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Alaska Gold Rush: True Stories Told By The People Who Were There
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,850. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » North America
Alaska Gold Rush is a unique collection of 12 stories -- the best we could find -- torn from the pages of gold rush-era newspapers. These are great gold rush stories such as "Rush Into New Fields" and "Miners Fleeced by the Mounted Police" that focus on the real trials and tribulations of novice gold miners and the bandits that prayed on them in a harsh land.
Elysium Dreams
Series: Dreams & Reality, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 79,020. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Horror » Crime
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In the cold, dark nights of Alaska, a hunter is stalking his prey. Once found, he takes them into the woods and skins them alive, prolonging the experience as much as he can, but the satisfaction always wanes. Aislinn Cain and the Serial Crimes Unit head for the north to find this brutal and cruel killer.
Many Waters
Series: The Stones of Song, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 107,390. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Romance, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
(5.00)
Cody McGrath is a young cowboy with big dreams and some serious enemies. Lisa Stone is a small-town waitress with problems of her own. But when an ominous prophetic dream brings them together, they soon find that love can blossom even under the most unlikely of circumstances. An inspirational and very thought-provoking Christian love story with a fantasy twist.
Alaskan Sourdough
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,600. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Baking
Sourdough, a starter for hot cakes, waffles, muffins, bread and even cake, is also a word for an Alaska old-timer. Sourdough has became very popular over the years. Sourdough has became a precious possession.
Great White Sharks in Alaska, 2nd Edition
You set the price! Words: 44,680. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ocean life, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Marine Biology
This, the 2nd edition of Great White Sharks in Alaska, includes more information and accounts mostly by fishermen with great white sharks, but you will appreciate the remarkable photos in this edition. Most people seem surprised they occur this far north, but anyone who understands sharks would have predicted their being here; but they are and this is where you can share in the Alaska adventure.
After the Galaxy
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 66,800. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
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Captain Dave Shoemaker's account of the crisis on the Fishing Vessel Galaxy ranks as one of the great stories of sea survival. No one knew of the plight of his vessel, 30 miles southwest of the Pribilofs, the remote fur seal islands north of the Aleutian Chain; even if they did know, rescue units were hours away. Their circumstance was hopeless, yet 23 of 26 men and women would ultimately survive.
Alaskan Heart
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,290. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Cassie has never experienced anything like Alaska, and is drawn to its natural beauty. She's also drawn to Jason, one of the wilderness guides, but has no intention of betraying Charles. Jason will never allow anyone near his heart again. The risks are too great. But Cassie is unlike anyone he has ever met. She belongs in Alaska, not married to Charles who treats her like a child.
Little House in the Rain Forest
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,440. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2013 by Dust Jacket Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Adventure & Adventurers, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Family / General
Little House in the Rain Forest is a sequel to Kathy’s popular book, Little House in the Arctic. It, too, is a true story packed with adventure and written for “children of all ages.” After five years in Fairbanks and one year “outside,” Kathy’s family felt the draw of the north and returned to Juneau in the Southeast panhandle of Alaska.
Little House in the Arctic
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,180. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2013 by Dust Jacket Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Adventure & Adventurers, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Family / General
Little House in the Arctic is a true story of a bygone era written for “children of all ages.” It will capture your imagination from the very first page as you read about pioneer life in a rugged land. In this exciting book, Kathy Slamp tells how her family (including a brand new baby) was uprooted from their comfortable, warm life in south Texas and moved to frigid Alaska.
The Death of the Dollar
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,570. Language: American English. Published: May 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Educational
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This is a fiction story about a possible future of the United States. Overspending and over-borrowing put the U.S. in great debt to China. In 2030, China called the loan, to be paid back in gold. China knew there wasn't enough gold in the world to cover the $40 trillion debt that had piled up over the years. China gave the U.S. "an offer it couldn't refuse."