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Touch Life
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,510. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Green living
NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLING AUTHOR, Ellen Tanner Marsh says "Get in touch with this book...Touch Life speaks to an essential inner need...in clear, concise prose....(It makes an) overwhelming case that we are depriving ourselves of a truly wonderful form of physical input and stimulation." Michelle Rossi, author of All About Me. "Touch Life....is very captivating...(it) captures so much truth" Get ready to run in the rain AGAIN!
The Fly Caster Who Tried To Make Peace With the World
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Price: Free! Words: 83,870. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2009. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Making peace with the world, sooner or later most of us have to. But how? Ian Mac Bride's way begins in 1909 when he watches a fly-casting tournament and dreams of becoming a great fly caster. But soon Ian experiences personal tragedy, and then is appalled by the slaughter of World War I. Torn by grief, Ian loses faith in the world - until, almost by accident, he finds a way to come to terms.
A Grizzly End
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 52,040. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2010. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
An accomplished artist and animal lover, Darci LeBlanc and her recently divorced friend Jean travel to Alaska to find a vacation property, whereupon they meet two eligible bachelors. What’s wrong with this picture? Three things … Jean’s unhinged ex is stalking them, an animal-rights activist is causing mayhem, and the town they all end up in is having bear problems. BIG ones.
Where the River Splits
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,220. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2010. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Relationship suspense for wilderness lovers. David and Susan Brooks canoe white water trying to save their marriage. The canoe capsizes and strands them on opposite sides, believing the other dead. David discovers his wife has survived. Satisfied she is okay, he decides not to reveal himself. As Susan copes with his "death," David begins a new life. But can he start over?
The Walk
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Price: Free! Words: 810. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Non-Fiction Creative Writing Example: A discriptive account of my observations made during one of my walks.
Moose for Breakfast: Outdoor Poems and Essays
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,420. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Nature
Moose for Breakfast leads readers into a humbling world where crawdads school us, where rivers beckon us, and where the true texture of life reveals itself. With crystal clear imagery Barnes' writing inspires renewed appreciation of one's natural surroundings.
Fishing Tales and Other Tales
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,710. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
Collection of short stories of fishing and boating adventures in New Zealand and the South Pacific Islands. New Zealand is renowned worldwide as a fishing paradise and the author has many years experience in these waters. With many a tale to tell you can be sure to hear more from this author in the future.
Eight Days in Africa: The Story of an African Safari
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,730. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hunting
This is the story of the author's first African safari. But it's more than just the story of the hunt, it's a roadmap showing all of the steps that the author took to plan his trip. Not quite a how-to manual, the book tells you the things you need to know about planning a safari while presenting the information in narrative prose designed to keep you turning pages to see how the hunt ends.
Adventures In Camping with Scoop Jackson
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 32,910. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Outdoor activities
25 years of camping craziness--A Survival Guide! Exploding Toilets, Animal Hazards, Mudwrestling with Angry Nuns, Food & Drink Disasters, and other common camping mishaps, all (mostly) true! Plus great (& real) food & drink recipes, including Deep-Fried Cajun Turkey and BBQ Armadillo. And FYI: Spider-eating Tips! Yes, you need to read this book for your own camping safety--or wind up next!
Wanderings, Reflections of a Wilderness Nomad
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 63,770. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
It was as if God had called and asked if I would like to try out heaven for a few months. But it wasn't really God; it was the chief naturalist at Zion National Park on the phone offering me a seasonal position. That call led to 15 years of blissful wanderings around the U. S., living and working in federal wilderness areas and in such diverse national parks as Yellowstone and the Smokey Mountains