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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: The Age of Water by Sean Craft
Handsome, clever, if not yet rich, Philip Clarke finds himself drawn by the cool beauty of Mei Li, lawyer and colleague, yet at the same time is unable to relinquish his weekly visit to the near-by shanty-town and the waiting arms of the fishing village woman who offers exquisite and unexpected pleasure. His simple ambition is to continue to enjoy the heady gratifications of both, without undue [...]
 
Book: EMAILS FROM CHINA [Two Aussie Teachers Far From Home] by Robert Mitchell
LITTLE DID WE KNOW WHAT WE HAD LET OURSELVES IN FOR! These are the emails we sent home to Australia from the two schools in China at which we taught. They were usually written only hours after the experiences and emotions which they describe. They were written to friends from whom nothing was held back. They describe the schools, the teachers, the students, places we visited, and the experiences [...]
 
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 Stone Dog by Robert Mitchell
WILL THE IRON CHEST BE WORTH THE BLOODSHED? The Count Felix von Luckner, Master of the German raider Seeadler, the last privateer, lowers a sealed iron chest into the waters of a small unnamed bay off Wakaya Island, Fiji, under cover of darkness in the year 1917. A chance remark over fifty years later sends four young Australians to search for that chest and the wealth it is said to contain, [...]
 
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: 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: Ghostnapped by Ashley Howland
Alex, the world famous explorer, is on a camping trip when her younger brother is mysteriously ghostnapped! As she investigates the grassy hills and rocky cliffs along the campsite, Alex stumbles upon the secret to other disappearances that occurred at the very same campsite - over 50 years ago! With the help of a ghost girl named Susan and her trusty Labrador, Thuds, Alex must solve the [...]
 
Book: Children around the World - An eclectic collection of photos from children from all over the globe by Leo Buijs
Come face to face with some of the cutest children around the world, with this collection of photographs by award winning and retired entrepreneur and writer, Leo Buijs. This eclectic collection of mostly happy and very cute children's photos has eye-opening facts and descriptions of how children live in different parts of the world. The large 8.5" x 8.5" format is a handsome coffee-table book [...]
 
Book: Polar Melt - A Novel by Martin Roy Hill
They call it simply "the object." It sits at the bottom of the Arctic Ocean, waiting. Waiting . . . for what? An American research ship disappears in the Arctic's Chukchi Sea only to reappear a few days later. When a special U.S. Coast Guard unit boards the vessel, they find it deserted, its power grid wrecked, two bombs waiting to explode, and an even darker secret hidden below her decks. A few [...]
 
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: From China with Love by Karl Boyd
If China is to survive, it must have more land for its millions of citizens. The Chairman tasks his ministers to formulate a ten-year plan to conquer all of Mexico, the U. S. A., and Canada, thereby turning the territory into "New China" while avoiding a horrific third world war. Within twelve months, the strategy is finalized and the multi-pronged invasion of North America begins quietly. The [...]
 
Book: Travels with ms kaye, Book One - Dujiangyan, China 2009-2010 by kaye terrelonge
This is a one year travel photo journal reflection about a divorced woman over 40, after an unexpected career change and failed relationships, making a decision of becoming an ESL teacher to teach in China. As she teaches English to Chinese children and teens; she begins her journey of self discovery. She faces her challenges through positive resilience with her journal writings and photography.
 
Book: Brendan Stranded in Hong Kong by John Robert McCauley
Brendan, a pharmaceutical salesman from San Francisco, is stranded in Hong Kong due to an embargo on air flights from China because of the Syria crisis. While stranded in China, he discovers the beauty and mysteries of the country with the help of Lim and Zhang, his tour guides. What Brendan encounters in China will maintain the reader's attention from the beginning to the end of this story. On [...]
 
Book: Dragons of China Picture Book - Dragon Pictures and an introduction to Chinese Dragons for children by Christina Huo
Dragons of China Picture Book, a children's book about dragons, is a fascinating window into the world of dragons in Chinese and other Asian cultures with beautiful images and insightful descriptions. Written by Christina Huo, "Dragons of China Picture Book" is the first in her "Chinese Culture for Kids" series for children of all ages. Christina Huo grew up in China and now lives with her [...]
 
Book: THURSDAY'S ORCHID by Robert Mitchell
TEN WORDS HAD SEALED MY FATE. It wasn't until the waves had begun crashing into the stern of the ship, not until the salt spray was covering the decks and the hull was grinding and tearing itself upon the coral reef, not until the killing had started and terror had taken hold that I heard those ten words once more, flung at me by the wind. I cursed George for uttering them, and cursed Cheh Wah [...]
 
Book: Dangerous Animals Of The Sea by Samantha Flores
Dangerous Animals of the Sea This is an interactive illustrated quiz book that offers children ages 9 - 12 a look at the many unique creatures that live under water. Reading this book you will be asked questions each with 3 possible answers. Click on one answer and your device will tell you if you got right. This collection of trivia questions, explores a wide range of common and truly unique [...]
 
Book: The Emperor's Jade by Robert Mitchell
FOR OVER TWO THOUSAND YEARS THE SECRET HIDING PLACE OF THE JADE SEAL HAS BEEN JUST THAT - A SECRET. The dragon seal of Qin Shi Huang, the first emperor of China, will be the most valuable ancient artefact to come from the Middle Kingdom, if they can find it. The accidental destruction of a small antique porcelain pillow reveals the secret of the seal, leading the young Australian teacher and his [...]
 
Book: Zero Day - China's Cyber Wars (Logan Alexander Series Book 3) by T. L. Williams
For readers who enjoyed Tom Clancy and James Patterson thrillers, CIA veteran T. L. Williams unfolds a chilling and highly conceivable scenario in his latest novel, ZERO DAY: China's Cyber Wars. Moving between Chongqing, China and Langley, Virginia, this fast-paced spy thriller revolves around a plot by the Chinese government to seize the edge on global power by undermining the U.S. economy. [...]
 
Book: The Sea Witch by Brian Bigelow
Do you believe in second chances? Do you believe that a man who's made mistakes can change? Timothy Hutton is on the cusp of self-discovery. Will discovering what everyone else - already knew, that he's a dirty rotten scoundrel, push him over the edge or - inspire him to change his life. "The Sea Witch", explores a devastating darkness and the journey of one man back - from the brink of [...]
 
Book: BENEATH YELLOW CLAY by Robert Mitchell
FOR FIFTEEN HUNDRED YEARS THE TOMB OF THE CHINESE GENERAL HAD REMAINED HIDDEN BENEATH THE PALE YELLOW CLAY OF SHANXI PROVINCE. It lay undisturbed until a twelve-year-old boy fell through the roof. He kept its secret. Fifteen years later, now living in Australia, he tells his friend Charlie of the terror he felt when he had crashed down among the grave goods. Charlie convinces him that they should [...]
 
Book: Troubled Sea by Jinx Schwartz
Action-packed adventure on Mexico's high seas! A cruising couple live a life many only dream of aboard their 42-foot boat in Mexico's hauntingly beautiful Sea of Cortez. But their chosen sea has a serpent: Mexico's out-of-control drug trade. After witnessing a drug-deal gone wrong, they set off a deadly chain of events that lands them in a sea of intrigue involving a best friend, the Mexican [...]
 
Book: The Sea Inside (Cerulean Songs) by Vickie Johnstone
A fantasy about fate versus free will. Can you bend time or will it break? Following a diving accident, 16-year-old Jayne finds herself in a parallel world beneath the sea, full of potential and peril. But is it real? When fate takes an unexpected twist, she must choose between her old life and a new one, but the journey to her heart's desire turns out to be more difficult than she suspects. [...]
 
Book: WORLD GONE MOBILE APPS - China Rising With Next-Gen Messaging Apps by Dwayne Anderson
There are currently about 1.3 billion smartphones in use globally. By 2017, it's expected that 2.5 billion users will connect through messaging-based apps.Seven of the top 12 most-used apps are messaging based apps.Everyday an average of 20 messages a day are sent through one of these apps . In addition to Snapchat and WhatsApp, there are hidden dragon players like WeChat, LINE and KakaoTalk, [...]
 
Book: The Herring Barrel by Nicholas Sumner
Christmas of 1969. At a Ministry of Defence establishment a military aviation project is threatened by cancellation. A tempting proposal for relocation is made to the lead scientist engineer by a US airframe constructor interested in the project teams' successful research. War in Vietnam at a disadvantage, encouragement into the exodus of professional skills from the UK is under consideration. [...]
 
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: 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: Beyond Bermuda & The Forbidden Sea by Walter Dinjos
Drink-driver Bill is overcome with grief at the - loss of his family and sets sail, only to be taken - by the Bermuda Triangle. An accident, surely? Yet Bill discovers a purpose in the strange realm, Beyond Bermuda. ~ Review by Bec Lewi - THE FORBIDDEN SEA - The Forbidden Sea is a tale of love, betrayal, and bravery where a young prince impregnates his elder brother's betrothed. Had Ongaman known [...]
 
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: Pouraka (Series of the Sea Book 1) by Dianne Lynn Gardner
Winner of Imjadinn Award for Best Urban Fantasy 2016 at the Imaginarium Convention in Louisville KY. Pouraka is a magical sea cavern tucked under the rocky cliffs near a rural seaside town called Barnacle Bay, and is home to a tribe of mermaids. Sparkling clear waters in the cavern allow the mers to shift their form to human. Cora enjoys visiting her friends on shore, but when a foreign clan of [...]
 
Book: To Steal a Sea by Simon D. Reagan
Russian oligarch Petr Damyanovitch had amassed his fortune through ruthlessness and charisma. His war record had been exemplary: as one of the most talented snipers in the Russian Army he had survived the blood-soaked killing fields of Stalingrad, and been present at the fall of Berlin. But after the collapse of the USSR his obsession became to restore his nation's place in the world, using the [...]
 
Book: Of Foreign Build - From Corporate Girl to Sea-Gypsy Woman by Jackie Parry
After suffering an emotionally-brutal bereavement and against her counsellor's advice, Jackie ran away. Suddenly within a new culture, with a new husband, and no friends, she was living in the obscure world of cruising with zero knowledge of boats. Crashing within the first twenty-four hours, Jackie realised life would never be the same again; a floating home with no fridge or hot water, and with [...]
 
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 [...]
 


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