For the Love of Bali

Author: Howard Roffman
Publisher: Bruno Gmunder Verlag
ISBN: 9783867872393
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Never change a winning team - that's the obvious maxim for Howard Roffman, whose photos of the sexy boys of Bel Ami keep pulses racing. This time the amazing beauty is Bali is the backdrop for Roffman's recent profect. His pictures are sensitive and romantic - and they put a focus on Bel Ami's newest faces. Irresistible men like Kevin Warhol and Andre Boleyn are the stars of For the Love of Bali.

Eleven Demons

Author: Michael Donnelly
Publisher: Michael Donnelly
ISBN: 0985290404
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This memoir of a family torn apart by an unthinkable betrayal lays bare an astonishing truth at the heart of an island the world cherishes as "The Last Paradise." When a young American traveler falls in love with and marries a beautiful Balinese girl, all the promise of "The Morning of the World" seems to await. But twenty years later and far too late, he discovers the awful purpose behind the elaborate Hindu ceremonies arranged by his wife at the birth of their children. While he struggles to make sense of the destruction of his family, Balinese friends warn of long-term plans, of black magic, of fraudulent documents, false Hindu ceremonies, collusion by members of the Bali community, the courts, the police, public prosecutors-even his own attorneys-in a combination known in Indonesia as a "Law Mafia." A few close Balinese friends stand with him, helping guide him through the sekala and niskala-the Balinese visible and invisible worlds-but stakes and tensions continue to rise until he faces a possibly fatal decision: dare he fight for his and his children's identities, or must he accept his friends' increasingly urgent advice to flee with his children ahead of plans for murder? The cases behind this book remain unresolved and at the center of ongoing struggles between forces of reform in Indonesia's capital of Jakarta, and the tightly-closed legal and social systems, both native and expatriate, of Bali. A website,, forms an integral companion to the book. Whether read as a thriller or as a window into the fascinating and complex cultures of Indonesia, the tragedy and hope at the heart of this story propel a gripping read.

A House In Bali Illustrated Edition

Author: Colin McPhee
Publisher: Pickle Partners Publishing
ISBN: 1786256231
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Includes 39 photographs taken by the author during his time in Bali. A young American composer, quite by accident, heard some gramophone records of Balinese gamelan music that were to change his life completely. Such was his fascination that he ‘wanted to hear every gamelan in the countryside’. This book is an account of his stay in Bali just before the Pacific War. A House in Bali merits republication because of its sympathetic and often amusing account of the author’s involvement in Balinese society. While the author’s musical interests take up a considerable part of the narrative, music was itself such an integral part of Balinese life that the reader gets an overall impression of life on the island. Much has been written on the art of Bali and by artists but this is the only narrative by a musician and stands in its own right as a worthwhile period piece.

At Home in Bali

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Hundreds of glorious photographs and an evocative text offer an insider's look at the exotic style of the "island of the gods." Since early this century, Bali's paradisiacal beauty and the remarkable spirit of its people have attracted a steady stream of artists, architects, anthropologists, mystics, and celebrities from all over the world, and the new residents have interpreted traditional Balinese style with elegant, chic, eccentric, and inspiring results. Featured in this exquisitely illustrated volume are 24 exceptional homes, both traditional and modern, all shown in their lush tropical surroundings. They include the pondok pavilion dwellings of the rice fields, classic village houses, royal palaces, beach houses, spectacular mountain residences, and homes with magnificently designed gardens. The book also features the courtyard shrines and the public temples that play a role in daily life for both the Balinese and the newer residents. A visitor's guide and international source list of Balinese wares completes this insider's tour of the island, making At Home in Bali the next best thing to being there.

Snowing in Bali

Author: Kathryn Bonella
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 1466836636
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From the bestselling author of 'Hotel Kerobokan' and co-author of Schapelle Corby's 'My Story' comes an incredible account of Bali's hidden drug world. With unprecedented access to some of Bali's biggest international smugglers and local dealers, Kathryn Bonella has written a book even more explosive and revelatory than 'Hotel Kerobokan'.

For the Love of Monet

Author: Terri Moss
Publisher: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 9781452088617
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Liz is a very unique person. Even though she is well over one hundred years old she looks like she is in her early twenties. Because she ages so slowly she is reluctant to get deeply involved with others because she knows she will eventually lose them. She also has a knack for feeling other peoples feelings. Given her talents, she has vowed that she will spent some of her time and energy trying to help people feel better by aiding them in solving their problems, big or small. It is not a totally selfless act since she has to feel all the bad feelings of others. It is more about self preservation of her sanity. This vow leads her to a handsome southern gentleman named Aubrey, assistant director at the Columbia Art Museum, who is having problems with his brother. Then three Monets mysteriously disappear from the art gallery, and his brother could be to blame. Liz decides to try to help him out with his dilemma and the two of them, along with Lizs father, end up trying to recover the three stolen Monet paintings. The search for the stolen paintings takes the trio to London and Paris. While there they have time for sightseeing and romance, if Liz will only allow herself to fall in love.

Secrets of Bali

Author: Jonathan Copeland
ISBN: 9789745241183
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An encyclopedic reference to the island and people of Bali, rendered in down to earth, accessible form.

Fragrant Rice

Author: Janet De Neefe
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
ISBN: 9780794650285
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When Janet De Neefe stepped off the plane in Bali in 1974, she felt an immediate connection to this island paradise. Though curious about Bali's culture, its warm people and its mouth-watering cuisine, she didn't expect to fall in love with a Balinese man and make a new life there. Now, years later, Janet and her husband have four children and run two of the most successful restaurants in Bali. Janet shares entertaining stories of her immersion into another culture and way of life, along with insights into the ancient myths and rituals still alive in Bali today. She also passes on delicious recipes handed down through generations of her husband's family. Fragrant Rice shows how the love, hope and warmth that makes this island such a special place is still very much alive today.

Midnights in Bali

Author: Carla de Guzman
Publisher: Anvil Publishing, Incorporated via PublishDrive
ISBN: 6214201592
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Ava Bonifacio has always been the girl with The Plan—a life plan that would give her everything she’s ever wanted, including becoming a lawyer, a role she was sure she was born into. Sure, her determination may be seen as heartlessness, but Ava doesn’t care. What she does care about is getting into law school—but she doesn’t. She cares about her boyfriend Matteo—who breaks up with her. In an act of desperation, Ava books herself a ticket to Bali and tries to get over her own failures. In Bali she meets Scott McLeod, a rude and grumpy Scottish traveler who thinks there’s a lot more to Ava than meets the eye. But as Ava reveals more about herself, she finds Scott slowly pulling away from her. He was never part of The Plan, but Ava is determined to make sure he doesn’t slip away.