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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 standalone short story excerpted from Morning's Journey, The Dragon's Dove Chronicles book 2.
Hoplite - Part 2: The General
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?
עתליה בת איזבל /נובלה דרמתית
Price: Free! Words: 18,550. Language: Hebrew. Published: February 13, 2015. Categories: 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
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.
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
(4.00 from 1 review)
Two men walk into a bar. It's not the end of the world - or is it?
Superficial Sacrifices
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,160. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
In this offbeat satire, a high priest living in ancient Egypt’s Golden Age reluctantly comes to grips with the distracting elements of modern life and its impact on religious devotion during the grand exposition of his kingdom’s most sacred holiday.
Mila's Tale
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,800. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
“Mila’s Tale” is midrash—the retelling of a Biblical passage. Half of it is a new Laurie King short story; the other half is the author’s commentary on the text (“Jephthah’s Daughter” of Judges 11) and her suggestions for further reading. This is the first in Laurie King’s proposed Ladies of Spirit project, a collection of Modern Midrashes accompanied by her analysis and reflections.
Byzantium, Book 1: Dead Men's Road
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,010. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014 by Pro Se Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
In Byzantium Book One: Dead Men’s Road, a beautiful woman tasked with delivering a sealed package to the Invisible College in Byzantium is pursued by merciless bandits, relentless undead, and a charming scoundrel who has nothing to lose.
Fire in the Library
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,730. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2014 by Pro Se Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
A man named Pur Fotia has a secret—but one he can never tell. Marked for greatness, he can summon fire to envelope his body so that he can fly through the air, and does so when he is summoned to the great Library of Alexandria.
First Flight of Abbas Ibn Firnas
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.
From The Deer Forest: A Story of Wolves
Price: Free! Words: 16,450. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Adventure » General
Before Europeans arrived in the Pacific Northwest rainforest, deer, wolves, elk and man lived in balance. This story follows a single pack of wolves in the pristine wilderness of what we now call the Olympic Mountains and the Hoh River valley as they give birth, raise their young, fight for survival, and endure as part of this majestic web of life.