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Bushmen Stories: Mountains
By Jaco de Beer
Price: Free! Words: 1,070. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2013 by Kameeldoring Boeke. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The Bushmen believe that in the beginning there was only a shadowy darkness all over the world. The sun, moon and stars did not even exist yet. Yet in the Kalahari lived a family with three daughters, the oldest daughter was called “Kou” or Mountains. This story follows on the previous one called Beginning and both were freely translated from the collection of "Boesmanstories" by G.R. von Wielligh
Zaremba, or Love and the Rule of Law
By Michelle Granas
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 145,990. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In Warsaw, a chance encounter plunges a shy polio victim into dirty politics and new realms of emotion. Zaremba, a wealthy businessman, is about to be unjustly arrested and only Cordelia can save him. But when Zaremba disappears, Cordelia is painfully uncertain if she has been abandoned and must overcome surveillance, corruption, libel, and increasing humiliations and hardships to learn the truth.
El puente de los elefantes
By Sonia Díaz Corrales
Price: $4.60 USD. Words: 68,980. Language: Spanish. Published: January 11, 2013 by El Barco Ebrio Editorial. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
Si en El viejo y el mar, Hemingway nos sumerge en la lucha de un pescador de Cojímar contra la adversidad y contra lo inexorable de un evento, en la novela El puente de los elefantes, Sonia Díaz Corrales nos introduce en una etapa del fin del siglo XX cubano, donde los personajes, al igual que el legendario Santiago, se encuentran inmersos en una lucha brutal por la supervivencia.
Camp 44
By Aduku Daniel
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,080. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A story about love and war.It explores an African man's struggle to retain his deep affections and convictions in a time of war. The story is told within a setting of war, where violence tries the human spirit.
Deceptive Cadence
By Timm Rolek
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,730. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Musicians and spies in counterpoint at the twilight of the Cold War.
Missing
By Dennis Herrick
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,890. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A short story of 10 pages. An 85-year-old Cochiti Pueblo man is dying of cancer, but when his daughter tries to put him into a hospital, he flees to the mountains instead to finish his final days. This story, told with a light touch of humor, won the 2010 Society of Southwestern Authors Writing Contest and was published in the 2010 issue of Story Teller magazine.
Witness Protection: The Prophet Returns
By Cory Parella
Series: Miracle Media Publishing presents, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,180. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2012 by Miracle Media Publishing. Category: Fiction » Christian » Historical
By 2015, the porn industry ceased to exist. After a second civil war subsides, a filmmaker with gifts in basketball returns to the US at the request of his close friend, a former assistant coach who has become the President-Elect. The Constitution was edited by Evangelic Christians, and now everything they did while in military power must be re-examined despite their best of intentions.
Planting the Seeds of Hatred
By Timothy Paterson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,550. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Kent is a racist. He was raised to be a racist by his father. When he discovers some hidden papers, his world is turned upside down. He not only begins to question his past, but his own identity as well.
Bovodar and the Bears: Part Two, A Civilized Queen
By Jack Mikkelson
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,310. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Bovodar and the Bears are trapped by a cruel queen obsessed with transforming the order of the land into something backwards and bent. Will there be any reasoning with The Civilized Queen?
Search For The Bluest Sky
By Papri Rudra
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,640. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The story of twin sisters Rashi and Trisha; the unique bond they share and how that shapes their entire lives.The story,is presented largely through the eyes of Rashi's daughter Neeli. The cultural background of the characters in the story is Indian Bengali(People from a state in Eastern India).Hence, it was important to introduce some Bengali words,to depict the flavour of the tale.
Concierto Barroco
By Alejo Carpentier
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 23,040. Language: Spanish. Published: December 18, 2012 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Fiction » Classics
En esta novela deliciosa, propositiva y liberadora, el autor utiliza los recursos propios del barroco: la parodia, el artificio, la hipérbole y la enumeración proliferante, con mayor liberalidad; rompe con las ataduras de la cronología histórica y adquiere un extraordinario sentido del humor.
The Questioner
By William Gardner
Price: Free! Words: 7,810. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
At some point in the continuum of life comes the realization that one is indeed mortal. The phrase, “today is the first day of the rest of your life”, slowly becomes more poignant. Finally, the concept of one’s days being numbered becomes a constant companion. This story relates an experience of a man caught up in the end-game.
India Treasures: A Novel of Rajasthan and Northern India through the Ages
By Gary Worthington
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 267,560. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
In this monumental work covering the sweep of Indian history, a search through a maze-like fortress for a Maharaja's legendary treasure weaves together tales of danger and romance, and of spiritual and artistic triumphs. "Worthington has wonderfully captured the mystique and adventure-soaked atmosphere of Rajasthan, with its golden forts and the awe-inspiring desert." --The Statesman, New Delhi
Spirit Journey
By Dennis Herrick
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,790. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
When a newspaper reporter sees Indians from Iowa's Meskwaki tribe digging up graves in a pioneer cemetery, he learns things are not what they seem.
The Other Munros
By James Currie Currie
Price: $3.25 USD. Words: 119,900. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Around the time of the Scottish Highland Clearances, Murdoch and Janet Munro, along with their small children, were evicted from their croft in Sutherland to the cold Northeast Coast of Scotland. Life was extremely difficult for the family. When two of their sons – John and Murdoch junior – reached their middle teenage years, the lads decided to travel south to the richer farming areas
Buy the Chief a Cadillac
By Rick Steber
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,150. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Award-winning novel on the Klamath Indian reservation in 1961 just days before the tribe's "termination" by the U. S. government. Each tribal member received a $43,000 settlement from the government in return for the Klamath's 1-million acre reservation and the end of the Klamath's tribal status. Buy the Chief a Cadillac explores life on the reservation.
Secrets of the Bull
By Rick Steber
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 96,230. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
"BIG FRANK BATTLE LEANED AN ELBOW AGAINST THE HOOD OF HIS battered, in his secluded valley, his sprawling ranch, his livestock. He had not the slightest inkling that before this particular morning played itself out, his body would fail him, the power he loved to wield so fiercely would crumble to dust and all the secrets he had managed to keep
Ο Παπατρέχας
By Αδαμάντιος Κοραής
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 40,250. Language: Greek. Published: December 10, 2012 by PELEKANOS BOOKS. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Ο Αδαμάντιος Κοραής στο χώρο της λογοτεχνίας τοποθετείται με το όψιμο αφηγηματικού χαρακτήρα κείμενό του "Ο Παπατρέχας", τυπικό δείγμα απόπειρας συγγραφέα με διδακτικό διαφωτιστικό στόχο.
Of Suits and Horses
By Michael Cozier
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,180. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Of Siuits and Horses is an the adventure of a school boy in Trinidad and Tobago.
Almost a Turkish Soap Opera
By Anne-Rae Vasquez
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,620. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
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