Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes

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Gesù e Martedì Grasso e altri racconti brevi
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 88,310. Language: Italian. Published: March 2, 2015 by Meligrana Giuseppe Editore. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
La lotta, per la ricerca dell’amore, dell’autostima, dell’integrazione, è il filo conduttore che lega i quattordici racconti della raccolta Gesù e Martedì Grasso. L’autrice, attraverso i suoi personaggi, offre al lettore uno spaccato originale della vita americana e della cultura afroamericana in particolare.
Saved in Sri Lanka
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 96,970. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Some people are destined to meet. It sure feels that way when Sri Lankan tour guide Sepalika meets Daniel. The mysterious tourist from Ireland steals his way into her heart and makes her question everything her life is built upon. Instant attraction turns to love – but does he feel the same? And what about the secret she’s hiding from him?
The Amulet
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,130. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: February 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Gregorio the master of Zero-Zero Investments is led by the nose by Greed…and another force. His target- Ganjamano- has potent defences. And the winner is…? A short story from Mozambique.
Spider Woman's Loom
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,930. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2015 by Foreverland Press. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Women's fiction » 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
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 116,310. Language: American English. Published: February 19, 2015 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
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
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 82,940. Language: American English. Published: February 18, 2015 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American, Fiction » Inspirational
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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,320. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2015. Categories: 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
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 69,330. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, 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
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 95,330. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
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.
Book 20- Streets Paved with Gold
Series: Streets Paved with Gold. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,650. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: February 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The first story is loosely based on the discovery of diamonds on the beaches of the skeleton coast at the mouth of the Orange River. The second story follows the career of a country boy whose first love is running. He participates in a one hundred kilometer ultra-marathon as an unofficial entry and does well, but not well enough.
Fountains in the Sand
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,210. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2015 by Watersgreen House. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
One need not strain one’s eyes too much reading between the lines to find the homoerotic in Norman Douglas's travel writing. An Austrian-born Scott, Douglas spent much of his adult life traveling the world partially to see it and partially to escape the law in whatever country he recently had departed.
Savage Revenge
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 124,570. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
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.
The Day Jessica Left Islam, a short story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,920. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
In this short story, Jessica, an American convert to Islam, attends a dinner party, and the hostess’s underhanded scheme and troublesome comments spur Jessica’s decision to give up being Muslim.
Pivotals: A Story of Small Town America
Price: Free! Words: 14,180. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Inspirational
For centuries, small towns were the hub of family life. Generation after generation stayed close to their roots. Friends and neighbors were for a lifetime. A life with good neighbors and great friends is better than wealth. This is a story of a town that was strong. It is one of many that know the value of Community.
Die Melodie der Wale
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,420. Language: German. Published: January 30, 2015 by Imajin Books. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Inspirational
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
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 53,470. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,990. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
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.
A Perfect Storm
Price: Free! Words: 4,400. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Lily Tsang met her husband-to-be Kyle when they were both struggling artists. Eight years later, they are both famous in their fields, but now Kyle struggles with what might be fleeting success. He's bringing the problems with his stress and ego into their marriage. Lily's response is to retreat into her art - for now.
The Adventures of the Blackberry Hill Kids
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,800. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2015. Categories: 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.
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Price: $30.00 USD. Words: 200. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
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