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Dutch Pacific Voyages of Discovery
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,820. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Oceania
Dutch trading, privateering and exploration voyages throughout the Pacific made some of the seminal discoveries in that great ocean, including Australia, Easter Island, Fiji, Hawai`i, New Zealand, Samoa and Tonga. The voyagers battled the Spanish, the Portuguese and natives, but they also fought scurvy, starvation and the implacable, brutal monopoly of the Dutch East India Company
Game: Survive
Price: Free! Words: 4,820. Language: Canadian English. Published: March 20, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Stepping onto a cross-city bus, Lisi dons her Halo-T’s and touch contacts Lauren. To pass the scary boring ride, her school friend invites her to game. Playing, Lisi feels drawn deep into strategizing for prehistoric Easter Islanders. Struck by how the island parallels her city and planet in 2038, she learns how her cultural redesign ideas gain a girl survival points.
How Miru Earned His Secret Name
Price: Free! Words: 2,410. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2016 by Open Books Press. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Coming of age
This free bonus chapter shares a story not in the main novel, Wide as the Wind. It addresses how Miru, the main character, earned his secret name. Whether you have already read the novel and would like some extra background, or if you want to "test the waters" before you read Wide as the Wind, this standalone chapter will provide extra insight into our young hero, Miru.
Wide as the Wind
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,870. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2016 by Open Books Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
*Winner: Next Generation Indie Book Award (YA Fiction), Moonbeam Children's Book Award (YA Fiction: Historical), and Feathered Quill Award (Teen Fiction)* The lyrical tale of a boy, a girl, their island, and how they saved it. Wide as the Wind is the first novel to deal with the stunning, tragic history of Easter Island. It is both a stirring novel of adventure and a prophetic tale for our times.
The Moai Murders
Series: Lara McClintoch Archaeological Mysteries. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,030. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2013 by Bev Editions. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
How many people put a visit to remote and mysterious Easter Island on their life to-do list? Lara McClintoch and her best friend Moira share a yearning to hug one of those famous giant carved heads. But when they get to the island, someone is bumping off members of a strange congress gathered to study local culture. Who has murder on their bucket list? Lara races against time to stop the killing.
Bird Season
Price: Free! Words: 9,770. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Inspired by true accounts of one of the world’s most unusual competitions, this story describes the efforts of two young men driven by a lifetime in opposition to each other. Both are determined to win at any cost, motivated by the same precious prize. One seeks only to possess her … and the other loves her.
Rise of the Oracle: Night of the Red Sky
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 126,130. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
The genesis of myth is truth... A nation will fall, the secrets of the past will be unveiled and there is one person that will see it all... But will it be too late?
Eternal Flight: The dream, the reality, and the price
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,430. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Animals, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
The ability to fly forever, without ever having to touch the ground, is one of the most basic and universal dreams of humanity, and it isn't difficult to deduce why. To embrace the sky, to be bereft of the responsibility of (to paraphrase Franz Kafka) "shuffling pointlessly across the earth," to take a running leap and never, ever come down—that would be glorious!
Pain Below the Equator
Price: Free! Words: 13,430. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2011. Categories: Essay » Political, Essay » Sociology
(4.00 from 1 review)
This is the frank journal of a six week tour of South America from Buenos Aires, around the horn to Valparaíso, Easter Island and Peru, chronicling the good the bad and the insane of the southern continent.
Rapa Nui. El ombligo del mundo.
Price: Free! Words: 14,880. Language: Spanish. Published: September 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
En la lejana isla de Rapa Nui, el ombligo del mundo, las distintas tribus compiten por conseguir el primer huevo del Manutara, lo que determina quién sería el Tangata Manu, hombre-pájaro o líder de la isla. Ana Kena, una niña rapanui, debe pasar varias pruebas y resolver diversos acertijos para restablecer el liderazgo del nuevo Tangata Matu, Aku, su padre, y devolver el espíritu a la isla.