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Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Program Conflicted by Alan VanMeter
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,830. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
What would you do if you found something that promised to make your life much easier, yet had the potential to completely ruin it? A short story of historical fiction, mixed with science fiction. Suitable for ages 12 and up.
The Black Doves Of Amen by Daniel Macbeth Gupta
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 77,600. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
It has been many years since Horus, the Spirit of the King, disappeared. Akenhaten, an imposter who Horus would never have allowed to become Pharaoh, rules over Egypt. He is a puppet of darkness. He has banned the worship of the Great Spirits and deposed their priesthood. Those priests who evaded slaughter wait in hiding for their chance.
The Ice March by Peter Darman
Price: $3.70 USD. Words: 121,450. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
‘The Ice March’ is the story of Mikhail Petrov, an impoverished peasant who is drafted into the Imperial Russian Army at the beginning of World War I and becomes embroiled in the Russian Revolution and subsequent Civil War, changing Russia and his life forever.
The Flowers Of Beersheba by Norbert Mercado
Series: The Rhinocolura Series. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 9,750. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2017 and represented by Norbert Mercado. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Christian » Historical
The city got its name from the word "beer" which means well and the word "sheba" which means covenant. Based on the Biblical account in the book of Genesis, Abram, the patriarch of the Jewish people who would later on be called Abraham, gave the King of Gerai named Abimelech seven lambs for the right to dig a well for his cattle and flock in the territory of Abimelech.
The Gift: Voyages by Richard Sutton
Series: The Gift. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,730. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2017 by Richard Sutton. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient(4.00 from 1 review)
48 BCE: While Rome’s cruel cohorts set the torch to Alexandria’s quays and trading vessels, a thoroughly unexpected group of conspirators; a wizened astronomer, a young librarian, an sand-blown camel driver and a scribe, creep out of the city with a priceless hoard of ancient knowledge. They believe their mission is to save the secrets hidden within for the future and mankind’s ultimate salvation.
Edge of Remembrance: Gods and Dragons by Carl Martin
Series: Edge of Remembrance. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 139,620. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2017 by Tharsis Highlands. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
“Merla Velzna had earned the right not to kill. No one else born into the Military Class had ever gained her advantage—the freedom to choose her own destiny. For eight years, digging for artifacts had given her peace. Now, for the first time in more than a decade, her military training was once again active in mind and body. Someone was following her....”
The Last Letters of Jesus: the Secret of the Nazarenes by Antonio Sebastian
Price: $8.97 USD. Words: 105,650. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Religious
Palestine in the first century is a melting pot of Hebrew, Greek, Roman, and Oriental thought, a country at war with its own future. The priests and their cult of animal sacrifice effectively run the Judean Kingdom in the south. Rabbi Yeshua is a prophet and a mystic who can see the approaching holocaust. Within the violence of animal sacrifice, he can see the destruction of the Jewish people.
There Is Eternal Life by Norbert Mercado
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 9,930. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2017 and represented by Norbert Mercado. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Historical » General
“Why has it suddenly become dark?” Flavius asked his fifteen-year old servant, a Jewish teen from Caesarea Philippi. “I don’t know, Master,” the fifteen-year old Jewish boy answered Flavius. Flavius was still wearing his uniform as a Roman military officer. Flavius thought that the strange phenomenon – the sudden turning of light to darkness, from day to night, was just a momentary eclipse.
Unquiet Spirits by Clare Bainbridge
Series: Roma Capta. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 130,270. Language: British English. Published: February 6, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
In 41 BC an ancient ceremony is disrupted when the body of an unknown girl is found in a burned-out shrine. Is this an attempt to unseat Octavian, struggling to control the city? Or the violent climax to a family feud? Before the truth can be discovered civil war breaks out, and the political struggle comes to a head in a great siege before the crime is solved in a shocking conclusion.
Shechem's Legacy, a time... times... and a time to come by C.J.R. Watkins
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 108,550. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Shechem understood the pathways to resist the wicked but never imagined 2,800 years later his legacy would culminate in Jesse, who, not by choice, stood on the brink of survival as his mother and sisters stared in anguish, striving to conceive how their champion could wrest victory while entangled in the underbelly of corruption. But to win would incite the darkest evil to exterminate them all.
Cadet: Olympian Book 2 by Lee Ness
You set the price! Words: 78,060. Language: British English. Published: February 2, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Sports
Athens 438 BC Alexander has survived the Siege of Samos and been sent to a military academy as a cadet.The battles with the Athenian army are nothing to what he faces in the Academy. With his life in danger from all sides, Alexander must draw on everything he has learned just to survive, but is survival enough?
The Shroud of Edessa: the Secret of Mary Magdalene by Antonio Sebastian
Price: Free! Words: 18,270. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Religious
A year after her husband’s horrific death, Mary Magdalene must return to a Jerusalem on the verge of a rebellion. Judea is torn between religious fundamentalist and the soldiers of a brutal occupation. In her husband’s tomb she finds a mystery that she cannot destroy. To protect a secret she cannot understand she must risk everything she loves.
Kyle Brubaker And The Hairy Glifics - The Orphan Train by J. R. Freeman
Series: Kyle Brubaker and the hairy glifics. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,300. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
In 1898 Boston, segments of society seem to be disintegrating. Children are being abandoned and living on the streets.Kyle and Hilly have no idea how challenging their visit to this period will be. But after a chance meeting with a young girl and the wheels are set in motion, there's no going back. A trek of unimaginable proportions finds them testing the limits of everyone's endurance.
Along the Rivers of Faith by Richard Di Giacomo
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 38,520. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The struggle of a family through the generations to define and defend their faith through many challenges.
The Trojan Peace: Half-Light by Jill Bartelt
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 190,940. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Historical » General
This is the companion novel and conclusion to "The Trojan Peace: First Light." Andromache is a very different person than she was when she first came to Troy. Her life is full and happy. But as her connection to Hector deepens, and as the clouds of war gather on the horizon, she finds her peace threatened on all sides. Still, she must somehow find the courage to live, to love...and to laugh.
The Trojan Peace: First Light by Jill Bartelt
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 179,410. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Historical » General
High in the citadel of wind-swept Troy, Andromache finds herself on the brink of a nightmare…or perhaps at the dawn of a new life. A traumatized refugee, alone in the world, she must face many fears when she is brought to the home of a leading Trojan family: Hecuba, Priam, Cassandra, Paris, and Hector. This novel is set in the ancient world and is inspired by the legends of the Trojan War.
Aegirs’s Curse by Leah Devlin
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 99,340. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2017 by Penmore Press LLC. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
A thousand years ago, the Viking colony of Vinland was ravaged by a swift-moving plague … a curse inflicted by the sea god Ægir. The last surviving Norseman set the encampment and his longboat ablaze to ensure that the disease would die with him and his brethren, but he failed...
Villa of Deceit by Ron Singerton
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 175,500. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2017 by Penmore Press LLC. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Rome, 70 B.C.E. A house in turmoil: a controlling father, an adulterous mother, and an angry son made reckless by a forbidden love, Young Gaius defies his father Toronius, fleeing with a slave girl whom he marries, only to see her die in childbirth. Disinherited and grieving, Gaius leaves his infant son Tacitus behind with a trusted aunt and devotes his life to the sword.
Sage: Green Eyes of the Mountains of Martial Propriety by Alan VanMeter
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 102,590. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
Sage is the story of a young girl in the 16th century in China who becomes a Taoist nun on Wudang Shan. With her master's expert tutelage she realizes the true nature of all things, and becomes the youngest immortal sage to ever step foot from the Mountains of Martial Propriety. Suitable for ages 10 and up.