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Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Two Horizons by Hank Lawson
Price: Free! Words: 121,550. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Biographical(5.00 from 1 review)
Great Pyramid, rival priests, romance with a harem (perhaps royal) woman, and jealous Queen prey on God-king Khufu. In parallel to Khufu’s labors, Mehi labors to absolve his family’s crime by self-sacrifice as a pyramid worker. The crime also burdens his love for An-khi, a governor’s daughter who aspires to be governor herself. Will Mehi save Khufu from his enemies, including Mehi’s own brother?
The Mysteries, A Novel of Ancient Eleusis by David Sheppard
Price: Free! Words: 132,180. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Coming of age
Available for the first time complete in one volume. Previously published in two volumes as Daughter of Darkness and The Dadouchos. In 480 BC, fifteen-year-old Melaina's biggest worry, she thinks, is wishing to follow Artemis and remain virgin when her mother and grandfather want her to marry and became a priestess. But when the Persians invade, the gods themselves have plans for Melaina.
Requiem For Athens by David Alkek
Price: Free! Words: 107,590. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient(4.00 from 1 review)
In his historical novel, Requiem for Athens Dr. David Alkek invites his readers to participate in the daily life of Ancient Greece.
The Lamp of Darkness (The Age of Prophecy series Book 1) by Dave Mason & Mike Feuer
Price: Free! Words: 105,620. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014 by Dave Mason. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
The Age of Prophecy series transports you back 3000 years, to the epic battle between the Israelite Kings & Prophets. Lev, an orphaned shepherd boy, begins a journey of discovery when he’s hired to play as a musician before the prophets. He soon learns that his father’s knife holds a deadly secret about his hidden past. Lev fights to unearth his true self while the clouds of war gather around him.
Envy - The Seculary of a Wandering Jew (Book 1) by Paulo Barata
Price: Free! Words: 111,540. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Christian » Historical
In the grand tradition of historical fictional biographies by Robert Graves (I, Claudius), Marguerite Yourcenar (Memories of Hadrian) and Gore Vidal (Julian), THE SECULARY OF A WANDERING JEW - ENVY, brings to light the story of an outsider fated to roam through the ages under the shadows of History.
Vengeance & Remission by Amalia Angellinni
Price: Free! Words: 205,980. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
It is a story about a Roman soldier, Marcus Lucius, son of the great warrior Maximus, who protects his friends (Appius, Octavian) and falls in love in Julia Fabia, while he is on the way to revenge his killed wife, Decima. It's a story with many risky actions, intrigues and it's about friendship, loyalty and of course love. It's set in the times of the emperor Hadrian.
Do Not Disturb by Tanya Goodwin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,780. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Trouble abounds when an archaeologist seeks the identity of a mysterious woman buried deep within a Byzantine burial cave.
The Legacy of Solomon by John Francis Kinsella
Price: Free! Words: 121,540. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Religious
A story of archaeology set in modern day Jerusalem and the search for the Temple of the Jews, destroyed in 70AD by the Roman Emperor to be Titus, who sacked the city and razed the Temple to the ground.
Michal's Window (A Novel: King David's First Wife) by Rachelle Ayala
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 173,650. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general(4.33 from 3 reviews)
In ancient Israel, where women are property, Princess Michal loves her father's worst enemy, the future King David. She sacrifices everything to save his life, but will her heart survive war and separation? A novel of betrayal, forbidden love, and redemption, Michal's Window is an imaginative retelling of King David's story through the eyes of the woman who loved him first.
Daughter of The Sun by Michael Lane
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 206,360. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Romance » Historical(5.00 from 8 reviews)
Many queens have governed Egypt as pharaohs, but only Hatchepsut seized the crown as king. With support from her confidant and lover, Senenmut, she overcame many challenges. But betrayal, loss and tragedy were constant companions. Her greatest fear was that her name would be forgotten: the final death. Daughter of the Sun, a fictional account of this remarkable woman, assures her name lives on.
Seeking Absolution by Shalisse Lewis
You set the price! Words: 217,570. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Seeking Absolution is a sweeping Twelfth Century tale. When Prince Richard and Lady Anne fall in love, they both assume there can never be a match between them. Still, Richard pursues Anne as if she were the Holy Grail. Richard’s rival, King Philip finds that he too has feelings for the lovely and intelligent Anne—but does he love her only because Richard does?
Strangler Figs by Peggy Chittenden Brown
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,780. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Ramona, unrecognized descendant of a California Native American icon, investigates the torture/murder of a priest and his lovely companion for her newspaper and gets drawn into an international, mythic quest to unravel a centuries-old mystery. Threatened at every step by sadistic pursuers, she must stay alive to lay bare her heritage and the masked power abuses the ancient treasure hides.
Hickory Hill by Sherrie Hill
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 131,720. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Since it was built, many people have come and gone through the gates of Hickory Hill, but if they were people of color they usually left in chains to be sold into slavery in Kentucky, or traded out as payment of debts. A well trained slave was as good as cash, sometimes better. It was a way of life that didn’t die easily.
The Three Queens - Book 3 of The Giza Trilogy by Paul Morrison
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 323,590. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
THE THREE QUEENS is a fictional account of the life of Pharaoh Menkaure, builder of the third (and smallest) pyramid on the Giza Plateau as well as his close relationships with his three queens. It covers the period from c.2532 B.C. through to c.2500 B.C. (including the death of Shepseskaf, Menkaure’s son and heir).
The Father by Chris Craig
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 142,980. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Nonfiction » History » 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.
The Pharaoh - Book 1 of the Giza Trilogy by Paul Morrison
Series: Giza Series, Book 1 Giza Trilogy. Price: $3.45 USD. Words: 319,100. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient(5.00 from 1 review)
THE PHARAOH is the fictional account of life and the times of Pharaoh Khufu (2603 B.C. – 2566 B.C.), builder of the largest of the three pyramids on the Giza Plateau. It tells the story of his life and of the construction of his House of Eternity, the vehicle which will carry him into the After Life...
And So It Was Written by Ellen Brazer
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 102,900. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
And So It Was Written travels to a time when a Third Temple is built and the Ark of the Covenant holding the Ten Commandments is found. See the blood on the battlefields, rage with the injustice of brother against brother. From triumph to defeat, this is a saga of courage, conquest, familial loyalty, honor and love–showing man at his best and his worst.
Hatshepsut: Daughter of Amun by Moyra Caldecott
Series: The Egyptian Sequence, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,590. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2011 by Mushroom Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
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.
The Sphinx - Book 2 of the Giza Trilogy by Paul Morrison
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 288,670. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Literary collections » Ancient & Classical
THE SPHINX is the fictional account of Pharaoh Khafre, builder of the second largest pyramid on the Giza Plateau. He is also thought to be the builder of the Sphinx. Or was he? The novel is not only about the life of Khafre, his rule over Egypt (Kemet) and many military conquests, but is also the story of the mysterious Sphinx and its construction. Why was it built? Whose face does it depict?