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Book: Ethnic Jewellery and Adornment by Truus and Joost Daalder
The care with which this book has been prepared is simply astonishing. Its history began when Truus and Joost Daalder acquired their first examples of non-European ethnic body adornment around 1980, four years after their arrival in Adelaide. Creating this magnificent publication has involved much travel and research, and a passionate author Truus Daalder, a collector born into a collectors [...]
 
Book: the Everyday Tourist - Vol. 1 - Southeast, United States by Jennifer Warren
Do you love to travel? A trip to Africa, Asia or Europe is fabulous, but why wait once a year (or once in a lifetime) to enjoy a great vacation? The Everyday Tourist is a travel series that highlights some amazing places in the United States. Unlike a travel guide which gives a short description of all of the attractions in a particular area, The Everyday Tourist showcases specific destinations [...]
 
Book: Miss Locatelli by Sheila Claydon
Arabella knows her audacious plan to save her family's century old jewelry business doesn't stand a chance without Luca Enzio, she just wishes he wasn't helping her because her grandfather asked him to but because he wants to. For his part Luca can't remember when he was last so turned on by a woman and he doesn't like it one little bit. Apart from being way too young, Arabella is the [...]
 
Book: Tapestries and other short stories by Alana Woods
A collection of five short stories by Australian author Alana Woods, the Intrigue Queen of thriller fiction How's about a little romance tale with a happy ending? Or perhaps another with a punch-in-the-gut jolt at the finale? They're right here. Would you prefer a really short one that'll make you laugh 'til your eyes water and your sides hurt - so funny that you'll have to hang onto the chair [...]
 
Book: Notes of a Naive Traveler - Nepal and Thailand by Jennifer S. Alderson
"I never thought I would have reason to say to someone, 'Sorry I'm late, it took longer to dismember the goat than originally planned.'" I was twenty-six years old, worked at a well-paid job, rented a fantastic apartment, and enjoyed a large circle of friends. I had everything, except I didn't. I couldn't shake the feeling I was missing out on the experience of living. Part guidebook on culture [...]
 
Book: Make Money in Your Jewelry Business at Home - Delight Your Clients with Your Unique Creations by Thea Olsen
Creating a special piece of jewelry to celebrate a special event or to enhance an outfit is a very rewarding feeling. Giving pleasure to other people at the same time as making the whole process pleasurable for you is a win/win situation. When you are deeply passionate about a creative pursuit such as jewelry making there's no reason why you can't turn your passion into a profitable venture. We [...]
 
Book: Going Southern - The No-Mess Guide to Success in the South by Deborah J. Levine
Going Southern is both a personal journey and a guide to navigating the culture of the South. Deborah Levine's stories & strategies give New Southerners a cultural map to the U.S. Southeast while entertaining them in true Southern style. Read how and why Newcomers are taking the journey South. Steer your way through the Old and New South with the Going Southern stories and strategies. In his [...]
 
Book: Pattaya Beach by John Elray
Fah, a twenty-two year-old farm girl from Thailand's rural northeast has moved to Pattaya City to do the one thing that has any hope of bringing her decent money - work in the sex trade. Her goal: land a well to do foreigner who can deliver her and her family from a subsistence life. Ed, a recent arrival from America, looks like he might just be the one. What Fah doesn't know, however, is that Ed [...]
 
Book: A Calculated Gamble by Ed Teja
"If you don't gamble, you'll never win." - Aldous Huxley. Aaron is a professional poker player stopping over in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. After he takes part in a casual game, a corrupt official demands that he play in a high-stakes game. Chea Pran wants to stake Aaron so that he can humiliate his arch enemy. If he refuses, he will be deported to a country he just fled from. And returning isn't a [...]
 
Book: Love in the Rain by Adam Mann
By a sheer stroke of bad luck Henry gets caught in a tropical storm whilst he's swimming in the sea. He sensibly gets out of the water and finds shelter in a beach house, and a few moments later is joined by an equally sodden rain drenched lady. Felicity is cold and wet and she has nothing dry to wear so she asks Henry to hold her so that they can both benefit from their body warmth until the [...]
 
Book: Beatles, Books, Bombs, and Beyond by Robert John DeLuca
Who knew that the 1960's would be so weird? This book is the true story of three bright young men who eagerly enter Brown University in 1962, filled with hopes and dreams but with no inkling what is in store over the turbulent decade ahead. They all have earned full Navy ROTC scholarships and look forward to serving their country in uniform when they graduate. In fact, they sign up to be United [...]
 
Book: Love in the Air by Adam Mann
Two passengers find some common ground on a flight to Taipei. Charlie meets Sue-ling on trans-Pacific flight to Taipei after delays due to bad weather, and then further delays mean a long stop-over in the transit area at the airport. Charlie decides to stay at the Airport Hotel where he can get a shower and rest a bit, and is helped by Sue-ling who joins him as she too is delayed by the weather. [...]
 
Book: Vietnam Bao Chi - Warriors of Word and Film by Marc Phillip Yablonka
Bao Chi brings together interviews with 35 combat correspondents who reported on the Vietnam War. They wrote the stories of Vietnam, captured the images and filmed the television coverage of their fellow servicemen on the battlefields from the Mekong Delta in the south to the DMZ in Central Vietnam, from the Tet Offensive in 1968 to the fall of Saigon in 1975. They were men like Dale Dye, who [...]
 
Book: Saved and SAINTified by Tiana Laveen
The Saint series books goes in the following order: 1. The Naughty Sins of a Saint - 2. When Saint Goes Marching In - 3. Saved and SAINTified - 4. Saint's Sacrament - Sins of the Father - 5. Saint and Sinners - The King Angel Child of New York - 6. Cruz Control - featured in the paperback, "The Company"anthology. It is a spin-off story of a character that is introduced inthe 5th book, named Cruz. [...]
 
Book: The Naughty Sins of a Saint by Tiana Laveen
The Saint series books goes in the following order: 1. The Naughty Sins of a Saint - 2. When Saint Goes Marching In - 3. Saved and SAINTified - 4. Saint's Sacrament - Sins of the Father - 5. Saint and Sinners - The King Angel Child of New York - 6. Cruz Control - featured in the paperback, "The Company" anthology. It is a spin-off story of a character that is introduced in the 5th book, named [...]
 
Book: When Saint Goes Marching In by Tiana Laveen
The Saint series books goes in the following order: 1. The Naughty Sins of a Saint - 2. When Saint Goes Marching In - 3. Saved and SAINTified - 4. Saint's Sacrament - Sins of the Father - 5. Saint and Sinners - The King Angel Child of New York - 6. Cruz Control - featured in the paperback, "The Company"anthology. It is a spin-off story of a character that is introduced inthe 5th book, named Cruz. [...]
 
Book: THREE ASIAN LOVE STORIES by Adam Mann
THREE ASIAN LOVE STORIES - A Box Set which includes the following novels: Love in the Air: Two passengers find some common ground on a flight to Taipei. Charlie meets Sue-ling on trans-Pacific flight to Taipei after flight delays due to bad weather, and then further delays mean a long stop-over in the transit area at the airport. Charlie decides to stay at the Airport Hotel where he can get a [...]
 
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: Dead In The Water (Rider Bradbury Book 2) by James W. Brown
Rider Bradbury is back. This time he is on the hunt for a serial killer known as the Water Demon. Bradbury will need all his skills as a cop and martial artist, to carry him through this ordeal. The Water Demon believes water is power and he will use this as the resting place for his victims. Bradbury bends the laws in order to try and capture this devious and dangerous killer. Follow Rider [...]
 
Book: Fantasy Firsts by Wendy Scott
FANTASY FIRSTS - Featuring Book 1 of three different fantasy series by prolific author Wendy Scott. Ferrasium, Book 1, The Windflowers Trilogy. Murder, mystery, and magic in a land reminiscent of Ancient Egypt. For centuries, guided by the Destiny's Oracle, the Bera-Bera tribes have guarded the secret of the windflowers. The High Priest Seraphis covets Pharaoh's throne and his minions scour the [...]
 
Book: Beyond the Sand Creek Bridge by Scott Wyatt
1882. Northern Pacific Railroad Camp, Idaho Territory. The body of Sheriff Roger Langston is found beneath the Sand Creek Bridge. Chinese railroad worker Wong Hok-Ling is charged with murder days after the unexpected arrival of his fiancee, Mei-Yin, who has escaped her unscrupulous father and stowed away aboard a ship bound for America. Jason McQuade, the territory's newest lawyer, must defend [...]
 
Book: Disconnect - Book One of the Divided Worlds Trilogy by Imran Siddiq
Dirtying fingernails in sewers is fast approaching worthlessness for Zachary, a 16-year old Underworld scavenger. When footage of an Overworld girl, Rosa, is discovered, his intrigue heightens at why she expresses sadness with a lavish lifestyle. In meeting Rosa, Zachary is scorned by her opinion of the deprived. She pities him and provides a means for them to communicate. With time, friendship [...]
 
Book: The Ocean of Mrs. Nagai - Stories by Sharbari Z. Ahmed
A collection of short stories set in places as different as Bangladesh, Ethiopia and Hell's Kitchen that tell about love, displacement and the agonies of childhood. *** Sharbari Zohra Ahmed received an MA in creative writing from New York University. Her fiction has appeared in The Gettysburg Review, Caravan Magazine, Catamaran, and the Asian Pacific American Journal. Her short fiction was [...]
 
Book: The Asian Imperative by Dr. Kenneth Lewis Andrus
The fragile peace in the Spratly Islands is shattered when rogue elements of the Chinese Navy seize a Filipino fishing vessel. This seemingly insignificant event sweeps US President Randall Stuart and Navy SEAL Mike Rohrbaugh into the vortex of an escalating regional crisis driven by the quest for billions of barrels of crude oil hidden beneath the waters of the South China Sea. Stuart must [...]
 
Book: Rising from the Shadow of the Sun 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: Deadly Election - Spanish treasure makes the Presidency worth killing for (Asian Intrigue Book 1) by Arthur Crandon
Buried treasure. A corrupt politician. A man in the wrong place at just the right time... The Philippines. Former US Marine Paul McCain has traded in his rifle for a camera as a wildlife photographer. When he spies young villagers unearthing lost WWII gold, he happily captures their cries of delight. But their joyous shouts are drowned in a hail of bullets as McCain witnesses their brutal murder [...]
 
Book: The Day to Eternity by Joanne Monte
A sweeping story filled with scenes of love, war, and great personal sacrifice, The Day to Eternity follows three characters who struggle to find their place and one another against tremendous odds. Set in the early 1950s against the backdrop of chaotic, war-torn Korea and an enchanting but fragile postwar Japan, the reader is taken deep into the lives of characters whose responses to present [...]
 
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: Tiger House - The First Chronicle of Jairus Tanner (The Chronicles of Jairus Tanner Book 1) by Wendy Scott
Betrayed. Kidnapped. Mistaken for a warrior; Jairus must survive the Emperor's Games. Disposed. Ostracized. Tekagi seeks vengeance and power. Farm boy versus sorceress. An empire hinges on the outcome. Thousands compete for the dragon banner, but in the end there can only be one winner. The adjudicator thumped the scepter into the ground three times. "By the fates, the war dragons will not return [...]
 
Book: Crimson Roses (Angel Falls Series Book 2) by Tess Thompson
She can't outrun the nightmare from her past Pepper Chan tried to leave the scars of her abduction behind her when she joined her current veterinary practice. However, a chance encounter with Roddy Eastman, the brother of her former best friend, leaves her shaken and desperate to keep her distance. The last thing Pepper wants to do is relive the terrible ordeal from so many years ago. Her [...]
 
Book: The Elephant Picture Book by Jack L. Roberts
The Elephant Picture Book is a delightful picture book for children (ages 4-8) that tells about the differences (and similarities) between African elephants and Asian elephants. It also provides a special look at a group of elephants at Boon Lott's Elephant Sanctuary in Thailand, a place where overworked and abused elephants have found a safe and loving home in a natural environment. Photographer [...]
 
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, [...]
 


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