Books tagged: parable

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Exaltations
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 96,390. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Peter Refton is a biographer who travels parallel worlds in the multiverse, gathering the lives of fascinating and pivotal people. But Refton is besieged by hostile Stories who are jealous and controlling of the humans who inhabit their constrained worlds and timelines. Aided by a knight, an ancestress, a sorceress muse, and twin warriors, Peter Refton is on a Quest-- --but Quest is a Story ...
The Lost Parable of the Cross
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 130,130. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational
The Lost Parable of the Cross - hidden within the true-life historical events of Jesus’ last days is a metaphor for Christian living and sanctification. David defeating Goliath, and Abraham offering Isaac also carry powerful spiritual metaphors, likewise, so does Christ going to the cross as Our Example in the Faith. Discover what it really means to be victorious in Christ!
The Grey Elk
Price: Free! Words: 2,810. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
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A man of nature searching for wonders. A land of magic and splendour. A tale of love and hope and sorrow. The Grey Elk recounts the wondrous tale of the magical guardian of the woods.
Legends of the Lamed-Vav: Volume 1, Number 3: Descent Into Darkness
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,460. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Inspirational
This story is a prequel to "Simple Chaim". Readers of that story will know that Raizel's father, Nathan, was a very hard-hearted man. But how had he been turned from the Lamed-Vav path of compassion and kindness? What traumatic events could produce a man like Nathan? In "Descent Into Darkness" we learn that, like Jonah, when we fight against our own destiny we end up in the belly of the Beast.
Legends of the Lamed-Vav Volume 1, Number 2: The Jewish Cossack
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,300. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Inspirational
Nissim Kozlovsky has been raised by his mother to believe in the legend of the Lamed-Vav, 36 hidden people who are the repositories of God's compassion in this world, but in the terrible early days of WW II, Nissim feels a greater call to be a warrior than a saint. As he directly faces unimaginable evil while leading a resistance unit in Poland, will Nissim discover the hidden power of kindness?
Legends of the Lamed-Vav Volume 1, Number 1: Simple Chaim
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,770. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational
A young girl's world is falling apart. The Czar has commanded the Cossacks to attack her little village in the Pale of Russia. Only her frail mother's faith in an ancient legend, the Lamed-Vav, stands between Raizel and the total loss of all she loves. A simple tinker has come to the village. Could he be one of the mysterious Lamed-Vav? Could his simple acts of kindness be the village's salvation?
Telos Khronos-An End Times Parable
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,270. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Classical & allegory, Fiction » Historical » General
The story you are about to read is a compelling modern-day parable of Zeke, the Shoe Cobbler. By day, he works in his store but by evening retires to play on his violin. He is drawn to the music of Andele, the Creator. One day a Musician arrives in town to point the Townspeople to the music of Andele. It sets in motion a battle between the Followers of the Musician and the Enforcers of the Town.
The Tale of Liril
Price: Free! Words: 5,270. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
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A young girl seeks to buy her father a special birthday present. Her innocent quest turns into a magical adventure!
Valley of the Sugars of Salt
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,480. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011 by Infinity Plus. Categories: Fiction » Fairy tales, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Tim Thornbourne, successful in business but not in marriage, retreats to the country to become The Man Who Rediscovered the Medlar. But the last thing he expected was for the orchard to become a cooperative venture. Moving and surprising fiction from an author described by World Fantasy Award-winner Jeff VanderMeer as "Rapacious, intelligent and witty".
The Sculptor
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,620. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011 by Infinity Plus. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
An artist pays tribute to a cruel and powerful leader. Cunning and elegant short fiction from an author whose "Sumi Dreams of a Paper Frog" was described by JG Ballard as "The best short story I have read for many years" and who has been described by New Scientist as "the best short story writer in any genre". This story was winner of the Interzone readers' poll for best story of the year.