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The Night Julius Caesar Invented Champagne
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 153,720. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » 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?
Lilibet's Secret Diary - December 1937 to June 1937
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,040. Language: British English. Published: September 21, 2013. Category: 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.
Mila's Tale
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,800. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2014. Category: 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.
Iron In His Soul
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,590. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Christian » Historical
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.
De hoorn van de vrijheid
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,830. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2012. Category: 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.
Pondicherry
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Price: Free! Words: 6,940. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Pondicherry is a short story to introduce a significant setting in the novel, The Star of India, which is available online today. Pondicherry, India is a destination to the past as well as the present. Located on India's Coromandel Coast, Pondicherry celebrates its French colonial history, blends it with the local Tamil culture, and fills the senses with a rich and varied heritage.
The Mongol Objective, Morpheus Initiative Book 2
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,060. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2013 by Hive Collective. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
After a mystical Egyptian artifact is stolen by a renegade member of the Morpheus Initiative, Caleb Crowe and his team of psychics must use all their abilities to prevent the release of its catastrophic power. But first, they must survive the defenses of a subterranean mausoleum belonging to the world's greatest conqueror. Genghis Khan.
Executions & Horrible Tortures From Olden Times
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,740. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014. Category: 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-
Anasazi Ruin
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 47,690. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013 by Casa de Snapdragon. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
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Anasazi Ruin follows the life of a young man as he grows up during the high point of life in Chaco Canyon in 1100 A.D. The story follows his life as he grows to follow in his father's footsteps and beyond as the life as he knows it is changing for the worse.
Issa
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,890. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
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?
Carthaginian Empire - Book 6 - The Viking Cycle
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Series: Carthaginian Empire, Book 6. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,160. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014 by Bluewood Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Previously only available as individual e-book short stories, this collection features episodes 29 to 32 of the original series.
Rewind Rewrite
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Price: Free! Words: 4,620. Language: British English. Published: February 9, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In a secret and ancient chamber beneath the Vatican, a mercenary is commissioned to capture and bring back the truth. He soon learns that, when reliving old stories, there’s no safety in numbers. Rewind Rewrite is a new short story by Brighton-based writer, Justin McKeating.
Malchus
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,760. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Malchus, the slave of the high priest, stood in the shadows, a fly on the wall, for the most infamous plot in human history; the arrest and execution of Jesus the Christ. During the arrest supernatural phenomena terrified the fearless Roman soldiers and Malchus' ear was severed. Jesus, the false messiah, then healed him before being taken way to be crucified. What happened next is now revealed.
The Arm of God
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 119,130. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
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 Shadow of Xeno's Eye
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 179,890. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The Trojan War saga, as seen through Xeno's dark eyes, eerily foreshadows the U.S. invasion of Iraq; a parable.
To Be First/Wheels of Heaven
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Series: What Man Hath Wrought, Book 10. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,550. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Twin tales of legend and fact—Ottoman space voyagers from an alternate universe, and the truth about an ancient Greek cosmic prediction machine.
The Swan Road
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110,460. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012 by ND3 Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
“Innovative fantasy, refreshing realism, and a central character you care about from page one, The Swan Road is a triumph of Viking Age adventure like none you've ever read. A fantastic saga of epic dimensions you must not miss!” —C. Dean Andersson, author of I Am Dracula and Warrior Witch, Book One in the Saga of the Warrior Woman Bloodsong
The Singer
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Series: The Lost Spells of Egypt, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,640. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Before Ahmose can complete the task once given to the archivist, the past returns with a vengeance. With a new conspirator on his side, it seems that the archivist’s enemy will indeed achieve his heart’s desire. In this last book in the trilogy of The Lost Spells of Egypt the destinies of Kai, Baal and beautiful Astarte converge in one gripping, and wholly satisfying finale.
Joseph of Nazareth
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,920. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013 by Intelligent Life Books. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
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.
Miriam
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,910. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Miriam is only a tenant farmer's daughter in ancient Egypt, but she has a rare gift. When danger threatens her family, using the Gift draws Miriam and her baby brother Moses into Pharaoh's palace. At first homesick for her village, she soon begins to enjoy the luxuries of the palace. Miriam finally has the chance to become important in Pharaoh's court--if she gives up her Gift and her true self.