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Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Aphrodite's Curse: A Short Story by Luciana Cavallaro
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.
The Kind Gods by Carolyn Kephart
Price: Free! Words: 1,930. 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.
Camelthorn Giants: Explore by Jaco de Beer
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.
Big Bold Beowulf by Geoff Boxell
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.
Mapmaker by Brent Meranda
Price: Free! Words: 1,630. Language: American English. Published: July 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient(5.00 from 1 review)
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?
Mount St. Helen Trip by 99ranger
Price: Free! Words: 4,170. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical(4.00 from 1 review)
A short story of a horseback trip to Mt St. Helen's prior to the eruption. This book also has two other short references to the area.
Billy by Lynn Wade
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 by Christine Morgan
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 by D. Avraham
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
First Flight of Abbas Ibn Firnas by Brian Bigelow
Price: Free! Words: 2,420. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient(3.00 from 1 review)
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.
Neanderthal Mythos by Feath Pym
Price: Free! Words: 14,420. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Historical » Ancient(3.00 from 1 review)
What do you do when the Mist Spirits reach for you in the forest glades? How do young hunters learn to hunt? How do you stay out of trouble, to live another day? Where did The People come from? Were Neanderthals the knuckled dragging, hirsute, chest beating, embarrassing cousin of Humans or were they intelligent, forbearing survivalists? What does it take to live in a Neanderthal world?
Egerius by AM Kirkby
Price: Free! Words: 6,700. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Literature » Literary(2.00 from 1 review)
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.