Books tagged: desert adventure

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Desert Victim
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 77,820. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
The scene is the southwestern U.S., where Del Whipple, a DEA employee stumbles on an old abandoned mineshaft. When Whipple enters the mine he discovers a major methamphetamine operation. The perpetrators shoot and leave him to die. Miraculously he escapes, and is determined to bring his captors to justice.
Dreamscapes #5 - Old Gods
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Series: Dreamscapes, Book 5. Price: $2.70 USD. Words: 9,760. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Travel
Dreamscapes is a series of 12 monthly short stories capturing Astra Crompton's real dreaming experiences. In "Old Gods" the city of Rosswind runs afoul of the all-powerful Empire and is placed under embargo for 1 year: no supplies going in or out. An innovative solution from a young boy may offer a new start out on the horizon - if they can find salvation before the fuel and time runs out.
QUEST for the GOLDEN GRIFFIN
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 54,240. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
J.W. Morrison, the mild mannered adventurer, wins a treasure map in a poker game. It’s allegedly the treasure the Corsair’s pirated from the flagship of Sir Anthony Gibbons, the Golden Griffin. After sinking the schooner they transported the treasure across the Sahara desert to a hollow mountain. Was the treasure real? Was the map authentic? J.W. Morrison and crew had to find out.
Storm Over Khartoum
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,220. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » War & military
1884: Deep in the Sudan, the British are in a frantic bid to save Gordon of Khartoum, from the Mahdi’s fanatic army. Teenage brothers Edgar and Rupert Clinton, twins divided by a woman’s greed, unravel a past crime that threatens their futures. Separated by events, they are thrown into desperate adventures as the conflict rages. Both find Muslim allies willing to risk all to see them through.
Avenging Khartoum
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,730. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
1896—In the heart of the Sudan, as the British struggle to free Khartoum from fanatic Dervishes, one young man promises his dying mother to seek the truth of his long-lost father’s fate. Born and raised in Cairo, fluent in native languages, Gregory is pitched into the heat of war as an interpreter, and through battle unravels a tragic and life-changing mystery with its roots in far away England.
Well Bred Connections
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,200. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
When honeymooners Mike and Andy, learn of a rash of child abductions, they are swept into one of the desert’s darkest secrets. One day they discover a poster of a missing teen, Jessica. When they ultimately find her, she reveals the story of her abduction, ensuing captivity, and ultimate escape. Her account leads them down a twisting desert road toward the darkest of destinations.
Samir And The High King
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Price: Free! Words: 11,730. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Middle East
Long, long ago in a land at the edge of a desert that howls against the walls of the village, a poor young boy named Samir is sent to work for a strange old man who stays up all night listening to the stars. This imaginative reconstruction of the tale of the Magi will appeal to children aged six and over, and draws on real astronomical research into the real Christmas Star.
Bovodar and the Bears: Part Three, Into the Windy Wild
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,900. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Bovodar and the bears struggle to find a way to cut through the Torridala Desert to get to the Western Sea. They are brave and careful, but are they still unwary of hidden dangers in that hot land?
The Bone Dancer (Tale II of the Valruna Saga)
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Series: The Valruna Saga, II. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,490. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Having fled the wicked desert city of Bel-Athis with the wrath of the devil-god Baal-Zebub at their backs, the barbarian warrior/sorceress Vana Valruna and her trusted guide and companion the wily thief Jerob stop for a much-needed rest at a caravanserai on their way to the great port city of Rakasad, where the ultimate betrayal turns what at first seemed like a safe haven into a most deadly trap.
Red Sand Green Heart
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 109,080. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013 by Page Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Red Sand Green Heart explains how the unique wildlife and vegetation of the Australian outback have been shaped by the harsh climate of this vast, infertile land. Through vivid, personal stories John shares his experiences as an ecologist making new discoveries, challenging conventional approaches to pastoralism, mining, tourism and environmental management.