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Un jour ou l'autre
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 36,380. Language: French. Published: February 15, 2014. Category: 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.
Shooter
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Price: Free! Words: 3,310. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
In this story, the ancient, irrational, yet still compelling rite by which a community atones for its sins by punishing a scapegoat, continues to be invoked in the most off-handed, and even innocent ways. From a goat banished to a wilderness to Christ crucified on a cross, the same cruel process continues to be a sinister, almost invisible, and yet very much accepted part of civilized life.
Compunction
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Series: Novels and Stories, Book 58. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Generally, he used to get his payment right after the completion of the job, but this time the money had been given to him after some days.
Conversations
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Price: Free! Words: 31,400. Language: American English. Published: February 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
There are so many good, decent, liberal minded people in this country and the world, who are working hard for real change. This book is not meant for them. It is writen for the brain-dead, flag-waving morons who, through their naivete and ignorance, support and enable Fascist governments, their corporate masters, and the gun-toting lackeys that do their dirty work. Wake up!
“The Starets's Hunt”
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Price: $1.20 USD. Words: 10,410. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Wayne is a geek who turned to the small crime scene; selling stolen goods online and to pawn shops. He and his accomplices stumble into the wrong place to plunder at a Russian Orthodox Church when they run into a mystic figure from the days of Tsar Nicholas II. And now Wayne is also Rasputin's prey!
The Mountain's Silent Cry
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,140. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014 by Melinda Evaul. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Daniel feels his family slipping away while all he can do is watch helplessly. He knows the importance of heritage to survive a hard life in the Appalachian Mountains of the 1940’s. But his children are restless, dissatisfied with traditional ways, and want to make life in their own image. The Pittman family becomes the battleground for the conflict of a stable past against a vague future.
Parasite Girls
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,950. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Drama » 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.
Jawaan Miyan
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Series: Novels and Stories, Book 82. Price: $1.75 USD. Words: 4,960. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
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.
The Casablanca Connection
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Series: Adventures in multinational business, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,980. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
A high-level court case on business corruption is linked to a political conflict in West Sahara. Two brave women with diverse cultural assets play havoc with a senior executive of a multinational corporation. Their intimacy evolves into a threesome of passion and deceit, with clandestine activities fraught with danger. The contrasting aspects of the story underscore a major cultural divide.
Voices And Bullets
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Price: Free! Words: 4,630. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
Original Sin #4 A Vignette about a young man standing up to speak in a political atmosphere of confusion and hate. Using your voice isn't about changing the world as much as it's about changing yourself.
Cafe Allonge at the Manifestation (Paris Shorts)
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Series: Paris Shorts. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
2,779 story words. Antone and Cherise, brother and sister, and the oldest of six cousins on an extended holiday in Paris with parents, go for an afternoon coffee, and find out what a "manifestation" means in the City of Love.
Chamán
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,480. Language: Spanish. Published: June 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
El Chamán tiene un secreto para curar al planeta de todas las adicciones. Se enfrenta a gran oposición y peripecias que son la trama de la novela.
Dust Cloud
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,550. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The stories of Australia's Aborigines date back thousands of years to the great Dreamtime, but still they impact on the people and the land of today. This tale describes how the ancient tales affect a series of events over several days as a violent windstorm sweeps New South Wales. One of a compilation of short stories called A Collection Of Dirty Little Stories.
Jenno's Gangs
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Series: Jenno's Stuff, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,720. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » General
Jenno's private look at gang members and life, in her territory of Widdlington.
Zaremba, or Love and the Rule of Law
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 145,990. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In Warsaw, a chance encounter plunges a shy polio victim into dirty politics and new realms of emotion. Zaremba, a wealthy businessman, is about to be unjustly arrested and only Cordelia can save him. But when Zaremba disappears, Cordelia is painfully uncertain if she has been abandoned and must overcome surveillance, corruption, libel, and increasing humiliations and hardships to learn the truth.
Confidencial: Entre La Vida Y La Muerte
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,420. Language: Spanish. Published: December 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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.
The Fault Lies Beneath
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 36,750. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
This may be a Wisconsin story, but it has global implications. Do you ever wonder what would happen if the New Madrid Fault expanded the entire length of the continent and caused a horrendous earthquake? What if it split our nation in half? And what of Global Warming? As a world community, can we stop these things? This is a fictional story but what if it was real?
Do I Look Like Mother?
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Series: Novels and Stories, Book 86. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 6,230. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Like any other child, she wanted the attention of her father, who mostly remained submerged in his newspaper. She would endeavor by several methods to pull his attention, but he would simply shake or nod his head. For all that little Sohini never felt defeated and she continued her efforts.
The Old Woman's Maid
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,300. Language: British English. Published: December 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
An ailed old woman's maid's narration is told by her listener. Borrowing from personal experiences, he tells of life's complexities and the finality in its suspense, of pretense in religious probity and the cumbersome disguise of customs in unstable and unchanging times, as people seek for their idea of heaven. It tells of the failed stewardship of the perpetual maids of an ailing old planet.
Yahja Bilbao Merimiehestä muslimiksi
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,600. Language: Finnish. Published: February 10, 2014 by Iiro Nordling. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Muslimiksi kääntynyt merimies muistelee. Nuori tunisialainen vaimo. Merimiehen parta sopii hurskaalle muslimisheikille. Saunassa joutuu häpeämään merimiestatuoinnin lisäksi ympärileikattuaan.