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Short Stories from the Heart by Margaret Helms
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,160. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Some years ago I was privileged to be a member of a writers' group. We met each month at the library. A story we had written was to be read to the group at that time. This book is a compilation of those stories.
Imported America: Jamestown 1607 by Kelli Rea Klampe
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 117,740. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
Imported America gives us a true account of the first years of America’s History. From the men who privately funded the discovery of the New World, Raleigh’s first two attempts of colonizing, details of both of the lost colonies of Roanoke to The Virginia Company that settled the first permanent colony at Jamestown -this book gives us their accounts.
С высоты птичьего полёта. Станислав Хабаров. by Всеволод Иванов
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 56,100. Language: Russian. Published: June 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
Эта книга о совместном советско-французском космическом проекте. О первом выходе француза в открытый космос и испытании французской техники, о работе интернационального коллектива специалистов.
Revelry and Redemption: The Real Story of the Death of Charles Lennox, Fourth Duke of Richmond by Leslie Smith Dow
You set the price! Words: 68,710. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
Charles Lennox is dying in the barn of the Chapman farm, of rabies contracted from the bite of an infected fox 60 days before. His stamina, for one who has never shown much ambition before, is astounding. He wavers in and out of consciousness & froths at the mouth. The man in charge of Canada is dying of rabies.
Cangalli: An American Company Searches for an Ancient River of Gold by James E. Bender
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,230. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » South American, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
Gold mining had been going on for four hundred years in an area known as the Tipuani Gold District of Bolivia. One small gold company from Denver, was convinced that their 5,000 acre site held evidence of an ancient river system. Modern technology of today was able to capture these small particles of gold. True story recorder by the author and later became a shareholder.
Antarctic Voyager: Tom Crean with Scott's "Discovery" Expedition 1901-1904 by David Hirzel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,800. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
"Antarctic Voyager" goes with Tom Crean on the first of his three adventures on that frozen, forbidding continent. Each of them was more dangerous than the last, but this book takes you to the very beginning, to the events and forces that shaped the rest of his life.
Phoenix of the Seas by Chester Brigham
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 94,420. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
Here is the saga of the Ernestina-Morrissey, official State Ship of Massachusetts. It recounts her remarkable history from Gloucester fishing schooner on the Grand Banks, to expedition vessel to the Arctic under famed navigator Captain Bob Bartlett, to packet ship linking Cape Verdean-Americans with their home island, and finally to seagoing educational vessel.
Antes de 1492, A Descoberta da America pelos Portugueses by John D. Irany
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,610. Language: Portuguese. Published: June 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » South American, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
Antes de 1492 apresenta um argumento convincente no sentido de que décadas antes de Colombo zarpar da Espanha, navegadores portugueses descobriram o Brasil, enquanto buscavam uma rota marítima para a Índia. A prova dessa teoria é um mapa, agora em exposição permanente na Biblioteca do Congresso dos Estados Unidos.
Before 1492, the Portuguese Discovery of America by John D. Irany
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,880. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
BEFORE 1492 presents a compelling argument that decades before Columbus set sail from Spain, Portuguese mariners discovered Brazil while searching for a sea route to India. The evidence for this theory is a map now on permanent display at the Library of Congress. Baffling features of the map - called the Waldseemüller map - can only be explained by Portuguese discovery of America prior to 1492.
A New Life in our History: the settlement of Australia and New Zealand: volume II Paradise Found ? (1830s to 1890s) by Justin Cahill
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 62,220. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
This is the second part of A New Life in Our History, a history of Australia and New Zealand told from the perspective of ordinary people. By the 1830s, reformers opposed to transportation were promoting a more enlightened solution to Britain’s social and economic difficulties: systematic colonisation. Paradise Found traces the experiences of some families who helped build them in New Zealand.
La Pinta by Asa Foley
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 136,330. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
A thrill packed history novel about the real Columbus combined with a CIA spy story using very high tech equipment. This fast paced adventure novel follows Asa Foley as he enters the world of spies and deep sea treasure hunters uncovering historical truths that countries and religions have worked to hide.
There's Something Mysterious in God's Country (Nova Scotia) by Beamish O'Bryan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,140. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
The famous Oak Island "Money Pit" may be related to a nearby castle ruin. Who built them and why? The story of the "pit" may be familiar to many, but the theories proposed are completely new.
La última marcha. El capitán Scott en el Polo Sur by MANUEL F FERNANDEZ MARTINEZ
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 187,100. Language: Spanish. Published: August 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Hace un siglo tuvo lugar en la lejana Antártida un drama que conmocionó a sus contemporáneos y cautivó la imaginación de varias generaciones. El destino del capitán Scott y sus compañeros es parte de una historia épica de lucha y muerte, triunfo y fracaso, ambición, amistad, esperanza y decepción.
Hold Fast: Tom Crean with Shackleton 1913-1916 by David Hirzel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,300. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Polar regions, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
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.
Retablo de Ponce de León by Enrique Sánchez Goyanes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,520. Language: Spanish. Published: November 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries, Fiction » Historical » General
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.
Sailor on Ice: Tom Crean with Scott in the Antarctic 1910-1913 by David Hirzel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,120. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries, Nonfiction » History » Polar regions
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.