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Wanderlust - an Anthology of Best Extracts from the Round-the-World Trilogy: Scot Free, A Scot Goes South & A Scot Returns
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Series: Roughing It Round the World. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 162,100. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Alastair Scott's epic five-year sojourn roughing it round the world was originally (and still is) published in three volumes. Wanderlust brings together a 'best' collection of his writings from this journey. He writes with deep insight and caustic humour; diverse, bizarre, beautiful and poignant impressions of our world and humanity in all its forms. This is a delight from start to finish.
Ice Gods (Paranormal Romance Novella)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,920. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
A trip to Iceland to find her father turns into a nightmare when she is transported to the icy palace of Valhalla and lands in the middle of the Ice Gods family feud. Odin's son has loved and protected her from afar. Now she is in his world, he can finally make her his.
'Tis Folly To Be Wise
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 128,720. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Ali, a girl/woman with pride and intelligence and some magic, finds herself swimming upstream against ignorance, bad luck, and old rivalries not of her making. Set in the 10th Century, the action takes place in Wales, Iceland, and among Vikings. It has poetry from the period (give or take a few hundreds of years, there is limited available) and small bits of five dead languages plus Icelandic.
Iceland, Defrosted
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Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 79,630. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2013 by SilverWood Books. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
This is the story of one Englishman’s obsession with a half-frozen, roughly duck-shaped island in the cold north Atlantic.
West Oversea: A Norse Saga of Mystery, Adventure and Faith
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 80,940. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2013 by Nordskog Publishing, Inc.. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
King Olaf Trygvesson is dead, but his sisters husband, Erling Skjalgsson, carries on his dream of a Christian Norway that preserves its traditional freedoms. Rather than do a dishonorable deed, Erling relinquishes his power and lands. He and his household board ships and sail west to find a new life with Leif Eriksson in Greenland.
Tales of Iceland -or- Running with the Huldufólk in the Permanent Daylight
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 54,130. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013 by Matthew Trinetti. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
7 years after hearing Quentin Tarantino describe his trip to Iceland as “Supermodels working at McDonald’s,” American author Stephen Markley embarked on his own trip to Iceland with two friends, and adventure ensued. Tales of Iceland is the fastest, funniest memoir of an American experience in Iceland and required reading for anyone wishing to visit this strange, beautiful, & remarkable country.
Dagny Rocks
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 148,380. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
Rhea grows up in the hippie days of the 70's aboard a hand-built, ocean-going tugboat. Later she joins Icelander Petur on his big sailing ketch. With an ever-changing crew, Dagny voyages nearly non-stop happily surviving mechanical failures, ripped sails, a keel conversion, irate port captains, multiple mast-removals, and two Newfoundland winters.
Poem Bale Two Regarding Horses Fast and Slow
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Price: Free! Words: 6,140. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Biography
Thirty-two poems regarding my racetrack experiences and observations.
The Bard's GIft
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,670. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Sixteen-year-old Astrid keeps mostly to herself, finding companionship in the stories her grandmother used to tell. She's too shy even to talk in front of Torolf, the young man she secretly dreams of. Then the Norse god of eloquence appears in Astrid's dreams and forces her to drink the Mead of Poetry. Suddenly, she's compelled to tell her stories. In public. Even in front of Torolf. Astrid is me
Beautiful Wreck
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 171,360. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2014 by Cooperative Press. Category: Fiction » Romance » Time travel
In a bleak future built on virtual reality, Ginn is a romantic who yearns for something real. She designs environments for people who play at being Vikings. But when her project goes awry, she’s stranded in the actual 10th century, on a storybook farm in Viking Iceland.