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City of Sorrows
By S.L. Nadathur
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 101,230. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Just turned nineteen, Diego is recently married, madly in love, expecting his first child, and completely unaware that his life is about to come crashing down around him. On a dark road outside Seville, this Gypsy’s life takes a tragic turn. He must find the courage to face death, the strength to survive it, and the power to hold onto his humanity while his mind and his will scream against it.
El recurso del metodo
By Alejo Carpentier
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 108,640. Language: Spanish. Published: April 2, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Fiction » Classics
Obra compleja, escrita en lenguaje suntuoso, montada sobre un monólogo, que ha tenido numerosas ediciones, que ya pasan de treinta, solamente en espanol. Euna novela histórica y política entre cuyas virtudes estaban la paródica autenticidad del mundo narrado: la figura del caudillo latinoamericano.
Surviving Sanctuary
By PJ O'Brien
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 492,420. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 1 review)
On a spring evening in 1982, a thousand people are killed in Sanctuary, a country founded by genocide survivors and devoted to pacifism. Decades later, Brian, a congenial and underemployed American, goes there to look for the sister of a former girlfriend who disappeared while visiting there. As he looks for clues and tries not to marry anyone accidentally, he learns he may be a target too.
Serpiente de estrellas
By LD Books - Lectorum
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 111,680. Language: Spanish. Published: January 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Esta es una novela en la que se entreteje la cotidianidad objetiva de lo que fue México Tenochtitlan, una civilización perfectamente constituída, cuyos valores residían en el fervor religioso, el honor, la guerra, el inmutable destino y los sacrificios humanos.
The Baptist “A Native American Odyssey”
By Paul PG
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 144,010. Language: American English. Published: November 25, 2013 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Fr. Tosco is assigned to meet with a band of Paiute and dissolve an abandoned Mission established by the Catholic Diocese. Discovering remnants of a once proud people, struggling for survival and destined for extinction, something triggered within him to lead them to the path of survival. Why did the church and the government feel so threatened that it caused the shooting of unarmed natives?
Ghost Town
By Catriona Troth
Price: $3.91 USD. Words: 127,060. Language: British English. Published: October 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
1981. Coventry, city of Two Tone and Ska, is riven with battles between skinheads and young Asians. Photographer Baz—‘too Paki to be white, too gora to be desi’—is capturing the conflict on film. Unemployed graduate Maia—serial champion of liberal causes—is pregnant with a mixed-race child. Neither can afford to let the racists win. They must take a stand. A stand that will cost lives.
A Midwife Abroad
By Avalon Weston
Price: $6.58 USD. Words: 110,120. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
An adventure that began at night, in an English country lane beside a red phone box, leads Annie an English midwife to her dream job in Southern Africa. Gradually though, she realises something is wrong. Mothers and babies are dying when they shouldnot. A plot emerges. Drastic action is required . Annie knows the story began in England and returns for a final confrontation in her own hospital.
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.
Caverns of the Dreamtime
By Jan Hawkins
Series: The Dreaming, Book 4. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 213,620. Language: Australian English. Published: September 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The 4th and last book in The Dreaming Series, we journey with Tom as he matures into the Ancient Lore he was born to. Lost in the struggle between the Australian Aboriginal Lore and his fight to discover just who he is, Tom tries to make sense in the influences of the world around him and to find a place amongst his people. Reach into the Dreamtime and meet the ancient Kadimakara.
Listening to Rain: The Adventures of the Shaolin Blade Tanzong, Scroll 1
By Albert A. Dalia
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 101,520. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
First in a 7th century China martial arts series. The Tang dynasty, desperately fighting to unite China, sends a Shaolin warrior monk and an imperial commissioner to the uncharted Isle of Pearls to stave off a potential aboriginal revolt that could destroy China. On the island, they discover an ancient secret society and a mythic lost monastery, while encountering human and not so human threats.
A Necessary Fiction
By Jane Emerssen
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 125,980. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013 by Amolibros. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Laura Driscoll's uncomplicated life is thrown into confusion when she discovers her father lied to secure an advantageous marriage and advance his career. Determined to uncover the secrets of his past, Laura's single-minded pursuit of answers leads her to make choices that have far-reaching consequences both for herself and those who love her. Sometimes it is better not to know the truth.
The Indian Shirt Story
By Heather Lockman
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 118,900. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013 by Musa Publishing. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
A Northwest brew pub, a historic house, trouble with the local American Indian community, and unexpected attention from the biggest country music star ever to come out of Nashville. It’s going to be a tough summer for Bess in the free-thinking, left-leaning, soy-eating, fish-loving town of Port Heron this year.
Of Kings and Bandits
By Saleh Johar
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 128,270. Language: American English. Published: August 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A story that is never told: that many "child warriors" to whom we are asked to offer sympathies befitting helpless victims and hostages are actually premature adults who have made a conscious decision to stand up against brutality and oppression as is the case of Eritreans fighting the oppression of Haile sellasie who was-his massacres, brutality, and how the people resisted his tyranny.
The Fantasists
By John Lynch
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 115,460. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
John Lynch delivers a lively translation of Hans Egede Schack's captivating and whimsical novel The Fantasists. Two boys from the Danish countryside harbour elaborate fantasies of adventure, romance and their own greatness, while their third companion punctures their make-believe with his robust common sense.
The Two Krishnas
By Ghalib Shiraz Dhalla
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 124,070. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2013 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
The Two Krishnas is a sensual and searing look at infidelity and the nature of desire and faith. Pooja Kapoor, a betrayed wife and mother, is forced to question her faith and marriage when she discovers her banker husband, Rahul, has fallen in love with a young, male Muslim illegal immigrant who happens to be their son's age.
Spirits of the Rock
By Jan Hawkins
Series: The Dreaming, Book 3. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 199,610. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The third book in The Dreaming Series; Spirits of the Rock is a story in its own right and yet continues to explore the characters' lives, their loves and the balance of the world in which we all live. It is a blending of modern culture with the ancient spiritual world of Australian First Nation.
The Forests of Fablemyr
By Steven Caldwell
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,980. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
0.75 star(4.67 from 3 reviews)
People from all different countries, from all walks of life, are mysteriously waking up somewhere else. That somewhere is a place comprised of mankind's brightest dreams and darkest nightmares. Here, all the world's mythology lives and breathes. As they travel between the real life drama of work, family and culture and the fantastical adventures in the dream world, they begin to discover...
Amruta
By Raghuveer Chaudhari
Price: Free! Words: 111,120. Language: Gujarati. Published: July 20, 2013 and represented by Ekatra Foundation. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Amruta, a novel is one of the earlier works of Raghuveer. In Amruta, The author explores functional aspect of human life. Amruta is the story of Amruta and two men in her life. It races human nature, bonds and ideologies using these 3 characers and their conversation.
A Proud Monkey In Iceland
By Glenn R. Hodge
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 314,400. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A story about a black West Indian, raised in America, man's search for his destiny. Born into a family of ancient African healers, as an adult he finds himself living in Iceland knowing that for some reason relating to his destiny he has to be there. But not knowing how living there fits into his quest to find his destiny.
The Warsaw Conspiracy
By James Conroyd Martin
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 118,780. Language: American English. Published: June 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
THE WARSAW CONSPIRACY unfolds as a family saga set against the November Rising (1830-1831), partitioned Poland’s daring challenge to the Russian Empire. The story portrays two brothers and their fates in love and war. Both Michał and Józef find themselves caught up in the vortex of a daring plot to abduct the Grand Duke of Russia in order to instigate a general insurrection.