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The Sheriff of Tesco
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Price: Free! Words: 7,460. Language: British English. Published: September 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A chance encounter in a supermarket coffee shop opens old wounds for the ex-Marine and the war widow. Soon they are reliving horrors of death and murder in the Afghan desert, duty and deceit blowing in the wind. Can an icon of crime fiction save them from themselves, or will it be just another case for the Sheriff of Tesco?
Ready Reference Treatise: Child of the Dark
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Series: Ready Reference Treatise, Book 115 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 293. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,780. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The author had a very difficult childhood. It was full of prejudice and ostracism and there were several reasons for that. There were several things which were against her in that prejudiced society.
Anansi La Araña de las artimañas - Volumen Uno
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,510. Language: Spanish. Published: September 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Country & Ethnic
Descubre a Anansi la araña de las artimañas, tan listo como perezoso. A Anansi le encanta demostrar lo listo que es jactándose de ello y engañando a los que le rodean. A los adultos les encantará leer estos cuentos a los niños más pequeños mientras que los niños mayores podrán disfrutar el descubrir a Anansi por sí mismos.
Literature Companion: Wise Children
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Series: A Quick Guide, Book 107 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 292. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,610. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
According to Angela Carter, she started working on “Wise Children” after she had come to know that she had cancer. It was really very difficult for her because she would be leaving a small son and a husband behind her.
Anansi The Trickster Spider - Volume Two
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,690. Language: British English. Published: September 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Country & Ethnic
Traditional African Tales retold by Lynne Garner If you've already read Lynne's first collection of Anansi stories then you already know he is as clever as he is lazy. Anansi loves to prove just how clever he is by boasting and tricking those around him. Adults will love reading these tales to younger readers whilst older children will delight in discovering Anansi for themselves.
Anansi The Trickster Spider - Volume One
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,780. Language: British English. Published: September 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Country & Ethnic
Eight traditional African tales retold Discover Anansi the trickster spider who is as clever as he is lazy. Anansi loves to prove just how clever he is by boasting and tricking those around him. Adults will love reading these tales to younger children whilst older children will delight in discovering Anansi for themselves.
The Green Card
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Price: Free! Words: 3,140. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
The Green Card is a story about what change meant in the life of a beautiful person, both inside and out, who the majority of her fellow beings ridiculed, bullied, and shunned for reasons too stupid to merit words.
The Life of Pride and Joy: Why Couldn't I Be An Only Child?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,950. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Family / Siblings
Two sisters who annoy one another at every turn, realize through a series of episodes that they really love and care for one another. However these two need to learn the true meaning of family, despite the challenges that exist in them. Readers are asked a series of questions at the end of each story, which help them talk through how they handle conflict in their particular families.
A Blessing
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,140. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Rajeen lives in India, near the bustling streets of the Taj Mahal. The boy's deformity, a badly twisted leg, creates pity and allows him to make a living begging from the tourists. It is not a good life, but the only one Rajeen knows until an unlikely friendship with a wealthy American artist leads him to an open door and a decision that could change his life forever.
Ghosts of Pumpkin Hollow
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,860. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Many of us treasure memories of pumpkin season. Crisp autumn air, big fat orange pumpkins sitting on our front stoop, and the aroma of fresh-baked pies and cookies are locked in our minds forever. The folks of Pumpkin Hollow find that, every fall, more than just pumpkins make an appearance. Whether they believe in ghosts or not, the curious are enthralled by the eerie sounds of greeting.
A Trans Popstar's World: When Life Dreams and Being Transgender Collide: A Novel
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Price: Free! Words: 9,150. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
This book is about a trans perspective on various social issues trans people often face. It is written for both trans people and other people interested in learning about trans lives. It is based on the author's own experiences as well as the many stories of real life trans people she has come across over many years.
Adrián - El Ángel de Jehová
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,270. Language: Spanish. Published: August 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Travel
Novela de ficción. Adrián es un viajero del tiempo al servicio de Jehová y vino a la tierra a dirigir el exodo y a organizar el ejército que tendrá que hacerle frente a Jahvé, el ángel oscuro.
The Legend Of Goddess Vardayini
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,720. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: August 21, 2014 by Nona Gota Publishing. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
The unique thing about this festival is that this ghee, accumulated from millions of devotees, is collected into large drums, before being poured on the chariot as soon as it passes by. You can see that a small lake of ghee is formed right as the chariot leaves the spot. Have you ever wondered about the secret behind this odd festival? Well the story goes like this -
A Journey to Find Home
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,230. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
This story takes place on the last leg of the Acadian's passage from Canada to Louisiana. The journey was a test of the human spirit.
Book 10 Streets Paved with Gold
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Series: Streets Paved with Gold, Book 10. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,230. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: August 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The first story is an “Aesop’s Fable” from the African bush. A greedy honey badger learns a lesson about the African tradition of “Ubuntu” or sharing. The second story, The Snoek Run, is a sketch about the west coast fishermen and the lives they lead. Snoek are a type of fish related to the mackerel sometimes growing up to two meters in length.
Literature Help: The Good Earth
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Series: A Quick Guide, Book 88 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 270. Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 13,080. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The story presents the life of a family in a Chinese village before the First World War. Even today, the book remains a steady favorite.
60 Believes of Thai Ancient Traditional
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,020. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
60 Believes of Thai Ancient Traditional I created this book for sharing my experience about Thai Traditional that there are in Thailand in ancient for long ago. In this book “60 Believes of Thai Ancient Traditional” You will find a Thai Traditional that you never think there are in Thailand.
From Haiti to Guinee' on the Immamou - A Tale of Redemption
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,740. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Haiti, Tropical Paradise or Hell? I wrote this Haitian Folk Tale to illuminate the roll of the loa, nature spirits, in supporting the Haitian People in a continuing desperate struggle for survival in a seductive, but very dangerous part of the world. The book is illustrated with photographs of a Haitian themed sculpted wall hanging made of flamed copper sheeting.
Book 9 Streets Paved with Gold
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Series: Streets Paved with Gold, Book 9. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,440. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: July 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
In the first story, a young Xhosa woman is busy cleaning her father’s grave when a stranger appears, claiming that her father is buried in the grave. The confusion is a problem not only for the two women but also for the ancestors. In the second story, a hero in the struggle for freedom is awarded a medal. This gives him an opportunity to reflect on whether his sacrifice was worth it.
Book 8 Streets Paved with Gold
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Series: Streets Paved with Gold, Book 8. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,880. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: July 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
These two stories continue the African theme. The first is a love story set in Cape Town during the Minstrel Carnival. The carnival is a 100-year old festival amongst the coloured community where minstrel bands compete for trophies. The second is a bitter-sweet story about the scourge of AIDS. A benevolent employer teaches her gardener how to drive, with unforeseen consequences.