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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)
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?
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.
The Beltane Choice (#1 - Celtic Fervour series)
By Nancy Jardine
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 81,670. Language: British English. Published: August 28, 2012 by Crooked Cat publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Can the Celtic Tribes repel the Roman army? AD 71 Banished from the nemeton, becoming a priestess is no longer the future for Nara, a princess of the Selgovae tribe. Now charged with choosing a suitable mate before Beltane, her plan is thwarted by Lorcan, an enemy Brigante prince. When danger and death arrive in the form of the mighty Roman forces, will Nara be able to choose her Beltane lover?
The Crypts of Eden
By Rick Jones
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,370. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2012 by Hive Collective. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
A temple created 14,000 years ago believed to have been created by lost technology is quickly determined by archaeologists to be the centerpiece of Eden - the cradle of mankind. But what if it is not the Paradise all believe, but held dark secrets and unholy terrors. The journey for mankind's truth may be its unraveling.
Iron In His Soul
By Jon Peasey
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,590. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Christian » Historical
The Old Testament story of Joseph, in The Bible, has fascinated people for centuries. Here is a man who held a unique place in history. His is a true ‘rags to riches’ story, told out against the backdrop of the ancient Egyptian Empire. It is a story of hatred, of treachery, of slavery, prison and ultimate triumph.
Sirocco, Storm over Land and Sea
By Inge H. Borg
Series: Legends of the Winged Scarab, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 87,520. Language: American English. Published: August 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Sirocco, Storm over Land and Sea, is a present-day thriller with tie-ins to the Author's historical fiction saga Khamsin, The Devil Wind of The Nile. As a novel, Sirocco stands alone. Cairo Museum's missing inventories are questioned by Morsi-followers. Director Jabari El-Masri entices Egyptologist Naunet Klein to Egypt to decipher ancient tablets predating the first dynasty.
The Swan Road
By Angeline Hawkes
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110,460. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012 by ND3 Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
“Innovative fantasy, refreshing realism, and a central character you care about from page one, The Swan Road is a triumph of Viking Age adventure like none you've ever read. A fantastic saga of epic dimensions you must not miss!” —C. Dean Andersson, author of I Am Dracula and Warrior Witch, Book One in the Saga of the Warrior Woman Bloodsong
Legionary: Viper of the North (Legionary 2)
By Gordon Doherty
Series: Legionary, Book 2. Price: $3.31 USD. Words: 126,940. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
The Danubian frontier is weaker than ever, and a storm is gathering in the north . . .
The Battle of Chibi
By Hock G. Tjoa
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,070. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
(4.00 from 5 reviews)
This book retells selections (translated by the author) from the great classic, the "Romance of the Three Kingdoms." This novel combines fascinating characters in action as well as classic ideas in conflict, battle scenes, deception and earnest debate; there is even a marriage arranged to entrap the Loyalist leader.
Parthian Vengeance
By Peter Darman
Series: The Parthian Chronicles, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 221,720. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
‘Parthian Vengeance’ is the third instalment in the Parthian Chronicles, the adventures of King Pacorus of Dura, and follows on from ‘Parthian Dawn’.
The Scroll
By Miriam Feinberg
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,040. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The Scroll draws from a real archaeological find – the divorce document of a woman named Miriam, issued at Masada. The tale spans three generations, beginning on Masada’s final, horrific day. It characters must choose between nation and family, and finally, between life and death. Will Miriam’s descendants learn the lessons of her life, or will enemies - within and without - rob it from them?
Elephant Driver: A Tale of Adventure and Romance in Ancient India
By Gary Worthington
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 62,310. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Life changes forever for Jimuta, a farm boy in ancient India, when he unexpectedly becomes the driver and companion of the huge war elephant Rudra. Jimuta’s courage and skills are challenged to the utmost when he is caught up in spying, danger, and romance after traveling with Rudra to the court of the great emperor Ashoka.
The Shadow of Xeno's Eye
By Jerry Soffer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 179,890. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The Trojan War saga, as seen through Xeno's dark eyes, eerily foreshadows the U.S. invasion of Iraq; a parable.
The Mysteries, A Novel of Ancient Eleusis
By David Sheppard
Price: Free! Words: 132,180. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Available for the first time complete in one volume. Previously published in two volumes as Daughter of Darkness and The Dadouchos. In 480 BC, fifteen-year-old Melaina's biggest worry, she thinks, is wishing to follow Artemis and remain virgin when her mother and grandfather want her to marry and became a priestess. But when the Persians invade, the gods themselves have plans for Melaina.
The Sage
By Robin Ballard
Series: The Lost Spells of Egypt, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,390. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
In Book Two, Ahmose continues the archivist’s legacy. Egypt prepares for war. Strife with the Sand-Dwellers to the east threatens stability and even Ahmose and Kai’s friendship is put to the test. In the midst of conflict, the archivist’s murderer returns and he is looking for revenge. He would like nothing more than to silence Ahmose forever.