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Secrets of the C&O Canal: Little-Known Stories & Hidden History Along the Potomac River
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 38,110. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History
The C&O Canal runs along the north side of the Potomac River from Cumberland, Md., to Georgetown in the District of Columbia. It is a 184.5-mile-long engineering marvel that has 11 aqueducts, 74 lift locks, 160 culverts, 12 river feeder locks and guard locks, and one tunnel through a mountain. Its history spans the 19th century and is filled with mishaps, crimes, secrets, and drama.
Annapolis - The Delaplaine 2016 Long Weekend Guide
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 6,520. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
A complete guide for everything you need to experience a great Long Weekend in Annapolis. So close to Baltimore and yet so far removed, Annapolis is a special dreamlike place where time seems to go back. A quaint area with boats, Navy midshipmen and lots of charm, Annapolis will always be a fond memory after you leave.
The U.S. Army Campaigns of the War of 1812: The Chesapeake Campaign 1813-1814 - George Cockburn, British Burning of Havre de Grace, Craney Island, Battle of Bladensburg, British Raids
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 61,280. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Situated between the states of Maryland and Virginia, the Chesapeake Bay was America's largest estuary. The bay and the watershed it served were home to vibrant agricultural and fishing activities; important ports (Baltimore, Maryland, and Norfolk, Virginia); a major naval construction yard at Portsmouth, Virginia; and last but not least, the nation's capital, Washington, D.C.
Signs Follow on the Chesapeake
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 41,700. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2014 by Thesaurus Ink. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
In the backwaters of the Chesapeake Bay, Bill Grogan uncovers a world of voodoo and snake handlers as he tries to solve the ongoing murders of a Death Row inmate’s family and prove his innocence.
Torpedo
Series: Slocum's Salvage Adventure Tales, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,970. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures, Fiction » Adventure » General
The second adventure in the Josh Slocum series, Torpedo pits the Slocum's Salvage crew against tactical weaponry, assassins, devious governments, and a ticking clock set to destroy the Chesapeake Bay…all because they salvaged a sunken freighter with a hellish device aboard. For those who liked Hooked, Josh, Anita, Mope, and Samuel are back. Mayhem, heroism and adventure await!
The Abolitionist (Waterman: Master and Servant #1)
Series: Waterman, 1.1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,770. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
When a foul-mouthed, seditious foreigner turns up at your door, what are the benefits of letting him in? A finalist in the Gay Fantasy category of the Rainbow Awards 2013, this novel about an unconventional pairing is the first story in Waterman, a speculative fiction series inspired by the Chesapeake Bay oyster wars, boarding school rivalries in the 1910s, and 1960s visions of things to come.
Boat Kid: How I Survived Swimming with Sharks, Being Homeschooled, and Growing Up on a Sailboat
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,520. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2013 by Beating Windward Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Girls & Women
“Boat Kid” is the engaging memoir of what it’s like to grow up aboard a sailboat. During the 1980s and 90s, Melanie’s family lived aboard a 47-foot sailboat, spending their summers along the US East Coast and their winters in the Bahamas. But the cruising life was not all fun in the sun. "Boat Kid" is the Middle Grades version (ages 9-15) of Melanie's "Boat Girl."
Boat Girl: A Memoir of Youth, Love, & Fiberglass
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 94,660. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012 by Beating Windward Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
“Boat Girl” is the heart-breaking memoir of what it’s like to grow up aboard a sailboat. Melanie paints a vivid picture of the trials and tribulations of family life aboard a sailboat without drowning the reader in the technical details of sailing. “Boat Girl” strikes a perfect balance between a coming of age story and a sea tale, enjoyable for boaters and land-lovers alike.
Invade America!
Price: Free! Words: 2,050. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2012 by Darling Newspaper Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Fact, not fiction. A sea captain describes destroying American coastal forts and landing a British army to seize the White House. This concise history begins "Captain Striver" ($2.99), a book that reveals how one man beat impossible odds and family disgrace to create convict Australia's first Free Settlement, blueprint for the nation known today.
By The Howling
Series: Charlotte Diamond Msyteries, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,200. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2011 by Cyberworld Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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When FBI Investigator, Charlotte Diamond, retired . . .she thought she had left her life of crime —solving it, that is — behind her . . . But the small waterfront community of Hopewell on the Choptank, with its wealthy artistically inclined inhabitants, is hiding old crimes and dark secrets beneath its outward quiet and affluence