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Loser Parade
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 110,810. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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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
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Series: Victoria's Journey, Book 2. Price: Free! 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?
Extended Vacation
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,860. 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
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Series: Victoria's Journey, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 61,950. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Book 1 of the Victoria's Journey series, 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.
The Dollshop on Gogo Row
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Price: $2.25 USD. Words: 91,330. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Within a context of story, with humor, drama and action, the mysterious economics of Thailand are examined, as are the beliefs and motivators of both locals and expats.
Finding Each Other
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,450. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Richard Alan succeeds again in writing a touching story of relationships,and includes intrigue, action, and danger. Think—Nicholas Sparks and Jodi Picoult meet J.A.Vance. Finding Each Other is a poignant continuation of the family saga that began with young Meyer Minkowski. Meyer and his wife Joan watch and counsel the next generation as they search to find themselves and their life partners.
The Couples
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,260. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
This family-centered story of love and friendship will appeal to fans of Nicholas Sparks and Jodi Picoult. The Couples is a novel about people who may belong together and how the world around them helps them, or sometimes defeats them in their search for a life partner. It follows the lives of couples and their friends, new and old, as they explore their relationships.
Finding a Soul Mate
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,970. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
What is life without a soul mate? As Meyer tells us, “… no one’s life is just a single strand of thread. On the contrary, each of our lives is a tapestry, woven intricately with the lives of those with whom we cross paths and with whom we share history and destiny. In these pages you will find the strands that make up my tapestry, my history, my life—and the journey that led me to my soul mate.”
The Baptist “A Native American Odyssey”
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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?
Daddy's Little Girls, Book Three of the Unbreakable Series (Mystery, Romance, Suspense)
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Series: Unbreakable, Book Three. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,980. Language: English. Published: November 16, 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.
Songs For Sighing
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,900. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
jennifer, american professional, bonded with purnima, Indian villager, different as eggs and quiche. Their time together included births, life-threatening illness, adoption, family problems. After separating, jennifer experienced a kidnapping and ransom demands; puramma wrested a living from hard-scrabble acres, each stronger for what she learned from the other and adapted to her life.
Herod, Statesman, Builder and Commander
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 65,430. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
He was not the monster of popular imagination but rather a brilliant man of his time. Energetic, fearless and with some surprisingly loyal friends, servants and relations, he was also a good friend of the supreme earthly power, the Roman Emperor, Augustus and his right hand man Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa.
Parasite Girls
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,950. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
A burned out American photojournalist surfaces in Tokyo after a disastrous last assignment. Aidan Conner seeks to rebuild his career and life, while his old friend Mima finds her past has become present. Through flashbacks, Aidan recalls their friendship, and what binds Mima to her closest friends, Sora and Eko. Aidan is reminded of the one thing that never dies between true friends.
Islands Unto Ourselves
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,920. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Though this book is a work of fiction, it's written out of personal understanding of what it means, as a woman, to be an immigrant. In Islands Unto Ourselves Gomathy Puri opens a private window into the lives of two courageous women of very different backgrounds and aspirations. - Eileen Kernaghan Author, Wild Talent
Primo's Numbah Two: Is Chicken Skin a Local Delicacy?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,950. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Second book in the Primo series, set in a fictional bar in the town of Kapaa on the island of Kauai. An eccentric group of regulars and irregulars blunders through adventures both humorous and spooky.
Ghost Town
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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.
The Old Queen's Murder
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,380. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In this second book of the Kohala Coast Mystery series, a serial killer arrives on the Big Island of Hawaii, bringing with him death and grief for the women of the Pono Family.
The Chain
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,490. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: October 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
It is spring 1982, and change is in the air. Frank has got a job at one of the big Hawkes Bay meatworks. Mereana's uncle has got her hired on the mutton slaughter floor, and torn her away from her quiet life in the backblocks. The meat companies have plans to bring in machinery that will wipe out jobs, and the government is about to eliminate subsidies to farmers. A confrontation is looming.
From Iran to America: Mahnaz and Shirin -- A Love Story
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,240. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Written through the eyes of a young boy in Iran and later a young man in America, the author’s experiences – at times funny, at times poignant – give the reader insight into life in the Middle East, and especially in Iran. Adding to this are his harrowing lessons in love at the hands of the two Iranian women who give this book its title. This is an informative, while also gripping read.
Real Life in the UK: Reflections of an Immigrant Doctor
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 92,270. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
An immigrant doctor's shocking experiences of real life in today's United Kingdom.