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Four Nails
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 112,140. Language: American English. Published: March 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
In ancient India, tragedy strikes a young elephant trainer. Forced into a slave caravan that takes him through perilous lands and into a world at war, Ashoka befriends a special elephant. He and that elephant, Four Nails, together lead Hannibal's army over the Alps and down the back of Rome. Though a time of constant danger and uncertainty in the Second Punic War,
Where Marmots Dare… A cycling guide to Swiss Route 3: Basel to Chiasso via the Gotthard Pass
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 30,580. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A description of Swiss Cycle Route 3, the North-South Route from Basle to Chiasso.
Blue Sky
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,290. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance, Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
Wind, snow, rock, and ice are all Blue Sky has ever known. Raised in the highest crags of the Alps by a herd of ibex, her life is mysterious and surreal. From this magical beginning, Sky is gifted in other-worldly ways. But she wants something else. When she rescues a young climber from a stormy peak, she learns of the world of humans, and longs to become a part of it.
Choice of Evils
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,270. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2015 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
From a prison cell in Paraguay to attempted murder in London, to a doubly besieged castle in the Austrian Alps, Choice of Evils is a nonstop rollercoaster of suspense. Constanza Alvarado's only hope to free her father from torture in Paraguay is to kidnap the son of the secret police chief, and hold him and his bride for a ransom: her father's freedom.
The Alps and the Lakes
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 23,500. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
This is a guide to a multi-days trip in the Alsp and lakes of Northern Italy. It starts from Turin, then it goes to Aosta, Courmayeur and the Aosta Valley,the lakes region, touching Orta Lake, Stresa on Lake Maggiore, with a visit to Villa Taranto, to continue to Lugano and the Como and Lake Como: Villa Carlotta, Menaggio, Bellagio, Varenna, Lecco. The itinerary ends with a visit to Milan.
Presumed Dead
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 86,900. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
The most daring and poignant love story you’ll read this year!
Postcards from the Trail:Views of the Canadian Rockies, Andes, Alps and Himalayas
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,570. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books
The book contains images and brief narrative descriptions of a number of mountains in the major ranges of the world.
A Long Walk in the Alps - the Eiger to the Matterhorn
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,540. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
A Long Walk in the Alps recounts a hike through the mountains of Switzerland from Grindelwald in the Bernese Oberland to Zermatt in the Valais. In this real life adventure, the author sets out along the path known as the Eiger Trail with the aim of reaching the mountain town of Zermatt beneath the far off Matterhorn but the journey is almost over in its early days...
My Trinities
You set the price! Words: 130,470. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
NEWLY REVISED for next year's hiking season! The most comprehensive guide to Northern California's most spectacular wilderness area, the Trinity Alps (plus a lengthy chapter on the Russian Wilderness). Over 200 lakes, all major peaks and trails, plus extensive off-trail info. Geology, botany, birds, human history, swimming holes, bear dens, life-or-death narratives, and humor throughout. Photos!
The Only Genuine Jones
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 111,110. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Adventure » Travel
Two climbers. One victor. In the visionary climbing community of late 19th century Britain, two rivals clash on and off the crags. No mountain is too hard to climb--no price too high to pay.