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An Italian Adventure, It will All Make Less Sense When you Grow Up
Series: The Italian Saga. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,430. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Italy, the late 80s. Laugh, cry, and fall in love with bookish tomboy Leda as she tries to figure out life and her unlikely friendship with shady Nico in this insightful, humorous coming of age tale. "Finally a female kickass heroine!", "I found myself in Italy, straight from my couch!" "Side-splitting laughter and insightful at the same time"
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.
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: $7.99 USD. Words: 21,760. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
This is an e-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.
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: 129,220. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
NEWLY REVISED for the 2016 hiking season! The most comprehensive guide to Northern California's most spectacular wilderness area, the Trinity Alps (plus a chapter on the Russian Wilderness). Photos and text about 202 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.
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.
The Monks of Montafon
Series: Wallace Boys, Book 15. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 64,490. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories
In the fifteenth book in the Wallace Boys series, it is now winter, and the Wallace Boys have been recalled to Europe because the Archduke Prince Karl-Franz is missing. Their investigation leads to a lonely monastery high in the Montafon Range of mountains on the border of Austria. Here they discover that the monks hold a terrible secret dating back to World War Two.