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Diplomat's Manual
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 21,760. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2016 by The Little French eBooks. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Etiquette
* PROTOCOL * PRACTICAL ADVICE * USES AND CUSTOMS For the Ambassador as well as the members of the diplomatic entourage, formal procedures and their correct application can be a source of anguish, torment or entertainment, depending on the level of familiarity with and adherence to the spoken an unspoken rules at play.
Горячие дни холодной войны. Москва 1967-68
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,470. Language: Russian. Published: January 16, 2015 by Boris Seaweed. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Воспоминания сотрудника военного атташата при посольстве США в СССР о его работе и жизни в Москве в 1967-68 годах. Перевод с английского Boris Seaweed.
A Hot Time in the Cold War, Moscow 1967-68
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,180. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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The author describes what it was like living in the American Embassy in Moscow, USSR, from 1967-68 in the middle of the Cold War. He was a staff sergeant in the Defense Intelligence Agency who was also the part time editor of TWIM (This Week in Moscow) the only free press in the USSR.
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.
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.
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 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
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?
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?
Hard Target
Price: $3.99 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 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.