Books tagged: schooner

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Assateague Rum Runners
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Price: Free! Words: 4,280. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A fiction story of rum and scotch being unloaded to Assateague Island during prohibition. The schooner anchored offshore and the whiskey was brought to shore by small boats. A storm approached and the ocean becomes nasty. Also love in the Valley of Kings plus a soldier waits as a scimitar is being sharpened.
CAPTURED...! Based on the True Story of the Crew ofthe Ill-Fated Schooner, 'Nightingale'
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Price: Free! Words: 45,850. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Based on the true story of a schooner bound for North Queensland in 1864 wih a load of sawn lumber and wrecked in a cyclone. The crew escape in a crude boat built from the lumber, but are eventually captured by a tribe of wild Aborigines.Enslaved, all except the Captain survive their harsh treatment. Befriended by a small tribe of friendly pygmies who assist them to eventully escape to freedom.
Cocos Island Treasure
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,480. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Step back in time to hunt for pirate treasure on a south sea island in a secluded harbor perfect for hiding gold, silver, and bejeweled chalices. The jungle hides more than treasure, however! Can they follow the secret cipher to the treasure?
Sons of the Sea--A Tale of the Old Grimsby Fishermen
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,430. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
Step back in time to the year of 1900 in the fishing village of Grimsby, England, situated in the Humbur Estuary near the North Sea. Captain Beasley was fishing more seriously, however, for the Belle of Grimsby who shortly discovered she was sailing for her life and might never see her home again. Was Captain Beasley capable of rescuing the fair maiden of England or sink with the ship?
Lucky Joe
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,410. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Can't a guy ever catch a break? Finding a quick way out of Brummagem seemed like a really good idea at the time, especially when I ran into Lucky Joe, 2 years younger than I and disarmingly charming with looks enough to get both of us in the door. We were off to seek our fortune in the hills above Sonora, California, in 1901, so HOW did we end up on that stinking whaler bound for the Bering Sea?
The Tern Schooner (Privateers & Gentlemen)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 122,950. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
Heir to a privateering tradition, Gideon Markham brings his schooner into the Gulf of Mexico to wage unremitting war on the British who threaten America’s freedom. Gideon must face Jean Laffite’s pirates, a mutiny, an attack by Red Stick Creeks, and a British invasion . . . none of which are as alarming as Maria-Anna de Suarez, an attractive widow with her own way of fighting the war.
The Schooner Mildred E
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 14,120. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
In 1898, a two masted schooner, the Mildred E, departed Boston, Massachusetts, bound for Seattle and the gold fields of Alaska. On board were two brothers out to make their fortune by taking cargo from Seattle to Alaska. The crew included a captain who liked the bottle too much, a second mate with two wooden legs, and a cook with an obsession that would threatened the lives of the whole crew.
14 Fun Facts About Pirates
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,680. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / Colonial & Revolutionary Periods
Pirates are thieves who roam the seas. They prey on ships to steal their cargoes and valuables. Pirates have been around ever since the invention of boats! There is even an old tale that Caesar Augustus was caught by pirates and held for ransom. However, when we think of pirates, we often think of those dashing adventurers that roamed the seas. Read some fun facts about pirates in this fun book.
The Second Mate's Cup of Tea
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,990. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013 by Soapbox Rising Press. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
(SHORT STORY: HISTORICAL) Queen Victoria's seventy-first birthday. An Englishman far from home and homesick. All he wanted was a cup of English tea. Served properly. On clean china. On clean table linen. In the small port of Garibaldi, Oregon, in the dining room of the town's finest hotel what he got was something annoyingly different.
The Astonishing Adventure of the Dashing and Valiant Boy Prodigies Maddox and Tristan
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,470. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2013 by DC Press. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Pirates
From the minds of two eight year olds boys comes an astonishing adventure of high seas swashbuckling, treasure hunts and exotic beasts of all shapes and sizes!