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Gesù e Martedì Grasso e altri racconti brevi
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 88,310. Language: Italian. Published: March 2, 2015 by Meligrana Giuseppe Editore. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
La lotta, per la ricerca dell’amore, dell’autostima, dell’integrazione, è il filo conduttore che lega i quattordici racconti della raccolta Gesù e Martedì Grasso. L’autrice, attraverso i suoi personaggi, offre al lettore uno spaccato originale della vita americana e della cultura afroamericana in particolare.
Saved in Sri Lanka
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 96,970. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Some people are destined to meet. It sure feels that way when Sri Lankan tour guide Sepalika meets Daniel. The mysterious tourist from Ireland steals his way into her heart and makes her question everything her life is built upon. Instant attraction turns to love – but does he feel the same? And what about the secret she’s hiding from him?
Spider Woman's Loom
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,930. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2015 by Foreverland Press. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
This exquisitely woven tale by debut novelist Lorie Adair is set on the vast and starkly beautiful Navajo reservation in the aftermath of Indian agents exploiting the land and sending children to faraway boarding schools for assimilation, Spider Woman’s Loom is narrated by Noni Lee, an old Navajo weaver whose instinct for survival and fierce resistance drives away even those she loves most.
Seasoned Rum: The Mistaken Slave Girl
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 116,310. Language: American English. Published: February 19, 2015 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Adventure » Action
In the early nineteenth century, a black market of slave trading explodes. Raised a free woman of color, Scholastique Bigonesse inherits a large supply of rum, but her identity papers go missing and she’s kidnapped by a man wanting her fortune. Mistaken for a slave, her adventures carry her to a deep understanding of the times, while she seeks retribution.
Kakadu Storm
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 69,330. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
A romantic adventure set in Arnhem Land in tropical northern Australia. When a plane crashes with Michael and his young son, he doesn't expect to be forced to act as guide by terrorists, but when his son is hostage, he must obey. But the things don't always go according to plan.
This Is How You Get Better
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 95,330. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
In recovery mode after a messy divorce from a non-Muslim man, Lara is estranged from her family. Working in a fast food shop, she also sings at a local bar. Her only interactions are with bar owner Leo, flatmate Icky, and neighbour Angela. Lara is on autopilot until a near-assault forces her into counselling. Meanwhile, an encounter with someone from her past leads to an unlikely connection.
Colors of a Lady
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 58,640. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Lady Emma Wren has never felt at home among the London elite. Despite being born and raised into an affluent household, she finds her brown skin sets her apart from the lily-white ton. To her surprise, she is to marry the eligible Lord Thomas Hartwell, long-time friend and beau to her elder sister. Her step into the forefront of English society causes backlash and unburies many long dead secrets.
Savage Revenge
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 124,570. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Historical
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.
La Divinità Nemica
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 133,490. Language: Italian. Published: January 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Erich Weisz mette in guardia da un eccessivo potere del femminile nel mondo occidentale. Potere rampante dappertutto cinquemila anni fa, è ancora dominante nella maggior parte delle aree del globo. È un testo da leggere con impegno, un libro non facile Se ne sconsiglia la lettura agli uomini dolci e carini, maschi che hanno perso la fierezza di esserlo, e alle signore irascibili.
Die Melodie der Wale
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,280. Language: German. Published: January 30, 2015 by Imajin Books. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
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: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,470. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
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.
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 » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, 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.
Glooscap’s Plan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,830. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history, Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
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 » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
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
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 » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
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Daughters of Abraham is a thought-provoking and riveting story about love, friendship, culture, values, religion, and life choices.
Khawla's Wall
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,100. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2014 by Second Wind Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Mahmoud works at the Ministry of Commerce. He’s smart, single, ambitious and Emirati but—unlike most of his countrymen—he’s not rich. Khawla is married, beautiful, wealthy and unhappy. She’s also an Emirati. Before starting work at the Ministry, she makes a very peculiar and specific request. Mahmoud will have to build something for her in the middle of the office floor.
Impimpi
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,390. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Historical » General
Apartheid South Africa (1950–1976) provides the context in which an Eastern Cape boy grapples with mean­ing in an environment of superstition, religion, tradi­tion, war, racism, broken relationships and betrayal. Impimpi echoes our contemporary world: morality and justice continue to be corrupted by cultural zealots and religious extremists, love is still blind, and betrayal remains omnipresent.
La Selva
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 82,410. Language: Spanish. Published: November 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
La selva es una serie de relatos que muestran las vivencias de sus protagonistas teniendo como escenario una parte de la selva peruana. Allí el policía Willy con otros policías y el perro llamado Zandor bregan para que la selva sea un lugar seguro y confortable para trabajar y vivir.
Bright Red Devil
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 82,960. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014 by Mirador Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Set in 2010 Nashville, Tennessee, Bright Red Devil chronicles eight months in the life of Jake Maynor. Once the city’s foremost radio disc jockey, he has in a decade descended to the depths of occupational ruin and moral decay.
The Handless Maiden: A Lakota Mystery
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 104,140. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Joanna Joe was murdered, her body dumped in a ditch on the Pine Ridge Reservation. Her hands - tattooed with her allegiance to the American Indian Movement - have been stolen. A killer’s trophy? Or a message? Lakota medicine-man-in-training Alex Turning Hawk is determined to find the truth and stop a bloody showdown between AIM warriors thirsting for justice and the FBI intent on control.