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Maccabee
By David C. Carson
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 139,790. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2013. Category: Fiction
Before the world heard of Adolph Hitler, Hezbollah, or Hamas, a Syrian king calling himself Antiochus Epiphanes called for the destruction of the Jewish nation. Against all odds, one priest and his sons stood up to the king. One of those sons became known as the Maccabee. It was the passion, faith, and military genius of the Maccabee that culminated in what is presently celebrated as Hanukkah.
Vallum Aelium
By Michael White
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,760. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2013. Category: Fiction
"My name is Kaeso Desticius Catulus of the Valeria Victix 20Th legion, tenth cohort to the Centuria commanded by Mithra blessed Alexis, of the Contubernium led by myself, ten days fresh from Deva and sent straight to the heathen wall. You may call me Catulus...." Please note that this is a short ghost story and is really designed to be read out loud to an audience late at night.
Venetian Masquerade
By Suzanne Stokes
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,430. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2013 by Musa Publishing. Category: Fiction
When Amy comes unexpectedly face-to-face with Alessandro di Benedetto, six years after he broke her heart – she has a very special reason to be scared. Because unbeknown to Alessandro, Amy had his child, and she fears that if this powerful Italian finds out about little James he will move heaven and earth to take his son away. But has she misjudged him?
The Franciscan
By James Rollo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,560. Language: Canadian English. Published: May 4, 2013 by EnemyOne. Category: Fiction
Father Giovanni Moretti, a prominent historian of the Franciscan brotherhood finds his devout routine changed overnight when he accidentally discovers a secret chamber containing an early period Cassock. With the decoded map entrusted to memory, the Franciscan sets out across the ocean blue on a two-fold mission that will take him on a journey fraught with danger and intrigue.
Marius' Mules V: Hades' Gate
By S.J.A. Turney
Series: Marius' Mules, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 171,460. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2013. Category: Fiction
54bc. As tensions build in Gaul and the druids manoeuvre the tribes towards general rebellion, Priscus and the diminishing senior staff of Caesar's army prepare to return to Britannia, this time with a vast army and a will to crush the tribes of that mysterious island.
Unconquered Son
By AJ Cooper
Series: The Imperial Chronicles, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 68,230. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2013 by Realms of Varda. Category: Fiction
The Empire threatens to collapse. As enemies multiply, a young man from the Empire's hinterlands grudgingly heads to Imperial City and finds himself at the center of the fight to save the country he loves. What follows is a tale of desert queens and legionaries, of mad girls with great gifts and scheming highborn ladies, of gods both human and divine, that will transform the world forever.
Strategos: Rise of the Golden Heart (Strategos 2)
By Gordon Doherty
Series: Strategos, Book 2. Price: $3.31 USD. Words: 119,480. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2013. Category: Fiction
Stay strong, Haga, for the Golden Heart will rise in the west. At dawn, he will wear the guise of a lion hunter. At noon, he will march to the east as if to conquer the sun itself. At dusk, you will stand with him in the final battle, like an island in the storm . . .
Blood Will Tell - a short Milo Peretti mystery
By David Bastiani
Price: Free! Words: 16,110. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2013. Category: Fiction
MILO PERETTI is back in Rome to take over the running of his late uncle’s detective agency. When the body of a businessman is found at an office nearby in Trastevere, the grieving mother refuses to believe her son took his own life. But with the Polizia di Stato preparing to close the case as suicide, will Peretti ever really uncover the truth? And will justice ever be done?
Encounter on the Caelian Hill
By Nathan Hanawalt
Price: Free! Words: 1,630. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2013. Category: Fiction
The gladiators of General Marius' revolutionary army run rampant through the streets of Rome, slaughtering the supporters of Sulla. Is this the end of the reign of law and order, or will one of the rebels put a stop to the bloodshed?
Charles Manson The Ancestry Of A Mass Murderer
By Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,160. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
Numerous true crime books have been published about the crimes of serial killer Charles Manson. My ebook differs from these types of books. I have written about the maternal and paternal genealogy of Manson's biological father, his stepfather, and his mother. I hope that readers will enjoy finding out about his roots in Kentucky. His family history can also be traced to OH, NC, NY, WVA, and VA.