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A Walking Tour of New London, Connecticut
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,430. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of New London, Connecticut is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Jamaica Rum
By Anthony Gillis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,030. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012. Category: Fiction
Wealth, freedom, and power... or perhaps the hangman's noose. A pirate's life was free, but never easy. Follow Diego Cargrave, merchant sailor turned buccaneer, and the crew of the Sea Drake, as they find out. Be warned, this is not a book for kids! No magic and no kraken, but plenty of battles, duels and wenches here.
The Last Pirates
By Cynthia Breeding
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,820. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2012 by Highland Press Publishing. Category: Fiction
A compilation of three sensual pirate stories - all including Jean LaFitte - such to knocks your socks off. Including a rakish pirateer, a handsome captain, and a gentleman pirate. Be transformed to another time...to another place.
Drake's Quest
By Pat Croce
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 68,450. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2012 by Brighter Books Publishing. Category: Fiction
Young Charlie Drake is coming of age, and coming to terms with the discovery of his real father's identity, a brave adventurer and world traveler who left him a mysterious box which he cannot open. Setting out to sea to solve the mystery of who he is and his place in the world, Charlie meets Mac, who is also on a quest of his own. Together, there's no telling what adventures they'll encounter...
The Tern Schooner (Privateers & Gentlemen)
By Walter Jon Williams
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 122,950. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2012. Category: Fiction
Heir to a privateering tradition, Gideon Markham brings his schooner into the Gulf of Mexico to wage unremitting war on the British who threaten America’s freedom. Gideon must face Jean Laffite’s pirates, a mutiny, an attack by Red Stick Creeks, and a British invasion . . . none of which are as alarming as Maria-Anna de Suarez, an attractive widow with her own way of fighting the war.
Cat Island (Privateers & Gentlemen)
By Walter Jon Williams
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 126,860. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2012. Category: Fiction
The British are preparing to attack New Orleans. Sworn to defend Louisiana, Captain Favian Markham finds New Orleans a city of intrigue, where Creoles conspire against the Americans, streetfighters cloak their murders under the Code Duello, the pirate Jean Laffite defies the Navy, and where two sensuous Creole women, Eugenie and Campaspe, vie for his favor.
The Bayou Prince
By Cynthia Breeding
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,330. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2013 by Highland Press Publishing. Category: Fiction
A Short Story - A rakish privateer for outlawed Jean LaFitte must win the trust of Jean LaFitte’s nemesis' neice to persuade the man to pardon Jean. He soon discovers she’s flaunted nearly every one of High Society’s rules. Convincing her to act like a proper lady issomething a man who spends his time wooing women is hardly trained to do!
To Glory Arise
By Walter Jon Williams
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 164,030. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013. Category: Fiction
This is Walter Jon Williams’ first published work, one of the historical novels with which he began his career. The American Revolution is throwing up a new breed of hero, Yankee privateers who dare the might of the Royal Navy to slash at British commerce. Foremost among them are the three Markham brothers, Jehu, Josiah, and Malachi, who link their destiny to that of their young nation.
More Than a Couple of Camels
By Suzy Stewart Dubot
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,320. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013. Category: Fiction
The year is 1818 and Miss Baxter is a twenty-six-year old spinster in London, England. For some unfathomable reason, she seems to attract the wrong type of man through no fault of her own. Her trip to the museum is about to set her on an unexpected course when she enters one of its rooms by mistake. A short, fast-paced tale of how love triumphs.
Behind Bars
By Mike Davis
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 52,220. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction
A collection of 14 articles by mountain bike journalist Mike Davis, all originally published in influential MTB magazine Privateer between 2009 and 2013. The articles include interviews with numerous influential bike designers, builders and riders -- Greg Herbold, John Tomac, Keith Bontrager, Mike Augspurger, Rob Vandermark, Jeff Jones and many more.