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Borrowed Scenery, Borrowed Time -- A Novel by Kim Matics
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 232,220. Language: American English. Published: November 30, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Borrowed Scenery, Borrowed Time – A Novel Borrowed Scenery, Borrowed Time – A Novel is the companion piece of Kindred Spirits (2020), the first part of the duology that focuses on Old and New Japan. Inspiration for the sequel stems, in part, from the breathtaking choreography of Mansai Nomura.
Our Lady of Steerage by Steven Mayoff
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,910. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
Nineteen-year old Mariasse runs away from her home in Kraków, Poland to sail to Canada. During the voyage she meets a young Jewish couple, who have recently lost their young son, but are traveling with their infant daughter, Dvorah. Betye, the mother, cannot bring herself to care for her living child, so Mariasse takes charge of Dvorah for the duration of the trip, starting a lifelong bond.
Courage of a Lion by Judy Sheppard
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 173,810. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Enter the strange and changing world of six year old Burwell Smith. The life he was born into is not what it seems. At six years old imagine working hard labor in all types of weather three hundred and sixty five days a year. In the heat and cold of Charlestowne, SC. Boom! Out of nowhere he is taken from this life and walked up a path to the unknown.
You Sound White by Kelly Morgan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,420. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Tallulah is a struggling writer, 5-years post-college. She is working 3 jobs to make ends meet. When she befriends a homeless woman named Lily, she realizes their is a story there. As Lily's past materializes, Tallulah's own life is illuminated and dissected in ways she could never imagine.
Beulah’s Song: A Love Story by P.J. Rhea
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 110,730. Language: American English. Published: October 13, 2020 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Inspirational
Beulah’s Song is a love story that covers a lifetime of overcoming the pain of hatred, separation and acceptance. How true love can win out over prejudice when you learn to love from the inside out.
Until We're Fish by Susannah R. Drissi
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 100,790. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2020 by Propertius Press. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
An unforgettable coming-of-age story, Until We’re Fish blends the romance, violence, mood, and ethos of the Cuban Revolution with a young man’s hopeless and heroic first love. With the truth of experience and the lyricism of poetry, Rodríguez Drissi constructs an exquisite, gossamer tale of revolution and hearts set adrift.
The Sky Worshipers by F.M. Deemyad
Pre-release—available January 14, 2021. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 110,120. Language: English. Published by Colin Mustful. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Three princesses from China, Persia and Poland taken as prisoners by Genghis Khan and his sons end up transforming the Mongols from within in this fact-based historical novel.
Surprising Charity by Marsha Ward
Series: Shenandoah Neighbors. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100,050. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
August 1867: When Pedro Chaves arrives in Albuquerque begging Charity Bingham to marry him at the behest of her late husband's ghost, she is stunned. She thought her life would be lived out baking pies and bread for hotel guests and loving on her increasing brood of grandchildren. Now, this man she barely knows wants a marriage of convenience. A sensual story with mature-age characters.
Erin's Daughters by Haverhill House Publishing LLC
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,420. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A YOUNG WOMAN DETERMINED TO LIVE FREE From the start, Colleen was observant, curious, searching. She had a sparkling glow about her. In her teen years, she yearned to break free from her strict Irish Catholic upbringing, to be independent, to love and be loved. In 1959, she became pregnant at age 16. Only her beloved grandmother stood by her. This is her story.
To Skin a Leopard by KD Neill
Series: Deceit of the Empire. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 112,570. Language: British English. Published: May 20, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Jamie Fyvie and Iain McColl set sail for Cape Town to wage war on the ELOS a dark force in control of the armed forces They must crush a plot to wipe out the Xhosa clans. The voyage sees them battle with mutineers to save their own lives and two young ladies. An ELOS executioner pursues Jamie and Iain for clues to a treasure buried by the Knights Templar. The Xhosa fight a bloody war to be free.
The Final Cruise by L. J. Kritz
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,100. Language: American English. Published: May 6, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A novel that brings together the extreme fear caused by terrorism, the anger at warmongering countries who see warfare as almost a hobby, and simple people who believe that they are on the happiest vacation of their lives. While major powers battle for supremacy, millions are killed or wounded as their homelands are destroyed. It is a story that incredibly poignant in today's Corona Virus world.
JIYU: The Unfinished Work of Rick Haydn Horst by Rick Haydn Horst
Price: Free! Words: 238,720. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Jiyu is the journey of Rick Heiden, who steps beyond his comfort zone, and his life is never the same. He travels to another world and learns that more to him exists than the introvert who revels in the quiet calmness of his apartment to read the latest novel by the fireplace.
The Poe Consequence by Keith Steinbaum
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,970. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2020 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
Exploring both the desolation and hope that define our emotions, The Poe Consequence integrates social and ethnic divisions through acts of fate and supernatural horror for the reader to observe and imagine. How is a gang-hating young boy’s attempt to save the life of a gang member tied into preventing a loved one’s soul from eternal darkness? How does a mysterious psychic’s prophecy relate?
Mobi's Afican Odyssey by Mobi D'Ark
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 141,980. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
It is lawless, war-torn Nigeria of the late 60s, and Mobi, a naive young Englishman, finds his dream girl, Azzy, in the bars of Lagos. This leads to a tumultuous relationship with the volatile, drunken siren, whose childhood abuse has left her deeply scarred. Their relocation to Port Harcourt leads to many hair-raising adventures in this desperately corrupt country ruled by the brutal military.
The Ice Palace Waltz by Barbara L. Baer
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 111,440. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2020 by Open Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
In The Ice Palace Waltz, two Jewish immigrant families—the rough and ready Western pioneers and the smooth, “our crowd” New Yorkers—come together in a riveting family saga amid the financial and social tumult of early twentieth century America. Baer's moving multigenerational novel traces the American Jewish experience and the enduring power of family and love.
Martín Garatuza: Memorias de la Inquisición by Vicente Riva Palacio
Series: Historia de los países latinoamericanos. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 138,640. Language: Spanish. Published: October 26, 2019 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
Memorias de los tiempos de la Inquisición (1868) -título completo de la novela- es una de estas obras que refleja un ambiente de preocupación por la identidad nacional y que busca a través de la indagación histórica en el período de la colonia una explicación de la misma. Saber quién era indio o mestizo no sólo era un problema complejo, sino que era importante dentro del contexto del proyecto.
Broken Path by Ruby Standing Deer
Series: Shining Light's Saga, Book 4. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 129,890. Language: American English. Published: September 25, 2019 by Evolved Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Golden Fox, a girl barely turned woman, is pursued by her hairy-face father, who will stop at nothing to find her, even if he has to destroy her entire band. He gives one of her relatives the "Poisoned Water," and in return the woman burns down Golden Fox's family's lodges. The band is thus broken. What will the future hold? [Native American Indian Historical Fiction]
Pimsiri by Jon Smith
Price: $5.45 USD. Words: 120,300. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2019 by CUSTOM BOOK PUBLICATIONS. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Pimsiri is the beautiful daughter of Chantrea and Thom Songkarn. Taking a break from her medical studies in Sydney, she returns to Cambodia and befriends Helmi Miskoska and Yingying Feng, daughters of two of the most powerful families in the world. Dramatic events soon follow involving regime change in Cambodia and China. The world waits to see if China is going to declare war against Vietnam.
Natisha by Jon Smith
Price: $5.45 USD. Words: 123,230. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2019 by CUSTOM BOOK PUBLICATIONS. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American, Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
NATISHA … Natisha is the beautiful, flirtatious and spoilt daughter of mining tycoon Stepan Miskoska. Her parents accept an offer for her to visit his home in Xi’an. What awaits Natisha will change her life forever. With daring, cunning, and luck, she manages to escape the debauchery and scientific madness of Dr. Feng’s agenda.
Los bandidos de Riofrío by Manuel Payno
Series: Historia de los países latinoamericanos. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 218,780. Language: Spanish. Published: September 18, 2019 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino, Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
Los bandidos de Riofrío es una novela publicada por entregas en folletín, primero en Barcelona de 1889 a 1891, y después en México de 1892 a 1893. Consta de 117 capítulos los cuales retratan a la sociedad mexicana de finales de la década de 1810 a finales de la década de 1830, sus mitos, religión, hábitos, complejos y prejuicios mediante el entrecruzamiento de las historias de personajes reales.