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The Legacy of the Lost Hope
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Price: Free! Words: 13,830. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
An expedition to an alien world once thought to be dead has suddenly undergone terraformation. The cause has brought Amber Sallyn to the site to uncover the truth of the world. What legacy is this world hiding?
Mystical Mountain Magic - Deceiver (book 1)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,010. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
(Your review is appreciated - thank you!) As explorers create mayhem on this new continent, an infant girl – Mariah – is rescued and raised by the eagles and is commissioned by the mountain to restore Hope to a world without hope and save mankind from its disastrous effects before the Deceiver can assassinate her.
Sailor on Ice: Tom Crean with Scott in the Antarctic 1910-1913
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,130. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
Tom Crean’s courage in the face of deadly odds his fellow Antarctic explorers. Had he weakened and failed their lives would have remained stories untold. This is the story of a common man in uncommon circumstances who met every challenge as it came with steadfast purpose. If he knew fear, he never showed it.
Why Photographers Commit Suicide
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,480. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Poems about the new frontier in space exploration and the ennui all explorers feel. The book comments on the scientific, psychological and spiritual frontiers enmeshed in our very human longing for space, including our dream of a space station on Mars.
El Tesoro en las Misteriosas Montanas de Llanganati
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 24,650. Language: Spanish. Published: November 7, 2012 by Steven J. Charbonneau. Category: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
Eugene K. Brunner era un aventurero, explorador y cazador de tesoros que dedica la mayor parte de su vida en Ecuador para investigar la historia y la geologia del pais mientras exploran sus selvas, montanas, rios y oceanos. Generalmente se admitio que Brunner tuvo la mejor oportunidad de eventualmente descubrir el tesoro perdido de Inca oculto en las montanas de Llanganati.
Stone Thrower, the Legend of Louis Charbeneau
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,680. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
Illusory tales of New World wonderments provide a spine-chilling backdrop for an exhilarating adventure of a one-armed boy searching the great unknown for the Jesuit priest who had taken him into his heart and raised him as his own.
The Winter Tree: Tales of Borschland, Volume 1
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,600. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
In 1642, two adventurers from the Dutch East India Company quest through the wilderness of what will become the nation of Borschland to find a tree blooming in the dead of winter. On that tree, so natives tell the tale, a pair of fabulous silver skates hang, guarded by a monster. When the Dutchmen arrive, however, what they find is even stranger than the legend.
The Mysterious Stones of Ndakunimba: A Discovery of the Fahnestock South Seas Expedition
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Price: Free! Words: 1,580. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
Three men stood talking on the deck of the schooner Director, in the harbor at Suva, Fiji. One man was a local planter. The other two were the Fahnestock brothers, the schooner’s owners. The three chatted easily, discussing Fijian myths and legends. But the two brothers perked up when they heard the man say “slabs of stone.” What were these stone slabs they wondered, and they set sail to find out.
Treacherous Journey: Following Roosevelt down the River of Doubt
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 11,180. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
Explorer George M. Dyott was engaged to follow and photograph ex-president Roosevelt's route down the Amazon's River of Doubt. Roosevelt's 1914 trip nearly killed him. For Dyott to survive this journey he has to endure bandits, whitewater rapids, exhausting jungle portages, hostile cannibal Indians and maddening insects -- not to mention the loss of a canoe carrying the expedition's food supplies.
Treasure Hunt Amazing but True Book Eight
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Series: Amazing but True, Book 8. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,620. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
The Captain sweeps Clara off to the sun baked desert of Egypt on a quest for a mysterious treasure. Overcoming the trials of the desert while following the clues of an ancient map. They must endure spitting camels, harsh environs, and all that slithers in the desert, before delving into the unknown of an ancient temple. What they find is completely unexpected and has an unforeseen effect on Clara.