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Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The Kind Gods by Carolyn Kephart
Price: Free! Words: 2,000. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Historical » Ancient(5.00 from 3 reviews)
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.
Be With Me by Becca Lusher
Price: Free! Words: 52,270. Language: British English. Published: October 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Ancient(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Barely a wife before she became a widow, Briallen feels like she’s lost everything – and now she has to watch a group of strangers move into the house she once called home. As hard as that it is to face, it’s made even more difficult by a man she feels drawn to, and two children she can’t help but love. Everyone deserves a second chance at love, even in the Iron Age.
Two Horizons by Hank Lawson
Price: Free! Words: 121,550. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Biographical(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?
The Princess Of Egypt Must Die by Stephanie Dray
Price: Free! Words: 18,050. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Princess Arsinoe came of age in the glittering court of Ptolemaic Egypt. Abused by her ruthless sister, a pawn in the dynastic ambitions of her father, and dismissed by the king who claimed her for a bride, young Arsinoe finds herself falling in love with a young man forbidden to her. (Novelette, 11k words.)
Forever Hearts by Mia Rodriguez
Series: Forever, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 52,780. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure, Fiction » Historical » Ancient(2.00 from 1 review)
What if love lasts for all time? Love can be amazing but also frustrating. It can also be profound and mysterious. Dr. Kate O'Leary's life is about to be turned completely upside down. Her basic beliefs about existence, love, and who she is are about to explode like an atomic bomb. This intense, paranormal, and epic romance will have you journeying through many twists and turns.
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: 83,420. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2013 by Double Triangle Press LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Atheism/Agnosticism, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
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.
Guia de Leitura para o Livro 1 de "O Seculário de um Judeu Errante" by Paulo Barata
Price: Free! Words: 29,490. Language: Portuguese. Published: January 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Christian » Historical
Um Guia de Leitura para facilitar a compreensão das crónicas do Judeu Errante, sumariando através das Linhas do Tempo os acontecimentos mais relevantes dos diferentes períodos que cada livro abrange. Da mesma forma, a grande maioria dos personagens históricos que integram cada uma das épocas são também identificados, assim como as respetivas nomenclaturas e geografias de cada era.
Smart Maratha God by Sunil M Palaskar
Series: Dev Marathi shabd kosh, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 28,890. Language: Marathi. Published: November 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
God=God(god=Godhगूढ़ं+ od=cod=khud ख़ूद + d=deo देव = +d(d=allah आला हं=ए!पहा! फलाह फलाह देव आला हं!))The miraculous Maratha God(In human form for God does have different names but he does not like to mention his name like ordinary man,
Forty Days: Neima's Ark, Book One by Stephanie Parent
Price: Free! Words: 42,890. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The epic story of Noah's Ark, retold from the perspective of Noah's sixteen-year-old granddaughter.
The Mysteries, A Novel of Ancient Eleusis by David Sheppard
Price: Free! Words: 132,180. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Coming of age
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.
Requiem For Athens by David Alkek
Price: Free! Words: 107,590. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013. Categories: 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.
The Only Good Roman by Christine Elaine Black
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 46,150. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure, Fiction » Historical » Ancient(4.67 from 3 reviews)
A naive young woman is caught up in the schemes of a charming Roman soldier and his egotistical commander. (Book 1 of 2)
The Eye of Mammut by Christine Morgan
Price: Free! Words: 7,790. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2012 by Sabledrake Enterprises. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical(3.67 from 3 reviews)
As spirit man, Aruk has been called upon to use his gifts to solve many problems. With guidance from the ancestors and the spirit world he has great wisdom and gives good advice. But the first true crime his tribe has ever encountered will put him -- put them all -- to the test.
Athaliah, Daughter Of Jezebel by Mordechai Landsberg
Price: Free! Words: 83,250. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Middle Eastern
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 Lamp of Darkness (The Age of Prophecy series Book 1) by Dave Mason & Mike Feuer
Price: Free! Words: 105,620. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014 by Dave Mason. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
The Age of Prophecy series transports you back 3000 years, to the epic battle between the Israelite Kings & Prophets. Lev, an orphaned shepherd boy, begins a journey of discovery when he’s hired to play as a musician before the prophets. He soon learns that his father’s knife holds a deadly secret about his hidden past. Lev fights to unearth his true self while the clouds of war gather around him.
Reading Companion to Book 1 of The Seculary of a Wandering Jew by Paulo Barata
Price: Free! Words: 41,330. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
This is a Guide to Book 1 of The Seculary of a Wandering Jew. It facilitates the reading by providing a general timeline of the epoch and provides in-depth information on the Characters, Geographies and Nomenclatures of the period.
Envy - The Seculary of a Wandering Jew (Book 1) by Paulo Barata
Price: Free! Words: 111,540. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Christian » Historical
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.
Vengeance & Remission by Amalia Angellinni
Price: Free! Words: 205,980. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
It is a story about a Roman soldier, Marcus Lucius, son of the great warrior Maximus, who protects his friends (Appius, Octavian) and falls in love in Julia Fabia, while he is on the way to revenge his killed wife, Decima. It's a story with many risky actions, intrigues and it's about friendship, loyalty and of course love. It's set in the times of the emperor Hadrian.
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