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Jacqui In Space
Price: Free! Words: 6,700. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Adventure » General
A famed motorcycle traveller is sent to Mars to explore the red planet for colonization. Earth is doomed by pollution and over-exploitation of its resources. Can she find a new place for the human-race to live - and should she ?
The Interviews
Series: The Ken James Intrigue Series, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,150. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2013 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Fiction » Historical » USA
This continues the story begun in Polar 44 Ring 5. The end off his time in the Air Force brings him to graduate school at a state university where he meets his future wife, Gail. Shortly after receiving his Ph.D., he marries Gail, and they head to the southwest where Ken begins his job doing exploration research for an oil company. As the years pass, Ken and Gail build a new home and family.
Lauren's Prime
Price: $3.68 USD. Words: 38,100. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Geologist Jim Laurens discovered a mineral in 1885 that was so powerful it could change the world. Although handled with care and sent to a trusted source, it fell into the wrong hands. The Imperium Incipit’s agenda was simple. Use the mineral to take control of America, and then rule the world. Only a few good men and two women stood in their way.
Ocean Life: Further Journeys Into The Abyss
Series: Ocean Life, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 11,520. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Marine Biology, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Earth Sciences / Oceanography
Follow recent expeditions exploring undersea volcanic vents in the Cayman Trough, including the first manned mission to the deepest known vents, more than three miles down on the ocean floor, in search of new species and the future of our own.
My Trinities
You set the price! Words: 130,470. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
NEWLY REVISED for next year's hiking season! The most comprehensive guide to Northern California's most spectacular wilderness area, the Trinity Alps (plus a lengthy chapter on the Russian Wilderness). Over 200 lakes, all major peaks and trails, plus extensive off-trail info. Geology, botany, birds, human history, swimming holes, bear dens, life-or-death narratives, and humor throughout. Photos!
Turquoise Stone of Heaven
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,440. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Geology, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Applied arts
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This book offers an in-depth look at the geology and cultural history of one of humanity’s oldest and most beautiful gemstones, by an author with twenty years of experience as a jeweler, gem and mineral retailer, and research scientist.
Atomic Gold
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 101,680. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action
The reader is thrust headlong into Logan Bechard's perilous exploits, as the brilliant young geologist fights to save the world from a terrifying communist regime bent on world domination. A masterful blend of high-stakes action and poignant real world issues like dwindling fossil fuels and the justice and equality movement fighting for south Sudan’s independence against Khartoum’s Islamic state.
The Space Explorer: Jimmy Philips and the Knot Civilization
Price: Free! Words: 9,510. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Science & Technology, Fiction » Children’s books » Animals / Dinosaurs & Prehistoric Creatures
In the 23rd century, humanity has discovered the means warp space and time in order to explore the universe. Sean Philips, a research scientist, with his two children Jimmy and Amy travel the Milky Way galaxy in a private vessel known as the S.E. Dragonfly. On an expedition to a strange new world, Sean Philips is lost while at work and the children embark on an adventure to find him.
Steadily Moving Forward - The Life of Dr. Robert Charles Wallace
Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 104,130. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2012 by BarryAlder.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
Dr. R.C. Wallace did more to open up the northern territories of Manitoba and Alberta, in the early 1900's, than any other Canadian, leading its exploration and development. As an educator at some of Canada's top universities and President of Queen's University, he championed the development of the north by inspiring many of his students.
Sense of Wonder
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,250. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
There are many kinds of mystery, especially on the Moon! Sit down and have a drink with a Lunar rockhound as he tells you his tale: the trials and tribulations and even humiliations he endured just so that he could do tedious, difficult work on Luna. But on the Moon, even an ordinary day of work is extraordinary; and for this Lunar geologist, this day will be the culmination of a lifetime's dream.