Books tagged: aeroplanes

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High
Price: Free! Words: 118,330. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2011 by Minnow Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Do you believe in a god? Do you believe in spirituality? Do you believe that when you look up into the sky and see an aircraft flying fast and high that is going to explode in mid-air right before your eyes? If you answered YES to all of the above, then the Church of the Higher We is waiting to recruit you. But no-one said that the path of faith would be an easy one to follow...
STOLEN IN PARIS: The Lost Chronicles of Young Ernest Hemingway: The Perks of Being a Doctor's Kid
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,780. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
The 4th book in "The Lost Chronicles" series, young Ernest Hemingway reflects on the perks of being the son of a doctor. A few close calls requiring survival skills lead him to appreciate the lessons his father has taught him. The troupe also experiences some travel through history and time to experience the first Wright Brother's flight, as well as a trip across the English Channel. Read on!
50 Tales of Flight: From Biplanes to Boeings
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,010. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
In “50 Tales of Flight”, the reader is not simply taken aloft in everything from biplanes to Boeings as the title may suggest. True, the flight deck door has been cracked ajar and the canvas cover pulled back from the open cockpit, but this book is built from the ground up. From the alarm clock buzzing to begin the airline pilot’s day to the sound of silence when a light aircraft engine fails...
Nomad
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,720. Language: Australian English. Published: June 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An exciting novel, non fiction, about the establishment of an aviation company in Papua New Guinea in the post independence era. Jealousy of the existing operators and a Company Secretary endeavouring to wrest control from the founder provides a story of conflict, determination and intrigue. The result of which keeps the reader in suspense from cover to cover.
Flying the Storm
Price: Free! Words: 104,620. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: May 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Adventure » Action
A sci-fi novel set in the near future, where the most common form of transport has become the aircraft. A vast aerial warship roams the skies above Eurasia, pirating and conquering. It has seized the Crimean Peninsula - the most lucrative trade hub on the Black Sea. The story follows two merchant airmen as they try to escape its clutches, having accidentally murdered two of its crew...
Mathurin
Series: The Rabbit of Usk. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,550. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Biographical, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
Tells of our hero's preoccupation with the initials JH, the failure of King Alfred, the Sabean understanding of punishment, the Sheedi veneration of the crocodile, the continuing domination of Saxons by their Norman Overlords, and onward into the world.
With my head in the clouds – part 2
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 148,420. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
“It was in the March that I nearly met my maker. I was in the descent and as we passed 10,000ft I brought the speed down to the required two hundred and fifty knots. We had just cleared the cloud cover and into clear skies and I was just changing a radio frequency when I suddenly looked up and saw a light aircraft about half a mile ahead coming straight at me descending at the same rate as I was.