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Buddha's teachings
By Kanyanat David
Price: Free! Words: 3,280. Language: Thai. Published: January 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Buddha's teaching since centuries ago. This ebook (in Thai language only) is free for you to copy and distribute absolutely free. If you wish to donate towards man power and up keep, please kindly visit us at kanyanat.webs.com
Sorry Dear, I Am A Gay: A Chinese Novel 中文小说: 老婆,我是同性恋
By Hongyang(Canada)/ 红洋(加拿大)
Price: Free! Words: 250. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: April 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » Asian / Chinese
晓倩有个幸福的家,丈夫和四岁的儿子。一天,上班中的晓倩突然回家,却无意发现丈夫在和一个金发碧眼的男人在家里做爱。。。。。。
Home Country
By Ruth Madison
Price: Free! Words: 5,070. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2012 by Dev Love Press. Category: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
0.5 star(4.50 from 4 reviews)
When Priyanka travels to America for an arranged marriage, she finds out why her groom accepted her bad horoscope and poor family.
Guru's Grace
By Ruth Madison
Price: Free! Words: 4,510. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012 by Dev Love Press. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
Sumitra's parents have brought her to India in the hopes that visiting a guru will help get her married. Single and twenty-nine, Sumitra has never told her parents that she struggles with a very particular attraction. Is it possible that the guru knows? Is he able to see into her soul and bring her the man of her dreams? *This is a short story of 4,000 words*
At Least Once More
By Jake Murphy
Price: Free! Words: 1,410. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
(4.00 from 1 review)
It's the year 1415 in France, near a place called Agincourt. The English mercenaries are awoken by King Henry V's legendary St Crispin's day speech. Meanwhile,two soldiers, Thomas and Jack, don't seem to be that enthusiastic about the coming battle...
Tails of Low I.Q. (Flop Fiction)
By Karan Virk
Price: Free! Words: 10,520. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Tails of low I.Q. with vibrant Indian backdrop. My earlier ‘Emotional’ Pichkaris (Holi Water Guns) failed to bring me success, while quite a few people on that unusual track easily achieved success. So, I have turned to low I.Q. & started my journey from a new perspective. My pseudonym is “Sixth Pandav” because I relate to (& share my name) with Karan from epic Mahabharata...a Rebel in true sense.
Tales of a Traveling Saleslady: The Cage
By Linda Aksomitis
Price: Free! Words: 3,570. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
Hawk, known many years ago as Trashcan Hochley, is the attendant at an aging hotel/bar establishment where his desk is safely enclosed at the front door in a cage with bars. When saleslady, Ashley Adams, lands in a new city without a reservation and is forced to take a room in what even he'd describe as a "dive," Hawk is drawn back through his own memories to contemplate his life and choices.
Bushmen Stories: Beginning
By Jaco de Beer
Price: Free! Words: 1,670. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2012 by Kameeldoring Boeke. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Very long ago, even before the dawn of time, a family of five lived deep in the warm heart of the Kalahari. The family only had daughters but the caring father and loving mother took care of them and they grew up to be very beautiful. They loved to dance and one day their trickster god saw the girls dance and couldn't stop looking at them.From the collection of "Boesmanstories" by G.R.von Wielligh
Non-Birthday Short Short Story
By Rebecca Sorens
Price: Free! Words: 460. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(3.00 from 1 review)
short story about a geeky computer guy whose cat gives him the right message
Tatsie, the Thick-skinned Bushman
By Jaco de Beer
Price: Free! Words: 2,560. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2012 by Kameeldoring Boeke. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(4.00 from 1 review)
Tatsie was a rude thick-skinned bushman with very little regard for his fellow tribesmen.
The Meeting
By Rebecca Sorens
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,030. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(2.00 from 3 reviews)
In the cafes and cobbled streets of the old part of Barcelona, a newly arrived American woman meets a typically classically handsome man named Angel for a short but sweet romance. Leave a review!
Kyrgyz Legends
By Oksana Vasilenko
Price: Free! Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Four legends from the beautiful land of Kyrgyzstan: Legend about Lake Issyk Kul; Legend about the Burana Tower; Legend about the Santash Pass and Legend about Tash Rabat.
Hiroko's Tale
By Jeffrey N. Baker
Price: Free! Words: 1,360. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
(5.00 from 1 review)
A young girl, blessed by the Haru-Dori, fights to save her village from the dreaded Tempest. The village is spared, but the young girl lay dying. Her Daruma doll, filled with life, sets off to find someone to save his lady.
Mermaids
By John Mack
Price: Free! Words: 1,620. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Short story. A man returns to the aboriginal community where he first learned the indigenous legend of the mermaids.
Balls (September 1981)
By Mac Dyson
Series: The Fallen, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 7,160. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: September 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
A short story, complimentary to The Devil & The Deep Blue Sea, based on actual events, set two years later. Jude and Su have got embroiled in violent civil conflict that threatens to tear New Zealand-Aotearoa apart. Of course NZ being NZ it could only be about Rugby!
Bushmen Stories: Mountains
By Jaco de Beer
Price: Free! Words: 1,070. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2013 by Kameeldoring Boeke. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The Bushmen believe that in the beginning there was only a shadowy darkness all over the world. The sun, moon and stars did not even exist yet. Yet in the Kalahari lived a family with three daughters, the oldest daughter was called “Kou” or Mountains. This story follows on the previous one called Beginning and both were freely translated from the collection of "Boesmanstories" by G.R. von Wielligh
Vengeance
By Steven Starklight
Price: Free! Words: 16,920. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Life for the Jews of 1983 Lodz is difficult and dangerous, but when Katrina finds a book hidden deep within an ancient temple, she discovers the words of magic that bring forth the Golem to protect her.
Zipangu, Year of the Dog 1274: The Second Wave
By Judith Lesley Marshall
Price: Free! Words: 9,640. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Set in Zipangu (ancient Japan) at the time of the first Mongol invasion, The Second Wave is the story of Chen who survives the typhoon sent by sun-goddess Amaterasu to protect the island chain. Washed up on a beach and close to death, he is rescued by monks from the nearby temple. He evades capture by adapting to life among them until the time of the second invasion.
Mirrors and Cloth
By Karen L. McKee
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,960. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2011 by Twisted Root Publishing. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Lost in Rajasthan, the home of camels, hevalis, ornate men’s turbans and women draped in mirror-embossed saris, freelance journalist, Lena, must deal with strange customs and two men who profess to love her. Choosing the right path can be as convoluted as the twists on a Rajasthani turban.
A Sunday Market Seller
By John Muir
Price: Free! Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
From the second collection of 17 stories in My Other Shorts & Formal Tales. A Sunday country market is livened up by a gate-crashing, old lady. A fiercely independent migrant, Polish WW2 survivor from out of town. She wants to set up to sell a range of memorabilia, home cooking and sweets. Immediately charming the regular stall-holders with stories and skills. She has other skills; unrevealed.