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The Princess Of Egypt Must Die
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Price: Free! Words: 18,050. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Princess Arsinoe came of age in the glittering court of Ptolemaic Egypt. Abused by her ruthless sister, a pawn in the dynastic ambitions of her father, and dismissed by the king who claimed her for a bride, young Arsinoe finds herself falling in love with a young man forbidden to her. (Novelette, 11k words.)
The Tale of Isis and Osiris
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Price: Free! Words: 1,870. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
(3.00 from 1 review)
A story of the death of Osiris, and the journey of Isis to find the body of Osiris.
The Eye of Mammut
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Price: Free! Words: 7,790. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2012 by Sabledrake Enterprises. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
(3.67 from 3 reviews)
As spirit man, Aruk has been called upon to use his gifts to solve many problems. With guidance from the ancestors and the spirit world he has great wisdom and gives good advice. But the first true crime his tribe has ever encountered will put him -- put them all -- to the test.
Printesa Roxolana
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Price: Free! Words: 6,040. Language: Romanian. Published: July 30, 2012 by Blacklight Design. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Aceasta versiune este o traducere a editiei originale publicate in limba engleza
Sacrifices
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Price: Free! Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
In the Etruscan city of Cisra, the boy Karkana sacrifices his prize possession to help a prisoner of war. But the true implications of his act won't be felt till years later.
Camelthorn Giants: Explore
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Price: Free! Words: 4,240. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2013 by Kameeldoring Boeke. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is a historic novel about Coenraad de Buys and his quest to find the African cities of gold.
Egerius
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Price: Free! Words: 6,720. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
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A story of ancient Etruria. Young Egerius is brought up by women after his father's early death; but there are secrets in his father's family, and as he grows older, he learns that he has a family he has never met, and is the heir to more than his father's slim estate... This is a chapter from 'Etruscan Blood', an epic novel of ancient Italy that will be published later this year.
Wessex Tales: "In the land of the great stone rings" (Story 5)
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Price: Free! Words: 9,070. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Turig, a Bronze Age farmer, tells his grandson how he had been drafted for labor service decades before. The work was long and dangerous but his supervisor’s flirtatious daughter presented the larger threat. Two years later, Turig helped lift the last sarsen stone onto a structure we know as Stonehenge. [PS: New research revises this date by a full millennium, from 3,600 to 4,600 years ago.]
Wessex Tales: "The Infant and the Hare" (Story 1)
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Price: Free! Words: 5,150. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
“The Infant and the Hare” is the first, earliest story in Fripp’s new collection, “Wessex Tales: eight thousand years in the life of an English village.” Stone Age hunters make camp on Okeford Hill. As dawn breaks the men go hunting while a woman gives birth. And the end? In an age when human beliefs were much different than ours, the end is mystical.
Mapmaker
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Price: Free! Words: 1,630. Language: American English. Published: July 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
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A border town in Ancient China is a perilous place—especially for a desolate girl with no father. So, when Cricket bumps into an administrator’s wife with a bag full of copper coins, she eagerly agrees to deliver her firewood. But why does the woman need firewood in the summer? And why do soldiers stop and question them? Does it have anything to do with the raid at Xitang last Spring?
Past-Life in Japan
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Price: Free! Words: 3,520. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
The thought-provoking story of a man's life in Ancient Japan. Desparately seeking enlightenment, his life's path leads through extreme situations which inform him of what enlightment is not....
Wessex Tales: "Julia" (Story 11)
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Price: Free! Words: 8,960. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
This story in the "Wessex Tales" collection—"Julia" (Story 11)—is sequel to "The Face in the Floor" (Story 10). It was Julia’s parents who commissioned their villa's magnificent mosaic floor in the previous tale; as a child, she watched the master-mosaicist lay it. As "Julia" begins, Julia is a young woman angry at life, angrier at expectations, and resisting marriage. (circa 335 CE)
The White Rider (The Poison Lotus Book 4)
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Price: Free! Words: 10,800. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
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In Ancient Japan, while the nobles are getting ready for the biggest war in the island’s history, a young man enters the Capital and goes head to head against the corruption of the Yakuza.
A Journey of One Thousand Miles: the Story of Ruth and Naomi
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Price: Free! Words: 16,350. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
An exciting retelling of the biblical narrative of Ruth weaves the Bible story with the ancient legend and tradition of the sages, coupled with a dash of creative fiction to bring the story to life for the modern reader. This is an excerpt from the series The Shepherd King
Caesar and Cleopatra: A Tale of Julius Caesar
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Price: Free! Words: 4,840. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
The final tale in the Tales of Julius Caesar series of stories. Caesar has journeyed to Egypt where he meets Cleopatra. The story continues until the end of Caesar's life.
Wessex Tales: "The Face in the Floor" (Story 10)
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Price: Free! Words: 8,170. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The earliest known mosaic floor to depict Christ was laid in a remote Roman villa in Dorset around 325 CE. (Discovered under meadow grass in 1963 it was moved to the British Museum.) The larger end of this mosaic measures 17 feet by 15, the smaller end, 16½ feet by 8. Why lay this magnificent floor in rustic Dorset? “The Face in the Floor" gives the origins of this floor an imaginative history.
The Incas Discovered
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Series: History Portal, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 1,990. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The story of David as he travels back in time to find out what really happened to the Incas in Machu Picchu , Peru .
The Plot
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Price: Free! Words: 2,630. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
A short fictional story in which the life of Jesus Christ is depicted as a carefully orchestrated political plot.
The End of Cleo
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Price: Free! Words: 4,620. Language: British English. Published: June 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
An original rendition of the death scene of Cleopatra, presented in the form of a dialogue between the Egyptian queen and her handmaiden, Charmion. All inhibitions are scattered to the four winds as the two women unburden their souls and speak their minds before they die. As the author himself calls this piece "ghastly", you have a good idea what to expect!
Age of Obsidian
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Price: Free! Words: 2,280. Language: American English. Published: December 28, 2013. Category: Essay » Literature
This essay gives a brief overview of the central character, Kediak. It also provides a setting for the age; the struggle for survival as the glaciers continue to drain water away and make it impossible for flora to survive. It also provides a brief glimpse into the more mysterious elements he will encounter in his travels. These are not fantastic stories, they are historical science fiction.