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Talmid - The Book of John
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 112,370. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Religion
The life of Jesus, as seen through the eyes of the children that witnessed it.
Mila's Tale
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,800. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
“Mila’s Tale” is midrash—the retelling of a Biblical passage. Half of it is a new Laurie King short story; the other half is the author’s commentary on the text (“Jephthah’s Daughter” of Judges 11) and her suggestions for further reading. This is the first in Laurie King’s proposed Ladies of Spirit project, a collection of Modern Midrashes accompanied by her analysis and reflections.
Return of the Star Ancestors, Volume One
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,650. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2014 by Ink Smith Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
(3.00 from 1 review)
What if we had friends in very high places? What if we’ve always had them? Eons ago, starfaring Osirians genetically seeded a mammal on this planet. Later, they created great civilizations among the humans who evolved from it. One was Atlantis.
Pineapple
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,070. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
(4.00 from 1 review)
A book about doing the right thing, even when the right thing is the hardest choice. To mark the centenary of the outbreak of WW1, honouring the brave men and women who honoured us, 100 years in the future. Poppy, Tariq and Robbie connect at Hadleigh Hall during a holidayprogramme, little knowing that their meeting has been long expected. For 100 years, in fact, and all for love & war ...
The Break
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Series: England Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 116,350. Language: British English. Published: June 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
The Break is an adventure story in which the Byzantine Empire and the Catholic Church take on the British State. Which side wins? It has been nominated for the 2015 Prometheus Award.
Pharaoh's Midwives A Retelling of the Nurse Midwives in Exodus
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,960. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Exodus calls them Puah and Shipporah. Both are proud Egyptians who are also the reluctant midwives to the Apiru, the disgusting underclass of Egypt. Yet, when a given a command to commit genocide, Puah and Shipporah side with the Apiru . Pharaoh's Midwives is a story of their personal transformation from passive Egyptian aristocrats to heroic leaders of a new people.
Treasure of the Dead Sea Scrolls
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,510. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
In 1952, a French archaeologist discovered a Dead Sea Scroll unlike any other - a scroll written on almost pure copper. Was this scroll a map to the treasures from the Second Temple in Jerusalem? Or, was it only half the answer? After sixty years, the mystery will be solved. The race is on to see who will have the insight and skill to correctly translate the Copper Scroll and find the treasure.
Amarna Book II: Book of Hawara
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Series: Amarna, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,040. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
King Mursili II’s only hope to restore his own Hittite Kingdom to greatness is to restore the Amarna line to power in Egypt, to atone for the sins of his father. Yet, with those closest to him being sacrificed in the process and the tide continuing to rise against them, how far is King Mursili prepared to go to see the prophecy fulfilled?
The Republican Coin
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,870. Language: Australian English. Published: March 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
In the dying days of the Roman republic, Marcus drops a coin on the ramparts of a hill fort in south west Britannia. Why is he there 80 years before Britannia is invaded by the troops of the Emperor Claudius? In 1966 the coin is found by Lynette, volunteering on a dig in her summer holidays. The coin could rewrite the history of Britain but, for Lynette, it holds memories she’d rather forget.
Bonesetter
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,610. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
A "historical fiction" or prehistory account of a boy in a primitive society who learns to "set bones" for others who are injured. In the way of Jean Auel's heroine Ayla, he discovers other primitive technologies including snares and the smoking of meat. His mastery of these skills gradually elevates his position in his society from despised and downtrodden to respected and admired.
The Fifth Stone
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,450. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
In order to distance himself from his past, a down and out young man named Michael relocates to Brooklyn. He works doing odd jobs as he forges new relationships. He is particularly close to his boss Danny, and Sara, his crippled daughter. As he repairs a ceiling in a convent, Michael discovers a clue to locating a priceless artifact from Europe's Dark Ages. His life takes a 360 degree turn.
Seeking Absolution
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 217,570. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Seeking Absolution is a sweeping Twelfth Century tale. When Prince Richard and Lady Anne fall in love, they both assume there can never be a match between them. Still, Richard pursues Anne as if she were the Holy Grail. Richard’s rival, King Philip finds that he too has feelings for the lovely and intelligent Anne—but does he love her only because Richard does?
Companions
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 179,950. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
This, the fifth volume in the ‘Parthian Chronicles’ series, is set in the time between ‘Parthian Dawn’ and ‘Parthian Vengeance’. It tells the story of Pacorus and a band of companions who embark on a mission to rescue one who was left behind in Italy after the Spartacus slave revolt. The quest will lead them to the city of Ephesus where gladiatorial games are being held.
Zhougong: The Duke of Zhou
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110,810. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Approximately 1045 BCE the ruler of an independent province on the frontier of ancient China named Ji Fa defeated the reigning Emperor Di Xin's vast forces to found China's 3rd dynasty, the Zhou. The rise of the Zhou with their military, scientific, cultural, and economic superiority and their triumph over the Shang dynasty is the subject of this novel.
The Glitter of Stone
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,690. Language: American English. Published: July 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The setting: an Aegean island in the fifth millennium BC, centuries before the people we know as Greeks arrived in this fabled land. Cornered by ruthless invaders and guided by signs sent by the Mother Goddess, a gritty islander is pushed to his limits in a quest to save his tribe from extinction. Their survival hinges on his ability to lead them over an unforgiving sea to a new and unknown land.
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.
Tutankhamen Speaks
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Series: The Quest Books · Companions to The Quest Books. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,720. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
(4.00 from 1 review)
Hundreds of years ago, scrolls that would alter the view of Ancient Egypt's most famous pharaoh were lost. Rumors through the ages said the scrolls told of a time that the Pharaoh Tutankhamen spoke from beyond the grave. No one who heard of these scrolls believed that the scrolls had ever existed.
Boudicca: Britain's Queen of the Iceni
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Series: The Legendary Women of World History, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,990. Language: American English. Published: June 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Biographical / European
Why is The Morrígan's raven crying? Only Britons with hearts for true liberty know! In 43 CE Roman conquest of Britannia seems all but certain -- until a chance meeting between King Prasutagus of the Iceni and a runaway slave of royal decent from the Aedui tribe in Gaul changes the fate of the British islands forever. For children, teens, and adults.
Aphrodite's Curse: A Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,190. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Aphrodite’s Curse is about a dynasty’s fall from grace, unrequited love and retribution.
The Rise of Zenobia
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,710. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
My name is Zabdas: once a slave; now a warrior, grandfather and servant. I call Syria home. I shall tell you the story of my Zenobia: Warrior Queen of Palmyra, Protector of the East, Conqueror of Desert Lands … Traitor to Rome ...