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OLYMPIAD V The Fantastically True Story of the 1912 United States Olympic Team
Price: Free! Words: 19,760. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » USA
New York, 1912. Two months to the day after the sinking of the Titanic, a young boy and his dog stowaway on the SS Finland, chartered transport for the 1912 United States Olympic team to Stockholm, Sweden. Elected mascot of the team by the athletes, 16 year old Harry Naughton narrates the competition, conflicts and friendships that manifest during the Atlantic crossing and the games of OLYMPIAD V
Catterthun
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,640. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
The ss Catterthun set sail from Sydney on a wintry evening in 1895. Most of the people on board would never see the sun rise on another day. A mounting gale pushed the Catterthun along the coast, closer to her doom. She sank beneath a storm tossed sea leaving mysteries in her wake. What had she hit? Who was to blame? What happened to the fortune in gold she had on board?
Ocean life: expeditions and essays exploring the abyss
Series: Ocean Life, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 17,860. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Marine Biology, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Marine Biology
Follow recent scientific expeditions exploring volcanic vents on the ocean floor, where hot mineral-rich water nourishes lush colonies of deep-sea creatures, with articles about the search for new species of marine life in previously unseen parts of our planet.
Galapagos Pioneers: A Tough Paradise
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,110. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » National Parks
Galapagos Islands forty years ago was still known as World's End. Isolation and limited resources made it a tough place to live and yet a paradise of natural beauty and simple living.
In Deep Salt
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 117,290. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
A lone salvage diver anchors where fear rules the beach and death guards the barrier reef. A mysterious woman plots above. A grotesque danger lurks below. A deep rage surfaces on the high seas.
The Search for New Dive Frontiers
Price: Free! Words: 2,050. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
A travel article about volcanic, archeological and ice diving.
Mill's Folly, A Journey with Evil
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 72,950. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America, Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
Over centuries, Lew Mills, a Grim Reaper, has strategically placed himself into human catastrophes to secure a high score against other Reapers in the game of death. Greed leads Mills to seek wealth and retirement in the year 1865. Spanning 133 years, this saga is set against steamboats, slaves, horse farms, Churchill Downs, and deep sea diving.
Wyatt Under Water - Emergency Air Scuba Dive Training (Teen Stargazers)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,680. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Fourteen-year-old Wyatt Curtis longs to escape the tedium of his suburban neighborhood and enter the fantastic world of SCUBA diving. Brilliant visions of expansive coral reefs, schools of tropical fish, and gliding emerald sea turtles haunt his every waking moment. Can Wyatt overcome the rigorous training and ridicule of his peers to turn his dream into reality?
Dance with the Sharks
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,490. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Scuba & Snorkeling, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Scuba & Snorkeling
A six week trip cheating death and tempting fate in what must surely rate as one of the most adventurous jobs in the world: An underwater Shark Wrangler!
Adventures Underwater - 10 watery tales of excitement under the sea to whet your appetite for your own travel adventures
Price: Free! Words: 27,460. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Scuba & Snorkeling, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Scuba & Snorkeling
When Ian Usher put his "life" up for sale on eBay in 2008, he had no idea where life's adventure was going to take him next. Asked many times in interviews, "What will you do once you have sold your life?", his usual glib response was, "Anything I like, really!" This book details some of the amazing underwater adventures found during two years of travel and adventure after the eBay auction.