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Book: THREE AT THE CENTER OF RAGE by Martin J. Ryan
: In scenes that shift from New York to Moscow to South Asia, this novel explores the essential natures of three ordinary men whose lives, while appearing to barely touch, will produce a butterfly effect with the explosive power of C4. New York Detective, Sergeant Frank Driscoll, is assigned to the murder of a beautiful Russian immigrant. What at first seems a bungled mugging, proves instead to [...]
 
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: The Odyssey (The Java Gold Book 1) by Robert A. Kingsley
It is 1941 and South-East Asia is in flames. The Japanese forces storm south through Malaya. Singapore falls and the Japanese conquest of the Dutch East Indies begins in earnest. Despite furious Allied resistance, Java, the administrative centre, is soon encircled on all sides. With the Japanese already at Java's doorstep, the Dutch government hurriedly ships out all currency and other valuables. [...]
 
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: Behind The Smile by Owen Jones
Behind The Smile is the heart-wrenching, poignant story of Lek, a Thai bar girl in Pattaya. This is book one - 'Daddy's Hobby' Book two is called 'An Exciting Future' Book three, 'Maya - Illusion' - and - Book four, 'The Lady in The Tree' Book five, 'Stepping Stones' Book six, 'The Dream' Lek was born the eldest child of four in a typical rice farming family. She did not expect to do anything any [...]
 
Book: Demented (The Life Of Ben) by Tracy L. Judy
Pushing the label "troubled teen" to a completely new level, "Demented" tells the story of William Benjamin. A troubled teen from the Deep South, Ben's view of the world and his way of handling his problems are unique, and deadly. Witness the path that he leaves behind from his point of view. "Demented" only begins to describe the life of Ben.
 
Book: Passion's Design by Sharon Noble
Designer Rosalind Hughes's task is to create a perfect wedding, not to fall in love with the groom, a South American aristocrat who holds all things American in contempt, especially American women. Her conservative Vermont background failed to prepare her for the environment of Colombian social conventions and the strength of tradition. She is mesmerized by black eyes and overwhelming sensuality, [...]
 
Book: When Killers Cry by Katherine Edwards
It's 1981 and South Africa is in the grip of apartheid. The ANC's armed wing, Umkhonto we Sizwe, is stepping up violent retaliation; detentions, strikes and riots are increasing daily. Reporter Hannah Smith, stumbles into a quagmire of political conspiracy when she begins investigating the deaths of black activists and dissidents. What she learns puts her life and that of her friends and family [...]
 
Book: Fragile Dreams by Karen Cogan
The Civil war unleashes a bitter battle near Caroline's home--and in her heart. Parentless, and with a young brother to tend, Caroline blames God and the Yankees for her difficulties. Then, she finds a wounded Union soldier lying in her lawn, and her world is turned upside-down... Shot and left for dead, Nate thanks God for the Confederate angel who takes him in and nurses him back to health, but [...]
 
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: The Liar's Guide to South America by Michael Delwiche
Andrew Mozart is in love. He fell for Sarah the first time they met, but he could never find the courage to tell her. When she leaves work on a gap year adventure to South America, he thinks he has missed his chance. Until he moves desks, and finds her computer still logged in to her email account. Sarah's old emails reveal that she thought more of him then he believed possible. Armed with [...]
 
Book: Unexpected Hero (The Southern Seas Series) by Gwendoline Ewins
Historical Saga: sensual, intended for 17+ readers The South Pacific, 1866. Their parents have been friends for years but Sebastian Churnside and Charity Trescothick have never warmed to each other. He believes she is complacent about living in her parents' shadow. She believes him to be a cuckoo in the warm family of the seacaptain, though his inability to follow the family tradition of [...]
 
Book: A Message in the Roses by Sandy Semerad
On a snowy day in Atlanta, Carrie Sue Justice revisits the past as a young and passionate newspaper reporter, covering a shooting death in her community: It's 1986. Her life is a mess. She catches her husband with another woman inside the antebellum home she inherited from her parents. Then she falls in love with an unavailable man plagued with guilt. The man is none other than the irresistible [...]
 
Book: COUGAR! - A Wildlife Thriller Set in the Low Country of South Carolina by W.W. Brock
When two South Carolina Department of Natural Resources officers are called to the scene of a car accident to view a body that has been partially eaten by a wild animal, they cannot begin to imagine that the race against the clock to stop a man eater before it kills again will also uncover a conspiracy that has tentacles reaching into the highest levels of government and could change the future [...]
 
Book: Laurel - Will the couple's love sustain them or is their daughter lost to them forever? by Susan F. Craft
In the port of Charleston, South Carolina, post-Revolutionary War passions reach fever pitch. There, Lilyan's past catches up with her. As a former patriot spy, she is charged with the murder of a British officer. Thrown into the "Exchange Building" and chained alongside prostitutes, thieves, and murderers, she seeks the courage to survive and the faith to believe she will find her missing child, [...]
 
Book: Butterfly Wish - A Doomed Interracial Love Affair Set in Post War South Korea by D. Davidson and R. Marcano
Butterfly Wish is a story about friendship, love, loyalty and betrayal. But it is mostly about unchecked human behavior in a mecca of sex and violence. Shane Brennan and Manny Veneto are stationed in the Republic of South Korea in 1963 when suddenly they are dragged into the dark world of sin and exploitation. The two men are serving in the United States Air Force when their world surprisingly [...]
 
Book: Hills of the Tigers by Richard French
An artist rises above war and the perils of a competitive city to find love and do work that stands out. "The Hills of the Tigers" takes place in two different environments. In the even-numbered chapters, the painter Carl Norberg writes about his experiences as a soldier in the American army during a war in an Asian nation called Kulon. He decided when he was in high school that he wanted to work [...]
 
Book: The Stone Dog by Robert Mitchell
20th September 1917 - Wakaya, Fiji. The Count Felix von Luckner, Master of the German raider Seeadler, lowers a sealed iron chest into the waters of a small unnamed bay under cover of darkness. 17th December 1971 - Cairns, Australia. The chance mention of von Luckner's name revives memories of boyhood tales of the secrets of that far-off night, and of the iron chest watched over by the stone dog. [...]
 
Book: Damned Yankee - The Story of a Marriage (The Civil War in South Carolina's Low Country Book 5) by Carolyn P. Schriber
These are the people you don't read about in history books. A Harvard-educated New Englander. He was welcomed as a teacher by a school for apprentices in Charleston, South Carolina. But when his history lessons about the founding of America clashed with the pro-secession rhetoric of local slave-owners, he was out of a job. Can he find a way to reconcile his abolitionist sentiments with the [...]
 
Book: GOLDEN EAGLES by Robert Mitchell
Are the iron chests, chests filled with Golden Eagles - gold coins issued by the United States of America in the 1930's and coveted the world over for their rarity - still on board the USS President Coolidge as she lies in her watery grave off the island of Espiritu Santo in Vanuatu? Or were they removed soon after she sank in October 1942? Three people set sail from Townville, Australia, to seek [...]
 
Book: Importing Democracy - The Role of NGOs in South Africa, Tajikistan, & Argentina by Julie Fisher
While street protesters demanding democratic reforms make headlines in the international news, Importing Democracy: The Role of NGOs in South Africa, Tajikistan, and Argentina, written by Julie Fisher and published by the Kettering Foundation Press, focuses on a quieter movement led by democratization NGOs. In South Africa, the Good Governance Learning Network shares participatory tools to make [...]
 
Book: Deadly Election by Arthur Crandon
+++++ READERS ON GOODREADS RECENTLY VOTED THIS BOOK - NO.1 E-BOOK FOR "LITTLE KNOWN AUTHORS WORTH READING" +++++ It has also topped the Amazon MURDER and POLITICAL list for free e-books +++++ Hidden deep in the dense, humid, jungles of Asia is a shameful secret. For seventy years the barbaric acts of cruelty committed by the Japanese Imperial Army were hidden from the world. Times have changed, [...]
 
Book: Voyagers by Philip Spires
Voyagers is a set of short stories loosely based on a theme of travel. In Brunei, a teacher discovers his future, while an Australian couple are initiated into a new culture. Memories of Vietnam come all the way home, while an aid worker in Sri Lanka seeks advice. A cultural tour of Italy turns on aesthetics and a dream journey to Turkey becomes less than wondrous. In the old Yugoslavia, a group [...]
 
Book: Yassa by Jo Michaels
Genghis Khan's coming of age tale is a historical fiction novel like no other. Love, betrayal of a friend, and epic battles rule the day in this one of a kind first person recount of his life. You'll love the romance in this novel, and the intensity of the connection between young Temujin and Borte is something folks only dream of. It's a fairy tale romance from the start that's interwoven with [...]
 
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: An Egg and A Cigarette - Tales of a Family's Volunteering in Ecuador and Peru by Shari Harris-Dunning
"Mommy, why are so many people in Guatemala so poor?" "Sweetie, it's such a complicated answer." "Mommy, we need to help." This seemingly innocent conversation inspired the Dunning family to embark on a family volunteer trip to a "lesser developed" part of the world. In 2010, the Dunnings took off four months and volunteered in Ecuador and Peru. This book describes how they found family [...]
 
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: A Kid's Guide to Thailand by Jack L. Roberts
Imagine a country where everybody smiles all the time. The young explorers in your family don't have to just imagine it. They can read all about it in A Kid's Guide to Thailand - an easy-to-read book jam-packed with colorful photographs, fun facts, charts and maps, and captivating information about the people and the culture of this delightful country once known as Siam. A Kid's Guide to Thailand [...]
 
Book: Vortex by Matt Carrell
Vortex was named as one of the top ten independently published books of 2014 by literary website BookBag. It was also chosen by Shelf Unbound magazine as a notable pageturner in its 2014 writing competition. On land or at sea the vortex is mesmerising but lethal. Andy Duncan joins an investment firm in Hong Kong and quickly discovers that the same forces apply in business. The lure of power, [...]
 
Book: A Kid's Guide to China by Jack L. Roberts
"A Kid's Guide to China" is a colorful, easy-to-read book for kids about this fascinating country where one-fifth of the world's population live. From the Forbidden City and the Great Wall of China to life in China today, the book provides young readers an inside look at one of the world's oldest civilizations that today is a very modern country. "A Kid's Guide to China" is the first print [...]
 
Book: The Justinian Curse by Mikel Emmanuel De Crus
In China, a young woman contracts a deadly illness. Within 24 hours a 100 more cases are reported. In New Mexico, a microbiologist is puzzled with the bacteria strain he is seeing under his microscope. In Colorado, Dr.Caroline Winters receives a strange encrypted file. In Italy, a historian reveals a dark history of one of the greatest civilization of the 6th century. What do they all have in [...]
 
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: Goodbye Junie Moon by June Collins
Goodbye Junie Moon is a memoir written by June Collins, co-author of The Khaki Mafia. A curvaceous Australian dancer entertains the troops in Vietnam. She uncovers a get rich quick scheme involving the sergeants running the American Army clubs. Discovering that she has reported them to the CID, they place a high price on her head. She learns they are watching the only airport out, preventing her [...]
 
Book: Welcome to Bangkok - Only guide you need by Petri Rahikkala
Bangkok certainly lives up to its reputation as most dynamic and intriguing cities in Asia. Bangkok is huge. You really have no idea how overwhelming it is until you see it for yourself, it is beyond simple description. It's the city where ancient rhythms and a modern beat are in harmony, skyscrapers and golden temple spires define the sprawling skyline. For food lovers, Bangkok is a gem. No [...]
 
Book: Motions and Moments - More Essays on Tokyo by Michael Pronko
Motions and Moments is the third book by Michael Pronko on the fluid feel and vibrant confusions of Tokyo life. These 42 new essays burrow into the unique intensities that suffuse the city and ponder what they mean to its millions of inhabitants. Based on Pronko's 18 years living, teaching and writing in Tokyo, these essays on how Tokyoites work, dress, commute, eat and sleep are steeped in [...]
 
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