Books tagged: winter olympics

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Skiing with Santa (A White Cairns Ski School Short Story)
You set the price! Words: 4,760. Language: British English. Published: December 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Sports
Sandy is like the original Scrooge - he thinks Christmas is commercialised claptrap, and refuses to have any part of it. So it's like his personal nightmare when Ski School manager Jude tries a new marketing ploy, 'Ski with Santa' and he has to play a part he abhors. Will his naughty and nice pupils help this reluctant Father Christmas to face his ghosts and discover the quintessence of the season
My Enemy's Enemy
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 122,360. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
A Russian energy minister, Skurt Ancre, is drawn into a plot by China to invade Tajikistan to grab a newly discovered oil field when his wife is trapped after a terrorist bombing. China uses the Sochi Winter Olympics along with Iran and North Korea to occupy Russia's attention as it prepares to invade. Ancre tries to stop the war while working to protect his own secrets from discovery.
Shut Up and Ski: Wipeouts, Shootouts and Blowouts on the Trail to the Olympic Dream
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,650. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Adventure » Travel
Murphy's Law meets the Olympic dream in this spirited account of the challenges, misadventures and injuries that beset the US Ski Team in one year leading up to the 1988 Olympic Games. Not-so-brave rookie downhill racer Olivia Sharp and her band of strong-willed yet woefully inexperienced teammates vie for coveted Olympic team spots while coping with a coach who wishes he could trade them all in.
With All My Might
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 54,420. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In 1966, a three-year-old girl makes the journey from an orphanage in Pakistan to a diplomat’s house in the Netherlands. This is the fresh and candid memoir of international activist, author, and speaker, Gabriella van Rij.
The Games
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 91,900. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
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Medals can be won, careers can be made, hearts can be lost for 3 remarkable women during the Winter Olympics. Tessa Rutledge, once an Olympic champion figure skater, encounters her first love–the man who broke her heart. Alpine skier Kyle Armstrong has made a mistake that could cost her far more than Olympic gold. Biathlete Rikki Lodge must decide whether to risk everything. Let the Games begin!