Books tagged: borneo

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That Lovely Feeling
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,240. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2009 by Darling Newspaper Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Love and murder, both passionate pursuits, share a jungle retreat for millionaires. In this tangled habitat of lust and fear, cash-strapped Sheil (make ’em laugh) is hired to sing. She hunts for clues and herself falls prey. Whodunit diva Ann Morven's tease is more risqué than her usual. It is a scary tingle of delight, featuring her popular heavyweight chump of crime fiction.
The Lost Forest
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 156,510. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
Ennis had no illusions about the risks of such ventures; he sought no challenge, no proof of his own mortality by leaving his body to rot in a dark corner of the humid rainforest. His justification was more down to earth; the search for rare tribal art and antique heirlooms to be sold at a profit in his Paris gallery. But what he discovers in Borneo will shake the science of human origins.
Borneo Pulp
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Price: Free! Words: 130,100. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
At the end of the twentieth century the destruction of the Indonesian rainforest accelerated as vast industrial forestry complexes were planned in the untouched heart of Borneo. The promoters of one of these, backed by international banks, vied for a share in the rich rewards, heedless of the destruction to be wreaked on the habitat of the indigenous peoples and the natural environment.
Operation Firedog
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,690. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Operation Firedog began in July 1948 in the Far East when post-WW II Communnist Terrorists tried to take control of the area and continued when Indonesia felt threatened by the establishment of the Federation of Malaysia. The undecalred war ended in August 1966. When operations began it was WW II designs that were used but by 1966 it was V-bombers and Javelin FAW and rotary-winged types prevailed
Spousal Abuse
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Price: Free! Words: 3,280. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
His second wife has trouble fixing his special Bombay martini. A woman writes of her visit to the Head Hunters of Borneo A man wants a cell phone in his casket. He fears the undertaker may cremate him too soon. An alien civilization is in trouble. Their DNA is not stable. They buy humans to use their DNA to aid in saving their people.
Crocodiles on the Highway
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,310. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel photography
A collection of photographs taking the reader on a journey through lush tropical rainforests and blistering deserts to life along the oceans. Ancient civilizations and modern icons of art and architecture in South East Asia, Australia and the USA are also explored, along with the colourful local flora and fauna.
What the Orangutan Told Alice
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,710. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
When two American teens visit Indonesia, they follow a gibbon into a Borneo rain forest where they meet orangutans threatened with extinction. They meet scientists working to save them. And… they learn how young people can make a difference in the world. “… one of the leading environmental writers for children…” -- Dr. Jane Gooda
Of Lion Paw and Tiger Jaw
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,090. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
Humans may not be the only animals who crave freedom. In these stories, we enter the minds of thirteen wild creatures and the people interacting with them. No anthropomorphizing here--these beasts may be sentient, but they do not think like us. Whether we encounter an eagle nervous about an approaching photographer or a tiger aching to kill a deer, we step through these pages into an alien world.
Gema: A Trooper's Tale
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Price: Free! Words: 77,980. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
gema..born into a culture in the heart of borneo with a headhunter for a grandfather. years later, through life experiences she finds herself a successful business woman in the heart of rural england. george..a veteran of special forces stationed in sarawak. after retirement he ends up a wealthy, influential businessman. they come together in a clash of cultures.
House of Corruption
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 91,050. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
In 1890s New Orleans, three unusual men cross paths: Reynard LaCroix, his lycanthropy in remission with a silver bullet lodged against his heart; Artémius Savoy, a lapsed secular priest keeping vigil over Reynard's progress; and Mahonri Grant, a Mormon gunslinger on the run. Brought together by murder, united in a common cause, they pursue an unholy creature to save a young woman's life.