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Fiction » Historical » Ancient
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: $9.99 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: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,470. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Literature » 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.
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: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,260. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Literature » 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: $1.99 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. Price: $2.99 USD. 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: $3.99 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.
SHARIA by OnlineGatha
Price: $2.05 USD. Words: 97,520. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Do you know what Sharia law is? If not you should. Have you lived under Sharia Law? If you ever do, have you ever considered, what it would be like to live under the conduct of Sharia law? One only has to look at the statistics. Sharia law is being Introduced to many countries as this story is being written. Sharia is now even administered in pockets of London.
The Crying Child by Becca Lusher
Series: Icarus Child, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,460. Language: British English. Published: November 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The Sisters of Icarus may all be gone, but the next generation remains. Bitter, half-selkie and broken, the three women are different in many ways, yet one thing connects them: the island and its quest for a new Icarus. For there will be a new Icarus – the island will accept nothing less. No matter what the cost.
Pastures of Tender Grass by Charles Millson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,470. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2015 by Grave Distractions Publications. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Mephibosheth, the disabled young grandson of King Saul, is summoned to the palace of the new King David. What does the new ruler want? Is he trying to eliminate all possible claimants to the throne? Or is he motivated by something greater than power? And why does his grandfather's former servant seem to want him destroyed?
Legionary: Gods & Emperors (Legionary 5) by Gordon Doherty
Series: Legionary. Price: $6.49 USD. Words: 150,400. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
The fate of the East rests on the edge of a sword as the legions and the Goths march to war…
Hippolyta: The Pits Of Death by Ian Johnstone
Series: Hippolyta, Book 2. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 62,570. Language: British English. Published: November 1, 2015 by Strict Publishing International. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Hun armies were creating a problem for Hippolyta, Queen of the Amazons, killing, looting and pillaging. It was not Attila’s main army, but it was more than enough to pose a threat to Hippolyta and her warriors. Would the Romans’ interests in the region be enough for them to offer help? Could Hippolyta triumph this time, or was this finally the end for the Amazon armies?
Meztli Sacrificial Maiden by Ross Richdale
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,270. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The third in our Ancient Ancestors series is set in 1530 AD Inca times. Meztli is rescued from a sacrificial site before she dies of exposure. This is the story about her life afterwards and how her friends and herself fight for justice from the conquistadors and evil priests of the times. Will their pyramid of gold be discovered by their enemies?
Romance @ Three Kingdoms : Fall of Singapura by Jonathan Lee
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,930. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
A story of a Ming China Princess and her King of Temasek as they brave the turbulent politics of fourteenth century South East Asia. Is her King in danger? and will she save him in time? When he loses his battles, whom does he blame? In this journey from the glories of Singapura to the horrors of Forbidden Hill, they realise that the last battle they must resolve is the battle in their hearts.
An Ancient Calling by Alvin J Kitzmann
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 81,810. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
On her sixteenth birthday, Marian is given a letter from her deceased father and a small, ancient box that contains a set of earrings and a knife—triggering her desire to learn of her lineage. But when she marries a man who is also of Scottish descent, their mutual past ties them in unexpected ways as the piece of jewelry cries out to be discovered.
Silvana The Turning by Belinda Mellor
Price: $4.34 USD. Words: 130,820. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
(The second book in the Silvana series) The seasons change; Turning and Greening and one more Turning and Lesandor of Deepvale, human son of a Silvanan mother, will reach manhood. Promised to a life he doesn't want, Lesandor is torn between destined duty and the only future he desires; But are his dreams worth the necessary sacrifice, and who pays the price?
The Next Skywatcher by Jeff Posey
Series: The Last Skywatcher, Anasazi Historical Thrillers with a Hint of Romance, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 93,530. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
When the Crab Nebula Supernova appeared on July 4, 1054, it drove the ancient ones of Chaco Canyon into a cannibalistic frenzy. The combined efforts of the Chaco mob, a secret society of mad-as-hell women, and Tuwa’s band of orphans to make their world right again. “I really enjoyed it. It was well-written.” —Thomas Windes, 37-year veteran Anasazi archaeologist with the National Park Service.