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Fiction » Historical » Ancient
I, Cherubino by G.F. Skipworth
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 119,440. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
We only know Mozart's infamous page boy from a twenty-four period in the masterpiece, "The Marriage of Figaro." Here is a faithful accounting of the next 12 years
The Icarus Child by Becca Lusher
Series: Icarus Child, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,450. Language: British English. Published: February 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Orphaned at birth and raised by his aunt on an isolated island, Icastar has led a far from normal life. His body is misshapen, his days are tormented by whispering winds and demanding ghosts, and he only has seals for friends.The island and his own body might try to hold him down, caging him inside a world of pain, but he is the Icarus Child. One day he will fly – or die trying.
The Demon Deception by Kirthi Kishore
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 130,080. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
A gripping tale that takes out some very interesting instances from Indian mythology. It is a mix of the ancient along-with the modern. Takes you on a racy ride of grit, deceit and excitement that surely makes it a gripping read.
Hippolyta 4: The Trade Wars by Ian Johnstone
Series: Hippolyta. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 52,140. Language: British English. Published: January 26, 2016 by Strict Publishing International. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Two years had passed since Hippolyta’s Amazon warriors defeated a rogue general of Attila’s army and then dealt with the treachery of the Alani. Now, Hippolyta’s realm was becoming a major trade route. But the Alani armies were growing again and might prove difficult to defeat. There would be war, but when both Attila and the Alani leader died, would the entire region be plunged into anarchy?
An Arabian Story Mustirra by C.A. Baugh
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,490. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Ancient Arabia is a dangerous place where men prosper only if their perceptions are as sharp as their weapons! In a southeastern port city, merchants selling exclusively to the wealthy Al Khayr Federation begin to suffer harassment. The attacks turn deadly when what is being pursued is a secret only known to the Federation and to the 'Keeper'.
Egyptian Heart by Kathryn Meyer Griffith
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,650. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
A lonely woman Egyptologist uncovers a lost hidden tomb and is hurled back to 1340 B.C. by a cursed amulet to a time filled with dangers – and to find, transform and help her eternal love. Will the amulet’s magic allow her to remain with him or will it return her to her own time?
Bonesetter 2 -winter- by Laurence E Dahners
Series: Bonesetter. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,270. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Science fiction » General(5.00 from 1 review)
The followup to “Bonesetter.” In this second story Pell’s become a young man, and the tale follows his development as a brilliant inventor of ancient technologies. New tools that markedly improve the lives of his fellow humans. Despite the awe his ideas engender in those around him, he remains humble and commits himself to helping those in need—even those he doesn’t like.
Postcards from Atlantic City by Paul Wolfe
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,610. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2016 by AbsolutelyAmazingEbooks.com. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Steeped in the bizarre character and characters of Atlantic City, Postcards from Atlantic City us a stylish tour de force. It is a tale of two eras, linked by a forgotten tunnel in a Grand Hotel. Chance, crime, beauty, and beauty pageants in a kingdom by the sea. “A novel as grand as the Grand Hotels it remembers,” says cultural writer and editor Hollis George.
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.
Redneck Opera by Margaret Mooney
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 67,560. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2015 by PenPower Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Redneck Opera is a regional fiction book that tells a mostly true sweeping tale about the early days of oil discovery in East Texas, when dirt-poor cotton farmers became overnight millionaires as they drilled for water and hit oil. The book follows a very crooked wildcatters’ escapades of greed and those who ultimately exact revenge from him.
ROME A.D 47 Special Assignment Part 1 by Brian Marshall
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 172,860. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Part 1 of 3. AD 47. Two roman army officers, Marcus and Septius are on special assignment, undercover, in the back streets of Rome.They must identify those corrupt Roman citizens who are stealing, torturing and murdering the honest families of Rome. Then they are ordered out of Rome to Britannica where they are ordered to set up, to their dismay, farms for army veterans.
Jerusalem Bound! by B. G. Brainard
Series: Grace in Exile. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 90,470. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Religious
Jerusalem Bound! continues the story of the wise man Daniel’s household journeying from Babylon to restore the Temple of Yahweh, prompted by the prophets Haggai, Zechariah, and Malachi. Ezra the priest leads a group of exiles to Judah, and then instructs the people how to live. Later King Artaxerxes allows his cupbearer, Nehemiah, to restore the Jerusalem wall to the consternation of his enemies.
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?
Hippolyta: Treachery, Lies and Deceit by Ian Johnstone
Series: Hippolyta, Book 3. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 60,290. Language: British English. Published: December 19, 2015 by Strict Publishing International. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Adventure » Action
As the threat from Attila’s Hun hoards is once again increasing around Hippolyta’s realm, she has a surprise visit from the Alani, a long-time enemy previously allied with Attila, offering an alliance to fight the Hun. Can she trust the Alani? And, more importantly, how much of a threat are the Hun? Will they attack Hippolyta, or is Attila more interested in dealing with the Alani’s treachery?
Babylon: Center of the World by B. G. Brainard
Series: Grace in Exile. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,260. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Religious
The book opens with the biblical Daniel living in exile. The devout wise man is able to interpret dreams, visions, and the handwriting on the wall that foretells the imminent fall of Babylon. The army and siege engines of Cyrus are soon at the city gates with the endorsement of the foreign gods. In the midst of this confluence of divine activity, Daniel stays true to the God of Israel.
Lika, Beč, Trenk ili bilo jednom 1746. by Marko Tominac
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40,480. Language: Croatian. Published: December 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Povijesna događanja 1746.godine u Europi, Habsburškoj monarhiji, Hrvatskoj Krajini, Lici, Brinju i okolici. Kako je Marija Terezija postala kraljica i kako je barun Franjo Trenk postao slavan i zaboravljen.
Esther's Song: A Novel by B. G. Brainard
Series: Grace in Exile. You set the price! Words: 89,190. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Christian » Historical
Esther’s Song: A Novel imagines a preteen Jewish orphan suddenly having to navigate the lethal corridors of the royal harem, withstand palace intrigue, and overcome religious persecution to marry Xerxes, King of Persia, and save her people from extermination. Dr. B. G. Brainard’s extensive knowledge of ancient Near East history brings rich detail to the familiar biblical account of Queen Esther.
The First Gift by K. L. Freeman
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 76,580. Language: British English. Published: December 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Ancient(5.00 from 1 review)
This thrilling historical adventure follows what happened to the gold given by the Magi to the infant Christ and its legendary special powers. It also tells the story of Marcus Facilis who was the only other baby boy to escape from the slaughter of the innocents by Herod's guards.When older, he escapes from slavery but his destiny is always linked with the gold and the man who was born to be king.
Murder at the Oracle of Didyma by Michael B. Edwards
Series: Bias of Priene. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,380. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2015 by BrukatPublishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Bias is at it again in his third book. He is dispatched to the Oracle at Didyma to gain knowledge on how the Ionian League should react to the recent aggressive advances of the powerful army of the king of Lydia. Second only to the great Oracle at Delphi in the ancient Greek world, Didyma is rampant with intrigue, confusing predictions, and sexual fascination.