Books tagged: canals

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Stair-Rods and Stars: A Cycling Perambulation
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 79,080. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Discover the parts of Southern England guides that other travel books have yet to reach. Follow our roving cyclist as he humorously camps his way along canals, disused railway lines and ancient trails, taking in iconic cities from Bath to Winchester to Leicester. The only known travel book written in reverse chronology, as the author picks apart the history and the mystery of everyday life..
Tarquin Jenkins And The Book Of Dreams
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 134,010. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Adventure » Action
15 year old Tarquin Jenkins jumps from a narrowboat on the Oxford canal, but he doesn't swim in the water, he swims through time and visits dead people. On a trip to 1671 he finds a clue left by his father to a powerful time changing amulet. He starts a quest to find it, but every Tom, Dick and alien in the galaxy are also after the amulet.
Arlchip Burnout
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 69,580. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2015 by Triple V Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Flis wants to quit enduring the horrors of interstellar war. She's willing to burn out her embedded arlchip and return to a simple life. A cryptic message from her brother throws her plans into disarray. Boarded by merciless river pirates Flis faces a desperate race. Aided by the mysterious Grae, she struggles through the wilds. When the pirates uncover Bryce's secret, the race becomes deadly.
Lock Ready: A Canawlers Novel
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 87,760. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Adventure » War & military
Even as the Civil War winds down, there is still danger on the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal for those who work upon the waterway. The Fitzgerald family faces their greatest threat as a group of Confederate saboteurs plots to destroy the canal. In the past, the Fitzgerald family could have faced the dangers, but they are separated and dealing with their personal problems.
Samson Lets Rip
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,040. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories, Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Growing up on the canals just as the age of leisure was coming, Billy tells you what it was like with all the trouble and pleasures of everyday life he experiences. He takes you on a journey over a month, where Blackie, a dog they rescue, saves him from drowning, and their horse Samson saves the day with his colossal strength.
Lady of the Lock
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 75,170. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Regency
For nearly a decade Miss Amanda Merriwether persists in an impossible dream. The object of her affections is heir to a dukedom; she, the daughter of a canal engineer. Her relationship with the Marquess of Montsale suffers enough blows to discourage the strongest will, yet even when she finally learns to spurn her long-time love, somehow a spark remains.
The Foothill Spirits: Book Two - Shawnees & Runaway Slaves
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,150. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
This is the 2nd book in the Foothill Spirits Series, set in 1832, depicting the fictional Douglas family. Heather Jean awakens on Maggie Sue's grave and quickly moves off. She inadvertently stands on Morning Glory's burial mound and thereby desecrates it. Her spirit travels back to 1832, and inflicts on Morning Glory the same conditions that afflicted Maggie Sue in Book One.
The Sudbury School Murders (Captain Lacey Regency Mysteries #4)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,940. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Regency
In 1817, Captain Lacey takes a post as a secretary at the Sudbury School in Berkshire. He soon finds that the headmaster expects him to discover the source of disturbing pranks that have kept the school in an uproar. The problems intensify when a stableman turns up dead in a lock of the nearby canal. A Romany is arrested for the murder, and Lacey is the only person who believes him innocent.
Canals
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 132,960. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
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Central California. June. Insatiable hunger. Something terrible is in the canals. Fangs that bite through steel. Body parts found on canal banks. Loner detective and beautiful deputy discover psychic powers. Can they stop the monsters in time? —CANALS by Everett Powers — You'll make your children stay away from the canals for months.