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Fever: Rising Temperature of Fever (Book II)
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Series: Fever. Price: Free! Words: 55,440. Language: British English. Published: April 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Fever is an exposition of a heady but not inscrutable abstract tale conceived on the likeness of bodily symptoms to a dysfunctional family, coexisting like the nation it is indigenous to, resembles and lives within. Its nature points seemingly to a fictional story it likens in every aspect and symbolizes with such inane clarity. This is the historical tale of the Nigerian nationhood and its people
The Healing Tree
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,500. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014 by Sheraton Media. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Margaret Knight's fast paced novel about interracial and inter-class love in the Barbados of the 1940s and 50s is set against the factual backdrop of the murder of Myra Greenland in 1948. There is plenty of drama and unexpected twists and turns to keep the reader guessing about the final outcome in the 1980s, when the full significance of the tree of the book's title becomes apparent.
Surviving Sanctuary
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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.
From Flying Fish to Kippers
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,750. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2014 by Sheraton Media. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Set mostly in England just after World War II, Barbadian born ‘Trixie’ Ridger is unhappy that her parents have sent her to boarding school in England. Despite the culture shock, she finds an inner strength and resilience that carry her through. As usual, Margaret Knight peppers her fast moving storylines with the ever present spectre of racism that lay just below the surface in post war Britain.
Apache Conquest
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,270. Language: American English. Published: February 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
1689… Carmen, a lovely Spanish noblewoman, must travel to Santa Fe to marry a man she has never met: the wealthy silver-mine owner her uncle has chosen for her. Half-Spanish, half-Apache warrior, Puma, is released from a Spanish prison in exchange for safeguarding a caravan headed to Santa Fe. But, when Puma sees Carmen, he vows to escape and take her with him… as his captive.
Full Circle
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,480. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Regency
'Full Circle' encompasses the tales of families spread over three continents: a 19th century Indian prince who chooses love over legacy; a gallant indentured laborer in Guyana bravely keeps the promise he gave his dying friend; brave young women in rural India honoring family values; and an American woman who does everything to help her husband in accomplishing the wishes of his ancestor.
A Marginal Man
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,380. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2014 by Malachite Quills Publishing. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
Kramer and his wife Claire learn that their son has broken into a synagogue to steal Torah ornaments from the holy ark. Kramer meets with the rabbi, Herschel Himmelshine, to arrange for the return of the ornaments. The rabbi was a schoolmate and friend of Kramers when they were both rabbinical students and Kramer pleads with Himmelshine not to contact the police.
Gusanos
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,820. Language: Spanish. Published: February 16, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Coleccion de cuentos. A lo largo de este bello y crudo libro el autor nos lleva al interior nuestro, a la odisea humana. Hace un delicado y rudo examen de nuestras almas, de nuestras conciencias, de nuestras vidas. Ahi estamos como lo que somos a fin de cuentas: seres bellos, traviesos, sensuales,miserables, que vagamos por este camino llamado vida humana.
Taming Romeo (New Adult Romance)
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Series: Sanchez Sisters, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 54,660. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Evie Sanchez is recovering from heartbreak when she runs into Romeo Garcia, the boy she left behind. Now a movie star, Romeo never understood why Evie stood him up. He whisks her away and reignites her love with romance and skillful lovemaking. But is the fantasy real or revenge? Evie and Romeo are about to discover if their buried feelings will explode in pure delight or utter disaster.
Cairo in White
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,690. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014 by Musa Publishing. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Closeted Egyptian teen Zahra finds herself in an arranged marriage to her girlfriend's brother. As Cairo swelters in the summer of 1986, spunky Egyptian teen Zahra pins on her hijab and faces the heat like a warrior, prepared to risk everything for a secret rendezvous with her lover.
AŞMUNİKAL
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 56,950. Language: Turkish. Published: February 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Unuttu insanoğlu, unuttu ve yolunu şaşırdı ve bilmedi ki lanet; o gün bugün özüne tendir. O gün bugün ne çektiyse kendi elinden, kendi dilindendir. Kadını erkeğe, erkeği kadına ram eden -her ne varsa âlemde- kendi gönlündendir. Unuttu… Unuttu ki Aşk, yeri göğü var eden ve ona can veren “VAR” ın diğer adıdır. Koca bir âlemi, bir nefese saklayan ve varlığa öz eden de aşktır! Aşmunikal, ulu savaşl
25 golpes de suerte. Antologia de cuentos
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 56,770. Language: Spanish. Published: February 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
25 golpes de suerte es el primer fruto de talleres de creacion literaria, donde los temas se entrecruzan dócilmente y dan pie a un conjunto de voces que enuncian relatos sólidos; la fuerza de cada cuento se puede apreciar desde el inicio de cada lectura.
DISUNITED “Clan and Kin—Beginning or End
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 57,550. Language: American English. Published: February 2, 2014 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
Behind the action and intrigue of an international-arms-deals-gone-wrong, is the story of a Cherokee clan committed to family, community, and working together in the face of a world equally committed to tearing them apart. Disunited is the story of Dr. Bryson and his son, Devan, who learn the dire consequences of personal betrayal and, through the personal hardships that follow, rediscover home.
36 Righteous, A Serial Killer's Hit List
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 97,470. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014 by Beth Barany. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
What if you discovered your beloved was on a hit list? Ezra Barany releases this sequel to his award-winning bestselling thriller, The Torah Codes. Included is an appendix of essays and interviews by Rabbi Harold Kushner, Reverend Amber Belldene, Rabbi Daniel Kohn, and others who tackle the question, "Why do bad things happen to good people?"
A Twist of Fate
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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
A Question of Heritage: An Adoption Story
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,810. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Jo finds herself pregnant in the early 1960’s with limited options. Derailed by betrayal, she must make an impossible decision. Ellen lives with the challenges of being an adoptee. She is compelled to unearth her past in order to definitively prove her Jewish heritage. A Question of Heritage resonates with the angst of those in the adoption triad, leaving the reader with insight and hope.
Serpiente de estrellas
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 111,680. Language: Spanish. Published: January 17, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. 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.
Cuentos completos. Mauricio Magdaleno
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,830. Language: Spanish. Published: January 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
En las páginas de este libro se ve desfilar la violencia del opresor contra el oprimido, la violencia entre iguales, la violencia acicateada por la venganza, la violencia que se da en un estallido espontáneo, la maledicencia, la guerra, la crueldad psicológica, la brutalidad más elemental, la violencia pragmática y hasta la violencia que ejerce la misma naturaleza en contra de los seres humanos.
Fever: The Origins of Fever (Book I)
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Series: Fever. Price: Free! Words: 65,350. Language: British English. Published: January 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Fever is an exposition of a heady but not inscrutable abstract tale conceived on the likeness of bodily symptoms to a dysfunctional family, coexisting like the nation it is indigenous to, resembles and lives within. Its nature points seemingly to a fictional story it likens in every aspect and symbolizes with such inane clarity. This is the historical tale of the Nigerian nationhood and its people
Resistance Music
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,130. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
From the halls of the cliff-top castle on the Cantabrian Sea to remote villages of the Spanish Pyrenees, this is a story of marvelous covenants, of people willing to die for their causes, and others who commit the unspeakable to stop them. It’s a story of heroism and the single choices from which it is born, that sometimes make the world a better place. One woman faces it all and sets herself free