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Hoplite - Part 4: Harbinger
Series: Hoplite: Olympian Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,280. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Alexander learns the depth of the animosity towards him from some of the hoplites when he is tricked, betrayed and ostracised. He must learn how to fight back from a position of weakness and undertakes a deeper level of training with his two mentors. Now he must plan his revenge.....
Hard Hero Hengest
Series: Grimm Tales. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,100. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Grimm is back, this time telling 21st Century London School boy Jamie about Hengest - the first Englishman.
Big Bold Beowulf
Series: Grimm Tales. Price: Free! Words: 19,560. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
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 Carpenter's Bench
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,510. Language: British English. Published: July 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Christian » Historical
Before she starts a long and difficult journey, a woman says goodbye to her special place and the memories it holds. She knows that her courage and faith will be tested to extreme limits and that she will never return to her home. For a little while she dwells in the past, as she attempts to prepare herself for the future.
The Love of Julius
Price: Free! Words: 4,620. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Romance » Historical
240 AD and Egypt is under Roman occupation. Two people meet on the banks of the Nile; two people who cannot be together. Meskenit is tormented by the act of others, whilst Julius must return home, to Syria. Can love cross the border from one country to another, and overcome the fate awaiting Meskenit? The Love of Julius is a short story.
Hoplite - Part 3: Training
Series: Hoplite: Olympian Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,440. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
Alexander commences training with the other hoplites in their stockade on Samos, but someone doesn't want him there. Alexander has been bullied his whole life, because of his Thracian looks - red hair and pale skin - and this is nothing new to him. He soon finds out that being bulled by school boys and being targeted by trained soldiers is an entirely new level of danger.
The Carrier Pigeon
Price: Free! Words: 4,200. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
While out chasing each other, two children come across a carrier pigeon with a conflicting message that may put them in harm's way.
Reloj de arena
Price: Free! Words: 6,720. Language: Spanish. Published: April 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Alejandro Magno rompe el nudo gordiano y conquista la ciudad, pero los restos dejados tienen un poder inimaginable. Dos sacerdotes recogerán ese poder y... sólo unos pocos lograrán descubrir lo que ocultan.
The Color of Vengeance
Price: Free! Words: 4,830. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A war is coming. A warrior is born. Stand-alone novella excerpted from Morning's Journey, The Dragon's Dove Chronicles, book 2.
Hoplite - Part 2: The General
Series: Hoplite: Olympian Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,720. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2015. Categories: 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!
Mi Mesías: Libro I
Price: Free! Words: 16,500. Language: Spanish. Published: February 23, 2015 by J.J. Villarreal. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
*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?
Rewind Rewrite
Price: Free! Words: 4,620. Language: British English. Published: February 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
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.
The Raven King (a poem from Godless I)
Price: Free! Words: 290. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Epic, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
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
Price: Free! Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
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 Writer - A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
In Ancient Rome, a young writer decides to publish a story that will change the world.
Lost
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,140. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
An odd circumstance surrounds the birth of Rose Fletcher. The blessed event occurred two thousand years ago. When Rose meets Eleanor Griffin, she doesn't know the Englishwoman shares a similar problem, but events following a school field trip force them to decide their futures.
Eskkar & Bracca: Rogue Warriors - 2
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,790. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Adventure » Action
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
Price: Free! Words: 2,120. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014. Categories: 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.
Pondicherry
Price: Free! Words: 6,940. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2014. Categories: 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.
Apocalyptic Pub Lunches
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,730. Language: British English. Published: November 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
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Two men walk into a bar. It's not the end of the world - or is it?