Marlie accepts a teaching job in the remote and rugged Queen Charlotte Islands (Haida Gwaii), hoping for new chance at a better life. When a handsome fisherman catches her interest, sparks fly. But just as Marlie believes her life has made a turn for the better, an error of judgement turns it upside down.
Reflections on Life in the San Juan Islands, is a series of essays on island living in the Pacific Northwest that are wistful, introspective and laugh-out-loud funny. Admirers of The New York Times’ Verlyn Klinkenborg will find a kindred voice in Kalbert’s natural instinct for the telling detail.
Josh, a wealthy businessman, decides to take himself off the grid and find a group of people or a small country that needs his help. Read about the trials and tribulations Josh faces and the friends he makes as he works to protect and better his new country.
"Memories of Home" takes a nostalgic look at the difficult process of leaving a cherished island family home. The book depicts the uniqueness of island life as it is lived by children and adults and celebrates the strength and importance of community.
While shopping in the village on the island Susan/Sofia sees a man duck behind a pillar to avoid being seen. This scares her terribly, as life has been idyllic and peaceful during the past eight years since their arrival on the island. She doesn't tell her husband, Jorge or her mother, but later when other incidents begin to happen around them, she is forced to tell them about what she saw.
Eden Vale is a beautiful, fruitful and well-watered village on an idyllic Island in the Caribbean Sea. Frank and his brother Jack and their parents live well but all is not as peaceful as it seems - Jack has to leave. This is the story of how Jack stamped out favouritism in two families and how he worked to create harmonious family values within their extended families.
Barbara, Eric, and their aunt Beryl lead a quiet life on an idyllic island, untouched by time and the war between the dystopian Maternopole and Overmere. Everything seems about to change, however, when Eric finds out about two girls on the mainland asking for help, throwing the island and its inhabitants into a maelstrom of uncertainty.
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...
Some legends are true...
The old stories tell of an evil far beneath the earth. When an archaeological expedition ignores local wisdom and opens an old barrow on a remote island in the Scottish Hebrides, they unleash a horror beyond their darkest nightmares. Will anyone survive the onslaught of the Island Life?
William Meikle spins a tale of terror that will keep you awake all night!