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The Forests of Fablemyr
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,980. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
People from all different countries, from all walks of life, are mysteriously waking up somewhere else. That somewhere is a place comprised of mankind's brightest dreams and darkest nightmares. Here, all the world's mythology lives and breathes. As they travel between the real life drama of work, family and culture and the fantastical adventures in the dream world, they begin to discover...
Love in San Juan (A Short Story)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,970. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
Bhavesh and Harry go on a dream holiday to San Juan, Puerto Rico. Bhavesh meets Isabel, a Puerto Rican girl who he instantly falls in love with. Isabel falls for him, too. Bhavesh wants their relationship to be more than just a holiday romance. However, will Bhavesh’s Indian background be a hindrance, preventing him from being with Isabel? This short story is 4889 words long.
NORA and the Golden Dragon
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 42,760. Language: American English. Published: July 31, 2013 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Aspiring journalist Patrick Wilson travels to China to interview an elderly WWII heroine, Meiling Chan. He must persuade her to tell her story—painful memories she’s reluctant to share. Meiling was a victim of the Rape of Nanking: atrocities at the hands of Japanese invaders touched every member of Meiling’s family, including the traitor who became her greatest enemy: her own sister.
Lipstick con Chorizo
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,040. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
A Chicano romantic-comedic-drama. Of sorts. Two combustible sisters take generous swipes at each other’s cabeza; one young man seeking love, displays his plumage while a young woman yawns; a son wants to be somebody, anybody; and one Grand Méjicana is a stellar cook, animal importer (when the sun goes down), and cultural cop. All engage in a fierce hunt for hidden wealth in one casa.
Red Dollar
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,890. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
Leo finds a dollar bill that has a unique redness across the bottom. When his mother tells him the dollar will bring horrible misfortune and demise, Leo decides to allow the red dollar to be stolen by Low Blow, the drug dealer he owes. Low Blow keeps it thinking it's a good luck dollar. He awakens the next morning with his life in ruins-he awakens to a twilight zone of a different kind.
Tiempo De DESPERTAR!
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 180. Language: Spanish. Published: July 25, 2013 by Escrit Lit. Category: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Literary
This "graphic short" from renowned Tijuana caricaturist, newspaper cartoonist, and art instructor "El Kartun" is something very definitely different: both in its field of graphic literature and in the style of work generally associated with the author. The ebook version of a rare cult book prized among Baja artists and writers.
Threads of Hope
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Series: Mages of Tindiere, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,140. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Gran Anna was careful about using her sewing for magic. There were those who felt her family's gifts should be wiped out. But helping a young boy who'd lost his family keep his hopes up as he searches for a job in their little town was worth the risk. Anna's magic might not control the threads of fate but at least she could work a little hope into the shirt she made for David.
VUTO
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 53,390. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013 by Rocket Science Productions LLC. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
When the village elders banish Vuto from the only home she’s ever known, she seeks refuge in the hut of U.S. Peace Corps volunteer Samantha Brennan. The women go on the run from Vuto’s village and the Peace Corps, encountering physical, ethical and cultural struggles along the way.
Turkey Trove
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,120. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Turkey, the historic bridge between Europe and the East, excites the imagination. In a collection of ten short stories Rob Walters provides a fascinating glimpse into the culture and characters of this special country. The tales embrace everything from ants to fireflies, ferocious dogs to rutting bulls and natural aphrodisiacs to underground cities; all based within this secular, Islamic nation.
Amruta
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Price: Free! Words: 111,120. Language: Gujarati. Published: July 20, 2013 and represented by Ekatra Foundation. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Amruta, a novel is one of the earlier works of Raghuveer. In Amruta, The author explores functional aspect of human life. Amruta is the story of Amruta and two men in her life. It races human nature, bonds and ideologies using these 3 characers and their conversation.
The Sound of Silence
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Price: $4.88 USD. Words: 65,230. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2013 by SynergEbooks. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The world economy has collapsed; thousands are left unemployed; and thousands more are left homeless. As Conner searches for a way to free her girlfriend from a relocation camp, she stumbles across a plan to rid the city… and eventually the world… of the sick, the poor… and homosexuals. Now she has to make a choice between the love of her life and hundreds if not thousands of lives.
Biglietto di terza classe
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 62,340. Language: Italian. Published: July 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
Lina è una ragazza di vent'anni che agli albori del '900 emigrò in America in cerca di fortuna. Il lungo viaggio per mare sul bastimento, con destinazione New York. Le paure durante la traversata, in terza classe, giù nella stiva, con emigranti che fuggivano dalla disperazione alla ricerca di una vita migliore. Il Nuovo Mondo, gli umilianti controlli sull'isola di Ellis...
Across the Mekong River
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,750. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
The dangerous journey of one Hmong family, fleeing war and persecution in Laos across the Mekong River to the refugee camps in Thailand and eventually a new life in the United States.
Tales from The Painted Door III: Molly's Walk
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Series: Tales from The Painted Door, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,700. Language: American English. Published: July 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
An old woman stumbles into The Door and sets off an emotional chain that leaves Chris, Shelly, Mike, and some of the others pondering their own lives and values. That's especially true for Davaidh, who comes face to face with someone from his past and must deal with the ramifications.
Masai
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Series: Africa, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,780. Language: Italian. Published: July 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Romance
L'Africa, il Kenya, un viaggio per incontrare il padre, un vecchio Masai. Il ritorno alle origini si snoda fra paesaggi mozzafiato, violenze etniche, amori, stregoni e magie del continente nero. Un racconto attuale, emozionante, romantico e sconvolgente.
The Casablanca Connection
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Series: Adventures in multinational business, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,980. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
A high-level court case on business corruption is linked to a political conflict in West Sahara. Two brave women with diverse cultural assets play havoc with a senior executive of a multinational corporation. Their intimacy evolves into a threesome of passion and deceit, with clandestine activities fraught with danger. The contrasting aspects of the story underscore a major cultural divide.
The Libyan Affair
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Series: Adventures in multinational business, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,970. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Gaddafi's Libya is awash with oil money and open for business deals that are often used as a cover for financing revolutionary activities in and out of the country. In this novel, a businessman is caught in a dangerous game fraught with danger and deceit targeting the leadership of the Libyan dictator. In the midst is a doomed love affair with a woman-spy bent on seeking her own justice.
A Secret
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,020. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Travel
Adam Bartolo, a retired executive, decides to research his Italian roots. Along the way he finds more than he bargained for as he gets romantically involved with two forbidden women, and is unwittingly involved in a nefarious family secret. The story takes place in one of the most enchanting places of central Italy and lives through the tragic events of September 11.
Unveiling
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 97,860. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
What would you sacrifice to fulfill your destiny? Sara--a spirited, young Saudi woman--is passionate about preserving and expressing her ancient heritage through her art. But this seemingly simple goal puts her at odds with her prominent family and the traditions of her heritage, which demand she veil her artist's eyes. Forced to choose between her two greatest passions, Sara escapes to America, o
Marking Time
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Price: Free! Words: 1,930. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Worlds collide at the Royal Scottish National Orchestra, one chill, rainy night in Aberdeen.