Books tagged: virgin islands

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Savage Crossing
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,080. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2015 by Whimsical Publications. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
When a young mother is brutally murdered in front of her newborn baby, and a policeman slain in the subsequent pursuit, Detective Isabella Garcia disobeys orders and leaves Miami behind as she sets sail on board an old wooden yacht called the Dirty Nellie in pursuit of the killer. The tension and body count mounts until the killer is finally revealed in this heart-stopping, international thriller.
British Virgin Islands Short Sailing Trip Haiku Impressions with Photographs
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 1,520. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
(5.00)
Experience exploring the British Virgin Islands under sail in photographs. Travel between several different moorings with no agenda. The wind and horizon act as your guides. Skim the waves between lush green uninhabited islands. Join our short sailing trip between the different breathtaking lush isles. The brief Haiku impressions included tell a simple story about each amazing discovery.
The Canvas Can Do Miracles: Seven Sailor Tales
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,620. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
If you love sailing in the islands - or even the idea of sailing in the islands, this book is for you. These highly entertaining tales present stories of adventure, emotion, imagination and just good old humanity seasoned with the salt tang in the air and the lapping waves of the shore. Close your eyes. Feel the sun. The boat is moving. You are aboard.
Slavery, Smallholding and Tourism: Social Transformations in the British Virgin Islands
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70,400. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / General, Nonfiction » History » Social history
Explores the political economy of development in the British Virgin Islands — from plantations, through the evolution of a smallholding economy, to the rise of tourism. The study argues that the demise of plantation economy in the BVI ushered in a century of imperial disinterest persisting until recently, when a new “monocrop” — tourism — is ascendant. Uses historical and anthropological analysis.
Luminescence
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 85,130. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Nyx is a spirited seventeen year old girl who moves to St Croix, USVI. Her family lives on a boat at a marina where she meets a wild group of guys who fight to protect the islanders from a Bokor, who uses voodoo to control politics on the island. Nyx gets caught up in a world she can hardly believe is real...
Awaiting the Green Flash
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 225,920. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Rine Tyler is loving life - her life is filled with beaches, bars, and backgammon - until she meets him. Set in the Virgin Islands in the 1980s and spanning several exotic locales, Rine tries to fend off demons from her past while being pursued by a mysterious British expatriate, the sexiest guy on the planet, and a Swedish hockey star at the pinnacle of his NHL career.
Transfer Day
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 135,040. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
In 1916, during the height of the Great War, Abigail Maduro, a Caribbean Sephardic girl, arrives in St. Thomas, an island in the Danish West Indies to live with her spinster aunt and household of eccentric servants, and becomes embroiled in a German takeover plot when she befriends a German U-boat deserter who is later blackmailed into committing espionage and murder.
Manpot's Tales of the Tropics
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 16,630. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
(4.50)
Drift on Caribbean tradewinds through white sand beaches and ramshackle bars where we meet a gang of colourful characters that thrive in those little latittudes. From Hollywood superstars Michael Jackson and Marlon Brando to local legends Big Red the Gangster, Johnnie One Nut, Bomba and Quito Rymer get carried away by stories too strange and funny to be fiction. You just can't make this stuff up.
Seadogs, Clowns, and Gypsies
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 19,290. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
Seadogs,Clowns,& Gypsies is more than just a book about the remarkable lifestyle of various Caribbean sailors. It is a Celebration of a Way of Life. The people who inhabit these salt-stained pages(“We’re all here, because we’re not all there!”) have a true Lust for Living. They kiss life full on the lips, embrace each new day, welcome every fresh sensation.