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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: Rising from the Shadow of the Sun - A Story of Love, Survival and Joy by Ronny Herman de Jong
This second edition of Rising from the Shadow of the Sun, A Story of Love, Survival and Joy exemplifies the power of positive thinking, of hope, of perseverance even in the most perilous and life threatening situations and of a mother's love for her children, surpassing even the tragedy of death. Jeannette Herman-Louwerse, Netty, a young mother incarcerated by the Japanese on the island of Java [...]
 
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: Velvalee Dickinson: The "Doll Woman" Spy by Barbara Casey
In the early 1930s, Velvalee Dickinson moved to New York City where she opened her own exclusive doll shop. She built her reputation as an expert in rare, antique, and foreign dolls. She traveled extensively around the country lecturing and exhibiting her dolls while building a wealthy clientele. Due to her husband's poor health and her failing business, she accepted the role as a spy for the [...]
 
Book: Survivors of WWII in the Pacific by Ronny Herman de Jong
Survivors of WWII in the Pacific is a collection of eye-witness accounts of the barbaric way the Japanese treated their prisoners during WWII, men and women alike. Camp survivors describe gruesome details of cruel punishments, diseases and malnutrition, interspersed with hope and a sense of humor. Veterans of the U.S. Navy remember the bloody battles from Pearl Harbor to the bombs on Hiroshima [...]
 
Book: GOLD FOR THE RISING SUN by Robert Mitchell
THE EXPLOSION BROUGHT DOWN THE ENTRANCE TO THE TOMB, BURYING THE CHINESE PEASANTS, BUT KEEPING THE BULLION SAFE UNTIL THE JAPANESE CAN RETURN. Hidden inside a long-forgotten ancient mountainside tomb, lies a small part of the 6,000 tons of gold looted by Japanese forces from Nanking during the Second World War. A letter written by Sergeant Ichiro to his father lies forgotten, finally emerging [...]
 
Book: Hidden Gardens of Japan 日本の秘庭 by John Lander
Hidden Gardens of Japan The book explores relatively unseen gardens throughout Japan, those that have been overlooked by mass tourism and retain their original calm. Occasionally these gardens are not as famous as their cousins for different reasons: the temple priest is not interested in their sanctuary becoming a tourist attraction, or their location does not permit large tour buses. Certain [...]
 
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: 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: 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: 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
"Tatlock's rich descriptions and characterizations are unusually fresh and inventive."~Publishers 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 through the eyes of [...]
 
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: Deeper into the Pond - A Celebration of Femininity by Magdalena Ball and Carolyn Howard-Johnson
Thischapbook is a Military Writers' Society Award Winner. Authors Magdalena Ball and Carolyn Howard-Johnson expect this fifth in their Celebration Series of chapbooks conceived to as inexpensive gifts or super-thoughtful greeting cards to be their most successful of all. Author Nancy Famolari says, "These poems speak to all the stages of a women's lives reminding us how far we've come and how [...]
 
Book: Revenge of the Pearl Harbor Survivors by John E. Nevola
On December 7 we commemorate the anniversary of the sneak attack on Pearl Harbor. All of the U.S. Navy's aircraft carriers survived that assault. The central theme of this 45-page mini-book (@15,000 words) describes the pivotal role played by those surviving American aircraft carriers in the first year of the war. The article also briefly describes all of the Japanese and American aircraft [...]
 
Book: Protect Yourself - The Simple Keys Women Need to be Safe and Secure by Steve A. Kovacs
Drawing on his professional experience in helping women learn self-defense, author Steve Kovacs offers a practical, encouraging guide for women in Protect Yourself: The Simple Keys Women Need to be Safe and Secure.Most women's safety guides cover the specifics of fighting off attackers. But Protect Yourself focuses on commonsense strategies women can implement daily. By taking certain precautions [...]
 
Book: The Last Resistance - Dragon Tomb by Ricardo Alexanders
Want to see Nazi Panzer and Soviet T-34 charging together, not against each other? Want to see Prime Minister Tojo arguing face to face with President Roosevelt on which country is responsible for the attack of Pearl Harbor? This is the book for you. In Dragon Tomb, Writer Ricardo Alexanders tells a story about a young Chinese archaeologist who saves the world from an extraterrestrial Armageddon [...]
 
Book: Blending Pasts - a Japanese historical fantasy tale (Enoshima's Cowherd Book 1) by Achille Sainte-Rose
Blending Pasts mixes political intrigues and personal aspirations in a typhoon of blind violence that swirls across peaceful Enoshima and leaves none unscathed. Enoshima, Japan - May 16, 1180. Japan stands on the brink of a civil war that will turn it into one giant mess of bloody ashes as Ryoshi, a twenty-year-old commoner, wakes up from a strange dream only to get framed for the murder of his [...]
 
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: The Age of the Female II - Heroines of the Shift by Richard Andrew King
The Age of the Female II: Heroines of the Shift continues the remarkable journey of the female's ascent in the modern world of the 2nd Millennium. This installment is a general read in five chapters honoring the accomplishments of women in categories of female firsts, female Nobel laureates, female athletes, female icons and female quotations. This is an exciting read for everyone, especially [...]
 
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 bestseller in three categories is a true and unique window into a time of threat during World War 2, as seen through the eyes of the author through WW11. Now in his eighties, his memory of that time is sharp and clear, as he sometimes boasts, he remembers it in 3D and living color! He commenced primary school in 1939, the year war was delared, and [...]
 
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: Body Beautiful - Women's Supplements Guide - Top 10 Supplements for Women and What to Look For When Buying Supplements by Ivan Kalinin and Ana Plenter
Take your health to the next level with supplements Learn how to choose supplements that work great with the female body Hi there, For the past 5 years of working primarily with women and running our fitness company Build My Body Beautiful, we realized that not all the supplements are designed for a female's body. As a matter of fact, we discovered that some supplements should be avoided, both by [...]
 
Book: The Steel Canyon Legacy (Legacy Trilogy Book 2) by Wanda DeHaven Pyle
Newly widowed and finding herself alone and responsible for two young sons and an aging mother, Tessa Kingsley must find her way through a 1970s world filled with sexual harassment and shady business deals. With only a year of college and no work history, Tessa must support her family in a world where women's roles are clearly defined and there are few opportunities. She falls into a rebound [...]
 
Book: Chasing the Rainbow by Susan Peterson Wisnewski
The long dark stint of widowed single parenting is about to dawn new light for Kate. Her son Tom is graduating. Thank goodness for David, her dead husband's best friend. He made the years easier along with BFF Zelda, heiress to the Smith Foundation, who always supported her. Kate thinks it might even be time to date again having her eye on Nathan Hammer, successful attorney and widowed single [...]
 
Book: Petticoat Rebels of 1916 - Extraordinary Women in Ireland's Struggle for Freedom by Brighid O'Sullivan
What would you do if you lived in Ireland and children all around you were starving, the few jobs allotted to men were scarce, unemployment so high people crammed together with no heat, no food, and no sanitation, poverty, crime, and infant death skyrocketed above every other country in Europe, and you blamed England? Petticoat Rebels of 1916 is about a some of the strongest, bravest women in [...]
 
Book: The Original Pink Collar Workers by Lady Jane Davis
What is it like for a woman to do a man's work, and do it better? Then have to work with him day in and day out. Or to have to go home to a husband who asks how her day went. Does she mention anything about the supervisor who patted her rear end or the inspector who wants to inspect more than her work? Moreover, she works in a factory so immense that she's never met everyone. But she knows [...]
 
Book: What Ta-Tas Teach Us - Celebrate the Ta-Tas! by Jane Jenkins Herlong
Jane Jenkins Herlong shares twenty life lessons filled with humor, inspiration and "ah-ha" moments. This beautifully illustrated book is for the young and young-at-heart. Laugh, love and share these timeless principles with those special women in your life. Honor the brave women in the fight again breast cancer. A portion of the profits will be given to support the fight against breast cancer.
 
Book: Healthy After 55 - Live Your Best Life - Simple Steps to Help Women Regain Their Health by Julie Luedtke
No more excuses! Take this important step to regain your health and live your best life. Your health is too important to start and stop again. Make your health and wellness a priority. If you can't keep up with your grandchildren, or are feeling the effects of long-term neglect of your health, this book was written for you. If you decide not to read this book, what will you do to regain your [...]
 
Book: The Effects of Henry's Cage - Elean's Story by Bernadette Joyce
The story begins in Scotland. Henry Roseville builds a cage around his feelings because of his rejection by his mother as a small child. He grows up believing the world owes him whatever he wants. Forced to leave England under a cloud he deserts his wife and family for New Zealand. His besotted wife, Caroline, and their three children set out to join him seven years later when he finally writes [...]
 
Book: Getting Into a Girl's Shorts - Short Sometimes-Erotic Fiction about Women With Women by Tess Mackenize
Steph, a photographer on holiday, asks her neighbor to model for her. The neighbor agrees, as long as Steph is as naked as she is. Sophie realizes her new girlfriend doesn't drink, and doesn't kiss Sophie after Sophie has been drinking, and wonders what to do. Julianne goes out for a night with her friends, expecting to be bored, but instead she meets Nadia, and then things become complicated. [...]
 
Book: Hashimoto Blues by Sarah Dupeyron
Ellie Fox, quirky pilot, mechanical genius, and drug smuggler, never thinks ahead to the consequences of her actions. When her boyfriend, Max, asks her to "play a Game," his term for one of his crazy criminal ideas, Ellie agrees and the two of them wind up on the hit list of a Japanese crime lord. On the run for their lives from their disaster in Montreal, the two lovers must find a way to outwit [...]
 


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