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Ansheniu Rise
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 79,900. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
A Magical Metamorphic Tale of Adventure and Friendship. Ansheniu Rise is book one of a fantasy fiction series based on Caribbean and African folklore.
Bahamas Becca: Journey to Shell Island
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,320. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Pirates
While chasing seagulls on the beach, Becca decides that she too must learn how to fly. But how? With the help of her friend, Percy the pelican, Becca and her family travel to Shell Island in search of a mysterious tree that grows wings.
Walking Through The Pain
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 43,460. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Walking Through The Pain is based on a true story of a baby given up for adoption in Barbados by parents who think it has a better chance of surviving in a middle class family. His adopted father whom he grows to love very much dies when he is eight. After ten months, adverse circumstances force his adopted mother to sell up and downgrade to a much smaller shop far away from his friends.
Tropical Heat Wave
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70,730. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Marriage
Dennis, a young aspiring academic, becomes infatuated with a girl he meets while jogging on a beach in Barbados. An unplanned pregnancy ensues and Dennis finds himself straightjacketed and dispatched into a marriage for which he is not ready. Now caught in a marriage of almost total incompatibility and one in which he saw a weak future, he tries to free himself.
Last Rites
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,160. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
A man returns for his father's funeral in Guyana and has to confront some unpleasant memories associated with his father.
Soucouyant: A Caribbean Supernatural Tale
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,170. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Soucouyant is the first of a series retelling Caribbean folktales updated for today's taste. In this entry, the ancient soucouyant manifests as a beautiful woman of Indian descent. She extracts her unique style of justice from a local small time thug ("bad John") whose action resulted in the suicide of a teenage girl.
Going Home In Chains
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 45,190. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Themes of displacement and sexual disillusionment run through these stories as they shift between the Caribbean and America, arriving doused in magic and humor. From the title story of man trapped in the nightmare of post 9/11 scrutiny; to the delicious tale of a man unable to deal with his wife’s sexual awakening, Lovell’s lyrical prose delights, and captures the vibrant rhythms of love and loss.
Twist of Faith
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Price: Free! Words: 92,180. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Christian » Contemporary
Sometimes you have to let go of the past, refuse what is expected of you and embrace your future as it was meant to be. With the help of her new friends, Alexis might just be able to get it right, if she could only look beyond her hurt. A Christian love story centered around faith, love and sacrifice and set on the beautiful, Caribbean island of Grenada.
Junta
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 146,780. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
Expat Marcus Jacobson will find his role at the University of Saint Anglia won’t turn out as he hoped as he’s caught in the middle of a takeover on the island. He will meet: Melanie, a student who wants democracy restored; Father Bert, who helps her; Clarence Baptiste, editor of the newspaper; the Reverend running a dirty tricks campaign. The Junta is determined to hold on to power
"SIX TORIES OF A CUBAN-AMERICAN"
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 7,340. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
Adventures awaits you beyond the lines o this short stories, what will happened? is up to you to travel down the path of discovery and decide whether this imaginary trip is worth trying.