Books tagged: alaska adventure

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Pursuing Alaska's Untamed
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Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 31,290. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
A highlighted action ebook by Alaskan author Doug Myers. Chapters include accounts of remote Alaska's cultural artifacts, Native subsistence, scenic landscapes, sport fishing excursions, wildlife encounters, and the famed Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. Personal experience accounts provide soulful discoveries of a treasured last frontier, and for some the vicarious realization of an elusive dream.
Alaska - Fishing The Untamed
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Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 31,300. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
Wilderness fishing adventures of former Alaska lodge owner. Photos introduce chapters about fishing and wildlife on remote rivers of Bering Sea and Bristol Bay Regions, Kodiak Island, Alaska Peninsula, and less secluded Kenai Peninsula. Accounts include salmon fishing excursions, bear encounters, Native subsistence fishing, and detailed writings of "A River Runs Red" (sockeye) and Arctic grayling.
The Unbroken Bond: The Warmth of Love in the Cold of the Alaskan Iditarod
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 48,380. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2010 by Harmon Press. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Someone once said that life often comes full circle and such is the case with Starflower and Joshua in Barbara Gladen’s first novel. These two unusual characters meet in a most unlikely way and find friendship and then meet…; well, you will have to read about that in The Unbroken Bond, a story of warm love discovered in the cold of the Alaskan Iditarod, set in the winter of the late 1960s.
5 Aces
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,710. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
a Roy Harper adventure Roy is on the North Slope of Alaska to work on the oil pipeline. The pay is great, the food is great, and the work is not hard. This could be a great opportunity if he doesn't screw it up. But when his temper flares up it gets him into trouble again. This time could be serious as he discovers that the arctic can be very unforgiving.
Red Skies In Morning: An Unforgettable Stormy Passage from Juneau to Seattle
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Price: Free! Words: 8,310. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
The author, a novice sailor, and her husband set out from Juneau, Alaska on a sailboat headed for Seattle, WA. Though early spring, winter weather prevailed in the far north making the voyage long and stressful. Storms, rough seas, frigid temperatures, dense fog, intense rain squalls test their abilities, stamina and their marriage.
Shy Ghosts Dancing: Dark Tales from Southeast Alaska
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,180. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Shy Ghosts Dancing: Dark Tales from Southeast Alaska presents stories of darkness, mythology, and danger, examining the mysterious and unpredictable nature of life in Southeast Alaska, where perception and reality intermingle and conflict with puzzling and sometimes deadly results.
Fireweed
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,280. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Laptop—check. Fishing rods--check. Waders--check. Bug Spray--check. Tackle box—check. Gun--why? The Raffertys never thought they’d need a gun on a corporate fishing trip to Alaska. But when a death occurs while fishing, and a sniper attacks the lodge, Mike and Caitlin have more to handle than trophy fish or agendas. Staying alive becomes their goal, but that’s not easy in the Alaskan bush.
More Faster Backwards: Rebuilding David B
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 72,960. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
More Faster Backwards is the story of Christine and Jeffrey Smith’s uncertain struggle to rebuild the Motor Vessel David B and their journey to Alaska on an untested seventy-seven year old wooden boat to begin the life of their dreams.
Fighting Alaska's Wild Kings
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,370. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
If you’ve dreamed of tangling with fierce Alaskan king salmon, this is the book for you. Boulden shares trade secrets perfected over ten years as a professional king-fishing guide to give you his deadliest techniques. His heart-pounding accounts of duels with monster fish give readers a taste of what it’s like to fight these giants in the untamed rivers of Alaska’s last frontier. Includes photos.
Whalesong
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 105,910. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
In the years after the stars fell young Noah Manaluk, an Inupiat Eskimo living at Point Hope, Alaska, eats a piece of possessed raw seal liver that changes his life. Thinker, a Humpback whale, is the only one of his pod who perceives anything beyond his immediate surroundings. Suddenly he can communicate with another being - and it wants to kill him. And this is just the start of their story.