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A Courting Story
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,690. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
O lovely Yanike! Is that a courting story he just told you? Kindly listen while I tell you what happened to me this very day! It was noon. I was sticky and hot. The cattle were grazing by the river, and I decided to bathe. I took off my clothes. Then I took off my beauty, folded it neatly, and placed it on top of my clothes...
New World: a Frontier Fantasy Novel
Series: Tales of the New World, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 67,360. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
(4.00 from 1 review)
In a land called Mira, the brutal sacking of a young colony links the fates of two opposite characters: a twelve-year-old printer's son named Simon Jones and his long-lost uncle Tiberius Bogg, one of Mira's legendary mountain men. Together they trek through a merciless landscape full of extraordinary creatures -- all culled from American tall tales, Indian legends, and backwoods folklore.
Butt-washing Funny
Price: Free! Words: 20,120. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A collection of Midwest and Southern short stories and jokes by the author.
The Princess Who Told Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 780. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Fiction, Poetry » Themes & motifs » General
Princess Maureen tries to fool people with tall tales and carries them too far. Her father comes up with a plan to make her see where fantasy must end and truth begin.
The Tellmenow Isitsöornot
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 153,750. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A bumper book of tales by a writer who has been highly praised by Michael Moorcock, Jeff VanderMeer and Michael Bishop. 'The Tellmenow Isitsöornot' was a nonexistent book of tall stories that Edgar Allan Poe invented as a joke in one of his tales; "Tell me now, is it so or not?" is the way to say it, and the hundred stories presented here by Rhys Hughes are not only tall but broad...
Snake Tales
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,370. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2010. Categories: Essay » Literature
Rattlesnakes measure "8 foot long," where I come from. AND some even chase you. Nobody knows what happens if they catch you. We tell our tales for hours, gathered round a pickup's tailgate, around campfires--even standing in line at the supermarket. Dead snakes dangling from poles along the highways are commonplace, and they stay there till the buzzards peck the jewels from their hides.
Chet's Cheap Grub Grill - Adventure Stories and Cookbook for Vagabonds And Other Bachelor Types
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,060. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Adventure » General
This cookbook is like none other. Every recipe is preceded by an adventure tale that explains the birth of each delicious and fun to prepare dish. Some of Chet’s food adventures include: Being pursued by a dangerous assassin, held captive by an aging Russian spy and discovering the secret Chinese recipe for constipated lumberjacks. A must for bachelor types and vagabonds all.
Legends - Family Stories and Myths
You set the price! Words: 26,150. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Reference, Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Reference
Misconstrued tales, unspoken events, a heroic deed, a celebrity or a shady past; all of which can be unchallenged family stories handed down by grandmother, but could sweet old grandma have gotten the story wrong all these years? Anyone fascinated with the unusual, strange or bizarre aspects of one’s ancestors will enjoy "Legends". They will learn the genealogical sources to solving mysteries.
Secret Sidewalk
Price: Free! Words: 19,550. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Beauregaard Sweet became invisible, but his troubles began when he suddenly reappeared. Now everybody wants something from him. Manny the mechanic wants his wife. Sharad LeMaster wants his secret. Emma Biggs wants another shot at the TV news, the Four Tribes want to send him back to wherever it was he’d gone, and all he wants to do is eat donuts and watch reality TV. Book Two of the Secret Trilogy