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Sword of Marathon
By Jack England
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 106,840. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Luke, a Gothic prince, journeys south to prove himself worthy of kingship. But in Athens, Luke finds manhood and an unexpected destiny. Drawn into a vicious war against the Persian Empire, and confronted with superior military force on the plain of Marathon, Luke fights in bloody battle alongside the Greeks. The outcome impacts his life, his lovers, and the world’s future for millennia to come.
The Thebes Chronicles - Two Novels in Ancient Egypt (Book 1 & 2 Bundle)
By Rory Liam Elliott
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 103,100. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2012 by TopOfBooks. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Enter a time and place in history and the ancient past - full of love, intrigue, passion, betrayal, desire, adventure and cruelty. Follow a young woman as she becomes the first female mummy maker in all of Egypt. The Thebes Chronicles bundle contains both novels: Daughter of the Nile and The Pharaoh’s Daughter.
Athaliah, Daughter Of Jezebel
By Mordechai Landsberg
Price: Free! Words: 83,250. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
This is a thrilling historical-psychological novel, based on the Bible and on the drama ‘Athaliah’- by playwright Racine. This novel will be liked by many who heard the Biblical story about the stubborn God Believers'struggle against a pagan tyrant, murderous Queen Athaliah, daughter of Jezebel. However, Athaliah is not absolutely wicked... Handel's Opera Athaliah was shown on French TV MEZZO...
Roman II - The Rise of Caratacus
By K. M. Ashman
Series: Roman, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,090. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The invasion of Britannia has been successful and the ruthless Roman advance spreads like a stain throughout the land. King Caratacus, leader of the defeated Catuvelaunni escapes south and joins with the warlike Silures to continue the struggle against the Roman threat. Within a few years, the two great armies face each other once more in a final and brutal battle to decide the fate of Britannia
Peter and Paul
By Stan I.S. Law
Series: Historical Fiction, Book 2. Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 85,940. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2012 by Inhousepress. Category: Fiction » Christian » Historical
(5.00 from 9 reviews)
Peter and Paul is a natural sequel to my historical novel Yeshûa—Personal Memoir of the Missing Years of Jesus. The two journeys, which Peter and Paul took, illustrate the contrasting views of the essence of the scriptural teaching, each necessary for the fulfillment of its intent. The lives of the two apostles show that there are many ways to the Kingdom of Heaven.
Envy - The Seculary of a Wandering Jew (Book 1)
By Paulo Barata
Price: Free! Words: 111,540. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
In the grand tradition of historical fictional biographies by Robert Graves (I, Claudius), Marguerite Yourcenar (Memories of Hadrian) and Gore Vidal (Julian), THE SECULARY OF A WANDERING JEW - ENVY, brings to light the story of an outsider fated to roam through the ages under the shadows of History.
East of Hydaspes
By John Jarvis
Price: $5.85 USD. Words: 84,100. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Did Alexander the Great turn back at India of did he carry on his conquests into a China involved in a bitter inter-state conflict? East of Hydaspes looks at an intriguing battle between Alexander histories greatest tactical general and Sun Tzu China's greatest master of strategy. East of Hydaspes makes compelling reading.
Old Friends
By Leah Cutter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,570. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2012 by Knotted Road Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Wei Fu not only loves the law, he respects it, which is more than those lazy students of his do. When one of his students shows an interest, Wei Fu befriends him, answers his questions. Too many of his questions. Until Wei Fu finds himself contemplating breaking the law himself, unless an old, true friend steps in to help. This short story is set in Tang dynasty China.
Scythian Trilogy Book 1: Lion of Scythia
By Max Overton
Series: Scythian Trilogy, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,450. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2012 by Writers Exchange E-Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Alexander the Great has conquered the Persian Empire and is marching eastward to India. In his wake he leaves small groups of soldiers to govern great tracts of land and diverse peoples. Nikometros is a young cavalry captain left behind in the lands of the fierce nomadic Scythian horsemen. Captured after an ambush, he must fight for his life and the lives of his surviving men.
Fabia, Vestal Virgin
By Juan Carlos Morales
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,470. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
In 73 BC, the decision to start a relationship leads Fabia, the most beautiful and sweetest of the Vestal Virgins, to a high risk. She is accused of having broken her vows of chastity and if she is found guilty, the sentence will be a cruel death. No matter what would be the truth or the outcome of the trial, the sacred fire of Vesta will continue burning with its eternal flame.
Versipellis: The Gods Among Us Book Two
By William Deen
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 29,710. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Book 2 of 4 of The Gods Among Us. In book 1, the malevolent god Inlil was banished to Earth in the form of Canid. He rules within the wolf domain. Only one restriction is placed on his banishment. He must not encroach on the realm of man. He cannot resist.
Marius' Mules IV: Conspiracy of Eagles
By S.J.A. Turney
Series: Marius' Mules, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 165,440. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
55BC and Caesar's army gathers in the north of Gaul, preparing to drive invading Germanic peoples from Gaul and to traverse the dangerous northern ocean bringing punishment to the tribes of Britannia for their assistance of Gaulish rebels.
South of Burnt Rocks West of the Moon
By GJ Berger
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 100,410. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
Winner of the San Diego Book Awards for Best Published Historical Fiction Novel of 2012. "A wonderfully crafted balance of Roman-era drama and the fierceness of battle." Kirkus Reviews (2012 B.R.A.G. Medallion Honoree (2013) Awesome Indies Honoree (2013)
Wolf Hunt
By Hazel B. West
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,840. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Caolan, has a dream about his friend being killed by a wolf and he wonders if it is just a dream or a vision of the future. As signs of a rogue wolf begin appearing in the village, he start to fear that his dreams will come true and he could lose his best friend and foster brother.
Troll
By Richard Sutton
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,950. Language: American English. Published: October 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
0.75 star(4.67 from 3 reviews)
At what point did humanity learn to fear each other? To hate? Paleo-Anthropologist Ariel Connor thinks she knows. She just can't prove it yet, but her newest find, high in a Norwegian Valley may give her the proof she needs. Those scary stories we've told our children to keep them from roaming too far outside the gleam of the porch light may have come from real incidents, many, many years ago.
The Druid's Son
By G. R. Grove
Series: Druid's Son, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,460. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The Roman armies are conquering Britain: they have destroyed the Druid sanctuaries and savagely crushed Boudicca's revolt. In these desperate days, knowing his own death is imminent, the last Archdruid of Ynys Mon engenders a son. The boy's mission: to defeat the Roman invaders and preserve his father's heritage.But can he possibly survive long enough to achieve his goal?
Out Of The Cold
By S. A. Barton
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,830. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
As the Ice Age comes to an end, Bear Paw and The People follow the glaciers as they retreat to the north. The ice and snow are all that they know, but they may learn something new when a strange spirit falls from its place among the stars...
Andromakhe: the Epic Story of Troy and a Woman's Triumphant Valor
By Kristina O'Donnelly
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 200,020. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2012 by Rob Preece. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Troy is doomed by the gods but the hero, Hector, stands against fate. By his side, Andromakhe, his wife and soulmate, battles as well. The fates cannot be cheated but Andromakhe constantly searches for ways to save what makes Troy special. A confident and exciting re-imagining of the battle for Troy and the special role played by women in this battle and its aftermath. (Combines v. 1 and v. 2)
Propositum
By Sean Curley
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,580. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Inside a rich landscape of the failing Roman Republic and a tumultuous Jewish population is an ambitious and visionary ex-Senator who conspires with Paul of Tarsus to create something… better. This provocative historical novel melds the birth of Christianity with recent scholarly works and delivers a shocking, but plausible, story of Christianity’s formation and the Christ myth.
The Gospel of Reason
By Gregory Coffin
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,090. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
[on sale] As Jesus walked amongst men to advance the Gospel, so does Arenos to advance an objective & secular standard of the Good. Through numerous interactions, Arenos meets individuals & experiences situations testing existing systems of thought & beliefs. From examining political & religious Goods, The Gospel of Reason looks at how some of those Goods are proper, how some are not & why.