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A Favorite Son
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,290. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Inspirational
This is a gripping story of greed, betrayal, and regret. In it, Yankle describes the plot, in which his mother Becky (modeled on the biblical figure of Rebecca) conceives the idea to cheat both Esav, her other son, and her husband Isaac who is lying on his deathbed. Is it love or respect for age that drives his hesitation—or rather, it is the fear to be found out?
The Color of Vengeance
Price: Free! Words: 4,830. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A war is coming. A warrior is born. Stand-alone novella excerpted from Morning's Journey, The Dragon's Dove Chronicles, book 2.
Hoplite - Part 2: The General
Series: Hoplite: Olympian Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,720. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
In the wake of the tragedy, Alexander has no time to grieve. He meets the Strategos - The General, a giant of a man. But The Strategos has no interest in a boy like Alexander, has he? But The General is more than he seems and Alexander is pitched into a foot race against the fastest man in the Samian army and the stakes couldn't be higher!
諸葛亮天庭之戀 [上冊]
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,550. Language: Chinese (traditional). Published: February 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
諸葛亮天庭之戀 (上冊): Zhuge Liang's Love in Heaven (Volume 1): 本書描寫三國時期,諸葛亮在五丈原辭世,魂歸天上,娶了寡居多年的張靜雅,做了玉帝的駙馬,公主下世。諸葛亮追隨四世的故事。描寫天上、人間滄海桑田的仙幻故事。
Mi Mesías: Libro I
Price: Free! Words: 16,500. Language: Spanish. Published: February 23, 2015 by J.J. Villarreal. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
*Primer libro de dos*. Benjamín es un joven pastor en Belén de Judea cuya vida cambia para siempre una noche en la que el cielo se ilumina y los ángeles anuncian la venida del Mesías. Pero aunque Benjamín está emocionado por la venida del Cristo... Yeshúa no es mas que un bebé. Lentamente, Y así su vida comienza a dar en espiral hacia abajo... ¿Habrá algo, o algo que lo pueda redimir?
Rewind Rewrite
Price: Free! Words: 4,620. Language: British English. Published: February 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
In a secret and ancient chamber beneath the Vatican, a mercenary is commissioned to capture and bring back the truth. He soon learns that, when reliving old stories, there’s no safety in numbers. Rewind Rewrite is a new short story by Brighton-based writer, Justin McKeating.
The Raven King (a poem from Godless I)
Price: Free! Words: 290. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Epic, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The Raven King poem, is a prophetic tale from the Great War, inscribed on the Raven Stone, which comes into Elianna's possession in GODLESS I.
Quintus Saturnus The Time of Five Emperors
Price: Free! Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
Amidst the chaos of Rome's civil wars, Quintus Saturnus the mason works hard to produce busts for the Imperial Cult. But constant regime change makes getting paid difficult. Inspired by Robert Grave’s I Claudius and Gore Vidal’s Julian, this is an account of how one man negotiated the anarchy of 68-69AD - the Time of Five Emperors.
The Writer - A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
In Ancient Rome, a young writer decides to publish a story that will change the world.
Lost
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,140. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
An odd circumstance surrounds the birth of Rose Fletcher. The blessed event occurred two thousand years ago. When Rose meets Eleanor Griffin, she doesn't know the Englishwoman shares a similar problem, but events following a school field trip force them to decide their futures.
The Horus Plot
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 12,510. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
1440 BC - Ten-year-old Mehmet dreams of being a charioteer in Thutmosis III's army, but lately he has gained a reputation as a thief. When a Canaanite forces him to steal a scroll, one that would allow the Asiatics to lay false claim to the Horus throne, Mehmet is caught. The Canaanite flees and now Mehmet will face punishment alone...Unless he can help the king find the elusive Canaanite.
Eskkar & Bracca: Rogue Warriors - 2
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,790. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Adventure » Action
In this escapade, Eskkar and Bracca have their horses stolen by a band of bandits, and have to flee for their lives. They decide to chase after the thieves, and discover that the brigands are far more cunning than the two companions expected. This time they will have to outthink and outfight the bandits just to stay alive.
Iphigenia
Price: Free! Words: 2,120. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Agamemnon, elected leader of the Greek expedition against Troy, must submit to an angry godess’s demand for human sacrifice or face rebellion from the assembled army.
Blessed Is The Fruit Of Thy Womb
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,990. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2014 and represented by Norbert Mercado. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Christian » Historical
"For God so loved the world that He gave His one and only Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish but have eternal life." - John 3:16 This Christmas, remember how blessed you are that God gave up His one and only Son to redeem you from a world of sin. A classic Christmas story retold through the pen of Norbert Mercado.
Pondicherry
Price: Free! Words: 6,940. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Pondicherry is a short story to introduce a significant setting in the novel, The Star of India, which is available online today. Pondicherry, India is a destination to the past as well as the present. Located on India's Coromandel Coast, Pondicherry celebrates its French colonial history, blends it with the local Tamil culture, and fills the senses with a rich and varied heritage.
Assumption of The Thorn
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,260. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
THE JORDAN SERIES blends action, romance, history and geography all into wonderful stories of religious diversity. Travel with JORDAN as he enjoys life, marries, travels across half the known world, suffers terribly, makes a fortune and settles down with a place of his own, simply to be torn apart by the demands of a lovely woman.
Apocalyptic Pub Lunches
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,730. Language: British English. Published: November 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Two men walk into a bar. It's not the end of the world - or is it?
One Summer Day In Cana
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,160. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014 and represented by Norbert Mercado. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Christian » General
A celebration is in danger of coming to a halt. Nahalel, Bezer, and Jezebel are worried. Even their chief, Ephraim, is at a quandary. What surprises await in Cana?
Superficial Sacrifices
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,160. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
In this offbeat satire, a high priest living in ancient Egypt’s Golden Age reluctantly comes to grips with the distracting elements of modern life and its impact on religious devotion during the grand exposition of his kingdom’s most sacred holiday.
Mila's Tale
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.