Books tagged: mythology

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The Saga of Beowulf, Part One: The Land of Death & Shadow
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 201,370. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
"The Saga of Beowulf" is the first complete novelization of the epic 10th century poem "Beowulf," chronicling the rise of the emerging Nordic nations, the tragic blood-feuds of their clans, epic battles with mythological creatures in an ancient heroic age, and the final, futile struggle of one man against the will of Fate that made of him a Legend.
The Last Ride
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,060. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
An urban fantasy story from a multi-award winning author. When a Valkyrie falls in love with a doomed soldier, she must choose between immortality and love. But her hardest choice still lies ahead.
The Boys Are Back in Town
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,630. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Aurora Award Finalist story from a multi-award winning author. Paulo and and his brother Dino run a quiet little bar in Toronto, happily retired from their former gig of being immortal gods on Olympus...and Asgard...and... Well, let’s just say they’ve been around. But their peaceful retirement ends when Pop drops in. And the Father of the Gods has brought company. Unwanted company.
Angels Unawares
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2011 by AWP Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
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In 1898, a woman’s body was discovered broken and battered at the bottom of a tall sea bluff in Southern Scotland. and the small town she lived in began locking the doors at night. Only one man saw what happened, but he carried the secret of her death to his death bed. Wounded in the trenches on the Western Front, he gives his last confession...
Superheroes: An Analysis of Popular Culture's Modern Myths
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,910. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2011 by Problematic Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Linguistics
A scholarly interrogation of popular North American superhero narratives, such as those of Superman, Spider-Man, and Batman, provides insight into how media’s messages influence the culture’s ethical values. As an extension of ideas presented by Friedrich Nietzsche, Joseph Campbell, and Umberto Eco, this dissertation argues that superhero tales must be regarded as modern mythology.
Tales From The Cuckoo Club Archives Vol. 1
Series: The Cuckoo Club Archives. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,460. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
Five short stories of paranormal adventure with a common alternative history theme: - All Roads Lead To The River - King Of The Sea - Kittens In The Emu Field - The Ballad Of Charlemagne's Clerk - William Rufus
The Unfinished Song: Taboo (Book 2)
Price: $5.97 USD. Words: 80,310. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
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An enemy attacked the Initiates, and the law of the land requires vengeance. Kavio and Dindi embark on a desperate mission to make peace between two peoples on the verge of war. But Dindi's secret could doom them all.
Winter Comes to Wintan
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,280. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2011 by Twin Trinity Media (TTM). Categories: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
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"Winter Comes to Wintan" is a short fantasy story told in the style of the old fables, with leanings toward Greek and Roman mythology. Prescott tells the story of how the harsh cold comes to the world and to one man's heart, with a hint at a moral.
A Mother's Bones
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,370. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2011 by Byrnie Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales, Fiction » Fantasy » General
A young woman captured by a demon must get herself and her son to safety. Fantasy short story retelling the traditional Masai tale of Konyek.
Acadia, Book I: The Lost King and the Goddess of Time
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 109,490. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
It was only a nightmare at first, but Damont soon realizes that he can see into the future-a curse he has to live with for being the only son of a king dead for a thousand years, with a mother who is the goddess of time.