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Insights into Adventure, Mystery and Intriguing Personalities throughout the History of the Algarve

lenpictureThe revised and updated third edition of People in a Place Apart is now available in both digital and print form from amazon.co.uk.

The paperback edition can be bought locally in the bookshop in the main plaza of the Vale do Lobo resort. Other bookshops in the Algarve are expected to stock it soon.

Finding "Perfect" People - a hiring manual for everyone

Finding "Perfect" People - a hiring manual for everyoneDon't let the title of this book deceive you. There are no "perfect" people when it comes to hiring. There are just people.

"Perfection" in terms of hiring is a false paradigm.  People are not born in a matrix. Consequently, their true potentiality is not measured by arbitrary algorithms.

10 Pillars For Successful Leadership

10 Pillars For Successful LeadershipIs leadership a matter of personality? Are we born with the ability? Or is it a matter of learning how to do it?

Why do nations, businesses and groups choose the wrong people to lead them, and is there a way to measure and predict the quality of leadership? How valuable would it be to the success of our lives if we could better understand the subject and know the markers of good, bad and indifferent leadership? This book is for everyone - because everyone is affected by the quality of leadership in our world.

Can Faro get its stolen books back?

essexRenewed efforts are being made to recover the unique collection of books plundered from Faro by a British military force more than 400 years ago and kept ever since at the University of Oxford.

The Faro 1540 Association is at the heart of a request for the return of what it regards as an historical, cultural and symbolic treasure.

The Other - a brand new sci-fi and psychological thriller by Real Laplaine

The Other - the brand new sci-fi and psychological thriller by Real LaplaineA recurring nightmare. An alien object discovered off the coast of Ireland. A race to unlock its secrets. Global warming strikes.
Caught in the eye of the storm, Kaetlyn O’Sullivan is faced with her past life and decisions which could change the course of humanity.

Structural changes needed


parliamentEdited by Fernando Alexandre, Investimento Empresarial is written by Economy professors at the Universities of Minho and Coimbra. It is not only about the Algarve, but explains some problems that we face. It urges structural improvements. It says that between 2001 and 2007, investment in Portugal was the lowest in the eurozone. The crisis has brought it to a minimum in many decades.

 

The authors emphasise that the EU, "required public policies to boost competitiveness and a financial system to direct capital to tradable sectors,” but that it, "directed resources to the non-tradable sectors, protected from international competition,” (p.9). It resulted in high public and private indebtedness.

Moving new novel inspired by true story

Moving new novel inspired by true storyBest-selling author and Algarve resident L.A. Furtado is set to release her exciting fifth book Pop Rock Cop next month (April 9, 2018). After the success of her first novel, Her Apparitions from the Human Longings series, Furtado has once again written an intriguing story based on the true-life adventures of a Portuguese-Canadian heroine. Pop Rock Cop is about how Amalia, a talented young performer of Portuguese and Canadian descent, dealt with and overcame significant adversity that threatened to end her music career – and life.

WomanEX: It's A Woman's World Now!

WomanEX: It's A Woman's World Now!Just released! Men abused their power. It's a woman's world now!
An existential thriller that takes you into a dystopian world; a brutal exposé on the ills of a male-dominated power-structure.
Special release prices available now -  eBook £4.47 Paperback £7.95. CLICK HERE to order online!

W: www.booksbyreallaplaine.com