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When Dreams and Fear Collide
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 114,960. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Extreme sports
This is the true firsthand account of the 1986 Sino-USA Upper Yangtze River Expedition, the only joint river rafting expedition approved by the highest authorities in China. But the death of a teammate, a so-called mutiny, and several all-Chinese rafting teams racing ahead of the expedition in an attempt to be first, turn a perfect trip into a voyage of drama, disaster and unexpected challenges.
The Fool is Back
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Series: Fool in Paradise, Book 2. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,500. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013 by Proglen. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
By the author of the Pattaya best seller Money Number One and the updated Money Still Number One, this the sequel to A Fool in Paradise, adding a further 32 stories to the colourful tapestry that is Pattaya, Thailand. In the opinion of many people including the author, Pattaya is the most wonderful place on the planet. As with A fool in Paradise, the stories are all true or based on true events.
Heartbeat: A journey through the fiestas of Spain
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 60,850. Language: British English. Published: June 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Simon Prichard's unique quest in search of 'fiesta forever' takes him to the soul of Spain. Among many other quirky local festivals, he attends a medieval scourging, a drunken tree-climbing contest and a parade by cross-dressing soldiers. He is also beaten with burning torches by an entire village. Simon learns a lot about Spain's genius for celebration - and some surprising things about himself.
IRELAND: Mythical, Magical, Mystical: A Guide to Hidden Ireland
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,300. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2013 by Tirgearr Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Do you find yourself drawn to the magic of the Emerald Isle? Would you like to see places beyond the typical tourist traps? Come, join me on a journey through the mists of legend, into the hidden places of mystery. Practical information on planning your trip to Ireland.
Paris Travel Guide
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 69,000. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The Paris Travel Guide developed by the Top Deals Hotel team reveals Paris in simple lines, but focusing on details. You will learn everything you need to know about travelling to Paris, from the metro fare ticket to the most luxurious restaurant in town, from the subway taking you to the desired attraction to your most suitable shopping style.
Iceland, Defrosted
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Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 79,630. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2013 by SilverWood Books. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
This is the story of one Englishman’s obsession with a half-frozen, roughly duck-shaped island in the cold north Atlantic.
Supper with the President
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Series: African Memoir, Book 3. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 73,930. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2013 by Mosaique Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
West Africa in the 1970s: volatile years immediately following independence brought the author in contact with a number of Presidents, Kings, Emperors, village and tribal chiefs and a succession of extraordinary people. Circumstances contrived to place him at dinner with four heads of state whose rule had immense impact, positive and negative, on their countries and on West Africa.
Hint of Secrecy
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Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 68,630. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Hidden north Norfolk on a bike; a ramble around the secret side of this English county, looking at its pubs and poets, priories and puritans, its ghosts and ruins and including100 links to useful websites.
A Last Chance Powerdrive Part 4 Walking in the Footsteps of a Buddha
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Series: A Last Chance Powerdrive, Book 4. Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 51,730. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
Leaving his motorbike Ambliss behind in Kathmandu, Benedict treks through the mountains of Nepal to Everest Base Camp. It is journey that will take him to the most extreme landscapes, both inside and out, and will lead to realisations that will change his life forever. 'Walking in the Footsteps of a Buddha' is the final part of 'A Last Chance Powerdrive'.
Ride the Wings of Morning: Letters to and from Africa
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,510. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A conventional English girl arrived in South Africa, to help a friend run horseback safaris on a game reserve in the Northern Transvaal. It was 1992. There were yellow road signs declaring "Dit is die Volkstaat". Sophie had heard of "biltong" but knew nothing of Afrikaans culture.
Split: An Insider's Guide
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,560. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The first comprehensive guidebook for Split. An insider's guide on where to eat, drink and party, what to see, how to get there, and a range of activities, day trips and practical info.
Cut out the Middleman
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 102,750. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Adventure
In this novel By John Daysh tropical island life flips upside down as rat-race drop out Nick falls into a world of drugs and crime, while looking for was a slice of paradise in the sun.
A Bucket of Warm Water
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,500. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A small village in Central Africa which promised adventure lured us from Canada. Flying medavac flights over uncharted jungle and teaching English to highly motivated teenagers - what could be better? The promise was fulfilled and much much more. But at the end, deep in the jungle, we were saved by the very people we had come to help.
The Hotel --- Upstairs, Downstairs in a Secret World
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 89,050. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Bestselling author Jeffrey Robinson spent five months as a fly-on-the-wall at what was then, arguably, the best hotel in the world. The result is a riveting expose of life above and below stairs, an unforgettable adventure into a secret world where the public is never permitted to go.
Smart Guide Italy: Italy
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Series: Smart Guide Italy. Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 403,450. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Italy may not look big on a map but if countries were measured in history, culture and gastronomy it would be enormous. To see everything is impossible and anyone considering buying a guide to Italy is both supremely ambitious and slightly crazy. If that describes you and you have the energy and time to undertake such a challenging journey then Smart Guide Italy can help guide you along the way.
Djupdykningar I Det Indiska Folkhavet
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Price: Free! Words: 82,730. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Dagbok från resor på egen hand bland vanligt folk i norra delen av Indien mellan 2008 och 2012. Ett försök att förstå tillvaron för dem, som har mycket små resurser. Genom samtal på deras eget språk.Med fattiga bönder och bybor, med dem som utsätts för kastdiskriminering, och dem som har urusla bostäder i små och stor städer. Från Gujarat i väster till Bihar i öster.
Barcelona. La mirada de un turista
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 99,570. Language: Spanish. Published: May 13, 2013 by OmniaBooks. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Guía Novelada Turístico-Cultural, libro muy ameno que integra cuidadosamente la historia, la cultura, la tradición y el interés turístico de Barcelona. Contiene 213 fotografías, 6 mapas y 4 grabados.
Money Number One
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Series: Fool in Paradise. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,550. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013 by Proglen. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Enter Pattaya with your eyes wide open, not like a lamb to the slaughter. The original guide to Pattaya by Neil Hutchison, author of A Fool in Paradise.
2013 China Military and Security Report: People's Liberation Army (PLA), Space, Cyber Attacks on American Military, Technology, People's Republic of China Force Modernization, Taiwan
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 172,400. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
This important DOD report from May 2013 provides extensive details on the status of the Chinese military. In addition to the new 2013 report, this unique ebook compilation includes seven other DOD annual reports for the years 2006 through 2012.
My Mauritius
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,450. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
“My Mauritius” is a unique travel book narrated through a humorous first-person family experience with snippets of historical fiction and cultural insights from interviews with local personalities. The three strands are woven together to form the narrative, in brief and dynamic chapters that should not only interest the million tourists who visit Mauritius annually, but also the armchair dreamer.