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Glorious Goodwood Road
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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
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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
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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
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Series: Stranger Than Fiction, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,100. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » 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 2’ is a collection of three fictionalised accounts of some of my encounters.
True Fiction: A Pseudo Autobiographical Chapbook in Three Parts
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Price: Free! Words: 13,950. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
Section I: Irreverent historical retellings. Section II: Relationships. Section III: Fini. True Fiction is about being a person who knows we see through lenses, historical, cultural. And yet, even in fiction, truths emerge. Truths about being human (mainly a woman) and living. I try to tell the truth, but fiction comes out. I try to give voice to women who got a bad deal
Normandie légendaire - histoires courtes 2
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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
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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
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Price: Free! Words: 1,600. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Brutally honest prose. A modern day fable about the pulse of America.
La vera storia di Moshe e Ahmed (Quando un'amicizia è più forte di ogni guerra)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,420. Language: Italian. Published: March 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Middle East
AVVENTURA. Dai 9 anni in su. Moshe è un cavallo che cerca un miraggio. Cerca quello che suo padre gli ha detto essere la sua terra. Scopre che quella terra è già occupata, ma un posticino lo trova, spettatore di un conflitto che travolge la sua famiglia e quella del suo amico Ahmed. La storia di Moshe e Ahmed simboleggia il conflitto attuale Arabo-Israeliano.
Surviving Sanctuary
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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.
Mateo's Map
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Price: Free! Words: 11,380. 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
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Price: $2.99 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.
Apache Conquest
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,270. Language: American English. Published: February 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
1689… Carmen, a lovely Spanish noblewoman, must travel to Santa Fe to marry a man she has never met: the wealthy silver-mine owner her uncle has chosen for her. Half-Spanish, half-Apache warrior, Puma, is released from a Spanish prison in exchange for safeguarding a caravan headed to Santa Fe. But, when Puma sees Carmen, he vows to escape and take her with him… as his captive.
Once Upon A Mulberry Field
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 123,100. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
*Honorable Mention, 2014 Writer's Digest Book Awards *Gold Medal Winner, 2014 Global Ebook Awards *Grand Prize Winner, 2014 LuckyCinda Book Contest * From the jungles of Vietnam through the minefields of the heart, "Once upon a Mulberry Field" follows one man's journey of self-discovery, fraught with disillusionment and despair but ultimately redeemed by the power of love.
Full Circle
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,480. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Regency
'Full Circle' encompasses the tales of families spread over three continents: a 19th century Indian prince who chooses love over legacy; a gallant indentured laborer in Guyana bravely keeps the promise he gave his dying friend; brave young women in rural India honoring family values; and an American woman who does everything to help her husband in accomplishing the wishes of his ancestor.
A Marginal Man
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,380. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2014 by Malachite Quills Publishing. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
Kramer and his wife Claire learn that their son has broken into a synagogue to steal Torah ornaments from the holy ark. Kramer meets with the rabbi, Herschel Himmelshine, to arrange for the return of the ornaments. The rabbi was a schoolmate and friend of Kramers when they were both rabbinical students and Kramer pleads with Himmelshine not to contact the police.
Stranger Than Fiction 1
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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.
A Failure In Trust
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,630. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A short story, set in rural Africa, showing what happens when trust leads you to harm. When circumstances collectively cause bad things to happen, and not one person can be blamed, or held accountable. When the basis of that all-too common, and often times passive, trust is brought to question. 'How did this happen? What caused it? Who could have prevented it, and why didn't they prevent it?'
Literature Help: Cousin Bette
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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.
Gusanos
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,820. Language: Spanish. Published: February 16, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Coleccion de cuentos. A lo largo de este bello y crudo libro el autor nos lleva al interior nuestro, a la odisea humana. Hace un delicado y rudo examen de nuestras almas, de nuestras conciencias, de nuestras vidas. Ahi estamos como lo que somos a fin de cuentas: seres bellos, traviesos, sensuales,miserables, que vagamos por este camino llamado vida humana.