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Explorer! The Adventures of Walter Wellman, Journalist, Explorer, Aeronaut
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,570. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Historical » General
Explorer! is historical fiction. That is, the dialogue is fictional, but events and many of the people mentioned were real. Certainly, Walter Wellman was a real person who had vision, determination, and leadership—all traits needed during his attempts to be the first to reach the North Pole. When that goal could no longer be realized, he regrouped his forces and set his sights on being the first
Climate Change and International Competition: The U.S. Army in the Arctic Environment - American Capabilities, Increase in Maritime Activity as Arctic Sea Ice Recedes from Global Warming
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 30,480. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Global Warming & Climate Change
This research evaluates the United States (US) Army's Arctic capability to determine if it possesses the means to achieve the strategic objectives articulated in the 2013 National Strategy for the Arctic Region and 2013 Department of Defense Arctic Strategy. This monograph argues that the US Army has an Arctic capability gap at the operational level.
Happy New Year
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,090. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals, Fiction » Holiday » Family
When strange lights explode and light up the sky, one sad polar bear knows that he must return to his empty cave farther north in hopes of finding his long lost significant other. Approximately 2,900 words. Note: This book deals with the pain of losing a loved one and the joy of being reunited with them. It is intended for a slightly older audience than my typical children's books.
Seagull and Raven
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,240. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Tulugaq held his hand up the sky and counted his heartbeats. It took twelve beats for the light to move from the tip of his little finger to the end of his thumb. A very strange omen, the shaman said. Not so strange as Tulugaq’s dreams of his missing sister, so near he can smell her and yet not hear her words. A cry for help, or a warning? The answer lies where the light fell.
On Desperate Seas
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,040. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
It all started with Penelope. Or perhaps Jane, for Jane’s letter sent Edgar on the first leg of his improbable journey. The man Penelope wed in Edgar’s place lies at the bottom of the sea, her heart with him. Bedridden, she vomits sea water and slowly drowns. She needs her heart back. But Jane lost something else, something more than her heart.
Alaska's Icy Seas
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 13,710. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Nature, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Earth sciences
Activity in Alaska’s arctic is closely tied to the ebb and flow of the seasons and sea-ice coverage. Like the farmer who waits for the proper season to plant and harvest, the people of the arctic must also wait for the ice to “go out” before hunting walrus and other game on which they rely. Industry must also time its activities to the varying seasons and the growth and decay of the ice pack.
Tales from the Edges and Ends
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,870. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Kate MacLeod has been published in both fantasy and science fiction. This anthology collects five of her previously published short stories as well as one new bonus story. These tales span from the time of the search for the ill-fated John Franklin Expedition to the near and far reaches of space, from alternate world fantasies inspired by Babylon and Mohenjo-Daro to post-apocalyptic air ships.
Tales of Heian-Kyo and Others
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 25,280. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Kate MacLeod has been published in both fantasy and science fiction. This anthology collects four of her previously published short stories as well as one new bonus story. These tales span from Heian era Japan to north of the Arctic circle, from light-hearted fare like "Trifle" to the darker "The Onmyoji’s Wife”.
Tales of Blood and Ink
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,700. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
These tales span from Heian era Japan to the near reaches of space, from alternate world fantasies inspired by Babylon and Mohenjo-Daro to post-apocalyptic air ships that never touch the ground, from light-hearted fare like "Trifle" to the darker "On Desperate Seas", based on the ill-fated John Franklin Expedition. Kate MacLeod has been published in both fantasy and science fiction.
Polar Bear Facts and Myths
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,640. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Zoology / Mammals, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
This beautiful, full color summary explains in simple terms why polar bears are thriving despite the recent loss of Arctic sea ice. It’s written in a question and answer format, in language that readers of all ages can understand (age 7 and up).