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Book: EXPAT! by Anne Alden
The story takes place in the early 1990's, long before anyone had heard of the term "globalization". It is set in Asia and is seen through the eyes of an expatriate named Lacey. She is a young professional who decides to become a stay-at-home mom. Her husband is offered a job in Taiwan and they decide to accept. Lacey is going to live like a queen. She will have a driver, cook, maid and paid [...]
 
Book: More Ketchup than Salsa by Joe Cawley
A laugh-out-loud, heartwarming memoir. **Winner of 'Best Travel Narrative' by the British Guild of Travel Writers.** "If you only buy one book this year... get this." "Probably the best book I have read this millenium." "Fantastic, hilarious, painful. Completely un-put-downable!" Childhood sweethearts, Joe and Joy are broke and bored. They're also tired of smelling of fish. When offered the [...]
 
Book: The diary of a single parent abroad by Jill Pennington
When Jill and her family moved to Italy she expected life to change but she had no idea how massive that change would be. Shortly after the move, she discovered her husband had been having an affair and had no intentions of staying in Italy. Despite being in a foreign country with no income, limited language skills, a house that needed rebuilding and three young children to care for, she never [...]
 
Book: But Can You Drink The Water? by Jan Hurst-Nicholson
Follow the hilarious lives of the naive Turner family as they emigrate from Liverpool to sunny South Africa. Laugh out loud as they encounter 'crocodiles' on the wall, strange African customs and unintelligible Afrikaans accents. Cringe with them as their visiting in-laws embarrass them in front of their new SA friends. If you enjoyed Educating Rita and Shirley Valentine you will recognise Mavis [...]
 
Book: Our frugal summer in Charente - An Expat's Kitchen Garden Journal by Sarah Jane Butfield
NEW SECOND EDITION - OCTOBER 2016 - Our Frugal Summer In Charente: An Expat's Kitchen Garden Journal - nominated as one of the 'Top 50 Self-Published Books Worth Reading' in the Read Freely Awards 2015. Amazon Reader Review quote: "5 stars for Our frugal summer. I am a foodie!! .loved this book inciting her frugal lifestyle, with superb recipes and life in charente. a must read. by angela." Meet [...]
 
Book: Politically Homeless - A Five-year Odyssey across Three Continents by Mary Terzian
In this memoir, Terzian's aspirations to attend college meet parents' refusal, flaring her yearnings even more. Consequently she quits her home in Cairo to work with the United Nations (Un) World Health Organization in Alexandria. Five years later she accepts a Un assignment in Congo, where civil war is rampant. She endures the rigors of expatriation, meanwhile saving funds for her college [...]
 
Book: A Taste of Living in Mexico - A Collection of Stories and Suggestions for would-be gringos by Leo Buijs
'A Taste of Living in Mexico' is a collection of stories, based upon facts, and has suggestions or advise, that could be informative and or funny to anyone with an interest in Mexico. However, the content is primarily designed to benefit readers that hope to spend more time in the United States of Mexico. Either to 'live the life', or to retire there, and see their retirement budget gain [...]
 
Book: Bitte was? An American author's misadventures in the German language by Lawrence D. Elliott
This English-language HUMOR book hit #1 in 3 separate categories at Amazon.de, the German-language site. Lawrence D. Elliott is an American author, whose work has appeared in many popular books, including four from the best-selling Chicken Soup for the Soul series. His words can also be read at The Huffington Post. He's been interviewed for such radio shows as The Daily Wrap from The Wall Street [...]
 
Book: Just Turn Left at the Mountain - Multi Entry Trials and Tribulations Meandering Across Chinese Borders by Andy Smart
When Andy's redundancy money clears in the bank, and with middle age fast approaching, the only realistic course of action is to wave goodbye to the UK and start again. A one way ticket to China please! This is one man's light-hearted three year account of his numerous attempts and failures of settling down and creating a new life in a different culture. Wanted: A traditional house with sliding [...]
 
Book: Living or Retiring in Mexico - All you need to know before you go by Leo Buijs
This updated, and second edition is a captivating collection of stories and practical information for anyone with an interest in Mexico. Especially for those who want to spend more time in Mexico or consider staying permanently. Written by a seasoned gringo, the book covers Mexican culture and history, what to expect in this foreign country and how to deal with it. From selecting a location, [...]
 
Book: How to make a million in 10 years - and how we did it in 13 by Maarten van Lier
Stop living your life like the rest of them. Take control of your finances and create a million dollar portfolio. This expat did exactly that. He set a goal and created a plan to become a millionaire in 10 years. In this up and close personal story of patience and perseverance, setbacks and triumph you can learn how the author invested his way to a million dollars. Learn what: It takes to reduce [...]
 
Book: Stolen Five Times by John Swisher
Stolen Five Times begins with a documented treasure stolen in Greece during WWII. We follow Franko and Jovan, two German soldiers, as they try to escape from Greece after stealing part of the treasure. They have to navigate back roads, hostile villagers and encounters with the Greek resistance. James, an expat from the U.S. in 2010, is drawn into a search for the treasure after receiving a [...]
 
Book: Deep Deceit by Anne Louise O'Connell
Deep Deceit Hits Top 10 in Mystery/Suspense During Launch Week - When Celeste Parker's daughter Tamara goes missing in Dubai the all-out search and rescue mission she anticipates never materializes. She is put off by the police as 18-year-old Tamara is technically an adult, and no foul play is apparent. Celeste faces the gut-wrenching fear every mother dreads... the possibility of losing a child. [...]
 
Book: Racing With The Rain by Ken Puddicombe
Racing With The Rain: A fast moving rain cloud in an otherwise clear sky triggers a sudden downpour and people run for cover. Is it possible to outrun the rain? Can one ever really escape the past?Guyanese born and Canadian naturalized Carl Dias will find out as he returns for his father's funeral. His visit will bring him in conflict with a government that is facing threats from an expat group [...]
 
Book: Destined (Oaktown Girls Book 3) by Suzanne Falter
We are all destined to learn certain lessons in life ... and love certain people. Whether we're ready to or not. Garage owner Lizzy is finally about to move in with her love Kate, an Irish expat, until ICE shows up and threatens to deport her. Soon Kate is living in a Sanctuary church and Lizzy is trying to get her out. But the church maintenance person, Monroe, soon gets dangerously obsessed [...]
 
Book: The Summer of Aphrodite by Viva Jones
When free-spirited Nathalie moves to Cyprus, birthplace of Aphrodite, she is the catalyst for change for three very different women: Cat lover Ginnie is looking for Mr Right but keeps making alcohol-fuelled errors of judgement; expat-wife Anna finds her sex-life lacking and is convinced that her husband is hiding something from her; while estate agent Tanya dreams of marrying someone sexy, rich [...]
 
Book: Two dogs and a suitcase - Clueless in Charente by Sarah Jane Butfield
"Take two dogs, an expat family and eventually some other animals, facing all that France can throw at them, and you have another brutally honest episode in Sarah Jane's travel stories!" This travel memoir, the sequel to Glass Half Full: Our Australian Adventure, follows our French exploits as we endeavour to rebuild our lives in another new country, after spending four and half years in [...]
 
Book: Transformed - Paris - A Quirky Queer Spy Novel, #2 by Suzanne Falter
Elektra was just going to Paris to work on her French ... really. Until she meets a British aristocrat with purple hair and a serious grudge against humanity. Former society dominatrix Electra follows her boyfriend, Charley, on a CIA assignment to Paris. Soon she stumbles upon Dickie Borque, a toe-tapping, sinister expat. Immediately, she begins to suspect Dickie is behind the dirty bomb plot [...]
 
Book: Making Money in Thailand - A Retiree's Guide (Thailand Retirement) by Godfree Peter Roberts
"Superb Guide to Retirement financial planning in Thailand" - Ian D. Griffin - "His wide-ranging knowledge of the expat community is evident from the real-world examples that give the book an authentic flavor.The book is written with the charming immediacy of someone who is passionate about the lifestyle he has chosen and wants to make the advantages of living as an active retiree in the land of [...]
 
Book: Glass Half Full - Our Australian adventure by Sarah Jane Butfield
Striving to keep their Glass Half Full, this expat family struggle to cope with loss and grieving, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and the devastating Brisbane floods. Life is never without its challenges, but how many life-changing events can one family endure before they reach breaking point? Find out in this heart wrenching and touching true story. After enduring divorce and numerous child [...]
 
Book: The Lover's Portrait - An Art Mystery (Adventures of Zelda Richardson Book 2) by Jennifer S. Alderson
Missing masterpieces, Nazi blackmailers and a pesky amateur sleuth. When a Dutch art dealer hides the stock from his gallery - rather than turn it over to his Nazi blackmailer - he pays with his life, leaving a treasure trove of modern masterpieces buried somewhere in Amsterdam, presumably lost forever. That is, until American art history student Zelda Richardson sticks her nose in. After [...]
 
Book: Head In The Clouds - The Location Independent Office - How to take your business or job online and work remotely from wherever you please! by Phil Byrne
Are you intrigued by remote working? Would you like to create more freedom within your business life to work at home? Or perhaps at your favourite coffee shop? Maybe you would like to work from some sunnier shore full time? Or even a different far flung destination each month? If you answered 'yes' to any of these questions, this eBook is for you. Within these pages, this ebook outlines the [...]
 
Book: Dubai, 1 City 2 Different Tales - Chilling True Short Story Collections Set In The Middle East Tell The Dazzling City's Beastly Wicked Side. by Northern ...
You will instantly be taken to the other side of the world because this book offers an extraordinary glimpse into unjust, cruelty and suffering in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. These factual short story collections allow you to witness the torment, sexual assault, bizarre murders, abandoned babies and life in the Middle East, besides unusual and humorous ones. The narratives you are going to read [...]
 
Book: The Barcelona Journal Murders - The Trials and Tribulations of a Photographer in 1906 by Jonathan Coan Daifuku
The Reviews... -"Mr Daifuku is a competent and engaging writer, building a complex story round a well-developed protagonist." (*) --- Helen Hollick & Nicky Galliers of HistoricalNovelSociety.org - - "It is evident the author is comfortably familiar with not only the setting, but the history of photography. A lot of historical details are interwoven into the story. I especially enjoyed the toilet [...]
 
Book: The Boon - Thoughts of a Schizophrenic in Remission by Eugene Uttley
Accompany Eugene Uttley on a mythological "hero's journey" to another world and back again, and join him as he articulates the prize that he won there -- The Ultimate Boon. Through his struggles in coping with schizophrenia, Uttley has come to know what he wants. Now he just needs to figure out how to get it. This eclectic text includes original and appropriated prose, poetry, song, prayer... [...]
 


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