Books tagged: wildfires

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The Least Preacher
Price: Free! Words: 7,400. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Short stories
"There is a lot of red clay and long nights in every line Janice Daugharty puts on paper." Pat Conroy Duncan finds his lost faith hiking the roads to country churches with his nephew, who he passes off as the world's littlest preacher. Duncan used to be a preacher himself; his father was too. But as he tells the boy, "You gotta have a hook, or else be called. And you gotta leave the women alone
Go Claire Go
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 27,750. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
What would you do if you were orphaned after being caught in a bushfire? What would you do if you were then sent off to stay with a family you didn't know? What would you do if you were also sent to a posh school for 'young ladies' called the Leabrook School? You'd be a little confused? This happens to Claire. However, she shows the city chicks that country girls are not wimpy wallflowers!
Outrageous Fortunes: a Novel of Alternate Histories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,680. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Shy amateur historian Randy Sullivan, age 23 and unhappy with his life, is approached by his double from a parallel Los Angeles, a bombastic physicist and inventor who calls himself "Sully." Together they step out of this reality and visit versions of Earth stranger than Randy has ever imagined... and those so eerily close as to be just out of reach.
California Dreaming (Blades series part 3)
Series: Blades, Book 3 · Adventure Down Under, Book 7. Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 43,040. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Julian has been invited by the parents of the two American boys he rescued to spend his September school holiday with them in Los Angeles. Whilst their, love continues to blossom between him and their 15-year-old daughter, Alison. But, whilst flying a helicopter for a local radio station, he finds himself in a tense fight against massive wildfires, and suffers mental traumas which go undiagnosed.
Fire in Pleasant Canyon
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 50,500. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Inspired by a wildfire in Colorado. Peony Matthews encounters Sgt. Ryan Gilmore on a work related journey to the Rocky Mountains of Colorado.
Price: Free! Words: 3,300. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
A 2,900 word near-future short story. Isabella is away from home when the world around her is consumed by fires from a colliding comet. Stranded on a little island with her best friend, the boy she wants to love her and the boy who's been after her for years, will Isabella find her way back to safety?
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,840. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Big John and John Two are “twins,” identical but for the color of their skin. The bonds of their friendship are tested by “the depth of the hatred some whites feel for blacks — of hatred and guilt held in dark fathoms, a murky, engulfing pain and misery and the bitterness and fear it breeds in equal measures.” A confrontation with a violent racist ultimately leads to death.
Where Is Jesus Now
Price: Free! Words: 4,560. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
It’s Christmas night in the Southern California town of Santa Ana. While families pack up gifts and clear messy dinner tables, an older brother and his sister sight-see the festive neighborhood. Their world’s turned upside down by the arrival of alien spaceships. Neighbors and family members are corralled by invaders, leaving it to Gracie and her brother to aid their captured community.
Wildland Fire and Aviation Program Management Operations Guide - Wildfire Prevention, Firefighting Equipment, Smokejumpers, Prescribed Burns, Suppression Chemicals, Delivery Systems
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 100,000. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Nature
Known as the Blue Book, this guide is a program reference that documents policy for management and operations of the Wildland Fire and Aviation Management Program for the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA).
Beyond the Strandline
Price: Free! Words: 17,970. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
This novel is an accompaniment to my ebook 'Tipping Point' (also available free on Smashwords) which charts our current situation and the impending peril of climate change. It is intended to put a human face on the potentially cataclysmic events which are already starting to unfold before us that we might understand what the future holds for us all as members of the human race.