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Reflections on Life in the San Juan Islands
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,320. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2016. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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.
The Three Islands of Sumwhr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,040. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2016 by Fideli Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure, Fiction » Adventure » General
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
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,570. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
"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.
My Mother, the Spy -Part 2 of the series
Series: My Mother, the Spy. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,220. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
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.
Brothers Unite
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,460. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2014 by Ex-L-Ence Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
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.
Mothered
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,540. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » General
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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.
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...
Island Life
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,410. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2013 by Gryphonwood Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
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!
Full Moon Over Madeline Island
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 77,310. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Eve Moss is 47, single and very happy that way. Along with her gal-pal, Ruby Prevost, they live on Madeline Island and make aprons for a living. And what a living! Along with their sewing crew they manage to get into all sorts of trouble. And they also help those around them find their way. This is a novel of discovery; how friends become family and oh, there's a ghost too.
Ocracoke Between the Storms, A Story of Love and Healing on the Outer Banks
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 91,770. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
After losing his beloved wife three months earlier, Luke Harrison plans to end his tormented life by walking into the surf at the southern end of Ocracoke Island. But retiree Hank Kilgo has a different plan for the young Luke. After rescuing Luke from drowning, Hank brings him home to his wife Cora. Cora sees her own son in Luke and immediately starts to rekindle Luke’s will to live.