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Fiction » Historical » Ancient
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?
Iron In His Soul by Jon Peasey
Price: Free! Words: 57,580. 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 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.
Forgotten Egypt I - Nefayiati by Ruowen Huang
Series: Forgotten Egypt Saga. 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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.”
Eating with the Pharaohs - An Ancient Egypt Cook Book Part 1 by Paul Morrison
Series: Eating with the Pharaohs, Book 1. Price: $2.99 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.
Legionary: Viper of the North (Legionary 2) by Gordon Doherty
Series: Legionary, Book 2. Price: $6.49 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 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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
Down From His Glory by Mark Aho
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 58,800. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Romance, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
He had everything a man could want, except true love. Young King Solomon dresses as a commoner and travels the kingdom in search of a maiden to be his queen. Enter the peasant girl. She does not know the handsome stranger who has been visiting her vineyard is actually the King! Does he tell her? That depends. Will she love him for who he is? Magical! See "solomonsbride.com" for reviews.
Malchus by W. G. Griffiths, Sr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,760. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2011. Categories: 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.