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China Spotlight

Explore translated fiction from celebrated Chinese language authors.

In the 1990s, as China continues to embrace—and grapple with—the global market economy, Qiu Shui and his friends attend med school, an ambition that has more to do with getting out of the country than with actually becoming doctors. Following the exploits of a young student and his classmates, from drinking binges...

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The X-Files meets Indiana Jones in Search for the Buried Bomber, the first in Xu Lei’s Dark Prospects series of thrillers steeped in archeological myths and government secrets. During China’s tumultuous Cultural Revolution, the People’s Liberation Army dispatches an elite group of prospectors famous for their work...

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In this captivating collection from the Shaanxi region, considered the cradle of Chinese civilization, twenty disparate and unique voices come together to show a China caught between new-world advancements and old-world traditions. From the homeland of China’s first dynasty and the world-famous terra-cotta warriors...

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After a long day of driving, Lu Ziye just wants a good night’s sleep and decides to stop at The Golden Triangle, a seedy but convenient motel. There he meets Shanshan, a pregnant prostitute with an open heart and a traumatic past. After surviving a strange night together and a run-in with the police, the two hit the...

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Lin Zhe, one of China’s most prolific writers, paints an unforgettable picture of an ordinary family caught up in the maelstrom that was China's most recent century. Her narrative ranges across the entire length of China, to California and back again, to the battlefields of the Anti-Japanese War of Resistance and the...

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Knowing nothing more than the working-class life he is born into, headstrong Lu Xiaolu reluctantly starts down the path he is expected to follow. At age nineteen in 1990s China, he feels pressure to follow suit with those around him and takes a job at the town’s saccharin factory. Slowly, he adjusts to the...

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On a rainy June night in 1995, an unknown assailant stabs to death Shen Ming, a self-made and much-envied high school teacher. This death in the school’s haunted Demon Girl Zone is the last in a chain of events that already claimed two other victims. But the police are unable to prove any connection between the...

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Mystery, Thrillers & Suspense


The Northern Cross
Hendrik Falkenberg, Patrick F. Brown
Kindle price: $7.49
Fatal Headwind
Leena Lehtolainen, Owen F. Witesman
Kindle price: $6.24
Stormy Cove
Bernadette Calonego, Gerald Chapple
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Kindle price: $4.99

Literature & Fiction


Time Heals No Wounds
Hendrik Falkenberg, Patrick F. Brown
Kindle price: $6.24
About the Night
Anat Talshir, Evan Fallenberg
Kindle price: $6.24
The Secret Healer
Ellin Carsta, Terry Laster
List price: $14.95
Kindle price: $7.49

Romance


Between Love and Honor
Alexandra Lapierre, Jane Lizop
List price: $14.95
Kindle price: $6.24
Last Train to Istanbul: A Novel
Ayse Kulin, John W. Baker
List price: $14.95
Kindle price: $6.24
The Lion of Justice
Leena Lehtolainen, Jenni Salmi
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Kindle price: $2.49

Science Fiction & Fantasy


The Immortal Collection
Eva García Sáenz, Lilit Zekulin Thwaites
List price: $14.95
Kindle price: $6.24
The Oddfits (The Oddfits Series Book 1)
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Kindle price: $2.49
The Elven
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Kindle price: $6.24