Books tagged: myth

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Kinard Mythology Anthology
Price: Free! Words: 96,020. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Each year, sixth graders at Kinard dive into the world of Mythology. After studying great works of Homer, Ancient Greece and Rome, students write their own myths. This is the compilation of their hard work.
The Firebird and Other Extracts from Strange Matters
Price: Free! Words: 23,150. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Ekaterina wants to be taken seriously by the men of her village, so she sets out to hunt the greatest prey of all, the legendary Firebird. On the way she encounters three strangers who give her the gifts she needs- for a price. This short novella, inspired by Slavic folklore, also includes the short stories British Gods and Saturday's Child.
The Truth About Fairies
Price: Free! Words: 44,250. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Many tales warn us to beware the Fay Queen: yet when she steals-away Rouger, his friend Luna sets out to find her magical realm. A small key made of a mistletoe berry provides her first clue, a box containing all our fears another. Yet it’s the secret of the Fay Queen’s eternal beauty that will ensure her success–for the queen may take the youth of any girl foolish enough to willingly approach her
Strange Matters
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 130,380. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Strange Matters is a collection of tales of fantasy, myth and magic. Some are funny, some are dark, some are both. Some are set in our world, with the skin peeled back to reveal the magical mechanisms beneath. Some are set in fantasy worlds, where instead it’s the reflections of reality which are hidden. All contain matters best described as ‘strange’, because to me, strange matters.
Third Circle
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 124,770. Language: British English. Published: May 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
A spirit of immense power is seeking to destroy our world. Our last defence lies in the weathered stone circles of Cornwall, but their strength is failing as they crumble away. Karin and Denzil draw on the strength of their ancient blood to shore up the defences. Denzil is possessed by the spirit, and must fight against his sister as she strives to hold the weakest point – the Third Circle.
The Fair Elf Princess
Price: Free! Words: 93,040. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2015. Categories: Screenplays » Action Adventure
A young boy discovers he's able to take the splendors of his dreams into the real world. One night he finds a mysterious young girl laying with him.
A Cynical American's Guide to British Myth
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,490. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2015 by RavenswoodPublishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
When Lydia, a teacher of English folklore and myth, contacts a cynical American writer on line, their relationship seems doomed because despite their shared love of the paranormal and supernatural their beliefs are poles apart. To Lydia's astonishment, Jensen accepts her invitation to visit England and to explore its myths and legends.
The SkyHorse
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 48,320. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Fourteen year old Tovi thinks finding a flying horse is fabulous luck—until a mysterious stranger says finders aren’t always keepers.
The Meek
Price: Free! Words: 10,420. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Braving the lethal elements and buzzkills, four crawl out from the shelter of their hovel to push an invention towards the legendary tower the fatcats built before the world fell into ruin. They hope their machine will discover where the fatcats sleep, so that, finally, those who were left behind to languish in the wastes can take revenge by filling the fatcats' dreams with nightmares.
A Price in Every Box
You set the price! Words: 4,350. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
This quirky story looks at what happens when Pandora finally finds what she released centuries ago, and locks him away in a suitcase. Can the world handle life without evil?