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Caverns of the Dreamtime
Series: The Dreaming, Book 4. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 215,540. 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
Hong Kong Rose
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
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
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
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
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.
Tell A Thousand Lies
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 108,220. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Asian
Shortlisted for the 2012 Tibor Jones South Asia award. 'Tell A Thousand Lies' tells the story of two sisters - one dark skinned, one not - caught in the web of deceit and betrayal.
Towers to Nowhere
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 254,330. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Russia at the turn of the century, a country beset by revolutionary tensions and upheavals, where Jews are increasingly threatened. From a straightforward commercial venture, Feivel’s voyage on a riverboat will turn into a series of adventures, some of them absurdly funny, some hair-raising. Few foresee that much worse is still in store for Jews, in this new century – but what to do about it?
The Wayward Moon
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 132,090. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013 by Yotzeret Publishing, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
Seventeen-year-old Rahel is on the run in ninth-century Iraq. Disguised as a boy and equipped with only her wits, she struggles to master her fate.
Russian Jews Don’t Cry
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 295,470. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Classics
The story is written as told by a young man in his twenties bouncing as a loose boat around the world, trying to find his place in it. He hits the biggest jackpot of his life and lets it go away so easy. If reality can turn into bizarre fantasy and the fantasy can morph back into reality, then a twilight transition may exist somewhere on the way.
Al garete
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 127,390. Language: Spanish. Published: March 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
(5.00 from 1 review)
Al garete es una narrativa contemporánea de la vida de un hombre común, Mario Quintanilla Rodríguez, la cual se nutre de historia y ficción, y trata de rescatar relatos de un pasado que reafirman la cultura y definen la identidad de un pueblo del noroeste de Puerto Rico. Nace en 1968 y crece en un pueblito donde sus residentes aspiran al primer mundo, pero viven muy cómodos en el tercero.
Quintet: Doctor Banner's Garden: Family Agendas: Ambition: The Ultimate Success: A Son's Father, A Father's Son
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,270. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A collection of five novellas: DOCTOR BANNER'S GARDEN, FAMILY AGENDAS, AMBITION, THE ULTIMATE SUCCESS, A SON'S FATHER, A FATHER'S SON