Fiction from JT Hine

Emily & Hilda

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Emily is a teenage phenom on the American bicycle road racing circuit. Hilda is crossing the USA on her bicycle, having retired from an Army career as a combat triage nurse. They meet on a deserted road in Kansas one evening and part ways, not suspecting how their lives will be entwined in danger and intrigue…

(publication scheduled for late 2019)

Sample Chapter 1, click here. Sample Chapter 2, click here.


Days of Lead

Days of Lead

Joe and Nancy Mather are living in Rome, Italy, as the country slips into the “Years of Lead”. Nancy is an executive for a pharmaceutical company; Joe is in high school. Joe begins translating letters for Nancy’s company, which seems harmless until they are unwittingly caught up in a planned coup d’état…

(forthcoming in early 2020)

Sample Chapter 1: click here.


Non-fiction by JT Hine

I Am Worth it! (paper — shipping included)

Written to help your figure out your "break-even" point, so you can turn your product or service from a money-losing hobby into a money-making business. Paper booklet -- shipping included.


I Am Worth It! (PDF by email)


Are You Bilingual? Enjoy making it pay! (paper — shipping included)

Have you ever wondered what to do with your second language, or if it's worth it to learn one? Whether just starting high school, entering the job market, or changing careers, this book is for you.


Are You Bilingual? (PDF by email)



Books translated by JT Hine

Beyond the Age of Oil: the Myths, Realities and Future of Fossil Fuels

by Leonardo Maugeri, translated by Jonathan Hine

Beyond the Age of OilIn this eagerly awaited sequel to his prize-winning bestseller, The Age of Oil, Leonardo Maugeri, the strategy director of one of the world’s biggest energy companies, puts forward a hardheaded, concrete plan in simple everyday language for how to shift the world economy’s primary energy dependence from fossil fuels to renewable energies by 2035.

Dr. Maugeri covers the different issues so completely and clearly that when you finish the book, you can even disagree with his plan, and know why you do. Priceless for understanding the real issues.

Order on-line at or at Barnes and Noble or your favorite retailer.

Combat Aircraft 

by Riccardo Niccoli, translated by Jonathan Hine

516q3YTWsaL._SX400_BO1,204,203,200_From the Gumman Hellcat and Boeing Flying Fortress to the Sopwith Camel, Mitsubishi Zero, and Ilyushin Sturmovik, Combat Aircraft presents the 40 most famous aircraft in history. These are the planes that had the greatest impact on the collective consciousness, and each one appears in 3-D renderings with detailed information. In addition, a 20-sheet book lets you see the machines in oversize foldouts. The engaging text leads you on a journey through time, and includes stories, curiosities, and anecdotes.

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Schio: Industrial Archeology 

by Bernardetta Ricatti, translated by Jonathan Hine

51Ol7NguuOL._SX415_BO1,204,203,200_.jpgOne of the earliest books in the new field of industrial archaeology, this volume traces the origins of the Industrial Revolution in Northern Italy and documents its structures with stunning illustrations.

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