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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.
China's Deadly Back Door
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 119,290. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2010. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Asian
Jason Harte is ordered to stay in Laos by one who claims to be an Admiral. Jason is warned that murderous competitors will try to ruin him if he goes into business there. But, full of hubris, he proceeds. They ruin him through fraud. He is crushed by his failures and his terrible deeds. Those closest to him are tortured and killed. He must arise from his tragedy and provide arms to Chinese rebels
Night Mission on the Ho Chi Minh Trail
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Price: Free! Words: 2,880. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
The weather, the built-in hazards of night refueling, target identification, and the mountains hiding in the dark are all enemies- and of course, there's the enemy, too. These pilots have a saying, "And if the big guns don't get you, the black karst will." But then back on top in the moonlight, a man finds brief moments to think his own thoughts before cracking a low ceiling back at home base.
Trolling for Guns on the Ho Chi Minh Trail
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Price: Free! Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
As the Vietnam war interdiction campaign spread to North Vietnam, Laos, and eventually Cambodia, the slow moving FACs in their small prop planes began to encounter intense ground fire. It was then, in 1967, that the jet FACs began to take over in high threat areas. A former commander of the famed 8th Tac Fighter Wing Wolf FACs poignantly reminisces about these men and the mission.
Ghost Friends
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,150. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2011 by booksmango. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
This tale of ghosts with unfinished business is a brain-teasing, gender-bending romp through the netherworld, with stops in Laos, Myanmar and northern Thailand along the way. Both humorous and thought-provoking, Ghost Friends not only paints a colorful picture of the Other Side, but also has some spiritual tips for a more meaningful life before we get there.
The Flirtations of Dan Harris
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,430. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2011 by booksmango. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
When Dan Harris, tortured by thoughts of having abandoned his child, impulsively hops on a train and travels around Thailand he begins a journey that irrevocably changes his life. Unknown to Dan, on the train are the very people he will meet on his travels.
You Can’t Hide an Elephant in an Omelet
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,330. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2011 by booksmango. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Brandon and Amy travel Southeast Asia with the idea that this beautiful region of the world with its unique geography and culture will not be experienced with a cocktail in hand, felt through a Thai massage parlor, or watched from a pool side. Tasted by way of S. E. Asia omelets and interpreted by an American palate, they offer a fresh look at American culture and S. E. Asia travel.
Blue Falcon
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 116,150. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2011 by booksmango. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
Set in Thailand & Laos Why make a deal with the devil when you've got God on a technicality? For Bangkok Security Consultant and James Bond wannabe Richard Falcone, that technicality grants him immortality as long as he remains a blue falcon.
Thailand Old Hand
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 37,930. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2011 by booksmango. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Peter Jaggs has the unerring ability of being able to blunder into a good story wherever he travels in Asia.
Don't Drink the Water
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Price: Free! Words: 113,110. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
So what the hell was I doing in South East Asia anyway? This was no spiritual journey of self discovery. As a matter of fact, self discovery was one of the things I was trying to avoid. From the constant conversations about cricket that arise from being an Australian in India to mushroom-induced comas in Laos, find out exactly how much fun is too much fun...