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The Casablanca Connection
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Series: Adventures in multinational business, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,120. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
A high-level court case on business corruption is linked to a political conflict in West Sahara. Two brave women with diverse cultural assets play havoc with a senior executive of a multinational corporation. Their intimacy evolves into a threesome of passion and deceit, with clandestine activities fraught with danger. The contrasting aspects of the story underscore a major cultural divide.
The Healing Tree
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,500. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014 by Sheraton Media. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Margaret Knight's fast paced novel about interracial and inter-class love in the Barbados of the 1940s and 50s is set against the factual backdrop of the murder of Myra Greenland in 1948. There is plenty of drama and unexpected twists and turns to keep the reader guessing about the final outcome in the 1980s, when the full significance of the tree of the book's title becomes apparent.
A Quick Guide to The Tenant of Wildfell Hall
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Series: Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,840. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
Anne Bronte wrote two novels in her literary career. “The Tenant of Wildfell Hall” is the second novel written by her. It was published in the year 1848. Anne Bronte used the pseudonym Acton Bell.
U zamci Nefretitis
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 93,360. Language: Croatian. Published: April 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Romanom "U zamci Nefretitis" Vladimir Jakopanec će ukazati na neke od psiholoških i društvenih zamki koje čekaju iseljenika u prekomorskim zemljama, a koje često mijenjaju čovjeka do neprepoznatljivosti. Na kraju će njegova priča iz pregršta napetih ljubavnih i kriminalističkih sekvenci doživjeti posve neočekivani kraj.
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.
INDIAN OASIS Life Among the Papagos (1957 through 1962)
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Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 11,900. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2012 by Running Quail Press, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » History » Native American
The Papagos, now called the Tohono O'odham, are among the least known of the Southwestern Indian tribes. They are one of the oldest traditional desert tribes with rich beliefs and customs. The contentment and inner peace of the Papagos, their gentle nature, their adherence to tradition, and their solitude go hand in hand with their peaceful desert. Dema Lee, Author
Dentellières
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Series: Normandie légendaire - histoires courtes, Book 23. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,460. Language: French. Published: February 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A Courseulles, en Normandie, tandis que finit le XIXe siècle, un négociant de dentelles apporte leur ouvrage à ses ouvrières. Allons avec lui pour les rencontrer !
Little Girl Lost, Book Two of The Unbreakable Series (Mystery Romance Suspense)
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Series: Unbreakable, Book Two. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,610. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
When a dedicated researcher learns a bit too much about her client's new drug, the horrors from her past seem destined to return. Just as her life begins to spin out of control, a dashing computer security expert arrives from South America and seems the perfect antidote. But is his sudden arrival just the happy coincidence it seems? Find out in this 3-book series of romance, mystery, and suspense.
Book 6 Streets Paved with Gold
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Series: Streets Paved with Gold, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,540. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: July 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
These two short stories continue the African theme. The first story is about an eight year old Zulu herd boy looking after his family’s cattle. It is based on a children’s nursery rhyme: “Mother Caught a Flea”. The tone of the second story is darker. It chronicles the life of a young woman torn between traditional Zulu culture and a western value system.
Literature Companion: Like Water for Chocolate
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Series: A Quick Guide, Book 78 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 257. Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 10,870. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The story of the novel revolves around a young girl named Tita. Pedro is her lover, but she continues to long her entire life to marry him. Unfortunately, they are never married because Tita’s mother upholds the family tradition of the youngest daughter not marrying but taking care of her mother until the mother passes away.
From Flying Fish to Kippers
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,750. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2014 by Sheraton Media. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Set mostly in England just after World War II, Barbadian born ‘Trixie’ Ridger is unhappy that her parents have sent her to boarding school in England. Despite the culture shock, she finds an inner strength and resilience that carry her through. As usual, Margaret Knight peppers her fast moving storylines with the ever present spectre of racism that lay just below the surface in post war Britain.
Bride at First Sight
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,900. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2013 by Boroughs Publishing Group. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
"All-American" Indian-American Haripriya Sanyal is not happy when her parents arrange for her to wed a virtual stranger, but can Bollywood-handsome Namdev Chakrabarty charm her into accepting their mutual fate?
A Twist of Fate
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 123,060. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Noni and Kenji grow up in poverty in the streets of Phnom Penh. Their father walks out on them when they are babies and their mother is killed in a factory accident. Kenji has his leg blown off in a land mine explosion. In order to survive, Kenji becomes a street beggar and Noni turns to prostitution. In a strange twist of fate Kenji comes into contact with an Australian girl who changes his life
Buchitheka Bugayiwe (What will go wrong,will)
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 10,890. Language: Zulu. Published: July 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » African
Buchitheka Bugayiwe (What will go wrong, will) is an action packed romantic thriller written in IsiNdebele. Set in Bulawayo’s Western suburbs the book traces the dilemma of a young man Mandla Dlamini who is involved in a love triangle.
The Coded Syllable
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,100. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A musician proclaims fourteen new compositions. A court orders its analysis. The Analyst then embarks on an intellectual journey to find what mistakes are.
The Marvelous Mitzvot Mice - How to Be a Good Neighbor
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 1,020. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Values & Virtues
Meet the Mitzvot Mice. They are wonderful neighbors to have around. They make the world better than how it was found. The act of mitzvah is encompassed within the most fundamental Jewish social virtues, Gemilut Hasadim. Gemilut Hasadim are acts of kindness done for the benefit of one’s fellow man without thought or hope of reward.
Roep van die Visarend
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Price: $1.23 USD. Words: 68,700. Language: Afrikaans. Published: June 3, 2014 by Kameeldoring Boeke. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Deel in die lief en leed, drome en teleurstellings van die boere in die Krokodilriviervallei noord van die Magaliesberg. Die rivier met sy voëllewe is deel van die daaglikse ervaring van die plaasgemeenskap naby Brits, wat vir hulle oorlewing op die geskiedkundige rivier vertrou. Vir party mense weerklink die roep van die visarend, baie duideliker as vir die ander. Sprei jou vlerke saam met hulle.
A Blessing
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,140. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Rajeen lives in India, near the bustling streets of the Taj Mahal. The boy's deformity, a badly twisted leg, creates pity and allows him to make a living begging from the tourists. It is not a good life, but the only one Rajeen knows until an unlikely friendship with a wealthy American artist leads him to an open door and a decision that could change his life forever.
Rembrandt Sings
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 82,290. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2012 by Amolibros. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Ambitious art historian Bill Maguire searches Paris for a subject for his doctoral thesis and follows up faint clues about once famous abstract painter Alexander Golden. He finds himself in Carmel listening to the death-bed confessions of Joe Rembrandt, an art forger on an industrial scale, and meets beautiful Anna Glover whose life seems somehow connected with the dying man.
Trillion Dollar Eden
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 34,350. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Set in the year 2047, this literary intrigue is strongly themed around overpopulation and environmental degradation. The government offers the Near Death Experience (NDE) as part of the health system, to encourage voluntary euthanasia among the old and sick. Women must get a permit to bear a child, based on someone else’s death. A rich playboy thinks he can deal with the problems with a new Eden.