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Irish Imbas: Celtic Mythology Collection 2016
Price: Free! Words: 18,340. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
This collection by a new wave of contemporary authors (Sighle Meehan, Sheelagh Russell Brown, Marc McEntegart, Coral Atkinson and Marie Gethins) mark a new movement of authentic and original Celtic-based writing and a better understanding of Celtic cultures. The ‘Fairies’, the ‘Salmon of Knowledge’,the ‘Children of Lir’ and the ‘Selkie’. They’re all waiting for you here.
Greek Myths: You Must Know Before You Die!
Price: Free! Words: 7,090. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
This is a collection of fascinating facts, insights and stories from Greek Mythology. Some you may know well, as they have appeared in many different films and cartoons by the likes of Disney (Hercules) and Thunder Road Productions (Clash of the Titans,) and others you would never have heard of before.
By Honor Bound
Price: Free! Words: 2,070. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Romance » Historical
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Raiders have invaded Rowena's comfortable existence and killed everyone she knows. Now she is being given to a chieftain's son. Who will emerge the victor?
Mount St. Helen Trip
Price: Free! Words: 4,170. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical
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A short story of a horseback trip to Mt St. Helen's prior to the eruption. This book also has two other short references to the area.
Bear and the Wolf
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,310. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2017 by S.J.A. Turney. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Senna, a native Briton married to a Roman auxiliary, accidentally uncovers a dreadful plan by the rebellious northern Maeatae tribe. Her husband Brigius, a Briton who now serves Rome, is torn when the imperial prince Caracalla arrives in northern Britannia with his unit of vicious, dangerous Numidian cavalry, causing trouble and endangering the couple's once peaceful life.
The Tale of Isis and Osiris
Price: Free! Words: 1,870. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
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A story of the death of Osiris, and the journey of Isis to find the body of Osiris.
Επιβίωση των Ικανότερων
Price: Free! Words: 950. Language: Greek. Published: June 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Ο σπηλαιάνθρωπος Σωκράτης Δερματόβραχος αντιμετωπίζει τις καθημερινές δυσκολίες της επιβίωσης ενός Νεάντερταλ, από τη συλλογή τροφής μέχρι την καταπίεση από την ηγεσία της φυλής του.
Reloj de arena
Price: Free! Words: 9,950. Language: Spanish. Published: April 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Alejandro Magno rompe el nudo gordiano y conquista la ciudad, pero los restos dejados tienen un poder inimaginable. Dos sacerdotes recogerán ese poder y... sólo unos pocos lograrán descubrir lo que ocultan.
Daughters of Ishmael
Price: Free! Words: 1,370. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Religious, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The five daughters of Ishmael don’t get together very often with the feud between Laman and Nephi worsening after the death of Lehi. But as they gather around the fireside, Adah, Nephi’s wife, is upset. Mahalath, Laman’s wife, wants to help, but she will have to choose her sister or her husband. A 759 word flash fiction 
Past-Life in Japan
Price: Free! Words: 3,520. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The thought-provoking story of a man's life in Ancient Japan. Desparately seeking enlightenment, his life's path leads through extreme situations which inform him of what enlightment is not....
Caesar and Cleopatra: A Tale of Julius Caesar
Price: Free! Words: 4,840. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The final tale in the Tales of Julius Caesar series of stories. Caesar has journeyed to Egypt where he meets Cleopatra. The story continues until the end of Caesar's life.
The Descent
Price: Free! Words: 8,550. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
The Epic of Gilgamesh seen through the eyes of his sworn brother and companion, Enkidu, as he faces seven trials on the descent to eternity in the House of Dust.
Woman from Colchis
Price: Free! Words: 13,590. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Fairy tales
Medeia, a sheltered young priestess, is swept up in the Argonauts’ quest for the golden fleece. For the sake of their leader, Jason, she renounces her land and kin to join the Argo’s wanderings, coming of age as a formidable but deeply loyal woman. Until Jason abandons her for someone else… Here, perhaps for the first time, Medeia of the classical myth relates her story in her own voice.
Nasir and Maarika Chronicles Episode IV
Series: Nasir and Maarika Chronicles. Price: Free! Words: 5,460. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Nasir and Maarika are of one people but two worlds. Growing up on opposite sides of the Roman Empire's Arabian border in the 7th Century their lives are brought together when an unspeakable evil emerges from the depths of the Arabian Desert. Set in the Byzantium Infected Universe which begins with the short story Jibreel's Curse and continues in the full length novel Scourge of Byzantium.
Priestess
Price: Free! Words: 5,960. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Horror » Occult
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This is a short story, a tale of Dark Fantasy inspired by the High Priestess card in the Tarot. The seventh of seven daughters, Sylvana is taken at birth to be raised in the Temple of the Moon Goddess Diana. When she is initiated into the Rites of the Hunt she flees, on pain of death, because she cannot bear the sacrifices. Protected in a Temple of Proserpina, she learns that her life is danger.
The Galactic Alliance XMas Special: Hathor - The Feast of Lights
Series: The Galactic Alliance - Special. Price: Free! Words: 8,120. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
We meet for the first time in this Xmas Special a dazzling personality - Hathor, who acts in the time of ancient Egypt as the goddess of love, music, dance and some other things. Hathor will play a special role in the history of the Galactic Alliance.
Mapmaker
Price: Free! Words: 1,630. Language: American English. Published: July 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
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A border town in Ancient China is a perilous place—especially for a desolate girl with no father. So, when Cricket bumps into an administrator’s wife with a bag full of copper coins, she eagerly agrees to deliver her firewood. But why does the woman need firewood in the summer? And why do soldiers stop and question them? Does it have anything to do with the raid at Xitang last Spring?
Aphrodite's Curse: A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 9,380. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
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Aphrodite’s Curse is about a dynasty’s fall from grace, unrequited love and retribution.
The Dark Between Stars
Price: Free! Words: 3,640. Language: American English. Published: October 13, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Princess in exile, Antigone of the Theban royal line, begins the journey homeward under the rising threat of war from neighboring Argos. Historical Fiction one-shot
The Plot
Price: Free! Words: 2,630. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Mashups
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A short fictional story in which the life of Jesus Christ is depicted as a carefully orchestrated political plot.

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