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Artifact by K T Bowes
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 38,880. Language: British English. Published: June 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Struggling to deal with the spectre of guilt from her theft of a NZ artifact, Lara arrives in the UK, finding work at a local museum and friendship with her new neighbours, Kerry, an eccentric primary school teacher and Arama, a handsome and unreadable businessman. Delving into the museum artifacts, Lara finds solace and hope. But before she can accept the love offered, she must forgive herself.
Roep van die Visarend by Makkie de Beer
Price: $1.23 USD. Words: 68,700. Language: Afrikaans. Published: June 3, 2014 by Kameeldoring Boeke. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Historical » General
Deel in die lief en leed, drome en teleurstellings van die boere in die Krokodilriviervallei noord van die Magaliesberg. Die rivier met sy voëllewe is deel van die daaglikse ervaring van die plaasgemeenskap naby Brits, wat vir hulle oorlewing op die geskiedkundige rivier vertrou. Vir party mense weerklink die roep van die visarend, baie duideliker as vir die ander. Sprei jou vlerke saam met hulle.
The Testimony of Aliens by Christopher G. Moore
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,150. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014 by HeavenLakePress. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The Testimony of Aliens is a compelling cross cultural story set in the heart of the chiangmai Mai expat community. It is a love story across the ethnic divide and a moral lesson between two generations. Moore's humor and insight are brilliantly realized in this story.
Sara & Habeel by Gamal Ombabi
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,710. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
This is the story of two protagonists, Sara and Habeel, but it is also the story of a tribe who have lived in one area for generations, but forced by a changing climate that affects both them and their livestock. They must make a brave decision to leave all that they knew behind them and journey to another land where they can build a new life.
Colorful Us by Neeti Tibrewala
Price: Free! Words: 690. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Female authors, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general(3.00 from 1 review)
This book comprises of some reasons behind the celebration of the festival of colors. Our culture is filled with festivals. This is my sincere attempt to cover maximum festivals that we celebrate at my place. My poems are very close to my life and also live of many in this world.
Le peintre de Fès by André Réveillaud
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 47,060. Language: French. Published: May 22, 2014 by Editions Tensing. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
La force de la race, unique roman d’André Réveillaud a été écrit en 1918. Pour cette seconde édition près d’un siècle plus tard, nous ne pouvions garder ce titre. Malgré son intelligence, sa culture, son enthousiasme pour la religion musulmane, et la découverte d’un Maroc qui le fascine et l’envoûte, le héros du roman ne pourra s’échapper de son origine et de sa culture chrétienne et française.
Between Two Deserts by Germaine Shames
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,790. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2014 by Pale Fire Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Winner of the Arizona Literary Fellowship in Fiction: Coming to Jerusalem to fulfill her grandfather’s dying wish, Eve Cavell finds herself poised on the seam of three worlds—Muslim, Christian, and Jewish. “Shames, a former Middle East correspondent, skillfully intertwines the lives of this diverse cast of characters to produce a tightly executed, emotion-filled work.” Publisher’s Weekly
The Mountain's Silent Cry by Phil Evaul
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 65,140. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014 by Melinda Evaul. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Daniel feels his family slipping away while all he can do is watch helplessly. He knows the importance of heritage to survive a hard life in the Appalachian Mountains of the 1940’s. But his children are restless, dissatisfied with traditional ways, and want to make life in their own image. The Pittman family becomes the battleground for the conflict of a stable past against a vague future.
Beyond the Crossing by Lorraine Watts
Price: Free! Words: 3,030. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general(4.33 from 3 reviews)
In 'Beyond the Crossing', Liz and her partner Martin, lived together in Melbourne in the early 1970s. Nearly everyone was attending antiwar protests and smoking dope in dimly lit folk clubs. They found they had inadvertently joined the rat race and decided to move to outback Australia and work in an Aboriginal community. It changes their lives forever.
Famous Stories by Munshi Premchand
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,560. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2014 by Mahesh Dutt Sharma. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Inspirational
Born Dhanpat Rai Srivastav, 'Munshi Premchand' was a novel writer, story writer and dramatist, and he has been referred to as the 'Upanyas Samrat' ('Emperor among Novelists') by some Hindi writers. His works include more than a dozen novels, around 250 short stories, several essays and translations of a number of foreign literary works into Hindi.
“The Starets's Hunt” by scifiguy3553
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 10,410. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Wayne is a geek who turned to the small crime scene; selling stolen goods online and to pawn shops. He and his accomplices stumble into the wrong place to plunder at a Russian Orthodox Church when they run into a mystic figure from the days of Tsar Nicholas II. And now Wayne is also Rasputin's prey!
Keeping Secrets (The Essien Trilogy, #1) by Kiru Taye
Series: The Essien Trilogy, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,690. Language: British English. Published: May 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Romance, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Secrets, Scandals, and Seduction under African skies. The Essiens are the kings of African finance. A close-knit family, their father is the patriarch of a finance dynasty that ranges from retail to investment banking spanning the African continent. Yet all is not as it seems as the three brothers—Felix, Mark and Tony—soon discover when their family is rocked by secrets and scandals.
Quick Guide: Poor Folk by College Guide World
Series: Quick Guides to Novels and Plays, Book 31 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 237 · A Quick Guide. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,400. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Dostoyevsky was greatly inspired by the works of other famous writers such as Pushkin, Gogol, and Karamzin. The English and French writers inspired him too.
Exit Plans by Terry L. White
Price: $6.50 USD. Words: 47,820. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2014 by Write Words Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
What happens when a group of senior citizens decide to manage the way they are treated at the end of their long and useful lives? Will they go along with the state of the art status quo – or find new reasons to get up on Thursday mornings to discuss their possible fates?
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.
House Arrest by Carol Storm
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,680. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2014 by Blushing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
An Australian teacher turns to a Japanese businessman to rescue her from false drug charges.
Crosswinds: Past, Present, and Future Combine by April Brown
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 43,810. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Terra escapes another Boston winter and lands in the middle of an Arizona village. Instead of being on the outside recording stories to share with the world, this village becomes personal. In order to preserve the family she never dreamed of, and remain in the one true home she never expected to find, she must find a future to bring to the village from the past, as it crumbles in the present.
The Evergreen in red and white by Steven Kay
Price: $4.80 USD. Words: 106,680. Language: British English. Published: May 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A novel about Rabbi Howell – the first Romani professional footballer. “diligently researched and affectionately written” – When Saturday Comes magazine. “A poignant love-story… a must for local history enthusiasts.” – Sheffield Senior Archivist. “A meticulous novel that brings social and football history to life in the form of a truly unique character from football folklore” – Scott McCabe, SUFC
Мир аж… Колобок by Геннадий Дорофеев
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 12,180. Language: Russian. Published: May 1, 2014 by T/O "Neformat". Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Все рассказы иронической прозы «Мир аж… больше чем мир»- это философские размышления о современной жизни на земле. О том, что зависть, злость и непонимание основ нравственности останавливает развитие мышления человека на одном уровне и заводит его сознание «в тупик». Объясняют то, что человек это не просто материальное тело, а дух. Опыт, желания, привычки, интересы и инстинкты представляют основу