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Crosscultural Doctoring.On and Off the beaten Path
Price: Free! Words: 73,290. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2012. Categories: 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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,780. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
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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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,110. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
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.
The Bear
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,030. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
A college student working his second summer on a run-down salmon and crab processing barge in Alaska encounters a killer brown bear in a most unlikely place. He is forewarned by a mysterious native Alaskan man but then has to fend for himself.
Devereux: The Night Before Kismet
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,980. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Master vampire Devereux has it all: immortality, good looks, intelligence, money, a body to die for, and a constant stream of available women. Sounds like an ideal existence. So, what's the problem?
Specter of the White Death (Salmon Run - Book 5)
Series: Salmon Run, Book 5. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 37,690. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2012 by Star Catcher Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
When Hawk and Zach Callahan agree to basic survival training with Amber Marley, they instead get an entire town of helpful interfering neighbors. With the help of Sasha and Grandpa Neely, they escape into the mountains. Elsewhere, Admiral Kian orders Nanuk to help ready their spaceship using Earth-based materials. Leading both to a dangerous encounter with one of the horrors of winter: Avalanche.
Dead Man's Bay
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,740. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Shipwrecked at the beginning of winter on an uncharted Kodiak island, Bryan Weaver must not only save his son and his partner and return to civilization, but also kill the bear that is hunting them. Ken Sturgis of Epicenter Press says Dead Man's Bay is "lively and fast paced and well written."
Bet: Stowaway Daughter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,780. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
In the historical novel Bet: Stowaway Daughter, 13-year-old Lisbet "Bet" Lindstrom stows away aboard a tall ship in 1933 Seattle to save her father from prison. She has amazing adventures in Alaska, saves sailors from certain death, and faces the man who threatens everything she loves.
Rasurgam I shall rise again
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,060. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Rasurgam is a story of loss and reclamation. The story begins when Jeff Rider, an executive for a Chicago agency, leaves his job and the next day flies to Boston to watch his daughter receive her doctorate from Harvard. Jeff chronicles how life spirals downward to where he finds himself doing the deadliest of jobs, commercial fishing. Follow Jeff as he struggles to find equilibruim in his life.
Of Moose and Men: A Skewed Look at Life in Alaska
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 60,370. Language: American English. Published: July 9, 2012. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
The first volume in a series of collected humor columns written by award-winning author A. E. Poynor. For less than twenty percent of what you paid for the latte you'll spew out your nose while reading this book, you can learn about everyday life in Alaska where laughing about the trials unique to the country is much better than just shivering in the cold.