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Fiction » Historical » Ancient
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.
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 » Historical » Ancient
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.
Bloodlines by Robert Hill
Price: Free! Words: 4,550. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
During the time of the Pharoahs of Egypt, the goddess Bastet is sent by Ra to prevent the murder of the expectant mother of the next Pharoah, but the future is clouded as to the identity of the killer. Bastet must discover who is to be the murderer, and thereby thwart the chaos certain to ensue should the future heir be kept from being born. But time is running out and disaster appears imminent.
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.
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. 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.
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 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.
Iron In His Soul by Jon Peasey
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,590. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The Old Testament story of Joseph, in The Bible, has fascinated people for centuries. Here is a man who held a unique place in history. His is a true ‘rags to riches’ story, told out against the backdrop of the ancient Egyptian Empire. It is a story of hatred, of treachery, of slavery, prison and ultimate triumph.
The Guardians of Karma by Mohan Vizhakat
Price: $1.60 USD. Words: 96,590. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
An intriguing and action-packed story, set during the epoch of 'first wave' prehistoric ice-age civilisations, based on ancient vedic scriptures and legends of India. Few chapters within the book also attempt to unfold the scientific and philosophical concept of 'Karma' in the form of 'socratic dialogues'.
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?
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 Pharos Objective, Morpheus Initiative Book 1 by David Sakmyster
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,130. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2013 by Hive Collective. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
A legendary treasure chamber hidden beneath the ancient Pharos Lighthouse has defied discovery for over two thousand years...Until Caleb Crowe and his team of psychic archaeologists dare the impossible.
In the Rattle of the Shaman’s Bones by Simon J Townley
Series: A Tribal Song – Tales of the Koriba, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,340. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
A curse is sharper than a flint blade - Africa, 43,000 years BC - the dawn of human culture. To save his tribe and his father, poisoned and dying, the hunter Temfe must learn the ways of the shaman, walk the vision-worlds and defeat a killer who wields malign power. A prehistoric adventure for adults and young adults alike. Book two of the series “A Tribal Song - Tales of the Koriba.”
The Winged Man by Moyra Caldecott
Price: $2.99 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.
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.
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 » Adventure » War & military
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.
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?
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.
Shadow on the Stones [Guardians of the Tall Stones #3] by Moyra Caldecott
Series: Guardians of the Tall Stones, Book 3. Price: $2.99 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.
Journey From The East by Michael Bayliss
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,930. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » Ancient(5.00 from 1 review)
Get ready for a Kung Fu Christmas! Bing, the warrior farmer, is summoned to the Royal court. The Chief Astronomer is missing and Bing needs to find him. From the Eastern edge of the Kingdom he finds himself on an adventure, following a star, fighting for his life and seeking a powerful King.