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Why We Raise Belgian Horses
By Kathryn Judson
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 79,120. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Christian » Historical
A descendant of Norwegian immigrants chronicles ancestral adventures in Dakota Territory and Norway, including several stories about Hans, an odd but friendly draft horse with a reputation as a scaredy-cat.
Il mio primo libro.
By Giancarlo Previato
You set the price! Words: 2,210. Language: Italian. Published: January 6, 2014. Category: Plays » European / Italian
Fotografie in bianco/nero di vita quotidiana nella mia Toscana.
Juanita of Downieville Book One Hyter
By Richard Brothers
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 77,820. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
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.
One Night With the Bridesmaid
By Sara Daniel
Series: One Night With the Bridal Party, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,190. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014 by Decadent Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Sabrina Lopez decides to use an unexpected one-stand gift to hook up with a man she'd otherwise never have the nerve to approach. Rob Wellington is determined to stop her from scamming her way into his brother's bed. He never expected her to steal his heart in the process…
Sugar Skull
By Cedar Sanderson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,550. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Short Story: Sally, whose full name was Alessandra Padilla Rivera, and who had been raised by a grandmama full of stories of El Cucuy, the chupacabra, and the jaguar god who hunted in the night, knows how hard it is to find and keep a job. She has her mother, who is retreating further from reality, to support, and a new job at the morgue to adjust to.
מהומה אחרי מלחמה
By Mordechai Landsberg
Price: Free! Words: 62,460. Language: Hebrew. Published: December 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Classics
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.
Running from the Dreamland
By Tulasi Acharya
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,410. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2013 by Allwrite Publishing. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Deepak comes to America immediately mesmerized by the immensity of its abundance. After leaving Nepal, his plan is to make his fortune in the land of opportunity. He quickly learns America is more than he bargained for, especially his newfound “friends.” He questions whether he can even survive, much less succeed, in this new country until he finds an unexpected, unlikely love.
Confidencial: Entre La Vida Y La Muerte
By Jorge O. Just
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,420. Language: Spanish. Published: December 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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.
Onna Rising
By Rei Kimura
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 90,630. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2013 by Demarche. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
With money and freedom, well-educated and ambitious Japanese professional women are no longer submissive, demure extensions of their menfolk
Shards of Sunlight
By Anand Nair
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 75,190. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Every morning, the little girl, Indu, sat on the edge of the cracked, cement veranda. Her bum would feel cold and gritty. Sunlight would filter in through the palm leaves and cause rainbows on the wet ground. Indu would try to catch the shards of coloured sunlight in her hands. She was waiting - waiting for her father to come back from jail. Why did he go? If only they would tell her..
Loser Parade
By Ray Hecht
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 110,810. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(1.00 from 1 review)
Fenton Ota is at his wit's end. After not making it big as an actor in Hollywood, he's forced to return to his hometown of Cincinnati, Ohio with his tail between his legs. Once home, he embarks on a creative journey of lies and (failed) attempts at brilliance, as he struggles to produce a postmodern metafictional play, all for the love of a girl...
Victoria's Choice
By A'Mera Frieman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,980. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Victoria returns in Book 2, Victoria's Choice, the sequel to Victoria's Beginning. Trapped in the consequences of her choices, Victoria discovers that she made a horrible mistake on her wedding day. When a path to go home presents itself, Victoria takes it believing that she can finally break the shackles of pain and despair. Will she make the right choice this time, or find more heartache?
The Time Travelling Planner: Tales of Jimmy MacDonald
By Jon Dziadyk
Price: Free! Words: 9,700. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Can a single naïve urban planner change the direction of growth for an entire city? Maybe if he travels back in time to meet Jane Jacobs – he very well might have that opportunity. This is the tale of Jimmy MacDonald who grows up overnight and finds himself in a very different Toronto than he thought he knew. What will he do?
Extended Vacation
By Doyle Duke
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,330. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
Extended Vacation is a story of rage, bigotry, fear, suffering, perseverance, secrets, and a friendship that is tested to the limits.
Victoria's Beginning
By A'Mera Frieman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,880. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
Breaking the Line Books is a line of fictional dramatic books. The first book of the line is Victoria's Beginning introduces main character, Victoria. Born different, Victoria has to face many challenges and hardships starting with the rejection by her parents. Her faith becomes tested with each new obstacle. Will she succumb and lose faith or conquer all to find her destiny.
Bride at First Sight
By Maggie Adams
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,900. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2013 by Boroughs Publishing Group. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
"All-American" Indian-American Haripriya Sanyal is not happy when her parents arrange for her to wed a virtual stranger, but can Bollywood-handsome Namdev Chakrabarty charm her into accepting their mutual fate?
Bad Elixir
By Victor Pilgrim III
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 46,920. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
(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: 26,300. Language: British English. Published: December 2, 2013. Category: 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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,720. Language: British English. Published: December 2, 2013. Category: 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.
El Adin
By Louis Eliopoulos
Price: Free! Words: 1,080. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
A man tells a story too fantastic to be believed. (A flash-fiction reworking of the story of Aladdin, set in the future)