Books tagged: wilderness

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My Trinities
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 119,100. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
This is not your grandpa's guidebook! Finally a comprehensive guide, with attitude, to Northern California's most spectacular wilderness area, the Trinity Alps. 60 photos. Based on first-hand knowledge of 188 lakes, all major peaks and trails, plus backcountry info not in other books. Geology, history, botany, swimming holes, bear dens, life-or-death narratives, and humor throughout.
Fire By Friction: The Wood Bow Fire Drill
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,070. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Backpacking, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Applied Sciences
Learn the proper way to create fire by friction using the primitive technology technique of the Wood Bow Fire Drill. This is one of the ancient methods of producing a glowing ember that you then nurture into a flame by rubbing sticks together. As an added bonus, this eBook also contains the proper way to build a fire and some advance techniques including the Hand Drill.
Wilderness Wisdom (4 sermons)
Price: Free! Words: 35,590. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Sermons / Christian, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
Jesus had a wilderness experience, it must be important, and not just an Old Testament thing. 1 Corinthians 10 says: it's a warning, a learning exercise, something for us to learn from, and it says: make sure you don't make the same mess ups that they made. If we want to become great in anything, there's always a season of preparation, and preparation's not nice.
Stronghold
Series: Off Grid, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,440. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
After a devastating attack changed the country forever, Johnny and Rae Lynn Tapper have survived solitude in the wilderness, bitter winters, brutal injuries, a deadly encounter with wolves, and the birth of their child while alone and trapped by a very unpleasant bear. Now they face an even greater danger, Howard Harvey, the serial killer who has moved into their town of Stronghold.
Rookies in the Wild
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,060. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Backpacking
A journey into the wilderness will reconstitute a lost soul. At least that's the theory. But when a newly unemployed dad decides to take his teenage son on a life-affirming backpacking trip along the Pacific Crest Trail, he unleashes deep-rooted fears of the unknown. Cougars, Bigfoot, and iliotibial syndrome are con-conspirators in this true comic misadventure set in the Trinity Alps Wilderness.
John Muir Trail 56 Days of Crazy Adventure
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,830. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
In June of 1984 with limited hiking skills, everyday is a learning experience. The wilderness is the classroom, and nature is the teacher. The journey began as a summer trail challenge but, ends up being a life changing experience. This is a John Muir Trail journal recounting the adventures and events of a 56 day, 221 mile, solo backpacking trip along California’s Sierra Nevada Mountain range.
The Accidental Peacemaker
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 159,810. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Religious, Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is a novel about the second half of life and how one might deal with the predictable, if not inevitable crises: divorce, downsizing, depression, discouragement, and denial. In a sense it is a stealth self-help book, but rather than preach rigid doctrines and disciplines, it attempts to teach the reader through suggestion, explanation, and example, all packaged in a heart-felt story.
Seven Year Rule, Book 2, The Rule Series
Series: The Rule, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,120. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Romance » New adult
When Whitney's widower brother-in-law dies leaving his three small children in her and Mason's care. Suddenly Mason's world is filled with diapers. Fatherhood requires a man to live for his children and not himself. Mason is not prepared to do that. Will Mason become the husband and father this family needs? Will he become the mentor and protector a little boy needs before it's too late?
Mac Walker's Hunted
Price: Free! Words: 5,890. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
“That bear was just doing what any of us would - trying to survive. It was either him or me. We both understood that. He was long in the tooth, but still had plenty of bite. I hope to be half the fighter he was when my own time comes. No hard feelings between us. Just two warriors doing what comes natural – kill or be killed.” -Mac Walker
Not Lost for Lookin'
You set the price! Words: 71,360. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A fly-fishing romance ghost-story adventure of the high Sierra!