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The Crossing
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,190. Language: American English. Published: February 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 1 review)
A short story that takes place in 1897. Ignazia Traina, a Sicilian peasant woman, is left behind in Palermo, Italy when her husband and son leave for America. This is the story of her journey to reunite her family.
Noble Intentions
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Price: $5.49 USD. Words: 68,290. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Drama » African
School teacher, Vuma Sithole, has high hopes and ideals. He aims to be the best husband, father and educator he can be. But being the “best teacher” soon becomes a challenge, for the school at which he teaches is plagued by drug-dealers. In his attempt to help, he unwittingly becomes implicated. As the drama unfolds, Vuma finds he has to make a choice - to feel or to think ...
Brid
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 52,400. Language: British English. Published: January 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
a story about a female druid from before the roman invasion of England to the annihilation of the druids on anglesey.
The Translator's Tale
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Price: Free! Words: 73,350. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
1963. An academic’s marriage falls apart because of his narrow and obsessive behaviour. In the hope of being miraculously cured of his naive and concrete thinking he undertakes a journey to Galicia, the Spanish cradle of magical realism. He is accompanied by his daughter who relates their comical progress and deals most effectively with the predations of an unexpected and unwelcome girlfriend.
Hotel 27
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Price: Free! Words: 58,550. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
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For Michael Falcon, a holiday to Thailand turns into a life-changing voyage of discovery… from a new language and culture, to a new home and family. In the process, Michael’s attitude develops from that of a disillusioned cynic, to a much more open-minded and philosophical outlook.
After the Maya
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,730. Language: American English. Published: January 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
A unique, human look, through the eyes of ordinary people, at the build-up to what could turn out, in retrospect, to have been a tipping point in our fragile and probably inconsequential “civilisation.” In an ironic twist of human ignorance, the historic, centuries-old clash between religions, civilisations and hemispheres is brought to a head as the meteorite and its pursuers meet their fate.
Cuentos. Alfonso Reyes
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 62,500. Language: Spanish. Published: January 22, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » General
La presente antologia reune cuentos de Alfonso Reyes de diferentes épocas. Al presentarse en orden cronologico, se pretende conseguir la evolucion de su prosa narrativa, sus recuerdos, sus inquietudes y ese necesario equilibro entre arte y vida. Hay en el autor un narrador de lo vivido, pero también de la experiencia metafísica y filosófica, todo lo cuál se plasma en la presente recopilación.
The Ayurvedic Healer
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 127,710. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: January 22, 2013 by Copperhill Media. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Set in the intriguing atmosphere of India in the early 20th century, full of mysticism, love, compassion, and political drama, The Ayurvedic Healer tells the story of Madhavan Namboodiri, a physician practicing an ancient medical science, and his enduring love for Rosalie.
The Seagulls
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 87,730. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: January 22, 2013 by Copperhill Media. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The people of the coastal areas of Kerala live catching fish from the Arabian Sea. In olden times rich people used to exploit the poor. In the summer seasons, waterspouts are formed in the sea due to extreme heat. Seeing the waterspouts, the uneducated fishing people believe they were the wicked dealings of evil spirits.
The Night Jasmine
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Price: Free! Words: 5,250. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
A collection of poetry, inspired by the sights, sounds, flavours, aromas, textures and experiences of life in Thailand. Illustrated with photographs.
Buddha's teachings
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Price: Free! Words: 3,280. Language: Thai. Published: January 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Buddha's teaching since centuries ago. This ebook (in Thai language only) is free for you to copy and distribute absolutely free. If you wish to donate towards man power and up keep, please kindly visit us at kanyanat.webs.com
לאמריקה ובחזרה
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Price: Free! Words: 74,640. Language: Hebrew. Published: January 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Classics
נחומיק בן העשר, המתגורר עם אמו האלמנה, עובר את חוויות מלחמת תש"ח במושבה, שבה משפחות רבות מאבדות את יקיריהן בקרָבות. לפני המלחמה התחבר הילד עם צעיר מקסים, נמרץ ומלא תשוקה, שלימד אותו לרכב על סוס. פעם הוא מביאוֹ לביתו- ואמו מנהלת עם הבחור פרשת אהבים קצרה, טרם יציאתו לקרב לטרון, שממנו הוא אינו חוזר... עדוּת השכול נספגת בנשמתו של הילד. התקרבות אמו אל אביו האלמן של המאהב הגבור- נתקלת בהתנגדות הילד
Sadistic Deception
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 88,900. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A secret cult is destined to rule the spiritual and physical world only if they could defile Angel's virginity. She trusts the heir apparent of the fraternity because he pretends to be a devout religious believer. The fraternity fails to defile her and unleash violent revenge to desecrate her marriage. Angel's Guardian Angels fight back, resulting in the most fierce battle in the spiritual world
Bushmen Stories: Mountains
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Price: Free! Words: 1,070. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2013 by Kameeldoring Boeke. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The Bushmen believe that in the beginning there was only a shadowy darkness all over the world. The sun, moon and stars did not even exist yet. Yet in the Kalahari lived a family with three daughters, the oldest daughter was called “Kou” or Mountains. This story follows on the previous one called Beginning and both were freely translated from the collection of "Boesmanstories" by G.R. von Wielligh
Zaremba, or Love and the Rule of Law
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 145,990. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In Warsaw, a chance encounter plunges a shy polio victim into dirty politics and new realms of emotion. Zaremba, a wealthy businessman, is about to be unjustly arrested and only Cordelia can save him. But when Zaremba disappears, Cordelia is painfully uncertain if she has been abandoned and must overcome surveillance, corruption, libel, and increasing humiliations and hardships to learn the truth.
El puente de los elefantes
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Price: $4.60 USD. Words: 68,980. Language: Spanish. Published: January 11, 2013 by El Barco Ebrio Editorial. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
Si en El viejo y el mar, Hemingway nos sumerge en la lucha de un pescador de Cojímar contra la adversidad y contra lo inexorable de un evento, en la novela El puente de los elefantes, Sonia Díaz Corrales nos introduce en una etapa del fin del siglo XX cubano, donde los personajes, al igual que el legendario Santiago, se encuentran inmersos en una lucha brutal por la supervivencia.
Camp 44
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,080. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A story about love and war.It explores an African man's struggle to retain his deep affections and convictions in a time of war. The story is told within a setting of war, where violence tries the human spirit.
Deceptive Cadence
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,730. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Musicians and spies in counterpoint at the twilight of the Cold War.
Missing
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,890. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A short story of 10 pages. An 85-year-old Cochiti Pueblo man is dying of cancer, but when his daughter tries to put him into a hospital, he flees to the mountains instead to finish his final days. This story, told with a light touch of humor, won the 2010 Society of Southwestern Authors Writing Contest and was published in the 2010 issue of Story Teller magazine.
Witness Protection: The Prophet Returns
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Series: Miracle Media Publishing presents, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,180. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2012 by Miracle Media Publishing. Category: Fiction » Christian » Historical
By 2015, the porn industry ceased to exist. After a second civil war subsides, a filmmaker with gifts in basketball returns to the US at the request of his close friend, a former assistant coach who has become the President-Elect. The Constitution was edited by Evangelic Christians, and now everything they did while in military power must be re-examined despite their best of intentions.