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Pacific
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,320. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2009 by Skywater Publishing Co.. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
Pacific is a poetic mix of Rent and Romeo and Juliet, where two star-crossed lovers, David and Marti, set out to fulfill their dying wish: see the Pacific Ocean. In his poetry collection, Scott R. Welvaert chronicles the pair's journey through the Black Hills, past Devil’s Tower, and to Cannon Beach. Before reaching their destination, they must first accept their fates and the past mistakes.
Pacific Settlement a discussion on the Western and Eastern Settlement theories in the Pacific Ocean
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,300. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Pacific Settlement - A discussion on the Western and Eastern Settlement theories in the Pacific Ocean. Considers sea level change as a major factor in determining ease of settlement for the western and Polynesian area of the Pacific. Suit students looking for a research idea or school report.
Mysteries of Easter Island
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,890. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The myths and statues of Easter Island remain one of the world’s most intriguing unsolved mysteries. Join a couple who have visited most of the island of the Pacific as they attempt to unravel the secrets of Easter Island.
Nowhere Man
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,320. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Adventure » General
Two friends are on the final leg of their round the world journey when a sudden storm sinks their boat. Shipwrecked on a deserted tropical island the pair fight for survival and the dwindling hope of rescue.
Teaching Abroad: an alternative life
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 69,680. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Teaching Abroad combines travelogue, cultural description and teaching tips into a memoir giving a first hand account of what it's like to teach and earn a living overseas. The journey takes us from Central Europe to Oman, from Micronesia to East Asia. As creative nonfiction, it reminds us that success is not a destination; it is a journey.
That's Life: It's Sexually Transmitted and Terminal
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 70,720. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A collection of vignettes covering the author’s experiences as a medical student and intern, a Naval Medical Officer during World War II, and more than 50 years as a practicing orthopaedic surgeon. Some are humorous, some are sad. All are true—well,maybe a little embellished.
The Old One
Price: Free! Words: 18,320. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
A man finds himself stranded in a small Pacific Northwest town when a landslide blocks the highway. Over the next few days he meets the locals, learns about the area's history, and discovers a terrible secret in the woods. A horror story in the tradition of King and Lovecraft.
The Square-Shaped Tear
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 30,400. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When marine biologist, Zaid, encounters a leather-back turtle, he names Salt, he is drawn into the life of one of Earth’s most enigmatic marine creatures. Part experiment, part adventure, his small crew must navigate love, time and the great oceans of the world to protect this sea-giantess and her species from commercial slaughter.
Darkest before the Darkwater
Series: Tale from the Archives. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,110. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2011 by ImagineThat! Studios. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A group of survivors from the airship Guy Fawkes find themselves washed ashore on an uncharted island. In their search for survival they uncover one mystery after another.
Before Maori - NZ's First Inhabitants
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 27,540. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2011 by Heather Mackay. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
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.