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Delightful Asian Infatuation - Travel, and Romance, in Tropical Paradise
Price: $4.16 USD. Words: 36,620. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
For decades, Hans Meier traveled between Thailand and Vietnam, Cambodia and the Philippines. Several times, Hans fell in love with respectable ladies of the area. Until he married one of them. Hans tells of his Asian encounters, written from real life. There’s no profanity, the author meets respectable people only. A warm-hearted, funny, entertaining book with amazing cultural insight.
Raid on Soi 5: a Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 2,000. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(3.00)
Beneath Thailand’s veneer of smiling people and luxury hotels lies a dark underworld. Drugs, prostitution, and robbery await the throngs of hapless tourists who visit the country on holiday. Sukhumvit Road is a pleasant location in Bangkok to visit by day, but at night the filthy underbelly floats to the surface, engulfing those who dare to venture into its sleazy alleyways.
How to Develop Culturally Appropriate Resources as Part of an Overall Strategy for Missions: A Case Study in Thailand
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 31,460. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
This e-book is an edited work of the author's doctoral dissertation on this subject. Any missionary interested in producing culturally relevant resources can benefit seeing how he went through the process to develop culturally appropriate resources for ministry in Thailand. There are over 180 pages in the appendices that you can download including a Creation to Christ Bible study.
An Elephant for Jotto
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,680. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
Jotto, a tiny dirt-poor boy, has little except big dreams after an elephant passes through his remote Thailand farming village and he is given an accidental ride. Scorned and ridiculed by the other village children and even his own family, Jotto holds steadfast to his vision of someday having an elephant of his own. Set in 1980's Thailand, this historical fiction is for dreamers of all ages.
Air Power at Sea - The Aircraft Carrier
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 2,480. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This book examines the value of the aircraft carrier to military operations world-wide The United States pioneering the carriage of heavier-than-air machines on sea-going vessels although it was the UK that commissioned the first custom-built aircraft carrier. The aircraft carrier proved invaluable in WW II especially the fast American escort carriers. Most carrier innovations came from the UK.
The Brevity of Life Part 1: Down From The Mountain
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 6,590. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
A Serial Novel: Part 1 of 8 DATELINE:BURMA Journalist Peter Dunn rushes to Asia to cover the latest uprisings of rebel groups in Burma only to discover a plot to assassinate a former head of the U.N. To redeem himself for past sins Peter must make a painful choice between those he loves most and the fate of the country which threatens to slip back into brutal repression.
Memoirs of a Bangkok Warrior
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,270. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
DECLASSIFIED! Yes, Americans did fight another secret war in Asia! Now, at last, the long-suppressed details of that controversial war can be told. The setting is Bangkok, Thailand. The time is the mid-sixties. And the events are incredible. Join Whore House Charlie, Sgt. Jigaboo, Bumbles, Blinky, Agent Orange, Corporal Napalm, Hogbody, Butterball, Good Pork Betty, the Betel Nut Queen.
Identity Theft: Alzheimer's in America, Sex in Thailand, Tangles of the Mind
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,340. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Identity Theft has several erotic scenes but deals with the horrors of Alzheimer’s,segueing from the lyrical to the offensive, from erotica to scenes of humor, from the logical to the bizarre, all the while weaving in and out of the minds of characters any of whom might be the author of the novel or simply one of the characters inside the hallucinations of the author.
Kingdom of Make-Believe
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,300. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A New York publisher who once served in Thailand during the Vietnam War receives a plea for help from his late brother’s Thai widow. When he returns to Thailand after 20 years he finds that the nostalgic portrait he carried of Thailand Past bears little resemblance to reality, and he begins to uncover deception, danger and death.
Murder in China Red
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,160. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
His name is Liu Chiang-hsin: "a mind as sharp as a sword." But "Chinaman" is the name his friends and contacts use. Chinaman grew up in Beijing during the Mao era and was traumatized by seeing Red Guards beat his scholar-father and drag him off; never to return. Three decades later, the one woman who managed to penetrate his emotional defenses has been found murdered in a New York Hotel.