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The Mirror and the Mage
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,900. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2015 by David. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
When 14-year old Lucius Junius Brutus swims the Tiber River he counts on King Tarquin making him a warrior in the Etruscan army of Rome. Instead, Lucius' father sends Lucius to guard the dusty scrolls of Rome's legendary lawgiver, Numa Pompilius. Lucius soon finds that the scrolls contain untold power. If Lucius masters the grammar of the scrolls, he will rule the world. But is that best for Rome?
The Augur
Price: Free! Words: 7,040. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
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Nothing in Rome can be done without an augury. A magistrate is elected, a law is made, a marriage is arranged; the augur reads the signs in the heavens - the flight of birds, or the roar of thunder. It is, in many ways, a formality; but sometimes the gods seem to speak more directly, and a man's sanity could easily be threatened.
Etruscan Origins
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,700. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Social Science » Archaeology
The Etruscans remain one of Western Europe’s most enigmatic people. Where they came from is uncertain. Herodotus believed they were from Lydia. Dionysius of Halicarnassus argued they were indigenous to Tuscany. This overview sets out the models of causation used to explain their origins and incorporates the findings of recent DNA studies.
Elios
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 96,160. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
As a Solean Observer, Elios studies human nature and must remain neutral. This is not his first mission, and he is confident he’ll do his job right. Then, in Athens, Elios locks eyes with Gaia, and for the first time in his long life, he develops feelings he doesn’t have a name for.
River of Tuscany
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,000. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
River of Tuscany blends mystery with history in stories set along the Arno River during Italy’s past. A cryptic guild of hydraulic engineers wields twelve rules of wisdom to alter civilization. Hannibal used them to smash the Romans, Dante to transform Italy's language, and Da Vinci to herald in the Renaissance. Now a powerful young woman must decide - who will unleash these to the world?
A High Shrill Thump: War Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,680. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Science fiction, fantasy, and horror anthology, "A High Shrill Thump: War Stories," marshals a convoy of more than a dozen short stories about war's mysterious dominion over human destiny. These far-out tales transport readers through the emotional, macabre, chaotic, and even uproarious situations created by war.