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Pacific Voyage on a Chinese Junk
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,320. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Cruises, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Scuba & Snorkeling
A young man leaves his career in pursuit of adventure, setting sail on a Chinese junk—but when the vessel fails on the open water, he learns the South Pacific is an unforgiving mistress.
Coastline
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,260. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
"The sea is emotion incarnate. It loves, hates, and weeps. It defies all attempts to capture it with words and rejects all shackles. No matter what you say about it, there is always that which you can't" - Christopher Paolini
Skydiving to the Gods
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,470. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » General
A beautiful sunrise over the ocean west of Hawaii. Perfect morning for a skydive. Even better opportunity for murder. Eric Jarlsson plummets toward his death. His parachute sabotaged. Two thousand feet above an unforgiving sea. He couldn’t know a god’s net awaits him...
Vasco De Nunez Balboa
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,440. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Europe
Vasco De Nunez Balboa journeyed to Santa Maria del Darien in a cask on board one of Francisco de Enciso's ships. Balboa was merely a deck hand after he revealed himself to a most surprised captain. It is lucky for Vasco De Nunez that he wasn't left by Enciso on a desert island. Balboa made it to Darien and became a favorite of the crew. Following an insurrection he rose to lead what is now Panama.
Blip on the Radar
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 78,340. Language: British English. Published: November 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Ocean life, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
Mix one dreamy Irish helicopter pilot with a crew of Taiwanese, Chinese, Philippinos and Indonesians, and you get everything – from confusion, to fireworks, to hilarity. Flying in those remote Pacific areas, thousands of miles from Search and Rescue capability, ‘Moggy’ Meyrick was touched by our common humanity, and awed by Nature. This book is written for everybody, not just helicopter pilots.
Moggy's Tuna Manual
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 91,180. Language: British English. Published: October 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Transportation
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
'Moggy's Tuna manual' is based on five years of experience flying helicopters off fishing boats in mid-ocean. Francis Meyrick describes the risks, the thrills and the beauty of nature, But his main emphasis is on safety: tips, anecdotes and techniques to fly safely and successfully. He dedicates his book "To all my tuna friends and in memory of too many guys who didn't make it home..."
Today I Discovered The Moon Snail
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 1,110. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / General
This non-fiction eBook takes the reader on a beach walk to learn about the Lewis Moon Snail. The Lewis Moon Snail is a large water snail found off the west coast of North America from British Columbia to Mexico. This moon snail likes to burrow in the sandy shore. The gelatinous foot of the Moon Snail fills with water and extends out of the Moon Snail’s shell as it hunts for clams.
The Legend of Bear Island
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 9,650. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Adventure » General
Outlaws, villains and thrill seekers simply can’t seem to heed the warnings of the legend and mystery surrounding the remote Pacific Northwest isle known as Bear Island. This short story introduces you to the characters that have crossed paths with one another as they have attempted to write their own chapter in the history, and mystery, of Bear Island.
The Devil's Churn
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 78,390. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In The Devil’s Churn, bestselling author Kristine Kathryn Rusch creates a terrifying world where the dark depths of the Pacific Ocean unleash a secret evil lurking among the crashing waves.
William the Conquered: a Tale of Entwined Lives
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 136,930. Language: British English. Published: September 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
(5.00 from 1 review)
William Reddy, a private detective, is dying of terminal boredom. He is hired to dig the dirt in a divorce case but is given a letter that launches him on his own Yellow Brick Road of danger, delight, temptation and treasure. Pursued across continents and centuries, he is an unwitting player in a historical pageant that leads to the true and shocking purpose of his sojourn.