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The Ordeal of Fire
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 119,730. Language: British English. Published: October 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Elowen Aubyn has reached the sanctuary of the Illuminati. There she is safe...or so she believed. For soon, betrayal and tragedy plunges Elowen into a desperate and deadly quest - to discover the Four Mysteries, ancient artefacts of great power. And Elowen must confront her deepest fear, and uncover a shocking secret. The Ordeal of Fire is a tale of magic, intrigue and daring escapes.
The Motherland Is Calling
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,720. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2016 by VDS Brink. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Young Valentin is called to fight against the Nazi invasion force in the U.S.S.R. He is driven by hate for the enemy because of an atrocity against a child. As a hero, he returns to the girl he has not forgotten since his departure for the harrowing experience of war.
The Return of the Free
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,770. Language: British English. Published: April 18, 2013 by Alt Hist Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Out of the steppe came a lone rider. A man of destiny whose prowess would change the world of the Bachyan nomads forever. He was not an enemy come to destroy the Bachyan, but a prodigal son returned to lead them to victory over those who would enslave them. The time of destiny is at hand and only a leader of legendary powers can prevail. Who will be that man?
Of Battles Past (Amgalant 1.1)
Price: Free! Words: 108,030. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
China has executed Ambaghai, the Mongols’ khan, on a hurdle with donkey ears and tail from the theatre, in mockery of the horse peoples of the steppe. It cries for hachi. ‘Hachi means that which is owed, or felt due. It can mean an act of humanity. It can mean vengeance. It meant justice.’ The Mongols go to war for Ambaghai’s hachi, in a century when no steppe people is fit to tackle China.
Riding into The Sunrise - Recollections of a bicycle journey across Russia
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 89,390. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
Spring 1993. 14 months earlier the USSR had collapsed and with Russia accessible once more Gregory Yeoman and his expedition companions set off on their bicycles to ride from the Baltic to the Pacific. Over 153 days they encountered wild landscapes, wild people, crumbling hotels and Siberia’s two cheeses on an extraordinary adventure through a nation finding itself after 70 years of Communism.
Imaginary Kings
Series: Amgalant, Book 2. Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 246,630. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
In the steppes of High Asia, the year 1188… Aged twenty, Temujin has been named Tchingis, khan over the Mongols. But only a third of his people accept a kingship based on dreams and omens. His own sworn brother Jamuqa challenges his title, and comes in the guise of a mock king against him. Are dreams and omens enough to unify the peoples of the steppe? What makes a true king?
Against Walls
Series: Amgalant, Book 1. Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 213,720. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
In the steppes of High Asia, the year 1166… ‘What is a Mongol? – As free as the geese in the air, as in unison. The flights of the geese promise us we don’t give up independence, to unite.’ The hundred tribes of the Mongols have come together with one aim: to push back against the walls that have crept onto the steppe – farther than China has ever extended its walls before.