Books tagged: hong kong

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VIGILS from the Office of the Dead
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,830. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2009. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Openness to letting life unfold resolves most mysteries sooner or later. It is the "later" part that is the real challenge in life, and monastic life is no exception. The schedule of a monastery revolves around the Liturgy of the Hours marking the various phases of the day and night. Danger and opportunity in Hong Kong have no such timetable, however. Book two in the series.
From Brunei and Beyond: The Gaijin Girl's Guide to Asian Cuisine
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 69,450. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Chinese
Designed as a guidebook to Asian Cuisine, From Brunei and Beyond takes readers through a tour of east and southeast Asia - provided a handy introduction to each country's vocabulary and signature dishes.
Pandemic Predator, a Mary MacIntosh novel
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,450. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2010. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
A serial killer is on the loose using the deadly strain of the H5N1 virus as a murder weapon. His selected targets are young, beautiful women with a connection to a European sex trade. His signature is a strange, hand-drawn tattoo on each woman's inner thigh which taken together, lead Mary MacIntosh and the FBI to clues of sacred burial grounds around the world.
China Bright and Tempting
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 128,640. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2010. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Asian
China Bright tells of a conspiracy to force Communist China into the Market economy in 1978. Murderous in their tactics, they plan the collapse of China's leadership. They must be stopped to avoid death on a grand scale and to allow capitalism to mature naturally. Noah is exposed to Capitalism aborning in the illegal businesses that thrive on China's coastline where life is secondary to commerce.
Till We Learn To Love
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 62,940. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Early in the summer of 1969, colonial Hong Kong is shaken by a brutal double murder. The bodies of two young lovers are found bound and stripped of their clothing, and hidden behind a hill in the university’s park. Driven by a desire to find out the truth behind these violent deaths, Sum Bick, a close friend of one of the victims, finds herself drawn into the investigation.
Into The River
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 136,650. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2010. Category: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
A suspenseful, deeply moving love story, Into The River is set in 1960’s post colonial Cambodia. In Phnom Penh’s glittering diplomatic world, Christina Wyatt, shocked to discover her husband’s secrets,is catapulted from saving her marriage into saving her life as she flees her home through the shadowy back streets of the city. A story of betrayal and loss ends in forgiveness and love.
Remember Tomorrow
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 85,510. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2010 by Typhoon Media. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
When Alannah Greer’s brother Zach is killed in a senseless hit-and-run accident in Hong Kong, she grieves but has no reason to suspect something more may be involved. But when she escapes a catastrophic plane crash on the way to his memorial service—by reappearing in the Seattle airport not long before she left—she has new questions and suspicions about Zach’s death.
The Unwalled City
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 92,750. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2010 by Typhoon Media. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Xu Xi, one of Hong Kong's preeminent novelists, examines the lives of four of the city's residents amid the tension and uncertainties leading up to the 1997 handover to China.
Nine Lives- A Journey Through Life
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,340. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2011 by M-y Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
A deep and powerful love story, beautiful and emotional in the way it is written, Nine Lives is an exciting romantic adventure taking the reader across exotic locations, whilst also raising a variety of thought-provoking issues along the way; and as such, it is, truly, a journey through life.
The Boat Girl and the Magic Fish
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,030. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
The Boat Girl and the Magic Fish is a tender introduction to one of the lifestyles that has long identified Hong Kong as a place unique in the world. Khu-choi, a boat girl who has grown up on a Chinese junk at sea, must join in the progress and go ashore to school. There she experiences the shock of seagoing fisherfolk as they resettle on shore and she is mocked by her schoolmates.