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White Moon in a Powder Blue Sky
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 9,580. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Inspirational, Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
A collection of poetry and prose with "thought experiments" in quantum physics, the role of consciousness, and the presence of spirit in our multidimensional world.
Hyena's Tree
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,940. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2016 by THEAQ Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
With wildlife of sub-Saharan West Africa as a backdrop, adventure, mystery, and terror rush together in a flood of events, which sweeps the reader in to a wild and beautiful world. Mysteries from a century earlier intersect with greed and terror to engulf innocent Africans and Peace Corps volunteers in a life or death struggle. Will they survive?
The Day That I Die
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,940. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Historical » General
Retired marine colonel "Red" Elwell is sent on government business to the island of Peleliu, the scene of one of the bloodiest battles of World War II. On the night of his arrival, he is ambushed in the jungle by a band of men and bayoneted to death. Elwell had been a war hero and a public figure, and the press swarms in from the four corners of the globe.
Paper Boat: Discovering India with a Master Storyteller
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 109,600. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Appreciate the incredible history and culture of India through the fascinating tales of Kerkhoff and Pejathaya. Both write with remarkable feeling as they interweave Indian experiences. Their stories offer a refreshing look at a remarkable country, its people, customs and its maze of religious proclivity.
The Fortunate Few IVS Volunteers from Asia to the Andes
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 108,360. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
IVS placed almost 1,400 idealistic young people in development projects in forty countries. The IVS story as an organization, its various programs, and its historical shifts is complex and has yet to be told in full. This volume is an inspiring step in the right direction.
Ethiopian Vignettes: Seeing is Believing
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 21,340. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Life, travel, and work in Ethiopia for 6 months in 2005 and again in 2008 for a month. From the magical mystery that is Lalibela to the heartbreak that exists in refugee camps to the long-distance runners of Ethiopia, this a glimpse into the homeland of the diverse peoples that I grew to greatly respect and admire. 50% of all profits from this book's sales go to Project Gaia's refugee program.
Whispers of Honduras: A Peace Corps Experience
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 12,370. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Peace Corps Honduras Volunteer account of life in a rural, mountain village in Olancho from 1997-99 and a return there in 2007. Additionally, travels around the country, including Garifuna villages, are highlighted through words and photos. "Return to Hondo" chapters capture the beauty of visiting friends and the joy of travel.
Our Peace Corps Adventure in Tunisia
Price: Free! Words: 25,860. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
This story of an American Peace Corps couple in Tunisia provides a window into the not-so-distant past of how individuals of dissimilar groups were able to live in friendship, harmony, and even love. It is hoped that it will awaken us to how far we have wandered from the goodness of that time and question how our leaders have allowed or even caused the hatred and conflict among our cultures.
The Edge of Paradise: America in Micronesia
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,200. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2015 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » Oceania
In 1967 the Peace Corps sent P. F. Kluge to paradise - or so the American possessions in Micronesia seemed. His assignment was as noble as it was adventurous: to help the people of those half-forgotten Pacific islands move from old to new, so that paradise would have prosperity and freedom as well as physical beauty. He immersed himself in the lives of the diverse peoples of the islands.
A Call to Serve: A Story of Faith and Adventure in the Peace Corps
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 30,250. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A Call to Service: A Story of Faith and Adventure in the Peace Corps is Kenneth Watt's personal story of faith and adventure as a Peace Corp Volunteer in the turbulent country of Guatemala from 1988 to 1991.