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Perchance to Dream
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,250. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A man dies content knowing he’s lived the life of a true Englishman. When he finds his trials are far from over, he has to question whether it was all a waste of effort.
Magnus: Rising Sun
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,260. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
In the year 90 B.C.E., chaos and unrest erupts across the Italian peninsula. Rome's allies have rebelled and taken up arms against the most powerful military on earth. Leading Rome's legions- and his only son- to the city's defense, an unproven and unloved commander will taste victory and defeat outside the capital's gates. The name Pompey had yet to be praised, but fate would soon alter history.
William Shakespeare’s "Julius Caesar": A Retelling in Prose
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 30,000. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Classics
This is an easy-to-read retelling of William Shakespeare's "Julius Caesar." For hundreds of years, the Romans had a republic rather than a kingdom. Many influential Romans, however, were afraid that Julius Caesar wanted to be King of the Romans, and they were determined to stop him. Shakespeare’s play tells what happened to Caesar and to those people who conspired against him.
Bias and the Adulterous Daughter
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,070. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
In ancient Ionia, there are no private detectives. However Bias, the lesser priest of Poseidon Holikonios in Priene, has been asked to solve a private mystery. Kreton, the patriarch of the neighboring estate, suspects his daughter-in-law of carrying on with someone other than her husband. Bias must find out in this short story sequel to Murder at the Festival of Apaturia.
Murder At The Festival Of Apaturia
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,610. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
Bias of Priene is back! In the much awaited sequel to Murder at the Panionic Games, Bias must once again put his deductive powers to work to save his city-state from the miasma of death. When a young Lydian man is found dead on the first day of the festival of Apaturia, the lesser priest of Poseidon Holikonios, Bias is conscripted to solve the murder!
The Veiled Assassin, a Novel of the Late Roman Empire
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Series: The Embers of Empire, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 93,970. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2014 by Eyes and Ears. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
A thrilling spy adventure in 347 AD Numidia, "A Veiled Assassin" takes the 'Roman fiction' fan to a broiling desert beset by suicidal extremists fighting the Roman army and the Christian church it now defends. Marcus wagers that surviving a deadly mission will earn him freedom from slavery, but has he bargained on betrayal by the man he respects most in the world? Fast-paced and well-researched.
Empire of Alexandria (Alexandrian Saga #5)
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 85,380. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
One hundred years after the murder of Julius Caesar, the circumstances of his death could change the course of the fledgling Alexandrian Empire.
Marius' Mules: Prelude to War
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 29,570. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
It is the winter of 53/52BC and while Caesar struggles with the chaos of a failing republic and recruits troops in Aquileia, Gaul's freedom fighters emerge, with a desire for Roman blood. This collection of three tales presents a sequence of events that takes place in the winter between Marius' Mules books six and seven.
VARIUS AND THE CULT OF CHRISTUS
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Price: Free! Words: 35,830. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
in nero caesar's imperial rome, a rich nobleman hires the city's best detective to expose the secret ringleaders of the hated 'cult of christus'. these men have seduced many roman citizens to join the despised cult. once identified, they will be liquidated and the dangerous cult destroyed.
Meeting Tiberius and Other Roman Tales
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Series: Gaius and Tiberius. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,420. Language: British English. Published: January 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
Tales drawn from the universe of Gaius and Achilles and Dancing Phaedra. Set in the tumultuous final decades of the Roman Republic, the stories centre on the amorous lives of a group of friends and lovers living on the fringes of Rome's creative demi monde . NB Other than the first story, they contain 'spoilers' for the earlier published works.
The Back Gate to Hell, a Novel of the Late Roman Empire
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Series: The Embers of Empire, Book 3. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 124,110. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2014 by Eyes and Ears. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Roman agent Numidianus' mission to spy on Caesar Gallus and his vicious consort Constantia tosses him into Antioch's cesspool of corruption. This third adventure in the Embers of Empire pits Marcus against the warring heirs to the Constantine dynasty and the eunuchs who rule them. Can Marcus save the Empire? More important, can he save his son Leo from mutilation by the Chief Eunuch, Eusebius?
Marius' Mules VI: Caesar's Vow
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Series: Marius' Mules, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 161,860. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
It is the eve of destruction. Gaul seethes and bucks more than ever in revolt against the Roman invader just as Rome similarly begins to show its cracks. Caesar has made a vow to men and Gods alike to end the life of Ambiorix, and naught will stand in the way of that vow's completion - not Gaul, nor Roman, nor reason itself. Can Fronto halt the destruction of the Belgae and fulfill Caesar's vow?
When I Come Again
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,060. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
Becan, returning home after four years of trading with the Romans, looks forward to meeting his sweetheart and to their marriage. He knows she will be waiting for him. He's sent her messages every year and is certain that she has kept her word and waited for him. But there have been other things happening he doesn't know about. So will Laila the Fair be there for Becan?
Before Atlantis
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Price: $1.88 USD. Words: 2,640. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
A short story of the time before Atlantis, the foundation of civilization in the Isle of Olympia in the Atlantic.
Trust
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Price: Free! Words: 3,180. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
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What happens when a mortal woman falls in love with a god? Based on the myth of Cupid and Psyche, a short story about desire, deception, and the doubt that lives in dark places.
Accursed Women
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 43,020. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
Five stories, five women, five legends. A Minoan Princess, a Spartan Queen, the Queen of the Gods, the first woman on earth and a Gorgone share their lives and stories in one volume.
The Treasure Hunt: 'A First Century Soldier's Story'
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 157,030. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
'The Treasure Hunt' is historical fiction for Christians, set in the first century. Cyrus, a gifted teen from Tarsus, Cilicia, grows up fast in the rough and tumble world of the Roman Legion. His adventures take him from Tarsus to the battlefields of Armenia, and finally to Jerusalem and Rome, where he must confront his own faith, save those he loves most, and find the world's greatest treasure.
Before the Legend
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,570. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
On the quiet island, amidst the looming Roman Empire, Troy, the youngest son of the King has always known his little world to be safe. But one nightmare gives him a disturbing glimpse of losing his parents forever. He wakes up only to realize he may have lost something else_ his parent’s love and affection. In 3 days everything he thought he knew is about to change when tragedy rocks the island.
Fancied to Death
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Price: Free! Words: 17,160. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
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A dead body, art so bad it’s a crime, and a hangover that just might kill him. Quintus Valerius Drusus is on the case in Imperial Rome with the help of Marcus Clodius of the vigiles, and more amphorae of Falernian than he can handle.This is the first in a series of mystery shorts featuring Quintus Valerius Drusus, enthusiastic lover of wine, women, and song. He also investigates things.
Zeus of Ithome
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,900. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2013 by Crooked Cat publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
Three Hundred Years of Slavery. Greece, 373 BC. For three centuries, the Messenian people have been brutally subjugated by their Spartan neighbours and forced to work the land as helot slaves. Diocles, a seventeen-year-old helot, has known no other life but servitude. After an encounter with Spartan assassins, he is forced to flee, leaving behind his family and his love, Elpis.