Books tagged: geology

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Wines of Carcassonne: The Cabardes AOC
Price: $4.72 USD. Words: 6,250. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Wine
"Wines of Carcassonne" is a journey through beautiful vineyards in the south of France. The author, a winemaker in the region, writes simply in a down-to-earth tone so that his descriptions of the land and the history of the Cabardes region are approachable to all readers. The book includes a map of the region and a full list of independent wineries in case you're inspired to visit one day.
Kings of Providence
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 107,650. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(3.50)
Far below a street in Rio, a building’s foundation collapses. In China, an apartment block caves in. Any city could be next. In the halls of power, the cause of the deadly accidents is no secret—and a few lives seem a small price to pay for profit. Now, two men are alone against the power brokers who will resort to anything—including murder—to conceal the deadly abyss that lies below the streets.
Bad Science
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,730. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » History of Science
(5.00)
2011 Silver Award Winner for Humor in the Independent Publishers Awards! "Bad Science" takes a humorous look at bloodletting, alchemy, quack devices, the worship of meteorites, faked data, and secret testing on people. The history of science has been fraught with persecution, fraud,and ignorance on a massive scale, but that doesn't mean we can't laugh about it!
The Gospel According to Verdu (a Steampunk Novel)
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 104,100. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
After you find your savior, you may have to save yourself. Verdu, left behind in Tugrulia, is rather pleased with himself for having found the Pramuc. But the one foretold to save Verdu's people from the various oppressions imposed by the emperor has fled to the west. Now, between a rock and a hard place, Verdu has no one to save him.
The Programming Model Of Creation: How God Can Speak the Worlds into Being
Price: Free! Words: 44,980. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
(2.50)
We are now able to model worlds created "Ex Nihilo": out of nothing, as the first chapter of Genesis describes. In a thought-provoking way, this book considers the model and compares it to Bible verses that may hint of just such an origin. The conclusions offer an interesting perspective on miracles and the intent of God. Suitable for high-school age and up.
Donkeys Run The Mines
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 94,960. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Asian, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Simon Bootham and David Whyatt couldn’t be more dissimilar. But the mining industry can prompt odd friendships. A simple wilderness camping excursion in the Kimberleys, Western Australia, pits a career geologist with an unhealthy obsession over precious gems against local characters who may or may not be trusted. In the desert, not only the good die young.
Rocked by Murder
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 87,190. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Visiting professor of geology John Jennick discovers the body of his longtime friend and colleague in a deserted lab. When suspicion falls upon him, the professor must find the perpetrator, in the process confronting his own past to discover who killed his friend, and more importantly, why.
Trekking the Mount Everest region of Nepal
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 36,220. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
There is nowhere in the world quite like it...Once the domain of explorers and climbers, the Everest Himalaya of Nepal is now a popular trek. Jonathan Mitchell tells you all you need to know to prepare, plan and pull off an amazing trek to the foot of Mount Everest through the Himalayan foothills from Kathmandu. Detailed info on equipment, lodges, transport and the best trails and viewpoints.
Jules
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,000. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2011 by Falcon Ridge Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(4.00)
A fall off a cliff, a nighttime attack… Is Jules imagining it, or did someone follow her to the Yukon from Colombia to finally finish her off?
Ghost Mountains and Vanished Oceans: North America from Birth to Middle Age
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 48,030. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Earth sciences
We are not simply passengers on a dead piece of cosmic debris whirling through space; we are an integral part of an exceptional, dynamic system that produced both ourselves and our Earth. In a very real sense, geology made us. This is that story.