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The Arrows of Hercules
By L. Sprague de Camp
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 104,960. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2014 by Phoenix Pick. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
Set in the time of Dionysios I of Syracuse, at the beginning of the 4th century BC, The Arrows of Hercules tells the tale of Zopyros of Tarentum, an engineer who invents an improved type of catapult. He is quickly drafted by Dionysios into Syracuse’s war efforts against Carthage, which sets him on a series of adventures including a battle against Etruscan pirates and a kidnapping in Carthage.
The Gryphon's Skull
By Harry Turtledove
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 140,310. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2014 by Phoenix Pick. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
Menedemos, the dashing young sea captain, and his cousin, the scholarly Sostratos, are back in a new adventure. As opposing forces maneuver for advantage in the eastern Mediterranean, the cousins are determined not to let circumstances stand in the way of a profitable venture…especially since they are now in possession of a rare skull purported to be from the mythical Gryphon.
Before Now and After
By David W Kirby
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 64,560. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
The first book this author wrote, aged 15, at a free festival. An occult history, a tour de force of esoteric knowledge.
Magnus: Rising Sun
By Robert Allen Johnson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,350. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
In the year 90 B.C.E., chaos and unrest erupts across the Italian peninsula. Rome's allies have rebelled and taken up arms against the most powerful military on earth. Leading Rome's legions- and his only son- to the city's defense, an unproven and unloved commander will taste victory and defeat outside the capital's gates. The name Pompey had yet to be praised, but fate would soon alter history.
William Shakespeare’s "Julius Caesar": A Retelling in Prose
By David Bruce
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 30,180. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Classics
This is an easy-to-read retelling of William Shakespeare's "Julius Caesar." For hundreds of years, the Romans had a republic rather than a kingdom. Many influential Romans, however, were afraid that Julius Caesar wanted to be King of the Romans, and they were determined to stop him. Shakespeare’s play tells what happened to Caesar and to those people who conspired against him.
Murder At The Festival Of Apaturia
By Michael B. Edwards
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,610. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
Bias of Priene is back! In the much awaited sequel to Murder at the Panionic Games, Bias must once again put his deductive powers to work to save his city-state from the miasma of death. When a young Lydian man is found dead on the first day of the festival of Apaturia, the lesser priest of Poseidon Holikonios, Bias is conscripted to solve the murder!
The Veiled Assassin, a Novel of the Late Roman Empire
By Q. V. Hunter
Series: The Embers of Empire, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 93,970. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2014 by Eyes and Ears. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
A thrilling spy adventure in 347 AD Numidia, "A Veiled Assassin" takes the 'Roman fiction' fan to a broiling desert beset by suicidal extremists fighting the Roman army and the Christian church it now defends. Marcus wagers that surviving a deadly mission will earn him freedom from slavery, but has he bargained on betrayal by the man he respects most in the world? Fast-paced and well-researched.
Empire of Alexandria (Alexandrian Saga #5)
By Thomas Carpenter
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 85,390. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
One hundred years after the murder of Julius Caesar, the circumstances of his death could change the course of the fledgling Alexandrian Empire.
Marius' Mules: Prelude to War
By S.J.A. Turney
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 29,570. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
It is the winter of 53/52BC and while Caesar struggles with the chaos of a failing republic and recruits troops in Aquileia, Gaul's freedom fighters emerge, with a desire for Roman blood. This collection of three tales presents a sequence of events that takes place in the winter between Marius' Mules books six and seven.
Exiles of Arcadia: Legionnaire
By James Gawley
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 46,830. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
Primus Seneca has lived most of his life in exile. Ten years ago his father helped lead an army in rebellion, only to be crushed. Now the general plots revenge from the heart of the Boreal forest, and Primus is eager to join his father’s legion. But once he is sworn in, Primus begins to unravel family secrets that will shake his faith in the cause, his father, and the very nature of the gods.
VARIUS AND THE CULT OF CHRISTUS
By Stephen Gereg
Price: Free! Words: 35,830. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
in nero caesar's imperial rome, a rich nobleman hires the city's best detective to expose the secret ringleaders of the hated 'cult of christus'. these men have seduced many roman citizens to join the despised cult. once identified, they will be liquidated and the dangerous cult destroyed.
Meeting Tiberius and Other Roman Tales
By Clodia Metelli
Series: Gaius and Tiberius. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,340. Language: British English. Published: January 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
Tales drawn from the universe of Gaius and Achilles and Dancing Phaedra. Set in the tumultuous final decades of the Roman Republic, the stories centre on the amorous lives of a group of friends and lovers living on the fringes of Rome's creative demi monde . NB Other than the first story, they contain 'spoilers' for the earlier published works.
The Back Gate to Hell, a Novel of the Late Roman Empire
By Q. V. Hunter
Series: The Embers of Empire, Book 3. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 124,110. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2014 by Eyes and Ears. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Roman agent Numidianus' mission to spy on Caesar Gallus and his vicious consort Constantia tosses him into Antioch's cesspool of corruption. This third adventure in the Embers of Empire pits Marcus against the warring heirs to the Constantine dynasty and the eunuchs who rule them. Can Marcus save the Empire? More important, can he save his son Leo from mutilation by the Chief Eunuch, Eusebius?
Marius' Mules VI: Caesar's Vow
By S.J.A. Turney
Series: Marius' Mules, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 161,860. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
It is the eve of destruction. Gaul seethes and bucks more than ever in revolt against the Roman invader just as Rome similarly begins to show its cracks. Caesar has made a vow to men and Gods alike to end the life of Ambiorix, and naught will stand in the way of that vow's completion - not Gaul, nor Roman, nor reason itself. Can Fronto halt the destruction of the Belgae and fulfill Caesar's vow?
Accursed Women
By Luciana Cavallaro
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 43,020. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
Five stories, five women, five legends. A Minoan Princess, a Spartan Queen, the Queen of the Gods, the first woman on earth and a Gorgone share their lives and stories in one volume.
The Treasure Hunt: 'A First Century Soldier's Story'
By Patrick Fourchy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 157,030. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
'The Treasure Hunt' is historical fiction for Christians, set in the first century. Cyrus, a gifted teen from Tarsus, Cilicia, grows up fast in the rough and tumble world of the Roman Legion. His adventures take him from Tarsus to the battlefields of Armenia, and finally to Jerusalem and Rome, where he must confront his own faith, save those he loves most, and find the world's greatest treasure.
Zeus of Ithome
By T E Taylor
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,900. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2013 by Crooked Cat publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
Three Hundred Years of Slavery. Greece, 373 BC. For three centuries, the Messenian people have been brutally subjugated by their Spartan neighbours and forced to work the land as helot slaves. Diocles, a seventeen-year-old helot, has known no other life but servitude. After an encounter with Spartan assassins, he is forced to flee, leaving behind his family and his love, Elpis.
Legionary: Land of the Sacred Fire (Legionary 3)
By Gordon Doherty
Series: Legionary, Book 3. Price: $3.31 USD. Words: 120,850. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
The empire is on its knees, but a last hope lies beyond the eastern frontier . . .
Over the Wine-Dark Sea
By Harry Turtledove
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 140,600. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2013 by Phoenix Pick. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
Menedemos, the young dashing sea captain, and his helper, the scholarly Sostratos, are sea-traders from the Greek island of Rhodes. Fearless sailors, they will travel any distance to make a profit or to search for rich treasures. As if avoiding pirates and barbarians isn’t enough, they are also caught between the political intrigues of Alexander’s former generals.
The Last Hero
By Hilary Green
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 123,350. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
Set in Greece around 1200 b.c this book tells the story of Alkmaion, heir to the throne of Pylos. The Mycenean Empire is under threat from barbarian attackers but Alkmaion's elders are too complacent to believe it. The resulting attack sends him on a desperate quest to find allies who will help him to regain his kingdom.