Books tagged: ancient world

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Minos
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You set the price! Words: 290,620. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Follow Minos and his descendants, the kings of the island of Crete, as they lead the Minoan civilization out of Neolithic times to an age of discovery, enlightenment, scientific knowledge, industrialization, and enterprise. Their saga takes them around the Mediterranean and influences surrounding civilizations. You will wonder, and will learn, why we didn't have the 20th Century 3000 years ago.
Dreams of the Compass Rose
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 124,100. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2010 by Norilana Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
"A clever concoction of vignettes and short stories knitted into a morality tale about the temptation of illusion and the price of truth... an exotic setting reminiscent of Tanith Lee's Flat Earth series.... The author's sumptuous language will resonate with Lord Dunsany and Clark Ashton Smith fans.... Nazarian's vital themes and engaging characters are sure to entertain." (Publishers Weekly)
The Ninth Generation: Surviving the Giants of the pre-flood Earth
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 73,040. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2010. Category: Fiction » Christian » Romance
Journey into the dark and beautiful antediluvian world where a tree village is gripped by a strange terror - another daughter vanishes and a night fishing expedition turns deadly. More than monsters and suspense - a romantic survival saga and well-researched novel based upon the ancient Genesis mystery of angelic-human giants (the Nephilim). "…eye-opening…could have happened", 4 & 5-star rvws
Religion & Liberty - Volume 20, Number 3/4
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Price: Free! Words: 15,850. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion and politics
Religion & Liberty’s issue featuring an interview with ACT 3 Founder John H. Armstrong is now available. This double issue is a tribute to the 20th anniversary of Acton’s founding.
Mouflon Brigade (Espionage Thriller / Mystery / Historical)
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Series: The Koniotis Mysteries, Book 5. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 85,600. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2011 by Cyberworld Publishing. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Koniotis Mysteries Book 3 The kidnapping of the wife of the Russian intelligence chief on the Mediterranean island of Cyprus, is only the beginning of a chain of horrifying kidnappings and murders to suddenly hit the usually peaceful island.
Salt of the Air
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 108,420. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2011 by Norilana Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
An unforgettable first collection of fantasy short stories from a two-time Nebula Award Nominee and award winning artist Vera Nazarian. "Cautionary, sensual stories of love, reversal and revenge upend fairy tale conventions in Nazarian's lush collection... Sumptuous detail, twisty plots and surprising endings lift these extravagant tales." -- PUBLISHERS WEEKLY
In the Shadow of the Demon Gate
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,930. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Amyke, a slave, longs for freedom so she can marry handsome Muru. Worse, she's now of age to serve in the temple, any man's for a coin. These woes seem small, though, once a werewolf chooses her as its prey. On the day of her temple service, she finds herself in the perfect trap: she must wait in the temple courtyard until a man picks her, but the only one who will come for her is the werewolf.
Three Names of the Hidden God
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Price: Free! Words: 7,520. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2012 by Norilana Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
What occult mysteries tie together a magical disappearing lake, a courageous young birdcatcher, a hidden god, and the savage politics of an ancient kingdom? Discover the wonders and wisdom of the Compass Rose in this new fantasy short story by two-time Nebula Award nominated author Vera Nazarian, set in the same mythic universe as her critically acclaimed novel DREAMS OF THE COMPASS ROSE.
The Oedipus Trilogy In Plain and Simple English
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Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 34. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 111,850. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Classics
Sophocles was the Aaron Spelling of ancient Greek world--his plays had all the makings of a modern soap! But archaic translations of his ancient work make it almost impossible to see any of the Melrose Place-like plots! BookCaps can help readers who have struggled in the past with Sophocles classic plays with this modern retelling.
The Tale of Isis and Osiris
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Price: Free! Words: 1,870. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
A story of the death of Osiris, and the journey of Isis to find the body of Osiris.