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Witchy and the Stack
Price: Free! Words: 9,240. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
When Charli first sees the Stack, a large tower poking out of the sea, she wonders what it is. Little does she realize that someone is watching her and that she will end up kidnapped, a prisoner in the Stack. But who has taken her and why?
The Boy Who Flew and Other Tales of India for Children
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,600. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables, Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
Vivid tales of enchantment set in India. Can a cobra be a sorceress? What would it be like to fly, exhilarating or terrifying? Talking animals, transformations, maharajahs, and palaces. Illustrated with beautiful watercolors by Laurie McLaughlin Ward.
Flight Patterns: or, How Astral Projection Launched My Spiritual (But Not Religious) Journey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,670. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
A personal essay detailing the author's early experimentation with astral projection, leading to his identification with the "spiritual but not religious" movement
Nightmare in th Cockpit
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,630. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Bart and Jim are scheduled for a training check ride today in one of the newer company 737-300 aircraft. This is required every so often at different times by all major airlines to make sure their pilots are up to date on the latest happenings in their industry and qualified to perform as required. Most training flights are the same as scheduled routes and utilize the same procedures. Except now.
Two Tales of Frisland
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,190. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2011 by White Raven Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Once, Lir Skavinson could fly, and it lost him his beloved. Now he's just a simple fisherman again, but he remembers having wings. And Maveen is a "perilous child," destined to become a shaman. But she can't hear the spirits. Two Tales of Frisland includes two short stories: "Remembering to Fly" and "Perilous Child."
Time and Again
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 129,410. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
Time and Again is an action & adventure novel set in the modern day Royal Navy and the 1942 Pacific war. Tony Harrison is injured in a helicopter accident, and whilst in a coma he time slips to a Pacific Island occupied by the Japanese. He must fight his way out of trouble with the friends he makes, whilst at home his girlfriend and doctor do all they can to bring him 'home'.
Frozen in Time
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 128,140. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
Frozen in time is the second in the Tony Harrison series. Set across the globe, from Antarctica to the UK, he finds himself embroiled in a terrorist plot that threatens the world's economic and environmental stability, whilst those close to him find themselves fighting for their lives in order to protect him. The results will be dramatic and surprising and leave the reader aching for more.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,160. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Five years after the Retribution virus devastated civilization, a group of survivors puts together a society they hope will thrive, but without the experience and skills needed to defend themselves from a multitude of lethal dangers, their social order begins to unravel. Only an extraordinary effort from a group of ordinary people can save them from a horror worse than Retribution itself.
Coming in to Land – the memoirs of Wing Commander Bill Malins DFC
Price: $4.85 USD. Words: 65,160. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2011 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
'Coming in to land' is the story of an Oxfordshire boy who grew up to be a war hero. It starts with his early life on his parents’ farm in the 1920s, it goes on to where he fights for his country in the RAF during the Second World War. He was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross for bravery in action whilst flying behind enemy lines following a daring reconnaissance mission over Belgium.
The Outer Whorl - Essays of an Airline Pilot
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 54,580. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Twenty related essays on pursuing a career as a military and airline pilot--a career pursued not only to see the world, but also to gain an appreciation for the beauty and challenges that a life in aviation offers. The Outer Whorl is an introspective look at the allure of airline flying and how that world was irrevocably destroyed on 9/11. A narrative appreciated by both pilots and passengers.