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From The Deer Forest: A Story of Wolves
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Price: Free! Words: 16,450. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
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
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,010. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014 by Pro Se Press. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
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.
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.
Cassandra's Children
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Price: Free! Words: 2,040. 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 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.
Billy
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Price: Free! Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
(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.
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。
First Flight of Abbas Ibn Firnas
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Price: Free! Words: 2,420. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2014. Category: 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.
В древних Фивах
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Price: Free! Words: 1,530. Language: Russian. Published: June 12, 2014 by Boris Seaweed. Category: 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.
Evolution
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,510. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
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.
The Painter of Lemnos
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,100. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
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.
Satan's Plea
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,980. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2012 by Eiso Publishing. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious
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.
Tutankhamen Speaks
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Series: The Quest Books · Companions to The Quest Books. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,720. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
(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
Farewell Darkness!
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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. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Book II of "In The Shadow Of The Roman Empire" explores the story behind the villain captured by Marcus Aurelius.
Stormvanger
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,850. Language: Dutch. Published: February 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Het is de tijd van Iulius Caesar. Waluch de Menapiër wil bard worden en reist af naar Brittannië. In de havenplaats Duinkreek wordt hij ontvoerd, mee naar zee genomen en daar belaagd door Germaanse piraten. Gelukkig is er nog een speciale gevangene aan boord: de druïde Benorix, die enkele wonderlijke kunsten beheerst...
The Revision
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,530. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
the revision is a log of the events happening in the solar system between 2001 and 2099. the century of space colonization brings about new inventions, and some of the same old nonsense of the 20th century.
The Horus Women - Short Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,620. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
As the new monarch in Kham (ancient Egypt), Sobekkara Sobekneferu has two fears. One is that the noblemen in her court would murder her, because after all, she is a woman on a man's throne. Her second fear is the rise of the warriors, a class with the training and means to topple the throne if they wished to. Sobekkara enlists the aid of a sau, an amulet maker, who curses the monarch's scepter.
Pondicherry
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Price: Free! Words: 6,940. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2014. Category: 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.
Het meisje van het Grote Hert
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Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 6,860. Language: Dutch. Published: November 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
"Nauwelijks enkele passen voor me verschijnt iemand. Opnieuw een angstaanjagende jonge krijger, met een strakgespannen boog deze keer. Ach, het is mijn broer Reigeroog! Hij kijkt me koud aan, zijn dodelijke pijl is op mijn hart gericht." - Een spannend avontuur voor lezers vanaf ongeveer tien jaar. Ga mee naar het kustgebied van de Nederlanden in de Bronstijd, meer dan drieduizend jaar geleden.
Mila's Tale
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,800. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
“Mila’s Tale” is midrash—the retelling of a Biblical passage. Half of it is a new Laurie King short story; the other half is the author’s commentary on the text (“Jephthah’s Daughter” of Judges 11) and her suggestions for further reading. This is the first in Laurie King’s proposed Ladies of Spirit project, a collection of Modern Midrashes accompanied by her analysis and reflections.