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Parachuting: The Skydiver’s Handbook
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 93,070. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Skydiving
Skydiving! It’s not just falling but the thrill of the unencumbered horizontal flight. Sport parachuting today is not rough and tumble. New equipment and the latest training techniques let you advance quickly to graceful freefall, swift and controlled canopy flight, and smooth and easy tip-toe landings. This all-new, revised edition covers every phase of skydiving from beginning to advanced.
Shadows Strike Rogue Operator
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,890. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
He survived the kiss of death. He survived the army. He survived when all had abandoned hope and left him for dead. But the nails in the coffin are mounting, and the hands of time wait for no man...
The Interview Edge
Price: $29.99 USD. Words: 18,160. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Sales & Marketing, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Careers / job hunting
The Interview Edge gave me all the right strategies to prepare for and excel in the job interview. Ford's clear, comprehensive steps were instrumental in getting the job and have continued to inform my decisions as a hiring manager. Any candidate who follows Ford's advice and puts in the work he outlines will shine during the interview process. It will make all the difference for you.
Wrong Way Street
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,370. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
After the smoke cleared from the attacks on the Twin Towers, our nation faced its darkest hour—finding those responsible and bringing them to justice. Lt. Jason Callaway and his team of Rangers are sent to bring the masterminds behind the attacks in. After his team is fired upon by US Intelligence assets and JC’s chute is damaged, his life becomes a battle for survival.
Kalatoda
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 79,830. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Adventure » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Parachuting from fifty kilometers and spaceships rescued from disaster. Exposure to supernova radiation. This is a story about the first human migration from Earth to another planet - fifteen light years away. Was Jensen’s dreaming a premonition, or something else?
Resurrect: A Jason Quinn Thriller
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,920. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2011 by Quickdraw Books. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Adventure » Action
In the 1850s, a madman proclaims himself the Son of God and raises an army, taking over half of China. Now alpine engineer Jason Quinn, and archeologist Dr. Eva Rayjek meet after a plane crash in the Himalaya. Neither of them expects wave after wave of pursuing Chinese assassins. From Asia to the US and Europe, they are hunted until a final explosive showdown with an armed zealot at the Vatican!
The Defiant Affair
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,310. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
Chris James must help Diane Forbes and her nursing staff and his technicians escape from the island or they would face the approaching enemy's unlikely mercy. He set up an airlift but it all went wrong. So, he must now lead them on foot across the island to a rescue point. The enemy seem everywhere and sad things happen as Chris suddenly discovers that friends don't always behave in friendly ways.
An All American Boy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,690. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2011 by Conrad Communications LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A screenplay documenting Sam Edwards' Army life in the 1950s, where he falls in love, parachutes for the Army and almost faces federal criminal charges for deeds conducted while serving his country.
Say Goodbye
Series: Pararescueman John Paxton, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,870. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Adventure » General
(4.70 from 10 reviews)
Air Force pararescueman John Paxton is commanded to lead a team on a dangerous mission—supposedly to rescue the pilot of a stealth fighter. Yet, nothing is as it seems. As the mission goes from bad to worse, Paxton uncovers a deadly plot that threatens National Security. But to fight this enemy, he must also risk the lives of the people he loves the most
You Can Afford To Be A Pilot
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 35,210. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The purpose of this book is not to teach ground school or flight training, but is intended to teach the reader how to shop for these services and, once purchased, how to keep them affordable, efficient and useful. Certifed FAA Instructor Timothy O’Connor uses his twenty years of experience with technical subjects and adult training to bring flying to people on a middle-income budget.