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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.
Nautical Terms: A Dictionary
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,830. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2014 by Altiora Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Dictionaries
Since the beginning, seafarers have put to sea and crossed oceans in often hazardous voyages. Today, the contribution of these traders, fishermen, explorers and warriors remains in their rich language. There are hundreds of expressions that people use every day that comes from the nautical world. It is interesting to know what they are and where they come from. Add this eBook to your collection.
The Obsessor, Albert Pabek Thriller (Book 2)
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Series: Albert Pabek. Price: Free! Words: 82,440. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
THE VIGILANTE SAILOR returns to San Francisco. Pabek is in for payback, but now it's against him. Book 2 in the Albert Pabek Thriller Series, THE OBSESSOR picks up three months following the conclusion of THE OWNER. SUCCESS HAD ALWAYS BEEN UNLIKELY...
The Curse of the Lonesome Mariner (Part 1)
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Series: The Curse of the Lonesome Mariner. Price: Free! Words: 18,360. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous
Straight by name and straight-laced by nature, Harry’s on a mission to sail a small boat 200 miles to reconcile with his father. The last thing Harry needs is any complications. But when Harry’s wayward brother entrusts him with a dog called Lacey, life suddenly gets very unpredictable. The fun loving terrier sets out to show Harry what life’s really all about, with disastrous consequences.
The Curse of the Lonesome Mariner (Part 2)
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Series: The Curse of the Lonesome Mariner. Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 31,140. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Part 2: Straight by name and straight-laced by nature, Harry’s on a mission to sail a small boat 200 miles to reconcile with his father. The last thing Harry needs is any complications. But when Harry’s brother entrusts him with a dog called Lacey, life suddenly gets very unpredictable. The fun loving terrier sets out to show Harry what life’s really all about, with disastrous consequences.
The Curse of the Lonesome Mariner (Part 3)
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Series: The Curse of the Lonesome Mariner. Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 24,870. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous
Part 3: Straight by name and straight-laced by nature, Harry’s on a mission to sail a small boat 200 miles to reconcile with his father. The last thing Harry needs is any complications. But when Harry’s brother entrusts him with a dog called Lacey, life suddenly gets very unpredictable. The fun loving terrier sets out to show Harry what life’s really all about, with disastrous consequences.
Life on the Water: Logbooks and Journals
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,820. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
A brief account of living in the Cook Islands, South Pacific (1991) and logbooks of the three summers I spent on the Whimsey, a wooden sailboat I built in 2003 and sailed around the Strait of Georgia, British Columbia. As well, in 2004, I canoed the St John River in New Brunswick. Come learn along with me as I discovered, by times slowly and always with delight, what a life on the water entailed.