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Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Roaring Twenties Cop, Mike Fargo's Own Story by Bill Gutman
Series: The Mike Fargo Mysteries. Price: Free! Words: 18,350. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Roaring Twenties Cop is Mike Fargo's story told in his words. It's an introduction to the protagonist of The Mike Fargo Mysteries series. He describes in detail his Staten Island childhood in the 1890s, the incident that made him become a cop and the first time he had to kill. He also talks about Prohibition, the New York City of the Roaring Twenties, flappers, crime and some of his tougher cases.
Fursan, magie de la Charnie ; présentation by Robert Christian Schmitte
Price: Free! Words: 6,500. Language: French. Published: October 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Religious
Présentation des romans FURSAN, dans l’histoire de France, la conquête des Gaules, la vie sous l’occupation romaine. Puis Fursan fera le tour de la Méditerranée pour connaître les sources de la religion chrétienne et du Graal ! Ensuite, l’auteur vous amènera au cœur de la France médiévale pour participer à la rédaction de la Légende du Graal. Mille ans plus tard, au Tibet et Shamballa
Pour La Gloire De L'Empire by Patrick Huet
Series: Histoires insolites et vraies, Book 29 · Histoires lyonnaises, Book 29. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,300. Language: French. Published: July 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Classics
Histoire vraie. Deux cents ans après J.-C. l'Empire romain entrait une nouvelle fois en turbulence. L'empereur Septime Sévère, avait voulu se débarrasser discrètement de son rival, Albinus, par le poison. Celui-ci déjoua cette fourberie et déclara aussitôt la guerre. Les deux armées se firent face près de Lugdunum et mirent la contrée à feu et à sang, pour la plus grande gloire de l'empire.
Ping Pou l'astronome by Pierre Moessinger
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,630. Language: French. Published: July 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Conte astronomique et philosophique pour donner à penser à des enfants dès 10 ans. En Chine, deux enfants découvrent les restes du journal d'un astronome de l'antiquité...
The 3rd Of The Magi by Norbert Mercado
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,760. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2016 and represented by Norbert Mercado. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Short stories, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
“I dreamed that an angel appeared to me. He gave me a gift. When I opened the wrapped gift, it was myrrh. Then the angel disappeared. I was so scared. Then, I woke up,” Balthazzar said. Melchor and Gaspar were scared at what Balthazzar revealed to them. They both knew that myrrh was used for embalming the dead.
The Blood Calls You Back (Part 2) by Mike White
Series: The Blood Calls You Back · The World of Newcomer. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,930. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Joe’s ancestor from the Ice Age, a chieftain named Bear, calls to him for help when a neighboring village attacks her mountaintop settlement. What technology can Joe teach Bear and her people who live in Mammoth bone tents? What will he do when the tech that calls his consciousness to the Ice Age shows up elsewhere in the present?
THE MAYA CREATION STORY - Baba Indaba Children's Stories Issue 34 by Anon E. Mouse
Series: Baba Indaba Children's Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,150. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2016 by Abela Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
SSN: 2397-9607 Issue 34 In Issue 34 of the Baba Indaba Children's Stories, Baba Indaba narrates the Maya version of the creation story which starts with the high god Hurakan, the mighty wind, who passed over the universe, still wrapped in gloom. He called out "Earth", and the solid land appeared thus starting the creation of the world.
A Blind Man In Rhinocolura by Norbert Mercado
Series: The Rhinocolura Series. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,550. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2016 and represented by Norbert Mercado. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
“Please be merciful to me! Please help me!” a blind man who was standing in front of the Al Arish exclaimed in the Egyptian tongue to passengers who had just arrived at the seaport of Rhinocolura. The passengers just came from Raphia, and had just crossed the River of Egypt.
Irish Imbas: Celtic Mythology Collection 2016 by Irish Imbas Books
Price: Free! Words: 18,640. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
This collection by a new wave of contemporary authors (Sighle Meehan, Sheelagh Russell Brown, Marc McEntegart, Coral Atkinson and Marie Gethins) mark a new movement of authentic and original Celtic-based writing and a better understanding of Celtic cultures. The ‘Fairies’, the ‘Salmon of Knowledge’,the ‘Children of Lir’ and the ‘Selkie’. They’re all waiting for you here.
By The Sword Of Rome by Norbert Mercado
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,270. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2016 and represented by Norbert Mercado. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Christian » Historical
“Do you see this sword? This was given to me by Caesar when I was appointed by the Roman Senate as the King of Judah,” Herod told the soldier. There was a terrifying silence in the Royal Court. Everyone was listening to every word spoken by Herod.
Queen Teuta Of Illyria by P.I.Kapllani
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 18,010. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
This play was buried in a drawer for six years, until I met Cheryl Antao-Xavier, the publisher of In Our Words Inc., who gave me the inspiration to go ahead with its translation from Albanian into English. Often lost in the translation, I thought I would not make it. I want to thank her from my heart for making my dream come true—the publishing of my first book in English. I am so excited and deli
Bloodlines by Robert Hill
Price: Free! Words: 4,550. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
During the time of the Pharoahs of Egypt, the goddess Bastet is sent by Ra to prevent the murder of the expectant mother of the next Pharoah, but the future is clouded as to the identity of the killer. Bastet must discover who is to be the murderer, and thereby thwart the chaos certain to ensue should the future heir be kept from being born. But time is running out and disaster appears imminent.
The Descent by L.J. Hayward
Price: Free! Words: 8,550. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
The Epic of Gilgamesh seen through the eyes of his sworn brother and companion, Enkidu, as he faces seven trials on the descent to eternity in the House of Dust.
Archaeology Kids Mystery of the Anasazi by Teresa Lampros
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,260. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Prehistory, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Join twins, Paul and Sylvia Martin as they discover a new archaeological site in the Southwestern United States. Follow along as they get to participate in the excavation of this Anasazi cultural site and see actual photos of the features and artifacts found.
Neanderthal Mythos by Feath Pym
Price: Free! Words: 14,420. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Historical » Ancient(3.00 from 1 review)
What do you do when the Mist Spirits reach for you in the forest glades? How do young hunters learn to hunt? How do you stay out of trouble, to live another day? Where did The People come from? Were Neanderthals the knuckled dragging, hirsute, chest beating, embarrassing cousin of Humans or were they intelligent, forbearing survivalists? What does it take to live in a Neanderthal world?
Interviews of Kephrath - Labayu by Richard Abbott
Price: Free! Words: 4,580. Language: British English. Published: November 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
This is one of a series of character interviews from The Flame Before Us. This interview is with Labayu, a Kinahny man who grew up in Kephrath, but until recently was living among the northern tribes of the Ibriym, in the Galil region. He has recently moved back to Giybon, largest of the Four Towns. If you like the interview and extract, The Flame Before Us is available as a full-length novel.
Interviews of Kephrath - Hekanefer by Richard Abbott
Price: Free! Words: 3,210. Language: British English. Published: November 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
This is one of a series of character interviews from The Flame Before Us. This interview is with Hekanefer, formerly a Mitsriy scribe attached to a military unit stationed in Gedjet and part of the army responsible for defending the province. He is now living in Shalem. If you like the interview and extract, The Flame Before Us is available as a full-length novel.