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Fiction » Historical » Ancient
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 » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
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.
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.
Jar Baby by Lori R. Lopez
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,250. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Historical » Ancient(5.00 from 3 reviews)
The creepy tale of a ghoulish baby by Lori R. Lopez. This short story ties in ancient history with modern horror as mummies rise up for a night of terror and fun at a museum.
The Carrier Pigeon by Thomas M. Willett
Price: Free! Words: 4,200. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
While out chasing each other, two children come across a carrier pigeon with a conflicting message that may put them in harm's way.
Superficial Sacrifices by D.K. Steffey
Price: Free! Words: 2,160. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
In this offbeat satire, a high priest living in ancient Egypt’s Golden Age reluctantly comes to grips with the distracting elements of modern life and its impact on religious devotion during the grand exposition of his kingdom’s most sacred holiday.
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 » Historical » Ancient
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.
Joseph of Nazareth by Michael D. Britton
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,920. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013 by Intelligent Life Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Inspirational
Joseph played a crucial role as the husband of Mary, and the most important step-father of all time. What was it like to help deliver the baby Jesus, to raise the Savior, to witness His suffering in Gethsemane and upon the cross? Experience a first-hand account of the man called to be the father of the Son of God, in JOSEPH OF NAZARETH - a work of inspirational historical fiction.
Companions by Peter Darman
Series: The Parthian Chronicles. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 179,950. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
This, the fifth volume in the ‘Parthian Chronicles’ series, is set in the time between ‘Parthian Dawn’ and ‘Parthian Vengeance’. It tells the story of Pacorus and a band of companions who embark on a mission to rescue one who was left behind in Italy after the Spartacus slave revolt. The quest will lead them to the city of Ephesus where gladiatorial games are being held.
Zhougong: The Duke of Zhou by Don A. Hoyt
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110,810. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Approximately 1045 BCE the ruler of an independent province on the frontier of ancient China named Ji Fa defeated the reigning Emperor Di Xin's vast forces to found China's 3rd dynasty, the Zhou. The rise of the Zhou with their military, scientific, cultural, and economic superiority and their triumph over the Shang dynasty is the subject of this novel.
To Be First/Wheels of Heaven by Steven R. Southard
Series: What Man Hath Wrought, Book 10. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,550. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Twin tales of legend and fact—Ottoman space voyagers from an alternate universe, and the truth about an ancient Greek cosmic prediction machine.
The Arm of God by Jack Cavanaugh
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 119,130. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Christian » Historical
A Novel Set in the Days of Samson - Israelite warrior Eri ben Helek prays for a Deliverer, a champion to throw off the oppressive yoke of the Philistine empire. God sends him a lusty, undisciplined boy named Samson who thrusts the tiny village of Zorah into an epic underdog battle for their very existence.
The Night Julius Caesar Invented Champagne by Madeleine de Jean
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 153,720. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Rebecca, modern-day wine-expert and ‘nose’, never imagined she’d become a wine-detective. But when ‘Doctor ‘47’ and his dark forces continue saturating the market with copy-wines, ready to decimate anyone in their way, especially a Rebecca, she travels across time and space – escorted by Julius Caesar, Wolfgang Puck and Julia Child– to find the first vine. Will she prevail and save wine?
Promised Valley Peace by Ron Fritsch
Series: Promised Valley, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,700. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay(5.00 from 1 review)
Promised Valley Peace is the fourth and last novel in Ron Fritsch’s Promised Valley series. The conspirators and their allies from the first three novels give up on the gods and discover how to use horses in warfare. They prepare to employ them in a last battle to bring the prehistoric enemy hunters and farmers together as one people in a “new kingdom” and end warfare between them forever.
The Republican Coin by Pamela Lamb
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,870. Language: Australian English. Published: March 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Women's fiction » General(4.00 from 3 reviews)
In the dying days of the Roman republic, Marcus drops a coin on the ramparts of a hill fort in south west Britannia. Why is he there 80 years before Britannia is invaded by the troops of the Emperor Claudius? In 1966 the coin is found by Lynette, volunteering on a dig in her summer holidays. The coin could rewrite the history of Britain but, for Lynette, it holds memories she’d rather forget.
Issa by C. Frederick Braun
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,890. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Suppose you found ancient scrolls that were written by the Buddhist Saint ISSA over two thousand years ago. Now imagine what would happen if you discovered that ISSA and Jesus Christ were one in the same and you were holding in your hands documents actually written by God. Who would want them and who would want them suppressed? Who would be willing to kill to get them? The Vatican? The CIA?
Eating with the Pharaohs - An Ancient Egypt Cook Book Part 1 by Paul Morrison
Series: Eating with the Pharaohs, Book 1. Price: $2.45 USD. Words: 12,360. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » General cookbooks(3.00 from 1 review)
Eating with the Pharaohs is a small collection of recipes and stories written by Pentu the Scribe who served as Master of Pharaoh’s Kitchen. They bring to us part of the struggle of working as a cook in the Egypt of the pyramid builders.
The Winged Man by Moyra Caldecott
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 129,020. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2012 by Mushroom Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
The story of Bladud, the father of King Lear. A leper and a swineherd... a necromancer and a wise king... his memory lives on.
Shadow on the Stones [Guardians of the Tall Stones #3] by Moyra Caldecott
Series: Guardians of the Tall Stones, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,560. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2012 by Mushroom Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Kyra and Khu-ren must resist barbarity and destruction in the third book in the Guardians of the Tall Stones series.
Legionary: Viper of the North (Legionary 2) by Gordon Doherty
Series: Legionary, Book 2. Price: $5.49 USD. Words: 126,970. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The Danubian frontier is weaker than ever, and a storm is gathering in the north . . .
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.