Books tagged: sailing

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The Hole-in-the-Wall: A study of the mariners and ships in Seaham Harbour 1841 to 1911
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,200. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history
This book introduces the reader to the port of Seaham Harbour in County Durham on the lovely North-East coast of England. The early development and growth of the harbour and the town is briefly described and previously unknown maritime information and facts are revealed. Descendants of mariners may find their forefathers in this book listed on board sailing collier ships in Seaham Harbour.
The Less Fortunates
Price: Free! Words: 61,440. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
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A sea going tale of courage, struggle, and never giving up. “You know what keeps those boats from sailing away and never coming back? Ropes with knots.” “But you can cut ropes.” Advisory: This book contains language and violence.
The Ragged Echo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,690. Language: American English. Published: May 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Book two of the California Trilogy. Julie Wilson tries to move on after nearly dying from "safe" punishment. Her former boyfriend, Rick Westmoreland, tries to run the memories and pain into the ground. Then a horrific accident puts him back in North America and on a collision course with the shadowy businessman who tried to buy Julie as his wife.
A Tempest of Feelings
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,660. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
Two short stories about twins and a 13 year-old struggling with emotions and conflicts. A Moment in Hiding follows the paths of twins and their difficult journey home, with a man hiding a secret and a mysterious book. Tension is about a 13 year-old sailor battling mother nature, an old adversary, and the trials of adolescence.
Tinker's Sea
Series: Tinker books. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 111,140. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 30, 2016 by Brain Lag. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Novo Gaia's tinkers take to the open waters of the Great Lakes in Tinker's Sea! When an aquatic tinker rescues a boy from a sinking ship, Novo Gaia might finally have the information it needs to end the threat of a pirate marauding the lakes in a nuclear-powered submarine. But with backing from a political rival, Packer won't go down easily.
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.