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Before Maori - NZ's First Inhabitants
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 27,540. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2011 by Heather Mackay. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
This book explores a variety of evidence pointing to a long-term pre-Maori inhabitation of New Zealand. It covers the movement of people from Africa, across Asia and down through the Pacific, tracing their route by demonstrating striking similarities of language and culture. Far from being divisive, the book encourages all native-born New Zealanders to think of themselves as one people.
Walking Towards Thunder
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,270. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
Hiking the John Muir Trail - it's an amazing adventure. The JMT starts in Yosemite and finishes 223 miles later at Mt. Whitney. Walking Towards Thunder is a cool book about a woman hiking the JMT, solo. Actually she starts with two friends. Eventually they bail out, leaving her tackle the trail alone.
Sebastian and the Invisible Island, Book 2: Green Pelicans
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,000. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Sebastian Linus Youngfield is sailing the world with his parents, Cameron and Anne, when their voyage takes a dramatic turn in the South Pacific. A massive storm blows in leaving Sebastian adrift at sea in a small dinghy. To survive the adventures ahead, he must cast fear into the depths and summon every skill learned in his young life.
Sebastian and the Invisible Island, Book 3: Zeppendulars
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,220. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Sebastian Linus Youngfield is sailing the world with his parents, Cameron and Anne, when their voyage takes a dramatic turn in the South Pacific. A massive storm blows in leaving Sebastian adrift at sea in a small dinghy. To survive the adventures ahead, he must cast fear into the depths and summon every skill learned in his young life.
Secrets of Meer - Waterheart
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,890. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
Living a successful and average life, Dr. Daniel Middleton is still haunted by a dream. In this teenage dream, he was rescued by Evelyn, a mermaid. Twenty years later, while visiting his childhood home for his father's funeral, he is immersed in the secrets of Meer. Amidst the ongoing battles of the Meer, Daniel finds himself and his life tangled in their world deeper than he imagined.
Sebastian and the Invisible Island, Book 4: The Battle for Home
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,350. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories
Sebastian Linus Youngfield is sailing the world with his parents when their voyage takes a dramatic turn in the South Pacific. A massive storm blows in leaving Sebastian adrift at sea in a small dinghy. To survive the adventures ahead, he must cast fear into the depths and summon every skill learned in his young life.
Island Fire
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,770. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
Will Ellie’s passion for Tari, her island fiancé, be crushed when she is forced to train as a nurse in Port Vila, the largest town in the New Hebrides? What significant part does her meeting up with her tutor, Dr. Garth Williams, play in her life? Island Fire, with its dramatic storyline, lives up to its name.
Pacific Apocalypse
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,910. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Action, adventure and wild love sizzle under the sun as a cataclysm looms over the Pacific. From Australia to Indonesia, forces gather, threatening three cultures. Volcanoes release the pressure as tsunamis rage, but there is a controller and they have an agenda.
Seize The Day
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,740. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
A stunning account of seven years on the seven seas sailing from London to Singapore, the first lap of a 65,000 mile circumnavigation in their 35' ketch. An exciting account of preparations, voyaging and much nuts-and-bolts sailing information. They encounter:joy, freedom, paradise, friendly island people, gales, robbery and shipwreck. Shirley says "Togetherness is - being seasick holding hands."
Two Clowns Cross the Pacific in a Small Boat
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,760. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
Tells of a sailing journey from San Diego to Australia in a 40 foot sailing boat. Covers Mexico, French Polynesia, Cook Islands, Tonga and Fiji. Also has a chapter on various events "that were too much fun," for the crew. Includes useful detail on various formalities required in the respective ports of call.