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Fiction » Historical » Ancient
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
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?
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.
Chloe's Odyssey by Cheri Gillard
Series: The Nephilim Redemption Series. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 124,970. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Paranormal, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Chloe’s world is completely wrong. She must go back in time to try to fix it, but that means finding a younger Horace and convincing him to kill his brother. That’s the only way to reset the timeline. But what if changing it back erases her new sister and Kaitlyn’s baby, people who weren’t in the old, correct timeline? Chloe must figure out what to do, and do it fast before everything falls apart!
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.
The Baljuna Covenant by Tim Pelkey
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 95,080. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2016 by SDP Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
James Andrews finally appears to be catching a break. After years of searching for Genghis Khan’s tomb, he unearths a bone during a dig on Burkhan Khaldun, Mongolia’s holy mountain. After tests suggest the bone belongs to Genghis Khan, Andrews and his colleague Abbey Conrad follow the strands of the bone’s DNA back through
Ephron the Hittite Boxed Set by Michael J. Findley
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 184,500. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2016 by Mary C. Findley. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Meet the man who met Abraham and his family. The builder who chose exile to save his rebellious wife, the dragonslayer who had to sit still while Sargon attacked, the warrior with a secret weapon and weakness, the advocate for women in the ancient world, and the peacemaker who will learn the heavy price he must pay to save the Hittite Empire. Adonai is their Elohim no matter what.
Los Hijos de Godesh by Gustavo A. González
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 163,510. Language: Spanish. Published: November 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Historical » Ancient(5.00 from 1 review)
El remoto archipiélago de Kalos sufre las consecuencias del contacto con el mundo. Un problema requiere de la contratación de un capitán y su intervención desencadena hechos sin precedentes.
The Spear Thrower by Pamela Loveridge
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,860. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2016 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Historical » General
About eighty thousand years ago in eastern Africa, a young native named Nibu witnesses some lions kill his parents while out hunting. It is extraordinary that even after such a horrific event, Nibu is inspired to invent the throwing spear, a weapon that is far superior to the old hand spear and which will change our history forever.
Adventures in a Small Kentucky Town by Ronnie L. Seals
You set the price! Words: 50,550. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A collection of short stories set in the fictional small town of Lacern, Kentucky. Inspired by the author's Blue Mountain Series.
Never Forget the Ghosts of History by Petermcloughlin
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 86,140. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The patterns of history show all civilizations eventually get the war they are trying to avoid because they are not prepared to give up the only thing they will always fight over - power. Nothing has changed. Today the world is plunging towards nuclear war. To the very end the leaders will delude themselves that their motives are honorable. It seems that nothing can be done to stop it.
Sons of the Citadel by Peter Darman
Series: The Parthian Chronicles. Price: $3.30 USD. Words: 140,660. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Pacorus had believed the defeat of Crassus would signal the end of Roman interest in Parthia and for many years his kingdom knew peace and prosperity. But the vindictiveness of Queen Cleopatra of Egypt draws him and the Parthians into a new war, one in which they would be fighting for their very existence when her husband Mark Antony invades the empire at the head of over one hundred thousand men.
The Sword of Hachiman by Lynn Guest
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 107,000. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2016 by Mereo Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
At the dawn of the Shogun era two mighty warrior clans, the Minamoto and the Taira, struggle for power under the Cloistered Emperor. The three Minamoto sons, separated and exiled at birth, are secretly reuniting to avenge their father's bloody death. It is the youngest, Yoshitsune, who is deemed most worthy of possessing the Sword of Hachiman.
The Last Gods of Indochine by Samuel Ferrer
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 91,570. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2016 by Signal 8 Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Jacquie Mouhot and Paaku the Lotus-Born are divided by six centuries but linked by a common curse. Jacquie follows the footsteps of her grandfather, a famous explorer, to Indochina, where she becomes immersed in the tragedy of Paaku's history: a story simultaneously unfolding in the intertwined present and past, a story in which she still has a vital role to play.
Marius' Mules IX: Pax Gallica by S.J.A. Turney
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 149,310. Language: British English. Published: September 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
It is 50BC and Caesar winters with his legions in the north, all Gaul conquered but a triumphant return to Rome denied him by the senate who seek his blood. Yet unrest stirs in unknown lands as the tribes of mountainous Aquitania rise under a terrifying new leader and drive out their Roman occupiers.
An Arabian Story - Mustirra by C.A. Baugh
Price: $15.99 USD. Words: 63,480. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Ancient Arabia is a dangerous place where men prosper only if their perceptions are as sharp as their weapons. In a southeastern port city, merchants selling exclusively to the wealthy Al Khayr Federation begin to suffer harassment. When the attacks turn deadly, two cousins are enlisted to seek the identity of the aggressors. The result reveals a secret kept hidden deep within the Federation.