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Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Byzantium, Book 1: Dead Men's Road by I.A. Watson
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.
Companions by Peter Darman
Series: The Parthian Chronicles. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 179,950. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
This, the fifth volume in the ‘Parthian Chronicles’ series, is set in the time between ‘Parthian Dawn’ and ‘Parthian Vengeance’. It tells the story of Pacorus and a band of companions who embark on a mission to rescue one who was left behind in Italy after the Spartacus slave revolt. The quest will lead them to the city of Ephesus where gladiatorial games are being held.
AD29 by Tony Sadgrove
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,490. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The Emperor Tiberius needs to increase revenue. He decides to increase the tribute paid by the provinces. One, Judea, is a problem. He sends Publius to engineer a situation which will force the local government, the Sanhedrin, to comply. This is Publius' solution.
Fire in the Library by R.P. Steeves
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.
To Be First/Wheels of Heaven by Steven R. Southard
Series: What Man Hath Wrought, Book 10. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,550. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Twin tales of legend and fact—Ottoman space voyagers from an alternate universe, and the truth about an ancient Greek cosmic prediction machine.
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.
Treasure of the Dead Sea Scrolls by OpherSegal
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,510. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
In 1952, a French archaeologist discovered a Dead Sea Scroll unlike any other - a scroll written on almost pure copper. Was this scroll a map to the treasures from the Second Temple in Jerusalem? Or, was it only half the answer? After sixty years, the mystery will be solved. The race is on to see who will have the insight and skill to correctly translate the Copper Scroll and find the treasure.
From The Deer Forest: A Story of Wolves by G. Lowell Tollefson
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.
Born a Refugee: A Novel of One Palestinian Family by Dixiane Hallaj
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 117,800. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014 by S & H Publishing, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Four brothers and their widowed mother struggle to maintain their lives amidst the maelstrom of political violence and military occupation. Differing political views and clashes between traditional and modern views threaten to tear the family apart. Personal tragedy can make the split permanent or draw them together.
The Fifth Stone by Baxter Mallory
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,450. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
In order to distance himself from his past, a down and out young man named Michael relocates to Brooklyn. He works doing odd jobs as he forges new relationships. He is particularly close to his boss Danny, and Sara, his crippled daughter. As he repairs a ceiling in a convent, Michael discovers a clue to locating a priceless artifact from Europe's Dark Ages. His life takes a 360 degree turn.
Journey From The East by Michael Bayliss
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,930. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » Ancient(5.00 from 1 review)
Get ready for a Kung Fu Christmas! Bing, the warrior farmer, is summoned to the Royal court. The Chief Astronomer is missing and Bing needs to find him. From the Eastern edge of the Kingdom he finds himself on an adventure, following a star, fighting for his life and seeking a powerful King.
В древних Фивах by Randall McMullan
Price: Free! Words: 1,530. Language: Russian. Published: June 12, 2014 by Boris Seaweed. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Девушка-археолог, находясь в Египте на западном берегу Нила вблизи современного Луксора (древние Фивы), решает сходить в-одиночку к развалинам храма. В результате несчастного случая у нее происходит помутнение сознания. Она впадает в транс, представляя себя реинкарнацией древнеегипетской царицы, и оказывается свидетельницей собственных похорон в Долине Цариц. Перевел с английского Boris Seaweed.
Quest for God's Own Heart: The Old Testament Through the Eyes of Michael the Archangel by Keith Moser
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 47,770. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
In my novel, Michael the Archangel will take you through life changing events from the Old Testament, sharing with you the Creation Story, the Fall, Noah and the flood, Job, Moses, Abraham, David, and many more, as he shares with you God’s love for His creation and how he prepared the world for His redemptive plan. Join Michael as he takes you on a quest for God’s own heart.
The End of Cleo by Kaysoon Khoo
Price: Free! Words: 4,620. Language: British English. Published: June 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
An original rendition of the death scene of Cleopatra, presented in the form of a dialogue between the Egyptian queen and her handmaiden, Charmion. All inhibitions are scattered to the four winds as the two women unburden their souls and speak their minds before they die. As the author himself calls this piece "ghastly", you have a good idea what to expect!
Carthaginian Empire - Book 6 - The Viking Cycle by David Bowman
Series: Carthaginian Empire, Book 6. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,160. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014 by Bluewood Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Previously only available as individual e-book short stories, this collection features episodes 29 to 32 of the original series.
Amarna Book II: Book of Hawara by Grea Alexander
Series: Amarna, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,040. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient(5.00 from 1 review)
King Mursili II’s only hope to restore his own Hittite Kingdom to greatness is to restore the Amarna line to power in Egypt, to atone for the sins of his father. Yet, with those closest to him being sacrificed in the process and the tide continuing to rise against them, how far is King Mursili prepared to go to see the prophecy fulfilled?
Seeking Absolution by Shalisse Lewis
Price: Free! Words: 217,570. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Seeking Absolution is a sweeping Twelfth Century tale. When Prince Richard and Lady Anne fall in love, they both assume there can never be a match between them. Still, Richard pursues Anne as if she were the Holy Grail. Richard’s rival, King Philip finds that he too has feelings for the lovely and intelligent Anne—but does he love her only because Richard does?
The Lamp of Darkness (The Age of Prophecy series Book 1) by Dave Mason & Mike Feuer
Price: Free! Words: 105,620. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014 by Dave Mason. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
The Age of Prophecy series transports you back 3000 years, to the epic battle between the Israelite Kings & Prophets. Lev, an orphaned shepherd boy, begins a journey of discovery when he’s hired to play as a musician before the prophets. He soon learns that his father’s knife holds a deadly secret about his hidden past. Lev fights to unearth his true self while the clouds of war gather around him.
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
Heart Of The Arena by Mishka Jenkins
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,940. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Ancient Rome is a dangerous place, in more ways than one. Captured by slavers, distraught but determined Sabina is thrust into the world of gladiators. Disguised as a man, she struggles to remain undetected whilst navigating through her new life. But love forces its way into her focus again and when a haunting figure from her past remerges, the couple’s fate is to be decided in the Heart of the