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The Wind Caller
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,230. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2013 by Bob Booth. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
There is much conflict in Richland, Arizona, including the longstanding conflict between the "white" and the "red,." But these all pale in comparison to what brews between Native American schoolteacher Sky Berlander and her estranged grandfathers, as a feud which has divided their family will finally come to a head over an ancient and terrifying birthright — the power to control the wind itself.
Incident in a Duckyard
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,590. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: May 15, 2013. Category: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
This radio play, adapted from a Hans Christian Andersen story, illustrates how easily racism, bigotry, hypocrisy, stupidity, and apathy can escalate into violence and destroy an innocent and gifted creature. Andersen’s folk tales always have a dark side and involve moral and ethical issues. Using poultry and droll humour to show us ourselves, this one is, indeed, a cautionary tale.
Jenno's Gangs
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Series: Jenno's Stuff, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,720. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » General
Jenno's private look at gang members and life, in her territory of Widdlington.
Jade
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,940. Language: Australian English. Published: May 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Jade remembers her childhood days in Singapore during the 1960s. The third daughter in a family of eight girls, she tells of the difficulties faced by her Ma as she struggles to bring up her girls. Jade's anecdotes of life in her primary school compels us to empathize with her fear and rejection, and rejoice with her achievements. The book concludes with a narrative of a mother's sacrificial love.
Pueblo Summer
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 75,110. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Erin Fraser thinks agreeing to spend the entire summer on a New Mexico pueblo may be the biggest mistake of her life. And she's only been here an hour! How does a California girl cope with life on an Indian pueblo for two whole months? Once she meets Paolo, things take a dramatic change. But will that change be for better or for worse?
Reportage Albanya
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,830. Language: Italian. Published: May 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A differenza degli altri racconti della serie Amblimblone di Max Vergani, quasi tutti umoristici, questo è un toccante spaccato di umanità pur sempre raccontato con l'immancabile ironia che contraddistingue l'autore.
Child With No Name
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 47,970. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A little girl is orphaned in the Boxing Day Tsunami. No one knows who she is or what language she speaks. An aid worker visiting the orphanage discovers her name and wants to reunite her with family members, but the orphanage is in rebel held territory. A ransom is demanded. Aid worker Claire enlists her mother in a daring rescue attempt to free the child, and is punished. Based on a true story
Navajo Girl Escapes an Enemy Camp
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,920. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The story is loosely based on one of the stories my mother told me about one of my paternal great- grandmothers (not sure of the greats) who had been captured by the Apache tribe when she was a young girl. She spent some in captivity and made that courageous attempt to escape her captors and succeeded. I'd like to have known her. Names and details of the escape are finalized for the most part.
Bretwalda
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,150. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Seven Kingdoms all vying for power in the newly conquered British Isles. Only one can be be the overking, or Bretwalda. This is the story of Raedwald, whose remains were found in the Sutton Hoo burial, and his fight to take his small kingdom to supremacy, through battle and skill. His achievement changed the course of history, but do we know the man?
The Color of Lies
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 40,010. Language: American English. Published: May 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Anne-Marie is a beautiful, rich teenager, with gorgeous blue eyes living in California. Her world is unexpectedly turned up-side down, when a strange man comes into her life. He tells her shocking revelations about her family and racial identity, Anne-Marie is forced to question her very existence. She painfully learns that her family is entangled in a generational web of lies.
The Irish: 3 Novellas
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,380. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
THE IRISH by Eddie Stack is a collection of 3 novellas set in rural Ireland. Entertaining and heartbreaking, hopeful and hilarious, this is the best of contemporary Irish writing. “Eddie Stack has a way of making you laugh and cry at the same time...a great Irish storyteller.” Willy Vlautin, author of Lean on Pete, Motel Life and Northline
Black Moon - The legend of Pango-marama
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 68,050. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
NZ Maori deemed Hawaiki to be their ancestral home & Tiki, 1st man from the heavens, to be son of the god of war and the goddess of death. But half-human, half-bird Manaia, son of Tane and Hine-nui-te-Po, was the 1st. The 2 tribes lived in harmony for generations but food dwindled & the bird people were ousted. Follow their perilous paths, even to the Underworlds, retold in this gripping legend.
A Golden State of Mind / Golden Daze
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 186,540. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Coming-of-age adventures of an Iowa farm boy amid the colorful traditions and rituals of the University of California . . . of love lost and found - found and lost . . . untold origins of Louie, Louie, casino craps, psychedelic art and the secret odyssey of Buddy Holly’s glasses.
Pulling Back the Earth
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 17,310. Language: American English. Published: April 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
For believing there are other people beyond this world who may be able to save humans from extinction a young couple is banished to a quest outside the world to return only if they find other people. She is 9 months pregnant by the time they discover their own sacred writings in a strange camp guarded by large, pale, babbling creatures. Will their words be stolen and their heir be devoured?
Mama Om
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 184,730. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
An egotistic and perverse English lad who was taught to see his "coloured" views from a different perspective with the assistance of an old patient and humble Chinese lady who came to live with his family. His "white" ideas and views eventually came to a coloured ending.
The Bones of the Kuhina Nui
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,920. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
For generations on the Big Island of Hawaii, the women of the Pono family have guarded the secret hiding place of the bones of Queen Ka'ahumanu, King Kamehameha's favorite wife and powerful ruler herself. Now as Haunani, matriarch of the family, feels old age approaching, she must turn over her responsibilities, and the family lands, to one of her four daughters. But which one?
Story Tell
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,010. Language: Italian. Published: April 4, 2013 by Gabriele Capelli Editore. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Guglielmo Tell scoccò, colpì la mela e divenne l’eroe nazionale Svizzero. A cosa pensò quando tutti i presenti trattennero il fiato? Trattenne il fiato anche lui? Al progetto partecipano autori della svizzera Italiana e tra loro, per scelta del curatore, anche una selezione di artisti di altri campi (cinema, teatro, pittura, musica, giornalismo).
The Weird Life of Joshua Mirabene
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,130. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Set almost entirely in the Washington, DC, suburb of Bethesda, Maryland, at the end of the twentieth and beginning of the twenty-first century, Garden Urthark’s Weird Life of Joshua Mirabene will thoroughly familiarize you with one strange life story.
Treasure of the Ages
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 21,970. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2013 by Sova Books. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
This book is the first English translation of the Ukrainian ‘Treasure of the Ages’ by Klym Polishchuk. It contains seven short stories, in which the author retells legends heard from various characters during his travel across Ukraine in turbulent revolutionary times, when the Soviet government was establishing itself in the country. This edition of the book includes commentaries and illustrations
The Cook's House
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Price: Free! Words: 11,110. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
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Set in the rural Mississippi Delta of the 1950s, The Cook's House is the story of a privileged white boy growing up with the synergism of his family, his small community, and a colored lady, the cook. As a boy would, he took for granted her kindness and the richness of her wisdom. She was his unconditional champion and became a lifetime companion in his heart.