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Old Lystra

By Casey King  (booksie.com)

Local legend has it that there's something sinister lurking about the ruins of Old Lystra Church. A youth named Porter has been challenged to conjure it as a rite of passage to prove his maturity to his older brother and friends. But some legends should remain fiction...

Short Story | Updated Sep 21, 2015 | Reads: 0 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 2
Tags: Horror,Ghost,Story,Based,On,A,True,Folklore

Arctic Blue

By Gigi01  (booksie.com)

Mia and Timothy both share a common bond even though only one of them is aware of it. A centuries old evil is coming their way to take possession of what they think they are entitled to. Will the guardians be able to protect them both and banish the evil or will the evil finally prevail.

Novel | Updated Aug 22, 2015 | Reads: 0 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Mystery,Suspense,Historical,Fiction,Folklore

The City Of Fallen Angels

By Evan Musto  (booksie.com)

Urban folklore about the devil.

Poetry | Updated Aug 11, 2015 | Reads: 0 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Dystopia,City,Folklore,Poem,Poetry,The,Devil,Urban



By Martin Morana  (booksie.com)

A brief overview both historical and actual of the pyrotechnic passion of the Maltese for firework displays.

Article | Updated Aug 11, 2015 | Reads: 0 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Fireworks,Malta,History,Pyrotechnicians,Saints,Celebrations,Folklore,Maltese

Urban Legend/Folklore: Chapters & Future Ideas

By Thomas Pike  (booksie.com)

Hello guys and welcome to the starting line of a project that I am looking out to my fellow writers for some insight. Here you will be able to see the lineup of the chapters I have concluded to be in my new book & to leave messages for future chapters in the book by letting me know an urban...

Miscellaneous | Updated Jul 24, 2015 | Reads: 0 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Folklore,Urban,Legend,Thriller,Horror,Violence,Brainstorm,Idea


Serenity: An Ilmarinen Prequel

By Moxie13637  (booksie.com)

Serenity just wants to find a good, wealthy husband to take care of her. Instead, she finds herself prisoner of an immortal man in a world far different from her own. Serenity makes choices that affect the future of this strange world. In the end, she unknowingly helps to create a prophecy that...

Novel | Updated Jun 11, 2015 | Reads: 2 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Ilmarinen,Fantasy,Mythology,Folklore,Prequel


Edin: An Ilmarinen Prequel

By Moxie13637  (booksie.com)

Edin is a simple man. He follows the rules put forth by the gods of Ilmarinen. When he meets a mysterious woman, Edin begins to make choices that affect the future of his world. He unknowingly helps to create a prophecy that will change everything. It is the beginning of the end. "Edin" is a...

Novel | Updated Jun 11, 2015 | Reads: 1 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Prequel,Ilmarinen,Mythology,Folklore,Fantasy



By Moxie13637  (booksie.com)

Altana Burrows has always been special. She’s smart, talented, and quick to learn. She also has a secret, and whenever she tries to tell anyone about it—her friends, her family, the school psychiatrist—they accuse her of letting her imagination run away with her. They...

Book | Updated Jun 11, 2015 | Reads: 8 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
Tags: Fantasy,Mythology,Folklore,Young,Adult


Paul Bunyan And The Nuclear Waste Dilemma

By George Greene  (booksie.com)

The story of how Paul Bunyan solved the problem of Nuclear Waste and fixed Global Warming at the same time.

Short Story | Updated Jun 3, 2015 | Reads: 5 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Paul,Bunyan,Nuclear,Waste,Global,Warming,Babe,The,Blue,Ox,American,Folklore,U.s,Army

The Wish-ing Tree

By Druktoby  (booksie.com)

If you had a wish, what would it be?

Short Story | Updated Mar 3, 2015 | Reads: 4 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Others,Folklore


Trilogy - Unity, Book One, The Awakening

By Joannejeffery1990  (booksie.com)

About a girl who finds out of her real father that she is an Imaginus. she finds out that she has the fate of their race and the world in her hands and the only person to accompany her on the way is her horse which she soon finds out that is no ordinary horse but the only white Unisus(a horse...

Novel | Updated Jan 25, 2015 | Reads: 21 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Folklore,Fantasy,Adventure,Action,Mystery,Romance,Teen,Adult,Unicorn,Pegasus,Magic


Can You Hear The Madness Calling?

By D A Draven  (booksie.com)

Urban legends are stories that we all believe that could exist, but is there any proof to back them up? Personally, I believe in them, and I welcome you to a colaboration novel with fellow Booksie writers in an reimagining of popular urban legends, and some new legends that are made exclusively...

Novel | Updated Jan 1, 2015 | Reads: 97 | Comments: 7 | Likes: 10
Tags: Horror,Urban,Legends,Folklore,Real,Myths,Made,Up,Dark,Anastasia


The Hellhound

By Mr Watson  (booksie.com)

Once seen never forgotten.

Poetry | Updated Dec 10, 2014 | Reads: 35 | Comments: 4 | Likes: 5
Tags: Hellhound,Folklore,Death


Frost Rider

By Sleepingspirit89  (booksie.com)

Who's afraid of the Big Bad Wolf? The Hoods are a long bloodline of Red Wardens. They're are sworn to protect the Western Woods, the home of the infamous Jack Frost. But somewhere along the line, the dedication faded, Jack Frost became nothing more than a bedtime story, and darkness slowly...

Novel | Updated Oct 23, 2014 | Reads: 22 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: Fairy,Tale,Jack,Frost,Folklore,Magic


The Uncommon Sense Of Mullah Nasruddin

By Rjsuresha  (booksie.com)

"Poisoned baklava" A story excerpted from: The Uncommon Sense of the Immortal Mullah Nasruddin: Stories, jests, and donkey tales of the beloved Persian folk hero ©2011 by Ron J. Suresha Lethe Press, 2011 See more excerpted stories at: http://www.mullahnasruddin.com

Book | Updated Oct 2, 2014 | Reads: 27 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Humor,Folklore,Folk,Stories,Turkish,Jokes

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