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Beware of the Dragon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,310. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Historical » General
When Laura Ansell arrives in Peking as a young bride in 1899 tension is already building at the British Legation with rumours of unrest among the local Chinese population. As the months pass and summer temperatures rise, the Boxer rebels lay siege to the Legation with bitter fighting. But inside the barricades Laura is also under siege from dashing Russian Prince Sergei.
The Peking Legations - the Life and Times of George Clarke Musgrave
Series: George Clarke Musgrave - a Victorian Adventurer, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 14,390. Language: British English. Published: June 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Horror and brutality were no strangers to our author, but he had seen nothing like this. In the four short weeks of the campaign to relieve the Foreign Legations at Peking, military order was replaced by an orgy of looting, execution, rape, torture and murder, described as “an unfolding kaleidoscope of human behaviour more nightmarish and more brutal than any of us could have believed possible."
One Hundred Eighty Landings of United States Marines 1800 - 1934: History of Controversial Punitive Adventures in Foreign Lands, Pirates, Lejeune, Perry, Fitzroy, Cuba, USS Philadelphia
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 110,160. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Ellsworth's 180 Landings, to use its popular title, has not been superseded by a more detailed or comprehensive coverage since its original publication forty years ago. It concerns itself with four basic causes for landings: (1) political intervention, (2) punitive actions, (3) protection of diplomatic mission, nationals, and their property, and (4) humanitarian.
The Gate of All Wonders
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 114,660. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
An American poet whose pen fell silent after a disastrous divorce and a brilliant Chinese physicist who writes fairy tales to soothe the memory of her murdered lover, must discover the inner strength to overcome their tortured pasts and fulfill the intertwined destinies of four generations of their two families.