Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes

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Certainties
Price: Free! Words: 6,970. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Urban
Every day is a sunbaked fight for survival of the fittest, or the fastest. The air is oppressively hot, the sun is relentless. The river’s water is too contaminated to drink; it will kill you if you do. But what if the river is the only water you can find? He is a thief and a survivor. He will find a way. This he knows: He must find a way.
FTAO NHS
Series: Short Misadventures. Price: Free! Words: 2,080. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Essay » Political
Ina discusses the real problem with the NHS, which she has special insight into not only because of her years investigating from the perspective of witnessing various events as an administrator, but due to her contact with experienced professionals and events in her personal life. The story tells the tale of a former NHS professional being bullied at work even after his career has been destroyed,
Ezinne's Truth
You set the price! Words: 2,120. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Inspirational
An unexpected act of kindness forces a woman to redefine herself.
Sugarfly and the Swastika
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,420. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Sugarfly and Jr. were in love, they got married and they raised a child. A freak accident put Sugarfly and Jr.'s past and their future in prospective - at the hospital. That's when he found out, that she was an Ebony American and that the child wasn't his. She found out, that he was an Ivory supremist.
Closing the Zoo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,140. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Jimmy "Snake" Silver -- shredding guitarist of the Zoo, and the last torchbearer of a dying sound. Still living on the proceeds of his big hit single. Jimmy's bandmates -- late for rehearsal. Again. And they arrive bearing bad tidings. Jimmy's band teeters on the brink. He'll do anything to save it… "Closing the Zoo" -- a modern tale of the passions and pressures facing career musicians.
3 life changing factors of 2018
Price: Free! Words: 110. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
THE 3 POWERFUL FACTORS OF 2018 THAT WILL CHANGE THE LIFE OF EVERY HUMAN BEING. MAN WILL BE SUPER-MAN, WOMAN WILL BE SUPER WOMAN, GIRLS AND BOYS WILL BE SMART.
Kwan Tingui
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,170. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2017 by Boruma Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Leung Soey, white-haired at the age of 73, desperately needs the gold that a wealthy client from Singapore, Kwan Douhak, will pay him to translate at a very personal gathering. Kwan Douhak seeks his long-lost half-sister. In the center of this meeting, Leung Soey has knowledge and power to tip the scales the way he wants—with a fortune in gold waiting for him, depending on the choice he makes.
Book 40 - Streets Paved with Gold
Series: Streets Paved with Gold. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,860. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: December 28, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The first two stories are about misunderstandings that sometimes arise between Western and African cultures. At one level, these are humorous incidents. At a deeper level, they raise issues about insensitivity and intolerance. In the third story, Happy is a four year old child abandoned by his mother. He is taken in by a kindly woman. This is a story about the difficulties in finding acceptance.
Book 39 - Streets Paved with Gold
Series: Streets Paved with Gold. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,920. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: December 27, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The first of these two stories is set in an expensive boarding school. We follow the life of one of the boys, a failure with a grudge against authority. The boy witnesses a man being thrown off a whites-only train. The incident has a profound effect on him. It is a story of growth and maturity. The second story is a humorous tale of three sisters fighting over their wealthy mother’s will.
Book 38 - Streets Paved with Gold
Series: Streets Paved with Gold. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,650. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: December 26, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Lindi has a bad habit of showing off in front of her friends. What she does not realize is that one day she might have to beg them for help. The second story traces the changing traditions in the lives of three Pedi women. The old granny’s life was bound by tradition. Hers was an arranged marriage. The second woman wants to choose her husband and the youngest rebels against tradition completely.
Book 37 - Streets Paved with Gold
Series: Streets Paved with Gold. Price: Free! Words: 10,910. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: December 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The first of these two stories is a humorous look at a rogue who invests in technology to cover his tracks. Unfortunately for him, it is the technology that leads to his downfall. In the second story, a young idealistic man journeys to Africa to help solve the problems of the continent. He is fated to learn the lessons of life which others who went before him have already learned.
Goin' Down To Anglotown
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,100. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2017 by Boruma Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
In this alternate world, a parody of old stories and movies about Chinatown, three recent college graduates of Chinese and Japanese descent celebrate graduation with a dinner in Anglotown. Pals Ken, Andy, and Garth joke and harass each other at dinner, but Ken’s curiosity grows. Cindy Smith, hostess, offers to take him into the back where he can see the secrets of Anglotown.
Davi Leiko Till Midnight
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,950. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2017 by Boruma Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Mac Tom, who creates artificial humans, searches on a chaotic Free Night for the woman he created to be the love of his life. On Free Nights, however, all artificials become independent. Free Nights had been granted to prevent the creation of willing slaves and drones. Mac has until midnight to find Davi Leiko in a crowded party atmosphere and to persuade her to stay with him.
Back Bay
Price: Free! Words: 1,250. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Coming of age
Back Bay - Second Place PGP Best Short Story 2015 A short story. The Back Bay only has one family living there. She can't keep going by herself. With her grandfather getting too old to help, it's time to move on. A discovery while gathering seaweed and limpets gives her food for thought.
When The Coffee Maker Sings
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,880. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Ordinary life in a teachers' lounge of a German high school told by the coffee machine. The coffee machine gives its insight while it observes the teachers and listens in to their stories. It has its own opinion of things and is not shy to give to us. Also it knows a lot of things especially when it comes to coffee.
Sit-In At The Alamo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,820. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2017 by Boruma Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Jimmy Mok lives in the Golden Day Sunset Home, in a powered wheelchair. Most of his enjoyment comes from watching old television reruns and movies, but this futuristic facility can be brutal. When the residents rebel and take over, they face hostile police action and Jimmy has to choose his own future between the attack on the home and the assault on the Alamo in the movie he’s watching.
The Waitress
Price: Free! Words: 1,620. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
The author and a science lab facilitator have a more-interesting-than-ever-expected conversation with a waitress at a Mexican restaurant in Charlotte (NC, USA). Approx. 1600 words. If this autobiographical tale were an American movie, it would probably be rated G (ok for all ages).
Nectar
Series: The House on Glass Beach, 4.1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,670. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2017 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Nectar tells of the atrocities of the Armenian genocide through the story of one young woman’s lifetime—the family she lost, the love she found, and her determination to survive.
眈天望地小巡警
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 2,750. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: December 5, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
巡警不得不面对的事情何其多! Patrol officers have to face almost everything!
眈天望地小巡警
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 2,690. Language: Chinese (traditional). Published: December 5, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
巡警不得不面對的事情何其多! Patrol officers have to face almost everything!