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Sons of Adam
Price: Free! Words: 4,440. Language: Australian English. Published: October 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
Reid Palmer is all set to go mountaineering in Pakistan’s Karakoram ranges; an adventure of a lifetime. When his younger and somewhat self-serving brother invites himself along, Reid is unable to resist the temptation to teach him a salutary lesson. Reid’s journey is a cathartic experience on many levels, and it is one that he believes will change his life forever. But does it?
The Golden Goose and the Familiar
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 1,030. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
The second in the series. John is out for revenge. He's seeking the woman who was in cahoots with his former wife. His dead wife almost killed him. That Witch. But she had a familiar and come hell or high water, he's going to find her but first he has to custom build an aircraft that can catch her and go where no other airplane can and do it in a hurry!!
A Good Death
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,480. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014 by ThunderPoint Publishing Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Helen Davis deftly weaves the 1980's readjustment of British social boundaries into her novel as she transports the reader from coming of age student life in England, through adventure, death and life changing experiences in Peru, to a disastrous attempt at rediscovering lost youth and innocence, nearly thirty years too late.
Emotional Geology
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 75,330. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
A passionate, off-beat love story set on the island of North Uist in the Outer Hebrides. Rose Leonard is on the run from her life. She takes refuge in a remote island community where she cocoons herself in work, silence and solitude in a house by the sea. But does Rose, with her tenuous hold on sanity, have the courage to say “Yes” to life and a new love, putting her turbulent past behind her?
Flash Floods & Falls: Deaths & Rescues in Zion National Park
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 69,130. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » National Parks, Nonfiction » Social Science » Death & Dying
This book details a variety of 70+ deaths that have occurred in the past century inside Zion National Park. The book is divided into flash flood deaths, slot canyon (rappelling) deaths, rock climbing deaths, falls from cliffs, and bizarre deaths. The author also includes numerous rescue stories of Bo Beck--Zion's senior Search & Rescue member for over 17 years.
A Dork Named Dodson: The Diabolical Gym Challenge
Price: Free! Words: 6,400. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Chapter Books
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He's scrawny. He's got huge glasses. He's bad at sports. He's Dodson, and he's a great big dork. But somehow he always seems to get into zany situations with his best friend Squishy. Join him this time as he faces the most challenging foe he could ever imagine: GYM CLASS. Kids of all ages will enjoy Dodson's very first journal entry, which includes lots of fun pictures to go with the story.
Tibetan Cuisine - Jay Rai's Kitchen
Series: Jay Rai's Kitchen - Indian Cookbooks, Book 7. Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 2,650. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2013 by Springwood Emedia. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Chinese, Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Indian
Sample the delights of Tibetan Cuisine in this cookbook that contains some of the most popular traditional recipes from the Tibetan Region. Dishes that combine the spice of Asia and the noodles of china, a mouth watering combination.
Tempting the Throne Room
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 39,350. Language: American English. Published: October 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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2013 was the deadliest season ever seen in the Karakoram. When John Quillen found his climbing partner lying face down with a shattered leg in the snow high on the flanks of Broad Peak, the drama had just begun. See what transpired through first hand accounts of the deaths of three team members on this ill fated expedition to the Throne Room of the Mountain Gods.
Elbrus By Any Means: An Unconventional Ascent of Europe's Highest Mountain
Series: Footsteps on the Mountain travel diaries, Book 17. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 15,630. Language: British English. Published: August 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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.
Tales From Topout: The Holy Hex
Price: Free! Words: 25,500. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
Told in the quest tradition, this story is based in a fantasy world dedicated to rock climbers: The Holy Hex has been stolen and Prince Rockhard must retrieve it before the kingdom of Cliffedge crumbles away. Together with his motley crew, they must face dark forces, evil mercenaries, bad weather and a crux more fearsome than anything seen on a cliff face before.