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Великий капитан
Price: Free! Words: 2,320. Language: Russian. Published: July 19, 2016 by Boris Seaweed. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Приближается 500-летний юбилей кругосветной экспедиции Фернана Магеллана. Автор предоставляет читателям возможность оценить величие и рискованность этого предприятия. Перед нами развертываются драматические события, но они не могут сломить волю великого капитана. Повествование построено на дневнике секретаря Магеллана, Антонио Пигафетты. Данная публикация является переводом гл.2 книги Джона Ригана
Uriah Levy: From Cabin Boy to Commodore
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,270. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » History » Jewish
Uriah Phillips Levy declared himself “an American, a sailor, and a Jew." On his way to achieving the Navy's highest rank of Commodore, Levy faced pirates, a mutinous crew, and six courts-martial, which led to three dismissals from service. He helped abolish flogging as a means of punishment and saved Monticello (President Jefferson’s estate) from destruction.
The Pirate of Panther Bay, Book I
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 70,020. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2015 by Southern Yellow Pine Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Isabella, an escaped slave, finds herself the captain of a pirate ship sailing the Caribbean in 1781. Pirate hunters are determined to stop the Pirate of Panther Bay! Isabella’s struggle to come to terms with the changes in her life becomes more difficult when Juan Carlos, a dashing Spanish Army captain, becomes her prisoner, and her unruly crew of male pirates is driven to mutiny.
Nature's Way
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,180. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Mankind pillaged Nature until Nature got fed up, and struck back. It was a simple, random mutation, but it was enough to doom the human race. This is the last day of organized resistance by the tattered remnants of a U S Army division fighting a hopeless defense. They are used up, crippled by lack of supplies and worn out gear. Few of them have any hope, and the ants just keep coming.
!Strike!
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,980. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2014. Categories: Plays » American / African American
What if workers with grievances followed simple and obvious practices that gave them a chance to achieve their goals, rather than obeying rules established by the enemy that assure their defeat? And what if communities that consist largely of those workers realized that they can never establish decent living conditions for all unless they united against their common enemy?
A Singular Captain
Price: Free! Words: 88,700. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
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Mutiny, murder and mayhem on the first circumnavigation of the world. With the 500th anniversary of Ferdinand Magellan's great voyage coming up, this is a chance to see what it was really like. The dangers were not just from storm and tempest, risk of the unknown and mutinous crew but, even more insidious, the machinations of corrupt priests back home.
Plague Ship
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,280. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013 by Local Hero Press, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When the crew of the tramp freighter and sometime pirate ship Kangaroo accidentally brings the Martian Flu back on board, temporary captain Seattle Kelly orders a raid upon Callisto Colony for medical supplies. Her younger brother Vancouver disagrees with her decision, and must forge a dangerous alliance with the one crewman who might possibly save all their lives...or shoot him in the back.
Ricasoli Soldier: A Novel Inspired by True Events
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 52,270. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2013 by FARAXA Publishing (USA). Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
Leo left his native Sicily in 1806 to serve in the British Army in Malta. All he had were dreams and ambitions of youth. He wanted to become a professional soldier to serve his country. Based at Fort Ricasoli, he forged new friendships and fell in love with Lisa, a village girl from Kalkara. But his hopes, dreams and ambitions turned into a terrifying ordeal and desperate struggle to stay alive.
Reiziger
Price: $4.14 USD. Words: 73,860. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
At full complement, the Reiziger research vessel could comfortably accommodate twenty crew and thirty-two passengers. When she departed Cape Town on October 14th, 1985, for a private charter mission to the British overseas colony of St. Helena, the ship’s manifest listed eight crewmembers, seven scientists and one dog. Four days after departure, all communication with the Reiziger ceased.
The Indian Mutiny - A Brief History
Series: A Brief History, Book 3. You set the price! Words: 12,400. Language: British English. Published: January 29, 2013 by UK Independent Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
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The Indian Rebellion of 1857 began as a mutiny of sepoys of the East India Company's army on 10 May 1857, in the town of Meerut, and soon escalated into other mutinies and civilian rebellions largely in the upper Gangetic plain and central India, with the major hostilities confined to present-day Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, northern Madhya Pradesh, and the Delhi region.