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Shibuya Moment
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 19,500. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Photographer Seren Takahashi wants to heal her wounded soul by embarking on a personal adventure to Tokyo. What she hadn’t expected was finding closure and rediscovering herself. When she gives into destiny’s pull, her journey awakens a need to live in the moment, embrace her fears, and open her heart to love. *All author proceeds from the sale of this story will be donated to charity.
Vampire Democracy
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 138,570. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2011 by Knights Hill Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
A postgrad in paranormal studies, Clare Standing fights for vampire civil rights. But when her fieldwork takes her to Tokyo, she stumbles into a hidden community of the undead where violence is an art form, blood is power, and she’s a target. Fellow researcher Keita Matsudaira, a student of black magic, offers Clare a gift of power to slay the undead. Can she pay his price?
Love Notes From Tokyo
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,570. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
A month-long exchange of letters between a single middle-aged Ukrainian woman and a self-employed Englishman living in Japan reveals a rare psychological look from a man’s perspective about relationships and women. This romantic comedy has an unexpected ending, and is based on real events.
Good Money
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,620. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2011 by Knights Hill Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Money talks. But it never confesses. Ruth earns more as a hostess in a Tokyo nightclub than she’s ever made in her life. Rule number one: never give a customer your phone number. The day Ruth breaks that rule, she stumbles into the middle of a dangerous new money game, with only one thing to rely on… her Catholic faith. Novella. Length: 100 pages plus a free book preview.
Music to Die By
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 129,010. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2011 by Knights Hill Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
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A singer in Tokyo’s scuzzy indie rock scene, Shanti buried her past long ago. But when childhood friend Ned turns up in the audience at one of her band’s shows, he threatens to reveal the dark secret he and Shanti share. A botched cover-up leads to murder and a tightening web of deception. Ultimately, to defeat her past, Shanti will have to confront it… and Ned… before someone else dies.
The Immortals
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,900. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2011 by Knights Hill Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Adrift in Japan, English teacher Tamsin dreams of making it big in the music industry. Talented vocalist Jafe could be her ticket to stardom. But why is Jafe acting weird? To save her own dreams of fame, Tamsin has to stop Jafe from going off the rails. Whatever it takes. Novella. Length: 80 pages.
Japanese in Depth vol.1
Price: Free! Words: 9,480. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Japanese
(5.00)
This is vol.1 of the collection of monthly columns contributed to The Daily Yomiuri, Japan's nationwide English newspaper. It amusingly illustrates how mindsets are different between English and Japanese. It's an eye opener for English as well as Japanese.
Japan's Tipping Point: Crucial Choices in the Post-Fukushima World
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,980. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
JAPAN'S TIPPING POINT is a small book on a huge topic. In the post-Fukushima era, Japan is the "canary in the coal mine" for the world. Can Japan radically shift its energy policy, become greener, more self-sufficient, and avoid catastrophic impacts on the climate? Mark Pendergrast arrived in Japan exactly two months after the Fukushima meltdown. This book is his eye-opening account.
A World Apart: The Rise and Fall of Saruwaka-cho
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,010. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Tracing the development of Edo's (pre-modern Tokyo)kabuki district, many behind the scenes dramas - amongst shogunate officials vying for power, between the actors and owners of the theatres, between the owners and investors - are revealed in this detailed history. Even in Tokugawa period Japan, government and big business worked hand in hand to protect their own interests.
Japanese in Depth vol.2
Price: Free! Words: 8,770. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Japanese
(5.00)
This is vol.2 of the collection of monthly columns contributed to The Daily Yomiuri, Japan's nationwide English newspaper. It amusingly illustrates how mindsets are different between English and Japanese. It's an eye opener for English as well as Japanese.