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Machu Picchu and the Incas
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,210. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This is the story of a couples search to explore and understand the culture of the Incas and the meaning behind the legendary lost city of the Incas, Machu Picchu. They meet the people behind the legends and visit Lake Titicaca the legendary birthplace of the Incas. Illustrated with color photographs.
In pursuit of women and money
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,950. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In pursuit of women and money is one of a series of Fleeting Moments stories. These take the reader on a journey through the remarkable life and times of Walter Gordon Fischer. These autobiographical stories are told in Gordon's inimitable wry style as he journeys through the world in the search of adventure under the guise of making a living
Down a Narrow Alley
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Series: The Natalia Chronicles, II. You set the price! Words: 64,440. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
International model Natalia Edgerly and her husband Arlo have relocated from the U.S. to Lima, Peru. She now works at the same orphanage from which she was adopted as an infant. Although childless, Natalia experiences a maternal awakening when ten-year-old Marisol Lagos, is abandoned at the orphanage gate.
Peru: South America’s economic tiger
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Price: Free! Words: 18,350. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2011. Category: Essay » Business
Many people associate Peru with historic sites like Machu Picchu and the Nazca Lines, but few realise that the 30 million-strong country is among South America’s fastest growing economies. Growing confidently with trade liberalisation and retail modernisation over recent years, Peru is worth more attention from those who are looking for emerging markets.
La Gesta del Marrano
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 175,790. Language: Spanish. Published: September 9, 2011 by Crabapps Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
La gesta del marrano es una de las grandes novelas del siglo. Reúne suspenso narrativo, belleza poética y admirable sabiduría. A partir de un histórico auto de fe cometido en Lima en el siglo XVII, el autor despliega un conmovedor himno a la libertad y una de las denuncias más rotundas contra la discriminación étnica e ideológica.
Pain Below the Equator
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Price: Free! Words: 13,390. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2011. Category: Essay » Political
This is the frank journal of a six week tour of South America from Buenos Aires, around the horn to Valparaíso, Easter Island and Peru, chronicling the good the bad and the insane of the southern continent.
The Americas North to South, Part 1: Mom! There's a Lion in the Toilet
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Price: Free! Words: 21,160. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Nothing goes to plan in this modern day family adventure. As the Anderson's leave winter behind and explore the mysteries of the Lost City of the Inca, unbelievable tales are shared with classmates back home. Pack your suitcase, and come along for the ride in Part 1 of Mom! There's a Lion in the Toilet, based on the true-life extraordinary adventures of 6 Andersons 1 World.
Sailors, Scientists, Spies
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,300. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Sailors describes the lives of two Spanish naval officers. Jorge Juan and Antonio Ulloa, chosen in 1735 by Philip V to represent Spanish interests on a French expedition to South America. Their experiences on this journey and their later contributions to eighteenth-century Spain were remarkable, from ship design to canal building, mining, dangerous sea patrols to naming the base metal platinum.
The Second Bat Guano War
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 101,180. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Rats ate his baby while he partied in a disco. Now Horse is a drugged-out expat teaching English to criminals in Peru…plus doing the odd favor for the CIA. When his Agency contact goes missing, Horse uncovers his friend’s involvement with a group of terrorists who want to kill off the human “disease” infecting the earth. Can Horse find his friend in time? And when he does—will he want to stop him?
The Gas Fume Fugitive: The True Crime of Charlie King
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Series: Two-Dollar Terrors, A Two-Dollar Terror #3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,510. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Late one fall night in 1929, the barber Charlie King opened the gas lines of his Hamilton, Ohio, home and left his five sons and wife sleeping in the deadly fumes, then hopped on a freight train heading north. In spite of a heroic effort by police and neighbors alike, Ethel King and four of her children died in the tragedy. It was a year before he would show up behind a barber chair 250 miles away