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Book: Before the City by Kirby Wright
I tend to write dramatic monologues, such as the one to the deposed and last ruler of the Hawaiian Kingdom: Queen Lili'uokalani. That monologue came from a need to make some kind of contribution to recognize the 100-year anniversary of the overthrow of her monarchy in Honolulu. The poem was printed as a broadside and distributed to kupuna who had travelled from homestead land in Nanakauli and [...]
 
Book: Old Men Don't Cry - A Hong Kong Tale of Sorrow by Tim I. Gurung
Chan Hong was alone since the day he could remember. His father was a drunkard, his mother was a gambler, and they were never around at home. He learned everything from Uncle Seven while working at his small store. Eddie Ko and Tsang Adele were his only friends from the high school and they did almost everything together as a team. Chan Hong always wanted to be a police officer. When his mother [...]
 
Book: Brendan Stranded in Hong Kong by John Robert McCauley
Brendan, a pharmaceutical salesman from San Francisco, is stranded in Hong Kong due to an embargo on air flights from China because of the Syria crisis. While stranded in China, he discovers the beauty and mysteries of the country with the help of Lim and Zhang, his tour guides. What Brendan encounters in China will maintain the reader's attention from the beginning to the end of this story. On [...]
 
Book: Hong Kong Man - Selected Poems by Kirby Wright
These are the poems and poetic flashes written by KIRBY WRIGHT during his various residencies overseas and at Martha's Vineyard, Mass. A separate section focuses on Wright's difficult childhood in Hawaii and the mixed emotions he battles dealing with a once-abusive father, now confined to a wheelchair at a care facility, and a narcissistic mother who resents him for being an artist. The cover [...]
 
Book: Years of Tears by Maxine Browne
Most of us think of physical assault when the issue of domestic violence is mentioned. However, many women are brutalized by tactics of power and control that cripple them mentally and emotionally without a single trip to the hospital. This is one such story. Maxine and her children lived with a man who controlled every aspect of their lives. The end result of ten grueling years of abuse was [...]
 
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: Lead Your Team to Win by Maxine Attong
Have you, as head of your team, felt frustrated when team members seem distracted and unable to work because of personal issues? Have you, as a team member, wanted a second opinion for your big idea, but were afraid of being laughed at, or-worse-having your idea stolen? Have you been in a work situation where you felt trust was broken, and you were left with few options for repairing it? These [...]
 
Book: The Persuasive Man by Philip G Henley
David is very good at persuading people whether it's as a teenager at a shop checkout, or later as a car salesman. Then there are stocks and shares and financial wheeling dealing as his wealth builds. He can persuade the women in his life but his relationships may not be real. What is persuasion and what is just good fortune? His morals may leave a lot to be desired but when serious illness [...]
 
Book: Rice, Rats and Rickshaws by Valerie Astill
"We were all looking at Anna as she raised her leg and shook it in panic. A large rat was dangling from her trousers by its teeth. It let go, dropped to the floor and ran off across the restaurant... There was a short period of mayhem while the kitchen staff chased and cornered the rat. A waiter knocked it unconscious, popped it into a saucepan and carried it through to the kitchen." This was [...]
 
Book: Second Age - A Recall of Things Gone By and a Bit of Now by Carl A. Franson
You're pulled into Second Age and the author's travels and adventures in the early 1930's during the Great Depression. He wrote simply and directly, from the heart, in a warm and personal manner that you enjoy reading. You live his adventures when he was a student and as a young man. He and a poet friend floated part way down the Mississippi in a shanty boat, with adventures, challenges, and good [...]
 
Book: Blood Tide - A Doug Brown Terrorism Thriller by Jay Tinsiano
Detective Douglas Brown transferred to Hong Kong to forget his past and the dark memory that still haunts him Richard Blythe. Blythe, an explosives expert gone rogue, had terrorised London and outwitted Brown, leading to the deaths of countless innocents. Now the detective's worst fear has come true. Blythe free from prison to wreak havoc and lead Brown on a deadly cat and mouse game in the city [...]
 
Book: The Widow from Lake Bled by Kirby Wright
Whether it be a Hawaiian beach or an attic in eastern Europe, each locale is rendered in precise and empathic verse. Wright's poems are wrought with such care and intelligence testaments to his mastery of craft. Tristan Beach, The Conium Review LAKE BLED is the best volume of poetry I have read since...Ginsberg's HOWL. It is unrelentingly frank and almost impossibly beautiful. Joseph W. Bean, [...]
 
Book: Beware the Jabberwock - Post Cold War Thrillers by Chester D. Campbell
As the Cold War struggles to a close and the Soviet Union disintegrates, rogue elements on both sides of the Iron Curtain join in a deadly plot to maintain their hold on power, codenamed Operation Jabberwock. Telephone intercepts trigger a CIA investigation, but doubters among the higher-ups task a veteran clandestine officer with a drinking problem to track down Jabberwock with only an outsider [...]
 
Book: Zero Day - China's Cyber Wars (Logan Alexander Series Book 3) by T. L. Williams
For readers who enjoyed Tom Clancy and James Patterson thrillers, CIA veteran T. L. Williams unfolds a chilling and highly conceivable scenario in his latest novel, ZERO DAY: China's Cyber Wars. Moving between Chongqing, China and Langley, Virginia, this fast-paced spy thriller revolves around a plot by the Chinese government to seize the edge on global power by undermining the U.S. economy. [...]
 
Book: The Case for Brandy (A Cold Panther Novella) by Tracey Llavay
THE HUNT FOR A WEDDING PARTY'S KILLER - For Officer Brandy Ogletree, her nightmare began in Cincinnati, when she shot an unarmed teenager. Now after five years, the fear follows her to neighboring Kingston Park. And Lupe Delgado, the only woman who can help, happens to be a member of the wedding party. In Kingston Park, a serial killer is pruning a wedding party, which is linked to Brandy's new [...]
 
Book: Buildings - a New York love story by B.L. Wilson
Wanna spend a lazy weekend in bed with your honey reading a GREAT romance novel? Get your copy of BL Wilson's romantic novel from Kindle Buildings, a New York love story is the tale of a single mother with three children looking for a good woman but can't see the best woman is right in front of her. City building inspector, Maxine Simms finds Samantha Armstrong's children in a dangerous basement [...]
 
Book: A Lover for Beth - A Multicultural Romance by Yuwanda Black
Note: Read a free preview of the heart-pounding second part of this AMZ Top 100 selling, multicultural romance at http://amzn.to/1oI6nAD. Part III, can be found at http://dld.bz/d6XsJ; and Part IV at http://amzn.to/2GF9sDs. PROLOGUE - Beth felt a sensation, turned around and locked eyes immediately with the dark-haired stranger. "This is my wife Kingston and her best friend, Beth," Christian was [...]
 
Book: Scorpio Moon by Emmeline Costa-Wagner
Imagine you could change the course of history... Imagine you could change someones heart... Imagine you could move through space and time instantly... Scorpio Moon is a contemporary romance thriller revolving around love, magic and time travel. The story is set on the east coast of South Africa in the subtropical city of Durban, during a time of great change. The story is woven around the [...]
 
Book: Wild Rose (The Wild Women Series, Book 3) by Sharon Ihle
Born beneath a wandering star, spirited Maxine McKain spent her girlhood roaming the mining towns of the California gold country. Then her freedom abruptly ends when she's lost in a bet at a San Francisco gambling saloon to seductive Dane del Cordobez. From the moment Dane saw Maxine, he was enchanted. Vowing to civilize his wild western rose, the amorous aristocrat pursues the elusive beauty [...]
 
Book: The Check Out by Richard Lester
Failing grocery store manager Larry Prescott just wants a quickie. With a frigid wife waiting at home, Larry decides to have some extramarital fun with an employee named Maxine Watkins. Though he has no way of knowing it, Larry is sowing the seeds for a crime spree that will be dubbed "The MegaSaver Massacre. " The Check Out is a satirical thriller that will appeal to fans of Carl Hiaasen and [...]
 
Book: A Lover for Beth - Part III by Yuwanda Black
Note: Get the first part of this novella right here on Amazon at http://dld.bz/d5Wd9. Part II can be found at http://dld.bz/dA9UM; and Part IV at http://amzn.to/2GF9sDs. PREVIEW - "A private investigator ... to investigate your husband Beth?" Kingston said, her mouth gaping open. "I thought you guys were getting along well! I remember when Christian's mom hired that PI to investigate me when we [...]
 
Book: Ghost Writer by Lorna Collins
When unemployed computer programmer Nan Burton inherits a California beach cottage from her great-great-aunt, she's delighted. But she's in for a huge surprise: The house is haunted by the ghost of famous romance writer Max Murdoch (pen name Maxine DuBois) who insists Nan complete his last novel, threatening to keep her from sleeping until she agrees. The ensuing clash pits youth against the [...]
 
Book: The Ming Inheritance - A Sam Collins Mystery by T. Hunt Locke
Sam Collins, a former Boston City police detective, is happily retired in Chiang Mai, Thailand when his world is turned upside down. Innocently helping a friend track down a colleague Sam suddenly finds himself entangled in a mystery over 600 hundred years old. From the picturesque mountains of Mae Hong Song to the seedy go-go bars of Pattaya, Sam is lured into a race against time and history
 
Book: WOMAN2WITCH - She used sex and guile to destroy her men by Sybil Powell
Maxine after 25 years of a dull marriage used her increasing spiritual powers and her attractive body to advance her ambition. A visit to an isolated small church and the ministrations of Gloria a white witch changed her life beyond her control. Separation from her husband quickly followed allowing her the freedom to explore new opportunities. With the growing friendship of Gloria and using sex [...]
 
Book: There's Fungus on the Mushrooms - or if something can go wrong it will .... by Mike Lord
This is the biography of a man who spent almost his entire working life in sub-Saharan Africa and South and East Asia. Mike Lord was born in London within the sound of Bow Bells, just as the WW2 was about to explode. He was evacuated to the country as a small boy and then was brought up in Berkshire. His family moved to various places, including three years in Singapore from 1948, which involved [...]
 
Book: Five Steps by Tim I. Gurung
After losing his family in a freak accident, John had no desire of living and withdrew from the public by locking himself inside the house for a month. When he revisited the accident scene again, he found a memory stick that had five mysterious telephone numbers and decided to investigate them. It took him to Okinawa/Japan and introduced to Hirokaju-San, to Lhasa/Tibet and met Norbu, to [...]
 
Book: Afterlife by Tim I. Gurung
We know we all have to die one day, but nobody knows for sure what will happen to us after we die. Where we go? Heaven or hell, somewhere on the Middle of nowhere, or it ends up right there in the soil? Death is not the end but the start of a new beginning, and birth is actually the beginning of a new end. It all depends on our individual belief and faith. But is it true? Will it really happen as [...]
 
Book: The Improbable Journeys of Billy Battles by Ronald E. Yates
Billy Battles is definitely not in Kansas anymore. As Book 2 of the Finding Billy Battles trilogy opens, Billy is far from his Kansas roots--and his improbable journeys are just beginning. He is aboard an ocean liner sailing to the Mysterious East (Hong Kong, French Indochina, and the Philippines), among other places. The year is 1894 and aboard the S S China Billy meets a mysterious, dazzling, [...]
 
Book: A Nation for Refugees by Tim I. Gurung
As Nata had only one goal of helping the refugees in life, he joined the local NGO after graduation and was in cloud nine when he got the chance of going to a foreign trip. His euphoria turned into despair when he found himself in odds with the management and was eventually kicked out. In order to eke out a living, he started a makeshift cafe at his front yard with his pet cat, Zulu, and started [...]
 
Book: THE ATONEMENT - A Celebration of Women by Tim I. Gurung
On the cradle of the majestic Himalayas, right below the vast mountainous range where the clouds gather, there were two small villages tucked into the veil of the wilderness,untouched and unspoiled by the cruelty and malevolence of modernity. They existed side by side in peace and harmony, unique, self-reliant and happy, with their own customs and traditions, and had never been exposed to the [...]
 


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