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The Kind Gods
Price: Free! Words: 2,000. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Did the old gods really die? A warrior seeks answers at the burial-mound of his greatest enemy in this Norse-themed elegy, first published in Bewildering Stories. Carolyn Kephart is the author of the acclaimed epic fantasy THE RYEL SAGA: A TALE OF LOVE AND MAGIC and the contemporary magic realism novel QUEEN OF TIME. 'The Kind Gods' is part of the collection PENTANGLE: FIVE POINTED FABLES.
Aphrodite's Curse: A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 9,330. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Aphrodite’s Curse is about a dynasty’s fall from grace, unrequited love and retribution.
Jar Baby
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,250. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
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The creepy tale of a ghoulish baby by Lori R. Lopez. This short story ties in ancient history with modern horror as mummies rise up for a night of terror and fun at a museum.
Be With Me
Price: Free! Words: 52,270. Language: British English. Published: October 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
(5.00 from 3 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.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,390. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Horror » Occult
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
Price: Free! Words: 1,630. Language: American English. Published: July 27, 2012. Categories: 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
Price: Free! Words: 4,240. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2013 by Kameeldoring Boeke. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Adventure » Travel
(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
Price: Free! Words: 121,550. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Biographical
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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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,360. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Christian » Historical
(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.
The Only Good Roman Returns
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,710. Language: Canadian English. Published: March 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
(5.00 from 1 review)
Part 2 in The Only Good Roman - The Story of Lia and Darius Is the love between Lia and Darius strong enough to withstand the ultimate test? Find out in The Only Good Roman Returns. (Recommended after reading Part 1)
Journey From The East
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,930. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
(5.00 from 1 review)
Get ready for a Kung Fu Christmas! Bing, the warrior farmer, is summoned to the Royal court. The Chief Astronomer is missing and Bing needs to find him. From the Eastern edge of the Kingdom he finds himself on an adventure, following a star, fighting for his life and seeking a powerful King.
Rise to Power
Series: The David Chronicles. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 75,510. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Biographical
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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?
Big Bold Beowulf
Series: Grimm Tales. Price: Free! Words: 19,560. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
(5.00 from 1 review)
The true story of Beowulf as told by an old man who was there. At least that is what Grimm is telling 21st Century London schoolboy Jamie.
The Only Good Roman
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 46,150. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
(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)
Apocalyptic Pub Lunches
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,730. Language: British English. Published: November 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Two men walk into a bar. It's not the end of the world - or is it?
Requiem For Athens
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.
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.
The Eye of Mammut
Price: Free! Words: 7,790. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2012 by Sabledrake Enterprises. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(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
Price: Free! Words: 16,350. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014. Categories: 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
Price: Free! Words: 1,870. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2012. Categories: 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.

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