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Monday, November 5, 2012

Free Books Available Nov 5, 2012

Please see above for how to read these books without a Kindle, and the sidebar at right for a quick explanation of this blog. Have fun getting new books! :)
May I suggest that you check daily so you don't miss all those available for only 24 hours?


General self-sufficiency and survival

Backwoods Home Magazine - Jul/Aug 2011 (#130)
“Back issue No. 130 contains: Wash Day -- Jackie Clay uses an old-fashioned ringer washer to wash and dry the family’s clothes; the types and uses for wheat, and how to store it; how to buy a backhoe, dogs that can hunt; making delicious kebabs; how to keep the cost of beef low; the proper care of the American flag; Mas Ayoob gives a primer on using the correct ammo; brew your own root beer; making grandma’s soup from your garden; conquering hornworms; using brown rice in recipes; making money from blueberries; and Dave Duffy talks about a government with not enough to do but lots of hungry mouths to feed. Plus, Jackie Clay answers questions about powdered eggs, how much to plant in the garden, Hopi Pale Grey recipes, sweet potato slips, canning corn and sauerkraut, canning gravy and nuts, keeping eggs fresh, dehydrating ham, solar generators, training a milk cow, dehydrating garden seeds, and raising pigs.”

Foraging: A No-Fluff Guide to Finding Edible Plants and Wild Mushrooms
Apparently very basic.

Bow Hunting: Whitetail Tactics

Deer Hunting Stalking And Cover Scents

VB-2012 Sun Position - High accuracy solar position algorithms - a resource for programmers and solar energy engineers (VB-2012 Programming by Example)

Food and Farming/Gardening

Sun Solar Cooking: How to Solar Cook like a Professional using Fail-Proof, Guaranteed Solar Cooking Strategies

Fall and Winter Gardening: 25 Organic Vegetables to Plant and Grow for Late Season Food

The Poverty Cookbook For Beginners


Shadow People: how meth-driven crime is eating at the heart of rural America


How To Frame A Patriot

True Accounts

U.S. Navy/Seabee WWII Recreation & Down-Time Activities


Nature Survival and other Hardship

The Desperate Search (Jedidiah Cole; Frontier Scout)
“This book will take adventure readers back in time to the 1700's Appalachian lifestyle. The characters are bold and true as they battle the elements of frontier life and political intrigue. Set in time just prior to the American Revolution, it well-demonstrates the classic woodsmans skills of survival, hunting, woodcraft, and wilderness medicine. The reader will enjoy the timeless love story of this young pioneer couple and be thrilled by the edge of your seat descriptions of life and death struggles between heros and antagonists. This story contains many twists and turns in the plot and is filled with mysteries and surprises. Nothing is truly as it seems. This is the first book in the series and will set the groundwork for many exciting future reads.”

Castaway Kid (Focus on the Family Books)
“Rob Mitchell is one of the last “lifers” raised in an American orphanage. Left by a dysfunctional family in an Illinois children's home, he grew up with kids who were not friends but rather “co-survivors.” After becoming a Christian as a teenager, Rob found what he was looking for, home and family, in a relationship with God. Rob was able to overcome his past, forgiving his relatives and forging healthy family relationships of his own.”

The Driftwood Diaries
“Three women's stories are revealed in their diaries found by a book store owner. An abused wife finds herself lost in the wilderness of Kodiak Island, Alaska. Marie discovers love and bravery in the face of overwhelming obstacles. Another young woman travels by wagon to Colorado and Texas after the Civil War, hiding a scandalous secret. Susan's diary reveals a husband's betrayal, and her struggle to make a home for her children on the tall grass prairie of Texas. Margaret, as an aging grandmother, remembers a special Valentine's Day while growing up poor during the Great Depression.”

Politics, Terrorism, and Intrigue/Conspiracy

Windfall (a dramatic mystery about terrorism in a small town)
“Events in WINDFALL could happen anywhere. It could happen to anyone. Even you. And because of our bad economy it could happen tomorrow. In WINDFALL, Zack Walters' dreams are reignited when financially-strapped Americans are turned into terrorists. Zack, a burned-out reporter who is tired of mundane small town assignments, is told to visit a soup-kitchen and make their Thanksgiving preparations sound exciting. While he interviews volunteers, a bomb explodes across the street, and Zack finds himself immersed in a story that might be his stepping stone to fame and fortune.”

Captive in Chief : a Novella
“James Franklin was a decorated military sniper before losing a leg in combat. The only job he can get is as a maintenance man in a hotel. Repairing toilets and changing locks bores him after the rush of combat. He doesn't realize a massive government bunker is 50 feet below the hotel. Nuclear weapons fall into Syrian hands. The President and Congress flee to the bunker for safety. The enemy knows about the bunker and attacks. If they can control our government, then they will win the war. James' combat skills are all that stand between the United States and World War III.”

The Fallen (Derek Stillwater)
“Twenty world leaders meet for the G8 Summit at the beautiful Cheyenne Resort in Colorado Springs. But an ugly plot lurks beneath the surface: a terrorist group, The Fallen Angels, plans to wreak havoc on the Summit.With the Secret Service, the FBI, Homeland Security, the military, and security from twenty different governments on-hand, shouldn't the resort be the safest place in the world?It seems impossible that a terrorist group could infiltrate the Summit. And yet they do. Within minutes, twenty world leaders are taken hostage, and Richard Coffee, the group's leader, makes his first demand: release twenty detainees from Guantanamo Bay, or he'll execute one leader each hour until his demands are met.Only one man can disrupt this plot. Derek Stillwater is that man.Working undercover as a maintenance man at the resort, Stillwater will wage war on the world's deadliest, most sophisticated terrorist organization, picking off the terrorists one by one-until he comes face-to-face with an evil force from his past, Richard Coffee, The Fallen Angel himself.”

Forty Days to Armageddon
“The day the Iranians set off a 40 megaton nuke marked the beginning of a new world order. The Western World is panic stricken with the thought that Iran threatens first Israel, then the entire world with nuclear destruction. …Houston Robinson, better known as Watchdogg, an unofficial Cabinet advisor to the president, sets out to discover the truth to all the crises that suddenly appear out of nowhere. Tourists are mysterious kidnapped off the streets of Europe and surface in the largest supertanker hijacking in history. The USS George H.W. Bush is a target of an Iranian airbus attack in the Indian Ocean. Pandemonium in the oil futures markets sends oil prices to dizzying heights in a Venezuela Chinese oil coup. Economies crumble at a dizzying pace while others flourish depending upon their role in the new order. The entire world it seems is being turned upside down.”

Collapse, Post-Apocalypse, Speculative Futures

A Survivor's Tale, Part One
” Seven decades after the tragic collapse of society as we know it, 84-year old Cameron recounts his experiences for the generations to follow. In the 28th century, the already-damged world receives an unexpected blow and the survivors are left to battle against roving bands while struggling to find shelter and food across unmerciful terrain, as the seek answers for the events that led to their demise. Cameron, one of the few survivors of the catastrophic turning-point in history, holds the knowledge to rebuild. “
Part two, A Survivor's Tale, Part Two has been listed here before, but, in case you didn't get it, it’s only .99.

More Sci-Fi-or-Fantasy-ish

Dimensional Shift: Waters of Babylon
Volume 2 of the Dimensional Shift Trilogy. The others have been listed here free before., including just the other day.

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