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Wessex Tales: "The Infant and the Hare" (Story 1)
Price: Free! Words: 5,150. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
“The Infant and the Hare” is the first, earliest story in Fripp’s new collection, “Wessex Tales: eight thousand years in the life of an English village.” Stone Age hunters make camp on Okeford Hill. As dawn breaks the men go hunting while a woman gives birth. And the end? In an age when human beliefs were much different than ours, the end is mystical.
Past-Life in Japan
Price: Free! Words: 3,520. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The thought-provoking story of a man's life in Ancient Japan. Desparately seeking enlightenment, his life's path leads through extreme situations which inform him of what enlightment is not....
Aphrodite's Curse: A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 9,330. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Aphrodite’s Curse is about a dynasty’s fall from grace, unrequited love and retribution.
Mapmaker
Price: Free! Words: 1,630. Language: American English. Published: July 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
(5.00 from 1 review)
A border town in Ancient China is a perilous place—especially for a desolate girl with no father. So, when Cricket bumps into an administrator’s wife with a bag full of copper coins, she eagerly agrees to deliver her firewood. But why does the woman need firewood in the summer? And why do soldiers stop and question them? Does it have anything to do with the raid at Xitang last Spring?
A Journey of One Thousand Miles: the Story of Ruth and Naomi
Price: Free! Words: 16,350. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
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
Wessex Tales: "Julia" (Story 11)
Price: Free! Words: 8,960. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
This story in the "Wessex Tales" collection—"Julia" (Story 11)—is sequel to "The Face in the Floor" (Story 10). It was Julia’s parents who commissioned their villa's magnificent mosaic floor in the previous tale; as a child, she watched the master-mosaicist lay it. As "Julia" begins, Julia is a young woman angry at life, angrier at expectations, and resisting marriage. (circa 335 CE)
Michal's Window (A Novel: King David's First Wife)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 173,270. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
In ancient Israel, where women are property, Princess Michal loves her father's worst enemy, the future King David. She sacrifices everything to save his life, but will her heart survive war and separation? A novel of betrayal, forbidden love, and redemption, Michal's Window is an imaginative retelling of King David's story through the eyes of the woman who loved him first.
The Poison Lotus
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,880. Language: American English. Published: September 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
In ancient Japan, while a civil war rages between the royal houses of the Yamato Plains, a rebellion of united warlords threatens to engulf the entire island. Includes the short novels The Floating World, The Rise of the Last Rebellion, The Lotus and the Sword, and The White Rider.
The White Rider
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,300. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
(5.00 from 1 review)
In ancient Japan, while the nobles are getting ready for the biggest war in the island’s history, a young man enters the Capital and goes head to head against the corruption of the Yakuza.
Daughter of The Sun
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 206,360. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Romance » Historical
(5.00 from 8 reviews)
Many queens have governed Egypt as pharaohs, but only Hatchepsut seized the crown as king. With support from her confidant and lover, Senenmut, she overcame many challenges. But betrayal, loss and tragedy were constant companions. Her greatest fear was that her name would be forgotten: the final death. Daughter of the Sun, a fictional account of this remarkable woman, assures her name lives on.
The Legacy of Solomon
Price: Free! Words: 121,540. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Religious
A story of archaeology set in modern day Jerusalem and the search for the Temple of the Jews, destroyed in 70AD by the Roman Emperor to be Titus, who sacked the city and razed the Temple to the ground.
The End of Cleo
Price: Free! Words: 4,620. Language: British English. Published: June 7, 2014. Categories: 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!
Troll
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,950. Language: American English. Published: October 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(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.
Seeking Absolution
You set the price! Words: 217,570. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014. Categories: 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?
Wessex Tales: "The Face in the Floor" (Story 10)
Price: Free! Words: 8,170. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The earliest known mosaic floor to depict Christ was laid in a remote Roman villa in Dorset around 325 CE. (Discovered under meadow grass in 1963 it was moved to the British Museum.) The larger end of this mosaic measures 17 feet by 15, the smaller end, 16½ feet by 8. Why lay this magnificent floor in rustic Dorset? “The Face in the Floor" gives the origins of this floor an imaginative history.
The Plot
Price: Free! Words: 2,630. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Mashups
(2.00 from 1 review)
A short fictional story in which the life of Jesus Christ is depicted as a carefully orchestrated political plot.
First Flight of Abbas Ibn Firnas
Price: Free! Words: 2,420. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2014. Categories: 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.
Delilah
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,080. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2012 by Rhetorical Ratatouille. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Delilah, a Philistine and soon-to-be Priestess of El, lives under siege. First in her home, besieged by the Israelite army, then as wife to her enemy: Samson. But it is her heart that is truly besieged, and she must choose who she loves more: her people, her gods or her husband. Review this book and get a 100% discount coupon on any of our books!
Jesus The Extraterrestrial - Origins
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,070. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2011. Categories: 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.
Peter and Paul
Series: Historical Fiction, Book 2. Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 85,940. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2012 by Inhousepress. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
(4.82 from 11 reviews)
Peter and Paul is a natural sequel to my historical novel Yeshûa—Personal Memoir of the Missing Years of Jesus. The two journeys, which Peter and Paul took, illustrate the contrasting views of the essence of the scriptural teaching, each necessary for the fulfillment of its intent. The lives of the two apostles show that there are many ways to the Kingdom of Heaven.