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Wessex Tales: "The Face in the Floor" (Story 10)
Price: Free! Words: 8,170. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The earliest known mosaic floor to depict Christ was laid in a remote Roman villa in Dorset around 325 CE. (Discovered under meadow grass in 1963 it was moved to the British Museum.) The larger end of this mosaic measures 17 feet by 15, the smaller end, 16½ feet by 8. Why lay this magnificent floor in rustic Dorset? “The Face in the Floor" gives the origins of this floor an imaginative history.
From The Deer Forest: A Story of Wolves
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,450. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Adventure » General
Before Europeans arrived in the Pacific Northwest rainforest, deer, wolves, elk and man lived in balance. This story follows a single pack of wolves in the pristine wilderness of what we now call the Olympic Mountains and the Hoh River valley as they give birth, raise their young, fight for survival, and endure as part of this majestic web of life.
Byzantium, Book 1: Dead Men's Road
Price: Free! Words: 19,010. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014 by Pro Se Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
In Byzantium Book One: Dead Men’s Road, a beautiful woman tasked with delivering a sealed package to the Invisible College in Byzantium is pursued by merciless bandits, relentless undead, and a charming scoundrel who has nothing to lose.
Cassandra's Children
Price: Free! Words: 2,040. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
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...
Quintus Saturnus The Time of Five Emperors
Price: Free! Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
Amidst the chaos of Rome's civil wars, Quintus Saturnus the mason works hard to produce busts for the Imperial Cult. But constant regime change makes getting paid difficult. Inspired by Robert Grave’s I Claudius and Gore Vidal’s Julian, this is an account of how one man negotiated the anarchy of 68-69AD - the Time of Five Emperors.
Billy
Price: Free! Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
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'Billy' is about a young boy growing into manhood. Billy grows from an awkward young man to find his life's purpose.It is a short story set in rural Western Australia in the years before the outbreak of World War 1.
Sekhmet's Revenge Volume 1 through 4
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,860. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2013 by Art of Safkhet. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
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.
Reloj de arena
Price: Free! Words: 9,950. Language: Spanish. Published: April 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Alejandro Magno rompe el nudo gordiano y conquista la ciudad, pero los restos dejados tienen un poder inimaginable. Dos sacerdotes recogerán ese poder y... sólo unos pocos lograrán descubrir lo que ocultan.
Iphigenia
Price: Free! Words: 2,120. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Agamemnon, elected leader of the Greek expedition against Troy, must submit to an angry godess’s demand for human sacrifice or face rebellion from the assembled army.
Pondicherry
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,940. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2014. Categories: 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.
В древних Фивах
Price: Free! Words: 1,530. Language: Russian. Published: June 12, 2014 by Boris Seaweed. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Девушка-археолог, находясь в Египте на западном берегу Нила вблизи современного Луксора (древние Фивы), решает сходить в-одиночку к развалинам храма. В результате несчастного случая у нее происходит помутнение сознания. Она впадает в транс, представляя себя реинкарнацией древнеегипетской царицы, и оказывается свидетельницей собственных похорон в Долине Цариц. Перевел с английского Boris Seaweed.
Mi Mesías: Libro I
Price: Free! Words: 16,500. Language: Spanish. Published: February 23, 2015 by Torre Fuerte. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
*Primer libro de dos*. Benjamín es un joven pastor en Belén de Judea cuya vida cambia para siempre una noche en la que el cielo se ilumina y los ángeles anuncian la venida del Mesías. Pero aunque Benjamín está emocionado por la venida del Cristo... Yeshúa no es mas que un bebé. Lentamente, Y así su vida comienza a dar en espiral hacia abajo... ¿Habrá algo, o algo que lo pueda redimir?
The Great Libraries
Series: Gateway Roadhouse Chronicles, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,110. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012 by Star Catcher Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
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 Love of Julius
Price: Free! Words: 4,620. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Romance » Historical
240 AD and Egypt is under Roman occupation. Two people meet on the banks of the Nile; two people who cannot be together. Meskenit is tormented by the act of others, whilst Julius must return home, to Syria. Can love cross the border from one country to another, and overcome the fate awaiting Meskenit? The Love of Julius is a short story.
被遺忘的埃及I﹣那法亞媞 (Nefayiati)
Series: 被遺忘的埃及系列. Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 1,720. Language: Chinese (traditional). Published: June 7, 2012. Categories: 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。
Bloodlines
Price: Free! Words: 4,550. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
During the time of the Pharoahs of Egypt, the goddess Bastet is sent by Ra to prevent the murder of the expectant mother of the next Pharoah, but the future is clouded as to the identity of the killer. Bastet must discover who is to be the murderer, and thereby thwart the chaos certain to ensue should the future heir be kept from being born. But time is running out and disaster appears imminent.
Neanderthal Mythos
Price: Free! Words: 14,420. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
(3.00 from 1 review)
What do you do when the Mist Spirits reach for you in the forest glades? How do young hunters learn to hunt? How do you stay out of trouble, to live another day? Where did The People come from? Were Neanderthals the knuckled dragging, hirsute, chest beating, embarrassing cousin of Humans or were they intelligent, forbearing survivalists? What does it take to live in a Neanderthal world?
Tutankhamen Speaks
Series: The Quest Books · Companions to The Quest Books · Tales from the Ancient Worlds, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,720. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
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2014 EVVY Merit Award Winner for Historical Fiction from CIPA-Colorado Independent Publishers Assoc. Hundreds of years ago, scrolls that would alter the view of Ancient Egypt's most famous pharaoh were lost. Rumors through the ages said the scrolls told of a time that the Pharaoh Tutankhamen spoke from beyond the grave. No one who heard of these scrolls believed that the scrolls had ever existed
The Painter of Lemnos
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,090. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Adventure » General
It is the Bronze Age. On the plains of Ilion the Akhaian army under Agamemnon, fighting to capture the city of Priam, is trapped between the sea and its own defences. Kindulos lives a quiet life on the island of Lemnos, painting pictures on richer men's walls for a living. One morning the earth begins to shake and in a moment his world changes.
Evolution
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,510. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
How did Man make the change from hunter/gatherer to farmer? What forces moved us to settle down and build cities? Read "Evolution" and find out.