Books tagged: china

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Love Bites
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,500. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013 by Rhetorical Ratatouille. Category: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Peggy is a teenager, working as a model overseas. The last thing she expected was to be swept off her feet by Alexander, the client who hires her. He is everything she is not: Classy, in his mid fifties and business-like. Neither them believe in love. Despite all that, sparks fly when they shake hands. One night, a dinner date soon ends up tumbling into the sheets, But Alexander reveals...
The Old Man of Heron Village
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,110. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Drama » Asian
The short story "The Old Man of Heron of Village" is the poignant tale of simple farmer during China's turbulent Cultural Revolution who finds a chance to express his deep love for the man who is a living Buddha to him - Chairman Mao. However, his efforts lead him into a world beyond his understanding.
A Scot Returns - A Journey from Bali to Skye
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Series: Roughing It Round the World. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 144,720. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The last of a trilogy, by turns comic and astonishing, of a remarkable five-year pilgrimage around the world. Travelling on foot, camel, elephant and public transport Scott slips, trots and lumbers through the cultures of the Far and Near East. He carries a notebook, a will to understand, a bent towards absurdities and…(ever the optimist)…a universal bath plug where there are no universal drains.
The Gilded Age, A Time Travel
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 143,490. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The classic time travel to 1895. A New York Times Notable Book. A New York Public Library Recommended Book. Zhu Wong, from 500 years in the future, must travel to 1895 to rescue a Chinese slave girl. She falls in love with the troubled heir to a fading fortune and becomes indentured to the most notorious madam in San Francisco. The choices she makes affect the future and her own life or death.
Wanderlust - an Anthology of Best Extracts from the Round-the-World Trilogy: Scot Free, A Scot Goes South & A Scot Returns
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Series: Roughing It Round the World. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 162,100. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Alastair Scott's epic five-year sojourn roughing it round the world was originally (and still is) published in three volumes. Wanderlust brings together a 'best' collection of his writings from this journey. He writes with deep insight and caustic humour; diverse, bizarre, beautiful and poignant impressions of our world and humanity in all its forms. This is a delight from start to finish.
English Rocks! 101 ESL Games, Activities, and Lesson Plans
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,550. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
They’re bored, they’re tired, and they’d rather be anywhere else. That’s no way to teach an ESL class, so why not get things moving and shaking? You can do just that with English Rocks! 101 ESL Games, Activities, and Lesson Plans. Make your ESL class the most popular in school today with 101 ideas presented with 112 pictures to help explain them. Let your class find out why English Rocks!
Cherem: A Thriller
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,130. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2013 by Rob Preece. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Mistaken for a CIA agent, American Harry Bronstein is targeted by Chechen terrorists/spies, Russian intelligence, and a Chinese crimelord, as well as the French police. In the circumstances, staying alive would be nearly impossible. Staying alive and seducing sexy Russian spy Anitchka seems beyond hope. Author Michael Paulson delivers a fast-paced adventure and vivid characters.
Browning FN Hi-Power: An Engraved Mystery
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2013 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Weapons
In 2009 an engraved 1935 Browning FN Hi-Power in perfectly preserved condition appeared for sale online. Purportedly a personal gift from Chiang Kai-shek, the gun had been carefully stored away until finally sold as part of an estate. This article looks into the mystery of the gun's provenance. How had this Browning passed from a once powerful Asian leader to an American soldier during WWII?
Watering Heaven
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 47,140. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2013 by Typhoon Media. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
What would you do if you found out your girlfriend laid an egg every time she had sex? Who would you be if you were invited to a party in Beijing but had to make up a brand-new identity for six weeks? Peter Tieryas Liu’s Watering Heaven is a travelogue of and requiem for the American dream in all its bizarre manifestations.
Chronology of an Egg
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Price: Free! Words: 5,670. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2013 by Typhoon Media. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » Asian / General
Peter Tieryas Liu’s Chronology of an Egg is a companion to his debut Watering Heaven, published in October 2012 by Signal 8 Press in Hong Kong. Chronology of an Egg is a mini-collection containing five short stories -- two from Watering Heaven (“Gradients” and the title story) and three others.