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The Mida by Kimberly Sigafus
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,460. Language: American English. Published: May 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The Mida is a mystically-powerful, time-traveling carnival, a place for its people to hide from the world until they have to face the reality of their pasts. The first book in an eight book series, finds Mesa back in 1952 Farmingdale, IA. There she must deal with a murder, her now-grown son who thought she was dead, and Jiibay, a dark Ojibwa spirit set on taking over the carnival.
The Ivory Caribou by Caroline McCullagh
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,080. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2016 by iCrew Digital Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Is it a love story? Or is it an adventure story? Or is it a commentary on the tragedy of war? It is all of these, and more. Caroline McCullagh weaves a thrilling and dynamic story around Anne O’Malley’s genealogical search for the story of her late husband’s father that takes her to the far North of Canada to find new relatives among the Inuit culture, to Europe behind the lines in World War I.
Vichyssoise by Olga Swan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,540. Language: British English. Published: April 29, 2016 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish, Fiction » Literature » War
1942 Karin Schmidt, a former German citizen working for the British government, has disappeared during a spying mission in south-west France. Reporter David Klein is tasked with her search, which he gladly undertakes, despite the risks. In 1939, Karin had helped a Jewish family escape from Germany – and rescued him from Kletschkau prison. He owes her his life. But will he be in time to save her?
Rainier Erupts! by Thomas P Hopp
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,180. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Rainier Erupts is an epic tale of volcanic catastrophe—a modern-day Pompeii. This novel dramatizes the cataclysmic events that could occur if Washington State residents were caught off-guard by a sudden outburst from the smoldering giant.
Eli's Paradise by Michael D. McGranahan
Price: $5.70 USD. Words: 37,690. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Omar Bishara and his family have moved into Eli’s Creek and life in the small town will never be the same—the Scandinavian hamlet in the Sierra foothills hasn’t changed much since the gold rush days. The Arab immigrants want to buy an old landmark property, which draws protests, but when the town’s favorite daughter, Lilly, falls for the Arab boy, Baligh, protest turns to distrust and resentment.
We Are Leaves by Josephine Vaccaro-Chang
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Religious / Christian / Friendship, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
"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.
Out of Bounds by Riley Kilmore
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,760. Language: American English. Published: November 16, 2012 by Heyapi Books. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
His relationships with the colorful people who live on his street aren't the only secrets Michael must keep after discovering the reason his little sister, Four Square, pretends to be mute.
Subterranean Homesick Alien by Richard Shury
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 8,050. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
After crash-landing on Earth, an alien finds himself trapped and alone, amongst a strange culture. Realising it will be some time before he can signal his people for rescue, he decides to learn about humanity, and records his observations.