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Balls (September 1981)
Series: The Fallen, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 7,160. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: September 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A short story, complimentary to The Devil & The Deep Blue Sea, based on actual events, set two years later. Jude and Su have got embroiled in violent civil conflict that threatens to tear New Zealand-Aotearoa apart. Of course NZ being NZ it could only be about Rugby!
Fever: The Coldness of Fever (Book V)
Series: Fever. Price: $4.40 USD. Words: 72,590. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: June 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Nonfiction » History » Africa
Fever is an exposition of a heady but not inscrutable abstract tale conceived on the likeness of bodily symptoms to a dysfunctional family, coexisting like the nation it is indigenous to, resembles and lives within. Its nature points seemingly to a fictional story it likens in every aspect and symbolizes with such inane clarity. This is the historical tale of the Nigerian nationhood and its people
Non-Birthday Short Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 460. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
short story about a geeky computer guy whose cat gives him the right message
True Stories
Price: Free! Words: 5,540. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
For the first time in English, new writers from Mozambique describe what love and relationships can be like in their culture. What happens to Makalanjombo, whose name means "unlucky in love"?
GIT: Selfie
Series: GITT, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 430. Language: British English. Published: November 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Have you been taking pictures of yourself in the bathroom again? If so, don't let Mr. Git catch you or else he will give you a stern lecture. Both girls and boys worry about the way they look, which is okay, but when does it go too far? Mr. Git gives you his unique outlook on the situation and chucks a bit of humour in for good measure. Can you handle Mr. Git?
City Stories
Series: Anthology, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 11,640. Language: British English. Published: November 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Love, terror and 21st century life! From the heart of cosmopolitan Liverpool come nine thrilling views of modern living. Blood-drinkers, killers and secrets. Old sorrows and new beginnings. The light and dark of human life set against the glittering backdrop of a reinvigorated city. City Stories. Tales of life today.
Zipangu, Year of the Dog 1274: The Second Wave
Price: Free! Words: 9,640. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Set in Zipangu (ancient Japan) at the time of the first Mongol invasion, The Second Wave is the story of Chen who survives the typhoon sent by sun-goddess Amaterasu to protect the island chain. Washed up on a beach and close to death, he is rescued by monks from the nearby temple. He evades capture by adapting to life among them until the time of the second invasion.
Vengeance
Price: Free! Words: 16,910. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
(5.00 from 1 review)
Life for the Jews of 1983 Lodz is difficult and dangerous, but when Katrina finds a book hidden deep within an ancient temple, she discovers the words of magic that bring forth the Golem to protect her.
Kyrgyz Legends
Price: Free! Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Four legends from the beautiful land of Kyrgyzstan: Legend about Lake Issyk Kul; Legend about the Burana Tower; Legend about the Santash Pass and Legend about Tash Rabat.
Hiroko's Tale
Price: Free! Words: 1,360. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
A young girl, blessed by the Haru-Dori, fights to save her village from the dreaded Tempest. The village is spared, but the young girl lay dying. Her Daruma doll, filled with life, sets off to find someone to save his lady.
The Sheriff of Tesco
Price: Free! Words: 7,460. Language: British English. Published: September 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(4.00 from 1 review)
A chance encounter in a supermarket coffee shop opens old wounds for the ex-Marine and the war widow. Soon they are reliving horrors of death and murder in the Afghan desert, duty and deceit blowing in the wind. Can an icon of crime fiction save them from themselves, or will it be just another case for the Sheriff of Tesco?
A Sunday Market Seller
Price: Free! Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 1 review)
From the second collection of 17 stories in My Other Shorts & Formal Tales. A Sunday country market is livened up by a gate-crashing, old lady. A fiercely independent migrant, Polish WW2 survivor from out of town. She wants to set up to sell a range of memorabilia, home cooking and sweets. Immediately charming the regular stall-holders with stories and skills. She has other skills; unrevealed.
Belly Dancer & The US Marine
Price: Free! Words: 6,050. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: August 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The basic desires and primal instincts of a man can lead him to find love and humanity in the most unusual of places. And more than anything else than those caught in the throes of war, Chris and Farah are one such couple whose love transcends nationality, race, language and culture. But soon they find their very own ‘culture and religion’ coming in the way of their love life. What lies ahead?
Moshe
Price: Free! Words: 21,060. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
Ottawa. 1949. Moshe Silverstein doesn't quite fit in. A Type 1 diabetic and one of the only Jewish students at school, the diminutive eleven year old has few friends and is tormented on a daily basis. With the help of a classmate and a former Golden Gloves boxer, Moshe gains the confidence to confront his tormentors and win back his dream.
The Night Jasmine
Price: Free! Words: 5,250. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A collection of poetry, inspired by the sights, sounds, flavours, aromas, textures and experiences of life in Thailand. Illustrated with photographs.
Children From Stone
Price: Free! Words: 1,490. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 1 review)
Children From Stone is a sweet simple short story told in the form of a Norse folk tale, and people love it.
Cruel Strokes Of Destiny
Price: Free! Words: 42,140. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
(3.33 from 3 reviews)
She was chubby, beautiful, and full of energy She had her own dreams which were Shattered by cruel strokes of destiny, But she survived because of her own Inner strength. She provided solace to many who came to her in distress . She fulfilled her destiny and left many in tears.
Book 4 - Streets Paved with Gold
Series: Streets Paved with Gold, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 2,590. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Dumisa Ndlovu is a migrant worker living in the big city. According to the laws of the day, his wife and children may not join him there. As a result of the separation, his wife is unfaithful and Dumisa wishes to divorce her in order to re-marry. However, Dumisa not only fails to get his lobola returned, but also suffers being cursed by a witch doctor employed by his future in-laws.
La Tutayegua
Price: Free! Words: 4,940. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino, Fiction » Horror » General
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
A young boy growing up in Kansas City's West Side in the 1980s meets the mysterious creature known as La Tutayegua.
Tikka House
Price: Free! Words: 2,490. Language: Canadian English. Published: March 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
(5.00 from 1 review)
Jilted bride navigates life with family, a restaurant, and a law career. Will she find love?