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By FLare of Northern Lights
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,800. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2015 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
The last great gold rush of 1897 sent more than a hundred thousand people from all walks of life racing toward the Yukon and the Klondike. Terry Brandon was one of them. Abandoning his job and his fiancee, he scraped together a paltry $390 and bolted for the North. On the way, he meets George and Annie O’Connell, also seeking their fortune.
Life's Lessons: Memoirs of Sex & Lies, Love & Death
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 46,210. Language: American English. Published: August 24, 2015 by Czar Struck LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Arthur Allen Jennings worked on his memoir while in hospice care in Wasilla, Alaska. On a daily basis, he would struggle to make it his best while battling chronic pain, fatigue and pride. Long after his death, his memories and legacy lives on within these pages. "I am a man very much aware of my demise. Somehow, someway, the debt of Life’s Lessons must be paid."
Alaskan Troller
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 56,610. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Ron Merritt has been a commercial fisherman for over 30 years in Southeastern Alaska. Born a landlocked South Dakotan, his journey to becoming a troller is an intriguing narrative on fishing, family, and the Alaskan way. In this rollicking book he shares some of his most exciting, humorous and heartfelt tales, experiences gathered from a life at sea.
Tsunami Warning (Jim and Kram Series Book 2)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,350. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
The circus is coming to town and people keep dying. Jim and Kram are back in their second hilarious romp around their secluded Southeast Alaskan island.
Bone Freeze
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 90,350. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Disturbingly mutilated dead animals are being found in the mountains of Alaska and hunting parties are disappearing. There is something evil at work here and law enforcement has put a name to it. Anubis. Roy Bohannon is a man without a past. He finds himself fleeing through the Alaskan wilderness. Someone is trying to kill him. Why? He can't remember who's chasing him or what he's done.
The Alaska Trip
Price: $1.09 USD. Words: 7,010. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2015 by Jones House Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel, Fiction » Inspirational
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A woman, who has been dreaming about Alaska since a child, finally decides to make the trip after several abusive marriages, drug stints, and deaths.
In Search of the Kuskokwim: The Life and Times of J. Edward Spurr
Price: $14.95 USD. Words: 64,400. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2015 by Epicenter Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
The U.S. government commissioned J. Edward Spurr, a geologist, author, and explorer from New England, to mount two expeditions to explore and inventory Alaska, traveling thousand miles by canoe and on foot without benefit of telephones, radios, airplanes. The effort almost killed him, but his efforts helped provide detail to regions that had been largely blank on the Alaska map.
A Tundra Tale
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 47,920. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
An Alaskan fantasy folklore tale that follows the journey of a young woman, a young girl, and an old man as they fight supernatural odds in the tundra of Alaska.
Danny Orlis and the Hunters
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,510. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2015 by Sword of the Lord Foundation. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Religious / Christian / Action & Adventure
Danny Orlis and his friends are helping Danny's dad with a hunting expedition. One of the hunters doesn't follow instructions and appears to be lost. While searching for him, they find themselves trapped by criminals. Trusting God and doing the Christ-like thing brings another opportunity for Danny to bear fruit for the Saviour.
Hooked!: True Stories of Obsession, Death & Love from Alaska's Commercial Fishing Men and Women
Price: $11.95 USD. Words: 78,660. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2015 by Epicenter Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
The rousing sea stories are all here: Collectively, the 15 fisher-writers in this anthology have fished cod, halibut, salmon, crab, and herring. Some have fished commercially for several seasons; others have spent most of their lives on the water. This collection represents an extraordinary holistic view of Alaskan fishing: Not just the dying, but the living.