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The Gate of Worlds
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,190. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2017 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Science fiction » General
An Alternate History adventure in the modern day Turkish and Aztec Empires.
The Jewel and the Ember: Love Stories of the Ancient Middle East
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 70,870. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fairy tales
A compelling collection of enlightening, joyful, painful, funny and heartrending love stories from throughout the ancient Middle East. These ten wonderful tales are not found in the familiar Arabian Nights, but are drawn from sources such as Zoroastrian Persia, the Turkish Oghuz, from folklore still told in Afghanistan and from epics and myths of the Bedouin peoples of Arabia.
Passions,power,perfidy
Price: Free! Words: 49,810. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Kalhana, a Kashmiri, was the author of Rajatarangini, and is regarded as the first properly documented historian of the undivided Indian Subcontinent. He composed his book Rajatarangini, the river of kings, in A.D. 1148-49. His father, Champaka, was the minister of king Harsha of Kashmir (A.D. 1089-1101). Kalhana starts his narrative with description of Gonanda dynasty after referring to his study
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.
Thanos Kondylis, An Unknown Conspiracy of the Venetian Nobility (1537-1540)
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 1,210. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 16th Century
This is the story of an unknown conspiracy of the Venetian nobility that took place in Venice during the third Venetian-Turkish war (1537-1540)
Lyssandra
Price: Free! Words: 51,860. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
A love story set in Renaissance Kosovo. Amid the turbulant times of the Turkish invasions of Europe and the Inquisition, two people seek toovercome thier past and seek a new future.
Against Walls
Series: Amgalant, Book 1. Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 213,740. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
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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.
The Crusades: A History of One of the Most Epic Military Campaigns of All Time
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,030. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The Crusades were a series of military campaigns undertaken by Western European countries between the 11th and 16th century. Originally called by the Pope of the Catholic Church, the stated first goal was to take up the cross and restore Christian control over the Holy Land (namely Jerusalem). In total Western Europe engaged in over 10 crusades, though not all were for this original purpose.
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.
Lucky In Cyprus: A True Story ABout A Boy, A Teacher, An Earthquake, Some Terrorists And The CIA
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 167,010. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
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Lucky In Cyprus is a coming-of-age story set in the Middle East during the height of the Cold War. An American teenager – son of a CIA operative – is inspired by grand events and a Greek Cypriot teacher. He witnesses earthquakes and riots and terrorist attacks, but in the end it is his teacher’s gentle lessons that keep him whole.