Books tagged: ships at sea

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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.”
Titanic Rising
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Series: Tales of the Haunted Titanic, Book 1. Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 3,070. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
Some call it a memorial tomb. Some call it a relic. Some call it a treasure. What if the HMS Titanic was an answer? In this Tale of the Haunted Titanic, a giant of the deep rouses from a ghostly slumber, taking a chance to make history at history's end. Commemorating the 100th observance of the sinking of the Titanic.
Blowing Out The Stink: Life on a Lumber and Cod Schooner, 1897-1947
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,570. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Blowing Out the Stink—a fisherman’s phrase for doing laundry at sea—tells the story of the lumber and cod schooner Wawona and the quirky adventures of her captains and crews in the North Pacific.
Bet: Stowaway Daughter
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,780. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
In the historical novel Bet: Stowaway Daughter, 13-year-old Lisbet "Bet" Lindstrom stows away aboard a tall ship in 1933 Seattle to save her father from prison. She has amazing adventures in Alaska, saves sailors from certain death, and faces the man who threatens everything she loves.
Think Peace!
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Series: Terry Talks, Book 10 ยท US NAVY, Think Peace USN. Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 5,020. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
The Navy's newest class of ships are the LCS, (Littoral Combat Ships). They are NOT designed AS WARSHIPS, but to promote PEACE all over the world! THE CREWS ARE TRAINED AMBASADORES! You need to learn how the Navy plans to PROMOTE PEACE with these revolutionary new "shallow water" PEACE KEEPING ships. Read this book. THEN TALK ABOUT THE LCS EVERYWHERE YOU GO. HELP NAVY BUILD MORE PEACE SHIPS!
Wanderlust
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,020. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
On their voyages to the Kingdom of Many Crossroads all ships must go through the fabled floating island, regardless of which direction they are coming from. The island is full of port towns, a society built around the travellers on the many ships. The islanders have never felt a desire to roam the seas or travel. But what happens when a mysterious ship appears in the middle of a town?
Tall Ship Magic
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 80,640. Language: British English. Published: October 23, 2013 by Ragged Cover Publishing. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
A mix of English and American youngsters, from sixteen to nineteen, are helping to sail an ultra modern tall ship named 'Magic' to the Bahamas. An alternative agenda by the permanent crew for the trip, finds the youngsters alone and adrift on Magic. Now they must sail the ship, unaware that they are about to embark on an unbelievable journey, not only across the world, but time itself.
The Haunted Crossing
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,200. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
In the hopes for making a better life, Letitia and her Father make arrangements to travel to America to start over. Little do they know what awaits for them on the open seas and the dangers that overtake them and threaten their very existence. Will they be given the chance to survive? Or will they become just two more lost souls, of the many that the temptuous Sea Wench has claimed?
The Varyag-A Photo Album-Part 4
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History
This is a photo album showing the new Chinese "Varyag", a retro-fitted former Soviet Union aircraft carrier, from purchase to towing to China to setting off on sea-trials and intimidating the rest of the world!
The Secret's Keeper and the Heir
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Price: Free! Words: 104,410. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Having earned a tenuous place on the sailing ship Turnagain, Rose maintains her disguise as a boy while continuing on her quest to find Benson, her abducted twin brother. As if preserving her cover isn't difficult enough, she must face bullies, forbidden attractions, and her first fumbling attempts at espionage.