Books tagged: expat stories

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The Box: An Indian Tale
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,140. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2011 by White Sun Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Priscilla putters along in her usual life of bridge and gossip and coffee shops and shopping at the local markets in the small Indian town where she lives, until one morning, the mysterious man known only as the Pharsee gives her a box. The thing is filthy, twitchy and just plain wrong…but no matter what Priscilla tries, or how many cleaning boys she fires, she simply cannot get rid of it.
Sparrow Swift Moves (International Intrigue)
Series: Escaping Tyranny eXpat ePulps, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 5,220. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Urban, Fiction » Holiday » Adventure
Sparrow Swift #4, Swift Moves. Sometimes you get a choice, sometimes there's no time to consider, both times your best move may be to move. Sparrow and Sally Swift are there to help -- just ask for Sparrow Swift at any airport bar. Of all 36 ways to get out of trouble, the best way is -- leave. - Chinese Proverb
A Brit in the Boonies
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 6,530. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
A collection of humorous short articles selected from writer and British expat Helen Leggatt’s column in the Malvern News – a local newspaper distributed in rural Canterbury, New Zealand. The 20 articles reveal how life in New Zealand can be a challenge, despite being viewed as "Little Britain".
India Unplugged. What Really Happens When You Are Traveling, Living and Working in India
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,450. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
How do you take a bucket shower? Why are your colleagues offended if you don’t bring chocolate to the office? How do you bargain with a dentist? In her new book, Aurelia shares the most eclectic and personal stories from her life in India. Entertaining, witty, and insightful, India unplugged is an irresistible treat for armchair tourists, experienced expats and adventurous backpackers alike.
Taiwan Tales
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,830. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Anthologies » General
A multi-cultural anthology set in the beautiful isle formerly known as Formosa. Taiwan Tales gathers the experiences of expats and Taiwanese nationals, and distills them into eight fictional reflections on this island's fascinating history, culture and mythology.
Death in Riyadh: A cautionary tale for expat language teachers in the Middle East
Price: Free! Words: 5,920. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
In March, 2011, an illegal drinking session got under way on an expatriate residential compound in the Saudi capital, Riyadh. Andrew Cannon, 41, and Robert Colman, 57, were both said to have ‘had a tendency to become violent with alcohol’ and fell out at some point during the session. The falling out would then lead to an exchange of physical blows. This book follows the events that transpired...