Books tagged: sailing

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Masthead Lookout
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,990. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
Masthead Lookout is a journal of personal experiences, written by Geoff Shelton whilst he was serving in the Royal Navy. He journeys as far afield as the Arctic and Crete during his stint in the Navy between 1943 and 1947. Geoff Shelton starts out on HMS Corinthian at first, and his experiences of Navy life in the positions in which he worked have been detailed here.
Mistress of the Waves
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 128,890. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Goddard is a world trapped in its non-technological present by brilliant social engineering. Orphaned Amanda Kirasdotr rescues a space traveler, flies on his starship, and wants a starship of her own. That's challenging when the hottest ship on Goddard boasts three masts and a full set of sails. But Amanda has a plan. First she faces storms, pirates, and assassins of the Order of the Bell.
Follow Your Dreams - The Voyage of the Southern Cross
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 93,720. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Michael C. Neitzel along with his wife Christel and their son and daughter spent close to two years sailing from British Columbia through the wonders of the South Pacific Islands to Australia in their 36-foot sailboat Southern Cross.
Belize Bruce's Footsteps to Belize
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,010. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This book, Footsteps to Belize, concentrates on how to travel and what you need to do to prepare so you can have a wonderful trip to Belize, what to bring, what to expect and what to do and most importantly, what to avoid during your travels.
The Raft
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 71,660. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Anything goes aboard the Raft. The ramshackled, mosquito fleet has no law or authority. The Raft's ships clog the waterways of the Puget Sound, exploiting a loophole in the tax code to thumb their noses at the Government.
Reenie Gyse
Price: Free! Words: 16,790. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
Young Elof retraces his father's voyage around the world in a wooden yawl until charming Reenie Gyse, an aging denizen of a city marina, draws him from his course. Will he remember who he is before he loses himself completely to her spell? "A captivating tale of Norse Gods, sea witches and a hero in denial."
Borrowed Things
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 117,910. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Borrowed Things is set in North Carolina, alternating between Durham and a fictional coastal town on the Lockwood Folly River. Anne Gray, a woman with a troubled past, finds a new home in the dying town of Pearl where she releases the memories of two failed marriages as she sails the waters of the Innercoastal Canal with a haunted Latino priest and an elderly woman who wears No Fear t-shirts.
The Mosque Hill Fortune (The Sons of Masguard, Book One)
Series: The Sons of Masguard, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 83,080. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Pirates, Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
The first installment in a series from Vivienne Mathews, this anthropomorphic tale is sure to strike a chord with fans of “Redwall,” “Watership Down,” and “Warriors.” Centered on a rivalry between two otter captains and the ancient threat that brings them together, it is an adventure-fantasy on the open sea, described by the author as “’Wind in the Willows’ with pirates.”
Stuck
Price: Free! Words: 72,490. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Odette Leblanc is promoted to night-shift supervisor at the local convenience store, but at the age of twenty-three, she already feels like her life has become a predictable routine. That is, until she meets a mysterious doryman and his cat on the beach, followed by an unexpected run-in with an American sailor. Each man will undeniably change the course of her life forever.
Voyages Through Life: The Story of John Dunlop Allison
Price: Free! Words: 50,560. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
The true adventure story of life at sea in the 19th century, of wars and wives, of gold fever and greed, of death and disease, of storms and shipwrecks all over the world. John Dunlop Allison appears to have written his memoirs in 1909, as he approached ‘the allotted life of man, three score and ten’, which were discovered and transcribed over 100 years later by his great-grandson.