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The Destiny of Shaitan (Bombay Chronicles, 1)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 79,010. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: September 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Winner eLit Gold 2013 & 2012 Reader's Choice Awards | When Tiina accompanies Yudi on a mission to save the universe from the ruthless Shaitan, she seeks more than the end of the tyrant; she seeks herself. Driven by greed and fear for his own survival, Shaitan bulldozes his way through the galaxy, destroying everything in his path. Tiina wants Yudi to destroy Shaitan, thus fulfilling the prophe
Abatwa
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 27,310. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
In days gone by, in Africa, there were tiny people called the Abatwa who lived with ants. It is a hard life filled with dangers and difficulties. There are enemies both above and below ground. For all we know, they may still share their lives with ants. Tola and his wife Noti are on an expedition to another nest to exchange marriageable youngsters. On a hazardous journey, he tells folk tales…
One Heartbeat
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Series: The Hana Du Rose Mysteries, Book 5. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 131,580. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
A face from the past disturbs Hana’s second chance at love, pitching her backwards as her old life bleeds irrevocably into her new start with Logan. When her husband finds a body at the school boarding house, it brings nothing but trouble and Hana discovers that we are all one heartbeat away from eternity.
Chaos Prayer
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,990. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
"Djinns demolish a state and a woman laughs a lot!" This novel is about a curse that snarls everything and causes new chaotic-orders. This curse spreads from Istanbul, Turkey towards the Balkans, and starts to derange the order of this world. This book is a chaos manual.
Until Morning
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 55,860. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Until Morning is a story about different nationalities, habits, customs, common places and stereotypes experienced by a bunch of university students, a lighthearted account on young people's life in a “double speed” Europe, where North and South are not simply a geographical diversity but, most of the time, a source of social disparity and a different way of meaning love, sympathy and solidarity.
Making Scandal (The Essien Trilogy, #2)
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Series: The Essien Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,020. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Romance
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When a casual affair with the irresistibly smooth, tycoon Mark Essien results in an unplanned pregnancy, sassy Faith Brown finds out that making family is harder than making scandal in this sensual romance.
Pieces of Ten “Resurrection”
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 64,230. Language: American English. Published: September 3, 2014 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
Juanito is a poker player so fixated with the game that he frequently leaves his family in the small hours of the night to play with those who populate the underbelly of Providence. After a game, Juanito is robbed of his winnings. His longing for vengeance changes his life forever.
May December Come Gently
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 39,690. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
An older foreigner saved Suki from being raped, and she becomes infatuated with him. Suki's roommate and Half-Canadian English teacher give her tips in seduction. Finding tapes of Ted's dead wife Miko, Suki adopts her looks and mannerisms to gain Ted's affections, but she has dragged a tormented ghost from her grave. Miko possesses Suki's soul to do her bidding. Miko has her own agenda for Ted.
Playing the Rookie (A #Played Novella)
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Price: Free! Words: 22,640. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Jessica Song is tired of being a good girl, staying in a relationship well past closing time. Baseball rookie Jay Pak Ahn has been burned one too many times by good girls. They agree to a week of enchanting, starry-eyed dates and wild, unrestrained sex. Their pasts collide, exposing the secrets in Jessica’s heart and threatening Jay’s position on the team. What will they sacrifice for true love?
Cloud Hands: Origins of Taijiquan - A Fiction
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,630. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014 by Satalyte Publishing. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Peeling back the legendary, the historical, and the lessons in between, Cloud Hands tells the story of this powerful art’s creation and its evolution through the ages, told through the true life story of He Zhaoyuan, a man admired for his combat ability as well as his skill in Traditional Chinese Medicine.
The Friendship Promise
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,710. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Religion
Maryam is the daughter of strict Pakistani-American parents who decide to bend their rules to help a divorced American convert to Islam, whose free-spirited daughter Samira is in need of "good" friends. But when Samira convinces Maryam to disobey their parents, Maryam is worried they may have gone too far.
Fragile Mountains
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Price: $3.90 USD. Words: 113,470. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A beautiful and moving novel about life, love, death and rebellion in the eastern hills of Nepal.
Dying to Live: An Amish Man Fakes His Death to Find His Life
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,270. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Based on a true story, one August night in 1996, an Amish man starts a bloody trail across the bedroom floor next to the double bed where his young wife sleeps soundly and disappears into the night. He is missing and presumed dead.
Don't Make a Sign on the Boat, Stories from Burma
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 30,560. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » Asian / General
A Collection of Stories from Myanmar, told by Ven. UNyaneinda, Abbot of the Old Burmese Monastery in Bodhgaya, India, for me to remember and retell. The place is Central Burma, the country along Burma's great river, the Irrawaddy, where these stories are still alive nowadays.
Entre lagos y volcanes
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Price: Free! Words: 25,820. Language: Spanish. Published: August 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Quince relatos, la mayor parte premiados en diferentes certámenes literarios, donde se conjugan odios, crímenes, esperanza, amor, terror e historia, unidos todos ellos en la geografía agreste y volcánica (en todos los sentidos) de Centroamérica.
Enemy in the Garden: A Novel of Intrigue and Suspense
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,500. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
"Enemy in the Garden" is a provocative, but entertaining, thriller with a serious topic wrapped in an exciting adventure. Chosen for the 2014 Jewish Book Council Author Tour, it combines the theme of anti-Semitism in an action-packed story as a young suburban mother faces the deadly threat of a violent, anti-government gang known as the American Clan while searching for her kidnapped husband.
Open Doors
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 45,420. Language: American English. Published: August 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A crazy satirical novel in the tradition of Jonathan Swift, George Orwell, and Tom Wolfe. Angela wants to be a good person, but struggles to live a life consistent with her ideals. She's also frustrated by all the hypocrisy and error she sees. But that doesn't stop her from going on a quixotic quest to make the world live up to her expectations.
The Tourmaline
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 103,000. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Volatile but talented, London teenager, Aaron, distrusts most people apart from his incarcerated cousin. When he attacks a fellow pupil to defend his birth mother’s honour, his head teacher gives him a fixed-term exclusion, and his foster parents send him to a residential camp for mild delinquents close to mystical Stonehenge. Once there, inexplicably strange events start to occur.
Entre Toiros e Gurus
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 51,910. Language: Portuguese. Published: August 5, 2014 by Chiado Editora. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Três religiosos rezam pela evolução da humanidade, em diferentes localidades da Índia: um lama tibetano, no seu mosteiro; um iogue, num ashram e uma teósofa, na sede da sua organização.
Teilang_A_Novel
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,190. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
In Khasi, “Teilang” is both proper noun and verb - “build together” - a great concept. The character of Teilang gives life to that concept. The novel is a tribute to the good men and women of Khasi society in particular, and all good men and women in general. It celebrates the quiet revolution of industry and values at a time when opportunism and anarchy dominate news headlines everywhere.