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Book: An Automobile Odyssey by John Dalessio
You are about to read a story of a man who started out in life with next to nothing and was able to achieve the American dream with notable successes in the automobile industry. This is an industry with a history that goes back one hundred and thirty years. I have always loved automobiles. Much has been written about America's love affair with the automobile. Americans have come to prefer cars to [...]
 
Book: Rising from the Shadow of the Sun - A Story of Love, Survival and Joy 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: 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: Classic Cars of Cuba by Wayne Gerard Trotman
Due to its unique history, many of Cuba's aspects remain frozen in time. With an estimated 60,000 antique vehicles still in active use, it has more classic cars per person than any other nation in the world. A lifetime after rolling off Detroit production lines, yank tanks manufactured by Ford, General Motors, Chrysler and others remain in active service on Cuban streets. Once the exclusive [...]
 
Book: Velvalee Dickinson: The "Doll Woman" Spy by Barbara Casey
In the early 1930s, Velvalee Dickinson moved to New York City where she opened her own exclusive doll shop. She built her reputation as an expert in rare, antique, and foreign dolls. She traveled extensively around the country lecturing and exhibiting her dolls while building a wealthy clientele. Due to her husband's poor health and her failing business, she accepted the role as a spy for the [...]
 
Book: Survivors of WWII in the Pacific by Ronny Herman de Jong
Survivors of WWII in the Pacific is a collection of eye-witness accounts of the barbaric way the Japanese treated their prisoners during WWII, men and women alike. Camp survivors describe gruesome details of cruel punishments, diseases and malnutrition, interspersed with hope and a sense of humor. Veterans of the U.S. Navy remember the bloody battles from Pearl Harbor to the bombs on Hiroshima [...]
 
Book: GOLD FOR THE RISING SUN by Robert Mitchell
THE EXPLOSION BROUGHT DOWN THE ENTRANCE TO THE TOMB, BURYING THE CHINESE PEASANTS, BUT KEEPING THE BULLION SAFE UNTIL THE JAPANESE CAN RETURN. Hidden inside a long-forgotten ancient mountainside tomb, lies a small part of the 6,000 tons of gold looted by Japanese forces from Nanking during the Second World War. A letter written by Sergeant Ichiro to his father lies forgotten, finally emerging [...]
 
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: THE NAMES HAVE BEEN CHANGED TO PROTECT THE IGNORANT by Stephen Cohen
This short story is written about the exploits of four high school friends and the goofy, stupid and yet humorous situations that they created. It probably is not much different then the exploits of many others in their high school days. The author hopes to take the readers on a short journey back to the fun days of high school with a few laughs. Growing up in Southern California in the 70's was [...]
 
Book: Super Duty by Daniel K Munroe
"... the excitement and tension build right until the end." Kindle Reviewer - Meet Paul Butler, ex-cop, widower, and self-confessed car nut. He's moved to California to work as chauffeur for billionaire car enthusiast, David Harrington. Living on the grounds of a country estate and maintaining a fleet of desirable cars, he's in motoring heaven. Despite a growing friendship with his employer, Paul [...]
 
Book: Mean Spirit by James Clayton Rogers
Charlie Bretall comes to believe the malevolent spirit of a dead man possesses his daughter. He risks his sanity and his life to save her, only to encounter evidence that he is being manipulated by invisible forces he never suspected. It is a race he is bound to lose without help. This first comes in the form of Detective Rosen, who deduces the truth from a simple limp. But no one--Rosen, [...]
 
Book: Killerfind by Sharon Woods Hopkins
When Rhetta McCarter's '79 Camaro is destroyed in a fire, her best friend and mechanic Victoria (Ricky) Lane, finds a replacement, a "barnfind" vintage Camaro in perfect condition, except for one major flaw: a body buried beneath it. Later, Ricky is arrested when a second victim is found murdered in the same barn. Rhetta is convinced not only that Ricky is innocent, but that the two murders are [...]
 
Book: Hemphill Towers by Leona Pence
Riley Saunders has her dream job. As an art director at a leading advertising agency, she works every day with her two best friends, Stella and Birdie. All three have been assigned to ensure that the Grand Opening of the Peterson Art Museum is nothing short of a success. When a girls' night out at a hot new Italian restaurant ends with a spilled bottle of wine, it sets in motion a series of [...]
 
Book: The Children of Mars by Norbert Mercado
The book is about a friendship that develops during World War II. What inspired you to write this book? It is based on a true story. Who are the primary readers of your book? Anyone who is interested in World War II history would hopefully find it interesting. How did you come up with the title? Mars is the greek god of war so a title like 'The Children of Mars' would be similar to 'The Children [...]
 
Book: Nero's Fiddle by Pen
Every day millions of people use their cars, cell phones, and computers. They commute to work by bus or train. Hospitals run efficiently. Food is delivered round the clock. Imagine all of that . . . gone. Jun 23, 2017: The United States is crippled by an Electromagnetic Pulse (EMP) attack, leaving every citizen in the dark, helpless and alone. It will happen again. Every thirty days another [...]
 
Book: Takeshi's Choice by Michael Matson
Takeshi Kirihara was a self-made man with a problem. As a Japanese living in America with war looming on the horizon, he knew he had to take steps to protect his property. What he couldn't know is that he'd die in an internment camp without sharing the secret of what he'd done: a secret that leads to three murders and an acceptance of a family's destiny.
 
Book: Master of the Shade by Naching T. Kassa
When a smiling specter tries to use Talya Softfoot's dreams as a means to murder, Tex Houseman happens upon magic of the darkest kind. He and Talya have become pawns in a war between Dark Souls, a war in which the soldiers are spirits and the casualties are Talya's friends. Can Tex and Talya save those they hold most dear? Or will they fall prey to the Master of the Shade?
 
Book: Paradise Postponed (Not Quite Eden Book 2) by Dominique Kyle
Nasim's Muslim parents have found out about her Hindu boyfriend Rajesh, and Nasim has run away to Eve in the touching belief that Eve can sort it out. Eve isn't so sure about that but does her best to protect Nasim from the increasingly violent threats being issued by her menfolk. Meanwhile, Eve's relationship with Quinn isn't going as well as she hoped and she finds out that he is keeping [...]
 
Book: In the Twinkling of an Eye by Vera Alexander
Eric is a 15 year old teenager who lives his own life. He parties when he likes, he eats what he likes, he does what he likes: he is quite free to make his own choices... One night, one decision changes his life, in the Twinkling of an Eye. You can choose, you can see - but you can't run from fire...
 
Book: Thrills and Spills (Not Quite Eden Book 3) by Dominique Kyle
Eve and Quinn are going head to head to win the Formula Two Stocks 'Novice of the Year' title when an ITV company turns up looking to film a year-long 'real time' documentary about the F2 Stocks format entitled 'Thrills and Spills'. They want to recruit two young people who are just setting out in their racing career to star in the show. When they sign up Eve and Quinn, the pair have to get used [...]
 
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: The Ride by Richard McCullough
"The Ride", Richard A McCullough's latest book where The Ride is Mandatory, Living is Optional. If you've ever gotten in a car with someone you didn't know ... This is a real reading experience. Like a movie in your mind. The writer takes you there. What a rush. Read it, experience it, it'll stop your heart. But when it starts beating again you'll know you're really alive. This short novel [...]
 
Book: Destiny and Faith Go To Twincentric Academy! by Teddy O' Malley
Double Trouble! Destiny and Faith enter second grade in a school for twins. They make enemies and friends and have to step in when friends fall out. This is the least of their troubles however. When the principal has a plan to force all twins to dress alike, Destiny and Faith take a stand. There is going to be trouble - on the double. EXCERPT After lunch I still sat next to Grace, and Faith still [...]
 
Book: All The Way Home (Legacy Series) by Ann Tatlock
"Tatlock's rich descriptions and characterizations are unusually fresh and inventive."~Publishers Weekly From a rough section of Los Angeles during the late Depression years, to the civil rights struggles of the 1960s in the South, this novel is a searing portrayal of one family trapped by alcoholism and another living the typical middle class life. A true American story told through the eyes of [...]
 
Book: Swerve - A Detectives Seagate and Miner Mystery (Book 8) by Mike Markel
The Central Montana State community has waited a year to learn whether Syclone Systems, a maker of self-driving car technology, will enter into a long-term R&D partnership with the university. At a live demo on campus, where the company is expected to announce its decision, its man on campus, Bryan Orville, is run down by one of his experimental cars. Whoever altered the car's computer code to [...]
 
Book: Killerwatt by Sharon Woods Hopkins
Banker Rhetta McCarter's ongoing battles usually involve mortgage loans, federal lending regulations, threats of bulges on her butt, and her closet-drinking husband. But after one of her mortgage clients dies in a mysterious car accident, she stumbles upon evidence of a terrorist plot to wipe out the entire Midwest power grid. No one believes her not the FBI, local law enforcement, or her [...]
 
Book: Cars, Cats and Crooks (The Kimble Detective Agency) by R H Carter
Peyton Kimble is 42 years old and has recently been made redundant from his boring dead end job at an independent car factory in Chester, UK. What should he do next with his life? Become a private detective, of course! Although the answer is obvious to the imaginative and intelligent Peyton, who feels like he's been waiting for this opportunity all his life, his other half, Sherri, initially [...]
 
Book: The Way Barred (Not Quite Eden Book 4) by Dominique Kyle
Eve is making great strides in her Formula Two Stocks driving career, and is predicted by the pundits to be the girl most likely to smash through the glass ceiling of the sport. Unfortunately she is struggling to get over her broken relationship and everyone is nagging her to cheer up and put it behind her. So to fill the empty space in her life, she launches her own business with her Stocks [...]
 
Book: The Living Image by P.M. Richter
THE LIVING IMAGE - Science Fiction - Thriller - Spies and Counter/Spies - What would you do if you found your own double? Sabrina discovers hers is part human and something else. The situation become harrowing when the CIA, The Russians, and a Japanese business man will do anything to possess the woman she calls Eve. The CIA wants to study her. The KGB wants to abduct her for the technology. The [...]
 
Book: Devil's Deal (A Juliana Martin Mystery Book 1) by Terri Lynn Coop
Attorney Juliana Martin is on the run after a battalion of cops armed with warrants swarm the family firm. When the law catches up with her, they offer an impossible choice. She can partner with the FBI to set up and betray a client or she can watch her father go down for capital murder. For Special Agent Ethan Price, this mission is his ticket out of Texas and an escape from the train wreck of [...]
 
Book: Images of Cuba by Wayne Gerard Trotman
Cuba is the largest island in the Caribbean, a tropical paradise where lovingly preserved 1950s American cars adorn streets lined with crumbling, centuries-old buildings. And, somehow, the seemingly incongruous all fit together in one of the safest and most photogenic countries in the world. A living museum, Cuba effortlessly appeases all the senses. With its warm, educated, population and famed [...]
 
Book: Resolution - Events In The Life Of A Man Called Rez by O.L. Colter
I am writing for the reluctant reader. Not all reluctant readers of course, but this series will be made of quick reads (roughly 50,000 words - short novels) for those who require what I call "the big three" in their entertainment - cars, women and guns. Firearm and automotive (especially muscle car) enthusiasts will find plenty in this series just for you. Modern firearm techniques in today's [...]
 
Book: Purgatory is a Place Too (Not Quite Eden Book 5) by Dominique Kyle
Sixteen-year-old Cody, Eve's new client for her Formula Two Stocks Induction business, begs champion stock car racing driver Eve McGinty, to help a friend of hers. Jessica tells a heart-rending story of being groomed by a gang for underage sex and being trafficked to other towns for the same purpose. But when Eve approaches Jessica's mental health team, her social worker claims that Jessica is [...]
 
Book: Speak No Evil (Rustic Knoll Bible Camp Book 2) by Mary L. Hamilton
The one person who believed in him could also destroy him. If Taylor can stay out of trouble at camp, Dad might let him get his driver's license. But staying out of trouble with his little sister around is next to impossible. He knew she'd be a pain, but he never imagined how deep the pain might go. When car fever triggers a rivalry with a cabin mate, it escalates into an all-out prank war that [...]
 
Book: Honest And For True (The Adventures Of Lee And Bucky Book 1) by Jane Lebak
29-year-old Lee has a Park Slope apartment with easy access to Manhattan, loves her job as an auto mechanic, and can see her guardian angel (a wisecracker with a fascination for the Rumours album.) That's kind of a full life for a kid in the world's biggest playground. Despite what everyone thinks, she doesn't need, or want, a romantic relationship. Far more comfortable in blue jeans and flannel [...]
 


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