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Destiny of Kings
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,200. 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 a prophecy with the Priestess Francesca who seeks to aid the cause, yet the foundation of her faith will be rocked. The little Holy man has been called by the Universe to restore order and balance.
Daughter of The Sun
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 206,360. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Many queens have governed Egypt as pharaohs, but only Hatchepsut seized the crown as king. With support from her confidant and lover, Senenmut, she overcame many challenges. But betrayal, loss and tragedy were constant companions. Her greatest fear was that her name would be forgotten: the final death. Daughter of the Sun, a fictional account of this remarkable woman, assures her name lives on.
Marius' Mules VII: The Great Revolt
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 195,870. Language: British English. Published: October 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The pieces are in place. After months of clandestine organisation, Vercingetorix, backed by the druids and leading an army of rebellious tribes, is ready to make his first moves towards independence for his people and the annihilation of Rome's presence in Gaul. Fronto and his friends are heading for a clash of armies the likes of which the north has never seen... at Alesia
Legionary: The Scourge of Thracia (Legionary 4)
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 126,230. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
The legions are in tatters, and the Gothic hordes are gathering beyond the mountains . . .
The Seven Days of Wander
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 150,620. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Religious
A philosophical fictional novel about the adopted son of Christ The beggar boy, the main character of this book, was the adopted son of Christ but was abandoned by the disciples after the Crucifixion. Destiny and fate revolve and conflict around this "Beggar's Young Son" as the now thirty year old man is called.
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.
Sword and Lyre
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 118,370. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2015 by Artemis Publishers Ltd. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
In the era when Trojan, Mycenaean and Minoan ships plied the Mediterranean and life was precarious, a young boy escapes the brutal murder of his parents by mysterious intruders on the tiny island they have made their home.
Ponniyin Selvan (The Son of Ponni)
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 246,120. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
A story is wound over the historical characters of Chola kingdom during the Raja Raja Cholan period.
Executions & Horrible Tortures From Olden Times
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,740. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
During past centuries, crimes such as filing metal shavings from a coin, shoplifting a handkerchief, or a bit of lace was usually punished with torture or even death. More serious crimes like treason, inciting civil disobedience, or witchcraft could result in some truly horrendous punishments like being drawn and quartered. People accused of witchcraft were subjected to a water test & burned if-
Bonesetter
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,610. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
A "historical fiction" or prehistory account of a boy in a primitive society who learns to "set bones" for others who are injured. In the way of Jean Auel's heroine Ayla, he discovers other primitive technologies including snares and the smoking of meat. His mastery of these skills gradually elevates his position in his society from despised and downtrodden to respected and admired.
Tiana ~ Gift of the Moon ~ Women of the Northland ~ Book 2
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,370. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2015 by Black Opal Books. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Tiana is fierce in battle, gentle in temperament, and has a quiet strength. She embodies the spirit of the Raven Mother and accepts the challenges before her with faith in her ancestry and the powers she has inherited. Tiana must face the trials of being a woman shaman in a male dominated society. After tragedy befalls her, she sets out alone to find her lost daughter...
Kediak and the Children of Nelvaa
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,310. Language: American English. Published: February 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Attention all caravans traveling through the Meniskas: We are a tribe mining for copper along the easternmost trail. We are willing to trade our metal for goods or knowledge. We are not interested in profits, just fair trade. Treat us honestly and we will all prosper. The rumors about bear-men are entirely unfounded, a lie propounded by those who would take advantage of our isolation.
The Fate of an Emperor
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,570. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
My name is Zabdas: a brother, protector, soldier and sacrifice. I am a defender of Syria. I shall tell you the story of my beloved Zenobia: fearless woman, determined wife, Warrior Queen of Palmyra … Praise for The Rise of Zenobia (Overlord I) “Full of passion, intrigue and drama it draws the reader in and holds them to the very last page.” Douglas Jackson, author of Caligula
Down From His Glory
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 58,800. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Christian » Romance
He had everything a man could want, except true love. Young King Solomon dresses as a commoner and travels the kingdom in search of a maiden to be his queen. Enter the peasant girl. She does not know the handsome stranger who has been visiting her vineyard is actually the King! Does he tell her? That depends. Will she love him for who he is? Magical! See "solomonsbride.com" for reviews.
The Project Lion Series: The Candidate
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 112,670. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Driven on by a need to locate and secure his wife and children, Alex Martell finds himself thoroughly unprepared as he becomes swept up in global conspiracies and the agendas of competing world powers.
Painted Children
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,810. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Pompeii, Italy, AD 61. A Roman noblewoman gives up her hedonistic lifestyle to shelter street children in Ancient Rome. Meet Lady Alexandra Marcius as her new faith gets tested. A woman of regrets, “Lady Zan” shelters homeless boys and girls from the horror of the streets. As Zan’s new faith spreads throughout the empire, a paranoid emperor takes drastic measures to stop this new form of Judaism.
Kediak of the Biainili
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,020. Language: American English. Published: January 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
(5.00 from 1 review)
The year is 10,000. There are some communities near consistent sources of food and water, fishing villages mainly. Most humans live in highly mobile communities. Life is hard, but people work together to survive in their world of ice and sand. Food, tools, and services are often communal. Orphaned and left to his own wits at the age of twelve, Kediak does not belong to anyone or anything.
Kediak and the Coku Clan
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,060. Language: American English. Published: March 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
Daily Bulletin: For all who do not already know this, the tribe is in desperate need of earth's blood for the lunar ritual. Any person discovering a healthy stash should report their finding immediately. It need not be said that the well-being of the tribe depends on every one of its members.