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The Healing Tree
By Margaret Knight
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 88,500. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014 by Sheraton Media. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Margaret Knight's fast paced novel about interracial and inter-class love in the Barbados of the 1940s and 50s is set against the factual backdrop of the murder of Myra Greenland in 1948. There is plenty of drama and unexpected twists and turns to keep the reader guessing about the final outcome in the 1980s, when the full significance of the tree of the book's title becomes apparent.
Mach kein Zeichen am Boot, Geschichten aus Burma
By Susanne Isabel Krajanek
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 28,060. Language: German. Published: March 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Mach kein Zeichen am Boot. Geschichten aus aus Myanmar, die mir von Ven. UNyaneinda, dem Abt des alten Burmesischen Tempels in Bodhgaya , India, erzählt wurden, damit ich sie mir merken soll und sie weitererzählen kann. Der Ort ist das ‚Land am Großen Strom’ in Zentralburma, entlang des Irrawaddy Flusses, wo diese Parabeln in den verschiedensten Formen auch heute noch erzählt werden.
Normandie légendaire - histoires courtes 2
By Bruno Robert des Douets
Series: Normandie légendaire, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,580. Language: French. Published: March 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Le second volume de Normandie légendaire apporte une deuxième douzaine d'histoire courtes et forme un second voyage à travers le temps et cette région connue dans le monde entier. Tantôt plongée dans l'Histoire, tantôt conte ou légende, tantôt découverte de traditions populaire, on y découvre autant de sujets variés.
Surviving Sanctuary
By PJ O'Brien
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 492,420. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
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On a spring evening in 1982, a thousand people are killed in Sanctuary, a country founded by genocide survivors and devoted to pacifism. Decades later, Brian, a congenial and underemployed American, goes there to look for the sister of a former girlfriend who disappeared while visiting there. As he looks for clues and tries not to marry anyone accidentally, he learns he may be a target too.
From Flying Fish to Kippers
By Margaret Knight
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,750. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2014 by Sheraton Media. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Set mostly in England just after World War II, Barbadian born ‘Trixie’ Ridger is unhappy that her parents have sent her to boarding school in England. Despite the culture shock, she finds an inner strength and resilience that carry her through. As usual, Margaret Knight peppers her fast moving storylines with the ever present spectre of racism that lay just below the surface in post war Britain.
Apache Conquest
By Theresa Scott
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,270. Language: American English. Published: February 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
1689… Carmen, a lovely Spanish noblewoman, must travel to Santa Fe to marry a man she has never met: the wealthy silver-mine owner her uncle has chosen for her. Half-Spanish, half-Apache warrior, Puma, is released from a Spanish prison in exchange for safeguarding a caravan headed to Santa Fe. But, when Puma sees Carmen, he vows to escape and take her with him… as his captive.
Full Circle
By Narendra Phanse
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,480. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Regency
'Full Circle' encompasses the tales of families spread over three continents: a 19th century Indian prince who chooses love over legacy; a gallant indentured laborer in Guyana bravely keeps the promise he gave his dying friend; brave young women in rural India honoring family values; and an American woman who does everything to help her husband in accomplishing the wishes of his ancestor.
Un jour ou l'autre
By Katy O'Connor
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 36,380. Language: French. Published: February 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Sept histoires, dramatiques et ludiques, parfois même fantastiques. Les aventures prennent la couleur particulière de chaque jour et les héros reviennent à différents moments de leur vie pour dresser le portrait baroque d’un continent qui unit le Nord et le Sud.
Cairo in White
By Kelly Ann Jacobson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,690. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014 by Musa Publishing. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Closeted Egyptian teen Zahra finds herself in an arranged marriage to her girlfriend's brother. As Cairo swelters in the summer of 1986, spunky Egyptian teen Zahra pins on her hijab and faces the heat like a warrior, prepared to risk everything for a secret rendezvous with her lover.
Il matrimonio del Viaggiatore
By Graham Jones
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,280. Language: Italian. Published: February 12, 2014 by Gingko edizioni. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Romanzo d’esordio del pluripremiato regista irlandese Graham Jones, “Il matrimonio del Viaggiatore” dà per la prima volta voce a un membro della comunità degli Irish Travellers.
DISUNITED “Clan and Kin—Beginning or End
By George Morgan
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 57,550. Language: American English. Published: February 2, 2014 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
Behind the action and intrigue of an international-arms-deals-gone-wrong, is the story of a Cherokee clan committed to family, community, and working together in the face of a world equally committed to tearing them apart. Disunited is the story of Dr. Bryson and his son, Devan, who learn the dire consequences of personal betrayal and, through the personal hardships that follow, rediscover home.
Sugar Cane
By E E Fry
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,660. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Set in Mauritius, Sugar Cane evokes a sensuous feast of all the rich sights and scents of a tropical paradise landscape. But what at first seems idyllic, gradually reveals a malignant underside as our heroine, Beth Stephens, attempts to reveal the truth about her Mauritian father's abrupt departure from the island many years ago. Ever dreamed of travelling to Mauritius? Dive into Sugar Cane!
Serpiente de estrellas
By LD Books - Lectorum
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 111,680. Language: Spanish. Published: January 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Esta es una novela en la que se entreteje la cotidianidad objetiva de lo que fue México Tenochtitlan, una civilización perfectamente constituída, cuyos valores residían en el fervor religioso, el honor, la guerra, el inmutable destino y los sacrificios humanos.
The Birds Colony
By Andrew - Miroslaw Bukraba
Price: Free! Words: 34,170. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
‘The Birds Colony’ is a metaphorically presented account of years spent in service to a believed-to-be enlightened guru. It is about cult mentality, corruption, bullying, sex and misuse of donated funds all in the name of declared spirituality & charity. This story is a must read for all those who want to get involved in any ashram, or are considering contributing substantial funds to its charity.
Fever: The Origins of Fever (Book I)
By Yas Niger
Series: Fever. Price: Free! Words: 64,850. Language: British English. Published: January 14, 2014. Category: 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
The Waiting Game
By J. L. Fynn
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,170. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
The Waiting Game is the eagerly anticipated prequel to J.L. Fynn's best-selling The Long Game. In it, Tommy Costello has to choose between his childhood friend and Irish-Gypsy con partner Jim Reilly and Jim's wife, Maggie Downey.
Tales from Indian Country: The Apple
By Andrew Genaille
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,220. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Seven stories throughout the life of an Indian man that's considered an 'Apple' to his reserve, red on the outside but white on the inside. These stories chronicle his attempt to be more accepted by his community by going on a vision quest, his time dating a spiritual person, the time he played poker with a dying racist man; and the time as a ten year old that he discovered residential schools.
Why We Raise Belgian Horses
By Kathryn Judson
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 79,120. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Christian » Historical
A descendant of Norwegian immigrants chronicles ancestral adventures in Dakota Territory and Norway, including several stories about Hans, an odd but friendly draft horse with a reputation as a scaredy-cat.
World's End
By James Conaway
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 88,030. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
World’s End (first published by William Morrow) is about love, corruption, and retribution in New Orleans before hurricane Katrina swept much of that world away. Nostalgically bittersweet, intricately plotted, it works on several levels -- as a family saga, a political thriller, and a kind of generational noir. A compelling literary experience, and a complement to the author's novel The Big Easy.
Running from the Dreamland
By Tulasi Acharya
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,410. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2013 by Allwrite Publishing. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Deepak comes to America immediately mesmerized by the immensity of its abundance. After leaving Nepal, his plan is to make his fortune in the land of opportunity. He quickly learns America is more than he bargained for, especially his newfound “friends.” He questions whether he can even survive, much less succeed, in this new country until he finds an unexpected, unlikely love.