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In the Waste Places
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,810. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Ku-Aya drives her goats towards home, but danger follows close at their heels. Hungry hyenas desperate for food, sure, but something worse that drives the hyenas on. The fog. It rolls in from the mountains at sunset. The cities built walls to protect them, but Ku-Aya's village lies bare, only standing stones marking the graves of her ancestors keep her safe. If she reaches them in time.
Changing Tides
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,340. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The goddess Ninedinni loses an epic battle with her consort/son and falls to the sea. She washes ashore and a widow rescues her. Ninedinni feels the life already growing inside her. The cycle repeats: birth, childhood, adulthood, battle. For so many lifetimes Ninedinni tried to change the cycle, but always failed. "Changing Tides", a tale of humans and deities, and forces stronger than both.
Tales from Forgotten Days
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,070. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
"Tales from Forgotten Days" collects five never-before-seen stories from fantasy and science fiction writer Kate MacLeod: the high fantasy murder mystery "Impostor Apparition", the western weird tale "Unsafe, Unsound", the pseudo-Egyptian fantasy "Tear of a Sphinx", the early Bronze Age fantasy "Changing Tides" and "In the Waste Places", the sequel to "Oil Fire".
Oil Fire
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,870. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Puabi stole secret knowledge. Her punishment? Banishment from the city. She walked out. Then she slipped on an ensorcelled jewel that hid her from sight and walked back in again. The rest of the knowledge still called to her, begging to be learned and mastered. Puabi hides in the houses that store the city’s dead, sneaking out at night to read the priests’ hidden scrolls.
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.
The Sacred History of Being
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 113,510. Language: British English. Published: November 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
Did the ancient Greeks invent philosophy, and the concept of Being? That has been the conventional wisdom for many years. In fact philosophy is very old, and its presence can be traced in other cultures in the Ancient Near East, at least as far back as the middle of the 2nd Millennium B.C.E. Thomas Yaeger explores the ancient cultural significance and context of philosophy before the Greeks.
Seven Days with Hezekiah
Series: Seven Days. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,280. Language: American English. Published: November 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
Remember King Hezekiah? He was one of the last good kings from Judah. When he received a threatening letter from Assyria, he spread it out in the temple before the Lord. But when Assyria attacked Judah, King Hezekiah lay helpless, gravely ill, dying. Isaiah, the prophet, came and told him he would not recover. Hezekiah turned his face to the wall and wept and prayed. Did God answer his prayer?
Ishtah - The Prostitute's Daughter
Price: Free! Words: 65,480. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Daughter of the most illustrious prostitute in all Arrapha, young Ishtah must find a way to endure her mother’s fame. With the ceremony of the god Ashur beginning in a few short hours, will she risk the unknown in pursuit of happiness, or succumb to acceptance of a life lived in shadows and eternal shame? - FREE for a limited time - Online ratings and reviews welcomed -
Ancient Mesopotamia: A Ducksters Book
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,900. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Ancient, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
This book about Ancient Mesopotamia is brought to you by the makers of the popular children's educational website Ducksters. Inside the book, you will travel through the history of Ancient Mesopotamia learning about its culture, people, and famous cities. You will read about the great kingdoms of Sumer, Babylonia, and Assyria. You will also discover what it was like to live in Ancient Mesopotamia.
Amarna Book II: Book of Hawara
Series: Amarna, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,470. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Historical » General
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King Mursili II’s only hope to restore his own Hittite Kingdom to greatness is to restore the Amarna line to power in Egypt, to atone for the sins of his father. Yet, with those closest to him being sacrificed in the process and the tide continuing to rise against them, how far is King Mursili prepared to go to see the prophecy fulfilled?