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Somayyeh
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 67,740. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2015 by David Morisset. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
'Somayyeh' was co-written by Mariam Shirazi and David Morisset. It is the story of an Iranian woman's quest for love, freedom and happiness. Her battle against religion-based doctrines of male superiority and an uncompromisingly misogynistic culture not only inspires but it also provides precious insights into the position of women and the impact of Sharia law in today's Iran.
Burning Down Rome
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 145,050. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
While the world cheered for him, so loud he couldn't hear his own heart beating, behind the scenes Kid was poised between the band's overwhelming success and his feelings of crushing personal failure. In the midst of it all Kid fell in love, fell apart, melted down to almost nothing, and finally realized that making his way in a land of make-believe could either be deadly, or it could set him free
Racconti Vari
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 79,060. Language: Italian. Published: October 11, 2015 by Unicorn Productions. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Evoluzione di una scrittrice dal 1986 al 2003, racconti vari italiani
Lit by Lightning: The First Jeff Chaussier New Orleans Mystery
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,140. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2015 by Southern Girl Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Jeffrey Chaussier tried to escape his past by acting in small theaters in the Midwest. When his father dies suddenly under suspicious circumstances, Jeff is recast as reluctant sleuth; the stage: New Orleans. Returning to his native city to probe into his father's death, Jeff soon discovers everything he learns only provokes more questions. Now he must uncover the truth before he loses everything.
Recovered
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 66,780. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Jem, Scott and Christy are three lifelong friends, in their early thirties, who make up "Cinnamon Twist", a struggling original band based in Northern England. Desperate for cash, they agree to some gigs playing covers to earn some quick money. This leads to a life-changing offer that proves impossible to turn down, testing their friendship and beliefs fundamentally.
Meek's Inheritance
Price: Free! Words: 75,790. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Meek's Inheritance is about an orphan boy growing up in a small town trying to figure out the point of life. Is there a truth and does it determine how we ought to be? Belief in revealed truth and claims to knowledge from the unassisted human mind are provided by those he meets along his way. In the face of tyranny threatening to those he cares for, his own concerns fall away and he takes action,
Red White or Blue: The 1875-1876 Journey of a Lakota Chief's Son and an Army Major's Daughter
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 96,650. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
In 1875, Ohanzee, a sixteen-year-old son of a Lakota chief, is on a journey to regain honor. Sara, the fifteen-year-old daughter of an army major, is on a journey of discovery. When Ohanzee's and Sara's paths cross, they struggle to survive on the prairie and to reconcile their conflicting customs, perceptions of the Indian Wars, faiths, and values. Will they risk everything to save each other?
Congo - A Journey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,310. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2015 by Zorba Books. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
'Congo - A Journey' is a compelling, funny and poignant debut by the author, set in Kinshasa, a rich, teeming, squalid city by the River Congo, fraught with staggering contradictions, thriving on monstrous disparities. The story is a vivid portrayal of lust, revenge, voodoo and prison agonies in Ramesh's life in Congo. His story is overpowering, exhausting, violent and chaotic.
An Hour Behind
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,440. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Amazing mystery and spiritual novel that will change your view of human destiny and life. On the night when the clocks are moved an hour behind, Angelica finds herself in the male body and her reality becomes intertwined with his. Through the mysterious dreams she observes his rise from poverty to power in pre-war Belgrade, while at the same time her life seems to spin out of control.
Grace: Book 2 The Dreaming Series
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 58,720. Language: Australian English. Published: August 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Grace Taylor opens the letter she receives with trembling hands. She knows the words contained will either cause her great happiness or heart-wrenching despair, but she will also discover that they send her on a journey, from which there is no turning back.
Deep Water Tears: Book 1 The Dreaming Series
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 62,030. Language: Australian English. Published: August 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Set in the Australian Bush, Deep Water Tears is a coming-of-age story of a non-Indigenous Australian girl, and her relationship with a part-Indigenous Australian boy, during a time when mixed-raced relationships were still commonly frowned upon. A story of how heart-breaking loss becomes the key to finding immeasurable joy.
The Music of The Stars
Price: $3.94 USD. Words: 236,050. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Musician and teacher Helen N is resuscitated from being in cryogenic sleep on board the Galactic Voyager. Helen quickly charms the shipboard population, but is aghast that there is absolutely no tradition of music performance on board. She changes all that. Then it is discovered that there is a planet dead ahead on their trajectory, which drives the Ship crazy with excitement.
On Route 66
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,130. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2015 by Mushroom Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
On Route 66 is a series of short stories about that great and wonderful era when the open road brought something new, exciting, and magical around every corner and bend.
Kempa Cambridge USA
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 66,640. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
4 women (2 handball goalkeepers: French MIT grad student & American recovering from concussions, a Harvard linguistics PhD candidate & a Cambridge public librarian) The challenge of "third world" handball in the US is quite an adjustment for those arriving to Boston but the diverse international teammates bond as a big family, enjoying being together off & on the court.
The Bride of Amman
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 55,630. Language: British English. Published: July 21, 2015 by Typhoon Media. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The Bride of Amman, a huge and controversial bestseller when first published in Arabic, takes a sharp-eyed look at the intersecting lives of four women and one gay man in Jordan’s historic capital, Amman—a city deeply imbued with its nation’s traditions and taboos. Five young lives come together and come apart in ways that are distinctly modern yet as unique and timeless as Amman itself.
Любовь и Вера
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 57,420. Language: Russian. Published: July 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Придёт время, когда наука позволит накормить миллиарды людей едой, созданной почти из ничего; как в своё время Христос накормил пятью ячменными хлебами и двумя рыбками более пяти тысяч голодных мужчин, не считая женщин и детей. Станет возможным любой орган человека, пришедший в негодность, - заменить на искусственный и он будет служить гораздо дольше и надёжнее естественного. Так зачем человеку бу
7 Crows, A Secret
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 206,980. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
“‘Seven crows, a secret, never to be told’. I guess I’m the secret no one ever told.” For over twenty years David has been haunted by the hanged man’s words. In 1933 he has one last chance to find their meaning. The trail of family stories leads him to the bedside of an old woman, the last witness to the events and David’s best hope for an answer. If she does tell, will anyone recognize it?
Raven's Lament
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,290. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2015 by Books We Love Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
What if a native legend came back to life and was saddened by the destruction of his people, their culture and their environment? What if that legend was the Haida creator god Raven and he spirited away the girl you were falling in love with? What if you didn’t believe in native spiritualism and found yourself battling Raven with only a shaman to help you?
The Boy With The Patang
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 141,690. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Romance » General
On a rooftop in Sikimpur, a young boy and girl fly kites. Some years later they meet again on their wedding day. So begins the story of enigmatic Sahira and solid Sami and what should have been their happy life together. But Sahira finds she cannot love Sami and Sami has a secret, which Sahira cannot ignore. Sami’s work takes them to Andalusia where, on the shores of Lake Bermejalis,
Mikawadizi Storms
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100,170. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Freelance journalist Evie Arnold agrees to cover the emerging conflict between mining magnate Clive Gready, who plans to dig an open-pit mine in the Mikawadizi hills, and La Roche Verte Indian Nation, who intend to stop him. As she watches and records, the conflict spirals from serious to severe to ominous. and finally explodes into an epic battle between good and evil.