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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.
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.
Hard Hero Hengest
Series: Grimm Tales. Price: Free! Words: 16,100. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Grimm is back, this time telling 21st Century London School boy Jamie about Hengest - the first Englishman.
Camelthorn Giants: Explore
Price: Free! Words: 4,240. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2013 by Kameeldoring Boeke. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Adventure » Travel
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is a historic novel about Coenraad de Buys and his quest to find the African cities of gold.
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
Ali Sam - Barbaralba part 1
Series: Ali Sam - Barbaralba - Castle City Manifest. Price: Free! Words: 15,380. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Ali Sam - Barbaralba part 1 The story is taken from Castle City Manifest and from other documents relating to the story. It is a record of a race through rudimentary to advanced technology. Barely fiction and very science. King Namor and Barbaralba are leaders of the disruption. Barbaralba is a fishing Drave.
A Journey of One Thousand Miles: the Story of Ruth and Naomi
Price: Free! Words: 16,920. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
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An exciting retelling of the biblical narrative of Ruth weaves the Bible story with the ancient legend and tradition of the sages, coupled with a dash of creative fiction to bring the story to life for the modern reader. This is an excerpt from the series The Shepherd King
First Flight of Abbas Ibn Firnas
Price: Free! Words: 2,420. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
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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.
Lysistratus: Lysistrata’s Husband Speaks
Price: Free! Words: 2,340. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The Greek playwright Aristophanes is most famous for Lysistrata: Lysistratus tells the story from the husband’s point of view.
Cassandra's Children
Price: Free! Words: 2,040. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
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...
Superficial Sacrifices
Price: Free! Words: 2,160. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
In this offbeat satire, a high priest living in ancient Egypt’s Golden Age reluctantly comes to grips with the distracting elements of modern life and its impact on religious devotion during the grand exposition of his kingdom’s most sacred holiday.
Quintus Saturnus The Time of Five Emperors
Price: Free! Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
Amidst the chaos of Rome's civil wars, Quintus Saturnus the mason works hard to produce busts for the Imperial Cult. But constant regime change makes getting paid difficult. Inspired by Robert Grave’s I Claudius and Gore Vidal’s Julian, this is an account of how one man negotiated the anarchy of 68-69AD - the Time of Five Emperors.
Sacrifices
Price: Free! Words: 3,500. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Coming of age
In the Etruscan city of Cisra, the boy Karkana sacrifices his prize possession to help a prisoner of war. But the true implications of his act won't be felt till years later.
Roaring Twenties Cop, Mike Fargo's Own Story
Series: The Mike Fargo Mysteries. Price: Free! Words: 18,350. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Roaring Twenties Cop is Mike Fargo's story told in his words. It's an introduction to the protagonist of The Mike Fargo Mysteries series. He describes in detail his Staten Island childhood in the 1890s, the incident that made him become a cop and the first time he had to kill. He also talks about Prohibition, the New York City of the Roaring Twenties, flappers, crime and some of his tougher cases.
Katana: Sword Of Blood
Price: Free! Words: 15,890. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
An exciting and fast-paced new novella that will entrance the reader from its heart-rending opening sequence, all the way to its stunning climax!
The King's Madness
Price: Free! Words: 7,550. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The is an alternative narrative of a little lion cub's notion of justice, equality, love, and ... polygamy.
Billy
Price: Free! Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
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'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.
Iphigenia
Price: Free! Words: 2,120. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Agamemnon, elected leader of the Greek expedition against Troy, must submit to an angry godess’s demand for human sacrifice or face rebellion from the assembled army.
The Shroud of Edessa: the Secret of Mary Magdalene
Price: Free! Words: 18,270. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Religious
A year after her husband’s horrific death, Mary Magdalene must return to a Jerusalem on the verge of a rebellion. Judea is torn between religious fundamentalist and the soldiers of a brutal occupation. In her husband’s tomb she finds a mystery that she cannot destroy. To protect a secret she cannot understand she must risk everything she loves.
The Kind Gods
Price: Free! Words: 1,930. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
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Did the old gods really die? A warrior seeks answers at the burial-mound of his greatest enemy in this Norse-themed elegy, first published in Bewildering Stories. Carolyn Kephart is the author of the acclaimed epic fantasy THE RYEL SAGA: A TALE OF LOVE AND MAGIC and the contemporary magic realism novel QUEEN OF TIME. 'The Kind Gods' is part of the collection PENTANGLE: FIVE POINTED FABLES.