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Japanese Reader Collection Volume 3: The Inch-High Samurai
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,960. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Japanese, Nonfiction » Reference » Foreign language study
Japanese Reader with FREE MP3s Inch-High Samurai: Read--in Japanese--how a tiny, yet very brave samurai manages to marry a princess. Kaguya Hime: An old man finds a girl in a bamboo stalk and raises her as his own. It turns out, she is out of this world.
Duel at Strolling Ponds
Price: Free! Words: 7,050. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00)
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.
Shadow of the Golden Blade
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,050. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Adventure » Action
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In this Techno-Thriller, co-authors J Feder and Ley Preston weave the tale of a history professor who collapses during his theft of a 16th century golden Japanese sword from a Greek racketeer. His estranged sister and her ex-husband must take the catatonic thief on the run to stay one step ahead of their unknown pursuers, while combining their technical prowess to revive her brother.
Black Belt in One Year - A Manifesto
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 8,540. Language: American English. Published: August 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sociology of Sports
Here is what I want to "manifest" in this book. My goal is to wake people up to the fact that just because "everyone" says something is so, that doesn't necessarily make it so. This book is based on my first hand experience as a teacher. The goal is to "make manifest" what has been ingnored, forgotten or never really understood in the west regarding how the martial arts really work.
The Samurai Poet
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 126,780. Language: Canadian English. Published: October 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Literature » Biographical
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Ishikawa Jozan wanted nothing more than to be a samurai like his father and grandfather. When an act of overzealousness costs him his position, he tries to serve his lord as a Confucian scholar. Once Ishikawa becomes entangled in political intrigues beyond his control, he discovers that the life of a hermitic literati can be just as dangerous as that of a warrior.
Gladiators
Price: Free! Words: 90,990. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013 by Canary Press eBooks Limited. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Around 180 CE, in the lavish amphitheatres of the Roman Empire, trained gladiators entertained vast audiences by fighting to the death. Armed with a sword, a lance or a harpoon, the gladiator faced his opponent: a wild animal ready to strike, or a condemned criminal looking to save his own life.
The Puppet Kingdom
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,660. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
In a modern day fairy tale, Red Riding Hood must fight an evil queen out to destroy all stories, forever. But Red does not know her identity, or her own powers. Can she learn to trust herself in time to save every tale in the world? And if she does, will she still be human enough to rejoin the boy she loves?
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.
Trinity
Price: Free! Words: 10,160. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
A SHORT STORY Mary-Alice is literally raising her son in a barn, a toddler nearly as strong as a grown man. As he threatens to eat her further into the poor-house, her should-be husband is too busy racing hot rods and terrorizing policemen to even notice his son is off-kilter. But, an encounter with a Politicking War Vet with a Ninja sword throws her whole world even further off balance.