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Pacific Apocalypse
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,910. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
(4.00 from 1 review)
Action, adventure and wild love sizzle under the sun as a cataclysm looms over the Pacific. From Australia to Indonesia, forces gather, threatening three cultures. Volcanoes release the pressure as tsunamis rage, but there is a controller and they have an agenda.
Quick Guide: The Birthmark
Series: Quick Guides to Novels and Plays, Book 8 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 12 · A Quick Guide. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 2,930. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
“The Birthmark” by Nathaniel Hawthorne is a highly romantic short story. The story every masterly explores obsession with human perfection.
Dancing with Mao and Miguel
You set the price! Words: 91,690. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Historical » USA
Dancing with Mao and Miguel is a riveting love story set against the backdrop of radical politics in the 1970s. Jenny, an organizer in a refinery in New Jersey, falls in love with a Dominican immigrant. As she’s drawn ever closer to him, she struggles with intense political doubts, longtime fears of intimacy and sex, and personal betrayal on the way to discovering her own path.
Brazilian Elevator Tales
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,950. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
Brazilian Elevator Tales contains 14 humorous short stories featuring elevator operators or passengers involved in a variety of situations that deal with culture, corruption, politics, economics, and the Brazilian "jeitinho", finding an original way to get around an impediment. Some stories end with the character's disappointment, doubt or confirmation of beliefs that surprise the reader.
Embark
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,310. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
"Embark" is a game little mare who becomes a champion bush racehorse and saves her owner from bankruptcy in the big drought. However her owner is not at all grateful and when Embark ages he treats her badly. This is the story of how a penniless bush battler saves the courageous horse and she repays him with loyalty and a great win.
Jawaan Miyan
Series: Novels and Stories, Book 82. Price: $1.75 USD. Words: 4,960. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Inspirational
Jawaan Miyan, a Pakistani, lived in that area too. He had come to live in a house along Broadway turning. It was not a big house, but it was very comfortable and in good condition.
West of West
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,260. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2012 by Atomic Quill Press. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is a short story about a young chef who remembers his lost year spent gambling at a racetrack and working as a tennis pro in the Far East.
Book 9 Streets Paved with Gold
Series: Streets Paved with Gold, Book 9. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,440. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: July 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
In the first story, a young Xhosa woman is busy cleaning her father’s grave when a stranger appears, claiming that her father is buried in the grave. The confusion is a problem not only for the two women but also for the ancestors. In the second story, a hero in the struggle for freedom is awarded a medal. This gives him an opportunity to reflect on whether his sacrifice was worth it.
Stranger Than Fiction 2
Series: Stranger Than Fiction, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,100. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 1 review)
People say the strangest things! In my career as a freelance writer, I’ve come across many people and some of the things they say are downright offensive. But many are hilarious, touching and stay with me for a long while. ‘Stranger Than Fiction 2’ is a collection of three fictionalised accounts of some of my encounters.
From Haiti to Guinee' on the Immamou - A Tale of Redemption
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,740. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Haiti, Tropical Paradise or Hell? I wrote this Haitian Folk Tale to illuminate the roll of the loa, nature spirits, in supporting the Haitian People in a continuing desperate struggle for survival in a seductive, but very dangerous part of the world. The book is illustrated with photographs of a Haitian themed sculpted wall hanging made of flamed copper sheeting.
Parasite Girls
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,950. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
A burned out American photojournalist surfaces in Tokyo after a disastrous last assignment. Aidan Conner seeks to rebuild his career and life, while his old friend Mima finds her past has become present. Through flashbacks, Aidan recalls their friendship, and what binds Mima to her closest friends, Sora and Eko. Aidan is reminded of the one thing that never dies between true friends.
Season of Mists
Price: Free! Words: 24,770. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American, Fiction » Adventure » War & military
This book is an unexpected twist to the usual war story: it’s written by a U.S. Marine from his enemy’s perspective. Season of Mists takes us into the Vietnam conflict from the viewpoint of a Vietnamese peasant who joins the Viet Cong. It portrays this young man not as a brain-washed peasant or even primarily as a soldier, but as a human being.
Tales of Escape
Price: Free! Words: 4,030. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
These are a set of very short stories done by students to practice English.
Confidencial: Entre La Vida Y La Muerte
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,420. Language: Spanish. Published: December 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
Con su humor negrísimo, Confidencial presenta una sátira de la medicina en Puerto Rico. Describe las experiencias de un cirujano durante su enfermedad, delirio y muerte. Dos espíritus neófitos son sus guías en el tiempo entre la vida y muerte hasta la antesala de su destino final. Los jocosos y divertidos comentarios del médico y sus guías efímeros enfocan los valores superficiales contemporáneos.
Maestros del Sonido
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,340. Language: Spanish. Published: June 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino, Fiction » Adventure » Travel
Ser turista por los Pueblos Mágicos de Michoacán, México, es la mejor de las experiencias si se tiene disposición para lo extraño, misterioso y mágico.
Adrián - El Ángel de Jehová
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,270. Language: Spanish. Published: August 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
Novela de ficción. Adrián es un viajero del tiempo al servicio de Jehová y vino a la tierra a dirigir el exodo y a organizar el ejército que tendrá que hacerle frente a Jahvé, el ángel oscuro.
Un jour ou l'autre
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 36,380. Language: French. Published: February 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Sept histoires, dramatiques et ludiques, parfois même fantastiques. Les aventures prennent la couleur particulière de chaque jour et les héros reviennent à différents moments de leur vie pour dresser le portrait baroque d’un continent qui unit le Nord et le Sud.
The Seagulls
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 87,730. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: January 22, 2013 by Copperhill Media. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The people of the coastal areas of Kerala live catching fish from the Arabian Sea. In olden times rich people used to exploit the poor. In the summer seasons, waterspouts are formed in the sea due to extreme heat. Seeing the waterspouts, the uneducated fishing people believe they were the wicked dealings of evil spirits.
Tales from The Painted Door IV: The Pumpkin Carvers
Series: Tales from The Painted Door, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,650. Language: American English. Published: March 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Holiday » Halloween
(5.00 from 1 review)
Halloween is always a reason to party at The Painted Door, with costumed patrons and staff, decorations, and abundant food and drink. In the fourth installment of award-winning author David H. Keith’s acclaimed Tales from The Painted Door series, Mike and Shelly, two of The Door’s regulars, will never forget this particular Halloween.
Jenno's Gangs
Series: Jenno's Stuff, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,720. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Jenno's private look at gang members and life, in her territory of Widdlington.