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The Phoenicians and The Mayans, A shared culture?
By Spoo Publications
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,370. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The theory that the ancient Phoenicians, in avoiding annihilation, traveled across the Atlantic ocean around 700BC and landed in Central America. Thus effecting a massive social and religious shift in the Mayan culture of that time.
Elephant Driver: A Tale of Adventure and Romance in Ancient India
By Gary Worthington
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 62,310. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Life changes forever for Jimuta, a farm boy in ancient India, when he unexpectedly becomes the driver and companion of the huge war elephant Rudra. Jimuta’s courage and skills are challenged to the utmost when he is caught up in spying, danger, and romance after traveling with Rudra to the court of the great emperor Ashoka.
The Shadow of Xeno's Eye
By Jerry Soffer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 179,890. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The Trojan War saga, as seen through Xeno's dark eyes, eerily foreshadows the U.S. invasion of Iraq; a parable.
The Mysteries, A Novel of Ancient Eleusis
By David Sheppard
Price: Free! Words: 132,180. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Available for the first time complete in one volume. Previously published in two volumes as Daughter of Darkness and The Dadouchos. In 480 BC, fifteen-year-old Melaina's biggest worry, she thinks, is wishing to follow Artemis and remain virgin when her mother and grandfather want her to marry and became a priestess. But when the Persians invade, the gods themselves have plans for Melaina.
The Sage
By Robin Ballard
Series: The Lost Spells of Egypt, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,390. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
In Book Two, Ahmose continues the archivist’s legacy. Egypt prepares for war. Strife with the Sand-Dwellers to the east threatens stability and even Ahmose and Kai’s friendship is put to the test. In the midst of conflict, the archivist’s murderer returns and he is looking for revenge. He would like nothing more than to silence Ahmose forever.
Before The Cross
By D. K. Willis
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 102,400. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Christian » Historical
In the tradition of Ben-Hur and The Robe, this is an historical epic set in the Roman-occupied Mediterranean. It is the tale of a young Syrian-Greek aristocrat who is accused of sedition and condemned to death. After narrowly escaping Roman justice, his intent is to journey to Jerusalem and reunite with the beautiful Greek girl—a devoted follower of Jesus—whom he has loved since childhood.
Einar, Prince of Thieves
By Arthur Frank
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 94,300. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Life was never easy for Einar Thorson. His father killed, his cowardly uncle Stig usurped his title and sent Einar with the raiders in the hopes that he would be killed and no longer be a problem. Odin smiled on him and Thor protected him; Einar was invincible in battle with his enchanted sword and became famous throughout the known world.
The Path of Lord Jaguar
By Margaret Donnelly
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 77,160. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
The Path of Lord Jaguar honors the African and Maya ancestry of two immigrants of the United States who join spiritual forces to strengthen the path of kuxan sum, the energy path that unites the Americas.
The Roman
By Larry LaRocca
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 79,850. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Christian » Historical
There is a holy man walking the deserts of a dry and dusty Roman province. Judea is known for two things, rabid anti-Roman revolutionaries and Holy men. There is a new holy man walking the streets of Jerusalem, the lakes and hills nearby. He speaks the old words in a new way, reaching the ears of all, including the mad Caesar Augustus. A warrior is sent. He will change the world by his actions.
The Amarnan Kings Book 5: Scarab - Horemheb
By Max Overton
Series: The Amarnan Kings, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 159,700. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2012 by Writers Exchange E-Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
General Horemheb has taken control after the death of Ay and Nakhtmin, and forcing Scarab to marry him, ascends the throne of Egypt. The Two Kingdoms settle into an uneasy peace as Horemheb proceeds to stamp out all traces of the former kings. He also persecutes the Khabiru tribesmen who were reluctant to help him seize power. Scarab escapes into the desert, where she is content to wait until...
Delilah
By Maude Stephany
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,080. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2012 by Rhetorical Ratatouille. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Delilah, a Philistine and soon-to-be Priestess of El, lives under siege. First in her home, besieged by the Israelite army, then as wife to her enemy: Samson. But it is her heart that is truly besieged, and she must choose who she loves more: her people, her gods or her husband. Review this book and get a 100% discount coupon on any of our books!
Forgotten Egypt I - Nefayiati
By Ruowen Huang
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 72,220. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
A historical novel based on the 18th dynasty of ancient Egypt, unveils the life of a young commoner who, despite her wish to live a normal life, is faced with her fate to become Queen. Young Nefayiati (who later becomes known as Queen Nefertiti), who after constant struggles of running away from her destiny, perpetually gets pulled back to her life in the palace.
The Tale of Isis and Osiris
By Anne Spackman
Price: Free! Words: 1,830. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
(3.00 from 1 review)
A story of the death of Osiris, and the journey of Isis to find the body of Osiris.
被遺忘的埃及I﹣那法亞媞 (Nefayiati)
By Ruowen Huang
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 1,720. Language: Chinese (traditional). Published: June 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
那法亞媞原以為進到王宮裡工作會為母親的生活帶來改善,卻從來沒有想過在她進到王宮的同時,也同時改變了許多人的命運…… 就讓故事追溯著那法亞媞三千多年前的記憶,看她如何在愛恨情仇中成為埃及的王后﹣那法媞媞。
Dreamscapes #6 - The Head of Thucydides
By Astra Crompton
Series: Dreamscapes, Book 6. Price: $1.35 USD. Words: 4,180. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Dreamscapes is a series of 12 monthly short stories capturing Astra Crompton's real dreaming experiences. In "The Head of Thucydides" the young remnants of a royal household flee a burning city in the hopes of finding safety on their family's old beach-side estates. What they find is far more mysterious...
Eagles of the Damned
By David Black
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,350. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » War & military
The year was AD 9. The long summer campaigning season was over. Centurion Rufus and his battle-hardened century - part of three mighty Legions, was returning to the safety of permanent winter quarters beside the Rhine. Like his commanding General, the veteran Centurion suspected nothing. All marched blissfully unaware, until the entire Germana province exploded in bloody rebellion around them.
Yassa
By Jo Michaels
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,020. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
(4.00 from 1 review)
Temujin is a ruthless man bound by only one law that he wrote himself: Yassa. This law demands loyalty of friends, spouses, and family. There is only one punishment for breaking Yassa law: death. Genghis faces a difficult decision when his best friend wants to steal Börte, the woman he loves. Will he keep to the law or bend it for a friend?
Stranded Angels
By Ralph Joseph-Mirani
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,800. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2012 by AKW Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Ali has a going trading business with three mules to carry his goods. Okay, except for the thieves who raid the countryside and the visitors from space who have a secret cave in the mountains, diamonds, and a problem they want Ali to solve. The reward may be tremendous — if Ali can survive.
Bonesetter
By Laurence Dahners
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,610. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
A "historical fiction" or prehistory account of a boy in a primitive society who learns to "set bones" for others who are injured. In the way of Jean Auel's heroine Ayla, he discovers other primitive technologies including snares and the smoking of meat. His mastery of these skills gradually elevates his position in his society from despised and downtrodden to respected and admired.
Undreamed Shores
By Mark Patton
Price: $4.89 USD. Words: 124,550. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2012 by Crooked Cat publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
2400 BC. The dawn of the Bronze Age. The era of Stonehenge. Swept off course by the tides at the end of his first trading voyage, Amzai is washed up on the shores of an unknown land. As he recovers, he finds Nanti, a young woman, caring for him. As the summer ends, Amzai and Nanti embark on an amazing journey. Undreamed Shores is a historical novel full of adventure and discovery.