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The Warsaw Conspiracy (The Poland Trilogy, Book 3)
Series: The Poland Trilogy, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 118,780. Language: American English. Published: June 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Historical » General
THE WARSAW CONSPIRACY unfolds as a family saga set against the November Rising (1830-1831), partitioned Poland’s daring challenge to the Russian Empire. The story portrays two brothers and their fates in love and war. Both Michał and Józef find themselves caught up in the vortex of a daring plot to abduct the Grand Duke of Russia in order to instigate a general insurrection.
Keeping Secrets
Series: The Essien Series, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 64,690. Language: British English. Published: May 12, 2014 by Love Africa Press. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Romance, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Secrets, Scandals, and Seduction under African skies. The Essiens are the kings of African finance. A close-knit family, their father is the patriarch of a finance dynasty that ranges from retail to investment banking spanning the African continent. Yet all is not as it seems as the three brothers—Felix, Mark and Tony—soon discover when their family is rocked by secrets and scandals.
Jiyū: The Seal of Aurum
Series: Jiyū, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 87,250. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
Book 2: Jiyū’s society has rapidly destabilized, and the cause lies somewhere between the incursion and Aurum’s Secret. David is forced to return to Earth leaving Rick and Magnar to perform damage control at a time when Rick, and all of Jiyū, need David most. Can Rick expose a traitor before their plan brings all of One City to ruin?
Jiyū: Latent Portal (Second Edition)
Series: Jiyū, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 116,990. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
Second Edition Book 1: Rick Heiden seeks asylum in the United Kingdom where he happens upon David, a man from elsewhere who needs his help, bringing with him a lot of trouble. Their freedom is on the line and it takes them here, there, back again, and around the globe. When you have what everyone wants, and powerful people want it, trouble isn’t far behind.
Stalking Red
Series: Copper River Romances, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 73,370. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Red, Brenda Levere has been on her own for a very long time. PR, Paul Revere Jones comes from a big family, part Alaska Native and part white. When Red moves into his apartment complex, PR begins the hunt of a lifetime. He wants the prickly woman. Red throws a big glitch in his plans by getting involved with another man. PR continues his friendly interaction with Red as he bides his time.
A Killing to DIE For
Price: Free! Words: 105,420. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
(4.71 from 7 reviews)
In Gaza terrorists have a new kind of missile...a deadly accurate one. In Manila a businessman lies dead, murdered by arms traffickers. In the frozen valleys of West Virginia, a veteran mourns his son. He wants answers. So does the FBI. And so does Anna...the super-spy and enigmatic killer who is torn between revenge and loyalty to her controllers.
The Sitar
Price: Free! Words: 70,210. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 1 review)
From the bowels of middle-class England, bona fide Brit Muslim lesbian Jaya Chakarbatti belies her mild-mannerisms and leads her group of Lassi Lesbians from their urban Midland terraced houses to the smelly back alleys of London's gay Soho, to seek out other Gaysians. Snapshooting Britain and navigating the world of Bollywood drag queens, and the choice between reading the Quran or The Pink Paper
A Perfect Madness
Price: Free! Words: 111,330. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012 by Brandylane Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
(4.67 from 9 reviews)
It is the autumn of 1938 when Julia Kaufmann meets Erich Schmidt while studying medicine at the German University in Prague. With Hitler’s army soon to invade the city and the terror of World War II looming, it is the worst of times for a Jew and a German to fall in love.
Mangoes for Mei Fong
Price: Free! Words: 50,740. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
This is an eerie yet slightly funny novel centered around the funeral of a lesbian business woman and the clash of modern and traditional cultures that is typical of South Taiwan.
Answered Prayer
Price: Free! Words: 54,780. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
(5.00 from 1 review)
Eun Seo, the activist daughter of the successful Pastor Lee Sang Chul, has a life that is full to bursting with blood drives, fundraising events, and visits to orphanages and old folks' homes. Surprisingly, Eun Seo finds herself an unwed mother-to-be. Eun Seo is determined that her mistake will not harm her father’s ministry. Her quest to protect her unborn child leads to unexpected results.
The Trade, A Savio Mendes Novella
Price: Free! Words: 33,320. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
An ex-soldier conducting surveillance on a Mexican cartel leader is drawn into a working relationship that causes him to question his role and purpose while facing betrayal from a trusted colleague.
Second Wind
Price: Free! Words: 47,170. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
(5.00 from 1 review)
Su Wan, an idealist on a mission to make sure that quality rehab is available to all, meets her match in Tae Joon, an ornery, spoiled, rich kid who experiences short-term memory loss after a motorcycle accident. Strong personalities collide on the restoration journey.
The Last Will
Price: Free! Words: 51,620. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Historical » General
The Last Will is the story of Albanian Cham, Muharrem Shahini, who on his death bed, asks his son Zylyftar to return to their homeland in Greece to retrieve twenty hidden land deeds for his fellow Chams, living in exile.
Slow Fishing the Fresh Waters of Italy
Price: Free! Words: 111,140. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Italian
Trying to make his way in a complex world, a talented but preoccupied young man’s love of fly fishing leads him to learn how to enjoy life’s moments and pleasures, unhurried.
The Rainbow Horizon - A Tale of Goofy Chaos
Price: Free! Words: 125,970. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
This timeless satire of the able-disabled Pacific NW fosters friendships forever. Stars 3 Mexican American sillies, 1 Black feminist dietitian, 1 Jewish Holocaust and 1 or 2 Vietnam survivors - once Chinese. Hugely hugs a conflicted gay dude with character, surrounded by hilarious 20 to 80 year olds. And one roarin' drunk male Montanan! Racism lampoons, sexism sells...Viva la vida loca en Seattle!
Gettin' Paid
Price: Free! Words: 115,330. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
"Gettin Paid" transports readers to a world of crime and choice through the eyes of street thug Nat Turner. Follow Nat's life of crime from department store rushes to stickups to drug spot hits, the story provides a glimpse of a world in which many live, and more choose to ignore. Whether you are a cashier, a dope pusher, or a bank robber, everything in life comes down to choice. So choose right.
My Mama's Tamales
Price: Free! Words: 66,470. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
(4.00 from 1 review)
What does a mother teach a daughter about a chaotic world? What does she teach her child about love, necessity, bigotry, self-confidence, and her Latina culture? Rosario Olmos has her work cut out for her. This novel is a precious story of remarkable endurance, all-encompassing wisdom, and unfolding sense of self.
Behold the Wanderer: A Novel against Modernity
Price: Free! Words: 53,060. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Urban, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
It's the year 213 NE, New Era. During an event called the Big Reset, any record of human history has been erased. Even the memory of God has been abolished. Wulf Gungnirsson, an ambitious young man, vows to preach the Truth. Will he raise an army of outcasts to overthrow modernity?
In Over Her Head
Price: Free! Words: 115,550. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
In Over Her Head is a coming of age story about a young composer who stumbles into a world of dazzling artistic misfits and becomes trapped in their schemes. It was inspired by the farces of Voltaire, Pynchon, and Rushdie, the speculative fiction of Atwood, and the surrealism of Murakami.
Almost a Turkish Soap Opera
Price: Free! Words: 49,070. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Coming of age
(5.00 from 1 review)
Adel and Kamil, two young good looking Turkish men use arranged marriages as the ticket to immigrate to Canada. Betrayals, affairs, turn their lives into a Turkish soap opera. Finalist Next Generation Indie Book Awards 2013 - adapted into feature film. Visit www.almostaturkishsoapopera.com to watch online.