- African American fiction
- Alternative history
- Children’s books
- Coming of age
- Cultural & ethnic themes
- Fairy tales
- Gay & lesbian fiction
- Graphic novels & comics
- Humor & comedy
- Literary collections
- Mystery & detective
- Plays & Screenplays
- Science fiction
- Themes & motifs
- Thriller & suspense
- Transgressional fiction
- Visionary & metaphysical
- Women's fiction
- Young adult or teen
- Antiques & Collectibles
- Art, Architecture, Photography
- Business & Economics
- Career Guides
- Children's Books
- Comics (nonfictional)
- Computers and Internet
- Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits
- Education and Study Guides
- Engineering, trades, and technology
- Gay and Lesbian
- General reference
- Health, wellbeing, & medicine
- Home and Garden
- Language Instruction
- Literary criticism
- New Age
- Politics and Current Affairs
- Relationships and Family
- Religion and Spirituality
- Science and Nature
- Sex and Relationships
- Social Science
- Sports & outdoor recreation
- True Crime
Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Dust Shall You Eat: A Novel in Weekly Installments by Rob Halverson
You set the price! Words: 520. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Adventure » Action
An ensemble cast of characters back 1879 trace a line down the foothills of the Alleghenies to the redemption of very nearly none of them.
Brothers of the Zodiac: Water (Prologue) by Maxwell Thomas
Price: Free! Words: 5,980. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2017 by Zarra Knightley Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
In ancient Mesopotamia, six immortal sons of Inanna are charged to assassinate Gilgamesh.
Daughters of Ishmael by Annaliese Lemmon
Price: Free! Words: 1,340. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Religious, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The five daughters of Ishmael don’t get together very often with the feud between Laman and Nephi worsening after the death of Lehi. But as they gather around the fireside, Adah, Nephi’s wife, is upset. Mahalath, Laman’s wife, wants to help, but she will have to choose her sister or her husband. A 759 word flash fiction
Seeds of War (the Lilboox Mahabharata Vol. 1) by Somdip Datta
Price: Free! Words: 2,790. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2017 by Lilboox. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The graphic novel adaptation of the epic Mahabharata is enriched with vivid characters and colorful maps. This volume covers the origin of the Kuru and Panchala kingdoms, the early history of the Kuru Kings, and the inspiring story of the river’s son. In Kuru the rivalry between cousins takes an ugly turn, while in Panchala an enraged King seeks vengeance.
The Ninth Vishnu by Samaka
Price: Free! Words: 3,700. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: May 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
A rich South-Indian boy, Anandatirtha, a perfect History-Geek, finds something fishy about the ninth avatar of Vishnu and starts researching... A young man invades his house and throws him out of his own city. The young man is on a deadly mission... Can Anandatirtha Stop Him?, Will he?
The Shroud of Edessa: the Secret of Mary Magdalene by Antonio Sebastian
Price: Free! Words: 18,270. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Religious
A year after her husband’s horrific death, Mary Magdalene must return to a Jerusalem on the verge of a rebellion. Judea is torn between religious fundamentalist and the soldiers of a brutal occupation. In her husband’s tomb she finds a mystery that she cannot destroy. To protect a secret she cannot understand she must risk everything she loves.
Die Galaktische Allianz XMas Special: Hathor - Das Lichterfest by Arlo Tratlonovich
Series: Die Galaktische Allianz. Price: Free! Words: 8,090. Language: German. Published: December 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Wir treffen in diesem Special zum ersten Mal auf eine schillernde Persönlichkeit – Hathor, die in der Zeit des alten Ägyptens als Göttin der Liebe, der Musik, des Tanzes und einiger anderer Dinge auftritt. Hathor wird in der Geschichte der „Galaktischen Allianz“ eine besondere Rolle spielen.
The Galactic Alliance XMas Special: Hathor - The Feast of Lights by Arlo Tratlonovich
Series: The Galactic Alliance - Special. Price: Free! Words: 8,120. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
We meet for the first time in this Xmas Special a dazzling personality - Hathor, who acts in the time of ancient Egypt as the goddess of love, music, dance and some other things. Hathor will play a special role in the history of the Galactic Alliance.
Spring by Bell Daniels
Price: Free! Words: 7,990. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Kai is a travelling musician during the time of the Sung Dynasty of Imperial China. He finds a town, plays music for money, and moves on. One day he performs for a noble family. But the next night the noble family is brutally murdered, save for their youngest daughter May. Kai takes it upon himself to take the child away from her now dead family and take her to the Capital of China,
Mount St. Helen Trip by 99ranger
Price: Free! Words: 4,170. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical(4.00 from 1 review)
A short story of a horseback trip to Mt St. Helen's prior to the eruption. This book also has two other short references to the area.
My Year With The Gods - On The Beach by Holden Braithwaite
Price: Free! Words: 2,460. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
A forbidden beach in paradise guarded by a ferocious tiger. When tall cool blondes with legs up to their necks, who smoke sweet-smelling weed and surf with the dolphins, arrive out of the blue on a horse which speaks Greek and flies, he knows things have changed.
Roaring Twenties Cop, Mike Fargo's Own Story by Bill Gutman
Series: The Mike Fargo Mysteries. Price: Free! Words: 18,350. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Roaring Twenties Cop is Mike Fargo's story told in his words. It's an introduction to the protagonist of The Mike Fargo Mysteries series. He describes in detail his Staten Island childhood in the 1890s, the incident that made him become a cop and the first time he had to kill. He also talks about Prohibition, the New York City of the Roaring Twenties, flappers, crime and some of his tougher cases.
Fursan, magie de la Charnie ; présentation by Robert Christian Schmitte
Price: Free! Words: 6,500. Language: French. Published: October 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Religious
Présentation des romans FURSAN, dans l’histoire de France, la conquête des Gaules, la vie sous l’occupation romaine. Puis Fursan fera le tour de la Méditerranée pour connaître les sources de la religion chrétienne et du Graal ! Ensuite, l’auteur vous amènera au cœur de la France médiévale pour participer à la rédaction de la Légende du Graal. Mille ans plus tard, au Tibet et Shamballa
Irish Imbas: Celtic Mythology Collection 2016 by Irish Imbas Books
Price: Free! Words: 18,640. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
This collection by a new wave of contemporary authors (Sighle Meehan, Sheelagh Russell Brown, Marc McEntegart, Coral Atkinson and Marie Gethins) mark a new movement of authentic and original Celtic-based writing and a better understanding of Celtic cultures. The ‘Fairies’, the ‘Salmon of Knowledge’,the ‘Children of Lir’ and the ‘Selkie’. They’re all waiting for you here.
Bloodlines by Robert Hill
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 by L.J. Hayward
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 by Feath Pym
Price: Free! Words: 14,420. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Historical » Ancient(3.00 from 1 review)
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 by Richard Abbott
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.