Books tagged: odyssey

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My Name Is No One
Price: $4.25 USD. Words: 56,750. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
My Name Is No One is an alternative Odyssey as told in Homer's Sunset Bar on Khios. If there is a back story to the Odyssey, then this novel by J. C. Graeme is it. In this story of Odysseus, he is a bar-fly in the Sunset Bar on Khios where he trades stories for jugs of wine with the bar owner Homer. This is a more human Odyssey where there is still adventure aplenty and tragedy as well.
Little John Lou and the Hunt for Moby Dick
Series: The Odyssey of Little John Lou. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,910. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Poetry, Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories
Roughly a year after that tragic night when Little John Lou was swept away in his house by a tsunami, his journey continues as he drifts across the currents of oceans and time, encountering classic characters such as Odysseus, Captain Ahab, and the notorious terror of the Pacific, Moby Dick. Join Little John as he keeps hope alive despite homesickness and the corrosive desire for revenge.
The Taletellers' Slumber
Pre-release—available November 18, 2016. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,980. Language: Australian English. Published by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
When Grey, the colony’s Head Botanist, disappears, Kiralee worries. When he has not returned after five months, she goes looking for him, for Grey is more than chief botanist, Grey is a storyteller at heart, a believer in the importance of the tale—and so was every single one of those who disappeared before him. Can Kiralee discover where they went, before the stories are lost forever?
Miss Delight's Mistake
Pre-release—available October 7, 2016. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,050. Language: Australian English. Published by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
People are disappearing on the close archaeological world of Jehornak, including an Odyssey operative’s sister, but that’s not why he’s there. It seems other people have gone missing, too,. However, when things go south on the mission to find out why, can Agent Delight keep her reputation, and make sure her operative comes out alive?
Melerom Leads the Dance
Pre-release—available October 21, 2016. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,620. Language: Australian English. Published by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When Melerom escapes the aftermath of his people’s massacre of the humans on Jehornak, he sets himself up as a wealthy wanderer on the Odyssey luxury liners, and acquires the one thing every gentleman needs—a valet—but when his valet begins showing unusually perceptive spurts of initiative, Melerom realises the man is not everything he seems.
In Service to the Pinnacle
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,440. Language: Australian English. Published: September 9, 2016 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Jamie has two names, and a whole bunch of secrets that she keeps from everyone, including her employer, Odyssey—which is no mean feat, given what that company does—but, when a mission takes her to Askreya, she has to deal with an old dilemma, an old foe, and something entirely new, and her secrets begin to come to light. Can she finish her mission, without everything being revealed?
The Heights of Winter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,120. Language: Australian English. Published: August 26, 2016 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When Ramana Dewarth sneaks aboard a shuttle being taken on an illegal research mission, she gets into more trouble than she ever thought possible—and the space pirates weren’t the worst of it. This science fiction short story takes us on another journey with Odyssey’s not-so-delightful Agent Delight.
Earth and Lunar Dreaming
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,290. Language: Australian English. Published: July 29, 2016 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » General
When werewolf, Chitin’s, nightly solitude is interrupted by a small child seeking his help, he does not suspect that her plea will touch his dreams for the world of his ancestors. He is determined to refuse her, but she is just as determined to gain his protection, and leaves him little choice but to help—at least at the start.
Useless Augustus Good for Nothing
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 85,060. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Adventure » General
Status|: Mumbai resident, male, mature, unemployed, exceptionally well educated, self taught. Limitation: only speaks elephant. Query: mild Alzheimers? Key feature: sentient. Aspiration: to meet a human being capable of sensing his thoughts before it’s too late. Still suited for many tasks. Anything but dealing with a teenage goth, her tyrannical mother and colossal bodyguard… A tale for all ages.
Lucky Strikes
Price: Free! Words: 1,720. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Biographical
Agents 32 & 33 drive to Salisbury (NC, USA) from Charlotte to visit Agent 33's dad at the hospital. They then head back to Charlotte on I-85, stopping at the popular Concord Mills Mall for a frappuccino (after striking out on LFC gear). Once in uptown Charlotte, they sample a micro-brewery and then visit a 3rd Ward park, where they see Agent 111 and take some pics. Lady Luck then smiles on them.