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Monopoly
By Steve Kenny
Series: Monopoly, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,330. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A future where the Corporation rules supreme and the laws and rules -as well as the compassion- of man are swept away in favor of ratings and profits, driven on by the powerful, wildly popular, sensationalistic, no-holds-barred sport known as The Game, where huge cranes vie for position, wielding two four-thousand pound Dice, hell-bent on destruction. Destroy or be destroyed. A must read.
True Stories
By Mozambican Writers
Price: Free! Words: 5,540. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
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"?
Dentellières
By Bruno Robert des Douets
Series: Normandie légendaire - histoires courtes, Book 23. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,460. Language: French. Published: February 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A Courseulles, en Normandie, tandis que finit le XIXe siècle, un négociant de dentelles apporte leur ouvrage à ses ouvrières. Allons avec lui pour les rencontrer !
Native American Herbal Remedies
By Bob Fields
Price: Free! Words: 3,360. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(4.00 from 1 review)
Native American herbal remedies is the story of a young Maliseet Indian girl named Mary, living on a small reservation in Houlton, Maine, learned about natural cures. Before the white man came, her ancestors, used natural cures found in trees, herbs, and wild plants such as onion and milkweed to ease the pain or symptoms of their most common ailments.
A Question of Heritage: An Adoption Story
By Judith Jo Pachino
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 59,810. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Jo finds herself pregnant in the early 1960’s with limited options. Derailed by betrayal, she must make an impossible decision. Ellen lives with the challenges of being an adoptee. She is compelled to unearth her past in order to definitively prove her Jewish heritage. A Question of Heritage resonates with the angst of those in the adoption triad, leaving the reader with insight and hope.
Children From Stone
By W. Blake Heitzman
Price: Free! Words: 1,490. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » 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.
The Birds Colony
By Andrew - Miroslaw Bukraba
Price: Free! Words: 34,170. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
‘The Birds Colony’ is a metaphorically presented account of years spent in service to a believed-to-be enlightened guru. It is about cult mentality, corruption, bullying, sex and misuse of donated funds all in the name of declared spirituality & charity. This story is a must read for all those who want to get involved in any ashram, or are considering contributing substantial funds to its charity.
Fever: The Origins of Fever (Book I)
By Yas Niger
Series: Fever. Price: Free! Words: 64,850. Language: British English. Published: January 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
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
The Waiting Game
By J. L. Fynn
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,170. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
The Waiting Game is the eagerly anticipated prequel to J.L. Fynn's best-selling The Long Game. In it, Tommy Costello has to choose between his childhood friend and Irish-Gypsy con partner Jim Reilly and Jim's wife, Maggie Downey.
Cafe Allonge at the Manifestation (Paris Shorts)
By Felipe Adan Lerma
Series: Paris Shorts. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
2,779 story words. Antone and Cherise, brother and sister, and the oldest of six cousins on an extended holiday in Paris with parents, go for an afternoon coffee, and find out what a "manifestation" means in the City of Love.
Tales from Indian Country: The Apple
By Andrew Genaille
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,220. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Seven stories throughout the life of an Indian man that's considered an 'Apple' to his reserve, red on the outside but white on the inside. These stories chronicle his attempt to be more accepted by his community by going on a vision quest, his time dating a spiritual person, the time he played poker with a dying racist man; and the time as a ten year old that he discovered residential schools.
Il mio primo libro.
By Giancarlo Previato
You set the price! Words: 2,210. Language: Italian. Published: January 6, 2014. Category: Plays » European / Italian
Fotografie in bianco/nero di vita quotidiana nella mia Toscana.
Juanita of Downieville Book One Hyter
By Richard Brothers
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 77,820. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
100% of profits go to Wounded Warrior Project. This is historical fiction about the life and death of Josefa Loaiza, AKA Juanita of Downieville, the only known woman to ever be hanged in the state of California. After stabbing Fredrick Cannon to death a jury, assembled in the town saloon, found her guilty five hours later, and before nightfall she was lynched from a bridge on July 5, 1851.
One Night With the Bridesmaid
By Sara Daniel
Series: One Night With the Bridal Party, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,190. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014 by Decadent Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Sabrina Lopez decides to use an unexpected one-stand gift to hook up with a man she'd otherwise never have the nerve to approach. Rob Wellington is determined to stop her from scamming her way into his brother's bed. He never expected her to steal his heart in the process…
Sugar Skull
By Cedar Sanderson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,550. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Short Story: Sally, whose full name was Alessandra Padilla Rivera, and who had been raised by a grandmama full of stories of El Cucuy, the chupacabra, and the jaguar god who hunted in the night, knows how hard it is to find and keep a job. She has her mother, who is retreating further from reality, to support, and a new job at the morgue to adjust to.
מהומה אחרי מלחמה
By Mordechai Landsberg
Price: Free! Words: 62,460. Language: Hebrew. Published: December 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Classics
מהומה אחרי מלחמה' הוא רומאן עם עלילה כמעט מקאברית, המתרחשת בתקופת סיומה של מלחמת יום כיפור. הגיבורים הם ידידים משכּבר, כבני 30 ומשהו: צייר אוהב חיי ם; מדריך חקלאי, ﬠיתונאי-לﬠת-מצוא, בﬠל דיﬠות מוּקצנות "מתוך יאוש מהמצב"; ומשורר- מרצה לדתות ﬠתיקות באוניברסיטה. השלושה, ששנים מהם השתתפו במלחמה, יוצאים ﬠם כול הלוחמים להפגנות כנגד "ממשלת המחדל", ובמהרה פונים איש לﬠברו : חייהם הופכים לתזזית מתמדת.
Confidencial: Entre La Vida Y La Muerte
By Jorge O. Just
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,420. Language: Spanish. Published: December 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Con su humor negrísimo, Confidencial presenta una sátira de la medicina en Puerto Rico. Describe las experiencias de un cirujano durante su enfermedad, delirio y muerte. Dos espíritus neófitos son sus guías en el tiempo entre la vida y muerte hasta la antesala de su destino final. Los jocosos y divertidos comentarios del médico y sus guías efímeros enfocan los valores superficiales contemporáneos.
Loser Parade
By Ray Hecht
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 110,810. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(1.00 from 1 review)
Fenton Ota is at his wit's end. After not making it big as an actor in Hollywood, he's forced to return to his hometown of Cincinnati, Ohio with his tail between his legs. Once home, he embarks on a creative journey of lies and (failed) attempts at brilliance, as he struggles to produce a postmodern metafictional play, all for the love of a girl...
Victoria's Choice
By A'Mera Frieman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,980. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Victoria returns in Book 2, Victoria's Choice, the sequel to Victoria's Beginning. Trapped in the consequences of her choices, Victoria discovers that she made a horrible mistake on her wedding day. When a path to go home presents itself, Victoria takes it believing that she can finally break the shackles of pain and despair. Will she make the right choice this time, or find more heartache?
The Time Travelling Planner: Tales of Jimmy MacDonald
By Jon Dziadyk
Price: Free! Words: 9,700. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Can a single naïve urban planner change the direction of growth for an entire city? Maybe if he travels back in time to meet Jane Jacobs – he very well might have that opportunity. This is the tale of Jimmy MacDonald who grows up overnight and finds himself in a very different Toronto than he thought he knew. What will he do?