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A Journey of One Thousand Miles: the Story of Ruth and Naomi
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Price: Free! Words: 16,350. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
An exciting retelling of the biblical narrative of Ruth weaves the Bible story with the ancient legend and tradition of the sages, coupled with a dash of creative fiction to bring the story to life for the modern reader. This is an excerpt from the series The Shepherd King
Age of Obsidian
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Price: Free! Words: 2,280. Language: American English. Published: December 28, 2013. Category: Essay » Literature
This essay gives a brief overview of the central character, Kediak. It also provides a setting for the age; the struggle for survival as the glaciers continue to drain water away and make it impossible for flora to survive. It also provides a brief glimpse into the more mysterious elements he will encounter in his travels. These are not fantastic stories, they are historical science fiction.
Sekhmet's Revenge Volume 1 through 4
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,860. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2013 by Art of Safkhet. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A series published in Volumes... Over a thousand years ago one act of kindness set into play a fate that would be the down fall of Sekhmet. Present day,two sisters hold the key to unleash a wrath unlike anything the world has ever seen before.
Troll
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,950. Language: American English. Published: October 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
At what point did humanity learn to fear each other? To hate? Paleo-Anthropologist Ariel Connor thinks she knows. She just can't prove it yet, but her newest find, high in a Norwegian Valley may give her the proof she needs. Those scary stories we've told our children to keep them from roaming too far outside the gleam of the porch light may have come from real incidents, many, many years ago.
被遺忘的埃及I﹣那法亞媞 (Nefayiati)
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 1,720. Language: Chinese (traditional). Published: June 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
那法亞媞原以為進到王宮裡工作會為母親的生活帶來改善,卻從來沒有想過在她進到王宮的同時,也同時改變了許多人的命運…… 就讓故事追溯著那法亞媞三千多年前的記憶,看她如何在愛恨情仇中成為埃及的王后﹣那法媞媞。
The God of Mists and Shrouds
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,750. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
(4.60 from 5 reviews)
An orphaned Hebrew princess disguises herself as an exiled peasant. A Babylonian slave chooses between the courage that could save her and despair over the love she has lost. A sorceress discovers the truth behind the origins of her dark power. The consequences of the masters they choose will reverberate through generations.
Caesar and Cleopatra: A Tale of Julius Caesar
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Price: Free! Words: 4,840. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
The final tale in the Tales of Julius Caesar series of stories. Caesar has journeyed to Egypt where he meets Cleopatra. The story continues until the end of Caesar's life.
The Pharaoh's Daughter - A Novel in Ancient Egypt
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,440. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2012 by TopOfBooks. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Enter a time and place in history and the ancient past - full of intrigue, passion, betrayal and adventure. Follow a young woman as she becomes the first female mummy maker in all of Egypt. Author Rory Liam Elliott will take you on a journey deep into the lives of Ancient Egyptians, and the journey will be one that cannot soon be forgotten.
The Great Libraries
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Series: Gateway Roadhouse Chronicles, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,110. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012 by Star Catcher Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Emmie Kirkwood is delighted when the Gateway Roadhouse insists she take a day off. Finding herself in ancient Egypt, she can think of only one thing. Spending her precious day at the most fabled library in the ancient world: The Alexandria Library. She didn't expect to also arrive the day of an equally famous fire. A Gateway Roadhouse Chronicles Egyptian steampunk adventure novelette.
The End of Cleo
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Price: Free! Words: 4,620. Language: British English. Published: June 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
An original rendition of the death scene of Cleopatra, presented in the form of a dialogue between the Egyptian queen and her handmaiden, Charmion. All inhibitions are scattered to the four winds as the two women unburden their souls and speak their minds before they die. As the author himself calls this piece "ghastly", you have a good idea what to expect!
The Plot
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Price: Free! Words: 2,630. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
A short fictional story in which the life of Jesus Christ is depicted as a carefully orchestrated political plot.
The Sarah and Hagar Consensus
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Price: Free! Words: 2,450. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
If you want to start a fire, or end a war, you tell a story, so let me tell you a story about two women: Once upon a time in a harsh land a woman named Sarah lived a soft life. She was wed to the man Abraham and all the joy of love was hers, but her womb was closed. Year after year, as age advanced and beauty receded her desperation grew...
Hatshepsut: Daughter of Amun
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Series: The Egyptian Sequence, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,410. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2011 by Mushroom Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Ancient Egypt 3500 years ago - a land ruled by the all-powerful female king, Hatshepsut. Ambitious, ruthless and worldly: a woman who established Amun as the chief god of Egypt, bestowing his Priesthood with unprecedented riches and power. A story of vision and obsession, of mighty projects and heartbreaking failures - a story of a woman possessed by the desire for power and the need to love.
Akhenaten: Son of the Sun
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Series: The Egyptian Sequence, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 95,790. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2011 by Mushroom Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
In ancient Egypt during the magnificent eighteenth dynasty the Pharaoh Akhenaten and his queen, the strong and beautiful Nefertiti, are engaged in a dramatic battle against the wealthy, corrupt and dangerously powerful priests of Amun.
Aphrodite's Curse: A Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,190. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Aphrodite’s Curse is about a dynasty’s fall from grace, unrequited love and retribution.
The Crypts of Eden
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,370. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2012 by Hive Collective. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
A temple created 14,000 years ago believed to have been created by lost technology is quickly determined by archaeologists to be the centerpiece of Eden - the cradle of mankind. But what if it is not the Paradise all believe, but held dark secrets and unholy terrors. The journey for mankind's truth may be its unraveling.
The State of Chu
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Series: The Warring States, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,410. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The Warring States Series: Book 2 Frustrated with the direction the Army of Wei is taking following Marquis Wen's death, General Wu Qi leaves and finds himself in the struggling State of Chu. Not fearful of speaking his mind, Wu Qi suddenly finds himself tasked with changing the entire state, much to the chagrin of the corrupt and jealous nobles, who will do anything to keep their way of life.
The Seed of Mankind
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,430. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
4000 years into our past, a wrongfully exiled man named Zenuah starts on a journey that begins when he learns the truth about the gods his people worship. The lies of the past threaten to destroy their world, and it falls to Zenuah and Aiya, the powerful woman he's falling for, to build their own truth and use it to save the seed of mankind.
Cassandra's Children
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Price: Free! Words: 2,150. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
A Goddess' gift of Sight to her chosen people is abused, and her vengence will be fearful. Pray to the Gods the caul before your eyes is never ripped away, pray you never see the future...
The Father
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 142,980. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
(4.00 from 1 review)
264BC. Rome has completed her conquest of the Italian Peninsula and stands eyeball to eyeball with the ancient trading empire of Carthage. One man stands between Rome and her goal of world domination: Hamilcar Barca, father of the most famous Carthaginian General, Hannibal. This is the story of the Barca family’s pivotal role in the First Punic War and the events which flow from it.