Alan Chin's novels explore spiritual growth through finding the right relationships. While his stories often contain elements of suspense, romance, Eastern religion, and the paranormal, his underlying focus is the power of love.Alan is the author of eight novels, an anthology of short stories,... show more
Alan Chin's novels explore spiritual growth through finding the right relationships. While his stories often contain elements of suspense, romance, Eastern religion, and the paranormal, his underlying focus is the power of love.Alan is the author of eight novels, an anthology of short stories, and three screenplays.Alan's first novel, Island Song, won the 2008 QBliss Excellence in Literature award. His novels, The Lonely War and Match Maker won a total of five Rainbow Literature Awards. His book, The Plain of Bitter Honey is a 2014 ForeWord Reviews Book of the Year finalist in the Science Fiction category.Alan lives and writes half of each year at his home in Southern California, and spend the other half of each year traveling the globe with my husband, Herman Chin.
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I had many issues with this story: - I’m not crazy about the soul-transfer thing into an unwilling body. Don’t get me wrong, I am totally game for leaving an old, decrepit, dying body to roam free in the sky, and I am not immune to the beauty of a falcon flight, but I am just not that enthusiastic...
I received a copy of this book from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.It wasn't that this was a bad book, per say, but it felt like the story itself was secondary to a lot of high minded ideals, thoughts, and principals. The plot seemed to move in skips, and jumps, and sometimes I found mys...
Really well done. Honest, brutal, and most definitely not a romance. Really enjoyable if you're not waiting for a "they lived happily ever after ending." A realistic ending not necessarily a tragic one.
4.5 Excellent. Took this with me on a recent trip and loved it. The language, the teachings, and the scenery were all quite familiar and made me feel right at home. I think what I enjoyed the most was the inherent sensuality in the writing style. Highly Recommended
This book was so full of pain and love and colors, of strength, cruelty, harmony, of failure, sadness, fulfillment and dignity, just like life itself. A journey to experience, a dream to dream, and a silence to help you focus, set in a Hawai'i that is nothing at all like the movieset perfection you'...