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Bloodlines
Price: Free! Words: 4,550. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
During the time of the Pharoahs of Egypt, the goddess Bastet is sent by Ra to prevent the murder of the expectant mother of the next Pharoah, but the future is clouded as to the identity of the killer. Bastet must discover who is to be the murderer, and thereby thwart the chaos certain to ensue should the future heir be kept from being born. But time is running out and disaster appears imminent.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Color of Vengeance
Price: Free! Words: 6,070. 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.
Iphigenia
Price: Free! Words: 2,120. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014. Categories: 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.
Superficial Sacrifices
Price: Free! Words: 2,160. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
In this offbeat satire, a high priest living in ancient Egypt’s Golden Age reluctantly comes to grips with the distracting elements of modern life and its impact on religious devotion during the grand exposition of his kingdom’s most sacred holiday.
Byzantium, Book 1: Dead Men's Road
Price: Free! Words: 19,010. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014 by Pro Se Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
In Byzantium Book One: Dead Men’s Road, a beautiful woman tasked with delivering a sealed package to the Invisible College in Byzantium is pursued by merciless bandits, relentless undead, and a charming scoundrel who has nothing to lose.
First Flight of Abbas Ibn Firnas
Price: Free! Words: 2,420. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
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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.
В древних Фивах
Price: Free! Words: 1,530. Language: Russian. Published: June 12, 2014 by Boris Seaweed. Categories: 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.