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The Wayward Moon
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 132,090. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013 by Yotzeret Publishing, Inc.. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Seventeen-year-old Rahel is on the run in ninth-century Iraq. Disguised as a boy and equipped with only her wits, she struggles to master her fate.
The Town That Moved To Mexico
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 38,710. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
The small towns of Hinchvill, CA, and La Lacrimosa, Mexico dispute ownership of a small strip of land on th border between them. When an earthquake causes a bizarr landslide, and several of the houses in Hinchvill end up in La Lacrimosa's Town Square, the minor dispute becomes an international incident.
Pink Blancmange
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,200. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
How does the arrival of a stranger in a small northern town affect the lives of the local residents? Can a wife swap possibly work? Do fairies really exist? How does love find a grumpy old man? How does a museum guide escape a randy chav? Love, humour, compassion and tragedy all combine to make a readable novel.
Raven's Eye View
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Price: Free! Words: 1,200. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 1 review)
Raven's Eye View is a first nations story about the Creator and its companion the Raven. The Raven is sent out to find the perfect space where life could flourish. As the Raven sits back and waits for the Creator to form the stars and planets in new galaxies, a newborn planet becomes vulnerable to the very sky that is suppose to protect it from explosions of space birthing.
Russian Jews Don’t Cry
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 295,470. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The story is written as told by a young man in his twenties bouncing as a loose boat around the world, trying to find his place in it. He hits the biggest jackpot of his life and lets it go away so easy. If reality can turn into bizarre fantasy and the fantasy can morph back into reality, then a twilight transition may exist somewhere on the way.
Al garete
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 127,400. Language: Spanish. Published: March 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
(5.00 from 1 review)
Al garete es una narrativa contemporánea de la vida de un hombre común, Mario Quintanilla Rodríguez, la cual se nutre de historia y ficción, y trata de rescatar relatos de un pasado que reafirman la cultura y definen la identidad de un pueblo del noroeste de Puerto Rico. Nace en 1968 y crece en un pueblito donde sus residentes aspiran al primer mundo, pero viven muy cómodos en el tercero.
Ring of Fire; Or: Antumbra of a Wintered Empire
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 66,590. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Manu is constantly in love with the wrong person. He runs around a twenty-first century America looking in all the wrong places. An immigrant in a strange land, he goes daydreaming on airplanes and buses, aimless and lost. Looking for work in all the wrong places, Manu dreams the American dream. Is he the enemy? he wonders, running in the long shadow of the violent birth of this Global century.
Run Away from The Tiger, Face The Crocodile
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Series: Isaan Black Magic. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,050. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013 by Robert Bell. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Martin headed for Thailand, leaving behind his former, self destructive, alcoholic self, James. The last person he expected to see was Rene, especially not one who had descended into drink and drugs. Together they headed for a temple to be cured of their addictions. The temple wasn’t a temple. The big question was whether Isaan Black Magic could cure them. Would the Master succeed?
Quintet: Doctor Banner's Garden: Family Agendas: Ambition: The Ultimate Success: A Son's Father, A Father's Son
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,270. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A collection of five novellas: DOCTOR BANNER'S GARDEN, FAMILY AGENDAS, AMBITION, THE ULTIMATE SUCCESS, A SON'S FATHER, A FATHER'S SON
Lethal
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,200. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
An international thriller where secrets from the past threaten the future. When Leon Garrick negotiates a ransom, he does not know his client harbors a deadly secret: a program to develop racially targeted viruses. From the North of Spain to the heart of Washington, the characters are united by the common goal of justice, but face an enemy who cannot let the secret be revealed.
The oranges of Dubai
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Price: Free! Words: 69,210. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Paolo Manfredi is an affirmed paediatric surgeon who lives and works in Paris. Born in Torre dell'Isola, a town not too far from Palermo, after high school he left Sicily, a land then upset by serious upheavals, to pursue his ambitions. After thirty years, he comes back with his wife and his children to celebrate his fiftieth birthday, and to retrace the steps of a brusquely interrupted...
Mars Descending: The Fall and Decline of the Human Male
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,900. Language: American English. Published: February 27, 2013 by UCS PRESS. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Aging Choctaw Indian sage Kostininchi spins a fascinating tale of the past, present, and future histories of Man and Woman. He foresees a future in which the winner of the ultimate battle of the sexes takes all. The battle plays out in stunning point and counter-point dialog between male and female. The turning point is when Man teaches Woman to clone barking oranges in this futuristic saga.
Smoking Mirror Blues
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,510. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
In a dystopian near-future, an East L.A. Chicano hacker steals a god-simulating program from his Mexico City girlfriend. He uses it to resurrect Tezcatlipoca, the Aztec warrior/trickster god, but the god possesses the hacker's body and goes on a rampage in a futuristic, Hollywood Day of the Dead celebration. It's a mad, post-cyberpunk romp.
Basha, Baby
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 121,140. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013 by Rebel ePublishers. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Throughout her life Basha fought to keep alive that small flame which lit her being. Whether in Toender in Denmark, St. Petersburg in Russia, London in England, Durban, Standerton or Johannesburg in South Africa, Basha’s life has been determined by others.
The Holy Road
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 111,320. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Eleven years have passed since Lieutenant John Dunbar became the Comanche warrior Dances With Wolves and married Stands With A Fist, a white born women raised as a Comanche from early childhood. With their three children, they live in the village of Ten Bears. But there is unease in the air, caused by violent confrontations with white soldiers who want to drive the Comanche onto reservations.
Dances With Wolves
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,930. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Ordered to hold an abandoned army post, John Dunbar found himself alone, beyond the edge of civilization. Thievery and survival soon forced him into the Indian camp, where he began a dangerous adventure that changed his life forever. Relive the adventure and beauty of the incredible movie, DANCES WITH WOLVES.
Soloman
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,840. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Big John and John Two are “twins,” identical but for the color of their skin. The bonds of their friendship are tested by “the depth of the hatred some whites feel for blacks — of hatred and guilt held in dark fathoms, a murky, engulfing pain and misery and the bitterness and fear it breeds in equal measures.” A confrontation with a violent racist ultimately leads to death.
Devoted
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,370. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Big Bull was never without his faithful dog, Chases the Wind. They had proven themselves as great providers of the tribe for many moons. Time moves quickly and Big Bull finds himself in the sunset of his life. But the great sky spirits have one more lesson for Big Bull to teach the young braves.
The Love of a Silver Fox: Folk Tales from Seki CIty
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Price: Free! Words: 55,490. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The collection of Seki City folktales called “The Love of a Silver Fox” became very popular in Seki when originally published in Japanese. Readership and popularity has since spread. This collection was created by local writers who have studied the legends, old tales and fairy tales about and relating to Seki.
Arauco: A Novel
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 302,830. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
(5.00 from 1 review)
In 1540 the Spanish invaded the land now called Chile, meeting indomitable resistance from the Mapuche. For the first time, Arauco tells this war from both points of view. Its pages include the conquistador, Valdivia, his beautiful mistress, Inés de Suárez … and his scribe, Juan. Abducted by Mapuche and taken to live with the albino shaman, Ñamku, Juan comes to love the Mapuche girl, Raytrayen.