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How Miru Earned His Secret Name
Price: Free! Words: 2,410. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2016 by Open Books Press. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Coming of age
This free bonus chapter shares a story not in the main novel, Wide as the Wind. It addresses how Miru, the main character, earned his secret name. Whether you have already read the novel and would like some extra background, or if you want to "test the waters" before you read Wide as the Wind, this standalone chapter will provide extra insight into our young hero, Miru.
Wide as the Wind
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,890. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2016 by Open Books Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
*Winner of the 2017 Next Generation Indie Book Award for Young Adult Fiction* The lyrical tale of a boy, a girl, their island, and how they saved it. Wide as the Wind is the first novel to deal with the stunning, tragic history of Easter Island. It is both a stirring novel of adventure and a prophetic tale for our times.
Okawii
Price: Free! Words: 49,410. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
A teenager discovers her true identity as a mermaid and helps save her friends from a group of prize-hunters.
The Treasure Keeper
Price: $4.90 USD. Words: 750. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2014 by Api Tahiti Digital distribution. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Legends, Myths, Fables / Other, Fiction » Children’s books » People & Places / Australia & Oceania
"The treasure keeper". She is a young island girl. Captured by the passion for objects and their value, she will be consumed by her desire to possess. Will she be released and rediscover the pleasure of sharing and conviviality? A lesson of life and friendship in this volume four of "imaginary tales of Tahiti"
Stairway to the Stars
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 59,350. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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“Stairway to the Stars” is the ninth volume of the “Jazz Saga”. It is the “Jazz Saga’s” bitter-sweet-happy-end when Irene gets all she has ever asked for: heaven on earth with all the only men of her life and a bigger than life adventure with Egon who had to die to offer her the impossible as her phantasmal lover. Though is this really all Irenchen has ever pined for? Search her!
Away In A Sand Dune (AKA Jesus vs. Cannibals)
Price: Free! Words: 9,500. Language: British English. Published: December 24, 2013. Categories: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Time-travelling ex-postman Harley Byrne's ongoing mission is to capture and make available for download “all the world’s music, ever.” In this stage adaptation of one of his adventures, Byrne takes a holiday from work but crash-lands on a tropical island on Xmas Eve. The natives' carols sound oddly familiar but, when Byrne interferes, the island's corrupt king condemns him to be eaten to death.
By Ship, Train, Bus, Plane & Sometimes Hitchhiking
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,080. Language: American English. Published: September 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Veteran travel writer Walt Christophersen chronicles his experiences as he journeys around much of the world in the 1960s and 70s, with an emphasis on getting from one place to another. He hops across the Pacific visiting dozens of islands between Tahiti and Yap, sails down the Amazon and travels mostly overland from Beirut to Tokyo, witnessing Afghanistan at peace and Vietnam at war.
Red Man's Origin
Series: Cherokee Chapbooks, Book 4 · Cherokee Chapbooks, Book 1. Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 4,990. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2013 by Panther's Lodge. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Native American, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Ancient
Reprinted from an Indian Territory newspaper, here is the earliest and most authoritative version of the story of the origins and migrations of the Cherokee people, as recounted by a noted member of the Keetoowah Society in the 1890s.
Bird Season
Price: Free! Words: 9,770. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Inspired by true accounts of one of the world’s most unusual competitions, this story describes the efforts of two young men driven by a lifetime in opposition to each other. Both are determined to win at any cost, motivated by the same precious prize. One seeks only to possess her … and the other loves her.
HUNA: Your Power Tool For The Twenty-First Century
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 48,460. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Dream interpretation
This is a non-fiction account of our experience with Huna practices. It also contains four trance sessions on the subject.