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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: Tales From Old Japan - a short story anthology by p.d.r. lindsay
Catch the enchantment of 16thC and 17thC Japan, country of the misty mountains, towering castles, (shiro) magical shrines, gods and spirits lurking everywhere to catch the unwary, and that code of honour, of duty at all costs, the life of the honourable samurai. The four stories in this anthology, based on the myths and legends of Edo Japan, of the best of the Samurai era, capture the scent, [...]
 
Book: OFFBEAT JAPAN by John Lander
Offbeat Japan - An Exploration of the Quirky and Outlandish Using Offbeat Japan, visitors will find restaurants decorated with monsters, festivals where people dress up as cartoon characters, bathe in green tea or wine. Live it up at raucous festivals devoted to phallic symbols. Though the perception of Japan is often rather serious and sober - the country has a bent for the quirky. Japan has [...]
 
Book: World Heritage Japan by John Lander
Photographer and longtime Japan resident captures stunning images of Japan's many UNESCO World Heritage sites Stunning full-color photographs Preface by Pico Iyer Author and photographer John Lander takes the magnificent UNESCO World Heritage sites of Japan as a starting point for exploring the country's architecture, history, customs and festivals. Lander, who has lived in Japan for 35 years, [...]
 
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: The Samurai's Lady by Gaynor W Baker
Lady Katharine Davenport She only wants to escape an unwanted marriage. Now she finds herself in a country hostile to her and her beliefs. Will she be able to return home or will circumstances tie her to the Japans? Lord Isamu Fujito All he wants is to heal the sick, not rule a domain. Now he finds himself in charge of a Barbarian woman. Will he be able to send her home and will his heart be able [...]
 
Book: The Inn of Fallen Leaves by Mitch Davies
Two samurai clash when Akiyama shows up at Cho's Post Town Inn on a strange undercover mission for his clan. A mission expected to change the destiny of Japan. A chance meeting on the morning of the event foils the mission. Akiyama must run, and when he leaves, Cho's woman also goes missing. Now Cho must expose the clan samurai as he pursues Akiyama to the ends of Japan. "Mitch Davies creates [...]
 
Book: Mind Games by Dorian Smith
Michelle Beauford is a perennial career girl with her eye on the corner office, a proposal from her hotshot attorney boyfriend and enjoying the fast paced life that New York offers. Everything was predictable and sane until a chance meeting on a flight turns her world upside down. Kenji Sakura is one of the most powerful men in Japan. Life always revolved around his career until fate stepped in, [...]
 
Book: Sazzae by J L Morin
This double award-winning novel is an eLit Gold Medalist and a Living Now Book Award winner. J.L. Morin was nominated for the Pushcart Prize in 2011. SAZZAE opens the door to a wondrous cityscape where Japanese and American youth find each other in Tokyo. Discover the machinations of a lovers' triangle, a painter's inspiration, and a teen idol's dark secret through sensuous and evocative [...]
 
Book: The Dragon Twins - Pirate by Fred A. Ludwig
Captain Sara sets sail onto a troubled a sea in this sequel to The Dragon Twins: Princess. Hoping to put land behind her and feel the winds on her face as she goes sailing, she soon encounters one problem after another. A mystery begins to unfold when a vessel in distress is unexpectedly encountered after a battle with pirates, and the dangers on the waters become very real as she tries to help [...]
 
Book: Black Dragon (A Ryan Mitchell Thriller) by Richard Turner
1945 - with the Soviets preparing to invade Japan's northern islands, a top-secret military installation rushes to erase any sign that it ever existed. Only they aren't through enough and a secret from the past returns to threaten the present. Present day, a routine close protection assignment for former special operations soldier Ryan Mitchell and his team suddenly turns deadly. Drawn into a [...]
 
Book: At the Sharpe End by Hugh Ashton
Kenneth Sharpe is a British expatriate consultant living in Tokyo. A mysterious stranger, who claims to be hunted by the American security services, presses a box into his hand shortly before being discovered dead under the wheels of a train at Tokyo's busy Shinjuku station. Sharpe and his Indian friends discover there's more in the Hello Kitty box than he was originally told, and before long, [...]
 
Book: The Accidental Anarchist - From the Diaries of Jacob Marateck by Bryna Kranzler
What kind of man needs to be sentenced to death more than once to learn his lesson that standing up for his principles did not pay in pre-Russian Revolution Russia? My grandfather, Jacob Marateck: that's who. He was sentenced to death three times, and exiled to Siberia, for defending his Jewish heritage and trying to overthrow the Czar, among other things. Despite poverty, starvation, and the [...]
 
Book: Butterfly, a Novel by Julie O'Yang
Reigan, a young neurologist from Shanghai discovers a naked woman in the morgue of his hospital, her skin is completely covered in fish scales. Desperate to be cured of her rare disease, the mysterious patient unveils a terrible secret she has carried for decades. Her revelation shatters his world, as she begins to recap her tragic, horrifying memories. Within the next 24 hours while a great [...]
 
Book: The Way Homes (Enoshima's Cowherd Book 2) by Achille Sainte-Rose
The closer Takahide gets to achieving his murderous ambitions, the more Ryoshi feels he'll manage to thwart Takahide's plans - but only one of the two will live past the day of Benzaiten's matsuri. With Matsuoka under his control, Takahide believes that soon the whole Shonan will fall under his influence, which he dreams of expanding across the Sagami province. Yet Ryoshi stands in his way, and [...]
 
Book: Aragami - A Tale of the Previous Universe (Divine Protector Book 5) by Scott Kinkade
Before Narska, before Divine Protector Academy, there was Earth. Martin McDonnell is an ordinary guy with an ordinary job. One tragic event keeps him from enjoying life. Serika is a Shinigami, a god of death. She has one overpowering goal: to kill Martin McDonnell. But Martin's time hasn't come yet, and ending him is against the rules. Nevertheless, she's hell-bent on carrying out this act, and [...]
 
Book: The Shadow of Black Wings by James Calbraith
AMAZON EXCLUSIVE: NEW UPDATED EDITION! Tightened and cleaned up, as you - the readers - requested. 2nd Edition, revised and edited, April 2013 - "Fast paced and full of energy" --Adrian Tchaikovsky, author of the Shadows of the Apt "This manuscript is full of highly crafted detail that will make readers shiver at times with fear and delight ... a familiar yet highly original fantasy that is a [...]
 
Book: Tokyo Burn by Alexis R Lee
Aimi has always been the nondescript one, the one who always fades away into the background. She is a teacher, living a shelter life as expected by modern conservative Japan society. That is until Kyo comes into her life. Kyo is a respectable and influential lawyer who may not be what he seems to be. Born into a mafia family but holds the power of justice, his world of balance and order might [...]
 
Book: The Dragon Twins - Princess by Fred A. Ludwig
Bonded together by birth and battle, the world is no longer a safe place when Kasumi, a Japanese teen, meets up with Sara, a girl from America. Together, the two girls must fight against an unknown adversary in order to save their lives. Kasumi is Bushi, with a thousand years of proud Samurai heritage. Sara is a politicians daughter, always underfoot, often ignored, with ten years practice as a [...]
 
Book: Exile-A SciFi Adventure by R.L. Kiser
A Space traveler in 1600s Japan. Imagine the possibilities! In Earth's far distant past an epic battle took place in space thousands of light years away. Facing only annihilation Captain Kendrick turned his interstellar fighter craft to the farthest reaches of the galaxy until he reached a blue marble of a planet and landed on a large island in its northern hemisphere. Earth. 1600s feudal Japan. [...]
 
Book: Leo's Luck by Hugh Ashton
The good news: Leo has finally walked out on his wife after years of misery. The bad news: he finds his girlfriend in bed with another man. The good news: he's got 3,000,000 in the bank. The bad news: the bank is in Japan, he has no money to get there, and the money isn't really his anyway. The good news: he's taken on as a Killer Rabbit. The bad news: he doesn't know what a Killer Rabbit does. [...]
 
Book: Cross Cultural Doctoring. On and Off the Beaten Path. by William LeMaire
In Cross Cultural Doctoring you will read about my career as a successful obstetrician and gynecologist in academic medicine at a major university. You will read why I decided at age 55 to leave my position, jump into the unknown and get off the beaten path. I will relate how my wife Anne and I accomplished this and how I kept working for various lengths of time in a number of different cultural [...]
 
Book: The Second Korean War by Ted Halstead
Two Russian agents discover a missing nuclear weapon was hidden in an American city by North Korea. Another nuclear weapon nears Seoul in a tunnel built by North Koreans. And North Korea's new military dictator launches an all-out invasion. Will Seoul or Pyongyang be the new capital of a united Korea?
 
Book: Red Sun Rising by Nick Shepley
In the second half of the 19th Century, Japan awoke from centuries of isolation to be a surprising and warlike challenge to European power in Asia. This ebook charts the rise of Japan's power and her dominion over China. It also explores how Japan came to challenge European nations convinced of their own invincibility in the east, culminating in the attack on the USA at Pearl Harbour.
 
Book: Motions and Moments - More Essays on Tokyo by Michael Pronko
"Pronko takes the sweeping size, bustle, and chaos of Tokyo and makes it small, introspective, and personal," Independent Publisher. Gold Award Readers' Favorite Non-Fiction Cultural (2016) Gold Award Global E-Book Awards Travel Writing (2016) Gold Award Non-Fiction Author's Association (2016) Gold Honoree Benjamin Franklin Digital IBPA (2016) Winner Best Indie Book Award Non-Fiction (2016) Indie [...]
 
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: Tokyo Pizza by Michael Lane
Shortlisted finalist in the 2013 NaNoWriWee 30-hour novel competition sponsored by HarperCollinsUK and The Kernel, Tokyo Pizza is a surreal ride mixing satire with pulp adventure. Five college students on an exchange program in Tokyo in the early 90s find themselves involved in a devious plot to blackmail one of their number. As they learn more about their situation, they discover their opponents [...]
 
Book: #Betrayal - A nuclear fiction novel of survival by Barbara Griffin Billig
Lies, greed, power, and murder all intertwine in this tale. The nuclear power plant accident in Fukushima, Japan, is over two years old and threatens the world with its deadly pollution. The United Nations decrees that an independent team will be sent to Japan to evaluate the ongoing situation. Bryce Anderson's company in southern California is selected. He finds that he is not welcomed with open [...]
 
Book: Through the Faery Ring - The Tulip Sisters Adventure Series by Nancy Jean
The four faeries thought they had already lived through the adventure of their lives; they would soon be proven wrong. Life had always been a little different for the Tulip Sisters, each gifted with a power of the elements. The dramatic events of last summer had pushed Etaura the earth faery, Aiara the air faery, Fierre the fire faery and Wyshari the water faery into the spotlight. But in the [...]
 
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: Spark of Dawn - The Assassin's Vindication (The Female Yakuza Book 1) by Kyle Robertson
HOW DO YOU SAVE YOUR BROTHERS TRICKED INTO KILLING YOU? Yoake Hibana (Dawn's Spark in English) is a female Yakuza assassin of the Rising Dragon Clan. Her moniker was the Demure Assassin. She was a peak assassin. The only problem with her was she was a 'her'. Females were mothers, daughters or mistresses in the Yakuza. Being a soldier was unheard of. One day after a certain assassination, she [...]
 
Book: The Chalk Circle - Intercultural Prizewinning Essays by Tara Lynn Masih
Winner of a Skipping Stones Honor Award, a Benjamin Franklin silver medal award, and a ForeWord Book of the Year Award Editor Tara L. Masih put out a call in 2007 for Intercultural Essays dealing with the subjects of "culture, race, and a sense of place." The prizewinners are gathered for the first time in a ground-breaking anthology that explores many facets of culture not previously found under [...]
 
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: Girl Takes The Oath (An Emily Kane Adventure Book 5) by Jacques Antoine
Emily Kane goes to the US Naval Academy, where she makes new friends... and new enemies. A foreign power wants to extradite her on a murky charge involving an incident in Nepal two years ago, and the Diplomatic Security Service and NCIS are investigating her to find out why. Concentrating on her studies at the Naval Academy is harder than ever, and Emily begins to fear for her friends' safety. [...]
 
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 [...]
 


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