Books tagged: alaska

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Boom Town Boy: Coming of Age on Alaska's Lost Frontier
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,530. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2012 by Epicenter Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A newspaper reporter recalls his youth in Fairbanks, Alaska, a dying gold-rush town that comes alive again with a wild mix of Russian and American pilots, a busy red-light district, and a round-the-clock bar scene in the 1940s war years.
Kidnapped at the Midnight Sun: A Denali Hawthorne Mystery
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,020. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / Soccer
Things are looking up for Denali’s team at the Midnight Sun soccer tournament, but their talented guest player, Tori, has a secret. When Tori is kidnapped, Denali’s focus shifts from reaching the winner’s bracket to saving her new friend - from single elimination.
Midnight Sun, Arctic Moon
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,090. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012 by Epicenter Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
A young upstate New York woman begins an adventure of a life-time as she moves away from her safe and conventional path. She is unable to resist the excitement and challenge of a chance to become a geological explorer in Alaska, where she maps remote wilderness areas and journeys to the depths of her own heart.
Old Harbor "Sisters of Circumstance"
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 80,380. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2012 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Five women answer an ad to become brides for the men of Old Harbor, Alaska. Each from a different place, all with different stories to tell, they become as close as sisters in an adventure none of them could have imagined. They all find themselves married to strangers. Strangers with secrets. These women will do all they can to turn their lives around, to live happily ever after. One will not.
Santa Flies a Bushplane: A Christmas Revelation
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Price: Free! Words: 5,960. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
An Alaskan boy finds several large Christmas packages lying in the snow, clearly fallen out of Santa's sleigh. It's the day before Christmas, and that means Lance has very little time to chase down Santa and see the presents delivered as intended. Because what's inside the boxes is more important than just toy trains and dolls, and Santa's trail will also lead to an important personal discovery.
The Denali Hawthorne Mystery Collection
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 102,470. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
This collection includes three complete Denali Hawthorne mysteries plus four short stories. Includes: "They Called it Moosicide" "Trouble Aboard the Hawaiian Paradise" "Kidnapped at the Midnight Sun" "Who Framed Kara" "Mystery at Fur Rendezvous" "Clueless in Seattle" (a mini-mystery) "Where’s Emma?" For ages 11 through adult
The Great Salmon Run Cake Fiasco
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Series: Salmon Run, Book 8. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,740. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012 by Star Catcher Publishing. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Humor
The Salmon Run Men's Club, the General Store cafe kitchen, and the one-month anniversary of the Callahans in Alaska... All the ingredients needed for a messy disaster of legendary proportions... An Alaska short story placed in the "Salmon Run" series.
Crosscultural Doctoring.On and Off the beaten Path
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Price: Free! Words: 73,290. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is about my academic career as an Ob&Gyn; my decision at 55 to jump in the unknown; my work abroad; and how I accomplished this. The book is a series of loosely connected anecdotes, medical and non medical, funny and not so funny. I will convey the excitement and satisfaction of this decision. The hope is that the book will inspire others to make the jump and may be even to write their story
Lies And Love In Alaska
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,780. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
To thwart her matchmakers, Annalee fakes an affair with a bush pilot whose photo appeared in a magazine about Alaskan bachelors. He stuns her by showing up in her California town and entices her to visit him. She falls for him and heeds the seductive call of Alaska but her romance is stymied when she learns a disturbing truth. She must find a whole new way of living in order to love again.
The Nantok of Adak Island
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,110. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Jasen Karnes is the son of a naval officer whose family is stationed on an isolated US naval air station on Adak, Alaska, an Aleutian Island. On a hunting trip he encounters a race of tiny, intelligent primates who very much do not want to be discovered. When he is caught in a trap not intended for him Jasen’s life is put at the mercy of these small but very dangerous creatures.