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Anderkant die eerste Ster
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Price: Free! Words: 23,430. Language: Afrikaans. Published: July 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Die flitsstories, minder as 800 woorde, gryp iets van die lewe en gee dit uit ‘n ander hoek. Die stories, 48 daarvan, vertel verhale uit die buitenste ruimte, van liefde en geweld, kinderstories en snaakse stories. Dit laat ons lag, maar ook huil en wonder.
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
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?
The Love of a Silver Fox: Folk Tales from Seki CIty
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Price: Free! Words: 55,490. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The collection of Seki City folktales called “The Love of a Silver Fox” became very popular in Seki when originally published in Japanese. Readership and popularity has since spread. This collection was created by local writers who have studied the legends, old tales and fairy tales about and relating to Seki.
Fever: The Coldness of Fever (Book V)
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Series: Fever. Price: Free! Words: 63,390. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: June 23, 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
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?
The Birds Colony
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Price: Free! Words: 34,170. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
‘The Birds Colony’ is a metaphorically presented account of years spent in service to a believed-to-be enlightened guru. It is about cult mentality, corruption, bullying, sex and misuse of donated funds all in the name of declared spirituality & charity. This story is a must read for all those who want to get involved in any ashram, or are considering contributing substantial funds to its charity.
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!
Het iPad van Lange Wapper
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Series: Mysterieus België Series, Book 18. Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 6,670. Language: Dutch. Published: February 14, 2013 by De Scriptomanen. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel Games
Dit is het scenario voor een stadswandeling of een stadsspel in Antwerpen, dat zich op diverse manieren laat gebruiken. Zo kunt u deze stadswandeling in uw eentje of met een beperkt gezelschap doen, en daarbij de aanwijzingen in dit ebook volgen. Idem dito voor het stadsspel, waarbij u binnen uw beperkte groepje de vragen probeert te beantwoorden en de opdrachten tot een goed einde brengt.
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.
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.
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.
La Tutayegua
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Price: Free! Words: 4,940. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
A young boy growing up in Kansas City's West Side in the 1980s meets the mysterious creature known as La Tutayegua.
True Stories
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Price: Free! Words: 5,540. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
For the first time in English, new writers from Mozambique describe what love and relationships can be like in their culture. What happens to Makalanjombo, whose name means "unlucky in love"?
Hotel 27
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Price: Free! Words: 58,550. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 1 review)
For Michael Falcon, a holiday to Thailand turns into a life-changing voyage of discovery… from a new language and culture, to a new home and family. In the process, Michael’s attitude develops from that of a disillusioned cynic, to a much more open-minded and philosophical outlook.
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.
City Stories
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Series: Anthology, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 11,640. Language: British English. Published: November 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » General
Love, terror and 21st century life! From the heart of cosmopolitan Liverpool come nine thrilling views of modern living. Blood-drinkers, killers and secrets. Old sorrows and new beginnings. The light and dark of human life set against the glittering backdrop of a reinvigorated city. City Stories. Tales of life today.
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.
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.
Cruel Strokes Of Destiny
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Price: Free! Words: 42,140. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
(3.33 from 3 reviews)
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.