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There's Fungus on the Mushrooms - or if something can go wrong it will...
By Mike Lord
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 34,690. Language: British English. Published: February 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
There’s Fungus on the Mushrooms – or, if something can go wrong it will! Mike Lord was born in London within the sound of Bow Bells, just as the WW2 was about to explode. He was evacuated to the country as a small boy and then was brought up in Berkshire. His family moved to various places, including three years in Singapore from 1948, which had a curious effect on his later life.
Valuable discovery
By laila ouhssaine
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 120,710. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
In the arctic night, Julie Dorval grabs a lot of rough diamonds containing an exceptional stone in the offices of a mine north of Yellowknife. She also drilled a dark secret.
Toigraphy
By tayeba
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 31,960. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This is a tale of a Pakistani girl who braves the joys and excitement of trotting over Europe in five months. She visits Vienna, Salzburg, Venice, Rome, Florence, Pisa, Budapest, Ljubljana, Munich, Prague, Paris, Barcelona and lives a dream in Graz. There are many adventures on the way,plenty of missed buses and trains, and always the resilience to arrive at her destination no matter what.
Hot Air Promotions-A Miner's Story of Exploration and Stock Investments
By Stanley McShane
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,950. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Strike it rich with this miner as he goes from exploring the west for gold or silver and eventually settles in San Francisco where he and his partner work the San Francisco Mining Exchange in early 1900. You win some and you lose some. Or is it true that when you win--you still lose!
Square Peg, Round Hole
By Michael Heath
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,740. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
If you have self-confidence issues or you are bored with your life, or you just think you are boring (let's be honest, that's our greatest fear) then this book is for you. It might give you the vital ingredient of inspiration to do something unusual and be interesting. It might make you realize that the world is an exciting place where anything is possible if you want it enough.
The Story of my Escape
By Andrew Lawston
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 58,720. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
In 1755, the infamous Giacomo Casanova was locked up without trial in Venice's notorious Leads prison. Over 15 months he battled disease, madness, boredom, grotesque gaolers, bad books and fellow prisoners. This is Casanova's own account of the escape bid that made him a celebrity across Europe, full of his unique wit and philosophy, translated into English in full for the first time.
If Your Favorite Color Is Blue You Are An Extraterrestrial
By Dr. Russell Granston
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,350. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » Aliens and UFOs
Dr. Russell Granston had strange experiences with aliens and LSD. He seeks through his travels to understand these mystical experiences. After his experiences, Dr. Granston can see auras, accurately predict the future, and read specific messages from people's psychic undercurrents and energy planes. He is terrifyingly accurate in his predictions and perceptions.
Diary of a Cornish Fisherman: Newquay, 1962–1967
By Trevor Simpson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,830. Language: British English. Published: January 5, 2014 by The Manuscript Publisher. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Life in a Cornish fishing community in 1960s is the subject of this absorbing memoir, told in a style that is warm, engaging, humorous and packed full of incident. A book that will appeal to anyone who has gone to sea or wishes that they had. Generously illustrated, complete with a glossary of nautical and fishing terms, it doesn’t just introduce us to the life of the seafarer; it invites us in.
Janapar: Love, on a Bike
By Tom Allen
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,150. Language: British English. Published: December 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
It was the start of a brand new life, but Tom Allen’s bicycle journey round the world takes an unlikely detour when he falls in love with an Iranian-Armenian girl. Written alongside the award-winning documentary film of the same name, Janapar is an honest and life-affirming true story of finding what you’re looking for when you least expect it.
Solo Flight
By Owen Zupp
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,950. Language: Australian English. Published: December 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction
'Solo Flight' takes the reader into the skies on the journey of a lifetime. Nearly 200 images bring this story to life, while well chosen words paint an equally vivid canvas. Beyond the 7,500 miles that passed beneath his wings, the author tells a tale of remote communities, forgotten heroes and family bonds that are stronger than life and death.
From Then To Now Edited Version
By chris courage
Price: Free! Words: 139,480. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
In this True Life Adventure, you will meet Rebazar Tarzs, a RealGuide from the secret part of Life. You as the reader will find yourself moving into new vistas and ethereal worlds of magnificent beauty, beyond what you can imagine for yourself. In Unseen Universes, there is a TruReality so Real, that it would definitely seem as though it could not exist at all. www.duanethegreatwriter.info
In the Cockpit with Barron Hilton
By Di Freeze
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,460. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Barron Hilton, the retired chairman, president, and CEO of Hilton Hotels Corporation, founded the Hilton Cup, an international soaring competition, and sponsored Earthwinds Hilton and Global Hilton, efforts to circumnavigate the earth in a manned balloon. He is a recipient of the Gold Air Medal of the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale and an International Air & Space Hall of Fame inductee.
Casse-croûte
By Alain Dizerens
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,230. Language: French. Published: October 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Parachuté en plein conflit du Vietnam, il redoute que chaque aube ne devienne aussi fugace qu’une balle traçante... et finit par plier bagage, désemparé comme un funambule ayant perdu son balancier...
Wayfaring Traveler: Call to Adventure
By Wayfarer
Series: The Wayfaring Traveler, Book 2. Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 15,960. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Readers of Wayfaring Traveler, Whale Rider of the Tide, the first book in this series, have “pulled up a chair, and set awhile.” A cheery hey, and set ye down, if you’ve just arrived. You’ll find a hearth fire welcome here, stories of land, deep sea, deep space, and our humanity.
Walk Around The Tree
By Diem Ai Nguyen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,540. Language: American English. Published: October 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
A beautiful example of what is possible if you set your mind to something and put in the effort to achieve it. Her life is an amazing story of surviving every hardship after the war in Vietnam. Told through the eyes of a child as she grows into adulthood, Diem’s indomitable spirit, positive attitude, and love of life shine through every word. Take Diem's hand and walk with her around the tree.
Santa Rosa California Green Van
By Penelope Chee
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,270. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
My parents found a giant San Francisco tour van for sale. The inside had seats for a dozen people touring San Francisco each day. They bought the van so my dad could rest. He had lung cancer. Mom helped my father take out the seats to create a bed in the back of the van. While my mother was teaching Math, my father could drive to the redwood forests, ocean beach, and over the Golden Gate Bridge.
Expedition Diaries - In The Throne Room of the Mountain God
By M. S. Lewis
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 53,580. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Expedition Diaries is the journals and memoirs of a mountaineer. A mountaineer who had a dream, and then made that dream a reality. Through avalanche, storm, death, trials and tears he fought on to live his dream. Read about the adventures as they were written.
A Bedside Book For Older Cavers
By John Gillett
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 51,680. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013 by Mirador Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Anyone who has passed the age of seventy needs to have a positive attitude to life in order to enjoy it. This book explains how ‘older cavers’ develop and maintain this attitude, as well as taking an active interest in their chosen sport.
The Algarve Asparagus Man Plus One
By David Collins
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 179,390. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
This is a relocation book like no other. Read about David Collins' crazy but ultimately successful scheme to leave a well-paid career in the UK and reinvent himself as the ‘Algarve Asparagus Man' in a tiny Portuguese village way back in the 1980s. You'll be laughing and you'll be crying when you read about the trials and tribulations he and his wife had to endure: flash floods and frosts
Ned Kelly
By Philip Hewitt
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,990. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Ned Kelly is Australia's Robin Hood. Born in 1854 into a poor Irish Catholic family, he and his brother Dan were always in trouble with the police even as kids. With their two friends Joe Byrne and Steve Hart, they eventually became outlaws, robbing banks but giving the money they took to help the poor and oppressed people of Victoria Colony. Read all about the adventures of Ned and his gang.