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Hong Kong, What If...?
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 19,200. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Fiction » Historical » General
If just one or two small things had differed, prior to the 1997 hand-over to China, Hong Kong would likely still be a British colony. The book is divvied into three sections: #1. History of HK from 17th century. #2. History of the actual hand-over, and #3. Fictitious account of how things could have differed if Britain's 'Iron Lady' hadn't acted like pewter, and instead stood up to the Chinese.
Return of the Jack
Price: Free! Words: 49,060. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
PI Charlie Hampton is off to Beijing but not on vacation. His mission is to rescue his client, Jack, who has a tendency to get himself kidnapped. Again embroiled in the Triad wars, Charlie must decide if Jack is worth all the trouble and, of course, he isn’t. But is drug lord, Richard ‘the Cleaver’ Chang, worth more? Murder, mayhem and madness continues along with a lot of fun.
The Consorts
Price: Free! Words: 27,740. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
China, 1700s. The Consorts is a novella, a prequel to The Fragrant Concubine. Set a few years earlier, it tells the story of Lady Qing, who has spent the past seven years languishing inside the high red walls of the Forbidden City. Classed as an Honoured Lady, a lowly-ranked concubine, Qing is neglected by the Emperor, passed over for more ambitious women. But when a new concubine, Lady
City Maps Beijing China
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 300. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
City Maps Beijing China is an easy to use small pocket book filled with all you need for your stay in the big city. Attractions, pubs, bars, restaurants, museums, convenience stores, clothing stores, shopping centers, marketplaces, police, emergency facilities are only some of the places you will find in this map.
Girl Goes To Wudang
Series: The Emily Kane Adventures. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 113,550. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Adventure » Action
With Li Li in tow, Emily seeks something new in Wudangshan, the mountain temple complex that gave birth to the Daoist martial arts… but surviving the trip may require more of her old skills.
Environmental Protest and Civil Society in China - Social Media, Environmental Activists, Distance from Beijing, Protests, Internal Migration, Environmental Degradation, NGOs, Communist Party
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 46,280. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Environment
The leadership of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) appears to have conceded that environmental issues are an area in which people may publicly challenge governmental and commercial actions; however, the movement does not yet appear to have undergone a significant, positive change of scale.
A Week With Beijing
Price: $6.12 USD. Words: 3,360. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015 by Neon Books. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Chinese poetry
A Week With Beijing – published February 7th 2015 – is Neon‘s second chapbook. This book of twenty-one poems charts the narrator’s relationship with the mysterious Beijing, a woman who personifies the city for which she is named.
Beijing And Beyond: Eating (And Spending) Our Way Through China, With Personal Reflections On China’s Coming-Of-Age Criminal Justice System... And Of My Fellow Travelers, 1981
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 59,540. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
This photograph-rich memoir recounts a three-week trek through China's criminal justice system in 1981, just emerging from the destruction of the Cultural Revolution. You'll visit some seldom-seen institutions, like prisons and reform schools, but also meander through amusing commentary on what it is like to travel with 30 "well-heeled" professionals with an inflated sense of their own importance.
The Peking Incident
Price: Free! Words: 395,510. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
In late 1950, America faces disaster in Korea. MacArthur is furious and wants to extend the conflict. He approves a secret effort to divert five atom bombs, intended for a Pacific test, into the theater, to break the Chinese juggernaut. Army investigator Lyle Kitchens discovers the plot. Only Kitchens can stop it…time is running out, world war looms and his greatest adversary isn’t China.
Dark Dimensions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,820. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult
Imar Rahmat hunched over his drink. Through his mind’s eye, he replayed his recent life, which unfolded like a badly choreographed script.But he was beyond caring. Nothing could change that, no matter what he had been told. Looking through the pool of amber liquid in the depths of the glass, he caught a glimpse of a flame-filled room. Wait! Was it possible that he was wrong, after all?