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The Downwinders
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 4,240. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2013 by Petra Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
Australia, 1956. Luke van Houdt has escaped the ruins of war-torn Europe and settled into his new life Down Under, working for a prosperous electronics firm. The economy is booming, and life is good. But while working on a routine job, Luke stumbles upon a dark secret - one that will haunt him for the rest of his life.
Hidden Gold of Mu
Price: $6.50 USD. Words: 31,290. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2013 by Write Words Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Young adult or teen
Grab your compass and come along with the crew of the motor ketch the Lady Dance. Be with them as they unravel the mystery of the lost continent of MU for a great adventure.
German Raiders of the South Seas
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,770. Language: Australian English. Published: October 19, 2013 by Chris O'Byrne. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
A remarkable story of how three German naval raiders disrupted British shipping across large swathes of the Indian and Pacific oceans between 1914 and 1917: the buccaneering crew of the Emden casting a shadow of fear over an ocean and even audaciously shelling Madras; the Wolf which, undetected, laid mines around South Africa, Australia and New Zealand, then kidnapped a merchant freighter;
Bula - An Englishman in Fiji
You set the price! Words: 12,000. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A series of short stories written by an Englishman who spent some time in Fiji. All the tales are based on true events, though the names have been changed to protect the innocent, as they say.
By Ship, Train, Bus, Plane & Sometimes Hitchhiking
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,080. Language: American English. Published: September 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Veteran travel writer Walt Christophersen chronicles his experiences as he journeys around much of the world in the 1960s and 70s, with an emphasis on getting from one place to another. He hops across the Pacific visiting dozens of islands between Tahiti and Yap, sails down the Amazon and travels mostly overland from Beirut to Tokyo, witnessing Afghanistan at peace and Vietnam at war.
The Great Summer of Philosophy!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,050. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The bus and friends are stuck in the beach sands, getting stuck deeper into trouble with everything and everyone around them. Based on true life experience, placing Philosophy and Reality to battle on the stage of life. Each reader will laugh at one giant act of youthful stupidity and not ever doubt that there are unseen powers always at work behind the scenes and often right in front of us.
Apothesion of the Ocean
Price: Free! Words: 23,590. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Three thousand miles of the Pacific Ocean, distilled into a wealth of poetry.
Two Clowns Cross the Pacific in a Small Boat
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,760. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing, Nonfiction » Transportation » Navigation
Tells of a sailing journey from San Diego to Australia in a 40 foot sailing boat. Covers Mexico, French Polynesia, Cook Islands, Tonga and Fiji. Also has a chapter on various events "that were too much fun," for the crew. Includes useful detail on various formalities required in the respective ports of call.
Seize The Day
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,740. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
A stunning account of seven years on the seven seas sailing from London to Singapore, the first lap of a 65,000 mile circumnavigation in their 35' ketch. An exciting account of preparations, voyaging and much nuts-and-bolts sailing information. They encounter:joy, freedom, paradise, friendly island people, gales, robbery and shipwreck. Shirley says "Togetherness is - being seasick holding hands."
Pacific Apocalypse
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,910. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
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Action, adventure and wild love sizzle under the sun as a cataclysm looms over the Pacific. From Australia to Indonesia, forces gather, threatening three cultures. Volcanoes release the pressure as tsunamis rage, but there is a controller and they have an agenda.