Books tagged: tropics

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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.
Marina Melee
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,000. 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?
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.
An Easter Tale
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,920. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Holidays
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WHO wants to be the Easter bunny? In this children’s book, many enter the contest but who wins will surprise you!
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.
Two Stories of Sailors and the Sea
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 9,230. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2012 by Float Street Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures, Fiction » Adventure » General
These two stories are about life in and around sailboats in the Caribbean -- the Lesser Antilles. The sea does not give quarter and not being vigilant can be fatal; yet simply being at sea when the sails are full and the seas alive feels like nothing else -- it is a rare chance to directly interact with the power of nature.
Sally Lightfoot's Journey
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 140. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals, Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Sally Lightfoot, an incredibly colorful shore crab, is swept out to sea in this children's picture book adventure. While on her impromptu expedition she encounters many exotic creatures (such as jellyfish-eating sea slugs), not all of which are friendly. Will Sally make it back to shore? A list of the more unusual "neighbors" Sally meets during her voyage follows the story, with interesting facts.
Awaiting the Green Flash
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 225,920. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Rine Tyler is loving life - her life is filled with beaches, bars, and backgammon - until she meets him. Set in the Virgin Islands in the 1980s and spanning several exotic locales, Rine tries to fend off demons from her past while being pursued by a mysterious British expatriate, the sexiest guy on the planet, and a Swedish hockey star at the pinnacle of his NHL career.
Costa Rica a Land for all Seasons
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,980. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
This e-Book is a detailed description of one couple's experience with two trips to Costa Rica. One in the dry season and one during the rains. Each trip was different and fascinating in its own way. We found a small country with a lot to say concerning ecology, peace and responsibility for the environment. We thoroughly enjoyed the tropical experience with a friendly and engaging people.
Awakening His Duchess
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 113,960. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Gothic, Fiction » Romance » Historical
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Lord Beaumont has been thought dead for nine years. Death would be a relief from his life as a slave. At long last he escapes, but he’ll never escape the betrayal of the woman he loved. He returns home thinking the nightmare is finally over, only to find the traitorous Yvette is posing as his bereaved widow. Yet, nothing is what it seems. Can he forgive the past and risk AWAKENING HIS DUCHESS?