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Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Two Horizons by Hank Lawson
Price: Free! Words: 121,550. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Literature » 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?
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 Horizon Keeper by Richard Kopatschek
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 154,300. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient(4.00 from 1 review)
On the eve of the greatest battle ever fought between Darkness and the Light (1457 B.C.), Neruamun, a 16-year-old scribe, learns Pharaoh’s army marches into a trap. Should Pharaoh die in the ambush, his homeland will be defenceless and overwhelmed by the amassing armies of the Enemy of the Light. Can Neruamun outwit the dark hand behind the invasion that will bathe the Land of Love in blood?
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 » Literature » 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.
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.
Do Not Disturb by Tanya Goodwin
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 101,780. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Trouble abounds when an archaeologist seeks the identity of a mysterious woman buried deep within a Byzantine burial cave.
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.
Seeking Absolution by Shalisse Lewis
Price: Free! 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?
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.
Strangler Figs by Peggy Chittenden Brown
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,780. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
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 - Book 1 Giza Trilogy by Paul Morrison
Series: Giza Series, Book 1 Giza Trilogy. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 315,150. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient(5.00 from 1 review)
The Pharaoh is the fictional account of life and the times of Pharaoh Khufu (2603 B.C. – 2566 B.C.), builder of the largest of the Ancient Egyptian pyramids: Horizon of Khufu (or as it is now known, the Great Pyramid) on the Giza Plateau.
The Father by Chris Craig
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 142,980. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Nonfiction » History » Ancient(4.00 from 1 review)
264BC. Rome has completed her conquest of the Italian Peninsula and stands eyeball to eyeball with the ancient trading empire of Carthage. One man stands between Rome and her goal of world domination: Hamilcar Barca, father of the most famous Carthaginian General, Hannibal. This is the story of the Barca family’s pivotal role in the First Punic War and the events which flow from it.
The Three Queens - Book 3 of The Giza Trilogy by Paul Morrison
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 313,310. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Literary collections » Ancient & Classical
THE THREE QUEENS is a book about the life of the son of Pharaoh Khafre and grandson of Pharaoh Khufu - Pharaoh Menkaure, as well as his relationships with his three Queens. It covers the period from c.2532 B.C. through to c.2500 B.C. (the death of Shepseskaf, Menkaure’s son and heir). We only know the name of one of Menkaure’s queens – Khamererenebty II. The other two are a mystery. A clue to one
Hatshepsut: Daughter of Amun by Moyra Caldecott
Series: The Egyptian Sequence, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,400. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2011 by Mushroom Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
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.
And So It Was Written by Ellen Brazer
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 102,900. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
And So It Was Written travels to a time when a Third Temple is built and the Ark of the Covenant holding the Ten Commandments is found. See the blood on the battlefields, rage with the injustice of brother against brother. From triumph to defeat, this is a saga of courage, conquest, familial loyalty, honor and love–showing man at his best and his worst.
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, Fiction » Adventure » War & military
‘Parthian Vengeance’ is the third instalment in the Parthian Chronicles, the adventures of King Pacorus of Dura, and follows on from ‘Parthian Dawn’.
The Scroll by Miriam Feinberg
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,040. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2012. Categories: 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?
Marius' Mules VI: Caesar's Vow by S.J.A. Turney
Series: Marius' Mules, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 161,870. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
It is the eve of destruction. Gaul seethes and bucks more than ever in revolt against the Roman invader just as Rome similarly begins to show its cracks. Caesar has made a vow to men and Gods alike to end the life of Ambiorix, and naught will stand in the way of that vow's completion - not Gaul, nor Roman, nor reason itself. Can Fronto halt the destruction of the Belgae and fulfill Caesar's vow?
Andromakhe: the Epic Story of Troy and a Woman's Triumphant Valor by Kristina O'Donnelly
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 200,020. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2012 by Rob Preece. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Troy is doomed by the gods but the hero, Hector, stands against fate. By his side, Andromakhe, his wife and soulmate, battles as well. The fates cannot be cheated but Andromakhe constantly searches for ways to save what makes Troy special. A confident and exciting re-imagining of the battle for Troy and the special role played by women in this battle and its aftermath. (Combines v. 1 and v. 2)
The Thebes Chronicles - Two Novels in Ancient Egypt (Book 1 & 2 Bundle) by Rory Liam Elliott
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 103,100. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2012 by TopOfBooks. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Enter a time and place in history and the ancient past - full of love, intrigue, passion, betrayal, desire, adventure and cruelty. Follow a young woman as she becomes the first female mummy maker in all of Egypt. The Thebes Chronicles bundle contains both novels: Daughter of the Nile and The Pharaoh’s Daughter.