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Gesù e Martedì Grasso e altri racconti brevi
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 88,310. Language: Italian. Published: March 2, 2015 by Meligrana Giuseppe Editore. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
La lotta, per la ricerca dell’amore, dell’autostima, dell’integrazione, è il filo conduttore che lega i quattordici racconti della raccolta Gesù e Martedì Grasso. L’autrice, attraverso i suoi personaggi, offre al lettore uno spaccato originale della vita americana e della cultura afroamericana in particolare.
Saved in Sri Lanka
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 96,960. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2015. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Some people are destined to meet. It sure feels that way when Sri Lankan tour guide Sepalika meets Daniel. The mysterious tourist from Ireland steals his way into her heart and makes her question everything her life is built upon. Instant attraction turns to love – but does he feel the same? And what about the secret she’s hiding from him?
Charivari: a noisy parade of souls
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 87,580. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
Set in magical, modern Mexico, Charivari is the story of two very different twins being reunited after decades apart, of long, painful journeys and the magic that makes them bearable and above all, that love really can protect us from ourselves.
The Amulet
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,130. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: February 28, 2015. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Gregorio the master of Zero-Zero Investments is led by the nose by Greed…and another force. His target- Ganjamano- has potent defences. And the winner is…? A short story from Mozambique.
Spider Woman's Loom
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,930. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2015 by Foreverland Press. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
This exquisitely woven tale by debut novelist Lorie Adair is set on the vast and starkly beautiful Navajo reservation in the aftermath of Indian agents exploiting the land and sending children to faraway boarding schools for assimilation, Spider Woman’s Loom is narrated by Noni Lee, an old Navajo weaver whose instinct for survival and fierce resistance drives away even those she loves most.
Seasoned Rum: The Mistaken Slave Girl
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 116,310. Language: American English. Published: February 19, 2015 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
In the early nineteenth century, a black market of slave trading explodes. Raised a free woman of color, Scholastique Bigonesse inherits a large supply of rum, but her identity papers go missing and she’s kidnapped by a man wanting her fortune. Mistaken for a slave, her adventures carry her to a deep understanding of the times, while she seeks retribution.
Of Mixed Blood
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 82,940. Language: American English. Published: February 18, 2015 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Mike Temple is a top executive in the defense industry. He is happily married and respected by his peers and politicians he has worked with. On the day he is asked to join Jimmy Carter’s administration as the secretary of defense, he receives a letter from Korea from a daughter he didn't know he had . What Mike learns from the letter changes his life forever
Majra Jacquelin Singh
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,320. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2015. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Nicholas Graywall arrives in Berkeley from India in 1968 with a graduate scholarship in his pocket,an anglicized name, and lots of charm. But his occasional secretiveness and a series of self-destructive moves threaten his future in America until he agrees to confront what's haunting him. This opens the door to his childhood past in Majra and to the most startling source of his deliverance.
Kakadu Storm
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 69,320. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2015. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
A romantic adventure set in Arnhem Land in tropical northern Australia. When a plane crashes with Michael and his young son, he doesn't expect to be forced to act as guide by terrorists, but when his son is hostage, he must obey. But the things don't always go according to plan.
This Is How You Get Better
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 95,310. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
In recovery mode after a messy divorce from a non-Muslim man, Lara is estranged from her family. Working in a fast food shop, she also sings at a local bar. Her only interactions are with bar owner Leo, flatmate Icky, and neighbour Angela. Lara is on autopilot until a near-assault forces her into counselling. Meanwhile, an encounter with someone from her past leads to an unlikely connection.
Colors of a Lady
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,640. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2015. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Lady Emma Wren has never felt at home among the London elite. Despite being born and raised into an affluent household, she finds her brown skin sets her apart from the lily-white ton. To her surprise, she is to marry the eligible Lord Thomas Hartwell, long-time friend and beau to her elder sister. Her step into the forefront of English society causes backlash and unburies many long dead secrets.
Book 20- Streets Paved with Gold
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Series: Streets Paved with Gold. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,650. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: February 6, 2015. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The first story is loosely based on the discovery of diamonds on the beaches of the skeleton coast at the mouth of the Orange River. The second story follows the career of a country boy whose first love is running. He participates in a one hundred kilometer ultra-marathon as an unofficial entry and does well, but not well enough.
Fountains in the Sand
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 47,210. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2015 by Watersgreen House. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
One need not strain one’s eyes too much reading between the lines to find the homoerotic in Norman Douglas's travel writing. An Austrian-born Scott, Douglas spent much of his adult life traveling the world partially to see it and partially to escape the law in whatever country he recently had departed.
Savage Revenge
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 124,570. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2015. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
1818. On the ocean, off the west coast of Vancouver Island, North America. Proud and lovely Haina could not believe the arrogance of handsome Chance-Gift-from-the- Sea, a mere commoner who dared to capture her. As Chance faces treachery in his home village and certain death abroad at the hands of Haina’s ferocious family, only his love for the beautiful woman he captured can lead him to safety.
The Day Jessica Left Islam, a short story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,920. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2015. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
In this short story, Jessica, an American convert to Islam, attends a dinner party, and the hostess’s underhanded scheme and troublesome comments spur Jessica’s decision to give up being Muslim.
Pivotals: A Story of Small Town America
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Price: Free! Words: 14,180. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2015. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
For centuries, small towns were the hub of family life. Generation after generation stayed close to their roots. Friends and neighbors were for a lifetime. A life with good neighbors and great friends is better than wealth. This is a story of a town that was strong. It is one of many that know the value of Community.
Mayhem
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,680. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2015. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The novel is a love story with the partition of India in 1947 as the backdrop. What followed was one of the largest migrations in the World History. Over 10 million people crossed the arbitrarily drawn borders of Pakistan and India. Over a million people perished in the mayhem! See how the characters cope with the harrowing change!
La Divinità Nemica
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 133,490. Language: Italian. Published: January 31, 2015. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Erich Weisz mette in guardia da un eccessivo potere del femminile nel mondo occidentale. Potere rampante dappertutto cinquemila anni fa, è ancora dominante nella maggior parte delle aree del globo. È un testo da leggere con impegno, un libro non facile Se ne sconsiglia la lettura agli uomini dolci e carini, maschi che hanno perso la fierezza di esserlo, e alle signore irascibili.
Die Melodie der Wale
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,280. Language: German. Published: January 30, 2015 by Imajin Books. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Dreizehn Jahre ist es her, dass der tragische Tod ihrer Mutter Sarah Richardsons Leben zerstörte. Schockierende Umstände führten bei dem trauernden Teenager zu einem teilweisen Gedächtnisverlust. Es ist leichter, manche Dinge einfach zu vergessen.
The Things I Prefer To Be Forgotten
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,470. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
The Things I Prefer to Be Forgotten is an intimate and humorous portrait of two promising young men's struggle to find their place in an unpredictable world. As it reaches its conclusion, readers will be compelled to contemplate anew why the seemingly invincible fall from grace when they appear to have it all.