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The End of Cleo
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Price: Free! Words: 4,620. Language: British English. Published: June 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
An original rendition of the death scene of Cleopatra, presented in the form of a dialogue between the Egyptian queen and her handmaiden, Charmion. All inhibitions are scattered to the four winds as the two women unburden their souls and speak their minds before they die. As the author himself calls this piece "ghastly", you have a good idea what to expect!
The Plot
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,630. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
A short fictional story in which the life of Jesus Christ is depicted as a carefully orchestrated political plot.
Age of Obsidian
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Price: Free! Words: 2,280. Language: American English. Published: December 28, 2013. Category: Essay » Literature
This essay gives a brief overview of the central character, Kediak. It also provides a setting for the age; the struggle for survival as the glaciers continue to drain water away and make it impossible for flora to survive. It also provides a brief glimpse into the more mysterious elements he will encounter in his travels. These are not fantastic stories, they are historical science fiction.
From The Deer Forest: A Story of Wolves
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Price: Free! Words: 16,450. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Before Europeans arrived in the Pacific Northwest rainforest, deer, wolves, elk and man lived in balance. This story follows a single pack of wolves in the pristine wilderness of what we now call the Olympic Mountains and the Hoh River valley as they give birth, raise their young, fight for survival, and endure as part of this majestic web of life.
Seeking Absolution
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Price: Free! Words: 217,570. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Seeking Absolution is a sweeping Twelfth Century tale. When Prince Richard and Lady Anne fall in love, they both assume there can never be a match between them. Still, Richard pursues Anne as if she were the Holy Grail. Richard’s rival, King Philip finds that he too has feelings for the lovely and intelligent Anne—but does he love her only because Richard does?
Byzantium, Book 1: Dead Men's Road
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,010. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014 by Pro Se Press. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
In Byzantium Book One: Dead Men’s Road, a beautiful woman tasked with delivering a sealed package to the Invisible College in Byzantium is pursued by merciless bandits, relentless undead, and a charming scoundrel who has nothing to lose.
Sekhmet's Revenge Volume 1 through 4
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,860. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2013 by Art of Safkhet. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A series published in Volumes... Over a thousand years ago one act of kindness set into play a fate that would be the down fall of Sekhmet. Present day,two sisters hold the key to unleash a wrath unlike anything the world has ever seen before.
Cassandra's Children
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Price: Free! Words: 2,040. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
A Goddess' gift of Sight to her chosen people is abused, and her vengence will be fearful. Pray to the Gods the caul before your eyes is never ripped away, pray you never see the future...
Strangler Figs
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,780. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Ramona, unrecognized descendant of a California Native American icon, investigates the torture/murder of a priest and his lovely companion for her newspaper and gets drawn into an international, mythic quest to unravel a centuries-old mystery. Threatened at every step by sadistic pursuers, she must stay alive to lay bare her heritage and the masked power abuses the ancient treasure hides.
The Pharaoh's Daughter - A Novel in Ancient Egypt
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,440. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2012 by TopOfBooks. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Enter a time and place in history and the ancient past - full of intrigue, passion, betrayal and adventure. Follow a young woman as she becomes the first female mummy maker in all of Egypt. Author Rory Liam Elliott will take you on a journey deep into the lives of Ancient Egyptians, and the journey will be one that cannot soon be forgotten.
A Dream Fulfilled
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Series: Settlers of South Park, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 70,990. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Christian » Western
Life on the eastern Kansas plains in the 1850’s was tenuous at best. Add to that, marauding bands of thieving Comanches, and a fella would start having notions of moving his clan the heck out of there.
The Great Libraries
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Series: Gateway Roadhouse Chronicles, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,110. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012 by Star Catcher Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Emmie Kirkwood is delighted when the Gateway Roadhouse insists she take a day off. Finding herself in ancient Egypt, she can think of only one thing. Spending her precious day at the most fabled library in the ancient world: The Alexandria Library. She didn't expect to also arrive the day of an equally famous fire. A Gateway Roadhouse Chronicles Egyptian steampunk adventure novelette.
Billy
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Price: Free! Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
(4.00 from 1 review)
'Billy' is about a young boy growing into manhood. Billy grows from an awkward young man to find his life's purpose.It is a short story set in rural Western Australia in the years before the outbreak of World War 1.
Akhenaten: Son of the Sun
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Series: The Egyptian Sequence, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,770. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2011 by Mushroom Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
In ancient Egypt during the magnificent eighteenth dynasty the Pharaoh Akhenaten and his queen, the strong and beautiful Nefertiti, are engaged in a dramatic battle against the wealthy, corrupt and dangerously powerful priests of Amun.
The Father
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 142,980. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
(4.00 from 1 review)
264BC. Rome has completed her conquest of the Italian Peninsula and stands eyeball to eyeball with the ancient trading empire of Carthage. One man stands between Rome and her goal of world domination: Hamilcar Barca, father of the most famous Carthaginian General, Hannibal. This is the story of the Barca family’s pivotal role in the First Punic War and the events which flow from it.
Yde
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Price: Free! Words: 27,550. Language: Dutch. Published: March 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Ida en Tom verstoppen zich dagenlang in een tent op de Drentse heide. Daar vertellen ze elkaar het verhaal van IJda, het geheimzinnige Meisje van Yde. Wat is er met haar gebeurd, en hoe verbindt een tweeduizend jaar oude geschiedenis zich met hun eigen leven?
First Flight of Abbas Ibn Firnas
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Price: Free! Words: 2,420. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
(3.00 from 1 review)
Have you wondered what the first glider flight was like? It happened in 875 A.D. and Abbas Ibn Firnas was the one who accomplished the feat.
The Crypts of Eden
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,370. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2012 by Hive Collective. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
A temple created 14,000 years ago believed to have been created by lost technology is quickly determined by archaeologists to be the centerpiece of Eden - the cradle of mankind. But what if it is not the Paradise all believe, but held dark secrets and unholy terrors. The journey for mankind's truth may be its unraveling.
The Poison Lotus (The Floating World Book 3)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,850. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
In ancient Japan, as the prince returns to the Capital to restore order after the death of his father, the nobles are getting ready for a war that will decide the fate of the entire empire.
Hatshepsut: Daughter of Amun
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Series: The Egyptian Sequence, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,400. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2011 by Mushroom Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Ancient Egypt 3500 years ago - a land ruled by the all-powerful female king, Hatshepsut. Ambitious, ruthless and worldly: a woman who established Amun as the chief god of Egypt, bestowing his Priesthood with unprecedented riches and power. A story of vision and obsession, of mighty projects and heartbreaking failures - a story of a woman possessed by the desire for power and the need to love.