Asian Fiction Books
Asian Fiction Books - Consist of 95% fiction books and 95% of which have a physical setting in the Far East, Orient , Asia. Included are mystery, detective, adventure, war, romance, etc… just about everything except fantasy, sf and sports.
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LIST V- Exotic Locale list Z2-v…add-ons AUTHOR TITLE Description Price$ Condition Location Aarons, Edward S Assignment Black Gold F.G. Medal, mmpb p3354, 1975, pbo; Sam Durell series #40 4 vf..except medium sr; mi im fep 554 Aarons, Edward S Assignment Carlotta Cortez F.G. Medal, mmpb r2088, nd, @1959; Sam Durell series, CIA 4 vg-f 488 Aarons, Edward S Assignment Lowlands F.G.Medal, mmpb, r2538, nd, @1961; Sam Durell series 4 vf+; edw 554 Aarons, Edward S Assignment Mermaid F.G. Medal, mmpb #1-4203-5; Sam Durell series; nd, @1975 3 good+; several cr top fc; some wrinkles, edw 554 Aarons, Edward S Assignment Moon Girl F.G. Medal, mmpb, d1849, nd, @1967; Sam Durell series, CIA; nice fc art 4 vg-; 4 small crease top right corner of front cover 488 Aarons, Edward S Assignment Nuclear Nude F.G. Medal, mmpb r2000, nd, @1968; Sam Durell series, CIA 4 fine+; slight wrinkles front cover, store stamp inner front cover 488 Aarons, Edward S Assignment Silver Scorpion F.G. Medal, mmpb, m2735, 1973; Sam Durell series, CIA 3 gd+; minor ink marks spine and front end page, 2 signature sections slight mis-aligned 554 Afshar, Tesaa Pearl in the Sand Moody Pub, tpb, 2010; Rehab the harlot who became an ancester of Christ; loc.: shv5 tbr nm- ok-sh14 Allen, Ralph Ask the Name of the Lion Pop Lib 60-2343, nd(@1962); Congo; foreigners(+ native mistress) flee muderous native troops 3 generally vf+..but dime-size chip out of top corner front cover + repaired tear(1 1/2 inches) on back cover right lower corner..Good+ 488 Alvar, Mia In the Country Knopf, hc, fe, dj; 2015; 9 nvlts; Filipinos in realistic domestic & international settings; 347pp 5 near mint to mint MBR5 Ambler, Eric Journey into Fear Dell d343; Dell Great Mystery Lib.#27; 1960; a small man in Turkey; why do they want to kill him? ? very good joy-s Ambler, Eric Schirmer Inheritance Bantam 1327, nd(1953); intrigue; Europe; thriller ? fair+; reading copy, browning pages ? Anthony, Evelyn Tamarind Seed Dell 8491, 1974; Barbados; romance, suspense, intrigue 5 very good+; slight scrape front cover, slght wrinkles spine/strip area 547 Arce, Julissa Someone Like Me Little Brown, hc, fe, dj, 2018; Mexico/USA; undocumented immigrant tbr mint-; back cover bar code overstickeded ok-sh14 Alvar, Mia(fem) In the Country Vintage, tpb, 2016; 9 shs; Philippines/USA; 345pp; copy 2 $4 very good-; scrape back cover, edge wear 547 Avery, Ellis(fem.) The Teahouse Fire Penguin, hc, fe, dj, 2006, fpn; Japan tbr mint- ok-sh14 Aw, Tash Five Star Billionaire Random, tpb, 2013; China tbr fine…for ex-library, library sticker front cover ok-sh14 Badani, Sejal Trail of Broken Wings Lake Union, tpb, pbo, 2015 tbr nm..except front cover dents top front cover left side ok-sh14 Bae, Kenneth/Tabb, Mark Not Forgotten T Nelson, hc, fe, dj, 2016; N. Korea; nf tbr nm ok-sh14 Benard, Cheryl Moghul Buffet Soho, tpb, 2000; N Pakistan/Afghan; scathing inditment of abuse of women in a semi-murder mystery; outstanding $5 nm 563 Benedict, Ruth Chrysanthemum & the Sword..patterns of ..Japanese culture; Tuttle, tpb, 1967(19th ptg); 324pp tbr very fine to near mint; ..except some underlining(few pages) ok-sh14 Benson, Raymond High Time to Kill…(James Bond post Ian Fleming series) Jove, mmpb, 2000; 007 James Bond; adventure; Kangchenjunga Mtns. $4 nm..except bump forward edge bottom of spine 554 Black, Gavin A Big Wind for Summer Harper/Row, 1975, hc, fe, dj; Paul Harris series; Scotland..with overtones of Malaya; helping a aged old friend of his father; witty, exc writer $4 very good …for ex-library; library sticker on spine area MBR5 Black, Gavin A Time for Pirates Fontana(UK), mmpb, 1973, Malaysia; Paul Harris series tbr very fine+; over-stickered bar code on back cover ok-sh6 Black, Gavin Bitter Tea H & Row, hc, fe, dj, 1972; Malaya tbr very slight spine lean otherwise near mint ok-sh6 Blackwood, Grant Wall of Night Jove, mmpb, 2002; China; Briggs Tanner series; 569pp; international intrigue/action $5 mint- 554 Bonnie, Fred Thanh Ho Delivers Black Belt Pr, hc, fe, dj, 2000; 444pp; USA/Vietnam; family sends her alone on boat as refugee into rape, resettlement camp(Malaysia), foster home; she starts pizza business in Alabama with MANY problems; exc book; wmb $5 mint for ex-library, only signs are 1 stamp front end page & 1 signout card envelope back end page ok-sh10 Boo, Katherine Behind the Beautiful Forevers Random; tpb, 2014; Mumbai, India; poverty!; names best book of year by 5 major USA pubs tbr nm-m ok-sh14 Bonsall, Joseph S G.I. Joe & Lillie Oak Leaf Pr, hc, fe, dj, 2004(4th ptg); “remembering a life of love & loyalty”; World War 2; autographed by author(of Oak Ridge Boys) tbr mint- ok-sh10 Boschert, James When the Jungle is Silent Pennmore Pr; tpb, pbo, 2011; Malaysia; UK troops in Sarawak vs Indonesian invaders(1963-6); authenic rifleman’s fiction account of overun outpost & jungle evasion; terror in jungle; good book $10 mint- MBR5 Boulle, Pierre Ears of the Jungle Vanguard, hc, fe, dj(vg-), 1972(3rd ptg); t/f French(uncredited);Vietman; fem Viet Cong intelligence officer outwits USAF efforts to bomb Ho Chi Minh supply lines $7 nm except minor color fading on edges of boards(under dust jacket); owners name interior under dust jacket flap MBR5 Boulle, Pierre S.O.P.H.I.A. Bantam, f2193, aka Sacrilege in Malaya;1959; Malaya rubber plantation life/hardships for trainee just prior to WW2; mammoth corporate company(SOPHIA) dehumanizes white supervisors/managers $6 vg- 488 Boyer, Thanh Puong/Smith, Lisa W. The Ground Kisser Winged Pubs, tpb, 2019; nf; escape from soon-to-be-communist Vietnam; 1975; loc.: shv5 ? nm- ? Brabazon, James The Break Line Berkley, mmpb, 2019; lp$10; Africa(Sierra Leone); Brit. Intelligence troubleshooter; action 4 nm- 488 Burdett, John Bangkok Haunts Vintage, tpb, 2007; Thailand; police Detective Sonchai J.; fpn tbr very fine; slight twist at spine area ok-sh14 Burke, Jason On the Road to Kandahar Penguin(UK), tpb, 2007; nf; Afghanistan; travels thru conflict in Islamic world 5 very fine+; 1 stamp front end page, slight edge wear 563 Burnham, Gracia with Dean Merrill In the Presence of My Enemies Tyndale, hc, fe, dj, 2003; nf; photos; Philippines; man/wife kidnapping tbr nm- ok-sh14 Butler, Robert Olen A Good Scent from a Strange Mountain Grove, tpb, 2011; 17 shs(2 new); 13 concerning RVN & VN refugees in USA; winner of Pulitzer Price 2 g-vg except medium amount of underlining; sticker inner front cover, edge wear, reading copy 563 Butler, Robert Olen On Distant Ground H Holt, tpb, 1993, re; Vietnam; under court martial for helping enemy, officer returns to RVN to look for child he may have fathered 4 very fine to near mint; edge wear MBR5 Caldwell, Bo Distant land of my Father Chronicle Bks, hc, fe, dj, 2001; Shanghai, China; before((Jap takeover) & after communist takeover; wmb; fpn(young girl) 5 mint 563 Chang, Iris Chinese in America Viking, hc, fe, dj, 2003, nf, 403pp +75pp footnotes; indexed, photos tbr mint- ok-sh14 Chang, Lan Samantha Inheritance Norton, hc, fe, 2004, dj; China; 1931+7 decades of family trials; loc.: shv5 tbr near mint ok-sh14 Charles, Robert One Must Survive Thorpe/Linford(UK), tpb, 1998, lpe; Burma; 11 airplane-sabotaged people try to survive jungle trek with killer among them 8 very fine for ex-library 547 Chaudhuri, Amit Odysseus Abroad Knopf, hc, fe, dj, 2015; Indian immigrant experence in UK tbr mint- ok-sh14 Chung, Catherine Forgotten Country Riverhead, hc, dj, 2012, fe; Korea/USA, a lost sister; location: shv5 tbr very fine to near mint; no back end page/ex-library ok-sh14 Clark, Alexis Enemies in Love New Press, hc, fe, dj, 2018; “a German pow, a black nurse, & an unlikely romance tbr nm-m except dj has piece out bottom right corner(repaired) ok-sh14 Clavell, James Tai-Pan Dell, mmpb, 1986(4th ed); Hong Kong/China; the making of a 19th century British overlord in Hong Kong; 722pp tbr nm- ok-sh6 Cleary, Jon Season of Doubt Pop Lib 75-1296; mmpb, nd, 1968; fpn; Lebannon; USA Embassy employee tries to foil gunrunning scheme by friend; lovely 4 image art fc 6 vf-nm..close nm- 554 Clements, Calvin Hell Ship to Kuma/Barge Girl Stark Hse, tpb, 2021; reprints 2 hb adventure Gold Medal 1953-54 pbo’s; settings: Indonesia area + NY state 8 mint- MBR5 Colchic, Thomas(ed.) A Hammock beneath the Mongoes Dutton, hc, fe, 1991; 26 shs; 434pp; stories from Latin America tbr mint- ok-sh14 Collins, Larry/Lapierre, Dominque Freedom at Midnight Avon, mmpb, 1976; historical “novel”of separation of India/Pakistan; 1947; 596pp; photos, indexed; nice mosaic w.a.r. cover $4 very fine to near mint; 3 inches crease top front cover (not affecting art) 547 Conrad, Joseph Almayer’s Folly Modern Lib., tpb, 2002; Malaya; classic of expat USA self-exiled man to a river trading post, married to Malay Moslem, with USA/Malay daughter, and his sinking into the morass of self-disgust and self-destruction– in conflict with Rajah & Muslim forces and his in-love daughter $4 good+; vg+ except a few instances of underlining(a sentence or paragraph or margin note) MBR5 Cornett, Alan G Gone Native:…an NCO’s Story…(Vietnam) Ballantine, mmpb, pbo; Vietnam; life of long range(LURP) army vet(as medic), chiefly in Vietnam; fragged his ex-officer+ married RVN woman $5 very fine to near mint; slight edge wear 554 Coonts, Stephen/DeFelice, Jim Deep Back: Payback St Martins, mmpb, 2005; Peru; C Dean/NSA team; action/adventure; pbo; 469pp $4 vf-nm..close nm- 488 Cotterill, Colin Curse of the Pogo Stick Soho Crime, hc, dj(vf-nm), fe, 2008; Dr Siri investigates series; Laos $5 mint- LL551 Cotterill, Colin The Merry Misogynist Quercus(UK), hc, fe(UK), dj, 2009; Laos; Dr. Siri investigation series tbr Mint- ok-sh14 Cotterill, Colin Slash and Burn Soho, hc, fe, 2011; Laos; Dr Seri mystery series ? Mint- ? Croke, Vicki C Elephant Company Random, tpb, 2014; Burma; work & war elephants with loving foreign master; WW 2 & thereafter; referenced, index 5 very good to fine; slight crease corner front cover, edge wear 563 Curry, Dayna/Mercer, Heather Prisoners of Hope ..captivity & freedom in Afghanistan; Waterbrook, hc, fe, dj, 2002; missionaries vs the Taliban; tbr overall very fine except medium/water stain edge some pp ok-sh11 Cussler, Clive Valhalla Rising Penguin(UK), 2002; S Pacific Islands; Dirk Pitt series 4 very good+; slight spine roll, edge wear 547 Cussler, Clive/Dirgo, Craig Sacred Stone Berkley, mmpb, 2008; 500pp; lp$10 4 vf-nm…close nm- 488 Cussler, Clive/Scott, Justin The Sea Hunters II Berkley, mmpb, 2004; 403pp; nf; 13 true sunken ship shs 4 near mint-; slight edge wear 488 Cussler, Clive/Scott, Justin The Wrecker Berkley, mmpb, 2010; lp$10 4 vf-nm; bump back top edge back cover 488 Dakin, Brett Another Quiet American Asia Bks(Thai), tpb, 2003, nf; stories of life in communist Laos; young male graduates from Univ. & relocated to Laos as tourism adviser 1997-1998 5 vf-nm; edge wear, over-stickered on back cover barcode 563 Davidson, David The Hour of Truth Bantam #754, mmpb, 1950; tropics(Puerto Pacifico, Hispanic); his wife sent him to learn love 8 near mint.except faint scuff center front cover and 5 dings left front cover edge of spine area….very fine 488 Day, A Grove(ed.) The Spell of Hawaii Mutual Pub(Hawaii, mmpb, 338pp; nd; scarce ptg(florall/fem fc); 24 mostly nf shs/excerpts/arl on what became our 50th state 10 very fine to near mint with slight edge wear…except faint ring-shaped mark on front cover 554 Dennis, Charles Stoned Cold Soldier Futura(UK), mmpb, 1974; Vietnam; irreverent, scurrilous satire 5 very fine- ; slight scuffs, edge wear, store stamp front end page 488 Dewey, Thomas E(ex-NY governor) Journey to the Far Pacific D/D..Bk-of-Month Club, hc, dj, 1952; nf; photoes; ex-NY state governor reports on 10 Asian countries(17+) in terms of political stability/communist penetration/etc 4 vf-nm in fair-gd dust jacket(pieces out bottom sps and 2 edges MBR5 Disher, Gary The Divine Wind Scholastic Pr(Aust.), hc, fe, dj, 2002; Australia, WW 2 tbr mint- ok-sh14 Dumas, Firoozeh Funny in Farsi Random, tpb, 2004; growing up Iranian in America tbr fine+; semi-crease fc, edw ok-sh6 Dunlop, Nic The Lost Executioner Walker, hc, fe, dj, 2006; ethnic cleaning in Cambodia 1975-9; nf tbr mint- ok-sh14 Easton, Kelley Hiroshima Dreams Dutton, hc, fe, 2007, fpn; USA; a Japanese girl’s gift of 2nd sight as they are moved into an internment camp at start of WW 2; juvenile 2 very fine to near mint for ex-library LL551 Efken, Meredith Lucky Baby Howard/S&S, tpb, 2010; 2004 onward; China tbr very good- ok-sh14 Eng, Tan Twan(male) Garden of Evening Mists WeinsteinBks; tpb, 2012; Malaya 1951; Chinese-Jap interplay during K War; tbr very good to fine; bump top edge front cover, minor edgewear ok-sh14 Eng, Tan Twan(male) Gift of Rain Hatchette(USA), tpb, 2020; Malaya tbr mint- ok-sh5 Erdman, Paul The Swiss Account Tor, mmpb, 1993; Switzerland; espionage; Swiss collaboration with Nazi; historical fiction 4 near mint- 566 Fahy, Warren Fragment Dell, mmpb, 2010; 501pp; South Pacific ? mint- ? Falla, Jonathan Blue Poppies Delta/Dell, tpb, 2003; Tibet, 1950; communist army advances with lovers in its path 3 very fine+ for ex-library; label on spine area LL551 Fauconnier, Henri Soul of Malaya…aka Malaise(French) Archipelago Pr, tpb, fe, 2003; Malaya; t/f French tbr vf-nm..close nm ok-sh6 Fisher, Alan Yangtze Corgi(UK), mmpb, 1989, China, 1937; gritty shs of foreign expats fleeing advancing Jap forces with Nationalist & Jap viewpoints 6 vg- ex sticker pull on back cover barcode; Bangkok store stamp front end page, edge wear 554 Forbes, Colin Deadlock Pan(UK), 1988; Tweed vs. terrorist with mega-bomb; Europe 4 good to very good; wrinkles top front cover, small tear spine area 547 Forbes, Colin Double Jeopardy Pan(UK), 1983(2nd) tbr good-; repaired tears top/bottom sps; ws bottom right edge most pp; solid; solid generally nice looking book ok-sh6 Forbes, Colin Stone Leopard Pan(UK), 1976 tbr good; ws bottom left corner about 1/2 of pages; edw; solid generally nice looking book ok-sh6 Forbes, Colin Stockholm Syndicate Pan(UK), tbr fine-vf..except ws bottom left corner most pages; solid generally nice looking book ok-sh6 Forbes, Colin Tramp in Armor F G Medal M1555, 1971; 4 UK soldiers & their tank 1939 behind German lines; Belgium/France; well-done; internal: 554?) 5 very fine to near mint 488 Forbes, Leslie Bombay Ice Bantam, tpb, 1999; India; murder mystery ? fine to very fine; slight crease front cover ? Ford, Jamie Songs of Willow Frost Ballantine, hc, fe, dj; 1920’s-30’s Seattle; Chinese orphan searches for mother; copy 2 4 very fine to near mint; 1 inch rub/abrasion on dust jacket, ex-library 563 Ford, Jamie Songs of Willow Frost Ballantine, hc, fe, dj, 2013; Seattle; 1920-30’s; Chinese 12 year old orphan boys search for his mother; copy 1 tbr mint- ok-sh14 Freeling, Nicolas The Lovely Ladies Harper, hc, bce, dj, nd(1971@); polp(Insp. Van der Valk; Holland/Ireland 5 mint- in near mint dust jacket MBR3 Furnivall, Kate Russian Concubine Berkley, tpb, pbo, 2007; China, 1928; romance; Russian woman/Chinese Communist man tbr very fine; spine area edge wear ok-sh14 Gage, Eleni N Other Waters St Martins, tpb, 2012; pbo; USA/India tbr vf; advance reader’s edition; edge wear to 1 edge sps; name ifc ok-sh14 Garrison, Paul Buried at Sea Morrow, hc, fe, dj, 2002; fitness trainer’s survival at sea on a thief’s yacht; exc int’l ocean setting 4 very fine to near mint for ex-library 563 Gash, Jonathan Jade Woman St Martins, hc, fe, dj(fine), nd, @1989; H Kong; antique dealer Lovejoy $4 nm- 547 Gery, R.V.(Reginald Vivian)..male High Adventure #189..”the Dutchman” Adventure Hse, tpb, 2023; 1939-42 5 pulp nvlts from Short Stories) featuring Cappie de Vries policeman in Dutch East Indies(Indonesia); 111pp; good series tbr mint ok-sh6 Gibbins, David Pyramid Dell, mmpb, pbo, 2015; adventure; Egypt; archelogical setting; lp$10 $4 nm 554 Gorse, R. Leslie With Gall and Honey Avon v-2052, mmpb, nd(@1961); fpn; Israel; love shs $4 very good-; hairline wrinkles lower right corner front cover, wear bottom/top of spine area, minor ink marks front end page 488 Gowda, Shilpi Somaya Secret Daughter Morrow, tpb; India/USA; a childless mother, an unable to have children, and a given-away child 1 fair+; large sticker out of image area; cr; edw, etc; r.c. 563 Grange, Jean-Christophe Flight of the Storks Harvill Pr(UK), tpb, t/f French; Africa tbr vf-nm ok-sh14 Grogan, David E Sapphire Pavilion Camel Pr, tpb, 2017; Steve Stilwell series # 2; C-130 crash 30 years ago; Steve’s friend in Vietnam prison on drug setup; fem fatale; well-done with well-done local color; autographed 10 very fine-; slight corner crease front cover, edge wear, gift inscription front edge wear by Grogan 563 Grogan, David E Siegel Dispositions Worldwide, mmpb, 2017; estate lawyer S Stilwell series #1; Va & Germany; good book 4 near mint-; slight edge wear 554 Grogan, David E The Hidden Key Worldwide, mmpb, 2021; Italy/India/Bahrain; lawyer Steve Stilwell series; good bk/series 5 nm- 554 Hallinan, Timothy A Nail through the Heart Morrow, hc, fe, dj, 2007; Thailand; Poke Rafferty series 5 mint- 563 Harrison, Kathryn The Binding Chair 4th Estate(UK), tpb, 2001; China; location: shv5 tbr near mint ok-sh14 Hardy, Ronald Kampong D/D, hc, fe, dj, 1957; gritty, realistic story of U.N. medical team in Indonesia fighting cholera & yaws epidemic $10 near mint book in very fine dust jacket, except spine part of dust jacket has a major sticker pull(1.75 x 1 inches) 561 Hart, Elsa City of Ink Minotaur, hc, fe, dj, 2018; China; 1711 tbr mint- ok-sh6 Hart, Elsa Jade Dragon Mountain Minotaur, tpb; 2015; late 1700’s China; loc.: shv5 tbr very fine to near mint ok-sh14 Hayes, Joseph Missing…Presumed Dead Signet, mmpb, 1977; sex/intrigue/int’l terror; man on the run after faking his death finds death waits for him in Ireland 4 good-; medium spine roll, crease right corner front cover 554 Henson, Mark Red Cell S & S, hc, fe, dj, 2012; USA/China; CIA extraction of mainland informer tbr mint- ok-sh6 Hayes, Terry(male) I Am Pilgrim Atria, hc, fe, dj, 2014; exc thriller as a dedicated, legendary CIA agent pursues a world threatening terrorist thru Afghan/S Arabia/USA; exc writing $5 mint- 563 Haynes, Gary State of Honor Worldwide, mmpb, 2018; Pakistan-Afghan-France; kidnap-rescue mission for Sec. of State by sole survivor of her security detail; 458 pp; exc book $5 near mint 554 Hellman, Libby Fischer A Bitter Veil Worldwide, mmpb, 2016; Iran tbr mint- ok-sh Higgins, Jack(Patterson, Harry) East of Desolation Harper(UK), mmpb, 2006; bush pilot hired to find crashed plane in Newfoundland finds plane and murder $4 very good to fine; 2 slight crease top right corner front cover, slight crease spine area 554 Higgins, Jack(Patterson, Harry) Khufra Run Berkley, mmpb, 2002; Ibiza; a flyer with crime(treasure) on his mind; fpn 4 fine; slight edge wear, slight wrinkles spine are 547 Higgins, Jack(Patterson, Harry) Midnight Never Comes G Medal M3190; 1975 4 fine to very fine; slight rubs front cover, edge wear 488/554 Higgins, Jack(Patterson, Harry) Testament of Caspar Schultz G Medal 1-3963-8; nd, @1962 4 fine; 1/8 inch dust(?)shadow top front cover edge, edge wear, few dings, generally appears vf 554 Hilton, James Lost Horizon PktBks #6100(50th ptg); 1962; millions sold over decades: kidnapped plane/passengers flown into a hidden valley Tibet-like paradise(Shangri-la) 2 fair; reading copy, major spine roll, enamel wear at spine area interior is fine 554 Hoffman, Corinne White Masai Amistad, tpb, 2007; t/f German; nf; fpn; white woman travelling to Kenya falls in love with black native, marries, and off it goes; color photos 4 good-very good; edge wear, hinge crease, general wear ok-sh14 Horowitz, Anthony Snakehead Penguin, hc, fe, dj, 2007; international(Asia, etc.) adventure; Alex Rider series ? mint- ? Hughart, Hugh Bridge of Birds Ballantine, mmpb, 1985; China; superior fantasy; copy 2 6 nm- 547 Hughart, Hugh Story of the Stone D/Day, hc, dj, nd, bce, @1988; oriental fantasy; exc series 6 mint- LL551 Hui, Wei Shanghai Baby PktBks, tpb, 2001; t/f Chinese; China ? sl bump bottom sps o/w mint- ? Hunter, Jack D Potsdam Bluff Tor, hc, fe, dj(vf+ ex many barely visible scratches), 1991; exc 6 image fc art; exc shs of extraction team inserted into Germany late 1945 & Truman/Stalin faceoff; superb detail; historical & action novel 5 vf-nm; previous owner’s name inside front board MBR5 Ike, Chukwuemeka; Vincent Toads for Supper Fontana(UK), 1971; Nigeria; undergrad student & girl trouble 3 very fine-; 2 x 2 inches piece out corner blank front end page 547 Innes, Hammond Angry Mountain Fontana(UK), 1987(26th ptg); Czech-Italy; industrial salesman caught up in smuggling, etc from communist Czech; exc description of volcano eruption danger 5 very good-; general wear 547 Innes, Hammond Angry Mountain Avon v2387, 1971(2ns); Czech-Italy; see above description; lovely fc art 6 vf; small survace chip out bottom spine 554 Innes, Hammond Blue Ice Avon v2404′ 1971(2nd) tbr very fine to near mint ok-sh6 Innes, Hammond Campbell’s Kingdom Avon v2389, 1971 tbr very fine to near mint ok-sh6 Innes, Hammond Doomed Oasis Avon v2364, 1970 tbr vg+; tiny pieces out bottom edge front cover +top/bottom spine area otherwise very fine ok-sh6 Innes, Hammond Fire in the Snow Avon v2360, 1970; aka Lonely Skier tbr vf except soiling back cover edge 1/2 x 2 inches & tiny po bottom back cover edge ok-sh6 Innes, Hammond Killer Mine Avon v2402, 1971(2nd) tbr very fine+ except slight twist to upper spine ok-sh6 Innes, Hammond Land God Gave to Cain Avon v2371, 1970, Labrador; fpn; mysterious electronic message compels man on against-all-odds trek to save 2 lives; good book 4 good+-; crease front cover right lower corner; tear top spine area, interior very fine 568 Innes, Hammond Medusa Tor, mmpb, 1989; 1926 onward; Mediterran Sea(Menorca); fpn; expatriate & assassination 5 vg-fine; edge wear, bump top spine. Small tear top edge front cover, few tiny wrinkles interiro is near mint 488 Innes, Hammond Solomons Seal Fontana(UK); 1984(4th); SW Pacific/New Guinea; auction house employee wades into priceless stamp, murder, etc; fpn $2 fair+; major spine roll, few bent pages, solid interior; reading copy 547 Innes, Hammond Strode Venturer Fontana(UK), 1971(7th); Maldives Is., adventure; fpn $5 very fine; edge wear 547 Innes, Hammond Strode Venturer Avon; 14266; 1973; Maldives Island; adventure; nice fc art $5 very fine+; small surface chip out of top of spine 554 Innes, Hammond Wreck of the Marydeare Avon v2359, 1970 tbr very fine- ; near mint- except some small rubs front cover ok-sh6 Irving, Clive Promise the Earth Ballantine, mmpb, 1983; death of Palestine/birth of Israel; 432pp $4 very good to fine; minor ink marks front cover, edge wear 547 Jackman, Stuart A Game of Soldiers Atheneum, hc, fe, dj, 1982; Egypt; murder, military mutiny at UK forces outpost; relief column attacks $8 mint- MBR5 Jaswal, Balli Kaur Unlikely Adventures of the Shergill Sisters Morrow, tpb, 2019; India tbr mint- ok-sh14 Jefferies, Dinah Tea Planter’s Wife Crown, hc, fe, dj, 2015; Ceylon 1913 setting; 19 year old fem to husband’s tea plantation tbr vf-nm for ex-library ok-sh14 Jen, Gish Love Wife Vintage, tpb, 2005; China/USA tbr very fine to near mint ok-sh14 Jen, Gish Who’s Irish Vintage, tpb, 1999; 8 shs(2 new); children of immigrants to USA observe parent’s effort to assimilate tbr vg-f; bookplate ifc; edw/mi wr ok-sh14 Jennings, John Pepper Tree PktBks Cardinal C-22; 1952(3rd); Spice Is.(Indonesia); historical fiction; 1800’s; a villaneous sea captain vs. 2 lovers 5 very good; bump spine area, slight crease front cover 547 Jepson, Duncan All the Flowers in Shanghai Morrow, tpb, 2012, pbo; a young Chinese woman in China in 1930’s tbr nm-m; sl edw ok-sh14 Jha, Raj Kamal The Blue Bedspread Harcourt, tpb, 2001; India tbr very fine+, small sticker front end page ok-sh14 Johnson, Jean Dye God Planted Five Seeds Harper & Row, hc, fe, dj(vg, cdjf), 1966; Bolivia; photoes; nf tbr vf ok-sh14 Kadohata, Cynthia Kira-Kira Aladin, tpb, 2006, fpn; Jap family with sister’s in medical crisis; juvenile; USA; shv5 3 very fine; slight general wear 547 Kalla, Daniel Rising Run, Falling Shadow Forge, mmpb, 2014; China tbr mint- ok-sh6 Kim, Nancy Jooyoun Last Story of Mina Lee Park Row, hc, fe, dj, 2020; a daughter’s search for the life of her single mother, an illegal immigrant Korean..in USA tbr nm- ok-sh14 Kim, Patti A Cab Called Reliable St Martins, hc, fe, dj, 1997; a girl matures in an alien environment(USA) tbr mint- ok-sh14 Kim, Suki Without Us, Thers is no Us Broadway, tpb, 2011; “undercover amont the sons of N Korea’s elite; nf; location: shv5 tbr very fine to near mint; slight sticker pull mark front end page ok-sh14 King, Stephen Everything’s Eventual PktBks, mmpb, 2003; 14 “dark” tales; 583pp 5 mint- except 1 inch gouge corner of back cover and crease corner back cover 546 Kinkead, Gwen Chinatown…portrait of a closed society Harper, hc, fe, dj, 1992; nf; USA/Chinatowns, chiefly NYC; exc portrayal of this isolated sector of US legal/illegal immigrants/kids 5 mint- LL551 Kipling, Rudyard Famous Tales of India Ballantine #s681, mmpb, 1962; India; 16 shs; 6pp forward; nice fc art tbr vf-nm; mi im title page ok -sh6 Koerner, Brendan I Now the Hell Will Start Penguin, hc, fe, dj, 2008; Burma/India; W War 2; black soldier murders white officer & the manhunt that follows/Army’s treatment of blacks 5 mint- LL551 Kutscher, Volker Babylon Berlin Picador, tpb, 2018; t/f German; 1929 Germany; Gereon Rath series #1; polp 5 nm-..except edge wear to bottom edge front cover ok-sh6 Kutsukake, Lynne Translation of Love D/Day, hc, fe, dj, 2016; USA Jap internment camp/post WW2 Japan; family reunification foes tbr mint- for ex-library ok-sh14 Kwok, Jean Searching for Sylvie Morrow, hc, fe, dj, 2019 tbr nm-m ok-sh3 Lancet, Barry Tokyo Kill S & S, hc, fe, dj, 2014; part-time antique dealer Jim Brodie #2 as p.i. vs Tokyo Chinese/Jap mafia; Japan 5 nm..except scratches on barcode bottom of back portion of dust jacket MBR5 Lahiri, Jhumpa Interpreter of Maladies H Miflin, tpb, 1999; India tbr g-vg; medium corner crease fc lower right ok-sh14 L’Amour, Louis Night Over the Solomons Bantam, mmpb, 1986, 6 pulp magazine 1940’s shs; 3 American mercenaries; Indonesia, Tibet, S Pacific $5 nm-m 554 Lagercrantz, David Girl Who Lived Twice Vintage/Black Lizard, mmpb; 2020; lp$10; Sweden; t/f Swedish; Lisbeth Salander series; mystery $4 vf-nm; mint- except some small dents top right corner fc caused by price sticker installation 554 Lagercrantz, David Girl Who Takes an Eye for an Eye Vintage/Black Lizard, tpb, 2019; lp$10; Sweden; t/f Swedish; Lisbeth Salander series $4 mint-….except some small dents top right corner front cover caused by price sticker installation & slight scrapes back cover 554 Lagercrantz, David Girl Who Takes an Eye for an Eye Knopf, hc, fe, dj, 2017; Sweden; t/f Swedish; Lisabeth Salander series 5 near mint 563 Lam, Nora/Harrell, Irene B China Cry…the Nora Lam Story World Bks, tpb, 1980; persecution of Christian missionary inCommunist China…1949 onward 3 very good; slight crease front cover, wrinkles spine area, edge wear MBR5 Lauren, Jillian Some Girls My Life in a Harem; Plume, tpb, 2012; nf; Borneo/Brunei; 18 year old to Indonesian harem tbr near mint- ok-sh14 Leader, Charles(Robert Charles) A Wreath for Miss Wong Linford, UK, 1996, tpb, lpe,Eurasian pi: David Chan series; H Kong $9 very fine for ex-library; sticker on spine/ strip area 547 Leader, Charles(Robert Charles) Strangler’s Moon Strangler’s Moon; Linford, UK; tpb, lpe; 1998; non-series; India/Kashmir; loc: box 547 $10 very fine to near mint for ex-library 547 LeBox, Annette Circle of Cranes Dial, hc, fe, dj, 2012; NY/China; for young readers tbr nm-m; overstickered on barcode on bc ok-sh14 Lee, Mira T Everything Here is Beautiful Viking, hc, fe, dj, 2018; USA/Equador/Switzerland; 2 sisters tbr mint; overstickered back cover barcode ok-sh14 Leimbach, Marti The Man from Saigon D/Day, hc, fe, dj, 2010; Vietman in 1967; fem correspondent and Viet photographer..love & danger 5 nm- ok-sh14 Lim, Janet Sold for Silver Monsoon Bks(Singapore), 2008; nf; tpb; autobiography of a Chinese girl sold into slavery in Southeast Asia by her family, her struggles, her semi-internment and rape attempts by Japs; 1923-45 tbr very fine+; faint few wrinkles front cover and back cover LL551 Lim, Catherine The Bondmaid Overlook Pr., hc, fe(USA), dj, 1997; Singapore tbr mint-; in near mint dust jacket ok-sh6 Limon, Martin Ping Pong Heart Soho Crime, hc, dj, fe; Korea; Sueno & Bascom polp, military police; exc series; fpn tbr very fine to near mint for ex-library ok-sh6 Limon, Martin The Line Soho Crime, hc, dj, fe, Korea; Sueno & Bascom polp, military police; exc series; fpn; class 6/px blackmarket& DMZ strife; copy 1 4 near mint for ex-library 563 Limon, Martin The Line Soho Crime, hc, dj, fe; Korea; Sueno & Bascom polp, military police; exc series; fpn; copy 2 6 mint- MBR5 Lin, Jeanne Lotus Palace Harlequin, mmpb, 2013; China; historical romance tbr mint- ok-sh6 Lockerbie, Jeannie On Duty in Bangladesh Zondervan, mmpb, 1973; autographed by author; Bangladesh’s bloody birth as seen by Christian missionaries; 1971; nf; photoes; 4 good+; scuffs, spine area wear; ink marks front end page 547 Lord, Walter Lonely Vigil PktBks, mmpb, nf: Phillipines 1943; WW 2; intelligence observers of Jap fleet; photos, maps, index; location: shv; ? very fine ? Lord, Walter Lonely Vigil PktBks, mmpb, 1978; WW2 Solomon Is.; civilian forward observers of Jap movements; historical fiction; 60+ maps/photos; location: 516 $5 fine to very fine; minor scrapes front cover, minor wrinkles spine/strip area, slight corner crease back cover 516 Loh, Vyvyane Breaking the Tongue Norton, tpb, pbo, 2004; Malaya communist insurrection/fall of Singapore tbr good-; water stain top of page war page otherwise near mint; reading copy ok-sh14 Ludlum, Robert Rhinemann Exchange Bantam, mmpb, 1989; Argentina/Spain/Germany; 1943; adventure, WW2; agent in Portugal to Argentina for exchange with Nazi’s; death and deceit; copy 1 $5 near mint 547 Ludlum, Robert Rhinemann Exchange Bantam, mmpb, 1989; Argentina/Spain/Germany; 1943; adventure, WW2; agent in Portugal to Argentina for exchange with Nazi’s; death and deceit; copy 2 $5 near mint 554 Ludlum, Robert Rhinemann Exchange; Argentina/Spain/Germany Dell #5079, mmpb, 1975; see description above $5 fine-vf; owner’s name inside front cover 488 Ludlum, Robert Scorpio Illusion Bantam, mmpb, 1994; international, 664pp; a female terrorist seeking revenge against USA $4 nm- except slight nick page edge(77-92 pp)–neatly repaired Magic Tape 488 Lustbader, Eric Angel Eyes Fawcett Crest, mmpb, 1993; Japan/USA drugs, Yakusa, arms dealers, intelligence brokers..murder; 531pp $4 fine to very fine; scrapes on spine area, minor crease corner back cover 554 Lustbader, Eric Floating City PktBks, mmpb, 1995; Vietnam/SEAsia; Nicholas Linnear/Croaker; 482pp; drug trade, Yakuza $4 very fine-; slight repair front cover right corner, edge wear 554 Lynch, Katie Confucius Jane Forge, hc, fe, dj, 2015 tbr nm for ex-library ok-sh14 MacInnes, Helen While We Still Live F. Crest, mmpb, 1972; English girl’s visit to Poland turns to a nightmare of mistaken identity; nice R Lesser fc art $5 fine to very fine; bump back edge of spine area 547 MacLean, Alistair/MacNeill, Alastair Black Shrike F.G Medal #m2340, mmmpb, 1970; South Pacific; one of early and best novels $4 good to very good; slight spine lean, wrinkles spine area, crease back cover corner 554 MacLean, Alistair/MacNeill, Alastair Dead Halt Harper, mmpb, 1995; UNACO agents vs. international drug/arms pedlers; by MacNeill $2 fair+; major spine roll, crease back cover, edge wear, reading copy 554 MacLean, Alistair/MacNeill, Alastair Night Watch F Crest, mmpb, 1991; UNACO agents vs.international art thieves; by MacNeill $4 good+; scratches/scuffs to front cover, edge wear 554 Magson, Adrian Dark Asset Worldwide, mmpb, 2020; fpn; Somalia tbr mint-; 1 character ink marks front end page ok-sh6 Magson, Adrian Retribution Worldwide, mmpb; Kosovo tbr mint- ok-sh5 Maher, Sanam A Woman Like Her Melville Hse, hc,dj, 2020; 1st USA ed; r/f India fe; the “honor” murder of a fem media star by Muslim brother; Pakistan tbr mint- ok-sh11 Malladi, Amulya Song of the Cukoo Bird Ballantine, tpb, 2006, pbo; India, 1940’s to present; a woman who marches to another drummer tbr vf-nm except repaired spine area tear 1/2 inch ok-sh14 Malmont, Paul Chinatown Death Cloud Peril S & S, 2006, hc, fe, dj; lovely pulp dj art; pulp fiction homage; copy 2 6 near mint-; slight scrape out of image area LL550 Malmont, Paul Chinatown Death Cloud Peril S & S, 2006, hc, fe, dj; lovely pulp dj art;pulp fiction homage; copy 3 6 near mint- MBR4 Mann, Paul Jackal Club Amazon, tpb, 2016; India; George Sansi series tbr ok-sh6 March, Nev(female) Murder in Old Bombay Minotaur, hc, fe, dj, 2020; 1892; Br officer investigates death of 2 women tbr mint- ok-sh14 Marquand, John P Mr. Moto is so Sorry PopLib, mmpb, 1977; Orient Express-type setting tbr g-vg; 2 creases back cover, several hairline wavy wrinkles bottom right hand corner front cover ok-sh6 Marquand, John P Stopover Tokyo Bantam a1690, mmpb; 5 publishers issued this title in 1957; Mr Moto(secondary character) series; hard-boiled counter-espionage shs; good book 2 fair-; Magic tape top+bottom of spine area, browning inner front cover and inner back cover, general wear; reading copy 554 Massey, Sujata The Bride’s Kimono Avon, mmpb, 2002; Japan; Rei Shimura series; mystery; copy 2 5 nm-; slight wrinkles spine area LL550 Massey, Sujata The Floating Girl Avon, mmpb, 2001; Japan; Rei Shimura series; mystery; murder in the manga comic arena 5 vf-nm…close nm- 554 Massey, Sujata The Flower Master Harper, mmpb, 2000; Japan; Rei Shimura series; mystery tbr nm ok-sh6 Massey, Sujata The Salaryman’s Wife Harper, mmpb, 2003; Japan; Rei Shimura series; mystery; copy 2 5 near mint-; slight wrinkles spine area 554 Masters, John To the Coral Strand Dell 8942; 1968; India; a fanatical Indian-loving Brit expat vs Indianization of whole of India at the time of Brit departure 2 fair; covers are poor+, interior is very fine 547 Mbue, Imbolo Behold the Dreams Random, tpb, 2017; USA/Cameroon tbr vf-nm ok-sh14 McVeigh, Jennifer Leopard at the Door Putnam, tpb, 2017; Kenya in 1950’s tbr nm ok-sh7 Melville, James Sayonara, Sweet Amaryllis St Martins, hc, fe, dj(vf), 1984; Japan; polp; SuperIntd Otani 5 mint- 563 Merritt, Don Hatch’s Conspiracy Bantam, pbo, 1987; Laos/Polynesia/USA; a deserter living on island has wife kidnapped because of his past 4 f-vf; slight edge wear 547 Miller, Wade Mad Baxter G Medal k1355; 1963(2nd ptg of pbo); Sardinia tbr vf joy-s Min, Anchee Last Empress H Miflin, hc, fe, dj, 2006; China tbr near mint except ex-library ok-sh14 Minney, R.J. Fanny and the Regent of Siam World; hc, bce, @1962; Thailand; photos; sequel to The King and I; based on real shs tbr book is vf+ except foxing to 1 edge(page edges); dust jacket is poor(insect nibbled, edge tears/piece out, etc ok-sh14 Moore, Chris G A Haunting Smile W. Lotus(Thai), tpb, fe; 1993; aba; ghost story+ Army’s suppression of riots; sexual whirlpool; location; 424; non-Calvino series 25 near mint- 424 Moore, Robin Combat Pay Manor Bks, 1976, pbo; 26 shs(only title one is Vietnam & it’s authenic); light general wear; location 465 4 very good 465 Mortenson,G/Relin,O Three Cups of Tea Penguin, tpb, 2006; nf; Pakistan; 1993; building schools(55); location: Ash tbr very fine minus ol-sh14 Mourad, Kenize(fem) Regards from the Dead Princess Arcade/L Brown, hc, 1st USA edition, dj, 2001; Turkey; t/f French; roughly fall of Ottoman Empire-W War 2; nice art dj; 562pp tbr nm- ok-sh14 Mukherjee, Bharati Jasmine Grove Pr.; mmpb, 1989; India/USA; widowed at 17; married in Iowa, adopter of Viet child tbr very fine; corner crease front cover;…except medium amount of pink highlighting in text ok-sh6 Mukherjee, Bharati Tree Bride Hyperion, tpb, 2004; pbo; India/USA; searcing for her roots; heritage/identity search; loc: shv5 tbr mint- ok-sh14 Mynton, Henry The Pachinko Woman Morrow, hc, fe, 1999, dj; Japan; exc bk; agents battle for/against reunification of Korea; double agents, hit man, torture, FBI abroad; panchinko parlor extortionists 5 nm LL551 Nemat, Marina Prisoner of Tehran …….a Memoir S & S(Free Pr), hc, fe, dj, 2007; fpn; Iran; based on woman’s true shs; imprisonment at age 16 by Khomeini’s thugs, persecution, torture, murder, etc 5 mint- LL551 Newton, H.E. Hell’s Bonfire Digit(UK), 1963; novel based on fact: Malaya 1944; pbo; prisoners of Japanese; ? crease corner front cover otherwise very fine to near mint ? Newton, Michael Korea Kill Bantam, mmpb, 1990; Korean-American ex-CIA returns to Korea on a mission of revenge; above average 8 near mint- 488 Ng, Celeste Everything I Never Told You Penguin, tpb, 2015; a Chinese-Am. Family in 1970’s in Ohio & death strikes tbr vf-nm; edw ok-sh6 Nicholson, Christopher The Elephant Keeper Harper, tpb, 2010; 1776; England; fpn; arrival of 2 baby elephants and a stable boy caretaker; location: shv5 tbr near mint- ok-sh14 Niemann, Michael No Right Way Worldwide, mmpb; 2020; Syrian refugee in Turkey + UN refugee fraud investigator; authenic & excellent 5 nm-mint except 4 words on fep 554 Norton, Ray Garden of Fate G & Dunlop, hc, nd, re; many b w illos. JC Coll; 349pp; Morroco; 424 5 fair 424 Nozaka, Akiyuki Pornographers Bantam, N4720, 1969; porno salesman whose speciality is the orgy 4 very good- 395 Obregon, Nicolas Sins as Scarlet Minotaur, hc, fe, dj, 2018; pi: Kosuke Iwata; Japan/USA/Mexico tbr mint-; back cover bar code overstickeded ok-sh2 Olden, Marc Giri Bantam, mmpb, 1984; NY/Vietnam/France; brutal; killer on loose; Det. Sgt Decker in pursuit 4 interior very good to fine, but major foxing spotting inner front cover, inner back cover, front end page and back end page, covers and spine are good to very good otherwise good 488 Pai, Hsiao-Hung Scattered Sand Verso, hc, fe, dj, 2012; China’s rural migrants(contemporary) tbr mint for ex-library, but large sticker front end page and back end page ok-sh14 Park, Linda Sue A Single Shard Random/Yearling Newbury; hc, 2003; autographed; juvenile/teen; 12th century Korea tbr nm-; “perma-bound” binding; printer-laminated dust jacket ok-sh9 Park, Linda Sue When My Name was Keoko Random/Yearling Newbury; hc, 2004; autographed; juvenile/teen; early 1940’s Korea under World War 2 occupation by Japan tbr appears nm- but bump edge of few pages, so Fine- ok-sh9 Park, Tony Ivory St Martins, hc, dj, 2015(1st USA), Africa; illegal actions to generate $ to reopen hotel; good book; location: shv5 $4 very fine to near mint; basically near mint- ;ex-library(1 stamp only) LL551 Park, Tony Ivory St Martins, hc, fe(USA), dj, 2015; ; near Mozambique; Australian author 3 very fine to near mint; ex-library, slight sticker removal mark on spine area LL551 Pella, Judith Toward the Sunrise tpb, 2003; 1942;& 3 daughters all have men exiled or imprisoned in 3 countries tbr very good to fine; edgwear, minor marks inside front cover ok-sh14 Pomfret, John Chinese Lessons Holt, tpb, 2006; “5 classmates & story of New China tbr vf+; mi im fc ok-sh6 Preston, Doug/Child, Lincoln Wheel of Darkness Vision, mmpb, 2008; the Atlantic Ocean, ship, Tibetan artifact, murder; thriller 4 nm- 554 Profijt, Jutta Morgue Drawer for Rent Amazon; tpb, 2012; W Germany, tr/from German; well-done crime/morgue humor; 3rd in series; box 547 $9 mint- 547 Prose, Francine My New American Life Harper, hc, fe, dj, 2011; alien Albanian women in NYC & unpleasant arrival of relatives tbr mint- for ex-library ok-sh14 Pruit, Ida/T’ai-t’ai, Ning Lao A Daughter of Han Stanford U. Pr; tpb, 1967; “autobiography of Chinese working woman”; nf tbr fine+ minor general wear ok-sh14 Raheem, Zara Marriage Clock Morrow, tpb, pbo, 2019; India; a battle with family to find husband of “left-behind” daughter $2 nm-..except major bump front cover lower edge which extends into edge most pages(slight warpage), so ootherwise fair-good; reading copy 563 Rashid, Salman A Time of Madness..memoir of Partition Aleph(India), tpb, 2017; India/Pakistan; 1947; Muslim/Hindo/Sikh brutality/murder/hatred during creation of Pakistan tbr mint- ok-sh14 Ratner, Vaddey In the Shadow of the Banyan S & Schuster, hc, fe, dj, 2012; Cambodia; a child’s voyage over the genocide of her people; good book $4 near mint-; ex-library; minor highlighting 4 pages 547 Ray, Arnab Sultan of Delhi Hatchette(India), tpb, 2016; exc book of impoverish ones rise to crime lord $5 near mint- LL551 Reference…see list B for non-fiction items Items # 2–7, 10, 53, 111, 132, 133, 309, 321 various n/a n/a Rohmer, Sax Daughter of Fu Manchu Pyramid r-1032, mmpb; 1964; Nayland Smith vs Fu Manchu; R Maguire fc $5 g-vg 488 Ricciardi, David Warning Light Berkley, mmpb, 2019; Iran/France/AbuDabi; damaged aircraft lands in Iran near nuclear area, arrest, flees Iranian forces; outstanding bk. 1 in series 5 nm 554 Rizzuto, Rahna Reiko Shadow Child Grand Central, tpb, ARC, 2018; Jap-American sisters; Hawaii/NYC tbr near mint- ok-sh14 Roberts, Amanda Threads of Silk RedEmpress Pr., tpb, 2016, pbo; China; mid-1800’s; loc.: shv5 tbr near mint ok-sh14 Roberts, Gregory David Shantaram St Martins, tpb, 2004, India & Afghanistan, 933pp; Austrailan fugitive embraces India in all its aspects, surviving as a local,a facilitator, a barefoot dr. & a criminal; many flashes of brilliance 4 vf-nm…for ex-library; laminated plastic protective covers with 4 stickers underneath; only 2 stamps inside 563 Rogneby, Jenny Leona..the Die is Cast Other Pr(Australia), tpb, 2015, 1st USA ed.; t/f Swedish; Sweden; Leona Leonard(Violent Crimes Div.), polp; naked 7 year old girl robs a bank tbr nm for ex-library..except bc metallic sticker removal surface damage ok-sh14 Roslund, Anders/HellstromBorge Three Seconds Silver Oak(pub), hc, fe(USA), 2011; t/f Swedish; 489pp; wmb tbr mint- ok-sh6 Roth, Holly Shocking Secret..aka Content Assignment Dell 850, nd, @1954; fem bondage fc; Germany tbr good to very good; faint indentation impressions front cover & back cover joy-s Rowland, Laura Joh Black Lotus St Martins, mmpb, 2002; Japan; shogun investigator Ichiro; 17th century; murder 5 near mint to mint; slight edge wear 547 Rowland, Laura Joh Bunduri Harper, mmpb, 2001; 17th century Japan; S Ichiro, shogun investigator; murder 5 near mint 547 Rowland, Laura Joh Bonduri Villard, hc, fe, dj, 1996; 1689 feudal Japan 5 mint- 563 Rowland, Laura Joh Cloud Pavilion Minotaur, tpb, 2009; Japan, 17th century; 5 nm 547 Rowland, Laura Joh Concubine’s Tattoo St Martins, mmpb, 2000; 17th century Japan; Sano Ichiro, Shogun investigator 4 very fine to near mint 547 Rowland, Laura Joh Samurai’s Wife St Martins, mmpb, 2001; 17th century Japan; Sano Ichiro series 4 very fine to near mint 547 Rowland, Laura Joh Shinju Harper, mmpb, 1996; Japan; Shogun’s investigator Ichiro series #1; 17th century 4 very fine to near mint 547 Rowland, Laura Joh Snow Empress St Martins, mmpb, 2008; Japan; Shogun investigator Ichiro; murder 4 very fine to near mint; slight edge wear 547 Rowland, Laura Joh Way of the Traitor Harper, mmpb, 1998; Japan; year 1690; Shogun’s investigator Ichiro; on death of a foreigner; copy 1 $4 very fine; tiny piece out corner front cover, slight edge wear 547 Rowland, Laura Joh Way of the Traitor Harper, mmpb, 2001; Japan; 1690; Shogun’s investigator; Ichiro; murder; copy 2 $5 near mint 547 Rubin, Jonathan Barking Deer Avon 68437, mmpb; 1982; Vietnam; Special Forces team fighting Central Highlands, Montagnards & Viet Cong ? very good to fine except clipped edge fep; edgewear ? Sandberg, Berent Brass Diamonds Signet, 1981, mmpb, Cambodia; fpn; retrieval of diamonds from under the noses of the Khmer Rouge; exc aerial writing; interior=nm; location: 554 4 very good-; 3/4 inches piece of Magic tape top left upper corner front cover 554 Sasson, Jean Love in a Torn Land Wiley, hc, fe, dj, 2007; Iraq tbr nm except ex-library stamps on 2 pages(title page & back end page) ok-sh14 Schwartz, John Burnham The Commoner Vintage, tpb, 2009; 1959 Japan; non-aristocrat marries Crown Prince; edw, corner cr bc; location: shv5 tbr f-vf; edw; sm cr bc lower left corner ok-sh14 Scott, Paul Staying On Heinemann(UK), 1977(3rd); novel; a Brit & family growing old in British-departed India 5 vf-nm..except discoloration spot front end page and back end page size 3.5 x 1 inches; inner flap dw corner price-clipped MBR5 Shamsie, Kamila Home Fire Riverhead, hc, fe, dj, 2017; UK/USA/Pakistan; Muslim family relocates 5 mint- 563 Shapiro, Lionel Torch for a Dark Journey Bantam 932, 1951; France; the Cold War(1949); intrigue; in the hotel: a reporter refugees, a millionaire, a Hungarian plotter & his mistress; literate thriller 5 very fine+; except heavy wear(enamel chips at spine) edge spine area & bottom 1/4 inch of spine joy-s Shinn, Sharon Gateway Viking, hc, dj, fe, 2009; China; Chinese-American girl transported to another world; fantasy; teens tbr very fine to near mint; ex-library ok-sh14 Sidor, S.A. (male0 Fury from the Tomb Angry Robot(UK), mmpb, 2018, pbo, fpn; exc pulp adventure/horror dealing with the undead mummies from an Egyptian tomb brought to USA; 441pp 5 fine to very fine; edge wear 488 Sigurdardottier, Yrsa Silence of the Sea Minotaur, hc, fe, dj, 2014; t/f Icelandic; Iceland tbr very fine for ex-library ok-sh14 Smith, Alexander McCall Morality for Beautiful Girls (reference); see under..Smith..No.1 Ladies Det. Agency n/a n/a Smith, Alexander McCall No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency/Tears for the Giraffe/Morality for Beautiful Girls Pantheon, hc, fe(omnibus), laminated dj, 1st USA hc ed.; re 3 1998-2001 novels; nd; 689pp; Botswana; fem pi: Precious Ramotswe; best seller; Scotland author 6 mint LL551 Smith, Alexander McCall Tears of the Giraffe (reference); see under..Smith..No.1 Ladies Det. Agency n/a n/a Smith, Wilbur Those in Peril St Martin’s; hc, fe, dj, 2011; Somalia; rich fem owner & in-country security mgr vs coastal Somali pirates; good/exciting/authenic 5 very fine+ MBR5 Spence, Jonathan D Death of Woman Wang Penguin, tpb, 1979; novelized old China historical tbr very good; scrape botton right corner front cover/ quarter size gouge bottom back cover, back cover good only ok-sh14 Stack, Megan K Women’s Work D/Day, hc, fe, dj, 2019; China/India; nf; expatriate and her fem employees tbr mint- ok-sh6 Stanton, Ken Cold Blue Death..the Aquanauts #1 MacFadden, mmpb, 1970; action; pbo $12 very fine..except tiny tear top spine area and small #1 ink mark top front cover 554 Stanton, Ken Operation Sea Monster..the Aquanauts #10 Manor, mmpb, 1974; pbo; action 5 fine to very fine; minor ink marks front end page 554 Stanton, Ken Ten Seconds to Zero..the Aquanauts #2 MacFadden, mmpb, 1970, pbo, action 12 vf..except small #2 ink marks top front cover, minor ink marks front end page 554 Stanton, Ken Whirlwind Beneath the Sea..the Aquanauts #6 MacFadden, mmpb, 1972, pbo, action/adventure 12 vf+; minor minor ink marks front end page 554 Staples, Suzanne Fisher Shabanu Dell Laurel Leaf..Yearling, 2000, mmpb; Pakistan; young adults tbr vg-fine; tiny dings to front cover, small corner crease back cover ok-sh9 Steel, Danielle Silent Honor Dell, mmpb, 2018, 405pp ? very fine to near mint ? Stuart, A. M(fem.) Revenge in Rubies Berkley, tpb, 2020, pbo; Singapore; Harriet Gordon #2 tbr mint- ok-sh6 Stuart, A. M(fem.) Singapore Sapphire Berkley, tpb, 2019, pbo; mystery; exc oriental conveying sense of 1910 tropics & British policing there; jewel smuggling leads to multiple murders; intermix of ex-jailed fem & policeman with native mistress ; exc Rostant fc art 5 very fine to near mint; minor edgewear LL551 Sudbanthad, Pitchaya Bangkok Wakes to Rain Riverhead, hc, fe, dj, 2018; Thailand tbr mint- ok-sh6 Sullivan, Mark Rogue St Martins, mmpb, 2013; 494pp; lp$10; Argentina/Cyprus/Turkey; exc Bourne-like man-on-the-run deceived CIA man/team type ? vf-nm; ; few ex-dog-eared pages otherwise near mint ? Sunee, Kim Trail of Crumbs Grand Central, tpb, 2009; nf; a memoir; Korea/USA/Europe tbr near mint ok-sh14 Taing, Vek Huong/Sharon Fisher Ordeal in Cambodia Here’s Life Pub(Cal.), nf, 1 family’s survival–escape from Khmer Rouge tbr good to very good; ink marks inside front cover, edge wear ok-sh14 Tan, Cheryl Lu-Lien Sarong Party Girls Morrow, hc, fe, dj, 2016; Singapore; party-set in pursuit of Caucasian husbands; location; shv5 tbr near mint; back cover barcode overstickered ok-sh14 Tangen, Geir Requiem Minotaur, hc, fe, dj, 2016; Norway; polp; an apparent maniac continually advance-notifies a newspaperman before his random murders $5 mint- MBR5 Tatchell, Jo Poet of Bahgdad a.k.a. Nabeel’s Song; D/Day, tpb, 2008; nf; 1979 Iraq; a poet & his family’s rebellion against Saddam Hussein’s regime 5 vf-nm LL551 Tharoor, Shashi Riot Arcade, hc, fe, dj, 2001; India American fem social worker caught up in race riots/romance & death 5 nm 563 Theroux, Paul A Dead Hand H Miflin, hc, fe, dj, 2010; India tbr vf-nm for ex-library; except for 2 pull marks on outter boards(hidden by dust jacket) ok-sh14 Theroux, Paul Kowloon Tong H Miflin, hc, fe, dj, 1997; H Kong; long-term Brits vs Chinese wishing to obtain their business 2 fine to very finefor ex-library; no back end page; label on spine/strip area LL551 Thomas, Will Limehouse Text S & Schuster, tpb, 2006; Victorian era pi: Cyrus Barker in London’s Chinatown vs killer in struggle for rare document 5 mint- LL551 Thompson, Thomas Serpentine D/Day, hc, dj, nd(1979@), bce; 563pp; India/Thailand/etc; a well-done novelization of a true story; Charles Sobhraj, psychotic Indian conman, moves from country to country enticing women, robbing & poisoning tourists, and eluding justice 5 nm+ MBR5 Tooze, Ruth Cambodia: Land of Contrasts Viking, hc, fe, dj +, 3rd ptg; nf, b & w photos, 144pp; exc concise US AID worker’s down-to-earth pre-Vietnam war descriptions; scarce ? vg-f for ex-lib but with lib stickers; bullet-proof library binding with high strength fc(not cheap laminated) in addition to dj ? Ung, Loung First They Killed My Father Harper, tpb, 2012, nf; Cambodia; a daughter remembers the time of the “Killing Fields”; copy 1 5 mint- LL551 Ung, Loung First They Killed My Father Harper Perennial, tpb, 2006; nf; Cambodia; a daughter remembers the time of the “killing fields”; copy 2 5 mint- 563 Unknown(govmt of Korea sponsored Korea Reborn..A Grateful Nation Rember My Service Prod., hc, fe, dj, 2013, nf; a tribute to Korean War veterans; many photoes of war, old Korea, new Korea; color; 9 x 11″; wmb; 158pp; distributed free to war vets 6 liv room Vargas, Jose Antonio Dear America, Notes of an Undocumented.. …Citizen; Morrow, 2019; nf; Filipino illegal overstayer with fake passport/visa to USA becomes a homosexual activist reporter favoring illegals as he becomes semi-homeless 3 near mint-; ballpoint underlining 11 pages 519 Various(4 authors) China Tapestry(Bateman/Downs/Miller/Pe.. ..terson; Barbour, tpb, 2002; pbo; 349pp; 4 romantic novellas 5 nm MBR5 Voice of the Martyrs(organization) Hearts of Fire tpb, nd(2003/2015 re; 8 women’s shs of religious persecution in 8 countries; nf; 3 communist/5 non-communist countries tbr good; appears very fine but some back pages slight warpage at top moisture exposure ok-sh14 Wager, Walter Time of Reckoning Playboy Pr., mmpb, 1981(3rd); 3 year old survivor of 3rd Reich extermination camp returns to Germany for revenge 4 fine+; slight edge wear 554 West, Morris(East, Morris) Lazarus St Martins, mmpb, 1991; Vatican/Europe; kill the Pope 4 nm- 554 White, Jenny The Sultan’s Seal Norton; hc, dj, fe, 19th century Turkey; lovely dj; loc.: shv5 tbr mint- ok-sh14 Wilson, F. Paul Black Wind Tor, mmpb, 1989; 1926 onward; Japan/Pacific tbr very good-; spine is only good with small repaired tear & creases ok-sh6 Winward, Walter Music of a Distant Drum NEL(Hodder), mmpb, 1989; Malaya; a family’s struggles thru the Communist terrorist “emergency” years; good book, some events based on real life; scarce this ed. 8 good to very good; very good except heavy spine rubs; small piece clear tape bottom of spine 488 Yan, Ling Ling A Mother’s Love..a story of the Yan family Scandinavia Pub(Denmark), hc, fe, dj + embossed dj, wmb, 2012, 539pp, many photoes; story of a courageous widow & her 7 children during the communist regime; nf; well-done 5 mint- LL551 Yap, Chan Ling New Beginnings M Cavendish(Singapore), tpb, 2014; Chinese male immigrant & his trials including bringing his daughter to his work location: Malaya 10 mint- MBR5 Yee, Lisa Good Luck, Ivy(Ivy Ling) American Girl Pub, tpb, 1976; color art+ photos, quality paper; #10 in Julie series; age 8 & up; 86pp tbr fine to very fine; slight crease front cover ok-sh5 Yeh, Chun-Chan Mountain Village Putnam, hc, fe, dj(fair-gd), 1947; 1920’s China..the changeless East; location: shv5 5 very fine to near mint MBR5 Zama, Farahad(male) Marriage Bureas for Rich People Putnam, hc, fe, dj, 2009; India; male retiree starts marriage bureau; copy 2; excellent book n/a gone; Keeper n/a Zoya/Follain, J/Cristofari, Rita Zoya’s Story..Afghan Woman’s Struggle for Freedom Morrow, hc, fe, dj, 2002; Afghanistan; Taliban and Mujahideen scum & women’s rights $5 mint- MBR5