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Indian Immigration Stories 01: Gathering the Numbers
By Dinesh Verma
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,260. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2009. Category: Fiction
Amar has grown up all his life helping gather the required number of people for rituals her mother performs. He savors his freedom from this chore thanks to admission in a U.S. University. One day in the small university town, he encounters another young man trying to collect some people for an apparent ritual. Amar thinks it is similar to the numbers he used to gather, but is it really so?
Indian Immigration Stories 02: Rohan the Drunkard
By Dinesh Verma
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,810. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2009. Category: Fiction
A story about Indian (South Asian) immigrants to the United States. Ajay, who has gotten an admission letter to a U.S. University, wants to get advice about life in the states from Rohan, another young man who lives in a neighboring town. He learns that Rohan likes foreign wines, and brings an expensive bottle as a gift. Rohan, however, turns out to be a teetotaler. How did he get that reputation?
Trekking the Mount Everest region of Nepal
By J.W. Mitchell
Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 36,230. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
There is nowhere in the world quite like it...Once the domain of explorers and climbers, the Everest Himalaya of Nepal is now a popular trek. Jonathan Mitchell tells you all you need to know to prepare, plan and pull off an amazing trek to the foot of Mount Everest through the Himalayan foothills from Kathmandu. Detailed info on equipment, lodges, transport and the best trails and viewpoints.
This Thing of Darkness
By D.J. Mitchell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,170. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2011. Category: Fiction
When peacemakers Sam Winslow and Richard Hendrix seek to better understand a war, they find themselves in Sri Lanka's no man's land. They soon learn that all is not as it seems-- and that neither side wants the truth known. But their greatest challenge lies ahead, as unexpected violence threatens both their lives and their sanity.
Magnificent Loss
By Anand Betanabhotla
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,730. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2013 by Indireads Incorporated. Category: Fiction
Encumbered by a tragic past, driven by nightmares, pursued by ghosts, Avinash detaches himself from his beloved Syamala, lest she should fall prey to his intractable destiny. Avinash must find the answers within himself and find them soon, before his worst fears become a reality.
Against All Odds
By Jazz Singh
Price: $2.25 USD. Words: 32,510. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2013 by Indireads Incorporated. Category: Fiction
He comes from the world of the rich and famous while she is a small-town girl. It doesn’t help that his mother dislikes her intensely. Can they overcome the odds?
Seoul-Mates
By Pamela Q Fernandes
Price: $2.25 USD. Words: 29,060. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2013 by Indireads Incorporated. Category: Fiction
Katia and Jihan aren’t exactly the perfect match, and someone is out to prove it... She’s a foreigner struggling to fit into a close-knit society, and he’s the heir to one of Seoul’s largest business empires. They enter a marriage of convenience but slowly, a fragile bond blossoms between Katia and Jihan. Will their fledgling love be enough to overcome their obstacles?
Pink Champagne
By Madhuri Iyer
Price: $2.25 USD. Words: 24,390. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2013 by Indireads Incorporated. Category: Fiction
Arjuns’s mother has premonitions of Tanya becoming her bahu but Lily, his fiancée, isn’t letting go. With the wedding looming, Arjun is being pulled two ways; the flighty, fun-loving Tanya, or the sophisticated Lily?
Opposites Attract
By Hiba Khan
Price: $2.25 USD. Words: 15,800. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2013 by Indireads Incorporated. Category: Fiction
Ayza can’t believe she has to suffer Fahad’s juvenile pranks now that they are both grown up. But as Fahad and his tricks begin to get underneath her skin, she is confused by new feelings for her old ‘tormentor’.
No Such Thing as Love
By Naina Kamal
Price: $2.25 USD. Words: 33,370. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2013 by Indireads Incorporated. Category: Fiction
Ahd is the knight of Zermina’s fairy tale dreams, but hasn’t her mother told her, there’s no such thing as love?