Books tagged: nautical

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Meadowbrook
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,980. Language: American English. Published: February 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A collection of short stories, some true, others fiction. Which is which? You may be surprised.
Arm's Length: A Petronaut Tale From The Bulwark Squad
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,300. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Sir Roland of the Bulwark squad has an armored suit built to take enormous punishment so his comrades don’t have to. When the Delian schooner Granite comes under attack from two corsair clippers, Roland and his tech are duty-bound to defend the sailors and civilians on board. But keeping the pirates at arm’s length is going to take some unorthodox measures…
The Bucko Mate: Twenty Years in the Merchant Marine
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 141,710. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
(5.00)
The Bucko Mate describes the author's seafaring experiences sailing as an officer in the American merchant marine. Mates lived a colorful life few have ever experienced. From the storms, fog, waterfront bars and union halls, to the near collisions, deaths at sea, fights, dangerous cargo and foreign lands, it is an exciting life. This is my way of getting some of that colorful era written down.
Bet: Stowaway Daughter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,780. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
In the historical novel Bet: Stowaway Daughter, 13-year-old Lisbet "Bet" Lindstrom stows away aboard a tall ship in 1933 Seattle to save her father from prison. She has amazing adventures in Alaska, saves sailors from certain death, and faces the man who threatens everything she loves.
Bearin's: The Book
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 81,240. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Storytelling, Essay » Sociology
Bearin’s (bâr'ĭns)—When you’re on the water, the act of figuring out where you are and what’s going on is known as “getting your bearings.” The same applies to life itself. In the Northeast, we often don’t fuss around with the letter “g” at the ends of our words. Therefore, “Bearin’s”—which has been a column in Commercial Fisheries News for over 20 years. This book is a collection of those columns
Burial at Sea
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,900. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Literature » Biographical
I wasn't present when my family cast my maternal grandfather's ashes into the Atlantic Ocean. This short story is how I imagine his burial.
More Faster Backwards: Rebuilding David B
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 72,960. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00)
More Faster Backwards is the story of Christine and Jeffrey Smith’s uncertain struggle to rebuild the Motor Vessel David B and their journey to Alaska on an untested seventy-seven year old wooden boat to begin the life of their dreams.
SS Wolfhound
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 91,650. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2011 by Sam Warren. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
The History Channel ran a program on July 16, 2007 and again on July 25, 2007 with many facts about how pirates are rampant in the South Pacific, murdering, pillaging, and plundering no less than happened in the 19th Century by such as Blackbeard and his crews and others who had no regard for human life. Driven by only greed, these pirates take for profit and have no concern for human life.
One Last Thought: Behind the Scenes
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,930. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is a true life account of the three events that inspired "One Last Thought".
The Fate of the Black March
Price: Free! Words: 5,400. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
(4.00)
A short tale about pirates and werewolves as chronicled by the Black March's doctor. This story falls in with a series of short stories detailing the journeys of a pirate named Mackett and his cursed vessel the Crimson Wraith.