Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes

Sub-categories: Cultural interest, general | Asian American | Hispanic & Latino | Jewish 
The Rainbow Horizon - A Tale of Goofy Chaos
Price: Free! Words: 125,970. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
This 1980s' satire of the able-disabled Pacific Northwest fosters friendship favorably. Stars 3 Mexican-American sillies, 1 Black middle-class dietitian, 1 Jewish Holocaust and 2 Vietnam War, albeit white, survivors. Also hugs a conflicted gay dude with character, centered within a triangle of 20 to 80 year olds - wit' 1 roarin' drunk Montanan! Racism lampoons, sexists sell...Viva la Vida Locally.
The Cook's House: A Seeming Tale to a Southron
Price: Free! Words: 9,700. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
In the 1950s rural Mississippi Delta, young Albert Sidney McClanahan stands on the cusp of manhood. Yearning for answers to life’s eternal mysteries, he turns to Lucy, his family’s colored cook, for comfort and wisdom. Despite the gulf between them, imposed by race and culture, Albert and Lucy form a bond of love and affection that can never be spoken, only remembered in the fullness of time.
Homesteader Blues
Price: Free! Words: 18,870. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Life and Love in Alaska, Volume 2. Tina has been putting up with no running water on their farm for over twelve years. Jimmy gets her out of the house for a week. His aim is to build a bathroom for his wife. Nothing and no one will sidetrack his surprise for his wife, and that includes teen angst and broken equipment.
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?
Corazones aislados
Price: Free! Words: 2,950. Language: Spanish. Published: June 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Urban, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
(5.00 from 1 review)
Un cuento en el que la rutina diaria se combina con la locura, el tren subterráneo y los sacrificios humanos inspirados en la tradición azteca. • • • A short story where daily routine works in complicity with madness, the subway, and human sacrifices inspired in the Aztec tradition.
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.
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
(5.00 from 1 review)
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
(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
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.
Cherry Blossoms and The Delta Cotton - written by Jimi Massey and Marty Denton
Price: Free! Words: 360. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
(5.00 from 1 review)
this poem is about the Japanese American internment camp in Rohwer, Arkansas during WWII. It is about the innocense of youth that helps the healing bridge of differing opinion.
You are Hungry
Price: Free! Words: 1,440. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 1 review)
A story about being homeless and all alone. The nameless narrator attempts to justify his existence in his last minutes, only to find, that no one is listening.
The Place You Call Home
Price: Free! Words: 2,830. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Sometimes the place you call home, is the one place where you are not welcome. When Maria, asks about her home and her people, it comes off as a child simply being curious, but to the one who hears this, it is more like wandering in the dark.
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.
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.
My Third Cycle
Price: Free! Words: 39,890. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 1 review)
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
Snow Black (Tatarian Aster #1)
You set the price! Words: 135,250. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
“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.
Brushstrokes 2
You set the price! Words: 10,040. Language: Australian English. Published: November 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 1 review)
Skye discovers she is pregnant. She isn't quite sure who the father is. Not that it matters, she isn't planning on keeping the baby. She searches for a way to get a late term termination over east. Meanwhile, her current boyfriend, indigenous Koori, Dylan, is searching for something else, and her ex, Josh, is only seeking the next wave to catch as he flees parenthood.
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.
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.
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.