Graeme Sheppard Born and raised in London, Graeme Sheppard is a retired police officer with thirty years’ service with the Metropolitan Police and in the Northeast of England. He received several commendations for crime detection, and his policing experience included a wide range of locations including London’s West End, rural villages and inner-city housing estates.
Alice Poon A novel of Empress Xiaozhuang, the woman who re-made Asia With the fate of East Asia hanging in the balance, one Mongolian woman manipulates her lovers, sons and grandsons through war and upheaval to create an empire that lasted for 250 years. The Green Phoenix tells the story of the Empress Dowager Xiaozhuang,
Chris Ruffle When Yorkshireman Chris Ruffle decided to build a vineyard complete with a Scottish castle in the midst of the countryside in eastern China, he was expecting difficulties, but nothing on the scale he encountered. But build it he did, and the wine is now flowing. A Decent Bottle of Wine in China tells
John Bell Smithback How Churchill Sacrificed the Far East to Save England “Somebody knew. Who knew?“ Did Winston Churchill lure Japan into attacking Pearl Harbor as a cynical ruse to pull the United States into the war against the Nazis to save England? Did he deliberately weaken the defenses of Singapore and Hong Kong to
Christopher MacDonald For more than two thousand years, strategists in China have followed a single system of military teachings. In The Science of War, Christopher MacDonald tells how those principles and teachings first crystallized into the Sun Tzu treatise and how they guide China’s military and political leaders to this day. Supported by a masterly