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Rocks and Hard Places: How to Avoid Them, First Edition
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 12,400. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2016 and represented by The North of England PandI Association. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport
Vessels running aground or colliding with fixed or floating objects (FFO) are among the most high profile and costly of all maritime accidents. This guide is designed to bring to the attention of ship's masters and officers the key contributory factors in groundings and FFO incidents, and how to avoid them.
The Pickled Memory of Captain Silas E. Parks
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,620. Language: British English. Published: August 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Captain Silas is retired, at least eighty years old if he is a day. From his merry perch on the same bar stool that he first sat on fifty years ago and with a frequently replenished glass of whatever is on offer he willingly dives into his misadventures. Silas is a very decent sort of bloke, he is a true 'salt of the sea' but his continually scuppered state always ended him in near disaster.
Fall of the Suns
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,910. Language: British English. Published: November 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Sun Junior, the wayward son of a corrupt Thai policeman is a complete buffoon. There is no two ways about it. An unfortunate weapon's deal with the self-obsessed Lithuanian, Ludwig Stanislovas is a new low, even for him. The pitiful criminal activity rapidly bursts at the seams, nudged along by Ray who has been tasked to halt the weapons at all costs but with due economy in mind.
20,000 Yards Across the Frontier
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,840. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: June 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Adventure » Action
A lone gunfighter crosses the plains looking for a mysterious force which has been destroying farms and driving men insane, indians and settlers alike. But when he catches up to his quarry he finds himself at its mercy, and its creator at his throat. The Spaghetti Western meets 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea.
Cancelot & Rucastle 1 The Fishbone Comb
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 14,020. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
The novel about sea adventure of Corsair kids (secret privateers) who controlled by the British Royal Empire, they main task mostly crush the Pirates in Bahamas and Caribbeans in 1740. including humour, unique creatures like pet-fogs, mermaid, funny cannibals, Reckons (half-turtle humans), Atlantic blue dragon, dwarf, Barbeqs (sons of Medusa) and many others.
The Devil and the Deep
Price: $9.90 USD. Words: 73,770. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Courtroom, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Tom Reardon is a Master Mariner and is persuaded to manage what remains of a family shipping business. The company’s only floating asset founders in a storm and sinks with all hands including its Captain. Reardon is puzzled at the government cover-up of details of the wreck. Then the murders start and Reardon goes on the run from MI5, MI6 and the CIA. Will the secrets come out or die with Reardon?
Flags, and Nets, and Cannons, and Rails for the Stairs
Price: Free! Words: 2,480. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational
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A touching short story diving into the unique relationship between a father and his blind son. The father goes through great lengths to show how much he cares for his son, leading to an inspirational discovery.
The Adventures of a Boy who Could Travel Back in Time
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,120. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012 by EDUBook LDA. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Pirates, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
When a boy finds his father’s antique Civil War spy glass he gets pulled back in time as a commander of a ship during a war. He soon finds himself in an exciting adventure!
Glory and Empire
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,440. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
WOULD SHE BE WILLING TO SACRIFICE INNOCENT WORLDS IN ORDER TO SAVE HER OWN PEOPLE? As the Terran fleets struggle to reorganize after the Valdi sack, First Marshal Scott Pearson tries to cut off the Valdi reinforcements. With Orion help, he was succeeding, until Captain Traci Ganner interfered--again.
The Beast Jewel of Mars Reshone
Price: Free! Words: 15,040. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2010 by Jekkara Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Captain Winters leaves the clean, safe ships of space to descend into the underworld of ancient Mars. An old lover that has fallen under the sway of the old Queens, and Shanga, the going back drug that reverts those of Earth to their bestial nature. Winters knows that naked and defiant she might not resist her own atavistic urges, but is willing to risk all for Jim. A Gender Switch Adventure.