Books tagged: greenland

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Icetopia
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,540. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Col Joseph Pike was planning for his early retirement from the Army Corps of Engineers. Then he was calle for one last assignment
Scot Free - A Journey from the Arctic to New Mexico
Series: Roughing It Round the World. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 129,170. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The first in the trilogy describing Alastair Scott's epic five-year journey around the world, much of it wearing a kilt. On and (sometimes very far) off the beaten track, he brings the unusual and the eccentric vividly before our eyes, giving many an unforgettable portrait of people with whom he shared, for brief moments or extended periods, his own delight in humanity in all its forms.
Wanderlust - an Anthology of Best Extracts from the Round-the-World Trilogy: Scot Free, A Scot Goes South & A Scot Returns
Series: Roughing It Round the World. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 162,100. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Budget
Alastair Scott's epic five-year sojourn roughing it round the world was originally (and still is) published in three volumes. Wanderlust brings together a 'best' collection of his writings from this journey. He writes with deep insight and caustic humour; diverse, bizarre, beautiful and poignant impressions of our world and humanity in all its forms. This is a delight from start to finish.
Degrees of Illusion
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 165,580. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
A car accident, two mysterious deaths - similar yet separated by a century - take Niall Fraser on a quest for answers…and ultimately to revelations more devastating that he could ever have imagined. Woven around true events and set in Greenland against a background of conflicts, this is a book about love, unrequited fatherhood and rites of passage for those who dare to embrace the unknown.
West Oversea: A Norse Saga of Mystery, Adventure and Faith
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 80,940. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2013 by Nordskog Publishing, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures, Fiction » Christian » Historical
King Olaf Trygvesson is dead, but his sisters husband, Erling Skjalgsson, carries on his dream of a Christian Norway that preserves its traditional freedoms. Rather than do a dishonorable deed, Erling relinquishes his power and lands. He and his household board ships and sail west to find a new life with Leif Eriksson in Greenland.
Dagny Rocks
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 148,380. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Rhea grows up in the hippie days of the 70's aboard a hand-built, ocean-going tugboat. Later she joins Icelander Petur on his big sailing ketch. With an ever-changing crew, Dagny voyages nearly non-stop happily surviving mechanical failures, ripped sails, a keel conversion, irate port captains, multiple mast-removals, and two Newfoundland winters.
Hollow Planets: A Feasibility Study of Possible Hollow Worlds
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 305,410. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2014 by Grave Distractions Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » The Paranormal, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Earth sciences
The great English astronomer, Sir Edmund Halley first proposed the Earth might be hollow. Later the great mathematician, Leonhard Euler speculated about this, as did the scientist, Sir John Leslie. Jules Verne's classic tale 'Journey to the Center of the Earth' was based on Leslie's ideas. Some religions maintain, to this day, that a vast Underworld exists inside the Earth.
Gateway to the Vikings: L'Anse aux Meadows
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,690. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
This article explores the idea that L'Anse aux Meadows could be the gateway to the Viking Vinland settlement mentioned in the Scandinavian sagas and possibly founded by Leif Ericson. L'Anse aux Meadows is still the only widely accepted evidence of pre-Columbian contact with North America.