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Destiny of Kings
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 74,310. Language: Australian English. Published: August 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
An historical fantasy based in ancient Israel. The King's General Martinez is fighting a war he does not believe in, for a King who is going mad; bewitched by dark magic. The old Seer has shared his prophecy with the Priestess Francesca who seeks to aid the cause, yet is loosing her faith in the process. The little Holy man has been called by the Universe to restore order and balance.
Superficial Sacrifices
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,070. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
In this offbeat satire, a high priest living in ancient Egypt’s Golden Age reluctantly comes to grips with the distracting elements of modern life and its impact on religious devotion during the grand exposition of his kingdom’s most sacred holiday.
The Ferryman's Fee
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,500. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Firemen discover a man’s body and a valuable stamp collection after a fire in a mobile home park on Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. While philatelic experts try to understand how a trailer park resident built a collection worth three million dollars, the county sheriff—and the stamps—go missing.
A Glitch in Time
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,590. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Christian » Historical
When a wealthy recluse invites some friends to visit, he sends his helicopter to transport them to his home. But his visitors are puzzled by the strange behaviour of the helicopter pilot. The man claims to have been one of a group of people who underwent a time travel experience. The time traveller, it seems, is the subject of Biblical prophet Ezekiel’s famous vision of ‘wheels within wheels’.
Again and Always
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,910. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
A childhood friendship, separated by distance and time, blossoms when Grace and Joseph reconnect and forge a new relationship amidst the challenges of family secrets and betrayal.
Sword of Woden~Sorrow Hill~A Novel of Beowulf Ecgtheowson
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Series: Sword of Woden, Book One. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 111,800. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Geatland 500 a.d As the power of the Roman colossus wanes and dies the tribes and clans of Germania rush south. But they do not come alone. Unknown to men, the gods are also waging a war among themselves and Beowulf, the grandson of King Hrethel, has become the Allfather's chosen weapon. Sorrow Hill is the first volume in a trilogy shortlisted by the Historical Novel Society, Editor's Choice.
Knossos
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 274,900. Language: American English. Published: August 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
Knossos. The legendary Labyrinth. Enter a world of priests and priestesses, bull dancers, scribes, architects, conquerors, schemers, and madmen who inspired the legends of the great Labyrinth in these interwoven tales spanning five thousand years, from the founding of the first settlement in 7000 B.C. to the end of the Bronze Age.
Sharma's Women
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Price: Free! Words: 97,890. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2014 by Aichje Books. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Filled with pride and ambition, two shepherd boys lead their nation from disgrace to greatness. But the price is high--very high. And their task is complicated by the fact that Sharma never could say ‘no’ to his women.
Lovernios: 'The Lindow Man'
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 123,820. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Using fact, studied over a period of a year, carefully interwoven with fiction, the fascinating and often tragic life of Lovernios moves from his most auspicious birth and childhood, to his life as a Druid, the lives of various Caesars and their attempted Roman invasions, culminating in the untimely ‘triple’ death of Lovernios as a Supreme Sacrifice.
The Second Conflict
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 109,410. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: August 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Why do names like The Devil, Satan and Lucifer exist, who are they now, what new names have these symbols of evil taken on; who among us, have they seduced with promises of wealth and power to aid them in their bid to rule us all?
Jericho Rising
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,740. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2014 by Pomoconsumption Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Jericho Rising tells the story of Clay, a young hunter from the Bear Clan as he comes of age in a world of savage warfare between Clan champions imbued with the power of their totem spirits. When his father falls, will Clay be the one to take up the mantle of Bear? Or will that honor go to one of his brothers, instead?
Issa
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,890. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Suppose you found ancient scrolls that were written by the Buddhist Saint ISSA over two thousand years ago. Now imagine what would happen if you discovered that ISSA and Jesus Christ were one in the same and you were holding in your hands documents actually written by God. Who would want them and who would want them suppressed? Who would be willing to kill to get them? The Vatican? The CIA?
The Fowler's Snare
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,110. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Winning makes a warrior a legend. Losing is not an option. Egypt’s races are about to begin. As the black kingdom of Alodia mourns a murdered king, three of its princes escape over the border to Egypt to find refuge in the Theban desert. But word reaches Pharaoh Kheper-Re that a new enemy has just blown in from the south, an enemy worth investigating, an enemy with a deadly secret.
The Pparahan Oracle
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 133,670. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
A father and daughter sentenced to death for looking different. A town destroyed by mysterious floods. A leader banished for being kind to his people. An Akkadian arrives in Meluhha from Sumer, in search of the fabled living Gods. This adventure follows its fascinating characters, on a journey filled with love and hatred, friendship and animosity, hope and despair, laughter and tears, and revenge.
Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 38,910. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
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I, Claudia
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,030. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The story of Claudia Procula, wife of Pontius Pilate, from her childhood in Rome to the turbulent aftermath of his removal as the Judean governor.
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.
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.
Byzantium, Book 1: Dead Men's Road
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,010. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014 by Pro Se Press. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
In Byzantium Book One: Dead Men’s Road, a beautiful woman tasked with delivering a sealed package to the Invisible College in Byzantium is pursued by merciless bandits, relentless undead, and a charming scoundrel who has nothing to lose.
Shadow of Death
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Price: Free! Words: 5,130. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
He sent a boy into battle. Now the boy returns a man. "Saul has slain his thousands, and David his tens of thousands!" King Saul cannot abide his people's worship of the young shepherd and burns with jealousy. When an evil spirit begins whispering into the king's ear, telling him his kingdom is at stake, Saul knows what he must do: Kill the boy. Short Story - 5,000 words - Horror / Historical