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The House of the Wolfings: The William Morris Book that Inspired J. R. R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 91,520. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2008. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Adventure » War & military
In a 1960 letter, J. R. R. Tolkien referred to The Lord of the Rings when he wrote, “The Dead Marshes and the approaches to the Morannon owe something to Northern France after the Battle of the Somme. They owe more to William Morris and his Huns and Romans, as in The House of the Wolfings or The Roots of the Mountains.” With a foreword and introduction, this is the text of that classic tale.
Theo's Destiny - World's of LIght and Fire
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 185,750. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Review: "Harry Potter meets Lord of the Rings" Pub: “One morning, young Theo Garfield faces the beast of his nightmares and certain death. His certainty is misplaced, as is the hope of the beast's master, who would kill the goddess' new champion. So begins this epic of an alternate Earth, linked to our own, where the mages and armies of Fire press in final assault upon the defenders of Light."
The Blood of Coldfrost (A Wardstone Short)
Price: Free! Words: 2,580. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
A brief account of the Battle of Coldfrost, which happened a few years before The Wardstone Trilogy begins. This is just a few thousand words I wrote that preclude the start of my 235k word epic. There is a preview of "The Sword and the Dragon" in this file as well.
The Archer, the Horse and the Princess
Series: The Wonder Tales, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,490. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2011 by Alt-World. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
The Archer as noble as he is brave, a horse as quick witted as he is fleet of foot, a Princess as beautiful as she is kind, a King as cruel as he is selfish, and a quest of impossible things... Written in Honor of JRR Tolkien's Birthday of January 3rd 1892. This Tolkienesqe Fable takes you to a land far, far away...
The Ungettable Joke
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 81,690. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A disheartened math teacher and a NASA engineer are dragged by mysterious forces into a hilarious hunt for a profound and powerful ultimate joke. Mysterious encounters with phantom elements of an ancient tribal culture are the main snares used by an intelligence that needs two young professionals to accept a bizarre new job.
The Archer, the Horse and the Golden Braid
Series: The Wonder Tales, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,540. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2011 by Alt-World. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fairy Tales
This is the tale of the Archer before he became King. He was as brave as he was noble, as keen-eyed as he was lightning fast with his bow. His loyal Horse as quick-witted and fleet of foot. Together they undertake an Errantry that takes them to Northern Plains to rescue a Maiden with the Golden Braid.
Passage of the Acolyte, Part One
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 100,010. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
A fantasy about Greynol Arowen, a servant of the servants of Fawarra and the unexpected challenge he must face.
Passage of the Acolyte, Part Two
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 118,660. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
The second part and conclusion of Passage of the Acolyte. GreynolArowen continues his quest to meet his son and undo the evil that binds him.
The Daughter of Frost
Series: The Wonder Tales, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,630. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2011 by Alt-World. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fairy Tales
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There was a time when the Fairy of Spring and Jack Frost had a daughter named Aneira, who they gave to a childless Woodcutter and his wife, so Aneria could have the love and affection of mortal parents. This is her story, a classic fairy tale of winter, of love, of good, of evil and the power of innocence...
Masculinity in Tolkien
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,240. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies
In Masculinity in Tolkien, Rost argues that despite Tolkien's often conservative views when it comes to sex and gender, a closer look at how masculinity is performed in his works actually shows the social criticism hidden within, the rejection of the heroic code and the search for a hero and a masculinity which is built on love and loyalty, not the excess of courage and pride of heroic poetry.