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The Trade, A Savio Mendes Novella
By Lesann Berry
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,320. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
An ex-soldier conducting surveillance on a Mexican cartel leader is drawn into a working relationship that causes him to question his role and purpose while facing betrayal from a trusted colleague.
Book of Shiva
By Ravi Shankar
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,890. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Travel
A seeker is sent on a mission to discover a lost secret in the Himalayan mountain ranges. What he finds there will not only change his life, but also holds the power to change mankind itself.
Am I Unwanted?
By Raja Sharma
Series: Novels and Stories, Book 80. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 7,030. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Ten years have passed and now I am Mrs. Sonia Lawson. My husband, Mike Lawson, was an orphan brought up in an orphanage. He works in a bank. We have been married for four years. I have a little daughter, one year old. We are very happy together.
Paloma
By Marianne Mitchell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,140. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2014 by Rafter Five Press. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fairy Tales
"Paloma" is a re-telling of an old Cinderella tale from Spain. A young girl must leave her home to find her way in the world. Her only possessions are three beautiful dresses left to her by her mother. However, beauty alone will not bring her happiness. She must be clever and careful in order to find her true love.
The Desperation of Liberty
By Bil Howard
Series: The Belle of Colombia, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 31,220. Language: American English. Published: April 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
After fleeing from the ruthless Spanish General Morillo who has orders to execute any of the rebels they can find, Santiago, Maribel and Esteban make a long journey over the mountains, across the Magdalena River and then high up into the Central Range of the Andes to a small town called Rionegro.
The Birth of a Dream
By Bil Howard
Series: The Belle of Colombia, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 31,520. Language: American English. Published: April 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Caught up in the fight for independence from Spain, Captain Santiago Eduardo Vasquez finds himself locked in another battle as Ana Maribel Arboleda captures his heart in the plaza of Zipaquirá. Gazing across the valley of Bogotá, the dream of a life of raising Criollo horses and starting a family in the distant mountains is born.
Pecados predecibles
By Claudia Guillen
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 37,110. Language: Spanish. Published: April 3, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Cuando Claudia Guillén toma la decisión de escribir un relato es porque ha llegado al final de un camino. Lectora, escritora y mujer de temperamento vital nos ofrece historias en que la malicia, la respiración de la vida y el tiempo inhumano cobijan sus personajes. Claudia es una cuentista que no tiene prisa; su escritura denota el sosiego que dan la vida y la observación.
La brevedad es una catarina anaranjada
By Guillermo Samperio
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,790. Language: Spanish. Published: April 2, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Esta es una coleccion de cuentos breves, muy breves. Ficciones que pueden ir desde una linea hasta media paginas, todas encantadoras.
Fever: The Appetite of Fever (Book III)
By Yas Niger
Series: Fever. Price: Free! Words: 58,210. Language: British English. Published: April 2, 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
Fever: Rising Temperature of Fever (Book II)
By Yas Niger
Series: Fever. Price: Free! Words: 55,020. Language: British English. Published: April 2, 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
Five Relationships and Then One
By J Vergara
Price: Free! Words: 12,470. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
How exactly does anybody know he or she isn’t straight? In Five Relationship and Then One, D enters the world clueless about her sexual preference. Then one day, just like other girls, she falls in love with her best friend. Has she found true love or is it only the crumbs she found?
Мир аж…
By Геннадий Дорофеев
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 44,300. Language: Russian. Published: March 29, 2014 by T/O "Neformat". Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Все рассказы иронической прозы «Мир аж… больше чем мир»- это философские размышления о современной жизни на земле. О том, что зависть, злость и непонимание основ нравственности останавливает развитие мышления человека на одном уровне и заводит его сознание «в тупик». Объясняют то, что человек это не просто материальное тело, а дух. Опыт, желания, привычки, интересы и инстинкты представляют основ
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?
Mach kein Zeichen am Boot, Geschichten aus Burma
By Susanne Isabel Krajanek
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 28,060. Language: German. Published: March 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Mach kein Zeichen am Boot. Geschichten aus aus Myanmar, die mir von Ven. UNyaneinda, dem Abt des alten Burmesischen Tempels in Bodhgaya , India, erzählt wurden, damit ich sie mir merken soll und sie weitererzählen kann. Der Ort ist das ‚Land am Großen Strom’ in Zentralburma, entlang des Irrawaddy Flusses, wo diese Parabeln in den verschiedensten Formen auch heute noch erzählt werden.
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.