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By Aaron Morgenstern
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
By J. Lewis Celeste
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.
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 1 review)
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*
La Planta Sagrada
By Caroline Alethia
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.
A Tale of Two Legacies
By William Gardner
Price: Free! Words: 29,980. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
(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.
Many Untouchable Castes
By Son Lal
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.
Il-Buli Tal-Iskola
By Tony C. Cutajar
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.
America Finding Her Way
By Karen Sunde
Price: Free! Words: 53,830. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Drama » 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
A Killing to DIE For
By P Gaseaux
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 105,420. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
0.75 star(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.
Love Thy Roommate
By H. S. Volfson
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.
El Mototaxi.
By Carlos Mario Castro
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.
Untouchable Friends
By Son Lal
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.
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...
The Dollshop on Gogo Row
By Joel Barlow
Price: Free! Words: 91,330. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Within a context of story, with humor, drama and action, the mysterious economics of Thailand are examined, as are the beliefs and motivators of both locals and expats.
The Rabbi Who Tricked Stalin
By Mordechai Landsberg
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.
The Translator's Tale
By Stephen Howell
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.
Cattle Nomads Of The Indian Desert
By Son Lal
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.
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.
Confucius Jade
By Frederick Fisher
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.
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.