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The Descent
Price: Free! Words: 8,550. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
The Epic of Gilgamesh seen through the eyes of his sworn brother and companion, Enkidu, as he faces seven trials on the descent to eternity in the House of Dust.
Archaeology Kids Mystery of the Anasazi
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,260. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Prehistory, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Join twins, Paul and Sylvia Martin as they discover a new archaeological site in the Southwestern United States. Follow along as they get to participate in the excavation of this Anasazi cultural site and see actual photos of the features and artifacts found.
Neanderthal Mythos
Price: Free! Words: 14,420. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
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What do you do when the Mist Spirits reach for you in the forest glades? How do young hunters learn to hunt? How do you stay out of trouble, to live another day? Where did The People come from? Were Neanderthals the knuckled dragging, hirsute, chest beating, embarrassing cousin of Humans or were they intelligent, forbearing survivalists? What does it take to live in a Neanderthal world?
Interviews of Kephrath - Labayu
Price: Free! Words: 4,580. Language: British English. Published: November 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
This is one of a series of character interviews from The Flame Before Us. This interview is with Labayu, a Kinahny man who grew up in Kephrath, but until recently was living among the northern tribes of the Ibriym, in the Galil region. He has recently moved back to Giybon, largest of the Four Towns. If you like the interview and extract, The Flame Before Us is available as a full-length novel.
Interviews of Kephrath - Hekanefer
Price: Free! Words: 3,210. Language: British English. Published: November 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
This is one of a series of character interviews from The Flame Before Us. This interview is with Hekanefer, formerly a Mitsriy scribe attached to a military unit stationed in Gedjet and part of the army responsible for defending the province. He is now living in Shalem. If you like the interview and extract, The Flame Before Us is available as a full-length novel.
Interviews of Kephrath - Nikleos and Kastiandra
Price: Free! Words: 3,580. Language: British English. Published: November 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
This is one of a series of character interviews from The Flame Before Us. This interview is with Nikleos and Kastiandra, who travelled with their Sherden clan east across the sea and then south from Wilios. The clan has now settled peaceably outside the town of Yabesh, to the east of the River and just outside the hill country. If you like the interview, The Flame Before Us is available as a novel
Interviews of Kephrath - Tadugari and Anilat
Price: Free! Words: 3,330. Language: British English. Published: November 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
This is one of a series of character interviews from The Flame Before Us. This interview is with Tadugari and Anilat, who fled the destruction of the city of Ikaret and settled in Shalem, at the southern edge of the hill country and a morning's walk from Kephrath. If you like the interview and extract, The Flame Before Us is available as a full-length novel.
Ready Reference Treatise: The Ramayana
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,290. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The Ramayana is regarded to be one of the most sacred books of Sanatana Dharma, generally called Hinduism. It has its highly respectable and sacred place in the Hindu literature.
Amrapali - A Journey from Courtesan to Monk
Price: Free! Words: 7,750. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: August 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Amrapali is a renowned personality in the history of India. She was a courtesan in Vaishali, the capital of the Vajji Republic. The book attempts to uncover the geopolitical issues that even did not spare the enlightened Buddha. The 2500 year old story exposes a woman’s struggle against society and the fatal consequences that brought the world’s first republic to an end.
Hard Hero Hengest
Series: Grimm Tales. Price: Free! Words: 16,100. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Grimm is back, this time telling 21st Century London School boy Jamie about Hengest - the first Englishman.
Big Bold Beowulf
Series: Grimm Tales. Price: Free! Words: 19,560. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
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The true story of Beowulf as told by an old man who was there. At least that is what Grimm is telling 21st Century London schoolboy Jamie.
Ready Reference Treatise: The King Must Die
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,850. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The author has created a plausible story based on archaeological and anthropological premises. The author believes that it may have developed into the myth.
Crepuscular Rays
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,280. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
“Crepuscular Rays” is a collection of my tales. Crime. Actuality. Humour. One of the tales, “Red Scum” is the next in the “OMG series”, the series of stories about and by Oscar Maria Graf, observant globe-trotter and writer, younger contemporary of Oscar Wilde. In the story “Red Scum” he tells about Eric Stenbock (1860-1895).
The Carrier Pigeon
Price: Free! Words: 4,200. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
While out chasing each other, two children come across a carrier pigeon with a conflicting message that may put them in harm's way.
Reloj de arena
Price: Free! Words: 9,950. Language: Spanish. Published: April 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Alejandro Magno rompe el nudo gordiano y conquista la ciudad, pero los restos dejados tienen un poder inimaginable. Dos sacerdotes recogerán ese poder y... sólo unos pocos lograrán descubrir lo que ocultan.
A Favorite Son
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,880. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Inspirational
A Favorite Son is a modern twist on an old tale: Jacob and his mother are plotting together against the elderly father Isaac, who is lying on his deathbed. They wish to get their hands on the inheritance and take control of the power in the family. Jacob yearns to become the favorite son, but sees only one way to achieve it: deceit.
The Color of Vengeance
Price: Free! Words: 6,160. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A war is coming. A warrior is born. Stand-alone novella excerpted from Morning's Journey, The Dragon's Dove Chronicles, book 2.
Mi Mesías: Libro I
Price: Free! Words: 16,500. Language: Spanish. Published: February 23, 2015 by Torre Fuerte. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
*Primer libro de dos*. Benjamín es un joven pastor en Belén de Judea cuya vida cambia para siempre una noche en la que el cielo se ilumina y los ángeles anuncian la venida del Mesías. Pero aunque Benjamín está emocionado por la venida del Cristo... Yeshúa no es mas que un bebé. Lentamente, Y así su vida comienza a dar en espiral hacia abajo... ¿Habrá algo, o algo que lo pueda redimir?
The Raven King (a poem from Godless I)
Price: Free! Words: 290. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Epic, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The Raven King poem, is a prophetic tale from the Great War, inscribed on the Raven Stone, which comes into Elianna's possession in GODLESS I.
Quintus Saturnus The Time of Five Emperors
Price: Free! Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
Amidst the chaos of Rome's civil wars, Quintus Saturnus the mason works hard to produce busts for the Imperial Cult. But constant regime change makes getting paid difficult. Inspired by Robert Grave’s I Claudius and Gore Vidal’s Julian, this is an account of how one man negotiated the anarchy of 68-69AD - the Time of Five Emperors.