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Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Be With Me by Becca Lusher
Price: Free! Words: 52,270. Language: British English. Published: October 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Ancient(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Barely a wife before she became a widow, Briallen feels like she’s lost everything – and now she has to watch a group of strangers move into the house she once called home. As hard as that it is to face, it’s made even more difficult by a man she feels drawn to, and two children she can’t help but love. Everyone deserves a second chance at love, even in the Iron Age.
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?
An Accidental God: The Evolution of Religion, or How a Boy from the Dawn of Civilization Became the God of Jews, Christians, and Muslims by Aleron Zemplin
Price: Free! Words: 83,420. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2013 by Double Triangle Press LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Atheism/Agnosticism, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Through a series of accidents, a boy from the dawn of civilization became the God worshiped today by billions. Coincidental events and human misunderstanding take the place traditionally occupied by the hand of God. When Abraham sees that only one of the idols on his altar remains standing during an earthquake, he is launched on a journey that takes him to new lands and new ways of thinking.
Forever Hearts by Mia Rodriguez
Series: Forever, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 52,780. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure, Fiction » Historical » Ancient(2.00 from 1 review)
What if love lasts for all time? Love can be amazing but also frustrating. It can also be profound and mysterious. Dr. Kate O'Leary's life is about to be turned completely upside down. Her basic beliefs about existence, love, and who she is are about to explode like an atomic bomb. This intense, paranormal, and epic romance will have you journeying through many twists and turns.
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.
Athaliah, Daughter Of Jezebel by Mordechai Landsberg
Price: Free! Words: 83,250. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Middle Eastern
This is a thrilling historical-psychological novel, based on the Bible and on the drama ‘Athaliah’- by playwright Racine. This novel will be liked by many who heard the Biblical story about the stubborn God Believers'struggle against a pagan tyrant, murderous Queen Athaliah, daughter of Jezebel. However, Athaliah is not absolutely wicked... Handel's Opera Athaliah was shown on French TV MEZZO...
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.
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?
Rise to Power by Uvi Poznansky
Series: The David Chronicles. Price: Free! Words: 74,610. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Biographical(5.00 from 1 review)
The story of David as you have never heard it before: from the king himself, telling the unofficial version. Notorious for his contradictions, David is seen by others as a gifted court entertainer, a successful captain in Saul’s army, a cunning fugitive, and a traitor leading a gang of felons. How does he see himself, during this first phase of his life?
The Atlantean King's Quest by Peter Butterworth
You set the price! Words: 108,420. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Cadiz, an Atlantean King in Iberia, meets Otonia the daughter of Erechtheus king of Athens. They fall in love but Erechtheus has other plans & sends Cadiz on a quest in which he probably won't survive. He must spy on the ultra-paranoid Assyrians about their new weapons; the war chariot & the composite bow. He's kidnapped. Yet with a spy, Hercules & friends he escapes. In time to battle Athenians.
Blessed Are The Solomons by Githara Kimani
Price: Free! Words: 125,160. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The enmity between the Gatuas and the Solomons begins the minute their progenitors meet at the farm of Major Ainsburry, a white man, long before the Mau Mau war, but for decades, tied together by a fate wrought in the deadly crucible of colonialism their destinies keep colliding as the Gatuas struggle against domination by the Solomons and the Solomons fight to retain their eminent social potion.
From Cygnet to Swan by Mera Delwiche
Price: Free! Words: 56,670. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
A young prince must flee for his life when jealous brothers try to kill him. His journey leads him to examine himself, to discover the difference between right and wrong, and to question whether he really wants to fight for what is his own. In the process he discovers love and is faced with the challenge of duty versus desire.
El juicio de los espejos - Las lágrimas de Dios by Alexander Copperwhite
Price: Free! Words: 82,540. Language: Spanish. Published: February 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
¿Y si la historia de la humanidad no fuese tal y como la conocemos? En todo el planeta, en todas las épocas, nos encontramos con pirámides y obeliscos. Desde civilizaciones perdidas en tiempos secretos, pasando por los emperadores chinos, atravesando el continente americano y descubriendo las maravillas de Egipto y mesopotamia.
knew world order #4: Ironic Iconoclastic Missing Quantum Link by Sylvester Marshall
Price: Free! Words: 51,210. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Screenplays » History
This rush to light, literary works in its very own rush saving light, is design to demonstrate the easy, involve in making up, inventing, conjuring, placating, overnight, structuring suspensions of disbelief, flying high by night schemes, involving in fabricating, following the money and intangible business.
The Next Skywatcher by Jeff Posey
Series: The Last Skywatcher, Anasazi Historical Thrillers with a Hint of Romance, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 93,530. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
When the Crab Nebula Supernova appeared on July 4, 1054, it drove the ancient ones of Chaco Canyon into a cannibalistic frenzy. The combined efforts of the Chaco mob, a secret society of mad-as-hell women, and Tuwa’s band of orphans to make their world right again. “I really enjoyed it. It was well-written.” —Thomas Windes, 37-year veteran Anasazi archaeologist with the National Park Service.
Las lágrimas de una mujer que está rezando a Isis (Detective Ciego en el Antiguo Egipto 2) by Javier Cosnava
Series: Detective ciego en el Antiguo Egipto, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 63,680. Language: Spanish. Published: April 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Meresamun es una famosa cantora y sacerdotisa del dios Amón. Pero sus años de fama han pasado. Ya nadie se acuerda de ella y vive lejos de la capital, en Ipu, la misma ciudad donde pasa su jubilación Ire-ti, el detective ciego. ¿Qué estará dispuesta a hacer Meresamun para vivir una última historia de amor? ¿Dará refugio a un criminal buscado por la justicia? ¿Cometerá algún delito? ¿Quién sabe?
Esther's Song: A Novel by B. G. Brainard
Series: Grace in Exile. You set the price! Words: 89,190. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Christian » Historical
Esther’s Song: A Novel imagines a preteen Jewish orphan suddenly having to navigate the lethal corridors of the royal harem, withstand palace intrigue, and overcome religious persecution to marry Xerxes, King of Persia, and save her people from extermination. Dr. B. G. Brainard’s extensive knowledge of ancient Near East history brings rich detail to the familiar biblical account of Queen Esther.
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