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Mountain Folktales
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,060. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2010. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
Folklore from the world’s highlands. Tales of lives spent in some of the highest spots on the earth, from the Himalayas to the Alps. One in a series of 18 titles on topics that range from Enchantment to Trickery; with Folly, Passion & Vice in between.
The Stolen Secret Of The Alps
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,170. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
The school trip abroad to celebrate the end of the exams.. Great! A chance to spend time with that girl he liked… Brilliant! A group of armed thieves charging into the Chateau? Not so good. A journey to brave the elements and save the lives of millions? Unexpected. And then there is that final choice to be made…. Does he sacrifice the girl he loves, for the lives of those millions?
The Shroud
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 65,150. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The Shroud of Turin is stolen. It is mysteriously returned but mutilated. Interpol investigator Arturo Benavivo is assigned to the case, His persistent hunt for a cunning foe, nearly costs his life and that of his family. Following a meandering trail of clues, he is led to a remote laboratory in northern Italy. There lie the chilling answers.
Smart Guide Italy: Turin, Piedmont and Aosta Valley
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Series: Smart Guide Italy. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,080. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Smart Guide Italy: Turin, Piedmont and Aosta Valley contains information that will help travelers get the most from their visit to Italy's northwest. Along with essential background to all of Turin's major monuments readers will discover great places to eat, sleep and enjoy Alpine life. The guide also covers: Alba, Asta, Susa, Aosta, Courmayer, ski resorts and Italy's largest national park.
The Monks of Montafon
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Series: Wallace Boys, Book 15. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 64,490. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
In the fifteenth book in the Wallace Boys series, it is now winter, and the Wallace Boys have been recalled to Europe because the Archduke Prince Karl-Franz is missing. Their investigation leads to a lonely monastery high in the Montafon Range of mountains on the border of Austria. Here they discover that the monks hold a terrible secret dating back to World War Two.
The Only Genuine Jones
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 111,110. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Two climbers. One victor. In the visionary climbing community of late 19th century Britain, two rivals clash on and off the crags. No mountain is too hard to climb--no price too high to pay.
My Trinities
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 116,020. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
This is not your grandpa's guidebook! Finally a comprehensive guide, with attitude, to Northern California's most spectacular wilderness area, the Trinity Alps. 60 photos. Based on first-hand knowledge of 188 lakes, all major peaks and trails, plus backcountry info not in other books. Geology, history, botany, swimming holes, bear dens, life-or-death narratives, and humor throughout.
A Long Walk in the Alps - the Eiger to the Matterhorn
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,540. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
A Long Walk in the Alps recounts a hike through the mountains of Switzerland from Grindelwald in the Bernese Oberland to Zermatt in the Valais. In this real life adventure, the author sets out along the path known as the Eiger Trail with the aim of reaching the mountain town of Zermatt beneath the far off Matterhorn but the journey is almost over in its early days...
Postcards from the Trail:Views of the Canadian Rockies, Andes, Alps and Himalayas
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,570. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books
The book contains images and brief narrative descriptions of a number of mountains in the major ranges of the world.