Thomas Hoover

Biography

Live in New York City. Have published nine books. All available from Smashwords or my web site.

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Books

Zen Culture
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Price: Free! Words: 67,710. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Random House 1977 Zen History,Haiku, Ceramics, Archery, Landscape Garden, Stone Garden, Ink Landscape Scroll, Zen Architecture, Sword, Katana, No Theater, Noh Theater, Japanese Tea Ceremony, Flower arranging, Ikebana, Zen Ceramic Art, Raku, Shino, Ryoanji-ji “Highly recommended” The Center for Asian Studies “A connoisseur” NYC-FM “Hoover provides an excellent introduction
Syndrome
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Price: Free! Words: 116,610. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2010. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(4.75)
Pinnacle 2003 Alexa Hampton runs her own interior design firm in New York’s Soho but now a heart mishap threatens her life. Her black-sheep younger brother insists she go to a New Jersey clinic owned by his eccentric boss for stem cell experiments. There she and her long-ago lover, a medical reporter, uncover a bizarre experiment to reverse the aging process. Medical Thriller
Project Cyclops
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Price: Free! Words: 140,420. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2010. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(5.00)
Bantam 1992 The Aegean, ex-agent Michael Vance pilots the Odyssey II, a handmade replica. A Russian gunship with Arab terrorists takes a tiny island where a U.S. corporation has a laser space facility. The renegades convert the launch vehicle into a ballistic missile that can deliver their stolen nuclear warhead to any city in the U.S. Can Vance stop them? Idea points: Aerospace, Ulysses,
Life Blood
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Price: Free! Words: 102,650. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2010. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(5.00)
Pinnacle 2000 New York filmmaker Morgan James is about to journey straight into the heart of a dark conspiracy, hidden deep in the mist-shrouded Maya rain forest of Central America, where a bizarre human experiment (including a baby factory) comes at a terrible price. In Vitro, Independent Film, Adoption, Fertility, Human Eggs, Guatemala, Peten, Maya, Mayan Pyramid, Vision Serp
Project Daedalus
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Price: Free! Words: 124,260. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2010. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(4.80)
(Bantam Books 1991) Publisher’s Weekly “Hoover’s characters double-deal their way through settings ranging from the Acropolis to the inside of a superplane that skims the edge of space –- the ultimate in death-dealing. A secret agreement between the Russian military and the Yakuza, Japanese crime lords, threatens to shift the balance of world power.”
The Samurai Strategy
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Price: Free! Words: 136,240. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2010. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(5.00)
Bantam 1988 ”A financial thriller right out of the headlines.” Adam Smith A high-finance, high-tech thriller of Wall Street, murder, currency manipulation. A mysterious Japanese industrialist begins a massive 'hedging' in the US markets. Two weeks later, in Japan’s Inland Sea, divers working for him recover the Imperial Sword, given to Japan's first Emperor by the Sun Goddess. Can a lone
Caribbee
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Price: Free! Words: 166,180. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
(4.67)
(Doubleday, 1985) 'Action-crammed, historically factual novel . . . is a rousing read, ably researched by Hoover” Publishers Weekly Barbados and Jamaica 1648. The lush and deadly Caribbean paradise, domain of rebels and slaveholders, of bawds and buccaneers. Colonists fight a wishful war for freedom against England. Idea points: Slavery, slaves, Caribbean, sugar, sugar mill, bu
The Moghul
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Price: Free! Words: 218,600. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00)
Doubleday 1983 Reviewers called it the best novel on India since Kipling. An immediate European bestseller, optioned by Indian/German producers who commissioned a six-hour mini-series, then Canadian producers with BBC. Based on real people (ca. 1620) – an English “sea dog” shoots his way through Portuguese gallons and into an Indian port to open trade. Once on land, there’re tiger hun
The Zen Experience
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Price: Free! Words: 93,660. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Eastern mysticism
(New American Library,1980) “The best history of Zen ever written.” Library Journal Beginning with Indian Buddhism and Chinese Taoism it shows Zen as it was created by the personalities, perceptions, and actions of its masters over the centuries. Gradual and sudden enlightenment, shock enlightenment, the koan, the migration of Zen to Japan. With anecdote and memorable quotation, th