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Surviving Sanctuary
By PJ O'Brien
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 492,420. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 1 review)
On a spring evening in 1982, a thousand people are killed in Sanctuary, a country founded by genocide survivors and devoted to pacifism. Decades later, Brian, a congenial and underemployed American, goes there to look for the sister of a former girlfriend who disappeared while visiting there. As he looks for clues and tries not to marry anyone accidentally, he learns he may be a target too.
A Twist of Fate
By Robert Menzies
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 123,060. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Noni and Kenji grow up in poverty in the streets of Phnom Penh. Their father walks out on them when they are babies and their mother is killed in a factory accident. Kenji has his leg blown off in a land mine explosion. In order to survive, Kenji becomes a street beggar and Noni turns to prostitution. In a strange twist of fate Kenji comes into contact with an Australian girl who changes his life
Serpiente de estrellas
By LD Books - Lectorum
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 111,680. Language: Spanish. Published: January 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Esta es una novela en la que se entreteje la cotidianidad objetiva de lo que fue México Tenochtitlan, una civilización perfectamente constituída, cuyos valores residían en el fervor religioso, el honor, la guerra, el inmutable destino y los sacrificios humanos.
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...
The Baptist “A Native American Odyssey”
By Paul PG
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 144,010. Language: American English. Published: November 25, 2013 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Fr. Tosco is assigned to meet with a band of Paiute and dissolve an abandoned Mission established by the Catholic Diocese. Discovering remnants of a once proud people, struggling for survival and destined for extinction, something triggered within him to lead them to the path of survival. Why did the church and the government feel so threatened that it caused the shooting of unarmed natives?
Ghost Town
By Catriona Troth
Price: $3.91 USD. Words: 127,060. Language: British English. Published: October 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
1981. Coventry, city of Two Tone and Ska, is riven with battles between skinheads and young Asians. Photographer Baz—‘too Paki to be white, too gora to be desi’—is capturing the conflict on film. Unemployed graduate Maia—serial champion of liberal causes—is pregnant with a mixed-race child. Neither can afford to let the racists win. They must take a stand. A stand that will cost lives.
A Killing to DIE For
By P Gaseaux
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 105,420. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
0.75 star(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.
Caverns of the Dreamtime
By Jan Hawkins
Series: The Dreaming, Book 4. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 213,620. Language: Australian English. Published: September 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The 4th and last book in The Dreaming Series, we journey with Tom as he matures into the Ancient Lore he was born to. Lost in the struggle between the Australian Aboriginal Lore and his fight to discover just who he is, Tom tries to make sense in the influences of the world around him and to find a place amongst his people. Reach into the Dreamtime and meet the ancient Kadimakara.
Listening to Rain: The Adventures of the Shaolin Blade Tanzong, Scroll 1
By Albert A. Dalia
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 101,520. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
First in a 7th century China martial arts series. The Tang dynasty, desperately fighting to unite China, sends a Shaolin warrior monk and an imperial commissioner to the uncharted Isle of Pearls to stave off a potential aboriginal revolt that could destroy China. On the island, they discover an ancient secret society and a mythic lost monastery, while encountering human and not so human threats.
A Necessary Fiction
By Jane Emerssen
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 125,980. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013 by Amolibros. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Laura Driscoll's uncomplicated life is thrown into confusion when she discovers her father lied to secure an advantageous marriage and advance his career. Determined to uncover the secrets of his past, Laura's single-minded pursuit of answers leads her to make choices that have far-reaching consequences both for herself and those who love her. Sometimes it is better not to know the truth.
The Indian Shirt Story
By Heather Lockman
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 118,900. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013 by Musa Publishing. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
A Northwest brew pub, a historic house, trouble with the local American Indian community, and unexpected attention from the biggest country music star ever to come out of Nashville. It’s going to be a tough summer for Bess in the free-thinking, left-leaning, soy-eating, fish-loving town of Port Heron this year.
The Fantasists
By John Lynch
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 115,460. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
John Lynch delivers a lively translation of Hans Egede Schack's captivating and whimsical novel The Fantasists. Two boys from the Danish countryside harbour elaborate fantasies of adventure, romance and their own greatness, while their third companion punctures their make-believe with his robust common sense.
Spirits of the Rock
By Jan Hawkins
Series: The Dreaming, Book 3. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 199,610. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The third book in The Dreaming Series; Spirits of the Rock is a story in its own right and yet continues to explore the characters' lives, their loves and the balance of the world in which we all live. It is a blending of modern culture with the ancient spiritual world of Australian First Nation.
The Forests of Fablemyr
By Steven Caldwell
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,980. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
0.75 star(4.67 from 3 reviews)
People from all different countries, from all walks of life, are mysteriously waking up somewhere else. That somewhere is a place comprised of mankind's brightest dreams and darkest nightmares. Here, all the world's mythology lives and breathes. As they travel between the real life drama of work, family and culture and the fantastical adventures in the dream world, they begin to discover...
Amruta
By Raghuveer Chaudhari
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.
Bones Of The Dark Moon: A Contemporary Novel Exploring Bali's 1965 Massacres
By Richard E. Lewis
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 104,610. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
On an idyllic Balinese shore, the skeletons of victims killed in the 1965 massacres are accidentally uncovered. The discovery unsettles the village of Batu Gede, and turns the life of Made "Nol" Ziro upside down. Could one be that of his vanished father? Nol and Tina Briddle, American anthropologist, set to find out. Perhaps Reed Davis, reclusive expat rumored to have been a CIA spy, can help.
A Proud Monkey In Iceland
By Glenn R. Hodge
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 314,400. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A story about a black West Indian, raised in America, man's search for his destiny. Born into a family of ancient African healers, as an adult he finds himself living in Iceland knowing that for some reason relating to his destiny he has to be there. But not knowing how living there fits into his quest to find his destiny.
Dartmouth Circle
By Diney Costeloe
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 161,570. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013 by Amolibros. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
The residents of Dartmouth Circle always refer to their cul-de-sac as ‘The Circle’. Somehow, having a private name for their road makes for a feeling of community, of belonging. But then the news breaks… “Ned Short’s sold his house at last—” Sheila announces dramatically, “—to students. What are we going to do?”
Hard Bed Hotel
By Andrea Carter
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110,850. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
When a major earthquake in Santiago, Chile heaves a washed-up Latino rock star into the path of a cemetery caretaker she falls head over heels with his ghost while he is helplessly attracted to her cigarettes.
Rain, Wind & Haile
By J. J. Haile
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 125,620. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013 by Write On E-Publishing, LLC. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
J. J. Haile presents this incredible collection of her most popular stories. Brought together into one volume and collected from her many titles, this anthology represents an impressive cross section of the works of J. J. Haile, the Duchess of Southern Gothic fiction! Enjoy!