Books tagged: bigotry

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Mildred & The Federal Holiday Abductor
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 112,650. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Usually when you think of Annapolis, Maryland, you think of yachts. But today Annapolis is famous for the abductions of teenage girls taken on Federal Holidays. Police have nothing, except Mildred Saunders, a former USA Olympics Gold Medal winner who has acquired a variety of psychic abilities after a near-fatal boating accident. True colors become evident: trust, bigotry, betrayal or friendship.
The Hanging Tree
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 121,810. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2016 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
When South Carolina plantation owner Samuel Worthington liberates his slaves, he offers them some land in exchange for their continued service. His best worker, Jeffrey, accepts and begins building a life for his freed family. But upon Samuel’s death, everything changes. His son, Jake, alters the agreement, setting in motion a destructive pendulum that swings relentlessly for generations.
The Fortune of Goblins
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,520. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A strangely suspenseful tale of bigotry, guile, confusion, and unusual creatures. This tale features a fictional, condensed caricature of the city of Tulsa, Oklahoma - cast into a setting of mythical creatures, and disturbingly human social issues.
Done Growed Up
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,490. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » Literary
When we last left the Mackey Family their lives were in a state of turmoil. Divorce, alcoholism, racism, death, puberty, what WEREN'T they dealing with? Now, the apron strings are cut we will find out! Done Growed Up, the second book in my Apron Strings trilogy, settles us back into the lives of our beloved characters from my first novel.
Changed Times
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,500. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2016 by ThunderPoint Publishing Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Adventure » Action
1679 - The Killing Times: Charles II is on the throne, the Episcopacy has been restored, and southern Scotland is in ferment. From the Battle of Drumclog to the Battle of Bothwell Bridge, John's platoon of farmers and villagers find themselves in the heart of the action over that fateful summer where the people fight the King for their religion, their freedom, and their lives.
My Mama's Tamales
Price: Free! Words: 66,470. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
What does a mother teach a daughter about a chaotic world? What does she teach her child about love, necessity, bigotry, self-confidence, and her Latina culture? Rosario Olmos has her work cut out for her. This novel is a precious story of remarkable endurance, all-encompassing wisdom, and unfolding sense of self.
Shattered Lies
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 140,740. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2015 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Contemporary woman, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Kate Thayer has a good life as a veterinarian, running the family horse farm—until she uncovers an act of unimaginable treachery by those she trusted most and learns that everything she knew about herself was a lie. Her paternal grandmother, the woman who raised her, is behind a number of devastating secrets Kate is compelled to discover. But the deeper she digs, the more betrayal she finds...
Enza 1918
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 50,440. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
16-year-old Mary Alice is in trouble for low marks in school, which she has until the end of the semester to bring up. But little does she know that she will be forced to face a new threat to her family and community, the dreaded influenza pandemic of 1918.
Miss Malone's Sins
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 77,430. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Molly Malone, from San Francisco, goes to Iowa to learn something of her family's roots. After she graduates from the University, she agrees to teach for two years in the corn-fed town of Hoover with its generally bigoted eye on life and a particularly sharp eye on its teachers. Miss Malone breaks the mold.
Zena's Law
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,470. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2015 by McBryde Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
After her divorce, Zena Carraway moves to a benign coastal town. She falls in love with the community and with her new boss. Once she and her kids are settled, things don't seem quite right. Zena soon begins to change this quiet town -- changes that awaken demons. In rapid sequence, she confronts bigotry, scorn, and crime. Then, she has to face her own awful demon, one that threatens her own life.