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The Key of Rain (The Age of Prophecy Book 2)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 124,520. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
The second book in The Age of Prophecy series, The Key of Rain transports you back 3000 years to the epic battle between the Israelite Kings and Prophets. In his war against the idolatrous King Ahav and his Queen Izevel, the Prophet Eliyahu has brought a devastating drought upon the Kingdom of Israel. Our story follows Lev, an orphaned musician, who scrambles to keep the prophets alive.
Lord of War
Series: The Parthian Chronicles. Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 105,270. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
You want peace and a happy retirement, Pacorus? The only way to ensure both is to eradicate your enemies before they have a chance to mobilise. So, are you a warlord or farmer?
Ketsumeidan
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 159,030. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: September 21, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Japan in the early 1930s is suffering badly after a decade of economic depression. Young geisha Aiko Orikasa is convinced Japan is moving towards war in Asia, and ultimately a war with America. Aiko forms an alliance with police inspector Yuudai Sato, and together they work against a military determined to take Japan to total war. But forces are working against them as Japan goes to war in China.
Boy Gautama
Price: Free! Words: 134,390. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Inspirational
So have the stories long been told to those who delight in hearing of the Gracious One: That he is at this time a young man living at the palace of his noble family outside the city of Kapilavastu, at the foot of the Himalaya to the cold north—stories long told that he was a gifted young man, but troubled by demands of duty and dynasty, puzzled, too, by a calling to a purpose he cannot yet name...
JERUSALEM-THE CAPITAL CITY OF THE SONS OF ISRAEL'S UNSEEN STATE
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 123,380. Language: American English. Published: July 26, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
One's family hurried over to the administrators and held the viceroy's forehead if he was running a fever for obviously he was suffering from common cold. One's elder brother’s words related to the slight-epidemic-sickness seemed to have led one's mother to certain reflections colorfully traditional.
Marius' Mules XI: Tides of War
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 144,080. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
It is 48 BC and Caesar is master of Rome, but Pompey is at large in the huge recruiting grounds of the east with a core of powerful officers, nominally representing the senate in absentia. As the general deals with matters in the city his army gathers at the coast, waiting to cross the sea and fight that worst of all conflicts: civil war.
Eskkar & Trella: In The Beginning
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 207,560. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The many adventures describing how Eskkar the Barbarian reached the village of Orak and, in time and with his new slave, Trella, became a great leader of men. Trella's early misfortunes and the stroke of chance that brought her face-to-face with Eskkar. How that encounter changed them and their world forever.
Desta 4: Roots
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 170,420. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
In this sprawling epic, Desta continues his dual mission to earn a modern education and reunite King Solomon's Coin of Magic and Fortune with its twin shekel that he owns. Heeding the ancient prophecy, he journeys to a remote town to pursue his goals but soon discovers that he is there to learn of his ancestral roots and gain the knowledge and tools needed for his quest.
The Warrior, Mastodon Series, Book Two
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 114,840. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
25,000 years ago a young man's coming of age and into maturity in the Mastodon Series. The Warrior is Book Two of this journey and observation of social formation
Ygerna: A Pendragon Chronicles Prequel Novel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 114,010. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Uthyr destroyed her life. Now she wants revenge. When young Ygerna first meets Uthyr, Pendragon of Britain, she is dazzled by the handsome and famous warrior. But when Uthyr interprets admiration as consent and takes her by force, Ygerna's hero worship turns to hatred. And she will do anything to get revenge on the man who got her with child and ruined her life.
Rescue in Himera
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 300,320. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Adventure /action story. Ancient manuscripts have been found near Marseille. Researchers from Aix-en-Provence are given permission to analyze these. A set of these is translated and reveals the story of a rescue mission carried out by a team of Black Sea Greeks and a unit of Eleatic hoplites. The mission consists in saving people from Himera (NW Sicily) which is to be attacked by Carthaginians.
Veterans of Rome (Book 9 of The Veteran of Rome Series)
Series: Veteran of Rome. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,030. Language: British English. Published: June 6, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Late summer 116 AD. Rome stands at the highwater mark of imperial expansion. Assigned to garrison the great metropolis of Seleucia on the Tigris, Fergus and his small command are soon caught up in the thick of a major uprising against Roman rule. A rebellion that will stretch Roman resources and determination to breaking point and determine the limits of empire.
The Slave King
Series: The Parthian Chronicles. Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 105,780. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Adventure » Action
You know three things, Pacorus: Your ‘army’ totals only one hundred men and one hundred women. No help is coming. The gods are unreliable allies. Can you save the new King of Media, prevent Spartacus from unleashing death and destruction on Armenia, and preserve the peace between Parthia and Rome?
Sevenfold Sword: Unity
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 111,380. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The quest of the Seven Swords will destroy kingdoms. Ridmark Arban is the Shield Knight, questing to stop the rise of the evil New God. But Ridmark and his companions are caught in the war between the final remnant of the dying gray elves and the brutal muridach horde. Unless Ridmark can save the gray elves, he and his friends will die, and the New God will rise in power to enslave the world...
Fully Human:The Story of a Man Called Yeshua
Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 161,530. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Religious
Fully Human: The Story of a Man Called Yeshua presents an alternative history of Jesus, one that renders him in flesh and blood, someone both more worldly and mystical than the figure recounted in Biblical stories. This imagining of Yeshua’s lost years takes place in India, and shows a child becoming a man with the full range of human emotions but also profound insights and powers.
And God Requireth That Which Is Past. The Invincible Empire
Series: And God Requireth That Which is Past. Price: Free! Words: 125,650. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
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Two bright young faces: Mzysia, the spirited daughter of the Svan chief and Kshayarsha, the fierce heir to the Persian throne; water and fire, how can these two elements possibly become one? The first installment of the series "And God Requireth that which is Past" tells the beginning of these two rebels amidst court intrigues, bloody wars, and dizzying adventures.
The Imam of Time, A Novel of Then and Now
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 128,370. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Religious, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
An Iranian horrified by the violence of the mullahs wishes he could know the true Islam of Muhammad. He finds himself in 7th century Arabia and becomes Muhammad's scribe. He soon sees why Islam is so violent and rebels. He is about to be beheaded when he returns to Iran in a way that shows he is the long-awaited Imam of Time, but what he has to say brings the rage of Iran’s rulers down on him.
Spirits of the Sun
You set the price! Words: 115,010. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
A struggle for love and survival in the tropical bronze-age A bronze-age Malay tribe in Sulawesi (in present day Indonesia) are in conflict with a hostile Javanese tribe.
Celestial Blight
You set the price! Words: 162,740. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Zemfira spent her whole life looking forward to unlocking her powers, until she learns she is one of the accursed: a Soulbreaker. She must flee her village, or be hunted down and killed.
Iron Blood & Sacrifice (Return of the Yellow Dog)
Series: Iron Blood & Sacrifice - The Triad. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 107,250. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
With the Roman General Julius Caesar on the verge of launching his second and much better prepared invasion of Prydein, the country he is about to invade is riven by politics and a failing religion. Untimely death dances hand-in-hand with the murderous, Brythonic kind of power politics which grips the country from the south coast to the most northern.

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