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Tangata manu ~ Birdman of Easter Island
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Price: $5.58 USD. Words: 82,300. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2009. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Adventure
A tour group arrives to visit Easter Island. They come to learn about the often tragic history of the Rapanui people, to see the giant statues standing on their ahus and explore the caves. They find a society of friendly islanders but also hear some very odd legends. One man becomes obsessed with the birdman ceremony and then uncovers a long-held secret from the island's mysterious past.
Mysteries of Easter Island
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,890. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The myths and statues of Easter Island remain one of the world’s most intriguing unsolved mysteries. Join a couple who have visited most of the island of the Pacific as they attempt to unravel the secrets of Easter Island.
The Elemental Odyssey
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,460. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
There are all sorts of fun and exciting things to do in South Dakota: hike the mountains, see the monuments, explore the caves, watch the wildlife. But what’s not on the travel brochures is getting abducted by magical aliens!
Rapa Nui. El ombligo del mundo.
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Price: Free! Words: 14,880. Language: Spanish. Published: September 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
En la lejana isla de Rapa Nui, el ombligo del mundo, las distintas tribus compiten por conseguir el primer huevo del Manutara, lo que determina quién sería el Tangata Manu, hombre-pájaro o líder de la isla. Ana Kena, una niña rapanui, debe pasar varias pruebas y resolver diversos acertijos para restablecer el liderazgo del nuevo Tangata Matu, Aku, su padre, y devolver el espíritu a la isla.
Pain Below the Equator
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Price: Free! Words: 13,390. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2011. Category: Essay » Political
This is the frank journal of a six week tour of South America from Buenos Aires, around the horn to Valparaíso, Easter Island and Peru, chronicling the good the bad and the insane of the southern continent.
2012 Gold's History Solves Mankind's Mystery
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,030. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2011 by Grave Distractions Publications. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » The Paranormal
"2012 Gold's History Solves Mankind's Mystery" is a fascinating story of two men researching the origins of religion. Their journey takes them down a road of shocking scientific discoveries into our shared ancient past. One man finds that primitive man's heaven is far beyond the clouds and his companion remains steadfast in his belief of a dogmatically based spirit world.
Eternal Flight: The dream, the reality, and the price
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,430. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
The ability to fly forever, without ever having to touch the ground, is one of the most basic and universal dreams of humanity, and it isn't difficult to deduce why. To embrace the sky, to be bereft of the responsibility of (to paraphrase Franz Kafka) "shuffling pointlessly across the earth," to take a running leap and never, ever come down—that would be glorious!
Rise of the Oracle: Night of the Red Sky
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 126,130. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
The genesis of myth is truth... A nation will fall, the secrets of the past will be unveiled and there is one person that will see it all... But will it be too late?
Bird Season
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Price: Free! Words: 9,770. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Inspired by true accounts of one of the world’s most unusual competitions, this story describes the efforts of two young men driven by a lifetime in opposition to each other. Both are determined to win at any cost, motivated by the same precious prize. One seeks only to possess her … and the other loves her.
The Moai Murders
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Series: Lara McClintoch Archaeological Mysteries. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,030. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2013 by Bev Editions. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
How many people put a visit to remote and mysterious Easter Island on their life to-do list? Lara McClintoch and her best friend Moira share a yearning to hug one of those famous giant carved heads. But when they get to the island, someone is bumping off members of a strange congress gathered to study local culture. Who has murder on their bucket list? Lara races against time to stop the killing.