Books tagged: exploration

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River of the Amazons
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 57,270. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » History » South American
The story is about a Spanish Conquistador, Francisco de Orellana, and his companions who were the first Europeans to navigate the Amazon River. A priest went with them, and the major part of this book is a retelling of his firsthand account of the voyage. It is a story about brave men in a tale of true action and adventure, both as history and as enlightening and entertaining reading.
Seven Cities of Gold
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 35,010. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
In 1528, 300 conquistadores embarked on a mission to colonize La Florida. Within a matter of months, they disappeared. Thousands of miles and eight years later, a band of Spanish slave traders encountered the last four survivors of this lost expedition. Seven Cities of Gold is the amazing true story of four castaways who endured impossible odds in the first recorded exploration of North America.
Echoes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,880. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
This wonderful and thought provoking collection of poems walks down the reader’s memory lane and captivates him as the subtle and realistic words of the poem come alive, leaving him with great hope and understanding of the mystery called life.
Berserk Revenge
Price: Free! Words: 66,640. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Berserk Revenge is a literary historical thriller, written in the style of authentic ancient Norse sagas. For lovers of action fiction, poetry and/or alternate history.
Rabbit Rue
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 111,890. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Tammond Dale, a peaceful burg of succor and madness cowers at the whim of Rabbit Rue, who sups upon the souls of those he's undone. When providence blows Kyle and his family to the the town and into the arms of the girl Rue so jealously guards, he too becomes snared within its insanity and horror. Kyle must disrupt the cycle, or forever doom his own soul and creation itself to oblivion.
Race for the Treasure of Atlantis
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 41,630. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » General
An orchid hunter's discovery is the catalyst that leads an expedition into the interior of South America to the lost remnant of ancient Atlantis. Cut off from the modern world, Atlantis offers the lure of the unknown, the grandeur of the fabled past, gladiator fights, queens, treasure, and swashbuckling action. This story was written to quench the interest and appetite of the armchair adventurer.
By Sheer Pluck
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,700. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
In 1873, orphaned at 15 and penniless, Frank Hargate, too proud to accept help from others, determines to make his own way in life and joins an explorer's expedition to darkest West Africa. Among new friends, he struggles against staggering odds to survive hostile nature, cannibals, disease and the bloody Ashanti war. From the horrors, a man aspiring to help others toward a better life is forged.
Footprints in Time: A Walk in Sacajawea's Moccasins
Series: Historical Collection ยท Children (ages 9-12). Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,990. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » American
In 1805, a young Shoshone woman named Sacajawea joined the Lewis and Clark expedition as an interpreter, and with a papoose on her back helped explore America's northwest while searching for a route to the Pacific Ocean. This time-honored true story of the hardships of the expedition, in particular that of Sacajawea and her baby, Jean-Baptist (Pomp), is retold for young readers ages 8-12.
The Rescue
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,560. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2010 by Publishing by Rebecca J. Vickery. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Ordered to fly low-level scans for trilidium on an uninhabited rock of a planetoid known only as X37, Teelak and Adria yearn for more exciting missions. Then they survive a crash landing only to learn the rock isn't as empty as they think. Just what is out there? Will they be rescued?
Legacy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 68,650. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
What happens to a restoration mechanic when he stumbles upon an insidious secret left hidden within the shadows of an evolutionary nightmare? "Legacy," a fast-paced adventure novel is the tale of one man’s quest to realign the natural course of history. Events rooted in the final frantic days of World War II follow a carefully orchestrated plan that heralds in a new era for humanity.