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Mr. Wong Rights a Wrong: A Victorian San Francisco Story
By M. Louisa Locke
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,210. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
(5.00 from 1 review)
In this short story, the newest in Locke’s Victorian San Francisco series, Annie Fuller, widowed boarding house keeper and reluctant clairvoyant, turns to Mr. Wong for help in solving a puzzle that could have life or death consequences.
Whole Latte Love (New Adult Romance)
By Rachelle Ayala
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,800. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Investment banker Carina Chen doesn’t need distractions—especially the sexy, guitar-playing barista she rooms with. But when her boss asks her to turn Dylan into a businessman, she can’t think of a reason not to take advantage of his hospitality. Their chemistry is white hot, and Carina risks all for a night of love. Will Carina find her true heart before she loses her job and her chance for love?
Songs For Sighing
By H. Ronken Lynton
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,900. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
jennifer, american professional, bonded with purnima, Indian villager, different as eggs and quiche. Their time together included births, life-threatening illness, adoption, family problems. After separating, jennifer experienced a kidnapping and ransom demands; puramma wrested a living from hard-scrabble acres, each stronger for what she learned from the other and adapted to her life.
The Word Not Spoken
By Laurie Fraser
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 204,980. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » 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.
Skin Deep, a Novel
By Kathleen Cross
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 101,520. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
If you were half black, but looked white, how would it affect your life? Your career? Your love life? Nina Moore, the daughter of a rich & famous musician finds she's attracting the wrong men, receiving privileges she didn't earn and running from a past she didn't create. When she meets Ahmad, an ex-con and single father with no love for white folks, she learns lessons she never saw coming...
Tales from The Painted Door IV: The Pumpkin Carvers
By David H. Keith
Series: Tales from The Painted Door, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,650. Language: American English. Published: March 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 1 review)
Halloween is always a reason to party at The Painted Door, with costumed patrons and staff, decorations, and abundant food and drink. In the fourth installment of award-winning author David H. Keith’s acclaimed Tales from The Painted Door series, Mike and Shelly, two of The Door’s regulars, will never forget this particular Halloween.
Victoria's Choice
By A'Mera Frieman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,980. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Victoria returns in Book 2, Victoria's Choice, the sequel to Victoria's Beginning. Trapped in the consequences of her choices, Victoria discovers that she made a horrible mistake on her wedding day. When a path to go home presents itself, Victoria takes it believing that she can finally break the shackles of pain and despair. Will she make the right choice this time, or find more heartache?
Cuentos completos. Mauricio Magdaleno
By LD Books - Lectorum
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,830. Language: Spanish. Published: January 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
En las páginas de este libro se ve desfilar la violencia del opresor contra el oprimido, la violencia entre iguales, la violencia acicateada por la venganza, la violencia que se da en un estallido espontáneo, la maledicencia, la guerra, la crueldad psicológica, la brutalidad más elemental, la violencia pragmática y hasta la violencia que ejerce la misma naturaleza en contra de los seres humanos.
Fish in a Bird's Nest
By F. Elizabeth Hauser
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,310. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A gripping and authentic story of friendship that blossoms into love, amid cultural, religious, and racial diversity that were usually insurmountable barriers in the early part of the 20th century in America. Choices and their harsh consequences bring two families through pain, sorrow, and unification when children refuse to be captives of social bigotry and cultural misunderstanding.
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.
Garden of Sugar and Pineapples
By Pineapple Sam
Series: The Life and Adventures of Pineapple Sam, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,880. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
0.5 star(4.60 from 5 reviews)
This story takes you, the reader, through the humble beginnings of the author’s family to the miracle of his almost tragic birth. Let this story inspire you with the courage of a family seeking a new life while giving you a good laugh as you are taken back to your own hijinks as a kid.
Мир аж…
By Геннадий Дорофеев
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 44,300. Language: Russian. Published: March 29, 2014 by T/O "Neformat". Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Все рассказы иронической прозы «Мир аж… больше чем мир»- это философские размышления о современной жизни на земле. О том, что зависть, злость и непонимание основ нравственности останавливает развитие мышления человека на одном уровне и заводит его сознание «в тупик». Объясняют то, что человек это не просто материальное тело, а дух. Опыт, желания, привычки, интересы и инстинкты представляют основ
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 Goomeri Pointing Bone : Sequel to Dwarg in the Seventh Dimension
By Tony Lourensen
Series: Dwarg in the Seventh Dimension, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,730. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Dwarg is reunited with his host Aggie. Aggie has grown and has found a lover. Trouble with mysterious disappearances of some of her people in Algeria takes the reader on a rollercoaster ride of intrigue and spiritualism where Native American Shaman meets Australian Aboriginal Ngangkari and the puzzle is finally solved in a little township in Southeast Queensland called Goomeri...or was it?
A Question of Heritage: An Adoption Story
By Judith Jo Pachino
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 59,810. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Jo finds herself pregnant in the early 1960’s with limited options. Derailed by betrayal, she must make an impossible decision. Ellen lives with the challenges of being an adoptee. She is compelled to unearth her past in order to definitively prove her Jewish heritage. A Question of Heritage resonates with the angst of those in the adoption triad, leaving the reader with insight and hope.
Paloma
By Marianne Mitchell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,140. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2014 by Rafter Five Press. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fairy Tales
"Paloma" is a re-telling of an old Cinderella tale from Spain. A young girl must leave her home to find her way in the world. Her only possessions are three beautiful dresses left to her by her mother. However, beauty alone will not bring her happiness. She must be clever and careful in order to find her true love.
Stranger Than Fiction 2
By Aneeta Sundararaj
Series: Stranger Than Fiction, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,100. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
People say the strangest things! In my career as a freelance writer, I’ve come across many people and some of the things they say are downright offensive. But many are hilarious, touching and stay with me for a long while. ‘Stranger Than Fiction 2’ is a collection of three fictionalised accounts of some of my encounters.
Victoria's Beginning
By A'Mera Frieman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,880. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
Breaking the Line Books is a line of fictional dramatic books. The first book of the line is Victoria's Beginning introduces main character, Victoria. Born different, Victoria has to face many challenges and hardships starting with the rejection by her parents. Her faith becomes tested with each new obstacle. Will she succumb and lose faith or conquer all to find her destiny.
Stranger Than Fiction 1
By Aneeta Sundararaj
Series: Stranger Than Fiction, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,380. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 1 review)
People say the strangest things! In my career as a freelance writer, I’ve come across many people and some of the things they say are downright offensive. But many are hilarious, touching and stay with me for a long while. ‘Stranger Than Fiction 1’ is a collection of three fictionalised accounts of some of my encounters.
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.