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  • Desert City Diva

    Book 3 - A Rolly Waters Mystery
    A darkly humorous noir mystery featuring laidback, guitar-playing private investigator Rolly Waters.Rolly Waters has many reasons to regret going out for Mexican food at 2.30 in the morning. Not least because then he would never have met dance-club DJ Macy Starr – possibly the most infuriatingly unpredictable and secretive client he has ever taken on.Macy Starr wants Rolly to find out what ... Read more

    $9.89 USD

  • Saving Water in a Desert City

    series Routledge Revivals
    This book was stimulated by and sets out to analyse a political battle over water pricing by a municipal system. Originally published in 1984, this title provides improved methods for demand function estimation where block rates are involved, suggests procedures for rational pricing of municipal water, and explains how politics can dominate when real decisions are made. Due to the additional ... Read more

    $44.95 USD

  • Riyadh

    Transforming a Desert City

    series Planning, History and Environment Series
    Riyadh has set its sights on becoming a world city befitting the twenty-first century. To that end it has embarked on a massive construction drive evidenced in the proliferation of proposals for high-end districts, giga-developments and elaborate infrastructures. An urban vision seemingly dedicated to attracting global capital. Yet such a narrative can be misleading. A ‘humanization programme’, ... Read more

    $48.95 USD

  • Nomads of a Desert City

    Personal Stories from Citizens of the Street

    by Barbara Seyda ...
    You see them as faceless shapes on the median or in city parks. You recognize them by their cardboard signs, their bags of aluminum cans, or their weathered skin. But you do not know them.In Nomads of a Desert City Barbara Seyda meets the gazes of our homeless neighbors and, with an open heart and the eye of an accomplished photographer, uncovers their compelling stories of life on the edge.Byrdy ... Read more

    $13.09 USD

  • The Desert Vet

    How a city boy became a Bedouin nomad and spent thirty years caring for a menagerie of camels and other exotic creatures

    'I am at home with camels. Where others see a dirty, filthy, smelling, kicking beast, I see a thing of pure anatomical beauty, an intelligent and graceful creature...Because of camels I have built a life I never imagined possible. And all this happened because I decided to say yes to adventure whenever it came my way.'When Sydney-born vet Alex Tinson was literally plucked from the Australian ... Read more

    $11.79 USD

  • The City in the Desert: a military adventure-science fiction short story

    by S. E. Lee ...
    Solarian Space Marines encounter a city on a desert planet that was supposed uninhabited. Their mission to survey the planet for a raw material colony is scrapped for staying alive in the face of threats from all directions. Will they succeed in keeping themselves one step ahead of an enemy bent on destroying them at all costs? ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • A Diamond in the Desert

    Behind the Scenes in Abu Dhabi, the World's Richest City

    by Jo Tatchell ...
    Get a closer look at this glittering, oil-rich city in a “revealing travelogue through the capital of the United Arab Emirates” (Publishers Weekly).Jo Tatchell first arrived in the city of Abu Dhabi as a child in 1974, when the discovery of oil was quickly turning a small fishing town into a growing international community. Decades later, this Middle Eastern capital is a dizzying metropolis of ten ... Read more

    $11.59 USD

  • Desert Kill Switch

    Nostalgia City Mysteries, #2

    by Mark S. Bacon ...
    Book 2 - Nostalgia City Mysteries
    Deadly Vegas Pursuit—with a TwistA life-and-death chase across the Nevada desert in the middle of summer highlights the action in Desert Kill Switch a complex mystery spread across the southwest*.*On an empty desert road, stressed-out ex-cop Lyle Deming finds a bullet-riddled body next to a vintage mint-condition 1970s Pontiac Firebird. When he returns to the scene with sheriff's deputies: no car, ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • Stoke City: The Modern Era 1970-2009

    by Simon Lowe ...
    series Desert Island Football Histories
    Supporting Stoke City FC is never dull. Fans emotions are tested with increasing frequency at both ends of the spectrum. Since 1970, Stoke have won several promotions, graced Wembley, qualified for European competition, and acquired a swanky new ground. Conversely, they have suffered relegations, Cup final and semi-final defeats, and on two occasions the near financial ruin of the club. Such is ... Read more

    $7.99 USD

  • Artemis in the Desert

    Rain City Incidents

    by Annie Pearson ...
    series Rain City Incidents
    A drawing-room courtship on motorcycles in sage country…A second chance at love? Or a soggy motorcycle journey from Tumalo to Denio to Winnemucca to Zion, while the White-Bone Demon seeks to destroy hope?Eliot Arden is a Seattle artisan and handywoman. Her put-together life worked well until she met Destiny, a teenage orphan who needs stability and mentoring as an artist. Eliot needs cash, right ... Read more

    $3.99 USD

  • I Choose To Stay: A Black Teacher Refuses To Desert The Inner-city

    The challenges of working in an urban school are not for every teacher. Some get burnt out fast. Some lose sight of why they started teaching in the first place. Some find their calling in other neighborhoods...with other kids. But not Salome Thomas-El. A Teacher at Roberts Vaux Middle School in Philadelphia's inner city, he chose to stay. Gripping, poignant, and homest, this is his blistering ... Read more

    $10.49 USD

  • Salt City

    A Supplement to Children of the Desert

    Moir's promotion to junior priest should have been the best day of his life. He'd worked hard to earn that title... too hard, as it turns out.Serving four gods is a complicated road to follow when each god manifests in both Light and Dark aspects, in Good and in deepest Evil. The Creeds are intended to provide a set of guideposts, preventing junior priests from straying into heresies. Senior ... Read more

    $7.99 USD