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FitzRoy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 118,880. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2016 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » History of Science
The Remarkable Story of Darwin's Captain and the Invention of the Weather Forecast The name of Robert FitzRoy, captain of the Beagle, is forever linked with that of his most famous passenger, Charles Darwin. This exceptionally interesting biography brings FitzRoy out of Darwin's shadow for the first time, revealing a man who experienced high adventure, and suffered tragic disappointments.
Silver Wings Journal Notes
Price: Free! Words: 2,720. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Recently I have several curious readers ask questions about the ship Silver Wing and her captain's encounter with the British and Indians. These are the general notes I made at the time of writing the first book.
Brave West Wind
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 30,190. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2016 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Storms destroy things and leave their marks forever. Capt. Steamer Causey—a charter boat captain on one of the finest boats in all the Bahamas—thought he had his life all arranged and had put his past behind him. He did not look for, and did not see, the signs of the storms building all about him. Storms that would hurl him into his past and threaten everything he cared about, maybe ending him.
Jersey Be Damned Book 2: Retribution of the Dead
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 104,050. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures, Fiction » Historical » USA
When young Steven Craig accidentally became a privateer he had no idea of the chain of events that would follow. Vengeance and betrayal, murder and kidnappings, prison hell ships, and camaraderie with friends for life would unfold as his determined misfit crew of Jersey boys and men began their career as legal pirates fighting for the American revolution.
Jersey Be Damned Book 1: Revenge of the American Privateers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 108,990. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures, Fiction » Historical » USA
When young Steven Craig accidentally became a privateer he had no idea of the chain of events that would follow. Vengeance and betrayal, murder and kidnappings, prison hell ships, and camaraderie with friends for life would unfold as his determined misfit crew of Jersey boys and men began their career as legal pirates fighting for the American revolution.
Aldair, Master of Ships
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,670. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » General
The Earth was still green and fully populated its "men" were the products of a science that might have begun with the Dr. Moreau of Wellsian legend. Fate had chosen Aldair to seek the truth about Man. Why had Man created these new beast-races and above all where had man gone? Truly, an astonishing adventure in future projection.
Aldair in Albion
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,590. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » General
On the day that Aldair found that his world had abruptly turned upside down, his history-changing quest began. And he did not even then know that it was to be a quest. Aldair had been a true acolyte of the Faith when it happened. And then he found himself an accursed outcast, the one against whom all hands were raised. His only friends were those who had been his most vicious enemies.
A Guide to Sailboats and Their Systems
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 18,670. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
From the Keel to the Cook Stove. How Things Work on Sailboats
Nocturna League (Episode 2: The Mist Hour)
Price: Free! Words: 23,250. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Ahoy and welcome back! Set sail on The Eversea for the second time- hoist off on an uncompromising adventure with powerful relics, talking lobsters, and a dense web of lies and deception.
A Hunting Trip to Daghestan and other stories
Price: Free! Words: 32,240. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
From the waters of Montauk to the mountains of the Caucasus and Paris in war times, these stories take you on a whirlwind tour that open unexpected vistas and insights. The book contains both memoir and fiction, told in the candid voice of a man who has lived through the 20th century’s major conflagrations, and seen much sadness, without losing his sense of humor .A great, enjoyable read for all.