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THE HOLE-IN-THE-WALL: A study of the mariners and ships in Seaham Harbour 1841 to 1911
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,200. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history
This book introduces the reader to the port of Seaham Harbour in County Durham on the lovely North-East coast of England. The early development and growth of the harbour and the town is briefly described and previously unknown maritime information and facts are revealed. Descendants of mariners may find their forefathers in this book listed on board sailing collier ships in Seaham Harbour.
August Blue: A short story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,050. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Coming of age
Charlie and his friends steal a boat, but years later, he remembers not the crime but the fear when, swimming, he knew he was going to drown.
Storm Watch - A Tale of the Sea
Price: Free! Words: 10,310. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
The Sea, they say, is a harsh mistress. But she gives as well as takes, and the tiny fishing village nestled between the towering cliffs depends on her good graces for survival. James Fairweather is about to discover what happens when her favour is lost. The air is heavy with the tang of salt. On the horizon, clouds are gathering. And something is stirring in the deep, below...
Blue
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 250. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / Pictorial
Ships photographie
Laughs, Corpses... and a Little Romance
Price: Free! Words: 53,670. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mashups
(5.00)
This book is a story of events and laughs in the lives of a river boatmen and his two sons as they work each day on the river, including their reluctant involvement in helping the police solve several crimes. It gives the reader a deep insight into the personalities and relationships of the three main characters, plus many sidelights about life on the river, its ambience and the local inhabitants.
Tippie & The Big Cat
Price: Free! Words: 5,060. Language: English (Scottish dialect). Published: September 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
(5.00)
Tippie Hendry lives on the Scottish island of Barranmor with her grandma. When her classmate, Tommy McGregor, comes into school, reporting that he's spotted a big cat in Barranmor harbour, Tippie and her good friend, George McLure, decide to investigate. Is there really a wild cat on the loose on Barranmor? A story for older children to read themselves or for parents to read to younger children.
Shag Harbour UFO Incident
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,540. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders
The Shag Harbour UFO Incident was the reported impact of an unknown large object into waters near Shag Harbour, a tiny fishing village in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia on October 4, 1967.
Bristol Cranes
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 6,040. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Bristol Cranes-A celebration of cranes in Bristol City Harbour. On Bristol's quays, the cranes tell a story. Featuring from Bristol's earliest days, witnessing the changes in time, technology and the city. Present as the floating harbour was built, during the port's heyday and its decline. They loom in the background, shapes from the past. This ebook takes you on a journey of discovery...