Books tagged: xian

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Princess Yifan
Series: Worlds of Yifan. Price: Free! Words: 38,010. Language: British English. Published: May 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Royalty, Fiction » Children’s books » Family / General
Yifan, like many eleven-year-old girls, wishes she was a Princess. Then she meets Vicky and becomes part of an adventure that began over two thousand years before. But who is Vicky? Is she Yifan from the future - or is she something even more mysterious? And even with Vicky's help, Yifan can't avoid the threats to herself and her family that the revelations of the past can bring.
China Simplified: History's Greatest Hits
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 120. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2014 by CS Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
A fast-rewind, take-no-prisoners journey through the pivotal moments in Chinese history skipping all the boring parts, when honestly not much happened here.
The Chinese Alchemist
Series: Lara McClintoch Archaeological Mysteries, Book 11. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,090. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2014 by Bev Editions. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
A client asks Lara McClintoch to buy an antique Chinese silver box containing a formula for immortality. After the box is stolen from a Beijing auction house, Lara follows a dangerous trail through the back alleys of modern China to find it. Despite its promise of life forever, the box keeps getting people killed. Lara fears she will be next unless she can uncover the secret behind the heist.
Two Flags in China: A Travelogue
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,580. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
China remains one of the most misunderstood and enchanting nations in the world along with being the most highly populated. Two Flags in China details a cultural exchange trip taken by a small group of New Hampshire high school students, teachers and administrators, a journey stretching from the urban sprawl of Beijing to the outer rural areas of Xi'an.
Operation Lotus Sunday
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,050. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Adventure, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
An American couple's troubled marriage is put in further danger when they become embroiled in a CIA operation as they tour China with their children.
Wanderlust - an Anthology of Best Extracts from the Round-the-World Trilogy: Scot Free, A Scot Goes South & A Scot Returns
Series: Roughing It Round the World. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 162,100. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Budget
Alastair Scott's epic five-year sojourn roughing it round the world was originally (and still is) published in three volumes. Wanderlust brings together a 'best' collection of his writings from this journey. He writes with deep insight and caustic humour; diverse, bizarre, beautiful and poignant impressions of our world and humanity in all its forms. This is a delight from start to finish.
Shaken by China
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 108,400. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Asian
Shaken by China is a pacey novel based in modern China. It is eventful, thoughtful, and provides an intriguing insight into the modern republic. A young man takes a teaching job in China and becomes involved with one of his students. He avoids the repercussions by escaping, but after a long, lonely march he plunges into a nightmare existence as a slave labourer in an illegal brick factory.
Following Marco Polo's Silk Road
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,150. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The book, Following Marco Polo’s Silk Road, is a personal account of a couple’s journey as they follow the footsteps of the legendary traveller, Marco Polo. As independent travellers, they explore the lands and the people along the mythical Silk Road. This is a graphic account about the lives of the people that they met along the way.
Going Under
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,190. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2011 by Knights Hill Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Fay wants to leave her husband. She just has to find the right moment to tell him. A vacation in the hinterlands of China pushes her over the edge. Crap food, ruined cities, no Internet connection. Can it get any worse? Yes. Tom works for the US Foreign Service. And the couple are being followed. Novella (80 pages)
Industrial Parks in Shaanxi
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,650. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business finance
Baoji is located in the southwestern part of Shaanxi Province and has a land area of 18,175 sq km. It had a population of 3.76 million as of the end of 2008. It has mountains in the south, west and north occupying about 83% of the land. The remaining area is plains, with the Wei River cutting through the middle.