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The Flight of the Arctic Tern
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 124,170. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2018 by Epicenter Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
The Flight of the Arctic Tern, first published in 1952, chronicles the travels and adventures of husband and wife Constance and Harmon Helmericks. Beginning in Connecticut, then flying across Canada to the north of Alaska in a Cessna 140, the couple begin a lifelong pioneering adventure of living simply in the wilds of Alaska.
The Land of Eternal Winter
Series: Vortex Saga. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,230. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Adventure » Action
They seek the Eternal Winter. But to this northern kingdom of ravens and pegasi have come those who would stop them. A young resistance leader ventures into the frozen wastelands to recruit an old friend to her cause; a fire-wielding mercenary searches for her lost comrade and the ancient artifact he holds... Already the world has changed. Soon, there will be no return.
Cobra Flight
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,540. Language: Canadian English. Published: November 22, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
The High Arctic. Jack Standish, former fighter pilot and now just a freelance bush pilot on the ragged edges of aviation, is swept up in a deadly conspiracy based in an abandoned cold war military base. On threat of death to himself and a long time pilot friend, Standish is forced to fly an obsolete supersonic fighter on a mission that could trigger thermonuclear war.
Baffin Blues
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,210. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2017 by M2K Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Bombs have been exploding at Cabochon's Quappat mine on Baffin Island, and people have died. Now the team must head in there to repair the damage and discover who is at fault. In the process, personal demons come home to roost.
Huskies From Hell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,110. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
Petrash found himself on a train to a destination he never thought he'd go to. Located in the snow ring of the planet, which means nothing but snow to see up to the horizon. So it's cold. Very cold. Never mind it being the home of infamous husky anthro snow truckers nicknamed Huskies From Hell by those who were sent there by the head office. And went on to find a warmer, more quiet life.
Passion en Arctique
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,070. Language: French. Published: March 29, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
Quand deux étrangers sont piégés par une tempête de neige, la chaleur monte.
Explorer! The Adventures of Walter Wellman, Journalist, Explorer, Aeronaut
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,470. 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.
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.