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The Word Not Spoken
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 204,980. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
A backpacker falls face-flat in love while on holiday in Turkey. Leigh doesn’t learn that Ahmet is a Kurdish freedom fighter until after their 3-day Islamic wedding. In funny and poignant scenes, Leigh learns to deal with neighbours pounding at the door, chickens in the basement, a new friend who needs help to escape and the growing threat of torture and separation from the man she loves.
A Bargain Made With Fur
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Series: Echoes of Elder Times, 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,900. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
In ancient Japan there are legends of spirits who take other shapes. Legend tells that you can make a bargain with one and they will fulfill that bargain beyond your death. An Echoes of Elder Times short story
Looking for Redfeather
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,880. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
(5.00 from 1 review)
"Looking for Redfeather" is a twenty-first century, coming-of-age story featuring Ramie, Chas and LaRoux --three runaway teens from various parts of the United States who meet up by chance and go on the road looking for an Apache named Redfeather, a musician who Ramie believes to be his father. Life is a highway, but this ain't Jack Kerouac's road trip!
A Killing to DIE For
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Price: Free! Words: 105,420. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
(4.71 from 7 reviews)
In Gaza terrorists have a new kind of missile...a deadly accurate one. In Manila a businessman lies dead, murdered by arms traffickers. In the frozen valleys of West Virginia, a veteran mourns his son. He wants answers. So does the FBI. And so does Anna...the super-spy and enigmatic killer who is torn between revenge and loyalty to her controllers.
The Inflatable Buddha
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Price: $7.49 USD. Words: 94,350. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013 by Armadillo Central. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Inflatable Buddha is a warm, witty and poignant account of the lives of three boys from disparate cultural backgrounds, set against the dramatic backdrop of Hungary’s recent history.
Indian Maiden Story – Sismoqnapui’skwe’j –
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,360. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The Legend of Maple Syrup by Mary Louise Bernard A bilingual book in Mi’kmaw and English based on the stories told to Mary Louise Bernard by her mother. This delightful book tells the tale of a young Indian maiden in search of her grandfather. The maiden becomes part of her grandfather’s vision quest that leads them to discover maple syrup, a gift from our Creator.
A Quick Guide to "All But My Life"
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Series: A Quick Guide, Book 18 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 146. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,550. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
“All But My Life” by Gerda Weissmann Kllein was first published in 1957. It happens to be the memoir of her experiences during the Second World War. The time period described in the memoir is from September 3 1939 to September 1945.
Balls (September 1981)
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Series: The Fallen, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 7,160. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: September 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
A short story, complimentary to The Devil & The Deep Blue Sea, based on actual events, set two years later. Jude and Su have got embroiled in violent civil conflict that threatens to tear New Zealand-Aotearoa apart. Of course NZ being NZ it could only be about Rugby!
Psalm Maker: The Journal of Booker Jones
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,020. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Booker Jones reflects on his entry into the social issues and metaphysics of contemporary Southwest Indians. In his own words he documents a deeper spiritual experience, finds a female companion, and continues his odyssey among the Pueblo and Hispanic people of northern New Mexico. The dramatic events of Booker’s cross-cultural adventure culminates in a wisdom that has meaning for all humanity.
Caverns of the Dreamtime
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Series: The Dreaming, Book 4. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 213,620. Language: Australian English. Published: September 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The 4th and last book in The Dreaming Series, we journey with Tom as he matures into the Ancient Lore he was born to. Lost in the struggle between the Australian Aboriginal Lore and his fight to discover just who he is, Tom tries to make sense in the influences of the world around him and to find a place amongst his people. Reach into the Dreamtime and meet the ancient Kadimakara.
Choices
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,130. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2013 by Unicorn Productions. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Money and happiness don't always get along. It's all a matter of choices. Carl is a winner. He has money, success, a rich young wife. But his past is catching up. He might not feel like Scrooge, but the Ghosts of Christmas Past force him to question his life. Mud might never turn to gold, but gold itself might actually be pyrite...
Bleeding Petals
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,210. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Ayitu Demola, a successful entrepreneur and rights activist, had been devastated by the death of her friend, Ebere, to female genital mutilation related circumstances years ago. Since then, she became the voice of hope, through her Amazons’ Arise Network. But to move on, she must travel back in time.
Spine of Peace
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 65,550. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Spine of Peace captures a story of two families in the ancient city of Kano, who are from different religious backgrounds, Muslim and Christian, but had the best relationship in that time. Musa and Dimka are their children who met later in life, became friends without the knowing about their parents’ history thereby helping t in their reunion.
The Missing Mouth and Other Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,530. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Country & Ethnic
Kweku Ananse, the trickster, is back in this third book of the African Fireside Classics series. This time he is trying to find a wife!
Return, Return!
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Price: Free! Words: 13,230. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Garden Urthark’s Return, Return! is a love story about a young, wealthy man who, having been diagnosed with terminal cancer, marries a beautiful deaf woman.
Heart to Heart
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Series: Novels and Stories, Book 60. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,000. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
‘Engaged’ the world struck me, and I deduced that the woman with my son was my daughter-in-law. I could not believe my eyes. The woman with him had short hair, very small face and half of that covered with glasses.
Mister Blue Sky
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,180. Language: British English. Published: September 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Football's only a game. Real life isn't.
Mermaids
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Price: Free! Words: 1,620. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Short story. A man returns to the aboriginal community where he first learned the indigenous legend of the mermaids.
Insurgencia
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Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 3,930. Language: Spanish. Published: August 31, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
Collected poems about Mexicos's independence war. This book won the 'Jaime Sabines' International Poetry Prize in 2011.
Assasins
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Price: Free! Words: 20,450. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A young mans journey into adulthood and the hardships he faces along the way.