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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.
Permanent Damage
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 119,840. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Scott Sterling is an American detective, ex-CIA Beijing and Bangkok, living over one of the bars in Bangkok frequented by American vets of various wars. An American woman shows up at the bar; a woman who believes her father, a special forces team leader on highly classified missions into Laos, was murdered by a Thai woman in the early 70’s, and she wishes to clear his name.
Skytrain to Murder
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,590. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Running low on funds, ex-CIA agent Scott Sterling moves into an apartment over a Bangkok bar. He teaches scuba diving and does occasional investigative work usually involving missing bargirls or wayward spouses. But he is soon involved in tracking a murderer through Bangkok’s little known world of upper-class gentlemen’s clubs, houses of domination and kinky expatriate orgies.
Don't Drink the Water
Price: Free! Words: 113,110. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(4.00)
So what the hell was I doing in South East Asia anyway? This was no spiritual journey of self discovery. As a matter of fact, self discovery was one of the things I was trying to avoid. From the constant conversations about cricket that arise from being an Australian in India to mushroom-induced comas in Laos, find out exactly how much fun is too much fun...
If It's Such a Small World then Why Have I Been Sitting on This Airplane For Twelve Hours?
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,510. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
A humorous, quirky, and unique look at the world, its people, and their cultures. Seventy-seven columns culled from Mad Dog's travels through the United States and the world, from a four-week coast-to-coast car trip to an extended stay on Bali, from the coronation of the Slug Queen in Eugene, Oregon, to flirting with a Russian spy in Cuba. It's a view of the world as you've never seen it.
Memoirs of an American Housewife in Japan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,370. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
An American housewife's husband is offered a position in Japan. Although apprehensive they accept. Living in the countryside, life was a daily challenge and Pauline learns the hard way: wearing the wrong dinner kimono in a Japanese inn,. Driving British style on narrow, winding roads was a particularly harrowing experience. Grocery shopping turns into a guessing game, but Pauline prevails.
Thailand Old Hand
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 37,930. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2011 by booksmango. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Peter Jaggs has the unerring ability of being able to blunder into a good story wherever he travels in Asia.
Destination: Asia
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 46,750. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2011 by booksmango. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Influenced and intrigued as he was by all things Asian, and desperate to escape the monotony of America's first planned community, when Carleton Cole's path took him to Thailand, it came as no surprise to him.
Bangkok Noir
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 64,320. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Mystery, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00)
This first ever noir anthology of Bangkok, twelve seasoned and internationally known—Thai and Western—writers have come together to make a powerful collection of crime fiction short stories that portray the dark side of this Asian metropolis where the lives of most citizens seem as far away from heaven as its Thai name Krungthep is distant from its meaning—City of Angels.
Snapshots of Thailand
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,140. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2011 by booksmango. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General
Not even a three-hour motion picture could give an adequate impression of Thailand. These seven stories are snapshots of a few phases of the kingdom.