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Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The Sage by Robin Ballard
Series: The Lost Spells of Egypt, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,330. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
In Book Two, Ahmose continues the archivist’s legacy. Egypt prepares for war. Strife with the Sand-Dwellers to the east threatens stability and even Ahmose and Kai’s friendship is put to the test. In the midst of conflict, the archivist’s murderer returns and he is looking for revenge. He would like nothing more than to silence Ahmose forever.
The Tall Stones [Guardians of the Tall Stones #1] by Moyra Caldecott
Series: Guardians of the Tall Stones, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,690. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2012 by Mushroom Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
The story of a community threatened by the evil designs of a corrupt and ambitious priest, and its only defence, the courageous young psychic, Kyra.
Iphigenia by Angus Brownfield
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.
Bonesetter by Laurence E Dahners
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,610. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
A "historical fiction" or prehistory account of a boy in a primitive society who learns to "set bones" for others who are injured. In the way of Jean Auel's heroine Ayla, he discovers other primitive technologies including snares and the smoking of meat. His mastery of these skills gradually elevates his position in his society from despised and downtrodden to respected and admired.
Quintus Saturnus The Time of Five Emperors by Justin Cahill
Price: Free! Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
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.
Marius' Mules: Prelude to War by S.J.A. Turney
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 29,570. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
It is the winter of 53/52BC and while Caesar struggles with the chaos of a failing republic and recruits troops in Aquileia, Gaul's freedom fighters emerge, with a desire for Roman blood. This collection of three tales presents a sequence of events that takes place in the winter between Marius' Mules books six and seven.
Forgotten Egypt I - Nefayiati by Ruowen Huang
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 72,220. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
A historical novel based on the 18th dynasty of ancient Egypt, unveils the life of a young commoner who, despite her wish to live a normal life, is faced with her fate to become Queen. Young Nefayiati (who later becomes known as Queen Nefertiti), who after constant struggles of running away from her destiny, perpetually gets pulled back to her life in the palace.
The Kingdom of Polonnaruwa. by Nalinda Dharmadasa
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 55,760. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The Kingdom of Polonnaruwa. Book With Amazing Photos and 60 Minute FREE video. You are Reading This with the Hopes to See the Beauty of Polonnaruwa and Sri Lanka? Well, You Have Come to the Right Place! Polonnaruwa is one of the most beautiful and best preserved sites on the World.
The Disciple Scroll by Allan Rabinowitz
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 105,910. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
As the Babylonian empire threatened to conquer ancient Jerusalem, the Hebrew prophet Jeremiah exhorted and beseeched it's people to follow their moral mission. Into a scroll written for his grandson, fifty years after Jeremiah’s death, Baruch unburdens his heart about his entangled ties with the prophet, recalling a vanished world of teeming Jerusalem alleys and markets.
Executions & Horrible Tortures From Olden Times by James Creamwood
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,740. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » History » History of things
During past centuries, crimes such as filing metal shavings from a coin, shoplifting a handkerchief, or a bit of lace was usually punished with torture or even death. More serious crimes like treason, inciting civil disobedience, or witchcraft could result in some truly horrendous punishments like being drawn and quartered. People accused of witchcraft were subjected to a water test & burned if-
Pharaoh's Midwives A Retelling of the Nurse Midwives in Exodus by Mark Darby
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,960. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Exodus calls them Puah and Shipporah. Both are proud Egyptians who are also the reluctant midwives to the Apiru, the disgusting underclass of Egypt. Yet, when a given a command to commit genocide, Puah and Shipporah side with the Apiru . Pharaoh's Midwives is a story of their personal transformation from passive Egyptian aristocrats to heroic leaders of a new people.
The Winged Man by Moyra Caldecott
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 128,950. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2012 by Mushroom Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The story of Bladud, the father of King Lear. A leper and a swineherd... a necromancer and a wise king... his memory lives on.
In Defense Of Troy: The Prince's Ascent by Henry Cropsey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 130,320. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The Trojan War is in its eighth year. Sarpedon King of Lykia leads its defense as Priam is too old to fight and his eldest son Hektor too inexperienced. Together the brave Sarpedon and the wily Priam have forged a motley alliance capable of holding out against the overwhelming might of Agamemnon’s armada. Agamemnon, though, is secretly implementing a new strategy to bring the City to its knees.
Lilibet's Secret Diary - December 1937 to June 1937 by Pauline Christou
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 23,040. Language: British English. Published: September 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
It's December 11th 1936, and 10 year old Lilibet hears of some news that will change her and her family's life forever. She decides to keep a secret diary chronicling these extraordinary events.Will she fulfil her destiny,and also remember which the main course fork is and which the dessert fork is? Lilibet's Secret diary is a factional diary of they young, future Queen Elizabeth II.
The Seven Days of Wander by Broken Walls Publishing
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 150,620. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Religious, Fiction » Literature » Religious
A philosophical fictional novel about the adopted son of Christ The beggar boy, the main character of this book, was the adopted son of Christ but was abandoned by the disciples after the Crucifixion. Destiny and fate revolve and conflict around this "Beggar's Young Son" as the now thirty year old man is called.
The Writer - A Short Story by Gary J Byrnes
Price: Free! Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome, Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
In Ancient Rome, a young writer decides to publish a story that will change the world.
Dancing Phaedra by Clodia Metelli
Series: Gaius and Tiberius. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,820. Language: British English. Published: September 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
A young slave whore in a Roman brothel, Antyllus' prospects seem bleak. Only a sense of his destiny keeps him from despair. A gifted and inspired dancer, Antyllus dreams of stardom. Sent to a rich man's party as part of the entertainment, Antyllus' gift is spotted by Gabinius a wealthy Senator. Struggling to leave his past behind, Antyllus must contend with a new master and new life as a dancer.
Mila's Tale by Laurie R. King
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,800. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
“Mila’s Tale” is midrash—the retelling of a Biblical passage. Half of it is a new Laurie King short story; the other half is the author’s commentary on the text (“Jephthah’s Daughter” of Judges 11) and her suggestions for further reading. This is the first in Laurie King’s proposed Ladies of Spirit project, a collection of Modern Midrashes accompanied by her analysis and reflections.
De hoorn van de vrijheid by Jan J.B. Kuipers
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,830. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome, Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
De Romeinen hebben de Lage Landen bezet. Het meisje Suana en de jongen Uffio, een slaaf, zoeken de gouden Hoorn van de vrijheid. Een piratenaanval op hun dorp gooit roet in het eten. Uffio krijgt uiteindelijk zijn vrijheid, maar welke rol speelt die geheimzinnige hoorn? Een verhaal over vriendschap en verliefdheid.
Het meisje van het Grote Hert by Jan J.B. Kuipers
Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 6,860. Language: Dutch. Published: November 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
"Nauwelijks enkele passen voor me verschijnt iemand. Opnieuw een angstaanjagende jonge krijger, met een strakgespannen boog deze keer. Ach, het is mijn broer Reigeroog! Hij kijkt me koud aan, zijn dodelijke pijl is op mijn hart gericht." - Een spannend avontuur voor lezers vanaf ongeveer tien jaar. Ga mee naar het kustgebied van de Nederlanden in de Bronstijd, meer dan drieduizend jaar geleden.