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Time Flashers
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 64,750. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
May 1963,Chad Allison aged 15 sits in history class writing an essay on Genghis Khan. Suddenly he is transported to the tundra sitting on a small pony with Genghis himself staring at him. This is Chad's first FLASH. Maria Oligano is Chad's girlfriend. She too is a Traveler. Together they will travel in time and they will find that their gifts allow them to see life at its best and its worst.
Indy 500 Bound: Travel tips for race fans
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,880. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: April 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Veteran of more than a dozen Indy 500 races, Television Sports Producer David Turner shares his tips and tricks to make it easy for you to get to the Indy 500 and have the best time there. How to buy your tickets, find the best air fares, suffer the least jet lag, rent a car, find a hotel, go to pre-race events, how much to tip and when, what to take with you on race day and what not to take.
The Mystique of Indy: The Brickyard
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 19,690. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: April 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
A veteran of more than a dozen Indy500 races as a media journalist David Turner details in this lavishly illustrated book all the pain, power and glory of the biggest, oldest most thrilling IndyCar race of them all. Included are dollops of history, Indy traditions, driver spotlights, modern developments and hints of the excitement of the approaching running of the 100th race.
Bill Vukovich
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,550. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports
Bill Vukovich considered auto racing a hobby and thought that his true livelihood was the grape farm he cultivated in Fresno, California. If it was merely a pastime to him Bill's racing career was certainly more than successful. He won the Indianapolis 500 successively in 1953 and 1954. He was bidding to win it once more in 1955 when he was caught up in a spectacular crash that ended his life.
Masten Gregory Formula One And Indy Driver From Kansas, U.S.A.
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,970. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
Masten Gregory's greatest triumph came in the 1965 Le Mans 24 Endurance Race. Teamed with rookie, and future F1 World Champion Jochen Rindt, he drove a Ferrari that was an underdog at the beginning of the race. At Indianapolis Masten drove one of Mickey Thompson's cars, a small speedster. Gregory defied predictions that he would be killed imminently because of his aggressive driving style.
Lisa Meets Her Match
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 89,010. Language: American English. Published: March 30, 2015 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Lisa Johanssen and her uncle, Ingemar Petterson, develop an elaborate Plan that results in the commission of a major theft and a murder involving the International Women’s World Cup of Golf tournament. As part of The Plan, the fugitives have hired Mario LaMar, a former race car driver turned “facilitator” to assist them in disappearing into brand-new lives that he will help them design.
Alberto Ascari
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,060. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
Some racing fans recall Alberto Ascari primarily for his wreck at the harbor during the 1955 Grand Prix of Monaco. His Lancia went into the water and fortunately he escaped unscathed following the accident. Alberto was a racer's racer. He won back to back world Formula 1 titles that were sandwiched between his appearance in the 1952 Indy 500. Unfortunately he became a victim of the sport he loved.
Triple Threat Thrill
Series: Ruthless to Win. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 189,090. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports
TRIPLE THREAT THRILL Dakota Franklin Even if after a two-year absence from driving to be a ‘good wife’ to the treacherous pervert Erich she will never be grand prix champion, ‘Triple Threat’ Thrill Morgan is still Jack Armitage’s all-time favorite driver, engineer and racing executive, the Parachute Queen Jack sends to salvage impossible situations in his auto racing empire.
Queen of Indy
Series: Ruthless to Win. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 144,650. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports
Alongside its terrifying thrills, QUEEN of INDY counts among its other excitements a super love story and a seamlessly integrated insider’s look at the creation of a great auto racing team to contest the greatest automobile race in the world. As expected in every Dakota Franklin thriller, QUEEN of INDY abounds in sharply drawn characters on the edge of psychopathology—or over it.
The Indianapolis 500 - Volume Three: Watson’s Wonders (1959 – 1962)
Series: The Indianapolis 500 - A History, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,860. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports
Volume Three: Watson's Wonders (1959 – 1962) tells the story of the how the racing creations of A.J. Watson came to dominate this era at the Speedway, to then be challenged by the rear engine creations of the Coopers and Mickey Thompson. Each year features an epic "500", with Speedway legends Jim Rathmann, A.J. Foyt and Rodger Ward (twice) the victors.