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Backcountry Trail Pics
Price: Free! Words: 1,050. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
In the past ten years, I've seen some really great scenery in the backcountry of the national parks and wilderness areas in the western United States. This book is meant to be a "quick read" in that it should only take 10-15 minutes to view, but I hope these pictures last alot longer than that in your mind. You might also want to keep it handy to review when you get sick and tired of the office.
The Backcountry Bucket List
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,500. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
I took the idea of the "bucket list" and applied to my favorite things to do in the backcountry. Most of the things in this book will rock you out of your rut and make you FEEL ALIVE. It also provides a nice list of cool things to do if you often get bored in the backcountry. Plan your trips with these bucket list things in mind. There is more to the backcountry than summiting mountaintops.
The Lineshack
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,200. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
What is a lineshack? It's a small cabin used by ranch hands, a place of refuge during storms. Sometimes the only place within miles, a place that can mean the difference between life and death,except that this time theres three murderous brothers, the sheriff and a group lost skiers who may just need the same Lineshack and one more man.
And Somewhere Under. Poems
You set the price! Words: 7,850. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - single author
A collection of more than 50 contemporary poems by Dieter Moitzi. He sings about love and life, pain and death and loss, the beauty of nature, the burden of memories, the magic of fairies…
Contour Lines: On the Path to a Thousand Mountains
Price: $4.70 USD. Words: 75,090. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
Mick Harney returns with more unique perspectives on fell and hill walking in Scotland and the English Lake District. He offers a fresh crop of new and compelling insights, including many detailed descriptions of individual mountains, the paths we take to them, and what they reveal to and about us.
Points of Contact: On the Practice, Philosophy, and Pleasures of Fell Walking
Price: $4.70 USD. Words: 59,530. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
Are you passionate about walking and climbing, perhaps in areas such as Scotland and the English Lake District? Or do you simply have a curiosity about those activities and those places? Points of Contact is the book for you. Knitting geology, history, and meteorology into an illuminating exploration of the world of fell and hill walking, it is by turns descriptive, humorous, and poetic.
Blood on the Slopes
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,300. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
An Avalanche Patrolman is gruesomely murdered at 5,000 ft. on Snoqualmie Pass in Washington State, and Det. Nick Chandler must find the Snowboard Slasher before he strikes again!
Trekking the Mount Everest region of Nepal
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 36,220. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
There is nowhere in the world quite like it...Once the domain of explorers and climbers, the Everest Himalaya of Nepal is now a popular trek. Jonathan Mitchell tells you all you need to know to prepare, plan and pull off an amazing trek to the foot of Mount Everest through the Himalayan foothills from Kathmandu. Detailed info on equipment, lodges, transport and the best trails and viewpoints.
The Symbols at Your Door
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,010. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Years after the tragic loss of her father, Zale finds that she may be stalked by the Man in the Black Suit, a strange figure she last saw just before her father died. She meets Demir and Shehri at camp, where they learn that they are all Nephilim--descended from angels--and that demons will kill all her friends and family to find her. Zale, Demir and Shehri must rely on each other just to survive.
Seer's Blood
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 100,070. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
A mountain community under siege rediscovers its lost roots--and its magic--in the grit of an outcast girl, the heart of a stranger, and the mystical touch of lost seer's blood. A book once honored by Andre Norton in the Gryphon Award.