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Book: GOLD FOR THE RISING SUN by Robert Mitchell
It is early 1944. Allied aircraft attack a Japanese ship sailing from Tianjin, China, bound for the Philippines. The ship, carrying a small part of the 6,000 tons of gold looted by Japanese forces from Nanking, limps into Qinhuangdao on the east coast of China. A small Japanese military detachment transports the gold to an ancient unfinished tomb buried under a landslide. There, at bayonet point, [...]
 
Book: Keiretsu by Richard Brawer
An explosive political thriller. Toshio Nagoya, the ultra-nationalist CEO of Japan's largest Keiretsu plots to build nuclear weapons to protect his country from a menacing China. Using his cousin, John Nagoya, a lawyer and second generation Japanese-American, they build a large political action committee to thwart the expected United Sates' cease-and-desist demands. That's the catalyst that draws [...]
 
Book: Digger's Story - Surviving the Japanese POW Camps Was Just the Beginning by David Barrett & Brian Robertson
How do you survive when you're beaten, starved and humiliated as a prisoner of war in a camp on the Thai-Burma railway? 'You stick together, that's what you do,' says David 'Digger' Barrett. 'You scam, lie, steal, cheat and hate the bastards with as much energy as you - love and protect your mates.' Digger was given his nickname at an early age by his father. It was prophetic: as an [...]
 
Book: Rising from the Shadow of the Sun - A Story of Love, Survival and Joy by Ronny Herman de Jong
This is a fascinating chronicle based on the detailed diary of Netty Herman, a courageous Dutch mother, who records the horrors and desperation of life with her two young daughters, Ronny and Paula, in World War II Japanese concentration camps for women and children on Java; and the inspiring story of Ronny's journey from a childhood in captivity in Southeast Asia in the 1940s to peace and [...]
 
Book: THE LOOTING OF SOCIAL SECURITY - New release of the book by Allen Smith, Ph.D.
This is a new release of a book that was censored and pulled from the market in 2004 because it exposed the government's ongoing misuse of Social Security funds. During an appearance on CNBC morning news, to respond to Alan Greenspan's call for cuts in Social Security benefits, the author held the book in front of the camera and said, "Alan Greenspan should be ashamed of himself for what he is [...]
 
Book: Make Love Not War by Margaret Tanner
Make love not war which was the catch cry of the 1960's. Against a background of anti-war demonstrations, hippies and free love, Caroline's life is in turmoil. Her soldier brother is on his way to the jungles of Vietnam. She discovers she is pregnant with her wealthy boss' baby, and her draft dodger friend is on the run and needs her help. Previously published as Cardinal Sin
 
Book: Debt and Defiance (Luke Adams Investigates Book 2) by Honor Amelia Dawson
As her loving granddaughter leans forward, Janet whispers "your mother, she's alive", it's her final breath. This declaration obliterates Leanne's sense of worth in an instant, plunging her into turmoil. She's compelled to seek out the truth, she visits the small town where Janet grew up, where someone concocts a sinister scheme to scupper Leanne's quest and exact revenge on her family One Big [...]
 
Book: Ronald Reagan & The Great Social Security Heist - How Reagan Gave Birth to the Looting of Social Security by Allen Smith, Ph.D.
The money's gone! Social Security doesn't have $2.7 trillion stashed away for paying benefits, as so many people believe. It cannot pay benefits for another 20 years, as is often claimed. In fact, Social Security does not have enough money to pay full benefits, even for 2014, without borrowing money from China or another of our creditors. How can this be? Wasn't Social Security fixed by the [...]
 
Book: Flawless (Jewel of the Night) by Jana Richards
Jewels of the Night Series - France, 1942. The world is at war. The Nazis have stolen the infamous blue diamond, Le Coeur Bleu, intending to barter it for weapons that will destroy the Allies. Jewel thief Hunter Smith is given a choice: help the French Resistance steal back the diamond and avenge the death of his best friend, or stay locked up in an English prison. He chooses revenge. Resistance [...]
 
Book: A River to Die For (Something to Die for Mysteries) by Radine Trees Nehring
Join Carrie McCrite and her new husband Henry King in the fifth Something to Die For Mystery. Henry plans an anniversary surprise: the two of them will join Carrie's son Rob and Henry's half-sister Catherine for a camping trip at the Buffalo National River. When Rob and Catherine disappear, Carrie, her friend Shirley, and Henry help search for them. A River to Die For features strong women [...]
 
Book: Goodbye Junie Moon by June Collins
Goodbye Junie Moon is a memoir written by June Collins, co-author of The Khaki Mafia. A curvaceous Australian dancer entertains the troops in Vietnam. She uncovers a get rich quick scheme involving the sergeants running the American Army clubs. Discovering that she has reported them to the CID, they place a high price on her head. She learns they are watching the only airport out, preventing her [...]
 
Book: The Children of Mars by Norbert Mercado
The book is about a friendship that develops during World War II. What inspired you to write this book? It is based on a true story. Who are the primary readers of your book? Anyone who is interested in World War II history would hopefully find it interesting. How did you come up with the title? Mars is the greek god of war so a title like 'The Children of Mars' would be similar to 'The Children [...]
 
Book: Something Fishy in Manhattan by JB Clemmens
Japanese customs are woven into the story of murder by blowfish. Hoshi Sato, a licensed fugu chef is a suspect when an evil man from his art class dies after eating his fugu. Lieutenant Eli James must sort through the motives that many others from the class had to find and apprehend a killer that may be getting away with more than just murder.
 
Book: Infiltration (A Relative Invasion, Book 2) - Two boys, one family, a world at war by Rosalind Minett
". . . the stark and simple times of wartime Britain superbly evoked with just the simplest of brush strokes . . .gets so well into the mind of a small boy ... truly impressive." Frank Kusy, Rupee Millionaires - "Historically authentic and psychologically insightful. A future classic." G.Polley, Japan - "A delight to read" - Historical Novel Society September 1940. Relentless bombing in London [...]
 
Book: Master of the Shade by Naching T. Kassa
When a smiling specter tries to use Talya Softfoot's dreams as a means to murder, Tex Houseman happens upon magic of the darkest kind. He and Talya have become pawns in a war between Dark Souls, a war in which the soldiers are spirits and the casualties are Talya's friends. Can Tex and Talya save those they hold most dear? Or will they fall prey to the Master of the Shade?
 
Book: Takeshi's Choice by Michael Matson
Takeshi Kirihara was a self-made man with a problem. As a Japanese living in America with war looming on the horizon, he knew he had to take steps to protect his property. What he couldn't know is that he'd die in an internment camp without sharing the secret of what he'd done: a secret that leads to three murders and an acceptance of a family's destiny.
 
Book: Paradise Island, Heavenly Journey by Jon Magee
Dr. Kate Hartig writes "In his recently published first book From Barren Rocks to Living Stones Jon Magee recounts his teenage years living in Aden, Yemen, during the mid 1960s. In Paradise Island Jon travels back to an earlier period of his childhood. He reflects on his life as a young boy living with his family in Singapore during the 1950's. He discusses the trials and joy of British military [...]
 
Book: How You Can Help Save Social Security by Allen W. Smith, Ph.D.
Social Security is in deep financial trouble today, and, unless action is taken soon, the government may be unable to pay full benefits as early as 2015. Most Americans don't know the true financial status of Social Security. How could they possibly know? There are so many versions of the truth being dispatched by various groups, and most of these groups have their own axe to grind. The American [...]
 
Book: Destiny and Faith Go To Twincentric Academy! by Teddy O' Malley
Double Trouble! Destiny and Faith enter second grade in a school for twins. They make enemies and friends and have to step in when friends fall out. This is the least of their troubles however. When the principal has a plan to force all twins to dress alike, Destiny and Faith take a stand. There is going to be trouble - on the double. EXCERPT After lunch I still sat next to Grace, and Faith still [...]
 
Book: All The Way Home (Legacy Series) by Ann Tatlock
Christy Award winner ! "Her rich descriptions and characterizations are unusually fresh and inventive."~Publisher's Weekly From a rough section of Los Angeles during the late Depression years, to the civil rights struggles of the 1960s in the South, this novel is a searing portrayal of one family trapped by alcoholism and another living the typical middle class life. A true American story told [...]
 
Book: Daring Masquerade by Margaret Tanner
In Margaret Tanner's Daring Masquerade published by Books We Love, by the time Ross Calvert discovers Harry Martin is in fact Harriet Martin she has fallen in love with him. Realizing she has failed in her final effort to protect her shell-shocked brother, she puts a desperate proposition to Ross. Marry her and she will give him an heir. Ross accepts. However, he is tormented by the betrayal of [...]
 
Book: TOUCHING THE WIRE by Rebecca Bryn
"He had no way to tell her he had given her life: no right to tell her to abandon hope." A fictional story of every man and woman interred in Nazi death camps throughout the Second World War, this novel is based on real events. Part One - In the Shadow of the Wolf - In a death camp in 1940's Poland, a young doctor and one of his nurses struggle to save lives and relieve the suffering of hundreds [...]
 
Book: The Plot to Destroy Social Security by Allen W. Smith, Ph.D.
Social Security is facing its most difficult crisis ever. It is a crisis made in Washington, and one which most people do not even know about. For more than 30 years, the government has been using Social Security surplus revenue as general revenue, to finance wars. tax cuts for the wealthy, and other programs. The intent of the 1983 payroll tax hike was that all of the Social Security surplus [...]
 
Book: The Living Image by P.M. Richter
THE LIVING IMAGE - Science Fiction - Thriller - Spies and Counter/Spies - What would you do if you found your own double? Sabrina discovers hers is part human and something else. The situation become harrowing when the CIA, The Russians, and a Japanese business man will do anything to possess the woman she calls Eve. The CIA wants to study her. The KGB wants to abduct her for the technology. The [...]
 
Book: Kurinji Flowers by Clare Flynn
Marriage to a man she barely knows. Exile to a country she doesn't know at all An emotional love story set in the last days of colonial India After an abusive relationship with a predatory older man, debutante Ginny Dunbar is publicly disgraced when her artist lover exhibits a nude painting of her in a smart London gallery. All her mother's hopes for a society wedding are dashed until she lowers [...]
 
Book: The Ministry Communications Unit - It didn't happen, but it could have! by Gordon Smith
Prior to the Second World War, Japan and Australia had been successful trading partners, but after Japan's attack on Pearl Harbour, Australia was soon at war with Japan. Various attacks by Japan soon followed and the citizens of Australia became afraid and were ready to bolt inland from the coastal regions. In 1942, General McArthur set up his headquarters for the Pacific in Brisbane and, as a [...]
 
Book: Intrusion: WWII, two boys, a fateful rivalry (A Relative Invasion Book 1) by Rosalind Minett
WAR THREATENS AT THE VERY SHORES OF HOME . . . WITH RUTHLESS HITLER IN EUROPE AND DEVIOUS COUSIN KENNETH AT THE DOORSTEP. A fateful rivalry is born . . . Lonely Billy's excitement at having a playmate now turns to dismay. The frail and artistic Kenneth is hideously devious, Uncle Frank is an outright bully and Billy's parents fail to see further than Kenneth's porcelain looks to his darker soul. [...]
 
Book: The Alleged Budget Surplus, Social Security & Voodoo Economics by Allen W. Smith, Ph.D.
This book deals with the budget-surplus myth, the Social Security Trust Fund, and economic malpractice (voodoo economics) over the past 20 years. It exposes the deliberate deception of the public by politicians from both parties, which has led to the erroneous belief that the government has surplus money which is available for financing a large tax cut or new government programs. The book points [...]
 
Book: The Sharks Crisis Negotiator by John Robert McCauley
This is a tantalizing story of Josh Blake, United States State Department International Crisis Negotiator, who is diving on vacation in French Polynesia when he is dragged into the affairs of a mysterious redhead. That affair is interrupted by an international crisis, which requires him to go to Japan. He must peel back the layers of an international dispute between the Chinese and Japanese doing [...]
 
Book: Under the Silk Hibiscus by Alice J. Wisler
During World War Two, fifteen-year-old Nathan and his family are sent to Heart Mountain, an internment camp in Wyoming for Japanese-Americans. Nathan's one desire, along with hoping that the beautiful singer Lucy will notice him, is to protect the family's gold pocket watch, a family heirloom brought over from Japan. His attempts are noble, but the watch is stolen. Nathan's actions to get the [...]
 
Book: An Automobile Odyssey by John Dalessio
You are about to read a story of a man who started out in life with next to nothing and was able to achieve the American dream with notable successes in the automobile industry. This is an industry with a history that goes back one hundred and thirty years. I have always loved automobiles. Much has been written about America's love affair with the automobile. Americans have come to prefer cars to [...]
 
Book: GROWING UP IN WW2 AUSTRALIA - Memories of the author as a five year old in 1939 by Warne Wilson
GROWING UP IN WORLD WAR 2 AUSTRALIA, an Amazon best seller in three categories, is a unique window into a time of excitement, threat and family life during World War 2 as seen through the eyes of the author as a five year old in 1939. Australia has never been invaded but it became imminent on the 21st of July 1942. American naval aircraft carriers engaged the Japanese fleet in the battle of the [...]
 
Book: The 1918 Shikoku Pilgrimage of Takamure Itsue - An English translation of Musume Junreiki by Susan Tennant
A young woman of 24 set off alone in 1918 to walk the 1400 kilometre pilgrimage route around the island of Shikoku. Her dream of a solitary journey ended when an old man of 73 met early on her journey insisted that he accompany her as servant and protector because he believed that she was an attendant of Kannon Bosatsu. This book is her account of their extraordinary experiences during the five [...]
 
Book: Ares' Anger by James R. Womack
It was a routine mission outside the confines of the bio-habitat housing the first human colony on Mars. At least it was supposed to be routine. Which is why Dexter Arnold was outside alone despite policy which dictated a mandatory out-time partner. Routine departed when he wrecked his rover buggy. That was the least of his problems as the worse was yet to come. As a matter of fact, the worse was [...]
 
Book: IBL Code - International Business Language Per Country - International business etiquette by Tami Lancut Leibovitz
*** PART 8 - International Business Language Per Country *** To network in another country, one needs to understand its hidden cultural codes. Each nation carries its own identity, its own peculiarities, unique dress code, individual world outlook, and specific parameters of acceptable behavior. Knowing the different customs and habits of each country will prevent potential embarrassment, while [...]
 
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