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Hurricane Handbook
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 4,570. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
In this, as in any discussion about boats and weather, one can make no assumptions. There is little new in that matrix. Boats, the sea and weather have posed those ambiguities ever since man leapt astride a log and rode it the first time. However, there are some steps that a responsible owner can take in an attempt to minimize damage. The following suggestions, properly executed, may help.
A Bertram. The Aegean and Two Virgins
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 58,750. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
How often have you sat in a sterile workplace and dreamed of sun, blue sea and bright sunny islands? Does your dream involve a boat or the enchanted Aegean? Are you ready for the reality?
Hemingway's Bed
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,180. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Adventure » General
In this short story, Ernest Hemingway sails on.
In Search of a Soul
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,340. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
Douglas Durian has sailed the oceans for 5 years in solitude and seeking his end; all due to a traumatic event in his earlier life. He rescues a child far out at sea and his life is turned around in an effort to protect her from those that seek to enslave her. Follow Douglas and this strong minded child as she teaches him to live again and see the beauty around them.
Deliver Me From Evil
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,130. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2011 by NetBound Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
A Man's day off in his sailboat takes a turn for the worse, castaway on a dark island, he encounters a woman, the seeming sole resident, leads him to a waiting doorway where terror waits for its next victim.
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 57,820. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
When a young professional man encounters a Russian mob boss, he is offered a shortcut to wealth. But first, Jay must take on the job of smuggling drugs. His life is turned upside down as he exposes himself to the dangers of the underworld. His keen wits and luck see him through. But will this be enough when he faces the violence and treachery of a gang war in northern Mexico.
The Thrill of the Hunt
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,640. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2011 by Bluetrix Books. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Running Wolf loves his life sailing the high seas, always finding new and exotic cultures—even discovering one that solves even the slightest conflict by hand-to-hand combat. Will the warrior princess of the realm entice him into giving up his wandering ways?
Pirate Isle
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 91,870. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
An old-fashioned adventure story. When Governor Richard Albright’s niece is suddenly kidnapped by a deadly pirate and taken to the mysterious Pirate Isle, he turns to Ethan Carter, a convicted criminal facing execution, to save her life, if he can...
Risk to Gain
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,080. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Water sports, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
Have you ever dreamed of sailing around the world? If so, it probably wasn’t like this - stomach-churning storms, frustrating calms, broken gear, shattered hopes and stunning victories. Risk to Gain is the story of the men and women aboard two boats sailing around the world in the classic Whitbread Race. Travel with them on their voyage and gain a unique insight into their inspirational journey.
Pressure Falling - Short Stories of Stormy Seas
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,250. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ocean life
Are you warm, safe and dry? Good - because the ocean can be a dangerous place and never more so than when the barometric pressure plummets and huge waves start to rise. These five short stories - chilling, funny and scary in turns - will show you just how ugly and dangerous the sea can become. Wrap up warm and safe when you read this book, because the raw power of storms comes roaring to life.