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Tales from The Painted Door IV: The Pumpkin Carvers
By David H. Keith
Series: Tales from The Painted Door, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,650. Language: American English. Published: March 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 1 review)
Halloween is always a reason to party at The Painted Door, with costumed patrons and staff, decorations, and abundant food and drink. In the fourth installment of award-winning author David H. Keith’s acclaimed Tales from The Painted Door series, Mike and Shelly, two of The Door’s regulars, will never forget this particular Halloween.
L'histouère es liyopards
By Bruno Robert des Douets
Series: Normandie légendaire - histoires courtes, Book 28. Price: Free! Words: 1,340. Language: French. Published: March 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Symboliquement, les Normands se sont donné des léopards pour signe de ralliement. Son origine est très ancienne et son côté exotique extrêmement surprenant. C'est l'histoire de ces animaux fabuleux qui vous est contée dans ce texte.
The Healing Tree
By Margaret Knight
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 88,500. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014 by Sheraton Media. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Margaret Knight's fast paced novel about interracial and inter-class love in the Barbados of the 1940s and 50s is set against the factual backdrop of the murder of Myra Greenland in 1948. There is plenty of drama and unexpected twists and turns to keep the reader guessing about the final outcome in the 1980s, when the full significance of the tree of the book's title becomes apparent.
Tikka House
By Farah Amir
Price: Free! Words: 2,490. Language: Canadian English. Published: March 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
(5.00 from 1 review)
Jilted bride navigates life with family, a restaurant, and a law career. Will she find love?
Glorious Goodwood Road
By Sara Yvonne Appleton-Adams
Price: Free! Words: 4,520. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Olivia is a teenager who tells her own story about her battle to fit into a culture, a society. She learns the nature of a well kept secret and her life is left in turmoil. Will she accept the fate that has shaped her life or will she fight to learn the truth about her own identity?
The Painted Man
By Charlotte Unsworth
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,850. Language: British English. Published: March 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When does body art change from being self-expression, to becoming self-deception? Toby has a normal job, a normal day, a normal life. So why does he daw so much attention from everyone around him?
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.
True Fiction: A Pseudoautobiographical Chapbook in Three Parts
By Carroll Ann Susco
Price: Free! Words: 12,060. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
Section I: historical retellings of famous figures in a contemporary voice. Section II: family relationships. The book is mainly about women, from multiple angles. It takes a feminist, multicultural perspective that explodes conceptions of women throughout history.
Normandie légendaire - histoires courtes 2
By Bruno Robert des Douets
Series: Normandie légendaire, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,580. Language: French. Published: March 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Le second volume de Normandie légendaire apporte une deuxième douzaine d'histoire courtes et forme un second voyage à travers le temps et cette région connue dans le monde entier. Tantôt plongée dans l'Histoire, tantôt conte ou légende, tantôt découverte de traditions populaire, on y découvre autant de sujets variés.
The Golden Veil
By Sara Yvonne Appleton-Adams
Price: Free! Words: 1,800. Language: British English. Published: March 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(4.00 from 1 review)
Set in the Sahara Desert in the year eighteen ten follow the destinies of two women who re-write the course of history. Through the magical art of love and the true cunning of anointments. But who will prevail the Husainid or the Aghlabid Dynasties?
Tilt: Monsters and Martyrs
By Byron Suggs
Price: Free! Words: 1,600. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A chilling cross-section of a morally deficient society racing headlong into madness.
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.
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.
Mateo's Map
By Chelo Diaz-Ludden
Price: Free! Words: 11,360. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
In the 1980s, a Tzotzil native from the Mexican highlands leaves his family to search for work in the US and finds that crossing the treacherous border leads to an unexpected friendship.
From Flying Fish to Kippers
By Margaret Knight
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,750. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2014 by Sheraton Media. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Set mostly in England just after World War II, Barbadian born ‘Trixie’ Ridger is unhappy that her parents have sent her to boarding school in England. Despite the culture shock, she finds an inner strength and resilience that carry her through. As usual, Margaret Knight peppers her fast moving storylines with the ever present spectre of racism that lay just below the surface in post war Britain.
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
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
Literature Help: Cousin Bette
By Students' Academy
Series: Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 214 · A Quick Guide, Book 48. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,680. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The story of the novel is set in mid 19th century Paris. The story revolves around an unmarried middle-aged woman. She has an extended family, but she is the one who plans the destruction of her family.
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.
Un jour ou l'autre
By Katy O'Connor
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 36,380. Language: French. Published: February 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Sept histoires, dramatiques et ludiques, parfois même fantastiques. Les aventures prennent la couleur particulière de chaque jour et les héros reviennent à différents moments de leur vie pour dresser le portrait baroque d’un continent qui unit le Nord et le Sud.
I Never Had a Virgin
By Ye Su Zhen & Ollie Gild
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,650. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
The dream of Yue and E.C. was to open a special restaurant in Fenghuang. They wanted to prepare food only from sources occurring naturally without intervention. But there were very few pure resources remaining. This is a story about positive meaning for destiny and authentic deep flavors full of organic and living ingredients.