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Surviving Sanctuary by PJ O'Brien
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 492,420. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Mystery & detective » 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.
Once Upon A Mulberry Field by C. L. Hoang
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 123,100. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
* Bronze Medal, 2015 Readers' Favorite Book Award * Honorable Mention, 2015 Eric Hoffer Literary Award * Honorable Mention, 2014 Writer's Digest Book Awards * 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.
Sons of Asgard: Call of the Blood by J.Junior Page
Price: $3.88 USD. Words: 143,300. Language: British English. Published: February 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
The Complete Edition of Call of the Blood combines both of the previously released books. This story tells us the tale of Raif and his kinsmen Magnus. These noble Danish warriors occupy their lives with battle and their sworn duty to protect their homelands.
Serpiente de estrellas by Patricia Lucia Avila
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 111,690. Language: Spanish. Published: January 17, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
Esta es una novela en la que se entreteje la cotidianidad objetiva de lo que fue México Tenochtitlan, una civilización perfectamente constituída, cuyos valores residían en el fervor religioso, el honor, la guerra, el inmutable destino y los sacrificios humanos.
Elisabeth Samson, Forbidden Bride by Carolyn V. Hamilton
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.
The Baptist “A Native American Odyssey” by Paul PG
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 144,010. Language: American English. Published: November 25, 2013 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Adventure » General
Fr. Tosco is assigned to meet with a band of Paiute and dissolve an abandoned Mission established by the Catholic Diocese. Discovering remnants of a once proud people, struggling for survival and destined for extinction, something triggered within him to lead them to the path of survival. Why did the church and the government feel so threatened that it caused the shooting of unarmed natives?
Ghost Town by Catriona Troth
Price: $3.91 USD. Words: 127,060. Language: British English. Published: October 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
1981. Coventry, city of Two Tone and Ska, is riven with battles between skinheads and young Asians. Photographer Baz—‘too Paki to be white, too gora to be desi’—is capturing the conflict on film. Unemployed graduate Maia—serial champion of liberal causes—is pregnant with a mixed-race child. Neither can afford to let the racists win. They must take a stand. A stand that will cost lives.
Jasmine Nights by S.P. Somtow
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 127,680. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2013 by Proglen. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Asian, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
At twelve years old, Little Frog has a richly fantastic and sustaining inner life. It is 1963, his parents have disappeared, and he lives with his maiden aunts, known affectionately as the Three Fates, on a family estate in Bangkok. But, fed by a steam of books and accompanied by his pet chameleon, Little Frog refuses to accept that he is Thai; eats English food; speaks only English...
A Midwife Abroad by Avalon Weston
Price: $6.58 USD. Words: 110,120. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
An adventure that began at night, in an English country lane beside a red phone box, leads Annie an English midwife to her dream job in Southern Africa. Gradually though, she realises something is wrong. Mothers and babies are dying when they shouldnot. A plot emerges. Drastic action is required . Annie knows the story began in England and returns for a final confrontation in her own hospital.
The Word Not Spoken by Laurie Fraser
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 204,980. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A backpacker falls face-flat in love while on holiday in Turkey. Leigh doesn’t learn that Ahmet is a Kurdish freedom fighter until after their 3-day Islamic wedding. In funny and poignant scenes, Leigh learns to deal with neighbours pounding at the door, chickens in the basement, a new friend who needs help to escape and the growing threat of torture and separation from the man she loves.
A Killing to DIE For by P Gaseaux
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 105,420. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American(4.71 from 7 reviews)
In Gaza terrorists have a new kind of missile...a deadly accurate one. In Manila a businessman lies dead, murdered by arms traffickers. In the frozen valleys of West Virginia, a veteran mourns his son. He wants answers. So does the FBI. And so does Anna...the super-spy and enigmatic killer who is torn between revenge and loyalty to her controllers.
Caverns of the Dreamtime by Jan Hawkins
Series: The Dreaming, Book 4. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 213,620. Language: Australian English. Published: September 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Adventure » General
The 4th and last book in The Dreaming Series, we journey with Tom as he matures into the Ancient Lore he was born to. Lost in the struggle between the Australian Aboriginal Lore and his fight to discover just who he is, Tom tries to make sense in the influences of the world around him and to find a place amongst his people. Reach into the Dreamtime and meet the ancient Kadimakara.
A Necessary Fiction by Jane Emerssen
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 125,980. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013 by Amolibros. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Laura Driscoll's uncomplicated life is thrown into confusion when she discovers her father lied to secure an advantageous marriage and advance his career. Determined to uncover the secrets of his past, Laura's single-minded pursuit of answers leads her to make choices that have far-reaching consequences both for herself and those who love her. Sometimes it is better not to know the truth.
Of Kings and Bandits by Saleh Johar
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 128,270. Language: American English. Published: August 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A story that is never told: that many "child warriors" to whom we are asked to offer sympathies befitting helpless victims and hostages are actually premature adults who have made a conscious decision to stand up against brutality and oppression as is the case of Eritreans fighting the oppression of Haile sellasie who was-his massacres, brutality, and how the people resisted his tyranny.
The Fantasists by John Lynch
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 115,460. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
John Lynch delivers a lively translation of Hans Egede Schack's captivating and whimsical novel The Fantasists. Two boys from the Danish countryside harbour elaborate fantasies of adventure, romance and their own greatness, while their third companion punctures their make-believe with his robust common sense.
Spirits of the Rock by Jan Hawkins
Series: The Dreaming, Book 3. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 199,610. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
The third book in The Dreaming Series; Spirits of the Rock is a story in its own right and yet continues to explore the characters' lives, their loves and the balance of the world in which we all live. It is a blending of modern culture with the ancient spiritual world of Australian First Nation.
Amruta by Raghuveer Chaudhari
Price: Free! Words: 111,120. Language: Gujarati. Published: July 20, 2013 and represented by Ekatra Foundation. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Amruta, a novel is one of the earlier works of Raghuveer. In Amruta, The author explores functional aspect of human life. Amruta is the story of Amruta and two men in her life. It races human nature, bonds and ideologies using these 3 characers and their conversation.
Bones Of The Dark Moon: A Contemporary Novel Exploring Bali's 1965 Massacres by Richard E. Lewis
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 104,530. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
On an idyllic Balinese shore, the skeletons of victims killed in the 1965 massacres are accidentally uncovered. The discovery unsettles the village of Batu Gede, and turns the life of Made "Nol" Ziro upside down. Could one be that of his vanished father? Nol and Tina Briddle, American anthropologist, set to find out. Perhaps Reed Davis, reclusive expat rumored to have been a CIA spy, can help.
The Casablanca Connection by Victor Bellini
Series: Adventures in multinational business, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 101,120. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A high-level court case on business corruption is linked to a political conflict in West Sahara. Two brave women with diverse cultural assets play havoc with a senior executive of a multinational corporation. Their intimacy evolves into a threesome of passion and deceit, with clandestine activities fraught with danger. The contrasting aspects of the story underscore a major cultural divide.
A Proud Monkey In Iceland by Glenn R. Hodge
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 314,400. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » African American fiction » General
A story about a black West Indian, raised in America, man's search for his destiny. Born into a family of ancient African healers, as an adult he finds himself living in Iceland knowing that for some reason relating to his destiny he has to be there. But not knowing how living there fits into his quest to find his destiny.