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Lost Legacy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,710. Language: American English. Published: August 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(Think Indiana Jones and Lara Croft) The murder of two elderly archeologists, their stolen research, missing work journals, and the theft of a piece of carry-on luggage—all seem to have one theme in common: Dr. Gillian Bradford’s ancient piece of tapestry. Can she uncover the secret of the original Anasazi migration, before whoever killed her parents manages to kill her too?
Lipstick con Chorizo
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,040. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
A Chicano romantic-comedic-drama. Of sorts. Two combustible sisters take generous swipes at each other’s cabeza; one young man seeking love, displays his plumage while a young woman yawns; a son wants to be somebody, anybody; and one Grand Méjicana is a stellar cook, animal importer (when the sun goes down), and cultural cop. All engage in a fierce hunt for hidden wealth in one casa.
Turkey Trove
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,120. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Turkey, the historic bridge between Europe and the East, excites the imagination. In a collection of ten short stories Rob Walters provides a fascinating glimpse into the culture and characters of this special country. The tales embrace everything from ants to fireflies, ferocious dogs to rutting bulls and natural aphrodisiacs to underground cities; all based within this secular, Islamic nation.
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.
Across the Mekong River
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,750. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
The dangerous journey of one Hmong family, fleeing war and persecution in Laos across the Mekong River to the refugee camps in Thailand and eventually a new life in the United States.
The Casablanca Connection
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Series: Adventures in multinational business, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,980. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
A high-level court case on business corruption is linked to a political conflict in West Sahara. Two brave women with diverse cultural assets play havoc with a senior executive of a multinational corporation. Their intimacy evolves into a threesome of passion and deceit, with clandestine activities fraught with danger. The contrasting aspects of the story underscore a major cultural divide.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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!
Oranges: A Journey
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Series: Just Us Two Travel. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,620. Language: British English. Published: June 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Travel
A delightful contemporary novel built on a dream as young Charlotte falls asleep and dreams of sunshine lands where oranges ripen in winter. Her dreams take her into the future; with her friend Daisy, she finds herself in Portugal where a handsome Portuguese stranger captures her heart. Detailed descriptions of the Estremadura region of Portugal and Andalucia, Spain.
Love Thy Roommate
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Price: Free! Words: 61,010. Language: American English. Published: June 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
Set in and around Denton, Texas, Love Thy Roommate is a tale of five unlikely friends (Miriam, Jake, Fink, Damian, and Libby) coming together to create an unconventional family unit over time. What does the post-graduate future hold for these individuals? Read Love Thy Roommate to find out.
Untouchable Friends
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Price: Free! Words: 34,290. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
In the 1970s Baya and other children in the Rajasthan desert region worked as sweepers at houses, where they were treated as untouchables. Although outsiders kept away from them, they enjoyed each others company, being good friends. Feudal attitudes influenced the life of all the sweeper families. The book also deals with death rites, Ganga water rites, Chandals and the meaning of outcasting.
From These Ashes
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,890. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013 by Vagabondage Press LLC. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
From These Ashes chronicles the journey of two siblings looking for “home,” while searching for themselves, each other, their heritage and their destiny.