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Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The Atlantean King's Quest by Peter Butterworth
You set the price! Words: 108,420. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Cadiz, an Atlantean King in Iberia, meets Otonia the daughter of Erechtheus king of Athens. They fall in love but Erechtheus has other plans and sends Cadiz on a quest in which he probably won't survive. He must spy on the ultra-paranoid Assyrians about their new weapons; the war chariot and the composite bow. He's kidnapped but a spy, Hercules and friends he escapes. In time to battle Athenians.
Marius' Mules: Prelude to War by S.J.A. Turney
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 29,570. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
It is the winter of 53/52BC and while Caesar struggles with the chaos of a failing republic and recruits troops in Aquileia, Gaul's freedom fighters emerge, with a desire for Roman blood. This collection of three tales presents a sequence of events that takes place in the winter between Marius' Mules books six and seven.
Kediak and the Children of Nelvaa by Cian Beirdd
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,310. Language: American English. Published: February 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Attention all caravans traveling through the Meniskas: We are a tribe mining for copper along the easternmost trail. We are willing to trade our metal for goods or knowledge. We are not interested in profits, just fair trade. Treat us honestly and we will all prosper. The rumors about bear-men are entirely unfounded, a lie propounded by those who would take advantage of our isolation.
Pharaoh's Midwives A Retelling of the Nurse Midwives in Exodus by Mark Darby
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,960. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Christian » Historical
Exodus calls them Puah and Shipporah. Both are proud Egyptians who are also the reluctant midwives to the Apiru, the disgusting underclass of Egypt. Yet, when a given a command to commit genocide, Puah and Shipporah side with the Apiru . Pharaoh's Midwives is a story of their personal transformation from passive Egyptian aristocrats to heroic leaders of a new people.
Song of the Eagle by Barry Brailsford
Series: Chronicles of the Stone, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,870. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
A vast Black Robe fleet gathers to destroy those who resist evil. Answering the cry of the eagle, warriors of peace leave Aotearoa in their great canoe, gathering stone to bring the energy of the stars to the aid of Earth. Old lore revealed in stone brings hope to those who carry no weapon but the Flame that is true.
The Night Julius Caesar Invented Champagne by Madeleine de Jean
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 153,720. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Rebecca, modern-day wine-expert and ‘nose’, never imagined she’d become a wine-detective. But when ‘Doctor ‘47’ and his dark forces continue saturating the market with copy-wines, ready to decimate anyone in their way, especially a Rebecca, she travels across time and space – escorted by Julius Caesar, Wolfgang Puck and Julia Child– to find the first vine. Will she prevail and save wine?
Marius' Mules VI: Caesar's Vow by S.J.A. Turney
Series: Marius' Mules, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 161,870. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
It is the eve of destruction. Gaul seethes and bucks more than ever in revolt against the Roman invader just as Rome similarly begins to show its cracks. Caesar has made a vow to men and Gods alike to end the life of Ambiorix, and naught will stand in the way of that vow's completion - not Gaul, nor Roman, nor reason itself. Can Fronto halt the destruction of the Belgae and fulfill Caesar's vow?
Kediak of the Biainili by Cian Beirdd
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,020. Language: American English. Published: January 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(5.00 from 1 review)
The year is 10,000. There are some communities near consistent sources of food and water, fishing villages mainly. Most humans live in highly mobile communities. Life is hard, but people work together to survive in their world of ice and sand. Food, tools, and services are often communal. Orphaned and left to his own wits at the age of twelve, Kediak does not belong to anyone or anything.
Age of Obsidian by Cian Beirdd
Price: Free! Words: 2,280. Language: American English. Published: December 28, 2013. Categories: Essay » Literature, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
This essay gives a brief overview of the central character, Kediak. It also provides a setting for the age; the struggle for survival as the glaciers continue to drain water away and make it impossible for flora to survive. It also provides a brief glimpse into the more mysterious elements he will encounter in his travels. These are not fantastic stories, they are historical science fiction.
In the Rattle of the Shaman’s Bones by Simon J Townley
Series: A Tribal Song – Tales of the Koriba, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,360. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
A curse is sharper than a flint blade - Africa, 43,000 years BC - the dawn of human culture. To save his tribe and his father, poisoned and dying, the hunter Temfe must learn the ways of the shaman, walk the vision-worlds and defeat a killer who wields malign power. A prehistoric adventure for adults and young adults alike. Book two of the series “A Tribal Song - Tales of the Koriba.”
The Shaman's Song by Evans Bissonette
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,690. Language: American English. Published: December 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The first book of the Ice Age trilogies, The Shaman's Song is the story of a young (less than 15) Native American girl's struggles to survive the challenges facing her. Can she survive being beaten, kidnapped, falling into a glacial crevasse. She is quick-witted but can she outsmart those that wish to enslave her?
Joseph of Nazareth by Michael D. Britton
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,920. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013 by Intelligent Life Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Inspirational
Joseph played a crucial role as the husband of Mary, and the most important step-father of all time. What was it like to help deliver the baby Jesus, to raise the Savior, to witness His suffering in Gethsemane and upon the cross? Experience a first-hand account of the man called to be the father of the Son of God, in JOSEPH OF NAZARETH - a work of inspirational historical fiction.
Do Not Disturb by Tanya Goodwin
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 101,780. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Trouble abounds when an archaeologist seeks the identity of a mysterious woman buried deep within a Byzantine burial cave.
Of Lions and Lambs by Vanessa Canevaro
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 98,130. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Sophia, a novice nun has terrifying dreams of a dark and historic past involving Lucifer, Arch Angel Michael, Mary Magdalene and the Holy Grail. At night her dreams carry her to past lives and lost love, but during the day she is infatuated with a young priest that seems very familiar and equally interested in her. A battle between Heaven and Hell is waged as Sophia fights her demons.
The Lord by Dennis Carroll
Series: Secular religious stories, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,660. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
“The Lord” is a 5000 word short story which narrates a secular explanation for the traditions in the period of history between Abraham and Moses. It hopefully respects the sensibilities of the three major religions that hold this period to be governed by the supernatural. The story is part science fiction and part speculative religious history.
After Whorl: Bran Reborn (#2 - Celtic Fervour series) by Nancy Jardine
Series: Celtic Fervour, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,370. Language: British English. Published: December 14, 2013 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
RAVAGED BY WAR ...AD 71. After the battle at Whorl, Brennus of Garrigill is irrevocably changed. Returning to Marske, Ineda finds her grandmother dead, though Brennus is not. Snared by a Roman patrol, they are marched to Witton where he is forced to labour for the Roman IX Legion.
Beginnings : Where A Life Begins by Gary Heilbronn
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 122,620. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2013 by HPEditions. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical(5.00 from 1 review)
It is early 1939 and the end of the Spanish Civil War as Maria Abene, heavily pregnant and with young son to care for, frantically flees Franco’s fascist forces across the border dividing the colourful Basque countries of Spain and France. Tragedy and an ancient cycle of murder and revenge stalk her every step. An epic historical tale of genetic memories and time-travel spanning millenia.
Heart of Vengeance by Tracy Cooper-Posey
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,640. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
To find her father’s killer, Helena must pose as a Norman in the great halls of England. She seeks the man who destroyed her father. Stephen, Count of Dinan, is outcast for reasons shrouded in mystery. His only goal is to restore his honor and once again serve his king. The two outsiders find a conspiracy that threatens the throne of England itself.
Joshua Maximus, The Gospel According To The Storyteller by Dennis Carroll
Series: Secular religious stories, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,670. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
"Joshua Maximus, The Gospel According To The Storyteller” is a novellette of 15,700 words.The genre is historical religious fiction revolving around Jesus and John the Baptist. The story provides a secular interpretation of two of the most significant religious figures in history. This is a secular interpretation of supernatural events and should not be confused with "Christian Book" genre.
The Messiah's Spy by Ted Kozak
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,870. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The Messiah’s Spy is a story about Christmas for teens and adults who want to read something really different about the birth of Christ. The novel tells the story of the birth of Christ from the perspective of a 14-year old boy who is training to be a warrior on the grounds of Herod’s palace. The book blends the story of the birth of Christ with what life was like in Judea under Herod’s rule.