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Ten Minute Ecologist: Twenty Answered Questions for Busy People Facing Environmental Issues
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,100. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
TME provides plain, easily understood, information about environmental phenomena and issues in the form of twenty answered questions. It will do wonders for anyone who reads about environmental issues in the daily newspapers and asks "should I be worried about this?" TME is ideal reading for CEOs and politicians facing environmental issues, as well as science students at all levels.
White Gold
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Series: Dan Taylor. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 79,400. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
When Sarah Edgewater’s ex-husband is murdered by a radical organisation hell-bent on protecting their assets, she turns to Dan Taylor – geologist, ex-soldier, and lost cause. Together, they must unravel the research notes that Sarah’s ex-husband left behind to locate an explosive device which is circumnavigating the globe towards London – and time is running out.
Callsign: Rook - Book 1 (A Stan Tremblay - Chess Team Novella)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,070. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
After a failed mission claims the lives of his five man support team, Stan Tremblay, Callsign: Rook, flees Siberia and finds himself on the secluded coast of Norway, north of the Arctic Circle. Exhausted, cut off from the outside world, Rook just wants to find a place to rest, but instead discovers that something is rotten...and hungry...in Norway.
The Arctic Flyer
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,570. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Trains
When the evil sorcerer Orin Daman flies out of the evening sky and freezes Santa's reindeer, Christmas appears to be doomed. Without his reindeer, Santa cannot deliver his presents on Christmas Eve. Luckily, Wil Whitley, a young elf who works at Santa's woodworks factory, volunteers to lead a quest to find the long lost Arctic Flyer, a magical train that can be used to deliver Santa's presents.
Address: Everywhere
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,700. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Address: Everywhere is a true account which follows a thirtieth birthday spent traveling the world. After leaving her successful, responsible career and life in Wisconsin, Kari and her husband head out around the world to fulfill a dream and discover themselves. Through nine months and six continents of travel, the book relays heartwarming, inspiring and sometimes hilarious tales of the journey.
Floating Low to Lofoten
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Price: $2.45 USD. Words: 50,080. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This is the story of a trip to the Norwegian Arctic aboard my 27ft yacht. In 2008 we crossed the North Sea from the Firth of Forth, then cruised north to the Lofoten Islands and back. Most of the journey was sailed solo. It's a tale about a perfectly ordinary journey through some of the most stunning scenery - and easiest cruising waters - in the world.
Polar Bears: Bears of Ice and Sea
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Animals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,120. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Bears
What two things does a polar bear like to do most of all? What is a polar bear's favorite food? How much does a baby polar bear weigh when it's born? How much does an adult polar bear weigh? Are polar bear babies born with fur? Find out what a polar bear looks like, where it lives, what it eats, what eats it, how babies are born, and other fun facts.
Iliarjuk: An Inuit Memoir
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Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 131,520. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012 by Libros Libertad Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When I first read the Dracc Dreque manuscript I was immediately struck by its unflinching honesty and its uniqueness. As far as I knew, it was the only memoir ever written by an Inuit and it cut sharply across our ideas about the Arctic...
Arctic Operations and the Northwest Passage: Department of Defense (DOD) Report to Congress on the Effect of Climate Change, Arctic Warming, National Security, Infrastructure, Icebreakers
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,590. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
This is a flowing-text ebook format reproduction of an important Department of Defense (DOD) report on Arctic operations addressing strategic national security objectives, needed mission capabilities, an assessment of changing the Unified Command Plan (UCP), needed basing infrastructure, and the status of and need for icebreakers.
15000 Feet Below
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 105,600. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Roy Vicars is a survivor of a bomb attack on a North Sea oil platform, supposedly carried out by Islamic terrorists. He is helpless with grief at the loss of his partner, Melanie, in the attack, and determined to find out the truth behind it. He soon discovers that the destruction of the platform was merely a dry run for a far bigger and more sinister attack.