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Dan Air HS 748 UK Oil Industry Shuttle
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,130. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Dan Air evolved as a low-cost charter airline operating out of Hurn Airport near Bournemouth in the South of England and was doing very nicely moving hundreds of passengers. Then in October 1974 Conoco Oil contacted them to ask if they would be interested in working with them in Scotland at Sumburgh and Aberdeen using their HS 748 to fly rig workers to the Wessex helicopter pick-up and set-downs
The Chimaera Institute
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Price: Free! Words: 17,730. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Anecdotes, rumour, gossip...urban myths can straddle all those categories. Often they are short, like fables and can be told quickly in a paragraph or two. The tales in this book draw from various sources. I like to think of urban myths as little acorns desperate to grow into oaks, and love providing them with knots, gnarls and leaves.
The Honey That Came From The Sea
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Price: Free! Words: 90,260. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Here is a selection of short stories, drawn from collections of prose by the author. Best known for her Scots writing, here her work in English is presented, with a smattering of Scots dialogue. The tales deal with the mysteries of life, religion, ageing, birth and sex . There is humour, mystery and intrigue, from Maharajahs to Shortbread, and always the often dark dynamics of human relationships.
To Be Human
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 79,570. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
TO BE HUMAN is the doorway in to the life of a young boy, Maxwell Alfonso, and his three friends. Living in the quiet seaside town of Whitby, their lives are thrown in to peril when a horrible disaster strikes. What follows is a harrowing, emotional and surreal journey across a country where fear and death literally stalk the land.
Loose Movement Part 2
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Series: Loose Movement, Part 2. Price: Free! Words: 41,470. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Loose Movement Part 2 is another collection of travel writing, film and music reviews and fictional short stories, most of which have been published online.
Jessie The Jumbo
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Price: Free! Words: 18,780. Language: English (Scottish dialect). Published: April 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Jessie the Jumbo is a book of 27 tales from the Nickety Nackety Collection commissioned by Frieda Morrison of BBC Radio Scotland, presenting a glorious menagerie of animals all in Scots, written for pre-schoolers to grandparents. From rabbits with toothache to superhero cows, dancing stags to mischievous mice, these tales by the award winning author Sheena Blackhall are guaranteed to delight.