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Silent Giants: A North American Odyssey
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Price: Free! Words: 7,450. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2008. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Biography
Occasionally life presents the opportunity to do something very special. For me that opportunity came in the summer of 1991 when I flew my classic Cessna 195 from St.John's, Newfoundland, to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. Our story begins just as the cliffs of the Newfoundland coast slowly emerge from the gray ocean mist...
Sam's Dream
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Price: Free! Words: 2,920. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2009. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Sam had always known that he could fly. Fly in his dreams, that is; he was often flying in his dreams. This morning's dream was particularly vivid. It began with a feeling of great beauty, set in a perfect, early-spring day. The dandelions were bursting out in golden yellow and there was a warm and exciting ambience that foretold of pleasant things to come.
Homer the Helicopter Grand Canyon Adventures
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Price: $1.50 USD. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2009. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment
A one of a kind tale of high-flying, rollicking misadventures! HOMER is an educational, aviation-oriented tale, even teaching how to pilot a helicopter. A hand-up book to teach children English language & vocabulary. This 72 page chapter book, 20 color illustrations, delights ages 6-10, adults young at heart, & the flying community. Hop on board,fasten your seatbelt, and prepare for a joy ride
Princess of Amathar
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,070. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2009. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Transported to the artificial world of Ecos, Earth man Alexander Ashton struggles to understand the society of his new friends the Amatharians. As he does so, he finds himself falling in love with their princess and being thrust into a millennium-long war with their mortal foes the reptilian Zoasians. Princess of Amathar is a sword-swinging novel of high adventure.
Dream Master
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 2,650. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2009. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Bobby's dreams are filled with phantoms and monsters. He is afraid to fall asleep at night. One visit from the Dream Master changes everything.
Skyboarders - Episode 1 - Jelka
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Price: Free! Words: 13,060. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2009. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Tarek is a god on his skyboard and lives for the thrill of open flight, but life isn’t all good. He has an evil boss, lives in a rat hole, eats bad food, and can’t remember who he is. Worse, his home is being betrayed by cybernetic priests from hell.
Amelia Earhart: Never in Man's Shadow
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 1,480. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Biographical profile of Amelia Earhart. Earhart’s disappearance has mesmerized the American public ever since her fateful around-the-world flight in 1937. However, the public’s fascination with Lady Lindy began long before her disappearance as she ventured into what was an almost exclusively male domain: airplanes and flight, flaunting convention with panache. This is her story.
Squawk 7700
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 142,300. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
Squawk 7700 is a timely, eye opening, must read aviation autobiography. My personal experiences as an airline pilot and as acting first officer aboard US Airways Flight 1549 that ditched into the Hudson River, I recommend Squawk 7700 for anyone interested in an aviation career, and mandatory reading for those who fly on our national airline system. Jeff Skiles, First Officer US Airways Flight 1549
Quinton Finds His Family
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,430. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2009 by Four Moons Books. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
Quinton is a somewhat different quail among the others in his village, for he has two plumes instead of one, and has not yet learned to fly. Follow Quinton as he goes from a life as a belittled child and local outcast to one of happiness and love, watch him as he learns the true meaning of family, and see him take the first step into a world of acceptance and belonging.
Truckerson (The Missing Chapter)
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Price: Free! Words: 3,020. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2009. Category: Fiction » Drama » Russian
A complete short story introducing my character, 'Truckerson'. If you like schoolboy humour, unbelievable plots or need cheering up generally, this is for you. Humour tinged with serious thought.