Books tagged: shanghai

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Du Yuesheng The Lord of Shanghai
Price: $2.90 USD. Words: 32,790. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » History » Asian
The Chinese secret societies were transformed into criminal organizations that would monopolize many trades. The most prestigious of them will bear the name of Green Band. And the most prestigious of the heads of the Green band will be Du Yuesheng, Du the big ears for his detractors.
Bucket & Broom in China
Price: Free! Words: 56,780. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
A very funny, light-hearted fictional diary/blog, seen through the eyes of misfit twenty-something Simon Broom. After starting a microbiology course, Simon lands a English teaching job in Shanghai, China, and heads off on a life-changing adventure with quirky girlfriend Julie Bucket. The story covers eight months in the young couple's lives as they struggle to find themselves in an alien culture.
Shanghai Affair (A Short Story)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,930. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Wei Liang is a man of the world in 1930’s Shanghai, balancing the demands of filial piety and modern living. His greatest challenge though won’t be what to do with his life, but rather whom to spend it with in this story of tradition vs. transition.
Shanghai Heat
Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 83,740. Language: British English. Published: April 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
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Join Tom Hope on his white-knuckle ride to save the world and discover himself. This story explodes out of an advertising agency into the streets of Shanghai, the paradise of adventurers. Tom deals with mercenaries, spies, a former lover, frightening trips and more dangers than James Bond’s had martinis. The clock ticks. Shanghai's heat rises. Death comes onto the agenda. And rebirth. But whose?
Il villaggio della gente che sorride
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,540. Language: Italian. Published: January 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Adventure » General
Quando l'uragano coglie una pianta debole, solitaria e con le radici poco profonde, solitamente la sradica e ne provoca la morte. Ma se ad opporsi è una foresta di alberi robusti e ben piantati, allora è l'uragano a soccombere e a dividersi in due per superare l'ostacolo e proseguire indebolito la sua corsa.
The Lost Torah of Shanghai (A Lily Kovner Mystery, #2)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,370. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Lily Kovner, while scoffing at her nickname, the “Jewish Miss Marple,” undertakes the improbable quest of finding a Torah gone missing in Shanghai. Political intrigue and long-buried resentments of an ancient community figure into a journey plagued by threats, physical attack and murder. And the ultimate unraveling of the theft opens a Pandora’s box of personal history in a Jewish community...
The Isleworth Smile Part 2
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,090. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
Left for dead in Zurich, is this the end for Kroupa and Benoît? The horrors of the past have come back to life and at the centre of it all is the Mona Lisa. With Hendrych left in the dark, and Kroupa nowhere to be found, it looks as though evil plans laid down over a hundred years ago may finally be realised.
Living in Shanghai (notes from an expat's wife)
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 22,030. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
An expat's wife account of living in the most cosmopolitan city of China - Shanghai. Encompassing many aspects of a foreigner's life, each chapter is accompanied by colourful photos for dramatic illustrations. This book is an easy and quick read for anybody who wish to understand life in Shanghai city.
Ettie Ruiz Rescues the Past
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 33,050. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian
Ettie Ruiz never imagined she'd get stranded in 19th century China. Now she's sailing down the Yangtze River, visiting the fabled city of Shanghai, and trying to save the planet from a rogue comet. With the help of her friends and the girl she'd like to kiss, Ettie's on a mission to rescue the past before the future itself ceases to exist.
822
Price: Free! Words: 20,450. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Slipstream examination of 4.5 years in Shanghai, featuring Nick Forteaux, Sany Music scout and the art rock scene, or is it all about the delightful song-and-dance girls 877, 855, and 822? Girlfriend-boyfriend relationships in Shangers, China, with some light near-future sci-fi with regard to the expat experience, hot Chinese girls, the revolution, and being lost and abroad.