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A Summer Revenge

A Summer Revenge

Author(s): Tom Callaghan

Location(s): Dubai

Genre(s): Thriller

Era(s): Contemporary

Having resigned from Bishkek Murder Squad, Akyl Borubaev is a lone wolf with blood on his hands. Then the Minister of State Security promises Akyl his old life back . . . if Akyl finds his vanished mistress. The...

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The Flight Attendant

The Flight Attendant

Author(s): Chris Bohjalian

Location(s): Dubai, New York City (NYC), Rome

Genre(s): Thriller

Era(s): Contemporary

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Cassandra Bowden is no stranger to hungover mornings. She’s a binge drinker, her job with the airline making it easy to find adventure, and the occasional blackouts seem to be inevitable. She lives with them, and the accompanying self-loathing....

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Beneath the Same Heaven

Beneath the Same Heaven

Author(s): Anne Marie Ruff

Location(s): Dubai, Los Angeles, Pakistan, San Diego

Genre(s): Fiction, Thriller

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Kathryn, an American woman, and Rashid, a Pakistani-born Muslim man, seem to have bridged the divide between Western and Islamic world views with their marriage and two American-born children. But everything changes when Rashid’s father is suddenly killed by...

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Dubai, 1 City 2 Different Tales

Dubai, 1 City 2 Different Tales

Author(s): Northern Empress

Location(s): Dubai

Genre(s): Nonfiction, Short Stories

Era(s): Modern

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You will instantly be taken to the other side of the world because this book offers an extraordinary glimpse into unjust, cruelty and suffering in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. These factual short story collections allow you to witness the...

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The Sand Men

The Sand Men

Author(s): Christopher Fowler

Location(s): Dubai

Genre(s): Science Fiction/Future, Thriller

Era(s): Near Future

In Dubai there’s a new world of high-luxury resorts emerging for the super-rich – but at what price to everyone else? Lea, Roy and their 15 year-old daughter Cara live in a gated community reserved for foreign workers. Roy...

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The Place That Didn’t Exist

The Place That Didn’t Exist

Author(s): Mark Watson

Location(s): Dubai

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): 2008

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Junior creative Tim Callaghan can hardly believe his luck when he’s flown out to Dubai to supervise the filming of an advert for an international charity. He is immediately entranced by the city – a futuristic environment unlike anywhere...

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His irresistible Darling

His irresistible Darling

Author(s): Sarah Randall

Location(s): Dubai

Genre(s): Romance

Era(s): Modern

Pippa can’t believe her luck. Not only has she landed a job as PA in a Dubai firm for her final year at uni, but she’ll also be working for Jumal – an old friend of her brother’s, who...

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Hello Dubai

Hello Dubai

Author(s): Joe Bennett

Location(s): Dubai

Genre(s): Travelogue

Era(s): Modern

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Boom town, modern marvel, commercial hub, where middle-east meets wealthy west, playground for tourists, crawling with ex-pats, built by Indians, owned by Arabs, Dubai has risen from next to nothing to an awful lot in little more than thirty...

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The Jackal’s Share

The Jackal’s Share

Author(s): Chris Morgan Jones

Location(s): Dubai, Italy, London, Marrakech

Genre(s): Thriller

Era(s): MOdern

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Boundless wealth hides the deepest secrets . . . When a charismatic billionaire asks Ben Webster to investigate his personal affairs it isn’t long before the private spy is convinced that there is something very wrong with his new...

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The Dog

The Dog

Author(s): Joseph O'Neill

Location(s): Dubai

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): Modern

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LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2014 The new novel from Joseph O’Neill, his first since the Man Booker longlisted and PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction-winning ‘Netherland’. In 2007, a New York attorney bumps into an old college buddy –...

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