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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 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.
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
(4.00 from 1 review)
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.
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.
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
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
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.
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
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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.
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.
В древних Фивах
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Price: Free! Words: 1,530. Language: Russian. Published: June 12, 2014 by Boris Seaweed. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Девушка-археолог, находясь в Египте на западном берегу Нила вблизи современного Луксора (древние Фивы), решает сходить в-одиночку к развалинам храма. В результате несчастного случая у нее происходит помутнение сознания. Она впадает в транс, представляя себя реинкарнацией древнеегипетской царицы, и оказывается свидетельницей собственных похорон в Долине Цариц. Перевел с английского Boris Seaweed.
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!
Seeking Absolution
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Price: Free! Words: 217,570. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014. Category: 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?
The Lamp of Darkness (The Age of Prophecy series Book 1)
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Price: Free! Words: 105,620. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014 by Dave Mason. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
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.
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
Billy
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Price: Free! Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
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'Billy' is about a young boy growing into manhood. Billy grows from an awkward young man to find his life's purpose.It is a short story set in rural Western Australia in the years before the outbreak of World War 1.