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A Favorite Son
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Price: Free! Words: 18,540. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
This is a gripping story of greed, betrayal, and regret. In it, Yankle describes the plot, in which his mother Becky (modeled on the biblical figure of Rebecca) conceives the idea to cheat both Esav, her other son, and her husband Isaac who is lying on his deathbed. Is it love or respect for age that drives his hesitation—or rather, it is the fear to be found out?
The Color of Vengeance
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Price: Free! Words: 4,830. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
A standalone short story excerpted from Morning's Journey, The Dragon's Dove Chronicles book 2.
Mi Mesías: Libro I
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Price: Free! Words: 16,500. Language: Spanish. Published: February 23, 2015 by J.J. Villarreal. Category: Fiction » Christian » Historical
*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?
עתליה בת איזבל /נובלה דרמתית
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Price: Free! Words: 18,550. Language: Hebrew. Published: February 13, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
עתליה תופסת את הכתר בממלכת יהודה לאחר שבנה – המלך אחזיה- נהרג בקרב עם המורד יהוא, בעת שביקר אצל מלך ישראל ביזרעאל. עתליה היא עובדת אלילי הבעל והאשרה- כמו אמהּ איזבל. היא רוצחת את כל הזכרים משושלת בית דוד- ובעורמתה עדיין מניחה לעובדי אדונָי בירושלים להמשיך בקיום מצוות התורה. כל זאת- למרות התנגדותם לעריצותה ולתרבותה. עתליה נופלת מחמת .טירוּפה: היא דורשת לאמץ ילד שנראה לה בחלומה ..פורץ נגדה מרד
Rewind Rewrite
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Price: Free! Words: 4,620. Language: British English. Published: February 9, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In a secret and ancient chamber beneath the Vatican, a mercenary is commissioned to capture and bring back the truth. He soon learns that, when reliving old stories, there’s no safety in numbers. Rewind Rewrite is a new short story by Brighton-based writer, Justin McKeating.
La mujer serpiente
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Price: Free! Words: 88,410. Language: Spanish. Published: January 31, 2015. Category: Fiction » Horror » Undead
Una novela zombie juvenil en el Antiguo Egipto Una joven que lucha contra muertos vivientes, la ruina de su familia y la pérdida de derechos de la mujer en el Egipto griego Ptolemaico
The Raven King (a poem from Godless I)
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Price: Free! Words: 290. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2015. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Epic
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
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Price: Free! Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
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.
The Writer - A Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
In Ancient Rome, a young writer decides to publish a story that will change the world.
Los enamorados en el estanque de los nenúfares
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Price: Free! Words: 22,000. Language: Spanish. Published: January 3, 2015. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
LOS ENAMORADOS EN EL ESTANQUE DE LOS NENÚFARES es la primera de una saga de novelas centradas en la mujer en el antiguo Egipto, en la moda y costumbres y la situación de las féminas en la antigüedad.
Iphigenia
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Price: Free! Words: 2,120. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Agamemnon, elected leader of the Greek expedition against Troy, must submit to an angry godess’s demand for human sacrifice or face rebellion from the assembled army.
Pondicherry
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Price: Free! Words: 6,940. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Pondicherry is a short story to introduce a significant setting in the novel, The Star of India, which is available online today. Pondicherry, India is a destination to the past as well as the present. Located on India's Coromandel Coast, Pondicherry celebrates its French colonial history, blends it with the local Tamil culture, and fills the senses with a rich and varied heritage.
Be With Me
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Price: Free! Words: 52,270. Language: British English. Published: October 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Barely a wife before she became a widow, Briallen feels like she’s lost everything – and now she has to watch a group of strangers move into the house she once called home. As hard as that it is to face, it’s made even more difficult by a man she feels drawn to, and two children she can’t help but love. Everyone deserves a second chance at love, even in the Iron Age.
Forever Hearts
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Series: Forever, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 52,780. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
(2.00 from 1 review)
What if love lasts for all time? Love can be amazing but also frustrating. It can also be profound and mysterious. Dr. Kate O'Leary's life is about to be turned completely upside down. Her basic beliefs about existence, love, and who she is are about to explode like an atomic bomb. This intense, paranormal, and epic romance will have you journeying through many twists and turns.
Sharma's Women
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Price: Free! Words: 97,890. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2014 by Aichje Books. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Filled with pride and ambition, two shepherd boys lead their nation from disgrace to greatness. But the price is high--very high. And their task is complicated by the fact that Sharma never could say ‘no’ to his women.
First Flight of Abbas Ibn Firnas
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Price: Free! Words: 2,420. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
(3.00 from 1 review)
Have you wondered what the first glider flight was like? It happened in 875 A.D. and Abbas Ibn Firnas was the one who accomplished the feat.
From The Deer Forest: A Story of Wolves
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Price: Free! Words: 16,450. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Before Europeans arrived in the Pacific Northwest rainforest, deer, wolves, elk and man lived in balance. This story follows a single pack of wolves in the pristine wilderness of what we now call the Olympic Mountains and the Hoh River valley as they give birth, raise their young, fight for survival, and endure as part of this majestic web of life.
В древних Фивах
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Price: Free! Words: 1,530. Language: Russian. Published: June 12, 2014 by Boris Seaweed. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Девушка-археолог, находясь в Египте на западном берегу Нила вблизи современного Луксора (древние Фивы), решает сходить в-одиночку к развалинам храма. В результате несчастного случая у нее происходит помутнение сознания. Она впадает в транс, представляя себя реинкарнацией древнеегипетской царицы, и оказывается свидетельницей собственных похорон в Долине Цариц. Перевел с английского Boris Seaweed.
The End of Cleo
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Price: Free! Words: 4,620. Language: British English. Published: June 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
An original rendition of the death scene of Cleopatra, presented in the form of a dialogue between the Egyptian queen and her handmaiden, Charmion. All inhibitions are scattered to the four winds as the two women unburden their souls and speak their minds before they die. As the author himself calls this piece "ghastly", you have a good idea what to expect!
Seeking Absolution
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Price: Free! Words: 217,570. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Seeking Absolution is a sweeping Twelfth Century tale. When Prince Richard and Lady Anne fall in love, they both assume there can never be a match between them. Still, Richard pursues Anne as if she were the Holy Grail. Richard’s rival, King Philip finds that he too has feelings for the lovely and intelligent Anne—but does he love her only because Richard does?