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Perth & Bo's Fairy Tales: Seven Attack Parrots
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,820. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
Perth and Bo continue to do their jobs as messengers on the fantastic continent of Miyus. They come across three sisters who must find some crabs for their family dinner, but who end up getting captured by a sea troll. As prisoners, they discover a group of parrots. Will they help the parrots? Would the parrots return the favor?
El Tesoro en las Misteriosas Montanas de Llanganati
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Price: $3.99 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: $2.99 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.
The Wishing Stone
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Series: The Chronicles of Evrion, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 32,140. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Everyone has heard the warning to be careful what you wish for. Fewer know to be careful of the interrupted wish.
Flipspace: Sol Side Up
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Series: Flipspace, Book 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,240. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2014 by Melange Books, LLC. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
On completion of two missions, the crew of the Mockingbird returns to Earth for Grav Leave. Not everyone welcomes them back as intrepid explorers and peacekeepers. Colonel Ramachandra becomes the target of a kidnapping plot, and the abductors’ motives aren’t clear. Major Lamarr Fitch struggles with the responsibilities of filling in.
A Slowly Darkening Sky
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Price: Free! Words: 1,550. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Human space explorers have just discovered a new alien species called the Naranebs. Jason Carter is among the members of the second exploratory team sent to learn more about their culture. Soon after he arrives, he encounters a young alien boy named Daneb, who shows him that Humans are like the ground, but the Naranebs are like the sky.