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The Woman Who Rode the Wind
Price: Free! Words: 79,070. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
When a wealthy industrialist offers a prize of one million francs to the first person “to circle the Eiffel Tower in a flying machine,” it sparks an international competition that pits European powers France and Germany against each other, and in turn against the young colossus across the Atlantic, America. One woman, driven by love and the need to redeem the tarnished legacy of her father.
Stormy Genius: The Life of Aviation's Maverick Bill Lear
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 144,850. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
"Reckless, abrasive, egocentric, conniving, wife-cheater...indeed a genius...Interesting reading for all..." The Witchita Eagle-Beacon
Hot Rocks
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 76,190. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Human trafficking, diamond smuggling, murder; the New York based Russian Mob has been busy. When Irina Marisovna tries to help her aunt find a missing daughter, she is caught up in this ruthless business. When David Townsend learns of his lover's abduction, he and his team pull out all the stops to get her out of this dangerous affair and exact the justice that the victims deserve.
Chunks In The Peanut Butter - Another Year In Words
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,930. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Beavers and boat shacks, trains, planes, automobiles, true love, old love, sex, and hate. Everything wrapped up into a big ball of words. There are stories and poetry in everything. Everything we see every day has beauty or horror that can be put to words. The daily exercise of performing these language gymnastics is what you have in your hands.
Sacrifice - The True Story of Courage over Chernobyl
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 124,470. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013 by Saint Gaudens Press Inc. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
Hero of the Soviet Union Gourgen Karapetyan and Gromov Experimental Test Pilot Anatoly Grishchenko flew into Hell over Chernobyl to save the Motherland and the World. Anatoly developed a radiation-induced, life-threatening, blood disorder. Gougen sought the assistance of a colleague in flight, Cap Parlier, to obtain a potential curative treatment for Anatoly in Seattle. This is their story.
Crash Position
Price: Free! Words: 46,330. Language: Australian English. Published: July 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Liz’s dream job as a flight attendant soon becomes a nightmare–uncovering an industry-wide scandal, while battling to save her own sanity. Crash Position takes you around the world on a behind the scenes visit, revealing the secrets the airlines don’t want you to know.
Angel Gabriel - A True Story
Price: $2.97 USD. Words: 28,660. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2013 by All Star Press. Categories: Fiction » Christian » General, Fiction » Inspirational
There was one commercial airline accident in the year 1997 in the United States. This is the true story following the crash of Comair flight 3272. Author Joy LaPlante, a resident of Monroe, Michigan, was living nearby where the crash occurred, and this book, originally written in 1999, details what she experienced.
Quick Guide To Getting Your Pilot's License
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,140. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Transportation, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
This concise, informative guide is jam-packed full of advice to getting your pilot's license. It covers different aviation licensing bodies, a checklist to pick out the right school, and innovative careers to have with a pilot's license.
Words on the West Wind: Selected Essays from The Adelphi, 1924-1950
Series: Henry Williamson Collections, Book 8. Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 44,580. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2013. Categories: Essay » Literature, Essay » Author profile
This selection of pieces by Henry Williamson from the literary magazine The Adelphi contains both gems and important essays that deserve resurrection, including the original ending to his celebrated classic, Tarka the Otter. Also included is an essay on Williamson by the Cornish poet Charles Causley and several fragments by the talented writer James Farrar, killed in World War 2 aged just 20.
Grace and the Secrets of the Beech 18
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,480. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2013 by Lavender Sky Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Grace and her brothers were practically raised at the old airport outside town, where their father worked as a mechanic. Set against the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, they spent summers exploring the wilderness, seeking out adventures. This year, Grace must toil away the hours alone until she discovers an abandoned twin-engine airplane on the ramp and unravels the secrets of the old Beech 18.