Books tagged: archaeology

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Carbon 14 Dating
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,540. Language: Dutch. Published: September 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Archaeology
Carbon 14 Dating is an incredibly interesting technique, yet many people have never heard of it. Measuring the remaining amount of C14 in shells, bones, or any carbon-containing object, we can identify the object's age. This dating method has caused a stirr in the academic world, and its results are about to challenge our view on Western society.
Broken Dove (A James Acton Thriller, Book #3)
Series: James Acton Thrillers, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,110. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
FROM USA TODAY BESTSELLING AUTHOR J. ROBERT KENNEDY When the new Pope, a member of an ancient organization descendant from the Roman Empire, assumes control of the Roman Catholic Church, an organization founded by Saint Peter himself takes action, murdering one of the new Pope's operatives.
The Star Coin Prophecy
Price: $1.60 USD. Words: 10,900. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure, Fiction » Adventure » General
The Star Coin Prophecy is a short adventure novella set in a massive world. From a newly discovered planet light years away to dark jungles and mysterious ruins, it asks the question; what if the Mayans were right about the end of the world? And who’s going to stop it?
Umba
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 79,730. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012 by Class Act Books. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Leonore Hayes, Leo to her friends, only wants to be allowed to work on an archaeological dig, but being a woman the headman at UMBA won't allow her to use the skills she has to offer. When she makes a find that can change the entire project, she finds not only her reputation but also her life in danger.
Turkish Stonehenge: Gobekli Tepe
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 14,520. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Archaeology, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
While researching an archaeological site (Gobekli Tepe) in Turkey, Joe Plegge discovered that the stone pillars, similar to Stonehenge, were aligned to keep track of solar events, but this site is at least 7,000 years older. His discovery forces us to redefine the beginnings of astronomy and helps shed light on the knowledge of early human society. Over 50 illustrations.
Spirits of the Jungle
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 58,960. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2012 by Casa de Snapdragon. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
"Spirits of the Jungle" is a science fiction/fantasy set deep in the jungles of Central America. Cheryl, an archaeology student, two professors, and other archaeology students venture into the jungles of Central America to excavate Mayan ruins. They eventually experience alien creatures and lights of an unknown source, not of this earth.
Pyramid of the Lost World
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,000. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2012 by Brandylane Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
When Carly Sullivan’s mother agrees to let Carly and best friend Zoë accompany her on an archaeological dig in Guatemala, it sounds like the perfect adventure. When a valuable artifact goes missing, though, Carly’s mother gets blamed, and their dream summer turns into a nightmare. With the help of Zoë and new friend, Lio, Carly sets out to catch the thief responsible and save her mother’s job.
Journeys into the Mystery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,260. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Antiquities & Archaeology
'I have made many intriguing journeys into this land, its sacred places and its hidden past. I was always dissatisfied with the history of New Zealand we were taught at school... I felt short-changed. I couldn't understand why the Maori accounts were not an accepted part of the past, part of a truth that revealed a deeper history' - Gary Cook, explorer. This book reveals some of that truth.
The Manila Galleon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,930. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action
The Manila Galleon was the annual treasure ship sailing between Acapulco and Manila for 250 years. It’s two interlocking adventures — one in 1704, the other today. Protagonists in each — one a young privateer from the frontier town of New York, the other an adventurer from modern Manhattan—try to claim the galleon. Past and present collide restoring an historic figure to his place of prominence.
The Sphinx Legacy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 229,680. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action
An epic treasure hunt. A Legend uncovered. Mankind's true origins revealed.