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Alien Virus
Price: Free! Words: 54,210. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
When journalist Kevin Lee first meets retired academic Frank Peters and hears about an intelligent alien virus that has invaded the Earth, he is naturally very skeptical. However, when Peters is murdered, his skepticism soon turns to a real concern for the future of the planet and the survival of mankind.
A Twist in Time
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 27,520. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » European
Presenting an entirely new perspective on prehistory, A Twist in Time demands we re-engineer our views of the Stone Age. Revealing that ancient Britons used advanced rope making, measuring and surveying skills over two millennium before Greek mathematicians formalised geometry as a science, A Twist in Time introduces a new ancient landscape bound together with rope. Welcome to the Rope Age.
Goguire's Search For A Schooling
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,540. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2016 by Learning To Surf Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Legends, Myths, Fables / General, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Giants don’t go to school, or so Goguire’s been told. But this intrepid young giant has other ideas, and is searching for more.
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,330. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2016 by ThunderPoint Publishing Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
From the revivalist churches of Orkney in the 1970s, to the gay bars of London and Northern England in the 90s, via the divinity school at Aberdeen, this is the story of McGillivray, self-centered, promiscuous hypocrite, failed Church of Scotland minister, and his own worst enemy. Raw, uncompromising. A viciously funny account of a man's desire to come to terms with himself.
Birding the Orkney Islands
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 14,210. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Orkney contains some of the most amazing bird species in the world and this guide will help the visitor to find them.It is designed to do this in three different ways. 1) A summary of some of the best areas, how to get there and what birds you might expect. This includes all of the RSPB Reserves. 2) Three tours outlines to help you plan a productive visit. Included are: Tour 1- Searching for S
The Year of Ancient Ghosts
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,070. Language: Australian English. Published: June 5, 2013 by Ticonderoga Publications. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Aurealis-winner Kim Wilkins compiles five novellas (three reprinted, two original) in this strong collection. Wilkins adds fantastic elements to her depiction of ages past and present, but rather than relying on standard fantasy tropes, her stories are informed by detailed research into the periods in question.
Birding Guide to Orkney
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 13,430. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides, Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
Orkney is a premier destination for birders looking for spectacular species like Hen Harriers, Puffins and Skuas This guide is designed for the first time or experienced visitor. Enclosed you will find * How to get to and around in Orkney * Information on the best birding sites * A systematic list of species and where to find them * Instruction for Self-guided tours of some great sites
Floating Low to Lofoten
Price: $2.45 USD. Words: 50,070. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This is the story of a trip to the Norwegian Arctic aboard my 27ft yacht. In 2008 we crossed the North Sea from the Firth of Forth, then cruised north to the Lofoten Islands and back. Most of the journey was sailed solo. It's a tale about a perfectly ordinary journey through some of the most stunning scenery - and easiest cruising waters - in the world.