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Me and Atrocity (Amgalant #3)
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Series: Amgalant, Book 3. Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 81,740. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
‘Jamuqa had witnessed, aged fifteen, his tribe strung up on trees. Perhaps you have to go one further.’ Jamuqa is mad, and commits an atrocity in challenge of Temujin.
The Sheep from the Goats (Amgalant #4)
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Series: Amgalant, Book 4. Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 165,530. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Is he Saint Tchingis? Has he grown a monster? Perceptions differ. From the arse end of the steppe, out of nowhere, now he towers over other kings.
The End Of An Age: A Ramayana
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Price: Free! Words: 4,570. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
In the time of myth, gods and demons walk the world. Exquisite Sita, wife of heroic Prince Rama, is kidnapped by the Demon Prince Ravana and held in his mercurial mirrored Demon City. Her husband wages an epic war to win her back ... but will he want her when he finds her? In this short story, feminist writer Clarisse Thorn has created a unique retelling of a Southeast Asian legend: The Ramayana.
Battling Burnaby: The Awe-Inspiring Exploits Of A Great Adventurer
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,080. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Colonel Fred Burnaby is one of the greatest adventurers who ever lived and he was the kind of man on which romantic legends are built. A fearless dare-devil and intrepid traveller, he made two perilous journeys across Asia, and he became the first person to cross the English Channel single-handedly in a balloon. However, his first love was fighting and he was killed in action in the Sudan.
Zapizapu Crosses the Sea
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,220. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Social Issues / Values & Virtues
Zapizapu Crosses the Sea is a fascinating children's book. The script and colourful illustrations work together to simplify the concept of international trade and personify those involved around the world from grower to consumer. In its rawness we discover that the simple yet important concept of 'playing fair' is important for children and grown ups alike.
Waiting for the Lady
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 111,690. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012 by HeavenLakePress. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Sloan Wolcott, an American expat in Bangkok, a part-time art dealer and smuggler and a full-time rogue, comes into possession of a camera belonging to a Japanese newspaper reporter killed in a suspicious car crash. Inside the camera, he finds several images of the Lady, Aung San Suu Kyi, one of her riding in an automobile with a bullet hole in the rear window and one lone picture of a mysterious..
A Life Less Ordinary
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 119,930. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
What happens when an American from a small, rural town goes overseas to live and teach in one of the biggest cities in South Korea? Follow me on my one year journey to find out!
The Cultural Detective
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 59,920. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012 by HeavenLakePress. Category: Essay » Literature
For more than twenty years, Christopher G. Moore has been writing about the history, culture and politics of Southeast Asia, in particular Thailand. The Cultural Detective is a behind-the-scene view into Moore’s writing life. In this selection of essays, Moore discusses with the humor and insight that he has become famous for. He draws widely on anthropology, neurology, psychology, ethnography...
Faking It in Bangkok
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 75,650. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012 by HeavenLakePress. Category: Essay » Literature
The Cultural Detective established Christopher G. Moore as a writer whose essays deliver a unique perspective insight into Thai culture and contemporary political and social issues. In Faking It in Bangkok gangsters, gamblers, killers and other criminals are brought to life in the essays. Readers who follow Moore’s crime novels will enjoy his detours through the hard-edged noir world of Thailand..
The Immortal Nightingale
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Series: Sherlock Hong, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,290. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Book 1 of the Sherlock Hong series. Place: Singapore. When: the year 1891. Sherlock Hong is fifteen years old, recently expelled from a boarding school in England for dabbling in alchemy and pursuing magical knowledge. Things get exciting when he meets a bizarre necromancer who intends to bring a dead nightingale back to life.