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14 Fun Facts About Pirates
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Series: 15-Minute Books ยท 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,680. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / Colonial & Revolutionary Periods
Pirates are thieves who roam the seas. They prey on ships to steal their cargoes and valuables. Pirates have been around ever since the invention of boats! There is even an old tale that Caesar Augustus was caught by pirates and held for ransom. However, when we think of pirates, we often think of those dashing adventurers that roamed the seas. Read some fun facts about pirates in this fun book.
What I Didn't Say
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,500. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
There was a party, there was beer, and in the end, there was a post through my throat...
Oceanheart
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,940. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Wynn is swept into an island world of crystal seas, deep jungle and strange inhabitants. But it's no island paradise. Paradise doesn't have poison masters called the Teeth and it doesn't have Sorrowmaker patrolling the reef. If Wynn wants to save her sister, she must find the Oceanheart. But the islanders don't trust her, the Teeth are after her and just who, or what, is the wild boy, Soran?
Island of Yoi
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 41,950. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Enter a world where a Demon rules and a corrupt totalitarian government controls all aspects of life. An ex-soldier named Anuvia, a twenty-one year old woman, demands to know what has happen to her missing mother who she last saw at age four. The only lead she has is that of the legendary “Island of Yoi”, a mysterious place no one knows much about.
Island Prison Paradise
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Series: Douglas T. Vale's Short Stories, Book 70. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,150. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
A castaway questions which is better, the lonely privacy of the island, or the uncertain company of society. A dark fantasy short story.
On the Shores of Avalon
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,220. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
This is a story about family and love on Catalina Island off the California coast. This island paradise was inhabited by different groups of Native Americans for over 7,000 years. In 1542 they greeted the first European explorer, Don Juan Rodriquez Cabrillo. Sixty years later, Don Sebastian Viscaino of Spain stopped by the Island while exploring the California coast looking for good ports.
The Time On The Island
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Price: Free! Words: 3,120. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
They say no man is an island. Perhaps he can become one under certain circumstances?
Waiting for the Storm
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Series: Angel Island, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,890. Language: Canadian English. Published: April 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
After a year of being shut away taking care of her dying mother, Charlotte O'Dell knows this summer is going to suck. Her family is falling apart, and she can't ignore the hollow ache that's developed in her heart. Can Charlotte pull what’s left of her family together, mend her broken heart, and allow herself to fall for the mysterious boy next door? Or is it all just a storm waiting to happen?
Paradise Delayed - Our new lives in the wild. Caribbean island life in the beautiful archipelago of Bocas del Toro, Panama
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,430. Language: British English. Published: April 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Sinking boats, defective chainsaws, document forgery and aggressive roosters are just a small sample of the hurdles facing a tired traveller who simply wants to lie in a hammock on his own isolated Caribbean island sipping margaritas for a while. "Paradise Delayed" may make you re-consider the nature of the Caribbean island dream, or may just inspire to find your own adventure of a lifetime.
Beyond the Veil
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,550. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Trapped inside a betrothal she loathes, Jillian of Adelar seeks escape inside the forbidden magical Veil. Beyond, she meets Callum. They connect through their shared hatred of their peoples’ prejudices. But loving someone outside the Adelaran race is also forbidden. Will she flee with Callum and find freedom? Her one hope lies within a magic song and a giant eagle with ruby and sapphire eyes.