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Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Ephron the Hittite Boxed Set by Michael J. Findley
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 184,500. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2016 by Mary C. Findley. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Meet the man who met Abraham and his family. The builder who chose exile to save his rebellious wife, the dragonslayer who had to sit still while Sargon attacked, the warrior with a secret weapon and weakness, the advocate for women in the ancient world, and the peacemaker who will learn the heavy price he must pay to save the Hittite Empire. Adonai is their Elohim no matter what.
Los Hijos de Godesh by Gustavo A. González
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 163,510. Language: Spanish. Published: November 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Historical » Ancient(5.00 from 1 review)
El remoto archipiélago de Kalos sufre las consecuencias del contacto con el mundo. Un problema requiere de la contratación de un capitán y su intervención desencadena hechos sin precedentes.
The Spear Thrower by Pamela Loveridge
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,860. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2016 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Historical » General
About eighty thousand years ago in eastern Africa, a young native named Nibu witnesses some lions kill his parents while out hunting. It is extraordinary that even after such a horrific event, Nibu is inspired to invent the throwing spear, a weapon that is far superior to the old hand spear and which will change our history forever.
Adventures in a Small Kentucky Town by Ronnie L. Seals
You set the price! Words: 50,550. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A collection of short stories set in the fictional small town of Lacern, Kentucky. Inspired by the author's Blue Mountain Series.
Sons of the Citadel by Peter Darman
Series: The Parthian Chronicles. Price: $3.30 USD. Words: 140,660. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Pacorus had believed the defeat of Crassus would signal the end of Roman interest in Parthia and for many years his kingdom knew peace and prosperity. But the vindictiveness of Queen Cleopatra of Egypt draws him and the Parthians into a new war, one in which they would be fighting for their very existence when her husband Mark Antony invades the empire at the head of over one hundred thousand men.
BELIEF - A Novel of Ancient Egypt by Paul Morrison
Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 46,140. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: September 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
BELIEF is a historical novel of a crisis period in 1574 B.C. in Pharaonic Egypt. The book depicts the struggle to expel the foreign invaders from the east, the Hyksos, and the difficulty of trusting a new god whose promises are too good to be true, but also too vague to be trusted.
The Sword of Hachiman by Lynn Guest
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 107,000. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2016 by Mereo Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
At the dawn of the Shogun era two mighty warrior clans, the Minamoto and the Taira, struggle for power under the Cloistered Emperor. The three Minamoto sons, separated and exiled at birth, are secretly reuniting to avenge their father's bloody death. It is the youngest, Yoshitsune, who is deemed most worthy of possessing the Sword of Hachiman.
Marius' Mules IX: Pax Gallica by S.J.A. Turney
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 149,310. Language: British English. Published: September 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
It is 50BC and Caesar winters with his legions in the north, all Gaul conquered but a triumphant return to Rome denied him by the senate who seek his blood. Yet unrest stirs in unknown lands as the tribes of mountainous Aquitania rise under a terrifying new leader and drive out their Roman occupiers.
Image of Gold by Lynda Moldrem
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,590. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Amish & Mennonite, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
This is the fourth book of the Captivity Series as it continues the sage of the Hebrews in their Babylonian captivity in 600 BC. Daniel, now a leader in the kingdom, strives to prevent the loss of his friends' lives as they face the worship of a foreign god. Refusal to worship is certain death by fire.
A Queen's Revenge by S.D. Livingston
Series: Rulers and Rebels. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,130. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The invaders promised peace. Peace to the ancient Celtic kingdoms that obeyed them. But oaths are only honored between men, and when King Prasutagus dies the Roman invaders bring a new threat to Queen Boudicca: relinquish power or die. They expect her to cower. They don’t expect this fierce queen of Britain to march against the mighty Roman army—and win.
The Legacy of Solomon by John Francis Kinsella
Price: Free! Words: 121,540. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Religious
A story of archaeology set in modern day Jerusalem and the search for the Temple of the Jews, destroyed in 70AD by the Roman Emperor to be Titus, who sacked the city and razed the Temple to the ground.
I Have Called You by Name by Sonya Contreras
Series: Tell of My Kingdom's Glory. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,380. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Christian » Historical
The Israelites are not ready to be God’s people. They want their land without any conditions, but God has other plans for them. He calls them to be His. Some chafe against His restrictions. Others find safety in His boundaries. But all must depend upon God to reach their land. Read God’s story and theirs as He calls the Israelites to be His people set apart for Him. Read it to know Him.
Polyxena Princess of Troy by Ailsa Zheng
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,260. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2016 by Alban Lake Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Nine years into the Trojan War, fifteen-year-old Polyxena catches the attention of Achilles when he kills the brother standing next to her, Hector. They meet three times in secret. A romance begins to bloom, but Polyxena is cautious. She despises her brother Paris for starting the war by choosing love over his family, and wants to be nothing like him.
My Name Is No One by J.C. Graeme
Price: $3.65 USD. Words: 56,750. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
My Name Is No One is an alternative Odyssey as told in Homer's Sunset Bar on Khios. If there is a back story to the Odyssey, then this novel by J. C. Graeme is it. In this story of Odysseus, he is a bar-fly in the Sunset Bar on Khios where he trades stories for jugs of wine with the bar owner Homer. This is a more human Odyssey where there is still adventure aplenty and tragedy as well.
William Shakespeare’s "Coriolanus": A Retelling in Prose by David Bruce
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 47,610. Language: American English. Published: July 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
This is an easy-to-read version of William Shakespeare's tragedy "Coriolanus." People who read this retelling first will find Shakespeare's play easier to read and understand.
The Centurion by Oswald Rivera
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 115,570. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2016 by Pegasus Books. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Marcus Valerianus of the tenth Imperial Roman legion, is sent on a scouting mission seeking Jewish rebels. He encounters a young boy from nearby Nazareth, wandering in the desert. The boy talks of a “Father” who rules over all, and how he is doing his “Father’s work.” Marcus’ world will change as a perceived alien religion gains dominance in the existing political order.
Successful Gestures: A Tale of Hollywood's Golden Age by Jeff Ramsey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,990. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Two prominent purveyors of the American Dream, F. Scott Fitzgerald and Ronald Reagan, meet, and become friends,in Hollywood. The story is told in flash-back form,starting in 1967, just before Reagan is first sworn-in as Governor of California, flashing back to 1940, when they meet, and forward, in the end, to 1980, just after being elected President. Successful Gestures features a colorful cast of
Hippolyta: A New Alliance by Ian Johnstone
Series: Hippolyta. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 47,500. Language: British English. Published: June 25, 2016 by Strict Publishing International. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Historical » General
After a few years of peace in Hippolyta’s realm, the Hun were co-operating to protect the trade routes and even the Alani were quiet. But was there trouble brewing? Pirates were raiding ships on the Black Sea, and combined armies of Ostrogoths, Visigoths and Gepids had just inflicted a crushing defeat on the Hun armies west of the Danube. Was Hippolyta’s realm their next target?
El Gen Lilith Crónicas del Agharti by George Macintosh
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,420. Language: Spanish. Published: June 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
EL GEN LILITH es la primera parte de la saga CRÓNICAS DEL AGHARTI Trata sobre un viaje en barco en busca de un secreto milenario, para desenmascarar una Distopia histórica en la que la humanidad ni siquiera sospecha que esta inmersa. Es una novela ficción, pero en la que se incluyen muchos misterios que existen en la actualidad.