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Polish, Dust and Sparkle
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,990. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
The men in the tight suits and narrow ties grow wealthy by cultivating the worth of their towers’ sparkle. Yet their economy depends upon the toil of the polishers, who work to keep so much glass clean. A magic dancer jeopardizes the fragile skyline when her steps summon a thundering herd, turning the polishers into hunters, and threatening to shatter all the foundations made of fragile glass.
Fireborn
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 279,510. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Fantasy adventure that follows the lives of four Fureath'i warriors that become legends
Herakles and Kerberos
Series: The Legend of Herakles, Episode 13. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,550. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2014 by Hercules Bantas. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Classics
For his twelfth and final labor, Hera set Herakles the seemingly impossible task of bringing back Kerberos, the triple headed guardian of the door to the underworld. But the snarling monster wasn't Herakles only problem. Hades was not happy about a mortal man violating his domain, and he made his displeasure known.
The Legend of Herakles, Volume Two
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,450. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2014 by Hercules Bantas. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Classics
Herakles was the most famous son of Zeus and a warrior without peer, but even his superhuman strength and agility could not keep him from becoming a pawn in the spiteful games played by the Gods. Volume Two includes episodes six through to ten of the series.
Herakles and the Mares of Diomedes
Series: The Legend of Herakles, Episode 9. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,570. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2014 by Hercules Bantas. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Classics
Hera, frustrated with Herakles's continued success, sends him beyond the borders of Hellas to Thrace for his eighth task. Herakles's must retrieve the flesh-eating mares bred by the King of Thrace, the giant Diomedes and bring them back to Tiryns alive. But between Tiryns and Thrace is the city of Pherae, where King Admentis mourns the death of his wife Alcetsis.
Invisible Moon
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 50,560. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2014 by WordFire Press. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » General
The world has begun to change, and the Myths are beginning to wake…
Herakles and the Cretan Bull
Series: The Legend of Herakles, Episode 8. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,500. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2014 by Hercules Bantas. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Classics
For his seventh task, Herakles must travel to the island of Crete and capture a bull bred by Poseidon that was terrorizing the island. But first, he must deal with King Theiodamas of the Dryopes, who is convinced that Herakles murdered his son Hylas after they had traveled together on the Argo.
The Stymphalian Birds
Series: The Legend of Herakles, Episode 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,950. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2014 by Hercules Bantas. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Classics
At Hera's command, Herakles must journey to Lake Stymphalia and clear the area of a flock of strange birds that have settled in the marsh. She hopes that these flesh-eating monsters will prove to be the son of Zeus's downfall because each is as tall as a man, can shoot barbed feathers from its wings, and has a beak made of bronze. Herakles must use all his cunning and strength if he is to prevail.
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: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,910. 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.