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In the Belly of the Beast
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You set the price! Words: 12,550. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Thomas McAndrew is a stoker on the maiden voyage of a Royal Mail Steamer; the biggest and finest to fly the British flag. Thomas is disturbed by unspoken thoughts of foreboding and dread, a fear of something bad. A fire in one of the giant coal bunkers is hastening their passage across the icy North Atlantic and their course for a fateful meeting.
Saturday Night Dance Club
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Price: Free! Words: 67,900. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Pearl's young world is shattered when Papa orders her to leave home. She takes with her the secret of catching Papa in the pantry with the maid. Pearl finds a job in the city. On weekends she heads downtown to the Canteen to volunteer as a "suitable young lady" to dance with the boys in uniform. Pearl considers this her patriotic duty --until Will sweeps her into his arms and heart.
Till Tomorrow
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,710. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2013 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
David Mugisha, a popular athlete, faces ruin after an accident leaves him crippled for life. With the help of his foster sister, he battles with the demons of his past. Having surrounded himself with superficial friends and put his entire future plans in athletics, he is left alone and without money.
The Seven Year Laowai
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You set the price! Words: 8,760. Language: American English. Published: October 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
An ESL teacher's recollections of the seven years he spent teaching English in Wuhan, China. From the alcoholism which led him there to the nasty power games that pushed him out, The Seven Year Laowai provides an unflinching look at the lives of ESL teachers in the smoggy never-never land of Wuhan, China.
The Samurai Poet
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 126,770. Language: Canadian English. Published: October 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Ishikawa Jozan wanted nothing more than to be a samurai like his father and grandfather. When an act of overzealousness costs him his position, he tries to serve his lord as a Confucian scholar. Once Ishikawa becomes entangled in political intrigues beyond his control, he discovers that the life of a hermitic literati can be just as dangerous as that of a warrior.
Catarinices
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,600. Language: Portuguese. Published: September 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
É um livro de crônicas, cartas e memórias da relação entre pai e filha, separados pelo tempo, afeto e culturas diferentes, mas na mesma língua e sentimento.
Maya - Illusion: Behind The Smile, the Story of Lek, a Bar Girl in Pattaya
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Series: Behind The Smile, Book 3 ยท Thailand Books, Book 5. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 112,010. Language: British English. Published: August 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
This book picks up the story of Lek's life six or seven years further on. At forty-ish, it is time to take stock of her life. She looks back on her life and wonders whether it was all worth it. Should she feel bitter about what has happened to her or should she move on and try to forget her past? Should she try to erase it, whitewash it out, like so many women did or should she be proud of it?
Clara
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 113,760. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Christian » Historical
In 1883 Clara left her home in Indiana and everything she had ever known to go with her young husband and small child to establish a home and raise a family in Kansas. Her strength to face the hardships she encounters there comes from her indomitable spirit, her sense of humor, and her devout faith.
Der Engel und Sebastian
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 59,320. Language: German. Published: July 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Dies ist die Geschichte von Sebastian. Es wird beschrieben, wie er versucht, sein Leben in den Griff zu bekommen.
Mutamenti
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Price: Free! Words: 41,970. Language: Italian. Published: July 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
Nel secolo scorso la società ha subito un radicale cambiamento di usi e costumi. Il libro è il racconto di questa trasformazione vista attraverso gli occhi dell’autore che narra di una bellissima avventura sportiva compiuta con il ping-pong.
Friend Request Intercepted
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 246,430. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Internet relationship goes haywire once it is discovered that world-reknown superstar diva in control of it all, is too, the one in control of hearing and watching all things that her lover does-that is...until she couldn't keep it her little secret any longer. Read what happens when the tables turn in this page-turner as we learn who is, and is not in control in this story of unexpected twists.
Kicking Stones
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,660. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
A man returns to his old neighborhood and relives memories of the weeks following his mother's death when he was 13.
Given Away, A Sicilian Upbringing
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,050. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In Sicily,between Fascist Mussolini and Nazi Hitler's stronghold, a child is thrust into a world of personal strife and hardship and displaced in offensive living conditions.Though time heals most anything,there are unfathomable stories of the human experience that must be told and retold again so that history can find its peace. Given Away is a story that will touch the core soul of your being.
Les routes de l'Inde
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 58,310. Language: French. Published: June 18, 2013 by Editions de L'Herne. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Les routes de l’Inde est un roman d’aventures au quotidien. Les aventures de l’esprit et de la chair survenues de 1928 à 1931, à Calcutta, à un jeune Roumain venu y étudier le sanskrit et la philosophie indienne.
Bookstore Stories
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,540. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
A selection of stories for bibliophiles. If you like bookstores or if you ever worked in one you will be able to relate to these stories. While the world of books is the setting, the stories involve all the vicissitudes of life and are told in White Feather's engaging style.
Thirteen Minutes - Notes, Half-truths And A Few Incidents
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 39,780. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: May 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
If someone has to write a review of this book, he or she might say it’s his most accessible book to date, even commercially marketable, although still not intended for the mass market, and still not intended for children.
Junkie Love
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,260. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013 by Vagabondage Press LLC. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
From the cow fields of Connecticut to the streets of San Francisco, Joe Clifford’s Junkie Love traverses the lost highways of America, down the rocky roads of mental illness to the dead ends of addiction. Based on Clifford’s own harrowing experience with drugs as a rock ’n’ roll wannabe in the 1990s, the book draws on the best of Kerouac & the Beats, injecting a heavy dose of pulp fiction.
How Desmond Cartes is Deprogramming Himself through Pain
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,630. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
We have here an amusing tale which tells of how truth entered Desmond Carte’s mind. The tale narrates his growing doubts when he finds there are other truths different to his own. Ultimately discontent he needs pain, self inflicted at first, and then through his girlfriend to debelief himself,in the hope of restarting his life afresh.
America's Most Remarkable : The Lost Chronicles of Young Ernest Hemingway
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Price: $49.95 USD. Words: 160,130. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
The Hemingways had everything 1900's life had to offer, but it wasn't enough for their genius teenaged son, Ernest. Fueled by his overactive imagination, his devil-may-care attitude, together with too much late night consumption of classic adventure stories, Ernie and his friends embark on a series of adventures that carry the young Hemingway through his boyhood summers spent in Northern Michigan.
Reflections
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 145,340. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Story of three young brothers' epic journey to a new country.