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रक्ताळ शाई (Raktal Shai): झुंज नक्षल चळवळीशी
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 88,070. Language: Marathi. Published: April 13, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
मानव, एक शोधक पत्रकार, कलकत्ता येथील पोलिस क्रूरता आणि सरकारी भ्रष्टाचाराची अंडीपिल्ली उघडकीस आणण्यासाठी प्रसिद्ध आहे. एका बातमीच्या शोधात जेव्हा मानव अकस्मात एका माओवादी आणि नक्षलवादींच्या बंडाला सामोरे जातो, तेव्हा तिथली गडद रहस्ये त्याला मुळापासून हादरवितात. जिवंत राहण्यासाठी आणि बंडाला पराभूत करण्यासाठी मानवाला प्रथम आपल्या आयुष्याच्या उद्देश पुन्हा शोधून काढावा लागेल.
Bloody Ink - Fight Against Naxal Rebellion
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,750. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Manav, an investigative journalist, is known for his exposés on corruption in Calcutta, India. When Manav’s enemies frame him in the murder conspiracy, he is forced to flee. In a remote jungle, Manav stumbles upon a Maoist rebellion. The secrets behind the rebellion drive Manav to the brink. In order to survive and defeat the rebellion, Manav has to first rediscover his life’s purpose.
Idée Fixe
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 59,920. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2018 by Wordit CDE. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Idée Fixe is one of those rare story in which the lives of three extraordinary people are greatly influenced by events beyond their control and still they end up creating their own destinies, driven by their strong individual fixation.
A Hundred Hands
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,730. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2016 by Tirgearr Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
When her husband is arrested for paedophilia, Polly flees the censure of her village and travels to India. Heartbroken at the plight of children living on the Kolkata streets, she stays to help. She meets and falls in love with Finlay whose home is filled with abandoned infants. In a terrible twist, she fears history is about to repeat itself. Will she ever again see those she has grown to love?
The Calcutta Summer (Typewriter Book 1)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,280. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Urban
It's the hottest summer in Calcutta, and weed and music is all our three characters had for a while. Until Morita started looking for the typewriter. This is the first installment in the series that shall unfold over the next year, Morita and her cohort's search for the mythical typewriter of Morita's dream.
Shoes and Tie
Price: Free! Words: 2,010. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: September 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
The story is a funny take on ordeal of an Indian government employee to stay honest. The story is based in Kolkata, India and depicts setting of 1990's
Voyages Through Life: The Story of John Dunlop Allison
Price: Free! Words: 50,560. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
The true adventure story of life at sea in the 19th century, of wars and wives, of gold fever and greed, of death and disease, of storms and shipwrecks all over the world. John Dunlop Allison appears to have written his memoirs in 1909, as he approached ‘the allotted life of man, three score and ten’, which were discovered and transcribed over 100 years later by his great-grandson.
The Tiger's Shadow
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,670. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2013 by Knotted Road Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Betty misses England. She misses her friends, the calm rain patting the leaves in the garden, the cool of the summer evenings. The British are leaving India. Her Indian cousins walk taller with their independence. They tell her she can't understand. But Betty has a secret. She has seen a shadow, that promises her power and strength. It will just cost her some of her tiger soul...
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.
Wanderlust - an Anthology of Best Extracts from the Round-the-World Trilogy: Scot Free, A Scot Goes South & A Scot Returns
Series: Roughing It Round the World. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 162,100. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Budget
Alastair Scott's epic five-year sojourn roughing it round the world was originally (and still is) published in three volumes. Wanderlust brings together a 'best' collection of his writings from this journey. He writes with deep insight and caustic humour; diverse, bizarre, beautiful and poignant impressions of our world and humanity in all its forms. This is a delight from start to finish.