Books tagged: mining

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Pigmossium
You set the price! Words: 7,960. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Greedy gangsters trap each other into a fatal showdown while MAMPA agents help Theropods escape from their flooded planet.
Legends & Dreams & Reality
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,240. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
This collection covers the gold prospecting from the Old 49er to the modern-day gold seekers of today. I hope everyone enjoys readying and reminiscing their own days of glory when searching for gold, be it in the real world or only in your dreams!
KAISA: A Historical Novel of Michigan’s Copper Mining & Oil and Gas Exploration Industries
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,300. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
Born in the Michigan copper mines of a Holland, Michigan, Dutch schoolteacher and Finnish copper miner during the turbulent times of the 1913 Keweenaw Peninsula copper miner’s strike , Kaisa’s saga traces her life to the 1930s oil boomtown of Mt. Pleasant, Michigan,Mackinac Island, Michigan and Jekyll Island, Georgia, where Nazi U-Boats threaten, Kaisa finds love and intrigue.
The Salt Hollows
Price: Free! Words: 1,270. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
My parents divorced. I don't live with my father. I live with my mother and Henry, who likes it when I call him "dad". One summer, my dad visited me secretly. When my mother and Henry found out, they were angry. Then the snow came. I'll never forget that night. Sometimes, people do things—do them out of love—that scrape away their insides, leaving them as nothing but painful containers of salt.
Mum, What's Happening To Our Water?
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 6,420. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Drama
A young girl's story about how coal seam gas (CSG) mining affected her family and community.
Poynton Park
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,310. Language: Australian English. Published: August 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Migrating English, Irish, Rhodesians (now Zimbabwean) and Afghans surround Burke’s Billabong on the Flinders River in the Gulf of Carpentaria of Queensland, Australia back when the country came newly explored. Their different cultures, religions, love and greed play out in the maturing second generation far from civilisation. The original Australian native land owners starve and retaliate.
Europium: Secrets of Leeland Falls
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 72,950. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
Dmitri and Henry suspected they had discovered something big. The mysterious substance was the key to their science fair project and wanted by the evil Cashton Empire. Keeping it a secret until the day of the science fair would require wits, a little cunning and a lot of help from their friends. Europium: Secrets of Leeland Falls is a fast-paced race against time.
The Pitt Stop Puzzle Mystery!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,990. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Investigative journalist, Luke Mitchner meets up with a friendly giant named Wally Justin. Together, they are puzzled, baffled and intrigued about the mysterious events taking place in this nearly abandoned mining pit of a town. Technology becomes the key to this puzzle and they barely escape the hazards of a nearly unbelievable plot--way bigger than them!
Red Rock Racket
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,430. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
In Far North New Zealand, an inquisitive young man searches for some inherited land in Honeymoon Valley, but is thwarted by those who don’t want him to find it because they are illicitly mining it for 'red rock'. A series of predicaments follow, including kidnapping & imprisonment, but his cunning & tenacity wins out. Action-packed & highly-paced, this novel is a ‘Boys Own’ adventure & easy-read.
Ocellus
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 93,620. Language: British English. Published: June 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
A Geordie sketchbook featuring time-travel, reincarnation and the entire history of Newcastle-upon-Tyne from Roman to present day.