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Risk to Gain
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,080. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Water sports
Have you ever dreamed of sailing around the world? If so, it probably wasn’t like this - stomach-churning storms, frustrating calms, broken gear, shattered hopes and stunning victories. Risk to Gain is the story of the men and women aboard two boats sailing around the world in the classic Whitbread Race. Travel with them on their voyage and gain a unique insight into their inspirational journey.
Pressure Falling - Short Stories of Stormy Seas
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,250. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
Are you warm, safe and dry? Good - because the ocean can be a dangerous place and never more so than when the barometric pressure plummets and huge waves start to rise. These five short stories - chilling, funny and scary in turns - will show you just how ugly and dangerous the sea can become. Wrap up warm and safe when you read this book, because the raw power of storms comes roaring to life.
Commotion In The Ocean
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 3,150. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Poetry
If you love the smiley nature of dolphins, the gentleness of the manatee or the bite of the barracuda, look no further. This poetry book is brimming with rhymes about starfish, seahorses, turtles and some of the other numerous creatures that inhabit our wonderful oceans. So sit back, relax and smell the salt air.
The Whale's Call
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 33,910. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
The discovery of a beached whale leads young Corey Blake to an incredible voyage within an underwater universe. Corey, and her brother Alexander, miraculously inhabit the bodies of two Gray Whales and travel to a mysterious congregation of cetaceans intent on changing the course of planetary destiny. We meet a host of whales, from comic to mystic, threatened by nefarious government agents.
Eye Of The Storm
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,620. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Michael and Wade are amateur storm chasers. When Hurricane Roman, a Category 5 storm, bears down on a city on the east coast, they find a great vantage point from which to film the severe tropical storm in an abandoned apartment building right on the beach. As the storm escalates and batters the city, their fear is matched only by their growing excitement.
Cobbleshore Knit
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,510. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2011 by White Raven Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
When a fisherman dies at sea and washes up later, it's often only the pattern of the knit of his sweater that tells people which village to send the body to. But the people of Cobbleshore also believe that their knit contains magic--magic to save a person's soul from the dreaded Sea King. When Torin is swept overboard by a wave, he wishes he hadn't left his sweater behind.
Those Amazing Dogs Book 5: On the Coral Island
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,940. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
In their fifth installment, Those Amazing Dogs and their human companions follow a navigational chart discovered in an ancient Mexican pyramid that leads them to a mysterious island in the South Pacific ocean. Shipwrecked and stranded, the Lhasa Apso, Yorkshire Terrier and Pit Bull find pieces to the puzzle that will get them all off the island—with help from their most unlikely new friends yet.
Beach Kids
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 210. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Holidays
Beach Kids contains 12 color photographs of happy children having fun at the beach. Simple captions are included with each photo. A cheerful picture book that can be enjoyed by the child alone or with a parent. Appropriate for ages zero through six.
o Menino
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,170. Language: French. Published: May 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Le petit Albert part à la recherche d'un souvenir perdu
Almost Paradise
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,910. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous
Almost Paradise is a short and entertaining travelogue about Kotok Island, one of the Thousand Islands in Indonesia. A trainee in Jakarta takes a weekend trip with her friend and meets unexpected adventures on an island as perfect as a picture postcard.