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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?
The Sheep from the Goats (Amgalant 2.2)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 161,340. Language: British English. Published: September 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Is he Saint Tchingis? Has he grown a monster? Perceptions differ. From the arse end of the steppe, out of nowhere, now he towers over other kings.
Me and Atrocity (Amgalant 2.1)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,670. Language: British English. Published: September 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
‘Jamuqa had witnessed, aged fifteen, his tribe strung up on trees. Perhaps you have to go one further.’ Jamuqa is mad, and commits an atrocity in challenge of Temujin.
When I am King (Amgalant 1.2)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 99,800. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
“Imagine you had a prophecy you’re the advent of the Promised One, the Right Guide and the Champion of Light. You’d believe that, right? And if you didn’t, you’d love to meet people who do.” Temujin has an awkward time with the prophecy about him and he’s happy to remain unknown. However, war and politics rudely intrude.
Of Battles Past (Amgalant 1.1)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,730. Language: British English. Published: September 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
The Mongols are a people of orphans. A disastrous battle with China has left wives without husbands, children without fathers. Temujin is one of these children, impoverished by the heavy tribute China has punished them with, in danger of forgetting what a Mongol stands for. Worse, Temujin's the subject of a prophecy: that he is to fight that terrible battle over again, this time with victory.
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
(5.00 from 1 review)
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: $8.99 USD. Words: 246,630. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
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?