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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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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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A Sealed Fate

A Sealed Fate

Author(s): Lisa Gordon

Location(s): Cape Town, Dubai

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): 2006 and present

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To escape the pain of failed relationships and careers, both Valda and Larissa take themselves to Dubai seeking not only success, but a reason and purpose in life. Valda does indeed find success and to her astonishment love, but...

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A World of Trouble

A World of Trouble

Author(s): Jake Needham

Location(s): Bangkok, Dubai, Hong Kong

Genre(s): Thriller

Era(s): Modern

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Jack Shepherd is sick of Washington politics, sick of corporate law, and even a little sick of himself. So he hits the road looking for a new start, makes a couple of wrong turns, and winds up in Hong...

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Burqalicious

Burqalicious

Author(s): Becky Wicks

Location(s): Dubai

Genre(s): Autobiography/Memoirs

Era(s): Modern

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This is the real Dubai? Delve under the opulent layers of the sparkling city and see what lies beneath. A true story of sun, sand, sex and secrecy. For a sassy young woman used to blagging, blogging and slogging...

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Carte Blanche (007)

Carte Blanche (007)

Author(s): Jeffrey Deaver

Location(s): Cape Town, Dubai, Serbia

Genre(s): Thriller

Era(s): 2000s

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This is the 37th James Bond novel, written by American crime writer Jeffrey Deaver. It takes secret agent 007 from London to Serbia and Dubai, but much of the story is focused on the activities of Bond’s grotesque antagonist...

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Cold Black

Cold Black

Author(s): Alex Shaw

Location(s): Dubai, Kiev (Kyiv), Sussex

Genre(s): Thriller

Era(s): Modern

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Former SAS trooper Aidan Snow returns in the thrilling follow up to the Kindle bestseller ‘Hetman’. Now an MI6 operative, Snow must locate & rescue an old SAS colleague before an Al-Qaeda cell can carry out acts of unprecedented...

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Desperate in Dubai

Desperate in Dubai

Author(s): Ameera Al Hakawati

Location(s): Dubai

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): Modern

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Oozing with men, money, and Maseratis, Dubai is the ultimate playground for the woman who knows her Louboutins from her Louis Vuittons. But for some, there’s a lot more at stake than a Hermes Birkin. Leila has been in...

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Dubai Wives

Dubai Wives

Author(s): Zvezdana Rashkovich

Location(s): Dubai

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): Modern

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Dubai Wives follows eight women as their lives come together at poignant intervals. We meet Jewel, a beautiful but frustrated wife to her powerful Emirati husband, Tara, a devout Muslim with a passionate secret, and Liliana, a tragic dancer...

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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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