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Daughter Of A Diplomat
Price: Free! Words: 42,230. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Shanthy Pragalsingh gives us a glimpse of her amazing life as the daughter of an Indian Diplomat. Join her incredible journey which begins after India gained Independence and the Indian Foreign Service was being formed. She traveled widely, living in different countries at historical times, for example, when Nepal was at the pinnacle of change. She pursued her education in different countries.
The Bittering Weed
Series: Quadrille. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 177,350. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
In 1968, the Millwees were not the typical couple next door. Jasper and Lecky had crammed several lives into their time together. During the seventies, they adapted to the “low dishonest” decade—moving and risking everything on development projects and asset-juggling investment jobs. As a backdrop, Jasper still worked anonymous contracts for the U.S. State Department.
Sequelae
Series: Quadrille. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 187,910. Language: American English. Published: July 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Jasper Millwee’s schooling continues–from an elite college, to military intelligence in Southeast Asia, to a fraughtful stint in the foreign service. He weds captivating Lecky Greir, joins her family’s investment firm, and together they savor life in Chapel Hill, New York City, the Caribbean, and New England. Past events and connections, however, shadow the couple forcing them in new directions.
North of the Pier - A Murder Mystery
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 60,130. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Skylar Tirnov is found hung in his slick LA night club with money and a huge diamond in his pocket. Detective Marcello Prado and former CSI Connie Cane work with the CIA and foreign services to follow clues that take them to Alaska and eastern Russia. A trail of contraband diamond and gold leads back to the US. They are plagued by false identities, betrayal and danger before the crime is solved.
12 Drummers Drumming
Series: Casey Collins International Thrillers. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 88,360. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
“Chilling Suspense and heated passion—A brilliant debut.” (Barbara Parker, Edgar-finalist author) “A thriller which will keep you on your toes . . . with a polish and flair that holds nothing back in the areas of terror, torture, and adventure, as well as in more tender worlds of love and loyalties.” (National Public Radio). Buy 12 Drummers Drumming today and start reading this fast-paced series.
Oscar Rat's Secret Missions
Price: Free! Words: 14,560. Language: American English. Published: September 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Oscar Rat has worked for two Presidents of the US as a Rodent Advisor and Troubleshooter. From an office at the White House, he's in constant contact with rodents around the world. In his Troubleshooting capacity, he's been sent to many countries to influence rats and other rodents to gain their trust and further the needs of the United States. This is a compilation of three of those missions.
Conquer the Foreign Service Officer Test (FSOT) English and Essay Sections
Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 11,020. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Study guides - Civil service employment test
This is a supplemental book to our other Conquer the FSOT guide. This guide is dedicated solely to the English Expression and Essay Sections. It includes a comprehensive grammar guide, 100 practice questions, and sample essay topics.
The President's Daughter
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 59,020. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The twentyish daughter of the President of the United States is kidnapped by local rebels with international ties on a good-will trip to Chad in northern Afria in a Cold War-era thriller.
He Went Thataway !
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 49,450. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A country boy from the dusty south of the depression wanders with bewildered amusement through the land of the Munchkins to the jungles of Guyana, the alleys of Istanbul, a Bedouin camel roast, the backrooms of Congress, and hither and thither and ... and it's all true. An anecdotal autobiography of an adventuresome spirit.
The Sullivan Saga: Memories of an Overseas Childhood
Price: $4.88 USD. Words: 90,010. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
These are the exotic, funny and sometimes bittersweet stories of an overseas childhood in Asia & Africa from 1957-1972. The author is the daughter of a State Dept. diplomat and through her stories, you can begin to appreciate the adaptability of children to other cultures and the fortitude of parents trying to raise their children to be citizens of the world as well as good Americans overseas.