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Bomba libera tutti (versione Light)
Price: Free! Words: 106,600. Language: Italian. Published: November 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Pubblicazione in due lingue / This publication is in two languages: Italiano: versione originale English: experimental translation
A Perfect Madness
Price: Free! Words: 111,330. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012 by Brandylane Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
(4.67 from 9 reviews)
It is the autumn of 1938 when Julia Kaufmann meets Erich Schmidt while studying medicine at the German University in Prague. With Hitler’s army soon to invade the city and the terror of World War II looming, it is the worst of times for a Jew and a German to fall in love.
Lead Petals
Price: Free! Words: 105,340. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
Warning: experimental translation (hybrid) 1937, Sardinia, mines of Montevecchio. The accidental death of the small Giuseppino marks the beginning of an unstoppable fall for a whole country. In a segment of reality that moves, that tears to pieces, so many characters fill the life of the village. Emilio, destroyed by the remorse for the death of Giuseppino...
The Rabbi Who Tricked Stalin
Price: Free! Words: 107,310. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
(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.
A Killing to DIE For
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 105,420. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
(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.
Confucius Jade
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 138,880. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2009 by Dudley Court Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
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.
The Whore
Series: Laraba Thomas. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 109,100. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: June 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Kengua is visibly a male journalist with a secret dual sexual condition. Laraba is his clueless female colleague and most probable suitor, who refuses to be evaded by him. They both have impressive careers and this is the story they both live in their race for a culled national prestige.
Carmine Vermilion
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 185,550. Language: American English. Published: June 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
An underground train of thought. A roadside prairie in an old corner of France was home to Ralph's great-uncle, who sold him the house. There is a garage with a new and revolutionary philosophy, and Saul, who knows dreams that go back hundreds of years. Ralph has to accept a reality that is, on second thought, even stranger than what goes on in the garage.
A Necessary Fiction
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 125,980. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013 by Amolibros. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Laura Driscoll's uncomplicated life is thrown into confusion when she discovers her father lied to secure an advantageous marriage and advance his career. Determined to uncover the secrets of his past, Laura's single-minded pursuit of answers leads her to make choices that have far-reaching consequences both for herself and those who love her. Sometimes it is better not to know the truth.
The King's Favourite
Series: The Shuki Series, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 115,050. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Taken as a slave in order to amuse a boy king, Shuki becomes a great deal more than his toy.
Amruta
Price: Free! Words: 111,120. Language: Gujarati. Published: July 20, 2013 and represented by Ekatra Foundation. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Amruta, a novel is one of the earlier works of Raghuveer. In Amruta, The author explores functional aspect of human life. Amruta is the story of Amruta and two men in her life. It races human nature, bonds and ideologies using these 3 characers and their conversation.
Shaketown: The Madam's Daughter
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 109,620. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Sex is never discussed in the polite drawing rooms of San Francisco society, though there's plenty to be had, from the dank cribs of Chinatown to the glittering sporting houses of the beau monde. Based on real characters from San Francisco's history, this is the story of outsiders who rise to command an underworld empire, forge a family of misfits, and discover true friendship, loyalty, and love.
Das Nest
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 111,590. Language: German. Published: January 25, 2013 by Ebozon Verlag. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Roman über die multikulturelle Gesellschaft im Heimatort des Protagonisten Timo Staps. Dazu gesellen sich die »ewigen« zwischenmenschlichen Fragen nach Verrat, Macht, Abenteuer, Freundschaft, Liebe, Gier, Lust und Treue.
Tell A Thousand Lies
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 108,220. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Asian
Shortlisted for the 2012 Tibor Jones South Asia award. 'Tell A Thousand Lies' tells the story of two sisters - one dark skinned, one not - caught in the web of deceit and betrayal.
Dartmouth Circle
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 161,570. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013 by Amolibros. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The residents of Dartmouth Circle always refer to their cul-de-sac as ‘The Circle’. Somehow, having a private name for their road makes for a feeling of community, of belonging. But then the news breaks… “Ned Short’s sold his house at last—” Sheila announces dramatically, “—to students. What are we going to do?”
The Fantasists
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 115,460. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
John Lynch delivers a lively translation of Hans Egede Schack's captivating and whimsical novel The Fantasists. Two boys from the Danish countryside harbour elaborate fantasies of adventure, romance and their own greatness, while their third companion punctures their make-believe with his robust common sense.
Good Fortune
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 101,640. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American, Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Chinese wisdom secretly passed through handwritten fortunes guides the lives of two men from different cultures connected by a shared source of enlightenment--Tong, an aged Chinese scholar. Embarking on journeys of change, each man must overcome adversity in order to find happiness. They discover that in order to succeed, one may have to seek beyond the obvious for answers.
Camelia in Winter
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 109,620. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(Fiction). Novel about love and adventure on a Canadian artist's teaching stint in South Korea. While exploring Korea, past and present, she learns more about herself. She ends up settling questions of her own identity and relationships.
Stones
Series: Shining Light's Saga. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 103,720. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014 by Evolved Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
In Book 3 of the saga of Shining Light’s people, the reader is swept into the changing world of ancient Native America. The peace that Shining Light and his family have enjoyed in the Land of the Tall Trees is shattered by his young daughter. Dove’s dream of mustangs, and of a young American Indian boy named Singing Stone, and his family known as the Mustang People, will not let her rest.
The Frost and the Sunshine
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 141,770. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
(5.00 from 1 review)
Shuki goes in search of the family of his birth, lost so many years ago. He finds Mwai and he finds Saif, his brothers. There is also Meriam, his niece, who urgently needs a new home. This is the fourth and final of the Shuki Series – the story of a modern day eunuch.