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Struggling to Survive: A story of love, crime, and deception in the new Russia: Volume 2 (Anya Series)

Struggling to Survive: A story of love, crime, and deception in the new Russia: Volume 2 (Anya Series)

Julia Gousseva
Anya's husband, a submariner, has died at sea, leaving Anya alone with her baby daughter. She returns to Moscow, but rebuilding her life is unexpectedly hard. It's the 1990's, and Moscow is undergoing dramatic social and economic changes. The old [...more]
Set in Beijing, Moscow, Poland
Contemporary Fiction Political
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American Ikaros: The Search for Kevin Andrews

American Ikaros: The Search for Kevin Andrews

Roger Jinkinson
A chance encounter in a small cafe on a remote Greek island led Jinkinson on a quest to find out what had happened to Kevin Andrews, the author of "The Flight of Ikaros." The last few years of his life were spent in Athens living as a recluse; he died in 1989, swimming in wild seas off the Greek island of Kythira. [...more]
Set in Beijing, Athens
Biographical
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Fragrant Harbour

Fragrant Harbour

John Lanchester
Fragrant Harbour is the story of four people whose intertwined lives span Asia's last seventy years. Tom Stewart leaves England to seek his fortune, and finds it in running Hong Kong's best hotel. Sister Maria is a beautiful and uncompromising [...more]
Set in Hong Kong
Contemporary Fiction Historical
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Year of the Tiger

Year of the Tiger

Jack Higgins
In 1959, British agents masterminded the escape of the Dalai Lama from Tibet. Three years later, Paul Chavasse is doing it all over again. . .A vitally important scientist, holding intelligence that could shift the balance of world power, is being [...more]
Set in Himalayas, China
Action & Adventure Historical Political Suspense
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Lost Horizon (Vintage Classics)

Lost Horizon (Vintage Classics)

James Hilton
Flying out of India, a light aircraft is hi-jacked and flown into the high Tibetan Himalayas. The few passengers on board anxiously await their fate, among them Conway, a talented British consul. But on landing they are unexpectedly conducted to a [...more]
Set in Himalayas, China
Action & Adventure Classics Crime and Mystery Historical
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Race to Tibet

Race to Tibet

Sophie Schiller
By 1889 Tibet is the last great unexplored country in the world. Gabriel Bonvalot is determined to win the race to Lhasa, but lacks a sponsor. When the Duke of Chartres promises to pay his expenses Bonvalot agrees, even after he learns he must bring [...more]
Set in Himalayas, China
Action & Adventure Historical
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Peking Picnic

Peking Picnic

Ann Bridge
Laura Leroy, wife of a British attaché, leads a divided existence, torn between her beloved home in England and diplomatic society in Peking – an ancient city of exquisite allure. When Laura joins a group of expats on an expedition to the [...more]
Set in Beijing
Crime and Mystery Historical Romance
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Whispering Shadows

Whispering Shadows

Jan-Philipp Sendker
Paul Leibovitz was once an ambitious advisor, dedicated father, and loving husband. But after living for nearly thirty years in Hong Kong, personal tragedy strikes and Paul's marriage unravels in the fallout. When he makes a fleeting connection [...more]
Set in Shenzhen
Contemporary Fiction Crime and Mystery Suspense
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Ghost Tripping: A Grouping of Ghostly Travel Tales

Ghost Tripping: A Grouping of Ghostly Travel Tales

Keith E Jones
Modern travel adventure doesn't always take place in a far off swamp. Keith Jones journeys from the polluted streets of Manila to an elegant Bishkek ballroom. He sleeps upon a lonely beach in Baja, Mexico and is enlightened at a forest temple in [...more]
Set in Manila, China, Kyrgyzstan, Thailand, Mexico
Contemporary Fiction Fantasy and Sci Fi Short Stories
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Hui Gui: A Chinese Story

Hui Gui: A Chinese Story

Elsie Sze
Follow Tak Sing from his childhood in revolutionary China, through his struggle for survival as a refugee in Hong Kong. [...more]
Set in Hong Kong, China
Historical
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The Unexpected Mrs Pollifax

Mrs Pollifax

Dorothy Gilman
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2 books in this series are set in China
Crime and MysteryContemporary Fiction
Samsara

Samsara

Alexandra Jones
Tibet in the late nineteenth century - an untamed and mysterious land. Lhasa, the residence of its god king the Dalai Lama, is a forbidden city - and death at the hands of his fierce soldiers is the fate of any foreigner who dares set foot inside [...more]
Set in China
Historical Romance
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The Honourable Schoolboy

The Honourable Schoolboy

John le Carré
2nd in series. It is a beleaguered and betrayed Secret Service that has been put in the care of George Smiley. A mole has been uncovered at the organisation's highest levels - and its agents across the world put in grave danger. But untangling the [...more]
Set in Hong Kong
Historical Political Suspense
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The Steep Approach To Garbadale

The Steep Approach To Garbadale

Iain Banks
Dark family secrets and a long-lost love affair lie at the heart of Iain Banks's fabulous new novel. The Wopuld family built its fortune on a board game called Empire! - now a hugely successful computer game. So successful, the American Spraint Corp [...more]
Set in Hong Kong, California, Singapore
Contemporary Fiction Romance
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Night of Many Dreams

Night of Many Dreams

Gail Tsukiyama
As World War II threatens their comfortable life in Hong Kong, young Joan and Emma Lew escape with their family to spend the war years in Macao. When they return home, Emma develops a deep interest in travel and sets her sights on an artistic life [...more]
Set in Hong Kong
Historical
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Hundred Flowers, A

Hundred Flowers, A

Gail Tsukiyama
China, 1957. Chairman Mao has declared a new openness in society: "Let a hundred flowers bloom; let a hundred schools of thought contend." Many intellectuals fear it is only a trick, and Kai Ying's husband, Sheng, a teacher, has promised not to [...more]
Set in China
Historical Political
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The Language of Threads

The Language of Threads

Gail Tsukiyama
Sequel to 'Women of the Silk'. In this dramatic story of hardship and survival in the face of historic upheaval, the author paints a moving unforgettable portrait of women fighting the forces of war and time to make a life for themselves. [...more]
Set in China
Historical
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Women of the Silk

Women of the Silk

Gail Tsukiyama
In "Women of the Silk" Gail Tsukiyama takes her readers back to rural China in 1926, where a group of women forge a sisterhood amidst the reeling machines that reverberate and clamor in a vast silk factory from dawn to dusk. Leading the first strike [...more]
Set in China
Historical
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The Black Echo (Harry Bosch)

Harry Bosch

Michael Connelly
open/close16 books in series
1 book in this series is set in China
Action & AdventureContemporary FictionCrime and Mystery
The Jewel Of St Petersburg (Russian Concubine)

Russian Concubine

Kate Furnivall
open/close3 books in series
2 books in this series are set in China
Historical
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