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Terror Beset

By Vanthegreek  (booksie.com)

During a trans polar flight, a marine journalist sees an old sailing ship trapped in the ice. Thinking there might be a story there, he decides to investigate and uncovers a mystery that has lain unsolved for over 150 years. The ship is HMS Terror which along with HMS Erebus disappeared along...

Book | Updated Apr 17, 2015 | Reads: 0 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: A,Tale,Of,High,Drama,In,The,Arctic

starvingwriterartist

The Princess And The Bearskin Coat

By Starvingwriterartist  (booksie.com)

out of all the royalty in Europe, only a commoner is able to obtain a bearskin coat for the beautiful Russian princess, the end result is her hand in marriage

Short Story | Updated Apr 6, 2015 | Reads: 5 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Bear,Mountain,Russian,Royalty,Fairy,Tale,Romanov,Dynasty,Commoner,Tania,Lev,Odyssey,Skin,Coat

starvingwriterartist

The Mermaids New Conch

By Starvingwriterartist  (booksie.com)

Fairy Tale: a mermaid from deep in the sea discovers a beautiful new sound, coming from a Sousaphone-playing beach-goer. * Sousaphone: a form of tuba with a wide bell pointing forward above the player's head and circular coils resting on the player's left shoulder and right hip, used in...

Short Story | Updated Apr 6, 2015 | Reads: 6 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Sousaphone,Tuba,Beach,Mermaid,Fairy,Tale,Ocean,Woman,Playing,Souspahone

The Sweet Nightingale's Song

By Clouie Monsanto  (booksie.com)

“The world has so many wonders for us to see; may it be in pain or happiness, for as long as you keep the faith within.” A story about faith, dream and love…

Novel | Updated Mar 31, 2015 | Reads: 7 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Fairy,Tale,Fantasy,Romance,Family,Friendship,Love,Faith,Hope

Animal Forest: A Tribute To George Orwell

By Brownbear  (booksie.com)

This is a tribute to George Orwell's 'Animal Farm', a parable about human society written as a fairy tale. Answers are at the end. Click 'like' if you figured out which historical event this tale refers to!

Short Story | Updated Mar 26, 2015 | Reads: 12 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Riddles,Parables,History,Fairy,Tale

nathan_diyorio

The Poor Man's Wealth

By Nathan Diyorio  (booksie.com)

A raccoon searching for happiness stumbles upon a man who claims that a mysterious wealth is the source of his undying bliss.

Short Story | Updated Mar 17, 2015 | Reads: 21 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Fable,Fairy,Tale,Talking,Animal

Seven Dresses

By Artemis Lykaios Nightshade  (booksie.com)

Seven Balls, Seven Dresses, Seven Nights to convince the Prince you are worthy to be his princess

Novel | Updated Mar 16, 2015 | Reads: 10 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Fairy,Tale,Dresses,Seven,Nights,Ball,Prince,Fairies,Gypsy

The Flames Of Revenge

By Shadastorm120  (booksie.com)

This is a tale about a woman, her name was Ayaka, and she went by a code, the simple; treat others how you want to be treated, (besides the odd trick played on people.) So, what happens when she finds out her friend was killed and knows exactly who did the killing??...

Short Story | Updated Mar 6, 2015 | Reads: 37 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 2
Tags: Legend,Can,You,Hear,The,Madness,Calling?,Revenge,Tale,Killed,Lightning,Rain,Friend,Murder,Code,Fantasy

The Golden Turnip

By Garyetta Gorgon  (booksie.com)

Most turnips aren't golden. Most turnips can't talk either, but Peter knows one that can. And it also happens to be golden!

Short Story | Updated Feb 24, 2015 | Reads: 31 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Fairy,Tale,Fable,Lesson,Moral,Children,Kids

Red Riding Hood: Wolf Slayer

By Imsotiredofbrokenhearts  (booksie.com)

You all know the story. Innocent Little Red Riding Hood getting eaten by the mean old wolf. But what if she wasn't so innocent after all?

Short Story | Updated Feb 7, 2015 | Reads: 18 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
Tags: Horror,Fairy,Tale,Retelling,Little,Red,Riding,Hood,Gore

radhikaradhika

A Fish Called Lipstick

By Radhikaradhika  (booksie.com)

Lipstick, a fish, lives in a fish bowl. And then, everything changes. "A Fish Called Lipstick" is partly autobiographical, a whimsical look at my own personal growth. Lipstick is named after the late Lipstick, a fish my nieces once had.

Short Story | Updated Jan 25, 2015 | Reads: 98 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 2
Tags: Short,Story,Personal,Growth,Fairy,Tale,Fable,Fiction,Fantasy

lovelyannaxx

Elena The English Princess

By Lovelyannaxx  (booksie.com)

Elena finds out that shes adopted and she has to move in with her birth parents, what will happen when she finally comes home?

Short Story | Updated Jan 21, 2015 | Reads: 33 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Fantasy,Magic,Princess,Twisted,Fairy,Tale,Sleeping,Beauty

Cat Scratch

By Hell R  (booksie.com)

It's just a game, tell two short stories and some small cuts will appear. There's no harm in trying it...what could possible go wrong?

Short Story | Updated Jan 13, 2015 | Reads: 49 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 2
Tags: Horror,Tale,Myth,Legend,Game,Cat,Scratch

Twitch

By Jef  (booksie.com)

A Halloween tale.

Poetry | Updated Jan 13, 2015 | Reads: 5 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: Scarey,Tale,Halloween

stephen_o_neill

Whistle While You Work.

By Stephen O Neill  (booksie.com)

A humorous, short, but true tale of my travels in Kazakhstan, with a little, inward, thought provoking twist.

Article | Updated Jan 10, 2015 | Reads: 86 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 2
Tags: Short,Story,Whistle,While,You,Work,A,Humorous,But,True,Tale,Of,My,Travels,In,Kazakhstan,With,Little,Inward

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