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1 Long Way Home - Neve Cottrell
Auteur : Neve Cottrell
Genre : Contemporary
A second chance at love…

Tyler Barnes can’t believe his eyes when Alexis MacAdams walks back into his life.  His high school crush left Mangrove Island seventeen years ago and never looked back.  He’s held on to the memory of her, even though she never gave him a second glance.  Now Alexis is back for the holidays and Tyler is determined to make a lasting impression before she slips away again.  He soon learns, however, that her broken heart needs to heal before he has a chance to win it.  Can Tyler convince her to risk her heart for a second time?

Book 2: Far From Home
Book 3: No Place Like Home
Book 4: Heart of the Home
Book 5: Home Sweet Home

2 Wild Tropics - Stephanie Taylor
Auteur : Stephanie Taylor
Genre : Fiction & Literature
“I'd highly recommend this book and I personally can't wait to see the adventures awaiting Holly and the gang in book three!” —Amazon Review

“This to me is like my Jance and Evanovich books.. I wait excitedly or them to come out, then I sit and look at them for a day or two...because they are sooo good and I finish them so quickly, that I have to start the wait all over again!” —Amazon Review 

With the crew of 'Wild Tropics' arriving to film their reality show in the middle of a Halloween heatwave, mayor Holly Baxter has her hands full with PR duties, and not everyone is thrilled to have cameras and prying eyes on Christmas Key. In fact, one of the locals is more than happy to let her know how he feels about the situation, and before she knows it, Holly is defending her choices in front of the whole island... 

Following their

3 Tempted in the Tropics - Tracy March
Auteur : Tracy March
Genre : Contemporary
Paige Ellerbee's life is far from perfect after moving back to small-town Maple Creek—there's her struggling bakery, Sweet Bee's; her aging father; and the fact she's practically the only single girl in town. But when Lane Anderson, the town's hot—and young!—new doctor, moves in next door, she wouldn't mind receiving some intensive care…until their first conversation starts a feud.

Lane came to Maple Creek to lay low after inadvertently being associated with a pill-prescribing scandal. When the gorgeous blonde next door asks for his help with a program that could raise eyebrows, he has to refuse. He's been burned in the past when blinded by love, yet Paige's feisty personality has his blood running hot.

When a little matchmaking lands Lane at Paige's best friend's wedding in St. Lucia, suddenly the romantic island vibe tempts them to kiss and make up

4 Mangrove Island Box Set - Neve Cottrell
Auteur : Neve Cottrell
Genre : Contemporary
Romance is sizzling in the sun ~

Pull up a beach chair and immerse yourself in the world of Mangrove Island.  The box set includes the first 3 books of the contemporary romance series: Long Way Home, Far From Home and No Place Like Home. 

Long Way Home: Tyler Barnes can’t believe his eyes when Alexis MacAdams walks back into his life. His high school crush left Mangrove Island seventeen years ago and never looked back. He’s held on to the memory of her, even though she never gave him a second glance. Now Alexis is back for the holidays and Tyler is determined to make a lasting impression before she slips away again. He soon learns, however, that her broken heart needs to heal before he has a chance to win it. Can Tyler convince her to risk her heart for a second time? Far From Home: Caspian Warwick, the Marquess of Pembroke, has been

5 Anna in the Tropics (TCG Edition) - Nilo Cruz
Auteur : Nilo Cruz
Genre : Theater
Winner of the 2003 Pulitizer Prize for Drama

. . . there are many kinds of light.
The light of fires. The light of stars.
The light that reflects off rivers.
Light that penetrates through cracks.
Then there’s the type of light that reflects off the skin.
—Nilo Cruz, Anna in the Tropics

This lush romantic drama depicts a family of cigar makers whose loves and lives are played out against the backdrop of America in the midst of the Depression. Set in Ybor City (Tampa) in 1930, Cruz imagines the catalytic effect the arrival of a new "lector" (who reads Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina to the workers as they toil in the cigar factory) has on a Cuban-American family. Cruz celebrates the search for identity in a new land.

"The words of Nilo Cruz waft from the stage like a scented breeze. They sparkle and prickle and sw
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7 Tropic of Night - Michael Gruber
Auteur : Michael Gruber
Genre : Mysteries & Thrillers
Jane Doe lives in the shadows under an assumed name. A once-promising anthropologist and an expert on shamanism, everyone thinks she's dead. Or so she hopes.

Jimmy Paz is a Cuban-American police detective. Straddling two cultures, he understands things others cannot.

When the killings start -- a series of ritualistic murders -- all of Miami is terrified. Especially Jane. She knows the dark truth that Jimmy must desperately search to uncover. As their lives slowly interconnect, Jane and Paz are soon caught in a cataclysmic battle between good and an evil as unimaginable as it is terrifying . . .

8 Heart of the Home - Neve Cottrell
Auteur : Neve Cottrell
Genre : Contemporary
Shelby Keeler hasn't had the best luck lately.  Despite the influx of happy couples on Mangrove Island, true love for Shelby remains as mythological as a unicorn.  When her landlord decides not to renew her lease, Shelby agrees to move in with her best friend, Donovan, until she finds another place to live.  

Donovan Reed is the handsome island doctor with an undeniable soft spot for Shelby.  They’ve grown so close over the years that they’re practically family.  Once they start showering and sleeping under the same roof, however, Donovan quickly realizes that his feelings for her might extend beyond brotherly affection.  

When the sparks begin to fly, are these two willing to risk their friendship for a chance at love?  

Heart of the Home is book 4 of the Mangrove Island series, however, each book can be enjoyed

9 No Place Like Home - Neve Cottrell
Auteur : Neve Cottrell
Genre : Contemporary
Courtney Haskell has gone from a struggling actress to Mangrove Island hotelier in a matter of weeks, thanks to her father’s dying wish that she take the reins of the family’s beloved Pink Palm Hotel.  Even as the work and financial issues begin to mount, Courtney is determined to rise to the occasion and honor her father’s memory.   
As a successful real estate developer, Eric Ballantine is used to getting what he wants and he has his sights set on The Pink Palm Hotel.  When his company’s generous offer is rebuffed, he decides to take matters into his own hands.  Once he meets the captivating Courtney Haskell, however, Eric finds himself at risk for losing more than his latest pet project.

This is the third book in the Mangrove Island series, but each book can be enjoyed as a standalone.
Book 1 - Long Way H

10 Home Sweet Home - Neve Cottrell
Auteur : Neve Cottrell
Genre : Contemporary
Sara Michaelson’s life has not turned out the way she pictured it.  A failed marriage, a body she no longer recognizes and the stress of single parenthood have taken a toll and Sara worries that she’s destined for a life alone.  

Jake Evershed knows what people say about him — that he left his son with his ex-wife in Atlanta so that he could resume his carefree lifestyle. No one knows that he’s a man on a mission, determined to put down roots on Mangrove Island in order to gain custody of his son.

When Jake falls for Sara, he realizes it’s going to take more than his good looks and easygoing charm to persuade her to give him a chance. Can he convince a wary Sara that he’s the right man for her? 

Book 5 in the Mangrove Island contemporary romance series.  Other books in the series include: Long Way Home (Book 1), Far From

11 Feels Like Home - Neve Cottrell
Auteur : Neve Cottrell
Genre : Contemporary
Tim Robinson has a good life -- a thriving business, a beautiful home, and a great group of friends on Mangrove Island.  The only thing missing is the one thing he craves the most.  Love.  Ever since his girlfriend dumped him for a Brazilian soccer star, he's been been unable to fill the empty space she left behind.  
Jessica Hunt is a young, vivacious teacher hoping to build a new life on the island and Tim is exactly her type.  He's older, wiser and more successful than any man she's ever known.  As much as she longs to settle down in the tight-knit Mangrove Island community, a tragic secret is holding her back -- a secret that threatens to destroy her every attempt at happiness.     

Can love find a way to bring them together and heal their damaged hearts?

12 Tropic of Stupid - Tim Dorsey
Auteur : Tim Dorsey
Genre : Fiction & Literature
Serge A. Storms embarks on a tour to meet his long-lost relatives in this latest madcap entry in the bestselling series from Florida’s “compulsively irreverent and shockingly funny” (Boston Globe) Tim Dorsey.

Devoted Floridaphile Serge Storms is a lover of history, so he’s decided to investigate his own using one of those DNA services from late-night TV. Excited to construct a family tree, he and Coleman hit the road to meet his kin. Along the way, he plans to introduce Coleman to the Sunshine State’s beautiful parks where he can brush up on his flora, fauna, and wildlife, and more importantly, collect the missing stamps for his park passport book.

But as the old saying goes, the apple doesn’t fall far . . .  Serge is thrilled to discover he may be related to a notorious serial killer who’s terrorized the state for twenty years and never been caug

13 Failed State - Christopher Brown
Auteur : Christopher Brown
Genre : Fiction & Literature
"The novel is as tense and thrilling as any of Brown's work, and as full of rage and hope. It's a novel that truly reckons with the enormity of  both our climate emergency and the system that produced it - a tale of  human imperfection and redemption." -- Cory Doctorow, bestselling author of Walkaway

In this second dystopian legal thriller from the author of the acclaimed Rule of Capture and Tropic of Kansas, lawyer Donny Kimoe juggles two intertwined cases whose outcomes will determine the course of America’s future—and his own.

In the aftermath of a second American revolution, peace rests on a fragile truce. The old regime has been deposed, but the ex-president has vanished, escaping justice for his crimes. Some believe he is dead. Others fear he is in hiding, gathering forces. As the factions in Washington work to restore order, Donny Kimoe is i

14 The Tropic of Serpents - Marie Brennan
Auteur : Marie Brennan
Genre : Fantasy
The thrilling adventure of Lady Trent continues in Marie Brennan's Tropic of Serpents . . .

Attentive readers of Lady Trent's earlier memoir, A Natural History of Dragons, are already familiar with how a bookish and determined young woman named Isabella first set out on the historic course that would one day lead her to becoming the world's premier dragon naturalist. Now, in this remarkably candid second volume, Lady Trent looks back at the next stage of her illustrious (and occasionally scandalous) career.

Three years after her fateful journeys through the forbidding mountains of Vystrana, Mrs. Camherst defies family and convention to embark on an expedition to the war-torn continent of Eriga, home of such exotic draconian species as the grass-dwelling snakes of the savannah, arboreal tree snakes, and, most elusive of all, the legendary swamp-wyrms o

15 Tropic of Kansas - Christopher Brown
Auteur : Christopher Brown
Genre : Science Fiction
A Seattle Times Noteworthy Book of 2017!

“Futurist as provocateur! The world is sheer batshit genius . . . a truly hallucinatorily envisioned environment.”—William Gibson, New York Times bestselling and award-winning author

“Timely, dark, and ultimately hopeful: it might not ‘make America great again,’ but then again, it just might.”—Cory Doctorow, New York Times bestselling and award winning author of Homeland

Acclaimed short story writer and editor of the World Fantasy Award-nominee Three Messages and a Warning eerily envisions an American society unraveling and our borders closed off—from the other side—in this haunting and provocative novel that combines Max Barry’s Jennifer Government, Philip K. Dick’s classic Man in the High Castle, and China Mieville’s The City & the City

The United States of America is no

16 Almost Home - Neve Cottrell
Auteur : Neve Cottrell
Genre : Contemporary
Book 7 of the Mangrove Island contemporary romance series --

To the residents of Mangrove Island, tall and beautiful Sasha Santos is known as Superwoman. Teacher, community activist, and a friend to everyone in need, she is a valuable member of the island family. To her own family, however, Sasha is a failure. The one who didn’t measure up to the exacting standards of her competitive parents and the high-achieving Santos family.

Jeff Collins is the happy-go-lucky marina manager and lover of the great outdoors. He has begrudgingly settled for life as a bachelor, even though he imagined a wife and a house full of kids. 

When Jeff and Sasha are thrown together during a mayoral campaign, the sparks fly. Can they save the fate of the island as well as each other?     

Book 1: Long Way Home
Book 2: Far From Home

17 A Study Guide for Nilo Cruz's "Anna in the Tropics" - The Gale Group
Auteur : The Gale Group
Genre : Fiction & Literature
A study guide for Nilo Cruz's "Anna in the Tropics", excerpted from The Gale Group's acclaimed Drama for Students series. Designed with busy students in mind, this concise study guide includes: plot summary; character analysis; author biographies; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Drama for Students to help you finish your research in record time.

18 Out of Paradise - A Short Story of Zombie Fantasy Fiction from the Tropics - Forgotten Tales from the Realms of Primoria - Eddie Patin
Auteur : Eddie Patin
Genre : Action & Adventure
"Great, short read! Most zombie fiction these days are more 'Walking Dead' than swords and sorcery. Good to read about a normal guy in a fantastic setting."
- S Leroy, Chicago IL

Treat yourself to a short novella from the "Forgotten Tales from the Realms of Primoria" series. 

For Torg Brennan, a skilled carpenter from the city with a good heart, his decision to move to the tropical island of Ardouni was a choice well made.  Life is good.  His business is growing, he's getting along well with his new community, and his budding relationship with the playful and affectionate native, Naroli, is reminding him that he can love again.  

The city life has been left behind, and every day is a relaxed scene of turquoise waves, vivid green palms, and white, sandy beaches. But, as a dark force crawls out of the sea, snuffing out all life in i

19 Dead Tropics - Sue Edgerley
Auteur : Sue Edgerley
Genre : Horror

Lori Nelson has always seen herself as an ordinary woman, doing the best she can to juggle family and her work as a nurse. But the most dangerous creature in nature is the mother whose offspring is threatened…

When miners release an ancient virus Lori is at ground zero of the deadly battle for survival. With the help of a laconic ex-soldier, can Lori find the strength to fight the spreading threat and save her family?

"Surprisingly good."

"Fast paced and charged with adrenaline. I was impressed."--Peace, Love & Reviews

"This one puts its foot on the gas pedal and never takes it off. It's excellent. Pick it up."--Kevin J. Burke, author of THE LAST MAILMAN

20 Tropical Nature - Adrian Forsyth
Auteur : Adrian Forsyth
Genre : Latin America
Seventeen marvelous essays introducing the habitats, ecology, plants, and animals of the Central and South American rainforest.

A lively, lucid portrait of the tropics as seen by two uncommonly observant and thoughtful field biologists. Its seventeen marvelous essays introduce the habitats, ecology, plants, and animals of the Central and South American rainforest. Includes a lengthy appendix of practical advice for the tropical traveler.

21 Big Sur and the Oranges of Hieronymus Bosch - Henry Miller
Auteur : Henry Miller
Genre : Literary Criticism
In his great triptych "The Millennium," Bosch used oranges and other fruits to symbolize the delights of Paradise.
In his great triptych “The Millennium,” Bosch used oranges and other fruits to symbolize the delights of Paradise. Whence Henry Miller’s title for this, one of his most appealing books; first published in 1957, it tells the story of Miller’s life on the Big Sur, a section of the California coast where he lived for fifteen years. Big Sur is the portrait of a place—one of the most colorful in the United States—and of the extraordinary people Miller knew there: writers (and writers who did not write), mystics seeking truth in meditation (and the not-so-saintly looking for sex-cults or celebrity), sophisticated children and adult innocents; geniuses, cranks and the unclassifiable, like Conrad Moricand, the “Devil in Paradise” who is one of Miller’s greate

22 Tropic of Cancer - Henry Miller
Auteur : Henry Miller
Genre : Literary
Now hailed as an American classic Tropic of Cancer, Henry Millerís masterpiece, was banned as obscene in this country for twenty-seven years after its first publication in Paris in 1934. Only a historic court ruling that changed American censorship standards, ushering in a new era of freedom and frankness in modern literature, permitted the publication of this first volume of Millerís famed mixture of memoir and fiction, which chronicles with unapologetic gusto the bawdy adventures of a young expatriate writer, his friends, and the characters they meet in Paris in the 1930s. Tropic of Cancer is now considered, as Norman Mailer said, "one of the ten or twenty great novels of our century.”

23 Deadly Outbreaks - Alexandra M. Levitt & Donald R. Hopkins
Auteur : Alexandra M. Levitt & Donald R. Hopkins
Genre : Medical

“Portrays epidemiologists as disease detectives who tirelessly hunt for clues and excel at deductive reasoning. Even Sherlock Holmes would be proud of this astute group of professionals.”—Booklist

This updated edition features a brand new section detailing important facts about the coronavirus and tips for keeping yourself and your family safe.

Despite advances in health care, infectious microbes continue to be a formidable adversary to scientists and doctors. Vaccines and antibiotics, the mainstays of modern medicine, have not been able to conquer infectious microbes because of their amazing ability to adapt, evolve, and spread to new places. Terrorism aside, one of the greatest dangers from infectious disease we face today is from a massive outbreak of drug-resistant micr

24 Shelter in the Tropics - Cara Lockwood
Auteur : Cara Lockwood
Genre : Suspense
She's got nowhere left to run 

After a year of searching, ex-marine turned private eye Tack Reeves has finally located Cate Allen. She's traded in her high heels for flip-flops but Tack would recognize the stunning beauty anywhere. He just needs proof. Posing as a tourist at her Caribbean resort is the perfect cover. Except that the closer Tack gets to Cate, the less his case makes sense…and their intense attraction is only fueling the confusion. When he learns that the mom and her four-year-old son are hiding from her abusive ex, he vows to protect them. But Cate may not let him when she learns why he's on the island…

25 Dragon in the Tropics - Javier Corrales & Michael Penfold
Auteur : Javier Corrales & Michael Penfold
Genre : Political Science
This new and expanded edition of Dragon in the Tropics—the widely acclaimed account of how president Hugo Chávez (1999–2013) revamped Venezuela’s political economy—examines the electoral decline of Chavismo after Chavez’s death and the policies adopted by his successor, Nicolás Maduro, to cope with the economic chaos inherited from previous radical populist policies. Corrales and Penfold argue that Maduro has had to struggle with the inherent contradictions of a large and heterogeneous social coalition, a declining oil sector, the strength of entrenched military interests, and fewer resources to appease international allies, which have strenghtened the autocratic features of an already consolidated hybrid regime. In examining the new political realities of Venezuela, the authors offer lessons on the dynamics of succession in hybrid regimes. This book is a must-read for

26 Hot Tropics and Cold Feet - Diann Hunt
Auteur : Diann Hunt
Genre : Religious
When the going gets tough, the tough hit the beach.

After years of being single, Lily's about to head down the aisle again. But just as she's about to take the plunge, she gets cold feet--ice cold.

To calm her pre-wedding jitters, Lily and her girlfriends take off on a getaway to Siesta Key, Florida. Harkening back to younger days, they stalk Donny Osmond, get tattoos (henna!), and turn the heads of local studs. But not far from any of their minds are the challenges of midlife: grown children coming home to roost, husbands in midlife crisis mode, and--could it be?--a first-time pregnancy at forty-five.

The "girls" all have their baggage in tow, but the salty air and laughing with friends is just what the doctor ordered--if they can weather the hot flashes until wedding bells ring!

27 The Essential Guide to Growing Orchids In The Tropics - Chia Tet Fatt & David Astley
Auteur : Chia Tet Fatt & David Astley
Genre : Gardening
The Essential Guide to Growing Orchids in the Tropics is the first book on orchid cultivation to be written specifically for growers in tropical countries and to include advice on growing them in tropical lowlands and highlands, wet and dry climates, and in urban environments such as on balconies and indoors. The book will appeal to all types of orchid lovers, as it is structured with two main sections: step-by-step basics for those growing orchids for the first time; and more comprehensive advice for orchid hobbyists and those who wish to learn more about orchid propagation and hybridisation. Also included is a comprehensive listing of the growing require-ments of the most popular varieties of orchids found in the tropics. This is invaluable for choosing the right plants for particular locales. The author is among the region’s leading orchid scientists; this practical guide to orchid

28 Geography 1 - Maps, Globes & Atlases Maps for Kids - Latitudes, Longitudes & Tropics 4th Grade Children's Science Education books - Baby Professor
Auteur : Baby Professor
Genre : Geography
How do you read maps, globes and atlases if they’re not in your electronic devices? Let your fourth grader learn about geography the traditional way. Encourage him/her to study this book on his/her own pace. Being too dependent on the internet is not always advised. It’s essential that your child has the knowledge to live offline, too. Grab a copy now.

29 Rule of Capture - Christopher Brown
Auteur : Christopher Brown
Genre : Fiction & Literature
“This one is fresh, intelligent, and emotional with a plot that envisions an alternate reality hard to dismiss as unreal.  It’s a legal thriller, with a big twist, stirring and imaginative, brimming with skullduggery, that will have you asking: is this possible?”-- New York Times bestselling author Steve Berry

Better Call Saul meets Ben Winter's The Last Policeman in this first volume in an explosive legal thriller series set in the world of Tropic of Kansas—a finalist for the 2018 Campbell Award for best science fiction novel of the year.

Defeated in a devastating war with China and ravaged by climate change, America is on the brink of a bloody civil war. Seizing power after a controversial election, the ruling regime has begun cracking down on dissidents fighting the nation’s slide toward dictatorship. For Donny Kimoe, chaos is good for business. He

30 American Tropic - Thomas Sanchez
Auteur : Thomas Sanchez
Genre : Mysteries & Thrillers
Thomas Sanchez’s American Tropic is a heart-racing ecological thriller that showcases today’s headline issues. Sanchez’s first Key West novel, Mile Zero, was hailed by The Washington Post Book World as a “holy terror of a book of immense power and passion,” acclaimed by The New York Times Book Review as “dazzling,” and lauded by Vanity Fair as “mythmaking and magisterial.” Now, Sanchez returns again to America’s famous southernmost continental point, Key West.

This exotic island city in the Florida Keys is being terrorized by horrific murders committed by a mysterious voodoo assassin. With each new kill, it becomes clear that the skeleton-clad executioner has an ecological agenda. The novel propels us through a complex maze populated by rapacious developers, ruthless scammers, and common folk engaged in heroi

31 Deadly Outbreaks - Alexandra M. Levitt
Auteur : Alexandra M. Levitt
Genre : Life Sciences
Despite advances in health care, infectious microbes continue to be a formidable adversary to scientists and doctors. Vaccines and antibiotics, the mainstays of modern medicine, have not been able to conquer infectious microbes because of their amazing ability to adapt, evolve, and spread to new places. Terrorism aside, one of the greatest dangers from infectious disease we face today is from a massive outbreak of drug-resistant microbes.

Deadly Outbreaks recounts the scientific adventures of a special group of intrepid individuals who investigate these outbreaks around the world and figure out how to stop them. Part homicide detective, part physician, these medical investigators must view the problem from every angle, exhausting every possible source of contamination. Any data gathered in the field must be stripped of human sorrows and carefully analyzed into hard stat

32 Tropic of Squalor - Mary Karr
Auteur : Mary Karr
Genre : Poetry
A new volume of poetry from the New York Times bestselling and esteemed author of The Liar’s Club and Lit.

Long before she earned accolades for her genre-defining memoirs, Mary Karr was winning poetry prizes. Now the beloved author returns with a collection of bracing poems as visceral and deeply felt and hilarious as her memoirs. In Tropic of Squalor, Karr dares to address the numinous—that mystery some of us hope towards in secret, or maybe dare to pray to. The "squalor" of meaninglessness that every thoughtful person wrestles with sits at the core of human suffering, and Karr renders it with power—illness, death, love’s agonized disappointments. Her brazen verse calls us out of our psychic swamplands and into that hard-won awareness of the divine hiding in the small moments that make us human. In a single poem she can generate tears, horror, empathy, laughter, and p

33 Sailing to Redoubt - C. Litka
Auteur : C. Litka
Genre : Adventure
Be good.
Or some dark night the sorcerers of Vente may come for you.

On the islands of the Tropic Sea, parents caution naughty children to behave, or risk that some dark night the sorcerers of the Vente Islands might to carry them off. The fate of these very naughty children varies from island to island, but it is often whispered that they might end up in a stew.

Navy lieutenant Taef Lang must have been a very naughty boy, since one soft, tropical night the Vente came and carried him off. And he certainly ended up in some very hot water.

Sailing to Redoubt is the story of his adventures in the company of two Vente Island sorceresses, Sella and Lessie Raah, on a quest to discover the secret of the legendary lost outpost of the world’s first people, the Founders. Equipped with a map, a golden key, and a small yacht, they set sail across the bright, b

34 Stand Still Like the Hummingbird - Henry Miller
Auteur : Henry Miller
Genre : Literary
One of Henry Miller's most luminous statements of his personal philosophy of life, Stand Still Like the Hummingbird, provides a symbolic title for this collection of stories and essays. Many of them have appeared only in foreign magazines while others were printed in small limited editions which have gone out of print. 
Miller's genius for comedy is at its best in "Money and How It Gets That Way"—a tongue-in-cheek parody of "economics" provoked by a postcard from Ezra Pound which asked if he "ever thought about money." His deep concern for the role of the artist in society appears in "An Open Letter to All and Sundry," and in "The Angel is My Watermark" he writes of his own passionate love affair with painting. "The Immorality of Morality" is an eloquent discussion of censorship. Some of the stories, such as "First Love," are autobiographical, and there are portraits of

35 Tropic of Chaos - Christian Parenti
Auteur : Christian Parenti
Genre : Nature
From Africa to Asia and Latin America, the era of climate wars has begun. Extreme weather is breeding banditry, humanitarian crisis, and state failure.

In Tropic of Chaos, investigative journalist Christian Parenti travels along the front lines of this gathering catastrophe--the belt of economically and politically battered postcolonial nations and war zones girding the planet's midlatitudes. Here he finds failed states amid climatic disasters. But he also reveals the unsettling presence of Western military forces and explains how they see an opportunity in the crisis to prepare for open-ended global counterinsurgency.

Parenti argues that this incipient "climate fascism" -- a political hardening of wealthy states-- is bound to fail. The struggling states of the developing world cannot be allowed to collapse, as they will take other nations down as

36 The Tropical Vegan Kitchen - Donna Klein
Auteur : Donna Klein
Genre : Special Diet
Irresistible vegan recipes from all over the world from the author of The Mediterranean Vegan Kitchen and Vegan Italiano.

In this culinary tour of the Caribbean, Central and South America, Thailand, Indonesia, the Canary Islands, Hawaii, Australia, Africa, India, and many more exotic places, readers will learn how easy it is to prepare authentic tropical vegan dishes with readily available ingredients. The book includes:

? More than 225 delicious and nutritious meat-free, egg-free, and dairy-free recipes for appetizers, soups, salads, main courses, side dishes, beverages, and desserts
? A glossary of tropical fruits and vegetables with information on buying and storage
? Cook?s tips throughout
? Comprehensive nutritional analysis for every recipe

37 Greenhouse Tomato and Capsicum Production in the Tropics - Ayodele Farinde
Auteur : Ayodele Farinde
Genre : Gardening
Greenhouse farming is an aspect of urban horticulture that is revolutionising agribusiness, empowering agropreneurs and providing job opportunity for Graduates and Professionals. Greenhouse farming is undoubtedly one of the breakthroughs that can salvage tropical agriculture from the effects of climate change. This practical guide is loaded with illustrative photographs, diagrams, figures and tables. It points out important factors to consider when planning to establish greenhouse in tropical region so that you don‟t run into loss. This guide will teach you, how to build low-cost but standard greenhouse using locally available
materials. You will be exposed to good agricultural practices needed for growing tomato and capsicum successfully on beds or in containers, on soil or soilless (hydroponic) media. The book also explains integrated approach to managing nutrients, pests and di

38 The Prisoner of Cimlye - C. Litka
Auteur : C. Litka
Genre : Adventure
The best laid plans “gang aft agley” as Robert Burns noted.

As did the hopes of Sella, Lessie, the Meys, and Taef Lang.

The Prisoner of Cimlye, a novel of some 54,000 words, is the sequel to Sailing to Redoubt. It takes up the story of Sella, Lessie, and Taef six months after the end of that first Tropic Sea novel, and ties up many of the loose ends left dangling at the close of that story.

For instance, was Lieutenant Taef Lang able to convince his commanding officer that duty required him to spend several months sailing the Tropic Sea in a 12 meter yacht with two beautiful girls – the delightful Sella and her twin sister, the less than delightful Lessie? And what did that powerful premonition Taef felt when the dour Lessie shyly waved goodbye to him foreshadow? And, of course, how did the governments of the three continents of the world react to t

39 Growth and Tropic Movements of Plants - Jagadis Chandra Bose
Auteur : Jagadis Chandra Bose
Genre : Science & Nature
In my ' Motor Mechanism of Plants/ published a year ago, detailed accounts were given of investigations on the motor mechanism of adult members, such as the leaves of sensitive and other plants.

40 Tropic Moon - Georges Simenon, Norman Rush & Marc Romano
Auteur : Georges Simenon, Norman Rush & Marc Romano
Genre : Fiction & Literature
Newly translated for this edition.

A young Frenchman, Joseph Timar, travels to Gabon carrying a letter of introduction from an influential uncle. He wants work experience; he wants to see the world. But in the oppressive heat and glare of the equator, Timar doesn’t know what to do with himself, and no one seems inclined to help except Adèle, the hotel owner’s wife, who takes him to bed one day and rebuffs him the next, leaving him sick with desire. But then, in the course of a single night, Adèle’s husband dies and a black servant is shot, and Timar is sure that Adèle is involved. He’ll cover for the crime if she’ll do what he wants. The fix is in. But Timar can’t even begin to imagine how deep.

In Tropic Moon, Simenon, the master of the psychological novel, offers an incomparable picture of degeneracy and corruption in a colonial out

41 Ana en el Trópico - Nilo Cruz & Nacho Artime
Auteur : Nilo Cruz & Nacho Artime
Genre : Theater
“Extraordinary and evocative, the stellar Anna in the Tropics is a work of art.”—Christine Dolen, Miami Herald

This lush romantic drama depicts a family of cigar makers whose loves and lives are played out against the backdrop of America in the midst of the Depression. Set in Ybor City (Tampa) in 1930, Cruz imagines the catalytic effect of the arrival of a new “lector” (who reads Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina to the workers as they toil in the cigar factory) has on a Cuban-American family. Cruz celebrates the search for identity in a new land.

42 Authentic Caribbean Flavors - Jean Dennis
Auteur : Jean Dennis
Genre : Courses & Dishes
Sweet, salty, spicy, and delicious from the fusion of cultures woven into a tapestry of Caribbean food. There is no meal more delicious and attractive to serve than the versatile curry. The aroma is magnetic and intoxicating, and it always pleases like fine wine. Capture the essence of the tropics. Yes, the recipes you always wanted to have.

43 Far from Home - Neve Cottrell
Auteur : Neve Cottrell
Genre : Contemporary
Caspian Warwick, the Marquess of Pembroke, has been enjoying life on Mangrove Island, hosting lavish parties on his yacht and getting a taste of the local female flavor.  When his old friend and political advisor arrives to woo him back to public office in England, they hatch a plan to rehabilitate his image, starting with his scandalous love life.  

Public relations guru Rebecca Laughlin has fled to Mangrove Island from New York after a disastrous affair with her womanizing boss.  She's sworn off charmers and takes an instant dislike to Lord Warwick.  In desperate need of money, however, she agrees to help him resurrect his defunct political career by finding him a suitable wife that the public will adore.  

No one can deny the heat between them ~ the heated arguments and hot tempers, that is.  Will they embrace their feelings for ea

44 Murder on the Tropic - Todd Downing
Auteur : Todd Downing
Genre : British Detectives
An American customs agent looks into a murder in Mexico as a hurricane bears down on the tropical landscape in this “first-rate” mystery (Kirkus Reviews).
US Customs Service agent and amateur sleuth Hugh Rennert has been invited to Hacienda Flores, an isolated mountain retreat in Mexico. A consortium of Texas investors with an interest in the place have asked him to investigate a murder that could be bad for business . . .
But confronting a killer isn’t the only danger Rennert faces as an epic storm approaches in this mystery filled with twists and turns that, according to the New York Times Book Review, are “guaranteed to keep the reader interested and greatly puzzled.”

45 Renewing Local Planning to Face Climate Change in the Tropics - Maurizio Tiepolo, Alessandro Pezzoli & Vieri Tarchiani
Auteur : Maurizio Tiepolo, Alessandro Pezzoli & Vieri Tarchiani
Genre : Engineering
This book is open access under a CC BY 4.0 license.

This book aims to inspire decision makers and practitioners to change their approach to climate planning in the tropics through the application of modern technologies for characterizing local climate and tracking vulnerability and risk, and using decision-making tools. Drawing on 16 case studies conducted mainly in the Caribbean, Central America, Western and Eastern Africa, and South East Asia it is shown how successful integration of traditional and modern knowledge can enhance disaster risk reduction and adaptation to climate change in the tropics. The case studies encompass both rural and urban settings and cover different scales: rural communities, cities, and regions. In addition, the book looks to the future of planning by addressing topics of major importance, including residual risk integration in local development pl

46 Tales from the Torrid Zone - Alexander Frater
Auteur : Alexander Frater
Genre : Travel & Adventure
Alexander Frater was born to a family of Scottish expatriates on the tiny island of Irikiki in the South Seas. Following his dreams of being a writer, Frater left home, but the call of the tropics compelled him to return again and again. Join him as he dines with the Queen of Tonga; makes his way through two civil wars; visits the spots where surfing and bungee jumping originated; and expresses his love for the region where he is at once a tourist, explorer, adventurer, and native son. From Tahiti to Thailand, Mexico to Mozambique, Frater gives us a richly described, endlessly surprising picture of this diverse, feverish, languorously beautiful world.

47 The End of Obscenity - Charles Rembar
Auteur : Charles Rembar
Genre : Law
Winner of the George Polk Award: Charles Rembar’s illuminating account of overturning America’s obscenity laws and protecting literature from censorship

Up until the 1960s, depending on your state of residence, your copy of Henry Miller’s Tropic of Cancer might be seized by the US Postal Service before reaching your mailbox. Selling copies of Cleland’s Fanny Hill in your bookstore was considered illegal. Lady Chatterley’s Lover by D. H. Lawrence was, according to the American legal system, pornography with no redeeming social value.
Today, these novels are celebrated for their literary and historic worth. The End of Obscenity is Charles Rembar’s account of successfully arguing the merits of such great works of literature in front of the Supreme Court. As the lead attorney on the case, he—with the support of a

48 Treasures of the Tropics - Dr. Milicent J. Coburn
Auteur : Dr. Milicent J. Coburn
Genre : Cookbooks, Food & Wine
Many families pass along heirlooms to the next generation of family members. In a similar manner, it is my passion to pass along our treasures of the tropics to the current generation. With rapid technological advancement in many areas of our lives, some things naturally get left behind. This is my attempt to keep alive this wonderful treasure of fruits that may be found only in the tropics. In the book, I have compiled a thin slice of a variety of tropical fruits. I have also included recipes and drinks that are possible with tropical fruits. There are many other fruits and recipes that could be added, but this is only an appetizer of the range and variety of a vast array of treasures of the tropics. Enjoy.

49 Tropic Of Ruislip - Leslie Thomas
Auteur : Leslie Thomas
Genre : Family
TROPIC OF RUISLIP is a sage for life on a modern executive housing estate, seething with the fears, snobbereis, frustrations and lusts of well-heeled young couples trundling uneasily towards middle age.

50 The Complete Memoirs of Lady Trent Series - Marie Brennan
Auteur : Marie Brennan
Genre : Fantasy
This discounted ebundle includes: A Natural History of Dragons, The Tropic of Serpents, The Voyage of the Basilisk, In the Labyrinth of Drakes, Within the Sanctuary of Wings

“Lady Trent is the Jane Goodall of dragonkind, and I’m glad she’s finally sharing her story with the world.” Jim C. Hines, author of Libriomancer

A Victorian Age science fantasy series by Marie Brennan, The Lady Trent Memoirs chronicle the adventures of Isabella, the renowned dragon naturalist whose study of the legendary creatures have taken her around the world on thrilling expeditions.

Other books by Marie Brennan

Books of the Varekai
Cold Forged Flame
Lightning in the Blood

Deeds of Men
Midnight Never Come
In Ashes Lie
A Star Shall Fall
With Fate Conspi
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