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Fiction » Historical » Ancient
First Flight of Abbas Ibn Firnas by Brian Bigelow
Price: Free! Words: 2,420. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient(3.00 from 1 review)
Have you wondered what the first glider flight was like? It happened in 875 A.D. and Abbas Ibn Firnas was the one who accomplished the feat.
Age of Obsidian by Cian Beirdd
Price: Free! Words: 2,280. Language: American English. Published: December 28, 2013. Categories: Essay » Literature, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
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.
Byzantium, Book 1: Dead Men's Road by I.A. Watson
Price: $0.99 USD. 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 by Manuela Cardiga
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...
Billy by Lynn Wade
Price: Free! Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Historical » Ancient(4.00 from 1 review)
'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 by Stacy A. Moran
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.
В древних Фивах by Randall McMullan
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.
Quintus Saturnus The Time of Five Emperors by Justin Cahill
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.
The Great Libraries by Alex Vaugn
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.
Rewind Rewrite by Justin McKeating
Price: Free! Words: 4,620. Language: British English. Published: February 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
In a secret and ancient chamber beneath the Vatican, a mercenary is commissioned to capture and bring back the truth. He soon learns that, when reliving old stories, there’s no safety in numbers. Rewind Rewrite is a new short story by Brighton-based writer, Justin McKeating.
Pondicherry by Tony Alan Grayson
Price: Free! 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.
Evolution by Dwayne Bearup
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.
Tutankhamen Speaks by Cheryl Carpinello
Series: The Quest Books · Companions to The Quest Books. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,720. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Historical » Paranormal(4.00 from 1 review)
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
Iphigenia by Angus Brownfield
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.
The Painter of Lemnos by Peter Alan Orchard
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,100. 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.
Mi Mesías: Libro I by Emanuel Elizondo
Price: Free! Words: 16,500. Language: Spanish. Published: February 23, 2015 by J.J. Villarreal. 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?
Satan's Plea by Nelson Lowhim
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,980. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2012 by Eiso Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The battle between good and evil, God and Satan. But is everything we know about this struggle a matter of propaganda? Satan, Lucifer, the Devil, Shaytan sure thinks so. In this letter he tries to convince the human race, you, of his intentions.
Farewell Darkness! by Norbert Mercado
Series: In The Shadow Of The Roman Empire, Book 2. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 15,790. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013 and represented by Norbert Mercado. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Asian
Book II of "In The Shadow Of The Roman Empire" explores the story behind the villain captured by Marcus Aurelius.