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A Walking Tour of Washington's DuPont Circle
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,340. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Washington DC's DuPont Circle from walkthetown.com is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Live by the Sword: The Secret War Against Castro and the Death of JFK
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 281,870. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2010 by Bancroft Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World leaders, Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
Humiliated at the Bay of Pigs, John and Robert Kennedy sought desperately to eliminate Castro. Castro openly threatened to retaliate. Pro-Castro agitator Lee Harvey Oswald went to the Cuban embassy in Mexico, announcing he would kill America's president in exchange for sanctuary in Havana. Live By the Sword ends 35 years of public mistrust and confusion over the Kennedy assassination.
Diplomats & Terrorists - Or: How I Survived a 61-day Cocktail Party
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,380. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2011 by MAP. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » History » South American
American Ambassador Diego Asencio bravely reconstructs his 61 days of captivity in Bogota, Colombia, with many other diplomats who were held by Colombia's M-19 guerrilla organization. This book is a rare look at how the captive diplomats played a large role in securing freedom. It is also testimony that, given time and effort, the honest practice of conflict resolution can bring positive results.
The Five Gringas
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,780. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2011 by MAP. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit, Fiction » Romance » Historical
For five American women associated with the US Embassy in Mexico, camaraderie begins with coffee, chocolate, and art shared in painting sessions during the early 1960's, and kept alive for decades via occasional rendezvous worldwide. A story of love, family, heartbreak, mystery, betrayal, espionage, and grace in the face of tragedy.
Hard Target
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 73,520. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Dawna Atkinson is trained to keep her embassy safe, but when a bomb explodes, her home unit sends Tay Hastings, to assist with the investigation. Tay can ruin all she's worked for. He also haunts her dreams. As the investigation heats up, they find that it's one thing to guard the embassy, but another harder thing to guard their own hearts.
THE SIN OF POWER
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,380. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » African, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Power can corrupt the strongest of men, but will it corrupt Peter Kelonge? Peter is driven to oppose the corrupt dictator President Massa and liberate the African nation of Catanga from his tyrannical rule. Will Peter Kelonge manage to overthrow Massa? And, if so, will he manage to lead the people of Catanga with honor and justice, or will he, too, fall victim to the temptation such power offers?
The Few: A Tale of the Marines in the Near Future (The Return of the Marines: Book 1)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,690. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Adventure » War & military
When the US embassy in New Delhi is attacked during a presidential visit, it falls on the US Marine Security Guard Detachment to keep the president alive until help arrives. But with political games being played in Delhi and Washington, will that help arrive in time?
History of the Bureau of Diplomatic Security of the United States Department of State - Cold War, McCarthyism, Spies, Leaks, Bugs, Ambassador Dubs Killing, Moscow Embassy Bugging
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 175,300. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Law enforcement
This Diplomatic Security history, professionally researched and written by the State Department Historian’s Office, is an authoritative reference source and an archival record of the many critical duties, milestone events, prominent personalities, and worldwide locations with which DS has been associated over the past century.
The Joys and Perils of Serving Abroad: Memoirs of a U.S Foreign Service Family
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,990. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014 by MAP. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Diego's first overseas assignment was to Mexico, where he assisted jailed or troubled Americans and shipped dead Americans home, tasks that were "an effective introduction to the Foreign Service," he opines. Diego went on to assignments in Panama, Portugal, Brazil, and Venezuela, was appointed ambassador to Colombia and Brazil, and also served as Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs.
Flipspace: Oh Fortuna
Series: Flipspace, Book 4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,800. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2014 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » General
During a deep space rescue, the Mockingbird receives emergency dispatch orders for the Fortuna asteroid. Colonel Rama is warned of Russian Federation and Remote Space Conglomerated Industries vessels. The Fortuna Foreign Relations Office invites Mockingbird’s senior officers and Federation command officers to an embassy dinner.