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The Cook's House: A Seeming Tale to a Southron
Price: Free! Words: 9,700. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
In the 1950s rural Mississippi Delta, young Albert Sidney McClanahan stands on the cusp of manhood. Yearning for answers to life’s eternal mysteries, he turns to Lucy, his family’s colored cook, for comfort and wisdom. Despite the gulf between them, imposed by race and culture, Albert and Lucy form a bond of love and affection that can never be spoken, only remembered in the fullness of time.
Stirring Winds
Series: The Natura Anthologies, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,100. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(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.
Tales from The Painted Door III: Molly's Walk
Series: Tales from The Painted Door, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,700. Language: American English. Published: July 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
(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.
Homesteader Blues
Price: Free! Words: 18,870. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Life and Love in Alaska, Volume 2. Tina has been putting up with no running water on their farm for over twelve years. Jimmy gets her out of the house for a week. His aim is to build a bathroom for his wife. Nothing and no one will sidetrack his surprise for his wife, and that includes teen angst and broken equipment.
Certainties
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,030. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(5.00 from 1 review)
Every day is a sunbaked fight for survival of the fittest, or the fastest. The air is oppressively hot, the sun relentless. The river’s water is too contaminated to drink; it will kill you if you do. But what if the river is the only water you can find? He is a thief and a survivor. He will find a way. This he knows: He must find a way.
Brushstrokes 2
You set the price! Words: 10,040. Language: Australian English. Published: November 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 1 review)
Skye discovers she is pregnant. She isn't quite sure who the father is. Not that it matters, she isn't planning on keeping the baby. She searches for a way to get a late term termination over east. Meanwhile, her current boyfriend, indigenous Koori, Dylan, is searching for something else, and her ex, Josh, is only seeking the next wave to catch as he flees parenthood.
You are Hungry
Price: Free! Words: 1,440. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 1 review)
A story about being homeless and all alone. The nameless narrator attempts to justify his existence in his last minutes, only to find, that no one is listening.
The Crossing
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,190. Language: American English. Published: February 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 1 review)
A fictitious historical short story based on true events. It's 1897 and Ignazia Traina, a Sicilian peasant woman, is left behind in Palermo when her husband and son leave for America. This is the story of her journey to reunite her family. Ignazia's daugher, Lena, tells her mother's story to her own inquisitive daughter...
Tales from The Painted Door II: Wallace
Series: Tales from The Painted Door, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,010. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(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?
A Sunday Market Seller
Price: Free! Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 1 review)
From the second collection of 17 stories in My Other Shorts & Formal Tales. A Sunday country market is livened up by a gate-crashing, old lady. A fiercely independent migrant, Polish WW2 survivor from out of town. She wants to set up to sell a range of memorabilia, home cooking and sweets. Immediately charming the regular stall-holders with stories and skills. She has other skills; unrevealed.
Children From Stone
Price: Free! Words: 1,490. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 1 review)
Children From Stone is a sweet simple short story told in the form of a Norse folk tale, and people love it.
Tales from The Painted Door IV: The Pumpkin Carvers
Series: Tales from The Painted Door, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,650. Language: American English. Published: March 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Holiday » Halloween
(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.
The Death of Samuel Hersch
Price: Free! Words: 1,490. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
DEATH OF EMPLOYEE. After opening this grimly titled email at work, watch as the unnamed narrator attempts to reconcile his emotions with the fact that he feels trapped and completely isolated inside his modern day office. He views all of his coworkers as impostors and frauds, and his attempts at remedying this involve a 'special sweetener' which he adds to his coffee...
Home Country
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 5,050. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2012 by Dev Love Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
When Priyanka travels to America for an arranged marriage, she finds out why her groom accepted her bad horoscope and poor family.
My Stupid Racism
Price: Free! Words: 1,830. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A more autobiographical than I wish it was story about a role I played in a musical in high school 20 years ago. It's inspired by the way, way, way overdue removal of the Confederate flag from State capitals in recent days.
Beyond the Crossing
Price: Free! Words: 3,030. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
In 'Beyond the Crossing', Liz and her partner Martin, lived together in Melbourne in the early 1970s. Nearly everyone was attending antiwar protests and smoking dope in dimly lit folk clubs. They found they had inadvertently joined the rat race and decided to move to outback Australia and work in an Aboriginal community. It changes their lives forever.
Years From Now: the Reunion
Price: Free! Words: 13,980. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
We meet this group of friends at the farewell; it is the last night before school is officially over. The friends then scatter, as they pursue their goals and live their lives, following many and varied roads. Then, many years later, there is a school reunion. Who will return?
The Next Big Wood Project
Price: Free! Words: 8,480. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(4.00 from 1 review)
Ernest and Bo Dean are wood working geniuses who embark on their latest next big wood project. With a backwoods approach to life and the simpler life, they take you on their latest effort to stay known as the Michelangelos of their craft.
Help Wanted
Price: Free! Words: 870. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Spiritual, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(4.00 from 1 review)
A poem of sorts. If you haven't experienced this feeling at work or in life I can't wait until you do. Nothing really matters.
Tatsie, the Thick-skinned Bushman
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 2,580. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2012 by Kameeldoring Boeke. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Essay » Sociology
(4.00 from 1 review)
Tatsie was a rude thick-skinned bushman with very little regard for his fellow tribesmen.

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