Books tagged: pacific ocean

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I Am Become Death...Destroyer of Worlds
Price: Free! Words: 7,040. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
After the furious Battle of Okinawa, a group of American marines must deal with a new enemy. Emerging from the Pacific is an unstoppable force that will bring an unexpected end to the war. Lines must be crossed to save all humanity.
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 and Nature » Ocean life, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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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: 92,210. Language: British English. Published: October 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Transportation
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'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.
Fish Head Beach: The Silent and Senseless Murders of Lindsay Cutshall and Jason Allen
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 1,290. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Law enforcement
“Fish Head Beach: The Silent and Senseless Murders of Lindsay Cutshall and Jason Allen” is a photo edition showcasing the Sonoma County beach and infamous 2004 crime site. Marques Vickers 95+ photographs capture the picturesque ocean and isolated shoreline that captivated the young midwestern couple prior to their execution during the late evening of August 14, 2004.
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.
The Last Navigator
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 43,250. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
As a young, vivacious whale, Lani should be busy flirting with the local boys but instead, she finds herself daydreaming about the Navigators—a mythical tribe of whales thought to be extinct. Against the will of her elders, Lani leaves behind her friends, her family, and her duties as a female and sets out on a journey to discover her destiny and change the history of whales forevermore.
The Mahogany Tree * El árbol de caoba
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,070. Language: American English. Published: May 25, 2013 by Piggy Press Books. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
Follow the mahogany tree in its struggle for survival and purpose in nature - from seedling to majestic grandeur and then to a life of service to man and his adventures on the open seas. Its beauty captured not only in Al Sprague’s and Dagny Sprague’s words, but through Al’s exquisite pen and ink drawings. Bilingual juvenile novel - English and Spanish. International Book Awards Finalist.