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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.
Children of the Cromlech
By John O'Neill
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,900. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Three young Irish growing up in the unromantic Ireland of the 1930's... As children they meet around a secret Druid's stone for illegal smokes... They follow very different paths, but later their lives reconnect in surprising ways when the Stone is destroyed and the village is bitterly divided... At last, however, they all find their own hard-won enlightenments.
SAFFRON SEPTEMBER: A Muslim Woman's Story
By Aliya Anjum
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 99,410. Language: American English. Published: July 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Zara grows up privileged, in Pakistan. By the time she reaches her late twenties, she is single and no longer welcome in her home; death, illness and an arranged marriage has broken family bonds. She leaves Karachi, Pakistan to seek a new life in America. What begins as a quest for a new life turns into a journey of faith. This is the story of Zara and Ali's struggle to find eternal bliss.
Stirring Winds
By Kelly Matsuura
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 12,100. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
‘Stirring Winds’ is an Asian Literature Anthology, centering on the theme of life changes and significant moments. It contains six stories: five set in Japan and one in China, ranging in length from 900 – 3000 words.
Brid
By Ron Wingrove
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 52,400. Language: British English. Published: January 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
a story about a female druid from before the roman invasion of England to the annihilation of the druids on anglesey.
Given Away, A Sicilian Upbringing
By Marianna Randazzo
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,050. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In Sicily,between Fascist Mussolini and Nazi Hitler's stronghold, a child is thrust into a world of personal strife and hardship and displaced in offensive living conditions.Though time heals most anything,there are unfathomable stories of the human experience that must be told and retold again so that history can find its peace. Given Away is a story that will touch the core soul of your being.
Collected Australian Stories
By Paul Morrison
Series: Collected Series, Book 5. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,160. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Collected Australian Stories is a visit into the Australian mind and the various facets of this ancient land. The impressive culture of the Aborigines, the original inhabitants of the land is brought to life in such stories as The Challenge and The Stone Country. Other stories such as The Wejii Man examine deeper cultural beliefs.
Tales from The Painted Door III: Molly's Walk
By David H. Keith
Series: Tales from The Painted Door, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,700. Language: American English. Published: July 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
An old woman stumbles into The Door and sets off an emotional chain that leaves Chris, Shelly, Mike, and some of the others pondering their own lives and values. That's especially true for Davaidh, who comes face to face with someone from his past and must deal with the ramifications.
Gees van die Labrador
By Makkie de Beer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,380. Language: Afrikaans. Published: December 20, 2011 by Kameeldoring Boeke. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 1 review)
The book provides entertainment, especially to those who wonder about life on a farm. Country folk on the other hand may be taken back to their own days on the farm and find themselves reminiscing about their carefree times in the country. The book is based on a more simple life around a small rural town in the “Riemland” or thong country. Experience farm life as only Makkie can cook it up.
Because I Go Like That and Fall Down in the Water
By Gary Ikari
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,930. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Because I Go Like That and Fall Down in the Water is a touching novel about decency and deep friendships in an awakening agricultural Hawaii. It is a story depicting the era, the character of the people, and the changes to an enchanting land.
Straight - a novel in the Irish Maori tradition
By Michael O'Leary
Series: Dreamlander Express, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,480. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
(5.00 from 1 review)
Straight is the second novel in Michael O’Leary’s trilogy. It concerns the early years of two of the first novel Unlevel Crossings’ protagonists, Hinengaro Te Riro i He and Paul Te Ariki Calvert. Straight is set in early 1980’s Auckland and begins with Paul Calvert’s return to that city after several years in the mysterious place called ‘Dreamland’.
A Tale of Two Legacies
By William Gardner
Price: Free! Words: 29,980. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
(5.00 from 1 review)
William Gardner rejuvenates our attitudes towards ethics and morals in a low-key, thought-provoking, suspenseful, amusing, and addictive way with his new novella that traces a month in the course of two families wending their way through modern life. While a first work for this author, he brings us insights gathered over 75 years. He spoofs his own efforts in his must-read epilogue.
Shifting Sands
By Ike L. Obidike
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,720. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 1 review)
After seven-years, Uche returns to Nigeria to introduce Thembi to his family. Instead, his mother presents another prospective bride to him. He spurns her proposition and his life spirals out of control - arrested for robbery, betrayed by his best friend and assistant. When his father lapses into coma, he has to make a decision fast. But whatever he decides, his life will not be the same again.
The Inconvenience of Arranged Marriage
By Xavier Bennet
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,440. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012 by Notion Press. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 1 review)
Is arranged marriage better or is finding your own match better? Should you decide on your own and then introduce her to the family or settle for the girl selected by your family who you have not even met? Finding the situation familiar? Based on a combination of real and fictional events, this journey will take you around moving friendships, values and sacrifices.
Captives of Minara
By Eric Wright
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,110. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
(5.00 from 1 review)
In Captives of Minara; -A 4500-year-old lost city is excavated, -A journalist reluctantly returns to the scene of a childhood trauma, -A criminal mastermind kidnaps women and children consigning them to a life of slavery. Josh Radley travels to Pakistan to write about archaeological discoveries but faces a gang engaged in human trafficking.
Pueblo Mysteries
By Dennis Herrick
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,880. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is a collection of four short story mysteries involving the Pueblo Indians of New Mexico.
Hotel 27
By Stanski
Price: Free! Words: 58,550. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 1 review)
For Michael Falcon, a holiday to Thailand turns into a life-changing voyage of discovery… from a new language and culture, to a new home and family. In the process, Michael’s attitude develops from that of a disillusioned cynic, to a much more open-minded and philosophical outlook.
The Crossing
By Sandra Petro Hart
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,190. Language: American English. Published: February 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 1 review)
A short story that takes place in 1897. Ignazia Traina, a Sicilian peasant woman, is left behind in Palermo, Italy when her husband and son leave for America. This is the story of her journey to reunite her family.
Tales from The Painted Door II: Wallace
By David H. Keith
Series: Tales from The Painted Door, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,010. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
(5.00 from 1 review)
An old man, a semi-regular at the Door, walks in one quiet Thursday evening and begins drinking his usual beverage. Normally, he’d just drink quietly by himself, pay, and leave. Not this night. This night he reveals at least part of the reason he is what he is. Does it free him from his ghosts or does it just bring him a moment of peace? Does it really matter?
Bullying ... Period.
By Joe H. Bell, Jr
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 6,940. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
(5.00 from 1 review)
Bullying … ever witness this before? Perhaps, you didn’t know the person that it happened to … or maybe it was a friend … or a relative … or just maybe, it happened to you.