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The Other Munros
By James Currie Currie
Price: $3.25 USD. Words: 119,900. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Around the time of the Scottish Highland Clearances, Murdoch and Janet Munro, along with their small children, were evicted from their croft in Sutherland to the cold Northeast Coast of Scotland. Life was extremely difficult for the family. When two of their sons – John and Murdoch junior – reached their middle teenage years, the lads decided to travel south to the richer farming areas
The Last Cannoli
By Camille Cusumano
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 109,220. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The Last Cannoli introduces the Donitella family—tribe might be more fitting. Spanning four decades the novel opens its mouth-watering tale in the '50s when the father's ritual story-telling begins to take on the power of prayer. The Donitellas will stay with you and you'll keep thinking of them as one thinks of interesting people.
Mirror of Malice
By John George
Price: $20.00 USD. Words: 114,150. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
A closely knit farming community in a little known hamlet in the southern part of India, renowned only for its picturesque beauty sets the backdrop for this poignant novel which follows the life of the main protagonist who is the son of a poor farmer struggling to feed his wife and seven children.
Sky Song
By Jan Hawkins
Series: The Dreaming, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 221,970. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
It is an ancient Lore. They are a people who live by different rules in a modern world. Reach out and touch the Dreaming of the Ancient Australian Aboriginal Lore, travel with the Rainbow Serpent and other Spirit Creatures of the Dreamtime. Learn how a world very different from your own survives amongst us. The loves, trials and passions of the Shaman who live sheltered by their Lore.
Three Part Invention
By Judith Laura
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 139,360. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Three generations of mothers and daughters take center stage, with 20th century events as backdrop, in this novel of depth and humor spotlighting the power of music—from classical to jazz to rock and international folk—and the tug between ethnic loyalty and global consciousness
Bomba libera tutti (versione Light)
By Quelli di ZEd
Price: Free! Words: 106,600. Language: Italian. Published: November 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Pubblicazione in due lingue / This publication is in two languages: Italiano: versione originale English: experimental translation
The Road to Frogmore: Turning Slaves into Citizens
By Carolyn P. Schriber
Series: The Civil War in South Carolina's Low Country, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 124,220. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Laura Towne was a medical student, a Unitarian, and an abolitionist. In 1862 she traveled to South Carolina to work with a group of missionaries known as Gideonites. She and her friend Ellen Murray struggled to provide education for the slaves who had been abandoned by their owners on St. Helena Island. The school they founded is now the Penn Center, preserving the heritage of the Gullah people.
As Though Everything Depended On Me
By Trevor Steele
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 103,670. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2012 by Mirador Publishing. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
Journalists, if they are honest and capable, are among the strongest guardians of democracy. No tyranny can tolerate them, no democracy can function without them. For this reason they are among the most endangered people on our planet. In the tumultuous period of German history between the World Wars a brave journalist, had to oppose all forms of chauvinism, especially the rising tide of Nazism.
Dreams in the Medina
By Kati Woronka
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 119,030. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
0.5 star(4.50 from 2 reviews)
From the heart of Syria, Dreams in the Medina is a coming-of-age tale which explores the aspirations, passions and tragedies of a group of young Syrian women, who on the surface seem to have nothing in common but who are brought together in the deepest of bonds as they study and live together at the University of Damascus.
Bomba libera tutti
By Quelli di ZEd
Price: $12.49 USD. Words: 136,630. Language: Italian. Published: October 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Pubblicazione in due lingue / This publication is in two languages: Italiano: versione originale English: experimental translation
The Sea-God at Sunrise
By G.L. Tysk
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 135,350. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Two Japanese fisherman blown off course by a typhoon are rescued by an American whaling ship in 1841. When the ship's reclusive captain suddenly falls ill, they must help the crew unravel a secret from his past. Inspired by the true story of John Manjiro, one of the first Japanese in America.
The Onlooker
By Subhash Hirve
Series: The onlooker, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 114,810. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The Onlooker,is a fictional fact. It offers a new school of thought to the reader about cast and creed discrimination,plight and status of women,strike, lockout, child labourers, food adulteration,thievery, robbery, treachery,corruption,anti-social practices, mal-practices in law and order, judicial system,exploitation and thereby a unique relevance between the undoing and its recompense.
The Kilkenny Cat Trilogy
By William Forde
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 287,520. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
The story is told through the eyes of travelling cats and shows that every country exercises discrimination against some of its citizens. The nature of discrimination may subtly change and vary from one country and situation to another in both shape and form, but it will always be present. Discrimination shows its ugly face most in issues of race, sexism, religion, culture, disability and colour.
The Rabbi Who Tricked Stalin
By Mordechai Landsberg
Price: Free! Words: 107,310. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Drama » European
(5.00 from 1 review)
A character driven- macabre novel about Stalin’s dark period. It is a ruthless regime, persecuting Jews and Christian God believers,‘white' Russians, Trotskists and other communists. The arrest & killing machine of the Secret Police and Bolshevik Party did not stop at their own circles. Rabbi symbolizes a troubled citizen, having family problems, struggling and succeeding to get out.
Camelia in Winter
By Barbara Waldern
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 109,620. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
(Fiction). Novel about love and adventure on a Canadian artist's teaching stint in South Korea. While exploring Korea, past and present, she learns more about herself. She ends up settling questions of her own identity and relationships.
The Masada Solution
By Jeffrey Fishman
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 110,870. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Effected by a terrorist's bomb, Jake Zimmer won't accept more slaughter and the end of Israel. He and others scheme to use any means to solve the Middle East conflict. They deceive a U.S. President, the Israeli gov't, and ultimately, the world. Opposition forces act to kill it, causing countless casualties, treachery, treason, failed gov'ts and a final solution. Jake takes you on the adventure.
Carmine Vermilion
By Caspar Frederik Riga
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 185,550. Language: American English. Published: June 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
An underground train of thought. A roadside prairie in an old corner of France was home to Ralph's great-uncle, who sold him the house. There is a garage with a new and revolutionary philosophy, and Saul, who knows dreams that go back hundreds of years. Ralph has to accept a reality that is, on second thought, even stranger than what goes on in the garage.
Shadow Dreaming
By Jan Hawkins
Series: The Dreaming, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 158,270. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
It is an ancient Lore. They are a people who live by different rules in a modern world. Reach out and touch the Dreaming of the Ancient Australian Aboriginal Lore, travel with the Rainbow Serpent and other Spirit Creatures of the Dreamtime. Learn how a world very different from your own survives amongst us. The loves, trials and passions of the Shaman as they move through our world.
The King's Favourite
By M. A. McRae
Series: The Shuki Series, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 115,050. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Taken as a slave in order to amuse a boy king, Shuki becomes a great deal more than his toy.
Soaring With Cockatoos
By Trevor Steele
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 106,650. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2012 by Mirador Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
The last decades of the nineteenth century. European powers are colonising the whole planet and seem unstoppable. In the British colony of Western Australia white settlers ignore the rights of the Aborigines, murder them or chase them from their land, or perhaps readmit them to work as unpaid labourers on newly created properties. This is their story...