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Serpiente de estrellas
By LD Books - Lectorum
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 111,680. Language: Spanish. Published: January 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Esta es una novela en la que se entreteje la cotidianidad objetiva de lo que fue México Tenochtitlan, una civilización perfectamente constituída, cuyos valores residían en el fervor religioso, el honor, la guerra, el inmutable destino y los sacrificios humanos.
Cuentos completos. Mauricio Magdaleno
By LD Books - Lectorum
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,830. Language: Spanish. Published: January 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
En las páginas de este libro se ve desfilar la violencia del opresor contra el oprimido, la violencia entre iguales, la violencia acicateada por la venganza, la violencia que se da en un estallido espontáneo, la maledicencia, la guerra, la crueldad psicológica, la brutalidad más elemental, la violencia pragmática y hasta la violencia que ejerce la misma naturaleza en contra de los seres humanos.
The Secret Eyes of Venus
By Ye Su Zhen & Ollie Gild
Price: $4.59 USD. Words: 5,350. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Lucrezia, young woman architect in Florence and Tuscany hills, family house 1028, discovers secrets about family, art and religion. Revelations involve beautiful Chinese woman and her trader father, 1381 in Florence and affect Lucrezia today.
The Birds Colony
By Andrew - Miroslaw Bukraba
Price: Free! Words: 34,170. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
‘The Birds Colony’ is a metaphorically presented account of years spent in service to a believed-to-be enlightened guru. It is about cult mentality, corruption, bullying, sex and misuse of donated funds all in the name of declared spirituality & charity. This story is a must read for all those who want to get involved in any ashram, or are considering contributing substantial funds to its charity.
Fever: The Origins of Fever (Book I)
By Yas Niger
Series: Fever. Price: Free! Words: 64,850. Language: British English. Published: January 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Fever is an exposition of a heady but not inscrutable abstract tale conceived on the likeness of bodily symptoms to a dysfunctional family, coexisting like the nation it is indigenous to, resembles and lives within. Its nature points seemingly to a fictional story it likens in every aspect and symbolizes with such inane clarity. This is the historical tale of the Nigerian nationhood and its people
The Waiting Game
By J. L. Fynn
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,170. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
The Waiting Game is the eagerly anticipated prequel to J.L. Fynn's best-selling The Long Game. In it, Tommy Costello has to choose between his childhood friend and Irish-Gypsy con partner Jim Reilly and Jim's wife, Maggie Downey.
Cafe Allonge at the Manifestation (Paris Shorts)
By Felipe Adan Lerma
Series: Paris Shorts. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
2,779 story words. Antone and Cherise, brother and sister, and the oldest of six cousins on an extended holiday in Paris with parents, go for an afternoon coffee, and find out what a "manifestation" means in the City of Love.
Resistance Music
By T.A. Barnes
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,130. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
From the halls of the cliff-top castle on the Cantabrian Sea to remote villages of the Spanish Pyrenees, this is a story of marvelous covenants, of people willing to die for their causes, and others who commit the unspeakable to stop them. It’s a story of heroism and the single choices from which it is born, that sometimes make the world a better place. One woman faces it all and sets herself free
Tales from Indian Country: The Apple
By Andrew Genaille
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,220. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Seven stories throughout the life of an Indian man that's considered an 'Apple' to his reserve, red on the outside but white on the inside. These stories chronicle his attempt to be more accepted by his community by going on a vision quest, his time dating a spiritual person, the time he played poker with a dying racist man; and the time as a ten year old that he discovered residential schools.
Why We Raise Belgian Horses
By Kathryn Judson
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 79,120. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Christian » Historical
A descendant of Norwegian immigrants chronicles ancestral adventures in Dakota Territory and Norway, including several stories about Hans, an odd but friendly draft horse with a reputation as a scaredy-cat.
Il mio primo libro.
By Giancarlo Previato
You set the price! Words: 2,210. Language: Italian. Published: January 6, 2014. Category: Plays » European / Italian
Fotografie in bianco/nero di vita quotidiana nella mia Toscana.
Juanita of Downieville Book One Hyter
By Richard Brothers
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 77,820. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
100% of profits go to Wounded Warrior Project. This is historical fiction about the life and death of Josefa Loaiza, AKA Juanita of Downieville, the only known woman to ever be hanged in the state of California. After stabbing Fredrick Cannon to death a jury, assembled in the town saloon, found her guilty five hours later, and before nightfall she was lynched from a bridge on July 5, 1851.
One Night With the Bridesmaid
By Sara Daniel
Series: One Night With the Bridal Party, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,190. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014 by Decadent Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Sabrina Lopez decides to use an unexpected one-stand gift to hook up with a man she'd otherwise never have the nerve to approach. Rob Wellington is determined to stop her from scamming her way into his brother's bed. He never expected her to steal his heart in the process…
Sugar Skull
By Cedar Sanderson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,550. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Short Story: Sally, whose full name was Alessandra Padilla Rivera, and who had been raised by a grandmama full of stories of El Cucuy, the chupacabra, and the jaguar god who hunted in the night, knows how hard it is to find and keep a job. She has her mother, who is retreating further from reality, to support, and a new job at the morgue to adjust to.
מהומה אחרי מלחמה
By Mordechai Landsberg
Price: Free! Words: 62,460. Language: Hebrew. Published: December 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Classics
מהומה אחרי מלחמה' הוא רומאן עם עלילה כמעט מקאברית, המתרחשת בתקופת סיומה של מלחמת יום כיפור. הגיבורים הם ידידים משכּבר, כבני 30 ומשהו: צייר אוהב חיי ם; מדריך חקלאי, ﬠיתונאי-לﬠת-מצוא, בﬠל דיﬠות מוּקצנות "מתוך יאוש מהמצב"; ומשורר- מרצה לדתות ﬠתיקות באוניברסיטה. השלושה, ששנים מהם השתתפו במלחמה, יוצאים ﬠם כול הלוחמים להפגנות כנגד "ממשלת המחדל", ובמהרה פונים איש לﬠברו : חייהם הופכים לתזזית מתמדת.
World's End
By James Conaway
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 88,030. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
World’s End (first published by William Morrow) is about love, corruption, and retribution in New Orleans before hurricane Katrina swept much of that world away. Nostalgically bittersweet, intricately plotted, it works on several levels -- as a family saga, a political thriller, and a kind of generational noir. A compelling literary experience, and a complement to the author's novel The Big Easy.
Running from the Dreamland
By Tulasi Acharya
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,410. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2013 by Allwrite Publishing. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Deepak comes to America immediately mesmerized by the immensity of its abundance. After leaving Nepal, his plan is to make his fortune in the land of opportunity. He quickly learns America is more than he bargained for, especially his newfound “friends.” He questions whether he can even survive, much less succeed, in this new country until he finds an unexpected, unlikely love.
Confidencial: Entre La Vida Y La Muerte
By Jorge O. Just
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,420. Language: Spanish. Published: December 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Con su humor negrísimo, Confidencial presenta una sátira de la medicina en Puerto Rico. Describe las experiencias de un cirujano durante su enfermedad, delirio y muerte. Dos espíritus neófitos son sus guías en el tiempo entre la vida y muerte hasta la antesala de su destino final. Los jocosos y divertidos comentarios del médico y sus guías efímeros enfocan los valores superficiales contemporáneos.
Onna Rising
By Rei Kimura
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 90,630. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2013 by Demarche. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
With money and freedom, well-educated and ambitious Japanese professional women are no longer submissive, demure extensions of their menfolk
Shards of Sunlight
By Anand Nair
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 75,190. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Every morning, the little girl, Indu, sat on the edge of the cracked, cement veranda. Her bum would feel cold and gritty. Sunlight would filter in through the palm leaves and cause rainbows on the wet ground. Indu would try to catch the shards of coloured sunlight in her hands. She was waiting - waiting for her father to come back from jail. Why did he go? If only they would tell her..