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Across the Mekong River
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Price: $0.99 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.
We Are Leaves
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Religious / Christian / Friendship
"We Are Leaves” recognizes that we may be different colours, come from different backgrounds, speak different languages, yet we are all the same. And, when we work together everyone can have FUN!!! Sing-a-long to the tune of This Old Man. Look for other titles by this author including, "We Are Colourful Friends" available at: www.smashwords.com.
Interrupciones
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,450. Language: Spanish. Published: July 8, 2013 by Libros Malaletra. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Este producto consta principal y tentativamente de ocho cuentos, nueve artículos-ensayos (sin notación bibliográfica aceptada por alguna regulación vigente) y por lo menos cuatro textos de género discutible. Adentro podrá encontrar niñas con barba, tumores de presidentes, manuales para desaparecer completamente (permiso SEGOB 445666).
Sophia's Attic
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 70,820. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In Paris during World War 2, a Priest and a Rabbi devise a plan to hide Jewish children from the concentration camps and death chambers of the Nazis. The story follows Sophia, a teenage girl, who goes to live with a childless Catholic couple. Sophia tries to elude the Nazis as she adapts to life with her Catholic hosts. The novel blends engaging elements of humor, intrigue, emotions and faith.
Trillion Dollar Eden
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 34,350. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Set in the year 2047, this literary intrigue is strongly themed around overpopulation and environmental degradation. The government offers the Near Death Experience (NDE) as part of the health system, to encourage voluntary euthanasia among the old and sick. Women must get a permit to bear a child, based on someone else’s death. A rich playboy thinks he can deal with the problems with a new Eden.
Orchid
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,810. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2013 by Itoh Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The adventures of two little boys in pre-war Germany, one a German and the other one a Jew. One child is longing for his mother and the love of his father and the other child is solidly secure in his mothers and fathers abounded love. This story awakens the sleeping giant of friendship and confirms the power of prayer. On one hand this story is full of human tragedies and despair but on the other
The King's Messenger: A Parable About Judaism
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 1,240. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2013 by Albion-Andalus Books. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism
In The King's Messenger, Michael Kagan draws us into the world of the imagination and gives us an original parable about Judaism's long journey through the centuries that might have sprung from one of Judaism's classic storytellers of old. Although the parable itself is short, its message is profound and far-reaching. It is a teaching that will be read and read again, and passed on to others.
The Research Notes of Miss Asalah Al Faghori
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,040. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Miss Asalah Al Faghori is the Oxford University genetic research student from Tower Hamlets via Qena on the eastern shore of the River Nile who creates, inspires and manages the Custodian Liberation group in the novel Custodian (free planet #1).
Collected Australian Stories
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Series: Collected Series, Book 5. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,160. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 1 review)
Collected Australian Stories is a visit into the Australian mind and the various facets of this ancient land. The impressive culture of the Aborigines, the original inhabitants of the land is brought to life in such stories as The Challenge and The Stone Country. Other stories such as The Wejii Man examine deeper cultural beliefs.
Wapsha and the Rabbi
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,200. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
This contemporary story, Wapasha and the Rabbi, mirrors the lives of a small group, while reflecting on the universal power of the past to influence human lives. This is poignantly revealed not only in the stories told by the two protagonists, but also in the stories told by some of the young people, who share their lives with Rabbi Itsak Cohen on an isolated farm in the back country of Texas.
La Tutayegua
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Price: Free! Words: 4,940. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
A young boy growing up in Kansas City's West Side in the 1980s meets the mysterious creature known as La Tutayegua.
Little Sisters
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,350. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
In Stuart Perrin's multicultural suspense novel Little Sisters, the protagonists are drawn into the dangerous world of international sex trafficking. Beyond revealing the nightmare of sexual slavery, it's a story of four sisters and how each of them is transformed by the horrors of life in a Mumbai brothel in dramatically different and unpredictable ways.
'Of Pipers and Pigs'
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Price: Free! Words: 2,990. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
‘Of Pipers and Pigs’, tells of an individual dealing with social and political uncertainties. It’s about a man watching big things happening, while simultaneously questioning his own role in the events. After all, it’s an important thing for everyone to consider their role in the world, and what they can best do to improve things.