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Home Country
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 5,050. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2012 by Dev Love Press. Category: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
(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.
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.
La Planta Sagrada
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Price: Free! Words: 79,640. Language: Spanish. Published: July 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
La planta sagrada se inicia cuando un hippie de Oakland, California, elimina una jeringa de LSD a través de un inodoro previendo una redada policial, y luego sigue su improbable travesía de tres décadas hasta Los Yungas, Bolivia, el cordón umbilical entre los empinados Andes y la extensa Amazonía. La jeringa llega justo a tiempo para afectar la vida de dos norteamericanos que viajaron a La Paz.
The Translator's Tale
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Price: Free! Words: 73,350. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
1963. An academic’s marriage falls apart because of his narrow and obsessive behaviour. In the hope of being miraculously cured of his naive and concrete thinking he undertakes a journey to Galicia, the Spanish cradle of magical realism. He is accompanied by his daughter who relates their comical progress and deals most effectively with the predations of an unexpected and unwelcome girlfriend.
Many Untouchable Castes
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Price: Free! Words: 45,560. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
The book is about caste competition in feudal Rajasthan in the mid-20th century. About groups segregated by highcaste Hindus in the Marvar desert region. Castes heavily burdened by ageold customs prescribed by the feudal elite. The behaviour towards ritual untouchables. Attempts to rise in the society by leaving work disdained by others. As narrated by Tan Dan, a villager of the area.
Guru's Grace
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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*
Il-Buli Tal-Iskola
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Price: Free! Words: 30,640. Language: Maltese. Published: March 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
A Maltese eBook that recounts the story of a bully and his victim and how their lives are inexorably drawn together.
A Tale of Two Legacies
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Price: Free! Words: 29,980. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
(5.00 from 1 review)
William Gardner rejuvenates our attitudes towards ethics and morals in a low-key, thought-provoking, suspenseful, amusing, and addictive way with his new novella that traces a month in the course of two families wending their way through modern life. While a first work for this author, he brings us insights gathered over 75 years. He spoofs his own efforts in his must-read epilogue.
Love Thy Roommate
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Price: Free! Words: 61,010. Language: American English. Published: June 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
Set in and around Denton, Texas, Love Thy Roommate is a tale of five unlikely friends (Miriam, Jake, Fink, Damian, and Libby) coming together to create an unconventional family unit over time. What does the post-graduate future hold for these individuals? Read Love Thy Roommate to find out.
America Finding Her Way
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Price: Free! Words: 53,830. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Sweet Land of Fire: Rebellion. New York, 1970. the 24 hours before the “Weatherman house” on 11th street explodes. Native Land: Rejuvenation. The rebirth of a family to serve their nation by following their delinquent child’s dreams. Tracking Blood White: American magic: A dying red-neck town’s struggle with its Native American neighbors and the killer bear that haunts the mountain they share
Cattle Nomads Of The Indian Desert
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Price: Free! Words: 37,470. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
About nomads in Rajasthan who have grazed cattle on a large scale since early history. With a pastoral culture from the west in Asia, that partly differed from the culture of the settled Hindus of the Indian subcontinent. Tan Dan's forefathers were a part of that nomadic culture, to which also ox caravan traders belonged and small groups with other professions.
Untouchable Friends
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Price: Free! Words: 34,290. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
In the 1970s Baya and other children in the Rajasthan desert region worked as sweepers at houses, where they were treated as untouchables. Although outsiders kept away from them, they enjoyed each others company, being good friends. Feudal attitudes influenced the life of all the sweeper families. The book also deals with death rites, Ganga water rites, Chandals and the meaning of outcasting.
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...
The Rabbi Who Tricked Stalin
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Price: Free! Words: 107,310. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » 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.
The Haunted Igloo
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Series: North Wind Tales: Arctic Trilogy · Children (ages 9-12). Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,780. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2010. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » People & Places / Polar Regions
For someone afraid of the dark, living in the Arctic is a severe test of courage. Ten-year-old Jean-Paul struggles to hide his fear and adjust to life in the NWT, where he is taunted by a group of Inuit boys because of his lameness caused by a birth defect. Forced imprisonment in a "haunted" igloo proves to be one of the most severe challenges to face Jean-Paul in the harsh Arctic environment.
El Mototaxi.
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Price: Free! Words: 63,150. Language: Spanish. Published: March 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
El día que Pechi, un muchacho proveniente de un barrio humilde de Sincelejo encontró a Laura perdida en un abandonado paraje en los alrededores de la ciudad, su vida cambió para siempre. Aquel mismo día se empezaron a tejer oscuros intereses en la política de la ciudad y de la región que involucrarán a Cindy, una muchacha que secretamente ha denunciado la corrupción rampante en la ciudad.
לאמריקה ובחזרה
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Price: Free! Words: 77,490. Language: Hebrew. Published: January 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Classics
נחומיק בן העשר, המתגורר עם אמו האלמנה, עובר את חוויות מלחמת תש"ח במושבה, שבה משפחות רבות מאבדות את יקיריהן בקרָבות. לפני המלחמה התחבר הילד עם צעיר מקסים, נמרץ ומלא תשוקה, שלימד אותו לרכב על סוס. פעם הוא מביאוֹ לביתו- ואמו מנהלת עם הבחור פרשת אהבים קצרה, טרם יציאתו לקרב לטרון, שממנו הוא אינו חוזר... עדוּת השכול נספגת בנשמתו של הילד. התקרבות אמו אל אביו האלמן של המאהב הגבור- נתקלת בהתנגדות הילד
At Least Once More
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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)
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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.
Lighting the Flames
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Price: Free! Words: 51,410. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Genevieve & Jeremy have been summertime best friends at Camp Meira, a Jewish overnight camp in the mountains. Then, last year, Jeremy left camp early. Gen left the country on a graduate fellowship. Now, a little over a year since they were last at Meira, Gen and Jeremy are together to run a special Winter Camp during Hanukkah. Will their friendship be rekindled, or will it become something more?