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Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Bloodlines by Robert Hill
Price: Free! Words: 4,550. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
During the time of the Pharoahs of Egypt, the goddess Bastet is sent by Ra to prevent the murder of the expectant mother of the next Pharoah, but the future is clouded as to the identity of the killer. Bastet must discover who is to be the murderer, and thereby thwart the chaos certain to ensue should the future heir be kept from being born. But time is running out and disaster appears imminent.
The Descent by L.J. Hayward
Price: Free! Words: 8,550. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
The Epic of Gilgamesh seen through the eyes of his sworn brother and companion, Enkidu, as he faces seven trials on the descent to eternity in the House of Dust.
Archaeology Kids Mystery of the Anasazi by Teresa Lampros
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,260. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Prehistory, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Join twins, Paul and Sylvia Martin as they discover a new archaeological site in the Southwestern United States. Follow along as they get to participate in the excavation of this Anasazi cultural site and see actual photos of the features and artifacts found.
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: $3.99 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: $3.99 USD. Words: 90,470. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » 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.
Neanderthal Mythos by Feath Pym
Price: Free! Words: 14,420. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Historical » Ancient(3.00 from 1 review)
What do you do when the Mist Spirits reach for you in the forest glades? How do young hunters learn to hunt? How do you stay out of trouble, to live another day? Where did The People come from? Were Neanderthals the knuckled dragging, hirsute, chest beating, embarrassing cousin of Humans or were they intelligent, forbearing survivalists? What does it take to live in a Neanderthal world?
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: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,260. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » 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: $0.99 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: $3.99 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: $4.99 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?
Kings & kingdoms: The greatest story never told by Dan Hynes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,830. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Why has this ‘story never been told’? The birth of Jesus – really? Surely everyone knows the Christmas story? Wrong! Prince Rahim, leaves his dying father and his homeland, to pursue a family mystery that will lead him on a holy quest centuries in the making. A twisted tale of passion and prophecy. The story behind the ‘War in Heaven’. ‘Kings and Kingdoms’ will reset the Christmas story forever.
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…
Interviews of Kephrath - Labayu by Richard Abbott
Price: Free! Words: 4,580. Language: British English. Published: November 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
This is one of a series of character interviews from The Flame Before Us. This interview is with Labayu, a Kinahny man who grew up in Kephrath, but until recently was living among the northern tribes of the Ibriym, in the Galil region. He has recently moved back to Giybon, largest of the Four Towns. If you like the interview and extract, The Flame Before Us is available as a full-length novel.