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  • A Spot to Perch

    A Tortuous Journey to Citizenship

    They had initially made yearly vacation visits to the United States. Those were fun and relaxation times. But the monumental insecurity in their homeland coupled with disgust with the incessant mounting corruption and harassment from men in flowing robes and in uniform who were supposed to protect the citizens became so unbearable that the couple started surveying avenues for relocation to Gods ... Read more

    $8.69 USD

  • Crushed!

    Navigating Africa’S Tortuous Quest for Development – Myths and Realities

    by Tope Fasua ...
    CRUSH-ED is not another whining story about the African experience, even though the title may lead in that direction. The title is really an acronym for the strategies that Africa (the sub-Saharan region in particular), must adopt if it is not to face extinction in the medium to long term. The book presents pungent, and urgent, analysis of the precarious situation that that region of Africa has ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • A Tortuous Wrong Turn

    by J Alan Erwine ...
    Hentor made a business of smuggling cargo for one of the most powerful criminal syndicates, but when he's forced to dump his cargo to try to avoid capture, he has no idea of just how much trouble he's about to find himself in. ... Read more

    $0.99 USD

  • A Tortuous Trail

    by Robert Fisher ...
    Among the most sinister aspects of WW11 was the rush by all parties to develop chemical and biological weapons. Towards the end of the Pacific War, the American spy organization, the OSS( Office of Strategic Services) discovered a Japanese laboratory located in a remote part of China involved in the development of such weapons. Hideously they were using locals as human guinea pigs in their search ... Read more

    $3.99 USD

  • Hong Kong's Tortuous Democratization

    A Comparative Analysis

    by Ming Sing ...
    series Routledge Contemporary China Series
    This book raises interesting questions about the process of democratization in Hong Kong. It asks why democracy has been so long delayed when Hong Kong's level of socio-economic development has become so high. It relates democratization in Hong Kong to wider studies of the democratization process elsewhere, and it supplements the received wisdom - that democracy was delayed because of colonial ... Read more

    $49.95 USD

  • Tortuous Development in the Wei, Jin and Southern and Northern Dynasties

    by Da Xue ...
    series Chinese Dynastic History
    The book is the volume of “Tortuous Development in the Wei, Jin and Southern and Northern Dynasties” among a series of books of “Chinese Dynastic History”.The earliest known written records of the history of China date from as early as 1250 BC, from the Shang dynasty (c. 1600–1046 BC) and the Bamboo Annals (296 BC) describe a Xia dynasty (c. 2070–1600 BC) before the Shang, but no writing is known ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • Tortuous Trails

    Mystery Cases of the Mounties

    Police work in the vast spaces of Canada’s North-West has a fascination of its own. There is a glamour about the Mountieswhich never grows dim, and the four stories included in this book feature the ingenious and exciting tales of the adventures of Sergeant Brinklow and Trooper MacNab, two valiant officers of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. ... Read more

    $0.99 USD

  • One Man's Tortuous Foray Into Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery: One Story During the Evolution of Maxillofacial Surgery from Hospital Dentistry

    Laurence Oldham describes his training as a dentist soon after the second world war and his practice in the Royal Air force during national Service. The tedium of General Dental Practice and frustration of an unsatisfying academic job in the north of England is contrasted with the inspiration of a Rotary Foundation Fellowship in the USA and surgical practice in East Africa with committed surgical ... Read more

    $3.01 USD

  • Shadows of the Pomegranate Tree

    A Novel

    by Tariq Ali ...
    Book 1 - The Islam Quintet
    “Tariq Ali captures the humanity and splendor of Muslim Spain . . . real history as well as fiction . . . a book to be relished and devoured” (The Independent**).**The savagery of the Reconquest tore apart the world of the Banu Hudayl family. For the doomed Muslims of late-fifteenth-century Spain, the approaching forces of Christendom bring not peace but the sword. Capturing the brutality of a war ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Shadow's Embrace

    series Wolf's Heritage
    Book 5 in the Wolf’s Heritage series.Kalen is happy living her normal, human life. Though she’s the daughter of two strong werewolves, she inherited almost none of the wolf’s traits. She has a great job, a comfortable house and Brennan, her very sexy, very human fiancé. She has no intention of ever telling him that her family turns furry and howls at the moon.Then Rebel returns, a childhood friend ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • Thea Stilton and the Dancing Shadows

    Book 14 - Thea Stilton
    Geronimo's sister Thea narrates this adventure packed with mystery and friendship! The Thea Sisters are headed to Italy for a ballet competition! But the mouselets aren't just there to dance -- they are there to investigate. A group is plotting to rig the prestigious contest, and the future of the mouselets' new friend -- an aspiring ballerina -- is at stake! Can the Thea Sisters stop this scheme ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • Reign of Shadows

    Book 3 - Descendants Series
    Brianna can see her future, but it's the past that haunts her. Plans laid in place centuries ago are threatening not only her and her sister, but all of the Seven Lines. As the shadows plot their way to old rule, the visions shift again. Her power has led to some hard choices—and the occasional stab wound—but this set of futures holds nothing but darkness.Unable to bear the idea of losing the ... Read more

    $2.99 USD