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The Rabbi Who Tricked Stalin
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Price: Free! Words: 107,310. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Drama » European
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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.
Captives of Minara
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,110. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
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In Captives of Minara; -A 4500-year-old lost city is excavated, -A journalist reluctantly returns to the scene of a childhood trauma, -A criminal mastermind kidnaps women and children consigning them to a life of slavery. Josh Radley travels to Pakistan to write about archaeological discoveries but faces a gang engaged in human trafficking.
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
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This is a collection of four short story mysteries involving the Pueblo Indians of New Mexico.
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
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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.
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
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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
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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
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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?
Arauco: A Novel
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 302,830. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
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In 1540 the Spanish invaded the land now called Chile, meeting indomitable resistance from the Mapuche. For the first time, Arauco tells this war from both points of view. Its pages include the conquistador, Valdivia, his beautiful mistress, Inés de Suárez … and his scribe, Juan. Abducted by Mapuche and taken to live with the albino shaman, Ñamku, Juan comes to love the Mapuche girl, Raytrayen.
Al garete
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 127,400. Language: Spanish. Published: March 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
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Al garete es una narrativa contemporánea de la vida de un hombre común, Mario Quintanilla Rodríguez, la cual se nutre de historia y ficción, y trata de rescatar relatos de un pasado que reafirman la cultura y definen la identidad de un pueblo del noroeste de Puerto Rico. Nace en 1968 y crece en un pueblito donde sus residentes aspiran al primer mundo, pero viven muy cómodos en el tercero.
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
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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
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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
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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
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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.
Collected Australian Stories
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Series: Collected Series, Book 5. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,160. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
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Collected Australian Stories is a visit into the Australian mind and the various facets of this ancient land. The impressive culture of the Aborigines, the original inhabitants of the land is brought to life in such stories as The Challenge and The Stone Country. Other stories such as The Wejii Man examine deeper cultural beliefs.
Looking for Redfeather
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,880. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
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"Looking for Redfeather" is a twenty-first century, coming-of-age story featuring Ramie, Chas and LaRoux --three runaway teens from various parts of the United States who meet up by chance and go on the road looking for an Apache named Redfeather, a musician who Ramie believes to be his father. Life is a highway, but this ain't Jack Kerouac's road trip!
A Sunday Market Seller
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Price: Free! Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
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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.
Bad Elixir
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 46,920. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
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A drunk with a troubled pass finds himself living in a town with a troubled present located some where in a western part of the United States in the late 1800's. Racism and violence plagues the town of mostly Chinese immigrants as a new larger trouble arises forcing a doctor of the town to prescribe to the drunk a "bad elixir" in order to save the town.
Children From Stone
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Price: Free! Words: 1,490. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
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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
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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.
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.