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Red Dollar
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,890. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
Leo finds a dollar bill that has a unique redness across the bottom. When his mother tells him the dollar will bring horrible misfortune and demise, Leo decides to allow the red dollar to be stolen by Low Blow, the drug dealer he owes. Low Blow keeps it thinking it's a good luck dollar. He awakens the next morning with his life in ruins-he awakens to a twilight zone of a different kind.
VUTO
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 53,390. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013 by Rocket Science Productions LLC. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
When the village elders banish Vuto from the only home she’s ever known, she seeks refuge in the hut of U.S. Peace Corps volunteer Samantha Brennan. The women go on the run from Vuto’s village and the Peace Corps, encountering physical, ethical and cultural struggles along the way.
Turkey Trove
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,120. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Turkey, the historic bridge between Europe and the East, excites the imagination. In a collection of ten short stories Rob Walters provides a fascinating glimpse into the culture and characters of this special country. The tales embrace everything from ants to fireflies, ferocious dogs to rutting bulls and natural aphrodisiacs to underground cities; all based within this secular, Islamic nation.
Amruta
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Price: Free! Words: 111,120. Language: Gujarati. Published: July 20, 2013 and represented by Ekatra Foundation. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Amruta, a novel is one of the earlier works of Raghuveer. In Amruta, The author explores functional aspect of human life. Amruta is the story of Amruta and two men in her life. It races human nature, bonds and ideologies using these 3 characers and their conversation.
The Sound of Silence
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Price: $4.88 USD. Words: 65,230. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2013 by SynergEbooks. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The world economy has collapsed; thousands are left unemployed; and thousands more are left homeless. As Conner searches for a way to free her girlfriend from a relocation camp, she stumbles across a plan to rid the city… and eventually the world… of the sick, the poor… and homosexuals. Now she has to make a choice between the love of her life and hundreds if not thousands of lives.
Tales from The Painted Door III: Molly's Walk
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Series: Tales from The Painted Door, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,700. Language: American English. Published: July 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
An old woman stumbles into The Door and sets off an emotional chain that leaves Chris, Shelly, Mike, and some of the others pondering their own lives and values. That's especially true for Davaidh, who comes face to face with someone from his past and must deal with the ramifications.
Masai
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Series: Africa, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,780. Language: Italian. Published: July 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Romance
L'Africa, il Kenya, un viaggio per incontrare il padre, un vecchio Masai. Il ritorno alle origini si snoda fra paesaggi mozzafiato, violenze etniche, amori, stregoni e magie del continente nero. Un racconto attuale, emozionante, romantico e sconvolgente.
The Casablanca Connection
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Series: Adventures in multinational business, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,980. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
A high-level court case on business corruption is linked to a political conflict in West Sahara. Two brave women with diverse cultural assets play havoc with a senior executive of a multinational corporation. Their intimacy evolves into a threesome of passion and deceit, with clandestine activities fraught with danger. The contrasting aspects of the story underscore a major cultural divide.
The Libyan Affair
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Series: Adventures in multinational business, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,970. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Gaddafi's Libya is awash with oil money and open for business deals that are often used as a cover for financing revolutionary activities in and out of the country. In this novel, a businessman is caught in a dangerous game fraught with danger and deceit targeting the leadership of the Libyan dictator. In the midst is a doomed love affair with a woman-spy bent on seeking her own justice.
A Secret
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,020. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Travel
Adam Bartolo, a retired executive, decides to research his Italian roots. Along the way he finds more than he bargained for as he gets romantically involved with two forbidden women, and is unwittingly involved in a nefarious family secret. The story takes place in one of the most enchanting places of central Italy and lives through the tragic events of September 11.
Unveiling
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 97,860. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
What would you sacrifice to fulfill your destiny? Sara--a spirited, young Saudi woman--is passionate about preserving and expressing her ancient heritage through her art. But this seemingly simple goal puts her at odds with her prominent family and the traditions of her heritage, which demand she veil her artist's eyes. Forced to choose between her two greatest passions, Sara escapes to America, o
Marking Time
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Price: Free! Words: 1,930. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Worlds collide at the Royal Scottish National Orchestra, one chill, rainy night in Aberdeen.
We Are Leaves
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Religious / Christian / Friendship
"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.
Sophia's Attic
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 70,820. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In Paris during World War 2, a Priest and a Rabbi devise a plan to hide Jewish children from the concentration camps and death chambers of the Nazis. The story follows Sophia, a teenage girl, who goes to live with a childless Catholic couple. Sophia tries to elude the Nazis as she adapts to life with her Catholic hosts. The novel blends engaging elements of humor, intrigue, emotions and faith.
Trillion Dollar Eden
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 34,350. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Set in the year 2047, this literary intrigue is strongly themed around overpopulation and environmental degradation. The government offers the Near Death Experience (NDE) as part of the health system, to encourage voluntary euthanasia among the old and sick. Women must get a permit to bear a child, based on someone else’s death. A rich playboy thinks he can deal with the problems with a new Eden.
The Research Notes of Miss Asalah Al Faghori
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,040. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Miss Asalah Al Faghori is the Oxford University genetic research student from Tower Hamlets via Qena on the eastern shore of the River Nile who creates, inspires and manages the Custodian Liberation group in the novel Custodian (free planet #1).
Collected Australian Stories
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Series: Collected Series, Book 5. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,160. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 2, 2013. Category: 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.
Little Sisters
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,350. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
In Stuart Perrin's multicultural suspense novel Little Sisters, the protagonists are drawn into the dangerous world of international sex trafficking. Beyond revealing the nightmare of sexual slavery, it's a story of four sisters and how each of them is transformed by the horrors of life in a Mumbai brothel in dramatically different and unpredictable ways.
'Of Pipers and Pigs'
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Price: Free! Words: 2,990. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
‘Of Pipers and Pigs’, tells of an individual dealing with social and political uncertainties. It’s about a man watching big things happening, while simultaneously questioning his own role in the events. After all, it’s an important thing for everyone to consider their role in the world, and what they can best do to improve things.
A Proud Monkey In Iceland
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 314,400. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A story about a black West Indian, raised in America, man's search for his destiny. Born into a family of ancient African healers, as an adult he finds himself living in Iceland knowing that for some reason relating to his destiny he has to be there. But not knowing how living there fits into his quest to find his destiny.