Baxter Bog Cards & Collectibles Publishes Six Alaska eBooks by Alaskan Authors

The eBay store, Baxter Bog Cards & Collectibles, has updated its affiliate which publishes eBooks. Now six Alaskan eBooks are selling on Amazon, Smashwords and eBookMall. The eBooks are described on the website Alaska eBooks Alaskan Authors.
 
Oct. 2, 2009 - PRLog -- Homer, Alaska -- Baxter Bog Cards & Collectibles has updated its affiliate website, Alaska eBooks Alaskan Authors, http://home.gci.net/~bue/index.html, this past month, offering a free ebook (on Smashwords, only) available to those who wish to enter the world of ebook enjoyment.

Alaska eBooks Alaskan Authors, summarizes each of its Alaskan ebooks: Night of the Tustumena (released this month), Kelly's Frontier, Baxter Bog Interlude, The Lid, Humble Snyder and the free novella (on Smashwords), Banto Carbon and the Prehistoric Proboscis.

Night of the Tustumena concerns the enigmatic creator of an Alaskan drug route and his desperate last trip to Dutch Harbor in the Aleutians aboard The Alaska Marine Highway Ferry, Tustumena.  The ebook is illustrated with photographs the Author took on an actual, stormy voyage he took aboard the Tustumena to Dutch Harbor when he was writing the book.  "I am glad there are seasick pills," he said.  Night of the Tustumena is FREE on Smashwords until October 7, 2009.

Kelly's Frontier is a children's story about the first year in the life of an actual puppy named Kelly. This ebook includes Homer, Alaska, photographs of the wildlife Kelly encounters as she learns to live in her new Alaskan home.

Baxter Bog Interlude is an Alaskan thriller set in pristine Baxter Bog Park in east Anchorage, Alaska.   Read the reviews associated with this page-turner on Amazon.

The Lid is an Alaskan novel dramatically detailing a young man's journey from his village to an ultimate unveiling of his own hidden past. Petersburg, Alaska, plays an important part in this story.

Humble Snyder is an Alaskan literary work focusing on a bitter retired woman and her husband, who come upon a mysterious boy at a lake a hundred miles from Anchorage.

Banto Carbon and the Prehistoric Proboscis is Alaska pulp fiction for young adult readers, set in Anchorage and the Chugach Mountains. The 75-page novella is offered free to anyone interested in exploring ebooks, (Smashwords, only).

A visit to Alaska eBooks Alaskan Authors -- search engines easily find this website -- leads to the first chapters of each ebook, as well as to  Amazon, eBookMall and Smashwords where these eBooks can be purchased, downloaded and read.

Baxter Bog Cards & Collectibles and its affiliate website, Alaska eBooks Alaskan Authors, are a family affair. Jon K. Bue and his wife Patricia A. Bue, started Baxter Bog Cards & Collectibles this year. They focus on quality sales and service, selling not only baseball cards and other collectibles, such as antique jewelry, but are selling Homer, Alaska, beach rocks and Mount Redoubt volcanic ash as well.

The ebook idea started when Patricia wrote the children's story Kelly's Frontier. Once she finished the manuscript, the Bues thought to make an ebook, using Patricia's own Homer, Alaska, photographs.

Enter lifelong Alaskan Arne L. Bue. Born and raised in Ketchikan, Alaska, retired, and living with his wife Shirley Bue in Anchorage, Alaska, he'd authored a trade paperback, Baxter Bog Interlude, Northwest Publishing, 1994. His son Jon, sells this trade paperback in his eBay store, Baxter Bog Cards & Collectibles, offering buyers personalized author signatures.  Amazon, also, carries the trade paperback version of this page-turner.

As it turns out, Arne L. Bue and Shirley S. Bue both had already created other manuscripts. The Lid, and Banto Carbon and the Prehistoric Proboscis were written by Arne L. Bue. Shirley wrote the literary Humble Snyder. Arne Bue transformed these manuscripts into ebooks, also.

"Baxter Bog Cards & Collectibles are the publishers of these ebooks," said Arne L. Bue. "I'm just the printer. I transform the manuscripts into Adobe PDF format. Then I get the copyrights and ISBNs. They're fun to read. You use Adobe Digital Editions® to really enjoy this," he added.

As one goes through the website, Alaska eBooks Alaskan Authors, one quickly sees how to download Adobe Flash Player® and Adobe Digital Editions® to start you on your way. "A few clicks, you're ready to go," Bue said.

The free Adobe Digital Editions® download (Windows® and Mac OS) takes less than a minute to install over a broadband connection.

But you can also read these books on your Kindle and virtually any other ebook reader.

Arne L. Bue points out that "Alaska eBooks Alaskan Authors is a separate operation from the eBay part of the business. Kind of like a subsidiary." He added, " I hope it'll introduce a few readers to the world of ebooks. I read them all the time at home and on my iPhone."

In addition to the free ebook on Smashwords - Banto Carbon and the Prehistoric Proboscis - ebook readers may acquire the other Alaskan ebooks at Amazon and eBookMall, by following the links on Alaska eBooks Alaskan Authors. Be sure to use your search engine to find us..

CONTACT INFORMATION:
ARNE L. BUE
ALASKA EBOOKS ALASKAN AUTHORS
TELEPHONE: 1-907-306-6247

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An eBay store whose affiliate, Alaska eBooks Alaskan Authors, publishes ebooks of Alaska: kids books, thrillers, novels, literature.
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