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Stirring Winds
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,100. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
‘Stirring Winds’ is an Asian Literature Anthology, centering on the theme of life changes and significant moments. It contains six stories: five set in Japan and one in China, ranging in length from 900 – 3000 words.
Jurassic Prick (Fungus #2)
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Series: Fungus, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,310. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2012 by Nameless Books. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
There's trouble in Melbourne again, and Victoria's new assistant police commissioner, Alberto Zapata, is back on the case. A new airline with onboard casinos is sucking money from the people's pockets, and an array of offbeat community groups to take to the streets in protest. Then, under suspicious circumstances, the city's existing casino is trampled to dust by stampeding elephants…
Tales from The Painted Door III: Molly's Walk
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Series: Tales from The Painted Door, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,700. Language: American English. Published: July 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
An old woman stumbles into The Door and sets off an emotional chain that leaves Chris, Shelly, Mike, and some of the others pondering their own lives and values. That's especially true for Davaidh, who comes face to face with someone from his past and must deal with the ramifications.
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.
Pueblo Mysteries
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,880. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is a collection of four short story mysteries involving the Pueblo Indians of New Mexico.
The Crossing
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,190. Language: American English. Published: February 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 1 review)
A short story that takes place in 1897. Ignazia Traina, a Sicilian peasant woman, is left behind in Palermo, Italy when her husband and son leave for America. This is the story of her journey to reunite her family.
China, Please Give Me More (Fungus #3)
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Series: Fungus, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,270. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013 by Nameless Books. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
In this latest installment of the Fungus series, Melbourne is to host a gigantic celebration of the anniversary of 200 years of rugby. As the celebration nears, China is called upon to remedy shortages of everything from gum to glasses. And on the day of the rugby festival, Zapata and his team will be called upon to investigate a brutal and confusing incident.
Tales from The Painted Door II: Wallace
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Series: Tales from The Painted Door, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,010. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
(5.00 from 1 review)
An old man, a semi-regular at the Door, walks in one quiet Thursday evening and begins drinking his usual beverage. Normally, he’d just drink quietly by himself, pay, and leave. Not this night. This night he reveals at least part of the reason he is what he is. Does it free him from his ghosts or does it just bring him a moment of peace? Does it really matter?
Raven's Eye View
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Price: Free! Words: 1,200. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 1 review)
Raven's Eye View is a first nations story about the Creator and its companion the Raven. The Raven is sent out to find the perfect space where life could flourish. As the Raven sits back and waits for the Creator to form the stars and planets in new galaxies, a newborn planet becomes vulnerable to the very sky that is suppose to protect it from explosions of space birthing.
The Cook's House
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Price: Free! Words: 11,110. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 1 review)
Set in the rural Mississippi Delta of the 1950s, The Cook's House is the story of a privileged white boy growing up with the synergism of his family, his small community, and a colored lady, the cook. As a boy would, he took for granted her kindness and the richness of her wisdom. She was his unconditional champion and became a lifetime companion in his heart.
Cherry Blossoms and The Delta Cotton - written by Jimi Massey and Marty Denton
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Price: Free! Words: 360. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
(5.00 from 1 review)
this poem is about the Japanese American internment camp in Rhower, Arkansas during WWII. It is about the innocense of youth that helps the healing bridge of differing opinion.
Corazones aislados
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Price: Free! Words: 2,950. Language: Spanish. Published: June 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
(5.00 from 1 review)
Un cuento en el que la rutina diaria se combina con la locura, el tren subterráneo y los sacrificios humanos inspirados en la tradición azteca. • • • A short story where daily routine works in complicity with madness, the subway, and human sacrifices inspired in the Aztec tradition.
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.
Children From Stone
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Price: Free! Words: 1,490. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Children From Stone is a sweet simple short story told in the form of a Norse folk tale, and people love it.
Stranger Than Fiction 1
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Series: Stranger Than Fiction, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,380. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 1 review)
People say the strangest things! In my career as a freelance writer, I’ve come across many people and some of the things they say are downright offensive. But many are hilarious, touching and stay with me for a long while. ‘Stranger Than Fiction 1’ is a collection of three fictionalised accounts of some of my encounters.
Stranger Than Fiction 2
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Series: Stranger Than Fiction, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,100. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
People say the strangest things! In my career as a freelance writer, I’ve come across many people and some of the things they say are downright offensive. But many are hilarious, touching and stay with me for a long while. ‘Stranger Than Fiction 2’ is a collection of three fictionalised accounts of some of my encounters.
Tikka House
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Price: Free! Words: 2,490. Language: Canadian English. Published: March 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
(5.00 from 1 review)
Jilted bride navigates life with family, a restaurant, and a law career. Will she find love?
Tales from The Painted Door IV: The Pumpkin Carvers
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Series: Tales from The Painted Door, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,650. Language: American English. Published: March 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 1 review)
Halloween is always a reason to party at The Painted Door, with costumed patrons and staff, decorations, and abundant food and drink. In the fourth installment of award-winning author David H. Keith’s acclaimed Tales from The Painted Door series, Mike and Shelly, two of The Door’s regulars, will never forget this particular Halloween.
Mama was a Sweeper
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Price: Free! Words: 2,400. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
(5.00 from 1 review)
a woman is coming to terms with an astonishing family secret. she must put aside her feelings to care for her dying mother. she craves answers and questions the values of the family she knew.
La Tutayegua
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Price: Free! Words: 4,940. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
A young boy growing up in Kansas City's West Side in the 1980s meets the mysterious creature known as La Tutayegua.