demi-god daughters, Tiel believes that his offer to show ruler-ship over the lands below the mountains has appeased their desire for revenge. But the Enbreeda have other plans for Tiel, the stoop shouldered god of the Forge. Forged in Blood is an epic fantasy short story. This edition includes a free bonus story: Demon River.
The Aphrodite Syndrome
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,820. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Aldine, President of the Mervogian Federation of Planets, visits the solar system to sign a treaty with the Terran Alliance. After an attempt is made on her life, she meets a woman who claims to be an ancient deity. Soon both women realize they must each depend upon, and learn from, the other in order to survive.
Road to Magdalena
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,730. Language: American English. Published: August 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
On a road trip to Mexico, Nick receives a random flyer warning him of Armageddon. Nick believes it's true, and recruits his best friend Cody and girlfriend's sister Rose to travel with him to the town of Magdalena, where he'll seek his salvation as he awaits the end of the world. This short story was influenced by the myth of Narcissus and Echo.
Lost Continents: The Legend and The Myth
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,320. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders
A lost continent is a hypothetical landmass that for whatever reason no longer exists. A prime example is Atlantis, which, according to Greek myth, sank to the bottom of the sea. This book is a list of similar lost continents.
A Stone From the Stream
Price: Free! Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.25)
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.
Knight Fall (#10) (Dragon's Fire)
Series: Dragon's Fire, Book 9. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,060. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Annabel Wells finds herself being mated not only to her love Crispin but also to the knight Mark. Mark is intent on keeping her married to him. Now they must seek out the elders and hope there is a way to change the contract.
Verdigris
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 6,710. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
24 poems on themes from the everyday ("Mother, May I?" and "If I Spend My Life") to the mythic ("At Blayneys," "Fenris," "Prometheus," "On the Down Side" and "Verdigris"), current events ("Elian Gonzales," "Colbumine" and "Arab Spring"), villanelles ("I Am an Old Man," "Winds and Sands") and English sonnets ("No Time for Hatred's Wars," "Water or Wave").
The Black Elf of Seaward Isle
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,060. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012 by Village Green Press LLC. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
The first volume in Joni Parker's epic fantasy finds time travelers stranded on an uncharted island.