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The Dollshop on Gogo Row
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 91,330. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Within a context of story, with humor, drama and action, the mysterious economics of Thailand are examined, as are the beliefs and motivators of both locals and expats.
The Baptist “A Native American Odyssey”
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 144,010. Language: American English. Published: November 25, 2013 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Fr. Tosco is assigned to meet with a band of Paiute and dissolve an abandoned Mission established by the Catholic Diocese. Discovering remnants of a once proud people, struggling for survival and destined for extinction, something triggered within him to lead them to the path of survival. Why did the church and the government feel so threatened that it caused the shooting of unarmed natives?
Songs For Sighing
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,900. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
jennifer, american professional, bonded with purnima, Indian villager, different as eggs and quiche. Their time together included births, life-threatening illness, adoption, family problems. After separating, jennifer experienced a kidnapping and ransom demands; puramma wrested a living from hard-scrabble acres, each stronger for what she learned from the other and adapted to her life.
Primo's Numbah Two: Is Chicken Skin a Local Delicacy?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,950. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Second book in the Primo series, set in a fictional bar in the town of Kapaa on the island of Kauai. An eccentric group of regulars and irregulars blunders through adventures both humorous and spooky.
Ghost Town
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Price: $3.91 USD. Words: 127,060. Language: British English. Published: October 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
1981. Coventry, city of Two Tone and Ska, is riven with battles between skinheads and young Asians. Photographer Baz—‘too Paki to be white, too gora to be desi’—is capturing the conflict on film. Unemployed graduate Maia—serial champion of liberal causes—is pregnant with a mixed-race child. Neither can afford to let the racists win. They must take a stand. A stand that will cost lives.
The Old Queen's Murder
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,380. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In this second book of the Kohala Coast Mystery series, a serial killer arrives on the Big Island of Hawaii, bringing with him death and grief for the women of the Pono Family.
Harvest - A Novel in Progress
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 62,030. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Cultures and personalities clash in this family saga set in California's fertile Delta and the Bay Area 1955 to 1980. Carlos, a Mexican immigrant, wants to marry Rose, but her Chinese family objects; their son, confused about his own sexuality, experiments in far-away New York City. Cherry, daughter of divorce, struggles with her own demons and the responsibilities to her illegitimate daughter.
The Chain
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,490. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: October 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
It is spring 1982, and change is in the air. Frank has got a job at one of the big Hawkes Bay meatworks. Mereana's uncle has got her hired on the mutton slaughter floor, and torn her away from her quiet life in the backblocks. The meat companies have plans to bring in machinery that will wipe out jobs, and the government is about to eliminate subsidies to farmers. A confrontation is looming.
From Iran to America: Mahnaz and Shirin -- A Love Story
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,240. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Written through the eyes of a young boy in Iran and later a young man in America, the author’s experiences – at times funny, at times poignant – give the reader insight into life in the Middle East, and especially in Iran. Adding to this are his harrowing lessons in love at the hands of the two Iranian women who give this book its title. This is an informative, while also gripping read.
A Midwife Abroad
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Price: $6.58 USD. Words: 110,120. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
An adventure that began at night, in an English country lane beside a red phone box, leads Annie an English midwife to her dream job in Southern Africa. Gradually though, she realises something is wrong. Mothers and babies are dying when they shouldnot. A plot emerges. Drastic action is required . Annie knows the story began in England and returns for a final confrontation in her own hospital.
Real Life in the UK: Reflections of an Immigrant Doctor
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 92,270. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
An immigrant doctor's shocking experiences of real life in today's United Kingdom.
Stop The Rain
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Series: Social Awareness, Book 2 ยท , Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 62,500. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
This is the story which takes the forecasted debacle of the human spirit and changes it into one of the greatest destinies of humanity. Witness the pain of betrayal, loss, and murder for some so that the rest of us will survive to a brilliant future. 'Who said life is fair?' is answered back with 'we can take steps for our children's world to be continuously more fair. Please, see how it can work.
Finding Arun
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,750. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Nineteen-year-old Aaron Rutherford is already reeling from the loss of his mother, when the unexpected revelation of a dark secret from her past changes his world forever. As the tangled web of lies unfolds and uncertainty takes over, a startling chain of events are set in motion that will see Aaron make the journey of a lifetime to discover not only who he really is, but who he wants to be.
The Chinese Spymaster
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,040. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
(4.17 from 6 reviews)
Chinese Intelligence uncovers a North Korean trying to sell a nuclear device. Then they find five other dealers trying to do the same for--the Pashtuns. Is this a "Pashtun Spring"? A realignment of geopolitical power in Central Asia? The Spymaster must also confront a vendetta within the Party and he determination of of his Old Friends and their wives to make him a match.
Atlas Sulks
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,570. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
ATLAS SULKS addresses the issue of the privatization of the Commons, in this case the Airwaves which belong to the American People. With a satirical look at right wing Talk Radio and Ayn Randian philosophy, the story shows how self entitled individuals can take the nation’s resources as their own possessions. If they aren’t deterred, they’ll reap unaccountable wealth, and amass even more power.
The Word Not Spoken
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 204,980. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
A backpacker falls face-flat in love while on holiday in Turkey. Leigh doesn’t learn that Ahmet is a Kurdish freedom fighter until after their 3-day Islamic wedding. In funny and poignant scenes, Leigh learns to deal with neighbours pounding at the door, chickens in the basement, a new friend who needs help to escape and the growing threat of torture and separation from the man she loves.
Looking for Redfeather
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,880. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
(5.00 from 1 review)
"Looking for Redfeather" is a twenty-first century, coming-of-age story featuring Ramie, Chas and LaRoux --three runaway teens from various parts of the United States who meet up by chance and go on the road looking for an Apache named Redfeather, a musician who Ramie believes to be his father. Life is a highway, but this ain't Jack Kerouac's road trip!
The Inflatable Buddha
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Price: $7.49 USD. Words: 94,350. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013 by Armadillo Central. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Inflatable Buddha is a warm, witty and poignant account of the lives of three boys from disparate cultural backgrounds, set against the dramatic backdrop of Hungary’s recent history.
Psalm Maker: The Journal of Booker Jones
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,020. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Booker Jones reflects on his entry into the social issues and metaphysics of contemporary Southwest Indians. In his own words he documents a deeper spiritual experience, finds a female companion, and continues his odyssey among the Pueblo and Hispanic people of northern New Mexico. The dramatic events of Booker’s cross-cultural adventure culminates in a wisdom that has meaning for all humanity.
Caverns of the Dreamtime
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Series: The Dreaming, Book 4. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 213,620. Language: Australian English. Published: September 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The 4th and last book in The Dreaming Series, we journey with Tom as he matures into the Ancient Lore he was born to. Lost in the struggle between the Australian Aboriginal Lore and his fight to discover just who he is, Tom tries to make sense in the influences of the world around him and to find a place amongst his people. Reach into the Dreamtime and meet the ancient Kadimakara.