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Telemachus Dreams: Cantos 1, 2 and 3, The Cyclops and the Sea
Price: Free! Words: 6,100. Language: British English. Published: October 23, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Epic
Telemachus Dreams is a fantasy adventure that will appeal to fans of Madeline Miller's Circe and Emily Wilson's translation of The Odyssey, as well as those who loved Percy Jackson and the Olympians and Revolting Rhymes. Readers who love tales of the Greek gods, heroes, myths, monsters, witches, piracy and adventure will not be able to put down this rhyming retelling of The Odyssey.
Giants Fall
Price: $3.99 $0.99 USD. (75% off until Dec. 31!) Words: 26,360. Language: American English. Published: October 5, 2015 by Dragonfly Publishing, Inc.. Categories: Plays » Ancient & Classical
When the Trojans and the Greeks arrange for a duel between Achilles and Paris to end the war, everyone expects Achilles will be victorious. But when Paris wins the confrontation, both camps have to deal with the aftermath. Helen realizes she must face more years of exile as Paris' wife, while Odysseus plots to steal Ajax's share of Achilles' spoils, including the lovely slave Briseis.
Achilles vs. Mecha-Hector: A Bronzepunk Adventure
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 52,380. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2015 by Sol Invictus. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
After his fatal duel with Achilles, Prince Hector of Troy is brought back to life by a rogue adherent of Vulcan. Thrust back into a world he no longer understands, Hector and his geriatric companions must navigate the mystery surrounding his resurrector’s death, a sinister plot by Lovecraftian gods from Troy’s dark past, and their own alcohol-induced incompetence.
In Defense Of Troy: The Prince's Ascent
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 130,320. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The Trojan War is in its eighth year. Sarpedon King of Lykia leads its defense as Priam is too old to fight and his eldest son Hektor too inexperienced. Together the brave Sarpedon and the wily Priam have forged a motley alliance capable of holding out against the overwhelming might of Agamemnon’s armada. Agamemnon, though, is secretly implementing a new strategy to bring the City to its knees.
A Knight Of The Legion Of Honour Is Here
Price: Free! Words: 15,070. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
With its witches, pirates, dragons and other fabulous elements, this fully illustrated book is a fairy tale set in our times. It concentrates as well on mythological matters, taking the children on a dream journey around our planet, running also through the circus and casino word. In her tales, the author captures both the notion of universality and the value of the wealth of human feelings.
Helen, The First Trojan Horse
Price: $9.89 USD. Words: 79,520. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
Helen, The First Trojan Horse tells the powerful love story of Helen and Menelaus. It follows their lives through the Trojan War and their return to Sparta. It explores the strong undercurrent of events and circumstances from the Greek and Trojan point of view that led to the War and gives a unique perspective on Helen’s role in it.
The Wisdom of Parenthood: An Essay
Series: Subway Line, no. 7. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 7,110. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2013 by Upper West Side Philosophers, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Adoption, Essay » Sociology
THE WISDOM OF PARENTHOOD is a provocative meditation on the meaning, experience and practice of parenthood both as a universally human phenomenon across history and, more specifically, in the age of assisted reproduction, in vitro fertilization, gestational surrogacy, “third-party production,” international adoption and the transformation of the nuclear family with the rise of LGBT parenting.
The Oracles of Troy
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 144,660. Language: British English. Published: October 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
Achilles is dead and the hope of the Greeks has died with him. But when a series of oracles appears offering an end to the war against Troy, only one man has the courage and intelligence to fulfill them: Odysseus, king of Ithaca. With his friend Eperitus, he must follow the trail toward the greatest deception of all time. The Trojan Horse.
The Wrath of Aphrodite Book One
Series: The Wrath of Aphrodite. You set the price! Words: 33,010. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
In the last year of the Trojan war, an exiled Amazon war captain faces her greatest adversary - the mighty Achilles. These two cynical warriors mock love and the Goddess Aphrodite. Furious at their conversation, Aphrodite retaliates. Gods and Goddesses meddle in the lives of mortals against the backdrop of the Trojan war.
The Curse of Troy: Helen's Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,200. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Helen of Troy! The most beautiful woman in the world. Her face launched a thousand ships. Betrayal, greed and power unfold in this compelling Greek tragedy.