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The Guild of the Cowry Catchers, Book 1: Embers
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Series: The Guild of the Cowry Catchers, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 52,820. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2010. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
The querulous island kingdoms of Wefrivain are unified only by religion - a wyvern cult ruled by an eccentric and cruel High Priestess. The wyverns are under attack by a gang of pirates known only as the Guild of the Cowry Catchers. Now Gerard, the honorable and naïve new Captain of the Temple Police, is about to learn more than he ever wanted to know about the pirates...and the Priestess.
Depths & Shallows
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 102,610. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
During the cold war, American and Russian submarines passed through the shallow waters of the Irish Sea and caught on the nets of innocent fisherman, destroying boats and taking lives. This story is one of an Irish woman’s determination to expose the governments’ cover-up after the deaths of her father and brothers and an Irish Naval officer's involvement in her scheme.
Titanic, A Search For Answers
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,460. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport
Good for casual Titanic readers and fans. An introduction to the ship, its sinking, and the controversies surrounding the ship to this day.
The Fate of the Black March
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Price: Free! Words: 5,400. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
A short tale about pirates and werewolves as chronicled by the Black March's doctor. This story falls in with a series of short stories detailing the journeys of a pirate named Mackett and his cursed vessel the Crimson Wraith.
Privateer
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 107,870. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
A promising young officer in the British royal navy. A fearsome pirate. A brave hero of the American Revolution. What is their improbable connection? Remarkably, they happen to be the same person. Privateer is the story of Mathew Carrigan, America's first naval hero. Fast-paced and suspenseful, Privateer blends history, intrigue, romance, and humor with several twists along the way.
One Last Thought: Behind the Scenes
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,930. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a true life account of the three events that inspired "One Last Thought".
SS Wolfhound
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 91,650. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2011 by Sam Warren. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
The History Channel ran a program on July 16, 2007 and again on July 25, 2007 with many facts about how pirates are rampant in the South Pacific, murdering, pillaging, and plundering no less than happened in the 19th Century by such as Blackbeard and his crews and others who had no regard for human life. Driven by only greed, these pirates take for profit and have no concern for human life.
More Faster Backwards: Rebuilding David B
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 72,960. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
More Faster Backwards is the story of Christine and Jeffrey Smith’s uncertain struggle to rebuild the Motor Vessel David B and their journey to Alaska on an untested seventy-seven year old wooden boat to begin the life of their dreams.
Burial at Sea
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,900. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
I wasn't present when my family cast my maternal grandfather's ashes into the Atlantic Ocean. This short story is how I imagine his burial.
Bearin's: The Book
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 81,240. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Storytelling
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