Books tagged: tropics

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Fish-Eye Lens
Price: Free! Words: 43,760. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2011 by Brandylane Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Cherry arrives on the island of East Taino to document how the women there saved paradise from a seedy land developer. But the real story is more complex than it appears. She quickly finds herself sucked into an insular world of booze, gossip, sex and religion, where she might lose herself or find a place within the unlikely Taino sisterhood. If only she can root out the secrets no one's telling.
A Plot To Die For (Ghostwriter Mystery 2)
Series: Ghostwriter Mystery, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,150. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When ghostwriter Roxy Parker accepts a job at a tropical island resort, she expects little more than a good story and a touch of sunstroke. Instead she stumbles upon her hotelier client, dead and buried in a plot of sand, her head protruding ghoulishly for the crabs to devour. And around her, an ensemble cast of glamorous guests who all appear to be hiding something behind their Gucci sunglasses.
Roz: The Story of a Jamaican Lolita
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 189,970. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
What does a country girl of the islands do? Have a baby at thirteen? Work the tourist streets? Maybe both? Roz has other ideas. Dirt poor, hungry, bright-eyed, and determined, she clings to her one distant hope--Glenn Webber, an aging, uncertain American photographer, who is forced comically to confront one moral dilemma after another in an effort to understand a vastly different culture.
Marina Melee
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,980. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
George H. Marshall III has it all - women, money, and his so-called career in the family oil business. Determined to prove that he is more than a spoiled, womanizing, over-aged adolescent, George buys Porto da Vida Marina on the island of São Jorge. How hard can it be to run a marina on a tropical island?
B.G. Bhagee: Memories of a Colonial Childhood
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 50,040. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2011 by Melvin Perry. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
B.G. is British Guiana; Bhagee is a fiery local stew. Philippa was the second daughter in a family of six children growing up in mid-20th century in colonial Guyana. She recounts her Sisyphean trials growing up a Carrington in Lot 10, First Street, Georgetown -- from the women's battles to the neighbours that never wore clothes to the relatives who walked with their shoes in their hands.
Ten Minute Ecologist: Twenty Answered Questions for Busy People Facing Environmental Issues
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,080. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
TME provides plain, easily understood, information about environmental phenomena and issues in the form of twenty answered questions. It will do wonders for anyone who reads about environmental issues in the daily newspapers and asks "should I be worried about this?" TME is ideal reading for CEOs and politicians facing environmental issues, as well as science students at all levels.
Bruce and Sheila and Bobby and Blue
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,290. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Anthologies
Tropical Australia, where men are men and women wish they weren't. Most blokes don't mind a drink or a fight. Black and white live together in harmony, most of the time. But red is a difficult colour.
Hemingway's Bed
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,180. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Adventure » General
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In this short story, Ernest Hemingway sails on.
Starting Over in Paradise - An Insiders Guide
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 13,640. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Research states that 10% of all North Americans would leave it all behind and move to the tropics! This book was written to help many who want to do what I did. It is a how to, what not to do guide with beautiful photographs of island living. It is inside information from someone who has lived it and can report on many of the mistakes all of us have made on our way to living on an island.
Dolphin Knight
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 54,280. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
How can a teenage girl who’s afraid of the water become queen of a kingdom above and beneath the sea? Raised on savage Shark Island, Cryssa Seachild escapes to her true home, a tropical Camelot protected by talking dolphin knights in shining armor. A dolphin knight named Seek helps Cryssa overcome her fear of the water and forge a new destiny as queen of land and sea.