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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.
The Dollshop on Gogo Row
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Price: $3.95 USD. 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.
Tales of a Traveling Saleslady: The Cage
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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
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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
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.
Tatsie, the Thick-skinned Bushman
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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.
Non-Birthday Short Short Story
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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
Fever: Rising Temperature of Fever (Book II)
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Series: Fever. Price: Free! Words: 55,440. Language: British English. Published: April 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Fever is an exposition of a heady but not inscrutable abstract tale conceived on the likeness of bodily symptoms to a dysfunctional family, coexisting like the nation it is indigenous to, resembles and lives within. Its nature points seemingly to a fictional story it likens in every aspect and symbolizes with such inane clarity. This is the historical tale of the Nigerian nationhood and its people
Fever: The Origins of Fever (Book I)
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Series: Fever. Price: Free! Words: 65,350. Language: British English. Published: January 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Fever is an exposition of a heady but not inscrutable abstract tale conceived on the likeness of bodily symptoms to a dysfunctional family, coexisting like the nation it is indigenous to, resembles and lives within. Its nature points seemingly to a fictional story it likens in every aspect and symbolizes with such inane clarity. This is the historical tale of the Nigerian nationhood and its people
Fever: The Appetite of Fever (Book III)
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Series: Fever. Price: Free! Words: 58,640. Language: British English. Published: April 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Fever is an exposition of a heady but not inscrutable abstract tale conceived on the likeness of bodily symptoms to a dysfunctional family, coexisting like the nation it is indigenous to, resembles and lives within. Its nature points seemingly to a fictional story it likens in every aspect and symbolizes with such inane clarity. This is the historical tale of the Nigerian nationhood and its people
מהומה אחרי מלחמה
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Price: Free! Words: 63,670. Language: Hebrew. Published: December 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Classics
מהומה אחרי מלחמה' הוא רומאן עם עלילה כמעט מקאברית, המתרחשת בתקופת סיומה של מלחמת יום כיפור. הגיבורים הם ידידים משכּבר, כבני 30 ומשהו: צייר אוהב חיי ם; מדריך חקלאי, ﬠיתונאי-לﬠת-מצוא, בﬠל דיﬠות מוּקצנות "מתוך יאוש מהמצב"; ומשורר- מרצה לדתות ﬠתיקות באוניברסיטה. השלושה, ששנים מהם השתתפו במלחמה, יוצאים ﬠם כול הלוחמים להפגנות כנגד "ממשלת המחדל", ובמהרה פונים איש לﬠברו : חייהם הופכים לתזזית מתמדת.
Fever: Gentle Aching Fever (Book IV)
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Series: Fever. Price: Free! Words: 56,730. Language: British English. Published: April 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Fever is an exposition of a heady but not inscrutable abstract tale conceived on the likeness of bodily symptoms to a dysfunctional family, coexisting like the nation it is indigenous to, resembles and lives within. Its nature points seemingly to a fictional story it likens in every aspect and symbolizes with such inane clarity. This is the historical tale of the Nigerian nationhood and its people
Balls (September 1981)
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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!
Hiroko's Tale
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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.
GIT: Selfie
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Series: GITT, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 430. Language: British English. Published: November 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Have you been taking pictures of yourself in the bathroom again? If so, don't let Mr. Git catch you or else he will give you a stern lecture. Both girls and boys worry about the way they look, which is okay, but when does it go too far? Mr. Git gives you his unique outlook on the situation and chucks a bit of humour in for good measure. Can you handle Mr. Git?
Kyrgyz Legends
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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.
Vengeance
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Price: Free! Words: 16,920. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
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
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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.
Mermaids
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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.
A Sunday Market Seller
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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.