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Price: Free! Words: 106,600. Language: Italian. Published: November 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Pubblicazione in due lingue / This publication is in two languages: Italiano: versione originale English: experimental translation
A Perfect Madness
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Price: Free! Words: 111,330. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012 by Brandylane Publishers. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(4.67 from 9 reviews)
It is the autumn of 1938 when Julia Kaufmann meets Erich Schmidt while studying medicine at the German University in Prague. With Hitler’s army soon to invade the city and the terror of World War II looming, it is the worst of times for a Jew and a German to fall in love.
40 Tage 40 Nächte
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Price: Free! Words: 133,900. Language: German. Published: March 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Roman in Form eines Reisetagebuchs. Der versteckte Untertitel ist „Zwischen Ost und West“ oder auf bosnisch „Ispod Istok i Zapad“. Die Reise beginnt im Westen, deswegen heißt das erste Buch „Zapad“ oder der Westen. Der eigentliche Hauptteil heißt „Istok“, der Osten. In diesem Hauptteil ist ein drittes Buch eingebettet, „Ispod“, zwischen oder eigentlich darunter.
Gettin' Paid
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Price: Free! Words: 115,350. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
"Gettin Paid" transports readers to a world of crime and choice through the eyes of street thug Nat Turner. Through his life of crime, from department store rushing to stickups to drug spot hits, the story provides a glimpse of a world many live, and more choose to ignore. Whether you are a cashier, a dope pusher, or a bank robber, life comes down to choice. So choose right.
The Rabbi Who Tricked Stalin
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Price: Free! Words: 107,310. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Drama » European
(5.00 from 1 review)
A character driven- macabre novel about Stalin’s dark period. It is a ruthless regime, persecuting Jews and Christian God believers,‘white' Russians, Trotskists and other communists. The arrest & killing machine of the Secret Police and Bolshevik Party did not stop at their own circles. Rabbi symbolizes a troubled citizen, having family problems, struggling and succeeding to get out.
A Killing to DIE For
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 105,420. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
(4.71 from 7 reviews)
In Gaza terrorists have a new kind of missile...a deadly accurate one. In Manila a businessman lies dead, murdered by arms traffickers. In the frozen valleys of West Virginia, a veteran mourns his son. He wants answers. So does the FBI. And so does Anna...the super-spy and enigmatic killer who is torn between revenge and loyalty to her controllers.
Confucius Jade
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 138,880. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2009 by Dudley Court Press. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
An enigmatic jade carving links the present-day descendants of Confucius with three of the world's wealthiest men, each of whom covets the priceless jade for its promise of long life and redemption. A Japanese pearl magnate, an Arabian oil sheik and an American media mogul find their destinies entwined with the Kong family in this epic tale of tradition, treachery and transcendence.
Lead Petals
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Price: Free! Words: 105,340. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
Warning: experimental translation (hybrid) 1937, Sardinia, mines of Montevecchio. The accidental death of the small Giuseppino marks the beginning of an unstoppable fall for a whole country. In a segment of reality that moves, that tears to pieces, so many characters fill the life of the village. Emilio, destroyed by the remorse for the death of Giuseppino...
A Necessary Fiction
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 125,980. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013 by Amolibros. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Laura Driscoll's uncomplicated life is thrown into confusion when she discovers her father lied to secure an advantageous marriage and advance his career. Determined to uncover the secrets of his past, Laura's single-minded pursuit of answers leads her to make choices that have far-reaching consequences both for herself and those who love her. Sometimes it is better not to know the truth.
Amruta
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Price: Free! Words: 111,120. Language: Gujarati. Published: July 20, 2013 and represented by Ekatra Foundation. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Amruta, a novel is one of the earlier works of Raghuveer. In Amruta, The author explores functional aspect of human life. Amruta is the story of Amruta and two men in her life. It races human nature, bonds and ideologies using these 3 characers and their conversation.
Belonging
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Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 104,870. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: February 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
What does it mean to 'belong'? This book explores belonging, and it could change your life. In legendary Gundagai, Dr Louis Gabriel is fired with hope and ambition. But new, black and overqualified, will he be top or bottom of the social ‘pile’? Will he ever belong? We follow his struggles, loves and dilemmas, climaxing with Australian Federation, a tortured romance and the murderous Boer War.
Dartmouth Circle
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 161,570. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013 by Amolibros. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
The residents of Dartmouth Circle always refer to their cul-de-sac as ‘The Circle’. Somehow, having a private name for their road makes for a feeling of community, of belonging. But then the news breaks… “Ned Short’s sold his house at last—” Sheila announces dramatically, “—to students. What are we going to do?”
The Fantasists
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 115,460. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
John Lynch delivers a lively translation of Hans Egede Schack's captivating and whimsical novel The Fantasists. Two boys from the Danish countryside harbour elaborate fantasies of adventure, romance and their own greatness, while their third companion punctures their make-believe with his robust common sense.
Tell A Thousand Lies
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 105,040. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Shortlisted for the 2012 Tibor Jones South Asia award. 'Tell A Thousand Lies' tells the story of two sisters - one dark skinned, one not - caught in the web of deceit and betrayal.
The King's Favourite
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Series: The Shuki Series, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 115,050. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Taken as a slave in order to amuse a boy king, Shuki becomes a great deal more than his toy.
Camelia in Winter
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 109,620. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
(Fiction). Novel about love and adventure on a Canadian artist's teaching stint in South Korea. While exploring Korea, past and present, she learns more about herself. She ends up settling questions of her own identity and relationships.
Shaketown; a Tale of San Francisco's Victorian Underworld
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 109,680. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Shaketown follows the intertwined lives of an "accidental" Madame who chooses freedom over respectability and a Chinese scholar who defies a city bent on destroying him in San Francisco's Victorian underworld. This unusual family saga--based on real people and events--features strong and clever characters, a great city, murder, true love, and one hell of an earthquake; that's Shaketown!
Shadow Dreaming
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Series: The Dreaming, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 158,270. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
It is an ancient Lore. They are a people who live by different rules in a modern world. Reach out and touch the Dreaming of the Ancient Australian Aboriginal Lore, travel with the Rainbow Serpent and other Spirit Creatures of the Dreamtime. Learn how a world very different from your own survives amongst us. The loves, trials and passions of the Shaman as they move through our world.
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.
As Though Everything Depended On Me
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 103,670. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2012 by Mirador Publishing. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
Journalists, if they are honest and capable, are among the strongest guardians of democracy. No tyranny can tolerate them, no democracy can function without them. For this reason they are among the most endangered people on our planet. In the tumultuous period of German history between the World Wars a brave journalist, had to oppose all forms of chauvinism, especially the rising tide of Nazism.