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Far, Far, The Distant Peak: The Life of Wilfrid Noyce
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 126,160. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015 by Amolibros. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
Wilfrid Noyce is best known for his mountaineering exploits during the period before the Second World War and until his death in 1962 in the Pamirs; he made a major contribution to the success of the 1953 Everest expedition. This book describes Noyce's life and achievements and seeks to show his motivation and driving force.
Blue Sky
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,270. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance, Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
Wind, snow, rock, and ice are all Blue Sky has ever known. Raised in the highest crags of the Alps by a herd of ibex, her life is mysterious and surreal. From this magical beginning, Sky is gifted in other-worldly ways. But she wants something else. When she rescues a young climber from a stormy peak, she learns of the world of humans, and longs to become a part of it.
Over the Hills
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 83,690. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In Over the Hills, Peter Steele recounts the story of his turbulent childhood in England and his student years at Cambridge University. There he learned mountaineering and medicine, culminating in his selection as medical officer to the ill-fated 1971 International Expedition to Mount Everest.
The Mountain
Series: MY STARS and Other Highlights, Part twelve. Price: Free! Words: 4,280. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
At a plant on Cona-3-Cha, Eldon receives visions of his future. He scales two mountains of different times and places in synchronicity. An outside higher power evidently wants to help him in his search for the Source in ways beyond mere ibee understanding. This is based on an actual event in eastern Tennessee in May of 2001.
'Til Death Us Do Part
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,320. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
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Should a woman give the man that once loved her—then killed her—a second chance at either? Not many people get a do-over, and mountain guide Vicky Golden isn’t about to waste hers. Since his wife Brianna’s accidental death, Dutch aristocrat Christiaan van Laere has punished himself for being an awful husband. But what happens when the world learns Brianna isn't dead...
The Valley of Volcanoes
Price: $5.23 USD. Words: 14,070. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
In a part of the Great Rift Valley in East Africa lies the most famous African mountain of all, Mount Kilimanjaro. But there are other mountains nearby to climb; such as Mount Meru, Mount Elgon, Mount Hanang and the active volcano, Ol Doinyo Lengai. This little book gives insights about them and advice that will help you successfully reach their summits.
To Hear the Lion Roar
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 96,770. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
From the dangerous world of anti-poaching to wildlife adventures on the sunlit plains of the Serengeti, up to the snows of Kilimanjaro and down into the steaming jungles of the Congo, the story takes the reader on an extraordinary journey of adventure and misadventure; into war-ravaged South Sudan and to the deserts of Turkana, northern Kenya and the Ogaden in Ethiopia.
Freefall
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,570. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
After falling headlong into a crevasse, Henry Gunderson faces his deepest fears and is forced to reconcile a personal loss that had been haunting him for years. Back at base camp, once his nephew learns of his fate, forms a search party, but their efforts are met with disaster and the lead climber's emotional scars from past expeditions soon surface in the higher elevation.
A Lifetime of Small Adventures
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,840. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
An adventurer’s stories from childhood to senior years including crash landing in a small plane in rural Mexico and surviving numerous close-call hitchhiking experiences. At age 64, when turned down by the Peace Corps’ medical department, Bill and his wife sold their home and moved to Peru where they created their own volunteer opportunities. If you love adventure, this book's for you.
Elie and The Transmorgatron
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,890. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
Elie Miller is 10-years-old and desperate for attention.He only has 1 friend at his new school and moreover, is always anxious about his short height. And according to Elie, his family seems to pay a lot more attention to his granola-eating, hippy-dippy sister, Sam. When his i-Phone is taken away because he acts up in class, Elie decides to run away...straight into a very, very strange world