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Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Dancing Phaedra by Clodia Metelli
Series: Gaius and Tiberius. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,820. Language: British English. Published: September 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
A young slave whore in a Roman brothel, Antyllus' prospects seem bleak. Only a sense of his destiny keeps him from despair. A gifted and inspired dancer, Antyllus dreams of stardom. Sent to a rich man's party as part of the entertainment, Antyllus' gift is spotted by Gabinius a wealthy Senator. Struggling to leave his past behind, Antyllus must contend with a new master and new life as a dancer.
Requiem For Athens by David Alkek
Price: Free! Words: 107,590. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient(4.00 from 1 review)
In his historical novel, Requiem for Athens Dr. David Alkek invites his readers to participate in the daily life of Ancient Greece.
The Unfettered Dream by S. A. Barton
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,160. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
It is often said that wisdom comes with pain. Long ago in the north of the Indian subcontinent, a being of great wisdom arose. There is pain in his story, but perhaps the story we know is not all of the truth. Perhaps wisdom came at a greater price than we know. This is a vision of what it might have taken to bring it into the world. The Unfettered Dream is a short story of about 4,000 words.
The Project Lion Series: The Candidate by JL Wolfe
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 112,670. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Driven on by a need to locate and secure his wife and children, Alex Martell finds himself thoroughly unprepared as he becomes swept up in global conspiracies and the agendas of competing world powers.
The Exodus Scrolls by Stephen C Norton
Series: The Jeanne Marie DeNord Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 84,230. Language: Canadian English. Published: September 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Jeanne went to Egypt to translate hieroglyphs in the tomb of Seti I. Instead she finds herself in the middle of a disaster, re-enacting the Exodus plagues. Last time the 10th plague took the firstborn child. Now it threatens to become a world wide pandemic. Salvation may lie in the scrolls of a new tomb, but Jeanne's in a race to find the answer before the plague kills her, and half the world.
Пути Голгофы by Alex Markman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,540. Language: Russian. Published: August 29, 2013 by Asteroid Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Роман Пути Гогофы повествует о том мрачном времени, когда Римской империей правил обезумевший император Тиберий, в Иудее бесчинствовал его ставленник Понтий Пилат, и странствовал по земле Израиля Иисус Христос. В книге автор, основываясь на не-религиозных источниках и исторических фактах, попытался восстановить события того далекого прошлого.
La Princo ĉe la hunoj (Originala romano en Esperanto) by Eugene de Zilah
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 200,300. Language: Esperanto (original orthography with diacritics). Published: August 25, 2013 by Mondial. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
620-paĝa originale verkita, historia romano pri la vivo, kulturo, moroj de la hunoj en la 3-a jarcento aK.
Thetis, Peleus, and Achilles by gary weiand
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 84,680. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Achilles' goddess mother and human father are at loggerheads. She wants long life for their son; he believes that, with events propelling both gods and men toward the Trojan War, peace is unlikely for Achilles. Chrion the Centaur trains the youth, the powerful try to manipulate him, and his parents struggle to bridge the gap between mortal life and eternity.
Zachary, Walking in the Path of Jesus by David A. Scott
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,360. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Christian » Historical(5.00 from 1 review)
Zachary's life is changed on his first encounter with Christ as a Child. He would go on to live a intertwining life as he and Christ cross path till the Crucifixion.
Неутолимый Джо by Константин Зарубин
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 55,560. Language: Russian. Published: July 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Russian & Former Soviet Union, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Остросюжетные рассказы 2007-2013 годов о жизни, любви и работе в Российской Федерации, а также о Фалесе из Милета.
The Path Walkers by Ulf Wolf
Price: Free! Words: 33,940. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales(5.00 from 1 review)
In the very long ago Burmese jungle two young people, of enemy tribes, are wondering the same thing: why do our old people walk the path to never return? Why don’t they stay with the village and let us take care of them? They have deserved a rest. Instead, at the behest of the Lama, once a tribal member becomes a burden to the tribe and no longer contributes, he or she must walk the path.
Witness by Jeffrey Vanke
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,300. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Aaron of Jerusalem has walked across Israel to find the endangered truth and protect it.... Twenty years after the crucifixion of Joshua of Nazareth, known as Jesus to the Greeks, one of his disciples has a story to tell – the Nazareth Gospel. One of the new Gospel’s many enemies wants to destroy it – along with its author Daniel. Aaron must find the answers and protect them before all is lost.
The Lady of the Lions by Richard Abbott
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,010. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Set in Late Bronze Age Canaan about 150 years before the full-length novel In a Milk and Honeyed Land, this short story fills out the bare bones of two historical letters found in Egypt describing a time of crisis for Kephrath. Will the Egyptian regional governor help them or not when gangs of rebels exploit the land?
The Man in the Cistern by Richard Abbott
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,270. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Set in Late Bronze Age Canaan about ten years after the conclusion of the full-length novel In a Milk and Honeyed Land, this short story follows Damariel and Nepheret as they tackle a new challenge to the four towns. A group of migrants has set up an encampment just down the trackway towards Shalem. What are their intentions? Do they come in peace or war
The Scholar (Book Two) by May Nicole Abbey
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 76,450. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2013 by River Valley Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
Serena Metcalfe is determined to prove the existence of the Samu Aqaru, the powerful stone of the ancient pharaohs–even if it means travelling through time. But her study of Egyptology did not prepare her for the dangers and passions of the real Egypt of 2361 BC. Crocodile attacks, kidnapping, betrayal, murder…and a pharaoh who believes she is a goddess and wants her as his queen.
Forty Days: Neima's Ark, Book One by Stephanie Parent
Price: Free! Words: 42,890. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The epic story of Noah's Ark, retold from the perspective of Noah's sixteen-year-old granddaughter.
The Gold Buddhas by Glenn Boda
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,390. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The Gold Buddhas is a historical novel based on Cambodia’s ancient history. You will be transported to dangerous jungles and age-old temples. You are on a treasure hunt looking for a gold Buddha weighing more than four tons of solid gold. Join the hunt, but be aware others are looking -- they are more than capable of murder or torture. Solve the riddles, the reward will be great.
The Pharaoh - Book 1 Giza Trilogy by Paul Morrison
Series: Giza Series, Book 1 Giza Trilogy. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 315,150. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient(5.00 from 1 review)
The Pharaoh is the fictional account of life and the times of Pharaoh Khufu (2603 B.C. – 2566 B.C.), builder of the largest of the Ancient Egyptian pyramids: Horizon of Khufu (or as it is now known, the Great Pyramid) on the Giza Plateau.
An Accidental King by Mark Patton
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 113,950. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2013 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
79 AD. As he approaches the end of his life, Tiberius Claudius Cogidubnus, the native-born but loyally pro-Roman client king of Britain, looks back on the thirty-six years of his reign.
The Maya Papyrus by Richard Coady
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 276,920. Language: British English. Published: July 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Gold Medal winner in the Global Ebook Awards 2013 The Maya Papyrus is populated with some of the most extraordinary characters in history: Tutankhamun, the boy king; Akhenaten, the deformed tyrant; Akhenaten's queen, Nefertiti, whose beauty remains legendary 3000 years later. Amid war, plague and treachery, who among them can stand against a man willing to risk everything to seize the throne?