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By Sheer Pluck
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,700. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
In 1873, orphaned at 15 and penniless, Frank Hargate, too proud to accept help from others, determines to make his own way in life and joins an explorer's expedition to darkest West Africa. Among new friends, he struggles against staggering odds to survive hostile nature, cannibals, disease and the bloody Ashanti war. From the horrors, a man aspiring to help others toward a better life is forged.
Before The Road Came
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 51,640. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Sixty years ago, Britannia was the home of the largest copper mine in the British Empire. Several thousand people lived in its two main communities: The Townsite and The Beach. It was a scant 50 miles from Vancouver, but was accessible only boat. Before The Road Came is a story about life in that isolated mining camp, during WW2.
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.”
A Tale of Two Ships: The Inside Passage Then and Now
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Price: Free! Words: 6,090. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Cruises
This richly illustrated travel book recounts a sea-voyage that the author made along British Columbia's fabled Inside Passage: To Wales Island Cannery in the spring of 1947 on the Union Steamship Cardena. Board the legendary Cardena now for a nostalgic, 60-hour journey in time as the ship travels up the rugged BC coast from Vancouver to the Nass River salmon cannery.
Steam & Stratagem
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 83,510. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2013 by Tyche Books Ltd.. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Roberta Stephenson is designing a ship to defeat Napoleon's invasion plan, but would-be suitors keep getting in the way.
Raising Her Hopes
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Series: Impressions, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,500. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2014 by Turquoise Morning Press. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
VINTAGE CATEGORY ROMANCE -- HISTORICAL When Sidney White arrives in England, he seems like the perfect man for Belinda Ferguson. She wants to love him, but first she must overcome her past before she is free to raise her hopes.