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Bretwalda
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,150. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Seven Kingdoms all vying for power in the newly conquered British Isles. Only one can be be the overking, or Bretwalda. This is the story of Raedwald, whose remains were found in the Sutton Hoo burial, and his fight to take his small kingdom to supremacy, through battle and skill. His achievement changed the course of history, but do we know the man?
The Color of Lies
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 40,010. Language: American English. Published: May 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Anne-Marie is a beautiful, rich teenager, with gorgeous blue eyes living in California. Her world is unexpectedly turned up-side down, when a strange man comes into her life. He tells her shocking revelations about her family and racial identity, Anne-Marie is forced to question her very existence. She painfully learns that her family is entangled in a generational web of lies.
Marriage Of Deceit
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Price: Free! Words: 30,150. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Her parents chose a suitable match for her, though not matching in any way to their status but known to them .She also consented being taken in by his charm and looks. Her married life took off well but alas! it did not last long.
The Irish: 3 Novellas
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,380. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
THE IRISH by Eddie Stack is a collection of 3 novellas set in rural Ireland. Entertaining and heartbreaking, hopeful and hilarious, this is the best of contemporary Irish writing. “Eddie Stack has a way of making you laugh and cry at the same time...a great Irish storyteller.” Willy Vlautin, author of Lean on Pete, Motel Life and Northline
Apuntes de un escritor malo
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,480. Language: Spanish. Published: April 22, 2013 by Libros Malaletra. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
Rechazado por editoriales y publicaciones culturales, Anónimo Hernández admite que es un escritor malo… Y feo. No escribe según la moda. Su nombre no suena estético. Pero decide que, aún así, con estos apuntes pondrá su granito de arena en la edificación de lo que más ama en el mundo, la Literatura Universal.
Cattle Nomads Of The Indian Desert
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Price: Free! Words: 37,470. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
About nomads in Rajasthan who have grazed cattle on a large scale since early history. With a pastoral culture from the west in Asia, that partly differed from the culture of the settled Hindus of the Indian subcontinent. Tan Dan's forefathers were a part of that nomadic culture, to which also ox caravan traders belonged and small groups with other professions.
Black Moon - The legend of Pango-marama
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 68,050. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
NZ Maori deemed Hawaiki to be their ancestral home & Tiki, 1st man from the heavens, to be son of the god of war and the goddess of death. But half-human, half-bird Manaia, son of Tane and Hine-nui-te-Po, was the 1st. The 2 tribes lived in harmony for generations but food dwindled & the bird people were ousted. Follow their perilous paths, even to the Underworlds, retold in this gripping legend.
Flowers in the Dust
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,890. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
Can two people from opposite worlds forge a life together? Chola is a young woman raised in Catholic South America. Hans is the son of a wealthy Jewish family from Berlin. They don't speak eachother's languages; yet there is a strong attraction. After they marry, Hans' addictions surface, as war breaks in Europe and Chola must host her husband's family, escaping Nazi Germany.
A Golden State of Mind / Golden Daze
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 186,540. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Coming-of-age adventures of an Iowa farm boy amid the colorful traditions and rituals of the University of California . . . of love lost and found - found and lost . . . untold origins of Louie, Louie, casino craps, psychedelic art and the secret odyssey of Buddy Holly’s glasses.
Pulling Back the Earth
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 17,310. Language: American English. Published: April 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
For believing there are other people beyond this world who may be able to save humans from extinction a young couple is banished to a quest outside the world to return only if they find other people. She is 9 months pregnant by the time they discover their own sacred writings in a strange camp guarded by large, pale, babbling creatures. Will their words be stolen and their heir be devoured?
Mama Om
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 184,730. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
An egotistic and perverse English lad who was taught to see his "coloured" views from a different perspective with the assistance of an old patient and humble Chinese lady who came to live with his family. His "white" ideas and views eventually came to a coloured ending.
Gaijin Skin 3
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 31,860. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Miracles happen. Nobu calls Adam. This leads to a symbolic and even funny cleansing lovemaking scene so hot it should come with a warning. It’s a beautiful love story and insiders view of Japanese culture. Can love unfold before the impending disasters with this damaged character Adam’s past wounds?
Gaijin Skin 1
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,490. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Life seems so grand for Adam, full of hope and ideals and a passionate partnership with a creative rugged man- Mario and a home. Plus he is on the cusp of a teaching career. We watch it all collapse one tragic day and witness a hate crime. Will he survive and recover? Will he even escape? Read and see. By the end of the first novella in the Gaijin Skin series your answers will be provided.
The Bones of the Kuhina Nui
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,920. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
For generations on the Big Island of Hawaii, the women of the Pono family have guarded the secret hiding place of the bones of Queen Ka'ahumanu, King Kamehameha's favorite wife and powerful ruler herself. Now as Haunani, matriarch of the family, feels old age approaching, she must turn over her responsibilities, and the family lands, to one of her four daughters. But which one?
Girl Spins a Blade
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Series: The Emily Kane Adventures, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,960. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Her "Granny" helped Emily Kane find the strength to fight off the black-ops teams hunting her. But now Emily needs to find some relief from Granny, and to reconcile herself to the violence she had to unleash. She hopes to find spiritual renewal in the crowded pantheon of the Hindus and Buddhists of Nepal. But the spirit of violence is not far behind her. Old title: High Road to the Mountain Gods.
Sunday Girl
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 128,210. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Full moon night in Seoul. Victim of a brutal crime, beautiful, mentally troubled Jang-Mee dissociates form her body and becomes a channel for an ancestral ghost who hints at historical secrets. Seeking out the ghost again, Jang-Mee becomes addicted to dangerous, extreme situations that will bring her to the edge. Sunday Girl explores the traumatic wounds that haunt the blood for generations.
Motivational Stories: Part Twelve
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Series: Motivational Stories, Book 12. Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 8,540. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment
In this fast paced world, people hardly get time to pause and think about the forces which motivate or retard them. They are immersed in their works so deeply, earning and arranging that there is hardly any time for them to read the stories which children used to read in the past.
The Boys of Jurupa Valley
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 88,310. Language: American English. Published: April 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
Frankie and Joey, friends from the same tough neighborhood, did everything together. Then the moment came when they both fell in love with the same girl. The Sting of first love hurts all on its own but when you're fighting your best friend for the girl of your dreams all is fair in love and war..
Cherry Blossoms and The Delta Cotton - written by Jimi Massey and Marty Denton
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Price: Free! Words: 360. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
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this poem is about the Japanese American internment camp in Rhower, Arkansas during WWII. It is about the innocense of youth that helps the healing bridge of differing opinion.
Story Tell
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,010. Language: Italian. Published: April 4, 2013 by Gabriele Capelli Editore. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Guglielmo Tell scoccò, colpì la mela e divenne l’eroe nazionale Svizzero. A cosa pensò quando tutti i presenti trattennero il fiato? Trattenne il fiato anche lui? Al progetto partecipano autori della svizzera Italiana e tra loro, per scelta del curatore, anche una selezione di artisti di altri campi (cinema, teatro, pittura, musica, giornalismo).