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Caesar and Cleopatra: A Tale of Julius Caesar
By Anne Spackman
Price: Free! Words: 4,840. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
The final tale in the Tales of Julius Caesar series of stories. Caesar has journeyed to Egypt where he meets Cleopatra. The story continues until the end of Caesar's life.
The Sarah and Hagar Consensus
By Manuela Cardiga
Price: Free! Words: 2,430. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
If you want to start a fire, or end a war, you tell a story, so let me tell you a story about two women: Once upon a time in a harsh land a woman named Sarah lived a soft life. She was wed to the man Abraham and all the joy of love was hers, but her womb was closed. Year after year, as age advanced and beauty receded her desperation grew...
Kediak and the Legend of Ashwathama
By Cian Beirdd
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,980. Language: American English. Published: April 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
There is a legend of a hunter. He travels the world, following the herd animals, killing them and using every part of them. He rarely interacts with the tribes, and no one ever finds him unless he wishes it. This man, Ashwathama, can do things most people cannot. He is a hard man, a secretive man. In the long history of my life, he is my greatest mistake. -Xia
Carthaginian Empire - Book 3 - The Macedonean Cycle
By David Bowman
Series: Carthaginian Empire, Book 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,440. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014 by Bluewood Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Previously only available as individual e-book short stories, this collection features episodes 12 to 15 of the original series and a bonus episode previously only available in the print anthology.
Cassandra's Children
By Manuela Cardiga
Price: Free! Words: 2,130. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
A Goddess' gift of Sight to her chosen people is abused, and her vengence will be fearful. Pray to the Gods the caul before your eyes is never ripped away, pray you never see the future...
Carthaginian Empire - Book 1 - The Barbarian Cycle
By David Bowman
Series: Carthaginian Empire, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,940. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014 by Bluewood Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Previously only available as individual e-book short stories, this collection features episodes 1 to 4 of the original Carthaginian Empire series and two bonus episodes previously only available in the print anthology.
Kediak and the Coku Clan
By Cian Beirdd
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,060. Language: American English. Published: March 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
Daily Bulletin: For all who do not already know this, the tribe is in desperate need of earth's blood for the lunar ritual. Any person discovering a healthy stash should report their finding immediately. It need not be said that the well-being of the tribe depends on every one of its members.
Tutankhamen Speaks
By Cheryl Carpinello
Series: The Quest Books · Companions to The Quest Books. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,720. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
(4.00 from 1 review)
Hundreds of years ago, scrolls that would alter the view of Ancient Egypt's most famous pharaoh were lost. Rumors through the ages said the scrolls told of a time that the Pharaoh Tutankhamen spoke from beyond the grave. No one who heard of these scrolls believed that the scrolls had ever existed.
Sons Of Janus
By Sheila Seymour
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 2,210. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
During his lifetime Tchaikovsky, composer of The 1812 Overture and Swan Lake, was lionised throughout Russia, Europe and the United States of America. But little is known about the man himself as the USSR guarded the reputation of its heroes closely.
The Incas Discovered
By david lopes
Series: History Portal, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 1,990. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The story of David as he travels back in time to find out what really happened to the Incas in Machu Picchu , Peru .
Kediak and the Children of Nelvaa
By Cian Beirdd
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,310. Language: American English. Published: February 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Attention all caravans traveling through the Meniskas: We are a tribe mining for copper along the easternmost trail. We are willing to trade our metal for goods or knowledge. We are not interested in profits, just fair trade. Treat us honestly and we will all prosper. The rumors about bear-men are entirely unfounded, a lie propounded by those who would take advantage of our isolation.
Kediak of the Biainili
By Cian Beirdd
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,020. Language: American English. Published: January 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
(5.00 from 1 review)
The year is 10,000. There are some communities near consistent sources of food and water, fishing villages mainly. Most humans live in highly mobile communities. Life is hard, but people work together to survive in their world of ice and sand. Food, tools, and services are often communal. Orphaned and left to his own wits at the age of twelve, Kediak does not belong to anyone or anything.
Age of Obsidian
By Cian Beirdd
Price: Free! Words: 2,280. Language: American English. Published: December 28, 2013. Category: Essay » Literature
This essay gives a brief overview of the central character, Kediak. It also provides a setting for the age; the struggle for survival as the glaciers continue to drain water away and make it impossible for flora to survive. It also provides a brief glimpse into the more mysterious elements he will encounter in his travels. These are not fantastic stories, they are historical science fiction.
The Lord
By Dennis Carroll
Series: Secular religious stories, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,660. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
“The Lord” is a 5000 word short story which narrates a secular explanation for the traditions in the period of history between Abraham and Moses. It hopefully respects the sensibilities of the three major religions that hold this period to be governed by the supernatural. The story is part science fiction and part speculative religious history.
雪后
By 淳香诀
Price: Free! Words: 240. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: December 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
她从白雪漫漫的北疆走来,华丽的车辇隐去了深深的留恋,得到盛世帝王的青睐并非易事,她却战胜了本心的思恋让自己成为皇后······如果没有那场庆功的大典,她或许根本不会再想起他,只是站在帝王的身后,她还要有皇后的尊威······然而,已经身为太子的儿子却让这平静的一切重新“洗牌”,还有倜傥不羁的小儿子为了保全母亲,为了珍重爱人而做出义无反顾的选择······这一切都将在盛世的漫天飞雪中纠缠,深陷,逆转,平静······
Joshua Maximus, The Gospel According To The Storyteller
By Dennis Carroll
Series: Secular religious stories, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,670. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
"Joshua Maximus, The Gospel According To The Storyteller” is a novellette of 15,700 words.The genre is historical religious fiction revolving around Jesus and John the Baptist. The story provides a secular interpretation of two of the most significant religious figures in history. This is a secular interpretation of supernatural events and should not be confused with "Christian Book" genre.
Het meisje van het Grote Hert
By Jan J.B. Kuipers
Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 6,860. Language: Dutch. Published: November 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
"Nauwelijks enkele passen voor me verschijnt iemand. Opnieuw een angstaanjagende jonge krijger, met een strakgespannen boog deze keer. Ach, het is mijn broer Reigeroog! Hij kijkt me koud aan, zijn dodelijke pijl is op mijn hart gericht." - Een spannend avontuur voor lezers vanaf ongeveer tien jaar. Ga mee naar het kustgebied van de Nederlanden in de Bronstijd, meer dan drieduizend jaar geleden.
Death and disease in the peak and other past perils
By John Spencer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 18,150. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Death and Disease in the Peak and Other Past Perils is a fascinating book by John Spencer who has researched the various diseases that were prevalent the Peak District in bygone times.
Jar Baby
By Lori R. Lopez
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,820. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Undead
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
The creepy tale of a ghoulish baby by Lori R. Lopez. This short story ties in ancient history with modern horror as a museum's mummies rise up for a night of terror and fun at a museum.
3 Tales of the Cat
By T. Lee Harris
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 13,220. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
3 Tales of the Cat contains three previously published short stories in the Sitehuti & Nefer-Djenou-Bastet ancient Egyptian series. It includes To Be a Scribe, The Scribe Vanishes and Wanting the Fish.