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Odes from a Daughter - Volume 1
Price: Free! Words: 6,660. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2012. Categories: Essay » Literature
A brief tome of poetry and essays written to remember a remarkable woman/mother/grandmother who endured much emotional and physical pain and suffering in her lifetime but nonetheless loved intensely and persevered until her last breath to rear a family that strives to carry on her legacy of kindness.
A Gringo Chef's Belize Cook Book
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 23,040. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Central American & South American
Unusual recipes using Belizean ingredients, cooking techniques, and equipment garnered from many years of working in the former Crown Colony of British Honduras.
Children of the Missing
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,980. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
After joining up with a menacing gang, the kid enters a surreal world where violence is celebrated and the skills passed down by his father are rewarded. But when he discovers a gut wrenching secret that threatens his younger sister, the resulting bloodshed and turmoil launches their lives down a treacherous path that cannot be undone.
La Chancleta
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,010. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(5.00)
What's a chancleta? A chancleta is portable discipline. Ask a Latino what a chancleta is and watch them cringe and twitch. Tell a Latino a story of a chancleta that doesn't involve them personally and you'll hear boisterous laughter. This is the story of a chancleta, told in English and Spanish, and the Holy Trinity that is The Way of La Chancleta.
A Writer in Panama
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 94,390. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
An American who cannot afford to live in his own house escapes to Panamá. Finds himself in Heaven - a beautiful land with wonderful people - but finds corrosive civilization coming ever nearer this fragile alien world.
The End of Texas
Price: Free! Words: 38,630. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino, Fiction » Historical » USA
(2.50)
A bumbling Texas governor flirts with secession. Far right militias flock to his call and prepare for violence to bring about independence. A backlash from Indigenous Mexicans in Texas calls for the Aztlan Now movement, Mexicans wanting to secede FROM Texas and stay loyal to the US. Militias, Brown Power people, prison gangs, police, and FBI clash. From this comes new Mexican-majority US states.
Las Aventuras de Paleta Man: Secreto Del Medallon de Oro
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,050. Language: Spanish. Published: May 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment
Paleta Man sigue vendiendo el helado a los niños de vecindad y luchar en secreto contra el delito en todas partes de la ciudad siempre que haya problema.
The Adventures of Paleta Man: Temple of The Sun
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,250. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Esteban Ruiz continues his job of selling ice cream paletas to the neighborhood kids by day and to secretly fight crime throughout the city whenever there is trouble as Paleta Man, the Superhero.
Roachkiller and Other Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,600. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2012 by Beyond the Page Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Winner of the 2013 Spinetingler Award for Best Anthology/Short Story Collection and the 2013 International Latino Book Award for Best eBook/Fiction! “If there is any justice in the world, [R. Narvaez] should become a giant on the literary noir scene within the next couple of years.” —Anthony Neil Smith, author of Yellow Medicine, on the story
Hurricane: A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,090. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2012 by Beyond the Page Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.00)
From R. Narvaez, a board member of the Mystery Writers of America, New York Chapter, and exciting new voice in noir . . . “If there is any justice in the world, [R. Narvaez] should become a giant on the literary noir scene within the next couple of years.” —Anthony Neil Smith, author of Yellow Medicine, on the story “Roachkiller”