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The Secret Eyes of Venus
Price: $4.59 USD. Words: 5,350. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Lucrezia, young woman architect in Florence and Tuscany hills, family house 1028, discovers secrets about family, art and religion. Revelations involve beautiful Chinese woman and her trader father, 1381 in Florence and affect Lucrezia today.
Fever: The Origins of Fever (Book I)
Series: Fever. Price: Free! Words: 65,970. Language: British English. Published: January 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Nonfiction » History » Africa
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
Resistance Music
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,130. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
From the halls of the cliff-top castle on the Cantabrian Sea to remote villages of the Spanish Pyrenees, this is a story of marvelous covenants, of people willing to die for their causes, and others who commit the unspeakable to stop them. It’s a story of heroism and the single choices from which it is born, that sometimes make the world a better place. One woman faces it all and sets herself free
Elisabeth Samson, Forbidden Bride
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,360. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
In 18th c. Dutch Suriname, an educated Free Negress, owner of rich coffee plantations, desires what her wealth cannot buy: legal marriage with her love, a white colonial officer. First she must overcome Dutch law forbidding mixed marriage, and the powerful forces of the government and white plantocracy who covet her property, call her whore and accuse her of treason. Based on a true story.
Why We Raise Belgian Horses
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 79,120. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A descendant of Norwegian immigrants chronicles ancestral adventures in Dakota Territory and Norway, including several stories about Hans, an odd but friendly draft horse with a reputation as a scaredy-cat.
Il mio primo libro.
You set the price! Words: 2,210. Language: Italian. Published: January 6, 2014. Categories: Plays » European / Italian, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Fotografie in bianco/nero di vita quotidiana nella mia Toscana.
Juanita of Downieville Book One Hyter
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 77,820. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
100% of profits go to Wounded Warrior Project. This is historical fiction about the life and death of Josefa Loaiza, AKA Juanita of Downieville, the only known woman to ever be hanged in the state of California. After stabbing Fredrick Cannon to death a jury, assembled in the town saloon, found her guilty five hours later, and before nightfall she was lynched from a bridge on July 5, 1851.
One Night With the Bridesmaid
Series: One Night With the Bridal Party, Book 2 · 1Night Stand. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,190. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014 by Decadent Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
Sabrina Lopez decides to use an unexpected one-stand gift to hook up with a man she'd otherwise never have the nerve to approach. Rob Wellington is determined to stop her from scamming her way into his brother's bed. He never expected her to steal his heart in the process…
מהומה אחרי מלחמה
Price: Free! Words: 63,670. Language: Hebrew. Published: December 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
מהומה אחרי מלחמה' הוא רומאן עם עלילה כמעט מקאברית, המתרחשת בתקופת סיומה של מלחמת יום כיפור. הגיבורים הם ידידים משכּבר, כבני 30 ומשהו: צייר אוהב חיי ם; מדריך חקלאי, ﬠיתונאי-לﬠת-מצוא, בﬠל דיﬠות מוּקצנות "מתוך יאוש מהמצב"; ומשורר- מרצה לדתות ﬠתיקות באוניברסיטה. השלושה, ששנים מהם השתתפו במלחמה, יוצאים ﬠם כול הלוחמים להפגנות כנגד "ממשלת המחדל", ובמהרה פונים איש לﬠברו : חייהם הופכים לתזזית מתמדת.
World's End
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 88,030. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
World’s End (first published by William Morrow) is about love, corruption, and retribution in New Orleans before hurricane Katrina swept much of that world away. Nostalgically bittersweet, intricately plotted, it works on several levels -- as a family saga, a political thriller, and a kind of generational noir. A compelling literary experience, and a complement to the author's novel The Big Easy.
Running from the Dreamland
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,410. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2013 by Allwrite Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Deepak comes to America immediately mesmerized by the immensity of its abundance. After leaving Nepal, his plan is to make his fortune in the land of opportunity. He quickly learns America is more than he bargained for, especially his newfound “friends.” He questions whether he can even survive, much less succeed, in this new country until he finds an unexpected, unlikely love.
Confidencial: Entre La Vida Y La Muerte
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,420. Language: Spanish. Published: December 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
Con su humor negrísimo, Confidencial presenta una sátira de la medicina en Puerto Rico. Describe las experiencias de un cirujano durante su enfermedad, delirio y muerte. Dos espíritus neófitos son sus guías en el tiempo entre la vida y muerte hasta la antesala de su destino final. Los jocosos y divertidos comentarios del médico y sus guías efímeros enfocan los valores superficiales contemporáneos.
Onna Rising
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 90,630. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2013 by Demarche. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Asian
With money and freedom, well-educated and ambitious Japanese professional women are no longer submissive, demure extensions of their menfolk
Extended Vacation
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,170. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Extended Vacation is a story of rage, bigotry, fear, suffering, perseverance, secrets, and a friendship that is tested to the limits.
Bhutanese Tales of the Yeti
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 43,590. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013 by Proglen. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Bhutanese Tales of the Yeti is a collection of twenty-two stories set in four different regions of Bhutan. The presence of the yeti is ubiquitous to the kingdoms of the Himalayas, where beliefs and attitudes related to it go beyond scientific judgment and analysis. The Bhutanese consider the yeti, or the migoi, to be an essential part of the backdrop of their existence.
Bride at First Sight
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,900. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2013 by Boroughs Publishing Group. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
"All-American" Indian-American Haripriya Sanyal is not happy when her parents arrange for her to wed a virtual stranger, but can Bollywood-handsome Namdev Chakrabarty charm her into accepting their mutual fate?
Bad Elixir
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 46,920. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
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A drunk with a troubled pass finds himself living in a town with a troubled present located some where in a western part of the United States in the late 1800's. Racism and violence plagues the town of mostly Chinese immigrants as a new larger trouble arises forcing a doctor of the town to prescribe to the drunk a "bad elixir" in order to save the town.
The Old Woman's Maid
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,180. Language: British English. Published: December 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
An ailed old woman's maid's narration is told by her listener. Borrowing from personal experiences, he tells of life's complexities and the finality in its suspense, of pretense in religious probity and the cumbersome disguise of customs in unstable and unchanging times, as people seek for their idea of heaven. It tells of the failed stewardship of the perpetual maids of an ailing old planet.
Strength of a Woman
Series: Laraba Thomas. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,110. Language: British English. Published: December 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
This is the story of Laraba, a gorgeously shaped bossy girl in her early teens, with highly developed bodily curves beyond her tender age and an ever present beautiful smile on an ugly face. She was born on a Wednesday and named after the day she came into the world, like it is fashionable amongst Hausa speaking people. She rides the immature silliness of her companions, who fumble all around her.
Hanging by a Moment
Series: Knights of Red Horse, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,460. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2013 by Decadent Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Erotic, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
Paired by Madame Eve, Tom must turn the tables on Emily, because he’s always been curious about the lifestyle and if the chaotic artist is willing to surrender, they may discover their deepest desire…