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The Foreign Postcard
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 73,040. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2019 by Wordit CDE. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
His entire life flashed back before him as Jack drove his car on the national highway. His fetish for making the fast buck had landed him in jeopardy, many a time before. But nothing like the one he was trying to wriggle out of right now. He thought about Mona and wondered what would happen to her without him. He had promises to keep with her and his family as well.
Idée Fixe
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 59,920. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2018 by Wordit CDE. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Idée Fixe is one of those rare story in which the lives of three extraordinary people are greatly influenced by events beyond their control and still they end up creating their own destinies, driven by their strong individual fixation.
The Crash of a Royal Dutch Airlines KLM Constellation L749 Bombay, India July 12, 1949
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,280. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
The KLM Constellation was a piston engine, propeller plane built by Lockheed from 1943-1958. The day of the Bombay crash, July 12, 1949, journalists on board were returning from an extended tour of Indonesia. The airliner faced multiple difficulties on its approach to the airfield. The pilot faced inclimate weather and flight control failed to route him to another aerodrome. Disaster was imminent.
Constant Change: Paths of Error
Series: Paths of Error. You set the price! Words: 150,370. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The second part of the Paths of Error triptych, Constant Change, sees another rebel - but of a quieter mien - searching for values to live by. Women figure at every turn of Blue's quest, which takes him from Devon to Bombay and Sri Lanka, to sixties London, a squat, and back to Devon - puzzling on the worth of all that he encounters along the way.
Saturday Date (A Short Story)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,940. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literary collections » Asian / Indic
Mary roams the Goan and Anglo-Indian neighborhoods of Bombay, singing for money so she can feed herself and the child who accompanies her. A night watchman befriends her and offers a chance to get off the streets. Mary seeks guidance from the mysterious visions that haunt her, but she alone must decide her fate.
Pook's Eastern Promise
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 62,820. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015 by Emissary Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
You’ll enjoy Pook and Honners in the Indian Navy, savouring the sweet life of the East. Honners breaks with naval tradition by opening a boarding-house in Bombay, providing a base for his ever-growing collection of war trophies.
The Lights of Bombay
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 76,230. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The priceless amulet of Viceroy Almeida is the key behind this brilliant piece of historical fiction set in Nazi Germany and the India of the 1980's.The characters are many and unacquainted but their fates are forced to converge as soon as they cross paths with the amulet.A powerful thriller that will take you on a roller coaster ride of suspense spanning 500 years.
Below the Peacock Fan: First Ladies of the Raj
You set the price! Words: 93,530. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2013 by Bev Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
When the British ruled India, four Victorian women find themselves in a disturbing land, experiencing extremes of decadence amid crushing poverty. Emily Eden, Charlotte Canning, Edith Lytton and Mary Curzon followed husbands or a brother who were appointed Viceroys. In this compelling slice of colonial history we see how India marked them with its heat, mutinies and lascivious secrets.
Bombay Mixx
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 51,570. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
A fresh, chic tale of vibrant Bombay meets alluring Ireland in this sexy cultural blend! Including breaking sexual boundaries, experiences of the 'secret' side of the London elite and a major family secret which could destroy the Patel family...this book brakes all the women fiction rules!
A Handful of Stories
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 62,620. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A Handful of Stories is a collection of ten short stories. These stories reflect the hopes and aspirations of urban India and the young people gravitating towards it. There is passion, frustration, love, rejection, endurance, despair, faith, deception, ambition, tragedy and a host of other emotions in them, which is a microcosm, of life in India.