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Brazilian Elevator Tales
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,950. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
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.
The Saxophone Player
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You set the price! Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
He was just another homeless person, but he makes me hear uncanny, lovely music and, when I close my eyes, I see celestial spheres.
Naked in the Woods
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 3,780. Language: Simple English. Published: February 10, 2014. Category: Screenplays » Thriller
Praying naked in the woods and calling fire down under a full moon
A Declaration
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Price: Free! Words: 9,730. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
If true love is meant to be, how come its timing is so bad? Why was I married, and she too, though not to each other?
Deceptive Cadence
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,730. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Musicians and spies in counterpoint at the twilight of the Cold War.
Upington is nie vir sissies nie
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,040. Language: Afrikaans. Published: April 25, 2014 by VDS Brink. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Die boek gaan oor 'n dogtertjie, Elmie. Haar ouma leer haar aan die eenkant van liefde en almal is gelyk in die Here se oë maar sy beleef dat grootmense se môre en aandpraatjies verskil. Elmie is 'n vrygees en die hitte van Upington kry haar soms onder, tog is sy versot op haar dorp en haar boomhuis.
Worthwhile
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Series: Novels and Stories, Book 81. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 3,900. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
How easily we draw conclusions about others! We kind of become an authority on certain people we know and we boast about the knowledge of his or her character, habits, hobbies, family, and friends, but the truth is, we know very little about that person.
University Challenge in the 23rd Century
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Price: Free! Words: 1,300. Language: British English. Published: February 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The near to distant future as seen through the questions on a quiz program.
Artifact
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Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 38,420. Language: British English. Published: June 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Struggling to deal with the spectre of guilt from her theft of a NZ artifact, Lara arrives in the UK, finding work at a local museum and friendship with her new neighbours, Kerry, an eccentric primary school teacher and Arama, a handsome and unreadable businessman. Delving into the museum artifacts, Lara finds solace and hope. But before she can accept the love offered, she must forgive herself.
La goutte
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Series: Normandie légendaire - histoires courtes, Book 21. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,200. Language: French. Published: November 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Durant le XXe siècle, un climat de "Far West" animait souvent les contrées du sud de la Normandie, particulierement le Bocage et le Domfrontais. Le sport national était la fraude. En fait, les bouilleurs de cru pensaient qu'ils ne faisaient que récupérer ce que l'Etat leur volait. Voici l'histoire cocasse de mait' Ducreux et de la mère Fatou.
Sweet Nuts
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Price: Free! Words: 2,570. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2015. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Grandmother Zole helps Prince Yayi get the attention of the village girl he desires as his future queen, but her plans take a curve when Prince Yayi messes up the village girl's palm oil recipe. The good that comes out of the Prince's mess astonishes the whole village and wins the attention of the village girl.
Stranger Than Fiction 1
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Series: Stranger Than Fiction, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,380. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2014. Category: 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 1’ is a collection of three fictionalised accounts of some of my encounters.
Am I Unwanted?
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Series: Novels and Stories, Book 80. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 7,030. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Ten years have passed and now I am Mrs. Sonia Lawson. My husband, Mike Lawson, was an orphan brought up in an orphanage. He works in a bank. We have been married for four years. I have a little daughter, one year old. We are very happy together.
Lehua--Ka'ao a Ka Wahine The Romance of a Hawaiian Girl
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Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 96,800. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
TOP IN GENRE AWARD, 12/2012. In 1819, the Hawaiian Queen, Ka'ahumanu destroyed the native religion five months before the arrival of the missionaries. Kanaka royalty rushed to convert leaving the common people to deal with a confusing and often contradictory set of choices. Lehua, a royal, comes of age at this trying time and seeing the people abandoned by their leadership, takes up the challenge
Because I Go Like That and Fall Down in the Water
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,930. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Because I Go Like That and Fall Down in the Water is a touching novel about decency and deep friendships in an awakening agricultural Hawaii. It is a story depicting the era, the character of the people, and the changes to an enchanting land.
Where Militants Dare
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Series: Novels and Stories, Book 85. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,710. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Kashmir, the heaven on this earth, greatly admired and adorned by poets and writers in their works, source of inspiration for several Mughal Emperors, had suddenly seen a few decades of terror, bloodshed, killings, and encounters.
Embark
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,310. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » 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.
Monopoly II
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Series: Monopoly, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,510. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
a sweeping picture of what might someday become reality, Monopoly is an unforgettable journey of love, hope and madness in a world gone wrong. a must read.
Maestros del Sonido
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,340. Language: Spanish. Published: June 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
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.
The Masada Solution
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 110,870. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Effected by a terrorist's bomb, Jake Zimmer won't accept more slaughter and the end of Israel. He and others scheme to use any means to solve the Middle East conflict. They deceive a U.S. President, the Israeli gov't, and ultimately, the world. Opposition forces act to kill it, causing countless casualties, treachery, treason, failed gov'ts and a final solution. Jake takes you on the adventure.