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Jar Baby
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,820. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Undead
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
The creepy tale of a ghoulish baby by Lori R. Lopez. This short story ties in ancient history with modern horror as a museum's mummies rise up for a night of terror and fun at a museum.
Aphrodite's Curse: A Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,190. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Aphrodite’s Curse is about a dynasty’s fall from grace, unrequited love and retribution.
Mesopotamia - The Healer, the Slave and the Prince
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Price: Free! Words: 47,980. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
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The healer and his apprentice slave of 3000 BC live in an old and sweet Shechrezada-like legend. Their lives hang by a thread as they struggle to exorcise a demon out of the possessed Sumerian prince's body.The craft of healing helps them navigate the murky waters of the courts of the kings of Uruk and the gods of the underworld, and influence the fate of the prince, the deamon, and themselves.
Priestess
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,390. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
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This is a short story, a tale of Dark Fantasy inspired by the High Priestess card in the Tarot. The seventh of seven daughters, Sylvana is taken at birth to be raised in the Temple of the Moon Goddess Diana. When she is initiated into the Rites of the Hunt she flees, on pain of death, because she cannot bear the sacrifices. Protected in a Temple of Proserpina, she learns that her life is danger.
Mapmaker
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Price: Free! Words: 1,630. Language: American English. Published: July 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
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A border town in Ancient China is a perilous place—especially for a desolate girl with no father. So, when Cricket bumps into an administrator’s wife with a bag full of copper coins, she eagerly agrees to deliver her firewood. But why does the woman need firewood in the summer? And why do soldiers stop and question them? Does it have anything to do with the raid at Xitang last Spring?
Camelthorn Giants: Explore
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Price: Free! Words: 4,240. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2013 by Kameeldoring Boeke. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is a historic novel about Coenraad de Buys and his quest to find the African cities of gold.
Two Horizons
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Price: Free! Words: 121,550. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
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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?
Zachary, Walking in the Path of Jesus
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,360. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
(5.00 from 1 review)
Zachary's life is changed on his first encounter with Christ as a Child. He would go on to live a intertwining life as he and Christ cross path till the Crucifixion.
Kediak of the Biainili
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,020. Language: American English. Published: January 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
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The year is 10,000. There are some communities near consistent sources of food and water, fishing villages mainly. Most humans live in highly mobile communities. Life is hard, but people work together to survive in their world of ice and sand. Food, tools, and services are often communal. Orphaned and left to his own wits at the age of twelve, Kediak does not belong to anyone or anything.
The White Rider
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Price: Free! Words: 10,770. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
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In Ancient Japan, while the nobles are getting ready for the biggest war in the island’s history, a young man enters the Capital and goes head to head against the corruption of the Yakuza.
The Only Good Roman
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 46,150. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
A naive young woman is caught up in the schemes of a charming Roman soldier and his egotistical commander. (Book 1 of 2)
Requiem For Athens
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Price: Free! Words: 107,590. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013. Category: 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.
Kediak and the Coku Clan
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,060. Language: American English. Published: March 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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Daily Bulletin: For all who do not already know this, the tribe is in desperate need of earth's blood for the lunar ritual. Any person discovering a healthy stash should report their finding immediately. It need not be said that the well-being of the tribe depends on every one of its members.
The Horizon Keeper
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Price: Free! Words: 129,560. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
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In all its frightening beauty, Ancient Egypt as you never imagined... On the eve of the greatest battle ever fought between Darkness and the Light, Neruamun, a sixteen-year-old army scribe, learns Pharaoh’s vastly outnumbered army marches into a trap. Should the Son of Amun die in the ambush, his homeland, Kemet, will be defenceless and overwhelmed by the amassing armies of the Enemy of the Light.
Billy
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Price: Free! Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Drama » 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.
The Eye of Mammut
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Price: Free! Words: 7,790. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2012 by Sabledrake Enterprises. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
(3.67 from 3 reviews)
As spirit man, Aruk has been called upon to use his gifts to solve many problems. With guidance from the ancestors and the spirit world he has great wisdom and gives good advice. But the first true crime his tribe has ever encountered will put him -- put them all -- to the test.
A Journey of One Thousand Miles: the Story of Ruth and Naomi
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Price: Free! Words: 16,350. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
An exciting retelling of the biblical narrative of Ruth weaves the Bible story with the ancient legend and tradition of the sages, coupled with a dash of creative fiction to bring the story to life for the modern reader. This is an excerpt from the series The Shepherd King
The Tale of Isis and Osiris
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Price: Free! Words: 1,830. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
(3.00 from 1 review)
A story of the death of Osiris, and the journey of Isis to find the body of Osiris.
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
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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.
Egerius
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Price: Free! Words: 6,720. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
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A story of ancient Etruria. Young Egerius is brought up by women after his father's early death; but there are secrets in his father's family, and as he grows older, he learns that he has a family he has never met, and is the heir to more than his father's slim estate... This is a chapter from 'Etruscan Blood', an epic novel of ancient Italy that will be published later this year.