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Native American Herbal Remedies
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,360. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
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Native American herbal remedies is the story of a young Maliseet Indian girl named Mary, living on a small reservation in Houlton, Maine, learned about natural cures. Before the white man came, her ancestors, used natural cures found in trees, herbs, and wild plants such as onion and milkweed to ease the pain or symptoms of their most common ailments.
36 Righteous, A Serial Killer's Hit List
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 97,470. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014 by Beth Barany. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
What if you discovered your beloved was on a hit list? Ezra Barany releases this sequel to his award-winning bestselling thriller, The Torah Codes. Included is an appendix of essays and interviews by Rabbi Harold Kushner, Reverend Amber Belldene, Rabbi Daniel Kohn, and others who tackle the question, "Why do bad things happen to good people?"
A Twist of Fate
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 123,060. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Noni and Kenji grow up in poverty in the streets of Phnom Penh. Their father walks out on them when they are babies and their mother is killed in a factory accident. Kenji has his leg blown off in a land mine explosion. In order to survive, Kenji becomes a street beggar and Noni turns to prostitution. In a strange twist of fate Kenji comes into contact with an Australian girl who changes his life
Missing Girl
Price: Free! Words: 25,160. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
Sophia Cruz was an average 17-year-old girl from Mission Valley, until the day she had a knife put to her stomach and fear inserted into her heart. Some may have called it stupidity. She called it a necessary sacrifice. This is Sophia's story. She wants you to know who she was before that day. Before she became just another missing girl. . . Missing Girl is a short novella.
Children From Stone
Price: Free! Words: 1,490. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 1 review)
Children From Stone is a sweet simple short story told in the form of a Norse folk tale, and people love it.
No Love in the Tea Guesthouse
Price: $3.29 USD. Words: 3,990. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Xiao is a classical and modern dancer in Florence. She had moved here from China. Her friend Roberto is an important, older architect. He invites her to live in Castello di Montemera and restores it for her... This is a story about love and passion, western and eastern culture, animated space and art, life and death.
Serpiente de estrellas
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 111,680. Language: Spanish. Published: January 17, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
Esta es una novela en la que se entreteje la cotidianidad objetiva de lo que fue México Tenochtitlan, una civilización perfectamente constituída, cuyos valores residían en el fervor religioso, el honor, la guerra, el inmutable destino y los sacrificios humanos.
Cuentos completos. Mauricio Magdaleno
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,830. Language: Spanish. Published: January 17, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
En las páginas de este libro se ve desfilar la violencia del opresor contra el oprimido, la violencia entre iguales, la violencia acicateada por la venganza, la violencia que se da en un estallido espontáneo, la maledicencia, la guerra, la crueldad psicológica, la brutalidad más elemental, la violencia pragmática y hasta la violencia que ejerce la misma naturaleza en contra de los seres humanos.
The Secret Eyes of Venus
Price: $4.59 USD. Words: 5,350. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Lucrezia, young woman architect in Florence and Tuscany hills, family house 1028, discovers secrets about family, art and religion. Revelations involve beautiful Chinese woman and her trader father, 1381 in Florence and affect Lucrezia today.
The Birds Colony
Price: Free! Words: 34,170. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Adventure » General
‘The Birds Colony’ is a metaphorically presented account of years spent in service to a believed-to-be enlightened guru. It is about cult mentality, corruption, bullying, sex and misuse of donated funds all in the name of declared spirituality & charity. This story is a must read for all those who want to get involved in any ashram, or are considering contributing substantial funds to its charity.
Fever: The Origins of Fever (Book I)
Series: Fever. Price: Free! Words: 65,970. Language: British English. Published: January 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Nonfiction » History » Africa
Fever is an exposition of a heady but not inscrutable abstract tale conceived on the likeness of bodily symptoms to a dysfunctional family, coexisting like the nation it is indigenous to, resembles and lives within. Its nature points seemingly to a fictional story it likens in every aspect and symbolizes with such inane clarity. This is the historical tale of the Nigerian nationhood and its people
Resistance Music
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,130. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
From the halls of the cliff-top castle on the Cantabrian Sea to remote villages of the Spanish Pyrenees, this is a story of marvelous covenants, of people willing to die for their causes, and others who commit the unspeakable to stop them. It’s a story of heroism and the single choices from which it is born, that sometimes make the world a better place. One woman faces it all and sets herself free
Elisabeth Samson, Forbidden Bride
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,360. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
In 18th c. Dutch Suriname, an educated Free Negress, owner of rich coffee plantations, desires what her wealth cannot buy: legal marriage with her love, a white colonial officer. First she must overcome Dutch law forbidding mixed marriage, and the powerful forces of the government and white plantocracy who covet her property, call her whore and accuse her of treason. Based on a true story.
Why We Raise Belgian Horses
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 79,120. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A descendant of Norwegian immigrants chronicles ancestral adventures in Dakota Territory and Norway, including several stories about Hans, an odd but friendly draft horse with a reputation as a scaredy-cat.
Il mio primo libro.
You set the price! Words: 2,210. Language: Italian. Published: January 6, 2014. Categories: Plays » European / Italian, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Fotografie in bianco/nero di vita quotidiana nella mia Toscana.
Juanita of Downieville Book One Hyter
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 77,820. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
100% of profits go to Wounded Warrior Project. This is historical fiction about the life and death of Josefa Loaiza, AKA Juanita of Downieville, the only known woman to ever be hanged in the state of California. After stabbing Fredrick Cannon to death a jury, assembled in the town saloon, found her guilty five hours later, and before nightfall she was lynched from a bridge on July 5, 1851.
One Night With the Bridesmaid
Series: One Night With the Bridal Party, Book 2 · 1Night Stand. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,190. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014 by Decadent Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
Sabrina Lopez decides to use an unexpected one-stand gift to hook up with a man she'd otherwise never have the nerve to approach. Rob Wellington is determined to stop her from scamming her way into his brother's bed. He never expected her to steal his heart in the process…
מהומה אחרי מלחמה
Price: Free! Words: 63,670. Language: Hebrew. Published: December 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
מהומה אחרי מלחמה' הוא רומאן עם עלילה כמעט מקאברית, המתרחשת בתקופת סיומה של מלחמת יום כיפור. הגיבורים הם ידידים משכּבר, כבני 30 ומשהו: צייר אוהב חיי ם; מדריך חקלאי, ﬠיתונאי-לﬠת-מצוא, בﬠל דיﬠות מוּקצנות "מתוך יאוש מהמצב"; ומשורר- מרצה לדתות ﬠתיקות באוניברסיטה. השלושה, ששנים מהם השתתפו במלחמה, יוצאים ﬠם כול הלוחמים להפגנות כנגד "ממשלת המחדל", ובמהרה פונים איש לﬠברו : חייהם הופכים לתזזית מתמדת.
World's End
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 88,030. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
World’s End (first published by William Morrow) is about love, corruption, and retribution in New Orleans before hurricane Katrina swept much of that world away. Nostalgically bittersweet, intricately plotted, it works on several levels -- as a family saga, a political thriller, and a kind of generational noir. A compelling literary experience, and a complement to the author's novel The Big Easy.
Running from the Dreamland
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,410. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2013 by Allwrite Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Deepak comes to America immediately mesmerized by the immensity of its abundance. After leaving Nepal, his plan is to make his fortune in the land of opportunity. He quickly learns America is more than he bargained for, especially his newfound “friends.” He questions whether he can even survive, much less succeed, in this new country until he finds an unexpected, unlikely love.