Books tagged: mythological fiction

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Dragons Blood
By Paul Weber
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 35,480. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2010. Category: Fiction
Recently, while staying at a remote inn by the windy shore of one of Scotland’s famous lochs, I noticed a brick under the hearth in my room was loose. Pulling the brick out and intending to bring the problem to my host’s attention, I noticed what looked like the corner of a small wooden chest. Pulling out some of the other bricks, which were held loosely in place by the decayed mortar.....
The Fyrdhwæt Saga
By Patrisha Reece-Davies
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,930. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2010. Category: Fiction
An epic tale of adventure told in verse, with lines in traditional Anglo-Saxon. Discussed and approved by scholars. Includes full introduction and translation notes. Fyrdhwæt is unloved and rejected by his people. Valiantly he slays three terrible monsters, but his bravery goes un-acclaimed. The poem is romantic, sad, exciting and very much open to interpretation.
Migrations, Volume I : Don't Forget to Breathe
By Ashim Shanker
Series: Migrations. Price: Free! Words: 96,360. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2010. Category: Fiction
"...he could imagine the Dust spiraling in corners, plotting en masse an elaborate offensive upon those who sought seclusion from the outside Universe. The Dust: it was older than Time, bound by its allegiance to the Tangible—to the very Physical Substance of creation— to make pointed attacks fueled by conspiracy upon its bitter rival, the amorphously-composed Intangible Will.." (p.202)
The Labyrinth of the Heart: Changed Myths for Changing Lives
By Daniel Cohen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,460. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Myths and folktales are retold in this book against the grain of the conventional tellings (which is why the subtitle refers to “Changed Myths”), as well as some new stories in a similar vein. My stories present new images of male heroes, who do not need to use violence to reach their goals. The stories are informed by the insights of goddess spirituality and feminism.
A Most Helpful Text
By Michael Angel
Price: Free! Words: 16,790. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2011 by Banty Hen Publishing. Category: Fiction
Journalist Madeline Ferrero's ability to spot patterns in online text leads her on a chase: to find the ‘Helpful Gremlin’ who’s been predicting disasters in the Chicago area without fail for over a decade. The hunt takes an unexpected twist when she starts getting texts from the mysterious Gremlin. But are they thinly veiled threats from someone with the talent to predict the future?
Servant of the Muses
By Brad A. White
Series: Jake Conrad Mythological Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,660. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2012 by Blue Oranda Publishing. Category: Fiction
Jake Conrad is a two-bit detective in the City by the Bay. For twenty dollars a day - plus expenses - he'll take your case. When Jake's assistant Clio vanishes, one mysterious redhead wants her found, but others want to make sure she's lost forever. If he can't figure it out, his hero's journey may be over before it begins in this noir mythical mystery.
The Interview
By Paul D. Dail
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,130. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2012. Category: Fiction
Reporter Jay Kipp gets more than he expected from his interview with an old, blind homeless man who goes by the mythological moniker of Phineus, a Phoenician king who was blinded by Zeus.
Blood Maiden
By Crystal Carroll
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 91,550. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2012. Category: Fiction
Life's rough for a teenage, Mayan, death goddess. Blood Maiden's parents think that she'd be a real killer if she just had a little more self confidence. If Blood Maiden can figure out how to deal with Zeus perving on her girlfriend, all the tangled prophecies her friends are under, and her parent's expectations, she might survive graduation. Oh, whatever. She'll be a hero.
Ocker Oscar: What Happened Down Under
By A R Dent
Price: Free! Words: 40,280. Language: Australian English. Published: February 5, 2013. Category: Fiction
A pup, waiting for a new owner, wanted the owner he selected until someone said "He will do." He was then taken home to a dysfunctional family. A dog is learning how to write and how to live. He has to battle all the way but who is the victor? The wicked evil mother or the dog? "A truly adorable, amazing and humorous storyline, which will enthuse and delight children and adults alike. "
A Pearl for Her Eyes
By Brad A. White
Series: Jake Conrad Mythological Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,600. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2013 by Blue Oranda Publishing. Category: Fiction
His last case ended with three legendary Muses buried on a hillside. Now private detective Jake Conrad is trying to put his life to rights with an ordinary case - proving to a millionaire that his young wife is straying. But the mythical world now knows about Jake. When a dragon wants Jake simply to find his missing pearl, how can he refuse the job? Of course, nothing involving dragons is simple.