Books tagged: ronin

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Probability Angels
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,250. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Matthew Huntington’s problems seem to keep growing. Not only is he seeing things in garbage cans but his mentor doesn’t think he’s working up to his full potential, his best friend can’t offer any solace but drunken confusion, and his wife is dying in Central Park. Of course, the fact that Matthew himself died over two decades ago isn’t helping things.
The Crystals of Yukitake
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 187,900. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2011 by Little Pebble Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Legend says miraculous healing crystals hide in a secret cave on a fabulous mountain in Japan. Monique desires them. So does Captain de Sousa. Journey through musketeer France and medieval Japan in this unforgettable spiritual adventure where two worlds face each other along the same path of discovery. Historical fiction, spiced with fantasy and romance, a spiritual quest that touches the soul.
The Peachwood Flute
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,750. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2011 by Callihoo Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
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Fantasy short story set in medieval Japan. Noriaki is a ronin--a masterless samurai--and his flute-playing days are behind him. But when he and his companions wander into a cursed village, his forgotten skills may be the only thing that can save them.
The Legend of the Forty-Seven Ronin: A History of One of the Greatest Samurai Stories of All Time
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,510. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Revenge. Murder. Honor. These are the ingredients of one of the greatest samurai legends of all time: The Forty-Seven Ronin—the legend of samurai who take revenge on a court official who leaves them leaderless. With a gripping narrative, HistoryCaps takes you back in time for a look at perhaps the greatest samurai tales in the history of Japan. HistoryCaps is an imprint of BookCaps Study Guides
The Knife's Edge
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 131,060. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
When legends come to life, the world trembles from a single name. Ronin. Once-heroes from a different age, they wield the power of wind, water, fire, stone, forest, sun, moon, flesh, and metal. At the same time, Gray, a young man discovers his best friend with a sword in her stomach, and wings sprouting from her back. Guards rush onto the scene, accusing him of the act, and he is forced to flee.
A Ronin's Honor
Price: Free! Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
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A short tale of the ronin Katsume Shogoro. Shogoro is the last surviving member of his family. His quest is to restore his family's lost honor, and undo the shame that burdens his soul.
Duel at Strolling Ponds
Price: Free! Words: 7,050. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
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Duel at Strolling Ponds is the second installment in The Tales of Katsume Shogoro, masterless samurai, and last surviving member of his family. Shogoro’s quest is to restore his clan’s lost honor, and undo the shame that burdens his soul.
47 Ronin: Utagawa Kuniyoshi Edition
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 8,760. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art, Nonfiction » History » Asian
The story of the 47 Ronin is perhaps the most popular and best known legend of traditional Japan. Set in the early 18th century, it tells a tale of honour and bloody revenge as the brotherhood of 47 masterless Samurai pursue the ruthless killing of Lord Kira, the official who brought about the downfall and suicide of their master, Lord Asano.
47 Ronin: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi Edition
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 8,660. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art, Nonfiction » History » Asian
The story of the 47 Ronin is perhaps the most popular and best known legend of traditional Japan. Set in the early 18th century, it tells a tale of honour and bloody revenge as the masterless Samurai pursue the ruthless killing of Lord Kira, the official who brought about the downfall and suicide of their master, Lord Asano.
Ghosts of '45: Japan's War Legacy and National Purpose
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 74,380. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
If you are Tea Party, this book is not for you, but if you’re mainstream, this book will give you a solid background as to why Japan has never really escaped from its right-wing past and is now embracing a sharp turn further to the right under the current leadership of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. This scenario has serious consequences for US policy and could be very costly,