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The Libyan Affair
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Series: Adventures in multinational business, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,970. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Gaddafi's Libya is awash with oil money and open for business deals that are often used as a cover for financing revolutionary activities in and out of the country. In this novel, a businessman is caught in a dangerous game fraught with danger and deceit targeting the leadership of the Libyan dictator. In the midst is a doomed love affair with a woman-spy bent on seeking her own justice.
A Secret
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,020. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Travel
Adam Bartolo, a retired executive, decides to research his Italian roots. Along the way he finds more than he bargained for as he gets romantically involved with two forbidden women, and is unwittingly involved in a nefarious family secret. The story takes place in one of the most enchanting places of central Italy and lives through the tragic events of September 11.
Marking Time
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Price: Free! Words: 1,930. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Worlds collide at the Royal Scottish National Orchestra, one chill, rainy night in Aberdeen.
We Are Leaves
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Religious / Christian / Friendship
"We Are Leaves” recognizes that we may be different colours, come from different backgrounds, speak different languages, yet we are all the same. And, when we work together everyone can have FUN!!! Sing-a-long to the tune of This Old Man. Look for other titles by this author including, "We Are Colourful Friends" available at: www.smashwords.com.
Interrupciones
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,450. Language: Spanish. Published: July 8, 2013 by Libros Malaletra. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Este producto consta principal y tentativamente de ocho cuentos, nueve artículos-ensayos (sin notación bibliográfica aceptada por alguna regulación vigente) y por lo menos cuatro textos de género discutible. Adentro podrá encontrar niñas con barba, tumores de presidentes, manuales para desaparecer completamente (permiso SEGOB 445666).
Trillion Dollar Eden
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 34,350. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Set in the year 2047, this literary intrigue is strongly themed around overpopulation and environmental degradation. The government offers the Near Death Experience (NDE) as part of the health system, to encourage voluntary euthanasia among the old and sick. Women must get a permit to bear a child, based on someone else’s death. A rich playboy thinks he can deal with the problems with a new Eden.
Orchid
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,810. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2013 by Itoh Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The adventures of two little boys in pre-war Germany, one a German and the other one a Jew. One child is longing for his mother and the love of his father and the other child is solidly secure in his mothers and fathers abounded love. This story awakens the sleeping giant of friendship and confirms the power of prayer. On one hand this story is full of human tragedies and despair but on the other
The King's Messenger: A Parable About Judaism
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 1,240. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2013 by Albion-Andalus Books. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism
In The King's Messenger, Michael Kagan draws us into the world of the imagination and gives us an original parable about Judaism's long journey through the centuries that might have sprung from one of Judaism's classic storytellers of old. Although the parable itself is short, its message is profound and far-reaching. It is a teaching that will be read and read again, and passed on to others.
Wapsha and the Rabbi
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,200. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
This contemporary story, Wapasha and the Rabbi, mirrors the lives of a small group, while reflecting on the universal power of the past to influence human lives. This is poignantly revealed not only in the stories told by the two protagonists, but also in the stories told by some of the young people, who share their lives with Rabbi Itsak Cohen on an isolated farm in the back country of Texas.
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.
'Of Pipers and Pigs'
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Price: Free! Words: 2,990. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
‘Of Pipers and Pigs’, tells of an individual dealing with social and political uncertainties. It’s about a man watching big things happening, while simultaneously questioning his own role in the events. After all, it’s an important thing for everyone to consider their role in the world, and what they can best do to improve things.
Embark
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,310. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
"Embark" is a game little mare who becomes a champion bush racehorse and saves her owner from bankruptcy in the big drought. However her owner is not at all grateful and when Embark ages he treats her badly. This is the story of how a penniless bush battler saves the courageous horse and she repays him with loyalty and a great win.
The Thing that Screamed in the Night
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,140. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
This novel will take the reader on an epic journey through time and space.
L'héritage au père Esnouf
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Series: Normandie légendaire - histoires courtes, Book 16. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,650. Language: French. Published: June 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Un vieil homme, dans un village de Normandie, ne se résout pas à la disparition de la culture de sa région. La création d'un groupe folklorique ne ne convainc pas. Pourtant, cela bouleversera profondément leur environnement.
A Quick Guide to The Tenant of Wildfell Hall
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Series: Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,840. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
Anne Bronte wrote two novels in her literary career. “The Tenant of Wildfell Hall” is the second novel written by her. It was published in the year 1848. Anne Bronte used the pseudonym Acton Bell.
Requiem: Cloud of thoughts that rained ink unto paper.
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Price: Free! Words: 17,630. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Requiem is a book about the life in Egypt. A compilation of short stories and articles about people who abuse religion, women and principles for their own benefit.
Normandie légendaire - histoires courtes 1
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Series: Normandie légendaire, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,960. Language: French. Published: June 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Douze histoires courtes entraînent le lecteur à travers l'espace et le temps de la Normandie. On y vagabonde ainsi d'Est en Ouest, du Nord au Sud, en passant du XIe siècle au XXe siècle et du XVIIIe au XVIe.
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.
Yokozuna Dreams with Rats and Mutts
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,250. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Another collection of short stories that range from the silly to the serious - plenty of humour thrown in! Beware - you may see yourself in some of these!
Thophile à Rome
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Series: Normandie légendaire - histoires courtes, Book 13. Price: Free! Words: 670. Language: French. Published: June 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Recueillie au XXe siècle à Saint Cornier des Landes, cette historiette se contait dans le bocage normand durant le siècle précédant. La langue normande de cette région y est savoureuse. Elle est cependant compréhensible.