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Ancient Tales, Modern Legends
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,290. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Ancient Tales, Modern Legends, a short story collection by Ted William Gross presents the reader with engaging and thought-provoking stories spanning the ages. Covering subjects of love, loss, pain, desire, need, frustration and hope these stories are meant to entertain as well leave an indelible impression upon the reader. Some of these stories can be purchased individually in E-Book format.
Elijah's Coins
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,760. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Literature » Literary
"Elijah's Coins" is a historical fiction story in which the biblical Elijah appears in more recent times to grant those who wish the ability to change the course of their lives. A beggar sits on a street in Warsaw with his hand out for coins. Two people answer the request. Then fate intervenes and the two are offered a choice which will effect generations to come.
Jacob's Ladder
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,130. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
What happens when man and arch-angel meet and are forced to take action without any command to do so? What decisions must they arrive at despite the eons old silence of the One who rules them? How do they react to evil and good in their own way? How do they interpret the silence of the heavens? This is the story of “Jacob's Ladder” which is a mythical, fable-like discourse between man and angel.
Tiny Slivers From A Silver Horn
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,110. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
"Tiny Slivers From A Silver Horn" is a fable or legend if you will, about Unicorns, mankind and the stars. It presents a message of hope though it forces upon those who dare to hope even during the darkest of times, a choice which will have dire consequences no matter which road they choose to embark upon. Can one Unicorn make the choice between giving hope and disobedience?
Myth of the Spirit Guardian
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,270. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
As the Noric Horde terrorizes the land a myth arises out of the fear and destruction of their wake. A savior is prophesized to be born. One who will end the long reign of Luciens darkness that has taken control. Lucien commands the Noric Horde to do his bidding. They kill without remorse, plunder without prejudice and feed off the fear they create.
The Seer, Deadly Fairy Tales Book 1
Series: Deadly Fairy Tales Series, A Compendium. Price: Free! Words: 48,420. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fairy Tales, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Anything can happen on Halloween night in Salem—even a human sacrifice.
Satyrday Night Fever
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,520. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
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Hudson Hollow is a satyr living in the modern world. Things are tough for mythkind as they have to protect themselves from those that want them dead. After a long dry spell Hudson decides its time for a night out on the town. Little can he imagine the trouble that awaits as he gives into his Satyrday Night Fever.
A New Myth for America
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 19,800. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
Every great civilization has had its own myth, a cosmic story of how we fit into the universe, a divine story of who we are and where we came from. Greece had Zeus and Athena. Rome had Romulus and Remus. Western civilization had the Old Testament prophets and stories of the Bible. Now a great new myth comes forth in America. It is the reason for the existence of the universe itself.
A Terrible Price
Price: Free! Words: 2,000. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Children’s books » Legends, Myths, Fables / Other
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The story continues... An eagle and an angry grizzly bear. Can they work together to help an injured boy who once saved them?
Anais of Brightshire
Series: The Blood Mage Chronicles, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 29,890. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
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Struggling to find acceptance as a scullery maid in the Great House of Brightshire, Anais discovers a manuscript on the practice of illegal blood magic. In secret, she teaches herself the art. Amidst rumors of townspeople devoured by monsters, Anais knows she needs every advantage to keep herself, and her two accidentally acquired friends, safe from the evil crawling out of the night.