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The Challenge
Series: Book 4, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,540. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Adventure » General
This collection of short stories by Ruperake Petaia contains eleven stories about life in general. One of these, ‘The Challenge,’ was highly commended in the 2011 Commonwealth Short Story Competition.
The Shape of a Name
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,310. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2013 by Thunder Valley Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
Spanning forty years, “The Shape of a Name” follows Anoosheh, a little girl orphaned during the war in Afghanistan. Rescued from a refugee camp, she discovers a passion for learning at a school for handicapped children. Determined to help other impoverished children succeed, Anooshesh’s teaching methods bring her in conflict with the oppressive regime of her country.
Evita
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,240. Language: American English. Published: October 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Biography
In 1935 Evita travels to Buenos Aires, a bustling city of eight million. It’s the train ride of her life. An actress job leads to the stage, films and radio soap operas. Famous already she meets the dashing Colonel Juan Peron. Soon enough she’s his lover, companion and trusted adviser; together they dazzle Argentina.
Where Summer Goes Winter Follows
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 66,720. Language: American English. Published: September 24, 2013 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Etta Summer is born just on the eve of the Great Depression—in a small town that is soon destined to meet the challenges of surviving the dust bowl, with all its hardships. Follow as Etta’s idyllic life quickly changes into a tragic one. This story chronicles how this young lady struggles to overcome a deep depression that mirrors the national one—to leave behind the winter season of her life.
The Murder Of Mary Rogers
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 4,610. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes, Nonfiction » History » North America
I have used United States Census records from the 19th century along with business directories, i.e. Doggett's Business Directory of New York City, to add some light on a murder that occurred in Hoboken, New Jersey on July 25th, 1841. Specifically, the text of my ebook examines what can be learned about Mary Rogers, her family, as well as the men who may have been associated with her brutal death.
Please Say a Prayer For The World
Price: Free! Words: 1,150. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration, Fiction » Inspirational
A thought that would not let me sleep until I sat down to write it.
The 7 Poems of Poverty: 2nd Edition
Series: The 7 Poems of..., Book 10. Price: Free! Words: 710. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Female authors
The 2nd Edition of Poems related to Poverty by Amanda Song. The poems are related to direct experiences the author has encountered throughout life. Enjoy!
Behind the Curtains
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,660. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational
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A novel about romance, family, and overcoming personal struggles, Behind the Curtains tells the story of a humble boy born on a small Caribbean island who suffered from abject poverty and was abandoned by his parents at an early age. Marked by the negative experiences of his childhood, he did all he could to overcome his past and follow the path to success. Based on a true story.
While We Still Have Time
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,150. Language: British English. Published: August 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
A collection of great poems written in two different Millennia, which are all treating the concept of "time", but each on their own also deal with love, hatred, regression, politics, infatuation, chance, despair and friendship. A picture of the era on both sides of the turn of the 3rd Millennium as seen through the eyes of a young man who eventually grew up.
School and Mates
Series: Novels and Stories, Book 54. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,480. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American, Fiction » Educational
Mohit tried his best but he could not fit boy Jaidev in this gentleman’s figure. The man had very dry face, sunken cheeks, and eyes like two hollows. He had dark complexion, tanned in sun heat.