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Big Fish by Andrew Osmond
Price: Free! Words: 79,520. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2009 by Minnow Press. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Adventure
Innocent abroad Stuart Ward becomes a backpacker in peril when he travels to French Polynesia and the island of Bora Bora as the first stop on a Round-the-World itinerary. Arriving hopeful of adventure and romance, instead Stuart is unwittingly drawn into a conspiracy and he quickly discovers that the beautiful paradise islands are no Eden as one by one his fellow travellers begin to disappear...
The Girl Who Tweaked Two Lions' Tails by Pierre Van Rooyen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 83,110. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Holiday » Adventure(5.00 from 5 reviews)
One of the greatest adventures involving a young girl ever told. Fourteen year old Angelina Freyer goes missing in the vicinity of Lake Kariba. Two weeks later, a hundred and fifty miles away at Victoria Falls .....
Coconut Wireless: a novel of love, life and South Pacific gossip by Nicola Baird
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,390. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Adventure, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary(5.00 from 1 review)
What happens when a young Solomon Islands man and a cynical London girl step out of their comfort zones? Find out in this novel about love, life and gossip in the South Pacific. Coconut Wireless is perfect if you loved “One Day” or anything by "No 1 Ladies' Detective Agency" author, or non-fiction books such as “Solomon Time” (Will Randall) or “Castaway" & "Faraway” by Lucy Irvine.
Tangata manu ~ Birdman of Easter Island by Roger Poole
Price: $5.58 USD. Words: 82,300. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Adventure
A tour group arrives to visit Easter Island. They come to learn about the often tragic history of the Rapanui people, to see the giant statues standing on their ahus and explore the caves. They find a society of friendly islanders but also hear some very odd legends. One man becomes obsessed with the birdman ceremony and then uncovers a long-held secret from the island's mysterious past.
Night of the Storm by Lindsay Townsend
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 114,360. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Adventure, Fiction » Romance » Suspense(5.00 from 1 review)
When Melissa, a wildlife photographer, goes to the unspoilt Greek island of Asteri to investigate the death of her lover Andrew, she discovers a deadly wildlife smuggling conspiracy. Suddenly on the beautiful island romance mingles with fear.
The Methuselah Factor by Vernon Eric Bridges
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,850. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2010 by Amolibros. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Adventure, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
An environmental disaster is brought about by an American cargo plane blowing up its deadly cargo of biological weapons over England. Survivors set up a new community, guarded by wolfhounds. One of the settlers, Otto, invents an anti-gravity drive, enabling him to visit Mars. He discovers the remains of a once-flourishing civilisation and vows not to repeat the Martian errors of judgement.
The Bridge of Dead Things (US Edition) by Michael Gallagher
Series: The Involuntary Medium (US Editions), Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 88,480. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013 by Seventh Rainbow Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Adventure, Fiction » Historical » Paranormal(5.00 from 1 review)
Murky Victorian London. Thirteen-year-old Lizzie Blaylock has done her best to fill her absconding mother’s shoes, but her father is lazy and feckless, and her little sister is riddled with tuberculosis. When Lizzie has a fit at school, for which she is expelled, she and those around her slowly begin to realize that she may have special powers…powers to communicate with the dead.
At Risk: Passion and Peril at Sea by Jackie Ullerich
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 89,010. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2011 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Adventure
At Risk explores the complexities of love and marriage, as well as the dark side of racism and bigotry—all aboard the luxury cruise liner, the Sea Star. A cruise along the Mexican Riviera is the setting for a disparate group of passengers who dine together nightly. In that intimacy, they reveal aspects of their lives and family backgrounds which sets in motion a terrifying series of events.
Belize Travel Fun by James Harrold
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,440. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Holiday » Adventure
What would you do if you were going to Belize for the first time? James Harrold lived in Belize for three years and decided to write this book to answer this very question. In this book, Mr. Harrold writes a story about two brothers who take their wives on a two week vacation to Belize. The characters are fictional, however, the names, places, and details in Belize are factual. Neat adventure!!
The Scarab Heart (US Edition) by Michael Gallagher
Series: The Involuntary Medium (US Editions), Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,810. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013 by Seventh Rainbow Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Adventure, Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
Egypt, 1885. Theft and murder are afoot at an archeological dig in the Valley of the Kings. Lizzie Blaylock, a young materializing medium of some renown, and her mentor, Miss Otis, thought they were there to vacation, especially as Lizzie has decided she wants nothing more to do with her powers. Her powers, however, have other things in mind.
Silent Night: A Christmas Collection by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 51,250. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Adventure, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Kristine Kathryn Rusch, called one of the best short story writers of her generation, has compiled ten of her favorite Christmas stories. The stories run from fantasy (Nutball Season, Doubting Thomas, Substitutions) to mainstream (Stille Nacht) to science fiction (Boz, Loop, A Taste of Miracles) to mystery (Rehabilitation, Snow Angels, The Moorhead House).
О любви by Александр Громов
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 82,110. Language: Russian. Published: November 30, 2013 by kypit-knigu.ru. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Adventure, Fiction » Holiday » FamilyNaNoWriMo 2013 book. Last updated 2013-11-30 09:12:37
К двадцати четырем годам у Вадима были — высшее гуманитарное образование, признаки болезненной самовлюбленности, склонность к лени, а также оставшаяся от бабки, двухкомнатная квартира. Не было же у него по большому счету многого: ни настоящей дружбы , ни настоящей любви и не было никакой жизненной определенности.
Words Can Kill (Ghostwriter Mystery 5) by C.A. Larmer
Series: Ghostwriter Mystery, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 78,640. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Holiday » Adventure
Max Farrell’s flatmate has just shown up dead in their Berlin unit and the hunky photographer has vanished, last spotted at a Swiss resort, a perky blonde by his side. Has Roxy Parker’s boyfriend run off with another woman or is his life on the line? Packing her bags and swallowing her pride, the ghostwriter must follow the clues to find her true love, while buckling up for the ride of her life!
A Weed in Paradise by Charles Karia
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,560. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Adventure, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Since the days of the Pharaohs, no man of African descent has risen in the world political stage than US president Mr Barack Obama.'A Weed in Paradise' is a narrative of slavery era prophecies in a thrilling a novel form. From Washington DC to Denver, Cairo, South Africa and finally Kenya, its race against time as these unique prophecies foretold long long time ago unfolds.
The English Daughter by Lindsay Townsend
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 103,120. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Holiday » Adventure
Corfu is a sunny, charming Greek island, but for Val Baker it is dark with secrets. What is Val's family hiding there, and who killed the young English girl Hilary ten years ago?
The Twelve Days of Christmas by Linda Swift
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,740. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2011 by Publishing by Rebecca J. Vickery. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Adventure, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Leigh and Russell, former sweethearts, are maneuvered into spending time together during the Christmas holidays. Recovering from a tragedy, Leigh vows never to be responsible for a child again. Russell faces deciding custody of his two daughters after his ex-wife remarries. Even as their attraction flares once more, how can they possibly overcome the obstacles life has placed between them?
The Hairdressers' Cut by Mike O'Sullivan
Price: $4.66 USD. Words: 60,470. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Holiday » Adventure
THE HAIRDRESSERS’ CUT is the first in The Hairdresser Murders Series. Hairdresser Lauren Canning holidays in Grand Cayman, a British protectorate and off shore financial centre. She and two friends, Zoe and Claire are from Ross on Wye. They are single, in their twenties, looking for adventure and a change for a few weeks from their sleepy Herefordshire existence.
Siam Rendezvous by William J. Aronson
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 101,930. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2011 by booksmango. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Adventure
From his less than auspicious New York City formative years, William Francis Flower thoughts have been obsessed with cravings for financial success. By and large a timid, yet strong-willed, ambitious pragmatist; he could not settle for anything less than all he deserved. A point in time converge with circumstances dictate his future journey.
Follow The Drum by James Leasor
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 146,930. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Adventure
India, in the mid-nineteenth century, was virtually run by a British commercial concern, the Honourable East India Company, whose directors would pay tribute to one Indian ruler and then depose another in their efforts to maintain their balance sheet of power and profit. But then came the Mutiny.
Summer in Crete by James Orr
Price: $3.59 USD. Words: 52,050. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Holiday » Adventure
A coming of age story. Sam has just completed his exams and heads off to stay in Crete at his parent's house for the summer. Parties with his school friends end abruptly. Fishing one day he discovers a small island occupied by Tom. That's when the fun begins.