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Ride the Wings of Morning: Letters to and from Africa
By Sophie Neville
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,510. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
A conventional English girl arrived in South Africa, to help a friend run horseback safaris on a game reserve in the Northern Transvaal. It was 1992. There were yellow road signs declaring "Dit is die Volkstaat". Sophie had heard of "biltong" but knew nothing of Afrikaans culture.
The Howling of Holcomb Peak
By Mark Doherty
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 40,300. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2013. Category: Fiction
Adventurous school teacher Jack Carment faces a unique challenge at school which compels him and several of his students and new friends to climb a challenging mountain and face a perplexing court case. Filled with both exciting outdoor adventure and anecdotal classroom scenes, the story weaves an adventure tale together with some creative problem solving and philosophy.
The Great Hikes of Vancouver, B.C.
By Karl Woll
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,490. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
Looking for some new hikes to try? From stunning waterfalls to endless vistas, discover the best hiking Vancouver, B.C. has to offer. The Great Hikes of Vancouver includes a hand-picked selection of the top ten must-do hikes for your next adventure in Southwest British Columbia’s impressive wilderness. Covering a wide variety of hikes, these are the classics of Vancouver hiking.
The Light of Shimmering Cove
By Mark Doherty
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 35,070. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013. Category: Fiction
Adventurous school teacher Jack Carment discovers a unique injustice regarding one of his students’ parents while teaching at school which compels him to once again engage in solving a tough problem and helping to fight a challenging court case. Filled with both descriptive outdoor adventure and anecdotal classroom scenes, the story weaves an adventure tale together with anecdotes and philosophy.
John Muir Trail 56 Days of Crazy Adventure
By Dave Spivey
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,830. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
In June of 1984 with limited hiking skills, everyday is a learning experience. The wilderness is the classroom, and nature is the teacher. The journey began as a summer trail challenge but, ends up being a life changing experience. This is a John Muir Trail journal recounting the adventures and events of a 56 day, 221 mile, solo backpacking trip along California’s Sierra Nevada Mountain range.
Daily Bread for Deer Hunters
By Sean Jeffries
Series: Hunting for the Heart of God. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 78,870. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
In the second book in the "Hunting for the Heart of God" series, Sean Jeffries has written a devotional that has an entry for each book of the Bible. This book explores the sixty-six chapters of the Bible from the eyes of a sportsman and provides the reader with thought questions to help him discover how these themes apply to his own life, both as a hunter and a man of God.
Walking Through my Garden
By Kathy Bryant
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 340. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2013. Category: Fiction
Come and take a walk through my garden. Let's see what different things there are to be found in the garden. I take a walk by myself and with different members of my family. In this book, there is a different picture to follow the each thing we see. The book is written in rhymes to go with the pictures.
Fly Fishin' - A Short Story
By Bryson Strupp
Price: Free! Words: 5,070. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2013. Category: Fiction
This is a tale for those who have felt the silent whiz of a fly pole as the line thwaps gently against the water. It's a tale for those who have ever wondered how their happiness can coexist with a world obsessed with production. It's a tale of the brilliant resilience of the human heart and the sublimity of nature. It's a tale for you.
The Shore
By Astra Crompton
You set the price! Words: 5,030. Language: Canadian English. Published: February 1, 2014. Category: Fiction
The Shore's message grew from the dream-world into reality, aiming to inspire us to look with renewed appreciation on the natural world. Let our sights be filled with awe, wonder and appreciation for the boundless beauty that enabled us to create our modern civilisations. Let us never forget our gratitude for the planet that continues to give us life.
We're All in the Plan
By Robert James Allison
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 99,160. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2014. Category: Fiction
A compilation of the Mike Maltby series with the previously unpublished conclusion. Mike Maltby has more time and money than he knows what to do with, and nothing to do with it, but a young boy and a broken bicycle enter his life and give it direction. Now for the first time since his wife died, Mike has a reason to live. Instead of taking and taking and taking, he is going to give something back.