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Sub-categories: Cultural interest, general | Hispanic & Latino | Asian American | Jewish 
Soft Landings - Short Stories from Italy with Love
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,330. Language: American English. Published: August 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Soft Landings is a collection of seven short stories about American tourists who travel to Italy after experiencing a trauma in their lives. Their expectations are as varied as their backgrounds. They come searching for art, beauty, good food, and leather jackets. What they find is a connection each of them will make with Italian people. Ordinary people who extend extraordinary kindness.
El Dorado Bay
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,450. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
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A young U.S.-raised Mexico-born man with a past begins anew in Mexico. Here, RV tourists challenge a native co-op for beachfront land. The man aligns with the community, and a new love with a past more sordid than his own. Always choosing the high ground proves simple, not easy. The wreckage of his past confronts him, honor and love square off, and the fireworks begin.
Pink is for Disappointment
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,300. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity / Mennonite, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 1 review)
A young man on a journey, many times ironically humorous, physically and psychologically challenging, attempting to escape a family suffering a poverty mentality condoned and supported by religion.
Rainier Erupts!
Series: Northwest Tales. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,270. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
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Rainier Erupts is an epic tale of volcanic catastrophe—a modern-day Pompeii. This novel dramatizes the cataclysmic events that could occur if Washington State residents were caught off-guard by a sudden outburst from the smoldering giant.
The Wild Boars
You set the price! Words: 54,730. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 1 review)
The previous draft "The Hunter" was shortlisted by Quattro Books in 2015.
My Third Cycle
Price: $1.55 USD. Words: 39,890. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
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My Third Cycle is a fictional Nigerian novel/ journal recorded by the character Abdul Saad. This journal is filled with intriguing African myths, legends, idols and the biafran/Nigerian civil war era. The novel recounts the hidden truth behind a mysterious character Abdul Saad who lived three life times, through three generations - reborn each time
Five Lives - One Day in Bahrain
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,520. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2016 by Ex-L-Ence Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 1 review)
Five Lives - One day in Bahrain'Five Lives - A housemaid from Sri Lanka; a municipal garbage truck driver from India; a Filipina hairdresser and beauty salon manager; a British banker, and a young Bahraini man. Who connects with whom? Discover unsung heroes. This is an uplifting story that celebrates ordinary people in extraordinary ways.
Overthrown
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 28,460. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 1 review)
Oroma had always lived an ordinary life until her vllage was invaded and she was carried off as a slave to an unknown land. What could the future hold for her? Gloom or good? Never could she have imagined that she was about to take part in the greatest part of history! * * * * * For all you who want to have that thrill of African adventure, this is for you
Snow Black (Tatarian Aster #1)
You set the price! Words: 103,920. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American, Fiction » Literature » Literary
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“Skin as white as snow, lips as red as blood, and a heart as black as ebony” aptly describes Juleena Woods, dubbed “Snow Black,” a juvenile delinquent out on parole. Her late boyfriend was killed in a gruesome murder, and only Jules’s friends in the Journalism Club believe in her innocence. Together, they set out to find the culprit and reveal the horrific truth.
The Path of Dreams
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,960. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2009 by Peaks Island Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
(5.00 from 1 review)
Although they have met just once, at a train station in Japan, Elaine Chieko Packard and Connor McKenzie have been haunted ever since by passionate dreams they cannot control. They determine to resolve the tension between the moral strictures of their religion and their own overpowering emotions by eloping, a decision that triggers an entirely unexpected series of events.
The Mechanic of San Martín
Price: $1.75 USD. Words: 68,300. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino, Fiction » Adventure
(5.00 from 1 review)
A man with two wives is a man tempting Destiny. When Rigoberto’s lawful wife dies, Destiny robs him of his nerve. How to combine two families, get his dead wife’s children to accept La Segunda as their mother? He despairs, he retreats to the mountains. It takes a bold gringa, a talking wolf, a sorcerer and the sacrifice of a beloved child to bring him back from the mountains and from collapse.
Gees van die Labrador
Price: $1.79 USD. Words: 87,360. Language: Afrikaans. Published: December 20, 2011 by Kameeldoring Boeke. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Historical » General
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The book provides entertainment, especially to those who wonder about life on a farm. Country folk on the other hand may be taken back to their own days on the farm and find themselves reminiscing about their carefree times in the country. The book is based on a more simple life around a small rural town in the “Riemland” or thong country. Experience farm life as only Makkie can cook it up.
Because I Go Like That and Fall Down in the Water
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,930. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
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Because I Go Like That and Fall Down in the Water is a touching novel about decency and deep friendships in an awakening agricultural Hawaii. It is a story depicting the era, the character of the people, and the changes to an enchanting land.
A Tale of Two Legacies
Price: Free! Words: 29,980. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
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William Gardner rejuvenates our attitudes towards ethics and morals in a low-key, thought-provoking, suspenseful, amusing, and addictive way with his new novella that traces a month in the course of two families wending their way through modern life. While a first work for this author, he brings us insights gathered over 75 years. He spoofs his own efforts in his must-read epilogue.
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
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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
The Inconvenience of Arranged Marriage
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,440. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012 by Notion Press. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 1 review)
Is arranged marriage better or is finding your own match better? Should you decide on your own and then introduce her to the family or settle for the girl selected by your family who you have not even met? Finding the situation familiar? Based on a combination of real and fictional events, this journey will take you around moving friendships, values and sacrifices.
The Rabbi Who Tricked Stalin
Price: Free! Words: 109,750. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
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The reader of this book does not have to know much about the Jewish religion. The Rabbi symbolizes any possible simple citizen struggling against dictatorship. What brought A Rabbi to fake madness and hide that secret even from his wife, was a belief that God has given him that idea -:as the only way to convince the atheistic regime he is non-beneficial to communism - and deport him from Russia.
Captives of Minara
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,110. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
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In Captives of Minara; -A 4500-year-old lost city is excavated, -A journalist reluctantly returns to the scene of a childhood trauma, -A criminal mastermind kidnaps women and children consigning them to a life of slavery. Josh Radley travels to Pakistan to write about archaeological discoveries but faces a gang engaged in human trafficking.
Pueblo Mysteries
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,810. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
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This is a collection of six short story mysteries involving the Pueblo Indians of New Mexico.
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.