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Until the Sea Shall Free Them
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 116,870. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History
Only three men survived the wreck of the SS Marine Electric. What they did then changed history forever.
There I was...Sea Stories, Tall Tales and Other True Lies
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,980. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
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No one sees the wave wash the young sailor off the stern of the tiny boat. He comes up for air just in time to see his boat motor over the next tall wave and out of sight. Floating alone in the mid-Atlantic, wondering if his crewmates will notice that he is gone, his memories and stories come back to him. Join him as he shares his stories, and blessed whiskey, with an old shipmate in Subic Bay
Deserter: A Novel Based on True Events
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,170. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
Why would a dedicated soldier turn his back on his own country and everyone he loves? This remarkable and moving World War II novel takes the reader on a compelling journey from North Africa to Nova Scotia, from New York to Scotland, and ultimately to the extreme dangers of the Russian Arctic convoys. Based on a true story that was given to her father, Charles M Herbert, this is New Zealand author
James Garner: A Biography
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 117,080. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Internationally known as the star of three dozen movies and three television series, and a familiar face in TV commercials, James Garner is one of our finest actors. He is also one our funniest, but as he points out, "I don't do comedy. I do humor." And it is Garner's special brand of wry, subtle, carefully crafted funniness that has brought him widespread fame and a devoted following.
The Golden Seas
Series: International Marine Police. Price: $1.30 USD. Words: 93,070. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Commodore William Smart, Ben Petersen and Ellie Bannerman fight hardened criminals and terrorist sympathisers off the Isles of Scilly in this latest International Marine Police adventure. Their search for gold bullion, lost in a shipwreck in the 1960s, puts them in untold danger as the wreck also houses deadly chemical weapons. Their task is to locate the wreck before the criminals reach it.
The Seas That Mourn, A Tale of the United States Merchant Marine during World War II
Price: $7.70 USD. Words: 76,050. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Adventure » Travel
In 1942, Jimmy Kendall leaves his small Mississippi town to join the Merchant Marine. He is drawn to the excitement and camaraderie on his Liberty ship the SS Juniper Springs and easily slips into the sailor's life. However, he soon discovers that supplying the troops in unprotected waters exposes him to some of the fiercest battles in WWII, testing not only his courage, but his sanity as well.
Star-crossed to Star Dust
Price: Free! Words: 89,250. Language: American English. Published: August 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The novel's cover image depicts bikini-clad Padparadscha playfully flexing her muscles on her wedding night. While orthodons and humans interbreed, a cruel star-civilization plots to render orthodons and humans extinct. It was a backwater era of interstellar warfare funded by fiat money essentially created out of thin air. The main character would be a man named Mole, who would find....
M/V Pleiades: Her Final Voyage
Price: Free! Words: 100,090. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
The year is 1989. Frank Sawyer, having been dishonorably discharged from the Navy for drugs is determined to go back to sea. The maritime unions show him no quarter, but answering an add in the San Francisco Chronicle seemed to have done the trick. Frank hires on a vessel which is heading out to mine the debris field of the TITANIC for profit. What Frank figured for a run of luck, wasn't.
The Lutheran Ladies Circle: Thanks for Leaving
Series: The Lutheran Ladies Circle, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,480. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Eccentric Aunt Ula ditches the Lutheran Ladies crowded car to National Convention for a train trip to her past. She’s collecting pieces of her life. Her story of “running away” at sixteen is molded by a deeply human cast of characters as she struggles to grow up under the cloud of WWII, strict nuns and the cussing pipe fitters. She soon discovers what’s “over and done” doesn’t always stay that way
To Sleep Perchance to Dream
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 52,740. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2013 by Ibis Books and Audio LLC. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Adventure » Travel
It's the mid 1960s. A teenage boy sails in the Merchant Marine, mines for gold in Colorado, goes on a special mission in Vietnam. Every time he sleeps, he lives a different life.