The Way of the Empty Hand: An Ennin Mystery #45 by Ben Stevens

An Okinawan karate master has challenged Ennin to martial combat…

But what the karate expert then finds, in a cave on top of a sacred mountain, will change him forever…

A story very loosely inspired by the life of the legendary Masutatsu Oyama.

This is the 45th Ennin Mystery.

The AMAZON US #1 Bestseller – The Ennin Mysteries: Collected Stories 1-5 (2014/11/29)

NOW AVAILABLE: The Ennin Mysteries: Collected Series 1 – 5 (25 Stories) MEGAPACK

Amazon reviews for ENNIN (various titles)

‘The greatest of Japan’s detectives, Ennin, and of course his trusted servant and chronicler Kukai…’ M. Dowden, Hall of Fame, TOP 50 Amazon reviewer

‘I can’t stop reading this series! If you love historical mysteries, you will love the period and cultural detail…’ Pauline

‘Cleverly written and filled with facts regarding old Japan…. Very similar to Holmes and Watson…’ Eileen Sedgwick

‘An excellent Japanese detective series… I enjoy each and every story…’ R. Russell

‘Stevens keeps on delivering… This is a great series. Anyone who enjoys Sherlock Holmes will enjoy the similarities in Stevens’ characters and Doyle’s. Fresh plots, exotic locale, who-done-its, and a unique set of protagonists. I’ve read all the Ennin series and look forward to each new adventure. Highly recommended…’ Abby Normal

‘Entertaining read with Holmesian overtones, but very different setting…’ Gerry H

‘Once you start this, I’m betting you won’t be able to set it down until you finish it…’ Judy

‘The author weaves intrigue, subterfuge and cunning into a very enjoyable story…’ J. Cepeda

‘Historical setting and cultural background are excellently researched…’ D. Werdin

‘Wonderful… Like a Japanese room arrangement with clean lines keeping clutter to a minimum…’ AcerAcer

‘Ben Stevens is masterful. I can’t wait to read his next set of stories…’ Kindle Customer

‘This Japanese detective is a fine addition to the burgeoning field of Asian historical detectives which began with Judge Dee (China) and runs through I.P. Parker’s Akitada…’ Mcb.

‘If you like the Akitada books, you will enjoy this….’ Mamakile

‘Something out of the ordinary… Well worth the read…’ Amazon Customer

‘The Sensei is a brilliant detective. Ben Stevens, as always rocks. He’s one heck of a storyteller…’ Lisa

‘A feudal Japanese Sherlock Holmes… This ever-evolving excellent series… Vivid imagery and graphic detail which are a trademark of this writer…’ Deborah Chaytor

‘Try it… and like it… I don’t look for mysteries from the middle ages, even ones set in Japan, but for some reason I love this series…’ Amazon Customer

‘Loved it!… Simply amazed… I thoroughly enjoyed this read…’ Edwina Callan

‘Good job. Very enjoyable…’ Sid

‘If you like the Akitada books, you will enjoy this…’ Mamakile

‘I loved this…’ MaidenStull

‘A prime example of deductive reasoning, set within feudal Japan…’ Jennifer

‘Ennin and his faithful servant are the Holmes and Watson of the East. The mysteries are well plotted. Sesshu is the Moriarty of the piece. If you are a Sherlock fan you should like Ennin…’ Amazon Customer, NJ United States

‘The mysteries are intriguing and unusual… Couldn’t put the stories down… Well worth the price…’ Jay Gold

‘Mystery from historic Japan… like Holmes and Watson, but in an Asian setting…’ Nysaa

‘Good book… the story takes you back in time…’ Santex

‘Very powerful…’ Bill

‘Delightful short story… Enjoy!…’ PeaTee (TOP 500 REVIEWER)

‘(The) Ennin series is intriguing… Recommend these stories to all…’ Chris

‘Stevens has created an interesting character and placed him in a colorful place and time in history. Stevens is cranking out stories with a certain rapidity now. That’s great news to those of us who enjoy his stories….’ AN

‘Atmospheric, intriguing and entertaining… A rare achievement…’ Kenny51

Author: Ben Stevens

Rating: Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

The Boy on the Floating Island: An Ennin Mystery #35 by Ben Stevens

A young Chinese warrior-monk roams the seas upon a remarkable floating island, his only companion an irritable parrot named Feng.When a storm blows this tiny island into a Japanese harbor, Ennin learns the young man’s extraordinary story…This is the 35th Ennin Mystery.From the bestselling author of BIG SOUND TEMPLEAmazon reviews for ENNIN (various titles)’This Japanese detective is a fine addition to the burgeoning field of Asian historical detectives which began with Judge Dee (China) and runs through I.P. Parker’s Akitada…’ Mcb.’Delightful short story… Enjoy!…’ PeaTee (TOP 500 REVIEWER)'(The) Ennin series is intriguing… Recommend these stories to all…’ Chris’Stevens has created an interesting character and placed him in a colorful place and time in history. Stevens is cranking out stories with a certain rapidity now. That’s great news to those of us who enjoy his stories….’ AN’Atmospheric, intriguing and entertaining… feels as if it is both contemporary and traditional. A rare achievement…’ Kenny51’An excellent Japanese detective series… I enjoy each and every story…’ R. Russell’Stevens keeps on delivering… This is a great series. Anyone who enjoys Sherlock Holmes will enjoy the similarities in Stevens’ characters and Doyle’s. Fresh plots, exotic locale, who-done-its, and a unique set of protagonists. I’ve read all the Ennin series and look forward to each new adventure. Highly recommended…’ Abby Normal’Entertaining read with Holmesian overtones, but very different setting…’ Gerry H’Once you start this, I’m betting you won’t be able to set it down until you finish it…’ Judy’The author weaves intrigue, subterfuge and cunning into a very enjoyable story…’ J. Cepeda’Historical setting and cultural background are excellently researched…’ D. Werdin’Wonderful… Like a Japanese room arrangement with clean lines keeping clutter to a minimum…’ AcerAcer’Ben Stevens is masterful. I can’t wait to read his next set of stories…’ Kindle Customer’If you like the Akitada books, you will enjoy this….’ Mamakile’Something out of the ordinary… Well worth the read…’ Amazon Customer’The Sensei is a brilliant detective. Ben Stevens, as always rocks. He’s one heck of a storyteller…’ Lisa’I can’t stop reading this series! If you love historical mysteries, you will love the period and cultural detail…’ Pauline’Atmosphere, poetry and menace…’ ThisandThat’A feudal Japanese Sherlock Holmes… This ever-evolving excellent series… Vivid imagery and graphic detail which are a trademark of this writer…’ Deborah Chaytor’Try it… and like it… I don’t look for mysteries from the middle ages, even ones set in Japan, but for some reason I love this series… Well-written…’ Amazon Customer’The story develops wonderfully…’ Dave. N’Loved it!… Simply amazed… I thoroughly enjoyed this read…’ Edwina Callan’Cleverly written and filled with facts regarding old Japan…. Very similar to Holmes and Watson…’ Eileen Sedgwick’Good job. Very enjoyable…’ Sid’Great…’ Doug Grey’If you like the Akitada books, you will enjoy this…’ Mamakile’I loved this…’ MaidenStull’A prime example of deductive reasoning, set within feudal Japan…’ Jennifer’Ennin and his faithful servant are the Holmes and Watson of the East. The mysteries are well plotted. Sesshu is the Moriarty of the piece. If you are a Sherlock fan you should like Ennin…’ Amazon Customer, NJ United States’Five stars… Entertained throughout…’ Austerity’The mysteries are intriguing and unusual… Couldn’t put the stories down… Well worth the price…’ Jay Gold’Mystery from historic Japan… like Holmes and Watson, but in an Asian setting…’ Nysaa’Good book… the story takes you back in time…’ Santex’Very powerful…’ Bill

Author: Ben Stevens

Rating: Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

Beyond Travel: A Road Warrior’s Survival Guide to Travel Healthy by Marcey Rader

Marcey Rader, Productivity and Health Consultant, uses her ten plus years of corporate business travel experience, her diverse background in wellness, operations management, corporate training and productivity with the intention to empower Road Warriors everywhere! She knows firsthand that business travel isn’t part of your job. It’s a lifestyle®. You don’t have to sacrifice your health and productivity on the road. She partners with Extended Stay America Hotels® as The Savve Traveler℠ and has created an online course Work Well. Play More!® Health and Productivity for High Achievers. “It’s the most comprehensive and practical book on productivity that I have seen in the 37 years I have been in the productivity and organizing industry.” Barbara Hemphill, Founder, Productive Environment Institute and Author, Less Clutter More Life “This book is fun, dynamic, high-octane goodness that no on-the-go badass can do without!”Eyenie Schultz, The Technicolor Priestess and SoulStyle Alchemist“After having finished the book several days ago, I got the best night’s sleep I’ve had in ages. I wish I had read Marcey’s words 300,000 air miles ago! “ Brad Messner, Eternal Road Warrior and Founder, Travel Development GroupThis book is jam-packed with health and productivity hacks for hotel, air, auto and home. The easy-to-read format guides you through apps and programs designed specifically to streamline your life, and behavioral changes to help you eat for energy, find movement opportunities and sleep like a champ. You’ll develop productivity habits to control your inbox, master your calendar, and complete your tasks to Work Well and Play More®! BONUS! Buyers get special access to hidden online chapters with all links, references, resources, and discounts cited in the book.You don’t have to spend your weekends catching up, only to hop on the travel treadmill Monday morning. You’ll be educated, empowered and even entertained. With these tactics, you’ll feel better and find more time to play or make more money … your choice.“Whether it’s nutrition, exercise or productivity, Marcey shows how business travel isn’t just part of your job, it’s a lifestyle that can be mastered.” Stan Phelps, Author of Purple Goldfish, Green Goldfish, and Golden Goldfish and Founder, 9 INCH Marketing“I love the reminder to “surround yourself with people you can learn from that are better than you at whatever aspect of your life you are trying to improve. Life‘s too short to sit around on the bench. Trust me…You’ll want Marcey on your ‘A-team’!” Diana M. Needham, Needham Business Consulting“This is the most comprehensive, yet practical book I have ever read on staying healthy, vital and primed for success while on the road with just the right touch of theory to application.” -Gregory Florez, Author, and CEO, V2PerformanceIf you are a business traveler, road warrior or mobile professional who doesn’t want to sacrifice your health to climb the ladder of success, this book is for YOU!

Author: Marcey Rader

Rating: Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

Perfect Times: Memoirs by Jason R. Hemmings

Perfect Times – Special Edition

Prepare to set sail on adventures around the world.

This special edition offers you the chance to share some of the greatest moments, days and times in my life. From The Orient, Far East, Indian Ocean, Europe, Caribbean, The Bahamas and the USA, the stories fly across the globe. With city life, countryside, desert scenery or stunning coastlines, there is a place and a time for everyone to enjoy.

Now, in my mid 40s, I have been travelling the world for over 16 years. It has been wonderful. I am so lucky to have had the opportunity to do this in my life. I have met interesting people and visited the most diverse scenery. I have a carousel of memories from places and moments enjoyed.

Life should be something to enjoy, as often as possible. Having adventures, discovering new places, finding new friends and making treasured memories, is what the world should be about.

The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.

With twenty five chapters across this special edition of Perfect Times, the choice is yours where to start and which place to go.

Climb aboard and enjoy them.

Other books by Jason R.Hemmings

The Last Dream, Perfect Moment, Perfect Days, Perfect Times, Always Chasing Rainbows, The Shore Of Soft Melodies, The Scent Of The Chocolate Trade Winds, Touch Of Honey In Your Kiss, Cotton Candy Days, Without Even A Kiss, The Last Days Of Summertime, A Love To Dream Of, Reflections Of Love and Favourites.

Author: Jason R. Hemmings

Rating: Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

LONDON: FREE THINGS TO DO: The freebies and discounts travel guide to London by Sarah Retter

The final guide for free and discounted food, accommodations, museums, sightseeing, outdoor activities, attractions, events, music, theater and rides.

This is the best Kindle guide for freebies and discounts available in one of the most beautiful and interesting cities in the world: London

And probably the most expensive.

So, if you need to stretch your budget and get the most of this wonderful city, this book is for you.

You´ll find exciting things to do in New York:

FREE THINGS
• Cathedrals, Churches & Cemeteries
• Park, Gardens & Neighborhoods
• Music
• Attractions
• Markets
• Show & Rides
• Museums
• Accommodations
• Festivals
• Food and Drinks

DISCOUNTS AVAILABLE
• Museums
• Theaters
• Food and Drinks
• Hotels

Author: Sarah Retter

Rating: Rating: 2.50 / 5
3 reviews

TURKISH: TRAVEL PHRASES for ENGLISH SPEAKING TRAVELERS: The most needed 1.000 phrases when traveling in Turkey by Sarah Retter

Do you want to travel with ease and elegance getting what you need when you need it?

This is the solution for your communication problems when you travel to Turkey

You can access the phrase you need by using the table of contents that will lead you to the topic you are looking for:

Bank, Bar, Boutique, Bus travel, Business meetings, Café, Car accidents, Car rental, Car travel, Children, Cinema, Communication, Consulate, Customs, Directions, Discomfort, Embassy, Gas station, Hairdresser, Health, Hotel, Luggage, Metro travel, Money, Passport, Personal accidents, Personal information, Phone, Plane and airport, Professions, Restaurant, Supermarket, Taxi, Theatre, Time and date, Train travel, Visa, Weather

Or you can find the phrase you need by searching the keyword in the “search and find” tab of your mobile device.

When you find it you can show the phrase in you mobile device to the person and solve the problem right away!

Download you copy today and travel safe and confident!

Author: Sarah Retter

Rating: Rating: 3.30 / 5
3 reviews

ITALY: ITALIAN TRAVEL PHRASES FOR ENGLISH SPEAKERS: The most useful 1.000 phrases to get around when travelling in Italy by Sarah Retter

Do you want to travel with ease an elegance getting what you need when you need it?

This is the solution for your communication problems when you travel to Italy

You can access the phrase you need by using a clickable table of contents that will lead you to the topic you are looking for:

Bank, Bar, Boutique, Bus travel, Business meetings, Café, Car accidents, Car rental, Car travel, Children, Cinema, Communication, Consulate, Customs, Directions, Discomfort, Embassy, Gas station, Hairdresser, Health, Hotel, Luggage, Metro travel, Money, Passport, Personal accidents, Personal information, Phone, Plane and airport, Professions, Restaurant, Supermarket, Taxi, Theatre, Time and date, Train travel, Visa, Weather

Or you can find for the phrase you need by searching the keyword in the “search and find” tab of your mobile device.

When you find it you can show the phrase in you mobile device to the person and solve the problem right away!

Download you copy today and travel safe and confident!

Author: Sarah Retter

Rating: Rating: 3.50 / 5
4 reviews

There’s a LION Under My Bed: A Life of Adventure and Intrigue (Quinn Matthewson Biography Books Book 1) by Quinn Matthewson

REVIEW: Fascinating and incredible biography from a cross between James Bond, Louis Leakey, Columbo and Indiana Jones.

Behind the scenes – exploration, the remote world, crime, secret agents, tribes, rebel wars and more!
At age 21, Quinn Matthewson was the youngest member in history of the Adventurer’s Club of Chicago and a distinguished military graduate of the University of Wisconsin, Madison.
Follow Quinn on his adventures across the globe, and behind closed doors. Amazing stories, unbelievable situations, incredible peril – yet he lived to tell the tale

For a sneak peak at this great biography, click the cover of “There’s a LION Under My Bed – Book 1

Author: Quinn Matthewson

Rating: Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

The Top 10 Highlights in Jamaica: The Top 10 Highlights in Jamaica (Globetrotter Guide Books) by Marc Cook

Jamaica: Explore the Home of Reggae!Are you thinking of your next vacation, but you’re not sure where to go? Would you like some quiet time lounging on a dazzling beach, or would you prefer a more adrenaline filled trip, with water sports and great opportunities to explore the great outdoors. Or, perhaps you want to discover a new city and experience a brand new culture. Well then look no further. Jamaica is the place to visit whether you’re interested in just one or all of these options.A big island in the Caribbean Sea, Jamaica offers its visitors spectacular beaches, beautiful towns and amazing natural parks just waiting to be explored.Jamaica has numerous touristic attractions and it can be rather challenging to pick those you are certain to enjoy. That is why you need to get your hands on this compact book that will give you the most important information on the highlights you can’t miss while visiting Jamaica.Inside the Jamaica Travel Guide:TrelawnyOchos RioKingstonMontego BayPort AntonioNegrilAccompong Rastafarian Indigenous VillageRose Hall Great HouseInstitute of Jamaica MuseumsFollow in the footsteps of Bob Marley and seek refuge in the Rastafarian Indigenous Village. The hospitality of the welcoming residents will ensure you remain happy and entertained during your stay.Jamaica also has several plantation houses with great architecture and old-world charm. Starting with Rose Hall Great House, tourists who want to experience the Jamaica’s history should simply take a stroll through the great halls and massive rooms of the former slave plantation house.One of the many things Jamaica is famous for is Reggae music. But, did you know you can join the 3-day Reggae Sumfest music extravaganza and watch performances by the very best of Jamaican musicians?Well, in this easy to read travel guide you’ll find out which are the most popular music venues, but also the most interesting parks and natural reserves and what other amazing things you can do while vacationing in Jamaica.Do it now! Get the Jamaica Travel Guide right now and start planning your best holiday yet!

Author: Marc Cook

Rating: Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews