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In Case You Were Wondering Why I Disappeared and other stories
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,390. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
This is a collection of funny stories I've written over the years that deal with life as I observed it. When I showed this to several friends, they laughed out loud. They all wanted me to publish it. I hesitated. My wife thought I would look like a nincompoop. (She's usually right about such things.). The only way to find out is for you to judge for yourself. Read a sample and see.
Back Bay
Price: Free! Words: 1,250. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Coming of age
Back Bay - Second Place PGP Best Short Story 2015 A short story. The Back Bay only has one family living there. She can't keep going by herself. With her grandfather getting too old to help, it's time to move on. A discovery while gathering seaweed and limpets gives her food for thought.
In the Right Place at the Right Time: A Biography of Grenold and Dorothy Collins
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 54,030. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2017 by Grenold and Dorothy Collins Alaska Trust. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Early Alaska pioneers Dorothy and Grenold Collins managed to create a financial bonanza by engineering their working schedules into the ultimate vacation. And, although they died in the 1990s, their story is not only a good read, but provides an excellent formula for those with similar goals.
Homesteader Christmas Disaster
Price: Free! Words: 8,210. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
Jimmy and his friends and family are looking forward to Christmas in the Copper Basin. But things go awry when disaster strikes on the only road in and out of Valdez, Alaska. A pregnant pig, the failure of an electrical breaker and below zero temperatures don't make it easy for Tina Jean to keep the homestead running until Jimmy and their oldest son, Kyle get home somehow.
A Guide to the Notorious Bars of Alaska
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 50,780. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2017 by Epicenter Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
New, revised second edition! This revised second edition includes five additional bars, regional maps, and more historic photos and advertisements. A Guide to the Notorious Bars of Alaska details the rich history and atmosphere of remarkable, one-of-a-kind Alaskan bars, many of which have been around since the end of Prohibition in 1933.
Cold Starry Night
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 80,270. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2017 by Epicenter Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Young Claire Fejes was a promising sculptor and painter in New York City when her husband gave in to "gold fever." She held the unconventional view that her career was as important as his. But in those days, a woman followed her husband, so Claire did--to Fairbanks, last stop on the Alaska Railroad, in the heart of the immense northern territory, where Joe Fejes intended to mine for gold.
Down the Wild River North
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 119,830. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2017 by Epicenter Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
In suburban Arizona, 1964, Connie Helmericks announced to her two daughters, 12-year-old Ann and 14-year-old Jean, "We're going to make a canoe expedition to the Arctic Ocean." And for two successive summers, that's exactly what they did. Down the Wild River North is the vividly told story of their adventures in the remote northern reaches of Canada and the Arctic.
The Dogs Know
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 45,260. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2017 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Adventure » General
Among my other talents of being a Federal Agent, I also teach the art and science of dog sledding in Alaska. It is a team effort between the driver and the dogs. They must learn from each other and perform in perfect harmony. This story exemplifies their actions as well as the magic between the dogs and a female Veterinarian who 'talks' to them.
Bearing Secrets
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,040. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
When Nora’s final summer in Alaska takes a turn for the worse, she finds herself in the arms of an unlikely hero: a bear shifter who can’t let anyone know what he is. Can they come to terms? Or will this chance encounter cost her everything?
Northern Lights
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,930. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Coming of age
Kari’s life in Alaska is peaceful, until her village is turned upside down by the arrival of foreigners from London. To make matters worse, the fuel she collects every day to power the shield around her community is disappearing. When the foreigners demand a hot air balloon to take them back to their homeland, Kari gets an idea that could save her entire village.