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The Girl who Met Charles Dickens
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,570. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
For a 10-year-old to have a name like 'Jane Doe' is pretty difficult. But what makes matters worse for Jane is that her adopted family treat her poorly. The one thing that keeps her sane is her books. She really loves reading, especially the novels of Charles Dickens. Everything changes one day when Jane meets with her klutzy guardina angel, Rowena, who, amongst other things, teaches her to fly.
50 Tales of Flight: From Biplanes to Boeings
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,010. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
In “50 Tales of Flight”, the reader is not simply taken aloft in everything from biplanes to Boeings as the title may suggest. True, the flight deck door has been cracked ajar and the canvas cover pulled back from the open cockpit, but this book is built from the ground up. From the alarm clock buzzing to begin the airline pilot’s day to the sound of silence when a light aircraft engine fails...
The Man Who Could Fly But Probably Shouldn't've
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 55,480. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Throughout the course of human history, only three people have ever managed to achieve flight through sheer focused concentration. Everybody else simply pooped their own pants.
Flygirl Adventures: An Autoflyography
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 190,400. Language: British English. Published: March 14, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A candid, funny heart-warming account of one girl's struggle to achieve her dream - to fly! And it's all here - the agonies and ecstasies of failure and triumph. Initially rejected as an air hostess, Mays then became a flying instructor and subsequently an executive jet pilot for the world's rich and famous, thereby offering us a unique glimpse into the world of private jet travel.
Maverick Pilot, Volume One
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 106,660. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Minnow to mercenary, volume one, tells of learning to fly, dealing with engine failure, smuggling seafood off beaches in Mexico and going to jail, flying corporate, fighting in the Congo, timber spraying, getting shot at in Laos, and Vietnam. Captain Case’s destiny was life-on-the-edge adventure.
Maverick Pilot, Volume Two
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,280. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Props to Jets, volume two takes me from Honolulu to Hong Kong (where I met and married Vickie.) Flying a dc-3 round trip, once a week to Vung Tau and Cam Ranh bay during the war. I then hired on to fly jets with overseas national airways, a growing supplemental airline. Before deregulation put the airline out of business I learned how to span oceans carrying passengers and cargo.
Maverick Pilot, Volume Three
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 71,360. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Freight dog to freelance, is flying freighters around the world. Then, becoming an independent international instructor, a test pilot, and the director of flight operations for a flag carrier in the Pacific. It's all PG rated, just a bunch of hangar-flying stories. It's a grand run I'm sharing with you. One that allowed me to taste many of the flavors life offers; for that I'm forever thankful.
McAlister's Way
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,060. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013 by john Halsted. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
By his fifteenth birthday, Danny McAlister in on the run. He has escaped from a draconian boarding school after seriously injuring the principal. His flight takes him through Northern Queensland to the New Guinea Highlands where he searches for his father, lost while fighting the Japanese on the Kokoda Track.
Past imperfect
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,160. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
A resourceful fourteen year-old, Freya Dunbar accepts responsibilities beyond the norm. Family is paramount. She has no regrets – she’d do anything for Mama, but she frets at being the odd-one-out in every part of her life. Always alert for clues about family mysteries she yearns for a sense of belonging until she meets soul-mate Alexander Marcou. Identity issues matter less then.
The Magical Flying Bed
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,910. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment
After discovering that their bed can fly, two young girls set out to explore fantasy lands they find in amongst the stars and planets in the night time sky.