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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.
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.
AD29
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,030. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
The Emperor Tiberius needs to increase revenue. He decides to increase the tribute paid by the provinces. One, Judea, is a problem. He sends Publius to engineer a situation which will force the local government, the Sanhedrin, to comply. This is Publius' solution.
Fire in the Library
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,730. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2014 by Pro Se Press. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
A man named Pur Fotia has a secret—but one he can never tell. Marked for greatness, he can summon fire to envelope his body so that he can fly through the air, and does so when he is summoned to the great Library of Alexandria.
To Be First/Wheels of Heaven
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Series: What Man Hath Wrought, Book 10. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,550. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Twin tales of legend and fact—Ottoman space voyagers from an alternate universe, and the truth about an ancient Greek cosmic prediction machine.
First Flight of Abbas Ibn Firnas
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Price: Free! Words: 2,420. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
(3.00 from 1 review)
Have you wondered what the first glider flight was like? It happened in 875 A.D. and Abbas Ibn Firnas was the one who accomplished the feat.
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 ...
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.
From The Deer Forest: A Story of Wolves
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Price: Free! Words: 16,450. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Before Europeans arrived in the Pacific Northwest rainforest, deer, wolves, elk and man lived in balance. This story follows a single pack of wolves in the pristine wilderness of what we now call the Olympic Mountains and the Hoh River valley as they give birth, raise their young, fight for survival, and endure as part of this majestic web of life.
Born a Refugee: A Novel of One Palestinian Family
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 117,800. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014 by S & H Publishing, Inc.. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Four brothers and their widowed mother struggle to maintain their lives amidst the maelstrom of political violence and military occupation. Differing political views and clashes between traditional and modern views threaten to tear the family apart. Personal tragedy can make the split permanent or draw them together.
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.
Journey From The East
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,930. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
(5.00 from 1 review)
Get ready for a Kung Fu Christmas! Bing, the warrior farmer, is summoned to the Royal court. The Chief Astronomer is missing and Bing needs to find him. From the Eastern edge of the Kingdom he finds himself on an adventure, following a star, fighting for his life and seeking a powerful King.
В древних Фивах
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Price: Free! Words: 1,530. Language: Russian. Published: June 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Девушка-археолог, находясь в Египте на западном берегу Нила вблизи современного Луксора (древние Фивы), решает совершить одиночную вылазку к развалинам храма. В результате несчастного случая у нее происходит помутнение сознания. Она впадает в транс, представляя себя реинкарнацией древнеегипетской царицы и оказываясь свидетельницей собственных похорон в Долине Цариц.
Quest for God's Own Heart: The Old Testament Through the Eyes of Michael the Archangel
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 47,770. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Christian » Historical
In my novel, Michael the Archangel will take you through life changing events from the Old Testament, sharing with you the Creation Story, the Fall, Noah and the flood, Job, Moses, Abraham, David, and many more, as he shares with you God’s love for His creation and how he prepared the world for His redemptive plan. Join Michael as he takes you on a quest for God’s own heart.
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!
Carthaginian Empire - Book 6 - The Viking Cycle
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Series: Carthaginian Empire, Book 6. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,160. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014 by Bluewood Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Previously only available as individual e-book short stories, this collection features episodes 29 to 32 of the original series.
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
(5.00 from 1 review)
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?