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Steam Dreams
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 42,440. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
In the early 1980s, three former trainspotting friends meet for reunion weekend to travel on a steam special. They hope to relive the excitement they felt as boys when they would spend hours on cold and windy platforms hoping for some good "cops". Dave Lowe is a civil servant and amateur photographer; Doctor Peter Thrales is a noted academic and Gordon "Dub" Walker a local council worker.
Why Fly A Sailplane
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,740. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction
Extraordinary 11,000 hour aviator, Joe Dobronski colorfully tells his experiences flying gliders in a way that is engaging for everyone and captivating for all pilots. He tells how he became involved in this fasinating sport as relaxation while working as a jet fighter test pilot for McDonnell Aircraft. He holds two State Records and the Diamond C Award. All proceeds go to the Catholic Missions.
FEEL THE NEED FOR SPEED - COMPLETE RADIO CONTROL GUIDE BOOK
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,790. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Outdoor activities, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Outdoor activities
FEEL THE NEED FOR SPEED - COMPLETE RADIO CONTROL GUIDE BOOK RC car racing is one of the fastest growing hobbies today. This guide gives you real advice on everything that is RADIO CONTROL CARS! Discover many hints and tips! The book is a real must read for all RADIO CONTROL CAR enthusiasts.
How To Survive the Washington, DC Metro System: A Traveler's Guide
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,900. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
(4.00 from 1 review)
With firsthand knowledge compiled by a DC resident, you’ll have more confidence and less stress during your travels around the Washington, DC metro area. Inside, you’ll find detailed guidance on how to use the Metro, specifics on train and station layout, and useful advice to troubleshoot issues.
From Smoke to Mirrors
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 96,490. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Transportation planning
A car-friendly guide to the future of transport, written for non-technical readers by a car enthusiast and manufacturing engineer. From Smoke to Mirrors shows why renewable petrol and diesel in New Zealand will be more affordable in the future than conventional fuels are today. Describes a flexible transition plan that keeps New Zealand's options open in case someone invents a better car or truck.
The Mercedes R129 SL
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 24,850. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
The SL R129 was the first really modern Mercedes roadster and its timeless design, combined with old-school Mercedes quality makes it still today a perfect all-weather fun car. This fascinating and highly informative reference book covers the complete history of the SL R129. It comes with superb mostly non-Daimler AG photography, detailed technical specifications and a comprehensive buyer’s guide
Taking Off With RC Helicopters - FAQs 102
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 13,930. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction
FAQs 102 is a book for beginning RC helicopter pilots. It takes off with a fixed pitch micro for orientation and advanced training in a 450. It is written in an easy to read question-answer format. To assure a fun-to-fly and super informative training, an advanced HEADS-UP warning system is employed to navigate around incoming turbulence and confusion. Have a great flight training! captJac
The Mercedes R107 SL
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 25,730. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
The SL R107 is the last Mercedes roadster of the chrome-era and appreciated for its reliability and superior craftsmanship. This meticulous and highly informative e-book offers a fascinating overview of its complete history from the 1971 350SL to the 1989 560SL. It comes with remarkable, mostly recent non-Daimler AG photography, detailed technical specifications and a comprehensive buyer's guide
The Mercedes R230 SL
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 16,620. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
This e-book covers the complete history of the SL R230 with all its engine variatons. Backed by detailed information directly sourced from Daimler AG, it describes all changes/upgrades plus the AMG and Special Edition versions. Also major tuners such as Brabus, Carlsson and RENNtech are discussed. Detailed technical information and annual production figures of each model are included
The Mercedes R231 SL
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 7,640. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
This e-book deals with the Mercedes SL R231, launched in early 2012. It covers all engines, the Special Edition and AMG versions and compares the SL with a BMW 650i Cabrio. Some 70 photos of all versions of this SL are included. It is part of a series of e-books by Bernd S. Koehling that cover all Mercedes SL cars from the 1950s till today. The author has over DB 20 e-books/books to his credit
Land Rover Adventures in Africa
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,300. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
Land Rovers take you to the places others can’t reach and nowhere is this more true than in Africa. David Phillips shares his amazing adventures from the dunes of the Sahara to the desolate mountains of Lesotho and the wildlife-rich plains and swamps of the Okavanga Delta, driving vehicles ranging from vintage Series Is to the latest Discovery 3s. Don't travel to Africa without this book!
Airline Passenger Etiquette: Guide to Modern Airline Travel
Series: Travel, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,560. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2012 by Altiora Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
(5.00 from 1 review)
What is it about airline travel (in Coach/Economy) that brings out the worst in people? Brief and to the point, this short eBook is written in plain English for anyone travelling on airlines who wants to make the experience more enjoyable. Follow the advice for a trouble-free flight. It is written by a seasoned traveller with the keen eye of the social scientist.
How To Be A School Bus Driver
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 13,550. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Behavioral management, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Behavioral management
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Do your kids ride a School bus? This is what you need to know to decide if your kids are at too much risk riding the School Buses where you live. Find out how school boards get tricked into making million dollar School Bus mistakes. You would fall for this trick too. Thinking about driving a School Bus? This is the real story...the one no one tells you.
The First Ferraris
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 740. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Antique & Classic
This book includes some of the first cars built by Enzo Ferrari. The 125 S and the 166 MM are included and are considered some of the rarest Ferraris in the world. A brief history and well-taken photos make this book great for car buffs of all ages.
Lambourn Valley Railway - Stations of the Great Western Railway GWR
Series: Stations of the Great Western Railway, Book 10. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,870. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » European
A charming history of one of the long closed rural branch lines on the Great Western Railway. The Lambourn Valley was one of the most quintessentially English branch lines in the days of steam.
Eternal Flight: The dream, the reality, and the price
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,430. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
The ability to fly forever, without ever having to touch the ground, is one of the most basic and universal dreams of humanity, and it isn't difficult to deduce why. To embrace the sky, to be bereft of the responsibility of (to paraphrase Franz Kafka) "shuffling pointlessly across the earth," to take a running leap and never, ever come down—that would be glorious!
Welford Park - Stations of the Great Western Railway GWR
Series: Stations of the Great Western Railway, Book 9. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,970. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » European
A well researched history of one of closed branch line stations on the Great Western Railway. Welford Park Station is no more. This was once the busiest of all the stations on the Lambourn Valley Line serving as it did the huge RAF base nearby as well as the village of Welford. But
Great Shefford - Stations of the Great Western Railway GWR
Series: Stations of the Great Western Railway, Book 8. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,080. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » European
An engaging history of one of the lost branch line stations on the Great Western Railway. Great Shefford Station is no more. Although it was once a bustling village station with a thriving trade in timber felled in nearby woods, there is little left on the ground to show where this railway station once stood.
East Garston - Stations of the Great Western Railway GWR
Series: Stations of the Great Western Railway, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,950. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » European
An enjoyable history of one of the long vanished branch line stations on the Great Western Railway. East Garston is no more. The site remains, but there is little to show where this once bustling village railway station and its level crossing once stood. East Garston handled a wide variety of agricultural freight, as well as passengers and parcels.
Eastbury Halt - Stations of the Great Western Railway GWR
Series: Stations of the Great Western Railway, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,390. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » European
A beguiling history of one of the long vanished stations on the Great Western Railway. Eastbury Halt was never one of the busiest stations on the GWR, and now is no more. There were often more milk churns on the platform than passengers, but the station still had a special place in this tiny village and occupied one of the most scenic sites of any railway station.