Books tagged: antarctica

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Cookoff on Ice: From the Journals of Samantha Bloodworth (Walking on Mars Serial 2)
Series: Walking on Mars. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,980. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2015 by Permuted. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Samantha Bloodworth is still stationed in Antarctica, waiting for her next writing assignment. She smells a fun story being cooked up when some of the guys challenge the neighboring New Zealanders’ to a chili cook-off. Just as the first batch of chili is being judged, an explosion occurs near the party. The volcano that looms over McMurdo has chosen this unfortunate time to lob some lava bombs.
Bones of Ohio: From the Journals of Samantha Bloodworth (Walking on Mars Serial 1)
Series: Walking on Mars. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,960. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2015 by Permuted. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
While visiting the paleontology dig being run by famous scientist Dr. Randall Tikken, Sam learns that he has made an even more amazing discovery. He at first does not want to reveal the find until Sam discovers him late at night near the dig site. Tikken finally reveals he has proof that survivors from the doomed civilization of Atlantis had been here.
Destination Vostok (Walking on Mars Book 1)
Series: Walking on Mars. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 69,980. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2015 by Permuted. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
At the Russian base, Vostok, located in the coldest spot in Antarctica, scientists are drilling into a subterranean lake, located 3000 feet below the frozen surface. These scientists are testing elaborate drilling gear destined for eventual use on Jupiter’s moon, Europa.
Pandora
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,670. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2014 by Foremost Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » General
NASA scientists in Antarctica run up against an alien life form that's able to manipulate space as well as time. They must figure out a way to make contact with the life form who's made it perfectly clear it wants to be left alone. Dr. Donovan and his team soon realize they'll have to pay a steep price both personally and professionally.
Grace
You set the price! Words: 1,570. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
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On March 17th, 1912, on his journey back from the South Pole and just thirty-one miles from One Ton Depot with its supply of food and fuel, Lawrence Edward Grace Oates left the tent which he had shared with four companions and went out into a blizzard. His last words, according to Robert Scott, were: ‘I am just going outside and may be some time.’ His body was never found...
Late For Tea (Part Three Of The Wonderland Series)
Series: Wonderland, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 5,200. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
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Lupita Espinoza was a forty year old, single mom who often wished of being anywhere in the world other than Corpus Christi. But when a geologist in Antarctica appears in her bathroom mirror, Lupita begins a journey that will take her to places never dreamt possible. Late For Tea is Part Three of the multi-part series "The Wonderland", a science fiction romance.
The Looking Glass (Part Two of The Wonderland Series)
Series: Wonderland, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 3,080. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
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Lupita Espinoza was a forty year old, single mom who often wished of being anywhere in the world other than Corpus Christi. But when a geologist in Antarctica once again appears in her bathroom mirror, Lupita begins a journey that will take her to places never dreamt possible. The Looking Glass is Part Two of the multi-part series "The Wonderland".
A Mirror Darkly (Part One of The Wonderland Series)
Series: Wonderland, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 1,480. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
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Lupita was a forty year old, single mom who often wished of being anywhere in the world other than Corpus Christi. But when a geologist in Antarctica showed his face in place of her own reflection in her bathroom mirror, Lupita had no idea that she was about to embark upon a journey that would take her to places she never dreamed possible. Part One of the sci-fi romance series, "The Wonderland"
Mertz & Me, by Basilisk. Adventures of an Antarctic sledge-dog
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,920. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
Illustrated. Basilisk narrates the adventures and misadventures of an Antarctic Expedition – a tough assignment, but Basilisk was a tough, resilient dog. He survived storms and blizzards to lead a dog-team over treacherous icefields. He adored the beautiful Alexandra; he also rebelled and chased penguins. With Swiss trainer, Mertz, he had fun and faced huge challenges – and then things got worse.
Shackleton: the inspiration for Mawson's Antarctic Expedition
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,580. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Leadership, Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Americana
Sir Ernest Shackleton, a key player in Antarctic exploration, inspired many men who travelled with him. This essay explores Shackleton's contribution to the launching of Douglas Mawson's first expedition, and how he continues to inspire through his books and others’ interpretations. Inspired adventurers push boundaries to extreme limits of physical, mental and emotional endurance, as he did.