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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 MQuills 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.
Taming Romeo (New Adult Romance)
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Series: Sanchez Sisters, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,690. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Evie Sanchez is recovering from heartbreak when she runs into Romeo Garcia, the boy she left behind. Now a movie star, Romeo never understood why Evie stood him up. He whisks her away and reignites her love with romance and skillful lovemaking. But is the fantasy real or revenge? Evie and Romeo are about to discover if their buried feelings will explode in pure delight or utter disaster.
Un jour ou l'autre
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 36,380. Language: French. Published: February 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Sept histoires, dramatiques et ludiques, parfois même fantastiques. Les aventures prennent la couleur particulière de chaque jour et les héros reviennent à différents moments de leur vie pour dresser le portrait baroque d’un continent qui unit le Nord et le Sud.
I Never Had a Virgin
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,650. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
The dream of Yue and E.C. was to open a special restaurant in Fenghuang. They wanted to prepare food only from sources occurring naturally without intervention. But there were very few pure resources remaining. This is a story about positive meaning for destiny and authentic deep flavors full of organic and living ingredients.
AŞMUNİKAL
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 56,950. Language: Turkish. Published: February 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Unuttu insanoğlu, unuttu ve yolunu şaşırdı ve bilmedi ki lanet; o gün bugün özüne tendir. O gün bugün ne çektiyse kendi elinden, kendi dilindendir. Kadını erkeğe, erkeği kadına ram eden -her ne varsa âlemde- kendi gönlündendir. Unuttu… Unuttu ki Aşk, yeri göğü var eden ve ona can veren “VAR” ın diğer adıdır. Koca bir âlemi, bir nefese saklayan ve varlığa öz eden de aşktır! Aşmunikal, ulu savaşl
25 golpes de suerte. Antologia de cuentos
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 56,770. Language: Spanish. Published: February 12, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
25 golpes de suerte es el primer fruto de talleres de creacion literaria, donde los temas se entrecruzan dócilmente y dan pie a un conjunto de voces que enuncian relatos sólidos; la fuerza de cada cuento se puede apreciar desde el inicio de cada lectura.
Il matrimonio del Viaggiatore
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,280. Language: Italian. Published: February 12, 2014 by Gingko edizioni. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Romanzo d’esordio del pluripremiato regista irlandese Graham Jones, “Il matrimonio del Viaggiatore” dà per la prima volta voce a un membro della comunità degli Irish Travellers.
Yahja Bilbao Merimiehestä muslimiksi
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,600. Language: Finnish. Published: February 10, 2014 by Iiro Nordling. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Muslimiksi kääntynyt merimies muistelee. Nuori tunisialainen vaimo. Merimiehen parta sopii hurskaalle muslimisheikille. Saunassa joutuu häpeämään merimiestatuoinnin lisäksi ympärileikattuaan.
Naked in the Woods
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 3,780. Language: Simple English. Published: February 10, 2014. Category: Screenplays » Thriller
Praying naked in the woods and calling fire down under a full moon
Birthday in the Woods / Cumpleaños en el Bosque
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 470. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
This book is the first of a series of bilingual stories about a Grandmother and her grandson and the adventures they share while enjoying nature. Este libro es parte de una serie de cuentos bilingües sobre una Abuela y su nieto y las aventuras que comparten mientras disfrutan de la naturaleza.