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Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Evolution by Dwayne Bearup
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,510. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
How did Man make the change from hunter/gatherer to farmer? What forces moved us to settle down and build cities? Read "Evolution" and find out.
The Writer - A Short Story by Gary J Byrnes
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
In Ancient Rome, a young writer decides to publish a story that will change the world.
Big Bold Beowulf by Geoff Boxell
Series: Grimm Tales. Price: Free! Words: 19,560. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient(5.00 from 1 review)
The true story of Beowulf as told by an old man who was there. At least that is what Grimm is telling 21st Century London schoolboy Jamie.
The Only Good Roman Returns by Christine Elaine Black
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,710. Language: Canadian English. Published: March 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure, Fiction » Historical » Ancient(5.00 from 1 review)
Part 2 in The Only Good Roman - The Story of Lia and Darius Is the love between Lia and Darius strong enough to withstand the ultimate test? Find out in The Only Good Roman Returns. (Recommended after reading Part 1)
Executions & Horrible Tortures From Olden Times by James Creamwood
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 70,740. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
During past centuries, crimes such as filing metal shavings from a coin, shoplifting a handkerchief, or a bit of lace was usually punished with torture or even death. More serious crimes like treason, inciting civil disobedience, or witchcraft could result in some truly horrendous punishments like being drawn and quartered. People accused of witchcraft were subjected to a water test & burned if-
Satan's Plea by Nelson Lowhim
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,980. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2012 by Eiso Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The battle between good and evil, God and Satan. But is everything we know about this struggle a matter of propaganda? Satan, Lucifer, the Devil, Shaytan sure thinks so. In this letter he tries to convince the human race, you, of his intentions.
Seditio by M. C. Bishop
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 84,430. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient(5.00 from 1 review)
Drafted into the Roman army and forced to campaign in northern Britain against their will, German warriors of the Usipi tribe are driven to mutiny.
Parthian Vengeance by Peter Darman
Series: The Parthian Chronicles, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 221,720. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
‘Parthian Vengeance’ is the third instalment in the Parthian Chronicles, the adventures of King Pacorus of Dura, and follows on from ‘Parthian Dawn’.
Daughter of the Nile - A Novel in Ancient Egypt by Rory Liam Elliott
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,370. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2012 by TopOfBooks. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Nonfiction » History » 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.
Marius' Mules: Prelude to War by S.J.A. Turney
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 29,570. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
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.
De hoorn van de vrijheid by Jan J.B. Kuipers
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,830. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
De Romeinen hebben de Lage Landen bezet. Het meisje Suana en de jongen Uffio, een slaaf, zoeken de gouden Hoorn van de vrijheid. Een piratenaanval op hun dorp gooit roet in het eten. Uffio krijgt uiteindelijk zijn vrijheid, maar welke rol speelt die geheimzinnige hoorn? Een verhaal over vriendschap en verliefdheid.
Miriam by Beatrice Gormley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,910. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Miriam is only a tenant farmer's daughter in ancient Egypt, but she has a rare gift. When danger threatens her family, using the Gift draws Miriam and her baby brother Moses into Pharaoh's palace. At first homesick for her village, she soon begins to enjoy the luxuries of the palace. Miriam finally has the chance to become important in Pharaoh's court--if she gives up her Gift and her true self.
Bonesetter by Laurence E Dahners
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,300. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Science fiction » General
A "historical fiction" or prehistory account of a boy in a primitive society who learns to "set bones" for others who are injured. In the way of Jean Auel's heroine Ayla, he discovers other primitive technologies including snares and the smoking of meat. His mastery of these skills gradually elevates his position in his society from despised and downtrodden to respected and admired.
Mila's Tale by Laurie R. King
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,800. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
“Mila’s Tale” is midrash—the retelling of a Biblical passage. Half of it is a new Laurie King short story; the other half is the author’s commentary on the text (“Jephthah’s Daughter” of Judges 11) and her suggestions for further reading. This is the first in Laurie King’s proposed Ladies of Spirit project, a collection of Modern Midrashes accompanied by her analysis and reflections.
Iron In His Soul by Jon Peasey
Price: Free! Words: 57,580. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The Old Testament story of Joseph, in The Bible, has fascinated people for centuries. Here is a man who held a unique place in history. His is a true ‘rags to riches’ story, told out against the backdrop of the ancient Egyptian Empire. It is a story of hatred, of treachery, of slavery, prison and ultimate triumph.
Parthian Dawn by Peter Darman
Series: The Parthian Chronicles, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 211,440. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
‘Parthian Dawn’ is the second volume of the adventures of Pacorus the Parthian and his companions – the fierce and proud Gallia, the ex-Roman centurion Domitus, the scout Byrd and the sorceress Dobbai – as they battle for their lives against the backdrop of the clash between the ancient world's two greatest empires. 'Parthian Dawn' follows on from 'The Parthian'.
Het meisje van het Grote Hert by Jan J.B. Kuipers
Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 6,860. Language: Dutch. Published: November 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
"Nauwelijks enkele passen voor me verschijnt iemand. Opnieuw een angstaanjagende jonge krijger, met een strakgespannen boog deze keer. Ach, het is mijn broer Reigeroog! Hij kijkt me koud aan, zijn dodelijke pijl is op mijn hart gericht." - Een spannend avontuur voor lezers vanaf ongeveer tien jaar. Ga mee naar het kustgebied van de Nederlanden in de Bronstijd, meer dan drieduizend jaar geleden.
Promised Valley Conspiracy by Ron Fritsch
Series: Promised Valley, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,780. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay(5.00 from 1 review)
Promised Valley Conspiracy is the third novel in the four-book Promised Valley series by Ron Fritsch. The farmers and hunters have ended the fighting in the horrific war they started in the second novel, Promised Valley War. Both sides understand, though, that new and possibly even more deadly fighting threatens--unless they depart from the thoughtless hatred of the past.
Pharaoh's Midwives A Retelling of the Nurse Midwives in Exodus by Mark Darby
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,960. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Christian » Historical
Exodus calls them Puah and Shipporah. Both are proud Egyptians who are also the reluctant midwives to the Apiru, the disgusting underclass of Egypt. Yet, when a given a command to commit genocide, Puah and Shipporah side with the Apiru . Pharaoh's Midwives is a story of their personal transformation from passive Egyptian aristocrats to heroic leaders of a new people.
The Guardians of Karma by Mohan Vizhakat
Price: $1.60 USD. Words: 96,590. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
An intriguing and action-packed story, set during the epoch of 'first wave' prehistoric ice-age civilisations, based on ancient vedic scriptures and legends of India. Few chapters within the book also attempt to unfold the scientific and philosophical concept of 'Karma' in the form of 'socratic dialogues'.