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Carthaginian Empire 01 - Explorer
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 4,240. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2010 by Bluewood Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
The Carthaginian explorer Hanno left the Med to sail south, the mother of all storms has pushed him north. His fleet of war galleys, battered and exhausted, are pinned against a hostile shore. The shore is lined with hundreds of armed tribesmen. Only one man speaks both languages. Can Hanno make friends, allies, can he even get home? This is 470BC, this is England. Hanno doesn’t know that.
Carthaginian Empire 02 - Homecoming
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 3,970. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2010 by Bluewood Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
Hanno has made friends with the locals, even married the chief’s daughter but can he get home? He needs to repair his ships but his tools don’t work well on the local oak. Can he turn it to his advantage? Meanwhile what of the trader; can he be trusted? Could he be dealt with without offending the chief? Should he do so anyway? What is this mysterious fortress Mai Dan? Could these be allies?
Carthaginian Empire 04 - Anaxagoras
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2010 by Bluewood Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
A sorry for himself Athenian mathematician, exiled from Athens on pain of death. But for Carthage his theories could lead to a navigation system. Anaxagoras has a choice. Help the natural enemies of Athens or fade into obscurity? Hanno wants his man; and his secrets to accurate navigation. Its 450BC and Hanno now knows he needs just one piece for the picture; to take Cartage on to its destiny.
Carthaginian Empire 05 - Syracuse
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 3,470. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2010 by Bluewood Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
Hanno’s grandson has a problem. Carthage wants control of Sicily. So does Athens. Only the port of Syracuse holds out against Carthage’s ambitions. But it has held out for four long years. Carthage is sick of war. Carthage wants its son’s home. Can his final desperate plan succeed in breaking Athens final holding in the Western Mediterranean? Its 409BC Can Handro meet and make his destiny?
Carthaginian Empire 06 - Handro's Fleet
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 3,410. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2010 by Bluewood Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
Sparta and Athens are fighting again. But which one does Carthage want to win? Sparta’s fleet is small and resents no real threat at sea. Her army is large and superb. Athens’ fleets control the eastern Med. How long can Carthage allow this state of affairs to continue? Handro will play his own game at this table. Its 405BC and Greece is the melting pot.
Carthaginian Empire 07 - Handro and Athens
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 4,000. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2010 by Bluewood Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
Athens has been humbled in battle, her army broken, her fleets destroyed. Athens herself is untouched. Handro has his orders to humiliate but not sack the city. It’s a formidable city to attack even with its reduced garrison. Can he walk the fine line between destroying Athens’ morale and uniting the Greek city states? By capturing the Vestal Virgins will he go too far? It’s now 404BC.
Carthaginian Empire 09 - Return to Athens
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 3,690. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2010 by Bluewood Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
Handro and Carthage have won but the cities of Greece have closed their gates to him and his Spartan allies. The Spartans stormed Corinth and reduced it. Handro must avoid that fate for Thebes and Athens. Does the legendary general/diplomat have the skills to prevent it? Can he destroy the powerbase states without destroying the cities? Its 394BC and Handro must act to prevent barbarism.
Carthaginian Empire 10 - Assassin
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 3,210. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2010 by Bluewood Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
Handro is taking a well earned rest in Athens. One night a slight sound disturbs him. Is the assassin still in the room? Who is he? Why does he want Handro dead? All is not as it seems as even his allies are turning against him. Has the whole of Greece gone mad? It is 393BC and Handro is fighting for his own life in his own bed while the world waits breathlessly on the victor.
Carthaginian Empire 11 - Revenge
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 3,760. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2010 by Bluewood Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
After the failed assassination Handro must act. Has Lysander truly decided to change sides? Why send a Theban? Why are there plumes of thick smoke rising from Thebes? If Lysander is dead and the Spartans have gone mad with blood lust is it time to remove this cancer from Greece? It is 392BC and finally Handro can complete the unification of Greece under Carthage’s rule.
Twilight of the North
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Series: Vikings, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 87,150. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
For 250 years the Vikings sailed the oceans. Their exploits are legendary. THE TWILIGHT OF THE NORTH recounts the exciting story of Erik Sigvaldsson. We follow him from the Battle of Stiklestad, as a member of the famous Varangian Guard in Byzantium, to the crucial Battle of Stamford Bridge. He also meets and fall in love with a slave girl.