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Mr. Chef & Ms. Librarian
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 81,480. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2012 by Olo Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Tariq and Ivy aren't just from opposite sides of the tracks, they're from opposite worlds. He lives for food. She tolerates it. He's got his Muslim-Canadian family on speed dial; she doesn't speak to her mother in England. Her ex just dumped her. His business is on its last loan. And yet, when Ivy strolls into Tariq's cooking class, love is too delicious to resist.
Cruel Strokes Of Destiny
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You set the price! Words: 42,140. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
She was chubby, beautiful, and full of energy She had her own dreams which were Shattered by cruel strokes of destiny, But she survived because of her own Inner strength. She provided solace to many who came to her in distress . She fulfilled her destiny and left many in tears.
The Kilkenny Cat Trilogy
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 287,520. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
The story is told through the eyes of travelling cats and shows that every country exercises discrimination against some of its citizens. The nature of discrimination may subtly change and vary from one country and situation to another in both shape and form, but it will always be present. Discrimination shows its ugly face most in issues of race, sexism, religion, culture, disability and colour.
A Proud Monkey In Iceland
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 314,400. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A story about a black West Indian, raised in America, man's search for his destiny. Born into a family of ancient African healers, as an adult he finds himself living in Iceland knowing that for some reason relating to his destiny he has to be there. But not knowing how living there fits into his quest to find his destiny.
Trinidad & Tobago (Island Hopping Series)
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Price: $3.29 USD. Words: 38,210. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The Island Hopping series is a remarkable journey of Sakkara Riley’s quest to locate her parents. What she learns is so much more than was ever expected. In Trinidad & Tobago, Sakkara enlists the help of a local elderly historian, Natalia Day and her doting grandson, Anthony Lam. Equipped with her parcel of artifacts and a determined bravado, Sakkara uncovers more than she ever thought possible.
The Loneliest Sami
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,060. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
They were the loneliest of all peoples, isolated from humankind for thousands of years as their diaspora took them driving north, further and further. And yet just as they were excluded from mainstream society, so too did they exclude their own. He was the loneliest of them all, he was the loneliest Sami. A short story of imagination.
The Old Woman's Maid
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,300. Language: British English. Published: December 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
An ailed old woman's maid's narration is told by her listener. Borrowing from personal experiences, he tells of life's complexities and the finality in its suspense, of pretense in religious probity and the cumbersome disguise of customs in unstable and unchanging times, as people seek for their idea of heaven. It tells of the failed stewardship of the perpetual maids of an ailing old planet.
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.
Dancers of Epano
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,840. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
To trap an elusive partisan leader,foreign troops lay siege to Epano,his home village.An Englishman in Epano,Reginald Jordon,plots to escape---with his secret lover---from the village's desperate and bloody defense.When the partisan dies,trying to relieve Epano,the ex-pat imagines that he can stay uninvolved as his lover,and all,dance themselves,and their children off the sea-cliffs behind Epano.
Yahja Bilbao Merimiehestä muslimiksi
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,600. Language: Finnish. Published: February 10, 2014 by Iiro Nordling. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Muslimiksi kääntynyt merimies muistelee. Nuori tunisialainen vaimo. Merimiehen parta sopii hurskaalle muslimisheikille. Saunassa joutuu häpeämään merimiestatuoinnin lisäksi ympärileikattuaan.
Cuentos completos. Mauricio Magdaleno
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,830. Language: Spanish. Published: January 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
En las páginas de este libro se ve desfilar la violencia del opresor contra el oprimido, la violencia entre iguales, la violencia acicateada por la venganza, la violencia que se da en un estallido espontáneo, la maledicencia, la guerra, la crueldad psicológica, la brutalidad más elemental, la violencia pragmática y hasta la violencia que ejerce la misma naturaleza en contra de los seres humanos.
Kilned Again, A Jennifer Harrington Jones Mystery
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,530. Language: American English. Published: March 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
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When Jennifer Harrington Jones discovers an unlikely gas fired kiln behind a prestigious winery in the Napa Valley dominos start to fall, bringing to light its connection with a widely varied cast of characters, art world intrigues, immigrant quandaries, and delicious culinary forays.
Hacked: A Hong Kong Story
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,840. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
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A famous, yet jaded, English correspondent, Peter Wolf, lands in Hong Kong to research an article. When the news story falls through, he heads to Guangzhou and eats a slimy bowl of Dragon Tiger Phoenix Soup. One ingredient, a palm civet, infects Wolf with a dangerous virus. Wolf returns to Hong Kong feeling ill and he is in for the fight of his life.
As Her Name Is So Is Redbird-book 4-Nurse Hal Among The Amish
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Series: Nurse Hal Among The Amish, Book 4. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 64,360. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Christian » Amish & Mennonite
If spring is a season of rebirth and love, Hallie Lapp's farm, at first glance, seems to be the place to be. What she didn't see coming after the birth of her daughter, Redbird, was an abandoned baby dropped off in her buggy as part of the Safe Haven law. She couldn't imagine a runaway girl, Annie Hosteller, showing up on her doorstep or being invaded by Hosteller men to capture Annie.
Gay vs. Black: A Conversation
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,450. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
A fictional, civilized discussion trying to make sense of prejudice, racism and homophobia. Blacks and gays fight separate battles, but with some similarities and one very different characteristic that makes their respective struggles unique.
Exit Plans
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Price: $6.50 USD. Words: 47,820. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2014 by Write Words Inc.. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
What happens when a group of senior citizens decide to manage the way they are treated at the end of their long and useful lives? Will they go along with the state of the art status quo – or find new reasons to get up on Thursday mornings to discuss their possible fates?
The Baptist “A Native American Odyssey”
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 144,010. Language: American English. Published: November 25, 2013 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Fr. Tosco is assigned to meet with a band of Paiute and dissolve an abandoned Mission established by the Catholic Diocese. Discovering remnants of a once proud people, struggling for survival and destined for extinction, something triggered within him to lead them to the path of survival. Why did the church and the government feel so threatened that it caused the shooting of unarmed natives?
Surviving Sanctuary
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 492,420. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
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On a spring evening in 1982, a thousand people are killed in Sanctuary, a country founded by genocide survivors and devoted to pacifism. Decades later, Brian, a congenial and underemployed American, goes there to look for the sister of a former girlfriend who disappeared while visiting there. As he looks for clues and tries not to marry anyone accidentally, he learns he may be a target too.
Worthwhile
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Series: Novels and Stories, Book 81. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 3,900. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
How easily we draw conclusions about others! We kind of become an authority on certain people we know and we boast about the knowledge of his or her character, habits, hobbies, family, and friends, but the truth is, we know very little about that person.
Finding Each Other
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,450. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Richard Alan succeeds again in writing a touching story of relationships,and includes intrigue, action, and danger. Think—Nicholas Sparks and Jodi Picoult meet J.A.Vance. Finding Each Other is a poignant continuation of the family saga that began with young Meyer Minkowski. Meyer and his wife Joan watch and counsel the next generation as they search to find themselves and their life partners.