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Seadogs, Clowns, and Gypsies
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 19,290. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2009. Category: 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.
Manpot's Tales of the Tropics
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Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 16,630. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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.
The Holmes Brothers Series: Bundle Edition
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 295,900. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Romance
Set in New Orleans, the Holmes Brothers series follows the lives of Elijah, Tobias, and Alexander Holmes as they find love in one of the world’s most romantic cities. Special bundle edition contains Deliver Me (Book #1), Release Me (Book #2) and Rescue Me(Book #3). Titles originally published by Dorchester Publishing.
Transfer Day
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 135,040. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
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.
Awaiting the Green Flash
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 225,920. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
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.
Luminescence
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 85,130. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
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...
Fire Cruise
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,160. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Cruises
DANGER LURKS ON EVERY VOYAGE – what the cruise lines don’t want you to know – how to be safe on your cruise.
Slavery, Smallholding and Tourism: Social Transformations in the British Virgin Islands
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70,400. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / General
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.
Marooned: A Fairy Tale of the Virgin Islands
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,800. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Adult
Late at night at a lonely bar in the British Virgin Islands, an angry young woman, overweight and over-served, bursts through the door declaring loudly, “I’ve been MAROONED!” A lone sailor at the end of the bar takes pity on her and moves to her side. “So what’s your story?” he asks. That simple question starts these two people on a sailing journey neither of them will ever forget.
The Canvas Can Do Miracles: Seven Sailor Tales
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,620. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2014. Category: 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.