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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
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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
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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
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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.
Promised Valley Rebellion
Series: Promised Valley, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,670. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
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Promised Valley Rebellion is a story of forbidden love set in prehistory. The early farmers’ king refuses to allow the marriage of the coming-of-age prince to the daughter of the farmer who saved the king’s life in the last war with the hunters. Her gay brother decides he has to help his sister and the prince, his boyhood friend, correct the flagrant injustice. That leads them into a rebellion.
Amarna Book III: Book of Raia
Series: Amarna, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,910. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
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Hell hath no fury like a spider caught in its own web. It’s all or nothing. Either the prophecy is fulfilled and both Egypt & Hatti find salvation or Mursili and his allies fail - plunging both kingdoms into indescribable darkness. Behold, even in the terrible deafening silence of their abandonment, the gods had never been more clear. The time has come for judgment.
The First Gift
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 76,580. Language: British English. Published: December 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
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This thrilling historical adventure follows what happened to the gold given by the Magi to the infant Christ and its legendary special powers. It also tells the story of Marcus Facilis who was the only other baby boy to escape from the slaughter of the innocents by Herod's guards.When older, he escapes from slavery but his destiny is always linked with the gold and the man who was born to be king.
Los Hijos de Godesh
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 163,510. Language: Spanish. Published: November 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
(5.00 from 1 review)
El remoto archipiélago de Kalos sufre las consecuencias del contacto con el mundo. Un problema requiere de la contratación de un capitán y su intervención desencadena hechos sin precedentes.
Promised Valley War
Series: Promised Valley, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,200. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
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Prehistoric farmers inhabit a fertile river valley they believe their gods promised them. Their enemies, hunters roaming the barren hills beyond the valley, believe the gods gave it to them. The persons among both peoples most curious about their "eternal" enemies and most willing to treat them as equals nevertheless set the stage for what they fear more than anything else: another horrifying war.
Priestess
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,390. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Horror » Occult
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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.
Seditio
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 84,430. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
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Drafted into the Roman army and forced to campaign in northern Britain against their will, German warriors of the Usipi tribe are driven to mutiny.
Mapmaker
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?
Amarna Book I: Book of Ida
Series: Amarna, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,690. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Romance » Historical
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The last living male descendant of the Amarna line, Pharaoh Tutankhamun, has died suddenly under mysterious circumstances. His wife, Queen Ankhesenamen, is left without a male heir. The ambitious vipers Ay and Horemheb are nipping at her heels in their bid to seize power. Queen Ankhe has but one hope to maintain her hold on the throne - an alliance with the Hittites.
Promised Valley Conspiracy
Series: Promised Valley, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,780. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
(5.00 from 1 review)
Promised Valley Conspiracy is the third novel in the four-book Promised Valley series by Ron Fritsch. The farmers and hunters have ended the fighting in the horrific war they started in the second novel, Promised Valley War. Both sides understand, though, that new and possibly even more deadly fighting threatens--unless they depart from the thoughtless hatred of the past.
Ghost Walkers of the Western Desert
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 49,680. Language: American English. Published: January 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
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What happens when a lost remnant of the ancient Egyptians rescues a downed pilot? What treasures and adventures are revealed? Duty demands a return to base to face the music for losing his aircraft. Maybe Maat does not exist - but it could. Come see what it might reveal if we ever find Pharaoh's lost colony. And see how Divine Providence can make something good out of what was intended to be evil
Camelthorn Giants: Explore
Price: Free! Words: 4,240. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2013 by Kameeldoring Boeke. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Adventure » Travel
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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
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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.
Promised Valley Peace
Series: Promised Valley, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,700. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
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Promised Valley Peace is the fourth and last novel in Ron Fritsch’s Promised Valley series. The conspirators and their allies from the first three novels give up on the gods and discover how to use horses in warfare. They prepare to employ them in a last battle to bring the prehistoric enemy hunters and farmers together as one people in a “new kingdom” and end warfare between them forever.
Beginnings : Where A Life Begins
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 122,620. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2013 by HPEditions. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
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It is early 1939 and the end of the Spanish Civil War as young Maria Abene, heavily pregnant and with a tiny son to care for, frantically flees Franco’s fascist forces across the border dividing the colorful Basque countries of Spain and France. Tragedy and an ancient cycle of murder and revenge stalk her every step. An epic historical tale of genetic memories and time-travel spanning millenia

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