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Carthaginian Empire 07 - Handro and Athens
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 4,000. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2010 by Bluewood Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
Athens has been humbled in battle, her army broken, her fleets destroyed. Athens herself is untouched. Handro has his orders to humiliate but not sack the city. It’s a formidable city to attack even with its reduced garrison. Can he walk the fine line between destroying Athens’ morale and uniting the Greek city states? By capturing the Vestal Virgins will he go too far? It’s now 404BC.
Carthaginian Empire 08 - Nemea And Coronea
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 4,000. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2010 by Bluewood Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
Ten years of bitter war - the combined armies of Sparta and Carthage under charismatic leaders Lysander and Handro have the chance to end it. They must eliminate the armies of their four largest opponents. Sparta are the masters of hoplite warfare. Carthage with their sea power are masters of flexibility. Can these two actually work together and win? This is 394BC. Greece is in the melting pot.
Carthaginian Empire 09 - Return to Athens
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 3,690. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2010 by Bluewood Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
Handro and Carthage have won but the cities of Greece have closed their gates to him and his Spartan allies. The Spartans stormed Corinth and reduced it. Handro must avoid that fate for Thebes and Athens. Does the legendary general/diplomat have the skills to prevent it? Can he destroy the powerbase states without destroying the cities? Its 394BC and Handro must act to prevent barbarism.
Carthaginian Empire 10 - Assassin
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 3,210. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2010 by Bluewood Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
Handro is taking a well earned rest in Athens. One night a slight sound disturbs him. Is the assassin still in the room? Who is he? Why does he want Handro dead? All is not as it seems as even his allies are turning against him. Has the whole of Greece gone mad? It is 393BC and Handro is fighting for his own life in his own bed while the world waits breathlessly on the victor.
Carthaginian Empire 11 - Revenge
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 3,760. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2010 by Bluewood Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
After the failed assassination Handro must act. Has Lysander truly decided to change sides? Why send a Theban? Why are there plumes of thick smoke rising from Thebes? If Lysander is dead and the Spartans have gone mad with blood lust is it time to remove this cancer from Greece? It is 392BC and finally Handro can complete the unification of Greece under Carthage’s rule.
Carthaginian Empire 12 - Macedonean Rebellion
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 4,340. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2010 by Bluewood Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
Phillip would be king of Macedonia if the Carthaginians hadn’t arrived. Now he must lead a last desperate rebellion against the overlords from across the sea. Is it still his destiny to rule or has Carthage the wit and might to destroy the dynasty before Alexander is even born. It is 359BC and the nexus of history is upon them.
Train Time
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,840. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2011 by AWP Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
You've seen him before: the man sitting at the airport or the train station, waiting for someone who will come...sometime. And you wondered, "Who is he waiting for?" Have you ever met someone who took your breath away, only to realize it was because you breathed the same air? Maybe that's who he's waiting for. Spending his days and nights in the station waiting...for Train Time.
Carthaginian Empire 13 - Desert Rats
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2011 by Bluewood Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
Unsettled by the Persian advances into Africa and threatened by the increased Persian military presence along the East Coast of the Mediterranean from the Dardanelles all the way to Egypt; Carthage must act. The Persians are expecting a naval attack from a naval power so when the Carthaginians strike from the desert surprise is paramount. It is 339BC and Carthage faces its greatest enemy yet.
Carthaginian Empire 14 - Tyre
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 3,740. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2011 by Bluewood Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
Having conquered Egypt it is time for the army of Carthage to move north up the coast. First the city of Tyre stands in their way and if they can subdue the fabled island citadel then Darius is massing the largest army ever seen to face them on the banks of the gentle river Issus. A river that will run with blood before the year is out. It is 333BC and Carthage must fight on land and sea.
Carthaginian Empire 15 - Empires
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2011 by Bluewood Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
When two empires meet history shows only one will stand. Persia covers more land than Carthage who controls the Mediterranean and its wealth from shore to distant shore. As the two empires confront each other in a hundred little skirmishes one will survive and one will fall. It is 330BC and if Persia falls only one small emerging state will stand in the way of Carthaginian suzerainty - Rome.