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Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Two Horizons by Hank Lawson
Price: Free! Words: 121,550. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Literature » Biographical(5.00 from 1 review)
Great Pyramid, rival priests, romance with a harem (perhaps royal) woman, and jealous Queen prey on God-king Khufu. In parallel to Khufu’s labors, Mehi labors to absolve his family’s crime by self-sacrifice as a pyramid worker. The crime also burdens his love for An-khi, a governor’s daughter who aspires to be governor herself. Will Mehi save Khufu from his enemies, including Mehi’s own brother?
The Mysteries, A Novel of Ancient Eleusis by David Sheppard
Price: Free! Words: 132,180. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Available for the first time complete in one volume. Previously published in two volumes as Daughter of Darkness and The Dadouchos. In 480 BC, fifteen-year-old Melaina's biggest worry, she thinks, is wishing to follow Artemis and remain virgin when her mother and grandfather want her to marry and became a priestess. But when the Persians invade, the gods themselves have plans for Melaina.
Requiem For Athens by David Alkek
Price: Free! Words: 107,590. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient(4.00 from 1 review)
In his historical novel, Requiem for Athens Dr. David Alkek invites his readers to participate in the daily life of Ancient Greece.
The Lamp of Darkness (The Age of Prophecy series Book 1) by Dave Mason & Mike Feuer
Price: Free! Words: 105,620. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014 by Dave Mason. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
The Age of Prophecy series transports you back 3000 years, to the epic battle between the Israelite Kings & Prophets. Lev, an orphaned shepherd boy, begins a journey of discovery when he’s hired to play as a musician before the prophets. He soon learns that his father’s knife holds a deadly secret about his hidden past. Lev fights to unearth his true self while the clouds of war gather around him.
Envy - The Seculary of a Wandering Jew (Book 1) by Paulo Barata
Price: Free! Words: 111,540. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Christian » Historical
In the grand tradition of historical fictional biographies by Robert Graves (I, Claudius), Marguerite Yourcenar (Memories of Hadrian) and Gore Vidal (Julian), THE SECULARY OF A WANDERING JEW - ENVY, brings to light the story of an outsider fated to roam through the ages under the shadows of History.
Do Not Disturb by Tanya Goodwin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,780. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Trouble abounds when an archaeologist seeks the identity of a mysterious woman buried deep within a Byzantine burial cave.
Vengeance & Remission by Amalia Angellinni
Price: Free! Words: 205,980. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
It is a story about a Roman soldier, Marcus Lucius, son of the great warrior Maximus, who protects his friends (Appius, Octavian) and falls in love in Julia Fabia, while he is on the way to revenge his killed wife, Decima. It's a story with many risky actions, intrigues and it's about friendship, loyalty and of course love. It's set in the times of the emperor Hadrian.
Michal's Window (A Novel: King David's First Wife) by Rachelle Ayala
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 173,270. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general(4.33 from 3 reviews)
In ancient Israel, where women are property, Princess Michal loves her father's worst enemy, the future King David. She sacrifices everything to save his life, but will her heart survive war and separation? A novel of betrayal, forbidden love, and redemption, Michal's Window is an imaginative retelling of King David's story through the eyes of the woman who loved him first.
Seeking Absolution by Shalisse Lewis
You set the price! Words: 217,570. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014. Categories: 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?
Daughter of The Sun by Michael Lane
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 206,360. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Romance » Historical(5.00 from 8 reviews)
Many queens have governed Egypt as pharaohs, but only Hatchepsut seized the crown as king. With support from her confidant and lover, Senenmut, she overcame many challenges. But betrayal, loss and tragedy were constant companions. Her greatest fear was that her name would be forgotten: the final death. Daughter of the Sun, a fictional account of this remarkable woman, assures her name lives on.
Strangler Figs by Peggy Chittenden Brown
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,780. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Ramona, unrecognized descendant of a California Native American icon, investigates the torture/murder of a priest and his lovely companion for her newspaper and gets drawn into an international, mythic quest to unravel a centuries-old mystery. Threatened at every step by sadistic pursuers, she must stay alive to lay bare her heritage and the masked power abuses the ancient treasure hides.
The Father by Chris Craig
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 142,980. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Nonfiction » History » Ancient(4.00 from 1 review)
264BC. Rome has completed her conquest of the Italian Peninsula and stands eyeball to eyeball with the ancient trading empire of Carthage. One man stands between Rome and her goal of world domination: Hamilcar Barca, father of the most famous Carthaginian General, Hannibal. This is the story of the Barca family’s pivotal role in the First Punic War and the events which flow from it.
At Odds with Destiny (boxed set bundle) by Uvi Poznansky, Aaron Lazar, Suzanne Jenkins, & J.J. DiBenedetto
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 339,760. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Bestselling, critically acclaimed, and notoriously creative authors from across the book continuum join forces to bring you At Odds with Destiny, everything you've wanted in a boxed set but thought you'd never find: full-length award winning novels brimming with cozy mystery, suspense, romance, and biographical historical fiction.
Hatshepsut: Daughter of Amun by Moyra Caldecott
Series: The Egyptian Sequence, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,590. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2011 by Mushroom Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Ancient Egypt 3500 years ago - a land ruled by the all-powerful female king, Hatshepsut. Ambitious, ruthless and worldly: a woman who established Amun as the chief god of Egypt, bestowing his Priesthood with unprecedented riches and power. A story of vision and obsession, of mighty projects and heartbreaking failures - a story of a woman possessed by the desire for power and the need to love.
Marius' Mules VI: Caesar's Vow by S.J.A. Turney
Series: Marius' Mules, Book 6. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 161,870. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
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?
Andromakhe: the Epic Story of Troy and a Woman's Triumphant Valor by Kristina O'Donnelly
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 199,990. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2012 by Rob Preece. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Troy is doomed by the gods but the hero, Hector, stands against fate. By his side, Andromakhe, his wife and soulmate, battles as well. The fates cannot be cheated but Andromakhe constantly searches for ways to save what makes Troy special. A confident and exciting re-imagining of the battle for Troy and the special role played by women in this battle and its aftermath. (Combines v. 1 and v. 2)
The Thebes Chronicles - Two Novels in Ancient Egypt (Book 1 & 2 Bundle) by Rory Liam Elliott
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 103,100. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2012 by TopOfBooks. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Enter a time and place in history and the ancient past - full of love, intrigue, passion, betrayal, desire, adventure and cruelty. Follow a young woman as she becomes the first female mummy maker in all of Egypt. The Thebes Chronicles bundle contains both novels: Daughter of the Nile and The Pharaoh’s Daughter.
Parthian Vengeance by Peter Darman
Series: The Parthian Chronicles, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 221,720. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Adventure » War & military
‘Parthian Vengeance’ is the third instalment in the Parthian Chronicles, the adventures of King Pacorus of Dura, and follows on from ‘Parthian Dawn’.
The Scroll by Miriam Feinberg
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,040. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The Scroll draws from a real archaeological find – the divorce document of a woman named Miriam, issued at Masada. The tale spans three generations, beginning on Masada’s final, horrific day. It characters must choose between nation and family, and finally, between life and death. Will Miriam’s descendants learn the lessons of her life, or will enemies - within and without - rob it from them?
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