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Silent Giants: A North American Odyssey
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Price: Free! Words: 7,450. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2008. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Biography
Occasionally life presents the opportunity to do something very special. For me that opportunity came in the summer of 1991 when I flew my classic Cessna 195 from St.John's, Newfoundland, to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. Our story begins just as the cliffs of the Newfoundland coast slowly emerge from the gray ocean mist...
Helium3
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Series: Helium 3. Price: Free! Words: 23,210. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2008. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Today, at the centre of our galaxy, dwell small colonies of a most extraordinary species – humans. Fourteen-year-old Mervyn Bright has courage, tenacity, and three close friends from the Space Academy: Loren, a brilliant but despised out-worlder, Tarun, heir to a once-powerful dynasty, and Aurora, niece to the embattled Patriarch. Together they make a formidable team.
No Kiss For A Killer
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Series: Swan River, 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,030. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2008 by Darling Newspaper Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Skilled swordsman Jeremy Hanwell vows to avenge his father’s murder. Then he falls in love – with a woman who’ll reject him if he performs this sacred duty. Romance rides a thorny trail in an 1830s British Colony.
Princess Electra
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Series: Princess Electra, Book 1. Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 58,700. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2008. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Princess Electra lives in a swamp with Serafina, a sorceress she believes is her mother. She is happy with her life in the swamp until a stranger appears claiming to be both a prince and her brother. Suddenly, her world is turned upside down. Electra is forced to make her way through warring kingdoms to find her true home. Will she have the skills she needs to avoid capture?
John Smith, World Jumper Book One: Portal to Adventure
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Price: Free! Words: 63,930. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2008. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Waking, hospitalized with amnesia during World War I, "John Smith" quickly realizes he is not like other men. John can travel to parallel worlds, seemingly through the power of his own mind. In this first serial, he not only learns of his power when it is triggered in the stress of combat, but visits an Earth still trapped in an ice age.
Pirate Jack
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Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 33,950. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2009. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Young Jack Spencer sees his father's boat-building business destroyed by a powerful land developer. Then Jack unearths three ancient scrolls that propel him on a dangerous adventure through time in search of a pirate treasure. When Jack finds himself aboard the pirate ship Revenge he enters a life or death world of ship battles, jungle islands, prison escapes, gold, and treachery.
The Voyages of the Swallow
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 71,890. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2009. Category: Fiction » Drama » European
Intrigue, corruption and high adventure, on land and at sea. A hastily assembled team, led by a Mossad agent, an Israeli Naval officer and a German ship owner seek to smuggle five hundred tonnes of Uranium Ore out of Europe, under the noses of the European authorities. The future of the Middle Eastern conflicts and thus of the world may be affected by the cargo of the ageing m.v. ‘Swallow".
The Lord and the Cross
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 150,440. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2009. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
Two ancient enemies come face to face one last time. Once the most feared mercenaries in the world, Manfred Lord and Nathan Cross understand that there is no place for them in this 'new world order'. But when they're both hired to retrieve a crystal worth tens of millions of dollars, they'll have to decide whether their hatred for one another is stronger than their greed.
The Money was His
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You set the price! Words: 540. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2009. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
When you find money on the street what do you do? The right thing is return it, but you never know where that may lead you.
The Dead Guy Road Trip Church
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Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 23,950. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2009. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
A group of friends live out their Quixotic fantasies in real life as self-determined adventurers. Ultimately, their own mortality (with the death of one of their own) puts a new perspective on their exploits, and they come to realize the fleeting nature of their pursuits. This work of fiction is built from real events and real people.