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Dying to Live: An Amish Man Fakes His Death to Find His Life
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,270. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Based on a true story, one August night in 1996, an Amish man starts a bloody trail across the bedroom floor next to the double bed where his young wife sleeps soundly and disappears into the night. He is missing and presumed dead.
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.
Making the Cut
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,380. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2014 by Local Hero Press, LLC. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
Making the Cut is a Young Adult/New Adult novel about two girls, Midori and Nicole, competing in a televised cooking competition. They become friends despite their cultural differences, and will be competing against six other teens. With a $10,000 prize and scholarship to a prestigious New York culinary school at stake, can their friendship survive the challenge?
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.
Fever: The coldness of fever (Book V)
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Series: Fever. Price: Free! Words: 62,770. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: June 23, 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
The Mystery of Moutai
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 63,900. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A teenager returns home from school to find a gruesome scene: the apartment he shares with his mother has been ransacked and she is dead. There is a bottle of Moutai left at the scene. This is evidently a homicide but who is the killer? Two amateur detectives stumble unwittingly into a cobweb of mystery and danger when they team up with the Boston police to solve this mystifying crime.
Beyond the Gardens
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 89,780. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
“It’s not easy to figure out who you want to be, especially if you’re a chica from the barrio. With a crazy family and un amigo, who has suddenly decided he wants her, brainy college student, Esperanza, finds herself having to make some tough decisions. In this humorous and sweet novel, Lopez brings us lovable characters we want to root for from page one. Don’t miss it!” —Lara Rios –
Roep van die Visarend
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Price: $1.23 USD. Words: 68,700. Language: Afrikaans. Published: June 3, 2014 by Kameeldoring Boeke. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Deel in die lief en leed, drome en teleurstellings van die mense van die Krokodilriviervallei. Die rivier met sy voëllewe is deel van die daaglikse ervaring van die mense wat langs die geskiedkundige rivier bly. Veral die roep van die visarend weerklink vir party mense baie harder as ander. Loer in by die plaasgemeenskap wat op verskeie maniere hulle vlerke sprei.
The Mountain's Silent Cry
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,140. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014 by Melinda Evaul. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Daniel feels his family slipping away while all he can do is watch helplessly. He knows the importance of heritage to survive a hard life in the Appalachian Mountains of the 1940’s. But his children are restless, dissatisfied with traditional ways, and want to make life in their own image. The Pittman family becomes the battleground for the conflict of a stable past against a vague future.
Keeping Secrets (The Essien Trilogy, #1)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,690. Language: British English. Published: May 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Romance
Secrets, Scandals, and Seduction under African skies. The Essiens are the kings of African finance. A close-knit family, their father is the patriarch of a finance dynasty that ranges from retail to investment banking spanning the African continent. Yet all is not as it seems as the three brothers—Felix, Mark and Tony—soon discover when their family is rocked by secrets and scandals.
The Mida
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,460. Language: American English. Published: May 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The Mida is a mystically-powerful, time-traveling carnival, a place for its people to hide from the world until they have to face the reality of their pasts. The first book in an eight book series, finds Mesa back in 1952 Farmingdale, IA. There she must deal with a murder, her now-grown son who thought she was dead, and Jiibay, a dark Ojibwa spirit set on taking over the carnival.
Fever: Gentle Aching Fever (Book IV)
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Series: Fever. Price: Free! Words: 56,730. Language: British English. Published: April 25, 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
Whole Latte Love (New Adult Romance)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,780. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Investment banker Carina Chen doesn’t need distractions—especially the sexy, guitar-playing barista she rooms with. But when her boss asks her to turn Dylan into a businessman, she can’t think of a reason not to take advantage of his hospitality. Their chemistry is white hot, and Carina risks all for a night of love. Will Carina find her true heart before she loses her job and her chance for love?
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
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.
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.
From Flying Fish to Kippers
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,750. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2014 by Sheraton Media. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Set mostly in England just after World War II, Barbadian born ‘Trixie’ Ridger is unhappy that her parents have sent her to boarding school in England. Despite the culture shock, she finds an inner strength and resilience that carry her through. As usual, Margaret Knight peppers her fast moving storylines with the ever present spectre of racism that lay just below the surface in post war Britain.
Taming Romeo (New Adult Romance)
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Series: Sanchez Sisters, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 54,660. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Evie Sanchez is recovering from heartbreak when she runs into Romeo Garcia, the boy she left behind. Now a movie star, Romeo never understood why Evie stood him up. He whisks her away and reignites her love with romance and skillful lovemaking. But is the fantasy real or revenge? Evie and Romeo are about to discover if their buried feelings will explode in pure delight or utter disaster.
A Question of Heritage: An Adoption Story
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,810. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Jo finds herself pregnant in the early 1960’s with limited options. Derailed by betrayal, she must make an impossible decision. Ellen lives with the challenges of being an adoptee. She is compelled to unearth her past in order to definitively prove her Jewish heritage. A Question of Heritage resonates with the angst of those in the adoption triad, leaving the reader with insight and hope.