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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.
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.
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.
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.
Khatchkar - le croci di pietra
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Price: Free! Words: 1,190. Language: Italian. Published: November 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Christian » Historical
Nella prima decade del XX secolo ancora prima del grande olocausto della seconda guerra mondiale, si compie un altro genocidio che coinvolge piu' di un milione di Armeni. In questo primo racconto dei sei proposti su altre vicende incredibili, si intreccia la storia del XX secolo con le vicende miracolose di S.Gregorio Armeno, che nel 301 a.c. aveva convertito il re pagano Tiridate III.
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.
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.
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
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.
The World I Want
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 260. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
This is an art book by a queens artist and his writer son-in-law.
Mitt Romney Six Bizarre Mormon Beliefs
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,730. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Let's get to know a Presidential Candidate. Well, there is nothing like good political satire – but when a politician has bizarre beliefs, like baptizing Hitler into heaven, the satire is just too easy. Enjoy a rocking good-time walking through the bizarre, weird and often offensive Mormon faith of Mitt Romney. It is a hoot, I promise. The short work covers these basic Mitt Romney Mormon Tenants
Voices And Bullets
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Price: Free! Words: 4,630. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
Original Sin #4 A Vignette about a young man standing up to speak in a political atmosphere of confusion and hate. Using your voice isn't about changing the world as much as it's about changing yourself.
Kepsteno Rotwo
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Price: Free! Words: 2,200. Language: British English. Published: October 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
In the village of Pokot in Kenya, traditional father, Felix struggles to cope as his daughter Matilda decides to reject one of the oldest rituals of their community.
Zipangu, Year of the Dog 1274: The Second Wave
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Price: Free! Words: 9,640. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Set in Zipangu (ancient Japan) at the time of the first Mongol invasion, The Second Wave is the story of Chen who survives the typhoon sent by sun-goddess Amaterasu to protect the island chain. Washed up on a beach and close to death, he is rescued by monks from the nearby temple. He evades capture by adapting to life among them until the time of the second invasion.
Monkey Say
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Price: Free! Words: 2,080. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
"No interview has made me feel more awkwardly American than the capuchin monkey seated across the small stone table from me." I couldn't think of a better blurb than the lead-in sentence. Really, don't you want to read about what happens when a man interviews a monkey?
The People's Republic
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,290. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
See how China takes control of the U. S. and what happens under their control.
Stirring Winds
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,100. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
‘Stirring Winds’ is an Asian Literature Anthology, centering on the theme of life changes and significant moments. It contains six stories: five set in Japan and one in China, ranging in length from 900 – 3000 words.
The Rooster and the Caterpillar
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,880. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2012 by Blacklight Design. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
The short story is a twist between a modern fable and a post literary creation. Interesting as structure and as composition, it brings a good deal of wisdom in a changing tone, from hilarious to dead grave. Short and spicy reading.
A Flower for Joya
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,950. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
A young girl from a well-to-do family and the son of a street vendor in Manhattan become friends. Her family moves away. Years later she tries to find him, but she is conflicted because of the social divide between them. If you are a woman whose first love is only a memory, you will be touched by Joya's search for her first love, and by what she does when a man is found who may in fact be him.