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Paloma
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Price: Free! Words: 2,140. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2014 by Rafter Five Press. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fairy Tales
"Paloma" is a re-telling of an old Cinderella tale from Spain. A young girl must leave her home to find her way in the world. Her only possessions are three beautiful dresses left to her by her mother. However, beauty alone will not bring her happiness. She must be clever and careful in order to find her true love.
The Desperation of Liberty
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Series: The Belle of Colombia, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,220. Language: American English. Published: April 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
After fleeing from the ruthless Spanish General Morillo who has orders to execute any of the rebels they can find, Santiago, Maribel and Esteban make a long journey over the mountains, across the Magdalena River and then high up into the Central Range of the Andes to a small town called Rionegro.
The Birth of a Dream
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Series: The Belle of Colombia, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,520. Language: American English. Published: April 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Caught up in the fight for independence from Spain, Captain Santiago Eduardo Vasquez finds himself locked in another battle as Ana Maribel Arboleda captures his heart in the plaza of Zipaquirá. Gazing across the valley of Bogotá, the dream of a life of raising Criollo horses and starting a family in the distant mountains is born.
Fever: The Appetite of Fever (Book III)
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Series: Fever. Price: Free! Words: 58,640. Language: British English. Published: April 2, 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
Fever: Rising Temperature of Fever (Book II)
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Series: Fever. Price: Free! Words: 55,440. Language: British English. Published: April 2, 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
Five Relationships and Then One
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Price: Free! Words: 12,470. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
How exactly does anybody know he or she isn’t straight? In Five Relationship and Then One, D enters the world clueless about her sexual preference. Then one day, just like other girls, she falls in love with her best friend. Has she found true love or is it only the crumbs she found?
Мир аж…
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 44,300. Language: Russian. Published: March 29, 2014 by T/O "Neformat". Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Все рассказы иронической прозы «Мир аж… больше чем мир»- это философские размышления о современной жизни на земле. О том, что зависть, злость и непонимание основ нравственности останавливает развитие мышления человека на одном уровне и заводит его сознание «в тупик». Объясняют то, что человек это не просто материальное тело, а дух. Опыт, желания, привычки, интересы и инстинкты представляют основ
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.
L'histouère es liyopards
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Series: Normandie légendaire - histoires courtes, Book 28. Price: Free! Words: 1,340. Language: French. Published: March 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Symboliquement, les Normands se sont donné des léopards pour signe de ralliement. Son origine est très ancienne et son côté exotique extrêmement surprenant. C'est l'histoire de ces animaux fabuleux qui vous est contée dans ce texte.
The Healing Tree
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,500. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014 by Sheraton Media. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Margaret Knight's fast paced novel about interracial and inter-class love in the Barbados of the 1940s and 50s is set against the factual backdrop of the murder of Myra Greenland in 1948. There is plenty of drama and unexpected twists and turns to keep the reader guessing about the final outcome in the 1980s, when the full significance of the tree of the book's title becomes apparent.
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?
Glorious Goodwood Road
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Price: Free! Words: 4,520. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Olivia is a teenager who tells her own story about her battle to fit into a culture, a society. She learns the nature of a well kept secret and her life is left in turmoil. Will she accept the fate that has shaped her life or will she fight to learn the truth about her own identity?
The Painted Man
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,850. Language: British English. Published: March 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When does body art change from being self-expression, to becoming self-deception? Toby has a normal job, a normal day, a normal life. So why does he daw so much attention from everyone around him?
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.
True Fiction: A Pseudoautobiographical Chapbook in Three Parts
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Price: Free! Words: 12,060. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
Section I: historical retellings of famous figures in a contemporary voice. Section II: family relationships. The book is mainly about women, from multiple angles. It takes a feminist, multicultural perspective that explodes conceptions of women throughout history.
Normandie légendaire - histoires courtes 2
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Series: Normandie légendaire, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,580. Language: French. Published: March 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Le second volume de Normandie légendaire apporte une deuxième douzaine d'histoire courtes et forme un second voyage à travers le temps et cette région connue dans le monde entier. Tantôt plongée dans l'Histoire, tantôt conte ou légende, tantôt découverte de traditions populaire, on y découvre autant de sujets variés.
The Golden Veil
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Price: Free! Words: 1,800. Language: British English. Published: March 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(4.00 from 1 review)
Set in the Sahara Desert in the year eighteen ten follow the destinies of two women who re-write the course of history. Through the magical art of love and the true cunning of anointments. But who will prevail the Husainid or the Aghlabid Dynasties?
Tilt: Monsters and Martyrs
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,600. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Brutally honest prose. A modern day fable about the pulse of America.
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
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
Mateo's Map
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Price: Free! Words: 11,360. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
In the 1980s, a Tzotzil native from the Mexican highlands leaves his family to search for work in the US and finds that crossing the treacherous border leads to an unexpected friendship.