Books tagged: steppes

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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.
Imaginary Kings
Series: Amgalant, Book 2. Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 246,630. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
(5.00)
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: $4.00 USD. Words: 213,740. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
(4.60)
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.
City of Tears
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 79,460. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
City of Tears is set on the Central Asian steppes in the years prior to the rise of Genghiz Khan. It's an action-adventure story that gets into the heads of the nomads, showing how difficult it was for a leader to unite the tribes, but how explosive that force could be when united. And, specifically, how a lack of cross-cultural empathy can result in terrible massacres. Then as now.