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The Loneliness of The Long Distance Father
By Simon Worrall
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,830. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2009. Category: Nonfiction
A divorced father and his small son wait at an airport departure gate, bracing themselves for the separation that lies ahead. If only they could always be together ... In this heart-rending story about fathers and sons in the age of divorce, critically acclaimed author, Simon Worrall, gives voice to feelings that millions of men have - but don't always share.
Up the Airway
By Wayne Lutz
Series: Coastal British Columbia Travel Memoirs · Flying Destinations Pacific NW and BC. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 46,040. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Flying Coastal British Columbia, where mountains drop into the sea and people practice self-reliance and a different sense of purpose. Airports in British Columbia, along with Arctic destinations, are featured. Contrarian views of the people and places of coastal British Columbia, and off-the-grid living. Written by a flight instructor with 7000 hours of flight experience.
Air People
By Janice Daugharty
Price: Free! Words: 730. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2010. Category: Essay
Recorded for NPR by Janice Daugharty I was at first shocked by the sheer mass of scurrying humanity at Hartsfield International Airport, in Atlanta, Georgia. All alone under one roof, yet not a foot apart from each other. Nobody spoke to me. Then I wondered what would happen if I actually tried to strike up a conversation with somebody...
Dropouts
By Terry Hayman
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 2,630. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2010 by Fiero Publishing. Category: Fiction
For Howard, it was supposed to be a simple vacation, a long-promised flight to Paris with the family. But then things started to go wrong in ways that made no damned sense at all.
The Origins of Commercial Flying
By peter dancey
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,510. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
In contrast to previous aviationfactfile Smashwords Editions that deal mainly with historical events associated with military aviation and airplanes this is the first in a series examining the evolution of civil aviation and commercial flying early civil passenger transports including the flying-boats and float-planes in particular Imperial Airways and its services, selection and staff training.
Terrorist 2: Punish the Weak and the Wicked!
By Kenneth Guthrie
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,110. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2011 by Lunatic Ink Publishing. Category: Fiction
Isam has made a name for himself and now it’s his brother Allad’s turn. A small museum and a speech await a retired general. Allad will be waiting and the Americans will pay all over again.
High Speed Rail Meets the Laws of Physics - and Loses
By John Hay-Heddle
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,470. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2011 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction
In this paper John Hay-Heddle sets out serious problems with the HS2 Project relating to energy reserves, climate change, safety matters, costs and other operational concerns. He demonstrates that a 250mph Super-train is nothing like as “Green” as it
Turning The Page: Another Place, Another Time
By John Porter
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,390. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
A travelogue with a difference. The account of a brief trip to the author's home country of England, with often very humorous and poignant comments about the history, geography and sociology. Includes a touching account of a Scottish family wedding, and numerous amusing anecdotes, as well as observations of the English at work and play. Short, snappy, and well worth a look! Illustrated.
Always By Your Side - Three Months Apart
By Geram Gal
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,430. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2012. Category: Fiction
Alona is left missing Rian, after spending another 9 days with her physically. They are both unsure of when their next meeting will be. Will the appearance of both their exes jeopardise their long distance relationship? Will Rian surprise Alona with a visit during Christmas or her birthday? Will Alona actually make it to Malaysia, with flight delays and security problems?
And over again
By Gavin William Wright
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,960. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2012 by Favourite Colours. Category: Fiction
A short christmas story - the pain of being apart as xmas approaches, the anticipation of reunion and the thoughts of the magic of a Norwegian Jul.