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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 –
Artifact
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Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 34,340. Language: British English. Published: June 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Struggling to deal with the spectre of guilt from her theft of a NZ artifact, Lara arrives in the UK, finding work at a local museum and friendship with her new neighbours, Kerry, an eccentric primary school teacher and Arama, a handsome and unreadable businessman. Delving into the museum artifacts, Lara finds solace and hope. But before she can accept the love offered, she must forgive herself.
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.
Between Two Deserts
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,580. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2014 by Pale Fire Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Winner of the Arizona Literary Fellowship in Fiction: Coming to Jerusalem to fulfill her grandfather’s dying wish, Eve Cavell finds herself poised on the seam of three worlds—Muslim, Christian, and Jewish. “Shames, a former Middle East correspondent, skillfully intertwines the lives of this diverse cast of characters to produce a tightly executed, emotion-filled work.” Publisher’s Weekly
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.
Famous Stories
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,560. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2014 by Mahesh Dutt Sharma. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Born Dhanpat Rai Srivastav, 'Munshi Premchand' was a novel writer, story writer and dramatist, and he has been referred to as the 'Upanyas Samrat' ('Emperor among Novelists') by some Hindi writers. His works include more than a dozen novels, around 250 short stories, several essays and translations of a number of foreign literary works into Hindi.
Keeping Secrets (The Essien Trilogy, #1)
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Series: The Essien Trilogy, Book 1. 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.
Cosmopolit@n
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 28,450. Language: Italian. Published: April 29, 2014 by Fuoco Edizioni. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Racconti al femminile di integrazione tra popoli, donne e colori
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
Fish in a Bird's Nest
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 72,310. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A gripping and authentic story of friendship that blossoms into love, amid cultural, religious, and racial diversity that were usually insurmountable barriers in the early part of the 20th century in America. Choices and their harsh consequences bring two families through pain, sorrow, and unification when children refuse to be captives of social bigotry and cultural misunderstanding.
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?
The Trade, A Savio Mendes Novella
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Price: Free! Words: 33,320. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
An ex-soldier conducting surveillance on a Mexican cartel leader is drawn into a working relationship that causes him to question his role and purpose while facing betrayal from a trusted colleague.
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
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
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.