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On the Island of Fire - Four Tales of Santorini
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Price: Free! Words: 5,490. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2015. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Fantasies are spawned by the volcanic Greek island of Santorini in this collection "On the Island of Fire" - four fantasies for children - from the dream of Alizides, a donkey who thinks he is Pegasus fighting the Chimaera, to harpies swooping through as they move home - unlikely happenings emerging from the island's black sand and simmering core.
Niyati
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Price: Free! Language: English. Published: March 17, 2015. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 1 review)
A South African fable following a young donkey named Niyati and the consequences of her quest for vengeance.
A Bushveld Tail
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Price: Free! Words: 1,270. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: March 13, 2015. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
In the African veld, Snake and Mongoose are old enemies.
Pivotals: A Story of Small Town America
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Price: Free! Words: 14,180. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2015. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
For centuries, small towns were the hub of family life. Generation after generation stayed close to their roots. Friends and neighbors were for a lifetime. A life with good neighbors and great friends is better than wealth. This is a story of a town that was strong. It is one of many that know the value of Community.
Tales of Escape
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Price: Free! Words: 4,030. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
These are a set of very short stories done by students to practice English.
Hearing the Act of Motorcycle Destruction
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Price: Free! Words: 10,240. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2015. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Hearing the Act of Motorcycle Destruction is a metaphor for life that goes non-stop up and down, rocks and rivers, large boulders and broken ribs. Breathless seconds that become hours, sweltering arms, fading eyesight, diminishing legs and muscles weeping. The book will be uploaded chapter by chapter, weekly.
Sweet Nuts
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Price: Free! Words: 2,570. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2015. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Grandmother Zole helps Prince Yayi get the attention of the village girl he desires as his future queen, but her plans take a curve when Prince Yayi messes up the village girl's palm oil recipe. The good that comes out of the Prince's mess astonishes the whole village and wins the attention of the village girl.
The Other Woman
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Series: Stories of Okinawa, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 7,510. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Short Story: A young Okinawan woman recently dumped by her fiancee considers a future with a dashing American teacher married to another woman.
Tin Universe Monthly? #19
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Price: Free! Words: 960. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
It's sort of a flash fiction document thingee so.... How do you write a description about that?
Never Died A Winter Yet
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Price: Free! Words: 18,850. Language: English (Scottish dialect). Published: November 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A collection of short stories where the characters are Glaswegian and the dialogue is in the local vernacular. Real life stories about real working class people.
Form Follows Function
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Series: Computer User Fiction, Book 7 ยท All Earnest Long's Fiction, Book 12. Price: Free! Words: 1,710. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Imagine you get a computer and you want to do something on it, perhaps using your word processor and spreadsheet software. This is what someone does is this story. They print a form to fill in every day how they spent their time. Sounds like research but without any training in research, he only has his computer to help him. Time will tell what he does with it!.
Book 15- Streets Paved with Gold
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Series: Streets Paved with Gold. Price: Free! Words: 5,470. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: October 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
This sketch chronicles life on the streets in the big city as seen through the eyes of two street vendors. The informal economy is, for many people, the only way to survive. However, two middle-aged women, Lebo and Dimpho, discover that having a powerful friend can also be useful in the battle for survival.
Book 13- Streets Paved with Gold
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Series: Streets Paved with Gold. Price: Free! Words: 4,170. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: October 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
This story is set in the Kalahari Desert. The shaman of a Khoi Bushman clan sends young !Goab on a mission. A drought has been ravaging their community for three years and the survival of the family depends on the success of his mission. However, !Goab’s task is put at risk when he finds a bushman girl dying of thirst and hunger. Should he abandon his mission or rather leave her to die?
Book 12- Streets Paved with Gold
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Series: Streets Paved with Gold. Price: Free! Words: 5,250. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: October 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Cathy, a young woman of twenty three, moves house. She is overjoyed at owning her first flat. Her friends help her with the move. The place is warm and comfortable. However, soon after settling in, things start to go wrong and she suspect that someone is using witchcraft against her. Her only solution is to fight fire with fire.
The Sheriff of Tesco
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Price: Free! Words: 7,460. Language: British English. Published: September 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A chance encounter in a supermarket coffee shop opens old wounds for the ex-Marine and the war widow. Soon they are reliving horrors of death and murder in the Afghan desert, duty and deceit blowing in the wind. Can an icon of crime fiction save them from themselves, or will it be just another case for the Sheriff of Tesco?
Colorful Us
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Price: Free! Words: 690. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Female authors
(3.00 from 1 review)
This book comprises of some reasons behind the celebration of the festival of colors. Our culture is filled with festivals. This is my sincere attempt to cover maximum festivals that we celebrate at my place. My poems are very close to my life and also live of many in this world.
Beyond the Crossing
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Price: Free! Words: 3,030. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
In 'Beyond the Crossing', Liz and her partner Martin, lived together in Melbourne in the early 1970s. Nearly everyone was attending antiwar protests and smoking dope in dimly lit folk clubs. They found they had inadvertently joined the rat race and decided to move to outback Australia and work in an Aboriginal community. It changes their lives forever.
Tin Universe Monthly #15b 2014 Extra Stuff In April Special
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Price: Free! Words: 2,620. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
For a long time the subject of Beyond Humans has been one that for the most part has been a stable stance across the world but that’s about to change in big ways. Also Canadian sisters in a small town.
Sidi's Cause
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Price: Free! Words: 1,910. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Sidi returns to his village only to learn that an abusive archaic tradition against women, that has existed for ages still exists. His Father and uncle ask him to play part in the abuse. He is furious, angry and distraught by this but does not know how to act.