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The Yeti Quotient
By P.J. Allen
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 95,180. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2012 by CyPress Publications. Category: Fiction
Two scientists, Drs. Maggie James and Jangbu Tong, developed the fountain of youth by altering and augmenting a plant growing naturally in Nepal. The plant's properties prevent disease, improve the quality of life for the sick, and turn back the clock for the elderly. It’s a win, win...until the interests of political and business leaders collide to create an international incident.
More Adventure Travel - 11 more stories of worldwide adventure to further inspire you towards your own travel goals
By Ian Usher
Price: Free! Words: 41,300. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
When Ian Usher put his "life" up for sale on eBay in 2008, he had no idea where life's adventure was going to take him next. Asked many times in interviews, "What will you do once you have sold your life?", his usual glib response was, "Anything I like, really!" This book details a few of the amazing and unusual experiences found during two years of travel and adventure after the eBay auction.
An Eventful Year in the Life of Norbett Thickle
By Stephen Faulds
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,570. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2012. Category: Fiction
A children’s story about the adventures of a boy in Nepal and the world of alchemy.
The End Of An Age: A Ramayana
By Clarisse Thorn
Price: Free! Words: 4,570. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2012. Category: Fiction
In the time of myth, gods and demons walk the world. Exquisite Sita, wife of heroic Prince Rama, is kidnapped by the Demon Prince Ravana and held in his mercurial mirrored Demon City. Her husband wages an epic war to win her back ... but will he want her when he finds her? In this short story, feminist writer Clarisse Thorn has created a unique retelling of a Southeast Asian legend: The Ramayana.
Hidden Tiger Raging Mountain: Over the Hill in Nepal
By Jo Carroll
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 28,040. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Jo Carroll decided it was time to pack her rucksack and get back to the mountains. Little things like a pension and bus pass were not enough to put her off. Besides, after her gap year, she knew all about travelling now. But Nepal had other ideas. Storms raged in the mountains; strikes made transport impossible. And then there was the tiger …
God Wife: A Story of Dreams and Realities
By Jim Hughes
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,160. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2012. Category: Fiction
God Wife, a novel co-authored by Mani Nepali, is based on the true story of a struggling orphan in a remote village of Nepal. Abused and despised, he is inspired by zizibisha, a supernatural force that appears to him as a dream girl. She is not only his friend but also his teacher and spiritual consort, helping him to overcome life’s challenges and find success in Nepal and on the world’s stage.
India - A Guide To The Experience
By David Stuart Ryan
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 30,030. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Category: Essay
A guide to the experience of being in India from an old India hand who has made 7 visits to the subcontinent. You will be guided in word and color pictures to the most fascinating and varied places and receive expert tips for how you can make your journey both safe and smooth. Your guide also reveals where you can relax and unwind in comfort and beauty on unspoilt beaches and mountain retreats
The Summit Prince of Braga: A journey in Nepal's Annapurnas
By Mark Horrell
Series: Footsteps on the Mountain travel diaries, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,400. Language: British English. Published: December 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Just north of Nepal's bustling Annapurna Circuit is a narrow gorge guarded by sheer cliffs hundreds of feet high which leads to a hidden valley high on the Tibetan plateau, a region remote enough for Khampa guerillas to use it as a hideout. This is the story of Mark Horrell's journey there, and will appeal to any lover of mountain literature, and of trekking and climbing in the Nepal Himalayas.
The Ascent of Manaslu: Climbing the world's eighth highest mountain
By Mark Horrell
Series: Footsteps on the Mountain travel diaries, Book 14. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,150. Language: British English. Published: December 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Mark Horrell sets out to climb Manaslu with regular climbing partners Mark and Ian in Autumn 2011. A more luckless trio of wannabe mountaineers would be hard to find. Between them they had made no fewer than eight attempts to climb an 8000 metre peak without success. Would it be any different this time? This is the story of their expedition.
The End of the World
By Sushma Joshi
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 42,610. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2013. Category: Fiction
The End of the World is a book of short stories about Nepal. It was long-listed for the Frank O'Connor Short Story Award in 2009.