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Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Aegirs’s Curse by Leah Devlin
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 99,340. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2017 by Penmore Press LLC. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
A thousand years ago, the Viking colony of Vinland was ravaged by a swift-moving plague … a curse inflicted by the sea god Ægir. The last surviving Norseman set the encampment and his longboat ablaze to ensure that the disease would die with him and his brethren, but he failed...
Villa of Deceit by Ron Singerton
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 175,500. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2017 by Penmore Press LLC. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Rome, 70 B.C.E. A house in turmoil: a controlling father, an adulterous mother, and an angry son made reckless by a forbidden love, Young Gaius defies his father Toronius, fleeing with a slave girl whom he marries, only to see her die in childbirth. Disinherited and grieving, Gaius leaves his infant son Tacitus behind with a trusted aunt and devotes his life to the sword.
Sage: Green Eyes of the Mountains of Martial Propriety by Alan VanMeter
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 102,590. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
Sage is the story of a young girl in the 16th century in China who becomes a Taoist nun on Wudang Shan. With her master's expert tutelage she realizes the true nature of all things, and becomes the youngest immortal sage to ever step foot from the Mountains of Martial Propriety. Suitable for ages 10 and up.
Assassination in Al Qahira by James Boschert
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 151,900. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2017 by Penmore Press LLC. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Talon is returning to the Holy Land to search for his beloved Ravan, but Fate has other plans for him so that when his ship is wrecked off the coast of North Africa in a storm, Talon and Max, his sole surviving companion, escape captivity and the threat of execution, only to risk their lives preventing a massacre.
Knight Assassin by James Boschert
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 178,000. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2017 by Penmore Press LLC. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
A joyous homecoming turns into a nightmare, as a trained assassin must do the one thing he didn’t want to do—become an assassin again as Talon is confronted with treachery, greed, love, and heroism set in the Middle Ages, just prior to the Third Crusade..
Assassins of Alamut by James Boschert
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 219,050. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2017 by Penmore Press LLC. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Talon de Gilles, son of a Christian knight of Jerusalem during the time of the Crusades, is only 13 when ferocious Saracens attack his family's caravan and take him captive. Instead of selling him into slavery, they force him to become one of them, an Assassin of the Ismaili, the most feared and hated sect in Persia and beyond
Ashes Book III and Interlude by Theodore Irvin Silar
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,870. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Ancient Roman slave-catcher Aries returns to Rome to find his father falsely convicted of witchcraft and sentenced to slavery. Rescue and vengeance, however, Aries finds, carry a price—learning the truth about his family’s origins. In a comic interlude, a physician tries to buy and ravish a lovely slave-girl, while her beloved, a female gladiator, struggles to thwart him.
Братя by Andrew Flaming
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,440. Language: Bulgarian. Published: December 31, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Рим и довереният му съюзник – първожрецът Анна, се стремят да запазят статуквото в окупирания Израел от I век на всяка цена и с всички средства. Но сред угнетения народ цари небивало въодушевление, породено от свещените писания на пророците. Всички очакват божия пратеник – месията, да дойде и да освободи народа и земята на Израел от чуждия гнет.
Hippolyta 7: Flames of Revenge by Ian Johnstone
Series: Hippolyta. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 65,290. Language: British English. Published: December 23, 2016 by Strict Publishing International. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
As young Hippolyte comes of age, Queen Hippolyta’s realm is facing a new threat. Can Hippolyte take command or will her inexperience prove disastrous? Who else is attacking the invaders so successfully – can it really be a single warrior that has rid the realm of so many of them and, if so, is that mysterious, unseen warrior a threat to the Amazon armies too?
Overthrown by Mimie
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 28,460. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general(5.00 from 1 review)
Oroma had always lived an ordinary life until her vllage was invaded and she was carried off as a slave to an unknown land. What could the future hold for her? Gloom or good? Never could she have imagined that she was about to take part in the greatest part of history! * * * * * For all you who want to have that thrill of African adventure, this is for you
Die Galaktische Allianz XMas Special: Hathor - Das Lichterfest by Arlo Tratlonovich
Series: Die Galaktische Allianz. Price: Free! Words: 8,090. Language: German. Published: December 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Wir treffen in diesem Special zum ersten Mal auf eine schillernde Persönlichkeit – Hathor, die in der Zeit des alten Ägyptens als Göttin der Liebe, der Musik, des Tanzes und einiger anderer Dinge auftritt. Hathor wird in der Geschichte der „Galaktischen Allianz“ eine besondere Rolle spielen.
The Galactic Alliance XMas Special: Hathor - The Feast of Lights by Arlo Tratlonovich
Series: The Galactic Alliance - Special. Price: Free! Words: 8,120. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
We meet for the first time in this Xmas Special a dazzling personality - Hathor, who acts in the time of ancient Egypt as the goddess of love, music, dance and some other things. Hathor will play a special role in the history of the Galactic Alliance.
Spring by Bell Daniels
Price: Free! Words: 7,990. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Kai is a travelling musician during the time of the Sung Dynasty of Imperial China. He finds a town, plays music for money, and moves on. One day he performs for a noble family. But the next night the noble family is brutally murdered, save for their youngest daughter May. Kai takes it upon himself to take the child away from her now dead family and take her to the Capital of China,
At The End Of Forever by Greg Wagner
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,870. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Who wants to live forever? Apparently everyone, as archaeologist Elijah Brooks and his granddaughter April discover when they find themselves in a race against time to find the fabled “Tree of life” in order to save his dying wife. A race that ends up spanning thousands of years and thousands of miles.
Mount St. Helen Trip by 99ranger
Price: Free! Words: 4,170. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical(4.00 from 1 review)
A short story of a horseback trip to Mt St. Helen's prior to the eruption. This book also has two other short references to the area.
My Year With The Gods - On The Beach by Holden Braithwaite
Price: Free! Words: 2,460. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
A forbidden beach in paradise guarded by a ferocious tiger. When tall cool blondes with legs up to their necks, who smoke sweet-smelling weed and surf with the dolphins, arrive out of the blue on a horse which speaks Greek and flies, he knows things have changed.
Queen Sacrifice (a Saxon short story) by JJ Toner
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,050. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Historical » General
1934 Munich. All over Germany, the Gestapo has absorbed the criminal police and the brutal Brownshirts rampage on the streets unchecked. Buried under a mounting pile of cases immune from investigation, Kommissar Saxon concentrates on the case of a missing schoolboy. Then Hitler moves against the Brownshirts on the Night of the Long Knives…
The Tropical Sun - Belief, Love and Hate by J. S. Philippe
Price: Free! Words: 97,350. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
This epic story is set in the sun-drenched, tropical Pacific. A clash between the Malay and Javanese civilizations threaten the very existence of the small Likupang tribe. The dramatic events of mystery, suspense, romance and violent strife are based on historical evidence from the Bronze Age 2,500 years ago.
Feather of Maat: Hatshepsut’s Childhood by Kathy Medbery
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 180,770. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2016 by Mystic Mustangs Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
An amazing novel of a young woman's struggle to accept her destiny, as seen through the eyes of a novelist who visited the land, walked through the sands, and became enamored with the beauty and mystery that is Egypt.
Under The Shadow Of Vesuvius by Mimi L. Thompson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,460. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Coming of age in the age of depravity in the Malibu of the ancient world. Bridget Jones Diary and Sophie’s World meet Ben Hur – on the beach. A gender-bending, genre-bending romp through the Bay of Naples in the first century BC, in a year or so in the lives of three Roman teenagers, Phoebe, her younger sister, Julia, and their odd-ball friend, Claudia Vesta. Reviews welcome.