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Plan & Go | High Sierra Trail: All you need to know to complete the Sierra Nevada's best kept secret
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 37,990. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Backpacking
Plan & Go | High Sierra Trail is the ultimate guide to hiking the 72-mile route from the Giant Forest in Sequoia National Park to Whitney Portal at the base of Mt. Whitney. In a clear and concise manner, the book describes the highlights and unique characteristics of the ‘HST’ and provides all the essential planning information to save you time and effort with your own preparations.
To Swallow the Earth
Price: $3.65 USD. Words: 53,320. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015 by Karl Beckstrand. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Winner: 2016 International Book Award and Laramie finalist (Western survival/suspense, clean). A tough young woman and a Latino man raised by American Indians are each searching for missing family in a Nevada silver rush land scare that leaves each unsure who to trust—and scrambling to stay alive.
Flooding Granite
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,670. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
Zack Pruitt is a river guide long on skill but short on nerve. Back in the Sierra Nevada, Zack signs on for a high-water river trip with three other guides and eleven clients. As the flotilla careens toward Gallows—a brutal rapid that's always terrorized him—events spin out of control, and Zack discovers that for once running is not an option.
Sierra Girls
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,410. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Follow Gabriel Quinn as he hunts down the serial rapist who kidnapped his daughter. When Michelle disappears from her quiet neighborhood, the police find no evidence and seem to give up immediately. Her father believes Michelle is still alive, but he knows that her time is short. As her dad searches for her, Michelle seeks an escape from the broken down house in the mountains where she is trapped.
Native Gold
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 112,190. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Western, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Mathilda Hardwicke, a rebellious artist rejected by her family and New York society, heads west to Gold Rush California as a mail-order bride. But when fate leaves her at the altar, she's drawn to Sakote--a fierce Konkow warrior whose tribe is threatened by the encroaching white men--in whose arms she discovers a savage new Paradise and a forbidden love more precious than gold.
A Lifetime of Small Adventures
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,840. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
An adventurer’s stories from childhood to senior years including crash landing in a small plane in rural Mexico and surviving numerous close-call hitchhiking experiences. At age 64, when turned down by the Peace Corps’ medical department, Bill and his wife sold their home and moved to Peru where they created their own volunteer opportunities. If you love adventure, this book's for you.
Wrap Three Pull Two
You set the price! Words: 79,130. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
In DOUBLE DROP, a plucky band of cave researchers thwarted a shadowy confederation’s plans to remake America into a corporate theocracy. Does this mean that Henry Berwyn and his caving friends can now count on trips to the underworld free from hostile interlopers? Hardly. The evil has grown. And as far as those meddlesome cavers are concerned, now it’s personal.
Northstar
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,760. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
In NORTHSTAR, the fate of Northstar Dam is threatened by environmentalists; the fate of fiery Shannon Caine is threatened by corrupt politician Adam Van Tress. Engineer Thomas Martel gets embroiled in this mayhem while a crusty old geologist tries to stop his world from coming down around him. Set in Truckee in the Sierra Nevada, NORTHSTAR is a bumpy ride in the black '65 Mustang of Shannon Cain.
Yosemite National Park: A Personal Discovery
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 14,000. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2010 by Park Partners, Inc. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » National Parks
Yosemite has long been beloved by artists, writers, and travelers from every corner of the Earth. John Muir made its preservation his life's work and photographer Ansel Adams made many of his most memorable images here. Join us as we explore this extraordinary, glacier-sculpted landscape known and revered by generations of visitors as one of the most beautiful places on Earth.
Springtime in Sonora: A Henry Wright Mystery
Series: Henry Wright Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,090. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2010 by Ocotillo Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
An entombed gold miner. An old-fashioned, small-county sheriff. An illegal pot grower. Retired police chief Henry Wright travels to Northern California's Mother Lode gold country to help out an old classmate and friend with a puzzling mystery. After his injuries, Henry is surprised by his interest in the woman that helps nurse him back to health. Find out what is going on in this 2nd in the series