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Kempa Cambridge USA by CC LeBlanc
You set the price! Words: 65,840. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
4 women (2 handball goalkeepers: French MIT grad student & American recovering from concussions, a Harvard linguistics PhD candidate & a Cambridge public librarian) The challenge of "third world" handball in the US is quite an adjustment for those arriving to Boston but the diverse international teammates bond as a big family, enjoying being together off & on the court.
The King's Men by Philip John Walibba
Price: Free! Words: 25,520. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
It's March, 1954 East Africa, eight months since King Freddie, the native ruler was arrested and banished to the United Kingdom on the express orders of the Governor of the Protectorate of Uganda. Young Political activists led by University Lecturer Everisto Kikomeko will no longer standby and look on. The King's Men is a game of Political Chess where anyone could easily pay the ultimate price.
The Bride of Amman by Fadi Zaghmout
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 55,630. Language: British English. Published: July 21, 2015 by Typhoon Media. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The Bride of Amman, a huge and controversial bestseller when first published in Arabic, takes a sharp-eyed look at the intersecting lives of four women and one gay man in Jordan’s historic capital, Amman—a city deeply imbued with its nation’s traditions and taboos. Five young lives come together and come apart in ways that are distinctly modern yet as unique and timeless as Amman itself.
Take a Chance on Me (Mirabelle Harbor, Book 1) by Marilyn Brant
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 42,180. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A standalone romantic-comedy novella in NY Times bestselling author Marilyn Brant’s Mirabelle Harbor series. Dedicated personal trainer Chance Michaelsen falls hard for Nia Pappayiannis—his complete opposite and a member of the family that owns the Greek bakery just down the street from his gym. He considers their pastries to be the enemy of good health, but his attraction to Nia can’t be denied.
Barrio Imbroglio by Daniel Cubias
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,540. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
Abraxas Hernandez never wanted to be a detective. But when his cousin is murdered, Abraxas is dragged into a frenzied investigation that takes him from the mean barrio streets to the corridors of power in City Hall to a tequila-fueled pool party that turns deadly. He will dodge bullets (more than once) and face off with crazies both helpful and harmful — until at last he confronts the killer.
I'm a Magical Girl?! by Brian Clark
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 51,510. Language: American English. Published: July 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Manga, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Sam's father is a Naval officer currently stationed aboard a ship in Yokosuka Japan. His son Samuel is attending an international high school and living in the dorm. One day while in the Honch looking for snacks he trips over a crowbar. When he picks it up a surge of magic goes through him. What will this mean for the teen?
The Wedding of Anna F. by Mylene Dressler
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,570. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish, Fiction » Literature » Literary
In this novella by the acclaimed author of The Medusa Tree and The Deadwood Beetle, an elderly Jewish woman tells an Arabic student who has come to interview her for a research project an incredible tale: that she is Anne Frank, the author of The Diary of a Young Girl and the most famous victim of Hitler's Germany. As the interview progresses, tensions grow between the pair...
Любовь и Вера by Эдгар Крейс
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 57,420. Language: Russian. Published: July 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Придёт время, когда наука позволит накормить миллиарды людей едой, созданной почти из ничего; как в своё время Христос накормил пятью ячменными хлебами и двумя рыбками более пяти тысяч голодных мужчин, не считая женщин и детей. Станет возможным любой орган человека, пришедший в негодность, - заменить на искусственный и он будет служить гораздо дольше и надёжнее естественного. Так зачем человеку бу
7 Crows, A Secret by Decatur Clary
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 206,980. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
“‘Seven crows, a secret, never to be told’. I guess I’m the secret no one ever told.” For over twenty years David has been haunted by the hanged man’s words. In 1933 he has one last chance to find their meaning. The trail of family stories leads him to the bedside of an old woman, the last witness to the events and David’s best hope for an answer. If she does tell, will anyone have recognize it?
The Weatherman by Ronald Ady Crouch
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,710. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2015 by Books We Love Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
When adults tell young men, "There is always someone bigger than you", Sam Stephens is the guy at the end of the line. He is a fiercely proud member of the First Nations, serving as a soldier on the front line in the Canadian military, stationed in Afghanistan. Because of his courage and bravery, his close friends call him Warrior. An improvised explosive device is detonated by the Taliban...
Blood on the Roses by Robert Hays
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,560. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2015 by Thomas-Jacob Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
In 1955, after the Supreme Court ruling against school segregation, Associated Press reporter Rachel Feigen travels from Baltimore to Tennessee to report on a missing person case. As the investigation deepens, Feigen has problems of her own when local extremists decide to teach a lesson to the “uppity jewgirl” from the North.
Raven's Lament by Frank Talaber
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,290. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2015 by Books We Love Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
What if a native legend came back to life and was saddened by the destruction of his people, their culture and their environment? What if that legend was the Haida creator god Raven and he spirited away the girl you were falling in love with? What if you didn’t believe in native spiritualism and found yourself battling Raven with only a shaman to help you?
The Boy With The Patang by Zarina Bonass
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 141,690. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Romance » General
On a rooftop in Sikimpur, a young boy and girl fly kites. Some years later they meet again on their wedding day. So begins the story of enigmatic Sahira and solid Sami and what should have been their happy life together. But Sahira finds she cannot love Sami and Sami has a secret, which Sahira cannot ignore. Sami’s work takes them to Andalusia where, on the shores of Lake Bermejalis,
Mikawadizi Storms by Dennis Vickers
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100,170. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Freelance journalist Evie Arnold agrees to cover the emerging conflict between mining magnate Clive Gready, who plans to dig an open-pit mine in the Mikawadizi hills, and La Roche Verte Indian Nation, who intend to stop him. As she watches and records, the conflict spirals from serious to severe to ominous. and finally explodes into an epic battle between good and evil.
Last Métro to Bleecker Street by Peter Emanuel Goldman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,260. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015 by Fideli Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
A gripping, lyrical, spiritual, erotic and despairing journey, Last Métro to Bleeker Street plunges the reader into the streets cafes, souls, poetry, folk music, sexual hunger and despair of Paris and New York’s Greenwich Village of the 1960s.
The Accidental Wife by Simi K. Rao
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,270. Language: American English. Published: June 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Some accidents are meant to happen… Dr. Rihaan Mehta is a brilliant neurosurgeon who has no inclination for marriage. According to him, wives and girlfriends are annoying accessories he can do without. But when his mother dangles the sword over his head in classic Bollywood style, he succumbs, and sets out in search of a bride who would fit his 'requirements'. But can he deal with what he gets?
Tropical Liaison by Richard S. Hillman
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 82,120. Language: American English. Published: June 17, 2015 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
When Manny Vidal hears his long-dead cousin may be alive in Guarida, he’s shocked. And the State Department wants him to spend two years in this island nation, where he thought his cousin died long ago. What Manny finds there is far more than a lost cousin. Drawn into Guarida’s political intrigue, lured by a sexy call girl, and accused of spying, Manny’s island adventure may cost him his life.
Season of Mists by G. Lowell Tollefson
Price: Free! Words: 24,770. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American, Fiction » Adventure » War & military
This book is an unexpected twist to the usual war story: it’s written by a U.S. Marine from his enemy’s perspective. Season of Mists takes us into the Vietnam conflict from the viewpoint of a Vietnamese peasant who joins the Viet Cong. It portrays this young man not as a brain-washed peasant or even primarily as a soldier, but as a human being.
La Déesse Noire: The Black Goddess by Mariana Gabrielle
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 65,310. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Sired by a British peer, born of a paramour to Indian royalty, Kali Matai has been destined since birth to enthrall England’s most powerful noblemen. She hadn’t counted on becoming their pawn.
Eagle Dancer by Theresa Scott
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,110. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Caught... once honorable, Paul Baron is broken by war. He welcomes death at the hands of his enemies. Caught between the world of her Sioux mother and the turmoil brought by her white father's people, Hope is drawn to the brave enemy soldier her people are about to kill. Given one last chance, will they seize the gift of love... or will they let war and fear destroy everything worth living for?