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Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Lovernios: 'The Lindow Man' by Heather Hearn
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 123,820. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
Using fact, studied over a period of a year, carefully interwoven with fiction, the fascinating and often tragic life of Lovernios moves from his most auspicious birth and childhood, to his life as a Druid, the lives of various Caesars and their attempted Roman invasions, culminating in the untimely ‘triple’ death of Lovernios as a Supreme Sacrifice.
The Second Conflict by John O'Halloran
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 109,410. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: August 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Adventure » War & military
Why do names like The Devil, Satan and Lucifer exist, who are they now, what new names have these symbols of evil taken on; who among us, have they seduced with promises of wealth and power to aid them in their bid to rule us all?
Issa by C. Frederick Braun
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,890. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Suppose you found ancient scrolls that were written by the Buddhist Saint ISSA over two thousand years ago. Now imagine what would happen if you discovered that ISSA and Jesus Christ were one in the same and you were holding in your hands documents actually written by God. Who would want them and who would want them suppressed? Who would be willing to kill to get them? The Vatican? The CIA?
Rip-Tide by Andrew J. Heller
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,960. Language: American English. Published: July 28, 2014 by Strict Publishing International. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
As unrest plagues the Austro-Hungarian Empire, Emperor Charles I faces the threat of being absorbed into Germany, now the overwhelming power in Europe since the end of the Great European War (see “Gray Tide In The East”). The only hope is to forge an alliance with others not yet under German control. He needs to find someone who can meet with Heads of State without arousing German suspicion…
I, Claudia by Charity Bishop
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,010. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Christian » Historical
The story of Claudia Procula, wife of Pontius Pilate, from her childhood in Rome to the turbulent aftermath of his removal as the Judean governor.
Mila's Tale by Laurie R. King
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.
The Glitter of Stone by Thomas Boyd
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,690. Language: American English. Published: July 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The setting: an Aegean island in the fifth millennium BC, centuries before the people we know as Greeks arrived in this fabled land. Cornered by ruthless invaders and guided by signs sent by the Mother Goddess, a gritty islander is pushed to his limits in a quest to save his tribe from extinction. Their survival hinges on his ability to lead them over an unforgiving sea to a new and unknown land.
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.