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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.
Tutankhamen Speaks
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Series: The Quest Books ยท 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
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.
Rewind Rewrite
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Price: Free! Words: 4,620. Language: British English. Published: February 9, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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.
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
The Writer - A Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
In Ancient Rome, a young writer decides to publish a story that will change the world.
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.
Iphigenia
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Price: Free! Words: 2,120. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014. Category: 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.
Quintus Saturnus The Time of Five Emperors
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Price: Free! Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
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.
De hoorn van de vrijheid
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,830. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
De Romeinen hebben de Lage Landen bezet. Het meisje Suana en de jongen Uffio, een slaaf, zoeken de gouden Hoorn van de vrijheid. Een piratenaanval op hun dorp gooit roet in het eten. Uffio krijgt uiteindelijk zijn vrijheid, maar welke rol speelt die geheimzinnige hoorn? Een verhaal over vriendschap en verliefdheid.
Dreamscapes #6 - The Head of Thucydides
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Series: Dreamscapes, Book 6. Price: $1.35 USD. Words: 4,180. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Dreamscapes is a series of 12 monthly short stories capturing Astra Crompton's real dreaming experiences. In "The Head of Thucydides" the young remnants of a royal household flee a burning city in the hopes of finding safety on their family's old beach-side estates. What they find is far more mysterious...
To Be First/Wheels of Heaven
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Series: What Man Hath Wrought, Book 10. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,550. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Twin tales of legend and fact—Ottoman space voyagers from an alternate universe, and the truth about an ancient Greek cosmic prediction machine.
Carthaginian Empire - Book 6 - The Viking Cycle
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Series: Carthaginian Empire, Book 6. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,160. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014 by Bluewood Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Previously only available as individual e-book short stories, this collection features episodes 29 to 32 of the original series.
Eating with the Pharaohs - An Ancient Egypt Cook Book Part 1
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Series: Eating with the Pharaohs, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,360. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
(3.00 from 1 review)
Eating with the Pharaohs is a small collection of recipes and stories written by Pentu the Scribe who served as Master of Pharaoh’s Kitchen. They bring to us part of the struggle of working as a cook in the Egypt of the pyramid builders.
Horus
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,330. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
In the land of Egypt myths are born of legends. Along the Nile legends are born of great deeds. The god Horus tells the story of his deeds on earth as a man. Great deeds made him Pharaoh, goodness saw him pass through heaven to join the gods. But can his momentous feats defeat evil? In the end Horus has a solution, and his triumph leaves a legacy future pharaohs will live and breathe with.
Mi Mesías: Libro I
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Price: Free! Words: 16,500. Language: Spanish. Published: February 23, 2015 by J.J. Villarreal. Category: Fiction » Christian » Historical
*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?