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Saving Hope
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,460. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012 by Musa Publishing. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
In Siberia Alexandra Pavlova, an unemployed microbiologist, struggles to save her daughter’s life. When she turns to her oldest friend, for help, she's drawn into Russia’s underworld. His business dealings come to the attention of Sergei Borisov, an FSB agent. Alexandra finds herself joining forces with Sergei to stop the export of a deadly virus in a race to save both her daughter and the world.
Adventures of A Third World Shopkeeper
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,610. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Several years in the life of an English expatriate, married into the community and living life as a merchant in Tampico's central market. Wry observations, social commentary, political ranting and blunt honesty make this a refreshingly different view of Mexico, away from the crystal seas of Cancun and the bucolic ease of gringo retiree communes.
Yes China! An English Teacher's Love-Hate Relationship with a Foreign Country
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 86,490. Language: American English. Published: May 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Yes China! is a funny, self-deprecating, and brutally honest travelogue/memoir about teaching English in modern China. The author, an American fish out of water, shares a unique perspective on the Chinese classroom as well as what it's like growing up post Mormonism and how living abroad helped him overcome those insecurities.
Inside the Tortilla: A Journey in Search of Authenticity
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,310. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Life has a habit of throwing obstacles in your path for a good reason. When two nomads set out on an epic journey into the heart of the Deep South of Spain in search of a town that still cooked it's food rather than shopped for it, they discover something more than a simple recipe. Bill Bryson meets Laurie Lee in this captivating account of the search for authenticity in the home of the tortilla.
Tips on Emigrating to New Zealand
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,210. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This book offers tips and commentary on emigrating to New Zealand. It was written by an American couple who moved to New Zealand. It's based on their first-hand experiences and is told from their perspective. It's an invaluable resource for anyone interested in moving to New Zealand.
Vodkaberg: Nine Years in Russia
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Series: English Teacher X, Book 7. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 119,500. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
In the year 2000, English Teacher X moved to the bankrupt, frozen, desolate country of Russia, seeking a quiet life. Instead, he found himself the center of attention of the gorgeous, sexy, amoral, and abundant female population of the city of Vodkaberg. At first bewildered and uncomfortable with the attention, he soon found himself staying far longer than he had planned, and longer than was wise.
The Missing Postman and Other Stories
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 44,330. Language: British English. Published: September 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A book of quirky short stories about life in modern Ireland - mostly from those who have left its shores and who are no longer sure where 'home' is.
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..
Thoughtful Holiday Shopping for Expats Just Got Easier
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Series: Etsy, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 2,240. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2012 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Nonfiction » Weddings » Wedding planning and checklists
Just because you've moved overseas doesn't mean you don't face the holidays back home. In fact, you now probably have two sets of holidays. Despite the urge to just forget those birthdays, anniversaries, weddings and showers back home, you know they must be recognized. With the onset of Etsy, a unique source of handmade gifts worldwide, shopping from a distance just became a whole lot easier!
Heads Above Water: Staying Afloat in France
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,990. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Heads Above Water is the lively account of our first years as expats in France. With three kids aged 5, 12 and 14 we arrived full of excitement from Ireland ready to get to grips with living in our new country. The plan was to run a gite and carp fishery but somehow we got sidetracked into llama trekking too. Follow our adventures in tackling schools, bureaucracy, the weather and Frenchness!