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The Volcano Lady: Vol. 2 - To the Ending of the World
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 129,820. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
On the run from the ruins of ancient Borobudur to the dense jungles of Java and the trembling volcanoes of the East Indies, Dr. Lettie Gantry must get to the one place where she can put her equation to the ultimate test - a tiny island called Krakatoa. To the Ending of the World is the second volume of the exciting Volcano Lady adventure.
The Volcano Lady: Vol. 1 - A Fearful Storm Gathering
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 129,520. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Enormous dirigibles, Robur the Conqueror's aerial clipper ship, Captain Nemo's mysterious submarine, and defective locomotives fill a world crammed with steam powered miracles and disasters; yet none can compare with the awesome forces of Nature volcanologist Lettie Gantry knows too well. A Fearful Storm Gathering is volume one of the exciting new, two part Volcano Lady adventure.
To the Top of Central America: Bagging Volcanoes in Guatemala
Series: Footsteps on the Mountain Travel Diaries, Book 18. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 18,270. Language: British English. Published: December 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
Guatemala has a chain of thirty volcanoes, four of which are active. It's not the sort of place most people think of spending their Christmas holidays, but that's exactly what Mark Horrell did. Accompanied by a disparate group of people, he sets out to climb seven volcanoes in eleven days, including Volcan Tajumulco, the highest mountain in Central America.
Humidity and Humility: Stories from Southeast Asia
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,180. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Travel writer James Laudano shares his experiences throughout Southeast Asia, often with humorous and unexpected encounters.
Natural Disasters: Understanding Weather Just for Kids!
Series: Understanding Weather Just for Kids, Book 4. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 41,460. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Disasters
This book is a collection of five of KidCaps best selling natural disaster books. It covers Hurricanes, Earthquakes, Volcanoes, Tornadoes, and Tsunamis. Each book may also be purchased individually. KidCaps is an imprint of BookCaps; each month we are adding more history books (just for kids!) to our library. Stop by our website to learn more.
Ocean Life: Further Journeys Into The Abyss
Series: Ocean Life, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 11,520. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Marine Biology, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Earth Sciences / Oceanography
Follow recent expeditions exploring undersea volcanic vents in the Cayman Trough, including the first manned mission to the deepest known vents, more than three miles down on the ocean floor, in search of new species and the future of our own.
Spearfire
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,100. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2013 by Redcat Books. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Gundar Waterbird, the Thane's mariner, sets out in secret to find his daughter Lilea, who has left home to join the forbidden Order of Sorceresses. But as he sails across the sea, he encounters a danger that he has never seen before, and learns that his missing daughter is caught up in it as well.
C.R.I.M.E. Science - Book 1: The Beginning
Series: C.R.I.M.E. Science. Price: Free! Words: 17,670. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
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A misfit group of scientists and tech whizzes form a detective agency in order to solve crimes and right wrongs. In this, the first book of a series, they investigate the death of a renowned volcano scientist. He dies in a volcanic eruption in what everyone considers a terrible accident. Everyone except his widow, who insists he was murdered.
Volcanic Activity: Climbing Mexico's Volcanoes
Series: Footsteps on the Mountain Travel Diaries, Book 6. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 13,710. Language: British English. Published: December 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Many people don't know that it's possible to go mountaineering in Mexico, on a chain of volcanoes dotting the central plateau for 100km from Mexico City to Orizaba. The mountains are few and far between, with a great sense of space at the summit, and views to the far horizon. This is the story of Mark Horrell's journey in Mexico's Cordillera Neovolcanica.
In the Footsteps of Whymper: Climbing Ecuador's Volcanoes
Series: Footsteps on the Mountain Travel Diaries, Book 10. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 17,670. Language: British English. Published: December 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
This is the story of Mark Horrell's journey in the highlands of Ecuador following in the footsteps of the Victorian mountaineer Edward Whymper, who is best-known for making the very first ascent of the Matterhorn in 1865. In 1879 he made first ascents of many of Ecuador's highest mountains, and Mark was determined to find out more by climbing some of them himself.