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Balloons Can Be Murder: The Ninth Charlie Parker Mystery
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Series: The Charlie Parker Mysteries, Book 9. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,570. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2009. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
It's time for the famous Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta and Charlie is hired to protect a lady balloonist who will attempt a world altitude record on the final Sunday of the Fiesta. Rachael Fairfield has been receiving threats and believes they came from her father, a man she sent to prison 15 years earlier. But Charlie isn't so sure and the investigation gets tricky. "Another winner!" The Book Report
Poppycock Place Series -Sky Sailing Heroes
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Price: Free! Words: 32,370. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2010. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
NASA had a successful failure. Seven sophisticated Bio-Teks (5 "human-robots" and 2 "pet-robots"), were created for a deep space mission. The money ran out, the spaceship was cancelled and these colourful characters moved out to live in the community and report back their experiences yearly. They set up 5 small businesses in adjacent shops, happily mixing with the neighbours, in Poppycock Place.
The Eighth House
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 97,220. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Grandfather, expelled from his native land as a young man and facing death from exposure, is rescued by beings of the sky and transported to a world of strange beasts, powerful women, violent men, and telepathic demons. He meets Grenoth, a hoarder of secrets, Ilakein, a master of ancient wisdom who attempts to open his mind to forgotten realms, and sweet Lyta, a visionary and dreamer.
Clear to Climb
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,340. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Ballooning
Recollections of the author's often amusing and sometimes hair-raising hot-air ballooning experiences. Glimpses into a twenty-six year passion with ballooning that pursues the author from the tranquillity of the English countryside to the Puget Sound region of Western Washington and the high desert of Nevada
Battling Burnaby: The Awe-Inspiring Exploits Of A Great Adventurer
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,080. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Colonel Fred Burnaby is one of the greatest adventurers who ever lived and he was the kind of man on which romantic legends are built. A fearless dare-devil and intrepid traveller, he made two perilous journeys across Asia, and he became the first person to cross the English Channel single-handedly in a balloon. However, his first love was fighting and he was killed in action in the Sudan.
Edentown
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,660. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Quirky private detective "Hawk" Hawking is hired to find a girl who may become a killer's next victim--a troubled fifteen-year-old paraplegic named Samantha Salinger. But Hawk's most devastating discovery is that the killer threatens not only both of their lives, but the nature of existence itself.
Hot Air
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Price: Free! Words: 2,970. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - how to
Hot Air Ballooning through the eyes of photographer Kevin Cable. Follow along with the pilots and see the beauty from the skies.
Having Fun over Bristol, World Capital of Hot Air Ballooning
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Series: Photo Albums, Book 9. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 680. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
A hot air balloon ride over Bristol including forty panoramic, colour photographs. Taking-off in the early morning from Ashton Court Estate, west of the city and landing near Pucklechurch to the east, our flight lasted for about 1 hour and was wonderful value-for-money.
Bristol UK Aerial Photographs and Tourist Attractions
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Series: Photo Albums, Book 17. Price: $4.45 USD. Words: 860. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industries / hospitality, travel & tourism
Aerial photographs and tourist attractions of Bristol, England, (Great Britain) United Kingdom taken on 5 August 2011. (Front Cover view of the Floating Harbour, Bristol City Centre looking in a south-easterly direction.)