Books tagged: shipwreck

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The Caroline
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Price: Free! Words: 2,230. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
Susan Unwin is an emigrant sailing from England to Australia in the Nineteenth century. Tragedy befalls the ship and they are close to sinking, but an American captain finds them adrift in the middle of the ocean and offers help. As the ship struggles towards its destination, Susan’s daydreams torment her with her own tragedy.
Wairata.
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 151,620. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
An historical novel set in New Zealand in the late 1800's and early 1900's. It follows the life of a young Scottish immigrant who finds himself growing up in a back country town at a time when the young nation is coming of age. He must find his way through the many joys and tragedies that life throws at him, including war and hardship, love and loss, to discover what it really means to be a man.
Catterthun
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,640. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
The ss Catterthun set sail from Sydney on a wintry evening in 1895. Most of the people on board would never see the sun rise on another day. A mounting gale pushed the Catterthun along the coast, closer to her doom. She sank beneath a storm tossed sea leaving mysteries in her wake. What had she hit? Who was to blame? What happened to the fortune in gold she had on board?
Sweet Brood
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You set the price! Words: 17,030. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Category: Plays » Ancient & Classical
Sweet Brood, a play with a cast of 8. Shipwreck of four children, who find themselves on one of the Glorietta Islands. This island is enchanted, and the underlying themes of the story are those of self worth and self-destruction.
Ghost Ship on the Cay: A Scary 15-Minute Ghost Story
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Ghost Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
The ship came into the harbor, running full out in front of a storm. No one thought she’d make it, but she did. But then the town discovered that there was no one on board. She was called the Providence. It was a fitting name, for she brought Providence to our town, and much, much more to the widow Mabel Priory. Read this short, but creepy tale to find out what Mabel did with this ship!
Dirt
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Series: Dirt, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110,310. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Jack Pepper is dead. Good for the plot, but not so good for Jack. By happy coincidence, Crum and Ampit—ambitious grinfangs of the planet Dirt—need a dead engineer. With a stolen spell, the grinfangs make sure Jack doesn’t stay dead. A win-win situation for everyone, perhaps, but Jack, far from being grateful, goes on the run when he finds out what the acquisitive pair want of him
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 52,270. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2012 by 53rd Street Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
in this collection you will find stories with impossible odds, satire where the fast food companies run the future, AI robots locked in a civil war, and space travelers with very human problems. In the fantasy section are stories of alternate realities, a vampire castaway, dragons, cheerleaders, and a man asked to fix a UFO. It's diverse enough for most readers of fantastic fiction.
Sebastian and the Invisible Island, Book1: Adrift
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,490. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
Sebastian Linus Youngfield is sailing the world with his parents, Cameron and Anne, when their voyage takes a dramatic turn in the South Pacific. A massive storm blows in leaving Sebastian adrift at sea in a small dinghy. To survive the adventures ahead, he must cast fear into the depths and summon every skill learned in his young life.
Titanic: A Man-Made Disaster
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,640. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Oceania
Like many others, I have always been drawn to the story of the Titanic. It is like a fairy tale, a love story, a disaster and a tragedy all rolled into one, with stories of heroics, cowardice, desperation and separation.
Witch Island
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,180. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
A terrible storm casts a sailor from the rigging to an island unknown. He waits for rescue only to discover two more castaways. Now they must survive the island and each other until a ship can be hailed. The sea can supply their needs, but a dangerous plan threatens to destroy them where the island cannot. Will they still be waiting when help arrives?