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The Secrets of Liam Treadway
Price: $3.83 USD. Words: 62,960. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
As Liam reflects on his long adventurous life, he makes a bold decision to tell his daughter a secret about his past. He is in turmoil, concerned that his revelation may ruin their close relationship. Will he tell her and if he does, will she forgive him?
Singing in the Lifeboat
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 79,250. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2018 by Mosaique Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
Former national newspaper journalist Ian Bain tells an exceptionally readable and often very funny tale of a life full of adventure and memorable characters. A traumatic childhood led to alcoholism. It nearly killed him, but after drying out he founded one of the most successful PR companies in the Middle East, with many household name companies as clients. A story of a man searching for himself.
My First Twenty-Five Years - From Hitler to Halifax
Price: Free! Words: 13,720. Language: British English. Published: June 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
This is a true account of a boy's struggle to support his broken family and the same man's quest to live life. A failed attempt to join the war as an under-ager, Art joined the Allied Merchant Navy. This is the remarkable story of his first twenty-five years of life. Thanks to him and many others like him, I have the freedom and means to publish his story on Smashwords at my own free will. Heroes.
Pulpits and Plain Sailing
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 130,810. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2016 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
After leaving the Merchant Navy Kevin Cooney started out on his own with a humble engineering shop. A chance encounter led him to specialise in manufacturing stainless steel components for yachts, and it wasn't long before he caught the sailing bug himself. Thanks to ingenuity and determination Kevin managed to make Cooney Marine successful.
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.
Brendan Afloat
Series: An Irish Lad. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,040. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2016 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Coming of age
When seventeen-year-old Brendan Harris returns home to take his final officer’s exam, disaster strikes, leaving him in a deep coma. His diary, kept over the years at sea, becomes a must-read for his nurses. For in it, Brendan describes his escapades in the British Merchant Navy...and with girls. But will Brendan’s girl wait for him if he should ever from his coma?
The Savage Seas
Series: International Marine Police. Price: $1.30 USD. Words: 99,230. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
The International Marine Police fight a gangster turned human trafficker who kidnaps villagers from remote Somali areas and ships them to Peru where a local gang leader sells them on. Each shipload brings a life of enforced misery to the kidnapped villagers. But, as the story unfolds the IMP learn that some captives are to be sold to terrorists intent on slaughtering thousands of US citizens.
It Never Was You
Series: The Cypress Branches Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 114,020. Language: British English. Published: June 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Part two of the Cypress Branches trilogy, It Never Was You is the eagerly anticipated follow up to the acclaimed Pegasus Falling, continuing William E. Thomas's epic and panoramic saga of how ordinary people coped with some most extraordinary and devastating events of the 20th century.
In the Belly of the Beast
You set the price! Words: 12,550. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Biographical
Thomas McAndrew is a stoker on the maiden voyage of a Royal Mail Steamer; the biggest and finest to fly the British flag. Thomas is disturbed by unspoken thoughts of foreboding and dread, a fear of something bad. A fire in one of the giant coal bunkers is hastening their passage across the icy North Atlantic and their course for a fateful meeting.
Voyages Through Life: The Story of John Dunlop Allison
Price: Free! Words: 50,560. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
The true adventure story of life at sea in the 19th century, of wars and wives, of gold fever and greed, of death and disease, of storms and shipwrecks all over the world. John Dunlop Allison appears to have written his memoirs in 1909, as he approached ‘the allotted life of man, three score and ten’, which were discovered and transcribed over 100 years later by his great-grandson.
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