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The Wars Of The Shannons
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Series: The Shannon Trilogy, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 195,500. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The Wars Of The Shannons... In third book in the Shannon series young Patrick Shannon finds himself swept up in the Civil War - and fighting on the opposite side of his family.
From Powder Monkey to Admiral
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 58,380. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Orphaned and homeless young William (Henry) Rayner signs on to a Royal Navy frigate at the end of the 1700s in order to better his life. With his quick intelligence and devotion to duty he rises through the ranks from the foc'sle to command. The first of two volumes Book I tells of Henry's rise from serving before the mast to becoming a midshipman.
Pearces' Ocean
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 132,540. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2011 by Bev Robitai. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Author Tony Pearce uses his own family legends as a base for this rollicking tale. Simon Pearce, born in poverty on the Isles of Scilly in Cornwall, England, escapes a dangerous life of smuggling to rise up through the ranks and eventually captain his own ship. He marries a beautiful Portuguese woman, starting a family dynasty that flourishes through the excitements of the 18th century.
Tales of the Pahleen: Blue Fire Burning
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 131,320. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Fill your sails and begin an odyssey that will take you beyond the reach of time and tide forever in Hobb Whittons' Award Winning, action-packed fantasy.
Trafalgar Dispatches
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,460. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
What was it like to fight at Trafalgar? How would the modern media report the greatest sea battle of the Georgian era which still resonates today? A victory against all odds which secured the pre-eminence of the Royal Navy and heralded Pax Britannica, Britain's dominance of the seas for a hundred years; a victory which etched the name of a fallen hero, Admiral Nelson deep into the nation's psyche.
The Father
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 142,980. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
264BC. Rome has completed her conquest of the Italian Peninsula and stands eyeball to eyeball with the ancient trading empire of Carthage. One man stands between Rome and her goal of world domination: Hamilcar Barca, father of the most famous Carthaginian General, Hannibal. This is the story of the Barca family’s pivotal role in the First Punic War and the events which flow from it.
Armada
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 222,140. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Forget Captain Sparrow! Time travel to the real Caribbean of 400 years ago. See galleons filled with Mexican gold. Watch as Queen Elizabeth's ministers, Burleigh and Walsingham use Drake and Hawkins to humble the power of Phillip II of Spain. Feel the hopes and fears of Tudor England in this rich drama with all the historical detail of Patrick O'Brien and the storytelling of James Clavell.
Courage
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 162,430. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
True love. The terror of war. Rejection. Separation. Reconciliation. COURAGE. France, 1790, and a nation is on the brink of destruction, a not so innocent flirtation at a glamorous ball, a Frenchwoman destined for the guillotine, and a British naval captain who has loved and lost her - these are the ingredients of , Courage, Robert Carter’s epic tale of love and war.
The Greyy Area
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,590. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Captain Greyylene found herself in the custody of Horatio Washburn, on her own flamboyant terms. She pays her “debt to society” in the hole of a dungeon surrounded by other pirates, some of whom were infected with the Cradle Rock Illness. It was a good thing she turned herself in or the empire would have suffered horrible gruesome losses to the Illness.
World War One Naval Battles in South American Waters
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 10,340. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
At the start of World War One, the coasts of Chile and Argentina witnessed three Naval Battles: the Battle of Coronel and the Battle of the Falkland Islands, both in 1914, and the Battle of Mas a Tierra soon after. Close to the first centenary, they are the topic of this book. It includes maps, photos, comments from the Chilean (British) author and valuable unknown vintage photos.