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Mythed Connections: A Short Story Collection of Classical Myth in the Modern World [NOOK Book]

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Three short stories from award-winning writer Michael G. Munz about what happens when beings of Greek mythology make themselves known in the real world…

"The Atheist and the Ferryman": An atheist named Marcus learns the hard way that just because the old man living a hovel along a river that flows through a giant cavern in his basement is crazy, it doesn't necessarily mean that he's not telling the truth about being the ferryman to the land of the dead.

"Snipe Hunt": Janette's older brothers have ditched her in ...

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Mythed Connections: A Short Story Collection of Classical Myth in the Modern World

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Overview

Three short stories from award-winning writer Michael G. Munz about what happens when beings of Greek mythology make themselves known in the real world…

"The Atheist and the Ferryman": An atheist named Marcus learns the hard way that just because the old man living a hovel along a river that flows through a giant cavern in his basement is crazy, it doesn't necessarily mean that he's not telling the truth about being the ferryman to the land of the dead.

"Snipe Hunt": Janette's older brothers have ditched her in the woods. Again. But when Hermes takes a liking to her, vengeance is hers.

"Playing with Hubris": A young man a café finds himself stalked by a man who claims to be the god Apollo, who says he wants to help him, and who won't take no for an answer.

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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940044643772
  • Publisher: Michael G. Munz
  • Publication date: 7/8/2013
  • Sold by: Smashwords
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 312,852
  • File size: 84 KB

Meet the Author

An award-winning writer of speculative fiction, Michael G. Munz was born in Pennsylvania but moved to Washington State in 1977 at the age of three. Unable to escape the state's gravity, he has spent most of his life there and studied writing at the University of Washington.Developing his creative bug in college, he wrote and filmed four amateur films before setting his sights on becoming a novelist. Driving this goal is the desire to tell entertaining stories and give others the same pleasure with those stories as other writers have given him. He enjoys writing tales that combine the modern world with the futuristic or fantastic.Michael has traveled to three continents, and has an interest in Celtic and Greco-Roman mythology. He now resides in Seattle where he continues his quest to write the most entertaining novel known to humankind and find a really fantastic clam linguini.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 29, 2013

    Three amusing short stories. Well written with only a few editor

    Three amusing short stories. Well written with only a few editorial errors. Will look for more by this author.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 22, 2013

    A fantastic read worth your time!

    I don't know that I expected when I started reading this but what I got was a FABULOUS mixture of myth and modern life.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 23, 2014

    Really GREAT Fun!

    Really GREAT Fun! These three stories are wonderful to read. They are fun, witty, clever and sometimes funny. I truly enjoyed this collection and will read more by this author.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 10, 2014

    Bad

    So different. I don't even like the stories. J.... :-/ 32 pages

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