Books tagged: jade

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Confucius Jade
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 138,880. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2009 by Dudley Court Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
An enigmatic jade carving links the present-day descendants of Confucius with three of the world's wealthiest men, each of whom covets the priceless jade for its promise of long life and redemption. A Japanese pearl magnate, an Arabian oil sheik and an American media mogul find their destinies entwined with the Kong family in this epic tale of tradition, treachery and transcendence.
Jade Articles Of The Chinese Western Zhou Dynasty (Part One)
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 640. Language: Chinese. Published: December 4, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » General
One hundred and twenty delicate images of jade ornaments from the Western Zhou Dynasty (1046BC-771BC)with detailed annotation lead you to the unique Chinese jade culture and history. Book written in Chinese. This is Part One of two parts.
The Quite Possibly Near Death of Hurol Davelrish: Part Three in the Narrative of John of Origin
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 61,010. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
When an arrogant stuntman, Hurol Davelrish, has a seizure during a stunt, he finds himself in the kingdom of Scalter, a land in which he is king, but which is strangely ruled by a phantasmic man named Viscount Vaunt. Hurol meets a strangely kind friend, Grib, in the malevolent world, who tries to pull him back from the ledge of his pride - what will become of the much-admired stuntman?
Loose Gemstone Guide - Secrets of the Gem Revealed
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,680. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2011 by Ebook.Gd Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Geology, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Earth sciences
Gemstones are indeed so lovely and adorable! But you do not need to research them individually anymore because all of your favorite gemstones are found in one book! Loose Gemstone Guide takes you to a world of wonder and majesty as it presents over 75 precious stones man has ever seen! Complete with pictures and descriptions, be enthralled by these gemstones and be amazed by how nature has...
The Emperor's Ring
Price: Free! Words: 10,610. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2011 by Open Books Press. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Asian, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A craftsman in the palace of the Han Emperor looked deeply into a yellow jadestone, listened to what his ancestors whispered about the jade’s powers; keeping safe the life and thoughts of its wearer, a Han lord who became Emperor. He fashioned it into a ring, a turtle as the guardian spirit of the wearer’s long life. The jade turtle ring grew heavy with its story.
For Want of Better Things to come
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,480. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
One early dawn a woman trudges up to the edge of a cliff carrying two cloth wrapped bundles. What is she doing there at that ungodly hour? What are in those bundles? Why does she throw those bundles one by one over the cliff if she values the contents so much?
80AD - The Yu Dragon (Book 5 -The Final Adventure)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,550. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » General
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This is it. The final Level of the Game. China in 80AD is the stage for the final showdown between Phoenix and Jade and their arch-enemy, Feng Zhudai. But Jade is a prisoner thousands of miles away and time is running out. Low on spare lives, low on ideas and low on patience, Phoenix needs to find her and come up with a plan to defeat Zhudai before the unimaginable happens and the badguy wins
The Case of the Jade Jewelry: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,420. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
“In China, it is very important to give a young girl jade. A family will even go into debt to get a very good piece of jade jewelry. But often they don’t have to buy a bracelet. Jade is passed down from generation to generation, just like my bracelet was passed down to me.” The Brodericks could tell that the jade was important to Shing Lee. But why wouldn’t the shop keeper return her bracelet?
Jade Frost
Series: Treefeather Chronicles, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 42,630. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Ron and his companions are trying to put the past behind them. They stumble upon an island of jade ruins, mysterious vineyards, and a giant snow-capped mountain which holds dark and dangerous secrets. Treefeather Chronicles book 2.
Captive
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,790. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2012 by Less Than Three Press LLC. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
All Nico wants is to leave his fame behind and enjoy a relaxing vacation. His trip to Belize starts off promisingly, but it all goes wrong quickly when he accidentally ruins the plans of Patrick, an ex-pat in the middle of an illegal deal. Patrick takes Nico hostage, hoping to recover his loss, and if Nico wants to regain his freedom he'll have to do exactly what Patrick says...