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Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Executions & Horrible Tortures From Olden Times by James Creamwood
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,740. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
During past centuries, crimes such as filing metal shavings from a coin, shoplifting a handkerchief, or a bit of lace was usually punished with torture or even death. More serious crimes like treason, inciting civil disobedience, or witchcraft could result in some truly horrendous punishments like being drawn and quartered. People accused of witchcraft were subjected to a water test & burned if-
Threatened Loyalties by J F Ridgley
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,760. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Messi and Alexius risk everything-- their famiies’s reputations, his future as a Roman senator, and even their lives beneath the shadows of a very restless volcano.,
The Collected Short Stories of Kediak by Cian Beirdd
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 51,350. Language: American English. Published: August 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Lions, kukanku, and bears oh my! Follow the ice age trader/adventurer Kediak as he travels around the Middle Lands and encounters a legendary hunter, unique species, and cannibals, all with a backdrop of prehistoric cultures and the bitter extremes of the ice age.
Római hajnal by Historycum Kft.
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 81,120. Language: Hungarian. Published: August 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Historical
Titkos szövetségek, rejtélyek, demagógia, ármány, hűség és árulás mozgatják az eseményeket, a következmények pedig zűrzavar, utcai harcok, vér és a hatalmi viszonyok átrendeződése. De vajon valóban minden az aminek látszik…?
Destiny of Kings by Fiona Tarr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,200. Language: Australian English. Published: August 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
An historical fantasy based in ancient Israel. The King's General Martinez is fighting a war he does not believe in, for a King who is going mad; bewitched by dark magic. The old Seer has shared a prophecy with the Priestess Francesca who seeks to aid the cause, yet the foundation of her faith will be rocked. The little Holy man has been called by the Universe to restore order and balance.
The Ferryman's Fee by Richard A. Coffey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,430. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Firemen discover a man’s body and a valuable stamp collection after a fire in a mobile home park on Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. While philatelic experts try to understand how a trailer park resident built a collection worth three million dollars, the county sheriff—and the stamps—go missing.
A Glitch in Time by Peter Durney
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,590. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
When a wealthy recluse invites some friends to visit, he sends his helicopter to transport them to his home. But his visitors are puzzled by the strange behaviour of the helicopter pilot. The man claims to have been one of a group of people who underwent a time travel experience. The time traveller, it seems, is the subject of Biblical prophet Ezekiel’s famous vision of ‘wheels within wheels’.
Knossos by Laura Gill
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 274,900. Language: American English. Published: August 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Knossos. The legendary Labyrinth. Enter a world of priests and priestesses, bull dancers, scribes, architects, conquerors, schemers, and madmen who inspired the legends of the Labyrinth in these enthralling tales set in ancient Crete.
Sharma's Women by Brian H Jones
Price: Free! Words: 97,890. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2014 by Aichje Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
Filled with pride and ambition, two shepherd boys lead their nation from disgrace to greatness. But the price is high--very high. And their task is complicated by the fact that Sharma never could say ‘no’ to his women.
Lovernios: 'The Lindow Man' by Heather Hearn
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 123,820. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
Using fact, studied over a period of a year, carefully interwoven with fiction, the fascinating and often tragic life of Lovernios moves from his most auspicious birth and childhood, to his life as a Druid, the lives of various Caesars and their attempted Roman invasions, culminating in the untimely ‘triple’ death of Lovernios as a Supreme Sacrifice.
The Second Conflict by John O'Halloran
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 109,410. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: August 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Adventure » War & military
Why do names like The Devil, Satan and Lucifer exist, who are they now, what new names have these symbols of evil taken on; who among us, have they seduced with promises of wealth and power to aid them in their bid to rule us all?
Issa by C. Frederick Braun
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,890. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Suppose you found ancient scrolls that were written by the Buddhist Saint ISSA over two thousand years ago. Now imagine what would happen if you discovered that ISSA and Jesus Christ were one in the same and you were holding in your hands documents actually written by God. Who would want them and who would want them suppressed? Who would be willing to kill to get them? The Vatican? The CIA?
Rip-Tide by Andrew J. Heller
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,960. Language: American English. Published: July 28, 2014 by Strict Publishing International. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
As unrest plagues the Austro-Hungarian Empire, Emperor Charles I faces the threat of being absorbed into Germany, now the overwhelming power in Europe since the end of the Great European War (see “Gray Tide In The East”). The only hope is to forge an alliance with others not yet under German control. He needs to find someone who can meet with Heads of State without arousing German suspicion…
I, Claudia by Charity Bishop
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,030. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Christian » Historical
The story of Claudia Procula, wife of Pontius Pilate, from her childhood in Rome to the turbulent aftermath of his removal as the Judean governor.
The Glitter of Stone by Thomas Boyd
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,690. Language: American English. Published: July 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The setting: an Aegean island in the fifth millennium BC, centuries before the people we know as Greeks arrived in this fabled land. Cornered by ruthless invaders and guided by signs sent by the Mother Goddess, a gritty islander is pushed to his limits in a quest to save his tribe from extinction. Their survival hinges on his ability to lead them over an unforgiving sea to a new and unknown land.
Companions by Peter Darman
Series: The Parthian Chronicles. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 179,950. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
This, the fifth volume in the ‘Parthian Chronicles’ series, is set in the time between ‘Parthian Dawn’ and ‘Parthian Vengeance’. It tells the story of Pacorus and a band of companions who embark on a mission to rescue one who was left behind in Italy after the Spartacus slave revolt. The quest will lead them to the city of Ephesus where gladiatorial games are being held.
AD29 by Tony Sadgrove
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,490. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The Emperor Tiberius needs to increase revenue. He decides to increase the tribute paid by the provinces. One, Judea, is a problem. He sends Publius to engineer a situation which will force the local government, the Sanhedrin, to comply. This is Publius' solution.
Treasure of the Dead Sea Scrolls by OpherSegal
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,510. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
In 1952, a French archaeologist discovered a Dead Sea Scroll unlike any other - a scroll written on almost pure copper. Was this scroll a map to the treasures from the Second Temple in Jerusalem? Or, was it only half the answer? After sixty years, the mystery will be solved. The race is on to see who will have the insight and skill to correctly translate the Copper Scroll and find the treasure.
Born a Refugee: A Novel of One Palestinian Family by Dixiane Hallaj
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 117,800. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014 by S & H Publishing, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Four brothers and their widowed mother struggle to maintain their lives amidst the maelstrom of political violence and military occupation. Differing political views and clashes between traditional and modern views threaten to tear the family apart. Personal tragedy can make the split permanent or draw them together.