Books tagged: sailing ships

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A Million Solitary Lives - The Iconoclast's Tale
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,950. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
A day in the life of Thor Thorgildsson, Individual Sovereign of the Sea. Explore an alternative society in which individual sovereigns are grudgingly accepted in the world at large as contractual entities. Taste the hardships of life as sovereign fishermen who ride the tradewinds but fish not for piscine prey. For what do they fish...and why?
Rallying Cry/Last Vessel of Atlantis
Series: What Man Hath Wrought, Book 9. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,810. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
From a secret and amazing World War I regiment to a lone Atlantean ship facing a world of savagery—two stories of high adventure.
Hangings, Sinkings and Trust in God: Life and Death onboard British Warships in the 1700’s and 1800’s
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 44,850. Language: British English. Published: February 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » War
Hangings, Sinkings and Trust in God: The fascinating first hand experiences of an English sailor who enlisted with the Royal Navy from 1793 till 1837. Learn in vivid detail of the lives and deaths of men who served during the age of glory of the most formidable fleet ever to sail. Meet amongst others Nelson, Hood, Rodney and Canadian Admiral Sir Provo Wallace who served for 96 years.
An Act of Treason
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 16,080. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2014 by MuseItUp Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Murder aboard an eighteenth-century British warship as her captain fights England’s enemies at sea and among his own crew.
Jousting for Ma's New Brain
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 74,430. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014 by Soapbox Rising Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Death in the skies in the name of sport! Gunner Gullnickson, ace skycykle jock and all-around contender, has only one way to save his mother's life and preserve his good-guy reputation. He must risk everything and go up against a Martian jouster who will stop at nothing to win: not bribery, not intimidation, not murder. Plus five bonus stories, making this a novel-length collection.
How to Select, Equip and Maintain a Cruising Boat. The Series.
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 64,310. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
This book is a compilation of the authors other e books on cruising boats. The material is the same but makes it all available in one volume at a much lower price. Thirty seven different chapters beginning with comparing boats and the various aspects of different designs and builds. The buying process, equipping for a voyage and numerous practical articles; Easy reading with a humorous approach.
Brave Harold
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,280. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: November 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
It is 1803. Harold McCartney accompanies his mother and missionary father from England to Ruapuke Island in New Zealand's far south. But their ship is wrecked, and Harold finds himself alone. Accompanied by an Aboriginal girl, Alkira, and the only Maori survivors of a battle between Maori and European sealers, Harold finally succeeds in finding his way to the southern New Zealand coast.
Land Sharks: Sage Adair Historical Mystery
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,870. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Two union organizers have disappeared and so Sage Adair begins a desperate search that takes him into the musty blackness of Portland’s underground to confront mercenary shanghaiers, the pain of lost friendship, and his own fears.
The Burn Rose: Pirates to Privateers
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 164,600. Language: American English. Published: July 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
All Hell breaks loose when an American Founding Father goes undercover. Congress declares war on Britain and devastation shrouds the Eastern Seaboard. Hostilities escalate when pirate Captain Flora Burn unleashes her protégé, Michael Wolfe, to brutally retaliate against the British. The Revolution goes beyond the physical when both sides discover the power of supernatural soul-ripping forces.
The Second Mate's Cup of Tea
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,990. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013 by Soapbox Rising Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
(SHORT STORY: HISTORICAL) Queen Victoria's seventy-first birthday. An Englishman far from home and homesick. All he wanted was a cup of English tea. Served properly. On clean china. On clean table linen. In the small port of Garibaldi, Oregon, in the dining room of the town's finest hotel what he got was something annoyingly different.