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wouldbejane

The River Maiden

By Wouldbejane  (booksie.com)

Celtic legends collide with modern sensibilities and style in this contemporary gothic tale. Sarah MacAlpin has always felt like an outsider. Raised by her Scottish grandmother deep in the Blue Ridge Mountains, Sarah grew up with one foot in the old world and one foot in the new world. Her...

Novel | Updated Aug 8, 2014 | Reads: 3 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Celtic,Folklore,Scotland,Scottish,Appalachia,Legend,Moonshine,Chapel,Hill,Tarheel,Scot,Folksong

The River Maiden

By Wouldbejane  (booksie.com)

Celtic legends blend with modern sensibilities and style in this romantic thriller. Sarah MacAlpin has always felt like an outsider. Raised by her Scottish grandmother deep in the Blue Ridge Mountains, Sarah grew up with one foot in the old world and one foot in the new world. Her childhood...

Book | Updated Aug 8, 2014 | Reads: 0 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Celtic,Folklore,Scotland,Scottish,Appalachia,Legend,Moonshine,Chapel,Hill,Tarheel,Scot,Folksong

Emental: Part 2. The Story Of Excalibur. Catching A Dead Guy.

By Mastera  (booksie.com)

With his ship en-route to Earth, Necrosse decides to kick back and relax. It's going to be a long flight to Earth.

Short Story | Updated Jul 27, 2014 | Reads: 24 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 2
Tags: Science,Fiction,Funny,Aliens,Folklore

ahmed_nk

The Third Race

By Ahmed Nk  (booksie.com)

The Third Race In the Beginning, God created the angels and the humans, but what if there was a third race? A race which had been cursed? Elocin finds herself dragged into a new world which she does not quite understand. She has been forced into the front lines of a war which is to take place...

Book | Updated Jun 23, 2014 | Reads: 10 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Heaven,War,Djinn,Supernatural,Fairytales,Folklore,Mythology,Adventure

mr_watson

The Innkeepers Warning

By Mr Watson  (booksie.com)

The Tale of the Innkeeper

Poetry | Updated Jun 9, 2014 | Reads: 17 | Comments: 5 | Likes: 5
Tags: Innkeeper,Vampires,Garlic,Cross,Castle,Undead,Wolf,Bats,Folklore

yayoi2014

Dog Stones

By Yayoi2014  (booksie.com)

Once upon a time, there were two countries along the sea. They were always fighting over the border. One day, a person suggested to pick up a dog from each country and let them fight... rural traditional story, 354 words.

Short Story | Updated Jun 1, 2014 | Reads: 47 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Historical,Fiction,Japan,Rural,Legend,Traditional,Story,Folklore,Dogs,Country,Border

Destined

By Poetryksavitri  (booksie.com)

The story revolves around Akari Amaterasu and her adventures in a new town she just move in. Reunited with her comrades from the ancient times, without her even realizing it, starts a new adventure to save the world. Accompanied by those who withheld the powers of 4 guardian beasts, Akari, the...

Novel | Updated Apr 29, 2014 | Reads: 6 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Japanese,Fantasy,Light,Dark,Romance,High,School,Drama,Brother,Lifetime,Past,Present,Future,Fight,Clash,Suzaku,Seiryu,Genbu,Byakko,Kohryu

yayoi2014

A Fox Of Shin-kawa

By Yayoi2014  (booksie.com)

Once upon a time, there was an old man. One night, he was walking down a way home from a local wedding party. When he came to Shin-kawa (new river), he heard someone call him… – 386 words.

Short Story | Updated Apr 26, 2014 | Reads: 22 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 2
Tags: Legend,Traditional,Rural,Japan,Folklore,Fox,Old,Man

yayoi2014

Gold 1000 Ryou

By Yayoi2014  (booksie.com)

Once upon a time, there was a farmer. One day, he found a treasure from a field... -A short story, 369 words

Short Story | Updated Apr 18, 2014 | Reads: 24 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Legend,Folklore,Rural,Japan,Near,Kyoto

arron_fowler

The Abandoned Arch

By Arron Fowler  (booksie.com)

I've always been interested in the mysterious arch that stands by the woods near my town. Recently, I've become obsessed with old medieval folklore, and I decided to try my luck writing a short story about how the arch was made. The Drayton woods is an interesting place- for anybody to go walk-...

Short Story | Updated Mar 2, 2014 | Reads: 104 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Folklore Romance Castle Woods

The Wild Babies Of West Hebron

By Michaelkitz  (booksie.com)

This is a record of the Wild Babies of West Hebron. It documents the legend of the Wild Babies and gives a first-hand account of their nature.

Short Story | Updated Jan 18, 2014 | Reads: 16 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 1
Tags: Wild,Babies,Michael,Kitz,Cole,Folklore,Short,Story,Historic,Hebron,New,York

Beauty To Ashes

By Wiltedrose1226  (booksie.com)

Well, I enjoyed writing this. The title is based off of a verse from the bible, and the story is about the legendary banshee. This story was a Halloween assignment at school.

Short Story | Updated Jan 4, 2014 | Reads: 10 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Banshee,Sadness,Folklore

Witch Story

By Ecdavis  (booksie.com)

This is a Halloween story I made up to entertain a group of friends a few years ago. It is more of an Ozark tall tale than a story, but it started me desiring to write once again after 20 years. It was not written originally to be shared with anyone other than my friends, so it is certainly...

Short Story | Updated Sep 28, 2013 | Reads: 125 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: Witch,Humor,Ozark,Hillbilly,Folklore,Halloween

amymichellemosier

Hidden Canyon

By Amymichellemosier  (booksie.com)

This is one of 13 weird fiction tales you'll find inside my ebook anthology, "Midnight Guests and Other Weird Stories", available on Amazon. Amy Michelle Mosier 99¢ B00EA9IW3E

Short Story | Updated Aug 25, 2013 | Reads: 29 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Weird,Fiction,Monsters,Halloween,Arizona,Indians,Folklore

The Final Demise

By Kronviddle Von Schnitzlediddle  (booksie.com)

In 1943, a Nazi soldier must deliver a letter from one general to another, however, he is confronted with a creature of shadows.

Short Story | Updated Aug 25, 2013 | Reads: 24 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Horror,Wwii,Nazis,German,Folklore,Shadows,Forest

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