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Deep Survival: Who Lives, Who Dies, and Why by Laurence Gonzales

By Laurence Gonzales

In Deep Survival, Laurence Gonzalez combines tough technology and strong storytelling to demonstrate the mysteries of survival, even if within the barren region or in assembly any of life's nice demanding situations.

This gripping narrative, the 1st publication to explain the paintings and technology of survival, will swap how you see the area. each person has a mountain to climb. every body has a desert within.

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Day of the Predator (TimeRiders, Book 2) by Alex Scarrow

By Alex Scarrow

Liam O'Connor must have died at sea in 1912. Maddy Carter must have died on a airplane in 2010. Sal Vikram must have died in a fireplace in 2029. yet all 3 were given a moment probability - to paintings for an organisation that nobody is familiar with exists. Its objective - to avoid time go back and forth destroying background . . . while Maddy mistakenly opens a time window the place and whilst she shouldn't have, Liam is marooned sixty-five million years in the past within the looking flooring of a dangerous - and in the past - undiscovered species of predator. Can Liam make touch with Maddy and Sal earlier than he's torn to items via dinosaurs - and with out endangering historical past loads that the area is overtaken via a terrifying new truth?

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The Snow Tiger / Night of Error by Desmond Bagley

By Desmond Bagley

Double motion thrillers by means of the vintage experience author set in New Zealand and the Pacific.

THE SNOW TIGER

Fifty-four humans died within the avalanche that ripped aside a small New Zealand mining city. however the enquiry which follows unleashes extra harmful strength than the snowstorm. because the survivors inform their tales, they demonstrate a neighborhood so divided that each one warnings of risk went unheeded. on the centre of the hurricane is Ian Ballard, whose lifestyles relies on having the ability to transparent his name…

NIGHT OF ERROR

When Mark Trevelyan dies on a trip to a distant Pacific atoll, the decision that it was once traditional motives doesn't persuade his brother, Mike. The sequence of violent assaults that follows simply provides to his suspicions. simply clues - a workstation in code and a lump of rock - are sufficient to spark off a damaging excursion, and a violent war of words faraway from civilization…

Includes a special bonus - Desmond Bagley's own account of the writing of Snow Tiger.

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Lost in the Barrens by Farley Mowat

By Farley Mowat

Awasin and Jamie, brothers in braveness, meet a problem many mountain males couldn't endure.  When their canoe is destroyed by way of the fury of the rapids, they need to face the wasteland without nutrients and no desire of rescue.  To continue to exist, they construct an igloo, conflict a towering grizzly endure, song numerous wolves, slaughter caribou for foodstuff and clothing.  Two misplaced huskies they tame carry companionship--and might be a manner domestic from their risky experience.

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The Red Wolf Conspiracy (The Chathrand Voyage, Book 1) by Robert V. S. Redick

By Robert V. S. Redick

600 years outdated, the Imperial service provider send Chathrand is an enormous floating outpost of the Empire of Arqual. And it really is on its most important undertaking but: to bring a tender girl whose marriage will seal the peace among Arqual and its mortal enemy, the Mzithrin Empire. yet Thasha, the younger noblewoman in query, will be bringing her swords to the altar. 

For the ship’s precise undertaking isn't really peace yet war—a battle that threatens to re-light an old strength lengthy suggestion misplaced. because the Chathrand navigates treacherous waters, Thasha needs to search not likely allies—including a magic-cursed deckhand, a stowaway tribe of foot-high warriors, and a singularly heroic rat—and input a treacherous internet of intrigue to discover the key of the mythical purple Wolf.
 

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Exploring the Black Hills & Badlands by Hiram Rogers

By Hiram Rogers

"Exploring the Black Hills and Badlands" positive aspects journeys for hikers, skiers, mountain motorbike riders and equestrians. This absolutely revised variation has been increased to incorporate each mountain climbing path within the area, supplying greater than 800 miles of trails and off-trail routes to discover. The consultant positive aspects all new, updated USGS topographical maps, together with approximately a dozen new to this version. one other new addition is a bit targeting relations hikes and different info beneficial to relatives teams. what's unchanged is the wealth of attention-grabbing historical past, pointers on multi-use actions, and willing insights into the region’s ordinary and geologic positive factors that experience made "Exploring the Black Hills and Badlands" the main precious and helpful year-round consultant to this stunningly attractive and enormously well known quarter.

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One Mountain Thousand Summits: The Untold Story Tragedy and by Freddie Wilkinson

By Freddie Wilkinson

An insider's account of 1 of the deadliest and such a lot arguable tragedies in hiking history-the 2008 K2 catastrophe.

while 11 males perished at the slopes of K2 in August 2008, it was once one of many deadliest unmarried occasions in Himalayan mountaineering and made headlines worldwide. but non of the surviving western climbers might clarify accurately what occurred. Their stories have been self-admittedly fogged via exhaustion, hypoxia, and hallucinations. the reality of what occurred lies with 4 Sherpa publications who have been mostly neglected through the mainstream media within the aftermath of the tragedy, who misplaced in their personal throughout the incident, and whose heroic efforts kept the lives of at the very least 4 climbers.

in accordance with his a variety of journeys to Nepal and in-depth interviews he carried out with those unacknowledged heroes, the opposite survivors, and the households of the misplaced climbers, alpinist and veteran mountaineering author Freddie Wilkinson offers the genuine tale of what really happened at the "savage" mountain. This paintings combines a feedback of the mainstream press's less-than-complete assurance of the tragedy and an insightful portrait of the lives of 21st-century Sherpas into an clever, white-knuckled event narrative.

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Disenchanted (Land of Dis, Book 1) by Robert Kroese

By Robert Kroese

"King Boric the Implacable is familiar with dying involves all nice warriors. He simply didn’t count on it to be so rattling fickle.

Felled by way of an assassin’s blade, he could be spending eternity carousing within the corridor of Avandoor. as an alternative, his spirit is sure to his decaying physique by way of the enchanted sword of Brakslaagt. And until he can seek out the mysterious Lord model, who gave him the weapon see you later in the past, he's cursed to wander the earth ceaselessly as an undead wraith.

So starts off Boric’s striking trip around the Six Kingdoms of Dis as a jogging corpse who desires not anything greater than to be upset and left in peace. His isn't really a simple quest: alongside the best way he's burned, riddled with arrows, and approximately blown to bits. but if he eventually comes face-to-face with Lord model, Boric will observe that not anything - in existence, in dying, or in among - is strictly what it seems.
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