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Spider Woman's Loom
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,930. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2015 by Foreverland Press. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
This exquisitely woven tale by debut novelist Lorie Adair is set on the vast and starkly beautiful Navajo reservation in the aftermath of Indian agents exploiting the land and sending children to faraway boarding schools for assimilation, Spider Woman’s Loom is narrated by Noni Lee, an old Navajo weaver whose instinct for survival and fierce resistance drives away even those she loves most.
Seasoned Rum: The Mistaken Slave Girl
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 116,310. Language: American English. Published: February 19, 2015 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
In the early nineteenth century, a black market of slave trading explodes. Raised a free woman of color, Scholastique Bigonesse inherits a large supply of rum, but her identity papers go missing and she’s kidnapped by a man wanting her fortune. Mistaken for a slave, her adventures carry her to a deep understanding of the times, while she seeks retribution.
Of Mixed Blood
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 82,940. Language: American English. Published: February 18, 2015 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Mike Temple is a top executive in the defense industry. He is happily married and respected by his peers and politicians he has worked with. On the day he is asked to join Jimmy Carter’s administration as the secretary of defense, he receives a letter from Korea from a daughter he didn't know he had . What Mike learns from the letter changes his life forever
Majra Jacquelin Singh
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,320. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2015. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Nicholas Graywall arrives in Berkeley from India in 1968 with a graduate scholarship in his pocket,an anglicized name, and lots of charm. But his occasional secretiveness and a series of self-destructive moves threaten his future in America until he agrees to confront what's haunting him. This opens the door to his childhood past in Majra and to the most startling source of his deliverance.
Kakadu Storm
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 69,320. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2015. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
A romantic adventure set in Arnhem Land in tropical northern Australia. When a plane crashes with Michael and his young son, he doesn't expect to be forced to act as guide by terrorists, but when his son is hostage, he must obey. But the things don't always go according to plan.
This Is How You Get Better
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 95,310. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
In recovery mode after a messy divorce from a non-Muslim man, Lara is estranged from her family. Working in a fast food shop, she also sings at a local bar. Her only interactions are with bar owner Leo, flatmate Icky, and neighbour Angela. Lara is on autopilot until a near-assault forces her into counselling. Meanwhile, an encounter with someone from her past leads to an unlikely connection.
Colors of a Lady
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,640. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2015. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Lady Emma Wren has never felt at home among the London elite. Despite being born and raised into an affluent household, she finds her brown skin sets her apart from the lily-white ton. To her surprise, she is to marry the eligible Lord Thomas Hartwell, long-time friend and beau to her elder sister. Her step into the forefront of English society causes backlash and unburies many long dead secrets.
Savage Revenge
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 124,570. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2015. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
1818. On the ocean, off the west coast of Vancouver Island, North America. Proud and lovely Haina could not believe the arrogance of handsome Chance-Gift-from-the- Sea, a mere commoner who dared to capture her. As Chance faces treachery in his home village and certain death abroad at the hands of Haina’s ferocious family, only his love for the beautiful woman he captured can lead him to safety.
Mayhem
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,680. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2015. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The novel is a love story with the partition of India in 1947 as the backdrop. What followed was one of the largest migrations in the World History. Over 10 million people crossed the arbitrarily drawn borders of Pakistan and India. Over a million people perished in the mayhem! See how the characters cope with the harrowing change!
La Divinità Nemica
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 133,490. Language: Italian. Published: January 31, 2015. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Erich Weisz mette in guardia da un eccessivo potere del femminile nel mondo occidentale. Potere rampante dappertutto cinquemila anni fa, è ancora dominante nella maggior parte delle aree del globo. È un testo da leggere con impegno, un libro non facile Se ne sconsiglia la lettura agli uomini dolci e carini, maschi che hanno perso la fierezza di esserlo, e alle signore irascibili.
Die Melodie der Wale
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,280. Language: German. Published: January 30, 2015 by Imajin Books. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Dreizehn Jahre ist es her, dass der tragische Tod ihrer Mutter Sarah Richardsons Leben zerstörte. Schockierende Umstände führten bei dem trauernden Teenager zu einem teilweisen Gedächtnisverlust. Es ist leichter, manche Dinge einfach zu vergessen.
The Things I Prefer To Be Forgotten
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,470. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
The Things I Prefer to Be Forgotten is an intimate and humorous portrait of two promising young men's struggle to find their place in an unpredictable world. As it reaches its conclusion, readers will be compelled to contemplate anew why the seemingly invincible fall from grace when they appear to have it all.
Christmas for Joshua - A Novel
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,990. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Life couldn't be better for Rusty Dinwall--a heart surgeon, amateur pianist, and volunteer synagogue president. But when his daughter's wedding takes an unexpected turn, life spins out of control, shattering everything he believes in. A dramatic story with memorable characters, Christmas for Joshua tackles the conflicts inherent to interfaith marriage, modern parenting, and religious conflicts.
The Adventures of the Blackberry Hill Kids
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,800. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2015. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
After 11 years of childless marriage, calm and efficient Swedish-American Anna Sjöholm Masters has an unexpected attack of horrormones, loses her mind, and begs her husband for a baby. The result is the Blackberry Hill kids, an endearing trio of rapscallions who cheerfully romp through life as their aging parents valiantly try to keep order in the midst of chaos.
In the Shadows of the Onion Domes ~ Collected Short Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,210. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
These eighteen stories take place in an ethnically diverse river valley along the Southern Tier of New York State. They are tales of modern love, nosy neighbors, meddling friends, and the challenges of aging all set against within Edward Hopper-like landscapes where hope and dreams linger in the shadows of Orthodox Church domes.
Vents froids
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 57,050. Language: French. Published: January 16, 2015 by Éditions Hélène Jacob. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Bolivie, Andes royales. Deux romans noirs, dans les règles, désenchantées, du genre. À La Paz, un chauffeur de taxi tente de changer son destin en revenant là où son braqueur a déposé une valise. Plus au sud, un paysan veut comprendre la mort de son fils, et se heurte à l’implacable dureté des hommes.
Glooscap’s Plan
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,830. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
When Glooscap returns to the Maritime Provinces he finds mines and clear-cuts, factory farms and failing fisheries. Luckily, he has returned with a plan that will return the provinces to a prosperity they have not seen in over three hundred years. With the help of the otter and the whale, the butterfly and the frog, and some people he sets events in motion that have far ranging implications.
Coming Home to Newfoundland: Animal Deep Ecology
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,080. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2015. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
More of an environmental treatise than a talking animal story, Coming Home to Newfoundland is a story of a transplanted moose, long since acclimatized to New Zealand, who decides to make the lengthy and arduous journey home. Along the way she witnesses humanity’s destructive tendencies firsthand and incites revolutionary zeal in nearly everyone who crosses her path.
The Rainbow Horizon - a Tale of Goofy Chaos
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Price: Free! Words: 117,960. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
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This book concerns the life lessons you learn when they are still people and not machines yet. It's about four young grownups, in their mid-20s, who are barely working for a living - the most important thing God ever gave mankind - three of them brown or black, one white. Men, women, and the book blasts racism while promoting sexism. Not the bad kind; the kind where you get ahead somehow in life.
A Room in the House of the Ancestors Books One and Two
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Price: Free! Words: 76,820. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Computer whizkid Edward’s adopted father taught him that his biological family rejected him at birth. After Edward’s biological brother, Andrew, reaches out to befriend him, the men forge a friendship based on a shared computer system dream. When Edward arrives at the ancestral home of the family he believes abandoned him, he learns the whole story he'd been told about his history is a lie