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Firehorn: A Dwarf Fortress Story - Part One
Price: Free! Words: 33,840. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Deep in the arctic wastes of the Long Night lies a Dwarven fortress called Firehorn. Its 2000 citizens have fought off the evil that dwells there for generations, and have even bested the war hungry Goblin empire to the south. But now something unspeakable has risen from the depths of the earth intent on tormenting those who have dared disturb its slumber...
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Series: 46. Ascending. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 137,000. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
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A clairvoyant young woman finds her visions of the future to be a nuisance, until she discovers that she is hardly unique. A group of seers has learned how to make massive profits from their knowledge and another is obsessed with using their talents to understand a dark future they cannot ignore. Worse yet, each group is convinced that she is the one thing they must have in order to fully succeed.
Inger's Reason
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,690. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Inger and three other Norwegian scientists are commissioned to determine the crash location of a defunct Russian satellite set to deorbit in the coming months. Sent deep in to the Arctic to the idyllic town of Narvik, the crew become increasingly suspicious about why they are really there. This is the story of the first people killed by objects falling from space and those whose fault it was.
The Arctic Queen and Other Stories
Price: $2.19 USD. Words: 42,260. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action
This is a book of 6 short stories. Book 1 “The Arctic Queen” is an adventure leading from Germany to Brazil and Northern Canada. Book 2 “Finding Billy Boy” is about a run away. Book 3 “If You Meet the Buddha Tell Him a Joke” is actually a joke book. Book 4 is called “The Witness”. Book 5 is “His Honor the Mayor of Hillsboro” and book 6 “The Princess of Enid”
Guide to Arctic Security and American Military Implications of Climate Change - Reemergence of the Arctic as a Strategic Location, Taking Command, Managing the Arctic Thaw, Future Naval Operations
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 154,130. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Polar regions, Nonfiction » History » Military
Eight military reports and documents provide unique insights into Arctic security issues and American military implications of climate change.
Energy Development and Permitting in Alaska: Managing for the Future in a Rapidly Changing Arctic - Oil and Gas, Mining, Shipping and Fisheries, Global Warming and Climate Change
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,000. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Polar regions, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Fossil Fuels
This report, which focuses on the portions of the Arctic that are within U.S. jurisdiction, seeks to build upon those efforts by exploring common management approaches to address this rapidly changing region.
Oil Spills in Arctic Waters: An Introduction and Inventory of Research Activities and USARC Recommendations - Mitigation, Containment, Countermeasures, Cleanup and Recovery, Environmental Effects
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,380. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Polar regions, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
This "white paper" is a compilation of research on oil spills in ice-covered Arctic waters and recommendations for future work. We identify research entities in governmental, nongovernmental, industrial, and private organizations, and provide an inventory of research projects.
Arctic Scientific Research: Global Warming, Climate Change, Sea Ice Loss, Environmental Change, Human Health, Natural Resources, Civil Infrastructure, Indigenous Languages, Alaska, UNCLOS
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,780. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Polar regions, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Four reports from the federal government provide unique information about Arctic scientific research, including goals and objectives for five priority research goals.
U.S. Arctic Marine Transportation System: Overview and Priorities for Action 2013 - Climate Change Sea Ice Loss, Ecology, Ports, Hydrographic Surveys, Mapping, Navigation, Icebreaking, SAR
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 82,040. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Polar regions, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport
Growth in human use of the Arctic illustrates the need, in both the short and longer term, for a more robust MTS infrastructure, whether for energy development, spill response, search and rescue, indigenous and environmental protections, or maritime law enforcement.
Breaking the Ice: Potential U.S. - Russian Maritime Conflict in the Arctic - Disputed Areas, Lomonosov Ridge, Bering Strait, Beaufort Sea, Northwest Passage, Hans Island, NATO Perspective, UNCLOS
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,480. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Polar regions, Nonfiction » History » Military
While war in the Arctic appears unlikely at present, this thesis analyzes why an escalation of territorial and resource disputes in the Arctic up to and including the use of force cannot and should not be ruled out.