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Beware the Dead Man
By James Lingard
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,390. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2010 by M-y Books. Category: Fiction
This powerful fast moving blend of recent history with the fictitious adventures of a British spy caught up in the war between Russia and Georgia over semi-independent Abkhazia is a thriller full of danger and suspense. Much of the action takes place against a background of trekking in the wilderness of the Caucasus Mountains. The conflict escalates when Georgia invades and captures Sukhumi.
Vagabond Shoes
By Jean Burnett
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,270. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2011. Category: Fiction
After a series of personal and financial catastrophes the author ran away for a year following in the footsteps of Victorian women travellers. Veering from France to Eastern Europe and the Caucasus, through India, California, Central America and Cuba, this is a wry look at life on the road from a woman who has been there, done that and usually couldn’t afford to buy the T-shirt.
Mameluke
By Murad El-Anis
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 115,980. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2013. Category: Fiction
Following the death of his parents Amin decides to leave his familiar world in search of a new life. But as the First World War reaches its height, fate carries him farther from home than he ever imagined. After being betrayed Amin becomes embroiled in the politics and chaos of the collapsing Ottoman Empire. Forced to serve his political masters Amin holds on to the hope of one day returning home.
Elbrus By Any Means: An unconventional ascent of Europe's highest mountain
By Mark Horrell
Series: Footsteps on the Mountain travel diaries, Book 17. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,150. Language: British English. Published: August 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
Mark Horrell boards a cable car at the village of Azau, a ski resort in the Baksan Valley on the southern side of Elbrus, the first of many forms of transport he takes across both summits as he traverses the mountain to its wilder northern side. This is the humorous account of an unusual ascent of Europe's highest mountain, and will appeal to anyone with a total disregard for cheating.