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The Surrogacy Deal
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,470. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
A young lady's quest to save her marriage and shield it from outside influences leads to her accepting wrong counsel. She tries surrogacy in a most unconventional form and the plan boomerangs leaving in its wake misery, dejection, a murder case and ultimately the disintegration of the marriage union she had sought desperately to uphold.
Jumping Ship (Island Hopping Series)
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Price: Free! Words: 21,060. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The year was nineteen seventy-five. Pregnant seamstress, Petrina Dugal, became a runaway at the age of twenty-six. She ran away from a brutish husband, Roger, and a well-loved South American home in Georgetown, Guyana; at the heart of her rebellion – an enigmatic lover named Michael Chen.
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.
La boca del infierno y otros gelidos relatos
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 40,520. Language: Spanish. Published: November 8, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Eduardo Luis Feher fue distinguido en Mexico y en distintos paises por su labor humanista como encaminador de talentos, paciente y generoso. Este libro es una seleccion de sus textos, donde su regocijo creador lo comunica a los lectores con soltura y con encanto, elementos imprescindibles en toda creacion literaria, de la que hablaron Stevenson y Jorge Luis Borges.
City Stories
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Series: Anthology, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 11,640. Language: British English. Published: November 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » General
Love, terror and 21st century life! From the heart of cosmopolitan Liverpool come nine thrilling views of modern living. Blood-drinkers, killers and secrets. Old sorrows and new beginnings. The light and dark of human life set against the glittering backdrop of a reinvigorated city. City Stories. Tales of life today.
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
Los pasos perdidos
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 95,160. Language: Spanish. Published: November 5, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Fiction » Classics
Los pasos perdidos es un descenso a las raíces, una travesía cargada de símbolos y de una ancestral tradición cultural. La obra marca un punto cimero en el desarrollo de la novela latinoamericana, Esta novela, escrita bajo el imperio del barroco, narra un viaje de vuelta: el protagonista, musicólogo, emprende una expedición al país de su infancia en busca de instrumentos musicales primitivos.
legendaR
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,490. Language: Indonesian (Bahasa Indonesia). Published: November 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
how can be a legenda rewrite with some joke and much close to reality.
احياء الاسكندرية
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,850. Language: Arabic. Published: November 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Travel
Start reading from any page you like , you 'll find yourself inside the streets of Alexandria and its neighborhoods , you 'll find the smell of sea and the beauty and history of its development. ابدأ بالقراءة من أي صفحة تحب، ستجد نفسك بداخل طرقات الإسكندرية وأحيائها، ستجد رائحة بحرها وجمال عمرانها وتاريخها الذي ينبض حياة
Entrevidas
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Price: Free! Words: 10,920. Language: Spanish. Published: October 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
Entrevidas, narra una historia de supervivicenia en la Lima actual, contada a través de una empleada del hogar y la llegada de una joven, que huye de la sierra para refugiarse en la ciudad.
One Night, Nine Months, and Thirty-Three Years Later
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Price: Free! Words: 5,480. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Legal
Everybody has a secret to tell. But if someone else’s secret unfolds before another’s eyes, what is one to do?
La sociedad de los moribundos
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 36,510. Language: Spanish. Published: October 28, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
La sociedad de los moribundos es una novela que plasma la descomposición del sistema educativo, quedándonos entre los dedos los hilos de historias que se enredan, hasta asfixiar a la pieza más frágil de una sociedad inmersa en su propia inexistencia.
A Sunday Market Seller
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Price: Free! Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
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From the second collection of 17 stories in My Other Shorts & Formal Tales. A Sunday country market is livened up by a gate-crashing, old lady. A fiercely independent migrant, Polish WW2 survivor from out of town. She wants to set up to sell a range of memorabilia, home cooking and sweets. Immediately charming the regular stall-holders with stories and skills. She has other skills; unrevealed.
Going Home In Chains
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 45,190. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Themes of displacement and sexual disillusionment run through these stories as they shift between the Caribbean and America, arriving doused in magic and humor. From the title story of man trapped in the nightmare of post 9/11 scrutiny; to the delicious tale of a man unable to deal with his wife’s sexual awakening, Lovell’s lyrical prose delights, and captures the vibrant rhythms of love and loss.
A Candle For a Marine
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Series: Always a Marine. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,930. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2013 by Decadent Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Zehava only has eight days to prove her love and win Isaac’s trust again, but Hanukkah is a time for healing, reconciliation, and miracles.
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.
Dear Daddy, Diary Of A Caribbean Immigrant
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,610. Language: Canadian English. Published: October 25, 2013 by Pine Lake Books. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Dear Daddy chronicles the life of a young Caribbean immigrant beginning with her arrival in Canada to live with her father and stepmother.
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.
Кто нас учит. Диалоги
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 47,090. Language: Russian. Published: October 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Преподаватели социальных дисциплин колледжа в Санкт-Петербурге обсуждают состояние преподавания в их учебном заведении, падение уровня образования в России. Автор ставит перед читателем вопросы: - кто занимается обучением и воспитанием наших детей? - как справляются со своим предназначением учителя? - откуда берутся образованные люди и хорошие специалисты при несовершенном составе учителей?