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An Accidental God: The Evolution of Religion, or How a Boy from the Dawn of Civilization Became the God of Jews, Christians, and Muslims
By Aleron Zemplin
Price: Free! Words: 84,160. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2013 by Double Triangle Press LLC. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Atheism/Agnosticism
Through a series of accidents, a boy from the dawn of civilization became the God worshiped today by billions. Coincidental events and human misunderstanding take the place traditionally occupied by the hand of God. When Abraham sees that only one of the idols on his altar remains standing during an earthquake, he is launched on a journey that takes him to new lands and new ways of thinking.
Two Horizons
By Hank Lawson
Price: Free! Words: 121,550. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
(5.00 from 1 review)
Great Pyramid, rival priests, romance with a harem (perhaps royal) woman, and jealous Queen prey on God-king Khufu. In parallel to Khufu’s labors, Mehi labors to absolve his family’s crime by self-sacrifice as a pyramid worker. The crime also burdens his love for An-khi, a governor’s daughter who aspires to be governor herself. Will Mehi save Khufu from his enemies, including Mehi’s own brother?
Once More, From the Beginning
By Wendy Bertsch
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 61,910. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2010. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
0.75 star(4.63 from 8 reviews)
Here’s a new look at the Old Testament...but this time the women’s voice gets the prominence it deserves. Always witty, often funny, and definitely never boring, the women’s common sense outlook puts quite a different spin on the stories you think you remember. The men have had their way with history for far too long. Let’s see that ancient world through a woman’s eyes. You may be surprised!
The Horizon Keeper
By Richard Kopatschek
Price: Free! Words: 129,560. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
(4.00 from 1 review)
In all its frightening beauty, Ancient Egypt as you never imagined... On the eve of the greatest battle ever fought between Darkness and the Light, Neruamun, a sixteen-year-old army scribe, learns Pharaoh’s vastly outnumbered army marches into a trap. Should the Son of Amun die in the ambush, his homeland, Kemet, will be defenceless and overwhelmed by the amassing armies of the Enemy of the Light.
Jesus The Extraterrestrial - Origins
By AUDIOLIVRO Editora
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,070. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
(2.00 from 1 review)
What is the true origin of Jesus? Who is the real Jesus Christ? Who is the real Satan? What is the true origin of mankind? These and many other questions will be answered in this novel which is based on historical documents.
Envy - The Seculary of a Wandering Jew (Book 1)
By Paulo Barata
Price: Free! Words: 111,540. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
In the grand tradition of historical fictional biographies by Robert Graves (I, Claudius), Marguerite Yourcenar (Memories of Hadrian) and Gore Vidal (Julian), THE SECULARY OF A WANDERING JEW - ENVY, brings to light the story of an outsider fated to roam through the ages under the shadows of History.
Requiem For Athens
By David Alkek
Price: Free! Words: 107,590. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
(4.00 from 1 review)
In his historical novel, Requiem for Athens Dr. David Alkek invites his readers to participate in the daily life of Ancient Greece.
Athaliah, Daughter Of Jezebel
By Mordechai Landsberg
Price: Free! Words: 83,250. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
This is a thrilling historical-psychological novel, based on the Bible and on the drama ‘Athaliah’- by playwright Racine. This novel will be liked by many who heard the Biblical story about the stubborn God Believers'struggle against a pagan tyrant, murderous Queen Athaliah, daughter of Jezebel. However, Athaliah is not absolutely wicked... Handel's Opera Athaliah was shown on French TV MEZZO...
The Mysteries, A Novel of Ancient Eleusis
By David Sheppard
Price: Free! Words: 132,180. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Available for the first time complete in one volume. Previously published in two volumes as Daughter of Darkness and The Dadouchos. In 480 BC, fifteen-year-old Melaina's biggest worry, she thinks, is wishing to follow Artemis and remain virgin when her mother and grandfather want her to marry and became a priestess. But when the Persians invade, the gods themselves have plans for Melaina.
Wolf at the Threshold
By Ronald Haines
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 93,290. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2010. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
(4.00 from 1 review)
Iceni warrior Princess Ceridwen and Roman cavalry officer Marek come from vastly different cultures but are uniquely able to meet each others darkest desires. A perfect match, they plan for an idyllic life together once Marek’s time with the legions is up. Political change suddenly puts them in opposition, however, when Nero declares Britannia a province and forces the Iceni and Romans to war.
Khadijah: The First Lady of Islam
By Mary Nasser
You set the price! Words: 86,500. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Islam
This work of historical fiction chronicles the life of Khadija, the first wife of Islam's Prophet Mohammad. It interweaves the predominate culture of her day into the telling of her life. It has extensive end-notes which serve as an educational tool. Suitable for Muslim and non-Muslim readers alike, it outlines the fascinating life of 'The First Lady of Islam' and an overlooked woman in history.
The Spartacus Prophecy
By RD Le Coeur
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,130. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The real life of Spartacus was far more complex than Hollywood would have you believe. There really was a Spartacus & a prophecy and no body of the gladiator was ever found. The story covers an epic journey of one man’s struggle against oppression. Spanning two continents, the fight, flight, love and betrayal across the ancient landscapes, form the backdrop to this compelling novel.
The Gospel of Reason
By Gregory Coffin
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 86,090. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
[on sale] As Jesus walked amongst men to advance the Gospel, so does Arenos to advance an objective & secular standard of the Good. Through numerous interactions, Arenos meets individuals & experiences situations testing existing systems of thought & beliefs. From examining political & religious Goods, The Gospel of Reason looks at how some of those Goods are proper, how some are not & why.
Strangler Figs
By Peggy Chittenden Brown
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
By Rory Liam Elliott
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.
The God of Mists and Shrouds
By Maria Keffler
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,750. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
0.5 star(4.60 from 5 reviews)
An orphaned Hebrew princess disguises herself as an exiled peasant. A Babylonian slave chooses between the courage that could save her and despair over the love she has lost. A sorceress discovers the truth behind the origins of her dark power. The consequences of the masters they choose will reverberate through generations.
Akhenaten: Son of the Sun
By Moyra Caldecott
Series: The Egyptian Sequence, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 95,790. 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.
Troll
By Richard Sutton
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,950. Language: American English. Published: October 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
0.75 star(4.67 from 3 reviews)
At what point did humanity learn to fear each other? To hate? Paleo-Anthropologist Ariel Connor thinks she knows. She just can't prove it yet, but her newest find, high in a Norwegian Valley may give her the proof she needs. Those scary stories we've told our children to keep them from roaming too far outside the gleam of the porch light may have come from real incidents, many, many years ago.
Hatshepsut: Daughter of Amun
By Moyra Caldecott
Series: The Egyptian Sequence, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,410. 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.
The Scroll
By Miriam Feinberg
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,040. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The Scroll draws from a real archaeological find – the divorce document of a woman named Miriam, issued at Masada. The tale spans three generations, beginning on Masada’s final, horrific day. It characters must choose between nation and family, and finally, between life and death. Will Miriam’s descendants learn the lessons of her life, or will enemies - within and without - rob it from them?