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Líder Forte
By Rayel G. C. Barroso
Price: $29.99 USD. Words: 22,090. Language: Portuguese. Published: April 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Conheça os segredos que fazem do líder uma entidade capaz de reduzir o tempo de exposição à crises, minimizar os seus reflexos, atingir objetivos e, ainda, inspirar pessoas. O Líder Forte possui perfil reto, autêntico, valioso e sólido como diamante. Esta liderança tem como diferencial a independência, exclusividade e a forma como o bom preparo associado à experiência lapidaram seu comportamento.
Wedding Song
By Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,000. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2012 by Fario. Category: Fiction
Failed composer Maestro Romão, ill, is seeking desperately to complete a piece of music he had abandoned in 1779, shortly after his marriage. In this brief and moving tale by the Brazilian master Machado de Assis, one of his finest, the frustrated artist Romão struggles momentarily against the oblivion that, he now sees, will be his lot.
Alfa 33 e o Furúnculo de Salazar
By Renato Carreira
Series: Alfa 33, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 9,630. Language: Portuguese. Published: May 20, 2012. Category: Fiction
"No mundo do agente Alfa 33, o 25 de Abril não resultou e a ditadura do Estado Novo mantém-se até aos nossos dias. Portugal continua pobre e atrasado, mas a situação parece menos grave porque ninguém está autorizado a queixar-se." Opinião subversiva não visada pela Comissão de Censura
The Astro-Dragon
By Django Mathijsen
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 13,650. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2012 by enpublikant. Category: Fiction
Wilvo, like his father, is a space junk salvager. When his dad recovers a defective satellite, launched in 2241, the Pan-American Information Service pressures him to abort. His father continues. Suddenly he sends a distress signal. What’s entangling his spaceship? Can Wilvo, helped by Yaritza from PAIS, save his father? This story was awarded the NCSF-prize 2009.
A Gathering of Vultures
By Donald Michael Platt
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,780. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2012 by Grey Gate Media LLC. Category: Fiction
Ballroom dancers Terri and Rick Hamilton want to be world champions. Set on Florianópolis, off the coast of Brazil, eviscerated bodies wash up on the shores of this beach paradise. It is home not only to urubús, a unique species of black vultures, but also to a group of strange women who offer Terri fame at a terrible price. Rick fears Terri is joining a cult and that his own life is in peril.
Millstone City
By S. P. Bailey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,610. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2012 by Zarahemla Books. Category: Fiction
Elder Carson works as a Mormon missionary in Olinda, an ancient city on the northeastern coast of Brazil. One night, he sneaks out to call his girlfriend and witnesses a gang hit. Now a suspect in a murder investigation, cops and drug traffickers have taken an interest in him, and for reasons that have nothing to do with religion. For this missionary, the "best two years" may also be his last.
Brazilian Quest
By Hallett German
Series: Olivia Plymouth, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,050. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2012. Category: Fiction
The embodiment of joyous travel with the wrong suitcase takes on another exciting adventure as a fashion consultant in Brazil for the largest fashion show in Latin America. Olivia and her sister along with their respective boyfriends, also solve a mystery on a farmhouse in the mountains, inspired by psychic dreams. Olivia’s spirited overconfidence turns every obstacle into an opportunity for joy.
Tough Mothers
By Rebecca S. W. Bates
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,900. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012 by D. M. Kreg. Category: Fiction
Three speculative stories by Rebecca S. W. Bates about women in the distant future that will go to any means to protect their children. A Mother's Link Is Never Done: It's tough replacing a mother. The Growing Ponds: Can the next generation really be grown in ponds? Babysitting Earth: Should she protect the earth or protect her child?
Sigvardinho
By Brião Ipanema
Price: Free! Words: 5,180. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2012. Category: Fiction
Sigvard, a young Swede, checks into a hostel in Rio de Janeiro. His fearless interest in the dark side of the culture- coupled with a propensity for blowing large wads of money carelessly- shocks and challenges the timid backpacker crowd. His downward spiral and unabashed indulgences trigger the imaginations of tale-telling travelers, giving birth to a legend that only grows as it is passed on.
The Barbosa Legacy
By Roa Lynn
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,590. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012. Category: Fiction
All Alexandre Barbosa's plans for the future are turned upside down by his father's gambling losses and his own decision to risk his life in opposition to the Brazilian military dictatorship of the 1960s. He and his lover, Monica, both architecture students in Rio de Janeiro, will have make new lives for themselves, living by their wits, first in Chile, then in New York.