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Fate Twister By Owen Jones
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Wayne Gamm was born on a remote sheep farm on a mountainside near Dolgellau in north Wales on a stormy night in June. The midwife and even the family itself wanted him to be delivered in hospital... More > because he was going to be large and he was Gwynedd's first baby, but for reason's that will become apparent, his mother and grandmother, Rhiannon, thought that might be very dangerous. Gwynedd and Rhiannon had high hopes that Wayne would be more capable than his male antecedents, but it turned out that he had such great power, and so little control, that even his own family were wary of him. He was feared and shunned at school by teachers and fellow-students alike because they knew from experience, that things could get a little weird when Wayne was around. They called him Fate Twister behind his back. Wayne grew up dejected, rejected, lonely and in denial. This is the story of the early life of Wayne Gamm, Fate Twister.< Less
Dead Centre By Owen Jones
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When a bomb goes off in Scheherazade's, a posh department store in Baghdad, leaving nearly 200 people dead or wounded, the authorities and the police think that it is just another routine case of... More > it's type and appoint Captain Ali Allawi of the National Police to head the investigation. He has no clues to go on and no organisation claims responsibility, but one sharp-eyed member of his team notices something on the CCTV surveillance footage that is unusual - baffling even. Then they notice other discrepancies that lead Captain Allawi to suspect that they are facing a new, unimaginable type of threat. However, none of these clues make sense. He seeks help from Interpol, but they do not seem to have any other cases with data matching his, so he puts up a flag on the Interpol computer that he wants to be informed of any bombings with criteria matching those of his. Soon, five more cases are reported around the world and six police forces join to hunt for those responsible for the atrocities.< Less
Handicraft and Hobbies By Owen Jones
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I hope that you will find the information helpful, useful and profitable. The information in this ebook on various aspects of handicraft, other hobbies and relelated subjects is organized into 17... More > chapters of about 500-600 words each. I hope that it will interest those who like crafts, handicraft and other hobbies. As an added bonus, I am granting you permission to use the content on your own website or in your own blogs and newsletter, although it is better if you rewrite them in your own words first. You may also split the book up and resell the articles. In fact, the only right that you do not have is to resell or give away the book as it was delivered to you.< Less
Romantic Holidays By Owen Jones
eBook (ePub): $8.99
I hope that you will find the information helpful, useful and profitable. The information in this ebook on various aspects of taking a romantic holiday has been organised into 20 chapters of about... More > 500-600 words each. I hope that it will interest those who would like to plan a romantic holiday. As an added bonus, I am granting you permission to use the content on your own website or in your own blogs and newsletter, although it is better if you rewrite them in your own words first. You may also split the book up and resell the articles. In fact, the only right that you do not have is to resell or give away the book as it was delivered to you.< Less
The Ghouls of Calle Goya By Owen Jones
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When Frank, a staid, middle-aged, confirmed bachelor takes his diplomat Thai wife to a friend’s apartment on the Costa del Sol for their dream honeymoon, they are in Nirvana… until the... More > ghouls of a secret Scandinavian society torment the superstitious young woman to the point of seeking death to end her suffering. The Ghouls of Calle Goya is the perplexing story of how Evil can result from the happiest of circumstances and good intentions, and how madness can be the result. Based on a true story.< Less
Home Security Systems 2 By Owen Jones
eBook (ePub): $7.99
The information in this ebook on various aspects of protecting your family and home and related ideas is organised into 15 chapters of about 500-600 words each. I hope that it will interest those... More > who are concerned about the safety of their family, home and possessions. As an added bonus, I am granting you permission to use the content on your own website or in your own blogs and newsletter, although it is better if you rewrite them in your own words first. You may also split the book up and resell the articles. In fact, the only right that you do not have is to resell or give away the book as it was delivered to you.< Less
Clothing and Fashion By Owen Jones
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The information in this ebook on various aspects of clothing and fashion and related subjects is organized into 16 chapters of about 500-600 words each. I hope that it will interest those who are... More > interested in clothing and fashion. As an added bonus, I am granting you permission to use the content on your own website or in your own blogs and newsletter, although it is better if you rewrite them in your own words first. You may also split the book up and resell the articles. In fact, the only right that you do not have is to resell or give away the book as it was delivered to you.< Less
The Beginning By Owen Jones
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At twenty-one years of age, Lek, an ordinary, contemporary, farm girl from the northern Thai Rice belt, had to go to Pattaya to work in the leisure industry to help her widowed mother pay off the... More > mortgage to save the farm from foreclosure and keep her siblings in school. This book, The Beginning, shows what her life was like before she had to leave her small, hard-working, but happy village and the only people she had ever known. It depicts the events that made her happy and those that saddened her in her early life from living with her grandmother to surviving with her husband, Tom. At the very last moment, some friends step up to make Lek's transition to life in Thailand's number one sex city just that little bit easier.< Less
Behind the Smile - the Story of Lek, a Bar Girl In Pattaya: Book Three: Maya - Illusion By Owen Jones
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Lek was born the eldest child of four in a typical rice farming family and she did not expect to do anything any different from the other girls in her class. One day a catastrophe occurred out of the... More > blue – her father died young but with huge debts. Lek was twenty and she was the only one who could prevent foreclosure. However, the only way she knew was to go to work in her cousin’s bar in Pattaya. She went as a waitress-cum-cashier, but drifted into the sex industry. Book three picks up the story of Lek's life six or seven years further on. At forty-ish, it is time to take stock of her life. She looks back on her life and wonders whether it was all worth it. Should she feel bitter about what has happened to her or should she move on and try to forget her past? Should she just try to erase it, whitewash it out, like so many women did or should she feel proud of what she has accomplished? Lek is plagued by mixed emotions and tries to seek an explanation that she can live with for the rest of her life.< Less
Asian Shorts By Owen Jones
eBook (ePub): $2.99
Asian Shorts came about because of a sequence of events on one weekend in May 2015. A friend was telling me that he had several short stories with Asia as a backdrop, I was saying that I had a few as... More > well, another friend sent me an email that he wanted to write a short on Pattaya, and one of my Thai cousins sent me her latest photo, the one on the cover of this book. The twenty stories by ten authors in this anthology were sent to me in one month, but are as varied as their writers. The stipulation was that Asia or an Asian had to feature strongly in the story. We have stories featuring Cambodia, China, Laos, Malaysia, Pakistan, Thailand, the USA and Vietnam, by Asian and non-Asian authors who live in or come from Britain, Malaysia, Thailand, the USA and Vietnam. Some of these writers are well-known as writers, some are better known in other spheres, some have written a lot before and been published in the traditional sense, others are travelling the Indie Publishing path.< Less