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The Demons Of Casper - A Skydiving Story
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,980. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Just when Vicki thought life couldn’t get any better, it took a drastic turn. It spiraled from bad to really bad. Then, it got worse. Without warning, her perfect life falls apart. Eddie, her nemesis from her hometown of Casper, shows up seeking revenge for her resisting him years before. Eddie takes Vicki and her friends, Rick, Bob, and Nancy, hostage. He has plans for them. Evil plans.
A Collection of Short Contemporary Stories (About people just like you)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 50,870. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
A skydive gone wrong, a nursing home love affair, a test-driver road-geek, a floral designer under great stress, a flea market vendor running out of time, a little girl who knows who she should go live with, the next pandemic, the trials of a young Red Squirrel, a murdered boss who nobody liked, and a trip into battle by seven young mercenary wannabes. Thirteen stories about people today.
30 Seconds to the Ground (A skydive gone really wrong)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,760. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Rod Skokum, in this short fictional story, did everything right. Unfortunately, one thing--nobody's fault--was wrong. Skydivers have survived hitting the ground after long falls...all bones broken, but, alive. When I was hanging onto the bottom of that wing--during my one and only jump--my left shoulder dislocated--pain!--so of course I let go, blacked out, and woke up when the chute opened.
Why The Birds Sing - A Skydiving Story
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 84,600. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Orphaned at sixteen and assaulted at eighteen, Vicki is searching for a life free from fear. Forced to leave her home, she ends up at a desert airport filled with old airplanes and fun-loving skydivers. She remains distant from the other jumpers and looks on from afar as love, danger, and the threat of sudden death punctuate their lives while she wonders if she will find love.
Price: Free! Words: 2,820. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
‘SkyDie’ is a disturbing short comedy and a parody of backpacker culture. The reader sees Liam, an average backpacker, witness his friends’ gruesome fall from grace thanks to a horrific skydiving accident. Fearing police intervention, and despite numerous setbacks along the way, Liam is nevertheless determined in his grand plan: to dispose of the bodies and to get home as soon as he can.
Attack of the Flying Squirrel People!
Price: Free! Words: 1,610. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Skydiving, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Essays
An award winning, comedic essay on the insane sport of wingsuit flying. It explores the history of the sport, the direction it's moving in, and the questionable sanity of its participants.
What the Freak Did I Hit?
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,690. Language: American English. Published: October 27, 2012 by Wandering Bard Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Tommy Fergerson intertwines the story of his life and what prepared him for the hard decisions that he would face after a tragic skydiving accident. His straightforward attitude and ability to laugh at his own situation brings out his unique humor and internal strength. “What the Freak Did I Hit?” tells of the people and the behind the scenes details that his helmet camera could not capture.
A Life Sold - What ever happened to that guy who sold his whole life on eBay?
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 162,320. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Why would someone decide to put their whole life up for sale… on eBay? When Ian Usher decided that it was time to leave the past behind, that is exactly what he did. But the auction was only the start of the adventure. Ian set off on what could truly be described as the journey of a lifetime - an attempt to complete 100 lifetime goals in 100 weeks. A globe-trotting emotional rollercoaster ride!
Adventures In The Air - 15 high-flying tales of airborne adventure to inspire your travelling spirit to soar
Price: Free! Words: 29,620. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
When Ian Usher put his "life" up for sale on eBay in 2008, he had no idea where life's adventure was going to take him next. Asked many times in interviews, "What will you do once you have sold your life?", his usual glib response was, "Anything I like, really!" This book details a few of the amazing and unusual experiences found during two years of travel and adventure after the eBay auction.
The Quite Possibly Near Death of Hurol Davelrish: Part Three in the Narrative of John of Origin
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 61,010. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
When an arrogant stuntman, Hurol Davelrish, has a seizure during a stunt, he finds himself in the kingdom of Scalter, a land in which he is king, but which is strangely ruled by a phantasmic man named Viscount Vaunt. Hurol meets a strangely kind friend, Grib, in the malevolent world, who tries to pull him back from the ledge of his pride - what will become of the much-admired stuntman?