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Prometheus
Price: $2.99 USD. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2016 by Golden Fleece Australia Pty Ltd. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories
Zeus got angry and punished the Titan Prometheus because he gave to the mankind the gift of fire and the skill of the metalwork.
Empress Wu Zetian
Series: The Legendary Women of World History. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,810. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical
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Travel back in time over one thousand years and meet the first and only female emperor of China. Born Wu Zhao and given the reign title "Zetian" just weeks before her death in 705 CE, she was the unwanted daughter of Chancellor Wu Shihuo -- too bright, too educated, and too politically focused to make a good wife according to contemporary interpretations of the Analects of Confucius.
Lady of the Imperial City
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 91,060. Language: American English. Published: May 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Japan’s capital city in the year 1001 is a society in resplendent silks and dedicated to beauty. In it, as a paragon among her peers, Lady Kirei faces a life of sexual servitude unless she defies convention and honor with a less than ideal gentleman. Experience the imperial city of Kyō and its elite society through the eyes of aristocrats who fall shy of the ideal.
The Man With Ruby Eyes
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 82,990. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2014 by Inknbeans Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » General
"I live so that others may die." That is the conclusion reached by Piotr Nerbecki. Child of a loving land - owning peasant family, brought up in the Orthodox Christian faith, native to a stateless land fought over by four kingdoms. The whirlwind of suffering inevitably reached Piotr, when an evening raid resulted in the murders of his parents.
Land of Demons: The Proto-Colonization of Ezochi, an Alternate Model of Japanese Expansion
Series: Most Downloaded · History and Historical Fiction · Hot Picks. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,700. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » History » Asian
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Long before Japan was united under the Tokugawa Shogunate, the northern island of Ezo (modern Hokkaido) was invaded, ruled, and pillaged by the Japanese for financial and political gain, marginalizing the native people there. They never officially colonized the island until the late 1800s but for centuries, practiced "proto-colonization."
Sjam Kamaruzaman, A Ghost in the G30S Machine
Series: Historical Indonesian Figures, Book 11. Price: $2.90 USD. Words: 9,610. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2013 by Tempo Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
WHO was Sjam, a man with five aliases? Who was this native of Tuban, East Java, who was an atheist yet known to be good at reciting verses from the Qur’an? Was he a double agent or just a loyal follower of PKI Chairman D.N. Aidit? The G30S tragedy is a mystery whose secrets have never been fully uncovered. Sjam Kamaruzaman is an important figure in the chaos....
The Jongurian Mission
Series: The Jongurian Trilogy, Book I. Price: Free! Words: 114,480. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Adventure » Action
In the West, a fragile peace has held the bickering provinces of Adjuria together for the past twenty years. In the East, the Empire of Jonguria has been bound together for generations by force. But now both countries are losing their grip. Will an Adjurian Royal Council offer up a solution, or will politics prevail? Can two ancient enemies bind their wounds, or is war on the horizon?
The Gunners of Shenyang
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 73,410. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013 by Typhoon Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Yu Jihui's memoir of his life as a university student in China as the nation starved during Mao's Great Leap Forward.
Tao Te Ching / Daodejing: A Fresh Look at the Way and its Virtues
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,730. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Eastern mysticism
Drawing on meticulous study of multiple sources, this concise ebook edition of the Tao Te Ching also provides an introduction to the enigmatic Lao Tsu and his times, a discussion of the many challenges facing the translator, a list of suggested themes, and a bibliography.