Byron writes on two basic themes; stories taken from his experiences as a private investigator, and stories from his travels, particularly across Asia. Many of the stories in this category are historical, and some deal with the Pacific War.
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Oriental Salt brings you a sweeping panorama of Asia in the explosive 20th Century. From mythical China of the 1930's to the nightmare of World War II's Bataan Death March, of innocent young love driven to desperate measures, of cruel treachery by greedy, cursed espionage agents, and scheming harlots in Honolulu's red light district...More>
A mix of colorful characters: an Australian skipper; his American employer, a businessman cum quasi-privateer whom the widow's son idolizes as strongly as she despises; their friend, a British businessman, a tragically humorous widower; and the tragic episodes of a young soldier and his island sweetheart...More>
As with the first volume of Oriental Salt, the lead off story here in More Oriental Salt, is Pittsburgh Go. As was Private Turner and his Woman in Oriental Salt, Pittsburgh Go is a novella, and continues the theme of Some Called it Paradise, itself a trilogy whose first volume is also published here. In each Oriental Salt novel, back stories of characters appearing in Some Called it Paradise find their genesis. More>