Books tagged: archaeology

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Tales For A Sleepless Night
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 52,320. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Sean O'Mordha has been writing short fiction for over fifty years. Here is a selection of seventeen short stories from his archives to give you reason to cry, shout, laugh, shiver, and look under the bed and in the closet . . . with a light on.
Topanga Pete and the Temple of Fire Book One
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,030. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » General
Topanga and his trusted friend, Dutch, go from high in the Himalaya’s, to the jungles of South America in their pursuit of The Temple of Fire. With the dastardly Dr. Quaterie on their trail and the introduction of the femme fatale Elise, the due must find the temple while keeping the fact they have the Amulet of Fire a secret. This is a novelette length adventure.
The Nineteenth Century Farmer In Upper-Canada
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 46,910. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Archaeology
In his 1997 Master's Thesis, the author studies the zooarchaeological remains from four historic sites in Ontario, paying close attention to the manner in which these faunal remains were butchered. In his analysis, James introduces culturally relevant quantitative units in order to draw conclusions about the nature of the self-sufficiency of the earliest settlers in Upper Canada.
The Minotaur Medallion
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,410. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures, Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
30 years after Jesus' death, the apostle Paul was taken in chains aboard a ship bound for Rome. It never arrived. 2000 years later, amateur archaeologist David Connor is on Malta looking for evidence of the lost ship, with the help of smart - and lovely - professor of ancient history, Caroline. But as the artifacts become more intriguing, so does the evidence that someone is trying to kill him.
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.
The Manila Galleon
Price: $3.99 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.
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.
Spirits of the Jungle
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 58,950. 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.
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.
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.