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The Tourmaline
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 103,000. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Volatile but talented, London teenager, Aaron, distrusts most people apart from his incarcerated cousin. When he attacks a fellow pupil to defend his birth mother’s honour, his head teacher gives him a fixed-term exclusion, and his foster parents send him to a residential camp for mild delinquents close to mystical Stonehenge. Once there, inexplicably strange events start to occur.
Uncle Toms Cabin
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 180,660. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Uncle Tom's Cabin; or, Life Among the Lowly, is a Classic peice of american literature about anti-slavery which helped lay the groundwork for the Civil War.
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.
Loser Parade
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 110,810. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(1.00 from 1 review)
Fenton Ota is at his wit's end. After not making it big as an actor in Hollywood, he's forced to return to his hometown of Cincinnati, Ohio with his tail between his legs. Once home, he embarks on a creative journey of lies and (failed) attempts at brilliance, as he struggles to produce a postmodern metafictional play, all for the love of a girl...
Amruta
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Price: Free! Words: 111,120. Language: Gujarati. Published: July 20, 2013 and represented by Ekatra Foundation. Category: 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.
Sunday Girl
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 128,210. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Full moon night in Seoul. Victim of a brutal crime, beautiful, mentally troubled Jang-Mee dissociates form her body and becomes a channel for an ancestral ghost who hints at historical secrets. Seeking out the ghost again, Jang-Mee becomes addicted to dangerous, extreme situations that will bring her to the edge. Sunday Girl explores the traumatic wounds that haunt the blood for generations.
40 Tage 40 Nächte
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Price: Free! Words: 133,900. Language: German. Published: March 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Roman in Form eines Reisetagebuchs. Der versteckte Untertitel ist „Zwischen Ost und West“ oder auf bosnisch „Ispod Istok i Zapad“. Die Reise beginnt im Westen, deswegen heißt das erste Buch „Zapad“ oder der Westen. Der eigentliche Hauptteil heißt „Istok“, der Osten. In diesem Hauptteil ist ein drittes Buch eingebettet, „Ispod“, zwischen oder eigentlich darunter.
The Ayurvedic Healer
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 127,710. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: January 22, 2013 by Copperhill Media. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Set in the intriguing atmosphere of India in the early 20th century, full of mysticism, love, compassion, and political drama, The Ayurvedic Healer tells the story of Madhavan Namboodiri, a physician practicing an ancient medical science, and his enduring love for Rosalie.
Zaremba, or Love and the Rule of Law
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 145,990. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In Warsaw, a chance encounter plunges a shy polio victim into dirty politics and new realms of emotion. Zaremba, a wealthy businessman, is about to be unjustly arrested and only Cordelia can save him. But when Zaremba disappears, Cordelia is painfully uncertain if she has been abandoned and must overcome surveillance, corruption, libel, and increasing humiliations and hardships to learn the truth.
Lead Petals
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Price: Free! Words: 105,340. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2012. Category: 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...
Bomba libera tutti (versione Light)
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Price: Free! Words: 106,600. Language: Italian. Published: November 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Pubblicazione in due lingue / This publication is in two languages: Italiano: versione originale English: experimental translation
The Sea-God at Sunrise
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 135,350. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Two Japanese fisherman blown off course by a typhoon are rescued by an American whaling ship in 1841. When the ship's reclusive captain suddenly falls ill, they must help the crew unravel a secret from his past. Inspired by the true story of John Manjiro, one of the first Japanese in America.
The Onlooker
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Series: The onlooker, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 114,810. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The Onlooker,is a fictional fact. It offers a new school of thought to the reader about cast and creed discrimination,plight and status of women,strike, lockout, child labourers, food adulteration,thievery, robbery, treachery,corruption,anti-social practices, mal-practices in law and order, judicial system,exploitation and thereby a unique relevance between the undoing and its recompense.
The Kilkenny Cat Trilogy
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 287,520. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
The story is told through the eyes of travelling cats and shows that every country exercises discrimination against some of its citizens. The nature of discrimination may subtly change and vary from one country and situation to another in both shape and form, but it will always be present. Discrimination shows its ugly face most in issues of race, sexism, religion, culture, disability and colour.
The Rabbi Who Tricked Stalin
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Price: Free! Words: 107,310. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Drama » European
(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.
The King's Favourite
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Series: The Shuki Series, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 115,050. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » 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.
A Perfect Madness
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Price: Free! Words: 111,330. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012 by Brandylane Publishers. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(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.
Rounding Third
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 101,850. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
Marisol is struggling to find her niche as a Latina newcomer in a small community. She acquires a series of successes but finds her position as a beloved softball coach under constant threat by the powers that be in the community. The consequences of "thinking like a woman," as one character says, force her to adjust her goals and dreams.
Because I Go Like That and Fall Down in the Water
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,940. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Because I Go Like That and Fall Down in the Water is a touching novel about decency and deep friendships in an awakening agricultural Hawaii. It is a story depicting the era, the character of the people, and the changes to an enchanting land.
Gettin' Paid
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Price: Free! Words: 115,350. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
"Gettin Paid" transports readers to a world of crime and choice through the eyes of street thug Nat Turner. Through his life of crime, from department store rushing to stickups to drug spot hits, the story provides a glimpse of a world many live, and more choose to ignore. Whether you are a cashier, a dope pusher, or a bank robber, life comes down to choice. So choose right.