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Dying to Live: An Amish Man Fakes His Death to Find His Life by Sally Pfoutz
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,270. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Based on a true story, one August night in 1996, an Amish man starts a bloody trail across the bedroom floor next to the double bed where his young wife sleeps soundly and disappears into the night. He is missing and presumed dead.
East Bay Grease by Eric Miles Williamson
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 74,090. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2014 by Writers Tribe Books. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
East Bay Grease has been acclaimed as one of the great depictions of working-class America in the latter half of the 20th century.This is the story of T-Bird Murphy, born in the tumultuous 1960’s and raised in the ghettos of Oakland, California by his mother, who rides with the Hell’s Angels, his father, who is an ex-convict, and the father figures who range from musicians to construction workers.
The Longest Kiss by Leila S Chudori
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,030. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2014 by Typhoon Media. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
The protagonists of the stories in this translated collection all crave a private domain, a place that nobody else can touch. They share with their creator a passion for words, a passion for writing and a passion for literature. To read the stories in this collection is to enter the private domain of the characters who populate them.
The Tourmaline by Karen E. James
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 103,000. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Volatile but talented, London teenager, Aaron, distrusts most people apart from his incarcerated cousin. When he attacks a fellow pupil to defend his birth mother’s honour, his head teacher gives him a fixed-term exclusion, and his foster parents send him to a residential camp for mild delinquents close to mystical Stonehenge. Once there, inexplicably strange events start to occur.
Entre Toiros e Gurus by João Nobre de Carvalho
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 51,910. Language: Portuguese. Published: August 5, 2014 by Chiado Editora. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Três religiosos rezam pela evolução da humanidade, em diferentes localidades da Índia: um lama tibetano, no seu mosteiro; um iogue, num ashram e uma teósofa, na sede da sua organização.
Paloma Negra by Miha Mazzini
Price: $6.49 USD. Words: 78,360. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2014 by Open Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
From Pushcart Prize and Golden Palm winner Miha Mazzini comes the charming and unlikely story of an imitation Mariachi band in 1950s Communist Yugoslavia.
Teilang_A_Novel by Yona M. Nonglang
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,190. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Inspirational
In Khasi, “Teilang” is both proper noun and verb - “build together” - a great concept. The character of Teilang gives life to that concept. The novel is a tribute to the good men and women of Khasi society in particular, and all good men and women in general. It celebrates the quiet revolution of industry and values at a time when opportunism and anarchy dominate news headlines everywhere.
Stones by Ruby Standing Deer
Series: Shining Light's Saga. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 103,720. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014 by Evolved Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
In Book 3 of the saga of Shining Light’s people, the reader is swept into the changing world of ancient Native America. The peace that Shining Light and his family have enjoyed in the Land of the Tall Trees is shattered by his young daughter. Dove’s dream of mustangs, and of a young American Indian boy named Singing Stone, and his family known as the Mustang People, will not let her rest.
Song of the Silence by Barry Brailsford
Series: Chronicles of the Stone, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,080. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Now the East calls the heroes deeper into the travail of the age. Tu Ahu must be raised to hold the dark powers at bay. Then the Silk Road calls, and Tibet. Here the challenge of the trails is met. Here they rediscover the power of the ‘Silence’, a unique force born of old tides that serves them well. But the Black Robe forces gather greater strength until the quest seems doomed...
The Banana Leaf Men (Reprint) by Aneeta Sundararaj
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,910. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
In this novel, at the turn of the millennium, identity crisis, gender racism, old fashioned ideas and astrology come together in Alor Star, Malaysia,
Making the Cut by Ian Thomas Healy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,380. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2014 by Local Hero Press, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
Making the Cut is a Young Adult/New Adult novel about two girls, Midori and Nicole, competing in a televised cooking competition. They become friends despite their cultural differences, and will be competing against six other teens. With a $10,000 prize and scholarship to a prestigious New York culinary school at stake, can their friendship survive the challenge?
Uncle Toms Cabin by Jhenwood
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 180,660. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Uncle Tom's Cabin; or, Life Among the Lowly, is a Classic peice of american literature about anti-slavery which helped lay the groundwork for the Civil War.
The Whore by Yas Niger
Series: Laraba Thomas. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 109,100. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: June 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Adventure » General
Kengua is visibly a male journalist with a secret dual sexual condition. Laraba is his clueless female colleague and most probable suitor, who refuses to be evaded by him. They both have impressive careers and this is the story they both live in their race for a culled national prestige.
Fever: The Coldness of Fever (Book V) by Yas Niger
Series: Fever. Price: Free! Words: 63,390. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: June 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Fever is an exposition of a heady but not inscrutable abstract tale conceived on the likeness of bodily symptoms to a dysfunctional family, coexisting like the nation it is indigenous to, resembles and lives within. Its nature points seemingly to a fictional story it likens in every aspect and symbolizes with such inane clarity. This is the historical tale of the Nigerian nationhood and its people
Stir It Up: The CIA Targets Jamaica, Bob Marley and the Progressive Manley Government by David Dusty Cupples
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 121,720. Language: American English. Published: June 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » USA
A violent outburst brings Scott to a psychologist. What happened in Jamaica four years earlier? Had Bob Marley and the Manley government been under attack by the CIA? Was his father CIA? Had he come at him with a machete? Doc M pushes Scott to relive the fateful year 1976 leading to the historic Smile Jamaica concert and uncover the truth that will either set them both free or be their undoing.
The Holocaust of All Times: The Genocide of the Incas by Carlos J. Sanchez Sanchez
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 119,940. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America, Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
The conquerors of the Old World took only a few months to arrive at the “American” continent and begin the most inhuman encounter between two different civilizations, outnumbering any other genocide. The "Indians" always will be weak unless they join to claim the right to their ancestral continent, understanding that our hopes lie in the humanity of our inhumanity.
Roep van die Visarend by Makkie de Beer
Price: $1.23 USD. Words: 68,700. Language: Afrikaans. Published: June 3, 2014 by Kameeldoring Boeke. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Deel in die lief en leed, drome en teleurstellings van die boere in die Krokodilriviervallei noord van die Magaliesberg. Die rivier met sy voëllewe is deel van die daaglikse ervaring van die plaasgemeenskap naby Brits, wat vir hulle oorlewing op die geskiedkundige rivier vertrou. Vir party mense weerklink die roep van die visarend, baie duideliker as vir die ander. Sprei jou vlerke saam met hulle.
The Mountain's Silent Cry by Phil Evaul
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 65,140. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014 by Melinda Evaul. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Daniel feels his family slipping away while all he can do is watch helplessly. He knows the importance of heritage to survive a hard life in the Appalachian Mountains of the 1940’s. But his children are restless, dissatisfied with traditional ways, and want to make life in their own image. The Pittman family becomes the battleground for the conflict of a stable past against a vague future.
Keeping Secrets (The Essien Trilogy, #1) by Kiru Taye
Series: The Essien Trilogy, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 64,690. Language: British English. Published: May 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Romance, Fiction » African American fiction » Romance
Secrets, Scandals, and Seduction under African skies. The Essiens are the kings of African finance. A close-knit family, their father is the patriarch of a finance dynasty that ranges from retail to investment banking spanning the African continent. Yet all is not as it seems as the three brothers—Felix, Mark and Tony—soon discover when their family is rocked by secrets and scandals.