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A Favorite Son
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Price: Free! Words: 18,540. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
This is a gripping story of greed, betrayal, and regret. In it, Yankle describes the plot, in which his mother Becky (modeled on the biblical figure of Rebecca) conceives the idea to cheat both Esav, her other son, and her husband Isaac who is lying on his deathbed. Is it love or respect for age that drives his hesitation—or rather, it is the fear to be found out?
The Color of Vengeance
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Price: Free! Words: 4,830. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
A standalone short story excerpted from Morning's Journey, The Dragon's Dove Chronicles book 2.
Hoplite - Part 2: The General
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,720. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
In the wake of the tragedy, Alexander has no time to grieve. He meets the Strategos - The General, a giant of a man. But The Strategos has no interest in a boy like Alexander, has he? But The General is more than he seems and Alexander is pitched into a foot race against the fastest man in the Samian army and the stakes couldn't be higher!
Rise to Power
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Series: The David Chronicles. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 73,210. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
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?
Mi Mesías: Libro I
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Price: Free! Words: 16,500. Language: Spanish. Published: February 23, 2015 by J.J. Villarreal. Category: Fiction » Christian » Historical
*Primer libro de dos*. Benjamín es un joven pastor en Belén de Judea cuya vida cambia para siempre una noche en la que el cielo se ilumina y los ángeles anuncian la venida del Mesías. Pero aunque Benjamín está emocionado por la venida del Cristo... Yeshúa no es mas que un bebé. Lentamente, Y así su vida comienza a dar en espiral hacia abajo... ¿Habrá algo, o algo que lo pueda redimir?
Undesired Duty
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 71,490. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Undesired Duty, a novel, is about how the lives of commoners were affected by the decisions made by the gods, kings and heroes of Mahabharata. The unfolding story is about the people who lived simple lives that caused them to struggle between the duties imposed on them and the desires they longed to fulfill.
Tawananna Daughter of Zohar
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40,990. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2015 by Mary C. Findley. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The arranged marriage between Tawananna and Elon seems likely to show strength and unite the clans. It might even tame Shelometh’s rebellious heart and help her brother Ephron find peace. She is a slayer of dragons and the best archer in the village. But her greatest challenge comes when she has to sit and do nothing while her people face the army of Sargon.
עתליה בת איזבל /נובלה דרמתית
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Price: Free! Words: 18,550. Language: Hebrew. Published: February 13, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
עתליה תופסת את הכתר בממלכת יהודה לאחר שבנה – המלך אחזיה- נהרג בקרב עם המורד יהוא, בעת שביקר אצל מלך ישראל ביזרעאל. עתליה היא עובדת אלילי הבעל והאשרה- כמו אמהּ איזבל. היא רוצחת את כל הזכרים משושלת בית דוד- ובעורמתה עדיין מניחה לעובדי אדונָי בירושלים להמשיך בקיום מצוות התורה. כל זאת- למרות התנגדותם לעריצותה ולתרבותה. עתליה נופלת מחמת .טירוּפה: היא דורשת לאמץ ילד שנראה לה בחלומה ..פורץ נגדה מרד
Rewind Rewrite
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Price: Free! Words: 4,620. Language: British English. Published: February 9, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In a secret and ancient chamber beneath the Vatican, a mercenary is commissioned to capture and bring back the truth. He soon learns that, when reliving old stories, there’s no safety in numbers. Rewind Rewrite is a new short story by Brighton-based writer, Justin McKeating.
Ephron Son of Zohar
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 42,800. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2015 by Mary C. Findley. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Ephron has vital skills to ensure security and growth of their tribe. Zohar plans to use Ephron and his sister as peace children in arranged marriages. Marauding enemies and rising waters threaten the homelands of fellow Hittites but no one wants to sacrifice autonomy just for safety, food, clothing, and shelter. Tensions rise.They need strength, unity, and prosperity.
La mujer serpiente
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Price: Free! Words: 88,410. Language: Spanish. Published: January 31, 2015. Category: Fiction » Horror » Undead
Una novela zombie juvenil en el Antiguo Egipto Una joven que lucha contra muertos vivientes, la ruina de su familia y la pérdida de derechos de la mujer en el Egipto griego Ptolemaico
The Raven King (a poem from Godless I)
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Price: Free! Words: 290. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2015. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Epic
The Raven King poem, is a prophetic tale from the Great War, inscribed on the Raven Stone, which comes into Elianna's possession in GODLESS I.
Quintus Saturnus The Time of Five Emperors
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Price: Free! Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Amidst the chaos of Rome's civil wars, Quintus Saturnus the mason works hard to produce busts for the Imperial Cult. But constant regime change makes getting paid difficult. Inspired by Robert Grave’s I Claudius and Gore Vidal’s Julian, this is an account of how one man negotiated the anarchy of 68-69AD - the Time of Five Emperors.
The Cursed Ground 1 - The Child-Stealers
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Series: Edhai. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,390. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
A band of fierce raiders invades a peaceful agricultural community called the Till, carrying off a young girl. Her brother Boon takes off in pursuit with a small force of loyal companions. As they traverse the wilderness in search of Boon's sister and the violent child-stealers, the rescuers discover that the old peace is vanishing and dark times are encroaching on the world.
The Writer - A Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
In Ancient Rome, a young writer decides to publish a story that will change the world.
Los enamorados en el estanque de los nenúfares
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Price: Free! Words: 22,000. Language: Spanish. Published: January 3, 2015. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
LOS ENAMORADOS EN EL ESTANQUE DE LOS NENÚFARES es la primera de una saga de novelas centradas en la mujer en el antiguo Egipto, en la moda y costumbres y la situación de las féminas en la antigüedad.
Eskkar & Bracca: Rogue Warriors - 2
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,790. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
In this escapade, Eskkar and Bracca have their horses stolen by a band of bandits, and have to flee for their lives. They decide to chase after the thieves, and discover that the brigands are far more cunning than the two companions expected. This time they will have to outthink and outfight the bandits just to stay alive.
Iphigenia
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Price: Free! Words: 2,120. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Agamemnon, elected leader of the Greek expedition against Troy, must submit to an angry godess’s demand for human sacrifice or face rebellion from the assembled army.
Liberty
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 123,440. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
When a plot to overthrow Caesar ensnares Rhyddes and Aquila as pawns in the dark design, Aquila must choose between the Celtic slave who has won his heart and the empire to which they both owe allegiance. Trusting no man and knowing the opposite of obedience is death, Rhyddes must embrace her arena name—and the love of a man willing to sacrifice everything to forge a future with her.
Pondicherry
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Price: Free! Words: 6,940. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Pondicherry is a short story to introduce a significant setting in the novel, The Star of India, which is available online today. Pondicherry, India is a destination to the past as well as the present. Located on India's Coromandel Coast, Pondicherry celebrates its French colonial history, blends it with the local Tamil culture, and fills the senses with a rich and varied heritage.