Books tagged: nautical fiction

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Treachery and Treason in Canada's Sealing Fleet
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,650. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2010 by Diamond River Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
This is an epic love story in a period when Vancouver Island was not part of British Columbia, not part of Canada and not part of the USA, though that was an option. The hardy residents fell under the administration of the Hudson's Bay Company. This is a rivalry between two `sea dogs' played out on the sealing grounds of the Pacific North West.
Miss Anna's Frigate
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 39,950. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
In the early months of 1809 a British frigate is trapped in the ice of the Baltic Sea. While Sweden’s war against Russia continues and Stockholm itself is threatened by invasion, several groups plot against the unsuccessful king. Female spy and adventuress Anna Wetterstrand had hoped for a quiet winter. But now the unforeseen events force her to question her loyalties and make a tough decision.
The Mariner's Ghost
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,650. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
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In the early 19th century, a 14-year-old English boy floats alone in the ocean, his ship and his family lost in a great storm. The ghost of an ancient mariner appears, assuring him that he will survive and that great things await him. Rescued by an English warship, John Terrell begins a life of service in the Royal Navy. With the help of his shipmates and his ghostly mentor, his adventures begin.
Crow's Nest
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,210. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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A dark yet humorous tale of existential despair. A lost swimmer climbs aboard a black boat and becomes a source of entertainment for seasoned crew members grown pathologically bored with the infinite.
The Society of Pirates
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,990. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Adventure » General
Jesuit Lies or a Pirate's Fortune? Pirate Captain Tomcat Barrel wasn't happy to find himself with a hold full of Jesuits instead of treasure, but the Black Robes swear they know the location of a trove of gold. Now the question is whether Black Lips Hetchy or Don Escrado, Squire Phosper's philosophical monkeys or his enticing daughter, Jesuit poison or Tomcat's own crew is the greater danger!
Bloody Rain - Murder, Madness & the Monsoon
Price: Free! Words: 5,870. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Bloody Rain is a short story set in the 1880s on the sailing ship, Queen Charlotte, in the Hoogly River off the Calcutta and in the Bay of Bengal - a tale of murder, madness and the monsoon.
Surface Tension
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,420. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Surface Tension is the first book in this four-book suspense series featuring Florida tug and salvage captain Seychelle Sullivan. Working as she does in a man's world, Seychelle has to work twice as hard just to compete. Seychelle answers a MayDay call to rescue a million-dollar yacht and finds a dead bikini-clad woman, while the skipper, Seychelle's former lover, is nowhere to be found.
The Abolitionist (Waterman: Master and Servant #1)
Series: Waterman. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,770. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
When a foul-mouthed, seditious foreigner turns up at your door, what are the benefits of letting him in? A finalist in the Gay Fantasy category of the Rainbow Awards 2013, this novel about an unconventional pairing is the first story in Waterman, a speculative fiction series inspired by the Chesapeake Bay oyster wars, boarding school rivalries in the 1910s, and 1960s visions of things to come.
Master and Servant (Waterman)
Series: Waterman. Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 162,560. Language: American English. Published: August 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
When he and other students at his boarding school become the latest participants in an ongoing battle between the oystermen of their Bay, Carr finds that his position of power may bring danger, not only to himself, but also to a schoolfellow he is drawn toward.
At Drake's Command: The Adventures of Peregrine James During the Second Circumnavigation of the World
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 113,500. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
It was as fine a day to be whipped as any he'd ever seen but the good weather didn't make Peregrine James any happier with the situation he was in. Unfairly convicted of a crime he had not committed, the young cook was strung from the whipping post on the Plymouth quayside when he caught the eye of the charismatic sea captain Francis Drake, who agreed to accept Perry among his crew.