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The Back Gate to Hell, a Novel of the Late Roman Empire
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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
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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?
When I Come Again
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,060. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
Becan, returning home after four years of trading with the Romans, looks forward to meeting his sweetheart and to their marriage. He knows she will be waiting for him. He's sent her messages every year and is certain that she has kept her word and waited for him. But there have been other things happening he doesn't know about. So will Laila the Fair be there for Becan?
Before Atlantis
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Price: $1.88 USD. Words: 2,640. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
A short story of the time before Atlantis, the foundation of civilization in the Isle of Olympia in the Atlantic.
Trust
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Price: Free! Words: 3,180. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
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What happens when a mortal woman falls in love with a god? Based on the myth of Cupid and Psyche, a short story about desire, deception, and the doubt that lives in dark places.
Accursed Women
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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'
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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.
Before the Legend
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,570. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
On the quiet island, amidst the looming Roman Empire, Troy, the youngest son of the King has always known his little world to be safe. But one nightmare gives him a disturbing glimpse of losing his parents forever. He wakes up only to realize he may have lost something else_ his parent’s love and affection. In 3 days everything he thought he knew is about to change when tragedy rocks the island.
Fancied to Death
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Price: Free! Words: 17,160. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
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A dead body, art so bad it’s a crime, and a hangover that just might kill him. Quintus Valerius Drusus is on the case in Imperial Rome with the help of Marcus Clodius of the vigiles, and more amphorae of Falernian than he can handle.This is the first in a series of mystery shorts featuring Quintus Valerius Drusus, enthusiastic lover of wine, women, and song. He also investigates things.
Zeus of Ithome
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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)
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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 . . .
The Seven Sorrows of Mary
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Price: Free! Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
The angel had promised her that her son would become ruler in Judea . . . but instead he became a traveling preacher. Now she feared that she was losing his love. This is a portrayal of the most famous mother and son relationship in history in a new but all too familiar light.
What the Gorgon Saw
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,700. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
What does it take to make a monster? Stheno isn’t evil. She and her sisters serve the goddess faithfully. But when Medusa's scream shatters the silence, their lives will change forever. Can three sisters survive when even the gods turn against them? Includes the bonus story, Spring Maiden’s Shadow. Each Flash Fiction Myth is 500 to 1,000 words: the perfect size for a quick read.
Over the Wine-Dark Sea
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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 Dragon of the Ishtar Gate
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 132,950. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2013 by Phoenix Pick. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
Bessas of Zariaspa is a young officer in the Immortals regiment, sworn to protect and obey his King at all costs. The King wishes immortality and to that end tasks Bessas to find items that make an immortality potion, including the blood of a dragon and the ear of a King. The Dragon of the Ishtar Gate is a swashbuckling historical novel with larger-than-life characters, set in a detailed historica
The Last Hero
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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.
Usurpers, A Novel of the Late Roman Empire
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Series: The Embers of Empire, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 107,460. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2013 by Eyes and Ears. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
Intelligence agent Marcus must escape the court of Emperor Constans after he uncovers the humiliating secret of the young ruler's vice-ridden entourage. But his flight lands him in greater danger—a delicate assignment to investigate a military conspiracy to usurp Constans’ throne. Worse, this mission means spying on the very man whose trust Marcus craves more than anything.
Il sacro fuoco della regina
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 26,620. Language: Italian. Published: August 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
E’ una storia di amore, di amicizia, di guerra vissuta nel 1200 a.c. nel Lazio. La trama si sviluppa in un clima colmo di premonizioni e di destini incrociati, dove il naturale e il soprannaturale, la morte e la vita si fondono in un continuo inseguirsi per dare spazio alla leggenda. Gli spunti narrativi e i personaggi mitologico-storici intorno ai quali si sviluppa la trama, provengono dall’Eneid
The Girl from Ithaca
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 79,990. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2013 by Imprintli. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
A Spartan war ship sails into Ithaca and two men arrive to demand the fulfillment of an oath. When Odysseus joins the Greek alliance against Troy, his little sister, fourteen-year-old Neomene, is thrust into a world she knows little about.
The Wandering King (Book 1: Summer, Harvest, War)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 145,390. Language: American English. Published: July 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
The Wandering King is based on 'The History' by Herodotus. People know the story of Leonidas and the last stand of the 300 Spartans at Thermopylae, but many of Herodotus’ best stories have never been told—till now. Join Leonidas' nephew Euryanax, whose name means 'The Wandering King,' as he wanders around the Mediterranean fighting the Persians and engaging in a little romance along the way.