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Redlining America
Price: Free! Words: 4,500. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Rising sea levels are going to make our coastlines uninhabitable. Coastlines are where most of us live! Redlining means an area is too risky for investment. Insurance will no longer be available. Services like water, sewer, fire protection, schools and hospitals will no longer be available. Where will you go? Do you have a plan? What will happen in your neighborhood? Will you be redlined?
When Angels Cry
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,390. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Called back to her hometown on the Oregon Coast, Abigail Daniels struggles with the sudden death of her mother. The doctor calls the death a heart attack--but Abigail believes she was more likely frightened to death. Abigail delves into the town's secrets. The more she uncovers layers of possible murder suspects, could the motive for murder be buried treasure washed ashore 150 years earlier?
Langford Mud
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,010. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
A humorous novel about life in the small coastal village of Langford Quay in the nineteen fifties. The book is by turns charming, witty and bitingly astute.
The Compromise
Price: Free! Words: 9,290. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A young dreamer gets a second chance; an old man confronts his demons
Winds of Destiny
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,260. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013 by Highland Press Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
A Short Story - Sitting alone in a bar on her 40th birthday wasn’t something Katherine Armand had ever planned. A big-shot developer was flying into her sleepy, coastal fishing village to discuss building a resort. Except Anderson sent his top man to broker the deal...and Katherine hadn’t planned on having to bargain with the man who had broken her heart fifteen years ago, ever again.
Life on a Coastal Tug
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,180. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport
Pleasure boaters will frequently see tugs and ships, but were they anything other than a moving blip on the seascape to the observer? I have worked on coastal tugs for over thirty years and I can tell you that it's not just a skill and a job, but an entire way of life. This book gives an idea as to what daily life is like on a commercial, sea going tugboat.
Bearin's: The Book
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 81,240. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Storytelling, Essay » Sociology
Bearin’s (bâr'ĭns)—When you’re on the water, the act of figuring out where you are and what’s going on is known as “getting your bearings.” The same applies to life itself. In the Northeast, we often don’t fuss around with the letter “g” at the ends of our words. Therefore, “Bearin’s”—which has been a column in Commercial Fisheries News for over 20 years. This book is a collection of those columns
Burn Out
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,270. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Elizabeth Murphy has conversed with animals all her life. When she takes a temp clerk job at Division HQ of the county fire department, she discovers irregularities that not only jeopardize but target fire fighters, including her husband. Curious and determined, she visits the scenes of suspicious fires and elicits valuable information, however from unusual sources. Animals.
Embrace the Rain: A Novel
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 41,260. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2010 by Chances Press, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Critically acclaimed novelist and Mississippi native, Michael Holloway Perronne explores how a forbidden teen romance and the violent act of a desperate boy forever binds a community in post-Katrina coastal Mississippi.