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On the Island of Fire - Four Tales of Santorini
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Price: Free! Words: 5,490. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2015. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Fantasies are spawned by the volcanic Greek island of Santorini in this collection "On the Island of Fire" - four fantasies for children - from the dream of Alizides, a donkey who thinks he is Pegasus fighting the Chimaera, to harpies swooping through as they move home - unlikely happenings emerging from the island's black sand and simmering core.
Niyati
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Price: Free! Language: English. Published: March 17, 2015. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
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A South African fable following a young donkey named Niyati and the consequences of her quest for vengeance.
Lightning Pancakes: Arian Restaurant & Food Review
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,600. Language: American English. Published: March 14, 2015. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
This is a short restaurant/food review for the Arian restaurant called Lightning Pancakes. It's all about the cuteness of pancakes, as well as how delicious and fun they are!
A Bushveld Tail
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Price: Free! Words: 1,270. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: March 13, 2015. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
In the African veld, Snake and Mongoose are old enemies.
Singing Lizards
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Price: Free! Words: 104,800. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2015. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Travel
Bridget Reinhold is not exactly the adventurous type. But when her sister Claire disappears in Southern Africa, nothing can keep her in England. She launches herself into the search and despite major challenges, she doesn’t give up. Soon, Bridget is plunged into turmoil as everything seems to be going wrong. Just coincidence or is there something more sinister at work?
The Amulet
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,130. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: February 28, 2015. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Gregorio the master of Zero-Zero Investments is led by the nose by Greed…and another force. His target- Ganjamano- has potent defences. And the winner is…? A short story from Mozambique.
Colors of a Lady
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 58,640. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2015. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Lady Emma Wren has never felt at home among the London elite. Despite being born and raised into an affluent household, she finds her brown skin sets her apart from the lily-white ton. To her surprise, she is to marry the eligible Lord Thomas Hartwell, long-time friend and beau to her elder sister. Her step into the forefront of English society causes backlash and unburies many long dead secrets.
Book 20- Streets Paved with Gold
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Series: Streets Paved with Gold. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,650. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: February 6, 2015. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The first story is loosely based on the discovery of diamonds on the beaches of the skeleton coast at the mouth of the Orange River. The second story follows the career of a country boy whose first love is running. He participates in a one hundred kilometer ultra-marathon as an unofficial entry and does well, but not well enough.
The Day Jessica Left Islam, a short story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,920. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2015. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
In this short story, Jessica, an American convert to Islam, attends a dinner party, and the hostess’s underhanded scheme and troublesome comments spur Jessica’s decision to give up being Muslim.
Pivotals: A Story of Small Town America
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Price: Free! Words: 14,180. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2015. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
For centuries, small towns were the hub of family life. Generation after generation stayed close to their roots. Friends and neighbors were for a lifetime. A life with good neighbors and great friends is better than wealth. This is a story of a town that was strong. It is one of many that know the value of Community.
Tales of Escape
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Price: Free! Words: 4,030. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
These are a set of very short stories done by students to practice English.
Miss McPherson And Her Class
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2015. Category: Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry
These poems are from a series of poems I wrote for Southwell Minster, (Southwell, Nottinghamshire, UK,) magazine. I invented a class of children with their imaginary teacher, Miss McPherson. These poems look at the Christian Faith in a humorous way.
From the Diary of an Extremist
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,500. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2015. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
In this short story, an American college student converts to Islam and makes the decision to wear all black and cover her face. But she faces opposition from where she least expects.
Hearing the Act of Motorcycle Destruction
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Price: Free! Words: 10,240. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2015. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Hearing the Act of Motorcycle Destruction is a metaphor for life that goes non-stop up and down, rocks and rivers, large boulders and broken ribs. Breathless seconds that become hours, sweltering arms, fading eyesight, diminishing legs and muscles weeping. The book will be uploaded chapter by chapter, weekly.
Sweet Nuts
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Price: Free! Words: 2,570. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2015. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Grandmother Zole helps Prince Yayi get the attention of the village girl he desires as his future queen, but her plans take a curve when Prince Yayi messes up the village girl's palm oil recipe. The good that comes out of the Prince's mess astonishes the whole village and wins the attention of the village girl.
A Room in the House of the Ancestors Books One and Two
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Price: Free! Words: 76,820. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Computer whizkid Edward’s adopted father taught him that his biological family rejected him at birth. After Edward’s biological brother, Andrew, reaches out to befriend him, the men forge a friendship based on a shared computer system dream. When Edward arrives at the ancestral home of the family he believes abandoned him, he learns the whole story he'd been told about his history is a lie
The Other Woman
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Series: Stories of Okinawa, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 7,510. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Short Story: A young Okinawan woman recently dumped by her fiancee considers a future with a dashing American teacher married to another woman.
Book 19- Streets Paved with Gold
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Series: Streets Paved with Gold. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,330. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: December 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The first story follows the first battle of the Anglo-Boer War of 1899 as it unfolds from letters sent home by the troopers and from dispatches by their officers. The differing points of view are contrasted. The second story relates the attempts by illegal immigrants to cross over the border in search of a better life. The lives of two unrelated families crossing the river become entwined.
DATING AND REGIME (THE INFINITE NOVEL OF SOLZHENITSOF) BY PROF. MESOLZHEN─░TSY
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You set the price! Words: 44,210. Language: American English. Published: December 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
It has been that compelled me not to respect the couple made of the Earthly Life and Mathematics is even extremely likely that it may spring from that secret existence of Byzantium!
Book 18- Streets Paved with Gold
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Series: Streets Paved with Gold. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,400. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: December 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
This story is set in the 1960s. A Scottish family farms near the Nkandla Forest in Zululand where the final battle of the Zulu uprising of 1906 took place. The family has a connection with the rebellion as their grandfather was in command of the force which put down the rebels. The rebel leader Bambatha was never caught. His ghost is believed to haunt the forest. Do you believe in ghosts?