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A Bark In The Park-Doggin' America's Coastal Islands
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,900. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Every year an estimated 29 million people travel with their dogs. But what happens when you actually want to leave the hotel room with your dog? This book is not about traveling with your dog to tiny, fenced-in dog parks or disappearing into the wilderness; it is about places you want to see, and taking your dog to share your fun. Here we track down America's Coastal Islands and Lighthouses...
Beloved
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 125,700. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
A cottage by the sea: it's a dream come true for Jane Drew. Too bad it comes with a ghost -- and a soulfully seductive neighbor who'd just as soon boot Jane off the island. A warm-hearted romance for readers who enjoy books by Nora Roberts, Susan Wiggs, Debbie Macomber, Anne Stuart, P. J. Alderman and Barbara Freethy.
Bluewater Bride--The Voyage of the Halcyon
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 109,860. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
For some decades of the 19th Century New Bedford, Massachusetts was among the wealthiest places in the United States. Prosperity was based on whaling--oil for the nation's lamps, and exotic products as perfume base,and stays for Victorian-Age corsets. It was an industry that pitted strong men against huge mammals of the sea. Some women went awhaling, as the "best mate," such as this saga.
The Sea-God at Sunrise
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 135,350. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Two Japanese fisherman blown off course by a typhoon are rescued by an American whaling ship in 1841. When the ship's reclusive captain suddenly falls ill, they must help the crew unravel a secret from his past. Inspired by the true story of John Manjiro, one of the first Japanese in America.
Taking Fog to Nantucket
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 98,870. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book is a true life account of a nomad boy who grew up alcoholic, suffered injury and struggled with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and who remained shackled by lack of insight until empowered by love.
Beware Of The Prizes
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,620. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Several short sci-fi stories, including "There Once Was An Alien From Nantucket", ranging in length from app. 1,000 to 1,500 words each (8500 words total).
All In
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,360. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
On the picturesque island of Martha's Vineyard, there are two kinds of residents. Locals and Stays. As the summer heat goes up on the island, so does the ante, when local boy Lane McCarthy, and summer stay Ashley Whitmore, must decide what they’re willing to wager in order to follow their dreams…and their hearts. Will they risk everything and go all in?
Anathema
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,090. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Screenwriter D.A. Dalessandro (“Snakes On A Plane”) channels Bram Stoker and Jules Verne to pen a novel of Gothic horror. When Harvard medical student Balthazar Andrews arrives on Nantucket to examine a body drained of blood, he is recruited by feisty Quaker teenager Prudence Mott on her quest to destroy a creature more frightening than any imagined by Mary Shelley.
Grey Lady
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 101,380. Language: American English. Published: November 20, 2013 by Suspense Publishing. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Cape Cod fisherman and P.I. Aristotle “Soc” Socarides meant to launch a new career. But when a slip of the tongue brings a Russian KGB mogul down on him, Soc gets more than he planned: a murder suspect who thinks he’s Captain Ahab; a case of cannibalism; a missing artifact; and underwater technology with deadly potential. “The little, grey lady of the sea,” has a dark side and a slip can be fatal.
The Wreck of the Whaleship Essex: The History of the Shipwreck That Inspired Moby Dick
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,080. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2014 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
In 1820, a sperm whale attacked and sunk the Whaleship Essex. 2000 miles off the coast of South America, the crew knew it would be a true feat to survive and make it to shore--any shore. It’s story became legendary; Ralph Waldo Emerson wrote about it; Edgar Allen Poe incorporated details of it in his only novel; and, most notoriously of them all, it served as the inspiration for Herman Melville’