Books tagged: mesopotamia

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Knowledge
By David Herne
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,650. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2010 by Tectonic. Category: Fiction
Over 5,000 years ago in Mesopotamia, something remarkable happened - the seeds of western civilisation were sown. In the city-state of Eridu, perhaps the earliest city of ancient Sumer, knowledge grew rapidly and became highly valued in its own right. Looking back in time, an intelligence beyond our understanding was determined to learn something of the profound discoveries that occurred there.
The Battle Honours of the Royal Hampshire Regiment
By Rupert Matthews
Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,990. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2010 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction
Men from Hampshire have for generations fought in the ranks of the Royal Hampshire Regiment, or its predecessors. All 160 Battle Honours of the regiment are featured in this book, including Blenheim, Minden, Barrosa, Kabul, Paardeburg, Mons, The Somme, Mesopotamia, Ypres, Passchendaele, Dunkirk, North Africa, Sicily, D-Day and Rhine Crossing.
Ziggurat: How Ur Gave Birth
By Kenneth Briggs
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,720. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2011. Category: Fiction
Ziggurat takes place in a time of innovation and change within people and within communities. "What is trying to happen here?" is the book's underlying question, a question to which we can all relate as we stand at the start of a new millennium.
Pale Queen's Courtyard
By Marcin Wrona
Price: Free! Words: 112,950. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2011. Category: Fiction
Kamvar, a soldier, has lost his way. Leonine, a thief and sorcerer, has forgotten that he had one to lose. When the daughter of a High Priest finds herself exiled and hunted across the entirety of conquered Ekka, both men will remember who they are, and the country's invaders will learn that memories, unlike temples, are not so easily torn down.
Golden Feathers Falling
By Marcin Wrona
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,670. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2011. Category: Fiction
By night, Alit wards off clumsy advances from boring scribes and functionaries. By day, she carries letters across dangerous Numush to add coins to her dowry. After her tablet house is attacked, she hires a band of mercenaries to find out why, and is drawn into an Ekka she has only glimpsed: a land built on vengeance, crime for coin, and simmering revolution.
The Real ID Jack - The Theft of Black Identity as the Chosen People of God
By Nasir Hakim
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,970. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2011 by Secretarius MEMPS. Category: Nonfiction
The Real ID Jack The Theft Of Black Identity As The Chosen People Of God By Nasir Maker Hakim Language is used to communicate; yet there are literary divices used to communicate as well. This books explores how buzz-words, double speak, and various other literary devices are used to deceive the uninformed even to the extent of concealing the identity of an entire people from themselves.
The Scribe's Family
By Don Jacobson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 116,480. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2011. Category: Fiction
An historical novel of unprecedented scope, a family saga enacted on an evolving stage of ten settings, ten eras, ten Golden Ages, spanning five millennia. gilded by a fascinating variety of customs, mores and taboos, trades and religions, traditions and temptations to cunningly beguile the scribe's lively, growing family.
When on High
By Marcin Wrona
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,390. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2012. Category: Fiction
War has returned to conquered Ekka. At its heart, a sorcerer promises victory and, at last, freedom from oppression. All he asks in return is a throne.
Tablet of Destinies
By Rebecca Shelley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,960. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2012 by Wonder Realms Books. Category: Fiction
When Tiamat steals the Tablet of Destinies from Anu, the sky god, Gidd, Anu's youngest servant is sent in human form to infiltrate Tiamat's realm and retrieve the Tablet. Gidd's rash actions embroil the young priest, Ber-chan, in the quest with him. Captured and sold as slaves, Gidd and Ber-chan go on a harrowing journey, face terrifying monsters, and confront Tiamat herself.
Stranded Angels
By Ralph Joseph-Mirani
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,800. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2012 by AKW Books. Category: Fiction
Ali has a going trading business with three mules to carry his goods. Okay, except for the thieves who raid the countryside and the visitors from space who have a secret cave in the mountains, diamonds, and a problem they want Ali to solve. The reward may be tremendous — if Ali can survive.