Books tagged: british india

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The Last Resident: The Love Story of a British Official and an Indian Princess
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,720. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2010. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
British diplomat Nigel loves India and Muslim culture, but not his spoiled wife Pamela. He falls in love with the married Muslim princess of the state where he serves. When Pamela is murdered, Nigel has an obvious motive, but did he do it? His only hope for exoneration lies with the state's Jewish prime minister who is in prison for treason. Surprising twists in a love story of India and empire.
Boarding Party (The Sea Wolves)
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Price: $4.79 USD. Words: 72,850. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Filmed as The Sea Wolves, this is the story of the undercover exploit of a part time unit in WW2. A group of civilian bankers, merchants and solicitors were tasked with going to neutral Goa and blowing up some German merchant ships that were transmitting information about allied shipping to U-boats.
Follow The Drum
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 146,930. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Adventure
India, in the mid-nineteenth century, was virtually run by a British commercial concern, the Honourable East India Company, whose directors would pay tribute to one Indian ruler and then depose another in their efforts to maintain their balance sheet of power and profit. But then came the Mutiny.
Dinner with the Dead: A Ghost Story
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,810. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
Sami Ullah, an Indian executive, feels mysteriously drawn to the ruined mansion. His move to Purfiza plunges him into a complex political mess outside his doors, and a bewitching romance within. A shape-shifting ghost claims him as her own lost love, drawing him inexorably into a drama of greed, passion, betrayal, and violence that has been waiting for him for more than 150 years.
2017: The Battle for Marghdeen
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,350. Language: British English. Published: August 13, 2012. Category: Essay » Political
Marghdeen is the name of the ideal society conceived by the poet-philosopher Iqbal in 1932. It is a world where life is inside-out, people know their destinies and there is no poverty, neediness, crime or injustice. In this book the author shows how such a society can be achieved in a short space of time, as long as we change our perception of history and other domains of knowledge.
Maharaja Ranjit Singh: Sher-e-Punjab
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Series: Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 211. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,430. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2012 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The one eyed young Sikh was going to become a sworn enemy of the Durrani leaders in the following years.
A Complex Endure
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,190. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014. Category: Screenplays » Romance
A spellbinding journey of a young professional who struggles to reconcile, a need to achieve an important infantile resolve. As he works his way up the corporate ladder, he tangles his relationships with his childhood sweetheart..........It is unique in that its captivating story-line keeps a reader engrossed.
Test Drive
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Price: Free! Words: 4,690. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: December 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Delhi in the 1920s. She’s an English doctor’s daughter, he their Indian driver’s son. They feel an animal attraction for each other, and luck leaves them together in the solitary spiral of the Qutub Minar’s stairs for a few hours. What happens when youth and passion are up against race and social standing?