Please recommend askDavid.com
   using these social sharing buttons:
David

Books:  

  

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: Community Gardens by Karin Boutall
After tragedy struck, she moved back to familiar ground. She built her dream; a garden shop. But Joan Louen soon discovers digging in the garden can reveal more than dirt. COMMUNITY GARDENS is a cozy novella that takes a witty and insightful look into friendships and compassion. A high-definition read.
 
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: 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: Ninfa in Winter by Gretchen Kromer
A mysterious and private world, the garden of Ninfa has intrigued visitors since its creation in the late 1920s. Three generations of the Caetani family developed the garden in the ruins of a medieval town. Gretchen Kromer's black and white photographs, made during the fall and winter months of 2000-2005, evoke the spirit of this extraordinary place. Ninfa and its surroundings illustrate the [...]
 
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: 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: Figs, Vines and Roses by Joy M. Lilley
Joy M. Lilley's first novel 'Figs, Vines and Roses' tells a moving tale of love and loss at the turn of the nineteenth century. In 1888 eight-year-old Issy Merryweather has a comfortable family life in Cobnut Hall, Derby. Sharing carefree summers with her brother Clarence, beloved dog Molly and cherished grandma Ella, Issy enjoys the freedom of childhood innocence. But as she comes of age a move [...]
 
Book: Heat in the Tea Gardens by Adam Mann
Make sure you have a strong cup of black tea before you read this! Roger has been working in highland areas of Vietnam helping farmer families to grow and pick high quality fine flavour highland tea. Tuyet has been working in her family owned business to process and market high quality highland tea from Vietnam into European markets. One day they meet again, in her factory, and suddenly the spark [...]
 
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: 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: 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: Wrong Way Around by Cal Smyth
You're supposed to do the crime first, and then go on the run. They did it the other way around... Adrift in Tokyo, photographer Colin and hostess Linda hit if off - in a whirlwind of passion, they marry in Vegas and head to Mexico for a life of adventure. But when money runs low, they end up in London - grey skies and dead-end jobs turning their dream sour. Until an incident with Linda's sleazy [...]
 
Book: The Flower Fairies Meet the Talking Rainbow Rocks by Brenda DeHaan
The Flower Fairies Meet the Talking Rainbow Rocks combines magic and science in a fun way! Readers learn about seven kinds of rocks and the seven colors of the rainbow in the correct order. One fairy garden, four flower fairies, seven talking rocks, and one owl spark imagination while sharing a gentle message about diversity, acceptance of others, and friendship.
 
Book: The Forgotten Room - A Sequel to Frances Hodgson Burnett's 'The Secret Garden' by Stacie Morrell
Did You Love The Secret Garden? Find Out What Happens NEXT! 'The Secret Garden,' written by Frances Hodgson Burnett and published in 1911, has been beloved by generations. Made into a stage play and numerous movies, this enchanting story remains a popular classic today. 'The Forgotten Room' begins a few months after the original concludes, continuing the stories of Mary, Colin, Dickon and the [...]
 
Book: When Flowers Weep (Cozy Garden Mystery Book 2) by Karin Boutall
Some solutions are buried in the past. Joan Louen expected another busy garden season. After all, Community Gardens, the business she built out of a restored antebellum, had survived the first five years of operation and now it thrived - with help from Roz, her long-time manager, her teenage son, and the community that welcomed her back. So when a local beekeeper mysteriously loses his entire [...]
 
Book: Tokyo Black - A Thomas Caine Thriller (The Thomas Caine Series Book 1) by Andrew Warren
The CIA betrayed him. Now they need his help... "If you're looking for a great new author... check out Andrew Warren." - The Real Book Spy Thomas Caine lives in the shadows. Betrayed and left for dead, he has put his past as a government assassin behind him. Now he lives off the grid, in the seedy underworld of Pattaya, Thailand. But when local gangsters set him up for a crime he didn't commit, [...]
 
Book: Guadalcanal - Starvation Island by Eric Hammel
Guadalcanal - Starvation Island - by - Eric Hammel - The Japanese defeats at Midway and Guadalcanal decided the outcome of the Pacific War. Guadalcanal was the classic three-dimensional campaign. On land, at sea, and in the air, fierce battles were fought with both sides stretching their supplies and equipment to the breaking point. The campaign lasted six months, involved nearly one million men, [...]
 
Book: Was That Me? - Turning Points in My Life by Mike Bivona by Michael Bivona, CPA
In his memoir Was That Me?, a successful businessman, author, and philanthropist provides an inspirational look into the reasons why he chose the road he did in life. After being repeatedly asked the question, How did you go from not attending high school to becoming the man you are today? Bivonas answer was always the same: lots of luck and fate. But soon, that answer did not seem to be enough; [...]
 
Book: Sculpture Gardens - Our love is set in stone (Summer Reads Book 3) by B.L. Wilson
Through a series of misunderstandings, female sculptor Dana Nixon loses her job as a server when a diner complains about her attitude to the owner. The complaining diner, Kenya Smithson, turns out to be a patron of the arts that Dana meets again at a gallery opening for local artists. Kenya finds it difficult to believe the rude, on the make, and extremely opinionated woman is the artist who [...]
 
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: My Hood Your Barrio His Beat by Full Blooded Pit
It is known as The Hood to the Bounty Hunter Watts Blood Gang. The Vatos Locos Muchachos call it EL Barrio, and those in the 77th Division of the Los Angeles Police Department refer to it simply as The Beat. With all the money, power, and respect at stake, royalty is crowned through determination, but there can be only one King of the Nickerson Gardens Housing Projects.
 
Book: The Connected - Switch from Credit Crunches to Creative Income - Breaking into the Wealth Zone of the Super-economics by Ritchie Felix
Right now, from Berlin to Bangladesh, from New York to Tokyo and Bahamas to Bamida - technological revolution is shattering down great institutions, norms and cultures that were once held at very high esteem. Jobs are flying out from factories into homes and across the borders in remote village close to ends of the earth poles. Great cities that experienced riot or strike last in early 1900s are [...]
 
Book: CORNERED COYOTE (Coyote Series) by Dianne Harman
The last thing Maria expected when she returned to the United States from France was to be arrested at the airport. Is she fated to spend the rest of her life in prison? Follow the loveable yet eccentric private investigator, Slade Kelly, (a readers' favorite), as he tries to keep Maria from going to prison. The story moves at a rapid pace, from the ghettos of Chicago to the beaches of Florida, [...]
 
Book: An Uncommon Love by M.J. Schiller
Princess Adriana had her life all figured out... Or, to be more precise, she had her life all figured out for her. Before she was even born she was betrothed to Garin, and that was perfectly acceptable as he became her childhood friend, and then, eventually, the person she would swap kisses with inside the palace gardens. She never questioned it, never had a reason to, until the day a commoner [...]
 
Book: The Pits of Passion by Melissa Bowersock (aka Amber Flame)
Young, nubile Elizabeth Montgomery is too beautiful for her own good. Accosted by lust-struck males every time she appears in public, she is profoundly grateful when sea captain Benjamin Elliott saves her from a would-be ravisher. Her gratitude, however, turns to shock when Elliott himself seduces her and ruins her chances for an honorable marriage. Sealed to the man in an arranged marriage, [...]
 
Book: Somewhere My Love (Somewhere in Time Series) by Beth Trissel
Fated lovers have a rare chance to reclaim the love cruelly denied them in the past, but can they grasp this brief window in time before it's too late? Two hundred years ago Captain Cole Wentworth, the master of an elegant Virginian home, was murdered in his chamber where his portrait still hangs. Presently the estate is a family owned museum run by Will Wentworth, a man so uncannily identical to [...]
 
Book: The Coming Storm by Gordon Cashwell
Gordon Cashwell is a writer and speaker who believes revival in America may be as simple as finding the moral compass and true religion of the Bible that Christians had at the beginning of the country. He is founder and director of Without Walls Ministry, a non- profit which equips and encourages churches and organizations for community involvement and evangelism outside the four walls of the [...]
 
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: Hamfist Over The Trail - The Air Combat Adventures of Hamilton by G. E. Nolly
Gold Medal Winner in Global eBook Awards! Now with a Glossary of Terms! It's 1968. Hamilton Hancock is the Distinguished Graduate at his Undergraduate Pilot Training class at Laughlin Air Force Base. He is on the fast track to become a fighter pilot, slated to fly an F-100, F-105 or F-4 in Vietnam. Then, the "needs of the service" intervenes, and he is assigned to fly one of the smallest, slowest [...]
 


Books:  

  




Home | Contact | Legal Notice | Impressum Book Promotion | Do you like askDavid.com? | Boost Your Karma

As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Amazon and the Amazon logo are trademarks of Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates.