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Love Thy Neighbor—¡Pero No Te Dejes!
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 41,650. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
This is a collection of short stories I wrote based on lives and events of my gente in and around East Los Angeles. The stories and characters themselves are pure fiction but the spirit of my cultura is unfolded with pride and cariño. I like to make people smile, laugh and, if I'm lucky, let out an embarrassing belly laugh.
Finding Arun
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,750. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Nineteen-year-old Aaron Rutherford is already reeling from the loss of his mother, when the unexpected revelation of a dark secret from her past changes his world forever. As the tangled web of lies unfolds and uncertainty takes over, a startling chain of events are set in motion that will see Aaron make the journey of a lifetime to discover not only who he really is, but who he wants to be.
The Chinese Spymaster
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,040. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
(4.17 from 6 reviews)
Chinese Intelligence uncovers a North Korean trying to sell a nuclear device. Then they find five other dealers trying to do the same for--the Pashtuns. Is this a "Pashtun Spring"? A realignment of geopolitical power in Central Asia? The Spymaster must also confront a vendetta within the Party and he determination of of his Old Friends and their wives to make him a match.
Little Girl Lost, Book Two of The Unbreakable Series (Mystery Romance Suspense)
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Series: Unbreakable, Book Two. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,610. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
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.
A Killing to DIE For
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Price: Free! Words: 105,420. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
(4.71 from 7 reviews)
In Gaza terrorists have a new kind of missile...a deadly accurate one. In Manila a businessman lies dead, murdered by arms traffickers. In the frozen valleys of West Virginia, a veteran mourns his son. He wants answers. So does the FBI. And so does Anna...the super-spy and enigmatic killer who is torn between revenge and loyalty to her controllers.
Psalm Maker: The Journal of Booker Jones
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,020. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Booker Jones reflects on his entry into the social issues and metaphysics of contemporary Southwest Indians. In his own words he documents a deeper spiritual experience, finds a female companion, and continues his odyssey among the Pueblo and Hispanic people of northern New Mexico. The dramatic events of Booker’s cross-cultural adventure culminates in a wisdom that has meaning for all humanity.
Choices
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,130. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2013 by Unicorn Productions. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Money and happiness don't always get along. It's all a matter of choices. Carl is a winner. He has money, success, a rich young wife. But his past is catching up. He might not feel like Scrooge, but the Ghosts of Christmas Past force him to question his life. Mud might never turn to gold, but gold itself might actually be pyrite...
Spine of Peace
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 65,550. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Spine of Peace captures a story of two families in the ancient city of Kano, who are from different religious backgrounds, Muslim and Christian, but had the best relationship in that time. Musa and Dimka are their children who met later in life, became friends without the knowing about their parents’ history thereby helping t in their reunion.
Assasins
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Price: Free! Words: 20,450. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A young mans journey into adulthood and the hardships he faces along the way.
Jamaica Dreaming (Romance)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,480. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Romance
More than a year after surviving a horrific accident, Chicago songstress, Julissa Morgan, still hasn’t returned to the stage and her bills are piling up. When she’s offered a few gigs in Jamaica she’s tempted to say ‘no,’ but she needs the money. But the wealthy benefactor footing the bill for the fundraising concerts, has an ulterior motive.
Romance of the Regions
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,990. Language: British English. Published: August 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(4.00 from 1 review)
A Nigerian story that handles its three major regional identities with a very forceful bluntness. The unfolding tale takes a detached, yet associated view of three main characters. The narration lumps up the entire imagery of the three main Nigeria tribes and factions into these three characters. The nature of the intricate romance that plays out shows the appropriate immediate Nigerian situation
State of the State
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,770. Language: British English. Published: August 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
This is the story of two distinctly similar colonies of Ants conditioned to live together as one colony. They discovered that in their likeness resides a cruel streak of competitiveness that makes them more different than they are alike. Ants and people are more alike than they appear. People are indeed like ants in their creative devices as in their appearance.
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.
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.