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Saturday Date (A Short Story)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,940. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literary collections » Asian / Indic
Mary roams the Goan and Anglo-Indian neighborhoods of Bombay, singing for money so she can feed herself and the child who accompanies her. A night watchman befriends her and offers a chance to get off the streets. Mary seeks guidance from the mysterious visions that haunt her, but she alone must decide her fate.
Pook's Eastern Promise
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 62,820. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015 by Emissary Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
You’ll enjoy Pook and Honners in the Indian Navy, savouring the sweet life of the East. Honners breaks with naval tradition by opening a boarding-house in Bombay, providing a base for his ever-growing collection of war trophies.
The Lights of Bombay
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 75,690. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The priceless amulet of Viceroy Almeida is the key behind this brilliant piece of historical fiction set in Nazi Germany and the India of the 1980's.The characters are many and unacquainted but their fates are forced to converge as soon as they cross paths with the amulet.A powerful thriller that will take you on a roller coaster ride of suspense spanning 500 years.
Below the Peacock Fan: First Ladies of the Raj
You set the price! Words: 93,530. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2013 by Bev Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
When the British ruled India, four Victorian women find themselves in a disturbing land, experiencing extremes of decadence amid crushing poverty. Emily Eden, Charlotte Canning, Edith Lytton and Mary Curzon followed husbands or a brother who were appointed Viceroys. In this compelling slice of colonial history we see how India marked them with its heat, mutinies and lascivious secrets.
A Handful of Stories
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 62,620. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A Handful of Stories is a collection of ten short stories. These stories reflect the hopes and aspirations of urban India and the young people gravitating towards it. There is passion, frustration, love, rejection, endurance, despair, faith, deception, ambition, tragedy and a host of other emotions in them, which is a microcosm, of life in India.
The Life and Times of Rudyard Kipling
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,090. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
Rudyard Kipling wrote hundreds of pages of stories and fiction; his work won him the Nobel Prize and has shaped the lives of millions of people over the past 100 years. Much is known about his work, but what about the man? Who was Rudyard Kipling? Discover his life and times in this eBook.
The Unforgettable......
Price: Free! Words: 30,760. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
there are forces acting against him despite of his authoritative position.....but there is some bright light as a result of that force...... A tell tale story of friendship and admiration, which fascinates you as you move on.....!!!
The Golden Ones Who Work Miracles
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,520. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Rajiv, born without limbs, spends his days begging in the Bombay streets. But when amazing golden beings alight from a spacecraft and grant him the gift of arms and legs, he finds that coping with his new mobility is not as easy as he always imagined it would be.