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A Tale of Two Legacies
Price: Free! Words: 29,980. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 1 review)
William Gardner rejuvenates our attitudes towards ethics and morals in a low-key, thought-provoking, suspenseful, amusing, and addictive way with his new novella that traces a month in the course of two families wending their way through modern life. While a first work for this author, he brings us insights gathered over 75 years. He spoofs his own efforts in his must-read epilogue.
Shifting Sands
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,720. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 1 review)
After seven-years, Uche returns to Nigeria to introduce Thembi to his family. Instead, his mother presents another prospective bride to him. He spurns her proposition and his life spirals out of control - arrested for robbery, betrayed by his best friend and assistant. When his father lapses into coma, he has to make a decision fast. But whatever he decides, his life will not be the same again.
The Sitar
Price: Free! Words: 70,210. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 1 review)
From the bowels of middle-class England, bona fide Brit Muslim lesbian Jaya Chakarbatti belies her mild-mannerisms and leads her group of Lassi Lesbians from their urban Midland terraced houses to the smelly back alleys of London's gay Soho, to seek out other Gaysians. Snapshooting Britain and navigating the world of Bollywood drag queens, and the choice between reading the Quran or The Pink Paper
The Inconvenience of Arranged Marriage
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,440. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012 by Notion Press. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 1 review)
Is arranged marriage better or is finding your own match better? Should you decide on your own and then introduce her to the family or settle for the girl selected by your family who you have not even met? Finding the situation familiar? Based on a combination of real and fictional events, this journey will take you around moving friendships, values and sacrifices.
Captives of Minara
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,110. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 1 review)
In Captives of Minara; -A 4500-year-old lost city is excavated, -A journalist reluctantly returns to the scene of a childhood trauma, -A criminal mastermind kidnaps women and children consigning them to a life of slavery. Josh Radley travels to Pakistan to write about archaeological discoveries but faces a gang engaged in human trafficking.
Almost a Turkish Soap Opera
Price: Free! Words: 49,070. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 1 review)
Adel and Kamil, two young good looking Turkish men use arranged marriages as the ticket to immigrate to Canada. Betrayals, affairs, turn their lives into a Turkish soap opera. Finalist Next Generation Indie Book Awards 2013 - adapted into feature film. Visit www.almostaturkishsoapopera.com to watch online.
Collected Australian Stories
Series: Collected Series, Book 5. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,160. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 2, 2013. Categories: 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.
Looking for Redfeather
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,880. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 1 review)
"Looking for Redfeather" is a twenty-first century, coming-of-age story featuring Ramie, Chas and LaRoux --three runaway teens from various parts of the United States who meet up by chance and go on the road looking for an Apache named Redfeather, a musician who Ramie believes to be his father. Life is a highway, but this ain't Jack Kerouac's road trip!
Surviving Sanctuary
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 492,420. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
On a spring evening in 1982, a thousand people are killed in Sanctuary, a country founded by genocide survivors and devoted to pacifism. Decades later, Brian, a congenial and underemployed American, goes there to look for the sister of a former girlfriend who disappeared while visiting there. As he looks for clues and tries not to marry anyone accidentally, he learns he may be a target too.
Kilned Again, A Jennifer Harrington Jones Mystery
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,530. Language: American English. Published: March 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 1 review)
A potter with ADHD investigates a caldron of crimes with her skateboarding teenage pal Spruce. With his Cambodian Chinese sidekicks, Jean Ling and Su Fong, they untie a painful knot of family deceit and clear up art crimes plaguing the art word for over a decade.
Making Scandal (The Essien Trilogy, #2)
Series: The Essien Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,020. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Romance, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 1 review)
When a casual affair with the irresistibly smooth, tycoon Mark Essien results in an unplanned pregnancy, sassy Faith Brown finds out that making family is harder than making scandal in this sensual romance.
The Frost and the Sunshine
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 141,770. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
(5.00 from 1 review)
Shuki goes in search of the family of his birth, lost so many years ago. He finds Mwai and he finds Saif, his brothers. There is also Meriam, his niece, who urgently needs a new home. This is the fourth and final of the Shuki Series – the story of a modern day eunuch.
Khawla's Wall
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,100. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2014 by Second Wind. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 1 review)
Mahmoud works at the Ministry of Commerce. He’s smart, single, ambitious and Emirati but—unlike most of his countrymen—he’s not rich. Khawla is married, beautiful, wealthy and unhappy. She’s also an Emirati. Before starting work at the Ministry, she makes a very peculiar and specific request. Mahmoud will have to build something for her in the middle of the office floor.
La Déesse Noire: The Black Goddess
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 65,310. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 1 review)
Sired by a British peer, born of a paramour to Indian royalty, Kali Matai has been destined since birth to enthrall England’s most powerful noblemen. She hadn’t counted on becoming their pawn.
7 Crows, A Secret
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 206,980. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
“‘Seven crows, a secret, never to be told’. I guess I’m the secret no one ever told.” For over twenty years David has been haunted by the hanged man’s words. In 1933 he has one last chance to find their meaning. The trail of family stories leads him to the bedside of an old woman, the last witness to the events and David’s best hope for an answer. If she does tell, will anyone recognize it?
BUZZ: An Unauthorized Autobiography
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,130. Language: American English. Published: August 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(4.67 from 6 reviews)
Hello, my name is Buzz. Yes, it's my given name. I was born the day Buzz Aldrin set foot on the moon. It was supposed to be auspicious. My Czech immigrant family had high hopes for me. That’s OK--they were a disappointment, too. Let me tell you how we were churned through the gears of history but managed to emerge with only a scratch or two. (Plus some deep wounds we were too polite to discuss.)
Lehua--Ka'ao a Ka Wahine The Romance of a Hawaiian Girl
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 96,800. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
TOP IN GENRE AWARD, 12/2012. In 1819, the Hawaiian Queen, Ka'ahumanu destroyed the native religion five months before the arrival of the missionaries. Kanaka royalty rushed to convert leaving the common people to deal with a confusing and often contradictory set of choices. Lehua, a royal, comes of age at this trying time and seeing the people abandoned by their leadership, takes up the challenge
Troll
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,950. Language: American English. Published: October 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
At what point did humanity learn to fear each other? To hate? Paleo-Anthropologist Ariel Connor thinks she knows. She just can't prove it yet, but her newest find, high in a Norwegian Valley may give her the proof she needs. Those scary stories we've told our children to keep them from roaming too far outside the gleam of the porch light may have come from real incidents, many, many years ago.
Dreams in the Medina
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 119,030. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
From the heart of Syria, Dreams in the Medina is a coming-of-age tale which explores the aspirations, passions and tragedies of a group of young Syrian women, who on the surface seem to have nothing in common but who are brought together in the deepest of bonds as they study and live together at the University of Damascus.
Michal's Window (A Novel: King David's First Wife)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 172,980. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
In ancient Israel, where women are property, Princess Michal loves her father's worst enemy, the future King David. She sacrifices everything to save his life, but will her heart survive war and separation? A novel of betrayal, forbidden love, and redemption, Michal's Window is an imaginative retelling of King David's story through the eyes of the woman who loved him first.