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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.
The Forests of Fablemyr by Steven Caldwell
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,980. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general(4.67 from 3 reviews)
People from all different countries, from all walks of life, are mysteriously waking up somewhere else. That somewhere is a place comprised of mankind's brightest dreams and darkest nightmares. Here, all the world's mythology lives and breathes. As they travel between the real life drama of work, family and culture and the fantastical adventures in the dream world, they begin to discover...
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.
The Warsaw Conspiracy (The Poland Trilogy, Book 3) by James Conroyd Martin
Series: The Poland Trilogy, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 118,780. Language: American English. Published: June 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Historical » General
THE WARSAW CONSPIRACY unfolds as a family saga set against the November Rising (1830-1831), partitioned Poland’s daring challenge to the Russian Empire. The story portrays two brothers and their fates in love and war. Both Michał and Józef find themselves caught up in the vortex of a daring plot to abduct the Grand Duke of Russia in order to instigate a general insurrection.
Hong Kong Rose by Xu Xi
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 114,490. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013 by Typhoon Media. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American, Fiction » Literature » Literary
The novel rewinds through a drama set in Hong Kong of the seventies, where Confucian family ties and British colonial society embrace Rose's "perfect" marriage to a lawyer from a prominent South African Chinese family. But even before the wedding, a dark underside to that family begins to emerge; Rose must confront the reality of her new life as it unfolds with many surprising twists and turns.
Losing My Religion by Jide Familoni
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 120,350. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » African American fiction » General
Fẹmi Fatoyinbo lived the Yoruba tribe’s religion and culture amid political upheaval preceding the Nigerian civil war. When Fẹmi moved to Canada, and then America, he experienced a world of culture, relationship and expectations that clashed with his traditional ways. This is the gripping story of Fẹmi’s quest to maintain his identity.
A Golden State of Mind / Golden Daze by Geoffrey Wong
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 186,540. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Coming-of-age adventures of an Iowa farm boy amid the colorful traditions and rituals of the University of California . . . of love lost and found - found and lost . . . untold origins of Louie, Louie, casino craps, psychedelic art and the secret odyssey of Buddy Holly’s glasses.
Mama Om by Smyth Wang
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 184,730. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
An egotistic and perverse English lad who was taught to see his "coloured" views from a different perspective with the assistance of an old patient and humble Chinese lady who came to live with his family. His "white" ideas and views eventually came to a coloured ending.
Sunday Girl by Kalliope Lee
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 128,210. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Full moon night in Seoul. Victim of a brutal crime, beautiful, mentally troubled Jang-Mee dissociates form her body and becomes a channel for an ancestral ghost who hints at historical secrets. Seeking out the ghost again, Jang-Mee becomes addicted to dangerous, extreme situations that will bring her to the edge. Sunday Girl explores the traumatic wounds that haunt the blood for generations.