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Juanita of Downieville Book One Hyter by Richard Brothers
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 77,820. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
100% of profits go to Wounded Warrior Project. This is historical fiction about the life and death of Josefa Loaiza, AKA Juanita of Downieville, the only known woman to ever be hanged in the state of California. After stabbing Fredrick Cannon to death a jury, assembled in the town saloon, found her guilty five hours later, and before nightfall she was lynched from a bridge on July 5, 1851.
מהומה אחרי מלחמה by Mordechai Landsberg
Price: Free! Words: 63,670. Language: Hebrew. Published: December 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
מהומה אחרי מלחמה' הוא רומאן עם עלילה כמעט מקאברית, המתרחשת בתקופת סיומה של מלחמת יום כיפור. הגיבורים הם ידידים משכּבר, כבני 30 ומשהו: צייר אוהב חיי ם; מדריך חקלאי, ﬠיתונאי-לﬠת-מצוא, בﬠל דיﬠות מוּקצנות "מתוך יאוש מהמצב"; ומשורר- מרצה לדתות ﬠתיקות באוניברסיטה. השלושה, ששנים מהם השתתפו במלחמה, יוצאים ﬠם כול הלוחמים להפגנות כנגד "ממשלת המחדל", ובמהרה פונים איש לﬠברו : חייהם הופכים לתזזית מתמדת.
Confidencial: Entre La Vida Y La Muerte by Jorge O. Just
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,420. Language: Spanish. Published: December 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
Con su humor negrísimo, Confidencial presenta una sátira de la medicina en Puerto Rico. Describe las experiencias de un cirujano durante su enfermedad, delirio y muerte. Dos espíritus neófitos son sus guías en el tiempo entre la vida y muerte hasta la antesala de su destino final. Los jocosos y divertidos comentarios del médico y sus guías efímeros enfocan los valores superficiales contemporáneos.
Bad Elixir by Victor Pilgrim III
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 46,920. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American(5.00 from 1 review)
A drunk with a troubled pass finds himself living in a town with a troubled present located some where in a western part of the United States in the late 1800's. Racism and violence plagues the town of mostly Chinese immigrants as a new larger trouble arises forcing a doctor of the town to prescribe to the drunk a "bad elixir" in order to save the town.
The Old Woman's Maid by Yas Niger
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,180. Language: British English. Published: December 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
An ailed old woman's maid's narration is told by her listener. Borrowing from personal experiences, he tells of life's complexities and the finality in its suspense, of pretense in religious probity and the cumbersome disguise of customs in unstable and unchanging times, as people seek for their idea of heaven. It tells of the failed stewardship of the perpetual maids of an ailing old planet.
Strength of a Woman by Yas Niger
Series: Laraba Thomas. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,110. Language: British English. Published: December 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
This is the story of Laraba, a gorgeously shaped bossy girl in her early teens, with highly developed bodily curves beyond her tender age and an ever present beautiful smile on an ugly face. She was born on a Wednesday and named after the day she came into the world, like it is fashionable amongst Hausa speaking people. She rides the immature silliness of her companions, who fumble all around her.
The Dollshop on Gogo Row by Joel Barlow
Price: $2.25 USD. Words: 91,330. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Within a context of story, with humor, drama and action, the mysterious economics of Thailand are examined, as are the beliefs and motivators of both locals and expats.
Finding a Soul Mate by Richard Alan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,770. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
What is life without a soul mate? As Meyer tells us, “… no one’s life is just a single strand of thread. On the contrary, each of our lives is a tapestry, woven intricately with the lives of those with whom we cross paths and with whom we share history and destiny. In these pages you will find the strands that make up my tapestry, my history, my life—and the journey that led me to my soul mate.”
Daddy's Little Girls, Book Three of the Unbreakable Series (Mystery, Romance, Suspense) by Maria Romana
Series: Unbreakable, Book Three. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,980. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
When a dedicated researcher learns a bit too much about her client's new drug, the horrors from her past seem destined to return. Just as her life begins to spin out of control, a dashing computer security expert arrives from South America and seems the perfect antidote. But is his sudden arrival just the happy coincidence it seems? Find out in this 3-book series of romance, mystery, and suspense.
The Surrogacy Deal by Barakat Akinsiku
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,470. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A young lady's quest to save her marriage and shield it from outside influences leads to her accepting wrong counsel. She tries surrogacy in a most unconventional form and the plan boomerangs leaving in its wake misery, dejection, a murder case and ultimately the disintegration of the marriage union she had sought desperately to uphold.
Jumping Ship (Island Hopping Series) by Janice Ross
Price: Free! Words: 21,060. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The year was nineteen seventy-five. Pregnant seamstress, Petrina Dugal, became a runaway at the age of twenty-six. She ran away from a brutish husband, Roger, and a well-loved South American home in Georgetown, Guyana; at the heart of her rebellion – an enigmatic lover named Michael Chen.
Herod, Statesman, Builder and Commander by Roger Penney
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 65,430. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
He was not the monster of popular imagination but rather a brilliant man of his time. Energetic, fearless and with some surprisingly loyal friends, servants and relations, he was also a good friend of the supreme earthly power, the Roman Emperor, Augustus and his right hand man Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa.
Parasite Girls by Tory Gates
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,950. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
A burned out American photojournalist surfaces in Tokyo after a disastrous last assignment. Aidan Conner seeks to rebuild his career and life, while his old friend Mima finds her past has become present. Through flashbacks, Aidan recalls their friendship, and what binds Mima to her closest friends, Sora and Eko. Aidan is reminded of the one thing that never dies between true friends.
A Candle For a Marine by Heather Long
Series: Always a Marine. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,930. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2013 by Decadent Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
Zehava only has eight days to prove her love and win Isaac’s trust again, but Hanukkah is a time for healing, reconciliation, and miracles.
Primo's Numbah Two: Is Chicken Skin a Local Delicacy? by Michael Herr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,950. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Second book in the Primo series, set in a fictional bar in the town of Kapaa on the island of Kauai. An eccentric group of regulars and irregulars blunders through adventures both humorous and spooky.
Dear Daddy, Diary Of A Caribbean Immigrant by K. Clarke
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,610. Language: Canadian English. Published: October 25, 2013 by Pine Lake Books. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Dear Daddy chronicles the life of a young Caribbean immigrant beginning with her arrival in Canada to live with her father and stepmother.
Кто нас учит. Диалоги by Георгий Кончаков
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 47,090. Language: Russian. Published: October 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Преподаватели социальных дисциплин колледжа в Санкт-Петербурге обсуждают состояние преподавания в их учебном заведении, падение уровня образования в России. Автор ставит перед читателем вопросы: - кто занимается обучением и воспитанием наших детей? - как справляются со своим предназначением учителя? - откуда берутся образованные люди и хорошие специалисты при несовершенном составе учителей?
Brazilian Elevator Tales by Virginia Geddes
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,950. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
Brazilian Elevator Tales contains 14 humorous short stories featuring elevator operators or passengers involved in a variety of situations that deal with culture, corruption, politics, economics, and the Brazilian "jeitinho", finding an original way to get around an impediment. Some stories end with the character's disappointment, doubt or confirmation of beliefs that surprise the reader.
The Old Queen's Murder by Michael Herr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,380. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
In this second book of the Kohala Coast Mystery series, a serial killer arrives on the Big Island of Hawaii, bringing with him death and grief for the women of the Pono Family.