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Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Interviews of Kephrath - Nikleos and Kastiandra by Richard Abbott
Price: Free! Words: 3,580. 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 Nikleos and Kastiandra, who travelled with their Sherden clan east across the sea and then south from Wilios. The clan has now settled peaceably outside the town of Yabesh, to the east of the River and just outside the hill country. If you like the interview, The Flame Before Us is available as a novel
Interviews of Kephrath - Tadugari and Anilat by Richard Abbott
Price: Free! Words: 3,330. 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 Tadugari and Anilat, who fled the destruction of the city of Ikaret and settled in Shalem, at the southern edge of the hill country and a morning's walk from Kephrath. If you like the interview and extract, The Flame Before Us is available as a full-length novel.
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?
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?
Amarna Book III: Book of Raia by Grea Alexander
Series: Amarna, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,300. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Historical » Ancient(5.00 from 1 review)
Hell hath no fury like a spider caught in its own web. It’s all or nothing. Either the prophecy is fulfilled and both Egypt & Hatti find salvation or Mursili and his allies fail - plunging both kingdoms into indescribable darkness. Behold, even in the terrible deafening silence of their abandonment, the gods had never been more clear. The time has come for judgment.
Ready Reference Treatise: The Ramayana by Raja Sharma
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,290. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The Ramayana is regarded to be one of the most sacred books of Sanatana Dharma, generally called Hinduism. It has its highly respectable and sacred place in the Hindu literature.
The Sands of Kedar by Diana Khalil
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,080. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2015 by Diana Khalil. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Hadeel was not meant to live. Yet she did. Disguised as a boy named Assad to escape the restrictions imposed on females in pre-Islam Arabia, she initially finds the freedom she seeks, only to find her heart held captive by the charade when she falls in love. She must choose: the life being Assad affords her, or the man Hadeel has loved all along.
Marius' Mules VIII: Sons of Taranis by S.J.A. Turney
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 165,480. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
51 BC. In the aftermath of the dreadful siege of Alesia the tribes of Gaul lie broken and sparse, and yet the fires of rebellion still burn in the hearts of a few. As Caesar and his army continue to pacify the land wherever revolt can be found, a new conspiracy is rising. The final battle for Gaul is about to begin.
El Camino de los Cedros II - Historia de Gilgamesh (2ª Parte) by Hugo de Martin
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 107,480. Language: Spanish. Published: August 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Adventure » General
El anciano bibliotecario de Babilonia prosigue narrando a Alejandro Magno la aventura del legendario Gilgamesh. Todo apunta a que la expedición que debe conducir a los jóvenes soldados desde la fértil región sumeria hasta los bosques de cedros de Canaán está a punto de fracasar. Incluso Enkidu, el amigo de Gilgamesh, y el insolente mercenario Kenami muestran su recelo. Pero no hay marcha atrás...
Perfectus Imperator. Tomo I: Guerra por la Paz by Jacobo Fe Gismera
Series: PERFECTUS IMPERATOR. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 174,050. Language: Spanish. Published: August 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
This is the story of the perfect man: born to rule the biggest empire of the History and able to change the whole world using the most powerful armour: hope. He just wants the world to be better because he was there.
Amrapali - A Journey from Courtesan to Monk by Rajiv Jha
Price: Free! Words: 7,750. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: August 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Amrapali is a renowned personality in the history of India. She was a courtesan in Vaishali, the capital of the Vajji Republic. The book attempts to uncover the geopolitical issues that even did not spare the enlightened Buddha. The 2500 year old story exposes a woman’s struggle against society and the fatal consequences that brought the world’s first republic to an end.
Svolte nel tempo by Guido Pagliarino
Price: $4.24 USD. Words: 68,110. Language: Italian. Published: July 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Nell'anno 1933 in Italia viene catturato un disco volante precipitato. A bordo tre cadaveri umani. Per Marconi sono marziani, ma non sa che i comandi del disco hanno scritte in inglese; infatti per Mussolini si tratta d'un prodotto dell'ingegneria aeronautica bellica britannica. E' solo l'inizio d'una drammatica vicenda che si svilupperà su altri pianeti e sulla Terra del futuro.
Big Bold Beowulf by Geoff Boxell
Series: Grimm Tales. Price: Free! Words: 19,560. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
William Shakespeare's "Antony and Cleopatra": A Retelling in Prose by David Bruce
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,940. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
This is an easy-to-read retelling of William Shakespeare's "Antony and Cleopatra." People who read this retelling first will find the original play much easier to understand and read.
Ironic Missing Quantum Link by Sylvester Marshall
Price: Free! Words: 51,670. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Screenplays » History
This rush to light, literary works in its very own rush saving light, is design to demonstrate the easy, involve in making up, inventing, conjuring, placating, overnight, structuring suspensions of disbelief, flying high by night schemes, involving in fabricating, following the money and intangible business.
Zorami by Malsawmi Jacob
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,600. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2015 by Primalogue Publishing Media Private Limited. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Coming of age
Malsawmi Jacob takes on the most traumatic period in Mizo history, the insurgency years of the nineteen sixties, to tell the story of a young girl, Zorami.
Seventh Dimension - The Castle, A Young Adult Fantasy by Lorilyn Roberts
Series: Seventh Dimension. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,850. Language: American English. Published: July 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense(5.00 from 1 review)
Haunted by a recurring dream of his missing father in a mysterious castle, 17-year-old Daniel discovers a scroll that reveals his future,. but the stakes are raised when he witnesses the trial and crucifixion of Yeshua. The convergence of time with supernatural events creates a suspenseful ending and leads to the fourth book in the Seventh Dimension Series, The City, Book 4, A YA Fantasy.