Books tagged: sailing

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Placebo
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 102,230. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
Sailors believe it is unlucky to change the name of a boat. Placebo was the fourth name. The sailboat Placebo was a 47-year old derelict when Michael Collins discovered her and brought her back to life. In many ways,Placebo would repay the favor. Placebo becomes Michael's life boat after unraveling following the loss of his wife and daughter.
Time Travel Adventures of the 1800 Club. Book III
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Series: Time Travel Adventures Of The 1800 Club, Book 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 58,360. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
The 1800 Club was a haven created to serve people seeking a brief escape from the frantic pace of life in New York City during the 2000s. A club member could dress in the styles of clothing their ancestors wore in the 1800s, eat the same food prepared the way it was then and read periodicals containing news of that particular date in 1865. Oh, and the club had time travel capability!
To Harvest a Storm
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 42,310. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense
Jordan and his sister Stephenie go on a sailing holiday in the South Pacific. In the magical islands of Vanuatu they find adventure, but it is laced with danger and mystery. A missing spy, terrorists and blackmail, and danger on the seas...can Jordan and Stephenie survive, and prevent terror attacks that could rock the world?
The Cruise of the Jest
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 79,940. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
The Cruise of the Jest is the story of a sixteen-year-old boy whose father tells him to sail a 35-foot boat from San Francisco to Hawaii. The boy refuses and instead tries to hide by sailing down the coast of California. But his father follows him, chasing him farther west, until eventually the boy sails alone around the world.
Marina Melee
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 84,000. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
George H. Marshall III has it all - women, money, and his so-called career in the family oil business. Determined to prove that he is more than a spoiled, womanizing, over-aged adolescent, George buys Porto da Vida Marina on the island of São Jorge. How hard can it be to run a marina on a tropical island?
Greatest Voyages. Murder, Mutiny & Mayhem.
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 136,420. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
THRILLING NARRATIVES OF MUTINY, MURDER AND PIRACY Tales of Shipwreck and Disaster, with accounts of Providential Escapes and heart-rending fatalities. Shipwreck may be ranked among the greatest evils which man can experience. It is never void of danger, frequently of fatal issue, and invariably productive of regret.
Taking the Sea: Perilous Waters, Sunken Ships, and the True Story of the Legendary Wrecker Captains
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,390. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport
This book showcases the heart-beating salvages and “wondrous death-defying finales” (Kirkus Reviews) by the important wreckers. Readers will see how innovation marched to change the maritime world, and as the most acclaimed wrecker, Captain T.P.H. Whitelaw, observed: “A terrible, always hungry monster, with long white teeth is the sea. A smiling witch one day—a monster the next.”
South to Alaska
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 64,830. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Born in the heart of Oklahoma in 1916, ten-year-old Melvin dreams of living in Alaska. Nearly fifty year later he builds a boat in his backyard, launches it on the Arkansas River, and cruises it 10,000 miles to Alaska by way of the Panama Canal. Melvin has never been south of the United States border and has never been on a boat in the open ocean. A true story of courage and survival.
Overboard
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Price: Free! Words: 16,820. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense
Brenna's summer vacation on a ship sailing to the Florida Keys turns deadly when her best friend goes missing... (YA SHORT STORY, 2012's Yearly Novelette)
Driftwood Houses: A Key West Story Sequence
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,750. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
"Driftwood Houses" belongs in the Florida Fiction tradition. It exposes and celebrates the daily ironies, heartbreaks and triumphs of ordinary people as they fumble their ways through daily existence. In a Key West setting these struggles are personified in a masterfully sketched array of characters, dramatizing the victories and defeats in a world that seems uncertain and often unjust.