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Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The Shroud of Edessa: the Secret of Mary Magdalene by Antonio Sebastian
Price: Free! Words: 18,270. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Religious
A year after her husband’s horrific death, Mary Magdalene must return to a Jerusalem on the verge of a rebellion. Judea is torn between religious fundamentalist and the soldiers of a brutal occupation. In her husband’s tomb she finds a mystery that she cannot destroy. To protect a secret she cannot understand she must risk everything she loves.
Anasazi Ruin by Jon Hovis
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 47,690. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013 by Casa de Snapdragon. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
Legionary: Land of the Sacred Fire (Legionary 3) by Gordon Doherty
Series: Legionary, Book 3. Price: $5.49 USD. Words: 120,850. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The empire is on its knees, but a last hope lies beyond the eastern frontier . . .
Priestess by Alyne de Winter
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,390. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Horror » Occult(5.00 from 1 review)
This is a short story, a tale of Dark Fantasy inspired by the High Priestess card in the Tarot. The seventh of seven daughters, Sylvana is taken at birth to be raised in the Temple of the Moon Goddess Diana. When she is initiated into the Rites of the Hunt she flees, on pain of death, because she cannot bear the sacrifices. Protected in a Temple of Proserpina, she learns that her life is danger.
Shadow of the Mountain: A Novel of the Flood by Scott R. Rezer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 167,650. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Chosen... or delusional? How does one man persevere when he is given a message that will either test the strength of his faith or convince him he has lost his mind... especially if that message is a warning about the end of the world?
The Atlantean King's Quest by Peter Butterworth
You set the price! Words: 108,420. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Cadiz, an Atlantean King in Iberia, meets Otonia the daughter of Erechtheus king of Athens. They fall in love but Erechtheus has other plans & sends Cadiz on a quest in which he probably won't survive. He must spy on the ultra-paranoid Assyrians about their new weapons; the war chariot & the composite bow. He's kidnapped. Yet with a spy, Hercules & friends he escapes. In time to battle Athenians.
Elephant Driver: A Tale of Adventure and Romance in Ancient India by Gary Worthington
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 62,310. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Life changes forever for Jimuta, a farm boy in ancient India, when he unexpectedly becomes the driver and companion of the huge war elephant Rudra. Jimuta’s courage and skills are challenged to the utmost when he is caught up in spying, danger, and romance after traveling with Rudra to the court of the great emperor Ashoka.
Ring of Time: Tales of a Time-Traveling Historian in the Roman Empire by Andrew M. Seddon
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 97,260. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2014 by Splashdown Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Science fiction » General
In the 27th century, humanity’s greatest achievement is the massive Temporal Displacement Ring: a portal to the past. Professor Robert Cragg, reeling from his losses, volunteers to be the first time-traveling historian, fleeing into the shadow of the Roman Empire. Instead of dry, dusty bygones, he encounters real people. The past, he finds, is not dead and gone, but very much alive...
Dreamscapes #6 - The Head of Thucydides by Astra Crompton
Series: Dreamscapes, Book 6. Price: $1.35 USD. Words: 4,170. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Dreamscapes is a series of 12 monthly short stories capturing Astra Crompton's real dreaming experiences. In "The Head of Thucydides" the young remnants of a royal household flee a burning city in the hopes of finding safety on their family's old beach-side estates. What they find is far more mysterious...
Legacy of the Moon by Sharon Desruisseaux
Price: $4.98 USD. Words: 80,440. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2013 by Brooks-Goding Publications. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Alternative history
Book One The Story of Cleopatra Selene Cleopatra Selene was the daughter of the last pharaoh of Egypt, the legendary Cleopatra VII. She and her siblings have been torn away from their homeland after the brutal deaths of their parents. Cleopatra Selene fights desperately to bring her mother in the good light after the Romans depicted her as a harlot. Will She find justice and restore order?
Carthaginian Empire - Book 2 - The Greek Cycle by David Bowman
Series: Carthaginian Empire, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,050. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014 by Bluewood Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Historical » General
Previously only available as individual e-book short stories, this collection features episodes 5 to 11 of the original series and a bonus episode previously only available in the print anthology.
From Cygnet to Swan by Mera Delwiche
Price: Free! Words: 56,670. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
A young prince must flee for his life when jealous brothers try to kill him. His journey leads him to examine himself, to discover the difference between right and wrong, and to question whether he really wants to fight for what is his own. In the process he discovers love and is faced with the challenge of duty versus desire.
The Thirteenth Stone of Aaron by Kathleen Baker
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,760. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
History’s mysteries are not just revealed—they explode onto the scene in this gripping, fast-paced tale. The Thirteenth Stone of Aaron by KaCinderly Baker is the first in a trilogy that uncovers fascinating facts and seductive secrets from the ancient past and weaves them with the quest for power in the present day. This book is a thriller that will engender a great interest in ancient history.
Carthaginian Empire - Book 4 - The Roman Cycle by David Bowman
Series: Carthaginian Empire, Book 4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,960. Language: French. Published: May 9, 2014 by Bluewood Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Previously only available as individual e-book short stories, this collection features episodes 16 to 22 of the original series.
The Edge of Revolt by Uvi Poznansky
Series: The David Chronicles. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,680. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Biographical
David loves his sons. The last thing he expects is that they will topple him from the throne. Who among them will remain by his side? Who will be not only loyal, but also eager to continue his legacy?
I, Claudia by Charity Bishop
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,010. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Christian » Historical
The story of Claudia Procula, wife of Pontius Pilate, from her childhood in Rome to the turbulent aftermath of his removal as the Judean governor.
Einar, Prince of Thieves by Arthur Frank
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 94,300. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Adventure » General
Life was never easy for Einar Thorson. His father killed, his cowardly uncle Stig usurped his title and sent Einar with the raiders in the hopes that he would be killed and no longer be a problem. Odin smiled on him and Thor protected him; Einar was invincible in battle with his enchanted sword and became famous throughout the known world.
Tutankhamun and the Daughter of Ra by Moyra Caldecott
Series: The Egyptian Sequence, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,960. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2011 by Mushroom Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Daughter of Pharaoh Akhenaten and the fabled Nefertiti, and married at one time to her father, Ankhesenamun is forced to marry Tutankhamun by the powerful General Horemheb at a time of bitter political and religious division. Ankhesenamun is the delicate link between scheming factions.
Horus by Ashley MacGregor
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,330. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
In the land of Egypt myths are born of legends. Along the Nile legends are born of great deeds. The god Horus tells the story of his deeds on earth as a man. Great deeds made him Pharaoh, goodness saw him pass through heaven to join the gods. But can his momentous feats defeat evil? In the end Horus has a solution, and his triumph leaves a legacy future pharaohs will live and breathe with.