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The Raven King (a poem from Godless I)
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Price: Free! Words: 290. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2015. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Epic
The Raven King poem, is a prophetic tale from the Great War, inscribed on the Raven Stone, which comes into Elianna's possession in GODLESS I.
Quintus Saturnus The Time of Five Emperors
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Price: Free! Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Amidst the chaos of Rome's civil wars, Quintus Saturnus the mason works hard to produce busts for the Imperial Cult. But constant regime change makes getting paid difficult. Inspired by Robert Grave’s I Claudius and Gore Vidal’s Julian, this is an account of how one man negotiated the anarchy of 68-69AD - the Time of Five Emperors.
The Cursed Ground 1 - The Child-Stealers
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Series: Edhai. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,660. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
A band of fierce raiders invades a peaceful agricultural community called the Till, carrying off a young girl. Her brother Boon takes off in pursuit, accompanied by a small force of loyal companions. They must traverse the wilderness landscape of a long-gone era, when the world was new and violence was rare, but when dark times were encroaching on the world.
Liam, An Irish Historical Saga
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 109,730. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
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Liam, a young boy grows up in Connemara at the time of the Great Famine, 1840's. He and his family suffer great deprivation and want. The land is held by the English. Love and marriage promise happiness. Risking deportation or being shot, he poaches game and steals to keep his family alive. The potato blight removes any hope of survival. Emigration and the New World beckon him.
The Writer - A Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
In Ancient Rome, a young writer decides to publish a story that will change the world.
Los enamorados en el estanque de los nenúfares
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Price: Free! Words: 22,000. Language: Spanish. Published: January 3, 2015. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
LOS ENAMORADOS EN EL ESTANQUE DE LOS NENÚFARES es la primera de una saga de novelas centradas en la mujer en el antiguo Egipto, en la moda y costumbres y la situación de las féminas en la antigüedad.
Eskkar & Bracca: Rogue Warriors - 2
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,790. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
In this escapade, Eskkar and Bracca have their horses stolen by a band of bandits, and have to flee for their lives. They decide to chase after the thieves, and discover that the brigands are far more cunning than the two companions expected. This time they will have to outthink and outfight the bandits just to stay alive.
Iphigenia
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Price: Free! Words: 2,120. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Agamemnon, elected leader of the Greek expedition against Troy, must submit to an angry godess’s demand for human sacrifice or face rebellion from the assembled army.
Ariston: A Stranger's Promise
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Price: Free! Words: 19,690. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
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A Stranger’s Promise is a heart-pounding thrill ride, that follows Ariston, a gladiator with a mysterious past who fights for his life in and out of the arena. This is the first installment of the serial series and runs roughly fifty pages. Equal length installments will be released monthly to continue the adventure.
Liberty
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 123,440. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
When a plot to overthrow Caesar ensnares Rhyddes and Aquila as pawns in the dark design, Aquila must choose between the Celtic slave who has won his heart and the empire to which they both owe allegiance. Trusting no man and knowing the opposite of obedience is death, Rhyddes must embrace her arena name—and the love of a man willing to sacrifice everything to forge a future with her.
Epic Unearthed
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Price: Free! Words: 78,340. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
While glaciers began to melt all over the planet 12000 years ago, water levels started to rise 300 feet, swallowing any evidence of cultures living near the ancient coastlines. However, archeologists have found new civilizations older than the Egyptians and Sumerians. As history has to be rewritten, we have to ponder who were the heroes and antagonists of a forgotten time of the Atlanteans
Pondicherry
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Price: Free! Words: 6,940. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Pondicherry is a short story to introduce a significant setting in the novel, The Star of India, which is available online today. Pondicherry, India is a destination to the past as well as the present. Located on India's Coromandel Coast, Pondicherry celebrates its French colonial history, blends it with the local Tamil culture, and fills the senses with a rich and varied heritage.
Assumption of The Thorn
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,260. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
THE JORDAN SERIES blends action, romance, history and geography all into wonderful stories of religious diversity. Travel with JORDAN as he enjoys life, marries, travels across half the known world, suffers terribly, makes a fortune and settles down with a place of his own, simply to be torn apart by the demands of a lovely woman.
Apocalyptic Pub Lunches
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,730. Language: British English. Published: November 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
Two men walk into a bar. It's not the end of the world - or is it?
If Words Could Tell
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Price: Free! Words: 83,650. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
William Shakespeare on his 450th anniversary has lost all patience with the level of speculation surrounding his authorship and is determined to meet it head on, He is helped by a chance event when a graduate actor dosses down for the night in a condemned inn that dates back to his time. Ben is familiar with the controversy so assents to the writers' plea he agrees to accompany him to his own time
Be With Me
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Price: Free! Words: 52,270. Language: British English. Published: October 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
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Barely a wife before she became a widow, Briallen feels like she’s lost everything – and now she has to watch a group of strangers move into the house she once called home. As hard as that it is to face, it’s made even more difficult by a man she feels drawn to, and two children she can’t help but love. Everyone deserves a second chance at love, even in the Iron Age.
Forever Hearts
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Series: Forever, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 52,780. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
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What if love lasts for all time? Love can be amazing but also frustrating. It can also be profound and mysterious. Dr. Kate O'Leary's life is about to be turned completely upside down. Her basic beliefs about existence, love, and who she is are about to explode like an atomic bomb. This intense, paranormal, and epic romance will have you journeying through many twists and turns.
Superficial Sacrifices
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,160. 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.
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.
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.