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Book of Shiva
By Ravi Shankar
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,890. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Travel
A seeker is sent on a mission to discover a lost secret in the Himalayan mountain ranges. What he finds there will not only change his life, but also holds the power to change mankind itself.
The Blackguard
By Ben Garrido
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 58,320. Language: American English. Published: April 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
The first of Ben Garrido's three novels about broken identity, The Blackguard follows young engineer Marcus Hunyadi as he tries to separate Nevada’s ancient and isolated town of Enclave from its immense natural resources, protect a child of tainted blood, and attain the power he craves.
U zamci Nefretitis
By Vladimir Jakopanec
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 93,420. Language: Croatian. Published: April 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Romanom "U zamci Nefretitis" Vladimir Jakopanec će ukazati na neke od psiholoških i društvenih zamki koje čekaju iseljenika u prekomorskim zemljama, a koje često mijenjaju čovjeka do neprepoznatljivosti. Na kraju će njegova priča iz pregršta napetih ljubavnih i kriminalističkih sekvenci doživjeti posve neočekivani kraj.
City of Sorrows
By S.L. Nadathur
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 101,230. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Just turned nineteen, Diego is recently married, madly in love, expecting his first child, and completely unaware that his life is about to come crashing down around him. On a dark road outside Seville, this Gypsy’s life takes a tragic turn. He must find the courage to face death, the strength to survive it, and the power to hold onto his humanity while his mind and his will scream against it.
El recurso del metodo
By Alejo Carpentier
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 108,640. Language: Spanish. Published: April 2, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Fiction » Classics
Obra compleja, escrita en lenguaje suntuoso, montada sobre un monólogo, que ha tenido numerosas ediciones, que ya pasan de treinta, solamente en espanol. Euna novela histórica y política entre cuyas virtudes estaban la paródica autenticidad del mundo narrado: la figura del caudillo latinoamericano.
Fever: The Appetite of Fever (Book III)
By Yas Niger
Series: Fever. Price: Free! Words: 58,210. Language: British English. Published: April 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
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
Fever: Rising Temperature of Fever (Book II)
By Yas Niger
Series: Fever. Price: Free! Words: 55,020. Language: British English. Published: April 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
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
Kilned Again, A Jennifer Harrington Jones Mystery
By Pamela Mattson McDonald
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,530. Language: American English. Published: March 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When Jennifer Harrington Jones discovers an unlikely gas fired kiln behind a prestigious winery in the Napa Valley dominos start to fall, bringing to light its connection with a widely varied cast of characters, art world intrigues, immigrant quandaries, and delicious culinary forays.
The Healing Tree
By Margaret Knight
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 88,500. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014 by Sheraton Media. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Margaret Knight's fast paced novel about interracial and inter-class love in the Barbados of the 1940s and 50s is set against the factual backdrop of the murder of Myra Greenland in 1948. There is plenty of drama and unexpected twists and turns to keep the reader guessing about the final outcome in the 1980s, when the full significance of the tree of the book's title becomes apparent.
Surviving Sanctuary
By PJ O'Brien
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 492,420. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, 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.
From Flying Fish to Kippers
By Margaret Knight
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,750. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2014 by Sheraton Media. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Set mostly in England just after World War II, Barbadian born ‘Trixie’ Ridger is unhappy that her parents have sent her to boarding school in England. Despite the culture shock, she finds an inner strength and resilience that carry her through. As usual, Margaret Knight peppers her fast moving storylines with the ever present spectre of racism that lay just below the surface in post war Britain.
Apache Conquest
By Theresa Scott
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,270. Language: American English. Published: February 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
1689… Carmen, a lovely Spanish noblewoman, must travel to Santa Fe to marry a man she has never met: the wealthy silver-mine owner her uncle has chosen for her. Half-Spanish, half-Apache warrior, Puma, is released from a Spanish prison in exchange for safeguarding a caravan headed to Santa Fe. But, when Puma sees Carmen, he vows to escape and take her with him… as his captive.
Once Upon A Mulberry Field
By C. L. Hoang
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 123,100. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
From the jungles of Vietnam through the minefields of the heart, "Once upon a Mulberry Field" follows one man's journey to self-discovery, fraught with disillusionment and despair but ultimately redeemed by the power of love.
Full Circle
By Narendra Phanse
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,480. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Regency
'Full Circle' encompasses the tales of families spread over three continents: a 19th century Indian prince who chooses love over legacy; a gallant indentured laborer in Guyana bravely keeps the promise he gave his dying friend; brave young women in rural India honoring family values; and an American woman who does everything to help her husband in accomplishing the wishes of his ancestor.
A Marginal Man
By Bernard Brachya Cohen
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,380. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2014 by Malachite Quills Publishing. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
Kramer and his wife Claire learn that their son has broken into a synagogue to steal Torah ornaments from the holy ark. Kramer meets with the rabbi, Herschel Himmelshine, to arrange for the return of the ornaments. The rabbi was a schoolmate and friend of Kramers when they were both rabbinical students and Kramer pleads with Himmelshine not to contact the police.
Gusanos
By Eusebio Ruvalcaba
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,820. Language: Spanish. Published: February 16, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Coleccion de cuentos. A lo largo de este bello y crudo libro el autor nos lleva al interior nuestro, a la odisea humana. Hace un delicado y rudo examen de nuestras almas, de nuestras conciencias, de nuestras vidas. Ahi estamos como lo que somos a fin de cuentas: seres bellos, traviesos, sensuales,miserables, que vagamos por este camino llamado vida humana.
Taming Romeo (New Adult Romance)
By Rachelle Ayala
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 54,660. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
0.5 star(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Evie Sanchez is recovering from heartbreak when she runs into Romeo Garcia, the boy she left behind. Now a movie star, Romeo never understood why Evie stood him up. He whisks her away and reignites her love with romance and skillful lovemaking. But is the fantasy real or revenge? Evie and Romeo are about to discover if their buried feelings will explode in pure delight or utter disaster.
Cairo in White
By Kelly Ann Jacobson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,690. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014 by Musa Publishing. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Closeted Egyptian teen Zahra finds herself in an arranged marriage to her girlfriend's brother. As Cairo swelters in the summer of 1986, spunky Egyptian teen Zahra pins on her hijab and faces the heat like a warrior, prepared to risk everything for a secret rendezvous with her lover.
The Spirit Tree
By William Fraser
Price: Free! Words: 50,640. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Desperate to escape to the city Noah manages to find himself work with the local mountain guide, Amani. He thinks his future is set until a poisoned cow, a death on the hill called Breakfast and a handful of black feathers force Noah into the hands of his estranged and eccentric uncle. Slowly, reluctantly, Noah is coerced into Uncle Juma’s world of shadows and deception.
25 golpes de suerte. Antologia de cuentos
By LD Books - Lectorum
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 56,770. Language: Spanish. Published: February 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
25 golpes de suerte es el primer fruto de talleres de creacion literaria, donde los temas se entrecruzan dócilmente y dan pie a un conjunto de voces que enuncian relatos sólidos; la fuerza de cada cuento se puede apreciar desde el inicio de cada lectura.