Books tagged: opium

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Victorian Drug Fiends - Classic Tales of Opium and Hashish!
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 106,910. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2009 by FishesEye Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
A collection of infamous classics of drug literature: short stories, hours of giddy entertainment: journalism, medical reports, poetry, visions, capturing the heady essence of Victorian drug culture. From the Romantic opium-eaters, to the Bohemian hashish fanatics. Narcotics, opium dens, dreamy afternoons and hedonistic nights of absinthe, reefer cigarettes and wild hallucinations!
Broken Blossoms
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,200. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Western
Carleigh wants only to escape her father’s lies and find the mother she never knew. Trig is blackmailed by her unscrupulous father to bring her back. As a special agent for the United States government, he is drawn into an opium smuggling ring only Carleigh and her mother can help expose, and he is forced to choose between two loves--Carleigh or his country.
Desire
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,820. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The future of Lily van Velsen, San Francisco pearl "doctor" and gemologist, looks assured, given her recent engagement to her goodnatured colleague Alan Purdue. But once she begins reading the diaries that recount many of her ancestors' illicit romances and their relationships with demon lovers, she is driven toward a dark destiny of her own.
Col's Phantasm Speaks
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,520. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Trouble with Opium! For young Samuel Taylor Coleridge in 1797, it meant a vision of Xanadu, a visit from Porlock, and an unfinished poem. 200 years later, opiate trouble led Fiona Tanzer to write the short story of Sam's mysterious Porlockian visitor, and to make literary history by finally completing Coleridge's famous poem, Kubla Khan. Read the completed poem for the first time!
Opium in Thailand
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,230. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2012 by Proglen. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Opium in Thailand traces the history of the trade from its beginnings in the late 17th century and its imposition by the British as a trading item on Siam through to the rise of the famed Golden Triangle and the attempts at suppression from the 1960s onwards.
Surrender: a Regency romance of love and addiction
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 99,700. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012 by Oz Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » Regency
Only one woman can save Alex from himself. Georgiana Appleby is a most unconventional lady. Prejudice shadows the physician and scandal is never far away. Forced to take Alex as her patient, she must not give into the rogue's advances or she will risk losing her career and her heart.
Traveling in Laos
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,980. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This is a true account of a friend who traveled through Laos and documented his experiences with the people he met along the way.
Opium Dream
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 113,010. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Adventurer Lee Rivers is onto his hottest find: Kublai Khan’s terracotta warriors. Even before he camels into Afghanistan with the lovely Meow to spirit them out, he escapes being murdered; and mysterious assassins and Guardian Angels dog them. Only after Rivers has sold them does he learn they embody a terrifying secret that threatens civilization’s very existence. She has a secret too...
Treasure
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Series: Ben Hood Thrillers, Book 9. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,600. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
There is nothing like the lure of sunken treasure to bring out the worst in people, good and bad alike. Ex detective Ben Hood is once again dragged into a sinister world of intrigue, deceit and murder as he tries to unravel the mystery of an ancient ship, laden with stolen gold and opium, wrecked off the coast of Port Macquarie, Australia.
The Adventure of Black Drop
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 110,140. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Sherlock Holmes, resurrected here a hundred years after his last canonical case, is forced to take on more than one case simultaneously. Will he survive this diabolical blow to his modus operandi, while striving to repair an estranged friendship with faithful Dr. Watson, and navigating the smoke and mirrors set up at the corner of every street of Victorian London by his nemesis, Prof. Moriarty?