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Tesoros Ocultos I
By Jose Castillo
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 5,080. Language: Spanish. Published: August 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
Un guia de como convertirte en un exitoso cazador de tesoros perdidos y ocultos rodeados de peligros ineludibles. Este es el primer libro de una serie de libros con instrucción de la exploración y recuperación de tesoros. No te dejes engañar con cuentos y ficción aprende a cazar tesoros de verdad.
Treacherous Journey: Following Roosevelt down the River of Doubt
By Bob Martin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,180. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
Explorer George M. Dyott was engaged to follow and photograph ex-president Roosevelt's route down the Amazon's River of Doubt. Roosevelt's 1914 trip nearly killed him. For Dyott to survive this journey he has to endure bandits, whitewater rapids, exhausting jungle portages, hostile cannibal Indians and maddening insects -- not to mention the loss of a canoe carrying the expedition's food supplies.
The Mysterious Stones of Ndakunimba: A Discovery of the Fahnestock South Seas Expedition
By Bob Martin
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,550. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
Three men stood talking on the deck of the schooner Director, in the harbor at Suva, Fiji. One man was a local planter. The other two were the Fahnestock brothers, the schooner’s owners. The three chatted easily, discussing Fijian myths and legends. But the two brothers perked up when they heard the man say “slabs of stone.” What were these stone slabs they wondered, and they set sail to find out.
Ordeal: Lost and facing death in a remote frozen forest
By Bob Martin
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,400. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
In 1920 U.S. Navy free balloon A-5598 smashed down in a remote winter forest in northern Ontario, Canada. The three crewmen, ill-equipped to be lost in a snow-covered woodland, faced a life and death struggle against cold, hunger and exhaustion. But luck was with them. A dog and a Cree Indian each played a role in saving the balloonists. Still, the story had a tragic ending.
Leopard on the Loose: Adventurer Frank Buck tackles an escaped leopard
By Bob Martin
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,510. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
In 1920 adventurer and animal collector Frank Buck stood on a ship’s rolling deck, face to face with a leopard that had escaped its cage. Man and animal eyed each other. Buck was armed, but he didn’t want to shoot the leopard. He wanted to get it back into its cage. He knew, though, it might be easier to squeeze toothpaste back into its tube.
Rediscovering Richard III
By Natasha Sheldon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,310. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013 by Decoded Science. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Archaeology
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In September 2012, archaeologists unearthed remains from a Leicester car park, covering what was once the city’s medieval Franciscan friary. After five months of waiting and exhaustive scientific tests, those bones were revealed to be those of Richard III, the infamous last Plantagenet king of England and the last English King to die in battle.
Lust for Inca Gold: Second Edition
By Steven J. Charbonneau
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 251,700. Language: American English. Published: March 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
LUST FOR INCA GOLD is a masterful blend of history, biography, legend and storytelling, providing a definitive account of the Llanganati Treasure Story and much, much, more.
Hold Fast: Tom Crean with Shackleton 1913-1916
By David Hirzel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,300. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Polar regions
When Shackleton’s ship was caught in the ice and crushed, 2nd officer Tom Crean faced each setback as though he did this sort of thing every day. When 28 men were forced to take to sea in three small boats, he took the helm of one of them. To save those men, he crossed the southern ocean in an open boat, to land on a barren shore and cross an unknown territory. Hold Fast follows on that journey.
Leif Erikson: Was He The First Man To Discover America?
By Cullen Gwin
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Biographies. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,420. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Why do we celebrate Columbus Day? Christopher Columbus wasn't the first man to discover America. He wasn't even the first European to set up a town in America. In fact, there were lots of people here before him. Many people think that the first man to explore North America was Leif Erikson. Leif's father was Erik Thorvaldson. He was also known as Erik the Red. Read about Leif's life in this book.
VALVERDE'S GOLD: The Royal Geographical Society Llanganati Papers
By Steven J. Charbonneau
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,980. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
A compilation of obscure historical correspondence and papers concerning Ecuador, The Llanganati Mountains, Inca Treasure and the "Derrotero de Valverde" presented to The Royal Geographical Society around the turn of the century! These papers tell an intriguing and timeless tale that begat many!
Turkish Stonehenge: Gobekli Tepe
By Joe Plegge
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 14,520. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Archaeology
While researching an archaeological site (Gobekli Tepe) in Turkey, Joe Plegge discovered that the stone pillars, similar to Stonehenge, were aligned to keep track of solar events, but this site is at least 7,000 years older. His discovery forces us to redefine the beginnings of astronomy and helps shed light on the knowledge of early human society. Over 50 illustrations.
Atlantis: Ten Tribes of The Americas
By Dennis Brooks
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 57,580. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
When Governor Bob Martinez signed Senate bill number 524 into law on May 22,1989 naming Myakka Fine Sand as the official state soil of Florida, he had no idea that this soil was a clue to solving one of the worlds most intriguing mysteries: Where is the lost city of Atlantis? Researcher Dennis Brooks knew for years that Florida was related to Atlantis ever since he decoded Plato’s description.
Retablo de Ponce de León
By Enrique Sánchez Goyanes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,520. Language: Spanish. Published: November 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
San Juan de Puerto Rico, otoño de 1520. Juan Ponce de León, conquistador y primer gobernador de la isla, proyecta su segundo viaje hacia Florida. Oficialmente, su propósito es fundar la primera ciudad en ese territorio, pero, secretamente, planea también llegar esta vez hasta la Fuente de la Eterna Juventud, aprovechándose de los datos que ha ido recopilando en sus viajes por el Caribe.
El Tesoro en las Misteriosas Montanas de Llanganati
By Eugene K Brunner
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 24,650. Language: Spanish. Published: November 7, 2012 by Steven J. Charbonneau. Category: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
Eugene K. Brunner era un aventurero, explorador y cazador de tesoros que dedica la mayor parte de su vida en Ecuador para investigar la historia y la geologia del pais mientras exploran sus selvas, montanas, rios y oceanos. Generalmente se admitio que Brunner tuvo la mejor oportunidad de eventualmente descubrir el tesoro perdido de Inca oculto en las montanas de Llanganati.
Sailor on Ice: Tom Crean with Scott in the Antarctic 1910-1913
By David Hirzel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,130. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
Tom Crean’s courage in the face of deadly odds his fellow Antarctic explorers. Had he weakened and failed their lives would have remained stories untold. This is the story of a common man in uncommon circumstances who met every challenge as it came with steadfast purpose. If he knew fear, he never showed it.
Terra Nova: Antarctic Voyager
By Tony Riches
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,190. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
On the 15th June, 1910 the S.S. Terra Nova left Cardiff Docks to the cheers of a huge crowd, sailing into maritime history and carrying the hopes of a nation. With a foreword by Captain Scott's granddaughter, Dafila Scott, this book tells the story of the ship and the men who sailed on her, including her re-discovery in 2012.
INCA GOLD: History, Conquest & Legend
By Steven J. Charbonneau
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,690. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
Prepare yourself to travel into the realm of the unknown with the conquistadores and embark on a journey back in time with this historical story of an indigenous people, their social structure, culture, religion, architecture, military, empire, administration, myths, legends and conquest. A subjugation that leads to the creation of the world’s greatest treasure deposit!
ECUADOR EXPLORER: The Llanganati Mountains & Cerro Hermoso
By Eugene K Brunner
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,340. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2012 by Steven J. Charbonneau. Category: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
Eugene K. Brunner was an adventurer, explorer and treasure-hunter, conceded to have had the best chance of discovering the Lost Treasure of The Incas hidden deep within the Llanganati Mountains of Ecuador. Brunner's research was thorough, painstaking, and accurate. This narrative of the trials, tribulations, events and discoveries of the man's fifty year quest, is related in his own words!
Vanille de Tahiti [Illustré]
By Jean-Louis Saquet
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 7,240. Language: French. Published: August 14, 2012 by Rhetorical Ratatouille. Category: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
Orchidée aux origines génétiques mystérieuses, la vanille tahitienne est le résultat d’un heureux mariage réalisé il y a un siècle et demi dans les Établissements français de l’Océanie. Découvrez la merveilleuse histoire de ce fruit aux arômes enivrants qui a su inspirer de nombreuses passions commerciales, cosmétiques, culinaires et bien d'autres !
Treasure Hunt, Finding Solomon's Temple Treassure
By Walter Parks
Series: Learning Ancient Secrets. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 24,970. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
Solomon's Temple Treasure is currently hidden in a secret cave in a place where you could never have guessed. This is the story of how I traced the Temple Treasure to its current location and of the mixed, perhaps illegal plans to retrieve it.