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Soldiers’ Tales - As told to the folks back home
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,230. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2011 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Genuine tales told by soldiers from the Boer War of 1899 to Afghanistan in 2011. The clear unvarnished truth from men who were in the tranches of World War I, who flew bombing missions over Germany in World War II, who were captured by the Japanese, who invaded Suez in 1956, who met Russians in the Cold War and much else besides.
Vampires of the Sky
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,660. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
It is the summer of 1940. William is a fighter pilot with the Royal Air Force. Sofia is a girl meets in a pub shortly before he is to go back off to war. The time they have together is necessarily brief, but perhaps their love is the flame that will see them through the darkness to come. This is a short story.
Teenage Pilot
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,100. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
Written by a teenage pilot for the teenager seeking his or her Pilot's License, this one-of-a-kind guide is loaded with tips and advice for teenagers looking to learn how to fly. This book will explain what it really takes to attain a private pilot's license as a teenager or young adult and covers everything from how to pay for it, to how to deal with parents who oppose flying.
The Outer Whorl - Essays of an Airline Pilot
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 54,580. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
Twenty related essays on pursuing a career as a military and airline pilot--a career pursued not only to see the world, but also to gain an appreciation for the beauty and challenges that a life in aviation offers. The Outer Whorl is an introspective look at the allure of airline flying and how that world was irrevocably destroyed on 9/11. A narrative appreciated by both pilots and passengers.
The Armor of God
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,950. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
The Armor of God is the fourth installment of the exciting science fiction serial adventure series The Go-Kids from Amazon Top 20 seller Ryan Schneider.
Casey Hunter Project PHOENIX
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 63,040. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Casey Hunter races stuntplanes. So what does he know about time travel? When a secret government organisation uncovers a plot to change the outcome of the second World War they need the best pilot they can find. Casey gets a crash course on dogfighting and space-time physics before being sent back to save the world.
Time Travel Adventures Of The 1800 Club, Book II
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Series: Time Travel Adventures Of The 1800 Club, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 50,580. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
The 1800 Club is a 21st Century haven for people seeking to escape New York City's frantic pace. Dressed in clothes their ancestors might have worn during the 1800s, members enjoy foods of the period and read periodicals featuring news of a particular date in 1865. However, the 1800 Club also has an astounding secret; Time Travel. Members travel back in time to keep history on track.
A Trophy For Arvie
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Price: Free! Words: 1,750. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
They were the best of friends in 1959. Entered into a marathon consisting of three revolutions around the town common. Preston and Arvie agreed to end on the same foot - Preston stumbled to the ground and Arvie the victor returned to assist his friend. His demonstration of unselfishness was that of a true human being. Arvie died in a helicopter crash in Vietnam in 1969.
The Rogue Aviator - In The Back Alleys of Aviation
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Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 80,630. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
The Rogue Aviator is a memoir of a fun-loving, adventurous pilot during a unique and tumultuous aviation career. The pulse-racing aviation anecdotes are spiced with humor, pathos, and poignancy along with a smattering of decadence and debauchery. An additional theme of this book presents an insider's view of the aviation industry and the results when the profit factor trumps safety considerations
The Ghost of Cape York
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,160. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
The story begins during the Second World War on the shores of Australia's Cape York Peninsula, when a scouting Japanese Air Force Zero sights a Coastwatcher's hut. He attacks but receives crippling return fire from below. Over sixty years later the Coastwatcher's grandson and his friend while exploring this area makes an unusual find which connects him to his grandfather's wartime experiences.