Books tagged: mythology

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Grand Canyon Lament, A Fateful Lesson in Extraordinary Measures
Series: Short Stories, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 5,400. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
I wrote this short story for a class in intermediate fiction at the University of Colorado back in 1987 after reading a short story by John Ashbery titled, "Description of a Masque." I wrote it during the spring semester and just before I attended the Aspin Writers Conference, a life-altering event for me.
The Forests of Fablemyr
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,980. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
People from all different countries, from all walks of life, are mysteriously waking up somewhere else. That somewhere is a place comprised of mankind's brightest dreams and darkest nightmares. Here, all the world's mythology lives and breathes. As they travel between the real life drama of work, family and culture and the fantastical adventures in the dream world, they begin to discover...
Her Unwelcome Inheritance
Series: Fayborn, Book 1. Price: $3.74 USD. Words: 59,060. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
Fayborn, #1 Petra Godfellow is ready – a little nervous, but ready – to grow up and leave home. She doesn't know the family secret... about the man who loved her mother, who couldn't accept that it was over... who's crazy enough to believe that he's the rightful king of Faerie. Her mother wants to keep it that way, but just after Petra's high school graduation, James Oberon finds her family again.
Epona
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,330. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Those touched by the goddess Epona live unique and varied lives with horses, the animals for which she is known. As one of the few Celtic Goddesses to also be worshiped by Romans, Epona’s reach is far and wide. In this story, a woman comes to grips with her own physical limitations while she fully grasps the love of this Goddess.
Suture
Series: The Bleeding Worlds, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,890. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Suture. Gwynn joins believing he will learn about his abilities, assisting to protect the world from the Veil. Instead, he finds an ancient evil stalking him. A face from his past shows up in an unexpected place. And ghosts that prove to be very much alive. Faith, friendship, family. All are tested within Suture, book two of The Bleeding Worlds Series.
Thetis, Peleus, and Achilles
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 84,680. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Achilles' goddess mother and human father are at loggerheads. She wants long life for their son; he believes that, with events propelling both gods and men toward the Trojan War, peace is unlikely for Achilles. Chrion the Centaur trains the youth, the powerful try to manipulate him, and his parents struggle to bridge the gap between mortal life and eternity.
Cole's Haunting Melody
Series: The Gods' Executioner Series, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,340. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Life continues for Cole Treyfair as he works his way through conflicts with the Templars, as well as the Slavic, Shinto, and Greek/Roman pantheons. Cole can only try to hold on as life drags him through a wedding, dress shopping, a bachelor party, murder mysteries, frameups, and all of the hectic events in between.
Brody's Banshee
Price: Free! Words: 6,820. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
When the words of a long ago oracle prove to be true, Kelian forgets the rules of her world for the love of a little boy. And she will do whatever she must in order to protect him from a murderous, spiteful fairy.
The Gnosis of the Salmon
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,640. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
In search of forgiveness, a woman returns to her childhood fantasy world and finds love across time. Contemporary Fantasy
Cali's Metamorphosis
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,980. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013 by Float Street Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Art and romantic love blur together. Cali, a young American woman visits Florence, Italy, where art and love and the great myths that underlie both come together. She finds that accepting love means accepting some fundamental changes in the way she views life.