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Veröffentlicht am 22.08.2013, 03:30:59 GMT+2
Memoir Free 8/21 to 8/22 out of poverty via education Miss Williams on Kindle.

Veröffentlicht am 17.08.2013, 15:36:25 GMT+2
[Von Amazon gelöscht am 23.09.2013, 16:33:38 GMT+2]

Veröffentlicht am 14.08.2013, 16:38:52 GMT+2
Having written 4 books in paperback & kindle, few authors present their memoir written to encourage others along their ways in life Miss Williams and a Hindenburg spy novel Atlantic City Nazi and humor about the publishing industry Slush Pile Inspector and based on a visit to Hamburg in the U.S. Navy is the U-Boat adventure that ruins a young German Naval Lieutenant's career (humor) Tango Boat Dancers -- Enjoy.

Antwort auf einen früheren Beitrag vom 14.08.2013, 15:43:06 GMT+2
Kindle-Kunde meint:
Hello Samira,
perhaps you know the series by Diana Gabaldon already? Beginning with "Outsider" or "Cross Stitch" (different title in the US) - there's about 7 or 8 books now in the series (it's been awhile, sorry, I don't know offhand exactly how many), with each one about 800 - 1000 pages. What strikes me most with this series by Diana Gabaldon is her exceptional style - it is vivid, it draws you in and is seasoned with just the right amount of humor and wit. I must admit, she has got me hooked - in fact, her style has almost ruined me for other authors!
Then there's Sue Monk Kidd "The Secret Life of Bees".
Staying with the bees, I loved "The Keeper of the Bees" by Gene Stratton-Porter. These two are a pleasure to read, and they've got the inspiring meaning.
If you're open for a really good, unusual thriller, try "The Watchers" by Dean Koontz (my favorite book by this author) - and you'll even find some meaning in it, I'm sure!
That's all for now. If I think of more, I'll be back.
Philly K

Veröffentlicht am 10.08.2013, 15:45:03 GMT+2
[Von Amazon gelöscht am 23.09.2013, 16:33:10 GMT+2]

Veröffentlicht am 07.08.2013, 11:09:31 GMT+2
After receiving invaluable comments from readers, this book has been re-edited. I have also added a new cover – thank you, Bryden.
If you like down-to-earth British thrillers with rough edges and full of black humour. Like your stories close to the bone? Like to call a spade a spade? You will like,

Hidden In Plain View
Gabriel Horn considers himself a London boy. But part ownership of the Back to Front Club, a gay bar in the centre of Soho, doesn’t somehow generate the same excitement as his previous employment, an active operative for MI5. When Sir Adrian Gold, Shadow Minister for Defence, offers him the opportunity to repay the government for the shoddy way they forced him out of Thames House, he accepts. His mission: to assassinate the leading Ministers of the British Government. Trouble is, when the body count begins to rise, those closest to him begin to die. Tracked by Scotland Yard and MI5, it isn’t until the CIA become involved that he finds himself trapped in a jigsaw of murder and treachery to avoid an international scandal capable of bringing the British Government to its knees.

Veröffentlicht am 26.07.2013, 10:26:12 GMT+2
Empathy, Selected Life Stories (Free 26-28 July)

These 33 short stories contain fictional and non fictional incidents. Enjoy and do tell which story amused you most!

http://amzn.to/15VP7CF (US), http://amzn.to/18vpIDF (UK), http://amzn.to/18Gv0fD (CA), http://goo.gl/lV37h (IN), http://amzn.to/1dZgBYQ (DE)

Reviews will be highly appreciated!


Veröffentlicht am 22.07.2013, 19:57:13 GMT+2
anonym meint:
If you like fantasy novels, i recommend you Brandon Sanderson. Every book of him I've read is great, especially "Way of Kings". It is one of the best books I know, and I've read many...

Veröffentlicht am 21.07.2013, 23:00:23 GMT+2
Zuletzt vom Autor geändert am 21.07.2013, 23:01:33 GMT+2
Well, I have four anthologies which I have put together to raise money for charity... Currently free to aid our visibility!

Two for the adults...
Love is in the Air
Out of Darkness

Two for the kids...
Gurnard's Book of Delights
Reading is Magic

A short story of about 9000 words, based on my true experience First Date

And finally, my debut novel, which to date has received amazing reviews... Hybrid (The Evolution Trilogy)

Thank you so much for taking a look, I hope you find some talent amongst all of these.

Please review if you enjoy,
Vanessa Wester

Veröffentlicht am 20.07.2013, 15:59:17 GMT+2
Enjoy the weekend everyone!

It's not only a doctor's medical school education, residency training, and launching into practice that's so demanding, but what may be creeping into the professional's personal life along the way.
This is a behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to become a doctor and what can happen once you get there.
Is it worth it?

A Physician's Plight: A Memoir - Professional Success ... Personal Disaster

"Klein demonstrates a toughness and determination that will leave you cheering for her.” M. Graff “Auntie M”, Author, Hyde, NC

“A Physician’s Plight” is an intriguing read that shouldn’t be missed for readers of personal memoirs.
Mary Cowper, Reviewer, The Midwest Book Review

"This book pulls no punches – nothing is sacred, nothing is left out! Anesthesiologist Katherine Klein, MD, gives us “the good, the bad, and the ugly” of her family-of-origin, her marital suffering, and her divorce, which landed her in Family Court and deprived her of participation in much of the lives of her young children."
Josh Grossman, MD, FACP, Col. (ret.), U.S. Army Medical Corps

Veröffentlicht am 03.07.2013, 18:46:56 GMT+2
AIS meint:
Hi Samira,
did you try 'The long bridge' by Urszula Muskus?
I'm not much of a non-fiction fan but this book was just amazing!

Antwort auf einen früheren Beitrag vom 01.07.2013, 17:36:24 GMT+2
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Antwort auf einen früheren Beitrag vom 01.07.2013, 17:33:26 GMT+2
[Vom Autor gelöscht am 01.07.2013, 17:41:02 GMT+2]

Veröffentlicht am 30.06.2013, 10:18:44 GMT+2
A gripping thriller.
This is an amended version of a story relating the dark side of Afghanistan. It tells of innocent young boys sold by their parents to wealthy men to be trained as dancing boys.

The Dancing Boy
When Ex-soldier Tom Gillet, discovers that the kid who saved his life from an IED had been sold into sex slavery as a dancing boy, he returns to Afghanistan in the hope of finding him and offering him the chance of a better life. After surviving a series of staggering events, he is betrayed by those closest to him and handed over to Al Qaeda. Taken to the Tora Bora caves on the Afghan/Pakistan border he discovers his son has been taken by Islamic extremists in the UK. Threatened with the death of his son, and his own life by beheading, he is forced to appear on video to discredit the American and British governments.

Veröffentlicht am 30.06.2013, 03:54:44 GMT+2
Mumzy meint:

I too am a GOT fan! All GRR Martins books in that series are great...and the HBO tv series is excellent too! Cheers!

Veröffentlicht am 30.06.2013, 02:12:06 GMT+2
Elisabeth meint:
A Game of Thrones - the books of this series are the best books I ever read. I am German and read it in English, old-fashioned Englisch sometimes, but good to read. You must read it and you will wish that the story never, never ends.

Veröffentlicht am 29.06.2013, 13:35:22 GMT+2
[Von Amazon gelöscht am 30.06.2013, 20:56:36 GMT+2]

Antwort auf einen früheren Beitrag vom 28.06.2013, 15:18:19 GMT+2
Hi Samira,

I know your post is a couple of years old, but allow me to recommend The Blacksmith. I wouldn't dare do so if it hadn't gotten real good reviews from readers on Amazon.de, stating that the plot as well as the meaning itself has inspired them and brought them enjoyment. The book is first of all a dark love story, but also a good thriller, worthwhile mystery and grounded fantasy (based on true medical and psychological concepts) and has been preceded by serious research.
I don't know how old you are, but allow me to only recommend it if you're over 18, since the book deals with some of the darkest drives of man.
The book is available in Kindle format at:
(This is Amazon.com, the reviews are written on Amazon.de. Let me know if you'd like me to translate them for you, I'd be glad to)


Veröffentlicht am 28.06.2013, 14:43:53 GMT+2
The Dancing Boy

A gripping thriller.
An amended version of a dark side of Afghanistan that tells the story of innocent young boys sold by their parents to wealthy men and forced to be trained as dancing boys

When Ex-soldier Tom Gillet, discovers that the kid who saved his life from an IED had been sold into sex slavery as a dancing boy, he returns to Afghanistan in the hope of finding him and offering him the chance of a better life. Surviving a series of staggering events, he is betrayed by those closest to him and handed over to Al Qaeda. Taken to the Tora Bora caves on the Afghan/Pakistan border he discovers his son has been taken by Islamic extremists in the UK. Threatened with the death of his son, and his own life taken by beheading, he is forced to appear on video discrediting the coalition.

Antwort auf einen früheren Beitrag vom 26.05.2013, 18:22:21 GMT+2
Atlantic City Nazi is set in 1930's in locales along America's coastline. Ruby is a spy raised in Germany to lead a spy ring delivering booze to U-Boat crews to bolster morale during long deployments from Germany to America. Ruby hides her identity by working in a diving act as a showgirl. She ensnares RC into her spy ring using petty crimes to romance all of which blossom into major crimes including the Hindenburg tragedy. FREE on Kindle 26 to 27 May. Please enjoy the read.

Veröffentlicht am 25.05.2013, 18:26:06 GMT+2
Hidden In Plain View

When they offered him one million pounds to kill the British Prime Minister he thought they were joking, they weren't. He would have been happy to do it for nothing, then again a million pounds is a lot of money.

Antwort auf einen früheren Beitrag vom 25.05.2013, 05:34:08 GMT+2
W. I. Bergin meint:
I recommend my book: The Piper's Story: A Tale of War, Music and the Supernatural. See the online reviews on Amazon.


Antwort auf einen früheren Beitrag vom 20.05.2013, 10:56:04 GMT+2
susan kish meint:
I just finished reading The Black Kid of Windsor Castle based on a true story and left the first review for the book. A fascinating story of a boy whose father was killed by the British Army in 1868 and adopted by Queen Victoria. I also let my daughter read the story and she loved it.

Veröffentlicht am 14.05.2013, 15:50:04 GMT+2
Travelman meint:
Hello everyone. Why not treat yourself by immersing your mind in stories set in the humid heat of the West African coast or the dry heat of the northern deserts. I have books on Kindle (and paperback except the novellas) they're all set in West Africa during the turbulent sixties and have great reviews.

The Up-Country Man Memoir 180k words. A personal account of the first one hundred days trapped inside secessionist Biafra (Nigerian Civil War). Second Edition.

The Last Bature (Batuuree) Fiction 102k words. The last white police officer in a failing ex-British colony faces many threats and situations when he tries to avert a national catastrophe.

Tribal Gathering Short stories 104k words. Greed, jealousy and ignorance are just some of the subjects in eight stand-alone stories with a twist.

The Mine My latest book. Fiction. 110k words. A British "diplomat" and a senior African police officer investigate a mass kidnapping, which leads to much more in a failing ex-British colony. A thriller/adventure story set in a background of secession, civil war and breathtaking corruption.

I have extracted three of the stories from Tribal Gathering as tasters, available at 89c each.
Boom Town A man steals a fortune under cover of war. 21k words
Hot Metal Strange goings-on in the forest. 16k words
Juju-Men Delivering a parcel to the Freemasons' Lodge brings death and destruction to the region. 14k words.
Click on my profile for the website address and more info on free offers.
Ken Ryeland

Antwort auf einen früheren Beitrag vom 14.05.2013, 15:07:33 GMT+2
GJFree meint:
Hi Samira

I've just finished two books by Jane Gardam - OLD FILTH and THE MAN IN THE WOODEN HAT. I cannot priase them enough. The first is about an international lawyer (Filth stands for 'failed in London try Hong Kong'). Filth is a Raj orphan.
He marries Betty. The first books is mainly about Filth , from his childhood until his old age. The second about his wife, Betty, and tells her story . It's gently told, but very intense and moving. Giving insight into the inner lives of a couple
who only seem complacent and dull. The time span is from around the 1920s to the current decade.
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