Books tagged: cultural differences

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Mombasa Heat
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,220. Language: British English. Published: June 8, 2016 by PMO Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome, Fiction » African American fiction » Romance
Troy Baker is a man at the top of his game, or at least he would be if not for a genetic condition that threatens his future mobility, medication can give him a decent standard of life, but he will never be able to return to his old job on the oil rigs. But Troy doesn’t need to work again, he has reached the point in his life where he wants to settle, to send down some roots. Maybe in Kenya!
The Other Side of the Moon
Series: Love Stories, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 18,620. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General
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The Other Side of the Moon is about forbidden love. An American white couple adopts a black infant, Thomas, in Kenya, and later have a daughter of their own, Kim. Thomas and Kim fall in love and, because of it, suffer pain and indignities. They also make an explosive discovery about their births. Not deterred by anything, they self exile themselves to Mexico to protect themselves and their love.
The Cry Of The Kuaka
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,740. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: April 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
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From rural Korea, to the brothels and POW camps of Yokohama, to the United Sates and the Southern Alps of NZ; then ultimately climaxing at Cape Reinga, this is a story of endurance, honour and shame. Set against the Japanese annexation of Korea, WW2 and the Korean War, it is a story of the modern world: a world without boundary; a world where culture and identity confuse and collide.
The Music of Lost Things
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,940. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In the Parisian landscape of artists and writers Caroline, an American photographer, arrives to make her way. With an auspicious start life reveals its beauty to her but her circumstances quickly change. She sees another side of reality and must learn to adapt. The nuances of desire, the importance of place and identity, and the high solitude of the exile are themes explored.
Project L.E.L. (Live – Experience - Learn) - Year 28
Price: Free! Words: 1,570. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: January 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A young Chinese boy has to decide what visa to apply for so he can stay in New Zealand. His decision makes him the youngest person to gain an Investor Visa in New Zealand and his father transfers a huge amount of money to him to invest. His father is too busy to help him so he has to make all the applications and investment decisions himself! Was he successful?
Two Days, Twenty Seven Minutes and Fifty Three Seconds in Paris
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,040. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
‘Well, Monsieur, you are an American and I am a Frenchman. There is simply far too much arrogance in this vehicle. We have reached a detente. I would suggest that you either pay me an exorbitant amount of money for my services . . .’ It’s the late 1960s, full colour and Paris - and romance. Murdoch falls in love with the beautiful Claudette Le Fleur, daughter of the wealthy Count Le Fleur.
Valuable Lessons from a Thing Called Life: How to Lose Weight, Overcome an Eating Disorder, Be Your Best…And Much More
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,750. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
If you have ever lived through some sort of life changing experience or have dealt with, or are currently dealing with, an eating disorder, a hurtful offense, a weight issue, some type of bullying, or with being singled out for being different in any way, shape or form, then this book is one you'll relate to. You are not alone-there is hope, there is help, and you have the power to make changes.
Project L.E.L. (Live – Experience - Learn) - Year 27
Price: Free! Words: 2,020. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: November 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
In “Year 27” a bright young Chinese boy chooses to go overseas instead of following his father into law and become a Judge. He is given an ultimation or is it a threat? His hard work leads him to rapid promotions but his nativity leads him to his greatest failure – or his greatest learning! What did he learn? Check it out.
Brane Child
Price: Free! Words: 75,380. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
The Brane Skip device may allow a spaceship to skip between layers of reality, bypass normal space, and avoid the universal speed limit—the speed of light. Lisa Chang, mission commander for its first crewed test, doesn't trust it. It seems like magic to her, and she doesn't believe in magic, not even after the ship skips to a fantasy version of Earth, complete with dragons, orcs, and wizards.
TIA This Is Africa
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,690. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
In 1986, Peggy Walker and her family arrive in Africa to work for a relief and development organisation based in southern Sudan. Against the backdrop of an accelerating civil war and living in a third world culture, Peggy relates the heartwarming, the horrific and the humorous stories of the every day dramas in her own life and that of her family and co-workers, both expatriate and national.