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The Ballad of Daphne and Leucippos
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,070. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2015 by Torquere Press. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The nymph Daphne has caught the attention of the god Apollo, but she has no affection for men. Instead, she grows close to the newcomer, Leucippos who harbors a secret that could change everything.
Hoplite - Part 4: Harbinger
Series: Hoplite: Olympian Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,280. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Alexander learns the depth of the animosity towards him from some of the hoplites when he is tricked, betrayed and ostracised. He must learn how to fight back from a position of weakness and undertakes a deeper level of training with his two mentors. Now he must plan his revenge.....
Hard Hero Hengest
Series: Grimm Tales. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,100. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Grimm is back, this time telling 21st Century London School boy Jamie about Hengest - the first Englishman.
Big Bold Beowulf
Series: Grimm Tales. Price: Free! Words: 19,560. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The true story of Beowulf as told by an old man who was there. At least that is what Grimm is telling 21st Century London schoolboy Jamie.
The Carpenter's Bench
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,510. Language: British English. Published: July 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Christian » Historical
Before she starts a long and difficult journey, a woman says goodbye to her special place and the memories it holds. She knows that her courage and faith will be tested to extreme limits and that she will never return to her home. For a little while she dwells in the past, as she attempts to prepare herself for the future.
The Love of Julius
Price: Free! Words: 4,620. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Romance » Historical
240 AD and Egypt is under Roman occupation. Two people meet on the banks of the Nile; two people who cannot be together. Meskenit is tormented by the act of others, whilst Julius must return home, to Syria. Can love cross the border from one country to another, and overcome the fate awaiting Meskenit? The Love of Julius is a short story.
Hoplite - Part 3: Training
Series: Hoplite: Olympian Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,440. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
Alexander commences training with the other hoplites in their stockade on Samos, but someone doesn't want him there. Alexander has been bullied his whole life, because of his Thracian looks - red hair and pale skin - and this is nothing new to him. He soon finds out that being bulled by school boys and being targeted by trained soldiers is an entirely new level of danger.
Ready Reference Treatise: The King Must Die
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,850. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The author has created a plausible story based on archaeological and anthropological premises. The author believes that it may have developed into the myth.
Crepuscular Rays
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,150. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
“Crepuscular Rays” is a collection of my tales. Crime. Actuality. Humour. One of the tales, “Red Scum” is the next in the “OMG series”, the series of stories about and by Oscar Maria Graf, observant globe-trotter and writer, younger contemporary of Oscar Wilde. In the story “Red Scum” he tells about Eric Stenbock (1860-1895).
The Carrier Pigeon
Price: Free! Words: 4,200. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
While out chasing each other, two children come across a carrier pigeon with a conflicting message that may put them in harm's way.
Reloj de arena
Price: Free! Words: 6,720. Language: Spanish. Published: April 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Alejandro Magno rompe el nudo gordiano y conquista la ciudad, pero los restos dejados tienen un poder inimaginable. Dos sacerdotes recogerán ese poder y... sólo unos pocos lograrán descubrir lo que ocultan.
A Favorite Son
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,290. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Inspirational
This is a gripping story of greed, betrayal, and regret. In it, Yankle describes the plot, in which his mother Becky (modeled on the biblical figure of Rebecca) conceives the idea to cheat both Esav, her other son, and her husband Isaac who is lying on his deathbed. Is it love or respect for age that drives his hesitation—or rather, it is the fear to be found out?
The Color of Vengeance
Price: Free! Words: 4,830. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A war is coming. A warrior is born. Stand-alone novella excerpted from Morning's Journey, The Dragon's Dove Chronicles, book 2.
Hoplite - Part 2: The General
Series: Hoplite: Olympian Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,720. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
In the wake of the tragedy, Alexander has no time to grieve. He meets the Strategos - The General, a giant of a man. But The Strategos has no interest in a boy like Alexander, has he? But The General is more than he seems and Alexander is pitched into a foot race against the fastest man in the Samian army and the stakes couldn't be higher!
諸葛亮天庭之戀 [上冊]
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,550. Language: Chinese (traditional). Published: February 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
諸葛亮天庭之戀 (上冊): Zhuge Liang's Love in Heaven (Volume 1): 本書描寫三國時期,諸葛亮在五丈原辭世,魂歸天上,娶了寡居多年的張靜雅,做了玉帝的駙馬,公主下世。諸葛亮追隨四世的故事。描寫天上、人間滄海桑田的仙幻故事。
Mi Mesías: Libro I
Price: Free! Words: 16,500. Language: Spanish. Published: February 23, 2015 by J.J. Villarreal. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
*Primer libro de dos*. Benjamín es un joven pastor en Belén de Judea cuya vida cambia para siempre una noche en la que el cielo se ilumina y los ángeles anuncian la venida del Mesías. Pero aunque Benjamín está emocionado por la venida del Cristo... Yeshúa no es mas que un bebé. Lentamente, Y así su vida comienza a dar en espiral hacia abajo... ¿Habrá algo, o algo que lo pueda redimir?
The Return of the Dananites, and How They Changed the World.
Series: Church of the True Christ · EBooksByDennisFoley. Price: $6.90 USD. Words: 19,840. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Jewish, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The two sons of Dan were named Pele Seti and Ochy Och, after great Dananite ancestors. Pele Seti emerged in history as Pharaoh Seti 1st, father of Ram Seti 11nd, and today the Greeks carry the name of his brother, Ochy Och (Ogy Og). Og died while establishing his Chou Dan (Jordan) kingdom in what is now Israel, but his son Mac Og, a 'Danovous', completed the task. They founded Jerusalem and Rome!
Rewind Rewrite
Price: Free! Words: 4,620. Language: British English. Published: February 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
In a secret and ancient chamber beneath the Vatican, a mercenary is commissioned to capture and bring back the truth. He soon learns that, when reliving old stories, there’s no safety in numbers. Rewind Rewrite is a new short story by Brighton-based writer, Justin McKeating.
The Raven King (a poem from Godless I)
Price: Free! Words: 290. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Epic, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The Raven King poem, is a prophetic tale from the Great War, inscribed on the Raven Stone, which comes into Elianna's possession in GODLESS I.
Quintus Saturnus The Time of Five Emperors
Price: Free! Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
Amidst the chaos of Rome's civil wars, Quintus Saturnus the mason works hard to produce busts for the Imperial Cult. But constant regime change makes getting paid difficult. Inspired by Robert Grave’s I Claudius and Gore Vidal’s Julian, this is an account of how one man negotiated the anarchy of 68-69AD - the Time of Five Emperors.