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Fyre
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 102,310. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2017 by Permuted. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Four ancient sisters are determined to destroy mankind – unless a blind boy, a mysterious stranger, and a band of teenagers can figure out how to stop them.
Gifts From a Glacier: The Quest for an American Flag and 52 Souls
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 23,350. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2017 by Richter Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
On November 22, 1952, 52 American soldiers departed on a C-124 Globemaster plane heading for Anchorage, Alaska. They never made it to their destination. When a rescue was deemed too expensive by the military, these men were left to the Alaskan wilderness and found their untimely demise. 60 years later, their true fate was still unknown to their loved ones and the world.
Alaska-Yukon Place Names
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 46,510. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2017 by Epicenter Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
In Alaska-Yukon Place Names, author James W. Phillips takes the vacationing tourist, historian, and armchair traveler through the most memorable places in the Alaska-Yukon region. Whether more interested in the scenery, the historic past, or the fabulous yarns connected with the area, you will be delighted by the colorful towns of Alaska and the Yukon.
We Fought the Road
Pre-release—available October 15, 2017. Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 67,910. Language: English. Published by Epicenter Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » War
We Fought the Road is the story of the building of the Alaska-Canada Highway during World War II, a task that been likened to the building of the Panama Canal. Unlike most accounts that focus on the road's military planners, We Fought the Road is boots-on-the-ground and often personal, based in part on letters from the "Three Cent Romance," discovered in the authors' family papers.
Riding the Wild Side of Denali: Alaska Adventures with Horses and Huskies (Rev. 2nd Edition)
Pre-release—available August 15, 2017. Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 82,660. Language: English. Published by Epicenter Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Identical twins Miki and Julie Collins trap, hunt, fish, and garden in Alaska's wilderness just north of Denali National Park in Alaska's vast interior. Their closest companions are loyal sled dogs and Icelandic horses. Theirs is an unusual lifestyle even by Alaska standards. In this revised second edition, the sisters share what has happened in their lives in the past twenty-five years.
Denali Ranger: A Life of Drama and Adventure on America's Tallest Peak
Pre-release—available September 1, 2017. Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 82,230. Language: English. Published by Epicenter Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
Roger Robinson has been Denali mountaineering for over forty years and has worked as a ranger for most of this time. Robinson has climbed Denali, at 20,310 feet, numerous times, leading patrols and rescues on the mountain and experiencing a series of adventures on one of the best-known and formidable mountains in the world, a mountain that for many is the symbol of Alaska, the 49th state.
Arctic Under Attack
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 84,840. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
It’s 1965, and the Cold War is heating up in Alaska. The Russians, desperate to stop the spread of democracy, send their Air Force MiGs to test the much-touted North American DEW Line. U.S. jets have scrambled but are unable to catch them. Now an unlikely band of Americans must work together in the remote Alaskan landscape to outwit the Russian military and stop their advance in its tracks.
The River of Gold
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 22,340. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories, Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Exploration & Discovery
A lost goldmine... a forgotten ghost town... a terrifying creature!
Trusting the River
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 160,580. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2017 by Epicenter Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Jean Aspen, daughter of arctic explorer and author Constance Helmericks, began life in the wilderness. Throughout six decades, the natural world has remained central to her. What began as a series of letters to her son, Lucas, when she and her husband Tom set out to search for a different future, evolved over the seasons into a many snapshots of her remarkable life.
West of the Midnight Sun
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 116,960. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action
An unfortunate accident has left Jacob Arrowood, lost and alone in what he first assumes is the Alaskan wilderness. Just a few days earlier, he had felt like the luckiest man alive, living the number one item on his bucket list, a dream come true that quickly changed into a nightmare. He knows people have to be looking for him, but knows now that they will be searching in the wrong location.