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Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Legio XVII: Battle of Zama by Thomas A. Timmes
Series: Legio XVII. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 139,320. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The Legio XVII series, Roman Legion at War, Battle of the Danube, and Battle of Zama are historical fiction novels that take place during Rome’s Second Punic War with Carthage (218 - 202 BC). Readers are immersed in battlefield clashes, innovative tactics, strategic planning, and inspiring leadership.
A God Against the Gods by Allen Drury
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 144,520. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2015 by WordFire Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Historical » General
The sweeping chronicle of a great and tragic pharaoh who lost his throne for the love of a God. In the glory of ancient Egypt, an epic of a royal family divided, bloody power ploys, and religious wars that nearly tore apart one of the greatest empires in human history.
Rebellion Road by Joseph Ryan, Jr
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 137,940. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The narrative takes you with General Lee through his battles with McClellan in front of Richmond, in 1862, to his bringing McClellan to the Battle of Antietam.
Vengeance & Remission by Amalia Angellinni
Price: Free! Words: 205,980. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
It is a story about a Roman soldier, Marcus Lucius, son of the great warrior Maximus, who protects his friends (Appius, Octavian) and falls in love in Julia Fabia, while he is on the way to revenge his killed wife, Decima. It's a story with many risky actions, intrigues and it's about friendship, loyalty and of course love. It's set in the times of the emperor Hadrian.
The Crossing Hour by Quoleena Sbrocca
Price: $3.59 USD. Words: 105,600. Language: American English. Published: April 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Historical » Ancient(5.00 from 1 review)
19th century runaway slave awakens in the 21st century. Will she choose to return to the past, or will history be forever changed?
El sueño de la Reina de Egipto (Detective Ciego en el Antiguo Egipto 3) by Javier Cosnava
Series: Detective ciego en el Antiguo Egipto, Book 3. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 110,800. Language: Spanish. Published: April 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Ésta es la historia de una lucha de género por el poder que durará varias generaciones, y de una familia de jardineros que trabaja en palacio. Las intrigas, amores, asesinatos... de los poderosos, acabarán por salpicarlos. Y, de entre ellos, el último de la estirpe de jardineros, surgirá Ire-ti, protagonista de las novelas de la saga del detective ciego en el Antiguo Egipto Basada en hechos reales
Owls to Athens by Harry Turtledove
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 144,280. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2015 by Phoenix Pick. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Like earlier installments in the series, Owls to Athens has the cousins going through various adventures, trade negotiations and sexual escapades, all set against a finely painted mosaic of Hellenic life in the fourth century BCE.
The Moghul Exile by Farzana Moon
Price: $9.75 USD. Words: 124,990. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2015 by Editions Dedicaces. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Humayun is the second Moghul emperor of India. The intrigues of his brothers and Afghani lords compel him to seek exile in Persia, while his brother Kamran rules Kabul, keeping Humayun’s young son Akbar hostage.
The Black Eagle Inn by Christoph Fischer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 118,880. Language: British English. Published: March 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
How does a Nation recover from its collective shame, how does it rebuild itself into a modern state and deal with its horrendous past and the difficult path ahead? Restructuring of the political landscape & the influence of religion are strong themes in this historical family saga & post war drama set in Germany 1940 - 1976.
The David Chronicles by Uvi Poznansky
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 197,940. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Biographical
The David Chronicles is the story of David as you've never heard it before: from the king himself, telling the unofficial version, the one he never allowed his court scribes to recount. In his mind, history is written to praise the victorious--but at the last stretch of his illustrious life he feels an irresistible urge to tell the truth. Rooted in ancient lore, his is a surprisingly modern memoir
Patrick's People by BarbaraWKelso
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 150,250. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
This historical novel shows how Bishop Patrick was sent by the Pope to evangelise the warlords and druids in fifth century Ireland.
At Odds with Destiny (boxed set bundle) by Uvi Poznansky, Aaron Lazar, Suzanne Jenkins, & J.J. DiBenedetto
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 339,680. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Bestselling, critically acclaimed, and notoriously creative authors from across the book continuum join forces to bring you At Odds with Destiny, everything you've wanted in a boxed set but thought you'd never find: full-length award winning novels brimming with cozy mystery, suspense, romance, and biographical historical fiction.
Columba of Iona by BarbaraWKelso
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 105,570. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Christian » Historical
This book of historical fiction shows how Columba, an Irish warlord, changes into the founder and first Abbot of Iona with great consequences for Western Europe.
Последний еврей Багдада by Max Krater
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 140,700. Language: Russian. Published: February 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Исторический бестселлер, в основе которого лежат реальные события, происходившие с одной стороны на территории современного Ирака в наши дни, а с другой - там же, но во времена Древнего Вавилона.
Daughters of Time by Kaalii Cargill
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 126,150. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Across a 4,000 year line of descent, an epic struggle arises to restore balance to a world gone awry. Weaving ancient Sumerian myth and legend into a modern story of intrigue and mystery, Daughters of Time brings to life an epic struggle across four millennia. Follow the line of daughters from ancient Sumer, Egypt, and Jerusalem, and discover a secret that will change the way you see the World.
Tiana ~ Gift of the Moon ~ Women of the Northland ~ Book 2 by Pinkie Paranya
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,370. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2015 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Tiana is fierce in battle, gentle in temperament, and has a quiet strength. She embodies the spirit of the Raven Mother and accepts the challenges before her with faith in her ancestry and the powers she has inherited. Tiana must face the trials of being a woman shaman in a male dominated society. After tragedy befalls her, she sets out alone to find her lost daughter...
Legionary: The Scourge of Thracia (Legionary 4) by Gordon Doherty
Series: Legionary, Book 4. Price: $6.49 USD. Words: 126,250. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The legions are in tatters, and the Gothic hordes are gathering beyond the mountains . . .
Blessed Are The Solomons by Githara Kimani
Price: Free! Words: 125,160. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The enmity between the Gatuas and the Solomons begins the minute their progenitors meet at the farm of Major Ainsburry, a white man, long before the Mau Mau war, but for decades, tied together by a fate wrought in the deadly crucible of colonialism their destinies keep colliding as the Gatuas struggle against domination by the Solomons and the Solomons fight to retain their eminent social potion.
Omphalos by Mark Patton
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,080. Language: British English. Published: December 4, 2014 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Historical » General
SIX EPOCHS, TEN LIVES INTERSECTING. 2013: Al Cohen, an American in search of his European heritage. 1944-1946: Friedrich Werner, an officer of the Wehrmacht and later prisoner of war. 1799: Suzanne de Beaubigny, a royalist refugee from revolutionary France. 1517: Richard Mabon, a Catholic priest on pilgrimage. 1160: Raoul de Paisnel, a knight with a dark secret. 4000 BC: Egrasté, a sorceress.
A Day of Fire: a novel of Pompeii by E Knight
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 105,840. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2014 by Eliza Knight. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Historical » General
Stephanie Dray, Ben Kane, E. Knight, Sophie Perinot, Kate Quinn and Vicky Alvear Shecter bring to life overlapping stories of patricians and slaves, warriors and politicians, villains and heroes who cross each others' path during Pompeii's fiery end. But who will escape, and who will be buried for eternity?