Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes

Sub-categories: Cultural interest, general | Hispanic & Latino | Asian American | Jewish 
Skin Deep, a Novel
By Kathleen Cross
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 101,520. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
If you were half black, but looked white, how would it affect your life? Your career? Your love life? Nina Moore, the daughter of a rich & famous musician finds she's attracting the wrong men, receiving privileges she didn't earn and running from a past she didn't create. When she meets Ahmad, an ex-con and single father with no love for white folks, she learns lessons she never saw coming...
Songs For Sighing
By H. Ronken Lynton
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,900. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
jennifer, american professional, bonded with purnima, Indian villager, different as eggs and quiche. Their time together included births, life-threatening illness, adoption, family problems. After separating, jennifer experienced a kidnapping and ransom demands; puramma wrested a living from hard-scrabble acres, each stronger for what she learned from the other and adapted to her life.
The Word Not Spoken
By Laurie Fraser
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 204,980. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
A backpacker falls face-flat in love while on holiday in Turkey. Leigh doesn’t learn that Ahmet is a Kurdish freedom fighter until after their 3-day Islamic wedding. In funny and poignant scenes, Leigh learns to deal with neighbours pounding at the door, chickens in the basement, a new friend who needs help to escape and the growing threat of torture and separation from the man she loves.
Kilned Again, A Jennifer Harrington Jones Mystery
By Pamela Mattson McDonald
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,530. Language: American English. Published: March 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When Jennifer Harrington Jones discovers an unlikely gas fired kiln behind a prestigious winery in the Napa Valley dominos start to fall, bringing to light its connection with a widely varied cast of characters, art world intrigues, immigrant quandaries, and delicious culinary forays.
Maccabee
By David C. Carson
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 139,790. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Before the world heard of Adolph Hitler, Hezbollah, or Hamas, a Syrian king calling himself Antiochus Epiphanes called for the destruction of the Jewish nation. Against all odds, one priest and his sons stood up to the king. One of those sons became known as the Maccabee. It was the passion, faith, and military genius of the Maccabee that culminated in what is presently celebrated as Hanukkah.
Cuentos completos. Mauricio Magdaleno
By LD Books - Lectorum
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,830. Language: Spanish. Published: January 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
En las páginas de este libro se ve desfilar la violencia del opresor contra el oprimido, la violencia entre iguales, la violencia acicateada por la venganza, la violencia que se da en un estallido espontáneo, la maledicencia, la guerra, la crueldad psicológica, la brutalidad más elemental, la violencia pragmática y hasta la violencia que ejerce la misma naturaleza en contra de los seres humanos.
Cairo in White
By Kelly Ann Jacobson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,690. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014 by Musa Publishing. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Closeted Egyptian teen Zahra finds herself in an arranged marriage to her girlfriend's brother. As Cairo swelters in the summer of 1986, spunky Egyptian teen Zahra pins on her hijab and faces the heat like a warrior, prepared to risk everything for a secret rendezvous with her lover.
The King's Favourite
By M. A. McRae
Series: The Shuki Series, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 115,050. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Taken as a slave in order to amuse a boy king, Shuki becomes a great deal more than his toy.
Мир аж…
By Геннадий Дорофеев
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 44,300. Language: Russian. Published: March 29, 2014 by T/O "Neformat". Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Все рассказы иронической прозы «Мир аж… больше чем мир»- это философские размышления о современной жизни на земле. О том, что зависть, злость и непонимание основ нравственности останавливает развитие мышления человека на одном уровне и заводит его сознание «в тупик». Объясняют то, что человек это не просто материальное тело, а дух. Опыт, желания, привычки, интересы и инстинкты представляют основ
Inner Diva
By Laurie Larsen
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 52,900. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
0.5 star(4.60 from 5 reviews)
Theater manager Monica is tired of being her family's first choice to help out at a moment's notice. They assume she has no life of her own, and they're right. She volunteers to be a Big Sister to a fatherless Hispanic girl, Luisa. She never dreams she'd fall in love with Luisa's older, brooding, gorgeous brother. Nor does she imagine that Carlos is the key to achieving her dreams. But it's true.
A Question of Heritage: An Adoption Story
By Judith Jo Pachino
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 59,810. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Jo finds herself pregnant in the early 1960’s with limited options. Derailed by betrayal, she must make an impossible decision. Ellen lives with the challenges of being an adoptee. She is compelled to unearth her past in order to definitively prove her Jewish heritage. A Question of Heritage resonates with the angst of those in the adoption triad, leaving the reader with insight and hope.
Surviving Sanctuary
By PJ O'Brien
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 492,420. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 1 review)
On a spring evening in 1982, a thousand people are killed in Sanctuary, a country founded by genocide survivors and devoted to pacifism. Decades later, Brian, a congenial and underemployed American, goes there to look for the sister of a former girlfriend who disappeared while visiting there. As he looks for clues and tries not to marry anyone accidentally, he learns he may be a target too.
Taming Romeo (New Adult Romance)
By Rachelle Ayala
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 54,660. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
0.5 star(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Evie Sanchez is recovering from heartbreak when she runs into Romeo Garcia, the boy she left behind. Now a movie star, Romeo never understood why Evie stood him up. He whisks her away and reignites her love with romance and skillful lovemaking. But is the fantasy real or revenge? Evie and Romeo are about to discover if their buried feelings will explode in pure delight or utter disaster.
Paloma
By Marianne Mitchell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,140. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2014 by Rafter Five Press. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fairy Tales
"Paloma" is a re-telling of an old Cinderella tale from Spain. A young girl must leave her home to find her way in the world. Her only possessions are three beautiful dresses left to her by her mother. However, beauty alone will not bring her happiness. She must be clever and careful in order to find her true love.
The High Road to the Mountain Gods
By Jacques Antoine
Series: The Emily Kane Adventures, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,960. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
With the help of her "Granny," Emily Kane had the strength to fight off the black-ops teams hunting her. But now she needs to find some relief from Granny, and to reconcile herself to the violence she had to unleash. She hopes to find spiritual renewal in the crowded pantheon of the hindus and Buddhists of Nepal. But the spirit of violence is not far behind her.
Stranger Than Fiction 2
By Aneeta Sundararaj
Series: Stranger Than Fiction, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,100. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
People say the strangest things! In my career as a freelance writer, I’ve come across many people and some of the things they say are downright offensive. But many are hilarious, touching and stay with me for a long while. ‘Stranger Than Fiction 2’ is a collection of three fictionalised accounts of some of my encounters.
Stranger Than Fiction 1
By Aneeta Sundararaj
Series: Stranger Than Fiction, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,380. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
People say the strangest things! In my career as a freelance writer, I’ve come across many people and some of the things they say are downright offensive. But many are hilarious, touching and stay with me for a long while. ‘Stranger Than Fiction 1’ is a collection of three fictionalised accounts of some of my encounters.
Victoria's Beginning
By A'Mera Frieman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,880. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
Breaking the Line Books is a line of fictional dramatic books. The first book of the line is Victoria's Beginning introduces main character, Victoria. Born different, Victoria has to face many challenges and hardships starting with the rejection by her parents. Her faith becomes tested with each new obstacle. Will she succumb and lose faith or conquer all to find her destiny.
Garden of Sugar and Pineapples
By Pineapple Sam
Series: The Life and Adventures of Pineapple Sam, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,880. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
0.5 star(4.60 from 5 reviews)
This story takes you, the reader, through the humble beginnings of the author’s family to the miracle of his almost tragic birth. Let this story inspire you with the courage of a family seeking a new life while giving you a good laugh as you are taken back to your own hijinks as a kid.
Mr. Wong Rights a Wrong: A Victorian San Francisco Story
By M. Louisa Locke
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,210. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
(5.00 from 1 review)
In this short story, the newest in Locke’s Victorian San Francisco series, Annie Fuller, widowed boarding house keeper and reluctant clairvoyant, turns to Mr. Wong for help in solving a puzzle that could have life or death consequences.