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Book: WEIRD & WONDERFUL ASIAN STORIES by Adam Mann
After working and living for over fifty years in Africa and Asia Adam Mann has put together some interesting stories about life. Here are sixteen tales, but watch out four are a bit naughty and really for adults only. The stories range from about 1970 in the North of Nigeria, to life in the Swat valley and poppy fields in the Indus basin. The author now lives peacefully in a rural town in East [...]
 
Book: Truncate - A Novel by Michael Toledano
A unique Victorian era suspense story heightened with a touch of mystery and romance. The focus rests on the efforts of the unwitting protagonist to thwart attempts on his life instead of the usual ace detective or the latent genius of an amateur sleuth so typical of the genre. The plot centers on the survival of an unsuspecting member of the rising London commercial gentry toward the end of the [...]
 
Book: Red Poppies (Seasons of Change Book 4) by Lynette Rees
Heartwarming Historical fiction by Lynette Rees: perfect for fans of Iris Gower and Richard Llewellyn. It's 1916 and Adele Owen from Merthyr Tydfil in South Wales, is standing at the graveside of a dear family member, whilst another was recently killed on the first day of the Battle of the Somme. It's a time when the Suffragettes are campaigning for 'Votes for Women', and although they are making [...]
 
Book: The Reluctant Daughters by Veronica Helen Hart
Matriarch of Steel - Elisabeth Riis: As the only child of a lumber industry titan just after the War Between the States, her future should have been bright. Now at the turn of the century, she's the head of her father's company and caring for her two orphaned granddaughters who chafe at her strict restrictions. She'll not see them repeat their mother's disastrous history, or make the same [...]
 
Book: Damaged Cargoes by David Turri
.The story unfolds during the summer and autumn of 1870. It begins on the China coast. The protagonist, Thaddeus Galt, a mission priest, discovers, in the hold of a junk stranded on a sandbar, the bodies of thirty Japanese children, drowned in a storm. The children originated in the port of Kobe. Galt goes to Kobe to find those responsible for this terrible crime, and the reader is drawn into the [...]
 
Book: Himalayan Hump by John Robert McCauley
Inspired by true stories during World War II, the Air Transit Command and its heroic flyers and crews were the savior to end the war against the Axis powers. Without their courage, dedication, teamwork and valor and flexible thinking, World War II would not have ended in 1945. This story focuses on how a baseball player's life was dramatically changed by the forces of fate. Follow Bucky's [...]
 
Book: Tethered - The Life of Henrietta Hall Shuck, the First American Woman Missionary to China by Brenda H. Cox
Based on a true story, Tethered tells the story of Henrietta H. Shuck who leaves her home in Richmond, Virginia in 1835 to travel 19,000 mies on the ocean with her husband Lewis through Calcutta, Burma, Penang, and Singapore before reaching Chinese soil in Macau. Their mission is a dangerous one in a country known for imprisoning and torturing Christians. Through successive bouts of illness, [...]
 
Book: Jumble Tales - A collection of short stories by Steve Morris
Psychological sharpshooters, fickle football fans and prodigious people who choose to use and misuse their incredible talents invite you into this collection of their jumbled-up worlds. During dark days at work when people reflect both on what could have been and on what could still be, things are never quite what they seem, and never turn out as expected. Crafted to be short and snappy enough [...]
 
Book: Before the Daisies Grow (Capers of the Glamour Grans) by Micki Street
Toss the bloomers, get a bikini wax and slip into a thong: life begins at Sixty! Dotty's suave tongued new best friend organizes a holiday to the island of Brazzina for her and her two best friends. Unbeknownst to the three trusting silver beauties, he plans to use them as hostages to protect his opium plantation. The mysterious Major Milestone, a yummy gentleman who gives Dotty the vapours and [...]
 
Book: Only Fools And Losers by Chris Raman
The revolutionary, Karl Marx described religion as the 'the opium of the masses.' In the United Kingdom, at least, it is football not religion that opiates the working classes and to a certain extent helps them remain working class. As the clubs and of course the players, their agents and managers have got richer, the main losers of every football match are not the beaten side but the paying [...]
 
Book: Drunk Chickens and Burnt Macaroni by Mary Smith
Drunk Chickens and Burn Macaroni (subtitle) offers a remarkable insight into the lives of Afghan women both before and after Taliban's rise to power. The reader is caught up in the day-to-day lives of women like Sharifa, Latifa and Marzia, sharing their problems, dramas, the tears and the laughter: whether enjoying a good gossip over tea and fresh nan, dealing with a husband's desertion, battling [...]
 
Book: White Roses (Seasons of Change Book 2) by Lynette Rees
Heartwarming Historical fiction by Lynette Rees: perfect for fans of Iris Gower and Richard Llewellyn. Merthyr Tydfil 1867 - There's a new emerging star of the stage, called, 'Kathleen O'Hara'. Unfortunately for Irish-born, Kathleen, although she's described as having the 'Voice of an Angel', as she successfully performs on the stage at The Temperance Hall, Merthyr Tydfil, it's not plain sailing. [...]
 
Book: Black Diamonds (Seasons of Change Book 1) by Lynette Rees
Heartwarming Historical fiction by Lynette Rees: perfect for fans of Iris Gower and Richard Llewellyn. A tale of passion and compassion and most of all, one woman's brave heart. Merthyr Tydfil, Wales, 1865. When Lily Jenkin begins her first day working for the Morgans at their corner shop in the little village of Abercanaid, she has no idea of the calamity that lies ahead of that fateful day. It [...]
 
Book: Broken Wings - Genesis by A. J. Rand
Demons Yeshua Star is deeply ensconced in a level of the world most people do not even know exists, let alone recognize. Her world is one of demons, dream stalkers and ancient immortals who were once worshipped as gods but now co-exist with the rest of society like Morpheus, the Greek god of dreams who now runs the local opium den. Angels The cynical but sassy Yeshua Star is an unofficial [...]
 
Book: While the Sands Whisper by Linda Ruth Horowitz
A Cultural Heritage Literary Novel: . . . her camera reveals unforseen secrets of a ruthless desert No stranger to challenge; the freelance American-Israeli documentary photographer, embarks on an adventure-filled, hazardous journey to photograph the Bedouin of Sinai. Ayishah meets her charismatic desert guide, Hakim Al-khalifa; whose life is lived on a rugged terrain where a constant battle for [...]
 
Book: Blue Skies (Seasons of Change Book 3) by Lynette Rees
Heartwarming Historical fiction by Lynette Rees: perfect for fans of Iris Gower and Richard Llewellyn. 1896 - Rebecca Jenkin is a nurse working at The General Hospital in Merthyr Tydfil, where she comes into contact with Daniel Evans, an arrogant young doctor. Daniel is someone she prefers to avoid, though with time, his ice-cold exterior begins to thaw as he shows interest in Rebecca, thus [...]
 
Book: Henrietta's Journal - A Life of Compromise by Carolyn P. Schriber
Henrietta Ainesworth grew up in the shadows of the dreamy spires of Oxford, her world filled with black-robed scholars, ageless buildings, and her father's steadfast conviction that the world was as stable and unchanging as the manuscripts over which he presided at the Bodleian Library. Like her father, Henrietta harbored no unchoate longings, no burning ambitions, no restless desire to see the [...]
 
Book: White Spirit (A novel based on a true story) by James & Lance Morcan
Based on the remarkable true story of Irish convict John Graham, WHITE SPIRIT is an epic historical adventure set in 19th Century Australia. After escaping from the notorious Moreton Bay Penal Settlement, Graham finds refuge with the Kabi, a tribe of Aborigines who eventually accept him as one of their own. Attempts to recapture Graham are orchestrated by a variety of contrasting characters [...]
 
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