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The Red Claw
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Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 43,340. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Dame Esmeralda, the Purrsident's littermate, has been catnapped. Xander de Hunter hurries to Jamaica to help rescue her, but C'Pause, captained by Valentine, a bulldog, follows Xander. Was the catnapping a trap?
Half Moon at Sea
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,570. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2014 by Noda Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Confidence and self-esteem
Joseph Steiner spent two years on a journey through the Caribbean Islands on a sailboat called Half Moon. Since his college years, he had been pursuing Maslow's dream of achieving self-actualization. In this short paper, he will teach the method he has developed - TOTAL - that will allow you to share that experience and achieve self-actualization for yourself in your own life.
Voyage of the Dreadnaught: Four Stella Madison Capers
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Price: Free! Words: 55,120. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Christian » Contemporary
A collection of four Stella Madison Capers, including: Sea Trials, The Pushover Plot, Lost in the Wilderness, and The Last Resort. Also includes a brief account of Lilly Maytree's true-life voyage along the same route, in the sailboat Glory B.
By Fickle Winds Blown
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Price: Free! Words: 56,380. Language: British English. Published: November 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
With no dowry, for Jessica Gordon there was little prospect of eventual marriage in 1870’s Ireland. Her sister Sarah, who was already sixteen, had no dowry either. An arranged marriage with a settler in the colonies was the best that could be done for her. The two girls were to sail half-way around the world so Sarah could marry a man she had never met.
Siren's Song
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Price: Free! Words: 1,230. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Joseph is on a ship sailing toward home. They will arrive in three weeks if they make it through the pass alive.
Liner Cruising
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 86,420. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014 by Bookpal Australia. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel Games
The writer of two previous books, neither having any connection with cruising, this is my first entry into the expensive, overly hyped and glitzy world being promoted by the major cruise lines. The book evolved following my first cruise in 2012, on board a large freighter, CMA-CGM line’s Columba, during which I kept a detailed day-to-day diary of events experienced on the cruise
The Idler
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 79,850. Language: American English. Published: November 27, 2014 by Casa de Snapdragon. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Jeremiah Watts, in a drunken stupor, signs a seaman certificate and suddenly finds himself aboard the Ann Alexander, a rickety whaling ship. While aboard this ship, he begins a transformation as he gains maturity and begins to resolve his authority figure issues. This story is drawn from his journal and love letters covering the years he spent aboard the Ann Alexander.
Sassy Jane
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,160. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is the true story of one man's brief encounter with the Bermuda Triangle and the events that lead up to why it was so personal.
Kidnap Island
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Series: Jonny Wild Adventures. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,240. Language: British English. Published: December 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
Jonny Wild and his friends are puzzled by the mystery face on the island and their investigation leads them to kidnappers, a hidden house and encounters with dangerous criminals. This exciting sailing adventure is a sort of modern day Enid Blyton or Arthur Ransome tale, which will appeal to children (and adults) of all ages.
Jagular Goes Everywhere: (mis)Adventures in a $300 Sailboat (illustrated version)
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 65,290. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
With a steadfastly contrarian sensibility and a lively appreciation of both the profound and the absurd, Tom Pamperin sets out with his cantankerous sidekick Jagular (a fourteen-foot sailboat he built from cheap plywood, a 2x4 mast, and a $20 tarp for a sail) on a series of sail and oar (mis)adventures ranging from the Gulf Coast to the Great Lakes.