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West of West
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,260. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2012 by Atomic Quill Press. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
This is a short story about a young chef who remembers his lost year spent gambling at a racetrack and working as a tennis pro in the Far East.
The Goomeri Pointing Bone : Sequel to Dwarg in the Seventh Dimension
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Series: Dwarg in the Seventh Dimension, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,730. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Dwarg is reunited with his host Aggie. Aggie has grown and has found a lover. Trouble with mysterious disappearances of some of her people in Algeria takes the reader on a rollercoaster ride of intrigue and spiritualism where Native American Shaman meets Australian Aboriginal Ngangkari and the puzzle is finally solved in a little township in Southeast Queensland called Goomeri...or was it?
Summer Ghost
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,880. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Is six years too long to love a ghost? Erin Fraser thinks so. She needs to find out, once and for all, what happened between her and Paolo Herrera that made their love crash and burn. That’s why she’s returned to the pueblo. But Erin learns that she has become the ghost, and is crushed to discover that Paolo has moved on.
Dreamscapes #11 - The Eternal Ship
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Series: Dreamscapes, Book 11. Price: $1.80 USD. Words: 6,250. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
Dreamscapes is a series of 12 monthly short stories capturing Astra Crompton's real dreaming experiences. In "The Eternal Ship" three separate dreams repeated identical themes but in different time periods tell the story of a mysterious woman, a baby, a cat and a sickness.
Three Part Invention
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 139,360. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Three generations of mothers and daughters take center stage, with 20th century events as backdrop, in this novel of depth and humor spotlighting the power of music—from classical to jazz to rock and international folk—and the tug between ethnic loyalty and global consciousness
Moruga Tales
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,790. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The 1930s has just turned the corner into the 1940s. The place is the village of Grand Chemin in the district of Moruga, a seaside village on the south coast of Trinidad. The place is at the back doorsteps of the Author's childhood home. She grew up hearing the stories of the strange and supernatural creatures that haunted the area. Moruga Tales re-captures the oral tradition of story-telling.
Vision Quest
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 48,200. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Vision Quest is the story of Jared Spotted-Horse: a young man caught between two competing worlds, lost in a haze of drugs and alcohol, deprived of a heritage, and facing a bleak — and likely short — future. Will he find the strength and courage to rebuild his life? Vision Quest is a tale of the redemptive power of going to the source.
Satanic Waters
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Price: $5.85 USD. Words: 9,600. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
From the second largest lake in the world, comes a story. A story told of the attachment the local natives have on this lake. As the lake provides a lifeline there are stories of suspicion, mistrust, witchcraft, betrayal and all... Ojungo, the principle character has a weird experience in his family, did the Satanic Waters (Lake Victoria) affect his family? or was it fate? Read on...
Outback Aboriginal Stories
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You set the price! Words: 3,610. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012 by Springwood Emedia. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » People & Places / Australia & Oceania
Out of this deep respect for nature Aborigines have learned to live in remarkable harmony with the land and its animals. Here are a few stories, which relate to a culture we can all learn from. If we try harder we can all live in harmony with planet earth.
Therapist / The Rapist
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,250. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
A love affair between a gay Canadian male hooker and a young British woman unleashes a series of unconventional rapes.
Pueblo Mysteries
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,880. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is a collection of four short story mysteries involving the Pueblo Indians of New Mexico.
Captives of Minara
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,110. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
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In Captives of Minara; -A 4500-year-old lost city is excavated, -A journalist reluctantly returns to the scene of a childhood trauma, -A criminal mastermind kidnaps women and children consigning them to a life of slavery. Josh Radley travels to Pakistan to write about archaeological discoveries but faces a gang engaged in human trafficking.
Bomba libera tutti (versione Light)
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Price: Free! Words: 106,600. Language: Italian. Published: November 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Pubblicazione in due lingue / This publication is in two languages: Italiano: versione originale English: experimental translation
The Road to Frogmore: Turning Slaves into Citizens
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Series: The Civil War in South Carolina's Low Country, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 124,220. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Laura Towne was a medical student, a Unitarian, and an abolitionist. In 1862 she traveled to South Carolina to work with a group of missionaries known as Gideonites. She and her friend Ellen Murray struggled to provide education for the slaves who had been abandoned by their owners on St. Helena Island. The school they founded is now the Penn Center, preserving the heritage of the Gullah people.
David Norris: Trial By Media
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,890. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
During the lead up to the 2011 Irish presidential election Joe Jackson published David Norris: Trial By Media, which tells the story of, arguably, Ireland's most controversial presidential candidate that year, Senator David Norris. The Senator has since written his autobiography, which, sadly gives only one chapter to the 2011 Irish Presidential election and omits 99% of this material.
Bird Season
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Price: Free! Words: 9,770. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Inspired by true accounts of one of the world’s most unusual competitions, this story describes the efforts of two young men driven by a lifetime in opposition to each other. Both are determined to win at any cost, motivated by the same precious prize. One seeks only to possess her … and the other loves her.
Magic in Woman
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Price: $6.85 USD. Words: 31,580. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Rumor mills are at work. Strange things are happening in a community around Lolwe (Lake Victoria). The People disappear and their body parts are stolen. The principle character is smeared with evilness. she emerges amidst all these and becomes a chief. A strategic position that would enable he steer her community's social and economic development where some had failed...
La cantina de ron
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,880. Language: Spanish. Published: October 27, 2012 by Float Street Press. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
¨En las islas del Caribe, los bares de ron son el centro de la actividad comunal, mas que todo porque todos aparecen por allí, tarde o temprano. Noticias de eventos y personas, chismes e historias se comparten libremente. Es un fantástico lugar para pasar el tiempo si quieres conocer gente. Y, el ron suele ser muy bueno, también Traducción de Derek Marabolí
Dreams in the Medina
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 119,030. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
From the heart of Syria, Dreams in the Medina is a coming-of-age tale which explores the aspirations, passions and tragedies of a group of young Syrian women, who on the surface seem to have nothing in common but who are brought together in the deepest of bonds as they study and live together at the University of Damascus.
Course Change
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Price: Free! Words: 1,760. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
History has taught us one document, one grouping of words can show you so much about what followed its creation.