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Book 20- Streets Paved with Gold
Series: Streets Paved with Gold. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,650. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: February 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The first story is loosely based on the discovery of diamonds on the beaches of the skeleton coast at the mouth of the Orange River. The second story follows the career of a country boy whose first love is running. He participates in a one hundred kilometer ultra-marathon as an unofficial entry and does well, but not well enough.
Fountains in the Sand
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,210. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2015 by Watersgreen House. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
One need not strain one’s eyes too much reading between the lines to find the homoerotic in Norman Douglas's travel writing. An Austrian-born Scott, Douglas spent much of his adult life traveling the world partially to see it and partially to escape the law in whatever country he recently had departed.
Savage Revenge
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 124,570. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
1818. On the ocean, off the west coast of Vancouver Island, North America. Proud and lovely Haina could not believe the arrogance of handsome Chance-Gift-from-the- Sea, a mere commoner who dared to capture her. As Chance faces treachery in his home village and certain death abroad at the hands of Haina’s ferocious family, only his love for the beautiful woman he captured can lead him to safety.
The Day Jessica Left Islam, a short story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,920. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
In this short story, Jessica, an American convert to Islam, attends a dinner party, and the hostess’s underhanded scheme and troublesome comments spur Jessica’s decision to give up being Muslim.
Pivotals: A Story of Small Town America
Price: Free! Words: 14,180. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Inspirational
For centuries, small towns were the hub of family life. Generation after generation stayed close to their roots. Friends and neighbors were for a lifetime. A life with good neighbors and great friends is better than wealth. This is a story of a town that was strong. It is one of many that know the value of Community.
Die Melodie der Wale
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,420. Language: German. Published: January 30, 2015 by Imajin Books. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Inspirational
Dreizehn Jahre ist es her, dass der tragische Tod ihrer Mutter Sarah Richardsons Leben zerstörte. Schockierende Umstände führten bei dem trauernden Teenager zu einem teilweisen Gedächtnisverlust. Es ist leichter, manche Dinge einfach zu vergessen.
The Things I Prefer To Be Forgotten
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 53,470. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The Things I Prefer to Be Forgotten is an intimate and humorous portrait of two promising young men's struggle to find their place in an unpredictable world. As it reaches its conclusion, readers will be compelled to contemplate anew why the seemingly invincible fall from grace when they appear to have it all.
The Adventures of the Blackberry Hill Kids
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,800. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
After 11 years of childless marriage, calm and efficient Swedish-American Anna Sjöholm Masters has an unexpected attack of horrormones, loses her mind, and begs her husband for a baby. The result is the Blackberry Hill kids, an endearing trio of rapscallions who cheerfully romp through life as their aging parents valiantly try to keep order in the midst of chaos.
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Price: $30.00 USD. Words: 200. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
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In the Shadows of the Onion Domes ~ Collected Short Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,210. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
These eighteen stories take place in an ethnically diverse river valley along the Southern Tier of New York State. They are tales of modern love, nosy neighbors, meddling friends, and the challenges of aging all set against within Edward Hopper-like landscapes where hope and dreams linger in the shadows of Orthodox Church domes.
Miss McPherson And Her Class
Price: Free! Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
These poems are from a series of poems I wrote for Southwell Minster, (Southwell, Nottinghamshire, UK,) magazine. I invented a class of children with their imaginary teacher, Miss McPherson. These poems look at the Christian Faith in a humorous way.
From the Diary of an Extremist
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,500. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist
In this short story, an American college student converts to Islam and makes the decision to wear all black and cover her face. But she faces opposition from where she least expects.
Glooscap’s Plan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,830. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
When Glooscap returns to the Maritime Provinces he finds mines and clear-cuts, factory farms and failing fisheries. Luckily, he has returned with a plan that will return the provinces to a prosperity they have not seen in over three hundred years. With the help of the otter and the whale, the butterfly and the frog, and some people he sets events in motion that have far ranging implications.
A Room in the House of the Ancestors Books One and Two
Price: Free! Words: 76,820. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Computer whizkid Edward’s adopted father taught him that his biological family rejected him at birth. After Edward’s biological brother, Andrew, reaches out to befriend him, the men forge a friendship based on a shared computer system dream. When Edward arrives at the ancestral home of the family he believes abandoned him, he learns the whole story he'd been told about his history is a lie
Varios días en Atenas
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,130. Language: Spanish. Published: January 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Traducción al castellano de la obra maestra de la filósofa epicúrea Frances Wright "A Few Days in Athens"
Arabic Tales for the Young and the Curious
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,080. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Enter fabulous worlds peopled by fascinating characters ... get a glimpse of strange customs ... and enjoy exciting yarns passed down by generations of Arab story-tellers ... retold by a master narrator and illustrated by a renowned artist
Daughters of Abraham
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,080. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Daughters of Abraham is a thought-provoking and riveting story about love, friendship, culture, values, religion, and life choices.
The Other Woman
Series: Stories of Okinawa, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 7,510. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Short Story: A young Okinawan woman recently dumped by her fiancee considers a future with a dashing American teacher married to another woman.
Homesteader Blues
Price: Free! Words: 18,410. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Tina has been putting up with no running water on their farm for over twelve years. Jimmy gets her out of the house for a week. His aim is to build a bathroom for his wife. Nothing and no one will sidetrack his surprise for his wife, and that includes teen angst and broken equipment. A self-described 'red-neck, dirt farmer, Jimmy is smarter than he looks.
Book 19- Streets Paved with Gold
Series: Streets Paved with Gold. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,330. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: December 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The first story follows the first battle of the Anglo-Boer War of 1899 as it unfolds from letters sent home by the troopers and from dispatches by their officers. The differing points of view are contrasted. The second story relates the attempts by illegal immigrants to cross over the border in search of a better life. The lives of two unrelated families crossing the river become entwined.