Books tagged: nautical fiction

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Treachery and Treason in Canada's Sealing Fleet
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,650. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2010 by Diamond River Books. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
This is an epic love story in a period when Vancouver Island was not part of British Columbia, not part of Canada and not part of the USA, though that was an option. The hardy residents fell under the administration of the Hudson's Bay Company. This is a rivalry between two `sea dogs' played out on the sealing grounds of the Pacific North West.
Miss Anna's Frigate
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 39,950. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
In the early months of 1809 a British frigate is trapped in the ice of the Baltic Sea. While Sweden’s war against Russia continues and Stockholm itself is threatened by invasion, several groups plot against the unsuccessful king. Female spy and adventuress Anna Wetterstrand had hoped for a quiet winter. But now the unforeseen events force her to question her loyalties and make a tough decision.
The Mariner's Ghost
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,650. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
In the early 19th century, a 14-year-old English boy floats alone in the ocean, his ship and his family lost in a great storm. The ghost of an ancient mariner appears, assuring him that he will survive and that great things await him. Rescued by an English warship, John Terrell begins a life of service in the Royal Navy. With the help of his shipmates and his ghostly mentor, his adventures begin.
Crow's Nest
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,210. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A dark yet humorous tale of existential despair. A lost swimmer climbs aboard a black boat and becomes a source of entertainment for seasoned crew members grown pathologically bored with the infinite.
The Society of Pirates
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,990. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Jesuit Lies or a Pirate's Fortune? Pirate Captain Tomcat Barrel wasn't happy to find himself with a hold full of Jesuits instead of treasure, but the Black Robes swear they know the location of a trove of gold. Now the question is whether Black Lips Hetchy or Don Escrado, Squire Phosper's philosophical monkeys or his enticing daughter, Jesuit poison or Tomcat's own crew is the greater danger!
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.
Bloody Rain - Murder, Madness & the Monsoon
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Price: Free! Words: 5,870. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
Bloody Rain is a short story set in the 1880s on the sailing ship, Queen Charlotte, in the Hoogly River off the Calcutta and in the Bay of Bengal - a tale of murder, madness and the monsoon.
Surface Tension
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,420. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Surface Tension is the first book in this four-book suspense series featuring Florida tug and salvage captain Seychelle Sullivan. Working as she does in a man's world, Seychelle has to work twice as hard just to compete. Seychelle answers a MayDay call to rescue a million-dollar yacht and finds a dead bikini-clad woman, while the skipper, Seychelle's former lover, is nowhere to be found.
The Abolitionist (Waterman)
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Series: Waterman. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,360. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
When a foul-mouthed, seditious foreigner turns up at your door, what are the benefits of letting him in? This novel about an unconventional pairing features a special appearance by a character from the Slave Breakers series by Sabrina Deane. It is the first story in Waterman, a historical fantasy series and retrofuture series inspired by the Chesapeake Bay oyster wars.
USS Relentless
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 234,750. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
A saga of the US Navy from the Barbary War of 1803 through the War of 1812. In 1803, a young man joins the crew of what will become the most famous frigate of the early US Navy – USS Constitution. From the sands of North Africa during the first Barbary War, across the aquamarine waters of the Caribbean, we follow the exploits of a young American seaman, Alain de Noux.