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Aphrodesia
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 4,170. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2009 by Bluewood Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Every two years they run a foot race in the magnificent stadium in Aphrodesia, the city of Aphrodite. Hermias, a young Greek from the faded city of Athens has set his heart on winning this race for both the personal glory for himself and the reflected glory for his city. The prize for winning the race is incidental, the glory matters the most, but the nubile beauty who is the prize!
The Severan Prophecies
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 141,740. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2009 by Foremost Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
When the Roman emperor Caracalla was assassinated, his family gave the task of safeguarding their dynasty to the questor Marcellus Decimus, the narrator of this story. How he led a young boy named Varius in a race against death that culminated in the restoration of the dynasty is one of the more remarkable episodes in the chaotic and violent history of Rome.
The Druid's Isle
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 117,310. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2010. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
An epic Celtic fantasy weaving together Nordic mythology, adventure, mystical wisdom, and unforgettable characters caught up in colossal events of history. The historical figures in this saga include Saint Patrick, Attila the Hun, and the druids of Ireland.
It Can't Happen To Us
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,280. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
People say that - History Repeats Itself - or the skeptics will make the comment - It Can’t Happen to Me. Just to show that history can repeat itself and actually has I investigated this subject and applied it to our present day problems. As you will see and I think will agree history does repeat itself and America is closer then we think to becoming extinct.
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?
Last of the Ninth
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 140,620. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Can the dead hold sway among the living? A Roman legion has been annihilated and an imperial agent has vanished. Malorix, "the Emperor's assassin", follows their trail eastward. Led on his journey by the ghosts of a dark present and a darker past, he moves inexorably toward a final confrontation with the Reaper, the terrible spectre that haunts the last survivors of Rome's infamous Spanish Legion.
Lynne Ellison's The Green Bronze Mirror
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Price: Free! Words: 38,840. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2010. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Ancient Civilizations
Karen is playing on the beach when she finds an ancient mirror buried in the sand. She looks into it, and is transported back in time to the Roman empire. Finding herself a slave, she faces many hair-raising adventures in her struggle to return to her own time. Read author Lynne Ellison's account of how she wrote this book on her website http://www.filedby.com/author/lynne_ellison/3820272
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?