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Snow Black (Tatarian Aster #1) by John Jeng
You set the price! Words: 97,780. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American, Fiction » Literature » Literary
“Skin as white as snow, lips as red as blood, and a heart as black as ebony” aptly describes Juleena Woods, dubbed “Snow Black,” a juvenile delinquent out on parole. Her late boyfriend was killed in a gruesome murder, and only Jules’s friends in the Journalism Club believe in her innocence. Together, they set out to find the culprit and reveal the horrific truth.
The Triangle by Nakisanze Segawa
You set the price! Words: 86,000. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A gripping tale of intrigue and war in precolonial Africa. Two young people -- Kalinda, a page in the court of the King of Buganda; and Nagawa, one of the king's beautiful young wives -- are swept up in conflict as missionaries, rival tribes and soldiers of fortune vie for power in what is now Uganda. Meticulously researched, this historical novel describes a pivotal moment in African history.
Mary of Angels by Linton Robinson
Price: Free! Words: 84,490. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2017 by Escrit Lit. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
Lives intertwine at the Californa/Mexico border. Smugglers, immigrants, cops, lawyers, journalists, politicians, predators... and the various residents of barrios on both sides, a community with an imaginary line drawn across its heart.
Masks of Morality by T.L. Mumley
Price: Free! Words: 94,850. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Caryssa was a high-tech professional obsessed by the lure of power and money. Until her child came and nothing was about her anymore. She and friends make choices dramatically altering lives surrounding issues of human compassion, moral decision and the reality and spiritual costs of American politics. And what might a bloody dove found behind a Sausalito art gallery have to do with all this?
The Eyes of the Sea, Twins of Telluria Book I. by Alberto Guaita Tello
You set the price! Words: 94,890. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
In the early 1970’s, on the coast of Cameroon, young Fanya and her grandmother, Simone the tribal healer, find a wounded, unconscious being lying on the beach, tangled in a mass of seaweed. The strange creature is human-like and goes by the name of Sharduk. Together, the two women will try to save Sharduk’s life, healing his wounds and hiding him in the mangrove swamp.
Where Lands Meet by Nia Eze
You set the price! Words: 36,580. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general(4.00 from 1 review)
Where Lands Meet... ...Love blooms... Nchefu and Scott lived in the same house but their worlds couldn't be more different from each others. Scott was the master's son and heir, Nchefu was a kitchen maid. The odds of their ever meeting long enough to fall for each other were very long but they did and they both fell. But love is not always right or convenient. Sometimes, it's best left alone.
Year of the Boar: Tica by Heather Heffner
Series: Changeling Sisters Novellas. Price: Free! Words: 44,280. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
A young girl suffering from a mysterious illness teams up with a vampyre prince to stop an ancient evil invading the tropical shores of Hawai'i, and in turn, learns the truth about her heritage.
Een brandend dek by Véronique van der Griend
Price: Free! Words: 63,540. Language: Dutch. Published: November 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
In de Gouden Eeuw verlieten duizenden Nederlanders de Republiek om onder de vlag van de VOC op Ceylon hun geluk te beproeven. Tegen het einde van de achttiende eeuw had zich daar een rijke Hollandse gemeenschap gevormd, maar toen het in Engelse handen kwam emigreerden de meeste families naar Batavia. De achtergebleven gezinnen waren rond 1900 geheel opgegaan in de Brits koloniale samenleving.
The Un-death of Me by Alicia Su Lozeron
You set the price! Words: 68,960. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Alicia Su Lozeron's The Un-death of Me tackles subjects of alienation, self-discovery, complexities of love and marriage, quests of fulfillment and happiness, and mankind as a whole, rendering a visionary sense of humanity. It celebrates cultural differences and similarities; it embraces mankind and human endeavors, proposing balanced mindsets very much needed in today's polarized societies.
STORIE - o una soltanto, sempre la stessa - dalle ANTILLE by Gifi
You set the price! Words: 82,210. Language: Italian. Published: September 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Storie che s’accalcano e s’accavallano una sopra l’altra come ondate schiumose. Storie di antillani e non, che a fatica galleggiano in un corso d’acqua (la madre di tutti i fiumi, o è questo il mare?) di cui nessuno vede le sponde, né ricorda le sorgenti, e ancor meno ne scorge la foce. Però c’è chi giura di conoscerne ogni segreto, incluso il nome di Chi li ha buttati laggiù per provarli e render
Night Watchers by Miles Rothwell
Price: Free! Words: 43,100. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Night Watchers is set on an undisclosed island where the local inhabitants live an idyllic life rich in history and traditions. Over time their paradise has been discovered as a tourist destination. Thee tone of the novel is like a dream or fable with characters appearing and merging into the background.
My Third Cycle by Meto Jiwenou Adoglo
Price: Free! Words: 39,890. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general(5.00 from 1 review)
My Third Cycle is a fictional Nigerian novel/ journal recorded by the character Abdul Saad. This journal is filled with intriguing African myths, legends, idols and the biafran/Nigerian civil war era. The novel recounts the hidden truth behind a mysterious character Abdul Saad who lived three life times, through three generations - reborn each time
Ogoni the Great by Agberia Choba
Price: Free! Words: 30,980. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Ogoni the Great, the most dreaded god of Oka land, has been displaced; his shrine has been desecrated by an outcast who was to salvage it. Ogoni will not rest until he is honorably brought back home. The very person who has made Ogoni homeless must be the one to help regain his lost glory. This novel, glazed with irony and suspense, portrays the misery and despair of the human soul.
Stories Varied - A Book of Short Stories by BS Murthy
Price: Free! Words: 22,460. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: June 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
This book of twelve short stories, centered on Indian women, delves into varied possibilities of woman’s life in complex situations arising out of social reengineering.
In the Heart of Cairo by Mahi Wasfy
Price: Free! Words: 79,160. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama(3.00 from 1 review)
When anti-bias educator, Mrs. Magda, becomes the new Theory of Knowledge teacher at the American School in Cairo, she is shocked to discover the ugly truth behind the school’s prestigious reputation. Despite the challenges and hostility she faces, Mrs. Magda is committed to achieving her career goal of transforming the environment at the school and making it truly bicultural. Although the school’s
The Ivory Caribou by Caroline McCullagh
You set the price! Words: 92,080. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2016 by iCrew Digital Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Is it a love story? Or is it an adventure story? Or is it a commentary on the tragedy of war? It is all of these, and more. Caroline McCullagh weaves a thrilling and dynamic story around Anne O’Malley’s genealogical search for the story of her late husband’s father that takes her to the far North of Canada to find new relatives among the Inuit culture, to Europe behind the lines in World War I.
La Furia del jaguar by Héctor Dennis López
You set the price! Words: 38,670. Language: Spanish. Published: May 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
En tiempos antiguos, los habitantes de Mesoamérica, creían que toda persona desde su nacimiento, venía con el espíritu de un animal, el cual se encargaba de protegerlo y guiarlo. Ese espíritu se conocía como Nahual. Se creía (aún se cree en ciertos lugares), que ciertos chamanes podían crear un vínculo muy cercano con sus nahuales.
Eli's Paradise by Michael D. McGranahan
You set the price! Words: 37,690. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Omar Bishara and his family have moved into Eli’s Creek and life in the small town will never be the same—the Scandinavian hamlet in the Sierra foothills hasn’t changed much since the gold rush days. The Arab immigrants want to buy an old landmark property, which draws protests, but when the town’s favorite daughter, Lilly, falls for the Arab boy, Baligh, protest turns to distrust and resentment.